BRUCE LATIMER

BIO

Portrait

Bruce Latimer

1951
Born Sydney, Australia

1970-73
Diploma of Fine Arts (painting),
National Art School, Sydney

1974
Diploma of Education,
Sydney Teachers College, Sydney

1976-91
Lived and worked in New York City, USA

1991
Lecturer in Painting, Post Graduate Department, Sydney College of the Arts,
University of Sydney, Sydney

1993-2003
Lecturer in Printmaking,
National Art School, Sydney
Lecturer in Printmaking, TAFE, Sydney

2004-Present
Lecturer in Printmaking,
National Art School, Sydney
Lecturer in Printmaking, College of Fine Arts,
University of New South Wales, Sydney


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
‘Paintings and Etchings’
Australian Galleries, Sydney

2016
‘Etchings’
Beaver Galleries, Canberra

2015
‘Etchings’
Australian Galleries, Roylston Street, Sydney

2014
‘Etchings’
Australian Galleries, Derby Street, Melbourne

2013
‘Etchings’
Beaver Galleries, Canberra

2011
‘Etchings’
Australian Galleries, Glenmore Road, Sydney

2010
‘Etchings’
Australian Galleries, Smith Street, Melbourne

2009
‘Tenuous connections’
Beaver Gallery, Canberra

2008
‘Natural Wonders’
Australian Galleries, Sydney

2005
‘Etchings’
Watson Place Gallery, Melbourne

2003
‘The Natural Order’
Gallery 482, Brisbane;
Australian Galleries, Works on Paper, Sydney

2001
‘Etchings’
Gallery 482, Brisbane

2000
‘Etchings’
Australian Galleries, Works on Paper, Sydney

1988
‘Paintings and Drawings’
Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney;
Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane

1987
‘Paintings and Drawings’
P.A.C.A. Gallery, New York, USA

1979
‘Brisbane – New York,
New York – Brisbane’

Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

1975
‘Art From The Home’
Watters Gallery, Sydney

1974
‘Three Works’
Watters Gallery, Sydney


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
‘Life: Limited edition etchings, lithographs and linocuts’
Australian Galleries, Melbourne

‘Assemblage’
John Curtin Gallery, Curtin University, Perth

‘International Printmaking Alliance Exhibition’
Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
Taimiao Art Gallery, Nanjing, China
Jinling Art Museum, China
Tianjin Art Museum, China
Shijiazhuang Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
Printmaking Museum, China

2015
‘A start with no end: 1st International Forum of Printmaking Art School Deans’
The Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
Nanjing Academy of Fine Arts, Nanjing, China
Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Wuhan, China

2015
‘An exhibition of paintings, sculpture & works on paper’
Australian Galleries, Roylston Street, Sydney

2015
‘Auditory Visions’
Lismore Regional Gallery, Lismore, NSW

2014
‘International Print Exhibition, Australia and Japan’
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan
Fukuyama Museum of Art, Hiroshima, Japan

‘Seoul – Sydney: Contemporary Korean and Australian Prints’
UNSW Galleries, Art & Design, Sydney

‘Yunlin County International Contemporary Arts Exchange Exhibition’
Yunlin, Taiwan

‘one of each’
Australian Galleries, Derby Street, Melbourne

2013
‘Utzon’s Opera House’
S. H Ervin Gallery, Sydney

‘Suburban Noir’
Museum of Sydney, Sydney

2012
‘Five Bells – A Visual Ode to Sydney’
Damian Minton Gallery, Sydney;
Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW

2011
‘Familiar Unfamiliar – 45th Anniversary Exhibition of the Print Council of Australia’
c3 contemporary art space, Melbourne

‘large exhibition of small works’
Australian Galleries, Roylston Street, Sydney;
Australian Galleries, Derby Street, Melbourne

‘Messages from the South: Contemporary Australian Prints from COFA UNSW’
Art Museum of National Taiwan;
University of Arts, New Taipei City, Taiwan;
Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards, Geelong Gallery, Geelong, VIC

‘Let it all hang out: Australian Art of the &0’s’
Art Gallery of Ballarat, VIC

‘Community Printmakers (CPM) National Print Awards’
Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW

‘International Art on Paper Exhibition’
Rajamangala University of Technology, Lana, Thailand

‘Personal Space: Contemporary Chinese and Australian Prints’
Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney;
Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW;
Central Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Beijing, China;
Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Shenyang, China;
Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Xi’an, China;
Guanland Original Printmaking Base, Shenzen, China

‘Burnie Print Prize’
Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Burnie, TAS

2010
‘The 14th International Print Exhibition’
The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, Taipei, Taiwan

