William  Robinson

William Robinson

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Curriculum vitae

Born 1936, Brisbane, Australia

1954 Studied Queensland College of Teachers, Brisbane
1955-56 Studied Central Technical College, Brisbane (now part of Queensland University of Technology) 1957 Began teaching geometrical drawing, perspective, freehand drawing and colour study at Central Technical College, Brisbane
1958 Married Shirley Rees, lived at Gaythorne, Brisbane
1963-69 Moved to Coorparoo, Brisbane. Teaching at Kedron Park Teaching College, Brisbane
1970-75 Moved to Birkdale, near Brisbane. Teaching at Kelvin Grove Teachers' College, Brisbane
1975 Moved to Toowoomba. Teaching at Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education, Toowoomba, QLD
1976-82 Moved back to Birkdale. Teaching at North Brisbane College of Advanced Education, Brisbane 1982-89 Moved to Beechmont. Teaching at Brisbane College of Advanced Education, Kelvin Grove Campus, Brisbane
1989 Became a full time painter
1990 Travelled to Europe visiting galleries in Athens, London, Venice, Paris, Milan and Rome
1994 Moved to Kingscliff and the same year acquired the Springbrook studio. Travelled extensively in Europe
1996 Made lithographs in Paris with Franck Bordas. Visited Belgium and The Netherlands
1998 Made lithographs in Paris. Visited St. Petersburg and Greece
2000 Made lithographs in Paris at Studio Franck Bordas'.Travelled in Italy
2004 Made lithographs in Paris at Studio Franck Bordas'.Visited Scandinavia
2006 Made lithographs in Paris at Studio Franck Bordas'.Visited Italy 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 ‘The artist's garden, house and memories', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2016 ‘The artist's garden, house and memories', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2015-16 ‘Inspirations', William Robinson Gallery, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
2014-15 ‘Infinite sphere', William Robinson Gallery, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
2014 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2013 ‘The farmyards', William Robinson Gallery, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
2012 ‘Still life and landscape paintings 2010 - 2012', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2012 ‘Still life and landscape paintings 2010 - 2012', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2012 ‘Insights', William Robinson Gallery, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
2011 ‘William Robinson: The transfigured landscape', William Robinson Gallery, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
2011 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2010 ‘Hinterland: The rainforest works of William Robinson', William Robinson Gallery, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
2010 ‘Ekka series 1-20', Phillip Bacon Heritage Gallery, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane
2010 ‘Twenty ink drawings, Eight paintings, One sculpture, New works 2009', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2010 ‘Twenty ink drawings, Eight paintings, One sculpture, New works 2009', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2009 ‘Paintings 2009', Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2007 ‘Paintings and Lithographs 2000 - 2007', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2009 ‘Paintings and Lithographs 2000 - 2007', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2006 ‘Paintings and Pastels 2006', Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2005 ‘Landscapes', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2005 ‘Landscapes', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2004 ‘Place & Memory: The Graphic Work of William Robinson', QUT Art Museum, travelling to Cairns Regional Art Gallery; Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery; Gold Coast City Art Gallery; New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale; Stonington Stables Museum of Art, Deakin University Melbourne; Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery; Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery
2004 ‘Self portraits 2004', Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Melbourne
2004 ‘Self portraits 2004', Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney
2004 ‘Self portraits 2004', Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2004 ‘William Robinson: The Revelation of Landscape', University of South Australia Art Museum
2003 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2003 ‘William Robinson: The Revelation of Landscape', S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney and Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington VIC.
2002 Australian Galleries, Sydney Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2001 ‘Darkness and Light - The Art of William Robinson', Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
2001 Philip Bacon Gallery, Brisbane
2001 Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Melbourne
2001 Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney
1998 Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1997 Ray Hughes Gallery, Savode, Brisbane
1996 Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1994 Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1992 Darren Knight Gallery, Melbourne
1991 ‘Creation Landscape: Water and Land', Ray Hughes Gallery stand, International Print Fair, Sydney
1991 Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1991 ‘Selected Works from the University Art Collection', Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane 1989 Kelvin Grove College of Advanced Education, Brisbane Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1988 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1986 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1985 Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1984 ‘Ray Hughes Gallery at Reconnaissance', Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne
1982 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane 1981 ‘Farm Images', New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, NSW
1980 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1978 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1977 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1975 Kelvin Grove College of Advanced Education, Brisbane
1974 Leveson Street Gallery, Melbourne
1971 Leveson Street Gallery, Melbourne
1969 Design Arts Centre, Brisbane
1967 Design Arts Centre, Brisbane

