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Michael Cusack

Cusack

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Born: 1960, Dublin, Ireland. Arrived in Australia 1982
1997 Diploma of Fine Arts, Hunter Institute of Technology, Newcastle

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018     New Works, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2016     No Matter, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2016     An Image seeks an Image, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne
2016     The Other Same and the Other, POP Gallery, Griffith University, Brisbane
2015     The Same and the Other, Tweed River Art Gallery
2014     Cité Internationale de arts, Open Studio, Paris
2014     New Paintings, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne
2014     Axiom, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2012     Still Life, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2011     Transverse Series, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne
2010     Aperture, Jan Murphy Gallery, Queensland
2009     Michael Cusack at Cbp, Sydney
2009     Archive, Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney
2008     Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne
2007     Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2006     Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney
2005     Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2005     Michael Cusack, Martin Browne Fine Art at Silvershot Gallery, Melbourne
2004     New Works, Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney
2004     Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2003     Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney
2002     Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney
2002     Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra
2001     Nick Mitzevich Gallery, Newcastle

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017     We’re Closer than you think, Curated show, Artstate, Lismore
2017     Out with the Old, M Arts, Murwillumbah
2017     Works from the collection, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah
2017     M Arts Group Show, M Arts, Murwillumbah
2015     Direction Now, Lismore Regional Gallery, Caboolture Regional Gallery
2015     Director’s choice, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah
2015     Jacaranda Drawing Prize (work Acquired), Grafton Regional Art Gallery, Grafton
2014     Direction Now, Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie, NSW
2014     Works from the collection, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah NSW
2013     Air, Light & Space: Contemporary Abstraction, Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie
2013     Summer Exhibition, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2012     Selected Works, Doublebass studios, Byron Bay
2012     Works from the Studio with Emma Walker, Art Piece Gallery, Mullumbimby
2012     The Wilson Art award, Trinity College, Lismore
2012     The Alice Prize, Alice Springs
2012     Acquisitions Show, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah
2011     Basic Instinct, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne
2010     The Industrialists, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah
2009     Quirky: from the collection, Newcastle Region Art Gallery
2009     The Paddington Art Prize, (honourable mention), Sydney
2009     The Blake Prize, NAS gallery, Sydney
2009     Works from the collection, Tweed River Art Gallery
2009     Drawing Show, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2009     Industrialist, QDOS Gallery, Lorne
2008     Jacaranda Drawing Prize, Grafton Regional Gallery Art Gallery, Grafton
2008     Wish You Were Here, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah
2008     The Painting Show, John Gordon Gallery
2007     Winter Collection, Martin Browne Fine Art
2007     Autumn Collection, Martin Browne Fine Art
2005     Colour(less), Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
2005     Wild Garden, Martin Browne Fine Art at the Yellow House, Sydney
2005     Tenth Anniversary Show, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2003     Group Exhibition, Jan Murphy, Brisbane
2003     Brian Moore Memorial Show, Brian Moore Gallery
2002     Collectors Choice, Von Bertouch’s Gallery, Newcastle
2002     Still Waters Clear Visions, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
2002     The Year in Review, S.H. Erwin Gallery, Sydney
2002     New Works 4 Painters, Newcastle Region Art Gallery
2001     Acquisitions Show, Newcastle Region Art Gallery
2001     4 Person Group Show, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra
2001     Vessel, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
1999     Paintings with Dallas Bray, Laman Street Gallery, Newcastle
1998     The Bread Show with Stephen Garrett, Hunter Street Institute, Newcastle

AWARDS

2014     AGNSW, Cité Internationale Des Arts, Paris Residency
2009     Honourable Mention, Paddington Art prize, Sydney
2003     Fishers Ghost Art Prize Hanging crew award
2002     Newcastle Arts Society, Mattara Art Award
2002     Highly Commended, Maitland Art Prize
2002     2nd Prize Muswellbrook Art Prize
2000     Highly Commended, Maitland Art Prize
1999     The Weston Regional Art Award, Acquisitive
1998     The Weston Regional Art Award, Acquisitive

COLLECTIONS

Abn Amro Artbank
BHP Billiton
Macquarie Bank
Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery Lismore Regional Art Gallery Newcastle Region Art Gallery Newcastle University
Newcastle Regional Museum
Port Macquarie collection
Tweed River Art Gallery Wycombe city council
Private collections Australia, Asia and Europe

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Andrew Frost, Axiom, http://theartlife.com.au/2014/axiom/, 2014
Felicity Fenner, The land and its Psyche, The Macquarie Group Collection, 2013
Louise Martin-Chew, “Air Light and Space”, catalogue essay, Glasshouse Gallery, Port
Macquarie, 2013
Una Rey, “Drawing Now”, Newcastle Herald, 2013
Sharne Wolff, Still Life, The Art Life, http://theartlife.com.au/2012/still-life/, 2012
Gavin Wilson, “Transverse Series” catalogue essay, Karen Woodbury Gallery, 2011
Louise Martin- Chew, “New Work, Artist interview”, Art World, 2008
Stephen Garrett, “Sucking Stones”, catalogue essay, Karen Woodbury Gallery, 2008
Martin Browne, “Autumn Catalogue”, Martin Browne Gallery publication, 2007
Meryl Ryan, “Colour(less)” catalogue essay, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, 2005
Michelle McDonald & Gavin Fry, “A sense of calm”, Art and Australia, 2002
Jill Stowell, Newcastle Herald, 2001
Meryl Ryan, “Vessel”, catalogue essay, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, 2001
Jill Stowell, “Vessel”, Newcastle Herald, 2001
Meryl Ryan, “Edge”, Newcastle Herald, 2000
Meryl Ryan, “Collectors Choice”, Newcastle Herald, 2000
Jill Stowell, “1990-2000 Acquisitions Newcastle Art Gallery”, Newcastle Herald, 2000
Jill Stowell Meryl Ryan, “The year in Review”, Newcastle Herald, 2000
Jill Stowell, Newcastle Herald, 2000
Jill Stowell, “A contemporary perspective”, Newcastle Herald, 2000
Zoe Butt, “A contemporary perspective”, catalogue essay, Touring Exhibition, 2000
Meryl Ryan, New Millennium Show, Von Bertouch Gallery, Newcastle Herald, 2000
Ross Woodrow, “Plastic Newcastle -The Epicentre of Denial”, Artlink, 1998



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