Matthew Johnson

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BORN 1963 in London

EDUCATION
From 1982 -84 he completed Higher Art Certificate, National Art School, Sydney.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014
Resonance, Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide

2007
Greenhill Gallery, Perth
Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

2006
Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane,

2005
Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
Greenhill Gallery, Perth
Meriton Project Space, Singapore

2003
Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

2002
Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra
Greenhill Gallery, Perth
Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane

2001
Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

2000
Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

1999
Olsen Carr Art Dealers, Sydney
Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

1998
Arts D’Australie, Paris, France
Moments in Civilisation, The Vault Contemporary Artspace,
Bundaberg Arts Centre, Queensland
Mappings, James Allen Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1996
Olsen Carr, Art Dealers, Sydney
Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

1995
Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

1994
Room Exhibition, Imperial Hotel, New Delhi
Room 32, Regents Court Hotel, Sydney

1993
Studio Exhibition, Sydney

1992
Chrisitine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

1991
Studio Exhibition, Sydney

1990
Studio Exhibition, Sydney

1989
Studio Exhibition, Sydney
Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2007
Hill Smith Gallery, AdelaidePoints of Departure, Tobey Fine Arts, New York
Tactile Imagination, Ivan Doughety Gallery, Sydney

2006
10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong
Salon, Dick Bett Gallery, Hobart

2005
10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong, in association with Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Stanley Art Prize, Tasmania

2004
Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Buildings
Lines III, Fireworks Gallery, QLD

2003
Art Paris, Carousel de Louvre, Paris

2002
Depth of Field, Shepparton Art Gallery, VIC
Good Vibrations, Heide Museum of Art, Heidelberg VIC
Exposition collective, Conseil General de Loire Atlantique, Nantes, France

2001
Love Colour,Studio 91B, Adelaide
Abstraction: Spirit, Light, Pure Form, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Voyages dans le matiere, Atelier Claude Cerf, Paris
ART PARIS, Carrousel de Louvre, Paris

2001-2003
Hermanns Art Award, National Travelling Exhibition

2000
Accents Australien,Espace Adamski Designs, Paris

1999
Exposition Australie, Bastille, Paris
On Any Given Day, Bundaberg Arts Centre, Queensland

1998
Propositions Australiennes, Gallerie Luc Queyrel, Paris

1997
Espace Beziers, Beziers, France
Salon Natasha, Hanoi, Vietnam
Devoured by Paint, Olsen Carr Art Dealers, Sydney

1996
Aer Phoste, Dublin, Ireland
Flagging the Republic, Sherman Goodhope, Sydney
Abstraction Now, Geelong Regional Gallery, Victoria
3 x 3 Sites: Exhibition, Sydney, Christchurch, Berlin

1995
Icon of our Times, Salon Natasha, Hanoi, Vietnam
Group Show, Olsen Carr Art Dealers
Hidden Treasures, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition
House, Canberra

1994
Bet Your Life II, Annandale Galleries, Sydney
Re-placing Australian Painting, Rosinis, Auckland; Test Tube Gallery,

1993
Australian Perspecta 93, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Moet & Chandon Exhibition touring State Galleries of Australia
Contemporary Australian Painting: Works from the Allen, Allen & Hemsley
Westpac Gallery, Victorian Arts Centre

1992
Future City – Art & Architecture, Bond Store, Sydney

1991
Over East, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth
Microsm, Gary Anderson Gallery, Sydney
10 x 10, Linden Gallery, Melbourne

1989
Fresh Art, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney

1988
Nine Young Artists, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
Ariennale, EMR Gallery, Sydney
Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne
Faber Castell Prize for Drawing, Rex Irwin Gallery, Sydney

1987
Group Exhibition, Mori Gallery, Sydney

1985
NSW Travelling Art Scholarship, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES AND GRANTS

2002
Cite des Artes International artist residency, Paris

2001
Artist in Residence, Bundanoon, New South Wales

2000
Arts Victoria, Travel Research Grant, Gabo Island, Victoria

1999-2000
Parks Victoria Artist in residence program, Petty’s Orchard,

1989-1999
Artist in residence, Bundaberg Arts Centre, QLD

1995
Travel Research Grant Australia Council (V.A.C.B.)

1993
Fisher’s Ghost Art Prize, Campbelltown City Gallery, NSW

1988
Faber Castell Prize for Drawing

COMMISSIONS

1997- 1998
Babylonian Frieze, Crown Street Project, in association with Alex

2002-2003
‘Yellow House Project’, Macleay St Kings Cross

COLLECTIONS
KPMG, Sydney; Allen Allen & Hemsley, Sydney; Artbank, Sydney; Campbelltown City Art Gallery, NSW; Faber Castell Collection, Sydney; Freehill, Hollingdale & Page, Melbourne; Hyatt Hotel, Perth; Mallesons Stephen Jacques, Melbourne; Macquarie Bank; Robert Holmes a Court Collection, Perth; Bundaberg Arts Centre, Queensland; Smorgan Collection, Melbourne; State Bank, Victoria; BHP Collection, Victoria; Deloitte Ross Tohmatsu;Moorilla Museum & Art Gallery, Tasmania; RACV; State Bank, Victoria; Monash Museum of Art; News Corporation, and private collections in New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, Cologne, Munich, Madrid, New York, Vancouver, Toronto & Canada.