IAN GRANT

b.1947, Sydney

EDUCATION

1968-71     Diploma of Art Education, National Art School, Sydney

1983-86     Master of Arts (Visual Arts), Sydney College of Advanced Education

PROFESSIONAL

1975-88      Lecturer, Art Education and Painting, Alexander Mackie CAE and City Art Institute

1989-2006  Senior Lecturer, Head, Painting Studies, School of Art, College of Fine Arts, The University of New South Wales; Co-founder ILIRI – Imaging the Land International Research Institute

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015  Still, stillness, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney
2012  New Paintings, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
2008  New Paintings, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
2006  Related Experience, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
2003  Parallel, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
2001  Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
2000  Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
1998  Flower, Crawford Gallery, Sydney
1995  BMG Fine Art, Adelaide
1994  Landscape Elements, Crawford Gallery, Sydney
1992  Crawford Gallery, Sydney
1987  Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney
1985  Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney
1985  BMG Fine Art, Adelaide
1983  Robin Gibson Gallery
1980  Robin Gibson Gallery
1978  Australian Galleries, Melbourne
1977  Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney
1976  Hogarth Gallery, Sydney
1974  Hogarth Gallery, Sydney
1973  Mosman Gallery, Sydney
1972  Gallery 98, Sydney

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018  Summer Show, Liverpool Street Gallery

2017  Iconic Painters, Liverpool Street Gallery

2014  In (Two) Art, Pine Rivers Art Gallery; Grafton Regional Gallery; Dalby Regional Gallery

2013  Great and Small, Peter Pinson Gallery, Sydney

2013  In (Two) Art,S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney; Wollongong City Gallery; Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery; Goulburn Regional Art Gallery

2012  In (Two) Art, Orange Regional Gallery

2012  Tradition and Transformation, Taichung City, Mosman Regional Gallery

2011 Collaboration and Connection, Willoughby Council Gallery, Sydney,

2011  Taiwan International Watercolour Exhibition, Taipei Cultural Centre, Taiwan

2011  Winter Solstice, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

2010  In (Two) Art, Maitland Regional Gallery

2010  The Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

2008  Meet 2 x 2, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

2007  Double Vision, Orange Regional Gallery

2007  Dusk Till Dawn, Delmar Gallery, Sydney

2007  The Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

2006 (Going) Out There, Alliance Francaise, Paris

2005 The Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

2005  (Going) Out There, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

2005  Towards Beauty’s End, Ballarat Regional Gallery, Victoria

2005 . Towards Beauty’s End, Bathurst Regional Gallery, NSW

2004 Towards Beauty’s End, University of Queensland Art Gallery

2004 . International Contemporary Drawing, Central Academy, Beijing

2003 The Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

2003 . Love Letter to China, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

2001 The Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

2001 O Soul, O Spirit, O Fire: 50 Years of the Blake Prize, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

2000 O Soul, O Spirit, O Fire: 50 Years of the Blake Prize, Queensland University of Technology Cultural Precinct

2000 Meet 2 x 2, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

1999 Shifting Currents, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

1999 Group Exhibition, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney 

1998 What We Do, COFA Gallery, Sydney

1996 In Process, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

1995 Qantas Collection, Selected Works, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

1995 Interlude, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

1994 Approaches to the Sublime-Aspects of the Esoteric in Contemporary Painting, Ipswich Regional Gallery, Queensland

1993 Virtue, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

1993 Approaches to the Sublime-Aspects of the Esoteric in Contemporary Painting, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

