SHANE GARTON



The Abyss
© 2017 SHANE GARTON

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Australian abstract expressionist artist Shane Garton. Works on paper and canvas, acrylic and oils. A contemporary international style emphasising the meditative, spiritual, poetic and human condition. Jazz and poetry a source of inspiration to many of the art works.

1981 - Diploma of Arts
1983 - Graduate Diploma in Professional Art Studies, Sydney College
of Advanced Education
1984 - Bachelor of Arts [City Art Institute-Alexander Mackie College of
Advanced Education]
1985 - Emigrated to Canada
1986 - Taught art classes at the Burlington Culture Centre, Burlington,
Ontario
1990 - 1998 Opened and managed an art gallery in British Columbia
1999 - Returned to Australia, currently living and working in Tasmania

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1980 - Ivan Dougherty Gallery, New South Wales
1981 - The Sydney Morning Herald Exhibition, New South Wales
1982 - Studio Access Project, in conjunction with the 4th Biennale
of Sydney

SELECTED CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
1983 - The Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Sydney
1984 - IBM (Australia) Limited, Sydney
1985 - Equitilink (Australia) Limited, Sydney
1986 - Armadale Communications Limited, Hamilton,
Ontario,Canada - permanent collection and
travelling exhibition
1987 - Beckett & Dzubak Chartered Accountants, Burlington,
Ontario, Canada
1988 - James Spencer private collection, Mississauga,
Ontario, Canada
1991 - Key City Performing Arts Theatre, Cranbrook, British
Columbia, Canada

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1988 - Perry Gallery, Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington,
Ontario, Canada
1991 - Wooden Nickel Art Gallery, Kimberley, British Columbia,
Canada
1992, 1993, 1994
Off the Wall Fine Art Gallery, Cranbrook, British Columbia,
Canada, Kookaburra Lane Art Gallery, Kimberley, British
Columbia, Canada
1983 - The Commonwealth Bank Exhibition, New South Wales, The
Liverpool Arts Show, New South Wales
1986 - ExhibitArt '86, Hamilton, Ontario,Canada (First prize with two
paintings); Burlington Cultural Centre, 18th AnnualJuried
Exhibition, Burlington, Ontario, Canada; CKOC/CKLH, 18th
Annual Arts Hamilton Exhibition, Art Gallery of Hamilton,
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1987 - Burlington Fine Arts Association, 20th Anniversary Juried
Exhibition, Burlington, Ontario, Canada; CKOC/CKLH, 19th
Annual Arts Hamilton Exhibition, Art Gallery of Hamilton,
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1988 - Salon Exhibition, Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington,
Ontario, Canada; Stelco Arts '88 Juried Exhibition, Hamilton,
Ontario,Canada; Royal Botanical Gardens Exhibition,
Burlington, Ontario, Canada 1986-9 - privately commissioned
paintings in Ontario and British Columbia
1988-9 - taught art classes at the Burlington Cultural Centre.
Studios of SHANE GARTON

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