Born Sydney

 

Education

 

1975     life drawing at Academie de la Grand Chaumiere,Paris               

2002     Art of Rudolf Steiner, Parsifal College, Sydney

2007     Conservation and Land Management

2015     Masters of Cross Disciplinary Art & Design, University NSW - MCDArtDes

 

 

Solo exhibitions

 

2017      UNSEEN - 

2015      Biophilia – Art Atrium, Sydney

2013      Connection Art Atrium, Sydney

2010      Riversdale dreaming Adelaide Perry Gallery, Sydney

2008      Survey Exhibition Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, NSW

          Homage to birds Wagner Gallery, Sydney

2007      Sowing the seed Borg Gallery, Gosford

2006      Rediscovering the Colo Kenthurst Gallery, Sydney

          A Testament to the Hawkesbury Wagner Gallery, Sydney

2005      Gaia and the river Gallery 460, Gosford

2004      The Australian landscape – An inner response Kenthurst Gallery, Sydney

          The landscape – “Veiled in light” Wagner Gallery, Sydney

2002      Wandering the Shoalhaven Wagner Gallery, Sydney

          Recent landscapes Gallery 460, Gosford

2000      A special place Gallery 460, Gosford

1998      Gallery 460, Gosford

1997      Eddie Glastra Gallery, Sydney

1996      Kenthurst Gallery, Sydney

1995      Gallery 460, Gosford

1994      Eddie Glastra Gallery, Sydney

1992      Gallery 460, Gosford

1990      Gallery 460, Gosford

1988      Gallery 460, Gosford

1987      Kenthurst Gallery, Sydney

1986      Gallery 460, Gosford

1980      Rainsford Gallery, Sydney

 

Selected group exhibitions

 

2015       Art Atrium Gallery - Summer Sojourn

2014      On Islands, Eramboo project. Collaboration with Imogen Cranna

2013      Art Atrium Gallery – Art 3KArt

2012      Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, Adelaide Perry Gallery,

          Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney (Finalist)

          Kedumba Drawing collection – Orange Regional Gallery

          Shelf Life Delmar Gallery, Sydney

          Art Atrium Gallery – Art 3KArt 3K Art 3K

2011      ARBOREAL – Macquarie University Gallery, Sydney

          Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, Adelaide Perry       

          Gallery, Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney (Finalist)

          Landscape Show - Defiance Gallery, Newtown

          Drawing Show -  Defiance Gallery, Paddington

2010      Shelf Life Delmar Gallery, Sydney

2009      20th Kedumba Drawing Award, Wentworth Falls, NSW

          Collections Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, NSW

          Hazelhurst Art Award for Art on Paper, Hazelhurst    

          Regional Gallery, NSW

2008      House of Phillips Fine Art Drawing Award, Mosman.

2007      Summer exhibition Wagner Gallery, Sydney

2006      Shelf Life Delmar Gallery, Sydney

          Tattersalls Club Invitation Art Prize. QLD

          Kedumba Drawing Award, Wentworth Falls, NSW

          Small works Gallery 460, Gosford

2005      Water colours Delmar Gallery, Sydney

          Selected works Kenthurst Gallery, Sydney

          Summer collection Wagner Gallery, Sydney

          Collage Taylor Gallery, Sydney

2004      Tattersalls Club Invitation Art Prize, QLD

2003      Kedumba Drawing Award, Wentworth Falls, NSW

          Hutchins Art Prize, Tasmania

2002      Summer Collection Wagner Gallery, Sydney

          Watercolour Show Delmar Gallery, Sydney

2001      Pastel Show Delmar Gallery, Sydney

2000      Fleurieu Biennale Landscape Prize, South Australia

1999      SCEGGS Redlands Invitation Prize, Sydney

          Archibald Prize Exhibition AGNSW, Sydney

          Jeans for Genes Art Auction, MCA, Sydney

1998      Watercolour Show Delmar Gallery, Sydney

1997      Tattersalls Club Invitation Art Prize, QLD

1996      North Shore Fine Art, Sydney

          Kenthurst Gallery, Sydney

1992      Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

          Mosman Art Prize, Sydney

1991      Muswellbrook Art Prize, Muswellbrook Regional Gallery, NSW

          Bathurst Art Prize, Bathurst Regional Gallery, NSW

1990      Mosman Art Prize, Sydney

1989      Australian Maritime Art Award. Travelling exhibition

1975      Truro Gallery, St Ives. England

 

 

Residencies

 

