John R Walker Bio

Represented by Utopia Art Sydney, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, NSW, 2017

Tel: 61 2 9699 2900 Fax: 61 2 9699 2988

email: utopiaartsydney@ozemail.com.au

 

Born 7 February  1957, Sydney

Lives and works in Braidwood, NSW

Education

1976-78      Alexander Mackie College, Sydney, Art Diploma

1975-76      St. George Technical College, Kogarah, Art Certificate.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2015 ‘John R Walker: Here I give thanks…’, Drill Hall Gallery, ANU Canberra

‘Here I give thanks…’, Utopia Art Sydney

2014  ‘John R Walker: Site’, Moree Plains Regional Gallery, Moree NSW

‘the end of all our exploring’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘terroir big land pictures’, Orange Regional Gallery, Orange NSW

2012     ‘Winter in the Fire Forest’, Utopia Art Sydney

2011      ‘Space & Time: 10 Years in the Landscape’ Maitland Regional Art Gallery

‘Site’  Utopia Art Sydney

2010     ‘The Shed’, Utopia Art Sydney

2008    ‘Journey through Landscape’, S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney

‘Gateless Gate’, Utopia Art Sydney

2007     ‘Working in the Landscape’, Utopia Art Sydney

2005     ‘Gullies, Roads, Dry Lands and Forests’, Utopia Art Sydney

2004     ‘Dry Land Paintings’, Utopia Art Sydney

2003     ‘Paintings from Tallaganda’, Utopia Art Sydney

2002     ‘Paintings from Bundanon’, Utopia Art Sydney

2000     ‘Gully’, Utopia Art Sydney

1999     ‘Paintings for a New Republic’, Utopia Art Sydney

1997     ‘The House of the Stare’, Utopia Art Sydney

1994     ‘In a Free State’, Tamworth City Gallery

‘Pictures from Home’, Utopia Art Sydney

1993     ‘New Paintings’, Utopia Art Sydney

1992     ‘Recent Works’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘New Sculpture’, Austral Gallery, St Louis USA

1991     ‘Favourite Paintings’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘Recent Figures’, Austral Gallery, St Louis USA

1990     ‘Drawings’, Utopia Art Sydney

Tolarno Gallery, Melbourne

Austral Gallery, St Louis USA

1989     ‘Figures on Paper’, Austral Gallery, St Louis USA

Utopia Art Sydney

1988     ‘Recent Painting’, Tolarno Gallery, Melbourne

1986     ‘Deceit, Desire & Narcissus’, Mori Gallery, Sydney

1985      Tolarno Gallery, Melbourne

1984     ‘The Family’, Mori Gallery, Sydney

1982      Mori Gallery, Sydney

1979     The Student Gallery (later renamed Mori Gallery), Sydney

 

Group Exhibitions

2016  ‘The Drawing Room’, Tamworth Regional Gallery

‘Country and Western: Landscape re-imagined 1988-2013’, touring

Wynne painting, ‘Salon des Refuses’, S H Ervin Gallery, Sydney

‘The Drawing Room’, Tamworth Regional Gallery NSW

‘Cornucopia’, Utopia Art Sydney

2015  ‘The Wynne Prize exhibition’, Art Gallery of New South Wales

‘Country and Western: Landscape re-imagined 1988-2013’, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville  and touring

‘Chroma: The Jim Cobb Gift’, Orange Regional Gallery, Orange NSW

2014  ‘Drawing Out: Dobell Australian Drawing Biennale’, Art Gallery of New South Wales

‘Masterpieces from the Peter Elliott Collection’, Maitland Regional Art Gallery and touring

‘Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize’, National Art School Gallery

artist-book, Utopia Art Sydney

‘The Wynne Prize exhibition’, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Amaze Gallery, State Library of New South Wales

2013     ‘The Salon’, Utopia Art Sydney

2012     ‘Bronze’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘paperworks’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘Repertoire’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘Big Scope: painting and place’, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery

2011     ‘Heads’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘Salon des Refuses’ S H Ervin Gallery, Sydney

‘Alone off the Press’ Left Hand Gallery, Braidwood

‘Up Close and Personal: works from the collection of Dr Peter Elliott AM’, S H Ervin Gallery, Sydney

