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Exhibitions

2021

SALON DES REFUSES (ARCHIBALD SELECTION)

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


Jude Rae
Oil on Canvas,20x90cm, 2021

Jude Rae
Oil on Canvas, 120x90cm, 2021

“RIVER”
Solo Exhibition

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

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Darling River,
 Oil on Canvas, 60x75cm, 2021

Darling River
Oil on Canvas, 60x75cm, 2021

SMALL IMAGES GRAND VISIONS
Group Exhibition

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

Rocky Cave, Oil on Canvas, 40x40cm, 2021

Rocky Cave
Oil on Canvas, 40x40cm, 2021

2020

KILGOUR ART PRIZE
Selected Finalist

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

Watch and Act 
Oil on Canvas, 50x50cm, 2020

Watch and Act
Oil on Canvas, 50x50cm, 2020

PORTIA GEACH MEMORIAL AWARD
Selected Finalist

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

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

Iso Yoga Selfie
Oil on Canvas, 122x167cm, 2020

PERCIVAL PORTRAIT PAINTING PRIZE
Selected Finalist

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

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

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

2019

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

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

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

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

“WHISKERS CREEK”
Solo Exhibition

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

Early Morning, Oil on Canvas, 
50x50cm, 2018

Early Morning
Oil on Canvas, 50x50cm, 2018

SMALL IMAGES GRAND VISIONS
Group Exhibition

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

hady Spot, Oil on Canvas, 40x40cm, 2018

Shady Spot
Oil on Canvas, 40x40cm, 2018

KEDUMBA DRAWING AWARD
Invited Artist

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

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

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

2018

GOULBURN ART PRIZE
Selected Finalist

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

High Country Tracks, mixed
 media on paper, 40x55cm, 2017

High Country Tracks
mixed media on paper, 40x55cm, 2017

CALLEEN ART AWARD
Selected Finalist

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

The Source, Oil on Canvas
, 75x102cm, 2018

The Source
Oil on Canvas , 75x102cm, 2018

RAVENSWOOD AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S
ART PRIZE
Selected Finalist

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

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

WINGECARRIBEE DRAWING PRIZE
Selected Finalist, Highly Commended

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

High Country Tracks, mixed 
media on paper, 40x55cm, 201

High Country Tracks
mixed media on paper, 40x55cm, 2017

SHIRLEY HANNAN NATIONAL PORTRAIT AWARD
Selected Finalist

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

Mantlepiece Treasures,
 Oil on Canvas, 150x100cm, 2018

Mantlepiece Treasures
Oil on Canvas, 150x100cm, 2018

NSW PLEIN AIR PAINTING PRIZE
Selected Finalist

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

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

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

BLACK SWAN PORTRAIT PRIZE
Selected Finalist

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

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

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

“FAREWELL WHISKERS CREEK”
Solo Exhibition

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

Early Morning, Oil on Canvas,
 50x50cm, 2018

Early Morning
Oil on Canvas, 50x50cm, 2018

“SMALL IMAGES, GRAND VISIONS”
Group Exhibition

WHERE:  Wagner Contemporary Gallery, Sydney
WHEN:   December 2018
ABOUT:  Gallery and Invited Artists paint 40x40cm

Shady Spot, Oil on Canvas, 40x40cm, 2018

Shady Spot
Oil on Canvas, 40x40cm, 2018

FLEURIEU ART PRIZE
Selected Finalist

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

A Polar Memory Jan2018 
acrylic on canvas 75x150cm

A Polar Memory Jan 2018
acrylic on canvas 75x150cm

2017

“IKARA COUNTRY”
Solo Exhibition

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

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

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

NSW PLEIN AIR ART PRIZE
Selected Finalist

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

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

Our Burnt Dam
Acrylic on Canvas, 40x90cm, 2017

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

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

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

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

2016

PORTIA GEACH MEMORIAL AWARD
Selected Finalist

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

Black As Filmmaker-David Batt

Black As” Filmmaker, David Batty

JOHN COPES PORTRAIT PRIZE
Selected Finalist

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

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

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

WATERHOUSE NATURAL HISTORY PRIZE
Selected Finalist

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

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

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

GOULBURN ART PRIZE
Selected Finalist

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

Polar Dawn 2, Acrylic on Canvas, 
100x150cm, 2016

Polar Dawn 2
Acrylic on Canvas, 100x150cm, 2016

SHIRLEY HANNAN PORTRAIT PRIZE
Selected Finalist

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

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

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

2015

ARCHIBALD PRIZE
Selected Finalist

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

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

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

COSSACK ART AWARDS
Invited Artist

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

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

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

“URBAN SUBURBAN”
Invited Artist Group Exhibition

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

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

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

CALLEEN ART AWARD
Selected Finalist

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

Polar Shadows, Acrylic on Canvas, 
40x40cm, 2014

Polar Shadows
Acrylic on Canvas, 40x40cm, 2014