TONY COSTA     CV

      

       

        1955                   Born in Sydney - lives and works in Sydney

       

        Studies

        1985 – 86           Post Graduate Diploma, City Art Institute, Sydney

        1880 – 81            Professor Pirzio, Academia del Arte, Florence

        1976 – 79            Julian Ashton and Desiderius Orban Art School, Sydney

       Other

        1988                    Selected to participate in Triangle Artists Workshop, Pine Plains, New York

 

       Solo exhibitions

        2018                    Hacking River, Art Atrium, Sydney       

        2009                   Cox’s gap and beyond, Robin Gibson gallery, Sydney

        2006                   Goulburn River, Robin Gibson gallery, Sydney

        1987                    Kalgoorlie, Barry Stern gallery, Sydney

        1984                    Port Headland landscape, Howard Street gallery, Perth

        1982                    Pilbara, Gallery 52, Perth

        1980                    Australiana, Salon de la Paix, Switzerland

        1978                    Australian landscape, Australian American Association, Sydney

 

       Selected Prize and group exhibitions

        2018                     Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Carriageworks, Redfern

                                   Mosman Art Prize exhibition, Mosman Art gallerly, Mosman

                                   Archibald Prize exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

                                        Wynne Prize exhibition, Salon de Refuses, S. H. Ervin gallery, Sydney

                                   Queensland Tattersals Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane

        2017                     Archibald Prize, Art gallery of NSW, Sydney

                                   Wynne Prize exhibition, Salon de Refuses, S. H. Ervin gallery, Sydney

                                   Doug Moran Prize, Semi finalist

                                       Mosman Art Prize exhibition, Mosman Art gallery, Mosman

        2016                     Plein Air Painting Prize, Parliament House, Sydney

                                   Archibald Prize and Wynne Prize, Salon de Refuses, S. H. Ervin gallery, Sydney

                                   Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Art gallery of Ballarat, Victoria

        2016, 15                Kilgour Portrait Prize, Newcastle gallery,  Newcastle

        2015                     Doug Moran Prize, Juniper Hall, Paddington and Touring

                                   Archibald Prize, Art gallery of NSW, Sydney

                                   Gallipoli Prize exhibition, Sydney

                                   Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize exhibition, PLC gallery, Croydon

        2014                     Paddington Art Prize exhibition,  Woollahra

                                   Fisher’s Ghost Prize exhibition,  Cambelltown Arts Centre, NSW

                                   Wynne Prize exhibition,  Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

                                   Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize exhibition,  PLC gallery, Croydon

        2013                     Mosman Art Prize,  Mosman Art gallery, Mosman

                                   Kogarah Art Prize exhibition,  Kogarah

                                   Doug Moran Prize,  Semi finalist

       2012                      Dobell Prize for Drawing exhibition,  Art gallery of NSW, Sydney

                                   Paddington Art Prize exhibition,  Mary place gallery, Paddington

                                   Hawkesbury Art Prize exhibition,  Purple Noon gallery, Windsor

                                   John Copes Portrait Prize exhibition,  Bowral

                                   Wynne Prize, Salon de Refuses,  S. H. Ervin gallery, Sydney

                                   Mosman Art Prize,  Mosman Art gallery, Mosman

                                   Plein Air Painting Prize exhibition,  Parliament House, Sydney

                                   Kogarah Art Prize exhibition,  Kogarah

        2011                     Doug Moran Portraiture Prize,  State Library of NSW, Sydney 

                                   Mosman Art Prize,  Mosman Art gallery, Mosman

                                   Fisher’s Ghost Prize exhibition,  Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW

       2010                     Fisher’s Ghost Prize exhibition,  Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW

       2009                     Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize exhibition,  PLC gallery, Croydon

                                   Plein Air Painting Prize exhibition,  Parliament House, Sydney

                                   Kedumba Drawing Award,  Kedumba gallery, Wentworth Falls

                                   Small is the new Big,  Robin Gibson gallery, Sydney

                                   Fisher’s Ghost Prize exhibition,  Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW

       2008                     Plein Air Painting Prize exhibition, Parliament House, Sydney

                                   Paddington Art Prize, Mary Place gallery, Paddington

                                   Dobell Prize for Drawing exhibition, Art gallery of NSW        

                                   Fisher’s Ghost Prize exhibition, Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW

       2007                     Mosman Art Prize,  Mosman Art gallery, Mosman

                                   Doug Moran Portraiture Prize,  State Library of NSW, Sydney, 

                                   and Touring exhibition

                                   Fisher’s Ghost Prize exhibition,  Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW

       2006                     Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize exhibition,  PLC gallery, Croydon

                                   Fisher’s Ghost Prize exhibition,  Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW

       2005                     Mosman Art Prize,  Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman

                                   Fisher’s Ghost Prize exhibition,  Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW

                                   Muswellbrook 38th Open Art Prize,  Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

       2004                    Doug Moran Portraiture Prize,  State Library of NSW, Sydney,

                                  and Touring exhibition        

                                  Paddington Art Prize,  Mary Place gallery, Paddington

                                  I love a Sunburnt Country,  Robin Gibson gallery, Sydney

                                  Dobell Prize for Drawing exhibition,  Art gallery of NSW        

                                  Fisher’s Ghost Prize exhibition,  Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW

                                  Wynne Prize exhibition,  Salon de Refuses, S. H. Ervin gallery, Sydney

       2003                    Canberra Art Prize exhibition,  Canberra

                                  Archibald Prize exhibition,  Salon de Refuses, S. H. Ervin gallery, Sydney

                                  Liverpool City Arts Prize,  Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

       2002                    Archibald Prize exhibition,  Salon de Refuses, S. H. Ervin gallery, Sydney

       2001                    Sulman Prize exhibition,  Art gallery of NSW, Sydney

                                  Landscape and Figures,  Delmar gallery, Sydney

                                  Mosman Art Prize,  Mosman Art gallery, Mosman

                                  Fisher’s Ghost Prize exhibition,  Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW

       2000                    Fleurieu Biennale exhibition, South Australia        

                                  McLaren Vale Prize exhibition,  South Australia

                                  Wynne Prize exhibition,  Salon de Refuses, S. H. Ervin gallery, Sydney

                                  Works on Paper,  Delmar gallery, Sydney

                                  Fisher’s Ghost Prize exhibition,  Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW

                                  Mosman Art Prize,  Mosman Art gallery, Mosman

       1999                    Dobell Prize for Drawing exhibition,  Art gallery of NSW, Sydney                 

                                  Fisher’s Ghost Prize exhibition,  Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW

                                  Works on Paper,  Delmar gallery, Sydney

       1988                    Works on Paper,  Delmar gallery, Sydney        

                                  Wynne Prize exhibition,  Art gallery of NSW, Sydney

                                  Triangle Artists exhibition,  Pine Plains, New York, USA

       1986                    Final Works,  Ivan Dougherty gallery, Sydney

                                  Works on Paper,  Delmar gallery, Sydney

       1984                    Newcastle Prize exhibition,  Von Bertouch gallery, Newcastle

                                  Works on Paper,  Delmar gallery, Sydney

                                  Celebrations,  Barry Stern gallery, Sydney

 

       Awards

       2014                    Winner of the Paddington Art Prize for Australian Landscape painting

       2012                    Highly commended, Kogarah Inaugural Art Prize, Kogarah

                                 Second Prize John Copes Portrait Prize, Bowral

       1985                    First Prize - Contemporary section, Kogarah Art Prize

       1984                    Second Prize – Kogarah Art Prize

       1981                    Second Prize, Ashfield Art Prize, Ashfield

       1979                    First Prize - Open Section, Ashfield Art Prize

 

       Collections 

                                  Paddington Art Prize collection

                                  BHP, Melbourne

                                  AGL, Sydney

                                  Philip Fox, Sydney

                                  Merchant Bank Chase NBA Group Ltd, Sydney

                                  Trinity Grammar School, Sydney

                                  Private Collections, USA, Europe, Australia        

 

      Bibliography

       2017                    SMH, Private Sydney, John McDonald

       2016                    SMH, Private Sydney, John McDonald        

       2004                   SMH, Spectrum, Peter Hill, 

       2001                    SMH, Spectrum, Bruce James

       1987                    SMH, Susannah Short,

       1988                    Poughkeepsie Journal, Florence Pennela 

2010 - present

2010 - present