Andrew Browne


1960 Born Melbourne
1978-82 Bachelor of Education Art & Craft, Melbourne College of Advanced Education


2013 Eight Paintings, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2013 Six Intaglios, Australian Print Workshop Gallery, Fitzroy
2012 Andrew Browne: Horizon, Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria
2012 Down by the river, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
2011 Purlieus, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2010 Andrew Browne: From the Periphery, McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park, Victoria
2009 Visitation + Seven Apparitions, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
2009 Apparition, Kaliman Gallery, Sydney
2008 Paintings and Photogravures, Lister Gallery, Perth
2007 Chimera, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
2007 Night Pictures, Lister Gallery, Perth
2004 Photography and Painting, Kaliman Gallery, Sydney
2004 Various Places, Gould Galleries, Melbourne
2003 Lister Calder Gallery, Perth
2003 Kaliman Gallery, Sydney
2002 Melbourne Art Fair – Gould Galleries
2001 Gould Galleries, Melbourne.
2000 Eva Breuer Gallery, Sydney
1999 Pictures, John Buckley Fine Art, Melbourne
1999 Painting Light, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo – Survey Exhibition
1995 Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne
1994 Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne
1992 Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne
1991 Six Paintings and Six Photographs, Michael Wardell, Melbourne
1990 Michael Wardell, Melbourne
1988 Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne
1987 Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne
1984 Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne College of Advanced Education, Melbourne
1981 Gotham City Art Gallery, Melbourne


2013 Fremantle Arts Centre Print Awards, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle
2013 Depth of Field: Aspects of Contemporary Photography, John Buckley Gallery, Prahran
2012/3 Negotiating this world: Contemporary Australian Art, National Gallery of Victoria – Ian Potter Centre
2012/3 Luminous World – Contemporary Art from the Wesfarmers Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
2012/3 Night Visions, Lismore Regional Gallery, NSW
2012 The Rapture of Death, Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria
2012 2012 Kodak Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Victoria
2012 Impressions 2012, Australian Print Workshop Gallery, Victoria
2012 Stories from the city, stories from the sea – queer urban tales, The Substation, Newport
2012 Photographic Abstractions, Monash Gallery of Art, Victoria
2012 Philanthropy: The Art of Giving, Bendigo Art Gallery
2011 Born in a balloon, Lister Gallery, Perth
2011 Baldessin Studio 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Light Factory Gallery, Eltham
2011 Artist Artists, Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria
2011 Crepuscular, City Gallery, Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne
2011 2011 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2011 BIG/small, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney
2011 Glover Prize 2011, Evandale Tasmania
2010 Impressions, Australian Print Workshop, Victoria
2010 Outside In, McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, Victoria
2010 Wilderness: Balnaves Contemporary Painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2009 Horror, Come Darkness, Macquarie University Art Gallery, NSW
2009 Shared Sky’ National Gallery of Victoria, Ian Potter Centre, Melbourne
2009 Botanic Residues, From the Collection of Bendigo Art Gallery – La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre
2008 Contemporaneous, Wangaratta Gallery, Victoria
2006 Decade, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
2006 The Inaugural William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Victoria
2006 Recent Acquisitions-Photographs from the MGA Collection. Monash Gallery of Art, Victoria
2005 This Urban World, Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmania
2005/7/9 Art for Science, Nellie Casten Gallery, Melbourne
2005 Kaliman Gallery Group Show
2005 Director’s Choice, Gould Galleries, Melbourne
2004/5 A Sense of Place, Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Healesville, Victoria
