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DAVID BRAYSHAW

BORN:  Sydney, N.S.W.

LIVES AND WORKS: Sydney, NSW. and Coolum, QLD.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Professional artist since 1982 working in oil paint and mixed media. Studies include Associate diploma of Fine Arts at the Illawarra Institute 1994-95, Royal Art Society 2004-5. Master classes with various artists including Reinis Zusters.

He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of History and Art and an Exhibiting Member of the Royal Art Society.

CURRENTLY WORKING MOSTLY ON MAJOR COMMISSIONED ARTWORK

MAJOR EXHIBITIONS:

2017, 2011, 2008 Articles Art Gallery, 2014, 2012, 2010 Cronulla Art Gallery,  2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003 Dural Gallery, 2006, 2004 Boyd Gallery, 2006 International Art & Antiques Expo Dubai UAE, 2005 ARTSINGAPORE Contemporary Art Expo, 2003 Forest Gallery,  1988 Geo Styles Gallery, 1986, 1985 Melbourne Art Exchange, 1985, 1984 Boronia Gallery Mosman.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009 Top Ten Artists exhibition Sydney, 2017, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 Top Ten Artists Canberra, 2010/11 Network, Ballarat Regional Art Gallery, 2010, 2009 Hong Kong Artwalk,   2009 Hong Kong International Art Fair, 2009 Paintbox Fine Art “Painters of the Coast”, 2007, 2005 Articles Art Gallery, 2006, 2004 Kings School Art Prize/ Exhibition (feature artist),  2005 Sydney Art 05, 2005,2004 Melb. Art Expo, 2004, 2003 Sydney  Art Expo, 2004 Moulton Gallery.

AWARDS AND PRIZES:

Over 30 art awards including

2017 Sorrento Art Prize, 2012 Frederick McCubbin Medal Award (Gold medal), 2012 Royal Art Prize,  2012 Bright Art Gallery Acquisitive Award.

COLLECTIONS:

Included in many Australian private, corporate and institutional collections including the Commonwealth Artbank. Included in collections in Australia, USA, Canada, Switzerland, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Denmark, Britain and Germany.

BOOKS, ARTICLES AND FEATURES:

Top Ten Artists 2010 Edition, Top Ten Artists 2007 Edition, Artists of the Melbourne Art Exchange 1987. Numerous publications including : Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Sunday Telegraph, Australian Artist Magazine, Australian Skiing Magazine.