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2016 ‘Panorama: Part Two', TarraWarra Museum of Art, Tarrawarra, VIC
2015 ‘An exhibition of paintings, sculpture & works on paper', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2014 ‘one of each', Australian Galleries, Derby Street, Melbourne
2014 ‘Australia Day 2014 Celebratory Exhibition', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2013 ‘Australia', Royal Academy of Arts, London
2013 ‘Australian Galleries exhibition', Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree, NSW
2013 ‘Australian Galleries at Gallows Gallery', Gallows Gallery, Perth
2012-13 ‘Summer Stock Show', Australian Galleries,  Melbourne
2011 ‘large exhibition of small works', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2011 ‘large exhibition of small works', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2010 ‘Summer show', Australian Galleries, Glenmore Road, Sydney
2009 ‘Summer stock show', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2009 ‘Artists' Prints made with Integrity I', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2009-10 ‘Summer Stock Show', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2009 ‘A Sculpture by...' Australian Galleries, Sydney
2008 ‘Stock Show', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2008 ‘Summer Stock Show', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2008 ‘Wish You Were Here', Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW
2007 ‘Summer Stock Show', Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Melbourne
2007 ‘Summer Stock Show', Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Melbourne
2007 ‘The story of Australian printmaking 1801 - 2005', National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
2007 ‘Small Pleasures', Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Melbourne
2006 ‘Stock Show', Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Melbourne
2006 ‘Summer Stock Show', Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Melbourne
2006 ‘50th Anniversary Exhibition', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2006  ‘Fine Australian Prints and Drawings", Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Melbourne
2005 ‘End of Year Group Exhibition', Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Sydney
2005 ‘Personage the figure on paper', Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney
2004 ‘In the presence of all creatures great and small', Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney
2000 ‘Bonheurs des Antipodes', Regards sur l'art contemporain Australien, Musée de Picardie, Amiens, France
2000 ‘Drawing Exhibition', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1999 ‘Global Links' Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich, QLD
1998 ‘The Australian Drawing Biennale', Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra
1997 ‘Spirit and Place: Art in Australia 1961-1996', Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
1996 Wynne Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1995 Archibald Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1995 ‘Figures from life', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1994 ‘Insights', University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
1994 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1993 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1993 ‘The Big Brisbane Pictures', Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1992 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1992 ‘Animals on Paper', Touring: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Dubbo Regional Gallery, NSW; Lake Macquarie City Gallery, NSW; Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW
1991-92 John McCaughey Memorial Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1991 ‘Green Art: Contemporary Australian Images of the Bush', selected by Robin Williams, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
1991 ‘Thinking allowed', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1991 ‘The City and Beyond' curated by Elizabeth Cross, touring to regional galleries
1991 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1990 ‘Twenty Australian Artists', Touring: Galleria San Vidal, Italy; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; Benalla Art Gallery, VIC; Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1990 Wynne Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1989 ‘Jack Manton Exhibition', Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane & Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1989 ‘Beneath the Surface: selected works from the ARCO coal collection', Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
1989 ‘Delineations', Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney
1989 ‘They're Still Thinking Aloud', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1989 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1988 ‘Seventeen Australian Artists', Galleria San Vidal, Venice, Italy organized on behalf of Richard Ellis World Wide to coincide with the Biennale of Venice, Italy
1988 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1988 ‘Artists for Another Biennale', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1988 ‘A Horse Show (The Horse in Contemporary Australian Art)', Heide Park and Art Gallery, Melbourne 1987 ‘Another Summer: The Australian Landscape 1942-87', Heide Park and Art Gallery, Melbourne
1987 ‘Painters and Sculptors: Diversity in Australian Contemporary Art', Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
1987 ‘Recent works", Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
1987 ‘Contemporary Art in Australia - A Review', Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane
1987 Aberdare Prize for Landscape, Ipswich City Council Art Gallery, Ipswich, QLD
1987 ‘Seven Queensland Artists', Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education, Toowoomba, QLD
1987 ‘The ID Show', Centre for Arts Gallery, Hobart
1987 ‘ANZ Bicentennial Commissions', Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
1987  Archibald Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1987  Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1987 ‘The Face of Australia: The Land, The Present', presented by the Bicentennial Authority of Australia, Touring: Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, VIC; Perc Tucker Regional Art Gallery, QLD; New England Regional Art Museum, NSW; Newcastle Region Art Gallery, NSW; Warrnambool Art Gallery, VIC
1986 ‘Origins, Originality and Beyond', The Sixth Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1986 ‘Thinking Aloud', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1986 ‘Australian Fortnight', Ray Hughes Gallery at Neiman Marcus, Dallas, Texas USA
1985 ‘Queensland Works 1950-85', University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
1985 ‘The First Exhibition', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1985 ‘Sorry - I'm Thinking Aloud', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1985 Aberdare Art Prize (Winner), Ipswich City Art Gallery, Ispwich, QLD
1984 ‘Ray Hughes Gallery at Reconnaissance', Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne & Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1983 ‘Australian Perspecta ‘83', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney ‘Acquisitions 1973-83', University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
1983 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1982 ‘Big Drawings', Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1981 ‘Nine Queensland artists', Perc Tucker Regional Art Gallery, Townsville, QLD
1981 ‘The Queensland Connection', Contemporary Art Society, Adelaide
1981 ‘Ray Hughes Gallery at Pinacotheca', Pinacotheca Gallery, Melbourne
1980 Contemporary Art Society, Adelaide
1979 ‘Trustees' Purchase Exhibition', Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane 

