© 2023 by MICHELLE PERRY. 

GRAHAM KUO

 

b. 1948, China

 

1963 Arrived in Australia

1968-72 Studied at National Art School. Awarded ASTC

1976-81 Lecturer, Alexander Mackie College of Advanced Education

1982-89 Lecturer, City Art Institute, SCAE

1990-99 Lecturer, College of Fine Arts, UNSW

2000-04 Senior Lecturer, College of Fine Arts, UNSW

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2019 Michelle Perry Fine Arts @109 Riley Street

2018 ‘New Works’ - Live in Art, Sydney, Presented and curated by Art Atrium

2017 ‘Into the Light’ -  SPOT81, Sydney

2015 ‘Wait in Silence’ - SPOT81, Sydney

2013 ‘Into Water, Into Light’ - Janet Clayton Gallery, Sydney

2012 ‘Drawings’ - Syndicate at Danks, Sydney

2011 ‘Might Have Danced’ - Wilson Street Gallery, Sydney

2010 ‘New Works’, Mossenson Gallery, Perth, WA

         ‘Graham Kuo, Printmaker: A Retrospective Exhibition’ - Peter Pinson Gallery,  

          Sydney

2009 ‘Graham Kuo’ - Galerie White8, Vienna, Austria

         ‘Recent Works’ - Wilson Street Gallery, Sydney

         ‘Black and White’ - Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Maitland, NSW

2008 ‘Graham Kuo: Drawings’ - Galerie White8, Villach, Austria

2007 ‘Time and Place’ - Wilson Street Gallery, Sydney

2006 ‘Graham Kuo’ - Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

2005 ‘Paintings’ - Galerie White8, Villach, Austria

         ‘1995 - 2005 Survey Exhibition’ - Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Maitland, NSW

          ‘Graham Kuo & Jane Valentine’, 2 person exhibition - BMG, Adelaide, SA

          'Graham Kuo’ - Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne, Vic      

2004, 2001, 1999, 1997, 1994, 1992, 1986, 1984, 1982, 1980, 1978    - Rex Irwin Art Dealer,           Sydney

2000  Solo exhibition – Dickerson Scott, Melbourne, Vic

1998    ‘Graham Kuo – New Works’ – Robert Steele Gallery, Adelaide, SA

1995, 1986, 1983 – Solander Gallery, Canberra, ACT    

1992    ‘Works on Paper’ – Gallery Chika, Tokyo, Japan 

1989    ‘Paintings- - Stuart Gerstmann Galleries, Melbourne, Vic

1985    ‘Stadia Graphics Gallery, Sydney

1979    C.A.S Gallery, Adelaide, SA

         ‘Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne, Vic

1977   Macquarie Gallery, Canberra, ACT

1976, 1974    Bonython Gallery, Sydney

1975  Narek Gallery, Canberra, ACT

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2019 ‘Between Two Worlds’, Newcastle Art Gallery, Curated by Catherine Croll

2018 Sydney Contemporary, Presented by Art Atrium

          Art Central, Hong Kong

         ‘Summer Sojourn’, Live in Art, Presented by Art Atrium 

2017  Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Gallery

          Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, Adelaide Perry Gallery, Sydney

