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ARTISTS | Tim Allen

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Tim Allen is a painter in the landscape tradition who creates gestural works from a studio in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales. He has a BA (Visual Arts) and an MFA (Research) from COFA (UNSW) and his painting career spans more than 20 years. He has been awarded several prestigious Australian art prizes such as the $25,000 Paddington Art Prize in 2017 and the Kedumba Drawing Award in 2016. In addition to this, Tim has been a finalist on more than 25 occasions in leading art awards such as the Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing (2017, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2010), Paddington Art Prize (2017, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2006), NSW Parliament Plein Air Prize (2014, 2013), Wynne Prize AGNSW (2007), Dobell Prize AGNSW (2012, 2009, 2006) and the Kedumba Drawing Award (2016, 2013, 2009, 1999).

In 2014 and 2015 Tim participated in artist residencies in China and Hong Kong, funded by the Nock Art Foundation.

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Interzone | Tim Allen

In his second solo exhibition at Gallerysmith (his 20th career exhibition), Tim Allen presents a series of works derived from his recent Queensland residency courtesy of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy.
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Tim Allen, Bluster (Bogong High Plains) 112x112cm

Navigate | Tim Allen

Tim Allen is a painter in the landscape tradition who works from a studio in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales. His painting career spans more than 20 years and he has been awarded several prestigious awards such as the Paddington Art Prize in 2017. Navigate is his first solo exhibition at Gallerysmith.
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CV:

TIM ALLEN

born 1965, lives Blue Mountains, NSW

EDUCATION
1996-7
Awarded MFA College of Fine Arts, UNSW, Sydney

1988
Graduate Diploma (Visual Art) City Art Institute, Sydney

1985-7
BA (Visual Art) City Art Institute, Sydney

1984
Studied Meadowbank TAFE, Sydney

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2020
Interzone, Gallerysmith, Melbourne

2019
Defiance Gallery, Sydney

2018
Navigate, Gallerysmith, Melbourne

2017
Weswal Gallery, Tamworth, NSW

2016
Defiance Gallery, Sydney
Nock Art Gallery, Hong Kong

2015
Weswal Gallery Tamworth, NSW

2014
Defiance Gallery Sydney
Milton House Gallery Mackay, QLD

2013
Catherine Asquith Gallery Melbourne 2012 Defiance Gallery Sydney

2011
Adelaide Perry Gallery Sydney

2010
Defiance Gallery Sydney

2008
Defiance Gallery Sydney

2007
Defiance Gallery Sydney

2003
Bryan Hooper Gallery Sydney

2002
Bryan Hooper Gallery Sydney

2001
Bryan Hooper Gallery Sydney

1999
Coventry Gallery Sydney

1998
Coventry Gallery Sydney

1997
First Draft Gallery Sydney

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
Paddington Art Prize, Sydney
KAAF Art Prize, Sydney
Artist Profile, Australasian Painters, Orange Regional Gallery

2007 – 17
Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, Adelaide Perry Gallery, Sydney
Midwinter, Defiance Gallery
The Kelton Plain, Artist Residency, Raglan Gallery, Cooma
Makers Mark, Defiance Gallery

2016
Kedumba Drawing Award, Orange Regional Gallery
Packsaddle Exhibition, New England Regional Art Museum
Step up to the Plate, Defiance Gallery
Spring Fever, Defiance Gallery
Abstracting the Landscape, Defiance Gallery

2015
Art from Australia, Gail Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
Paddington Art Prize, Sydney
Hong Kong Affordable Art Fair, Hong Kong
Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, Adelaide Perry Gallery, Sydney
20th Anniversary Exhibition, Defiance Gallery
Coorah Contemporary Gallery, Wentworth Falls, NSW

2014
Paddington Art Prize, Sydney
Opening Exhibition, Gallery Klei, Sydney
NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize, NSW Parliament, Sydney
Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, Adelaide Perry Gallery, Sydney
Stations of the Cross 2014, Sydney
Abstracting the Landscape, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
Coorah Contemporary Gallery, Wentworth Falls, NSW