2003 Significant Tilt: The Art and Horizon of Meaning, Macquarie University Art Museum, NSW
2003 Depth of Field, Shepparton Art Gallery & Monash University Museum of Art
2002 Nick Cave:The Good Son, M.P.R.G
2002 Contemporary Landscape -  Works from the Whitehorse Collection, Whitehorse Art Space
2002 National Works on Paper, M.R.P.G -Acquired
2002 Nocturne: Images of Night and Darkness from Colonial to Contemporary, Geelong Art Gallery & Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery                            
2002 2002 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2001 Surface Tension, Mornington Peninsula Regional Art Gallery
2001 Rockhampton Art Purchase, Rockhampton Art Gallery, Queensland
2001 Melbourne Savage Club Acquisitive Art Prize 2001, Melbourne
2001 MCA Unpacked, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
2001 In Passing, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale
2001 2001 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2000-1-2 Darkness and Light, MacClelland Regional Art Gallery & touring to Benalla Art Gallery, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Geelong Art Gallery& Auckland Art Gallery
2000 Bilateral (with Peter Robertson), RMIT Project Space, Melbourne.
2000 National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Art Gallery
2000 Exquisite Corpse, Bendigo Art Gallery
2000 Swan Hill National Print and Drawing Aquisitive Awards, Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery - Acquired
2000 Recent Acquisitions,. Whitehorse Art Space and Collection
1999 A4 Art, West Space Inc. Footscray, Victoria
1999 Soft Geometry, 72 Napier St, Fitzroy
1999 The Savage Club Art Award
1999 Nillumbik Art Award - Acquired
1999 Fabric of Labour, Bulle Galleries and Trades Hall
1998-99 Look Again- Contemporary Prints and Works on Paper, National Gallery of Victoria
1998 Jacaranda Drawing Award, Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW - Acquired
1997 Kedumba Drawing Award, Wentworth Falls, New South Wales - Acquired
1997 Drawing Festival, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery - Acquired
1997 Director's Choice: Art from the 1980s, Michael Wardell Gallery
1997 Nature, RMIT Project Space, Melbourne
1997 Visy Board Art Prize, South Australia
1996 Black Attack, The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1995-6-7 Constructed City, Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania (and touring to South Australia, Victoria and Queensland
1995-6 The Moet et Chandon Touring Exhibition, various State galleries
1995 Decadence, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
1995 The MCA Collection: The Victor & Loti Smorgon Gift of Contemporary Australian Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
1995 The Situation Now: A Survey of Local Non-Objective Art, University Art Museum, La Trobe University, Melbourne                                                             
1995 Australian Art, Colonial to Contemporary, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne
1994 The House, Art Show and Auction for the Lighthouse Foundation, Sotheby's, Melbourne
1993 Contemporary Australian Paintings/Works from the Allen, Allen and Hemsley Collection, Melbourne International Festival, Westpac Gallery, Melbourne
1993 A Selection of Australian Art, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne
1993 The CD Show, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra
1992 The Margaret Stewart Endowment, The National Gallery of Victoria
1992 Recently Seen/Works from the Margaret Stewart Endowment, The National Gallery of Victoria at McLelland Gallery, Langwarrin, Victoria
1991 Art Vending Machine Project, Rhumbarella's, Melbourne
1989 Heidelberg and Heritage, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
1989 Physical Culture, 200 Gertrude St, Melbourne
1988 New Art Three, 13 Verity St, Melbourne
1988 Studio Artists, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
1987 Works on Paper, Reconaissance Gallery, Melbourne
1987 St Kilda Arts Festival, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
1981 Graduate Sculpture Exhibition, Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne
1980 Print Survey, Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne
1979 Student Exhibition, Niagara Lane Gallery, Melbourne


