Ben  Quilty

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Ben Quilty

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Curriculum vitae

Born 1973
Sydney

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Ben Quilty Straight White Male- 16th January-1st March 2015 Pearl Lam Galleries Hong Kong
2014 Ben Quilty Alien Galerie Allen Paris
2014 Ben Quilty Saatchi Gallery London
2014 Ben Quilty Kuta Beach Hong Kong Art Fair with Tolarno Galleries
2014 Ben Quilty Drawing Tolarno Galleries Melbourne Australia
2013 Trigger-Happy: Ben Quilty's Brave New World Drill Hall Gallery Australian National University Canberra
2013 Olivias Dream Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2013 Ben Quilty The Fiji Wedding Tolarno Galleries Melbourne Australia
2013 Ben Quilty After Afghanistan National Art School Sydney then touring nationally
2012 Ben Quilty My Brothers And Other Paintings Jan Murphy Gallery Off-site Adelaide
2012 Ben Quilty Jan Murphy Gallery at Korean International Art Fair, Seoul, Korea
2012 Ben Quilty Jan Murphy Gallery at Melbourne International Art Fair
2011 Ben Quilty Jan Murphy Gallery at Korean International Art Fair, Seoul, Korea
2011 A Convergence of Birds curated by Andrew Frost, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery
2011 The Evo Project GRANTPIRRIE, Offsite, Hong Kong
2010 Trashed LOST Projects, Manila, Philipines
2010 Inhabit GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney
2010 Ben Quilty Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2009 Critical Impact GRANTPIRRIE, Offsite, Melbourne
2009 Ben Quilty LIVE! University of Queensland Art Museum, Touring to Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Melbourne
2008 Smashed GRANTPIRRIE at the Melbourne Art Fair, touring to Newcastle University Art Gallery
2008 Smashed GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney
2008 More Work From The Man Cave Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2007 Death Wish Newcastle Region Art Gallery
2007 New Work From The Man Cave Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2007 Pride and Patriotism GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney
2006 Ben Quilty Jan Murphy Gallery at the Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne
2006 Ache GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney
2005 We've Gotta Get Out Of This Place Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2005 Life's What You Do While You're Waiting To Die Mansuell Wickes At Mary Place Gallery, Sydney
2004 Beauty, Rich and Rare Scott Livesey Art Dealer, Melbourne
2004 Young and Free? Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2003 Torana Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Sydney
2002 New Paintings Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney
2001 Paris Step Gallery, Sydney

