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November :: I have a work in an upcoming group exhibition at Adelaide Central Gallery, Janurary 2012. Please view the gallery website for details.

October :: Portia Geach Memorial Award 2011 - The exhibition will open to the public on the 23 September until the 6 November 2011, at the S.H. Ervin Gallery, Watson Road, Observatory Hill, The Rocks Sydney. The gallery hours are Tuesday – Sunday: 11:00am – 5:00pm

In a first for the prize, the exhibition will tour to the Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah next year from 3 February to 18 March, 2012.

My finalist painting Still Life (5 days)

Archibald Prize Regional Tour 2011
July 02 - July 31 2011 Tarra Warra Museum of Art
5 August – 11 September 2011 Tweed River Art Gallery
17 September – 23 October 2011 Moree Plains Gallery
28 October – 4 December 2011 Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
9 December – 15 January 2012 Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
20 January – 26 February 2012 Orange Regional Gallery
2 March – 8 April 2012 Manning Regional Art Gallery

September :: My painting Still Life (5 days), of Nigel Koop, Sera Waters, Ryan Waters, Bridget Currie & Daniel Torchio, has been selected as one of the finalist works for the Portia Geach Memorial Award.

The Portia Geach Memorial Award is a celebration of female Australian artists. It's Australia's most prestigious portrait prize for female artists and has greatly contributed to the development of female artists in this country.

August :: Orchid Face #1 has been selected as part of this years Craftsouth Wish List 2011 - See the best of South Australian visual art, craft and design. Nearly 50 Craftsouth members are represented in this exhibition which includes glass, textiles, assemblage, prints, paintings, photography, jewellery, ceramics and sculpture.

Come see the show and please remember to make a nomination for the People's Choice Award :: Craftsouth, Level 1, 38 Hindley Street, Adelaide SA - 12 Aug 2011 to 8 Sep 2011

June :: Working in the studio full time towards my next solo exhibtion which will be held at Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne.

May :: My painting Griet has been selected as one of the forty finalist works in the Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2011.

April :: Finalist in the Archibald Prize - My painting Roy Ananda (chin support), a work in a series of portraits, has been selected as a finalist in the Archibald Prize. The Archibald Prize is one of Australia's oldest and most prestigious art awards. JF Archibald's primary aims were to foster portraiture, support artists and perpetuate the memory of great Australians.
Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes 2011, 16 Apr – 26 Jun 2011, The Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney Australia.
(click image at left to view)

March :: My painting Roy Ananda with 'chin supports' has been selected as a Finalist in the 2011 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize.

January 2011 :: My work The Painting (image left) has been selected for the Finalists’ Exhibition of the 2011 City of Albany Art Prize.

December 2010 :: Studio practice image left (soldiers in the Hermitage, St Petersburg) - detail Painting, 102 x 92 cm, oil on linen, 2010

November:: Short Stories at Helen Gory Galerie :: Group show by gallery artists Dec 1st -18th at 25 Edmonds Road (just off Greville St.), Prahran, Victoria 3181

TATAU opening 6pm Friday 26 November to Saturday 18 December 2010 - Works exploring body markings & decorations by DEIDRE BUT-HUSAIM, STEVE COX, JULIAN MEAGHER & MARK THOMPSON at BMG Art, 31-33 North Street, West End Adelaide SA 5000

September :: Group show at BMG Art in November details coming soon.

August :: Images of my paintings from the Melbourne Art Fair are now available to view online.

July :: My painting Paul has been selected as one of seventeen finalist works for the John Fries Memorial Prize, and will be exhibited at Viscopy's contemporary art space, Blackfriars off Broadway, 1 Blackfriars St, Chippendale in Sydney NSW. The exhibition will run from August 10 - Sept 9.

June :: Currently I am soley represented by Helen Gory Galerie in Melbourne. You can see my lastest work with their gallery at the Melbourne Art Fair 4th - 8th August. I've decided I will no longer be showing with Boutwell Draper Gallery and therefore am no longer represented by their gallery in Sydney.

May :: I am currently working in the studio on new paintings for Helen Gory Galerie for the Melbourne Art Fair, 4-8 August 2010.

Two of my paintings have been selected for the inaugural Lethbridge Art Prize 10,000 Small-Scale Art Awards (Brisbane), placing me in the finalist round.

Swan Hunters
review by Dan Rule, Around the galleries, The Age, 24/4/2010

Swan Hunters catalogue with essay by Louise Martin-Chew in pdf format - click here.

April :: Images of paintings from Swan Hunters are now available online.

March :: My exhibition Swan Hunters will be opening on 14 April 2010, artist reception 6 - 8 pm, exhibition continues until 8 May at Helen Gory Galerie, 25 Edmonds Road (just off Greville St.), Prahran, Victoria 3181 :: please email the gallery for information, ph 03 95252808 :: Images of paintings will be uploaded to the website after the exhibition.

February :: Adelaide Fringe Event - HEDGEMAZE Roy Ananda, Deidre But-Husaim, Sera Waters, Angela Black, Ros Matson, Mary-Jean Richardson, Nic Brown, Lisa Young, Johnnie Dady - Opening 3 pm Sunday 7th March at Prospect Gallery, 1 Thomas Street, Nailsworth SA - Exhibition runs 7th - 28th March

:: Deidre But-Husaim and Sera Waters are launching their new studio Sunday, 24 January 2010, 2:00 - 4:00pm, 36 West Thebarton Road, Thebarton (look out for the signs which will direct you to the studio). Come along and help us celebrate the launch with a special guest appearance and opening blessing by the elusive Hermano Rojo.

January 2010 :: Upcoming - The Incinerator studio launch January 24th, Fringe exhibition at Prospect Art Gallery in March, Solo exhibition in Melbourne April, all details soon.

You can see my work in the latest issue of EMPTY magazine, Issue #17, a brilliant issue full of amazing art from all over the world.
(to download pdf click here)

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