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Michael Ambriano,   Painter/ Printmaker, Lives and works in Sydney

 

Artist Background   

 

Born 1975.

2014                      Art trip to Warrumbungle, National Park and Pilliga Nature Reserve  

2013                      Kelton Artist Residency Cooma, Defiance Gallery

2011                      World Expeditions Art trip to West MacDonnell Ranges-Larapinta with artist such as

Euan Macleod, Leo Robber and Steve Lopes                    

2010                      Teaching art lessons in the landscape to children at Marton Public School

2009                      Art for life bushfire appeal fundraising art auction, Melbourne Town hall

                                Questions of Seeing a Landscape Painting Master Class with Idris Murphy

2007 - 2008          Head Assistant Printmaker, Duckprint Fine Art Editions,

                                Privately initiated painting study trips to Kosciusko National Park

2004 - 2007           Privately initiated painting study trips to Northern Territory, Bundanon, and Eden NSW

2003 - 06               Apprentice to Master Printer Tom Goulder, Duckprint Fine Art Editions, Sydney

2003 - 04               Artist residency trip to Ben Boyd National Park, and Mimosa National Park NSW

1996 - 1998           Sydney Institute Technology, Ultimo. Certificate in Printing Machining – Trade

1994 - 95               Associated Diploma in Fine Arts     

1993 - 95               News limited Art Department

1993,                      Life Drawing, Sydney Community College

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016                       Crooked MountainHazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney
2015                       This Used To Be My Playground, Kogarah Library & Cultural Centre
2014                       Limitless Vista, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney 

2013                       Tones of the Shoalhaven, Shoalhaven City Arts Centre, NSW

2012                       Off the Trail, Hazelhurst Regional, Gallery, Sydney

2007                       New Paintings, Hazelhurst Regional, Gallery, Sydney

2006                       New Paintings, Make Art Gallery, Sydney

2004                       Etchings, Duckprint Studio Gallery, Sydney

 

  Selected Exhibitions & Awards


2014                        Paddington Art Prize, Finalist

                                 Lets Roll Printmakers Show, Project Gallery, Wollongong                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

2012-13                  Larapinta Trail artists Shoalhaven City Arts Centre, NSW                   

2012                        Larapinta Trail artists Moree Plains Gallery, NSW

2011                        From Alice Springs to Glen Helen, Defiance Gallery I, Sydney                  

2010                        Sticks and Stones, Hazelhurst Regional, Community Gallery, Sydney

                                 Autumn Exhibition, Nolan on lovel Gallery, Katoomba

                                 Summer Exhibition, Nolan on lovel Gallery, Katoomba  

2009                        A Fighting Chance, NG Art Gallery, Sydney

                                 Christmas Exhibition, Nolan on lovel Gallery, Katoomba 

                                 Limited edition works on paper, NG Art Gallery, Sydney

                                 Croydon Group West primary school, Victoria

                                 A History of Chippendale, NG Art Gallery, Sydney                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

                                 Emerging Artists, Pollock Gallery, Richmond, Melbourne

                                 Art on Paper, Hazelhurst, Finalist,

 Blackheath Festival Art Show.

2008         Waverly Art prize, Camden Art Prize, Finalist.

2007                        Waverly Art prize, finalist – received ‘highly commended’

2005                        Artists on Norton, Prize Finalist.

                                 Waverley art prize.

2004                        The Camden Art Prize, Finalist

                                 Waverley art prize.

                                 Artists on Norton, Prize Finalist.

2003                        Art on Paper, Hazelhurst.

                                  Kiama art prize Inc, finalist.

                                 Artists on Norton, Prize Finalist.

2002                        Artists on Norton, Prize Finalist.

2001                        Sky garden art prize, finalist.

                                  Kiama art prize Inc, finalist.

                                  Willoughby city art prize.

                                  Waverley art prize.

 

Collections

 

Moree Plains Gallery Collection, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Audley Visitor Centre,
Marton Public School, InSynergy Financial Solutions Sydney, DS Consultancy Sydney, News Limited Art Department Sydney,
Duckprint Ltd Editions Wollongong, Fourbits Creative Sydney. Private collections in Australia and Italy.

 

Publications

St George and Sutherland Shire Leader, Thursday 2, 2010.

Gardens and Outdoor living, February 2007.

 

 

 

 

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