Anwen Keeling

Obedience Isn’t Everything II

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Study III

Study II

ANWEN KEELING

1976 Born Sydney, Australia
1998 Bachelor of Arts (Visual) with Honours (First Class) and University Medal, Canberra School of Art, Australian National University
2001 Masters of Art (European Fine Art), Winchester School of Art, Southampton University, Barcelona, Spain

Solo Exhibitions

2015Recent Paintings, Anthea Polson Art, Queensland2014The Blue Room, Liverpool Street Galley, Sydney 2012 Anwen Keeling, Michael Reid Murrurundi NSW2011Sporthorse,  Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney 2009Shadow of a Doubt, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney2007Shadowlands, Art Galleries Schubert, Queensland2007The falling dark, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney2005Languor, Art Galleries Schubert, Queensland2004Waiting Room, Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney2003New Paintings, Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney2001Allegory, Panorama Gallery, Barcelona, Spain1999Swathed, Span Galleries, Melbourne1999 Paintings and Drawings, Goya Galleries, Melbourne

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013LSG2013, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney2012 The Artist Revealed Christmas Self Portrait Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld2011 8 Days Before Christmas Our Artists’ Special Christmas Show, Anthea Polson Art, Qld   2010 First Anniversary Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld2009Summer Exhibition, Liverpool Street Gallery2008 Melbourne Art Fair, Liverpool Street Gallery, Melbourne 2007 Come Hither: Interpretations of the Boudoir, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery  ABN AMRO Emerging Artist Award, Sydney Summer Exhibition, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney 2006Metro 5 Art Award, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne Melbourne Art Fair 2006 (Liverpool Street Gallery), Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne Jeans for Genes, Art Auction for the Children’s Medical Research Institute, Sydney An artist at my table, Art Auction, National Art School, Sydney2005Dog Trumpet, Michael Nagy Fine Art, Sydney Metro 5 Art Award, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne2004Home Ground – 5 Alumni Painters of the Canberra School of Art, Canberra School of Art Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra Doug Moran Portrait Prize, State Library of NSW, Sydney Salon des Refuses – Archibald Prize, S.H. Ervin Gallery, National Trust, Sydney Metro 5 Art Award, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne2003The Year in Art, S.H. Ervin Gallery, National Trust, Sydney Brian Moore Memorial Show, Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney Canberra Art Prize, Canberra Italo Club, Canberra Love Your Work – NSW TAFE Teachers Exhibition, MUSE Gallery, Sydney John Cootes Memorial Art Prize, Berrmia District Art Gallery, Berrima, NSW Jeans for Genes, Art Auction for the Children’s Medical Research Institute, Sydney Beaux Arts Ball Charity Art Auction, Sheraton on the Park, Sydney2002Naked, Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney Generations, Art Auction for the Children’s Medical Research Institute, Sydney2001Still Lives, Fisherton Mill, Salisbury, United Kingdom Zumo, Winchester School of Art Masters Students Exhibition, WSA, Winchester, United Kingdom Zumo, Winchester School of Art Students Exhibition, Can Felipa Centro de Belles Artes, Barcelona, Spain2000Jeans for Genes, Art Auction for the Children’s Medical Research Institute, Sydney1999Portia Geach Portrait Award, S.H. Ervin Gallery, National Trust, Sydney Salon des Refuses – Archibald Prize, S.H. Ervin Gallery, National Trust, Sydney1998Excite, Graduating Exhibition Canberra School of Art, Australian National University, Canberra1994Art Express, Art Gallery of New South Wales and selected regional galleries Art Express ‘ Nagoya, Nagoya Citizens Gallery, Nagoya, Japan

Awards and Scholarships

2011Finalist, Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of NSW2010Finalist, Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of NSW 2007 ABN AMRO Emerging Artist Award (Employee’s Choice) 2006 Metro 5 Art Award Finalist, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne 2005Waiting Room, Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney2004Waiting Room, Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney Finalist Doug Moran Portrait Prize, State Library of NSW, Sydney2003Oil Painting Award, The Canberra Prize, Italo Australian Club, Canberra1998University Medal, Canberra School of Art, Australian National University Canberra School of Art Award, Australian National University1996Visual Arts Scholarship ‘ Queenwood School for Girls Julian Ashton Art School Scholarship1989, ’90, ’93Winner of Mosman Youth Art Prize

Collections

Australian National University, Canberra Delaney and Associates Ltd, Canberra M-Real Alliance Pty Ltd, London National Australia Bank Private Collections Australia, United States, Hong Kong, United Kingdom

Selected Bibliography

2009Anwen Keeling, ‘Final Word – Shadow of a Doubt’, Artist Profile, Issue 6, p.982007 Margaret Merten, ‘Bazar Insider: Exhibition’, Harper’s Bazaar, December 2007, p. 138  Clare Press, ‘Scene’, Vogue, May, p.102 2006 Pilar Arevalo, ‘Anwen Keeling’, RUSSH, March ‘ April, pp.66-67   Jade Warne, Tim Levy, Nick Wood, ‘Street Smarts’, Sydney Central Magazine, vol. 2, issue 38, 20 September2005’Light renaissance’, Gold Coast Weekender, 4-5 June, p.182004Daniel Thomas, ‘Anti-Archibald: Doing the Doug Moran’, Art Monthly Australia, September, no.173 John Stockdill, ‘Home Coming’, Artlook, August Home Ground, catalogue, Australian National University, Goannna Press, ACT Tim Benzies, ‘In the Frame’, The Sun-Herald, August 22 Ros Reines, ‘Circuit’, Sunday Telegraph, August 22 Sharon Verghis, ‘Reputation restored in leaner frame’, Sydney Morning Herald, 28 July Henry Mulholland, Review, ABC Radio Sydney, 25 August Lenny Ann Low, ‘Open Gallery’, Spectrum, Sydney Morning Herald 21-22 August Dominique Angeloro, ‘Critic’s Picks’, Metro, Sydney Morning Herald 3-9 September Peter Hill, ‘Line Honours’, Visual Arts, Spectrum, Sydney Morning Herald, 4-5 September Tim Benzies, ‘In the Frame’, The Sun-Herald, 4 April ‘It’s Barnsey’s turn’, Parramatta Advertiser, 7 July2003’Artists use a bit of creative jeanius’, Mosman Daily, 24 July Lenny Ann Low, ‘Top Five Exhibitions’, Sydney Morning Herald, 29-30 March Art Review, ABC radio, 26 March ‘Young artist’s own show’, Mosman Daily, 20 March2001ZUMO, Graduating Catalogue, Masters of European Fine Art Winchester University ‘It’s in the jeans’, Staying in Touch, Sydney Morning Herald, 26 July1998eXcite, Graduating Catalogue, 1998, ANU, Goanna Press, ACT Goanna Press, ACT.

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