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ROBBIE HARMSWORTH

Born Melbourne 1947

 

Education

2008 Masters of Fine Art, Monash University, Caulfield, Victoria

1977 Diploma of Fine Art/ Ceramics, RMIT 1967 Diploma of Interior Design, RMIT, Melbourne

 

Teaching and appointments

1988-1996 Director of ‘Image Australia Ceramics’, Melbourne

1974-1980 Lecturer, Department of Art and Design, Moorabin TAFE

 

Solo Exhibitions

2015   A Sense of Place, Gallerysmith, Melbourne

2014   Inanna’s Descent, Gallerysmith, Melbourne

2012   Arcadia, Gallerysmith, Melbourne

2010   Psyche: Transcending the Abyss, Gallerysmith, Melbourne

2008   A Palimpsest: Persephone and the Underworld, 45 Downstairs, Melbourne

2002   Underworld: The Persephone Myth Explored, Craft Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria

 

Group Exhibitions

2016   Paul Guest Drawing Prize, Bendigo, Victoria

2015   Mythology of My Land, M. Contemporary, Sydney, N.S.W

2014   Kedumba Drawing Invitational Exhibition, N.S.W

2014    Paul Guest Drawing Prize, Bendigo, Victoria

2012    Paul Guest Drawing Prize, Bendigo, Victoria

2007    Landscape Site Lines – 5 Ways, Clement Meadmore Gallery, Australian Academy of Design, Vic

2004    Celebrating the Master, Skepsi on Swanston Gallery, Vic

2003    Changing Surfaces, Shepparton Art Gallery, Victoria 2000 Millennium Platter Exhibition, The Ceramic Art Gallery, NSW.

2000    Group Show, Northcote Pottery Gallery, Victoria

Editorial

2008    M. Coutts, ‘Robbie Harmsworth: Subterranean Journeys’, Imprint Magazine, volume 44, number 4

2003    J. Trzcinski, ‘ Mystery of Myth’ in The Herald-Sun – April 5

2002    K. Martin, ‘Robbie Harmsworth & Kris Coad’, Craft Culture – Vol 3, Nov

2002    V. Howlett, J. McCaughey, ‘Underworld-The Persephone Myth Explored’, Catalogue, Craft Victoria

2000    G. Klix, ‘Commemorating the Millennium’ in Ceramic Art & Perception, Issue 40

 

Awards and Prizes

2016    Finalist, Paul Guest Drawing Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria

2014    Finalist, Paul Guest Drawing Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery,Victoria

2014    Finalist, Kedumba Drawing Prize, Orange Art Gallery, NSW

2012    Finalist, Paul Guest Drawing Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery,Vic

2003    Finalist, Sydney Myer Fund International Ceramics Award, Shepparton Art Gallery, Victoria

 

Commissions

2003    Series of two Etchings, Shepparton Art Gallery

2017    Large Drawing, ‘Idyll’, Private Commission

 

Collections

Shepparton Art Gallery (2003)

Shepparton Art Gallery (2002)

National Gallery of Victoria (1978)

Private Collections: Australia, France, U.K, USA, Germany and Japan

Robbie Harmsworth, Reflections, graphite & coloured pencil on paper, 117 x 85cm $3000
Robbie Harmsworth, Reflections, graphite & coloured pencil on paper, 117 x 85cm $3000
Robbie Harmsworth, Bridget Vase and Pomegranates, 2018, acrylic on board, 60x50cm $2500
Robbie Harmsworth, Bridget Vase and Pomegranates, 2018, acrylic on board, 60x50cm $2500
Robbie Harmsworth, Cornflowers, 2018, acrylic on board, 60x50cm $2500
Robbie Harmsworth, Cornflowers, 2018, acrylic on board, 60x50cm $2500
Robbie Hamsworth, Swan Plant Blooms, 2018, acrylic on board, 60 x 45cm $2500
Robbie Hamsworth, Swan Plant Blooms, 2018, acrylic on board, 60 x 45cm $2500
Robbie Harmsworth, Crocuses, 2018, acrylic on board, 60 x 45cm $2500
Robbie Harmsworth, Crocuses, 2018, acrylic on board, 60 x 45cm $2500