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Exhibitions

2024

BLOW-BACK-INS BROKEN HILL
Project and Exhibition
Plein Air Sketch in Broken Hill, May, 2024

Plein Air Sketch in Broken Hill, May, 2024

WHEN:      Exhibition in February, 2025
WHERE:     Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery
ABOUT:     A group of 11 artists have painted/drawn/sculpted in Broken Hill in May, 2024. These works and other studio art works will form the basis of the Broken Hill Exhibition.  (Project Artists: Ann Thomson, Paul Connor, Sophie Cape, Daniel Pata, Ann Cape, Willemina Villari,  Gina Bruce, Renata Pari-Lewis, Mike MacGregor, Chris Gentle, Kerry McInnis

COLLECTION IN FOCUS
Group Exhibition
The Ochre Hunters

The Ochre Hunters
Mixed Media on Paper
40x55cms, 2016

WHEN:    5 July – 10 Aug, 2024
WHERE:  Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, Goulburn NSW
ABOUT:  Celebrating 40 years of collecting by the Gallery, featuring 100 artworks from the permanent collection

STOCK ROOM HIGHLIGHTS
Group Exhibition
Shadow Fish

Shadow Fish
Oil and Oil Stick on Canvas
152 x 167cms, 2019

Where:  Wagner Contemporary Gallery
When:   June-July, 2024
About:   Gallery stock room exhibition

ADELAIDE PERRY PRIZE FOR DRAWING
Group Exhibition
Finalist
Winner People’s Choice Prize
Cow Sketches

Cow Sketches
Charcoal and Conte on Paper
110 x 85cms, 2024

WHERE:  Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Croydon, NSW
WHEN:    22 February – 23 March, 2024
ABOUT:   National Art Competition of Contemporary Drawing

40 x 40 PROJECT
Group Exhibition
Reedy Places 1

Reedy Places 1
Acrylic on Canvas
40x40cms 2023

WHERE:   Wagner Contemporary Gallery, Sydney
WHEN:     10 February – 1 March, 2024
ABOUT:    Gallery and Invited Artists Paint 40x40cms

2023

Summer Show Wagner Gallery
Group Exhibition

Bush Backlight
Acrylic and marker on canvas
45x60cm 2023

WHAT:   Group End of Year Exhibition
WHERE:  Wagner Contemporary Gallery, Sydney
WHEN:    December 9, 2023- January 20, 2024
ABOUT:   Gallery and invited artists exhibition 

NATIONAL CAPITAL ART PRIZE
Finalist

A Light Snow Fell, Oil on Canvas, 61x71cms, 2023

A Light Snow Fell
Oil on Canvas
61x71cms, 2023

WHERE: Aarwun Gallery, Federation Square, Gold Creek, ACT
 WHEN: 16 September – 8 October
ABOUT: National art competition for artworks of any subject

CELEBRITY PORTRAIT REVEAL
Invited Artist
“Winner” Selected by Ita Buttrose

Celebrity Portrait Reveal – Ita Buttrose BDAS Paint Day

The selected portrait artists for 2023.

WHERE: Bowral, NSW
WHEN: September 2023
ABOUT: Bowral District Art Society (BDAS0 hosts this fundraising event each year, celebrating a local celebrity. 4 artists are invited to paint this individual’s portrait in a full day.

“SHADOWLANDS
Solo Exhibition

The Visitors, Oil and Oil Stick on Canvas, 50x56cms, 2023

The Visitors
Oil and Oil Stick on Canvas
50x56cms, 2023

WHERE:  Wagner Contemporary Gallery, 2 Hampden St, Paddington
WHEN: June 9 – July 4, 2023
AABOUT: An exploration of the Shadows of landforms that might envelop visitors to the landscape. View the Exhibition online.

