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SHANE GARTONBiography: 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... to see complete biography, click on artist's name Country: AUSTRALIA Birthyear: 1955 Galleries: Perry Gallery Burlington, Ontario, Canada. Awards: ExhibitArt '86, Hamilton, Ontario,Canada (First prize with two paintings); Burlington Cultural Centre, 18th Annual Juried Exhibition, Burlington, Ontario, Canada; CKOC/CKLH, 18th Annual Arts Hamilton Exhibition, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Media: acrylic Style: expressionistic Subjects: other, Jazz, Poetry and the Human Condition
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