‘Fleurieu Art Prize’, Hardys Winery, McLaren Vale

2010     ‘Museum III’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘The Wynne Prize’,  Art Gallery of New South Wales

‘two six two two’, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery

‘Melbourne Art Fair 2010’, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

‘KIAF 2010, Korea International Art Fair’, COEX, Seoul, Korea

2009     ‘pinned & framed’ Utopia Art Sydney

‘The Power of Print’, NG Art Gallery, Sydney

‘Mono Uno: Australian Monotypes in the Charles Sturt University Art Collection’, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

‘The Wynne Prize’, Art Gallery of New South Wales

‘Eutick Memorial Still Life Award (the EMSLA)’, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery

‘The 23 Annual Packsaddle Selling Exhibition’, New England Regional Art Museum

2008     ‘The Wynne Prize’, Art Gallery of New South Wales

‘The Melbourne Art Fair 2008’, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

‘North South East West’, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney

‘Art of the Nude: Work from the collection of Alex Mackay’, Albury Art Gallery

2007     ‘Salon des Refuses’, S H Ervin Gallery, Sydney

‘The Wynne Prize’, Art Gallery of New South Wales

2006     ‘Being at Bundanon’, Mosman Region Art Gallery and touring

‘The Big Picture’, The Delmar Gallery, Sydney

‘The Archibald Prize 06’, Art Gallery of New South Wales and touring

‘View of Maitland from the riverbank’, Maitland Regional Art Gallery

‘Chroma Collection’, Macquarie University Art Gallery, Sydney

‘Truth and Likeness’, National Portrait Gallery of Australia

‘The Melbourne Art Fair  2006’. Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

2005 ‘Moist’, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and touring nationally

‘Friends and Neighbours – Togetherness’, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery

‘Bleak Epiphanies’, Virginia Wilson Art, Sydney

‘Museum II’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘The Archibald Prize 05’, Art Gallery of New South Wales and touring

‘New Ideas 2005’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘2005 Robert Jacks Drawing Prize’, Bendigo Art Gallery

‘Same Place Many Views’, Defiance Gallery, Sydney

‘Hazelhurst Art Award 2005’, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre

Marea Gazzard ‘the odyssey’ & John R Walker ‘dry land paintings’, Silvershot, Melbourne

‘Country Energy Art Prize for Landscape Painting’, Grafton Regional Gallery

2004     Melbourne Art Fair 2004, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

‘Depth of Field – Anamorphosis’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘The Wynne Prize’, Art Gallery of New South Wales

‘A Stroke of Art’, The Gallery, NSW Parliament House, Sydney

2003     ‘Bloomsday Door Exhibition’, Arthouse Hotel, Sydney

‘A Stroke of Art’, The Gallery, NSW Parliament House, Sydney

‘The Archibald Prize 03’, Art Gallery of New South Wales and touring

‘The Wynne Prize’, Art Gallery of New South Wales

‘Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize’, Bendigo Art Gallery

2002     ‘The Year In Review’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award’, Grafton Regional Gallery

‘The Fleurieu Prize’, Mclaren Vale, SA

‘Conrad Jupiters Art Prize’, Gold Coast City Art Gallery

‘Melbourne Art Fair 2002’, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

‘Salon des Refuses’, S H Ervin Gallery, Sydney

‘The Wynne and Sulman Prizes’, Art Gallery of New South Wales

‘Sculpture 2002’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘Solstice’, Utopia Art Sydney

2001     ‘Museum’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘Gone Bush’, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre

‘8th International Works on Paper Fair’, Fox Studios Australia, Sydney

‘Over the Back Fence’, Bowen Galleries, Wellington, NZ

‘The Archibald’, ‘Wynne’ and ‘Sulman Prizes’, Art Gallery of New South Wales

‘Bat, Ball & Brush – A Summer of Cricket & Art’, Sydney Cricket Ground

2001    ‘Group Show’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘The Archibald Prize 01’, Art Gallery of New South Wales and touring