 

AWARDS

2009 Chancellor's Outstanding Alumnus Award, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
2007 Officer of the Order (AO), Queen's Birthday Honours, Australia
2005 Honorary Doctorate, Griffith University, Brisbane
2002 Honorary Doctorate, University of South Queensland, Toowoomba, QLD
1998 Honorary Doctorate, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
1996 Wynne Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1995 Archibald Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1991-92 John McCaughey Memorial Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1990 Wynne Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1987 Archibald Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1985 Aberdare Art Prize (Winner), Ipswich City Art Gallery, Ispwich, QLD
1970 David Jones Painting Prize, Australia
1956 Godfrey Rivers Memorial Medal, Central Technical College, Brisbane

COLLECTIONS

ANZ Bank, Australia
Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat, VIC
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Artbank, Sydney
Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Australian Print Workshop Archive, Melbourne
Benalla Art Gallery, Benalla, VIC
Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC
Brisbane Grammar School, Brisbane
Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Burnie, TAS
Cairns Regional Art Gallery, Cairns, QLD
Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, Sydney
First Chicago National Bank, Chicago, USA
Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Surfers Paradise, QLD
Griffith University, Brisbane
IBM, Australia
Ipswich City Art Gallery, Ipswich, QLD
JP Morgan Chase, Australia
Macquarie Bank, Australia
Melbourne State College, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Newcastle Region Art Gallery
New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, NSW
Parliament House, Canberra
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Queensland University Art Museum, Brisbane
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
Redcliffe City Art Gallery, Redcliffe, QLD
Rockhampton Art Gallery, Rockhampton, QLD
Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Stanthorpe, QLD
State Library of Queensland, Brisbane
Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD
Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW
UC Art Collection, University of Canberra, Canberra
University of New South Wales, Sydney
University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
University of Tasmania Fine Art Collection, Hobart
Vatican Museums, Vatican City
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, NSW
Waikato Art Museum, Hamilton, New Zealand 

