Born 1933, Brisbane
Lives & works in Sydney


1956 Studied under Jon Molvig, Brisbane
1957-62 Studied at the National Art School, Sydney
1978 Artist in Residence, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris
Studied etching with Paul Frank & Henri Goetz
Studied etching with Paul Frank and Henri Goetz
Subsequent residencies, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris:
1980, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2006
1985    Residency, Arthur Boyd Studio ‘Parataio’, Tuscany
2007    Residency, Perdreauville, France
2010    Residency, Paris


2016 Ann Thomson and Contempoaries, National Art School Gallery, Sydney
Survey of Recent Paintings, Defiance Gallery at the Yellow House, Sydney
Works on Paper, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
2015 Freehand, Drill Hall Gallery, ANU, Canberra
2013 Touch – Works on Paper, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Librairie Benoit Forgeot, Paris
2012 Inscapes, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
2010 After Mount Ruapehu, Charles Nodrum Gallery
2009 Chance, Australian Galleries, Sydney
2008 Oceans Apart, Australian Galleries, Sydney
Heiser Gallery, Brisbane
2007 Leaving for Paris, Australian Galleries, Sydney
2006 Heiser Gallery, Brisbane
Other, Australian Galleries, Sydney
2005 Works on Paper, Australian Galleries, Sydney
2003 Stephane Jacobs, Paris
Gallerie Walter Bischoff, Berlin
2001 Annandale Gallery, Sydney
Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
1997 Peter Gant Gallery, Melbourne
1996 Australian Galleries, Sydney
1995 Australian Galleries, Sydney
1994 Australian Galleries, Sydney
1993 Meridian Sculpture Gallery, Melbourne
Australian Galleries in conjunction with Australia Felix, Art Gallery of New South Wales
1992 Australian Galleries, Sydney
1990 Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1989 BMG Fine Art, Adelaide
Australian Galleries, Melbourne
1988 Coventry Gallery, Sydney
Australian Galleries, Melbourne
1986 Michael Milburn Gallery, Brisbane
Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1985 Michael Milburn Gallery, Brisbane
1984 Stadia Graphics Gallery, Sydney Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1983 Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
1982 Gallery A, Sydney
1980 Monash University, Melbourne
1979 Gallery A, Sydney
1977 Gallery A, Sydney
Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
1974 Gallery A, Sydney
1973 Gallery One Eleven, Brisbane
1965 Watters Gallery


