1999 Diploma of Design, TAFE, Sydney
2000-07 Classical drawing & painting, Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney
2005-07 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Printmaking), National Art School, Sydney
2008 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours), National Art School, Sydney
Painter and printmaker Dean’s work explores themes of individuality and alienation by depicting commuting urban figures removed from their larger group context.
2011 ‘Drive On’, Gallery Ecosse, Exeter, NSW
2012 ‘Reload – Contemporary Landscape’, Gallery Ecosse, Exeter, NSW
2011 Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, WA
‘large exhibition of small works’, Australian Galleries, Roylston Street, Sydney
‘large exhibition of small works’, Australian Galleries, Derby Street, Melbourne
Stan and Maureen Duke Art Prize, Gold Coast, QLD
2010 ‘Passage and Transmission’, National Art School Graduate Award Exhibition,
Australian Galleries, Glenmore Road, Sydney
2008 ‘Watch this space’, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
Honours Graduate Exhibition, National Art School, Sydney
The Alice Prize, Alice Springs Art Foundation, Alice Springs, NT
Port Jackson Press Graduate Printmaking Award, Port Jackson Press, Melbourne
2007 Graduate Exhibition, National Art School, Sydney
Stella Downer Printmaking Prize, National Art School Sydney
Capitals Project, Seoul, Korea
Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Awards, Centrehouse, Sydney
2006 Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney
2005 Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney
2004 Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney
2011 Storrier Onslow National Art School Paris Studio Residency (Winner), Cité International des Arts, Paris, France
2008 Australian Galleries Graduate Award (Winner), National Art School, Sydney
2007 Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Awards (Highly Commended), Centrehouse, Sydney
Isaac Petersen "Here and Now" @ HARVEY GALLERIES MOSMAN, 16 -27 October 2020
"My work is a culmination of stories from my life, my home, and places I have been. Since I can remember the ocean and rugged landscape of where I grew up in New Zealand has inspired me to paint landscapes and the sea. These paintings kick started my career as an artist in my early twenties.
Since travel being a part of my adult life, my paintings expanded to capture the ‘story” of places abroad in the last few years. I becan painting my wife, Erika, as a figure to add depth and connection to a beautiful surrounding, often water.
I hope to leave the viewer with a good feeling. Whether they can relate to my painting with a past experience, or by a fantasy of somewhere they would like to go, my painting should take them there."
EDUCATION Studied at the National Art School, Sydney NSW Emily Corte Donovan is an emerging Australian artist based in Queensland, Australia. Her practice is concerned with environment and identity and … read more →
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