 


and private collections

William Robinson

Curriculum vitae

Born 1936, Brisbane, Australia

1954 Studied Queensland College of Teachers, Brisbane
1955-56 Studied Central Technical College, Brisbane (now part of Queensland University of Technology) 1957 Began teaching geometrical drawing, perspective, freehand drawing and colour study at Central Technical College, Brisbane
1958 Married Shirley Rees, lived at Gaythorne, Brisbane
1963-69 Moved to Coorparoo, Brisbane. Teaching at Kedron Park Teaching College, Brisbane
1970-75 Moved to Birkdale, near Brisbane. Teaching at Kelvin Grove Teachers' College, Brisbane
1975 Moved to Toowoomba. Teaching at Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education, Toowoomba, QLD
1976-82 Moved back to Birkdale. Teaching at North Brisbane College of Advanced Education, Brisbane 1982-89 Moved to Beechmont. Teaching at Brisbane College of Advanced Education, Kelvin Grove Campus, Brisbane
1989 Became a full time painter
1990 Travelled to Europe visiting galleries in Athens, London, Venice, Paris, Milan and Rome
1994 Moved to Kingscliff and the same year acquired the Springbrook studio. Travelled extensively in Europe
1996 Made lithographs in Paris with Franck Bordas. Visited Belgium and The Netherlands
1998 Made lithographs in Paris. Visited St. Petersburg and Greece
2000 Made lithographs in Paris at Studio Franck Bordas'.Travelled in Italy
2004 Made lithographs in Paris at Studio Franck Bordas'.Visited Scandinavia
2006 Made lithographs in Paris at Studio Franck Bordas'.Visited Italy 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 ‘The artist's garden, house and memories', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2016 ‘The artist's garden, house and memories', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2015-16 ‘Inspirations', William Robinson Gallery, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
2014-15 ‘Infinite sphere', William Robinson Gallery, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
2014 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2013 ‘The farmyards', William Robinson Gallery, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
2012 ‘Still life and landscape paintings 2010 - 2012', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2012 ‘Still life and landscape paintings 2010 - 2012', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2012 ‘Insights', William Robinson Gallery, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
2011 ‘William Robinson: The transfigured landscape', William Robinson Gallery, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
2011 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2010 ‘Hinterland: The rainforest works of William Robinson', William Robinson Gallery, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
2010 ‘Ekka series 1-20', Phillip Bacon Heritage Gallery, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane
2010 ‘Twenty ink drawings, Eight paintings, One sculpture, New works 2009', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2010 ‘Twenty ink drawings, Eight paintings, One sculpture, New works 2009', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2009 ‘Paintings 2009', Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2007 ‘Paintings and Lithographs 2000 - 2007', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2009 ‘Paintings and Lithographs 2000 - 2007', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2006 ‘Paintings and Pastels 2006', Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2005 ‘Landscapes', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2005 ‘Landscapes', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2004 ‘Place & Memory: The Graphic Work of William Robinson', QUT Art Museum, travelling to Cairns Regional Art Gallery; Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery; Gold Coast City Art Gallery; New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale; Stonington Stables Museum of Art, Deakin University Melbourne; Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery; Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery
2004 ‘Self portraits 2004', Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Melbourne
2004 ‘Self portraits 2004', Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney
2004 ‘Self portraits 2004', Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2004 ‘William Robinson: The Revelation of Landscape', University of South Australia Art Museum
2003 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2003 ‘William Robinson: The Revelation of Landscape', S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney and Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington VIC.
2002 Australian Galleries, Sydney Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2001 ‘Darkness and Light - The Art of William Robinson', Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
2001 Philip Bacon Gallery, Brisbane
2001 Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Melbourne
2001 Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney
1998 Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1997 Ray Hughes Gallery, Savode, Brisbane
1996 Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1994 Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1992 Darren Knight Gallery, Melbourne
1991 ‘Creation Landscape: Water and Land', Ray Hughes Gallery stand, International Print Fair, Sydney
1991 Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1991 ‘Selected Works from the University Art Collection', Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane 1989 Kelvin Grove College of Advanced Education, Brisbane Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1988 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1986 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1985 Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1984 ‘Ray Hughes Gallery at Reconnaissance', Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne
1982 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane 1981 ‘Farm Images', New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, NSW
1980 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1978 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1977 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1975 Kelvin Grove College of Advanced Education, Brisbane
1974 Leveson Street Gallery, Melbourne
1971 Leveson Street Gallery, Melbourne
1969 Design Arts Centre, Brisbane
1967 Design Arts Centre, Brisbane