2013
Kedumba Drawing Award, Wentworth Falls
The PLC Sydney Collection Exhibition, Adelaide Perry Gallery, Sydney
The Landscape Exhibition Gate Gallery, Wollombi

2012
Dobell Prize, Art Gallery of NSW
Paddington Art Prize, Mary Place Gallery, Sydney
Larapinta Trail Artists, Shoalhaven City Arts Centre, Nowra
Seeing the same landscape through different eyes, Milton House Gallery, Mackay
Painting the Everglades, Tim Allen and Michael Herron , Everglades Gallery, NSW
NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize, NSW Parliament, Sydney
Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, Adelaide Perry Gallery, Sydney
Abstraction in Landscape, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
Larapinta Trail Artists, Moree Plains Gallery, Moree
Norvill Art Prize, Murrurundi, NSW
The Great Australian Landscape, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

2011
The Larapinta Exhibition Defiance Gallery, Sydney
Ship Shape: The Boat Show, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
The Landscape Show, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
The Drawing Show Defiance Gallery, Sydney

2010
2nd Annual Drawing Exhibition, Nolan on Lovel Gallery, NSW
Norvill Art Prize, Murrurundi, NSW
Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, Adelaide Perry Gallery, Sydney
The Drawing Show, Defiance Gallery, Sydney

2009
Dobell Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Kedumba Drawing Award, Kedumba Gallery, Wentworth Falls
Same Place, Many Views, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
Defiance Gallery Drawing Exhibition, Defiance Gallery, Sydney

2008
Alan Cleary Collection, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
Stations of the Cross 2008, St Ives Uniting Church
Same Place, Many Views, Defiance Gallery, Sydney

2007
Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Same Place, Many Views, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
Shelf Life, Delmar Gallery, Sydney

2006
Dobell Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Paddington Art Prize, Michael Nagy Fine Art, Sydney
Norvill Art Prize, Murrurundi, NSW
Art on the Rocks Exhibition, Sydney
Defiance Gallery Drawing Exhibition, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
Shelf Life, Delmar Gallery, Sydney
Same Place, Many Views Defiance Gallery, Sydney

2005
The Defiance Drawing Show, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
Tim Allen and Dave Horton, new work, Defiance Gallery, Sydney

2004
Six Artists Paint Greece, S H Ervin Café, Sydney

2002
Art in Food, S H Ervin Café, Sydney
Melbourne Art Fair Melbourne, Vic

2000
Contemporary Landscape, Bryan Hooper Gallery, Sydney
Melbourne Art Fair Melbourne, Vic
Inaugural Exhibition, Bryan Hooper Gallery, Sydney
Tutors Exhibition, Grafton Regional Gallery

1999
Coventry Diary, Coventry Gallery, Sydney
Kedumba Drawing Award, Kedumba Gallery, Wentworth Falls

1998
Coventry Diary, Coventry Gallery, Sydney

1997
Stripp Gallery Melbourne, Vic

1996
Ether Ohnetitel Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

1995
International Contemporary Painting Festival, Seoul Fine Arts Centre, Seoul, Korea

RESIDENCIES
2015
Artist Residency, Huangshan, China, Nock Art Foundation, Hong Kong

2014
Artist Residency, Zhangjiajie, China, Nock Art Foundation, Hong Kong

2014
Artist in Residence, Pymble Ladies College 2013

2011
Artist in Residence, PLC, Croydon, Sydney

2008
Artist in Residence Program, Bundanon Trust, NSW

1991
WASPS Studio Residency, Glasgow, Scotland

 

AWARDS

2017
Winner, Paddington Art Prize
Highly Commended, KAAF Art Prize

2016
Winner, Kedumba Drawing Award

2012
Highly Commended, Norvill Art Prize

2010
People’s Choice Award, Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing

2010
Commended, Norvill Art Prize

 

COLLECTIONS
Supreme Court of Victoria; Allens Arthur Robinson; Artbank; Paddington Art Prize Collection; Kedumba Collection of Contemporary Australian Drawings; Bundanon Trust Collection; PLC Sydney Collection; Hawkesbury Regional Gallery; TAFE NSW, Western Sydney Institute; Seoul Fine Arts Centre, Korea; Chandler Coventry collection.

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