RESUME

Born 1953, Ouyen, Victoria

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2018          ‘Inclusion and Isolation’, Brimbank Community and Civic Centre, Sunshine, Vic

2017          Graeme Drendel- A Survey, Australian Galleries, Melbourne

2016          ‘Silos + Silence’, Mildura Arts Centre, Mildura

2015          ‘Contact’, Beaver Galleries, Canberra

2014          ‘Surrender’, Australian Galleries, Melbourne

2012          ‘Harvest’, Australian Galleries, Melbourne

                      ‘Outsiders’, Beaver Galleries, Canberra

2010          The Art Vault, Mildura

                       ‘The Passage’, Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne

2009          ‘The Female Nude’, Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Melbourne

                      Jan Murphy Galleries, Brisbane

2008          Australian Galleries Painting and Sculpture, Sydney

2007          Jan Murphy Galleries, Brisbane

                      ‘States of undress’, Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Melbourne

2006          ‘Channelling’, Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Melbourne

2005          ‘Slipping through the cracks’, Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney

2004          ‘Dancers in the dark’, Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Melbourne

2003           ‘The market street paintings’, Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Melbourne

                      ‘Small pictures’, Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Sydney

                      ‘Trophy hunters’, Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Sydney

2002          ‘The bridge’, Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Sydney

2001          ‘The bridge’, Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Melbourne

2000          ‘Tourists’, Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Sydney

1999          ‘Recent paintings 1999’, Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Melbourne

                      ‘Recent gouaches’, Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney
1998          ‘Recent paintings’, Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Sydney

1997          ‘Paintings’, Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Melbourne

1995           Mallee Tourist Association, Ouyen

1991           Mildura Regional Gallery, Mildura

1990           York Street Gallery, Melbourne

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2018          Archibald Prize finalist, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW

2018          Swan Hill Print and Drawing acquisitive award, Swan Hill, Vic

2018          Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Gallery, Cowra NSW

2017          Revamp, Post Office Gallery, Ballarat

2017          Rick Amor Self Portrait Prize, Montsalvat, Melbourne

2017          Doug Moran National Portrait prize, Sydney

2016          The Popular Pet Show, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra

                      Panoply, Metropolis Gallery, Geelong                

2015           Naked Nude, Manning Regional Art Gallery Taree NSW

                       Magical, Neo Space, Collingwood, Melbourne

                       BMW Australian Print Triennial, The Art Vault, Mildura Vic

                       Beastarium, Dubbo Regional Gallery, Dubbo NSW

                       Kilgour Prize, Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle NSW

2014           Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney

                       Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Ballarat Art Gallery, Ballarat

                       Kilgour Prize, Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle

                       Benalla Nude Prize, Benalla Art Gallery, Benalla

2013           “5th Anniversary Exhibition”, The Art Vault, Mildura

                       “Figuration”, Jan Murphy Gallery, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

                       Rick Amor Portrait Prize, Montsalvat, Eltham, Melbourne

                       Twenty Artists, Gallows Gallery, Perth

2012           Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney

2011           Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney

                       Len Fox Painting Award, Castlemaine Art Gallery

                       Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

                       “Reframed”, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick

                       Amor Prize, Montsalvat , Eltham, Melbourne

                       Geelong Print Prize, Geelong Gallery, Geelong

                       Nether Regions’, Convent Gallery, Abbotsford, Melbourne

                       Australian Print  Commission, Megalo Gallery, Canberra

                       Salone de Refuse, Sydney

2010           ‘Impressions’, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne

2009          ‘Figurative Painting’, Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide

                       Salone de Refuse, Sydney

                       James Farrell Self Portrait Aquisitive Award, Castlemaine Art Gallery       

 2008          ‘Step Right Up’ The Circus In Australian Art, Albury Regional Gallery Travelling

                       Exhibition

                       Kilgour Prize, Newcastle Region Art Gallery

                       ‘Inside Out’, works from the Anthony/ Bell Collection, Albury Regional Gallery, Albury

                       ‘Who let the dogs out, the dog in contemporary art’, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery,
                      and Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, NSW

2007           ‘Summer Stock Show’, Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney

                       ‘Small Pleasures’, Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Melbourne

                       ‘Stock Show’ Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Melbourne

                       ‘A Selection of Portraits’ Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture

2006           ‘Summery’, Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Sydney

                       ‘Stock Show’, Australian Galleries Painting & Sculpture, Melbourne 

                       ‘Summer Stock Show’, Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Melbourne

                       ‘Impressions’, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne

                       ‘The 55th Blake Prize for Religious Art’, Blake Society at The Gallery, National Art School,
                       Sydney.