Group Exhibitions

2014 Embodied Pearl Lam Galleries Hong Kong
2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Dark Heart Art Gallery of South Australia
2014 Private Assembly A Contemporary Collection Tweed Regional Gallery
2014 Prudential Eye Award for Contemporary Art Exhibition Singapore
2013 Sydney Contemporary Art Fair Australia Jan Murphy Gallery
2013 Air Born McClelland Gallery Victoria Australia
2013 Middle Head Exhibition Mosman Art Gallery Australia
2013 Divide and Context Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, Goulburn
2012 'Rapture of Death' curated by Prue Gibson Gippsland Art Gallery
2012 Midwinter Master: Artist & mentor 14 July - 23 September, The Gallery at Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre, Melbourne
2012 The Gold Award Rockhampton Art Gallery
2012 The Redlands Art Prize NAS Gallery, National Art School, Darlinghurst, Sydney (Winner)
2012 The Archibald Prize Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2011 In Great Trouble : the traumatic australian landscape Bondi Beach, curated by Fiona Lowry
2011 Hong Kong International Art Fair GRANTPIRRIE, Hong Kong
2011 The Archibald Prize Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (Winner)
2011 Out of The Comfort Zone Customs House, Sydney, curated by Virginia Wilson
2011 Together in Harmony for 50 Years: Linking Australian and Korean Arts Korea Cultural Exchange Centre, Seoul, Korea
2011 Awake Bom Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2011 Australian Masterpieces from the TWMA Collection, Landscape TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria
2010 Hayman Collection: Volume One Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Victoria, curated by Adam Harding
2010 Time Travel : reimagining the past Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah
2010 An Oeuvre Both Abundant and Diverse SCA Galleries, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney
2010 Salon des Refuses S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2009 The Shilo Project The Ian Potter Gallery, University of Melbourne, Melbourne
2009 Darwin's Bastards Verge Gallery University of Sydney
2009 Welcome to the Death Show: The Death Project Stage 2 Parramatta Artists Studios, Sydney
2009 Salon Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, curated by Ben Quilty
2009 Victory Over The Sun Utopian Slumps, Melbourne
2009 Hong Kong Art Fair GRANTPIRRIE, Hong Kong
2009 Wheels On Fire Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree
2009 On Rage Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, curated by Ben Quilty
2009 The Archibald Prize Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2009 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize (Winner)
2009 Wheels on Fire Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree
2009 Ben Quilty Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, Goulburn
2008 New Selected Recent Acquisitions
2008 University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
2008 In Captivity, Animals in the Dubbo Regional Gallery Collection Dubbo Regional Gallery
2008 Neo Goth, Back in Black University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
2008 Repeat that Again! The Serial Impulse in Art Since the Sixties University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
2008 GRANTPIRRIE at GAG Greenaway Art Gallery
2008 Gifted Dell Gallery, Griffith University, Queensland College of the Arts
2008 CONTEMPORANEOUS : Australian Contemporary Painting 1 Wangaratta Gallery, Wangaratta
2008 The Archibald Prize exhibition Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2008 I'm a good boy First Draft, Sydney
2007 New Acquisitions Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
2007 Snap Freeze Tarra Warra Museum of Art, Victoria
2007 National Artists' Self Portrait Prize University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
2007 Considering Portraiture and Figuration QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
2007 Portal GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney and ARC Biennial, Brisbane
2007 Past Winners Exhibition Brett Whitley Studio, Sydney
2007 Current: Sculpture Projects in the River City Parramatta City COuncil 'Riverbeats,' The Sebel Parramatta, Sydney
2007 Cuisine and Country Orange Regional Gallery
2007 The Led Zeppelin World Tour Exhibition Lismore Regional Gallery
2007 Pants Down, Surprise! in-Transit Gallery, Portside Wharf, Brisbane
2006 Truth and Likeness National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
2006 The Year In Art SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2006 Dobell Drawing Prize exhibition Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2006 Flaming Youth Orange Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2006 The Kedumba Contemporary Drawing Award NSW
2006 Ironic Expressionism Virginia Wilson Art, Sydney
2006 Poor Yorick Virginia Wilson Art, Sydney
2006 Monsters Albury Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
2006 The Archibald Prize exhibition Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
2006 Figure 8 Deloitte, Sydney and Melbourne
2006 Animals as Allegory QUT, Brisbane
2006 Driving Passions Ipswich Art Gallery, Qld
2006 Post-It - Exquisite Corpse Peleton, Sydney
2005 Autofetish : mechanics of desire Newcastle Regional Gallery
2005 Thai-Australian Contemporary prints Chiangmai University Art Museum
2005 Thai-Australian Contemporary prints COFA, Sydney
2005 ABN Amro Art Award ABN Amro Building, Sydney
2005 Recent Aquisitions Newcastle Region Art Gallery
2005 The Archibald Prize, Exhibition Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2005 Salon De Refuses S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2005 10th Anniversary Exhibition Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2005 Metro 5 Art Prize Melbourne
2005 Artists protest ant sedition laws Casula Powerhouse Art Centre
2005 Friends and Neighbours Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
2004 Archibald and Wynne Prize Exhibitions Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2004 Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery and Community Centre
2004 Show Me Your Sexy Urbanity Fotos, Hohenstrausenstr, Frankfurt, Germany
2004 Metro 5 Art Prize Melbourne
2004 Kings School Art Prize (Winner)
2003 Salon De Refusee S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2003 Emerging Artists at Mary Place Sydney
2003 Metro 5 Art Prize Melbourne
2002 University and Schools Club Art Show Sydney
2002 Brett Whitley Travelling Art Scholarship (Winner) AGNSW, Sydney
2002 Emerging Artists at Mary Place Inaugural Group Show, Sydney
2001 Art Gallery Society Art Auction Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2001 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship (Shortlist) AGNSW, Sydney
2001 Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery and Community Centre
2001 BareBones Art Space Bangalow, Selected Work
2000 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship (Finalist) Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
1994 Pukka Allen Street Gallery, Sydney
1991 Artexpress Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (Julian Ashton Summer School Scholarship recipient)
1989 Rocks Painters Picnic Age and Open Winner, Sydney Festival of the Arts

