John Kelly

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Curriculum vitae

1965 Born in Bristol, UK
1965 Immigrated to Australia
1985 BA (Visual Arts) RMIT University, Melbourne
Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Painting
1988 Played cricket for Chipstead and The Brighton Brunswick
Cricket Clubs, UK
1992-95 Masters of Arts, RMIT University, Melbourne
1996-97 Affiliate Student, Slade School of Art, London

Solo Exhibitions

2002 Parades des Animaux, Monte Carlo
2002 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
2000 The Piccadilly Gallery, London
2000 More fucking cows!, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
2000 John Kelly, L'espal centre culturel, Le Mans
1998 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
1997 The Piccadilly Gallery, London
1996 Masters Exhibition, RMIT, Melbourne
1996 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
1995 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
1995 The Piccadilly Gallery, London
1994 Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney
1993 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
1990 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
1990 Essoign Club, Owen Dixon Chambers, Melbourne
1988 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne

Group Exhibitions

2002 Parade des Animaux, Monte Carlo
2001 Ready, Set, Go! Sporting Life and Australian Art, Ipswich Global Arts Link, Qld
2001 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
2001 Summer exhibition, Royal Academy, London
2000 Summer exhibition, Royal Academy, London
2000 Sulman Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney and touring
2000 Arts d'Australie, Galeries Lafayette, Paris
2000 Paysage, Foundation Coprim, Paris
2000 Accents Australiens, l'Espace, Adamski Designs, Paris
1999 Blue Chip II: The collectors' exhibition, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
1999 Horses for courses, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Vic
1999 Salon Grands et Jeunes d'Aujourd'hui, Espace Eiffel, Paris
1999 Les Champs de la Sculpture II, Paris
1999 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
1999 Summer exhibition, Royal Academy, London
1998 Sulman & Wynne art prizes, Art Gallery of New South Wales and touring
1998 Salon des Refuses, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
1998 Sixth Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne
1998 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
1998 Access Gallery, Sydney
1998 Niagara at Hill-Smith Gallery, Adelaide
1998 Virgin Airlines, Gatwick Airport, London
1998 Figuring it out, Hammerson, 100 Park Lane, London
1998 Propositions Australiennes, Galerie Luc Queyral, Paris
1998 Kuhkunst, Gallerie Commercio, Zurich
1997 Oh La Vache, Halle Saint Pierre, Paris & Strausborg
1997 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
1997 Vaches du XXe siecle et droles de bovides, Musee Municipal A.G. Poulain, Normandie, France
1997 Glasgow Art Fair, Scotland
1997 Wynne art prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales and touring
1997 Royal Overseas League exhibition, London, Edinburgh
1996 20th century British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London
1996 Royal Overseas League exhibition, London, Edinburgh
1996 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
1996 Wynne art prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1996 12th biennial spring festival of drawing, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria
1996 Fifth Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne
1995 The Herald Sun Art Prize, Melbourne
1995 Access Gallery, Sydney
1995 Royal Overseas League exhibition, London, Edinburgh
1995 Piccadilly Gallery, London.
1995 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
1995 Deakin University, Recent Acquisitions, Geelong Art Gallery, Australia
1995 Piccadilly Gallery at Art '95, London
1995 Niagara at Australia Felix - Benalla Visual Arts Festival, Benalla, Vic
1995 Sulman Art Prize & Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales and touring
1995 St. Kilda Postcard Show, Linden Gallery, Melbourne

Publications

Laura Murray Cree, Awesome! Australian Art for Contemporary Kids, Craftsman House, Sydney, 2002
More fucking cows!, exhibition catalogue, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 2000
John Kelly- New paintings and sculpture, catalogue, The Piccadilly Gallery, London, 2000
Cow up a Tree, catalogue, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 1999
Basel Art Fair catalogue, 1998
Le Journal de L'exposition-Vaches du XXe.siecle et droles de bovides, Musee Municipal A.G. Poulain Vernon, Normandie, France
Royal Overseas League Exhibition Catalogue, 1995, 1996, 1997 London & Edinburgh
Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship catalogue, University of South Australia, 1996
John Kelly, exhibition catalogues, The Piccadilly Gallery, London, 1995, 1997
John Kelly, exhibition catalogues, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 1993, 1995, 1998
Australia Felix, 1995 Benalla, Australia
Australian Arts Diary, illustrated. 1995
Moet et Chandon, 1988 & 1994 touring exhibition catalogues.
Images 2 - Contemporary Australian Painting, Neville Drury, Craftsman House Press 1994

