artists represented

GARRY SHEAD

Born 1942, Sydney


1961-62 Studied at National Art School, Sydney
1961 -62 Editor 'The Arty Wild Oat' (with Martin Sharp, John Firth-Smith, Ian Wieringen)

1961-62 Cartoon published in Oz, The Bulletin, The Sydney Morning Herald, Honi Soit
1963-67 Scenic artist with ABC TV
1967 Awarded Young Contemporaries Prize
1967 Travelled to Japan
1968 Expedition to Sepik Highlands, Papua New Guinea
1972 Artist in residence, Power Studio, Cite des Arts, Paris
1981 Artist in residence, Michael Karolyi Foundation, Vence, France
1981 Travelled to Italy, Spain and Holland
1982 Lived in Hungary
1986 Winner, Mahlab Art Prize (New South Wales Law Society)
1987 Finalist, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
1989-90 Travelled to New York, London and Budapest
1993 Awarded Archibald Prize
1994 Series of fifteen etchings The Kangaroo Suite co-published by the artist and Studio One Print Workshop, Canberra
1997-98 Series of nine etchings The Royal Suite co-published by the artist and the Northern Territory University Printmaking Workshop
2004 Winner, Dobell Prize for Drawing
2011 Researching Dante Alighieri trail through Italy. Travelled Croatia
2012 Finalist, Archibald Prize. Led an artist’s retreat in Ubud, Bali
2013 Travelled to Mexico and Cuba
2014 Teaching at Sturt Summer School, Mittagong
2014 Completed film ‘In the Steps of Lawrence’. Private screenings Chauvel Cinema
2014 ‘The Great Print Revival’ show, Linton and Kay, Perth, & Trevor Harvey Victor Gallery, NSW
2014 Travelled to Sri Lanka
2015 Travelled to France, Sicily site of DHL’s residence, Taormina
2017 Two artist workshops, Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains, NSW
2018 Travelled to Bali and Spain
2018 Creation of Fresco, ‘St Paul’s Altar’, Graduate House, St Paul’s College, USYD


Solo Exhibitions

2019 ‘Paintings’, Australian Galleries, Sydney
2016 ‘The Divine Comedy’, Australian Galleries, Sydney
2014 ‘The Antipodean Divine Comedy’, Australian Galleries, Sydney
2013 ‘Muse of Mount Pleasant’, GAG Projects, Adelaide
2011 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2010 Australian Galleries, Sydney
2009 Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide
2008 Australian Galleries, Sydney
2007 Australian Galleries, Sydney
2006 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2005 Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2004 Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, Sydney
2003 Bathurst Regional Gallery – ceramic urns in collaboration with Lino Alvarez 2003 Australian Galleries, Sydney
2003 Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide
2001 Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2000 Australian Galleries, Sydney 
2000 Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide
1999 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
1997 Seywald Gallery, Salzburg, Austria
1997 Greenaway Gallery, Adelaide
1997 Michael Nagy Fine Art, Sydney
1996 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
1996 Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne
1995 Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide
1995 Solander Gallery, Canberra
1995 Michael Nagy Fine Art, Sydney
1994 Dover Street Gallery, London
1994 Studio One Print Workshop Gallery, Canberra
1993 Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide
1993 Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne
1993 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
1993 Art Gallery of New South Wales
1992 Solander Gallery, Canberra
1992 Wollongong City Gallery
1992 Michael Nagy Fine Art, Sydney
1991 Solander Gallery, Canberra
1991 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
1990 BMG Galleries, Adelaide
1989 Greenhill Galleries, Perth
1988 William Mora Galleries, Melbourne
1988 Artmet, Sydney
1987 Solander Gallery, Canberra
1985 Gary Anderson Gallery, Sydney
1984 The Print Source, Sydney
1983 Hogarth Galleries, Sydney
1981 Hogarth Galleries, Sydney
1978 Abraxas Gallery, Canberra
1976 Abraxas Gallery, Canberra
1976 Hogarth Gallery, Sydney
1976 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1975 Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1975 Watters Gallery, Sydney
1975 Abraxas Gallery, Canberra
1974, 73, 69, 68, 67, 66 Watters Gallery, Sydney  


Collections


Artbank

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Australian National University Art Collection
Ballarat Art Gallery, VIC

Brisbane City Art Collection, Brisbane

Charles Darwin University, Darwin

Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, NSW

Mildura Art Centre, VIC

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, Canberra

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

National Museum, Budapest, Hungary

National Portrait Gallery, Canberra

Newcastle Art Gallery, NSW

Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra

Phillip Morris Collection, Canberra

Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

Queensland University of Technology Art Collection, Brisbane

Shepparton Art Gallery, VIC

State Bank Collection, Sydney
Sydney Morning Herald Collection, Sydney

University of New South Wales Art Collection, Sydney

University of Western Australia Art Collection, Perth

Visual Arts and Crafts Board, Sydney

Wollongong City Art Gallery, NSW