Rachel Milne

Born
1978 Bristol, England
Education
2000 Graduated BA (Hons) Fine Arts, Painting
Solo Exhibitions
2019 From life, King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
2017 Two Years On, King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
After Olley, Bathurst Regional Gallery, Bathurst, NSW
2015 New Works, King Street gallery on William, Sydney
The Renewal of Mr Jones former David Jones Store, Newcastle NSW
2014 Interiors, Newcastle Art Space, Newcastle, NSW
Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 Inside/outside, King Street Gallery on William, NSW
Portia Geach Prize, SH Ervin Gallery Sydney
2018 The Wynne Prize, Art Gallery New South Wales (AGNSW), Sydney
Tattersalls Club Landscape Art Prize, Tattersalls Club, Brisbane, Qld
NSW Parliament en Plein Air Prize, NSW Parliament House, Sydney
Kilgour Art Prize, Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Fleurieu Still Life Award, Adelaide, SA
2017 The Wynne Prize, AGNSW, Sydney
NSW Parliament en Plein Air Prize, NSW Parliament House, Sydney
2016 Kilgour Art Prize, Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Art Gallery, NSW
NSW Parliament en Plein Air Prize, NSW Parliament House, Sydney
Fleurieu Still Life Award, Adelaide, SA
The Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Art & Dementia, Maitland Regional Gallery, NSW
M16 Drawing Prize, Canberra, ACT
Curve Gallery, Newcastle, NSW
2015 Salon des Refusés, S.H. Ervin Gallery
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Vic
NSW Parliament en Plein Air Prize, NSW Parliament House, Sydney, NSW
2014 Kilgour Prize, Newcastle Regional Gallery, NSW
Newcastle University Exhibition, University Art Gallery, NSW
Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Art Gallery NSW
2013 Newcastle Emerging Artist Awards,  Newcastle Art Space, NSW
Singleton Portrait Prize, Singleton Civic Centre, NSW
2012 Annual Open Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK
2011 Young Artist of the Year, The Biscuit Factory Foundation, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
159 Autumn Show, Royal West of England Academy
Jamaica Street Studios Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy
2010 Holburne Portrait Prize, Holburne Museum, Bath UK
Annual Open Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK
2009 Autumn Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy
2008 Autumn Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy
Glories of the Gorge Exhibition, Innocent Fine Art, Clifton, Bristol UK
2007 Orange Christmas, Edgar Modern, Bath UK
Mortal, The Old Pro Cathedral Clifton, Bristol, UK
Autumn Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London, UK
2004 Annual Open Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK
Awards, Commissions & Residencies
2018 Artist in residence, Gosford High School, NSW
2016 Highly Commended, Fleurieu Still Life Award, SA
Calleen Art Prize, Commended, Cowra NSW
2015 Artist in Residence, Former David Jones Store, Newcastle, NSW
Highly Commended, NSW Parliament House Plein Air Prize
2013 Singleton Art Prize for Portraiture
2011 Principal of Bristol Theological College. Portrait Commission of Dr Reverend Jonathan Pye
2009 Commissioned to paint a Reception Piece for the Royal Marriot Hotel, College Green, Bristol
Selected Bibliography
2018 Bell Cresswell, A. A Painted Landscape, Across Australia from Bush to coast, Thames & Hudson p122 – 125
2017 Davis, Belinda-Jane Artist Rachel Milne Inspired by Archibald Prize Exhibition, Newcastle Herald, Jan 27
2016 McMillan, Melinda, Life built on a pure passion for painting,Newcastle Star, April
2015 Eisenberg, Joe: Catalogue Essay King Street gallery Exhibition
Fortescue, Elizabeth: Faces in the Crowd Daily Telegraph, July
Jackel, Laurel: Shadows and Light Hunter Lifestyle, Feb 13
Kingsmill, Catherine: Meet Our Member Artist, ARTEL #2 p12
Rigney, Sam: Artist Chases the Light, Newcastle Herald, June, 2015
Rigney, Sam: Rachel Milne shortlisted for $20,000 NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize, Newcastle Herald, Sept 4, 2015
 2014 Idevaugelas, Laure: Interiors, Paintings by Rachel Milne
Swain, Emma: Rachel’s Taking ‘selfie’ to new limits, Maitland Mercury, Aug, 2014 
Collections
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
Maitland Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
Theological College Bristol, UK
Royal Marriott Hotel, Bristol, UK