Articles and Essays

Bob Hart, ‘In the bid time', Herald Sun, 3 May, 2003
Louise Bellamy, ‘Bull market for Niagara', The Age, April 24, 2003
Terry Ingram, ‘Great Appreciations', The Australian Financial Review, 6 March 2003
Michael Hutak, ‘Holy cow: Nuttall on Kelly'', Australian Art Collector, Issue 23, Jan-Mar 2003
Terry Ingram, ‘Art crowd fret till the cows come home', The Australian Financial Review, 12 December, 2002
Louise Bellamy, ‘The price of recognition', The Age, 9 September, 2002
Jeff Makin, ‘Roses all the way', Herald Sun, 4 February, 2002
‘Docklands is out on a limb for art', Melbourne Yarra Leader, 12/02/2001
Robert Nelson, ‘Shock of the moo', The Age, 8/11/2000
Jeff Makin, ‘Suspended Animation', Herald Sun, 20/11/2000
Anna Clabburn, ‘Stripes and squares animate landscape carnival', The Australian, 10/11/2000
John Kelly dans le cadre des Champs de la Sculpture 2000, press book, comprehensive collation of international media coverage, Agence Hymann, Ren.oult Associees, Paris, 2000
‘John Kelly L'Australie Aux Champs', Connaissance Des Arts, No 561, May 1999, p.10
‘Kelly: London to Brighton', Artlink, Vol 18, No 4, 1998
‘The Weekend's best: Art', The Age, 28 Nov 1998
Barry Humphries ‘The Art of John Kelly', Picccadilly Gallery, catalogue 1997
Nicholas Usherwood ‘Painting the Dead Horse', Piccadilly Gallery catalogue, 1997
Andrew Block ‘Cudding Edge', Herald Sun, Melbourne 1/3/996
John Russell Taylor ‘Galleries', July 1995 (gallery guide, London, Paris, Glasgow, Bristol, etc.)
Anna Clabburn Asian Art News, May/June 1995, Australian Supplement p.13
Robert Nelson ‘Moet has depth and seduction', The Age, Melbourne 4/1/1995
Chris Johnston ‘Painting a Cows Tale', Western Independent, Melbourne
Openline, RMIT ‘John Storey winner milks memories of wartime cows', RMIT Universty 16/6/993
Anna Clabburn 'Laughing at national sacred cows', The Melbourne Times, 23/6/93
Alison Barclay Herald Sun, Melbourne 8/6/93
Gary Catalano The Age, Melbourne 17/2/88

Collections

Artbank, Australia
Baker and McKenzie, London
Ballarat Art Gallery, Victoria
Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria
Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
City of Richmond Collection , Victoria
Deakin University Art Collection, Victoria
Dr. James Watson, PHD, New York
Gallery of Sport, Melbourne Cricket Ground
Holmes a Court Collection, Western Australia
La Trobe University Collection, Victoria
Maharam Collection, New York
Murdoch Collection, Australia
Musee Municipal A.G. Poulain, Normandie, France
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Tasmania
Queensland Art Gallery
Trinity College Collection, Melbourne
Western Mining Collection. Australia
Private Collections in Australia, Europe & USA

Commisions/Grants/Awards

1995 Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship Award; St. Kilda Postcard Show, one of four prizes given
1994 Australia Council, Visual Arts/Craft Board Barcelona Studio
1993 City of Richmond Acquisitive Art Award; John Storey Memorial Scholarship, RMIT; The Queen's Trust Grant
1992 The Melbourne Theatre Company 1992-1993 Season Programme, I Hate Hamlet
1988 Project Grant, Visual Arts Board

