Joseph Rolella

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Born in 1972 in Sydney, Australia
Professional Qualifications
Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours), 1994
Masters, Visual Arts, University of Western Sydney, 1998

Solo Exhibitions
2020 Harvey Galleries, Mosman
2017 Redsea Galleries (Brisbane)
2016 Double Take-Depot Gallery -Sydney
2015 Redsea Galleries (Brisbane
2013 Red Sea Galleries (Brisbane)
2011 Terrian, Aeon Arts – Depot Gallery, Danks Street -Sydney
2009 East to West, United Galleries Perth WA
2008 A sense of Place, United Galleries Sydney
2006 Nautilis, United Galleries Perth WA
2005 Michelle Sougnes/Gallery 482 – Brisbane
Charles Hewitt Gallery (Sydney)
2004 Scott Livesey Gallery
Charles Hewitt Gallery (Sydney)
2003 Pollock Gallery (Melbourne)
Charles Hewitt Gallery (Sydney)
2002 Gallery 482 (Brisbane)
2001 Studio Exhibition (Sydney)
2000 Studio Exhibition (Sydney)
1999 Deutscher Menzies Gallery (Sydney)
1998 The Atrium Gallery (the ABC Centre, Sydney)
Visual Aspects (Sydney International Airport)

Group Exhibitions
2017 The Packsaddle Art Exhibition –Armidale Regional Gallery
Young Contemporaries-The Project Gallery -Sydney
2015 The Kedumba Drawing Award- Bathurst Regional Gallery(N.S.W)
2014 Studies Redsea Galleries-Brisbane
2012 Matter & Space Ne Na Contemporary Art Space – Chiang Mai –
2011 The Gold Coast Art Prize, Gold Coast Regional Gallery
2009 Publishers Cup Cricket Art Prize, Sydney
2008 Plein Air Painting Prize, Parliament House NSW
2007 ANL – National Maritime Prize (Melbourne)
2006 Unwrapped – United Galleries Sydney
Scott Livesey Melbourne
2005 Metro 5 Art Prize finalist Metro 5 Gallery (Melbourne)
Axia Modern Art (Melbourne)
‘Flavour Singapore’, Australian High Commission, Singapore
Saatchi & Saatchi ‘Liquid Light’ Sydney
2004 The Mosman Art Award Finalist
2003 AGNSW Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship – Finalist
2002 Waverly, Woollahra Art Prize – finalist
1999 Ten Faces Australian Contemporary Art
1998 (AKCENT Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic)
1997 Kings School Art Exhibition
1995 St. Luke’s Hospital Charity Auction
1994 NSW Travelling Art Scholarship (CDFA, Sydney)
Honours (ASN building, the Rocks)

2016 Finalist The Gosford art Prize
Winner The Oakhill Grammer art prize
2015 Finalist The Moran Portrait Prize
Finalist-The Muswellbrook Art Prize,Painting /Drawing
2014 Finalist- The Paul Guest Drawing Prize-Vic
Finalist- The Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize-N.S.W
2013 Semi Finalist The Moran Portrait Prize
2011 Winner, The Cricket Art Prize
2010 Finalist, The Stanthrope Art Prize
Finalist, The Mosman Art Prize
2008 Finalist, Plein Air Painting Prize, Parliament House, NSW
2007 Finalist, ANL Maritime Art Award, Melbourne
2005 Finalist, Metro 5 Art Prize
2004 Winner, Hills Grammar Art Prize
2003 Finalist, The Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship
2002 Hills Grammar Art Prize
1995 Bundanon Trust Artist in residence (Sponsored)
1994 William Fletcher Trust Scholarship
1992 Basil and Muriel Hopper Scholarship, Art Gallery of NSW


ANZDL container shipping North Sydney Council
Australian Art Investment Trust North Sydney Hospital
Bundanon Trust Collection Patt Corigan Collection
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Park Royal
Australand Qantas Australia
Evatt Foundation, Sydney Sydney Airport Corp. Ltd
Hills Grammar School Sydney Children’s Hospital
Lance Rigby, Sydney University of Western Sydney
Lang Walker Corporation Ltd Westmead Children’s Hospital
Regional Air Express Westpac Collection Sydney
Maritime Container Services
Merck Sharp & Dohme, Sydney

Click here to view Exhibitions featuring this artist.
  • Joseph Rolella, Fieramente

  • Joseph Rolella, Shakon

  • Joseph Rolella, Murramarang

  • Joseph Rolella, Blue Swimmers

  • Joseph Rolella, Southerly

  • Joseph Rolella, Reverie II

  • Joseph Rolella, Reverie I

  • Joseph Rolella, Freefall

  • Joseph Rolella, Three Figures

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