About

Artist CV

b. 1963 Port Augusta, South Australia

Education

  • Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Technology (Computer Studies). 2015.

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2015 Escape Gallery, Murwillumbah, Speed on Tweed Retrospective.
  • 1999 Grosvenor Place Foyer, Central Sydney.
  • 1998 Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery.
  • 1997 Arica Gallery, Dalkeith, WA.
  • 1995 Griffith Fine Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW.
  • 1996 Griffith Fine Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW.
  • 1996 Feature Artist, Australian Outback Exhibition, Western Galleries, Toowoomba, Qld.
  • 1995 Feature Artist at the Waltzing Matilda Centenary Exhibition, Winton, Qld.

Group Exhibitions

  • 2016 Çankaya Belediyesi Çağdaş Sanatlar Merkezi Gallery, War and Peace Exhibition II, Ankara, Turkey.
  • 2016 Central House of Artists Museum, Italian Art Week exhibition, Moscow, Russia.
  • 2016 Silber Gallery, Quantum Art International exhibition Rome, Italy.
  • 2015 Gold Coast City Gallery, ‘War and Peace’ exhibition.
  • 2010 Escape Gallery, ‘The Golden Mean’ exhibition, Murwillumbah.
  • 2001 Tweed River Regional Art Gallery, Siteworks Residency and Exhibition.
  • 1996 Queensland Art Brokering Service’s touring exhibition – Australian Art Masters, Past, Present and Future.
  • 1994 Tweed River Regional Art Gallery, ‘Professional Artists of the Tweed’ exhibition.
  • 1989 Dyansen Galleries, Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, USA.
  • 1989 DeVorzon Gallery, Pacific Design Centre, Hollywood, USA.
  • 1988 – 1993 Elder Fine Art Galleries, Adelaide, SA.
  • 1987 Studio Star Gallery, Darwin.
  • 1984 State Education Centre, Adelaide, SA.

Artist Residencies

  • 2001 Tweed River Regional Art Gallery, Siteworks Residency
  • 1988 Resident Artist to the Town of Loxton, SA.

Professional Experience and Appointments

  • 1983-Present   Self employed visual artist (painting and drawing).
  • 1995 – 2016 Board Member of the Science-Art Research Centre of Australia Inc.
  • 2000, 2004 Co-ordinator of the Science-Art Festival, NSW.
  • 2010, 2011 Artist Representative of the Florentine New Renaissance Project, Italy.

Awards

  • 1990 Thalian Society Award of Excellence and inclusion in the Hollywood Thalians Walk of Fame.
  • 2012 Inducted into the Bradford Exchange Hall of Fame for Australian Art.

Collections

  • Numerous Australian and international private collections.

Commissions

  • 2003 Artwork for ‘Heroes of Gallipoli’, Bradford Exchange.
  • 2002 – 2012 Centrepiece artwork for the Festival of Speed on Tweed.
  • 2005 Cover artwork for novel Three Diggers (Nonsuch Classics, London).

Bibliography

  • Germaine, M. 1990 Artists and Galleries of Australia, Vol 2, Craftsman House, Sydney.
  • Ryles, G. 1992 A Buyers Guide to Australian Art, Mandarin, Port Melbourne.
  • Pope, R. and Todonai, R. 1988 Two Bob’s Worth, Griffin Press, Adelaide.
  • Pope, R. 2010 The 20th Century Renaissance, Science-Art Research Centre of Australia, Uki, NSW
  • Pope, R. 2012 The Science-Art of the 21st Century Renaissance, Science-Art Research Centre of Australia, Uki, NSW.

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