 

John Kelly

Curriculum vitae

1965 Born in Bristol, UK
1965 Immigrated to Australia
1985 BA (Visual Arts) RMIT University, Melbourne
Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Painting
1988 Played cricket for Chipstead and The Brighton Brunswick
Cricket Clubs, UK
1992-95 Masters of Arts, RMIT University, Melbourne
1996-97 Affiliate Student, Slade School of Art, London

Solo Exhibitions

2002 Parades des Animaux, Monte Carlo
2002 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
2000 The Piccadilly Gallery, London
2000 More fucking cows!, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
2000 John Kelly, L'espal centre culturel, Le Mans
1998 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
1997 The Piccadilly Gallery, London
1996 Masters Exhibition, RMIT, Melbourne
1996 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
1995 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
1995 The Piccadilly Gallery, London
1994 Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney
1993 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
1990 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
1990 Essoign Club, Owen Dixon Chambers, Melbourne
1988 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne

Group Exhibitions

2002 Parade des Animaux, Monte Carlo
2001 Ready, Set, Go! Sporting Life and Australian Art, Ipswich Global Arts Link, Qld
2001 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
2001 Summer exhibition, Royal Academy, London
2000 Summer exhibition, Royal Academy, London
2000 Sulman Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney and touring
2000 Arts d'Australie, Galeries Lafayette, Paris
2000 Paysage, Foundation Coprim, Paris
2000 Accents Australiens, l'Espace, Adamski Designs, Paris
1999 Blue Chip II: The collectors' exhibition, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
1999 Horses for courses, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Vic
1999 Salon Grands et Jeunes d'Aujourd'hui, Espace Eiffel, Paris
1999 Les Champs de la Sculpture II, Paris
1999 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
1999 Summer exhibition, Royal Academy, London
1998 Sulman & Wynne art prizes, Art Gallery of New South Wales and touring
1998 Salon des Refuses, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
1998 Sixth Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne
1998 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
1998 Access Gallery, Sydney
1998 Niagara at Hill-Smith Gallery, Adelaide
1998 Virgin Airlines, Gatwick Airport, London
1998 Figuring it out, Hammerson, 100 Park Lane, London
1998 Propositions Australiennes, Galerie Luc Queyral, Paris
1998 Kuhkunst, Gallerie Commercio, Zurich
1997 Oh La Vache, Halle Saint Pierre, Paris & Strausborg
1997 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
1997 Vaches du XXe siecle et droles de bovides, Musee Municipal A.G. Poulain, Normandie, France
1997 Glasgow Art Fair, Scotland
1997 Wynne art prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales and touring
1997 Royal Overseas League exhibition, London, Edinburgh
1996 20th century British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London
1996 Royal Overseas League exhibition, London, Edinburgh
1996 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
1996 Wynne art prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1996 12th biennial spring festival of drawing, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria
1996 Fifth Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne
1995 The Herald Sun Art Prize, Melbourne
1995 Access Gallery, Sydney
1995 Royal Overseas League exhibition, London, Edinburgh
1995 Piccadilly Gallery, London.
1995 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
1995 Deakin University, Recent Acquisitions, Geelong Art Gallery, Australia
1995 Piccadilly Gallery at Art '95, London
1995 Niagara at Australia Felix - Benalla Visual Arts Festival, Benalla, Vic
1995 Sulman Art Prize & Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales and touring
1995 St. Kilda Postcard Show, Linden Gallery, Melbourne

Publications

Laura Murray Cree, Awesome! Australian Art for Contemporary Kids, Craftsman House, Sydney, 2002
More fucking cows!, exhibition catalogue, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 2000
John Kelly- New paintings and sculpture, catalogue, The Piccadilly Gallery, London, 2000
Cow up a Tree, catalogue, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 1999
Basel Art Fair catalogue, 1998
Le Journal de L'exposition-Vaches du XXe.siecle et droles de bovides, Musee Municipal A.G. Poulain Vernon, Normandie, France
Royal Overseas League Exhibition Catalogue, 1995, 1996, 1997 London & Edinburgh
Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship catalogue, University of South Australia, 1996
John Kelly, exhibition catalogues, The Piccadilly Gallery, London, 1995, 1997
John Kelly, exhibition catalogues, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 1993, 1995, 1998
Australia Felix, 1995 Benalla, Australia
Australian Arts Diary, illustrated. 1995
Moet et Chandon, 1988 & 1994 touring exhibition catalogues.
Images 2 - Contemporary Australian Painting, Neville Drury, Craftsman House Press 1994