2000     Melbourne Art Fair 2000’, Royal Exhibition Hall, Melbourne

‘The Archibald Prize 2000’, Art Gallery of New South Wales and touring

‘SCEGGS Redlands-Westpac Invitational Art Prize’, Cremorne, Sydney

‘Bloomsday Lunch Exhibition’, ASN Gallery, The Rocks, Sydney

‘Half Metre Square’, Work by teaching staff, National Art School, Sydney

‘Landscape’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘Encore’, Utopia Art Sydney

1999     ‘7thInternational Works on Paper Fair’, Fox Studios, Sydney

‘Mosman Art Prize’, Mosman Region Gallery

‘University and Schools Club Prize Exhibition’, University and Schools Club, Sydney

1998     ‘National Works on Paper Award’, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

‘Bloomsday: Joyce & the Nymph’, Coach House Gallery, The Rocks, Sydney

‘Symbiosis’, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale and Utopia Art Sydney

‘ACAF 6’, Royal Exhibition Hall, Melbourne

‘Kedumba Invitation Drawing Award’, Leura

1997      ‘Faces of Hope’, Art Gallery of New South Wales

‘Drawn from Life’, National Gallery of Australia touring exhibition

‘6th International Works on Paper Fair’, State Library of New South Wales

‘Bronze’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘Portraits’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘Nineteeninetyseven’, Utopia Art Sydney

1996     ‘The Theresa Byrnes Foundation’, Westpac Art Auction, Westpac Plaza, Sydney

‘ACAF 5’, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

‘Return from the Art Fair’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘Paperwork’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘The Gesture’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘Flagging the Republic’, Sherman Galleries and New England Regional Art Museum touring exhibition

1995     ‘Ironsides’, The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney

‘The King of the Accordian’, New England Regional Art Museum touring  exhibition

‘Works On Paper’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘5th International Works on Paper Fair’, State Library of New South Wales

1994     ‘ACAF 4’, Royal Exhibition Hall, Melbourne

1993     ‘Contemporary Australian Painting’, Works from the Allen Allen and Hemsley Collection,

Westpac Gallery, Melbourne and Newcastle Regional Gallery

1992     ‘On the Dark Side’, New England Regional Art Museum

‘ACAF3’, Royal Exhibition Hall, Melbourne

The Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

1991      ‘Images of Sydney’, Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney

‘Images of Women from the Holmes a’Court Collection’, S H Ervin Gallery, Sydney

‘The Sulman Prize’, Art Gallery of New South Wales

1990     ‘The Annunciation’, Mandorla Art Prize, New Norcia, WA

‘Windsor and Newton Painting Prize’, Coventry Gallery, Sydney

‘Religious Images in Australian Art’, National Gallery of Victoria

‘The Sulman Prize’, Art Gallery of New South Wales

‘King of the Mountain’, Noosa Regional Gallery

‘Visual Instincts’, Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney

‘New Year New Art’, Utopia Art, Sydney

1989     ‘Opening’, Utopia Art Sydney

‘Intimate Drawings’, Coventry Gallery, Sydney

1988     ‘Drawing in the 80s’, Australian National Gallery

‘Drawing’, Tolarno Gallery, Melbourne

‘Savage Club Invitation Drawing Prize’, Savage Club, Melbourne

1987     ‘From Field to Figuration’, National Gallery of Victoria

‘Backlash’, National Gallery of Victoria

‘Best of Young Australians from the Budget Collection’,National Gallery of Victoria

‘Urban Anxieties’, Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra

1986      ‘A First Look’, Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra

‘Symbolism and Landscape’, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Biennale of Sydney Satellite Exhibition

Modern Australian Masters’, National Gallery of Victoria

‘Ballarat Invitation Prize’, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

1985      ‘The Pleasure of the Gaze’, Art Gallery of Western Australia

1984      ‘Drawing Now’, National Gallery of Victoria

‘Survey ’84’, Michael Milburn Galleries, Brisbane

1983     ‘D’un Autre Continent: L’Australie, le reve et le real’, Musee D’Art Moderne, Paris

‘2nd Australian Perspecta’, Art Gallery of New South Wales

1982     ‘McCaughey Prize Exhibition’, National Gallery of Victoria

1979      ‘Eight by Four’, Students Gallery (later Mori Gallery), Sydney

 

Collections

ACT Legislative Assembly

Allens + Linklaters

Artbank

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Art Gallery of Western Australia

