Amanda Penrose Hart

Born

1963 Brisbane, Qld, Australia

Studies

1981-1983 Diploma Fine Art, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane
1989-1991 Bachelor of Visual Art, Griffith University, Brisbane
1995 New York Drawing School, Adelaide Central School of Art [workshop]

Solo Exhibitions

2014              Acid Free  King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
2013 Manly: Somewhere on the Australian Coast Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Sydney
Manly: Somewhere on the Australian Coast King Street Gallery on William
2011 New Paintings King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
2010 Hill End Air Jean Bellette Gallery, Hill End, NSW
2009 Livin’ Green King Street Gallery on William
Green it up Kristian Pithie Gallery Melbourne
Caravans in the Mist Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst, NSW
2007 new paintings king street gallery on burton, sydney
2005 new paintings king street gallery on burton
35 small paintings Waterfront Place Gallery, Art Promotions Queensland, Brisbane
2004 Painting Chapman Gallery, Canberra, ACT
2003 painting king street gallery on burton
2002 Painting Chapman Gallery
Recent Work Brisbane Institute, Brisbane
1999 Painting Chapman Gallery
1998 Drawing Crawford Gallery, Sydney
1997 Painting Doggett Street Studios, Brisbane
1995 Still Life Customs House, Brisbane
Drawing Wickham Art Space, Brisbane
Dogs Simpatico Art Space, Sydney
1994 Last Sundays Waterfront Place Gallery, Brisbane

Group Exhibitions

2014 Waiheke Island, Waiheke Island Community Art Gallery, NZ
Salon des Refuse, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Melbourne Art Fair 14 ‘Your Friend The Enemy’
A Landscape of Place & Name, King Street gallery on William
David Floyd’s Paintbox King Street Gallery on William NSW
2013 Holiday and Memory, Penrith Regional Gallery, Penrith NSW
Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize PLC Gallery, Sydney
Packsaddle New England Regional Art Gallery, Armidale NSW
Last But not Least, King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
Tattersalls Landscape Prize, Brisbane, QLD
2012 Not the Way Home: 13 Artists Pain the Desert [curated by Owen Craven]  SH Ervin Sydney; New England Regional Art Museum, NSW: Orange Regional Art Gallery, NSW, Broken Hill Regional Gallery, NSW & touring
KIAF/12 Korean International Art Fair  [King Street Gallery on William], Seoul, Korea
Virtual Reality: Interpreting the Landscape King Street Gallery @ University Gallery, University of Newcastle, NSW
Fowlers Gap [13 artists paint the desert] Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney
NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize [finalist] NSW Parliament House, Sydney
Opening Exhibition Philip Bacon Gallery, Brisbane
Australia Day Exhibition Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Hill End From The Permanent Collection Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2011 Australia Day Exhibition Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
Portia Geach Memorial Award S.H. Ervin Gallery & touring
The Landscape Show Defiance Gallery, Sydney
Artists and Ideas: The Importance of Drawing Defiance Gallery
Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize [invitational] Waterfront Place Gallery, Brisbane
Essential Energy Prize Bathurst Regional Art Gallery and touring NSW
2010 Stanthorpe Art Prize Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, QLD
End of the Year Exhibition Philip Bacon Gallery
NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize [finalist] NSW Parliament House
Shirley Hannan Portrait Prize Bega Valley Regional Gallery NSW
Kedumba Drawing Award  Kedumba Gallery, Wentworth Falls, NSW
Taronga Zoo Exhibition University Gallery, University of Newcastle
New Artists Exhibition James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
SMH Water Exhibition King Street Gallery on William
Gosford Art Prize Gosford Regional Gallery, NSW
The Drawing Show  Defiance Gallery
On the Larapinta 2010 Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane
2009 Salon Des Refuses S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
exquisite Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast QLD
Philip Bacon Christmas Exhibition Brisbane
NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize [finalist] NSW Parliament House
2009 Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
The Drawing Show Defiance Gallery
King’s School Art Prize King’s School, Sydney
Same, Same but Different Kristian Pithie Gallery, Melbourne
2008 The Country Energy Prize Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, Broken Hill, NSW
Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize [invitational] Waterfront Place Gallery
Countryscapes The Gunnery, Sydney
Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery
Portia Geach Memorial Award S.H. Ervin Gallery
NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize [finalist] NSW Parliament House
2007 2007 Glover Prize for Landscape Falls Park Pavilion, Tasmania
The Country Energy Prize Dubbo Regional Art Gallery, Dubbo, NSW
Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize  [invitational] Waterfront Place Gallery
Packsaddle Exhibition New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, NSW
Portia Geach Memorial Award S.H. Ervin Gallery
15 Artists Redcliffe Regional Art Gallery, Brisbane
Opening Exhibition Chapman Gallery, Canberra
There’s No Place Like Home NG Art Gallery, Sydney
Same Place Many Views Defiance Gallery
Dog Show A Space on Cleveland, Sydney
2006 Portia Geach Memorial Award S.H. Ervin Gallery
Salon Des Refuses S.H. Ervin Gallery
last show of the year king street gallery on burton
Packsaddle Exhibition New England Regional Art Museum
Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize [invitational]  Waterfront Place Gallery
king street gallery at Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane
Same Place Many Views Defiance Gallery
afilla landscape king street gallery on burton
2005 Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery
King’s School Art Prize King’s School, Sydney
Absolute Secret Drawcard Cellblock Theatre, National Art School, Sydney
Redlands Westpac Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
Dog trumpet Michael Nagy Fine Art Gallery, Sydney
Rivers SOS Exhibition Campbelltown Bicentennial Art Gallery, Campbelltown, NSW
Packsaddle Exhibition New England Regional Art Museum
Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize [invitational] Waterfront Place Gallery
Kempsey Shire Art Prize Macleay Valley Community Art Gallery, Kempsey, NSW
Blue Art Waterfront Place Gallery, Brisbane
Fistular Foundation Art Auction Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Salon Des Refuses S.H. Ervin Gallery
Art for Asia [invitational] Qld Art Promotions, Museum of Brisbane
2004 Paddington Art Prize Marlene Antico Fine Arts, Sydney
Same Place Many Views Defiance Gallery
Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery
Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize [invitational] Waterfront Place Gallery
Bushstrokes [The Royal Qld Bush Children’s Health Scheme], Qld Art Promotions Waterfront Place Gallery, Qld
Packsaddle Exhibition New England Regional Art Museum
Works for the Blues [fundraiser for the Blue Nurses] Qld Art Promotions
Hills Grammar Art Prize [Finalist] The Hills Grammar School, Sydney
Sailor Style Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney
last show of the year king street gallery on burton
2003 Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery
last show of the year king street gallery on burton
Packsaddle Exhibition New England Regional Art Museum
Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize [invitational] Waterfront Place Gallery
SCEGGS Exhibition SCEGGS, Sydney
2002 King’s School Art Prize [invitational] King’s School, Sydney
king street gallery at Span Galleries, Melbourne
2001 floating king street gallery on burton
Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize [invitational] Waterfront Place Gallery
Packsaddle Exhibition New England Regional Art Museum
last show of the year king street gallery on burton
Bat Ball and Brush Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
2000 dogma king street gallery on burton
last show of the year king street gallery on burton
1999 Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize [invitational] Waterfront Place Gallery
1998 The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize Qld Art Promotions, Brisbane
Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize Waterfront Place Gallery
1997 S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Tattersall’s Landscape Prize [invitational] Waterfront Place Gallery
last show of the year king street gallery on burton
1996 diverse alliances Ecole D’Art, Noumea
Soho Gallery, Sydney
1995 Mary Place Gallery, Sydney
The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize Qld Art Promotions, Brisbane
Fishers Ghost Art Award Campbelltown Art Centre, Sydney
Canberra Grammar Art Exhibition
1994 Maroochydore Shire Council Art Prize Maroochydore, Qld
Tattersall’s Landscape Prize [invitational] Waterfront Place Gallery
Waterfront Place Gallery, Qld Art Promotions
1993 Polo Club Heritage Art Prize Brisbane
Tattersall’s Landscape Prize [invitational] Waterfront Place Gallery
1992 Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane
Sports Art [sponsored by Qld Government], Brisbane
1990 Brisbane City Hall Landscape Exhibition Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane
1989 Schonell Theatre Foyer Exhibition [Blue Stocking Week] Qld University, Brisbane
Aberdare Art Award Ipswich Art Gallery, Qld

Awards/Residencies

2014 Artist in Residence, Waiheke Island NZ
Artist in Residence Bruny Island, TAS
Return trip to Istanbul Artist in Residence 3 weeks Gallipoli
2013 Artist in Residence Istanbul & Gallipoli
2011 Artist in Residence, Fowler’s Gap, University of Sydney
2010 Artist in Residence, Taronga Zoo Foundation, Sydney
2009 Artist in Residence, Riverside Girls School, Sydney
2006 Hill End Residency [Haefliger’s Cottage], Hill End, NSW
1994 Maroochydore Shire Council Art Prize, Qld
1993 Polo Club Heritage Art Prize, Brisbane
1992 Trinity Lutheran College Art Prize, Brisbane

Collections

Allens Arthur Robinson Lawyers, Sydney Clayton UTZ Collection, Sydney
AMP, Brisbane Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Qld
Artbank, Australia Hawkesbury Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Anglican Greater Schools Collection, Brisbane Hill End Public School, NSW
Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney Outback Art Inc, Qld
Alex Mackay Collection Brisbane Macquarie Bank, Australia & UK
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW NSW Bar Association
Brisbane Polo Club Redcliffe Regional Gallery, QLD
Thomas National Transport, Brisbane Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Taronga Park Zoo Sydney University Art Collection

Selected Bibliography

2014 Anderson Patricia, SMH June 7th – 8th
Compton, James:Catalogue Essay Acid Free.
2013 Fortescue, Elizabeth: ‘Capturing a suburb’s change,’ The Telegraph, Apr 30, p43
Lopes, Steve, Manly … Art Almanac Exhibition Reviews
Craven, Owen: ‘For the Newcomer…’ catalogue essay, Manly, p3
Fitzgerald, Michael: Manly Somewhere on the Australian Coast SMH Open GalleryJune 29-30 p13
2012 McDonald, John: ‘Outback Inspiration,’ Spectrum, Sydney Morning Herald, June 16, p
eART: ‘Not The Way Home,’ SH Ervin, National Trust of Australia, May-July
Crave, Owen: ‘Amanda Penrose Hart-Not the Way Home,’ Artists Profile Mag, Iss 18 p24 pp 70-71
Crompton, James: Artist Profile Magazine, Issue 18 p3-4
 Australia Day Wrap: My Big Landscape: Sydney Morning Herald, Jan 25-26, p2
2011 Compton, James: Not The Way Home, Artist Profile Magazine, Issue 16, p24
O’Brien, Sean: Blog with Sean O’Brien-Not the Way Home, ABC Open 2011
‘Iconic works on display in drawing exhibition,’ The Blue Mountains Gazette, Nov 3, p47
Australia Day Wrap: Sydney Morning Herald, Jan 25 – 26
ABC News Taronga Zoo coverage April  2010
2009 Kibbler, Carrie: ‘Art Essentials –Conversation,’ Artbank Now, Nov, p9
Lobley, Katrina: ‘Livin’ Green,’ Open Gallery, Sydney Morning Herald, Mar 21-22, p18
MacDonald, John: ‘When losers are winners,’ Sydney Morning Herald, Mar 14-15, p17
Gibson, Pru: ‘Your face or mine?’ Australian Art Review, May-July, p46 (visual)
Harper, Alison: Barometer Art Market Report Issue 33 Third quarter p 40
Allen, Christopher: ‘About Face,’ The Weekend Australian, Mar 21-22
‘Livin’ Green,’ The Week Magazine, p58
Gibson, Prue: ‘Green It Up,’ Australian Art Review Magazine, p60-61 & Magazine Cover
Anderson, Patricia: Australian Art Review Magazine May-June, p46
Saint Martin, Marina: ‘Discovering the lay of the Land,’ The Gold Coast Bulletin, June
Australia Day Wrap: ‘Australia Day 2009: Beach Life,’ Sydney Morning Herald, Jan 26, p2
Bearup, Greg: Interview from Sofala on 702 ABC Radio National
Bearup, Greg: ‘Caravanistan,’ Greg Bearup [publication date: May 2009]
2008 Miller, Carrie: ‘Five of the Best from King Street Gallery on William,’ Art Collector Magazine, pp 114-115
Allen,Christopher: ‘In Good Company,’ Visual Arts-Weekend Australian, Nov 1-2, p19
2007 O’Brien, Sean: Interview for ABC Radio Sydney 89.9 FM
Iaccarino, Clara: ‘There’s No Place Like Home,’ Open Gallery-SMH, June 16-17, p16
‘New Paintings,’ Profiles-Art Almanac, July, p 201
Woods, Sam [editor]: Exhibition Catalogue, king street gallery on burton, June/July
Iaccarino, Clara: ‘New Paintings,’ Open Gallery-SMH, July 7-8, p16
2006 Morgan, Clare: ‘Tenderness and tiny works stand tall,’ Sydney Morning Herald, Mar 29, p15
McDonald, John: ‘It’s like a sausage factory,’ Sydney Morning Herald, Apr 1-2, p29
C,R: ‘Amanda Penrose Hart-Haefliger’s Cottage,’ Tambaroora Progress Association, Winter Iss, p9
2005 Mullholland, Henry: Review, ABC Radio Sydney 70.2 AM, April 13
Downer, Stella: Catalogue Essay, Westpac SCEGGS Redlands Art Prize, p2
Fortescue, Elisabeth: Daily Telegraph
2004 Grishin, Sasha: ‘Scarred rural Images need a response of purpose,’ Canberra Times, Feb 11, p27
2003 Harper, Alison: ‘Where are they biting,’ Australian Art Market Report, Autumn Issue 7
Low, Lenny Anne: ‘Painting,’ Sydney Morning Herald, Feb 1-2
Sydney’s Best,’ Metro-Sydney Morning Herald, Jan 31
2002 Grishin, Sasha: ‘Open House for Art Lovers,’ Canberra Times, Mar 27, p20
2000 Courtney, Kidd: ‘Painters and their pampered pets,’ Sydney Morning Herald, Mar 29
1999 Grishin, Sasha: ‘Many clues, less unity,’ Canberra Times, July 21, p9
 1994 Hall, Peter: ‘Art is life for Scag winner,’ Maroochydore Times, Sept
Wall, Jonine:  Book Illustration for NSW Department of Health
Smith, K: The Courier Mail, Sept
1991 ‘silly mid off,’ Book Illustration for Art and Sport, Queensland University Press, Qld