          ‘Summer Sojourn’, Art Atrium, Sydney

          ‘Integration Exchange’, China Cultural Centre, Sydney

2016  ‘Sulman Prize’, Finalist – Art Gallery of New South Wales

         ‘COLD MOUNTAIN: 100 Poems’ – SPOT81, Sydney

         ‘ABSTRACT’, SPOT81, Sydney

        ‘ PAPER’, SPOT 81, Sydney

         ‘Chinese New Year Exhibition’ – Kensington Contemporary, Sydney 

2015    ‘CONTEMPORARY’ – SPOT81, Sydney

          ‘Sydney Contemporary’ (Marnling Press) – Sydney

          ‘Clouds Intersected’ – Chinese Cultural Centre, Sydney

2014    ‘Out of the Blue’ – SPOT81, Sydney

          ‘Mosman Art Prize’, Finalist – Mosman Regional Art Gallery, Sydney

          ‘PAPER’, - SPOT81, Sydney

          ‘PRINTED MATTER’ – SPOT81, Sydney

2013    ‘From Scrolls to Zines’ – Janet Clayton Gallery, Sydney

           ‘A Thousand Words’ – Syndicate at Danks, Sydney

          ‘Paddington Art Prize’, Finalist – Mary Place Gallery, Sydney

2012 ‘The Abstract Canvas’ – Janet Clayton Gallery, Sydney 

          ‘From Paper’ – Beijing Art Space, Beijing, China

           ‘Showcase’ – Syndicate at Danks, Sydney

           ‘Marnling Press & Whaling Road Studio Survey’ – Maitland Regional

            Art Gallery, Maitland, NSW

2011    ‘Colour’ – Syndicate at Danks, Sydney

     ‘Intimate’ – Wilson Street Gallery, Sydney

2010     ‘East meets West’ – Galerie White8, Vienna, Austria

     'Solitary Pursuits in Red’ – Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Maitland, 

           NSW    

           ‘CarriageARTworks’ – Carriageworks, Sydney

           ‘Australian Watercolour Institute - Mosman Regional Gallery, Sydney

2009    ‘CarriageARTworks’ - Sydney

    ‘Printed Image’ – Wilson Street Gallery, Sydney

    ‘TEXT’ – Wilson Street Gallery, Sydney

          ‘Modern Colourists’ – Peter Pinson Gallery, Sydney

2008    Bridge Art Fair (Galerie White8), New York City

           ‘Silk + Sand – Chinese and Australian Printmakers’ – Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

    ‘Shades of Grey’ – Wilson Street Gallery, Sydney

         ‘Abstraction’ – Wilson Street Gallery, Sydney

         ‘Art Sydney’ – Australian Hall of Industries, Fox Studios, Sydney

2007    ‘Paint 2007’ – Wilson Street Gallery, Sydney

    Paper 2007’ – Wilson Street Gallery, Sydney 

         ‘KIAF’ (Galerie White8), Seoul, Korea

         ‘Cologne Art Fair’ (Galerie White8)

2006    Art Salzburg’ (Galerie White8), Salzburg, Austria

    ’45 Years of Sydney Printmakers’ – S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney

2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998 – ‘Important Works on Paper’ – Rex Irwin Art Dealer

1999   Opening Exhibition – Dickerson Scott, Melbourne, Vic

          ‘Kedumba Drawing Award’, Invitational – Blue Mountains, NSW

1998   ‘Australian Master’ – Solander Gallery, Canberra, ACT

1997   ‘Sextet’ – Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

           Opening of New Wing at New England Regional Art Museum, 

           Armidale, NSW

1995-97   ‘King of the Accordion’ (Travelling exhibition) – Dubbo Regional  

           Gallery, NSW; Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW; Penrith Regional 

           Gallery & Lewers Bequest, NSW; Grafton Regional Art Gallery, NSW;   

           Logan Art Gallery, Queensland; Ipswich Regional Art Gallery, 

           Queensland; New England Regional Art Gallery, NSW

1994   ‘Mixed Impressions’ – Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990   ‘Works on Paper’ – Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

1988  ‘11th International Exhibition of Original Drawings’ – Museum of Modern Art, Rijeka, Yugoslavia

1983  ‘15th International Print Biennale’, Yugoslavia

1981  ‘Continuum’ – Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

          ‘14th International Print Biennale’, Yugoslavia

1979  ‘The 6th British International Print Biennial’, Bradford, UK

          ‘Contemporary Australian Printmakers I’, touring USA and Canada

1978, 1976  ‘7th and 6th International Print Biennales, Cracow, Poland

1978   ‘Intergrafia’, Cracow, Poland

1977   ‘45th Tokyo Print Show’, Tokyo, Japan

1976   ‘Western Pacific Print Biennial’ New Caledonia

1975   ‘World Print Council Exhibition’, San Francisco, USA

1973    ‘New Zealand Print Show’, NZ

1984    National Art Award Exhibition

 