Awards

2014 Prudential Eye Award (Overall), Singapore
2014 Prudential Eye Award (Painting), Singapore
2012 Finalist, Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2012 Finalist, Gold Award, Rockhampton Art Gallery, QLD
2012 The Redlands Art Prize NAS Gallery
2011 Winner, Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2009 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Sydney
2007 National Self Portrait Prize, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
2004 Kings School Art Prize, Sydney
2004 Metro 5 Art Prize, Melbourne
2004 Kings School Art Prize, Sydney
2002 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1991 Julian Ashton Summer School Scholarship, Julian Ashton School, Sydney
1989 Rocks Painters Picnic, Age and Open Winner, Sydney Festival of the Arts, Sydney

Education

2001 Bachelor of Visual Communication, School of Design University of Western Sydney
1996 Certificate in Aboriginal Culture and History Monash University
1994 Bachelor of Visual Arts - Painting Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney

Residencies

2014 Hill End Bathurst Regional Gallery
2007 Barcelona Studio Ozco, Spain
2005 Hill End Bathurst Regional Gallery, NSW
2004 The Gunnery New South Wales Ministry For the Arts, Sydney
2003 Cite Internationale des Arts Paris, France
2002 St Vincents Hospital Melbourne

Collections

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst
Burnie Regional Gallery, Burnie, Tasmania
Dubbo Regional Gallery, Dubbo
Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, Goulburn
Ipswich Regional Gallery, Ipswich
Kedumba Contemporary Drawing Collection, New South Wales
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Macquarie Bank, Australia
Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, Newcastle
New England Regional Gallery, Armidale
Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, Brisbane Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Healsville
Tarrawarra Museum of Art, VIC
University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
Private Collections Nationally and Internationally

Essays

2014 Ben Quilty: Drawing Michael Desmond
2013 Ben Quilty 21st CENTURY PORTRAITS by the National Portrait Gallery London Jo Higgins 21st CENTURY PORTRAITS by the National Portrait Gallery London
2013 Ben Quilty Trigger Happy Michael Desmond Curator Trigger Happy Exhibition Australian National University Drill Hall
2013 The Fiji Wedding Andrew Denton Exhibition Catalogue Introduction
2013 After Afghanistan Laura Webster Exhibition Catalogue
2013 Germaine Greer: A Portrait by Ben Quilty Ben Quilty University of Melbourne Meanjin Magazine
2011 Australianness Michele Helmrich & Ian Were NEWv2 selected recent acquisitions 2009-2011
2009 Ben Quilty and the emotional eloquence of painting The University of Queensland Art Museum
2009 Ben Quilty Current, Contemporary Art from Australia and New Zealand, edited by Art and Australia
2009 Ben Quilty and the emotional eloquence of painting Jacqueline Millner Conceptual Beauty : Perspectives on Australian Contemporary Art
2009 School Boy Doodles? Germaine Greer The Guardian UK
2007 Ben Quilty : God's Middle Children Michael Desmond Pride and Patriotism
2006 Painting After The End of Art Rex Butler
2006 Is The Truth of Portraiture Vested Exclusively In Likeness? Michael Desmond
2006 Year Of The Very Big Head John McDonald Sydney Morning Herald
2006 Ben Quilty: Ache Clare Lewis
2006 Les Tres Beaut Artist Residencies Australian Art Review
2005 The Return of Painting Peter Hill The Age
2004 Young And Free? Timothy Morrell

