Born 1952 Brisbane Studies 1971 Diploma of Secondary Art Teaching, Kelvin Grove C.A.E., Brisbane 1992 Bachelor of Education, Queensland University of Technology 1974-83 Studied painting with the Australian Flying Art School
Solo Exhibitions 2021 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane. Paintings 2020 Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney 2019 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane. Paintings 2018 Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney/Murrurundi. Paintings 2018 Hold This Closely - 15 year survey exhibition, Artspace Mackay, Mackay 2017 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane. Paintings 2015 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane. Paintings 2013 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane. Paintings 2011 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane. Paintings 2009 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane. Paintings 2007 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane. Paintings 2005 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane. Paintings 2003 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane. Paintings 1996 Grahame Galleries & Editions, Brisbane 1993 Grahame Galleries & Editions, Brisbane 1991 Grahame Galleries & Editions, Brisbane 1989 Grahame Galleries, Brisbane 1987 Grahame Galleries, Brisbane 1985 Crossroads Bazaar Gallery, Brisbane 1983 Bundaberg Art Gallery, Bundaberg 1975-1981 Allamanda Art Gallery, Bundaberg 1974 Bargara Kiosk (Bundaberg)
Selected Group Exhibitions 2021 Savour Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery 2020 Sir John Sulman Finalist Exhibition Art Gallery of New South Wales 2020 (in situ) Selected works from Daryl Hewson Collection Brisbane Club 2019 Sydney Contemporary Art Fair (Michael Reid Gallery) 2019 Out of the Allamanda Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery 2018 Sydney Contemporary Art Fair (Michael Reid Gallery) 2018 A painter’s house Tweed Regional Gallery/ Margaret Olley Art Centre 2017 Artist Profile Australasian Painters 2007-2017 Orange Regional Gallery 2017 Harvest to Hearth, Museum of Brisbane 2011 Finalist, Gold Coast Art Prize 2011 Ten Degrees of Separation, Poimena Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania 2010 Finalist, Redlands Art Awards 2009 Tattersalls Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane 2003-2005 The Artist’s Studio Touring Exhibition: Qld, NSW, Vic & ACT galleries + regional galleries 2004 Fifteen Artists Invitational exhibition, Redcliffe City Gallery 2000, 01,03 Brisbane Grammar School Art Exhibition 1998 Gone to the Dogs, Grahame Galleries and Editions 1996 Artists' Books & Multiples Fair, Metro Arts, Brisbane. Artists' Book Fair, London. 1995 BEWARE Books by Artists, Gladstone Regional Gallery, Gladstone. Book Artists Booked In, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba. 1994 BEWARE Books by Artists, Australian Artists Book Fair, State Library of Qld 1993 Artists’ Books by Australian Artists, Grahame Galleries & Editions. 1992 From Dixie to Down Under, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville; Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, U.S.A. 1991 Aberdare Invitational Prize, Ipswich Art Gallery. Suncorp Finalist Exhibition, Brisbane. Artists’ Book Exhibition, Grahame Galleries & Editions, Brisbane. 1990 Bigger Than Ben Hur, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane. Canson Print Award, Melbourne. 1984 Slants, Illuka Gardens Gallery, Bundaberg. 1980 Allamanda Art Gallery, Bundaberg. 1975-76 Australian Flying Art School, Bundaberg.
Selected Awards Inaugural ‘Open Studio’ artist, QAGOMA, June-September, 2019 Residency, Tweed Regional Art Gallery 2017 Australia Council Grant ‘New Work Established’ 2007 Winner, ‘Fifteen Artists’, Redcliffe City Gallery. 2004 Still Life Award, Courier Mail Art Prize, 2002 Editor’s Choice Award, Sunday Mail Art Prize, 2000 Watercolour Award, Courier Mail Art Prize, 2000 Landscape Award, Sunday Mail Art Prize, 1999 Caloundra Art Festival Open Painting Award, 1998 Toowoomba Biennial Acquisitive Fine Art Award, 1996. Maroochy Arts Festival Drawing Award, 1995. Maroochy Arts Festival Open Painting (Watercolour Award), 1993. Logan Art Award (Watercolour), 1992. Caloundra Art Festival Open Painting Award, 1990. Maroochy Arts Festival Open Painting Award, 1990. Aberdare Purchase Prize, 1990. Bundaberg Art Festival Drawing Prize, 1988. Bundaberg Sugar Company Award, 1980 (Bundaberg Art Festival).
Collections Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Australian National Library, Canberra James Hardie Collection, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane Brisbane City Hall Art Gallery & Museum City of Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville Logan City Art Collection Redcliffe City Gallery Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery QUT Art Museum Tweed Regional Art Gallery Artspace Mackay, Mackay Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba Brisbane Grammar School Anglican Church of England Grammar School, Brisbane Somerville House, Brisbane St Edmund's College, Ipswich Bundaberg Sugar Company REMM Collection, Brisbane Hewlett Packhard, Brisbane Queensland Building Services Authority, Brisbane South Queensland TAFE
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