Born: Geelong, Victoria, Australia 1958
Lives and works in Melbourne


1977-79    Diploma of Art & Design, Prahran CAE, Melbourne

1985-86    Post-Graduate Diploma (Painting), VCA, Melbourne


2023    Compendium Gallery, Melbourne (opening July 28)

2023    Stephen Maclaughlan Gallery (openingJune 16)

2023    Frank Schlag Galerie

2020     The Brides of Christ, Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen

2019     Portraits, Chapman Bailey Gallery

2018     Suzanne Tarasieve Galerie, Paris  March 10 – 31

2016     Frank Schlag Galerie, Essen

2016     Suzanne Tarasieve Galerie, Rue Pastourelle Paris

2015    The Old Melbourne Jail: Seven Deadly Sins, White Night Festival

2014    Forgotten, Scot’s Church Melbourne, White Night Festival

2013    The Hit List , Frank Schlag, Essen,Germany

2013    Evil Sect, Strange Neighbour Gallery, Melbourne

2012    “Entanglement”, Suzanne Tarazieve Galerie, Paris

2012    “The Hit List”, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne

2011    “Flesh Made Word”, Frank Schlag Galerie, Essen, Germany

2010    “Hell Bent”, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne

2009    “Terry Taylor”, Gallery Frank Schlag, Essen, Germany

2008    “Memento Mori”, Scott Livesey Galleries

2008    “Memento Mori”, Scott Livesey Galleries at the Melbourne Affordable Artfair

2006    “Aquarius Horoscope” Ochre Gallery Melbourne.

2006    “Without Voice” O.P.T. Gallery, Hong Kong.

2004    “Falling” Span Galleries,Melbourne

2002    “Recent Work”. Smyrnios Gallery Australia, Melbourne

2002    “Oil and Water”, Mira Fine Art Gallery, Melbourne

2000    “Recent Drawings”, Bulle Galleries, Melbourne

1999    “Forty Pink Paintings as a Parting Present”, Bulle Galleries, Melbourne

1997    “The Table is Set”, Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne

1996    “Black, White & Grey”, Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne

1994    “Abdominal Breath” Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne

1991    City Gallery, Melbourne

1989    City Gallery, Melbourne

1988    City Gallery, Melbourne

1985    70 Arden Street, Melbourne


2023      Royal Exhibition Buildings Melbourne, Rites of Passage Tattoo Festival

2022       Ballarat Gallery ‘Beating around the Bush’ November 5 – February 19 2023

2022       Kunstveren Friedberg “Death, Disease, Democracy”Germany (forthcoming Dec)

2022       Sublime to the Gothic, Cascade Gallery Maldon, Victoria (June 18 – July 16)

2022       Suzanne Tarasieve Galerie Paris Oui, La Peinture

2022       Kunstverein Friedberg (forthcoming)

2021      Notfair Art Fair Melbourne

2021      Mono Tasmania, House of Mirrors, Angel of the House, permanent installation

2019      Luminato, International Festival of Arts, Toronto, Canada, June 7 – 23

2019      A Feeling Called Love, Kunstmuseum Bochum

2019      HER stories, Chapman Bailey Gallery, Melbourne

2018      Olbricht Foundation, Wunder Kammer Olbrict

2018      Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum, Redan Weiss Collection