2022

40 x 40 PROJECT
Group Exhibition

Washpool National Park 1, Oil and Oil Stick on Canvas, 40x40cm, 2022

Washpool National Park 1
Oil and Oil Stick on Canvas
40x40cms, 2022

WHERE: Wagner Contemporary Gallery, Sydney
WHEN:  26 November – 16 December
ABOUT: Gallery and Invited Artists Paint 40x40cm

DOUG MORAN NATIONAL PORTRAIT PRIZE
Semi-Finalist

Chester Nealie and Friends, Goanna Ridge

Chester Nealie and Friends, Goanna Ridge
Oil on Canvas
162x122cms, 2022

WHERE: TBA
WHEN:  TBA
ABOUT: National Portrait Competition

FISHERS GHOST ART AWARD
Finalist

Monolith1 Oil and Oil Stick on Canvas 61x77cm 2021

Monolith 1
Oil and Oil Stick on Canvas
61x77cm 2021

WHERE:   Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown NSW
WHEN:    October 29 – December 9, 2022
ABOUT:   National Art Competition

JOHN COPES PORTRAIT PRIZE
Finalist
Second Prize Winner
People’s Choice Winner

Chester (Chester Nealie)

Chester (Chester Nealie)
Oil and Mixed Media on Canvas
120 x 100cms, 2022

WHERE: Bowral and District Art Gallery, Bowral, Nsw
WHEN:  October 2022
ABOUT: National and Regional Portrait Prize Competition

CALLEEN ART AWARD
Selected Finalist

Monolith 4 
Oil and Oil Stick on Canvas
92x122cm 2021

Monolith 4
Oil and Oil Stick on Canvas
92x122cm 2021

WHERE:  Cowra Regional Art Gallery, 77 Darling St, Cowra NSW
WHEN:   October 9 – November 20, 2022
ABOUT: National Art Competition

JOHN LESLIE ART PRIZE
Finalist

The Solemn Quiet of Widgiewa Dam, Oil on Canvas, 150x170cm, 2022

The Solemn Quiet of Widgiewa Dam
Oil on Canvas
150x170cm, 2022

WHERE: Gippsland Regional Art Gallery
WHEN:  Sept 9 – 27 Nov
ABOUT: National Competition of Australian Landscape Painting

GOULBURN ART PRIZE
Finalist

Geike Cliff Oil and Oil Stick on Canvas 61x77cm 2021

Geike Cliff
Oil and Oil Stick on Canvas
61x77cm 021

WHERE:  Goulburn Regional Art Gallery
WHEN:   May 13 – June 18
ABOUT:  Selected Exhibition of Regional Artists

2021

DOUG MORAN NATIONAL
PORTRAIT PRIZE
Finalist

Listening to Us (Hugh Mackay AO) Oil on Canvas 92x76cm 2021

Listening to Us (Hugh Mackay AO)
Oil on Canvas
92x76cm 202

WHERE: TBA
WHEN:  TBA
ABOUT:  Finalists announced on November 1st

“TERRAFORM”
Solo Exhibition

Monolith1 Oil and Oil Stick on Canvas 61x77cm 2021

Monolith1
Oil and Oil Stick on Canvas
61x77cm 2021

WHERE:  Nancy Sever Gallery, Level 1, 131 City Walk,   Canberra City ACT   
WHEN:   November 7 – December 5, 2021
ABOUT: An exploration of Rock Monoliths and other formations.

View Kerry’s Exhibition Online
Exhibition Review by Sasha Grishin, Canberra Times

NATIONAL CAPITAL ART PRIZE
Selected Finalist

Listening to the Nation (Hugh Mackay), Oil on Canvas, 112 x 102cm, 2020

Listening to the Nation (Hugh Mackay)
Oil on Canvas
112 x 102cm, 2020

WHERE: WHERE:  The Gallery, Federation Square, Nicholls ACT
WHEN:  October 29th, 2021
ABOUT:  National Open Art Prize

SALON DES REFUSES (ARCHIBALD SELECTION)
Selected Finalist

Jude Rae, Oil on Canvas, 120x90cm, 2021

Jude Rae
Oil on Canvas
120x90cm, 2021

WHERE: S H Ervin Gallery, Observatory Hill, Sydney
WHEN:   June 5 – August 15, 2021
ABOUT: National Portrait Prize

“RIVER”
Solo Exhibition

Darling River, Oil on Canvas, 60x75cm, 2021

Darling River
Oil on Canvas
60x75cm, 2021

WHERE: Wagner Contemporary Gallery, 2 Hampden St, Paddingto
WHEN:   29 APRIL – 25 May, 2021
ABOUT: The artist explores the theme of “River”.