Artworks Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children (now Westmead)

Bankers Trust

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

Campbelltown City Art Gallery

Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Griffith University Collection

Holmes A’ Court Collection

James Wolfensohn Collection

Macquarie Group Collection

Myer Collection

National Gallery of Australia

National Gallery of Victoria

New England Regional Art Museum

New Parliament House, Canberra

Orange Regional Gallery

Phillip Morris Collection

Smorgen Collection

State Library of New South Wales

The Savage Club Collection

The University of Sydney Union

The Australia Club, Sydney

University of New South Wales

Western Mining Corporation

Wollongong City Art Gallery

Numerous private collections in Australia, UK, France and USA

 

Publication inclusions

2015  John Zubrzycki, ‘ John R Walker: The catching point’, Art Monthly Australia no.282 August 2o15

Glenn Barkley, ‘John R Walker in conversation with Glenn Barkley’, John R Walker: Here I give thanks…, Drill Hall Gallery exhibition catalogue

Brad Hammond, Chroma: The Jim Cobb Gift, Orange Regional Gallery exhibition catalogue

2014  Anne Ryan, Drawing Out: Dobell Australian Drawing Biennale, Art Gallery of New South Wales, exhibition catalogue

Andrew Sayers, ‘On Doughboy Hill’, online catalogue exhibition for Terroir big land pictures @ Orange Regional Gallery

Katrina Rumley, ‘John R Walker: Site’, online catalogue exhibition for Moree Plains Regional Gallery

2013   Gavin Fry, The Peter Elliott Collection of Australian Art,  The Beagle Press

2012   Chloe Watson, ‘Winter in the Fire Forest’ online exhibition catalogue, Utopia Art Sydney.

The Macquarie Group Collection: the land and its psyche, eds. Julian Beaumont, Felicity Fenner and John McDonald, UNSW Press

‘His eyes wide shut on an indelible landscape’ Elizabeth Fortescue, The Daily Telegraph, 24 October, 2012.

‘John R Walker artist books’, Alexander Sussman, State Library of New South Wales Acquisitions Blog, 27th November 2012

2011  Chloe Watson, ‘Site’ (pamphlet), Utopia Art Sydney

‘Space & Time: 10 Years in the Landscape – John R Walker’, exhibition catalogue, Maitland Regional  Art Gallery, 7 October – 4 December (essays by Andrew Sayers and Joe Eisenberg)

2010    Artist Profile, ‘John R Walker responds to Joe Frost’s article ‘Bad words thoughts’, issue 12:  Mag-blog, August 2010

Nigel Featherstone ‘Naturally inspired’, Panorama, Canberra Times, September 10, 2010

2009   ‘John R Walker interviewed’  Artist Profile #6 March 2009 pp.28-35

Arts Etcetera ‘Walker finalist in Wynne Prize’, Bungendore Mirror, March 11.

Thomas Middlemost, Mono Uno: Australian Monotypes in the Charles Sturt University Art Collection, exhibition catalogue

2008  Australian Financial Review, ‘No thanks, I don’t want the money’, Perspective September 10-11, 2008

‘Journey through Landscape’ podcast interview with Sean O’Brien, May 2008: //arttalk.podomatic.com/entry/2008-05-09T02_10_17-07_00

Critics’ Choice – ‘John R. Walker Journey Through Landscape’  Time Out Magazine, May 21 – 27

‘Poetry through Landscape – Poetic interpretations of the artworks of John R. Walker’, DiVerse, At the S. H. Ervin Gallery

Art Talk: Talking to Artists and Curators, Sean O’Brien May 2008 at the S. H. Ervin Gallery transcript

‘John R. Walker – Journey Through Landscape’ public program of guest talks list, National Trust, S. H. Ervin Gallery

‘John R. Walker, Journey Through Landscape’ Media Archive, National Trust, S. H. Ervin Gallery

‘Secrets of the Self Unearthed’, John McDonald, Spectrum, Sydney Morning Herald, June 7-8, 2008

‘Lure of the Land’, Libby Peacock, Panorama, The Canberra Times, May 31, 2008.

‘Exposing the Scars on Nature’, Elizabeth Fortescue, Sydney Live, Daily Telegraph, 27th May.