                       ‘50th Anniversary Exhibition’, 5th June, Australian Galleries, Melbourne

                       Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (Finalist)

 

 

Artist in Residence

 

2017          The Art Vault, Mildura 

2013          The Art Vault, Mildura 

2010          The Art Vault, Mildura

2007          Flying Fruit Fly Circus- in association with Albury Regional Gallery, Albury

2001          Bundanon - former residence of artist Arthur Boyd now owned by Bundanon Trust

 

 

Collections

 

Albury Regional Gallery, Albury, NSW

Artbank, Sydney

Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne, VIC

Ballarat Art Gallery, Ballarat, VIC

Bundanon Trust, Bundanon, NSW

Camberwell Grammar School, Camberwell, Melbourne, VIC

Canson Australia Pty Ltd, Melbourne, VIC

Castlemaine Art Gallery, Castlemaine, VIC

Charles Sturt University, NSW

City of Maroondah, Melbourne, VIC

City of Moreland, Melbourne, VIC

City of Whitehorse, Melbourne, VIC

Customs House Gallery, Warrnambool, VIC

Darwin Museum and Art Gallery, NT

Department of Education, VIC

Deakin University, VIC

Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong, VIC

Grafton Regional Art Gallery, Grafton, NSW

Methodist Ladies College, Melbourne, VIC

Mildura Regional Gallery, Mildura, VIC

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT

Newcastle Regional Museum, Newcastle, NSW

New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, NSW

Presbyterian Ladies College, Burwood, Melbourne, VIC

Print Council of Australia, Melbourne, VIC

Scotch Oakburn College, Launceston, TAS

St Michael’s Grammar School, St Kilda, Melbourne, VIC

St Kevin’s College, Toorak, Melbourne, VIC

The Art Vault, Mildura, VIC

Tintern Schools, Ringwood, Melbourne, VIC

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD

Tweed River Regional Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW

Private collections in Australia and overseas

 

 

Bibliography

 

Allen, Christopher; Nuanced Works Draw on Disciplined Language, The Australian, December 2011

Allen, Christopher; Bigger Picture, The Australian, November 2017

Allen, Christopher; About Face, Weekend Australian, March 2009

Auty, Giles; Look Back in Wonder, Weekend Australian, May 1999

Burrows, Dr Graham; catalogue essay, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, October 1999

Crumlin, Rosemary; The Blake Book, Macmillan Art Publishing, 2011

Engledow, Sarah; The Popular Pet Book, National Portrait Gallery Publishing, 2016

Field, Caroline; Untitled: Portraits of Australian Artists editor Sonia Payes, essay, Macmillan Art Publishing

Field, Caroline; Channelling, catalogue essay, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 2006

Field, Caroline; Quests for Companionship, catalogue essay, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, June 2004

Fry, Gavin; Graeme Drendel (Monograph) Australian Galleries Publishing 2016

Gates, Merryn; catalogue essay, The Passage, Melbourne Art Fair, August 2010

Golightly, David; History and Collections, Castlemaine Art Gallery, October 2013

Grishin, Sasha; Australian Art: A History, The Miegunyah Press, March 2014

Grishin, Sasha; Fun Trying to Figure it all Out, Canberra Times, March 2012

Grishin, Sasha; Sad Slide in Prize Swamp, Canberra Times, May 2011

Heathcote, Christopher; catalogue essay, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, July 1999

Heathcote, Christopher; catalogue essay, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, December 2001

Heathcote, Christopher; Not in Front of the Children, essay, Aust Galleries, Melbourne, May 2003

Mandryk, Chloe; Behind their Eyes, BMA Magazine, Canberra, February 2012

Melbourne Art Fair Catalogue, October 2000

McCulloch’s Encyclopaedia of Australian Art, The Miegunyah Press

Morgan, Ciatlyn; Home is where the art is, Sunraysia Daily Sept 25 2017

Payes, Sonia; Untitled – Portraits of Australian Artists, Macmillan Art Publishing, 2007

Smith, Bernard et al.; Australian Painting 1788-2000, Oxford University Press, 2001

Smith, Michelle; Revamp celebrates Ballarat’s art schools, The Courier, Ballarat, November 2017

Wallace-Crabbe, Christopher; catalogue essay, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, June 2000

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