Stephen Bush: Cur­ricu­lum Vitae

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1958, Vic­to­ria, Aus­tralia

Roy­al Mel­bourne Insti­tute of Tech­nol­o­gy, Bach­e­lor of Fine Arts
Roy­al Mel­bourne Insti­tute of Tech­nol­o­gy, Grad­u­ate Diplo­ma of Fine Arts

Indi­vid­ual Exhi­bi­tions

2018 Mule Skin, Sut­ton Gallery, Mel­bourne
2016 In the qui­et deep, Michael Reid Gallery, Berlin
Fes­tooned, Sut­ton Gallery, Mel­bourne
MCA Foy­er Wall Com­mis­sion, Muse­um of Con­tem­po­rary Art, Syd­ney
2015 Whipped Foulard, Michael Reid Gallery, Berlin
2014 Open the Box­oc­to­sis, Sut­ton Gallery
Stephen Bush: Steen­huf­fel, The Vizard Foun­da­tion Con­tem­po­rary Artist Project; The Ian Pot­ter Muse­um of Art, Mel­bourne Uni­ver­si­ty
2012 club soda unbri­dled, Sut­ton Gallery
Vol­ta Art Fair: New York, Sut­ton Gallery
2010 Mel­bourne Art Fair, Sut­ton Gallery, Mel­bourne
2008 The Dev­il Dri­ves, Sut­ton Gallery, Mel­bourne
2007 Gelder­land, SITE San­ta Fe, San­ta Fe, New Mex­i­co
Fid­dle­back, Goff + Rosen­thal, New York
2006 Hoeve­lak­en, Sut­ton Gallery, Mel­bourne
2005 Pen­etrol, Goff + Rosen­thal Gallery, New York
2004 Lum­ber, Sut­ton Gallery, Mel­bourne
2003 Black­wood Sky­line, Stephen Bush: work in progress #5, The Ian Pot­ter Muse­um of Art, the Uni­ver­si­ty of Mel­bourne
2002 Bry­ter Layter, Sut­ton Gallery, Mel­bourne
2001 Grey Flan­nel, Mori Gallery, Syd­ney
1999 Over­lan­der, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Ange­les
1997 Fall Col­lec­tion, Robert Lind­say Gallery, Mel­bourne
1996 A Pic­ture Exhi­bi­tion, Fatouhi Cramer Gallery, New York
1995 Venet­ian Red, Robert Lind­say Gallery, Mel­bourne
1994 The Lure of Paris, Robert Lind­say Gallery, Mel­bourne
1991 Stephen Bush, Pow­ell Street Gallery, Mel­bourne
Claim­ing: An Instal­la­tion of Paint­ings by Stephen Bush, Aus­tralian Cen­tre of Con­tem­po­rary Art, Mel­bourne; Con­tem­po­rary Art Cen­tre of South Aus­tralia, Ade­laide; The Aldrich Muse­um of Con­tem­po­rary Art, Ridge­field, Con­necti­cut
1989 Stephen Bush, Pow­ell Street Gallery, Mel­bourne
1987 Plow: Pow­ell Street Gallery, Mel­bourne
1984 Stephen Bush, Pow­ell Street Gallery, Mel­bourne

