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About David Frazer


1998-2000 Master of Arts (Visual Arts) by research: “Pastoral Melancholia”, Monash University
1996 Honours Degree, Fine Art (Printmaking), Monash University
1991 Diploma of Education (Secondary-Art/Craft), Latrobe University
1984-1986 B.A. Fine Arts (Painting), Phillip Institute of Technology

Solo Exhibitions

2020 “ANOTHER NIGHT ON EARTH” Ballarat Art Gallery
2020 “THE TANGLED WOOD” Beaver Galleries, Canberra
2019 “THE TANGLED WOOD” Australian Galleries Melbourne
2018 “SLOW BOAT” Beaver Galleries, Canberra
2017 “HAPPY HOUR” fortyfivedownstairs Melbourne
2016 “SLOW BOAT” Port Jackson Press Melbourne
2016 “DRIFT” Beaver Galleries Canberra
2014 “HUG” 45 downstairs Melbourne
2014 “HUG” Beaver Galleries Canberra
2013 “HUG” Dickerson Gallery Sydney
2013 “Home Sweet Home” Guanlan Original Print Base, Shenzen, China
2013 Hillsmith Gallery Adelaide
2012 “Homesick” James Makin Gallery Melbourne
2012 Port Jackson Press Print Room, Melbourne
2012 “Homesick” Beaver galleries Canberra
2011 “Half way Home” Falkner Gallery Castlemaine Victoria
2011 “Last Blossom” Rebecca Hossack Gallery London UK
2011 “Works on paper” Post Office Gallery Ballarat Uni.
2010 “Broken Home” James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
2010 La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo, Victoria
2009 Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT
2009 The Art Vault Mildura VIC
2009 Falkner gallery Castlemaine Victoria
2008 “Lost” Dickerson Gallery Sydney
2008 “Lost” Dickerson Gallery Melbourne
2007 Adele Boag Gallery, Adelaide
2007 “Passing through the old world” Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne
2006 “On the Edge of Town” Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne.
2006 “Mr Vertigo” ICON gallery, Deakin Museum of Art. Melbourne
2005 “Somewhere over the hill” Dickerson Gallery Sydney
2005 “The Escape” Australian Galleries Melbourne
2004-2005 “Pastoral Melancholia” (touring show) Shepparton Art Gallery, Horsham Art Gallery, Wangaratta Exhibitions Gallery, Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery, Gippsland Art Gallery.Sale.
2004 Hamilton Art Gallery
2004 “Wanderlust” Firestation print studio, Armadale, Melbourne
2002 Dickerson Gallery, Sydney
2001 Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2000 Dickerson Gallery, Sydney
1999 Australian Galleries, Melbourne
1997 Helengory Galerie, Melbourne
1996 Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale

Duo Exhibitions

2020 David Frazer/Micheal Leunig, Queenscliff Gallery and Workshop, Victoria
2016 David Frazer/Sarah Thame, Smith and Jeffries Adelaide
2006 David Frazer/Jon Eiseman, Beaver Galleries, Canberra
2003 David Frazer/Bruce Latimer, Beaver Galleries, Canberra