 

Ben Quilty

Curriculum vitae

Born 1973
Sydney

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Ben Quilty Straight White Male- 16th January-1st March 2015 Pearl Lam Galleries Hong Kong
2014 Ben Quilty Alien Galerie Allen Paris
2014 Ben Quilty Saatchi Gallery London
2014 Ben Quilty Kuta Beach Hong Kong Art Fair with Tolarno Galleries
2014 Ben Quilty Drawing Tolarno Galleries Melbourne Australia
2013 Trigger-Happy: Ben Quilty's Brave New World Drill Hall Gallery Australian National University Canberra
2013 Olivias Dream Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2013 Ben Quilty The Fiji Wedding Tolarno Galleries Melbourne Australia
2013 Ben Quilty After Afghanistan National Art School Sydney then touring nationally
2012 Ben Quilty My Brothers And Other Paintings Jan Murphy Gallery Off-site Adelaide
2012 Ben Quilty Jan Murphy Gallery at Korean International Art Fair, Seoul, Korea
2012 Ben Quilty Jan Murphy Gallery at Melbourne International Art Fair
2011 Ben Quilty Jan Murphy Gallery at Korean International Art Fair, Seoul, Korea
2011 A Convergence of Birds curated by Andrew Frost, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery
2011 The Evo Project GRANTPIRRIE, Offsite, Hong Kong
2010 Trashed LOST Projects, Manila, Philipines
2010 Inhabit GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney
2010 Ben Quilty Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2009 Critical Impact GRANTPIRRIE, Offsite, Melbourne
2009 Ben Quilty LIVE! University of Queensland Art Museum, Touring to Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Melbourne
2008 Smashed GRANTPIRRIE at the Melbourne Art Fair, touring to Newcastle University Art Gallery
2008 Smashed GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney
2008 More Work From The Man Cave Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2007 Death Wish Newcastle Region Art Gallery
2007 New Work From The Man Cave Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2007 Pride and Patriotism GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney
2006 Ben Quilty Jan Murphy Gallery at the Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne
2006 Ache GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney
2005 We've Gotta Get Out Of This Place Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2005 Life's What You Do While You're Waiting To Die Mansuell Wickes At Mary Place Gallery, Sydney
2004 Beauty, Rich and Rare Scott Livesey Art Dealer, Melbourne
2004 Young and Free? Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2003 Torana Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Sydney
2002 New Paintings Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney
2001 Paris Step Gallery, Sydney