‘Summer show’
Australian Galleries, Glenmore Road, Sydney

‘Artists’ Prints made with Integrity I’
Australian Galleries, Smith Street, Melbourne

‘The Return of the Guitar Shaped World’
Tamworth Regional Art Gallery, Tamworth, NSW

2009
‘Artists Ink: printmaking from the Warrnambool Art Gallery Collection, 1970-2001’
Ararat Regional Art Gallery, Ararat, VIC

‘Born To Be Wild: the motorcycle in Australia’
Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest, Emu Plains, NSW

2008
‘Stock Show’
Australian Galleries, Glenmore Road,
Sydney

2007
‘Summer Stock Show’
Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney

‘The story of Australian printmaking
1801 – 2005’

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

‘Artists’ ink: printmaking from the Warrnambool Art Gallery Collection’
Warrnambool

‘1970 – 2001’
Warrnambool Art Gallery, Warrnambool, VIC

2006
‘50th Anniversary Exhibition’
Australian Galleries, Melbourne

‘Art Interchange’
Museum of Contemporary Art, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea

‘Five Sydney Artists’
Adele Boag Gallery, Adelaide

2005
Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards
Geelong Gallery, Geelong, VIC

2004
‘In the presence of all creatures great and small’
Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney

2003
‘Prints by Bruce Latimer & David Fraser’
Beaver Galleries, Canberra

2002
‘Landscapes’
Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney

‘The Studio Tradition – National Art School 1883 – 2001’
National Art School, Sydney

‘The Studio Tradition – National Art School 1883 – 2001’
The Manly Art Gallery & Museum

‘The Macau International Exhibition of Prints, Museum of Macau’
Macau, China

2000
‘Sydney Suburb’
Museum of Sydney, Sydney

‘Dog’
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

1999
‘Shell Fremantle Print Award’
Freemantle Art Centre, Fremantle, WA

‘Norwegian International Print Triennale’
Fredrikstand, Norway

1998
‘International Print Triennial’
Kraków, Poland; Nürnberg, Germany and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1997
‘City of Hobart Art Prize’
Hobart

‘Perspecta Fibro’
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney

1996
‘People, Prints and Patronage: The Development of the Geelong Art Gallery Print collection’
Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong, VIC

‘Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery Biennial Print Acquisitive’
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington, VIC

‘Shell Fremantle Print Award’
Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, WA

‘University of Western Sydney Macarthur National Printmedia Acquisitive’
University of Western Sydney, Sydney

1994
‘Shell Fremantle Print Award’
Fremantle Arts Centre, Freemantle, WA

1992
‘Henri Worland Memorial Print Award’
Warrnambool Art Gallery, Warrnambool, VIC

1991
‘Tony Coleing & Friends – an exhibition of collaborative prints’
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

‘Off the wall/in the air, a seventies selection’
Monash University Gallery, Melbourne

1989
‘Prints and Australia: Pre-Settlement to Present’
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

1986
‘Church and State’
Zeus Trabla Gallery, New York, USA

‘Art Attack Against Racism and Apartheid’
P.A.C.A. Gallery, New York, USA

‘War/Peace on Earth’
P.A.C.A. Gallery, New York, USA

1983
‘Taste, Place and Transition, Expatriates in New York'
Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

1982
‘Australian Screenprints’
Print Council of Australia, Melbourne

1980
‘The Dog Show’
Robin Winter’s Loft, New York, USA

‘Contemporary Australian Printmakers’
Organised by the University of Oregon, Oregon, USA

1979
Bradford Print Biennale
Bradford City Art Gallery, Bradford, UK

Tokyo Print Biennial
The Gallery of Japan Artists Association, Tokyo, Japan

1978
Shell Fremantle Print Award
Freemantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, WA

1977
‘Some Contemporary Art From the East Coast of Australia’
Pender Street Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

‘Contemporary Australian Prints’
Festival of Perth and Tokyo

‘Watters at Pinacotheca’
Pinacotheca Gallery, Melbourne

1976
Mornington Peninsular Arts Centre Print Biennial
Mornington Peninsular Arts Centre,Mornington, VIC

Pederson Prize for Printmaking
Oueensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

1975
Mildura Sculpture Biennale
Midura, VIC

Philip Morris Trust Collection Exhibition
USA

‘The Road Show’
Shepparton City Art Gallery, Shepparton, VIC

‘Outlines of Australian Printmaking’
Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat, VIC

1974
‘Project Show’
Contemporary Art Society, Sydney

‘Three Sydney Printmakers’
Chapman Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne

1973
‘Nine Young Sydney Painters’
Llewellyn Gallery, Dulwich, SA

Rownet Print Prize
Sydney


AWARDS

2011
Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards, (winner)
Geelong Gallery, VIC

