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Exhibitions

Graham Fransella has had over forty solo shows across Australia as well as in Germany and the United Kingdom.

Graham Fransella’s work has been selected for the Archibald, Wynne, Sulman and Dobell Drawing Prizes at the Art Gallery of NSW and, in 2000, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2011 he won the Wynne Trustees Watercolour Prize.

Upcoming Exhibitions

2014

27 March - 15 April
Beaver Galleries, Canberra

September
Heiser Gallery, Brisbane

Solo Exhibitions

2013 Australian Galleries, Sydney
2012 Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2011 Beaver Galleries, Canberra

2010

Australian Galleries, Melbourne

Heiser Gallery, Brisbane

2009 Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney
2008 Australian Galleries, Melbourne
Beaver Galleries, Canberra
2007

Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

2005

Beaver Galleries, Canberra

Heiser Gallery, Brisbane
Greenaway Galleries, Adelaide
Port Jackson Press, Melbourne

2004

Grahame Galleries, Brisbane

2003

Beaver Galleries, Canberra

Deakin University, Melbourne
Australian Art Resources, Sydney

2002

Axia Modern Art, Melbourne.

2001

Greenaway Galleries, Adelaide

2000

Axia Modern Art, Melbourne

Beaver Galleries, Canberra

1999

Greenaway Galleries, Adelaide

Axia Modern Art, Melbourne

1998

Australian Galleries, Melbourne

Beaver Galleries, Canberra

1997

Greenway Galleries, Adelaide

1996

Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, U.K

1995

Beaver Galleries, Canberra

Australian Galleries, Sydney

Greenway Galleries, Adelaide

Australian Galleries, Melbourne

1993

Greenway Galleries, Adelaide

Australian Galleries, Sydney

Grahame Galleries, Brisbane

Beaver Galleries, Canberra

1992

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne

Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, U.K

1991

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

1990

Grahame Galleries, Brisbane

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

Grahame Galleries, Brisbane

1989

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, U.K.

1988

Anima Gallery, Adelaide

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

1987

Gerstman Abdullah Fine Arts International, Cologne, West Germany

1986

Gerstman Abdullah Fine Arts International, Melbourne

Alba Fine Art, Kew, London

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney (Feb 1986)

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney (Dec 1986)

1985

Gerstman Abdullah Fine Arts International, Cologne, West Germany

1984

Gerstman Abdullah Fine Arts International, Melbourne

Solander Gallery, Canberra

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

1983

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

1982

Stuart Gerstman Galleries, Melbourne

1981

Stuart Gerstman Galleries, Melbourne

1978

Stuart Gerstman Galleries, Melbourne

Group Exhibitions

2013 Fleurieu Art Prize Exhibition, South Australia
Reading the Space: Contemporary Australian Drawing, New York Studio School
2012 Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery NSW
Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of NSW
2011 Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery NSW
2010 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery NSW
Burnie Print Prize, Burnie Regoinal Gallery, Tasmania
People and Places, Heiser Gallery, Brisbane
Prints made with Integrity, Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2009

Lorne Foreshore Sculpture Show, Victoria

Stories of our Making - contemporary prints from Australia, University West of England, Bristol, UK, and Tweed
River Regional Gallery, NSW
Australian Prints, Southern Graphics Conference, Chicago, Illinois
Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of NSW
Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of NSW
2008

Wynne Prize, Art Gallery NSW
Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery NSW

2007 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery NSW
2006 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery NSW

The Artist, The Printmaker, Australian Art Resources, Melbourne

Jacaranda Drawing Prize, Grafton
Fletcher Jones Art Prize, Geelong Gallery
Redland Westpac Art Prize
2005 Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery NSW
Hibrida II – Gallery Bruno, Czech Republic and Bradford, UK.
Artist’s Artists – Axia Modern Art, Melbourne

2004

Surface Tension, Twenty One Contemporary Australian Printmakers, National Arts Club, New York

Place Made, Work from Australian Print Workshop, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
By Male Order, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery
A Small Private Eye, Monash Art Gallery
Figure and Landscape, Manningham City Gallery, Melbourne

2003

Blake Prize, University of Sydney

Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery NSW
National Works on Paper,  Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery
Works on Paper Fair, Sydney

2002

Axia Modern Art, Sydney

2001

Axia Modern Art, Melbourne – Figure and Landscape – 3 artists, Graham Fransella, Idris Murphy, Guy Warren

Wynne Prize, Art Gallery NSW

‘Then and Now’ Artists from Bradford Art School Travelling Show, UK

Melbourne Printmakers – Queensland Art Gallery and Heidi Gallery, Victoria.