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2016 ‘Panorama: Part Two', TarraWarra Museum of Art, Tarrawarra, VIC
2015 ‘An exhibition of paintings, sculpture & works on paper', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2014 ‘one of each', Australian Galleries, Derby Street, Melbourne
2014 ‘Australia Day 2014 Celebratory Exhibition', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2013 ‘Australia', Royal Academy of Arts, London
2013 ‘Australian Galleries exhibition', Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree, NSW
2013 ‘Australian Galleries at Gallows Gallery', Gallows Gallery, Perth
2012-13 ‘Summer Stock Show', Australian Galleries,  Melbourne
2011 ‘large exhibition of small works', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2011 ‘large exhibition of small works', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2010 ‘Summer show', Australian Galleries, Glenmore Road, Sydney
2009 ‘Summer stock show', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2009 ‘Artists' Prints made with Integrity I', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2009-10 ‘Summer Stock Show', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2009 ‘A Sculpture by...' Australian Galleries, Sydney
2008 ‘Stock Show', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2008 ‘Summer Stock Show', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2008 ‘Wish You Were Here', Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW
2007 ‘Summer Stock Show', Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Melbourne
2007 ‘Summer Stock Show', Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Melbourne
2007 ‘The story of Australian printmaking 1801 - 2005', National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
2007 ‘Small Pleasures', Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Melbourne
2006 ‘Stock Show', Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Melbourne
2006 ‘Summer Stock Show', Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Melbourne
2006 ‘50th Anniversary Exhibition', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2006  ‘Fine Australian Prints and Drawings", Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Melbourne
2005 ‘End of Year Group Exhibition', Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Sydney
2005 ‘Personage the figure on paper', Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney
2004 ‘In the presence of all creatures great and small', Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney
2000 ‘Bonheurs des Antipodes', Regards sur l'art contemporain Australien, Musée de Picardie, Amiens, France
2000 ‘Drawing Exhibition', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1999 ‘Global Links' Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich, QLD
1998 ‘The Australian Drawing Biennale', Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra
1997 ‘Spirit and Place: Art in Australia 1961-1996', Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
1996 Wynne Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1995 Archibald Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1995 ‘Figures from life', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1994 ‘Insights', University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
1994 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1993 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1993 ‘The Big Brisbane Pictures', Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1992 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1992 ‘Animals on Paper', Touring: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Dubbo Regional Gallery, NSW; Lake Macquarie City Gallery, NSW; Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW
1991-92 John McCaughey Memorial Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1991 ‘Green Art: Contemporary Australian Images of the Bush', selected by Robin Williams, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
1991 ‘Thinking allowed', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1991 ‘The City and Beyond' curated by Elizabeth Cross, touring to regional galleries
1991 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1990 ‘Twenty Australian Artists', Touring: Galleria San Vidal, Italy; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; Benalla Art Gallery, VIC; Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1990 Wynne Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1989 ‘Jack Manton Exhibition', Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane & Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1989 ‘Beneath the Surface: selected works from the ARCO coal collection', Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
1989 ‘Delineations', Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney
1989 ‘They're Still Thinking Aloud', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1989 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1988 ‘Seventeen Australian Artists', Galleria San Vidal, Venice, Italy organized on behalf of Richard Ellis World Wide to coincide with the Biennale of Venice, Italy
1988 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1988 ‘Artists for Another Biennale', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1988 ‘A Horse Show (The Horse in Contemporary Australian Art)', Heide Park and Art Gallery, Melbourne 1987 ‘Another Summer: The Australian Landscape 1942-87', Heide Park and Art Gallery, Melbourne
1987 ‘Painters and Sculptors: Diversity in Australian Contemporary Art', Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
1987 ‘Recent works", Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
1987 ‘Contemporary Art in Australia - A Review', Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane
1987 Aberdare Prize for Landscape, Ipswich City Council Art Gallery, Ipswich, QLD
1987 ‘Seven Queensland Artists', Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education, Toowoomba, QLD
1987 ‘The ID Show', Centre for Arts Gallery, Hobart
1987 ‘ANZ Bicentennial Commissions', Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
1987  Archibald Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1987  Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1987 ‘The Face of Australia: The Land, The Present', presented by the Bicentennial Authority of Australia, Touring: Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, VIC; Perc Tucker Regional Art Gallery, QLD; New England Regional Art Museum, NSW; Newcastle Region Art Gallery, NSW; Warrnambool Art Gallery, VIC
1986 ‘Origins, Originality and Beyond', The Sixth Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1986 ‘Thinking Aloud', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1986 ‘Australian Fortnight', Ray Hughes Gallery at Neiman Marcus, Dallas, Texas USA
1985 ‘Queensland Works 1950-85', University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
1985 ‘The First Exhibition', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1985 ‘Sorry - I'm Thinking Aloud', Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1985 Aberdare Art Prize (Winner), Ipswich City Art Gallery, Ispwich, QLD
1984 ‘Ray Hughes Gallery at Reconnaissance', Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne & Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1983 ‘Australian Perspecta ‘83', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney ‘Acquisitions 1973-83', University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
1983 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1982 ‘Big Drawings', Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1981 ‘Nine Queensland artists', Perc Tucker Regional Art Gallery, Townsville, QLD
1981 ‘The Queensland Connection', Contemporary Art Society, Adelaide
1981 ‘Ray Hughes Gallery at Pinacotheca', Pinacotheca Gallery, Melbourne
1980 Contemporary Art Society, Adelaide
1979 ‘Trustees' Purchase Exhibition', Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane 

