BRETT WHITELEY

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Studied at Julian Ashton School, 1957-59. From the outset of his career, Whiteley enjoyed critical acclaim. Whiteley has won many awards including the Harkness Foundation Scholarship (1967), Archibald Prize (1976, 1978), Sulman Prize (1976, 1978), and Wynne Prize (1977, 1978, 1984).

Having exhibited widely throughout Europe, America and Australia, Whiteley is also represented in their major museums and galleries, including the Tate Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, National Gallery of Scotland (UK), Library of Congress, Metropolitan Museum of Art, MOMA, Chicago Museum of Fine Art, Dallas Museum, Baltimore Museum (USA), Musee D'Art Moderne (FR). He is also represented in important public collections in New Zealand, Canada, Africa and Brazil, as well as national, state and many regional galleries throughout Australia, and many institutional, private and corporate collections throughout the world.

Whiteley's prints parallel his talent as a painter. Popular subjects include Sydney Harbour, palm and willow trees, animals and lanscapes, and Lavendar Bay - where he took a studio from 1969. His work in highly sought after, reaching an exceptional place in the artmarket in recent years.


Ravello Italy (1991) screenprint 40 x 77cm


The Garden in Sanur (Bali) (1980) screenprint 75.5 x 105.5cm