Gareth Sansom

 

Born 1939, Melbourne, Australia. Currently lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.

 

 

Education

    1959 - 64

Studied at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology


 

 

Selected Artist Residencies

 

    1989

Artist in Residence, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi

    1985

Artist in Residence, The University of Melbourne


    
1982

Visiting Artist, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland


 

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

     2016

New Paintings, Station Gallery, Melbourne 

     2015

Four Paintings, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

Just Painting, Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney

     2013

Milani Gallery, Brisbane

     2012

Alternative Persona, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Melbourne

Milani Gallery

Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney

     2011

New Paintings, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne

     2010

Milani Gallery, Brisbane

Roslyn Oxley9, Brisbane

     2009

Gareth Sansom, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne

     2008

Recent Work, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

     2007

New Paintings, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne

     2005    

The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne

John Buckley Fine Art, Melbourne

     2004

John Buckley Fine Art, Melbourne

     2003

John Buckley Fine Art, Melbourne

     2002

John Buckley Fine Art, Melbourne

     2001

John Buckley Fine Art, Melbourne

     2000

John Buckley Fine Art, Melbourne

     1997

Muka Gallery, Auckland, NZ

     1996

West Space Inc., Footscray, Victoria; Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney

     1994

Villa Delirium, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne

     1993

Sherman Galleries, Goodhope, Sydney

     1991-92

Seventh Triennale, New Delhi, India

     1991

Recent Work, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne

Seventh Triennale, New Delhi, India

Recent Work, Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney

Australian Tour: University of Melbourne, Canberra School of Art Gallery, South Australian School of Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury Art Gallery, University of Tasmania Fine Arts Gallery, University of Tasmania - Launceston, Mornington Peninsula Arts Centre, Mildura Arts Centre, Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery, Campbelltown City Art Gallery, Shepparton Art Gallery

     1990

Out of India, Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney

     1989

Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney

     1987

Victorian College of the Arts Gallery, Melbourne

Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney

     1986

Gareth Sansom: Paintings 1956-1986, University Gallery, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne

Gareth Sansom: Recent Paintings, Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne

Gareth Sansom: Works of the 60s and 70s Charles Nodrum, Melbourne

     1983

Realities Gallery, Melbourne

Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney

Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane

     1982

Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney

Realities Gallery, Melbourne

Prinseneiland, Amsterdam, Holland


Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane

     1979

Studio Exhibition, Napier Lane, Richmond, Melbourne

     1978

Survey Exhibition, 1964-78, RMIT Gallery, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne

     1977

Warehouse Gallery, Melbourne

     1975

Sweeney Reed Gallery, Melbourne

Warehouse Gallery, Melbourne

     1973

Sweeney Reed Gallery, Melbourne

     1970

Gallery A, Melbourne

     1968

South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne

     1966

Gallery A, Melbourne and Sydney

     1965

South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne

     1963

Argus Gallery, Melbourne

     
1959

Richman Gallery, Melbourne

   

Selected Group Exhibitions

     2016

Painting, More Painting, ACCA, Melbourne

Today, Tomorrow, Yesterday, MCA, Sydney

Magic Object, Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Adelaide 

     
2015

Propositions Three, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

Pop to Popism, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

     2014

Liminal Narratives, The Gallery, Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre, Brighton, Victoria

     2013

Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

New 2013, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, Queensland

Mixtape, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Censored, Fehily Contemporary, Victoria

     2012

Visions past and present, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne

Volume 1, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Melbourne Art Fair, Roslyn Oxley9, Melbourne

Art with TEXT, THIS Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA

     2011

Artwork to Tapestry, TarraWarra Museum of Art

Shoes Too, White Canvas Gallery, Brisbane, Queensland


ARTHK11, Hong Kong International Art Fair

Artist Artists, Benalla Regional Gallery, curated by Robert Hirschmann


TEN YEARS OF CONTEMPORARY ART: The James C Sourris AM Collection, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Queensland


Forever Young, curated by Linda Michael, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Victoria

     2010

TarraWarra Modern, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria

Basil Sellers Art Prize, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne

Melbourne Art Fair 2010, Melbourne


Stick it! Collage in Australian art, NGV Australia


Canadian Pharmacy, Neon Parc, Melbourne

We Call Them Pirates Out Here: MCA Collection selected by David Elliot, MCA, Sydney

Contemporary Encounters, NGV Australia

Berlin Art Fair, Berlin Germany


Change, curated by Max Delany MUMA, Melbourne


The Naked Face, NGV Australia

      2009

Gallery A Sydney 1964-1983, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Newcastle Region Art Gallery

Quirky, Newcastle Art Gallery, New South Wales

Building a Collection: Recent Acquisitions of Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Victoria


The Shilo Project, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne


Group Show, Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney


      2008

The Contemporary Collage: Australian collage and assemblage, John Buckley Gallery


The Led Zeppelin World Tour (A Lismore Gallery touring exhibition), Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery 


Melbourne Art Fair 2008, Melbourne

Preserving the past, enriching the future ~ Hugh Williamson’s legacy, National Gallery of Victoria


Recent acquisitions, Newcastle Art Gallery,New South Wales


      2007

Cross Currents: Focus on Australian art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Eye to Eye, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Victoria

Bodies and Minds, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne


Arthur Guy Memorial Art Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria

From Here to Eternity, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney; Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria; (plus, Hamilton Art Gallery; Castlemaine Art Gallery; Anne + Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia, 2008; and Maitland Regional Gallery, 2009)


Abstraction 6, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

       2006

Snapshot, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne


The Tallis Foundation National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery


A Man's World, Museum of Brisbane, Queensland


Australian Drawing Part 1, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne


Fletcher Jones Art Prize, Geelong Art Gallery

For Matthew and Others: Journeys with Schizophrenia, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

      2005

Tales of the City, Australian Galleries, Melbourne

Citibank Photographic Portrait Prize finalist, AGNSW


Wynne Prize finalist, AGNSW
2005 This and Other Worlds: Contemporary Australian Drawing, National Gallery of Victoria at Federation Square

'I'm travellin' light'...'No, no you don't travel light' [Tindersticks, self titled 1995], Spacement Gallery


"Twentieth Century", Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria

      2004

Freaks, Fiends, and Folly, Bright Gallery, Melbourne

The Citigroup Private Bank Australian Photographic Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

The Sulman Prize, AGNSW

The Spirit of Football, NGV


Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Victoria at Federation Square

Arthur Guy Memorial Art Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery

Geelong Art Prize, Geelong Art Gallery


      2003

X Melbourne, Contemporary Art Space Canberra, Sydney College of the Arts


The Citigroup Private Bank Australian Photographic Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Modern Australian Paintings, Charles Nodrum Gallery Melbourne


Arthur Guy Memorial Art Prize, Bendigo, Victoria


      2002

Nocturne, Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery, Geelong Art Gallery


National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery (Acquired)


Nick Cave:The Good Son, Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery


      2001

Painting – an arcane technology, Ian Potter Gallery, The University of Melbourne


      2000

Proof Positive, Gold Treasury Museum, Melbourne


Modern Australian Painting, Charles Nodrum Gallery Melbourne


Thinking Aloud, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney

Exquisite Corpse, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria

Geelong Art Prize, Geelong Art Gallery, Victoria


Desire, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne


     1999

Impressions, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne

     1998

The Mecenet Collection, Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Sydney

The Mentors, Deans of the VCA School of Art, George Adams Gallery, Melbourne

Proof Positive, Carnegie Gallery, Hobart


Australian Contemporary Art Fair

     1997

Australian Printmaking in the 90’s, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne


Art and Furniture of the 60’s, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne


     1996

The Clemenger Triennial Exhibition of Contemporary Australian Art, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne


ART at UNSW: Collecting from a University's Perspective; Selected Acquisitions 1991-95, University of New South Wales, Sydney

Love, Carlisle Motel, St Kilda, Victoria


AFL EXPO, Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Victoria (Curated by Robert Lindsay)

Synergy, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, India

     1995

The Loti and Victor Smorgon Gift of Contemporary Australian Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Modern Australian Paintings, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

Australian Watercolours; Selected Works from the Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Kedumba Drawing Prize, Leura, New South Wales

     1994

Charles Nodrum Gallery,Melbourne

Art Asia Hong Kong, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong (Nov 17-21)


     1993

On Paper, Sherman Goodhope, Sydney, Solander Gallery, Canberra4.


Asia Pacific Triennial, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

Political Bedrooms, Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane


Contemporary Australian Printmaking, Sherman Hargrave, Sydney


On Paper, Solander Gallery, Canberra


Still Life, Temple Gallery, Melbourne


Virtuosi - Youth Music Australia Portfolio of Prints, Sherman Hargrave, Sydney1993


Modern Australian Paintings

Love and Ruin, Art and St Kilda in the Twentieth Century, St Kilda Town Hall, Melbourne

Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne


Persona Cognita, Museum of Modern Art at Heide

Contemporary Australian Tapestry, Australian Embassy, Paris


      1992

OZPOP (with Colin Lanceley, Richard Larter and Mary Moore), Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth

Contemporary Australian Drawing, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney


Works on Paper by Australian Contemporary Artists, R.M.I.T. Gallery, Melbourne


Third Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne


Review 1992, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne

      1991

Modern Australian Painting, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

Off the Wall, In the Air: A Seventies Collection, Monash University Gallery and Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

Diverse Visions, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane


Australian Painting, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

Interpretations - The Woven Language of the Victorian Tapestry Workshop,

Ian Potter Gallery, University of Melbourne, and Australian touring - 1991/97


      1990

Mass Media Mixed Media, Painters Gallery, Sydney

Out of Asia, Heide Gallery, Melbourne

Second Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne


Word as Image, Art as Text, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne

Defective Models, Australian Portraiture 19th and 20th Century, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne

SPECIAL...it's been used before..., Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne


      1989

Imaging AIDS, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne


Prints and Australia: Pre-Settlement to Present, Australian National Gallery, Canberra


Intimate Drawing, Coventry Gallery, Sydney

A Tribute to Rod Withers, Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne


Irony Humour and Dissent, Manly Art Gallery, Sydney


Modern Australian Painting, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne


Freestyle, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne


      1988

The Ammunition Show, Victorian College of the Arts Gallery, Melbourne


From the Southern Cross, A View of the World c.1940-1988, Australian Biennale, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney


First Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne


Drawings 1970's-1980's, Australian National Gallery, Canberra


Australian Art Post - 1960, Deutscher Gertrude Street, Melbourne

New Work, Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne


The Cocktail Party, Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney


       1987

Modern Australian Masters, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne


From Field to Figuration, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne


John McCaughey Memorial Art Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Painters and Sculptors - Diversity in Contemporary Australian Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

Gallery Survey, Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne

The ANZ Bicentennial Commissioning Series, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Collage Survey, Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney

      1986

6th Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney


Modern Australian Paintings, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

Works on Paper, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

Slouching Towards Bethlehem, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne


Selections from RMIT Collection, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne


      1985

Visual Tension, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

Realities Salutes Victoria's 150th Birthday, Realities Gallery, Melbourne

6 Drawings, Tasmanian School of Art Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart


Survey Exhibition, Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne

Twenty Paintings from the 1960's, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

      1984

Vox Pop: Into the Eighties, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Recent Australian Painting, A Survey 1970 -1983, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide


      1983

Australian Perspecta, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney


      1982

Collage, Regional Development Exhibition, Visual Arts Board, Australia Council


4th Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney


      1981

Frame of Reference, George Paton Gallery, The University of Melbourne


McCaughy Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne


Selections from CAE Collection, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne


Spectres of our Time, Royal South Australian Society of the Arts Gallery, Adelaide


Realities Gallery, Melbourne


Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

     1980

Self Portrait/Self Image, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

Recent Acquisitions, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Victoria

      1979

Images, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

      1978

Recent Acquisitions, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Victoria

Baldessin Memorial Exhibition, Realities Gallery, Melbourne

      1977

Collage, Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane

Georges Prize, Melbourne

      1975

Artists' Artists, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Recent Drawings, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Ten Caufield Artists, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne

Georges Prize, Melbourne


      1973

Travelling Exhibition of Australian Art, New Zealand


      1970

Travelling Exhibition of Australian Art, South East Asia


      1968

Georges Prize, Melbourne


      1967

Group Exhibitions in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington


Georges Prize, Melbourne


      1966

Carnegie Collection, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

The Nude in Australian Art, Gallery A, Melbourne

Young Melbourne Painters, Gallery A, Sydney


McCaughey Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne


      1965

McCaughey Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

New Generation, MOMAD, Melbourne

Decade, Storey Hall, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne

Georges Prize, Melbourne


      1964

CAS Exhibition, Argus Gallery, Melbourne


      1964

Survey Exhibition, MOMAD, Melbourne


      1963

CAS Exhibition, Argus Gallery, Melbourne


      1962

Italian Travelling Scholarship Exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne


 

 

Collections

 

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne


National Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand


Museum Of Contemporary Art, Sydney


Australian National Gallery, Canberra


Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney


Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide


Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane


Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart


Artbank, Sydney


TarraWarra Museum of Art


Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Victoria


Geelong Art Gallery, Victoria


Shepparton Art Gallery, Victoria


Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria


Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Victoria


Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria


Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery, Victoria


Wollongong City Art Gallery, New South Wales


Newcastle Region Art Gallery, New South Wales


Latrobe Valley Regional Collection, Victoria


Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne


Monash University, Victoria


University of Melbourne, Melbourne


University of New South Wales, Sydney


Western Australian University Art Gallery, Perth

UQ Art Museum, University of Queensland


Griffith University, Queensland


Ormond College, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne


Ballarat College of Advanced Education, Victoria


Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane


Loti and Victor Smorgon Collection of Contemporary Australian Art (MCA, Sydney)
McClelland Gallery, Langwarren, Victoria


Horsham Regional Gallery


Price Waterhouse Coopers, Australia


Swan Hill Regional Gallery


BHP Billiton Collection, Melbourne


Dr Paul Eliadis Collection of Contemporary Art


One Art Collection


Wesfarmers Collection


Private collections in Australia, Europe, India, NZ, and USA

 

 

Selected Grants and Awards

 

1975 Visual Arts Board, Special Projects Grant


1976 Visual Arts Board, Travel Grant


1979 Victorian Ministry of the Arts, Tram Project


1981 Visual Arts Board, Standard Grant


1982 Visiting Artist Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland


1984 Hugh Williamson Prize, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery


1984 Visual Arts Board, Standard Grant


1986 Henry Salkauskas Art (Purchase) Award


1987 ANZ Bicentennial Commissioning Series


1989 Victorian Tapestry Workshop Commission


1991 VII - The Indian Triennale, New Delhi


1993/94 Collie Fellowship, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourn


1994 Virtuosi - Youth Music Australia Portfolio of Prints


2006 John Tallis Acquisitive Award, Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery


2008 John McCaughey Memorial Prize, National Gallery of Victoria

2012 Dobell Prize, Art Gallery of NSW


 

 

Selected Reviews

 

Hannon, Bill, "Savagery and Subtlety", The Bulletin, 25 May, 1963


Warren, Alan, "Pop Art That's Romantic Too", The Sun, 21 April, 1965


Smith, Bernard, "Provocation and Courage on Canvas", The Age, 21 April, 1965


McCulloch, Alan, "Striking Painting", The Herald, 21 April, 1965

McCaughy, Patrick, "He Really Reflects World Events", The Age, 22nd June, 1966


Warren, Alan, "New Art Form in Paste and Paint", The Sun, 22nd June, 1966


Lynn, Elwyn, "Turmoil in the Void", The Australian, 30 July, 1966


Warren, Alan, "Artist Tries a Change", The Sun, 8 April, 1970


Makin, Jeff, "Sansom's Now More Dynamic", The Sun, 5 September, 1973


Makin, Jeff, "Bumps and Grinds Make a Fine Show", The Sun, 26 February, 1975


Makin, Jeff, "Gareth Has Put in the Lot", The Sun, 19 November, 1975


Gilchrist, Maureen, "From Expressionism Back to Images", The Age, 19 November, 1975


McCulloch, Alan, "Bizarre Force", The Herald, 20 November, 1975


Gilchrist, Maureen, "Compelling Sansom Offers an Electric Experience", The Age, 6 April, 1977


Sturgeon, Graeme, "Wilder Shores", The Australian, 19 April, 1977


Eagle, Mary, "Pop Goes the Easel", The Age, 12 April, 1978


Millar, Roland, "Identity Search", The Australian, 20 April, 1978


Rooney, Robert, "Sansom Looks to the Past", The Age, 21 March, 1979


Sturgeon, Graeme, "Fire and Fury in a Richmond Back Alley", The Australian, 29 March, 1979


Maloon, Terence, "Sansom is Riveting", Sydney Morning Herald, 6 March, 1982


McIntyre, Arthur, "A Very Photographic Biennale", The Age, 14 April, 1982


Rooney, Robert, "Private Obsessions Sansom's Strength", The Age, 5th May, 1982


Millar, Ronald, "The Artist Exposed", The Herald, 6 May, 1982


Holloway, Memory, "Sansom Cool and Nasty (Alert)", The Age, 27 April, 1983


Rooney, Robert, "Sansom: Escaping the Monster", The Australian, 22 March, 1986


Millar, Ronald, "Pictures That Put You on Edge...” The Herald, 21 March, 1986


Catalano, Gary, "An Array of Obscure Facts", The Age, 21 March, 1986


McDonald, John, "Non Conformist's Mad Movie of Life", The Sydney Morning Herald, 22 August, 1987


Lynn, Elwyn, "A Vision of Dedicated Lives", The Australian, 22 August, 1987


Allen, Christopher, "Art can help with political will and vision", Sydney Morning Herald, 11 May, 1990


Rooney, Robert, "Pilgrims of the Inner Site", The Australian, 26 November, 1988


McDonald, John, "The Good, The Twee, and Old Boofhead", Sydney Morning Herald, 27 May, 1989


Rooney, Robert, "Quirky Delicacy alongside Questionable Taste", The Australian, 1 June, 1991


Heathcote, Christopher, "Sansom Exhibition Raises Critical Problems", The Age, 29 May, 1991
Burke, Janine, "Borderline Position", Australian Society, July, 1991


Grishin, Sasha, "Sansom Opens Up in New Form", Canberra Times, 22 July, 1991


Fern, Lynette, "Even Bald Heads", Sydney Morning Herald, 23 August, 1991


Neylon, John, "Autobiographical", Adelaide Review, October 1991


Osborne, Margot, "India's Impact on the Artist", The Advertiser, 10 October, 1991


Simon, Matthew, "Sansom in India: Artist in the Flesh", Broadsheet, Vol.20 No.4, December, 1991


Bolton, Ken, "Inbuilt Bad-Faith", Artlink, Vol.II No.4, Dec. 1991


Timms, Peter, "Painting by Numbers - Melbourne Report, 1991", Art & Australia, Vol.24 No.4 1991


George Petelin, "Riches From the East", The Weekend Australian, 11 - 12 September, 1993


Allan, Christopher,"Gareth Sansom at Sherman Galleries", Asian Art News, Vol.3 No.6 Nov/Dec 1993 p.116-17


Hill, Peter, "Into The New Asia-Pacific Art Age", Asian Art News, Vol.3 No.6 Nov/Dec 1993 p.74


Nicklin, Lenore & Mendelssohn, Joanna, "Bunch of Tens", The Bulletin, 7 December, 1993


Doyle, Celestine, "Asia-Pacific Triennial", Craft Arts International, 1993-94


Grishin, Sasha, "Outstanding work meets international standards", The Canberra Times, 26 February, 1994


Rooney, Robert, "Distant Notes Compare Well", The Australian, 16 April, 1994


Heathcote, Christopher, "Seers and visionaries should not be missed", The Age, Melbourne, 11 May 1994


Rooney, Robert, "Gender benders all dressed up, but Daffy steals the show", The Australian, 5 November, 1994


Joanna Mendelssohn, "Kedumba Drawing Award", The Australian (Sydney) 13 October 1995


Robert Rooney, "Melbourne Art, TECCA", The Australian, 22 March, 1996


Robert Nelson, “Fairs and prizes enhance art’s allure”, The Age, Melbourne, 4 October, 2000


Peter Timms, “Party like there’s no tomorrow”, The Age, 6 December, 2000


Robert Nelson, “Canvassing a theory of painting”, The Age, 18 February, 2001


Anna Clabburn, “Powerful Narratives”, The Australian, 16 February, 2001


Chris Reid, “Painting: reinvigorating the arcane”, RealTime 42 April-May 2001


Jeff Makin, “Only a paper world”, Herald Sun, 8 July, 2002
“Voices of a Generation”, The Age, 3 April, 2004