Group Exhibition

2020 18 16 14 National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery VIC
2020 18 16 14 12 10 06 04 Swan Hill Print and Drawing Acquisitive Awards, Swan Hill Regional Gallery VIC (highly commended 2020)
2020 “Stones of other Mountains” International Outstanding Printmaking Artist’ Work, China Printmaking Museum
2020 18 14 International Print Biennial Exhibit, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art (Honourable mention 2014)
2019 12 Royal Acadamy of Arts Summer Exhibition, London UK
2019 Cossack Art Awards, Western Australia. (1st prize, invited artist section)
2019 Ulsan International Woodcut Print Biennale, Korea (Australian Commissioner & Special Prize Winner)
2019 12 3rd Bangkok Triennale International Print & Drawing Exhibition, Thailand
2019 17 07 05 Burnie Print Prize, Tasmania (Peoples Choice Award 2017)
2019 Megalo International Print Prize, Canberra. (Highly Commended)
2018 15 Australian Print Triennial Print Award, The Art Vault Mildura Aus, (Peoples Choice Award winner 18)
2018 St Kevin’s College Art Show, Feature Artist, Toorak VIC
2018 Libris Awards, The Australian Artists’ Book Prize, Artspace Mackay QLD
2018 Deep Cuts, large scale relief prints, Rew Hanks, Di Fogwell, Angela Cavalieri, Brian Robinson; NERAM, Armidale NSW
2018 14 International Print Biennial Exhibit, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art (Honourable mention 2014)
2017 11 09 07 International Print Bienial in Guanlan China (major prize winner 2007)
2017 MiniPrint, Galleri Heike Arndt, Berlin Germany
20017 07 05 Banyule Award for Works on Paper Art. Banyule Art Space VIC (peoples choice award winner 2017)
2015 Rick Amor Print Prize, Montsalvat, VIC
2015 Gippsland Print Award, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale (acquired)
2015 13 11 07 97 Geelong acquisitive Print Award, Geelong Gallery Victoria (acquired 2013,2011,1997)
2015 13 06 04 02 00 Silk Cut Award, Glen Eira Arts Centre, Melbourne, VIC (acquisition prize 2013)
2014 Formative Impressions 8 Pacific Nations, The Jincheon Print Museum, South Korea
2013-14 “Small Wonders” Amelia Johnson Contemporary HONG KONG
2013 IMPRINT 2013:International Printmaking Artists Invitation Exhibition,Wuhan City, CHINA
2013 Australia: People and Places, Rebecca Hossack Gallery London UK
2013 Hutchins Art Prize, The Hutchins School, Hobart TAS (acquired & peoples choice award winner)
2013 Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery NSW
2013 King Valley Art Show (Grand Prize Winner), VIC
2013 11 04 The Outback art Prize, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, NSW (1st prize 2004)
2012 The 1st Lingshi International Print Biennial in China
2012 5th Beijing International Art Biennale, National Museum of China
2012 International Print triennial Cracow Poland
2012 John Leslie Art Prize, Gippsland Art Gallery Sale Victoria
2012 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize, Geelong Gallery Victoria
2012 Fusion-International Contemporary Intaglio Print Invitational Exhibition, Guanlan Print Base China
2012 09 R&M McGivern Prize for Painting, Maroondah Art Gallery. VIC
2011 Rick Amor Print Prize, Montsalvat VIC
2010 Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award
2009 SCU Acquisitive Artist’ Book Award, Southern Cross University NSW
2009 Brunswick Street Gallery works on paper prize, Melbourne VIC (acquisitive prize winner)
2009 07 CPM National Print Awards, Tweed River Art Gallery NSW (prize winner 07)
2009 Williamstown Festival Contemporary Art Prize
2009 Strathbogies, Altitude art, James Makin Gallery, Armadale, VIC
2008 “Against the grain” Port Jackson Press, Melbourne
2008 The 2nd Bangkok Triennale, Internationa; Print & Drawing Exhibition, Thailand
2008 BIMPE V the Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition, Vancouver Canada
2006 Ergon Energy Central Queensland Art Awards, Rockhampton Art Gallery, QLD
2006 The Bookplate Show, New England Regional Art Museum, NSW
2005 Seoul International Print, Photo, Edition works Art Fair, South Korea
2005 33 Print exchange portfolio curated by Rona Green, Port Jackson Press Australia
2005 Recent Acquisitions: Deakin University Art Collection, ICON Museum of Art, Deakin University, Burwood, VIC
2005 Australia-art & about, Amelia Johnson Contemporary, Hong Kong
2003 500 Fridays – Plein Air Painters, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
2003 Annual Exhibition of the Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, U.K.
2003-05 5th British International Miniature Print Exhibition, U.K.
2003 100 International Contemporary Bookplates, U.K.
2002 00 99 Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, QLD
2002 Whyalla Art Prize, SA
2002 00 John Leslie Art Prize (judges commendation 00), Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, VIC
2002 Sub-500, Dickerson Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2001 4th Artists’ Books + Multiples Fair, School of Arts, Brisbane, QLD
2001 Stumped, Herring Island Environmental Sculpture Park, Melbourne, VIC
2001 Melbourne Savage Club Art Prize for Landscape Painting, Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
2001 97 C.P.M. Print Award, Tweed River Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2001 99 97 Rena Ellen Jones Memorial Print Award (acquired 97/99/01), Warrnambool Art Gallery, VIC
2000 Dancing Made a Man Out of Me, Switchback Gallery, Monash University, Churchill, VIC
2000 Team of the Decade, The Artist’s Garden, Fitzroy, VIC
2000 Postcard Show (prize winner), Linden Arts Centre & Gallery, St. Kilda, VIC
1999 Pleasure, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
1999-97 3rd British International Miniature Print Exhibition, U.K.
1998 The Big small Print Show, Grahame Galleries, Brisbane, QLD
1998 The Outback Art Prize, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, NSW
1998 Bathurst Art Purchase, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW
1998 International Miniature Art Biennial, Quebec, Canada
1998 Intaglio +, Port Jackson Press, Melbourne, VIC
1996 Prints Acquisitive Exhibition, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, VIC
1996 Annual Summer Print Show, Helengory Galerie, Melbourne, VIC

Awards, Commissions, Prizes, Residencies

2020 Highly Commended, Swan Hill National Print and Drawing Awards, Swan Hill Regional Gallery
2019 1st prize, invited artist section, Cossack Art Awards, Western Australia.
2019 Australian Commissioner & Special Prize Winner, Ulsan International Woodcut Print Biennale, Korea
2018 Australian Print Triennial Print Award, The Art Vault Mildura Aus, (Peoples Choice Award winner)
2017 Peoples Choice Award Winner Banyule Award for Works on Paper, VIC
2017 Highly Commended Fremantle Print Award, WA
2017 Peoples Choice Award Winner Burnie Print Prize, TAS
2014 Honourable mention International Print Biennial Exhibit, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art
2014 Artist in Residence Geelong Grammar VIC
2013 Highly Commended, Peoples Choice Award Fremantle Print Award WA,
2013 Acquisition Prize Silk Cut Award for Linocuts MELB AUS,
2013 Peoples Choice Award Hutchins Art Prize TAS, acquisition prize,
2013 Peoples Choice Award The Broken Hill Outback Art Prize
2013 Artist in residence Guanlan Print Base China
2012 Artist in residence, Wesley Collage Melbourne
2010 Artist in residence Guanlan Print Base China
2009 Acquisitive Award Brunswick Street Gallery Works on Paper Prize, Melbourne VIC
2007 Acquisitive Award CPM National Print Awards,
2007 Major Prize Winner International Print Biennial in Guanlan China
2007 Acquisative Prize Burnie Print Prize
2007 Artist in residence, Firbank Grammar School Brighton, Vic
2004 1st Prize Broken Hill Outback Art Prize, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery
2002 1st prize Keith Wingrove Bookplate Design Award
2001 Artist in Residence, Bundanon Trust
2001 99 97 Acquired 97/99/01 Rena Ellen Jones Memorial Print Award, Warrnambool Art Gallery, VIC
2001 97 Print Council of Australia, commissioned print
2000 Prize Winner Linden Arts Centre Postcard Show
1998 Australian Post Graduate Award (MA scholarship), Monash University
1997 07 11 13 Geelong Acquisitive Print Prize (acquired 97, 07, 11, 13), Geelong Art Gallery
1996 Port Jackson Press Award


