Peter Burgess

 

Born 1952, Sydney

 

Education and qualifications

     1985 - 94              

Adjunct Professor, Department of Art, New York University, New York

     1979 - 81               

M.F.A.(Photography), Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

     1977                    

Post-Graduate Study in Lithography, Pratt Graphics Center, New York

     1973 - 76              

Diploma Art (Education), Alexander Mackie College of Advanced Education, Sydney

     1971 - 72               

Studied Architecture, New South Wales Institute of Technology, Sydney

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions         

     2015

3 texts, Ficciones Typografika, Minneapolis, Minnesota

made in england, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

     2014

oak/oak, automata, Sydney

     2013

and …some text works, MCLEMOI Gallery, Sydney

Bryant and May … and, ACME Project Space, London

     2012

via cruel lens, Institute of Contemporary Art Newtown (ICAN), Sydney

     2010

modern equivalence, Peloton, Sydney

3 latent objects, plus, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

    2009

3 latent objects, Connie Dietzschold Gallery (Multiple Box), Sydney

(718) object relations, Mays Lane Project, Sydney

     2008

Cover versions, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

  2007

object and idea, Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane

     2006

works from the fourth estate, Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane

     2005

ex tt, Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane

     2004                

evidenceincamera, Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane

urbanotations, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

     2003                

binaries, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

     2002               

Art & Letters, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

     2001                

Surveying the Field, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

     2000                

within. . .without, Bellas Gallery

     1998                

three interiors, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

civil arrangements, Bellas Gallery

     1997                

apart of domestic appearance; Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

objects of domestic import; Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

     1996                

In Actu; Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

Selected Wall Works 1994-6; Photospace, Canberra School of Art, Canberra

     1995                

The Scale of Things; Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

     1994               

Scenes From the Domestic; Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

     1992               

object relations; Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

object relations pt.II; Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

     1991               

objects of/from the familia’; Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

     1989              

The Faces of Men; Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney

Excecation; Camerawork, London

Scenarios; Kent Institute of Fine Art & Design, Canterbury, U.K.

Scenarios Pt.II; Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

All the News That's Fit to Print; Victorian College of the Arts Gallery, Melbourne

     1988               

pax in bello; Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

Notes on a Conventional Conflict; Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney

     1987              

Vestiges; Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney

Vestiges Pt.II; Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

Blind/blind; Camera Lucida, Sydney

Scenarios; Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney

     1986             

inter alia; Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney

     1985             

Selected Works 1983-85; George Paton Gallery, Melbourne

The Theatre of our Cruelty; Printed Matter, New York               

Pictoria; Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York

Concatenare; Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney

     1984           

Public/Private Places - Photographic Works 1977-83; Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney

     1983           

The Dated Spectator; Artspace, Sydney (curated by Q.E.D.)

     1982           

Hebdomus and Other Works 1979-82; Art/Empire/Industry, Sydney

Hebdomus; Avago, Sydney

     1981         

INFORMATION IN.FORMATION; Pratt Gallery, Pratt Institute, New York

     1978         

CLEARINGHOUSE -some art reference; Coventry Gallery, Sydney

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

     2018

Visions, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne

     2016

Grayscale, Glasshouse, Port Macquarie Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie

     2015

Works in the permanent collection: Burnie Print Prize, Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Burnie

Grayscale, Reyner Hoff Studio, National Art School, Sydney

Geelong Print Award, Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong

Boundless Plains, Project Space, National Art School

MCBA International Artist’s Book Award, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minnesota

Multiple Choices: 40 years of the FAC Print Award, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle

Streetwise – contemporary print culture, ANG Contemporary, Australian National Gallery, Canberra

Art/Language/Location—Supertext, Angila Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK

Sheffield International Artist’s Book Prize, Bank Street Center, Sheffield, UK

Off the S(h)elf—the ecelectic in the artist’s book, I’klectik Art-Lab, London

Burnie Print Prize, Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Burnie

     2014

Girt by Sea, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle

SNO 110, Gallery 9, Sydney

National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery, Victoria        

Crossing Borders, The Study Centre fro Drawing, National Art School

     2013

The Art of Curating, MCLEMOI Project, Perth        

SNO turns 100, SNO, Sydney

     2011

Far point …, SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney        

     2010        

THE WALL OF SOUND (with apologies to Phil Spector), SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney     

IN TEMPERANCE – popup gallery, Temperance Lane, Sydney

     2009            

Crux: Contemporary Artists and Images of the Cross, McGlade Gallery, Australian Catholic University, Sydney

Language Frold-Cold Language/Tongue, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney

     1998                

One day…we see, arc art projects, Sydney

From the Block, Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland

Up and Down the Wall, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney

Co-existence, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney

The Origin of Ideas, South, Sydney

What we do, College of Fine Art Gallery, University of NSW

     1997                       

Tenth Anniversary Exhibition; Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