2011
Leslie J. Pulman Humour In Art Award
Community Printmakers (CPM)

National Print Awards
Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW

1982
Patron Print Commission
Print Council of Australia, Melbourne

1977
Visual Arts Board Grant
Australian Government, Canberra

1976
Pederson Prize for Printmaking
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

1971
National Art Students Union Prize
Sydney

1970
National Art Students Union Prize
Sydney


COLLECTIONS

Art Gallery of New South Wales
Sydney

Art Gallery of Queensland
Brisbane

Art Gallery of South Australia
Adelaide

Bathurst Fine Art Gallery
Bathurst, NSW

Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Burnie, TAS

Deakin University
Geelong, VIC

Family Courthouse
Brisbane

Fremantle Arts Centre
Fremantle, WA

Geelong Art Gallery
Geelong, VIC

La Trobe Valley Arts Centre
Morwell, VIC

Macquarie University
Sydney

Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery
Mornington, VIC

Museum of Contemporary Art
Brisbane

National Gallery of Australia
Canberra

National Gallery of New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand

National Gallery of Victoria
Melbourne

Newcastle Region Art Gallery
Newcastle, NSW

Noumea Art Gallery
Nouméa, New Caledonia

Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery
Hobart

Queensland University of Technology
Brisbane

Shepparton Gallery
Shepparton, VIC

State Library of Victoria
Melbourne

Tasmanian College of Advanced Education
Hobart

Townsville Teachers College
Townsville, QLD

University of Wollongong
Wollongong, NSW

Warrnambool Art Gallery
Warrnambool, VIC

Western Australian Institute of Technology
Perth


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Books

de Groen, Geoffrey
‘Some Other Dreams; The Artists, The Artworld and The Expatriate’
Hale and Iremonger, 1984

Germaine, Max
‘Artist and Galleries of Australia and New Zealand’
Lansdowne, 1984

Grishin, Sasha
‘Australian Printmaking in the 1990’s’
Lansdowne 1997

Kempf, Franz
‘Contemporary Australian Printmaking’
Lansdowne Editions, 1982

Stone, Kerrianne and Vaughan, Gerard
‘The Piranesi Effect’
New South Publishing, 2015

Periodicals

Allen, Christopher
‘Images of the Visionary and the Clown’
Sydney Morning Herald, 22 April 1988

Catalano, Gary
‘Artists as Printmakers’
Imprint, No.2, 1976

Gleeson, James
‘Into the Dream World’
Sun Herald, 2 June 1974

‘Fantasy and Funk’
The Sun, 29 May 1974

Grishin, Sasha
‘Fresh visions in dark sides fully satisfy’
The Canberra Times, 22 April 2009

‘A thoughtful environment’
Canberra Times, 9 March 2013

‘Profiles in Print – Bruce Latimer’
Craft Arts International, No. 87, 2013

Holloway, Memory
‘Sleepy Look at Screenprinting’
The Age, 9 February 1983

Langer, Gertrude
‘New York – Brisbane Collage, Pop Fantasy’
Courier Mail, 21 February 1977

Legge, Geoffrey
‘Bruce Latimer’s Prints’
Art and Australia, Vol.15 No.1, September 1977

J.M.
‘Mural From Junk’
Vogue Australia, April 1977

Johnson, Mitch
‘Review’
Honi Soit, June 1974

Mendelssohn, J
‘Bruce Latimer’
Imprint, Vol. 35 No.2, Winter, 2000

‘The Arts on Friday’
The Australian, 29 August 1997

Mignacca, Eneide
‘Review’
Nation Review
7 June 1974

Pratt, Julie
‘Undercroft Shows Are Poles Apart’
Sunday Times WA, 4 April 1984

“Process: Bruce Latimer”, Artist Profile
Issue 29, 2014-15

Stephen, Ann
‘Natural Wonders’
Imprint, Vol. 43 No. 2, Winter, 2008

Thomas, Daniel
‘Brisbane Plugs Into the Wide World’
The Bulletin, 5 March 1977

‘Loss of Energy is Artist’s Problem’
Sydney Morning Herald, 10 October 1974

‘Not a Great Year for Art in Sydney’
Review, December 1974

‘Nothing But the Best’
Sydney Morning Herald, 23 January 1975

‘Old Contemporaries’
Sydney Morning Herald, 1974

‘Review’
Sydney Morning Herald, 25 May 1974

‘Review’
Sydney Morning Herald, 11 November 1974

‘The Dealer as Patron’
Sydney Morning Herald, September 1974

‘The New Modesty’
Sydney Morning Herald, 9 September 1974

Webb, Penny
‘Etched in Memory’
The Age, 1 July 2005