Articles and Essays

Bob Hart, ‘In the bid time', Herald Sun, 3 May, 2003
Louise Bellamy, ‘Bull market for Niagara', The Age, April 24, 2003
Terry Ingram, ‘Great Appreciations', The Australian Financial Review, 6 March 2003
Michael Hutak, ‘Holy cow: Nuttall on Kelly'', Australian Art Collector, Issue 23, Jan-Mar 2003
Terry Ingram, ‘Art crowd fret till the cows come home', The Australian Financial Review, 12 December, 2002
Louise Bellamy, ‘The price of recognition', The Age, 9 September, 2002
Jeff Makin, ‘Roses all the way', Herald Sun, 4 February, 2002
‘Docklands is out on a limb for art', Melbourne Yarra Leader, 12/02/2001
Robert Nelson, ‘Shock of the moo', The Age, 8/11/2000
Jeff Makin, ‘Suspended Animation', Herald Sun, 20/11/2000
Anna Clabburn, ‘Stripes and squares animate landscape carnival', The Australian, 10/11/2000
John Kelly dans le cadre des Champs de la Sculpture 2000, press book, comprehensive collation of international media coverage, Agence Hymann, Ren.oult Associees, Paris, 2000
‘John Kelly L'Australie Aux Champs', Connaissance Des Arts, No 561, May 1999, p.10
‘Kelly: London to Brighton', Artlink, Vol 18, No 4, 1998
‘The Weekend's best: Art', The Age, 28 Nov 1998
Barry Humphries ‘The Art of John Kelly', Picccadilly Gallery, catalogue 1997
Nicholas Usherwood ‘Painting the Dead Horse', Piccadilly Gallery catalogue, 1997
Andrew Block ‘Cudding Edge', Herald Sun, Melbourne 1/3/996
John Russell Taylor ‘Galleries', July 1995 (gallery guide, London, Paris, Glasgow, Bristol, etc.)
Anna Clabburn Asian Art News, May/June 1995, Australian Supplement p.13
Robert Nelson ‘Moet has depth and seduction', The Age, Melbourne 4/1/1995
Chris Johnston ‘Painting a Cows Tale', Western Independent, Melbourne
Openline, RMIT ‘John Storey winner milks memories of wartime cows', RMIT Universty 16/6/993
Anna Clabburn 'Laughing at national sacred cows', The Melbourne Times, 23/6/93
Alison Barclay Herald Sun, Melbourne 8/6/93
Gary Catalano The Age, Melbourne 17/2/88

Collections

Artbank, Australia
Baker and McKenzie, London
Ballarat Art Gallery, Victoria
Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria
Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
City of Richmond Collection , Victoria
Deakin University Art Collection, Victoria
Dr. James Watson, PHD, New York
Gallery of Sport, Melbourne Cricket Ground
Holmes a Court Collection, Western Australia
La Trobe University Collection, Victoria
Maharam Collection, New York
Murdoch Collection, Australia
Musee Municipal A.G. Poulain, Normandie, France
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Tasmania
Queensland Art Gallery
Trinity College Collection, Melbourne
Western Mining Collection. Australia
Private Collections in Australia, Europe & USA

Commisions/Grants/Awards

1995 Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship Award; St. Kilda Postcard Show, one of four prizes given
1994 Australia Council, Visual Arts/Craft Board Barcelona Studio
1993 City of Richmond Acquisitive Art Award; John Storey Memorial Scholarship, RMIT; The Queen's Trust Grant
1992 The Melbourne Theatre Company 1992-1993 Season Programme, I Hate Hamlet
1988 Project Grant, Visual Arts Board