Brian Hirst  (Australian, 1956) 


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Brian Hirst Biography
1956   Born in Gippsland Victoria, Australia
1979   Monash University, Gippsland Campus, Diploma of Visual Arts
Selected Exhibitions
2011   Ceremonial Offerings, Barry Friedman Ltd., New York, NY, USA (Solo)
2010   Monash Momentum, Kirra Gallery, Melbourne Victoria, Australia
2008   Gems from the National Art Glass Collection, Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW, Australia
2008   Brian Hirst, Galerie B Baden, Baden, Germany (Solo)
2007   Yamaki Art Gallery, Osaka, Japan (Solo)
2007   Dai Ichi Museum, Nagoya, Japan (Solo)
2007   Brian Hirst: Glass Sculpture Engravings, Annadale Gallery, Australia (Solo)
2007   Meitetsu Department Store, Nagoya Japan with Yamaki Gallery Osaka
2007   Contemporary Artists, Collectors Choice, Annadale Gallery, Australia
2007   Australian Glass 2006, Toronto, Canada
2006 - 2007   20 Years On, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark
2006   World Exhibition of Glass 2006, Steninge Slott, Sweden
2006   Transformations: The Language of Craft, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
2006   Collect, with Narek Galleries, Australia, Victorian & Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom (Solo)
2005   Form and Shadow, Narek Galleries, Tanja NSW, Australia (Solo)
2005   Steninge World Exhibition of Art Glass 2005, Steninge Palace and Cultural Center, Marsta, Sweden
2004   Young-Ha Park, in conjunction with Brian Hirst and Andrew Leslie, Annandale Galleries, Australia
2004   Brian Hirst, Global Art Venue, Seattle, Washington (Solo)
2004   Definition, Beaver Galleries, Canberra ACT, Australia (Solo)
2003   The Next Decade, Habatat Galleries, Michigan
2003   Recent Glass, Qdos Gallery, Lorne, Victoria, Australia
2003   Brian Hirst, Bungay Art House, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Australia
2003   Canberra Glass 2003, Beaver Galleries, ACT, Australia
2002   Celebrating Thirty Years, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY
2002   Facets of Australian Glass, Leo Kaplan Modern, New York, NY
2002   “Contemporary Glass Exhibition” Habatat Galleries Mich. Shanghai Museum of Fine Art, China
2002   International Glass Invitational, Habatat Gallery, Michigan
2002   Sacred Surface, Silent Surface, Project Space, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY (Solo)
2002   Relationships In Form, Quadrivium QVB Bld. Sydney NSW, Australia (Solo)
2002   Steninge World Exhibition Of Art Glass 2002, Steninge Palace and Cultural Center, Marsta, Sweden
2002   Prime Verre, Musee-Atelier du Verre de Sars, Poteries, France
2002   Material Culture, National Gallery of Australia, ACT, Australia
2002   Transparent Things, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Australia
2002   Glass Art in Australia, Quadrivium, Sydney, Australia
2002   Glass 2001, Without Pier Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2001   Brian Hirst, Clara Scremini Gallery, Paris, France
2001   Australian Glass, Quadrivium Gallery, Sydney, Renwick Tour, Australia
2001   Drawn in Form, Brisbane City Gallery, QLD, Australia
2001   Glass – A Celebration, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY
2001   Brian Hirst, Clara Scremini Gallery, Paris, France (Solo)
2001   Surface, Beaver Galleries, Canberra ACT, Australia (Solo)
2001   Shattering Perceptions, The Dennos Museum Center, Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI
2001   Contemporary Glass, Habatat Galleries, MI, USA at Museo del Vidrio Monterrey, Mexico
2001   At the Edge, AUSGLASS Exhibition tour of Germany/England/Australia
2001   Contemporary Australian Craft to Japan, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan
2001   Brian Hirst Studio Glass, Beaver Galleries ACT, Australia
2000   Glass, Adam Whitney Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska
2000   St’art, Clara Scremini Gallery, Strasbourg, France (Solo)
2000   Reflection. Contemplation, Lake Russell Gallery, NSW, Australia (Solo)
2000   Annual International Glass Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, Michigan
1999   Brian Hirst, Miller Gallery, New York, NY, USA (Solo)
1999   Surface, Beaver Galleries, Canberra ACT, Australia (Solo)
1998   Silent Surface, Quadrivium Gallery, Sydney NSW, Australia (Solo)
1997   Brian Hirst, Gallery Nakama, Tokyo, Japan (Solo)
1996   Sacred Surface, UTS Gallery, Sydney NSW, Australia (Solo)
1996   Venezia Aperto Vetro, Venice, Italy (Solo)
1995   Glass Now 17, World Studio Glass Exhibition, Hokkaido Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan (Solo)
1995   Brian Hirst, The Glass Gallery, Bethesda, MD, USA (Solo)
1994   Brian Hirst SOLO, Makers Mark, Sydney NSW, Australia (Solo)
1993   Glass by Brian Hirst, Gippsland Regional Art Center, VIC, Australia (Solo)
1992   A Celebration of Glass, Narek Galleries, ACT, Australia (Solo)
1986   Object and Image Series, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, Australia (Solo)
1985   Cycladic Series, Gates Gallery, Sydney NSW, Australia (Solo)
1982   Glass by Brian Hirst, Distelfink Gallery, Melbourne VIC, Australia (Solo)
1978   Glass Connection, Blackfriars Gallery, Sydney NSW, Australia (Solo)
1978   Melita Juresic (Actress), Photography Latrobe Regional Gallery Morwell, Victoria, Australia (Solo)
Selected Public Collections
  Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Artbank, Sydney, Australia
The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania, Australia
Canberra Museum and Gallery, ACT, Australia
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
Dai Ichi Museum, Nagoya, Japan
De Young Museum, Fine Art Museums of San Francisco, CA
Ebeltoft Glasmuseum, Denmark
Evansville Museum, Indiana
Gippsland Regional Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia
Glasmuseum, Hentrich, Germany
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Japan
Koganazaki Glass Museum, Japan
Kunstmuseum, Dusseldorf, Germany
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
Musee –Atelier du Verre, Sars Poteries, France
Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Sydney, Australia
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
South Australian Art Gallery, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Victorian State Craft Collection, Melbourne, Australia
Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery, NSW, Australia
Yokohama Museum, Yokohama, Japan