2018      Espace 37m Brussels, Suzanne Tarasieve Galerie

2018      Auckland NZ  ( March) House of Mirrors

2018      Singapore National Gallery, House of Mirrors

2017      Romancing the Skull, Ballarat Regional Gallery

2017      Melbourne Festival, House of Mirrors

2017     Accorochage, Frank Schlag Galerie, Essen

2017     Bendigo Festival, House of Mirrors

2017     Adelaide Festival, House of Mirrors

2017     Sydney Festival, House of Mirrors

2016     Powerhouse Brisbane, House of Mirrors

2016     Dark Mofo, Tasmania, House of Mirrors

2016     H18 Brussels, Suzanne Tarasieve Galerie

2014     The Lyon’s Choice: Geelong Regional Gallery

2014     Luce Irigaray Circle Conference Melbourne, George Paton Gallery

2014    The Bust in the Art of C21st, Galerie Frank Schlag, Germany

2013    Dark Night, Strange Neighbour Gallery

2013    Terry Taylor & M.  Shanthamani Suzanne Tarasieve Paris

2013    Big & Small Paintings, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne

2012    Group Exhibition, Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris

2011    La Maison Rouge, Future of Memories,Thomas Olbricht Collection, Paris

2011    Group Exhibition, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne

2010    The Salon, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne

2010    Group Exhibition, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne

2010    Wunder auf Papier, Oberstdorf, Germany

2010    Life and Death Dance, Kunsthalle Krems, Austria

2008    Group show, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne

2005    Small Paintings. Ochre Gallery Melbourne

2005    Works on Paper. Ochre Gallery Melbourne

2005    Toxic Waste, Gallery 25, Mildura, Victoria

2005    Works on Paper 1, Gallery 25, Mildura, Victoria

2005    Postcard Show 2005, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne

2004    Summer Exhibition, Span Galleries, Melbourne

2003    Art & Peace Kultur Etxea, Guernica Spain

2003    Smyrnios Gallery Australia, Melbourne

2002    “In3Door/Out3Door”, Mira Fine Art Gallery, Melbourne

2002    “Gallery Artists”, Mira Fine Art Gallery, Melbourne

2001    Anti-Cancer Council, ‘Facing the Challenge’, Telstra, Melbourne.

2001    “Works on Paper”, Mira Fine Art Gallery, Melbourne

2000    Anti-Cancer Council,  ‘Removing the Mask’, St. Paul’s Cathedral,Melbourne

1999    James Farrell’Self Portrait Award 1999′, Castlemaine Art Gallery,Vic

1998    ‘Selected Works by Invited Artists’, Bulle Galleries, Melbourne

1998    “Gallery Artists”, Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne,

1998    ‘9 x 5 by 25’, George Adams Gallery, Melbourne (25 years of VCA)

1997    “Gallery Artists”, Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne

1997    “Preview 1997”, Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne

1996    “Gallery Artists”, Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne

1996    ACAF.5  Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Bldg, Melb.

1995    “Gallery Artists”, Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne

1995    “The Situation Now: A Survey of Local Non-Objective Art”, University Art Museum, La Trobe University, Bundoora ( Curator: Christopher Heathcote

1995    “Save Albert Park 9 x 5 Invitation Exhibition”, Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melb

1994    “Recent Works on Paper”, Four Person Exhibition with Godwin Bradbeer, Neil Chenery and Stephen Spurrier, Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne

1994    ACAF.4  Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Bldg, Melb.

1994    “Drawing from Inspiration”, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

1992    “Works on Paper”, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne

1990    19th & 20th Century Portraiture, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne

1990    ACAF.2 Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Bldg Melb

1988    Savage Club Drawing Prize, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne

1988    “Directors’ Choice”, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne

1988    ACAF.1, First Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Bldg Melb

1988    “A New Generation 1983-88, The Phillip Morris Arts Grant Purchases”, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

