artists represented

Wendy Sharpe
Born 1960, Sydney, Australia
Lives and works in Sydney and Paris

Selected solo exhibitions
2019 'France - Paris Stories & The Western Front', Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2018 'Paris Windows', King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
2018 'Secrets', Maitland Regional Gallery, NSW
2018 'Wanderlust', Aarwun Gallery, Canberra
2017-18 'Wendy Sharpe', Clayton Utz, Sydney
2017 'Wanderlust', Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria
2017 'Burlesque and Circus', Linton and Kay, Perth
2017 'Burlesque and Circus', Aarwun Gallery, Canberra
2017 'House of Dreams and The Book of Constant Stars', Juniper Hall, Sydney
2016 'Wendy Sharpe', Linyi Contemporary Art Centre, Linyi, China
2016 'Cultural Exchange of Australia and China', Qinghua Centre, Linyi, China
2016 '6th Shandong Cultural Industries Fair, Jinan, China
2016 'China Stories' Shanghai Cultural Centre and Art Gallery, Shanghai, China
2016 'CIRCUS', King Street Gallery, Sydney
2016 'Butt Naked Salon' with Australian Art Quartet, Yellow House, Sydney
2016 'Theatre of Dreams', Drawing Projects UK, Trowbridge, UK
2016 'Wanderlust', Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah
2016 Prints, Fire Station Gallery, Melbourne
2016 'Beautiful Monsters - Burlesque and Backstage', Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2015 'Seeking Humanity - Portrait of Asylum Seekers', Ultimo TAFE, Sydney
2014 'Conversations with Matisse', Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2014 'Night', King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
2013 'Wendy Sharpe's Antarctica', Salamanca Art Centre, Hobart
2013 'Truth or Dare', Muk Muk Fine Art, Darwin
2012 'Artist and Model', Buratti Fine Art, North Fremantle
2011 Retrospective, 'Wendy Sharpe - The Imagined Life', S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2010 'Travel', Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2008 ' Intimacy and Solitude', Adele Boag Gallery, Adelaide
2007 'Stories from the Studio', Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2006 'Couples', Mars Gallery, Melbourne
2005 'Artist and City', Chapman Gallery, Canberra
2004 'Travel', Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2000 'New Beginnings - East Timor', Australian War Memorial, Canberra
1999 'Drawings, Paintings and Mixed Media Works for the Annette Kellermann Mural', King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
1991 'Ghosts', Pod Theatre, Sydney
1990 'Magic Paintings', DC Art Gallery, Sydney
1985 'Sex and Death, Nicholson Street Gallery, Sydney

Selected Awards & Residencies

2013 Winner, Manning Art Prize, Manning Regional Gallery, NSW
2012 Artist-in-Residence, Mawson's Hut Foundation (Centenary Expedition), Antarctica
2011 Artist-in-Residence, Taronga Zoo, Sydney
2008 Artist-in-Residence, Australian Embassy, Cairo, Egypt
2006 Artist-in-Residence, Cite Internationale des Arts Studio, Paris, France
2003 Winner, Allen Gamble Memorial Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
2003 Winner, Portia Geach Memorial Prize, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
1999 Appointed as Australian Official Artist (attached to Australian Army History Uni in Dili, East Timor), Australian War Memorial, Canberra
1998 Winner, Bathurst Art Prize, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW
1996 Winner, Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1995 Winner, Kedumba Drawing Prize, Orange Regional Gallery, NSW
1995 Winner, Portia Geach Memorial Prize, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
1992 Winner, Robert Le Gay Bereton Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1986 Winner, Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1986 Artist-in-Residence, Cite Internationale des Arts Studio, Paris, France

4 x Finalist of Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
11 x Finalist of Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
12 x Finalist of Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

For a complete CV, visit www.wendysharpe.com