Robert Hirschmann

Born
1968 Narembeen, Western Australia
Education
1989-1990 Diploma of Fine Arts, National Art School, Sydney
Certificate in Painting, Liverpool College of TAFE, Sydney
Solo exhibitions
2018 SameSame King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
2014 Doggo King Street Gallery on William
2011 Paintings and Drawings King Street Gallery on William
2009 Paintings King Street Gallery on William
2007 Paintings Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
Paintings King Street Gallery on William
Paintings 1996-2008 @ silvershot, Melbourne
2006 Paintings Kalli Rolfe Contemporary Art @ silvershot, Melbourne
Paintings Booth’s Taminick Cellars, Taminick
2005 Paintings king street gallery on burton, sydney
Paintings Booth’s Taminick Cellars, Taminick
2004 Paintings Kalli Rolfe Contemporary Art, Span Galleries, Melbourne
2003 Paintings king street gallery on burton
2001 Paintings and sculpture king street gallery on burton
2000 Paintings Kalli Rolfe Contemporary Art, Span Galleries
1999 Paintings king street gallery on burton
1997 Paintings, drawings & sculpture king street gallery on burton
1995 Drawings 1990-95’ Renwick Street Studios in association with king street gallery on burton
1994 Paintings & drawings king street gallery on burton
1992 Paintings and drawings king street gallery on burton
1991 Drawings king street gallery on burton
Group exhibitions [selected]
2018 Raw Wedderburn [curated by Sioux Garside] Delmar Gallery, Trinity Grammar School, Sydney
2014 David Floyd’s Paintbox King Street Gallery on William
2013 Last but not least King Street Gallery on William
2012 Stand up close [remembering Ron Lambert] Wollongong City Gallery, NSW
Lyricism [the abstract in art] King Street Gallery on William
2011 Kings School Art Prize, Parramatta, NSW
2010 Ebb & Flow Wangaratta Gallery, Vic
Unframed Sheffer Gallery, Sydney
Everything and nothing King Street Gallery on William
2008 Laverty Collection, Union Club, Sydney
Fleurieu Biennale Landscape Prize South Australia
Abstraction 7 Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
Contemporaneous Wangaratta Exhibitions Gallery, Wangaratta, Vic
Outskirts Benalla Regional Art Gallery, Benalla, Vic
2007 Artists for Kids Cultural Trust Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne
2006 afilla landscapes king street gallery on burton
Artist’s for Kids Culture Trust, Jackman Gallery, Melbourne
2005 The year in art SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2004 Last show of the year king street gallery on burton
2003 Last show of the year king street gallery on burton
2002 A silver lining & a new beginning Ivan Dougherty Gallery, UNSW, Sydney
International Works on Paper, Crossley and Scott Gallery, Melbourne
2001 A Century of Collecting: 1901-2001 Ivan Dougherty Gallery
Abstraction: Spirit, Light, Pure Form (curated by Charlie Sheard), Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Artists for Kids Culture Trust, MIRA Fine Art Gallery, Melbourne
2000 Melbourne Art Fair 2000, (king street gallery), Melbourne Exhibition Building, Melbourne
On the Brink: Abstraction of the 90’s Heide Museum of Modern Art, Heidelberg, Vic
Things of wood king street gallery on burton
The Continental Cafe, Melbourne
Last show of the year king street gallery on burton
1999 Contemporary (a selection of work from the Allen, Allen & Hemsley Collection), UTS Gallery,UNSW, Sydney
1998 Last show of the year king street gallery on burton
1997 A fine line king street gallery on burton
1996 Horizon line (curated & exhibited with: John Adair, Jay Balbi, James Jones, Chris Langlois, Francesca Raft, Phillip Wolfhagen, Emma Walker), king street gallery
Abstraction Now Geelong Regional Art Gallery, Geelong, Vic (touring to regional galleries throughout Australia)
Gallery artists, king street gallery on burton
1994 Australian Contemporary Art Fair 4 (king street gallery), Melbourne Exhibition Building
Gallery artists, king street gallery on burton
1993 Gallery artists, king street gallery on burton
1992 Terracollaboratis (curated & exhibited with: Elisabeth Cummings, Roy Jackson, James Jones, John Peart, Geoffrey Russell), king street gallery on burton
1991 Microcosm Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney
1990 The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Cell Block Theatre, National Art School, Sydney
Windsor & Newton Art Awards, Coventry Gallery, Sydney
Graduate Exhibition, Cell Block Theatre
1989 National Art Award, Civic Centre, Canberra, ACT
Awards
1990 The Gruner Landscape Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1985 Finalist, National Art Award, South Australian State Award
1984 Winner, National Art Award, South Australian State Award
Collections
Benalla Regional Art Gallery Macquarie Bank, Australia
Campbelltown Bicentennial City Art Gallery National Art School, Sydney
Galbally Rolfe Solicitors, Melbourne University of Technology, Sydney
Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Qld University of Wollongong, NSW
Hawkesbury Regional Art Gallery, NSW Wangaratta Exhibitions Gallery, Vic
Heide Museum of Modern Art, Vic
La Trobe University Museum Gallery
Bibliography
2018 McDonald, John, ‘A colony of artists’ Sydney Morning Herald, Spectrum, July 7-8, p10-11
Whats on, Good Weekend, Sydney Morning Herald
2009 Kidd, Courtenay: ‘The Two Roberts’, Australian Art Collector, Issue 47 pp90-91
‘The Planner’, The Sydney Morning Herald, May 2-3 2009, p6
2008 Kotsios, Natalie: ‘Reading Between the Lines’, The Chronicle, Wangaratta, May 21
2003 Spotlight, Sydney Morning Herald, June 3
2001 Sheard, Charlie: ‘Abstraction-Spirit, Light, Pure Form’, exhibition catalogue, published by Tim Olsen Gallery
Hynes, Victoria: ‘Light Brigade’, Metro-Sydney Morning Herald, June 26, p 26
2000 Australia’s 50 Most Collectable Artists, Australian Art Collector, Issue 11, Jan-Mar, p 75
Taylor, Roger: ‘In Search of the Finished Painting’, Asian Art News, Vol 10, Nov-Dec, pp 70-73
Nelson, Robert: ‘Shock of the moo’, Nov
Illustration, Art & Australia, Vol 38, No 1, p 1
Art & Australia, Vol 37, No 4, p 592
1999 Smee, Sebastian: ‘Cereal Murderer’, Arts-Sydney Morning Herald, June 22, p 11
1997 Illustration: The Festival of the Dreaming, Art & Australia, Vol 35, No 1, p 1
Smee, Sebastian: 180 Degrees of Separation, The Sydney Morning Herald Metro, June 28
1994 Dellaruelle, Jacques: ‘Hegemonic hype’, The Sydney Review, Nov, p 10
McDonald, John: ‘Recognition at last for a founding member of Queensland Colonial Art’, Sydney Morning Herald, Oct 29 p 3
1984 McGrath, Sandra: The Weekend Australian, June 28/29
Boylan, Louise: The Australian Review, June 12