artists represented

1868 Born Ipswich, Queensland
1961

Died Brisbane, Queensland

EXHIBITIONS

1903/04 15th-16th Annual Exhibition, Queensland Art Society, Brisbane
1905-11 Royal Academy, London
1907-10 19th-22nd Annual Exhibition, Queensland Art Society, Brisbane
1907 First Australian Exhibition of Women’s Work, Melbourne (First Prize for Best Miniature)
1909/10 Royal Society of Miniature Painters, London
1910 Deuxième Exposition Régionale des Beaux Arts and des Arts Industriels, Ivry-sur-Seine (Section des Emaux, Diplôme gold medal)
1910/11 Autumn Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
1912 International Exhbition of Miniatures, Brussels
1913 Royal Academy, London
Salon des Artistes Français, Paris (old Salon)
1914 Salon des Artistes Français, Paris
1914/15/18/19 Royal Academy, London
1919 Salon des Beaux Arts, and Salon des Artistes Français (joint exhibition)
1920 Royal Academy, London
1920-25 Salon des Artistes Français, Paris
1922-24 Salon d’Automne, Paris
1922 34th Annual Exhibition, Queensland Art Society, Brisbane
Salon des Artistes Indépendants, Paris
1923 Queensland Authors and Artists Association – Exhibition of Loan Paintings, United Services Club Room, Brisbane
Royal Academy, London
1924 Australian Artists in Europe, Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Faculty of Arts Gallery, London
Society of Women Artists, London
1926 Salon des Artistes Français, Paris (awarded an Honourable Mention)
Autumn Exhibitio, Walker Art Galley, Liverpool
1927 39th Annual Exhibition, Queensland Art Society, Brisbane
1927-36 Salon des Artistes Français, Paris
1927/28/30/34 Salon d’Automne, Paris
1934 Société Nationale d’Horticulture de France, Paris (Diploma)
1937 Salon des Beaux Arts, and Salon des Artistes Français, Paris (joint exhibition)
Exposition Internationale des Arts et des Techniques, Paris (Bronze medal, Class 27 from Great Britain, Group VI)
1938/39 Salon des Artistes Français, Paris
19?? n.d. Solo Exhibition, Paris (ref. Grosvenor Galleries exhibition catalogue, 1949)
1947 Finneys Art Gallery, Brisbane (first solo exhibition in Australia)
1948 Finneys Art Gallery, Brisbane (exhibition in aid of the Australian Red Cross Society)
1948-52 60th-64th Annual Exhibition, Royal Queensland Art Society, Finneys Art Gallery, Brisbane
1949 Grosvenor Galleries, Sydney
Finneys Art Gallery, Brisbane
English & Foreign Bookshop Art Gallery, Brisbane
1951

The Moreton Galleries, Brisbane
Commonwealth Jubilee Celebration Exhibition of Queensland Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

1952 Arts Council of Australia, Queensland Division
Finneys Art Gallery, Brisbane
1953

The Moreton Galleries, Brisbane

65th Annual Exhibition, Royal Queensland Art Society, Allan & Stark Art Gallery, Brisbane
Second Annual Exhibition, Arts Council of Australia, Queensland Division, Brisbane

195? Special Exhibition of Women’s Art, Royal Queensland Art Society, Brisbane
1954

Courier Mail Art Panel, Brisbane

66t Annual Exhibition, Royal Queensland Art Society, Brisbane School of Arts

1955 67th Annual Exhibition, Royal Queensland Art Society, Bellvue Hotel, Brisbane
1957 First Tasmanian art gallery exhibition, Hobart
1958 A Tribute to Bessie Gibson, National Gallery Society of Queensland, Queensland National Art Gallery, Brisbane
70th Annual Exhibition, Royal Queensland Art Society, Australian Hotel, Brisbane
Second Tasmanian art gallery exhibition, Hobart
1959 Skinner Gallery, Perth
1960/62 The Moreton Galleries, Brisbane
1963 Courier Mail Art Panel, Brisbane
1967 Summer Exhibition; Early Australian Painting Exhibition; Winter Exhibition; The Moreton Galleries, Brisbane
1968 Summer Exhibition, The Moreton Galleries, Brisbane
1969

The Moreton Galleries, Brisbane
Winter Exhibition, The Moreton Galleries, Brisbane

1975/6 Five Queensland Women Artists, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Australian Women Artists, 100 Years, 1840-1940
1977 Royal Queensland Art Society, Brisbane (mixed exhibition of past members)
Women’s Images of Women, AGNSW.
1978 Bessie Gibson, University of Queensland Art Museum; Fremantle Arts Centre; Ewing and George Paton Galleries, University of Melbourne; Art Gallery of New South Wales; Newcastle Region Art Gallery; Museum and Art Gallery; Northern Territory, Darwin
1993 A Century of Women’s Art 1840s-1940s, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne
2001 Bessie Gibson 1868-1961, Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

COLLECTIONS
National Gallery of Australia
Art Gallery of South Australia
Art Gallery of New South Wales
National Gallery of Victoria
Queensland Art Gallery
Manly Art Gallery and Museum
Gold Coast City Art Gallery
Brisbane City Gallery
University of Technology Art Museum
The University of Queensland Art Museum
Queensland Women’s Historical Association
Musée, Cherbourg
Luxembourg Gallery