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Biography
Education:
1990-91 Foundation Diploma in Fine Art, City and Guilds of London Art School
1991-92 Fine Art Studies, Chelsea School of Art, London
1992-93 National Diploma in Fine Art, Harare Polytechnic, Harare, Zimbabwe
   
Exhibitions:
May 1991 City and Guilds Art School, Annual Exhibition, London
Jan 1992 Young Artists Exhibitions, Gallery Delta, Harare, Zimbabwe
Dec 1993 Annual Polytechnic Exhibition, Harare, Zimbabwe
Aug 1994 Longmans Woman’s Exhibition, National Gallery, Harare, Zimbabwe awarded Best Artist
Nov 1994 Zimbabwe Heritage Exhibition, National Gallery, Harare, Zimbabwe
Aug 2004 One Man Show, La Di Da, Half Moon Bay, California
2010 Chester County Hospital May Festival Gala at Longwood Gardens, PA,USA
2011 Historic Yellow Springs Art Show, PA, USA
2011 Immaculata Art Show, PA, USA
2012 Historic Yellow Springs Art Show, PA, USA
2012 Solo Show, Others Colors Gallery, PA, USA
2012 Solo Show, Henkin Library, PA, USA
2013 Historic Yellow Springs Art Show, PA, USA
2014 Historic Yellow Springs Art Show, PA, USA
2015 Historic Yellow Springs Art Show
2016 Malvern Retreat House Art Show
2016 Historic Yellow Springs Art Show
2017 2017 Solo Show, Church St Gallery, West Chester, PA




2017 Historic Yellow Springs Art Show
2017 Chester County Artists Tour at Mala Galleria, Kennett Square, PA
2018 Historic Yellow Springs
2018 Chester County Studio Tour
2018 Gallery 222








Biography:
Portia Mortensen was born in Zimbabwe, Africa in 1970 and lived most of her adult life there. The core experience of her life is African. Tertiary education was done in London, United Kingdom. After meeting her husband she moved to California and lived there for 5 years. They recently moved to a small farm in Pennsylvania where Portia paints and trains her horses.