1988    Group Exhibition, United Artists Gallery, Melbourne

1988    Artbank, ‘Big Paintings’’Big Paintings’, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

1987    Post Graduate Show, VCA Gallery, Melbourne

1987    Post Graduate Show, Melbourne University Gallery, Melbourne

1987    Group Drawing Show, 70 Arden Street, Melbourne

1987    St Kilda Festival

1986    Artists for Peace, Waverley City Gallery, Melbourne

1985    Spring Festival of Drawing, Mornington Peninsula Arts Centre

1985    Diamond Valley Art Award

1980    Two-person show, Prahran Gallery, Melbourne

1979    Prahran CAE Graduate Show, Hawthorn City Art Gallery, Melbourne


Prahran CAE, Melbourne

National Gallery of Australia (Phillip Morris Collection), Melbourne

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

St Kilda City Council, Melbourne

Artbank, Melbourne

Monash University Gallery, Melbourne

Thomas Olbricht Collection Berlin

Private Collections, Australia

Private Collections, Europe

Private Collections, USA


1985    Eric Westbrook Drawing Prize

1986    St Kilda Arts Festival Drawing Prize

1986    National Gallery of Victoria Acquisition Prize


2023    Art Collector April – June Issue p 104 -105

2019    Kunstveren Friedberg “Death, Disease, Democracy”Germany

2018    Le Monde, Paris

2018    The Black Mirror, Edward Colless

2017     The Year of the Plague, Ashley Crawford

2017      Art + Australia . 2017 . Issue Two (54.1) The Plague p5, p35

2017      Art + Australia, Issue One, Extraterritoriality, Terror touches us all, p118



2016     ABC Win News, Tasmania, June 11, House of Mirrors interview

2016    The Age, June 11, Arts & Entertainment, Dark Mofo

2016    The Mercury, June 12 Arts & Entertainment, Events, House of Mirrors

2016    The Sydney Morning Herald, June 11, Entertainment, Dark Mofo, Andrew Taylor

2016    Figaro Magazine, Paris

2016    Psycke Magazine, Turkey

2015   The Age, 21st February, Entertainment, Top Five Picks, Andrew Walsh, Festival

2015   Weekly Review, Greater Geelong, Skulls and Roses by Julia Millard, p16 & 17

2014   Greater Geelong, Wag Weekly Review

2014   Herald Sun 13th December, Lyons’ Raw Art Loves, Sally Bennett, p 48

2014    3AW Interview with Michael Brady, 22 February, White Night Festival

2014    Weekly Review,  Melbourne Times, A Grave Concern for All by V. Millen

2014    Time Out Melbourne, Installations, Jenny Valentish, p25

2013   ABC Radio National Interview & Promo with Michael Cathcart, Books & Arts Daily

2013   The Age August 6, Top 12 Photographers Choice

2013   National Fairfax Newspapers: The Canberra Times, Sydney Morning Herald, WA Today, The Brisbane Times

2013   The Age July 31  Making No Bones About Heads Up on the Macabre, S. Harford 46-47

2013    Le Monde Dimanche 2 – Lundi 2 Juin Review Par Emmanuelle Lequeux

2011    The Past as a Reservoir for our Future, Damien Sausset

2010    Lebenslust & Totentanz Olbricht Collection, W. Schoppmann,Hans-Peter Wipplinger

2010    Death Sells, AshleyCrawford, Australian Art Collector, issue 52, April – June,pp. 108-109, Ashley Crawford

2010    Artisan Cambridge Press

2009    Ausstellungen, Fast wie in film, Christof Wolf

2009    Schwerpunkt Ausstellungen, Im Angesicht de Todes, von Marcus John Schwerpunkt

2008    The Herald Sun, Graphic Art, p49, July 29, Jeff Makin

2008    The Australian, Private Worlds, p18-19, August 2, Ashley Crawford

2008    The Age A2, Art Around the Galleries, August 2, Ashley Crawford

2008    Australian Art Collector, Ashley Crawford, July Edition, pp 170-171

2006    Art Galleries, Megan Backhouse, The Age, July 15.

2005    ABC Radio, 104.3 AM, Toxic Waste Interview, November 17

2005    WIN Television, Interview with Pat Coopman, November 14, 6pm News

2005    3MA Radio Interview with Robert Roper, January 19, Midday News

2005    3MA Radio Interview with Barry Bishop (MLC) January 19, Morning Show

2005    WIN Television, Interview with Pat Coopman, January 18, 6pm News

2005    “Rallying Call to Arts Community” Peter Lamb, Sunraysia Daily, Jan 18

2002    “Oil and water do mix”, Rachelle Unreich, The Herald Sun, June 1

2001    “Art at School and at Home”, Art Monthly Australia (AMA144) pp 13, 14

1996    “Provocative Opening for New Location”, ARTS, BRIEFS, The Age, Thurs, March 21

1994    “The Encyclopedia of Australian Art”, Alan McCulloch, revised and updated by Susan McCulloch, Allen & Unwin

1994    “Taking a Dark View of the Human Body”, Christopher Heathcote, ARTS, The Age,Page 15, March 3

1992    “Bad Aesthetic Times”, Christopher Heathcote, The Age,  Jan 1

1991    Scripsi.“Drawing the Lines”, Art Monthly, Christopher Heathcote, Art Monthly, April 19

1988    Bob Evans, The Age, Friday, June 10, 1988

1988    “Puzzling Over the Pieces of the Self”, Gary Catalano, The Age, May 6

1987    “Drysdale Photographs the Pick in Trio of Exhibitions”, Gary Catalano, The Age, Wednesday, February 25

1986    “Exhibition Commentary”, Art and Australia, Winter Edition

1986    “Arts of ’85”, Gary Catalano, The Age, Tuesday, January 7

1986    Scripsi, Volume 4 No.1

1985    “True Art of Expression”, Gary Catalano, The Age, Wednesday, Dec 11

1985    “Art Review”, Gary Catalano, The Age, Wednesday, October 2, 1985
“A Master Painter’s Game with Letters”, Rod Carmichael, The Sun, Leisure Supplement, Thursday, October 3

1984    “A Time to Choose”, ” (a collection of anti-nuclear poems by Australian poets, illustrated by Australian artists)