Adrienne Gaha

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‘Landscape (golden brown)’, 2017, oil on canvas, 135 x 110 cm

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Born Sydney, Australia. Lives and works in Australia and the UK.

EDUCATION

1979-82
East Sydney Tech. College, Higher Art Certificate

1984-85
Sydney College of the Arts, BA Visual Arts

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Recent Work, Kali Rolfe Contemporary at Neon Park, Melbourne
Recent Work, DOMINIK MERCH GALLERY, Sydney

2016
Snake Dance, Greenwood Stret Projects, Melbourne

2014
Vestiges, Kalli Rolfe Contemporary Art, Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

2013
New Paintings, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

2009
Recent works, Charles Nodrum Gallery

2006
Paintings & Drawings, Charles Nodrum Gallery

2004
Recent Works (with Brooke Fitzsimmons), Hewer Street Studios, London

1999
Recent Drawings, Mori Gallery, Sydney

1998
Drawings & Photographs, Charles Nodrum Gallery

1994
Adrienne Gaha, The Merchants House of the National Trust, Sydney

1993
Recent Work, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

1990
The Camels Hump, Mori Gallery, Sydney
A Merchant Sailors Gift, Chameleon, Hobart (Artist in Residence of that year)

1987
The Crossing, First Draft Gallery, Sydney

1986
Cockles and Muscles, Mori Gallery, Sydney

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
10, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY
Sydney Contemporary, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY

2016
Spring 1883

2015
Spring 1883
Grace Cossington Smith Painting Award Exhibition

2014
Spring 1883
Grace Cossington Smith Painting Award Exhibition
Geelong Contemporary Painting Prize Exhibition

2002
Sweet Spot, Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne
Savill Contemporary, Savill Galleries, Melbourne
The Human Portrayed, Charles Nodrum, Gallery

2001
Male Nude: A Private View, Charles Nodrum Gallery

1998
Erotic, Melbourne Fine Art Gallery
Spring Exhibition, Charles Nodrum Gallery
Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

1996
Blondes, Gaha & Maguire, Galene Snoei, Rotterdam, Holland

1995
In the Company of Women, 100 years of Australian Women’s Art from the Cruthers Collection, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art

1992
Inherited Absolute, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

1989
re-Creation/Re-creation, Monash University Gallery

1988
Contemporary Works from the University Collection, Fine Arts Gallery, University of Tasmania
Print Show, Pomeroy & Perdy Gallery, London
Homage to the Square, Flaxman Gallery, London

1987
The Golden Shibboleth, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
Young Australians – The Budget Collection, National Gallery of Victoria,
Drawing Competition, Heide Park & Art Gallery
Backlash, National Gallery of Victoria

1986
Young Contemporaries, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
The Hand and the Photograph, The Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney Future Directions, Flaxman Gallery, London Self-Image, The Immolation Mirage,
1986 Biennale Satellite Exhibition,
The Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery

1985
Perspecta, Art Gallery of N.S.W.

1984
Last Past the Post-ism, Art Unit, Sydney

1983
Bunker to Bunker, Art Unit, Sydney

1982
Womens Work, Cell Block Theatre, Sydney

National Gallery of Victoria
Art Gallery of Western Australia
Monash University Museum of Art
University of Tasmania
ArtBank
Private & Corporate collections in Australia, France, UK & USA

Ursula Prunster, Transformation, Perspecta 85 exhib. Cat., Art Gallery of NSW, 1985
Terence Maloon, A feminist’s Erotic Vision of Masculinity, Sydney Morning Herald, August 7 1986
Ted Gott, Backlash, exhib.cat., National Gallery of Victoria, 1987
Andrew McNamara, the Crossing, Photofile, December 1987
A. Inwood and A.Hobbs, Hidden Menace and the Dark Side of Nature, Sydney Morning Herald, May 6 1990
Isobel Johnson, A Merchant Sailor’s Gift, exhib .cat., Hobart, Chameleon, 1991
Christopher Heathcote, Visions of Black Australia, The Age, June 25 1993
Elizabeth Gertsakis, Inherited Absolute:Artists with Children, ACCA, 1993
Felicity Fenner, Weaving Black around White Histories, Sydney Morning herald, Jan 15 1994
Joanna Bosse, Sweet spot, exhib. cat., The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, 2009
Anna Johnson, ‘Death or Glory; the rococo rebellion of Adrienne Gaha”, Paper Runway, 2012

2017
‘Landscape (golden brown)’, 2017, oil on canvas, 135 x 110 cm
‘Andromeda (after Titian)’, 2017, oil on linen, 120 x 90 cm
‘Appleby’, 2017, oil on canvas, 110 x 90 cm
‘Blue Uniform’, 2017, oil on canvas, 110 x 110 cm
’Dianna (green) after tian)’, 2017, oil on linen, 110 x 100 cm
‘Fig’, 2017, oil on linen, 120 x 90 cm
‘Fig (small blue)’, 2017, oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm
‘Leda and The Swan’, 2017, oil on canvas, 95 x 65 cm
‘Oak (small blue)’, 2017, oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm
‘Oak (soft)’, 2017, oil on linen, 110 x 100 cm
‘Ocean’, 2017, oil on canvas, 110 x 100 cm
‘Ocean (sm)’, 2017, oil on canvas, 33 x 24 cm
‘Pale Oak’, 2017, oil on linen, 110 x 100 cm
‘Prussian Blue Landscape’, 2017, oil on canvas, 50 x 50 cm
‘Red Rider’, 2017, oil on canvas, 60 x 60 cm
‘Small Tree’, 2017, oil on canvas, 60 x 50 cm
‘Swimming Horse (blue)’, 2017, oil on linen, 135 x 110 cm
‘Untitled (lemon yellow pale)’ 2017, oil on canvas, 61 x 45 cm
‘Untitled (yellow)’, 2017, oil on canvas, 120 x 90 cm
‘Venus (pink)’, 2017, oil on canvas, 60 x 40 cm
‘Echo’, 2017, oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm
‘River Gum’, 2017, oil on canvas, 112 x 92 cm
‘Narcissus (purple)’, 2017, oil on canvas, 100 x 110 cm
‘Pale ultramarine’, 2017, oil on canvas, 153 x 118 cm
‘Putti’, 2017, oil on canvas, 51 x 41 cm
‘Detail after Rupert Bunny’, 2017, oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm
'Handmaidens [after Titian]', 2016, oil on linen, 153 x 117 cm
'Falbala', 2017, oil on linen, 50 x 40 cm