1992 Manu et Mente, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

1991 Landscape, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

1991 The Wynne Prize, Selected Work, Westpac Gallery, Vic. Arts Centre, Melbourne

1990 The Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

1989 The Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

1988 Approaches to Landscape, BMG, Adelaide

1988 Horizons, BMG, Sydney

1987 The Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

1985 Art & Fabric, Nepean Regional Gallery, Sydney

1983 Sydney to Ballarat, Golden Age Gallery, Ballarat

1982 Attitudes to Drawing, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

1982  Attitudes to Drawing, Nepean Regional Gallery, Sydney

1981 Continuum, Wollongong Regional Art Gallery

1981 Continuum, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney and Wollongong Regional Art Gallery

1981 Real and Super-Real, Albury Regional Gallery

1981 The Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

1979 Six Sydney Painters, Bonython Gallery, Adelaide

1978 Still-life, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

1978 Three Sydney Painters, Phillip Bacon Gallery, Brisbane

1978 Recent Realist Images, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

1978 Survey of Contemporary Australian Painting, Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston

1976 Sydney 1976, Collectors Gallery, Perth

1975 The Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

1975 The Automobile Hogarth Gallery, Sydney

1973 Mosman Gallery, Sydney

PRIZES

2004 Fleurieu Peninsula Art Prize
1987 Blake Prize
1975 Wagga Wagga Prize; 
 Rockdale Prize
1974 Mirror-Waratah Prize
1973 Rockdale Prize
1971 Wollongong Council Prize

COLLECTIONS

Armidale Regional Gallery
Artbank
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Australia Club, Sydney
Australian Defence Force Academy
Bathurst Regional Gallery
Bundanon Trust
Cessnock Regional Gallery
Citibank
ESK Launceston
Fleurieu Trust
Hamilton Regional Gallery
The Macquarie Group Collection
Mercantile Mutual
National Gallery of Australia
New South Wales Parliament House
Qantas
Rockhampton Regional Gallery
The University of New South Wales
The University of Sydney
The University of Western Australia
The University of Western Sydney
Wagga Wagga Regional Gallery
Wollongong City Council

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

WRITING

Grant, I, “Beyond the Gallery”, Artist Profile, Issue 25, 2013, pp 22-24
Grant, I, “Preview”, Artist Profile, Issue 19, 2012, pp 126-127
Grant, I, “David Eastwood: Decoy Décor”, catalogue essay, Robin Gibson Gallery, 2013

Grant, I, “So Why Isn’t Paint Dead yet?”, Artist Profile, Issue 11, 2011, pp 98-99
Grant, I, ‘”Fleurieu Peninsula Art Prize: Imaging Land”, catalogue essay, 2006

Grant, I, “Going (Out) There”, catalogue essay, Alliance Française, Paris, 2006

Grant, I, “Going (Out) There”, catalogue essay, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, 2005

PUBLICATIONS

Beaumont, Julian. Fenner, Felicity, McDonald, John, The Land and Its Psyche, New South Publishing, UNSW Sydney, 2013
Bishop, Margaret. Young Artist, Sydney: Piper Press, 1989
Bonython, Kim. Modern Australian Painting 1975-1980, Sydney: Rigby, 1981

Crumlin, Rosemary, The Blake Book: Art and Spirituality in Australia, Melbourne, McMillan, 2011

Drury, Neville, (Ed) Images 2 Contemporary Australian Painting, Sydney: Craftsman House, 1994

Drury, Neville, (Ed) Images 3 Contemporary Australian Painting, Sydney: Craftsman House, Sydney, 1998

Drury, Neville, (Ed) Images in Australian Painting, Sydney: Craftsman House, Sydney, 1992

Drury, Neville, (Ed) New Art Four, Sydney: Craftsman House, 1989
Germaine, Max. Dictionary of Australian Painters and Galleries, Sydney: Craftsman House, Sydney, 1990

Germaine, Max. Dictionary of Australian Painters and Galleries, Sydney: Craftsman House, 1983
Germaine, Max. Dictionary of Australian Painters and Galleries, Sydney: Craftsman House, 1987
McCulloch, Susan, Encyclopaedia of Australian Art, Melbourne: Melbourne University Publishing, Melbourne, 2006

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

1993 Approaches to the Sublime: Aspects of the Esoteric in Contemporary Art, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney. Curated with Andrew Christofides.

1982 Urban Images, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney