Adam Cullen

Adam Cullen

Biography

Adam Cullen was born in Sydney in 1965. He graduated from the City Art Institute with a Diploma of Professional Art in 1987 and received a Master of Fine Arts from the University of New South Wales in 1999. He exhibited broadly in individual and group exhibitions both in Australia and overseas. In 2002 he represented Australia at the 25th São Paulo Art Biennial.He gained early fame at art school by dragging around a rotting pig's head chained to his ankle.[citation needed] Cullen was well established as a Sydney 'grunge' artist when he won the prestigious Archibald Prize for his portrait of actor David Wenham in 2000.[citation needed]


As well his painting his grunge style entered the world of printmaking at Whaling Road Studios producing his first suite of etchings printed by Diana Davidson and Mark Rowden.

Awards

Archibald Prize

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  • Adam Cullen

    Kelly in Drag (Such is Life) 2010

    pigment print on paper

    99.0 × 99.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Minotaur (Red Bull) 2010

    digital serigraph - archival pigment print on paper

    100.0 × 100.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Edward Kelly (Stand and Deliver) 2010

    pigment print on paper

    100.0 × 80.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Winnie the Poo 2004

    acrylic on canvas

    80.0 × 80.0 cm

  • Adam Cullen

    Growler I (In Orange)

    archival pigment print on paper

    112.0 × 102.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Growler II (In Blue)

    archival pigment print on paper

    112.0 × 102.0 cm

  • Adam Cullen

    Growler III (In Pink)

    archival pigment print on paper

    112.0 × 102.0 cm

  • Adam Cullen

    Growler IV (In Green)

    archival pigment print on paper

    112.0 × 102.0 cm

  • Adam Cullen

    Southern Shark

    acrylic on canvas

    183.0 × 152.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Growler Quartet

    archival pigment print on paper

    112.0 × 102.0 cm

  • Adam Cullen

    Growler I (In Orange)

    print

    80.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Indecent Obsession 2004

    acrylic on canvas

    183.0 × 183.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Bull’s Head 2011

    Cast bronze

    10.0 × 10.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Edward Kelly on a pink horse

    archival pigment print on paper

    90.0 × 90.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Skull 2011

    Cast bronze

    10.0 × 15.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Boar Head 2011

    Cast bronze

    16.0 × 11.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Horse 2011

    Cast bronze

    14.0 × 4.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Small Razorback 2011

    Cast bronze

    13.0 × 16.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Christ

    acrylic on canvas

    90.0 × 90.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Horses Head 2011

    Cast bronze

    10.0 × 6.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Australian landscape (blue mountains)

    Acrylic

    N/A

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  • Adam Cullen

    Small Troll 2011

    Cast bronze

    30.0 × 17.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Head 2011

    Cast bronze

    13.0 × 10.5 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Horse Head 2011

    Cast bronze

    15.0 × 13.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Horse

    Acrylic

    183.0 × 152.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Wrigley 2011

    Cast bronze

    5.0 × 6.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    'Untitled (Portrait of a Hairy Ape)'

    pen and ink on paper

    33.0 × 27.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    The Gimp (unmasked) 2009

    pen and ink on paper

    33.0 × 26.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Wicked 2009

    pen and ink on paper

    33.0 × 26.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Hold em Up

    ink on paper

    33.0 × 26.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    piglet boar

    ink on paper

    33.0 × 26.0 cm

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  • Adam Cullen

    Piglet Boar II 2009

    ink on paper

    33.0 × 26.0 cm

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