     1995                       

Temporarily Possessed; New Museum, New York

Its About Time; Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

Snapshot; Cleveland Centre for Contemporary Art, Ohio & touring

Minimundis; White Columns, New York

Artists’ Editions; Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

     1994                       

Critique; Construction In Process, First Draft, Sydney

Obsession; Campbelltown Art Gallery & touring

Turning Silver into Gold; Cleveland Centre for Contemporary Art, Ohio

     1993                       

Pages; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Nuclear (R)Age:The Bomb in Australian Art; Monash University Gallery, Melbourne

Contacts/Proofs; Jersey City Museum, New Jersey

The Return of Cadavre Exquis; Drawing Centre New York & touring internationally

     1992                       

Tony Coleing and Friends; Australian National Gallery, Canberra

     1991                       

Big Ideas, Little Pictures; Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

Works on Paper; Christoper Leonard Gallery, New York

     1990                       

5 X 3 X 5; Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

The Decade Show; The New Museum, New York

Sequences; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

     1989                       

Collaborations; Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

Mondo Faxo; Artspace, Sydney

Visual Poetics; Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane

Prints and Australia - Presettlement to the Present; Australian National Gallery, Canberra

     1988                       

New Artists/ New Drawings; Lyman Allyn Art Museum, Connecticut

The Drawing Show; Massachusetts College of Art Gallery, Boston,                                                            

     1987                       

Ten Years On; The Works, City Art Institute, Sydney

Here & There; Monash University Gallery, Melbourne

In Print, Vol.1; Power Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Sydney

The Castle; installation by Group Material, Documenta 8, Kassel, West Germany

     1986                       

Battlefield; Artspace, Sydney

     1985                       

The Politics of Picturing Pt.II; Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

MASS; organised by Goup Material, Hallwalls,Buffalo; Spaces,Cleveland; Arts Consortium, Cinn; Aljira Arts, New Jersey; New Museum, New York; Artspace, Sydney

     1984              

Correspondences; Tasmanian School of Art Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart

Selections; The Drawing Centre, New York

The Politics of Picturing; Tasmanian School of Art Gallery, University of Tasmania

     1983                        

A.U.S.T.R.A.L.I.A; Zona, Florence, Italy

Drawings '83; U.K. Drawing Biennale, Middlesborough Art Gallery, tour of U.K.

Australian Perspecta; Art Gallery of New South Wales

Artists' Books; Artspace, Sydney

Taste, Place and Transition; Ivan Dougherty Gallery, City Art Institute, Sydney

     1982                       

Small Works; New York University East Gallery, New York

Fifth Miami International Print Bienniale; Metropolitan Museum and Art Centre, Miami

Australian and International Artists for the Fourth Biennale of Sydney; Coventry Gallery, Sydney

3 Offset Attitudes; Sydney City Library, Sydney

APMIRA - Artists for Aboriginal Land Rights; Paddington Town Hall, Sydney

     1981                       

Artists' Books; Zone Centre for the Arts, Springfield, Mass.

     1980                       

Artists' Publications; Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

     1979                       

British International Print Biennale; Bradford Art Gallery, U.K.; tour of U.K.; Coventry Gallery, Sydney

     1978                       

Pratt Printmakers; Pratt Graphics Gallery, New York; touring museums in Israel

Third Miami International Print Biennale; Metropolitan Museum and Art Centre, Miami   

     1977                       

Works on Paper; The Katonah Gallery, New York

Young Painters; Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

     1976                

Exhibition '76; Bonython Gallery, Sydney

  

Collaborative Projects

     1998                       

Stage II submission, (with Maureen Burns), Sydney Sculpture Walk, Sydney Council

     1996

Roles and Rules, (with Sue Williams), Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra

     1992

Roles and Rules, (with Sue Williams), Bellas Gallery, Brisbane, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

     1989

Per/Versions; (with Merilyn Fairskye), Artspace, Sydney

     1985

Subject: Racism; (with Tony Coleing and Robert Cooney), George Paton Gallery, Melbourne

 

Curatorial Projects

     1995

Paintings from Yuendumu, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland

     1994

Dolly Nampijinpa Daniels and Uni Nampijinpa Martin, Four Walls, Brooklyn, New York

     1992

Sue Williams, Drawings, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

     1986

Agnes Martin, Prints, Gary Anderson Gallery, Sydney

     1985

MASS, a Group Material Installation, Artspace, Sydney

     1983

Taste, Place and Transition, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, College of Fine Art, University of NSW

     1982

3 Offset Attitudes, Sydney City Library, Sydney

  

Selected Awards & Prizes

     1996                

Visiting Fellow, Artist in Residence, Canberra School of Art, Australian National University, Canberra.

Project Development Grant, Visual Arts/Craft Fund, Australia Council.