Read full essay by Tai Mitsuji, Art Histor

SMALL IMAGES GRAND VISIONS
Group Exhibition

Rocky Cave, Oil on Canvas, 40x40cm, 2021

Rocky Cave
Oil on Canvas
40x40cm, 2021

WHERE: Wagner Contemporary Gallery, Sydney
WHEN:  March 2021
ABOUT: Gallery and Invited Artists Paint 40x40cm

2020

KILGOUR ART PRIZE
Selected Finalist

Watch and Act, Oil on Canvas, 50x50cm, 2020

Watch and Act
Oil on Canvas
50x50cm, 20

WHERE: Newcastle Regional Art Gallery. Newcastle NSW
WHEN:  1 August – 25 October 2020
ABOUT: National Prize for Figurative and Portrait Painting

PORTIA GEACH MEMORIAL AWARD
Selected Finalist

Iso Yoga Selfie, Oil on Canvas, 122x167cm, 2020

Iso Yoga Selfie
Oil on Canvas
122x167cm, 2020

WHERE: S H Ervin Gallery, Observatory Hill, Sydney
WHEN:  14 August – 20 September
ABOUT:  Art Prize Celebrating Portraiture by Female Artists

PERCIVAL PORTRAIT PAINTING PRIZE
Selected Finalist

Letting Go of Yesterday, Oil on Canvas, 100x150cm, 2017

Letting Go of Yesterday
Oil on Canvas
100x150cm, 2017

WHERE:  Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville QLD
WHEN:   22 May – 19 July, 2020
ABOUT:  Portrait Award

2019

SALON DES REFUSES (ARCHIBALD SELECTION)
Winner of the Holding Redlich People’s Choice Award, 2019

Drawn in Steel (Harrie Fasher), Oil on Canvas, 168x153cm, 2019

Drawn in Steel (Harrie Fasher)
Oil on Canvas
168x153cm, 2019

WHERE:  S. H. Ervin Gallery, Observatory Hill, Sydney
WHEN:  11 May – 28 July, 2019
ABOUT:  National Portrait Prize

“WHISKERS CREEK”
Solo Exhibition

Early Morning, Oil on Canvas, 50x50cm, 2018

Early Morning
Oil on Canvas
50x50cm, 2018

WHERE:  Wagner Contemporary Gallery, Sydney      
WHEN:   August, 2019
ABOUT:  Celebrating Whiskers Creek, where the artist lives

SMALL IMAGES GRAND VISIONS
Group Exhibition

Shady Spot, Oil on Canvas, 40x40cm, 2018Shady Spot, Oil on Canvas, 40x40cm, 2018

Shady Spot
Oil on Canvas,
0x40cm, 2018

WHERE:  Wagner Contemporary Gallery, Sydney
WHEN:  December, 2020
ABOUT:  Gallery and Invited Artists Paint 40x40cm

KEDUMBA DRAWING AWARD
Invited Artist

Sketch for Listening to the Nation (Hugh Mackay)

Sketch for Listening to the Nation (Hugh Mackay)
mixed media on paper, 2019

WHERE:  Lost Bear Gallery, Katoomba NSW
WHEN:  2 November – December 2019
ABOUT:  National Drawing Award Exhibition, by Invitation

2019

GOULBURN ART PRIZE
Selected Finalist

High Country Tracks, Mixed Media on paper, 40x55cm, 2017

High Country Tracks
Mixed Media on paper
40x55cm, 2017

WHERE:  Goulburn Regional Gallery, Goulburn, NSW
WHEN:   March 2018
ABOUT:  Regional Art Prize