‘John R. Walker – Journey Through Landscape’, Calender entry: The Rocks – a story around every corner, official Rocks website, 21st May.

‘Walker Retrospective at S. H. Ervin’, Bungedore Mirror, 21st May.

‘Journey Through Landscape’, What’s On, Central Magazine, 21st May.

Critics Choice, Time Out Sydney, 21st – 27th May.

‘John R. Walker – Journey Through Landscape’, What’s On, Time Out Magazine, June 4th – 10th.

‘John R. Walker – Journey Through Landscape’, What’s On, Time Out Magazine, June 11th – 17th.

‘A Journey through Landscape’, June, Winter Diary, The Rocks official website.

Event Diary, Sunday Arts, ABC TV Sunday 5pm, 6th June.

‘Whats On Elsewhere’, Look magazine, AGNSW

‘John R. Walker –  Journey Through Landscape’, ‘Exhibitions’ section: National Trust Magazine, Winter 2008

Credit Suisse end of year party invitation, November 12th

2007    Andrew Sayers, ‘Working in the Landscape‘, (catalogue essay), Utopia Art Sydney

“The best of the rest actually the best”, Sebastian Smee, The Australian, 8 March 2007, p,14

“Anything goes in the silly season”, John McDonald, Sydney Morning Herald Spectrum, 24-24 March 2007, pp16-17

“Robert Kennedy – Salon des Refuses 2007”, State of the Arts Online, 2 March 2007

‘Painting Australia’, ABC TV series Episode #3, 11 April, 2007

Exhibition Calendar 2007, National Trust S.H. Ervin Gallery

2006     ‘Art in Restaurants’, Australian Art Review, p82

Archibald 06 (cat), Art Gallery of New South Wales

‘Winter Crow’, a collection of poems by Jeremy Nelson, illustrations by John R Walker

‘Is the truth of portraiture vested exclusively in likeness?’, Michael Desmond, Portrait 21, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra.

CAPO Annual Auction 2006 (cat), Canberra Arts Patrons Organization, Canberra

2004     Australian Artist, No.253 July 2005, p.25

Archibald 05 (cat), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Essay by Simeon Kronenburg in being at Bundanon (cat), Bundanon Trust touring exhibition

Essay by William Wright in Gullies, Road, Dry Lands and Forests (cat), Utopia Art Sydney

Moist: Australian Watercolours (cat), National Gallery of Australia

‘Moist: Australian Watercolours 27 August-4 December 2005’, Anne McDonald, Artonview, Spring 2004

“Art Now”, Laura Murray Cree, State of the Arts Magazine (The Design Issue), July – September

2003     ‘Generations of Collecting’, Jenna Price, Australian Art Collector, July-September 2003

Australian Artist, No.12 Vol. XIX, June 2003, p.29

2002  ‘Experiencing the Land’, Simeon Kronenberg, Asian Art News Vol.12 No.2 March/April 2002

‘Money and Collecting’, Michael Reid, The Weekend Australian 20-21 April

“Critics Picks”, Victoria Hynes, Sydney Morning Herald,  Metro 26 April – 2 May

“The Plains: Wimmera and the imaging of the Australian Landscape”, Simeon Kronenberg, Art Monthly, November 2001, #45

“Days in Boyd Country”, Simeon Kronenberg, Artlink, June 2002, Vol.22 #2

‘Paintings from Bundanon’, (cat) Simeon Kronenberg, Utopia Art Sydney

2001     ‘Gone Bush: Artists in the Royal National Park’, Tracy Sorensen, St George and Sutherland Shire Leader,  18 October

‘Over the back fence’ (cat), Bowen Galleries, NZ

‘Gone Bush’ (cat), Jennifer Hardy, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, NSW

Australian Artist, Vol.XVII No.11, May 2001, p.49

2000     ‘Beyond the Fatal Shore’, Interview with Robert Hughes, Episode #6 BBC TV series

‘The Odds on the Archibald’, Sebastian Smee, Sydney Morning Herald, March 16

“On the Canvas”, Elizabeth Fortescue, Daily Telegraph, March 15

“Go you good thing”, Sharon Vergis, Sydney Morning Herald, March 15

“Framed and they’ve got form”, Darren Knight and John McDonald, Sydney Morning Herald, March 15

