artists represented

Biography

Solo exhibitions

2017 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2015 Midlands Summer, Handmakr Gallery, Evandale, Tasmania
2015 Michael McWilliams: An Aussie Wally, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne
2014 When the Lights Go Out, Handmark Gallery, Hobart
2013 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2012 Blanket Capers, MiCK the Gallery, Sydney
2011 Handmark Gallery, Hobart
2010 Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne
2009 Bett Gallery, Hobart
2007 Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne
2007 Bett Gallery, Hobart
2006 Handmark Gallery, Hobart
2005 Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne
2003 Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne
2001 Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne
1999 Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne
1998 Handmark Gallery, Hobart
1997 Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne
1996 Greenoaks Gallery, Launceston
1995 Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne

Selected group exhibitions

2016 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2014 Glover Prize, Evandale
2013 Looking at Landscape: Through the Lens of the Glover Prize, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston
2012 Tattersall's Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane
2012 Bay of Fires Art Prize, St Helens, Tasmania
2011 In TEERS, Ten Days On The Island, Tasmania
2011 Tattersall's Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane
2011 Glover Art Prize, Evandale, Tasmania
2010 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydmey
2010 Glover Art Prize, Evandale, Tasmania
2009 Contemporary Australia: Optimism, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
2009 Ten Days On The Island, Tasmania
2008 Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Museum of South Australia, Adelaide
2008 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2008 Glover Art Prize, Evandale, Tasmania
2008 Who let the dogs out: The dog in contemporary art, Macquarie City Art Gallery and Hazelhurst Regional Art Gallery and Arts Centre
2008 Fleurieu Biennale Art Prize, South Australia
2007 Glover Art Prize, Evandale, Tasmania
2006 Glover Art Prize, Evandale, Tasmania
2005 Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Museum of South Australia, Adelaide
2005 Ten Days On The Island, Tasmania
2002 Tasmanian Art Award, Eskleigh
2001 Ten Days On The Island, Tasmania
2001 Tasmania's finest, Raffles Hotel, Singapore
2001 Tasmanian Art Award, Eskleigh
2000 The Artful Cello, Melbourne International Chamber Music Travelling Exhibition
2000 Tasmanian Art Award, Eskleigh
1999 Pets, prey, and predators: Introduced animals in recent Australian art, travelling
exhibition
1999 Tasmanian Art Award, Eskleigh
1998 Trust Bank Tasmanian Art Awards, Launceston
1998 Tasmanian Art Award, Eskleigh

Awards

2016 Member's Choice, Tattersall's Club Art Prize, Brisbane
2015 People's Choice Award, Glover Art Prize, Tasmania
2014 People's Choice, Glover Art Prize, Tasmania
2014 Hanger's Choice, Glover Art Prize, Tasmania
2012 People's Choice Award, Bay of Fires Art Prize, St Helens, Tasmania
2012 People's Choice Award, Glover Prize, Tasmania
2008 Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Museum of South Australia, Adelaide
2005 Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Museum of South Australia, Adelaide
2004 Glover Art Prize, Evandale
2000 City of Burnie Art Exhibition - Lactos Award for Oil or Acrylic
1999 Woolmers Art Award, Tasmania
1996 Tasmanian Art Award, Eskleigh
1994 Tasmanian Art Award, Eskleigh

Collections

Queensland Art Gallery
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Tasmania
Natural Trust of Australia (Tasmania)
Parliament House, Canberra
Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
Museum of South Australia
Devonport City Art Gallery
The Glover Society

Commissions

2011 In TEERS, Visual Art Exhibition, Ten Days on the Island, Tasmania
2009 Trust, Visual Art Exhibtion, Ten Days on the Island, Tasmania
2000 Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney
1998 Longford Harvest Festival, Tasmania
1996 150th Anniversary, Longford St Patrick's Day Races, Tasmania
1995 Longford Harvest Festival, Tasmania
1994 Tasmanian Furniture Commission

Reference

Ruth Lovell, 2010, Tasmanian Tails, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne
David Lake, 2010, For The Love of Animals and Tasmania, Craft Art International, September
Contemporary Australia: Optimism, Queensland Art Gallery, 2008, p.195
Artlink, vol. 28, no. 1, 2008, Fuel for Thought: Oil Energy, Conflict and Art
Ruth Lovell, 2007, It's Not Easy Being Green, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne
Victoria Hammon, 2005, Michael McWilliams: All the World is a Stage, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne