Lucy Culliton

1966       Sydney, Australia


 Education and employment
2009           Fine Art, National Art School, Sydney
                   Teaching National Art School, Sydney
Solo exhibitions
2019            Bibbenluke botanicals, King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
2018            Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne, VIC
                    Caution wet paint New England Regional Art Gallery, NSW
                    Caution wet paint Shoalhaven Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2017            Residents of Bibbenluke Lodge King Street Gallery on William
                   Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Beaver Gallery, ACT
                   Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
                   Our Animals Tamworth Regional Gallery, Tamworth
2016           Our Animals Beaver Gallery Canberra
2014           THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER: Survey Show, Mosman Art Gallery
                   Weeds of the Monaro: Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
2012            Bibbenluke Flowers Ray Hughes Gallery
2011            Home Ray Hughes Gallery
2009            Bibbenluke Ray Hughes Gallery
2008            Stuff Ray Hughes Gallery
2007            The Show (domestic science) Ray Hughes Gallery
2005            Tuscon paintings The Palm House, Botanic Gardens, Sydney
2004            Cactus Ray Hughes Gallery
2002            Hartley Landscapes Ray Hughes Gallery
2000            Food Paintings Ray Hughes Gallery
1999            Farm Paintings Ray Hughes Gallery
Group exhibitions [selected]
2019 Inside/outside, King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
2018 National Art Part One, NAS Gallery, Sydney, NSW
The Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
The Art of Friendship Gallery Lane Cove, Sydney
2017/18 Archibald Prize, Geelong Gallery, VIC; Murray Art Museum Albury, NSW; Grafton Regional Art Gallery, NSW; Bega Valley Regional Gallery, NSW; Hawkesbury Regional Art Gallery, NSW; Western Plains Cultural Centre, NSW.
The Art of Friendship Gallery Lane Cove, Sydney, NSW
2017 Self Portraits King Street Gallery on William
Artist Profile Australasian Painters Orange Regional Gallery, NSW
Archibald Prize Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Wynne Prize Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
 Dog Days Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2016/17 Archibald Prize Art Gallery of Ballarat, VIC; Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, NSW; Cowra Regional Art Gallery, NSW; Bega Valley Regional Gallery, NSW; Hawkesbury Regional ArtGallery, NSW; Western Plains Cultural Centre, NSW.
2016 Archibald Prize Art Gallery of NSW
Wynne Prize Art Gallery of NSW
Sulman Prize Art Gallery of NSW
The Popular Pet Show National Portrait Gallery Canberra, ACT
 Paper Trail The Hughes Gallery, Sydney
Six Artists Seven Days Mary Place Gallery, Sydney
2014 Efflorescent Goulburn Regional Art Gallery
Lucy Land Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
2013 Three Australian Landscapes The Hughes Gallery
Life’s a Beach The Hughes Gallery
Paper Trail The Hughes Gallery
2012 Fresh from the Studio ’12, Ray Hughes Gallery
2011 Archibald Prize Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Australia Day 2011 – Group Celebration, Tim Olsen Gallery
2010 Sulman Prize Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
On the Island, Meeting and Parting, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Hazelhurst Regional Art Gallery, King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
2009 Wynne Prize Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Sulman Prize Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Three Australian Landscapes Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
 2008 On the Heysen Trail S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Wynne Prize Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Salon de Refuses SH Ervin Gallery
 2007 Cuisine & Country Tour Exhibition, Orange Regional Gallery
The Archibald Prize Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
 2006 The Portia Geach Memorial Award S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2006             Dubbo Lexis Mortima Prize
                     Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2004             Kedumba Drawing Prize
2000             Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Sydney
1999             Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast Centre
                     Highly Commended, Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H.                              Ervin Gallery
2006             Nowa Nudes Art Show
2001             Rydal Show
Artbank, Sydney
Art Gallery of NSW
Australian Parliament House, Canberra
Australian Wildlife Conservancy NT