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

           Art Gallery of New South Wales; Art Gallery of South Australia; Bendigo Art Gallery; Caledonia National Art Gallery, New Caledonia; Commonwealth Bank of Australia; Dept of Foreign Affairs, Canberra, ACT; Gold Coast City Art Gallery; Griffith University, Queensland; Hawthorn City Art Gallery; Macquarie University; Maitland Regional Art Gallery; Museum of Modern Art,New York, USA; National Gallery of Australia; Newcastle City Art Gallery; New England Regional Art Museum; Power Institute of Fine Art, Sydney; Print Council of Australia; Queensland Art Gallery; Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania; University of New South Wales; University of Sydney; Visual Arts Board, NSW; Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery; Western Australia Art Gallery

 

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2016    ‘Printed in Australia’, Foreword by Akky van Ogtrop, Essay and edited by Michelle Perry, 10 Group Australia, ISBN 978-0-9808365-8-5

2015   ‘From Paper’, Maitland Regional Art Gallery

2012  Sydney Morning Herald review, John McDonald

          Marnling Press & Whaling Road Studio. Introduction by Joseph Eisenberg OAM,  Essay by Akky van Ogtrop. Maitland Regional Art Gallery. ISBN 978-0-9871978-2-5

2010   ‘Graham Kuo: Painter and Printmaker’. Essays by Sasha Grishin and Joseph Eisenberg OAM, Lanzarone Design.

2009 Recent Drawings Maitland Regional Art Gallery. .Essay by Joseph Eisenberg

2006    The Australian Watercolour Institute, Sydney. Text by Prof P. Pinson, 

         J. Campbell, P Laverty ISBN 0-9775532-0-5 

2005    Paintings 1995 – 2005. Essay by Joseph Eisenberg OAM, Maitland Regional Art Gallery

2000  ‘Australian Identities of Printmaking. The Australian Print Collection of the Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery’. Essay by Sasha Grishin, Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery

1997  ‘Introduction to Sextet’ – Nick Waterlow, UNSW

          ‘Australian Printmaking in the 1990s – Artist Printmakers 1990-1995’ – Sasha Grishin, Craftsman House, G & B Arts International

 

1995  ‘The Synthesis of Events’, New England Regional Art Museum. Essay by Christopher Gentle, ISBN 0-64623140-5

         ‘The King of the Accordion’, catalogue, New England Regional Art Museum. ISBN 0-646-25235-6

1994  The Australian, ‘The Weekend Review’, September 24-25

1992   ‘ARTFILE’, Craft Arts Institute, Sydney

1988   Wu, D & Liu G (editors) ‘Contemporary Australian Paintings’, Liao Ning Fine Arts Publishing House, China

         ‘Xth International Exhibition of Original Drawings’, Catalogue, Museum of Modern Art, Yugoslavia

1884  Rainbird, Stephen ’21 Australian Prints’, Griffith University, Queensland

        ‘Art Diary’ (The World’s Art Directory)

1983  ‘15th Graficni Biennale’, Catalogue, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, 

          Yugoslavia

1981  ‘Art and Australia’, Vol 19 No 2

         ‘14th Graficni Biennale’, Catalogue, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana,

          Yugoslavia

          ‘Continuum National Art School 60 – AMC 80’, Catalogue, Ivan 

           Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

1979   ‘Sixth International Print Biennale Catalogue’, Bradford Art Galleries 

          and Museums, Bradford, UK

          ‘Contemporary Australian Printmakers I’, Catalogue, Print Council of 

          Australia, Melbourne

1978  ‘7 m b g Catalogue’, Museum of Art, Cracow, Poland

1977  ‘Selection of 41 Modern Prints from Australia, Japan Print Association

1976  ‘The 6th International Print Biennale’, Catalogue, Museum of Art, 

          Cracow, Poland

1975, 1974  ‘Hemisphere’ – June ’75, October-December ’75, January ‘74