Bruce Earles


This series of works has developed out of previously explored concepts such as anonymity, urban existence and harmony that can exist between industry and leisure. These expanded images maintain the subject matter of human development and natural surroundings. Work and fun are still presented but humans no longer dominate whereas animals, birds and plants begin to permeate the compositions. As the images have expanded, the spaces between have diminished leaving birds, fish, ships and planes to protrude beyond the boundaries of the canvas. Each image demands its own space interlocking with others in an interrelated composition. The multi angle viewpoint has allowed free expression of images within the space. The strength of colour and tones combined with the diversity of line complements the various textures. A move away from opacity to a more expanded use of transparencies has allowed the medium of oil paint to maximize its effect. Rather than analyze and synthesize the landscape these works are based on interpretation and expression.

BIOGRAPHY & EDUCATION 

1953 Born, Melbourne, Australia 

1973 Diploma of Teaching, Monash University 

1979 Graduate Diploma in Art Education, Monash University

1989 Graduate Diploma in Special Education, Melbourne University

1996 Master of Educational Studies, Monash University 

1998 Master of Arts, University of Western Sydney 

2002 Doctor of Creative Arts, University of Western Sydney 

 SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2013 Art Images Gallery, Adelaide 

2012 Soho Gallery Sydney Red Sea Gallery, Brisbane
Trevor Victor Harvey Sydney
2011-12 LK Contemporary, Perth Soho Gallery, Sydney 

2010 Art Images Gallery, Adelaide Lk Contemporary, Perth Artistry/ Hogan Galleries Melbourne 

2009 Artistry Galleries, Melbourne Trevor Victor Harvey, Sydney Linton and Kay Contemporary, Perth 

2008 Art Images Gallery, Adelaide Schubert’s Contemporary, Gold Coast Trevor Victor Harvey, Sydney Artistry Galleries, Melbourne Linton and Kay Contemporary, Perth 

2007 Artistry Galleries, Melbourne House of Phillips Fine Art, Sydney Paul Gullotti Gallery, Perth 

2006 Paul Gullotti Gallery, Perth Art Images Gallery, Adelaide 

2005 Qdos Gallery, Lorne 

2000-05 Goya Galleries, Melbourne 

2000-01 Dagmar Art Consultants, Melbourne 

1999 Maling Gallery, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney 

1998 YZ Gallery, University of Western Sydney 1992 Hogan Gallery, Melbourne 

1991 Maska Gallery, Pioneer Square, Seattle 

1985 Central Park New York 

1983-86 Roar Studios, Melbourne 

1982 Chrysalis Gallery, Port Melbourne 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2012 Art Singapore Red Sea Gallery Brisbane Art Melbourne Trevor Victor Harvey Sydney Manyung Gallery, Melbourne Without Pier Gallery Melbourne 

2011 Cricket Art, Sydney, Melbourne Red Sea Gallery Brisbane Artistry Gallery Melbourne Metropolis Gallery Geelong 

2010 Trevor Victor Harvey, Sydney 

2009 Art Melbourne 

2008 Star Gallery, Chicago 

2007 Goya Galleries International, New York Shanghai Art Fair Ho Gallery, Melbourne Art International Associates, New York
Australian International Pavilion, Beijing, China

2006 Art Images Gallery, Adelaide Shanghai, China 

2005 Beijing, China 

2000-06 Art Fairs –Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne 

2000-05 Goya Galleries, Melbourne 

2004-06 Manyung Gallery, Mount Eliza, Melbourne 

2005 Tsunami Appeal, Hogan Gallery, Melbourne 

2002 Melbourne Contemporary Art Fair 

2001 Penrith Regional Gallery, Sydney 

2000 Williamstown Contemporary Arts Fair Melbourne 

1999 Goya Galleries Melbourne 

1993 Australian Contemporary Art Fair 

1992 Ten Years After, Roar Studios, Melbourne 

1991 Aurora Gallery Anchorage Alaska 

1987 Emerging Collector, East Village, New York 

1983-86 Now Gallery New York Gallery 212, Waseda, Tokyo The Fight Shinjuku Tokyo Roar Studios, Melbourne 

 AWARDS

2001 Research Grants, University of Western Sydney 

2001 University of Western Sydney, Top Up Award

2000 Pollock Krasner Award, Pollock Krasner Foundation, New York 

1999, 2000 Artist in Residence, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne 

1995 Australian Post Graduate Award 

1992 Art and About Fitzroy, Melbourne Herald Sun 

1979 Flinders Art Award, Melbourne 

 COLLECTIONS National Australia Bank, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, University of Western Sydney,
Monash University, Midwaters Warwickshire England

MIXED EXHIBITION 


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