2018 The Canberra Times, Sasha Grishen 19-2-18
2018 Country Style Magazine, march 2018
2016 The Canberra Times, Sasha Grishen 23-6-16
2014 The Age, Linda Morris 15-7-14
2014 The Age. Penny Webb, 30-7-14
2014 The Sydney Morning Herald, Ian Warden 8-5-14
2014 The Canberra Times, Sasha Grishen 22-5-14
2012 The Canberra Times, Sasha Grishen, 12-5-12
2009 The Canberra Times, Sasha Grishin, 31-7-09
2008 The Age, Robert Nelson 17-7-08
2008 Herald Sun, Jeff Makin 25-6-08
2007 ABC TV “Artist at work”, 28/08/07
2006 Herald Sun, Jeff Makin, 19-09-06
2006 Overland Magazine, “the Branded Landscape”, Dr Mark Dober, ed.183 Winter.
2006 Imprint, Jazmina Cininas, vol. 41, no. 2, winter
2005 The Age, Robert Nelson, 08/04/05
2004 The Saturday Age, Megan Backhouse, 24/07/04
2004 Herald Sun, Jeff Makin, 17/05/04
2003 5th British International Miniature Print Exhibition, U.K.
2003 Canberra Times, Sonia Barron, 18/03/03
2001 The Age, Robert Nelson, 17/11/01
2001 Rena Ellen Jones Memorial Print Award, Allan Mann, Warrnambool Art Gallery
2001 “David Frazer”, Martin Flanagan, Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2001 “Stumped: The Art of Celebrating Conservation”, Rachel Young, Herring Island Gallery & Environmental Sculpture Park, Melbourne
2001 Shell Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Arts Centre
2000 Silk Cut Award, Glen Eira Arts Centre, Melbourne
2000 John Leslie Art Prize, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale
2000 Sydney Morning Herald, Courtney Kidd, 06/12/00
1999 Rena Ellen Jones Memorial Print Award, Di Waite, Warrnambool Art Gallery
1999 Imprint Magazine, Jeff Faulkner, vol. 34, no. 3, Spring
1999 Melbourne Yarra Leader, Stephen Marmo, 16/08/99
1999 The Age, Robert Nelson, 04/08/99
1999 Herald Sun, Jeff Makin, 02/08/99
1997-99 British International Miniature Print Exhibition, U.K.
1996 Imprint Magazine, Naomi Florence, vol. 31, no. 3, Spring


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of South Australia, Arts Victoria, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, Bundanon Trust, Burnie Regional Art Gallery TAS, Arjo Wiggons/Canson Australia, Castlemaine Art Gallery VIC, Charles Darwin University Art Collection NT, Charles Sturt University NSW, City of Campbelltown Art Gallery, City of Whitehorse VIC, City of Banyule VIC, City of Fremantle WA, Clontarf Beach High school, Curtin University of Technology WA, Deakin University Art Collection VIC, Federation University Ballarat, Flinders University Library Adelaide, Geelong Art Gallery VIC, Gippsland Art Gallery VIC, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery, Gold Coast City Art Gallery QLD, Hamilton Art Gallery VIC, Horsham Art Gallery VIC, Ipswich Regional Art Gallery, James Cook University of Nth. QLD, John Curtain University, Latrobe Regional Art Gallery VIC, Melbourne University, Melbourne Grammar, McKinnon Secondary College, Monash University Library, National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, National Library of Australia, New England Regional Art Museum NSW, Presbyterian Ladies College VIC, Print Council of Australia, RACV Art Collection, Rockhampton Art Gallery QLD, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology VIC, Sandgate High school, SCEGS Redlands, State Library of Victoria, State Library of NSW, State Library of Queensland, Stonnington City Council, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Tweed River Art Gallery NSW, The University of Adelaide, The University of Queensland Library, University of Wollongong, Warrnambool Art Gallery VIC, Wesley College, Wellington Point State High school, Westminster School & private.

Overseas Edinburgh Print Workshop, Guanlan Culture & Art Center, Shenzen China, Jincheon Print Museum South Korea, London Print Workshop, Somerset Printmaking Papers, U.K., Chiangmai Contemporary Art Museum, Thailand & private.

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