2000

Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of NSW

Sulman Prize, Art Gallery NSW

Wynne Prize, Art Gallery NSW – Awarded watercolour prize

Melbourne Art Fair 2000

“Works on Paper” Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London

London Arts Fair, Rebecca Hossak Gallery

Contemporary Australian Prints, Phillipines “People in a Landscape”

Contemporary Lino Cuts 1995-98 (Touring Exhibition)

1999

Volvo Galleries Exhibition

Archibald Prize, Art Gallery NSW

Slovenian Biennale – Focus on Australia

Sydney Works on Paper Fair

1998

Amsterdam Art Fair

Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of NSW

AXIA Modern Art

Australian Prints from the Collection, Art Gallery of NSW

Works on Paper from the Collection, National Gallery of Australia

1997

Dobell Prize, Art Gallery NSW

London International Art Fair, UK

Works on Paper Fair, Sydney

Geelong Print Prize

1996

M. S. MacCarthur Print Award, Sydney

Melbourne Arts fair

Mornington Print Exhibition

Gallery Artists: Australian Galleries, Sydney

Duraloid “Silk Cut” Lino Exhibition

1995

M. S MacCarthur Print Award, Sydney

1994

Mary McKillop Portrait Prize, Power House, Sydney

Melbourne Arts Fair

Fremantle Print Award

Mary McKillop Portrait Prize, Power House, Sydney

Melbourne Arts Fair

Fremantle Print Award

Osaka Triennale, Japan

Blue Mountains Drawing Award, NSW

Dobell Prize

1993

Wynne Prize, Art Gallery NSW

Selected Prints- Australian Galleries, Sydney

Amsterdam Art Fair, Holland

Maarstrict Print Biennale, Holland

Works on paper fair, Sydney

1992

Artist as Printmaker, Editions Gallery, Melbourne

Dobell Prize, Art Gallery NSW

Fremantle Print Award, WA

Mitchelton Print Exhibition, Melbourne

Melbourne Arts Fair

Amsterdam Art Fair, Holland

1991

“Watercolour”, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

“Official Opening”, Australian Print Workshop

“Opening”, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

Nuremberg Arts Fair, Germany

Sulman Prize, Art Gallery NSW

Prints from the Collection, Wollongong City Art Gallery

Print fair, Sydney

1989

Fremantle Print Exhibition

Aberdere Galleries Exhibition, Ipswich Regional Gallery

Painters’ Vision, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

Bath Contemporary Arts Fair, Bath, UK

Chicago International Arts Fair, USA

1988

Australian Prints ANG, Canberra

Recent Australian Print Acquisitions, NGV., Melbourne

Los Angeles International Arts Fair, USA

Nuremberg International Art Fair, West Germany

1987

Woodcuts, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

Melbourne Arts Fair

Works from Australia, Houston International Arts Fair, USA.

Painters’ vision, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

1986

Invitation Purchase Exhibition, University NSW

1985

The Figure, Queensland Art Gallery

Prints & Printmakers, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

Los Angeles International Arts Fair, USA

1984

Printmakers Travelling Show, NSW and Vic

1983

The Beach, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

Retrospective ‘85 Gerstman Abdullah Fine Arts International, Melbourne

1981

The Nude, Gerstman Fine Arts International, Melbourne

1980

Gallery Artists, Gerstman Abdullah Fine Arts International, Melbourne

1978

Henry Worland Print Prize, Warnambool Art Gallery

Review/Preview, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

Henry Worland Print Prize, Warnambool Art Gallery

Henry Worland Print Prize, Warnambool Art Gallery

1972

2nd British Print Biennale, Bradford, UK.

 
 
 
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