     1985                

Travel Grant, Visual Arts Board, Australia Council.

     1983                

Special Projects Grant, Visual Arts Board, Australia Council.

     1982              

Travel Grant, Visual Arts Board, Australia Council.

Visiting Lecturer's Fellowship, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney.

     1980 - 81           

Pratt Fellowship, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York.

     1979 - 80           

Graduate Assistantship, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York.

     1977                

Artist in Residence, Visual Arts Board, Australia Council Greene Street Studio, New York.

Ingram Merril Scholarship, post-graduate study in Lithography, Pratt Graphics Center, NewYork.

 

Selected Bibliography                       

Blackall, Judith, 'Italy - A.U.S.T.R.A.L.I.A. at Zona', Art-Network, vol.11, 1983

Brown, Phil, 'The Raw meets the cooked', The Brisbane Review, 27 August 1992

Burgess, Peter, The Faces of Men; ex.cat, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, 1989

All the News That’s Fit to Print; ex.cat, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, 1989

Scenarios; ex.cat, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, 1987

Selected Works 1983-85; ex.cat, University of Melbourne, 1985

Davies, Suzanne, 'Grappling with Diversity, Australian Perspecta, 1983', Art-Network, Vol.10, pp.11-15, &Dunn, Richard 15, 1983                                   

Davies, Suzanne, 'The Politics of Picturing', catalogue essay, University of Tas. 1985

Dupain, Max, 'Photography', Sydney Morning Herald, March 3, 1984

Galloway, Paul, 'PETER BURGESS, Objects of/from the Familia, Eyeline, Autumn 1992

Green, Charles, 'Violent Art: Sue Williams & Peter Burgess, Art Monthly Australia, May 1993, Number 59

Hyatt-Johnston, Helen, ‘The Changing Critical Role of Artist Run Initiatives Over the Last Decade’, pub. First Draft

James, Rod, Nuclear (R)Age - The Bomb in Australian Art, Exhibition catalogue, Monash University, Melbourne, 1993

Kirker, Anne, Sequences, pub. Queensland Art Gallery, 1990

Looby, Keith, 'A Kaleidoscope of Artists, Australian Perspecta, 1983', Art and Australia, vol.21,no.2,1983

MacDonald, John, 'Real-life drama as fiction', Sydney Morning Herald, June 20,1987

McNeill, David, 'Peter Burgess, Selected Works 1983-85', George Paton Gallery", Art-Network vol.19/20, 1986, p69.

'New Drawing in America', pub.The Drawing Centre, New York.1986

Maloon, Terence, 'Art', Sydney Morning Herald, Feb.18, 1984

'When Fake Masterpieces Maybe Something Else', Sydney Morning Herald, May 14, 1983

'Art', Sydney Morning Herald, Oct. 30, 1982

'The Visual Arts in Sydney', Australian Art Review,2nd edition, ed. Leon Paroissien 1983           

Merkus, Elaine, 'Here and There', ex.cat., Monash University Gallery, 1987

Michael, Linda, Pages, ex.cat, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 1993

Morano, Kathy, ‘20 Years On: Greene Street Studio, NY’, Object, 3.96

Murphy, Bernice, 'Australian Perspecta 1983' ex.cat., Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1983

Peckham, Virginia, 'New Artists/New Drawings', ex.cat., Lyman Allen Art Museum, 1988

Petlin, George, 'Connections Made in a State of Flux', The Australian, 11 February, 1994

Pollard, Gayle, 'Correspondences', ex.cat,  University of Tasmania, 1985

Rainbird, Stephen, Art Acquisitions 1900-1992, ex.cat, Queensland University of Technology, 1992

Smith, Terry, 'A time that we forgot', Times on Sunday, June 21, 1987

Stringer, John, 'Taste, Place and Transition - Expatriates New York’, ex.cat., City Art Institute, 1983

Van Den Bosch, A, 'Hobart - The Politics of Picturing", Art-Network, vol.13, 1985

Zurbrugg, Nicholas'Visual Poetics', ex.cat., Museum of Contemporary Art, 1989

 

Collections

Australian National Gallery, Canberra

Alice Springs Art Foundation, N.T.

Freemantle Arts Centre, Western Australia

Griffith University, Queensland

MacGregor College Art Gallery, Queensland

Monash University, Melbourne

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Museum of Modern Art, New York

New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

New England Regional Art Gallery, N.S.W

Queensland Art Gallery

Queensland University of Technology

Rutgers University, New Jersey

Sydney University Students Union, N.S.W

Tweed Museum of Art, Minnesota

Visual Arts Board of Australia Council, N.S.W

Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery, New South Wales

Warnambool Art Gallery, Victoria

Zona Archives, Florence, Italy

Zone Centre for the Arts, Mass.