2001      Artist in Residence, Brigidine College St Ives                                  

          Artist in Residence, Arthur Boyd Studio, Bundanon

          Artist in Residence, Epping Boys High, Sydney

2003       Artist in residence, Trinity College, Sydney

          Artist in Residence, Arthur Boyd Studio, Bundanon

2005      Artist in Residence, Epping Boys High, Sydney

2010      Artist in Residence. PLC Croydon

2011      Artist in Residence, Pymble Ladies College. Sydney

2014      Artist in Residence, Pymble Ladies College. Sydney

2015      Artist in Residence, Pymble Ladies College, Sydney

 

 

Collections

 

Australian Air Services, Sydney International Airport

Edogowa Museum, Osaka, Japan;

Kedumba Drawing Collection

McDonalds corporation, Australia

Arthur Boyd Bundanon collection

David Boyd Private collection

Baulkham Hills Shire Council commission for Shire Banner

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery collection

Macquarie University, NSW

Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney

Australian Stock Exchange, Sydney

Trinity College, Sydney

Tattersall’s club,Sydney

AMP Corporation

 

Bibliography

 

Artists and Galleries of Australia, Max Germain – Vol 1,2,3

Who’s Who of Australian Visual Art 1991 – 94

Australian Artist magazine 1975,83,96,99

International Artist magazine 1999

The Age Melbourne Arts

Sydney Morning Herald Arts Review, Annemarie Lopes

Central Coast Herald

Sydney News August 17, 1994

Graham Cheney & Patrick Shirvington 31 October – 7 December 2008 -                                               Hawkesbury Regional Gallery. Kathleen Von Witt

Bundanon Trust 10th Anniversary November 9 2003

Kedumba Drawing Award 2010 , artists in the collection

Patrick Shirvington and Graham Cheney ISBN:0977587371Publisher:Hawkesbury Regional Gallery

By Witt, Kathleen Von 2008

Collections - Hawkesbury City Council, Regional Gallery and FOHACaRG
by Witt Kathleen Von 2009

Arboreal.A Macquarie University exhibition. Rhonda Davis. 2011

Radio Northern Beaches, Sydney.Krista Elliott interview

ABC Radio. Regional Television 2013

Shirvington P. 2015 Drawing International Griffith, Queensland College of the Arts. Phenomenology – Drawn from.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Teaching / workshops

 

2015      Drawn to Nature. Mosman Council

2014      Drawn to Nature. Mosman Council

2014      Landscapes of Parramatta. Parramatta Council

2013      Drawn to Nature. Mosman Council

2013      CONNECTING:Ferry Artists – Wisemans Ferry

2012      CHAS- Explore the creative process of mark making

2012      Artworkshops Australia – Allowing yourself to evolve

2011      Drawing Workshop exploring the natural environment – Macquarie University, Sydney

          Artist in Residence – Pymble Ladies College, Sydney

2010      Artist in Residence -  PLC Croydon

          Dungog Society of Arts, Dungog

2006      Drawing and mixed media, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery

          Working with the Landscape, Epping Boys High

2005      North West NSW, Artist workshop Forbes

2004      Working with the Landscape, Epping Boys High

          North West NSW, Artist workshop Forbes

2003      Bundanon Artist in Residence, open studio talk 10th Anniversary

          Drawing techniques ‘ the Landscape ‘ Trinity College Ashfield

          Working with the Landscape, Epping Boys High

2002      Bundanon workshop, Drawing and mixed media

2001      Bundanon workshop, Brigidine College St Ives

          Bundanon workshop, Drawing techniques and print making

1999-2003 Teaching, Workshop Arts Centre Willoughby

 

Projects

Hills Shire Council Seasonal Banner project. Design banner for site specific use around the Shire

North West Youth Art Project. “ Road Less Travelled “ Arts NSW – Hills Shire Council. Facilitate workshops and final exhibition 

Theatre set design, Riverside Theatre Parramatta – The Dreamstone

Mosman Council “Drawn to Nature” look at the interconnectedness of Art and Nature. Sept 3013.

Brewongle, Environmental Education centre. Workshop Engaging Visions camp.Nov 2013

Eramboo Artist Environment. On Islands collaboration. 2014

Drawing International Brisbane (DIB)Symposium. Phenomenology 2015

 

Conference Presentations & Publications:

Shirvington P. EcoArts Australis Creating an empathy for nature through the arts -. Drawing towards connection. May 2013

Shirvington P. Drawing International Griffith, Queensland College of the Arts. Phenomenology – Drawn from. October 2015

Patrick Shirvington and Graham Cheney ISBN:0977587371 Publisher:Hawkesbury Regional Gallery

By Witt, Kathleen Von 2008