Group Exhi­bi­tions
2018 ‘Car­ni­va­lesque’ Art GalleruN­SA, Syd­ney
2017 Sug­ar Spin: You, Me, Art and Every­thing, Bris­bane, QAGOMA
2016 Fleurieu Art Prize, Sam­stag Muse­um of Art, Ade­laide
Spring 1883, Sut­ton Gallery, Wind­sor Hotel, Mel­bourne
Nar­ra­tives, Green­way Gallery, Ade­laide
Foot­ing the Bill,online exhi­bi­tion organ­ised by Art Works for Change, San Fran­cis­co view here
Panora­ma, Tar­raWar­ra Muse­um of Art, Vic­to­ria
McClel­land Col­lec­tion, McClel­land Sculp­ture Park and Gallery, Vic­to­ria
2015 Syd­ney Con­tem­po­rary, Car­riage­works, Syd­ney
Hid­ing in Plain Sight: A Selec­tion of Works from the Michael Bux­ton Col­lec­tion, Bendi­go Art Gallery, Bendi­go, Vic­to­ria
2014 Sub­lime Point: the Land­scape in Paint­ing, Hazel­hurst Region­al Gallery, New South Wales
Paris Bar Salon, Neon Parc, Mel­bourne
In your Dreams, Couni­han Gallery, Brunswick, Mel­bourne
2013 Mix Tape 1980s: Appro­pri­a­tion, Sub­cul­ture, Crit­i­cal Style, The Ian Pot­ter Cen­tre: Nation­al Gallery Vic­to­ria, Mel­bourne
2012 Nego­ti­at­ing This World: Con­tem­po­rary Aus­tralian Art, Nation­al Gallery Vic­to­ria, Mel­bourne
Tem­pera­ment Spec­trum, Sut­ton Gallery
2011 Sut­ton Gallery @ Auck­land Art Fair, New Zealand
Glob­al Back­yard, LaTrobe Region­al Gallery, Mor­well
Jour­neys, Plim­sol Gallery, Hobart
Marie Celeste, Art­space, New Haven, Con­necti­cut
MONAISMS, Muse­um of Old and New Art, Hobart
2010 Con­tem­po­rary Encoun­ters, The Ian Pot­ter Cen­tre: Nation­al Gallery Vic­to­ria, Mel­bourne
The Edge of the Uni­verse, Shep­par­ton Art Gallery, Shep­par­ton, Vic­to­ria
Wilder­ness: Bal­naves Con­tem­po­rary: Paint­ing, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Syd­ney
We Call Them Pirates Out Here: MCA Col­lec­tion select­ed by David Elliott, Muse­um of Con­tem­po­rary Art, Syd­ney
2009 Clemenger Con­tem­po­rary Art Award, The Ian Pot­ter Cen­tre: Nation­al Gallery of Vic­to­ria, Mel­bourne
Sut­ton Gallery @ Auck­land Art Fair, New Zealand
2008 Con­tem­po­rary Aus­tralia: Opti­mism, Gallery of Mod­ern Art, Queens­land
Future Tense: Reshap­ing the land­scape, Neu­berg­er Muse­um, New York
Stephen Bush, Helen John­son, Nick Man­gan, Peter Robin­son, Sut­ton Gallery @ Danks Street Depot, Syd­ney
2007 Sum­mer 07, Goff + Rosen­thal, New York, USA
Arthur Guy Memo­r­i­al Paint­ing Prize, Bendi­go Art Gallery, Bendi­go, Vic­to­ria
Eye for I, Bal­larat Region­al Gallery, Bal­larat
2005 Berlin Art Fair, Goff + Rosen­thal Gallery
NADA Mia­mi, Goff + Rosen­thal Gallery
2004 Scope New York, Stephen­son Fine Art
The Plot Thick­ens, Hei­de Muse­um of Mod­ern Art, Mel­bourne
Ate­lier, Plim­sol Gallery, Hobart
Art Posi­tion 04 Morat, Basel, Switzer­land, Stephen­son Fine Art
Before night after nature, Monash Uni­ver­si­ty Muse­um of Art, Mel­bourne
2003 Home & Away, Monash Uni­ver­si­ty Muse­um of Art, Mel­bourne
Three-way abstrac­tion, Monash Uni­ver­si­ty Muse­um of Art, Mel­bourne
Scope LA, Stephen­son fine art
Scope Mia­mi, Stephen­son fine art
2002 The Monash Uni­ver­si­ty Col­lec­tion: four Decades of Col­lect­ing, Monash Uni­ver­si­ty Muse­um of Art, Mel­bourne
2001 Unpacked, MCA, Syd­ney, organ­ised by Jane Cam­pi­on
A Stu­dio in Paris SH Ervin Gallery, Syd­ney NSW
Booty­li­cious Ian Pot­ter Muse­um of Art, Uni­ver­si­ty of Mel­bourne, Mel­bourne
Our Place: Issues of Iden­ti­ty in Recent Aus­tralian Art, Col­lec­tion from Monash Uni­ver­si­ty Muse­um of Art, Mel­bourne, Palaz­zo Vaj, Pra­to, Italy
2000 H2O, Lawrence Wil­son Art Gallery, West­ern Aus­tralia Uni­ver­si­ty, Perth Inter­na­tion­al Arts Fes­ti­val
Sebas­t­ian, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Hazle­hurst Arts Cen­tre, Orange, Noosa, Toowoom­ba, Her­vey Bay, Grafton Region­al Gallery and Bendi­go Art Gallery
