Louise Hearman

 

Born 1963 in Melbourne, Australia. Lives and works in Melbourne.



Education

1991-92

Tutor, Painting Department, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

1992 

Teacher, Drawing, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Melbourne

1982-84

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne



Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017

Louise Hearman, Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, Brisbane

2016

Louise Hearman, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

2011

Louise Hearman, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne

Louise Hearman, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

2008

Hello Darkness: The Art of Louise Hearman, Glen Eira City Council Gallery

2007 

Louise Hearman, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne 

2005 

Louise Hearman, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery 

2003 

Louise Hearman, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery 

2001 

Louise Hearman, Mori Gallery, Sydney 

1998 

Louise Hearman, Mori Gallery, Sydney 

1997 

Louise Hearman, Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne 

1996 

Louise Hearman, Mori Gallery, Sydney 

1991 

Drawings, Realities Gallery, Melbourne 

1989 

Recent Paintings, City Gallery, Melbourne 

1987 

The Elephant Room, the dome project, The Mission Seamen Building, Melbourne 



Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided Worlds, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

2016

Archibald Prize, winner, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Shut Up and Paint, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

2015

Lurid Beauty: Australian Surrealism and its Echoes, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

2014 

Moran Portrait Prize, winner, Juniper Hall, Sydney
Best in Show, Orange Regional Gallery, New South Wales Solitaire, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria

2012 

Basil Sellers Art Prize, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne
Volume One: MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney 

National Artists’ Self-Portrait Prize, finalist, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

2010 

Lake, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, New South Wales
Moran Portrait Prize, State Library New South Wales
Wilderness, The inaugural Balnaves exhibition of contemporary painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 

2009 

Clemeneger Contemporary Art Award, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Horror come Darkness, Macquarie University Art Gallery, Sydney
2008
Look! New Perspectives on the Contemporary Collection, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Neo Goth: Back in Black, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

2006
Before Night – After Nature: Selected works from the Monash University Collection, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne
Instinct, Monash University Museum of Art, Monash University, Victoria

2003

Depth of Field, Shepparton Art Museum, Shepparton, VIC

Fieldwork: Australian Art 1968-2002, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

2001

1901-2001: A Century of Collecting, Ivan Doherty Gallery, Sydney

2000

Uncommon Word — Aspects of Contemporary Australian Art, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

1999

Contempora 5, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne

1997

Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

1996

Black Attack, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

1995

Through a Glass Darkly, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

1994

Tell Me A Story, Plimsol Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart

1993

Australian Perspecta 1993, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Art Frankfurt Contemporary Art Fair, Frankfurt Germany



Selected Awards and Prizes

2016

Winner of the Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

2014

Winner of the Moran Art Prize, State Library New South Wales, Sydney

1992

The Ninth R M Ansett Award, Hamilton Art Gallery, Victoria

1990

Swan Hill Print and Drawing Show Purchase Award, Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery

1983

Special Projects Grant, Visual Arts Board, Australia Council



Selected Collections

Monash University Museum of Art, Monash University

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Box Hill, Victoria

Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

Artbank

Vizard Foundation Art Collection, Melbourne

Austcorp

UBS Sydney