Gareth Laurence Sansom  (Australian, 1939) 

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Gareth Laurence Sansom Biography
1939   Born in Melbourne, Australia
1959 - 1964   Studied at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
1982   Visiting Artist, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland
1985   Artist in Residence, The University of Melbourne
1989   Artist in Residence, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
Selected Exhibitions
2010   Melbourne Art Fair 2010, Melbourne
2010   Stick it! Collage in Australian art, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
2010   Canadian Pharmacy, Neon Parc, Melbourne
2010   We Call Them Pirates Out Here: MCA Collection selected by David Elliot, MCA, Sydney
2010   Basil Sellers Art Prize, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne
2010   TarraWarra Third Biennal, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria
2010   TarraWarra Modern, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria
2010   New Paintings, Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney (Solo)
2009   The Shilo Project, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne
2009   Building a Collection: Recent Acquisitions of Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Victoria Quirky, Newcastle Art Gallery, New South Wales
2009   Gallery A Sydney 1964-1983, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Newcastle Region Art Gallery
2008   Recent acquisitions, Newcastle Art Gallery,New South Wales
2008   Preserving the past, enriching the future ~ Hugh Williamson’s legacy, National Gallery of Victoria Melbourne Art Fair 2008, Melbourne
2008   The Led Zeppelin World Tour (A Lismore Gallery touring exhibition), Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery
2008   The Contemporary Collage: Australian collage and assemblage, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne
2008   Recent work, Milani Gallery, Brisbane (Solo)
2007   New Paintings, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)
2007   Abstraction 6, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
2007   From Here to Eternity (Curated by Suzie Shears), S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney; Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria; (plus, Hamilton Art Gallery; Castlemaine Art Gallery; Anne + Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia, 2008; and Maitland Regional Gallery, 2009)
2007   Arthur Guy Memorial Art Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
2007   Bodies and Minds, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
2007   Eye to Eye, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Victoria
2007   Cross Currents: Focus on Australian art , curated by John Stringer, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
2006   For Matthew and Others: Journeys with Schizophrenia, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney
2006   Australian Drawing Part 1, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne
2006   A Man's World, curated by Frank McBride, Museum of Brisbane, Queensland
2006   The Tallis Foundation National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery, Australia
2006   Snapshot, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne
2005   Twentieth Century, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
2005   'I'm travellin' light'...'No, no you don't travel light' [Tindersticks, self titled 1995] - curated by Deborah Ostrow, Spacement Gallery
2005   This and Other Worlds: Contemporary Australian Drawing, National Gallery of Victoria at Federation Square
2005   Wynne Prize finalist, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2005   Citibank Photographic Portrait Prize finalist, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2005   Gareth Sansom: Welcome to my mind, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne (Solo)
2005   Gareth Sansom , John Buckley Fine Art, Melbourne (Solo)
2005   Tales of the City, Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2004   Gareth Sansom , John Buckley Fine Art, Melbourne (Solo)
2004   Geelong Art Prize, Geelong Art Gallery, Australia
2004   Arthur Guy Memorial Art Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
2004   Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Victoria at Federation Square
2004   The Spirit of Football, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
2004   The Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2004   The Citigroup Private Bank Australian Photographic Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2004   Freaks, Fiends, and Folly, Bright Gallery, Melbourne
2003   Gareth Sansom , John Buckley Fine Art, Melbourne (Solo)
2003   Arthur Guy Memorial Art Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
2003   Modern Australian Paintings, Charles Nodrum Gallery Melbourne
2003   The Citigroup Private Bank Australian Photographic Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2003   X Melbourne, Contemporary Art Space Canberra, Sydney College of the Arts
2002   Nick Cave: The Good Son, Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery, Australia
2002   National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery (Acquired)
2002   Nocturne, Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery, Geelong Art Gallery
2002   Gareth Sansom , John Buckley Fine Art, Melbourne (Solo)
2001   Gareth Sansom , John Buckley Fine Art, Melbourne (Solo)
2001   Desire, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
2001   Painting – an arcane technology, Ian Potter Gallery, The University of Melbourne
2000   Gareth Sansom , John Buckley Fine Art, Melbourne (Solo)
2000   Geelong Art Prize, Geelong Art Gallery, Victoria
2000   Exquisite Corpse, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
2000   Thinking Aloud, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
2000   Modern Australian Painting, Charles Nodrum Gallery Melbourne
2000   Proof Positive, Gold Treasury Museum, Melbourne
1999   Impressions, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne
1998   Australian Contemporary Art Fair
1998   Proof Positive, Carnegie Gallery, Hobart
1998   The Mentors, Deans of the VCA School of Art, George Adams Gallery, Melbourne