 

AWARDS

2009 Chancellor's Outstanding Alumnus Award, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
2007 Officer of the Order (AO), Queen's Birthday Honours, Australia
2005 Honorary Doctorate, Griffith University, Brisbane
2002 Honorary Doctorate, University of South Queensland, Toowoomba, QLD
1998 Honorary Doctorate, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
1996 Wynne Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1995 Archibald Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1991-92 John McCaughey Memorial Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1990 Wynne Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1987 Archibald Prize (Winner), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1985 Aberdare Art Prize (Winner), Ipswich City Art Gallery, Ispwich, QLD
1970 David Jones Painting Prize, Australia
1956 Godfrey Rivers Memorial Medal, Central Technical College, Brisbane

COLLECTIONS

ANZ Bank, Australia
Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat, VIC
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Artbank, Sydney
Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Australian Print Workshop Archive, Melbourne
Benalla Art Gallery, Benalla, VIC
Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC
Brisbane Grammar School, Brisbane
Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Burnie, TAS
Cairns Regional Art Gallery, Cairns, QLD
Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, Sydney
First Chicago National Bank, Chicago, USA
Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Surfers Paradise, QLD
Griffith University, Brisbane
IBM, Australia
Ipswich City Art Gallery, Ipswich, QLD
JP Morgan Chase, Australia
Macquarie Bank, Australia
Melbourne State College, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Newcastle Region Art Gallery
New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, NSW
Parliament House, Canberra
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Queensland University Art Museum, Brisbane
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
Redcliffe City Art Gallery, Redcliffe, QLD
Rockhampton Art Gallery, Rockhampton, QLD
Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Stanthorpe, QLD
State Library of Queensland, Brisbane
Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD
Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW
UC Art Collection, University of Canberra, Canberra
University of New South Wales, Sydney
University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
University of Tasmania Fine Art Collection, Hobart
Vatican Museums, Vatican City
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, NSW
Waikato Art Museum, Hamilton, New Zealand 

 


and private collections