Wayne Eager was a founding member of Melbourne’s Roar Studios in 1982. Since then he has been involved in establishing the Ikuntji Women’s centre at Haasts Bluff and worked as a field officer for Papunya Tula Artists. He continues to paint full time and exhibits regularly throughout Australia. His work is represented in major public collections including Artbank; National Gallery of Australia; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; Shepparton Art Gallery and the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.

VIEW EXHIBITIONS AND COLLECTIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 From the studio, The Residency, Alice Springs
2015 Desert Works, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs
2014 Wayne Eager, Art Images Gallery, Adelaide
2013 Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2011 Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne
2010 Eva Breuer Gallery, Sydney
2008 Chapman Gallery, Canberra
2008 Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2007 Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne
2006 Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2005 Raft Artspace, Darwin
2004 Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne
2004 Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2003 Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2002 Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne
2001 Araluen Art Centre, Alice Springs
1995 William Mora Galleries, Melbourne
1994 William Mora Galleries, Melbourne
1992 Coventry Galleries, Sydney
1992 William Mora Galleries, Melbourne
1991 William Mora Galleries, Melbourne
1990 William Mora Galleries, Melbourne
1989 William Mora Galleries, Melbourne

COLLECTIONS

Artbank, Araluen Art Centre, Coventry Collection, Crown Casino, Melbourne, MCA Sydney, Myer Roar Collection, Museum & Art Gallery of NT Darwin, National Gallery of Australia, Shepparton Art Gallery, Smorgon Collection, Melbourne, Charles Darwin University Darwin, Ballarat Regional Gallery, Private Collections in Australia and abroad.

1982 Founding member of Roar Studios
1992-1997 Ikuntji Art Centre, Haasts Bluff, Northern Territory
1996-2000 Field worker, Papunya Tula Artists
2001-2002 Tutor at Batchelor Institute, Alice Springs
2006 Etching and Lithography, Northern Editions, CDU Darwin
2010 Co-curator exhibition Tjukurpa Pulkatjara (benchmark exhibition from the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara lands), South Australian Museum
2009-2015 Travelling mentor for artists and art centre co-ordinators of the Ananguku Arts APY Lands, South Australia and the Western Desert Mob, Ngaanyatjarra Lands, Western Australia Mural Australian National Gallery, Canberra (Phillip Morris Arts Grant)

Wayne Eager,Hail storm in Alice, 2016, acrylic on linen, 167x122cm
Wayne Eager,Hail storm in Alice, 2016, acrylic on linen, 167x122cm
Yellow Figurescape, 2007, State II ed. 17/25, 24x60cm
Yellow Figurescape, 2007, State II ed. 17/25, 24x60cm
Wayne Eager, Burnt Landscape, State 2, No 1, lithograph, 31/40, 31x55cm SOLD
Wayne Eager, Burnt Landscape, State 2, No 1, lithograph, 31/40, 31x55cm SOLD