Australian Art

GARRY SHEAD





Born: 1942 Sydney, NSW
  • Ceramics
  • Contemporary
  • Drawings
  • Mixed Media
  • Painter
  • Sculptor
  • Known
  • Established




GARRY SHEAD

Biography
1942 Born Sydney
1961-62 Studied at National Art School
Published cartoons in the following: Oz; The Bulletin; Sydney Morning Herald & Honi Soit
1963-67 Scenic Artist with ABC Television
1967 Young Contemporaries Prize
1972 Artist in Residence, Michael Korolyi Foundation, France
1983 Lived in Hungary
1986 Mahlab Art Prize - N.S.W. Law Society
1987 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize Finalist
1993 Archibald Prize Winner

Selected Solo Exhibitions
1966,67 Watters Gallery, Sydney
71,72,74 Watters Gallery, Sydney
1975 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1975,76,78 Abraxas Gallery, Canberra
1976,81,83 Hogarth Gallery, Sydney
1984 The Print Source, Sydney
1985 Gary Anderson Gallery, Sydney
1987 William Mora Galleries, Melbourne; Artmet, Sydney
1989 Greenhill Galleries, Perth
1990 BMG Gallery, Adelaide
1991 Solander Gallery, Canberra; Phillip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
1992 Solander Gallery, Canberra; Wollongong City Gallery
Michael Nagy Fine Art, Sydney
1993 DH Lawrence Series, Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide
Lyall Burton, Melbourne; Phillip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
1993-94 DH Lawrence Series, Art Gallery of NSW
1994 Dover Street Gallery, London, UK
1995 The Royal Suite, Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide
The Royal Suite, Solander Gallery, Canberra
The Royal Suite, Michael Nagy, Sydney
1996 Phillip Bacon Gallery, Brisbane
Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne
1997 Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide
2000 Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide
2001 Australian Galleries
2003 Greenaway Art Gallery Adelaide
Selected Group Exhibitions since 1990
1992,93,95,96 Archibald Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW
1990,94,95,96 Sulman Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW
1990 Yellow House, Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney
1991 The Phantom Show, DC-Art, Sydney; IFPDA, New York, USA
1992,93,94 Blake Prize Exhibition
1992 Tony Coleing and friends, Australian National Gallery, Canberra
1996 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize ,Touring
Lovers Museum of Contemporary Art, Heide

Museums and Public Collections
The National Gallery of Australia; State Galleries of NSW, SA, QLD; Universities of NSW, WA, NT, ANU; Regional Galleries of Newcastle, Wollongong; Lake Macquarie; Shepparton; Brisbane City; Artbank; National Film Library; Parliment House Art Collection, Canberra,State Bank; The Phillip Morris Collection; The Sydney Morning Herald; The Visual Arts and Crafts Board, Sydney; The National Museum, Budapest,Hungary.

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