2017 Makers Mark, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
2016 Abstract Landscape, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
2013 Sydney Contemporary Art Prize, Charles Nodrum Gallery
2011 Fleurieu Art Prize, South Australia
2010 A Summer Survey, Tim Olsen Gallery
Miscellanea, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Three Sydney Artists: let loose in the Landscape, Bega Regional Gallery
On This Island, Meeting and Parting, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre
2009 Water, King on William Gallery, Sydney
Windows on pain, Carriageworks, Sydney
2008 Rubik, Charles Nodrum Gallery
Stock Exhibition, Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Sydney
Wish You Were Here, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW
Group Exhibition, Australian Galleries, Roylston Street, Sydney
2007 Stock Show, Australian Galleries, Melbourne
Small Pleasures: Painting and Sculpture, Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2006 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Salon des Refuse?s, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney Who Cares?, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney
Same Place, Many Views – Painting the Australian Landscape, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
The Big Picture, Delmar Gallery, Sydney
Dobell Prize for Drawing
2006 Art Gallery of New South Wales Summery, Australian Galleries, Sydney
50th Anniversary Exhibition, Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2005 Salon start, Galerie Arts d’Australie, Ste?phen Jacob, Strasbourg
10th Annual 6”x6”x6” Miniature Sculpture Show, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
Kedumba Drawing Award, Winner, Blackheath Gallery, NSW
2004 Salon Art Paris, Galeirie Arts d’Australie, Ste?phen Jacob, Paris, France
Salon Art Event, Galerie Arts d’Australie, Ste?phen Jacob, Lille
2002 Salon ART PARIS, Carousel du Louvre, Galerie Arts d’Australie, Stephane Jacob
La Loire-Atlantic donne rendezvous a l’Australie, Art et Culture des Antipodes,
Arts d’Australia, Stephane Jacob / Conceil General de Loire-Atlantique, Nantes
Salon ART PARIS, Carousel du Louvre, Galerie Arts d’Australie, Stephane Jacob
2001 5 Artistes Australiens, Galierie Odile Boiscosk, Paris
Voayge dans la matiere, Arts d’Australie, Stephane Jacob, Paris, Atelier Claude Cerf, Paris
2000 Stephane Jacob, Paris, Galerie Visages de l’Art, Marly-le-Roi
Australia – Visages d’un continent, Arts d’Australie,
A Studio in Paris – Australian Artists at the Cite?, S.H.Ervin Gallery
Fleurieu Prize, South Australia
Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Archibald Portrait Prize, Art Gallery of NSW & Touring Accents Australiens, Espace Adamski
Designs,  Paris Arts d’Australie, Ste?phane Jacobs, Paris
1999 Skin Culture, Tin Sheds, Sydney
Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
Primary Colours – Red, Annandale Galleries, Sydney Visy Board Art Prize,
Hill Smith Fine Art, Adelaide
Icarus, Goulburn Regional Gallery, NSW
Wynne Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW
Prize Pictures, King Street Gallery on Burton, Sydney Silver, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney
1998 Toys by Artists, University of Newcastle, Faculty of Art & Design and New England
Regional Art Museum, NSW
Art Museum, Shanghai
Australian Contemporary Paintings, Lui Hai-su National
Art & Music, Axia Modern Art, Melbourne
Skin Culture, The George Gallery, Melbourne
Primary Colours – Blue, Annandale Galleries, Sydney Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of NSW
1995 New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale
1994 Drawing on Inspiration, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney
1993 Chandler Coventry Collection, Campbelltown Art Gallery, NSW
1992 Interpretations, Goulbourn Regional Art Gallery, Sydney
Portfolio of Women Artists, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Campus Collection, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney
1990 A Young Collectors’ Exhibition, Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1989 Intimate Drawing, Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1988 Drawing in Australia, Australian National Gallery, Canberra
Contemporary Views of New England, New England Regional Art Museum
Tenth British International Print Biennale, Bradford, UK
1987 Australian Works on Paper, Dion Fine Art, Dallas, USA
Colour II, Coventry Gallery, Sydney
The Jack Manton Prize, Queensland Art Gallery, Sydney
Surface for Reflexion, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
1986 Colour I, Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1985 Contemporary Australian Art, The Warwick Arts Trust, London
Galleria Lillo, Venice, Italy
Salute to Lloyd Rees, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
1984 Muse?e de l’Art Wallon, Liege, Belgium
1982 Anzacs 82, Macquarie University, Sydney
1981 Canberra Times National Art Award, Canberra
1980 Summer Exhibition, Gallery A, Sydney
1978 Exposition, Cite? Internationale des Arts, Paris
Australian Women Artists, Contemporary Arts Society, Sydney
Landscape & Image, Contemporary Australian Art to Indonesia
1977 Gallery A, Sydney
Opening Exhibition, Warehouse Gallery, Melbourne
1975 Ten Australians, Gallery A, Sydney
1974 Ten Years, Watters Gallery, Sydney Gallery A, Sydney
1972 Bonython Galleries, Adelaide
Von Bertouch Galleries, Newcastle
Blaxland Gallery, Sydney
Seven Figurative Painters, Barry Stern Gallery, Sydney Clune Galleries, Sydney


2016 Winner, Tatterstall’s Art Prize, Brisbane
2005 Winner, Kedumba drawing prize, Blackheath
2003 Artist in residence, Cite? Internationale de Arts, Paris
2002 Winner, Geelong Contemporary Art Prize, Geelong
1999 Artist in residence, Cite? Internationale de Arts, Paris
1998 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1986 John McCaughey Award, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
1985 Arthur Boyd Studio, Tuscany
1985 The Sydney Morning Herald Arts Prize
1984 Purchase Prize, University of New South Wales, Sydney
1981 Canberra Times National Arts Award, Canberra
1980 Visual Arts Board Grant
1978 Visual Arts Board Grant to Cite? Internationale des Arts, Paris
1976 David Jones Art Prize, Brisbane


1992 Centrepiece, The Australian Pavilion, World Expo, Seville, Spain
1990 The Australian Legal Group Contemporary Print Collection
1987 Convention Centre, The Darling Harbour Authority, Sydney
1977 The Malley Refectory Mural, University of Queensland


Art Gallery of New South Wales
Australian National Gallery
Australian Consolidated Press
Alcoa Foundation, USA
Coventry Collection, New England Regional Art Museum
50th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Collection, Paris
Griffith University, Queensland
James Cook University, Townville
Macquarie Bank, Sydney
Macquarie University, Sydney
Medibank Collection, Canberra
Myer Collection
Newcastle Regional Art Gallery
New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale
Parliament House, Canberra
Perc Tucker Regional Art Gallery, Townsville
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Queensland University of Technology Art Collection, Brisbane
Sydney College of Advanced Education
The Darling Harbour Authority, Sydney
Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Madrid
University of Western Australia
Visual Arts Board
Villa Haiss, Museum, Germany
Wollongong University College, NSW


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