1998   The Mecenet Collection, Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Sydney
1997   Gareth Sansom, Muka Gallery, Auckland, NZ (Solo)
1997   Art and Furniture of the 60’s, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
1997   Australian Printmaking in the 90’s, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne
1996   Synergy, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, India
1996   AFL EXPO, Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Victoria (Curated by Robert Lindsay)
1996   Love, Carlisle Motel, St Kilda, Victoria
1996   ART at UNSW: Collecting from a University's Perspective; Selected Acquisitions 1991-95, University of New South Wales, Sydney
1996   The Clemenger Triennial Exhibition of Contemporary Australian Art, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1996   Gareth Sansom , West Space Inc., Footscray, Victoria; Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney (Solo)
1995   Kedumba Drawing Prize, Leura, New South Wales
1995   Australian Watercolours; Selected Works from the Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1995   Modern Australian Paintings, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
1995   The Loti and Victor Smorgon Gift of Contemporary Australian Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
1994   Art Asia Hong Kong, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
1994   Gareth Sansom , Villa Delirium, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne (Solo)
1993   Gareth Sansom, Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Sydney (Solo)
1993   Contemporary Australian Tapestry, Australian Embassy, Paris
1993   Persona Cognita, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne
1993   Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne
1993   Love and Ruin, Art and St Kilda in the Twentieth Century, St Kilda Town Hall, Melbourne
1993   Modern Australian Paintings 1994, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
1993   Virtuosi - Youth Music Australia Portfolio of Prints, Sherman Hargrave, Sydney
1993   Still Life, Temple Gallery, Melbourne
1993   On Paper, Solander Gallery, Canberra
1993   Contemporary Australian Printmaking, Sherman Hargrave, Sydney
1993   Political Bedrooms, Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane
1993   Asia Pacific Triennial, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane On Paper, Curated by William Wright, Sherman Goodhope, Sydney, Solander Gallery, Canberra
1992   Review 1992, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne
1992   Third Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
1992   Works on Paper by Australian Contemporary Artists, R.M.I.T. Gallery, Melbourne
1992   Contemporary Australian Drawing, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1992   OZPOP (with Colin Lanceley, Richard Larter and Mary Moore), Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
1991 - 1992   Seventh Triennale India - Australian Tour, University of Melbourne, Canberra School of Art Gallery, South Australian School of Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury Art Gallery, University of Tasmania Fine Arts Gallery, University of Tasmania - Launceston, Mornington Peninsula Arts Centre, Mildura Arts Centre, Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery, Campbelltown City Art Gallery, Shepparton Art Gallery (Solo)
1991   Recent Work, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)
1991   Recent Work, Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney (Solo)
1991   Ian Potter Gallery, University of Melbourne, and Australian touring - 1991/97
1991   Interpretations - The Woven Language of the Victorian Tapestry Workshop
1991   Australian Painting, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
1991   Diverse Visions, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
1991   Off the Wall, In the Air: A Seventies Collection, Monash University Gallery and Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
1991   Modern Australian Painting, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
1991   Ian Potter Gallery, University of Melbourne, and Australian touring - 1991/97
1990   Out of India, Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney (Solo)
1990   Gareth Sansom , Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney (Solo)
1990   Defective Models, Australian Portraiture 19th and 20th Century, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
1990   Word as Image, Art as Text, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
1990   Second Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
1990   Out of Asia, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne
1990   Mass Media Mixed Media, Painters Gallery, Sydney
1989   Freestyle, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1989   Modern Australian Painting, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
1989   Irony Humour and Dissent, Manly Art Gallery, Sydney
1989   A Tribute to Rod Withers, Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne
1989   Intimate Drawing, Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1989   Prints and Australia: Pre-Settlement to Present, Australian National Gallery, Canberra
1989   Imaging AIDS, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
1988   The Cocktail Party, Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney
1988   New Work, Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne
1988   Australian Art Post - 1960, Deutscher Gertrude Street, Melbourne
1988   Drawings 1970's-1980's, Australian National Gallery, Canberra
1988   First Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
1988   From the Southern Cross, A View of the World c.1940-1988, Australian Biennale, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1988   The Ammunition Show, Victorian College of the Arts Gallery, Melbourne
1987   Gareth Sansom , Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney (Solo)
1987   Gareth Sansom, Victorian College of the Arts Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)
1987   Collage Survey, Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney
1987   The ANZ Bicentennial Commissioning Series, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1987   Gallery Survey, Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne
1987   Painters and Sculptors - Diversity in Contemporary Australian Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
1987   John McCaughey Memorial Art Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1987   From Field to Figuration, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1987   Modern Australian Masters, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1986   Gareth Sansom , Gareth Sansom: Works of the 60's and 70's, Charles Nodrum, Melbourne (Solo)
1986   Gareth Sansom: Recent Paintings, Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)
1986   Gareth Sansom: Paintings 1956-1986, University Gallery, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne (Solo)
1986   Selections from RMIT Collection, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
1986   Slouching Towards Bethlehem, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
1986   Works on Paper, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
1986   Modern Australian Paintings, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
1986   6th Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1985   Twenty Paintings from the 1960's, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
1985   Survey Exhibition, Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne
1985   6 Drawings, Tasmanian School of Art Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart
1985   Realities Salutes Victoria's 150th Birthday, Realities Gallery, Melbourne
1985   Visual Tension, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
1984   Recent Australian Painting, A Survey 1970 -1983, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
1984   Vox Pop: Into the Eighties, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1984   Australian Perspecta, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1983   Gareth Sansom , Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane (Solo)
1983   Gareth Sansom, Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney (Solo)
1983   Gareth Sansom, Realities Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)
1982   Gareth Sansom , Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane (Solo)
1982   Gareth Sansom , Prinseneiland, Amsterdam, Holland (Solo)
1982   Gareth Sansom , Realities Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)
1982   Gareth Sansom , Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney (Solo)
1982   4th Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1982   Collage, Regional Development Exhibition, Visual Arts Board, Australia Council
1981   Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1981   Summer Exhibition 1981, Realities Gallery, Melbourne
1981   Spectres of our Time, Royal South Australian Society of the Arts Gallery, Adelaide
1981   Selections from CAE Collection, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
1981   McCaughy Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1981   Frame of Reference, George Paton Gallery, The University of Melbourne
1980   Recent Acquisitions, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Victoria
1980   Self Portrait/Self Image, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
1979   Images, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
1979   Gareth Sansom, Studio Exhibition, Napier Lane, Richmond, Melbourne (Solo)
1978   Gareth Sansom , Survey Exhibition, 1964-1978, R.M.I.T. Gallery, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne (Solo)
1978   Baldessin Memorial Exhibition, Realities Gallery, Melbourne
1978   Recent Acquisitions, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Victoria
1977   Georges Prize, Melbourne
1977   Collage, Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1977   Gareth Sansom , Warehouse Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)
1975   Gareth Sansom , Warehouse Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)
1975   Gareth Sansom , Sweeney Reed Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)
1975   Georges Prize, Melbourne
1975   Ten Caufield Artists, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
1975   Recent Drawings, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1975   Artists' Artists, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1975   Artists' Artists, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1973   Travelling Exhibition of Australian Art, New Zealand
1973   Travelling Exhibition of Australian Art, New Zealand
1973   Gareth Sansom , Sweeney Reed Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)
1970   Gareth Sansom , Gallery A, Melbourne (Solo)
1970   Travelling Exhibition of Australian Art, South East Asia
1970   Travelling Exhibition of Australian Art, South East Asia
1968   Georges Prize, Melbourne
1968   Georges Prize, Melbourne
1968   Gareth Sansom , South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)
1967   Georges Prize, Melbourne
1967   Group Exhibitions in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington
1967   Georges Prize, Melbourne
1967   Group Exhibitions in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington
1966   Gareth Sansom , Gallery A, Melbourne and Sydney (Solo)
1966   McCaughey Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1966   Young Melbourne Painters, Gallery A, Sydney
1966   The Nude in Australian Art, Gallery A, Melbourne
1966   Carnegie Collection, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1965   Georges Prize, Melbourne
1965   Decade, Storey Hall, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne
1965   New Generation, MOMAD, Melbourne
1965   Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1965   McCaughey Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1965   Gareth Sansom , South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)
1964   Survey Exhibition, MOMAD, Melbourne
1964   CAS Exhibition, Argus Gallery, Melbourne
1963   CAS Exhibition, Argus Gallery, Melbourne
1963   Gareth Sansom , Argus Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)
1962   Italian Travelling Scholarship Exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1959   Gareth Sansom , Richman Gallery, Melbourne (Solo)