All crea­tures great and small, Old Gold Muse­um, Mel­bourne
1999 Leisure and Plea­sure, Robert Lind­say Gallery, Mel­bourne
Signs of Life: Mel­bourne Inter­na­tion­al Bien­ni­al, curat­ed by Juliana Eng­berg, Mel­bourne
On the Road the Car in Aus­tralian Art, Hei­de MOMA, Mel­bourne
1998 Car­toons and Car­i­ca­ture in Con­tem­po­rary Art, Gee­long Art Gallery and region­al tour
Views of Mel­bourne (NGV Col­lec­tion) Region­al Gallery tour of Vic­to­ria
1997 The Vizard Foun­da­tion Art Col­lec­tion of the 1990s, Gee­long, Hamil­ton, and Bendi­go Art Gal­leries.
1996 After Image: Paint­ing Pho­tog­ra­phy, Cen­tre for Con­tem­po­rary Pho­tog­ra­phy, Mel­bourne & region­al tour
Tan­gi­bil­i­ty? Three Instal­la­tions: Stephen Bush & Jan Nel­son: South Face; John R. Nee­son: Sixth Loca­tion; Claire Bar­clay: Unti­tled, Plim­soll Gallery, Cen­tre for the Arts, Hobart, Tas­ma­nia
Pho­tog­ra­phy is Dead! Long Live Pho­tog­ra­phy!, MCA, Syd­ney
Com­post, Ade­laide Fes­ti­val, cura­tors — John Bar­bour & David O’Hal­lo­ran
How Say You, Aus­tralian Cen­tre for Con­tem­po­rary Art, Mel­bourne
Colo­nial Post-Colo­nial, Muse­um of Mod­ern Art at Hei­de, Mel­bourne
1995 South Face: Jan Nel­son & Stephen Bush, Can­ber­ra Con­tem­po­rary Art Space, ACT
NON, ether ohneti­tel, Mel­bourne
Smor­gon Col­lec­tion, Muse­um of Con­tem­po­rary Art, Syd­ney
Deca­dence, 200 Gertrude Street Artists Space, Mel­bourne
If you’re cre­ative you can get stuffed, Con­ti­nen­tal Cafe, Mel­bourne
1994 Moet & Chan­don Tour­ing Exhi­bi­tion 1994, Nation­al tour
Tableaux, Works from the Col­lec­tion, Monash Uni­ver­si­ty Gallery, Mel­bourne
Per­sona Cog­ni­ta, Muse­um of Mod­ern Art at Hei­de, cura­tor — Juliana Eng­berg
Bad Toys, Aus­tralian Cen­tre of Con­tem­po­rary Art. Mel­bourne
1993 Sur­vey 14: Images of the Gee­long Region, Gee­long Art Gallery
Inter­im Space, Smith Street Post Office, Colling­wood
A Col­lab­o­ra­tion Project-Jan Nel­son & Stephen Bush, Tem­ple Stu­dio, Mel­bourne
Group Show, Dar­ren Knight Gallery, Mel­bourne
1992 Domi­no 1, Mer­ryn Gates, Ian Pot­ter Gallery, Uni­ver­si­ty of Mel­bourne
Angel­ic Space, cura­tor Juliana Eng­berg, Monash Uni­ver­si­ty Gallery, Mel­bourne
1991 Con­tem­po­rary Land­scapes, Deakin Uni­ver­si­ty, Gee­long
The Sto­ry So Far, cura­tor Peter Timms, Exhibitors Gallery, Mel­bourne
1990 Plat­form, Spencer Street Mel­bourne
Artists Against Ani­mal Exper­i­men­ta­tion, Deutsch­er Gallery, Mel­bourne
Anony­mous, West Mel­bourne
1989 Aus­tralian Art Post 1960, Deutsch­er Gertrude Street, Mel­bourne.
1988 Arti­sans: Collaboration/Installation with Geoff Lowe, George Paton Gallery, Mel­bourne Uni­ver­si­ty Union, Mel­bourne
9x5 — The Wilder­ness Soci­ety Exhi­bi­tion, Lin­den Gallery,Melbourne
Stephen Bush and Janet Burchill, cura­tor Peter Cripps, The Lew­ers Bequest and Pen­rith Region­al Art Gallery, Emu Plains, and 200 Gertrude Street, Mel­bourne
New­cas­tle Award, New­cas­tle Gallery
1987 Large Paint­ings from Art­bank, Ivan Doughey Gallery, Syd­ney
Quid­di­ty, cura­tor Louise Neri, 200 Gertrude Street, Mel­bourne, Con­tem­po­rary Art Cen­tre of South Aus­tralia
The New Roman­tics, cura­tor Graeme Stur­geon, Mac­quar­ie Gal­leries, Syd­ney and region­al gal­leries tour
1986 Fears and Scru­ples, cura­tor Nao­mi Cass, Uni­ver­si­ty Gallery, Uni­ver­si­ty of Mel­bourne
Young Aus­tralians, Nation­al Gallery Vic­to­ria & Nation­al tour, 1986–88
Voy­age of Dis­cov­ery, Dal­las, Texas, USA
1985 New Work, Pow­ell Street Gallery, Mel­bourne
Con­tem­po­rary Aus­tralian Views, cura­tors Joe Pas­coe and Svet­lana Karovich, Gee­long Art Gallery and Vic­to­ri­an Region­al Gallery tour 1985–6
1983 The John McCaugh­ey Memo­r­i­al Art Prize, NGV, Mel­bourne
1981 Emerg­ing Painters, RMIT Gallery, Mel­bourne