Group Exhibitions

2014 Embodied Pearl Lam Galleries Hong Kong
2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Dark Heart Art Gallery of South Australia
2014 Private Assembly A Contemporary Collection Tweed Regional Gallery
2014 Prudential Eye Award for Contemporary Art Exhibition Singapore
2013 Sydney Contemporary Art Fair Australia Jan Murphy Gallery
2013 Air Born McClelland Gallery Victoria Australia
2013 Middle Head Exhibition Mosman Art Gallery Australia
2013 Divide and Context Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, Goulburn
2012 'Rapture of Death' curated by Prue Gibson Gippsland Art Gallery
2012 Midwinter Master: Artist & mentor 14 July - 23 September, The Gallery at Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre, Melbourne
2012 The Gold Award Rockhampton Art Gallery
2012 The Redlands Art Prize NAS Gallery, National Art School, Darlinghurst, Sydney (Winner)
2012 The Archibald Prize Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2011 In Great Trouble : the traumatic australian landscape Bondi Beach, curated by Fiona Lowry
2011 Hong Kong International Art Fair GRANTPIRRIE, Hong Kong
2011 The Archibald Prize Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (Winner)
2011 Out of The Comfort Zone Customs House, Sydney, curated by Virginia Wilson
2011 Together in Harmony for 50 Years: Linking Australian and Korean Arts Korea Cultural Exchange Centre, Seoul, Korea
2011 Awake Bom Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2011 Australian Masterpieces from the TWMA Collection, Landscape TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria
2010 Hayman Collection: Volume One Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Victoria, curated by Adam Harding
2010 Time Travel : reimagining the past Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah
2010 An Oeuvre Both Abundant and Diverse SCA Galleries, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney
2010 Salon des Refuses S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2009 The Shilo Project The Ian Potter Gallery, University of Melbourne, Melbourne
2009 Darwin's Bastards Verge Gallery University of Sydney
2009 Welcome to the Death Show: The Death Project Stage 2 Parramatta Artists Studios, Sydney
2009 Salon Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, curated by Ben Quilty
2009 Victory Over The Sun Utopian Slumps, Melbourne
2009 Hong Kong Art Fair GRANTPIRRIE, Hong Kong
2009 Wheels On Fire Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree
2009 On Rage Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, curated by Ben Quilty
2009 The Archibald Prize Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2009 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize (Winner)
2009 Wheels on Fire Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree
2009 Ben Quilty Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, Goulburn
2008 New Selected Recent Acquisitions
2008 University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
2008 In Captivity, Animals in the Dubbo Regional Gallery Collection Dubbo Regional Gallery
2008 Neo Goth, Back in Black University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
2008 Repeat that Again! The Serial Impulse in Art Since the Sixties University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
2008 GRANTPIRRIE at GAG Greenaway Art Gallery
2008 Gifted Dell Gallery, Griffith University, Queensland College of the Arts
2008 CONTEMPORANEOUS : Australian Contemporary Painting 1 Wangaratta Gallery, Wangaratta
2008 The Archibald Prize exhibition Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2008 I'm a good boy First Draft, Sydney
2007 New Acquisitions Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
2007 Snap Freeze Tarra Warra Museum of Art, Victoria
2007 National Artists' Self Portrait Prize University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
2007 Considering Portraiture and Figuration QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
2007 Portal GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney and ARC Biennial, Brisbane
2007 Past Winners Exhibition Brett Whitley Studio, Sydney
2007 Current: Sculpture Projects in the River City Parramatta City COuncil 'Riverbeats,' The Sebel Parramatta, Sydney
2007 Cuisine and Country Orange Regional Gallery
2007 The Led Zeppelin World Tour Exhibition Lismore Regional Gallery
2007 Pants Down, Surprise! in-Transit Gallery, Portside Wharf, Brisbane
2006 Truth and Likeness National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
2006 The Year In Art SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2006 Dobell Drawing Prize exhibition Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2006 Flaming Youth Orange Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2006 The Kedumba Contemporary Drawing Award NSW
2006 Ironic Expressionism Virginia Wilson Art, Sydney
2006 Poor Yorick Virginia Wilson Art, Sydney
2006 Monsters Albury Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
2006 The Archibald Prize exhibition Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
2006 Figure 8 Deloitte, Sydney and Melbourne
2006 Animals as Allegory QUT, Brisbane
2006 Driving Passions Ipswich Art Gallery, Qld
2006 Post-It - Exquisite Corpse Peleton, Sydney
2005 Autofetish : mechanics of desire Newcastle Regional Gallery
2005 Thai-Australian Contemporary prints Chiangmai University Art Museum
2005 Thai-Australian Contemporary prints COFA, Sydney
2005 ABN Amro Art Award ABN Amro Building, Sydney
2005 Recent Aquisitions Newcastle Region Art Gallery
2005 The Archibald Prize, Exhibition Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2005 Salon De Refuses S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2005 10th Anniversary Exhibition Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2005 Metro 5 Art Prize Melbourne
2005 Artists protest ant sedition laws Casula Powerhouse Art Centre
2005 Friends and Neighbours Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
2004 Archibald and Wynne Prize Exhibitions Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2004 Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery and Community Centre
2004 Show Me Your Sexy Urbanity Fotos, Hohenstrausenstr, Frankfurt, Germany
2004 Metro 5 Art Prize Melbourne
2004 Kings School Art Prize (Winner)
2003 Salon De Refusee S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2003 Emerging Artists at Mary Place Sydney
2003 Metro 5 Art Prize Melbourne
2002 University and Schools Club Art Show Sydney
2002 Brett Whitley Travelling Art Scholarship (Winner) AGNSW, Sydney
2002 Emerging Artists at Mary Place Inaugural Group Show, Sydney
2001 Art Gallery Society Art Auction Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2001 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship (Shortlist) AGNSW, Sydney
2001 Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery and Community Centre
2001 BareBones Art Space Bangalow, Selected Work
2000 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship (Finalist) Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
1994 Pukka Allen Street Gallery, Sydney
1991 Artexpress Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (Julian Ashton Summer School Scholarship recipient)
1989 Rocks Painters Picnic Age and Open Winner, Sydney Festival of the Arts

