Rachel Milne

Rachel Milne


1978 Bristol, England


2000 Graduated BA (hon) Fine Arts, Painting

Solo Exhibition

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

2018 The Wynne Prize, Art Gallery NSW, Sydney
Tattersalls Landscape Painting Prize Tattersalls Club, Brisbane QLD
En Plein Air Prize, NSW Parliament House Sydney
Kilgour Art Prize, Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Fleurieu Art Prize SA
2017 The Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Plein Air Prize,  NSW Parliament House, Sydney
2016 Kilgour Art Prize, Newcastle Art Gallery, NSW
Calleen Art Award Cowra Regional Art Gallery, NSW
en Plein Air Prize NSW Parliament House, Sydney
Fleurieu Prize, [Still Life Section] SA
Portia Geach Memorial Art Prize S H Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Art & Dementia, Maitland Regional Gallery, NSW
M16 Drawing Prize Canberra, ACT
Curve Gallery, Newcastle, NSW
2015 Salon des Refuses SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney and Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Vic
Plein Air Painting Prize, NSW Parliament House, Sydney, NSW
2014 Kilgour Prize, Newcastle Regional Gallery, NSW
Newcastle University Exhibition, University Art Gallery, NSW
Caleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Art Gallery NSW
2013 Newcastle Emerging Artist Awards Newcastle Art Space, NSW
Singleton Portrait Prize, Singleton Civic Centre, NSW
2012 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
Open Painting Exhibition Royal West of England Academy
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
Autumn Affordable Art Fair Battersea Park London
2004 Open Painting Exhibition Royal West of England Academy

Awards Commissions and Residencies

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

McMillan, Melinda, Newcastle Star, Life built on a pure passion for painting, April 2016
Fortescue, Elizabeth: Faces in the Crowd Daily Telegraph July 2015
Eisenberg, Joe: Catalogue Essay King Street gallery Exhibition 2015
Rigney, Sam: Rachel Milne shortlisted for $20,000 NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize Newcastle Herald, Sept 4, 2015
Davis, Belinda-Jane Artist Rachel Milne Inspired by Archibald Prize Exhibition Newcastle Herald  Jan 27
Jackel, Laurel: Shadows and Light Hunter Lifestyle, Feb 13
Rigney, Sam: Artist Chases the Light Newcastle Herald, June 2015
Kingsmill, Catherine: Meet Our Member Artist, ARTEL #2 p12
Idevaugelas, Laure: Interiors, Paintings by Rachel Milne 2014
Swain, Emma: Rachel’s Taking ‘selfie’ to new limits: Maitland Mercury Aug 2014 


Royal Marriott Hotel, Bristol UK
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Theological College Bristol UK
Maitland Regional Art Gallery NSW