ANZ Collection
Australian Taxation Office
Bendigo Art Gallery
British Museum, London
Campelltown City Art Gallery
City of Melbourne Collection, Victoria
Credit Suisse, Hong Kong
Edith Cowan University, Western Australia
Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale
Graduate School of Business Studies, Melbourne University
Grafton Regional Gallery
Kedumba Drawing Collection
Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth
Macquarie University, NSW
McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, Langwarrin, Victoria 
Mornington Peninsula Regional Art Gallery
Monash Gallery of Art
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney – The Victor & Loti Smorgon Gift of Australian Art
National Bank Collection
National Gallery of Victoria - Margaret Stewart Endowment
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Nillumbik Collection
PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Victoria
Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery
Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Victoria
The John McBride Collection, Sydney
Western Mining Corporation
Whitehorse Collection, Victoria
RACV Collection, Melbourne
Rockhampton Art Gallery, Queensland
Wesfarmers Collection, Perth
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery


Howard Florey Institute, Melbourne 1992
Westin Hotel, Melbourne 1999
Credit Suisse, Hong Kong 2000
Sofitel Hotel, Melbourne 2009


Owen Craven - 'Andrew Browne' - Profile/interview in "Artist Profile" Issue 22 March 2013  
Jessica Bridgfoot "Stories from the city, stories from the sea, queer urban tales" Exhibition catalogue - The Substation, Newport 2012
Simon Gregg "Beyond the Horizon" Essay for the exhibition catalogue 'Andrew Browne: Horizon' - Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria 2012
Megan Backhouse "Andrew Browne, Watching the River Flow" - Feature article in ArtGuide Australia July/August 2012
Dan Rule "Andrew Browne: Down by the River" Short review - IN THE GALLERIES, The Age 25 August 2012
Stella Gray "Strange Encounters at Substation, Newport" Art Monthly Australia - November 2012
Kirsty Grant - Text on Andrew Browne for the publication "101 Contemporary Australian Artists" edited by Kelly Gellatly - Published by the National Gallery of Victoria 2012
Kezia Geddes "Night Visions"  - Catalogue - Lismore Regional Gallery 2012
Helen Carroll "Luminous World - Contemporary Art from the Wesfarmers Collection" exhibition catalogue with texts by Bill Henson, Richard Mills and commissioned poetry by John Kinsella 2012
Ronald Miller, Art Review,The Herald 14/6/84
Neville Drury (ed.), New Art Three, Craftsman House 1989
Max Germaine, Artists & Galleries of Australia, Vol. One, Craftsman House, 1990
Gary Catalano, Art Review, The Age 27/6/90
Christopher Heathcote,  Art Review, The Age 3/7/91
Robert Rooney, Art Review, The Age 6/7/91
Images in Contemporary Australian Paintings, Craftsman House 1992
Simeon Kronenberg, Andrew Browne Paintings 1992 (exhibition catalogue), Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne 1992
Christopher Heathcote, Art Review, The Age 18/11/92
‘Contemporary Australian Paintings/Works from the Allen, Allen and Hemsley Collection’ Westpac Gallery (exhibition catalogue), Melbourne 1993
Robert Rooney, Art Review, The Australian, 2/4/1994
Neville Drury, ‘Images 2, Contemporary Australian Painting’, Craftsman House 1994
Review, Artfan 3 & 4, Spring 1994
Susan  McCulloch, The Encyclopedia of Australian Art, Allen and Unwin, 1994
Peter Timms, The Moet et Chandon Touring Exhibition Catalogue 1995
Robyn McKenzie, Art Review, The Age 16/8/1995
Natalie King and Simon Kronenberg, ‘Constructed City’ (Exhibition Catalogue) 1996
Jennifer Spinks,  Review, Cast Magazine No. 8, Summer 1996
The MCA Collection, The Loti Smorgon Gift of Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art (Collection publication) MCA (illustrated) 1997
Neville Drury,  ‘Images Three, Contemporary Australian Painting’, Craftsman house, 1997
Peter Timms, Catalogue Essay , Andrew Browne – ‘Painting Light’ Catalogue, Bendigo Art Gallery 1998
Isobel Crombie, Simeon Kronenberg and Ngahiraka Mason “Darkness and Light -Looking at the Landscape” (Exhibition Catalogue) 2000
Australian Painting Now, Ed. Laura Murray Cree & Neville Drury, Craftsman House 2000
Benjamin Genocchio,  Art Review, The Australian 16/6/00
John Buckley, ‘Nocturne: Images of Night and Darkness from Colonial to Contemporary’ - Exhibition Catalogue - 2002
Louise Tegart & Karen Hall, ‘Depth of Field’, (Exhibition Catalogue) 2003
Peter Hill, Visual Arts Review, The Sydney Morning Herald 31/5/03
Jenny Ann Low, Exhibitions Review, The Sydney Morning Herald 31/5/03
Ross Waterman “Interview with Andrew Browne” Exhibition Catalogue, Kaliman Gallery Sydney, May 2003
Nyanda Smith, Art Review, The West Australian 1/11/03
Andrew Browne, Paintings and Photographs – Lister Calder Gallery Exhibition Catalogue with text by the artist 2003
Charlotte Day (editor) ‘A short ride in a fast machine – Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces 1985-2005 publ. 2005
Lee Tran Lam ‘A walk in the black forest – Andrew Browne’ State of the Arts, April – June 2006
Susan McCulloch (editor) ‘Encyclopedia of Australian Art’ Australian Art Editions, 2006
Ashley Crawford ’Directory of Australian Art’ Thames and Hudson, 2006
Jonathon Nichols ‘Night Pictures’ Exhibition catalogue essay – Andrew Browne and Lister Gallery, 2007
Ted Snell ‘Night world pulses with dangerous allure’ Visual Art review, The Australian, 12/4/07
Ross Moore ‘Tangled Nature’ Sightlines/Critical Guide, The Age 14/9/07
Ashley Crawford ‘Australian Art Collector – 50 Most Collectable Artists’ Issue 43 Jan/March 2008 p,121
Sandy Caldow Review – “Andrew Browne ‘Chimera’ Tolarno Galleries”  Asian Art News Volume 18 No 1 Jan/Feb 2008
Alan R Dodge “A blackness beyond the branches: the paintings of Andrew Browne” Art Monthly – Issue 220 June 2009
Ashley Crawford “Andrew Browne: Chimera Cinema” Australian Art Collector, July – September 2009
Ashley Crawford “Apparition: The Photography of Andrew Browne” Photofile #89 April-June 2010
Inga Walton “The Twilight Realm of Andrew Browne” Etchings Journal #8 Ilura Press, 2010
Penny Teale, Peter Timms, Alan Dodge “Andrew Browne: From the Periphery” Exhibition catalogue published by McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park April 2010
Wayne Tunnicliffe & Naomi Flatt “Wilderness: Balnaves Contemporary Painting”
Exhibition catalogue – Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2010
Prue Gibson “The Rapture of Death” Published by Boccolatte, Sydney 2010


1987-89 200 Gertrude Street - (Now Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces) - Fitzroy
 (Two years - Studio 5)
2001Bundanon Trust, Shoalhaven River, NSW

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