Todd Hunter

Todd Hunter

  • Biography

    EDUCATION

    1989 - 1992 Bachelor Visual Arts, Griffith University, Brisbane
    1990 Julian Ashton Art School Sydney
    1986 - 1996 Studied with David Paulson, Brisbane (with the exception of 1990)

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2017 To Live is to Fly, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
    2016 Talking to a Stranger, Red Dot Fine Art Gallery, Singapore
    2015 Todd Hunter, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
    2014 Drawings, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
    2013 Doused, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
    2013 Sway, Scott Livesey Galleries OFFSITE at Mary Place Gallery, Paddington
    2012 Country Feedback, Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong
    2011 Small Work, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
    2010 Melbourne Art Fair, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
    2010 Love Buzz, GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney
    2009 In Bloom, Gallery 2, GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney
    2009 Recent Paintings, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
    2008 Strange Weather, BMG Gallery, Adelaide
    2008 This Perfect Day, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
    2007 All Times Through Paradise, GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney
    2006 Just Like the Night, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
    2006 BMG Gallery, Adelaide
    2005 Recent Paintings, GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney
    2004 Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
    2004 Scott Livesey Art Dealer, Melbourne
    2003 Recent Paintings, GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney
    2002 BMG Art Gallery, Adelaide
    2002 Scott Livesey Art Dealer, Melbourne
    2001 Art House Gallery, Sydney
    2000 BMGArt Gallery, Adelaide
    2000 Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
    2000 Art House Gallery, Sydney
    1999 Art House Gallery, Sydney
    1998 Smith and Stoneley on Stratton, Brisbane
    1998 Art House Gallery, Sydney
    1997 Fortitude Gallery, Brisbane
    1996 Fortitude Gallery, Brisbane
    1994 The Vine Galleria, Brisbane

    SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2018 W.O.P. 2018, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
    2015 Sydney Contemporary 2015, Scott Livesey Galleries
    2015 The Salon, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
    2014 Twenty Fourteen, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
    2013 Action/Abstraction, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Wangaratta (current)
    2012 Melbourne Art Fair, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
    2011 Art HK, Hong Kong International Art Fair, Grantpirrie, Sydney
    2011 Art for Science, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne
    2011 Wattle: Australian Contemporary Art, Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong
    2010 Todd Hunter & Stelarc, Melbourne Art Fair, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
    2010 Art HK10, Hong Kong International Art Fair, Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong
    2010 Art of Music, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
    2009 Salon des Refusés, Wynne Prize, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
    2008 Fleurieu Art Prize, Fleurieu Biennale, South Australia
    2008 Tattersall’s Club Art Prize , Brisbane
    2008 Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery
    2007 Paddington Landscape Art Prize, Sydney
    2007 Tattersall’s Club Art Prize, Brisbane
    2007 Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery
    2007 Kings School Art Prize, Parramatta, Sydney
    2006 Ironic Expressionism, Curator, Andrew Frost, Virginia Wilson Gallery, Sydney
    2005 ABN Amro Emerging Artist Award, Sydney
    2004 Tattersall’s Club Invitation Art Prize, Brisbane
    2003 The Year In Art, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
    2003 Tattersall’s Club Invitation Art Prize, Brisbane
    2002 Twenty Fine Paintings, Scott Livesey Art Dealer, Melbourne
    2001 Twenty Fine Paintings, Scott Livesey Art Dealer, Melbourne
    2000 Melbourne Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne
    2000 Brett Whiteley Travelling Scholarship, Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, Sydney
    1999 Inaugural Exhibition, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
    1999 Inaugural Schools and Universities Prize Exhibition, Schools and Universities Club, Sydney
    1998 Flesh: Collections of Sensual & Erotic Art, Noosa Regional Gallery, Queensland
    1997 Global Art: Australia Beyond, Carpediem Gallery, Thailand
    1997 The First Brisbane International Art Fair, Brisbane
    1997 Downlands College Art Awards, Toowoomba, Queensland
    1996 Preview, Fortitude Gallery, Brisbane
    1996 Asia Pacific Hotel Art Fair, Brisbane
    1996 Stanthorpe Arts Festival, Stanthorpe, Queensland
    1995 Gilchrist Galleries, Brisbane
    1995 Churchie Exhibition of Emerging Art, Brisbane
    1994 Ten Figurative Artists, Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney
    1994 Logan National Art Award, Logan
    1993 Rebels Without a Course, Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane
    1993 Believers, Isnt, Brisbane
    1993 Griffith University Drawing Exhibition, Brisbane
    1992 Final Configuration, Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane
    1992 Free Trade, Isnt, Brisbane
    1992 Art = Aura, Space Plenitude, Brisbane
    1991 Three Positions, Space Plenitude, Brisbane


    SELECTED AWARDS & PRIZES

    2017 Finalist, Paddington Art Prize
    2011 Finalist, Fleurieu Art Prize
    2009 Salon des Refuses (Wynne Prize)
    2009 Finalist, Paddington Art Prize
    2008 Finalist, Fleurieu Art Prize
    2008 Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Prize
    2007 Finalist, Paddington Art Prize
    2007 Finalist, Tattersall’s Art Prize
    2007 Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Prize
    2007 Finalist, Kings School Art Prize
    2005 Finalist, ABN Amro Emerging Artist Award
    2000 Finalist, Brett Whiteley Travelling Scholarship, Brett Whiteley Studio, Sydney
    1994 Finalist, Logan National Art Award, Logan
    1993 Melville Haysom Scholarship, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
    1993 Inaugural Griffith University Artistcare Drawing Prize, Griffith University, Brisbane
    1993 Best Bachelor of Visual Arts Award, Griffith University, Brisbane


    SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

    2015 Process: Todd Hunter, Artist Profile, issue 32, p. 128-129
    2010 Natalie King, Raucous Rock: The Paintings of Todd Hunter, Scott Livesey Galleries catalogue essay for Melbourne Art Fair 2010
    2010 Darryn King, Reimaging Music,, DRUM Media, 28 March edition
    2010 David Broker, Let’s Get Physical, catalogue essay for Love Buzz
    2010 Ashley Crawford, Le Petit Mort, catalogue essay for Love Buzz
    2009 Ashley Crawford, “TODD HUNTER: Nailing the Gesture”, Australian Art Collector Issue 48
    2009 Ebony Bizys, Betsy Brennan, Artist Profile, Vogue Living, March April
    2009 John McDonald, “When Losers are Winners”, Review of Salon des Refuses, March 14
    2008 Jena Woodburn, ‘Strange, but True art’, The Independent Weekly, Oct 17-23
    2008 Megan Backhouse, Art Around the Galleries, The Age, May 3, 2008
    2008 Ashley Crawford, ‘This Perfect Day’ Catalogue Essay, February 08
    2007 Le Flaneur, ‘The Beauty of Incomprehension’, August 05,
    2006 Ashley Crawford, Preview, Art Collector Magazine, October, Issue 38
    2006 Ashley Crawford, (exh. Cat.)“Just Like the Night”, July
    2005 Clare Lewis, ‘Recent Paintings’ ( exh. cat.), GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney
    2005 Andrew Frost, ‘Todd, On Bass’ The Art Life, May 11
    2004 Annie Leo, ‘Todd Hunter - The Art of Abstraction’, Attitude Magazine, Winter
    2004 Megan Morton, ‘Art and Soul’, The Sun Herald Magazine, April 11
    2003 Jonathan Turner, ‘In The Flesh’, Blue Magazine, No 45 July
    2002 Emma Zakarevicius, ‘Todd Hunter at BMG’, dB Magazine, September 11
    2001 Lenny Ann Low. ‘How on Earth’, the Sydney Morning Herald, November 3
    2001 John Neylon, ‘Pulsating’, The Adelaide Review, January
    2000 Peter Anderson, ‘Regarding the Familiar’, Courier Mail, September
    2000 Courtney Kidd, ‘Throwing in the Trowel’, The Sydney Morning Herald, April 11
    1997 Thomas Brecelic, Bangkok Post, September 25
    1997 Sue Smith, ‘Todd’s new world is looking good’, Courier Mail, June 25
    1997 Snapshots, ABC TV, June 24
    1996 Chris Worfold, Recent Paintings exhibition Catalogue, Fortitude Gallery, Brisbane
    1995 Gravity, Issue3, April
    1993 ‘Scholarship Artist Takes up Residency at Gallery’, The Weekend Independent, Ian Howard Artistcare Drawing Prize, catalogue
    1993 Pat Hoffe, Final Configuration Exhibition Catalogue, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University


    COLLECTIONS

    ABN Amro Corporate Collection, Sydney
    Art Bank
    Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
    The Adelaide Club Collection, Adelaide
    Griffith University Art Gallery Brisbane
    The QCL Collection, Queensland
    The Alex Mackay Collection, Brisbane
    Royal Sydney Golf Club
    Hotel CBD, Sydney
    The Sangster Collection, NSW
    The Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney
    Embassy of Switzerland, Bangkok
    Embassy of Australia, Bangkok
    Corporate Collections; NSW, Victoria, Queensland
    Private Collections; Australia, UK, USA, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Thailand

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  • Todd Hunter

    Pretty Strangers (Series), 2013
    86 x 61 cm Framed: 106 x 89 cm Oil on gesso paper