CALLEEN ART AWARD
Selected Finalist

The Source, Oil on Canvas, 75x102cm, 2018

The Source,
Oil on Canvas
75x102cm, 2018

WHERE:  Cowra Regional Art Gallery, Cowra NSW
WHEN:   May 2018
ABOUT:  National Painting Prize 

RAVENSWOOD AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S ART PRIZE
Selected Finalist

Animal Tracks (The Half Life of a Burnt Land), Oil on Canvas, 70x70cm, 2018

Animal Tracks (The Half Life of a Burnt Land)
Oil on Canvas
70x70cm, 2018

WHERE:  Ravenswood School For Girls, Sydney
WHEN:  June, 2018
ABOUT:  National Art Prize for Women

WINGECARRIBEE DRAWING PRIZE
Selected Finalist, Highly Commended

High Country Tracks, Mixed Media on paper, 40x55cm, 2017

High Country Tracks,
Mixed Media on paper
40x55cm, 2017

WHERE:  Bowral and District Art Society, Bowral, NSW
WHEN:   June, 2018
ABOUT:  Regional Drawing Prize

SHIRLEY HANNAN NATIONAL PORTRAIT AWARD
Selected Finalist

Mantlepiece Treasures, Oil on Canvas, 150x100cm, 2018

Mantlepiece Treasures,
Oil on Canvas
150x100cm, 2018

WHERE:  Bega Valley Regional Art Gallery, Bega, NSW
WHEN:   October, 2018
ABOUT:  National Portrait Prize 

NSW PLEIN AIR PAINTING PRIZE
Selected Finalist

Afternoon Walk, Mystery Bay, Oil on Canvas, 55x80cm, 2018

Afternoon Walk, Mystery Bay
Oil on Canvas
55x80cm, 2018

WHERE:  NSW Parliament House, Sydney
WHEN:   October, 2018
ABOUT:  National Prize for Plein Air Painting

BLACK SWAN PORTRAIT PRIZE
Selected Finalist

Elisabeth in a Hat (Elisabeth Cummings), Oil on Canvas, 55x70cm, 2018

Elisabeth in a Hat (Elisabeth Cummings)
Oil on Canvas
55x70cm, 2018

WHERE:  Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA
WHEN:  November 2018
ABOUT:  National Portrait Prize

“FAREWELL WHISKERS CREEK”
Solo Exhibition

Early Morning, Oil on Canvas, 50x50cm, 2018

Early Morning,
Oil on Canvas
50x50cm, 2018

WHERE:  Form Gallery, Queanbeyan, NSW
WHEN:   November 20, 2018
ABOUT:  Celebrating Whiskers Creek, where the artist lives

“SMALL IMAGES, GRAND VISIONS”
Group Exhibition

Shady Spot, Oil on Canvas, 40x40cm, 2018

Shady Spot,
il on Canvas
40x40cm, 2018

FLEURIEU ART PRIZE
Selected Finalist

A Polar Memory, Acrylic on Canvas, 75x150cm, 2018

A Polar Memory,
Acrylic on Canvas
75x150cm, 2018

WHERE:  Signal Point Gallery, Goolwa, SA
WHEN:   April 2018
ABOUT:  National Landscape Painting Prize

2017

“IKARA COUNTRY”
Solo Exhibition

Rock Pool , Flinders

Rock Pool, Flinders
Oil and Oil Stick on Canvas,
72x102cm, 2017

WHERE:  Wagner Contemporary Gallery
WHEN:   May 2017
ABOUT:  Studio and Plein Air Works of the Flinders Mountains, South Australia

NSW PLEIN AIR ART PRIZE
Selected Finalist

Our Burnt Dam, Acrylic on Canvas, 40x90cm, 2017

Our Burnt Dam
Acrylic on Canvas,
40x90cm, 2017

WHERE:  NSW Parliament House
WHEN:   August, 2017
ABOUT:  NSW Landscape Painting Prize for works painted en plein air

