Andrew Arnaoutopoulos

 

Born 1945 Samos, Greece. Lives and works Brisbane, Australia.

 

Education

     1978 - 79

Studied Printmaking, BCAE, Kelvin Grove.

     1977

Studied Printmaking, Queensland Art Council.

     1962 - 67

Studied Art, Technical College, Brisbane..

 

Solo Exhibitions

     2017

In Heaven with Rock 'n' Roll George, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

     2007

The Miner’s Canary, Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane

     2003

Speed, Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane..

     2001

Black Figure Paintings/Red Figure Paintings, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.

     2000

Trojan Horse, IMA, Brisbane.

     1999

Loot, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.

     1997

Frieze/The Big Picture, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.

     1996

Frieze, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.

Flag Painting, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.

     1994

Consignment/Industrial White on White/By-Product, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.

Consignment (Elgin Marbles) Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.

     1993

Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.

     1992

Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.

Monoliths, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne; Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra.

     1991

Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.

     1990

Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.

Monoliths, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.

     1989

Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.

     1988

Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.

     1987

Skyline Series, BCAE, Kelvin Grove.

Painter/Painting/By Product, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.

Mini MOCA, Brisbane.

     1986

Kentro Tehnis Gallery, Melbourne.

     1985

Works from the Factory, Community Arts Centre, Brisbane.

     1977

Prints and Drawings, Royal Queensland Art Society, Brisbane.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

     2001       

Alumni Exhibition, Queensland University of Technology Art Museum.

     1997

Urban Edge, Queensland Art Gallery, travelling exhibition.

     1996

Recent Acquisitions, Brisbane City Gallery & Museum, Brisbane.

Asia Pacific Hotel Fair, Brisbane, in conjunction with APT.

Mary Place Gallery, Sydney.

     1995

Bellas Gallery Editions, Brisbane.

Sutton Gallery Editions, Melbourne.

     1992

Conversions, Canberra Contemporary Artspace.

First Generation, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane. 

Peripheral Visions, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne.

Fact project - an Installation publication, touring exhibition.

Fertile Ground, Griffith Artworks, Griffith University.

     1991

Second Language, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.

Auburn Debris, ANU, Canberra.

     1990

Adelaide Biennial of Contemporary Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia.

Balance: 1990 Views, Visitions,Influences, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane. 

Melbourne Savage Club Invitational Prize, RMIT.

     1989

Australian Art Last Twenty Years, MOCA.

Australian Perspecta: 1989, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.

Private Views - Public Spaces, A joint initiative of Breens and the QAG.

     1988

Works from the Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane.

     1985

Queensland/ Works 1950-85, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane. 

     1983

No Names, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane. 

     1982

Trustees' Purchase Exhibition, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane. 

Andrew and Lilian Pedersen Memorial Prize for Printmaking, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane. 

     1980

Andrew and Lilian Pedersen Memorial Prize for Printmaking,Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane. 

     1976

Andrew and Lilian Pedersen Memorial Prize for Printmaking,Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane. 

     1975

L.J.Harvey Memorial Prize for Drawing, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane. 

     1971

L.J.Harvey Memorial Prize for Drawing, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.

     1969

H.C.Richards Memorial Prize for Painting, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.

L.J.Harvey Memorial Prize for Drawing, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.

     1968

H.C.Richards Memorial Prize for Painting, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.

     1967

H.C.Richards Memorial Prize for Painting, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.

Awards & Prizes

     1997 

Australia Council VACF Studio Grant.

     1995 - 96 

Australia Council Grant .

     1992 

QLD Government Fellowship Grant.

     1989 

Premiers' Encouragement Award (Qld).

VA/CB Artists' Development Grant.

     1984 - 85 

VAB Project Grant.


Collections

Australian National Gallery, Canberra.

Griffith University, Brisbane.

M.O.C.A. (Museum of Contemporary Art), Brisbane.

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville.

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.

Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane.

University of Queensland Art Musuem, Brisbane.

Brisbane City Art Gallery (Museum of Brisbane).

 

Selected Bibliography

Anderson, M, Painter/Painting/By Product, ex.cat.,Bellas Gallery, November 1987.

Anderson, P, 'Industrial Innovations', Brisbane Review, 18/3/93.

Butler, R, 'Return to Sender', Consignment, ex.cat., IMA, 1994.

Butler, R, 'Arnaoutopoulos at Topos', Art and Australia, vol.32, no.4, Winter 1995, p. 586-7.

Collins, K, 'Pithagorean principles in the art of a Modern Greek', Sunday Mail, 28/8/198Harmon, A.   'Andrew Arnaoutopoulos', Bellas Gallery,  25 Nov - 12 Dec, 1987, eyeline,4/3/1988.

Hoffie, P, 'Speaking in Tongues Second Language', Eyeline, 1992.

Jackson, B, 'Second Language', Art & Text, No.41, 1992.

Fertile Ground Griffith Art Works, ex.cat., Griffith University, 1992.

'Industrial Surfaces',ex.cat.,  Australian Perspecta 1989, AGNSW.

The Individual in Perspective', The Australian, 10-11/6/1989.

'Adelaide Biennial has usual integrity', Sydney Morning Herald, 17/3/90.

Rainbird, S, 'Brisbane Report', Art & Australia, Spring Vol.29, No.1, 1991.

'Painters in the hot debate', Courier Mail, 23/6/1989.

'Works pay homage to human monuments', Courier Mail,8/8/1989.

'Decay and the corporate image', Courier Mail, 27/4/1990.

'Graveyards of Time in Monoliths', Courier Mail, 11/12/1990.

Rooney, R., 'Greekness buried in cultural crossing", The Australian, April 4, 1992.

Stanford,L., 'Andrew Arnaoutopoulos, Mark Titmarsh, Peter Burgess - Bellas Gallery', MOCA Bulletin,September, 1989.

Tsoutas, N., Monoliths, QAG, September 1990.

Underhill,N, 'Andrew Arnaoutopoulos', Adelaide Biennial of Contemporary Australian Art,ex.cat.AGSA.

'Smart art from the heart and beyond', The Australian,10-11/3/1990.

'Life cycle of artist's paint goes on show', Courier Mail, 7/12/1987.

 

Collections

Australian National Gallery, Canberra.

Griffith University, Brisbane.

M.O.C.A. (Museum of Contemporary Art), Brisbane.

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville.

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.

Queensland University of Technology.

University Art Museum, Queensland.

Brisbane City Art Gallery.