“Hanging out for the Archibald”, Giles Auty, The Australian

“Frame and Fortune”, Edmund Capon, Sydney Morning Herald, March 20

Australian Artist, Vol. XVI No.12 June 2000, p.21

‘Bright-Eyed and Bushy-Tailed’, Sebastian Smee, Sydney Morning Herald, Metro May 26

‘Utopia Art’, Andrew G Frost, Australian Art Collector, Issue #8

1998     ‘Interview with collector, Hugh Jamieson’, Australian Art Collector, Issue #2

1997     ‘Porn Again NETurally’, Sebastian Smee, Sydney Morning Herald,  Metro, October 24

‘Faces of Hope ‘(cat), Amnesty International

‘Drawn from Life’ (cat), Deborah Clark and Andrew Sayers, National Gallery of Australia

1995     ‘King of the Accordian’ (cat), J. Eisenberg, New England Regional Art Museum

1994     Who’s Who of Australian Artists, National Association of Visual Arts (NAVA), Sydney

The Encyclopedia of Australian Art, revised and updated by Susan McCulloch, Macmillan

‘Contemporary Australian Painting from the Allen Allen and Hemsley Collection’ (cat.)

1992     ‘Communicative Abstraction/Philosophical Reflections’, Rudolf Talmacs, Utopia Art Sydney

‘On the Dark Side’ (cat), Belinda Cotton, New England, Regional Art Museum

‘King of the Mountain’ (cat), Noosa Regional Gallery

1990     Artists and Galleries of Australia Volume II 1990, Max Germaine, Craftsman House Press

Images of Religion in Australian Art, Rosemary Crumlin, Bay Books

1988     Australian Contemporary Drawing; Resurgence and Redefinition, Arthur McIntyre, Boolarong Press

1987     ‘Best of Young Australians Exhibition from the Budget Collection’ (cat.), National Gallery of Victoria

1986     Drawing in Australia, Contemporary images and ideas, Janet McKenzie, Macmillan, Melbourne

‘Backlash: The Australian Drawing Revival 1976-1986’ (cat), Ted Gott, National Gallery of Victoria

1986    ‘6th Biennale of Sydney: Origins Originality + Beyond’ (cat), satellite exhibition, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

1985    ‘Pleasure of the Gaze’ (cat), Art Gallery of Western Australia

1984      Australian Art Review, Leon Parossien

1983     ‘Australian Perspecta’ (cat), Bernice Murphy, Art Gallery of New South Wales

‘D’Un Autre Continent: L’Australie le reve et le real’ (cat), Musee D’Art Moderne, Paris

 

Awards and Commissions

2015    Highly commended, Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

2011     Highly commended, Fleurieu Landscape www.ravencontemporary.com.auArt Prize, SA

2009     Winner Eutick Memorial Still Life Award (EMSLA) Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery

2002     Highly Commended, Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

1998      BT Australia, 400 George St, Sydney

1990      Windsor and Newton Painting Prize, Coventry Gallery,  Sydney

1988      Savage Club Drawing Prize, Melbourne

1982      Tamarisque Prize, Alexander Mackie College, Sydney

 

Teaching experience

2013   ‘Portrait drawing workshop’, National Portrait Gallery, Australia

2007     ‘Walking the Landscape’,  Art Workshops Australia

2000     ‘Drawing the Nude’, Workshop, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre

1998-2000   Painting lecturer, National Art School, Sydney

Life Drawing teacher, National Institute of Dramatic Art, UNSW

2000   Visiting lecturer in Drawing and Painting, Calrossy School, Tamworth

1987-94 Art Program Co-ordinator, Panania East Hills Vocational Skillshare

1988-89  Drawing teacher, College of Fine Art, UNSW

1987     Visiting lecturer, Canberra School of Art, ANU

 

 

Scholarships & Residencies

2002     Hill End Artist in Residence (invited artist)

2002     Bundanon Trust Artist in Residence

2001     Bundanon Trust Artist in Residence (invited artist)

2001     New England Artist in Residence (invited artist)

2000     National Art School Staff Travelling Scholarship

2000     New England Regional Art Museum Artist’s Travel Scholarship

 

 


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