Gold Coast City Art Gallery Qld
Griffith University Brisbane Queensland
Macquarie Bank, Sydney
Mosman Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney
National Gallery Canberra
Parliament of NSW Collection, Sydney
Queensland University Art Museum
Sydney University Union Art Collection
Bibliography [selected]
2019 Baum, Caroline, Pastoral Care: Sydney Morning Herald Spectrum, Page 8 – Page 9
A bloom on one’s own, SMH Spectrum, Page 22 – Page 24
Walton, E, OZ Art Magazine, Painted world of Bibbenluke
2018 NATIONAL ART Part One, Catalogue Page 38 – 39
Allen, Christopher: A reunion of the old school, The Weekend Australian, Page 10 – 11
‘The Art of Friendship’, Exhibition catalogue, Gallery Lane Cove, P12
Bell, Cresswell, A Painted Landscape Across Australia from Bush to Coast Thames & Hudson  p54 – 59
2017 Reid, Georgina ,Lucy Culliton is an Artist and Dahlia Fancier, The Plant Hunter, July 12
Martin-Chew, Louise, Lucy Culliton Art Collector Magazine Issue 80 p84-85
 2016 Boland, Michaela, Bank of America Merrill Lynch art collection: Culliton, Quilty, Frazer and more, The Australian Business, 19 Aug
Choueifaty, Elie, Sulman Prize 2016Wendy Sharpe’s painting offended a Liberal politician, Now it’s a finalist, The SMH  11 July
Engledow, Sarah, The Popular Pet Show Lucy Culliton, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra   p72-103
McDonald, John, Wei to tick boxes, Sydney Morning Herald, p16-17, 16 July
McDonald, John, Archibald Prize review: self-portraits of artists crowd out stars, Sydney Morning Herald, 16 July
McDonald, John, Archibald portraits, The Spectator Australia, 23 July
 Art of Music 2016 Collection Inspired by Courtney Barnett, Midnight Oil and More, The Music, 15 May
 2015 Colley, Claire, Capital Life What’s on in Canberra’s arts scene from October 3, Sydney Morning Herald, 30 Sept
Cotton, Karen, Bibbenluke Lodge: Lucy Culliton’s Country Menagerie, The Generalist
Rosenlund, Kara: Shelter How Australians Live, pp186 – 201 Penguin Books
Fortescue, Elisabeth, Artist Lucy Culliton finds love for objects in her art, Daily Telegraph 6 Aug
 2014 Crawford, Kate, An exhibition of paintings of artist Lucy Culliton prove a huge success for local gallery, Mosman Local, 3 Dec
Cheeseman, John: EYE OF THE BEHOLDER:THE ART OF Lucy Culliton, Mosman Art Gallery Catalogue,
Craven, Owen, Lucy Culliton, Artist Profile cover feature Issue 27, pp.56-64, 25 July
Martin-Chew, Louise, Lucy Culliton, ArtGuide, 20 Sept
McDonald, John: Art in 2014 Archibald Prize gets better, Head On gets bigger and the Sydney Biennale draws heat Sydney Morning Herald, 30 Dec
Unknown author, Lucy’s star rises ever higher, Bombala Times, 5 Nov
2013 Crawford, Kate, Lucy Culliton to judge Mosman Art Prize, Local NSW News, 17 May
Hawley, Janet, The Art of Christmas, Sydney Morning Herald, 4 Dec
McDonald, John, World without end, Sydney Morning Herald, 24 Aug
Nicol, Lucy, illustrated by Lucy Culliton, The Ballad of Dexi Lee, Jane Curry Publishing, 1 Sept
Saxby, John, Hughes Gallery brings sun, sand and surf to inner city Surry Hills, Sydney Morning Herald, 22 Nov
2012 Barrowclough, Nikki, A blooming career, Sydney Morning Herald, 14 April
McDonald, John, Lucy Culliton’s Eye of the Beholder survey of her work urges recollection of the long familiar, Sydney Morning Herald, 24 Oct
D’Arcy Sing, Nip and tuck: Orama Architecture Now, 10 Oct
Strickland, Katrina, Hot art, cold market, Financial Review Weekend, 22 Sept
2010 Gregory, Susan: Big Sky’s Screen Australia,
2011 Fortescue, Elizabeth, At Home in Bibbenluke with Lucy Culliton, ArtWriter, 10 May
Fortescue, Elizabeth, Culliton’s sky full of natural diamonds, Daily Telegraph, 18 April
McDonald, John, Portrait of an artist shines in the year of the big head, Sydney Morning Herald, 9 April
2009 The National Trust, Nine Artists, Eight Days in the Landscape on the Heysen Trail, Trailwalker Magazine Issue 110 pp. 26-27
2007 McDonald, John, Studio: Australian Painters on the Nature of Creativity. R. Ian Lloyd, pp. 28
McDonald, John, Sydney Morning Herald, 21 Apr
Schwartzkoff, Louise, Inspiration out of the box, Sydney Morning Herald, 28 Jul
Smee, Sebastian, The Australian, 24 May
2006 Belle
Fortescue, Elizabeth, Daily Telegraph, 2 Oct
Higson, Rosalie, The Australian, 29 Sept
Pandaram, Jaime, The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 Sept
2004 Buchanan, Matt, A singular obsession, Sydney Morning Herald, 2 Oct
Nelson, Robert, The Archibald Prize – Reviews, The Age, 22 Dec
2000 Brennan, Betsy, Vogue Living, Dec/Jan Issue
Fortescue, Elizabeth, Daily Telegraph, Sydney Live, 1 Dec
Newton, John, Sydney Morning Herald, Short Black, 28 Nov
Smee, Sebastian, Christmas Gift Guide, Sydney Morning Herald, 25 Nov
1999 James, Bruce, Spectrum Art, Sydney Morning Herald, page 16, 6 Nov
Sydney Morning Herald page 3, 15 Oct
Sydney Morning Herald, page 5, 2 Sept
Marie Claire Lifestyle, Aug-Sep Issue