Awards

2014 Prudential Eye Award (Overall), Singapore
2014 Prudential Eye Award (Painting), Singapore
2012 Finalist, Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2012 Finalist, Gold Award, Rockhampton Art Gallery, QLD
2012 The Redlands Art Prize NAS Gallery
2011 Winner, Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2009 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Sydney
2007 National Self Portrait Prize, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
2004 Kings School Art Prize, Sydney
2004 Metro 5 Art Prize, Melbourne
2004 Kings School Art Prize, Sydney
2002 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1991 Julian Ashton Summer School Scholarship, Julian Ashton School, Sydney
1989 Rocks Painters Picnic, Age and Open Winner, Sydney Festival of the Arts, Sydney

Education

2001 Bachelor of Visual Communication, School of Design University of Western Sydney
1996 Certificate in Aboriginal Culture and History Monash University
1994 Bachelor of Visual Arts - Painting Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney

Residencies

2014 Hill End Bathurst Regional Gallery
2007 Barcelona Studio Ozco, Spain
2005 Hill End Bathurst Regional Gallery, NSW
2004 The Gunnery New South Wales Ministry For the Arts, Sydney
2003 Cite Internationale des Arts Paris, France
2002 St Vincents Hospital Melbourne

Collections

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst
Burnie Regional Gallery, Burnie, Tasmania
Dubbo Regional Gallery, Dubbo
Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, Goulburn
Ipswich Regional Gallery, Ipswich
Kedumba Contemporary Drawing Collection, New South Wales
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Macquarie Bank, Australia
Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, Newcastle
New England Regional Gallery, Armidale
Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, Brisbane Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Healsville
Tarrawarra Museum of Art, VIC
University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
Private Collections Nationally and Internationally

Essays

2014 Ben Quilty: Drawing Michael Desmond
2013 Ben Quilty 21st CENTURY PORTRAITS by the National Portrait Gallery London Jo Higgins 21st CENTURY PORTRAITS by the National Portrait Gallery London
2013 Ben Quilty Trigger Happy Michael Desmond Curator Trigger Happy Exhibition Australian National University Drill Hall
2013 The Fiji Wedding Andrew Denton Exhibition Catalogue Introduction
2013 After Afghanistan Laura Webster Exhibition Catalogue
2013 Germaine Greer: A Portrait by Ben Quilty Ben Quilty University of Melbourne Meanjin Magazine
2011 Australianness Michele Helmrich & Ian Were NEWv2 selected recent acquisitions 2009-2011
2009 Ben Quilty and the emotional eloquence of painting The University of Queensland Art Museum
2009 Ben Quilty Current, Contemporary Art from Australia and New Zealand, edited by Art and Australia
2009 Ben Quilty and the emotional eloquence of painting Jacqueline Millner Conceptual Beauty : Perspectives on Australian Contemporary Art
2009 School Boy Doodles? Germaine Greer The Guardian UK
2007 Ben Quilty : God's Middle Children Michael Desmond Pride and Patriotism
2006 Painting After The End of Art Rex Butler
2006 Is The Truth of Portraiture Vested Exclusively In Likeness? Michael Desmond
2006 Year Of The Very Big Head John McDonald Sydney Morning Herald
2006 Ben Quilty: Ache Clare Lewis
2006 Les Tres Beaut Artist Residencies Australian Art Review
2005 The Return of Painting Peter Hill The Age
2004 Young And Free? Timothy Morrell