Ashley Crawford, “Gareth Sansom – Don’t Look Now”, The Sunday Age - agenda, August 29, 2004


Backhouse,Megan, “Layers of agitation”, The Age, August 28, 2004


Crawford, Ashley, "Tales of the City", The Sunday Age Preview, January 30, 2005


Ashley Crawford, "This and Other Worlds: Contemporary Australian Drawing",
The Sunday Age Preview, September11th, 2005


Megan Backhouse, "Gareth Sansom", The Age Melbourne Magazine: Galleries, Issue #12 October 2005


Ashley Crawford, "Welcome to My Mind", Australian Art Collector, Issue 34, October-December 2005


Jeff Makin, "Shocker turns master", Herald-Sun, 24 October 2005


Ashley Crawford, "Gareth Sansom: Welcome to my mind" Sunday Age Preview, Dec 11, 2005


Sebastian Smee, "Works of perpetual motion to needle staid Melbourne" The Australian, Dec 15, 2005


Mixed Media, Megan Backhouse, "A win on paper" The Age, June 16, 2006


The BUZZ, "Rapt in paper", Herald Sun, June 13, 2006


Drawing on life lessons - Jeff Makin, Herald Sun, Monday, August 7, 2006


Sebastian Smee, "In the mind's eye", The Weekend Australian, Oct 21-22, 2006


Ashley Crawford, "Sansom and the post-punk intellect", The Age, July 4, 2007


Sebastian Smee, "Beauty and Brains", The Australian, October 13, 2007


Sasha Grishen, "Work of tribal elders takes centre stage", Sunday Canberra Times, October 28, 2007


John McDonald, "A palette of local colour", The Sydney Morning Herald, November 3-4, 2007


Sebastian Smee, "Forget me not", The Australian, April 5, 2008


Edward Colless, "Bad boy makes an exquisite corpse", The Australian, June 25, 2009


Peter Hanlon, "Picture this: taking art into the sporting arena", The Age, August 7, 2010


Sasha Grishen, "New Realities", Canberra Times, July 29 2010


John McDonald, "A nose for wild invention", Sydney Morning Herald, July 31, 2010

 

 

Selected Interviews

 

Hannon, Bill, "Melbourne Painters, a Bulletin Portfolio", The Bulletin, 5 December, 1964


Staff Reporter, "Gareth's Easel Did Not Go 'Pop' !", The Sun, 22 April, 1965


Wright, Claudia, "Claudia Wright Meets Gareth Sansom", The Herald, August, 1968


Milson, Wendy, "Gareth Sansom - Artist Worried by his 'Symbols'", The Age, 23 April, 1977


Hawker, Phillipa, "An Artist Involved", The Age, May 1982


Staff Reporter, "A Little Bit of Ballarat", The Courier Ballarat, 7 July, 1984


Murdoch, Anna, "Sansom's Burning Urge to Paint", The Age, 8 September, 1984


Howard, Jane, "Sansom's Plan to Attack Myths About Art", The Australian, 8 May, 1985


Leonard, Christopher, "The Art of Teaching", Vogue Living, October, 1986


McIntyre, Arthur, "Sansom Tests Nature of Art", The Age, April, 1987


Lancashire, Rebecca, "Sansom Returns to Full Time Painting", The Age, 27 May, 1991


Heathcote, Christopher, "Responding to India", Art Monthly, June 1991


Lowe, Geoff, "Interview with Gareth Sansom", Seventh Triennale, India, catalogue, 1991


Stephens, Andrew, "Prints provide new adventure in creativity", The Age, 13 April, 1994


Burchall, Greg, "Drawing Fragments Together", The Age, 1 May 1996


Julian Holcroft, “Gareth Sansom”, LIKE magazine, December, 2000


Ashley Crawford, “Relaxed but not comfortable”, The Age, April 13, 2001


Ashley Crawford, “The Artist as an Older Man”, The Age, September 13, 2003


Gabriella Coslovich, "Sansom wins $100,000 art prize", The Age, February 2008


Annemarie Kiely, "Gareth Sansom: A Fine Figure", Vogue Living, July/August 2009

 

 

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