Select­ed Col­lec­tions

A.C.T.U. Col­lec­tion, Mel­bourne
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Syd­ney
Art Gallery of South Aus­tralia, Ade­laide
Art Gallery of West­ern Aus­tralia, Perth
Art­bank, Syd­ney
Bendi­go Art Gallery, Vic­to­ria
BHP­Bil­li­ton, Mel­bourne
Cairns Art Gallery, Queens­land
Price Water­house Coop­ers, Mel­bourne
Deakin Uni­ver­si­ty Col­lec­tion, Mel­bourne
Gee­long Art Gallery, Gee­long
The J.L. Stew­art Col­lec­tion, New York
Michael Bux­ton Col­lec­tion of Con­tem­po­rary Art, Mel­bourne
Mitchell Endow­ment, Nation­al Gallery of Vic­to­ria, Mel­bourne
Monash Uni­ver­si­ty Muse­um of Art, Mel­bourne
Muse­um of Con­tem­po­rary Art, Syd­ney
Muse­um of Old and New Art (MONA), Hobart
Nation­al Gallery of Aus­tralia, Can­ber­ra
Nation­al Gallery of Vic­to­ria, Mel­bourne
New­cas­tle Art Gallery, New­cas­tle, N.S.W
Queens­land Art Gallery, Bris­bane, Queens­land
RACV, Mel­bourne
Smor­gon Col­lec­tion, Mel­bourne
Vizard Col­lec­tion, Mel­bourne
Wal­ter and Eliza Hall Insti­tute, Mel­bourne
War­rnam­bool Art Gallery, War­rnam­bool
Wes­farm­ers, Perth
West­ern Met­ro­pol­i­tan Col­lege of T.A.F.E., Footscray
West­ern Min­ing, Mel­bourne
Pri­vate Col­lec­tions, Aus­tralia, USA and Europe

Stephen Bush is rep­re­sent­ed in Aus­tralia by Sut­ton Gallery, Mel­bourne.