DOUG MORAN PORTRAIT PRIZE
Selected Semi-Finalist

Mantlepiece Treasures, Oil on Canvas, 150x100cm, 2018

Mantlepiece Treasures
Oil on Canvas
150x100cm, 2018

SMALL IMAGES GRAND VISIONS
Group Exhibition

River Rock 2, Kimberley, Oil on Canvas, 40x40cm, 2017

River Rock 2, Kimberley
Oil on Canvas,
40x40cm, 2017

WHERE:  Wagner Contemporary Gallery, Sydney
WHEN:   December, 2017
ABOUT:  Gallery and Invited Artists Paint 40x40cm

2016

PORTIA GEACH MEMORIAL AWARD
Selected Finalist

Black As Filmmaker-David Batt

Black As” Filmmaker, David Batty

WHERE:  S H Ervin Gallery, Observatory Hill, Sydney
WHEN:   August, 2016
ABOUT:  National Portrait Prize for Women

JOHN COPES PORTRAIT PRIZE
Selected Finalist

The Immigrant and His Akubra, mixed media on paper, 75x50cm, 2015

The Immigrant and His Akubra
Mixed Media on Paper
75x50cm, 2015

WHERE:  Berrima and District Art Society
WHEN:    2016  
ABOUT:  Regional Portrait Prize

WATERHOUSE NATURAL HISTORY PRIZE
Selected Finalist

A Blizzard's Calm, Acrylic on Canvas, 100x150cm, 2015

A Blizzard’s Calm
Acrylic on Canvas
100x150cm, 2015

WHERE:  South Australian Museum
WHEN:   June- July 2016
ABOUT:  National Art Prize of natural history subject matter

GOULBURN ART PRIZE
Selected Finalist

Flinders Light, Sketch, Oil on Canvas, 40x40cm, 2015

Polar Dawn 2
Acrylic on Canvas
100x150cm, 2016

WHERE:  Goulburn Regional Gallery, Goulburn, NSW
WHEN:   2016
ABOUT:  Regional Art Prize

SHIRLEY HANNAN PORTRAIT PRIZE
Selected Finalist

Omar Musa, Blood Poetry, Oil on Canvas, 150x100cm, 2016

Omar Musa, Blood Poetry
Oil on Canvas,
150x100cm, 2016

WHERE:  Bega Valley Regional Art Gallery, Bega, NSW
WHEN:   2016
ABOUT:  National Portrait Prize for Realism in Portraiture

2015

ARCHIBALD PRIZE
Selected Finalist

Omar Musa, The Poetry of Unease, Oil on Canvas, 230x165cm, 2015

Omar Musa, The Poetry of Unease
Oil on Canvas
230x165cm, 2015

WHERE:  Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, NSW
WHEN:   June, 2015
ABOUT:  National Portrait Prize

COSSACK ART AWARDS
Invited Artist

The Long Shadows of Whiskers Creek, Acrylic on Canvas, 80x160cm, 2012

The Long Shadows of Whiskers Creek
Acrylic on Canvas
80x160cm, 2012

WHERE:  Karratha, Western Australia
WHEN:   July – August, 2015
ABOUT:  Regional Landscape Prize 

“URBAN SUBURBAN”
Invited Artist Group Exhibition

Tower, charcoal, conte, pastel on paper, 40x30cm, 2007

Tower
charcoal, conte, pastel on paper
40x30cm, 2007

WHERE:  Canberra and Museum Art Gallery, Canberra
WHEN:   March – June, 2015
ABOUT:  Curated by Denise Mimmochi, Curator CMAG, about Canberra,

CALLEEN ART AWARD
Selected Finalist

Polar Shadows, Acrylic on Canvas, 40x40cm, 2014

Polar Shadows
Acrylic on Canvas
40x40cm, 2014

WHERE:  Cowra Regional Art Gallery, Cowra, NSW
WHEN:   May – June, 2015
ABOUT:  National Painting Prize