2017

  • Solo exhibition Drawn to a cabinet of curiosities The Museum of Economic Botany, Adelaide, South Australia April 9 - July 9, 2017
  • Hazelhurst Art on Paper Prize exhibition Hazelhurst Regional Gallery  May 20 - July 16, 2017

2016

  • Solo exhibition Drawn to a cabinet of curiosities The Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie March 11 - April 24, 2016
  • Group exhibition Drawing conversations: Rayner Hoff Gallery, National Art School, Sydney September 2016

2015

  • Hazelhurst Art on Paper Prize exhibition Hazelhurst Regional Gallery  May 30 - July 26, 2015
  • Arts NSW Development Grant

2014

  • Acquisition: NSW desert plants The Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Group exhibition Living Data: conversations between artists and scientists University of Technology, Sydney August 25 - November 21, 2014
  • Group exhibition 20 years of the Dobell Prize for Drawing Drill Hall Gallery, ANU Canberra April 11 - May 18, 2014
  • Group exhibition Shadowline contemporary drawing | Glasshouse Port Macquarie Regional Art Gallery January - March, 2014 | University of Newcastle Gallery March - April 2014
  • Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize exhibition Presbyterian Ladies College Sydney

2013

  • Group exhibition 20 years of the Dobell Prize for Drawing | Grafton Regional Gallery:  February 15 - March 24, 2013 | Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery: March 30 -May 5, 2013 | Orange Regional Art Gallery: July 5 - August 18, 2013 | National Art School: August 29 - October 6, 2013 | Tweed River Art Gallery: October 18 - November 24, 2013
  • Group exhibition Not the way home Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery March 30 - May 12, 2013
  • Group exhibition Vibratory Fields and Surfaces The Margaret Whitlam Galleries University of Western Sydney March 16 - May 31, 2013

2012

  • Dobell Drawing Prize exhibition The Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Solo exhibition Lumiere Tim Olsen Gallery May 16 - June 3, 2012
  • Group exhibition Not the way home SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney May 25 - July 1, 2012 | New England Regional Art Gallery November 16, 2012 - February 3, 2013 | Stella Downer Gallery  | Buratti Fine Art, Perth
  • Melbourne Art Fair
  • Artist's Profile

2011

  • Dobell Drawing Prize exhibition The Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Group exhibition: Wattle: Contemporary Australian Art The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong
  • Invited by Artist’s Profile magazine to remote area of NSW with 12 other Australian artists, for project “Not the way home” Filmed by ABC

2010

  • Dobell Drawing Prize exhibition The Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Group exhibition Miscellanea Tim Olsen Gallery
  • Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize exhibition Presbyterian Ladies College Sydney

2009

  • Solo exhibition Drawings 2009 Tim Olsen Gallery

2008

  • Solo exhibition Illuminations Tim Olsen Gallery
  • Group exhibition 2x2 Tim Olsen Gallery

2007

  • Solo exhibition La Ville des lumières Tim Olsen Gallery

2006

  • Dobell Drawing Prize exhibition The Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Awarded residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts – Paris
  • Fleurieu Peninsula Art prize exhiibition

2005

  • Dobell Drawing Prize exhibition The Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Solo exhibition Muse: old and new Tim Olsen Gallery, Woollahra April 26 - May 14, 2005 Exhibition opened by Edmund Capon
  • Group exhibition Going out there Ivan Dougherty Gallery, University of New South Wales

2004

  • Melbourne Art Fair

2003

  • Dobell Drawing Prize exhibition The Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Solo exhibition Night's Journey Tim Olsen Gallery

2001

  • Dobell Drawing Prize: The First Ten Years The Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Dobell Drawing Prize exhibition The Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Solo exhibition Conversations with clouds King Street Gallery
  • A studio in Paris: Australian artists at the Cite, SH Ervin Gallery

2000

  • Dobell Drawing Prize exhibition The Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Group exhibition King Street Gallery on Burton
  • Kedumba award drawing exhibition

1999

  • Dobell Drawing Prize exhibition The Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Solo exhibition Firmament King Street Gallery
  • Awarded residency at the  Cité Internationale des Arts – Paris, Art Gallery of NSW atelier
  • Group exhibition King Street Gallery on Burton

1998

  • Girlfriends Casula Powerhouse Regional Arts Centre
  • Solo exhibition Southdown King Street Gallery on Burton
  • Group exhibition Desert painters University of New South Wales
  • Group exhibition King Street Gallery on Burton
  • Group exhibition VCA 25 year anniversary Victorian Arts Centre

1997

  • Group exhibition Outwest Westspace, Melbourne
  • Group exhibition King Street Gallery on Burton
  • Group exhibition VAST University of Sydney

1991

  • Awarded Fred Williams Family Prize
  • VCA Gallery Awards Show
     

Collections

  • The Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Kedumba Drawing Collection
  • Artbank
  • Victorian College of the Arts
  • The Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie
  • Private collections: London; New York; Boston; Miami; San Francisco; Paris; Hong Kong; Sydney; Melbourne

Bibliography

  • Shadowline catalogue essay, Lousie Martin Chew, Glasshouse Port Macquarie Regional Gallery, January 2014
  • Art lovers, Judith White, Art Gallery Society of New South Wales, 2013, p280
  • Contemporary Australian Drawing: 20 Years of the Dobell Prize for Drawing, Helen Campbell, Hendrik Kolenberg, Anne Ryan, Art Gallery of New South Wales, ISBN 9781741740868, December 2012
  • Sydney Morning Herald, John McDonald Outback inspiration, Spectrum, June 16, 2012
  • Artist's Profile, issue 18, pp.74-75 April 2012, Owen Craven
  • Sydney Morning Herald, John McDonald “Lines of poetry”,Spectrum p.12, December 10-11 2011
  • Sydney Morning Herald, Steve Meacham “Secrets of the Old Masters laid bare”, pp.13, 3 September 2010
  • Sydney Morning Herald, Louise Schwartzkoff “The Critics”, Spectrum pp.18, 14-15 Nov 2009
  • Inside Out April 2009 ‘Mix Master’, p133. April 2009
  • The Australian Art Market Report, Gillian Serisier ‘Art allowances’, p30,31. Issue 27 Autumn 2008
  • The Sun-Herald, Books Extra, Erin O’Dwyer “Creative prelude for young at art’, ppx.49, 1 January 2006
  • Tim Olsen Gallery Catalogue essay, Anne Ryan, Assistant Curator of Drawing AGNSW, 2005
  • The Dobell Prize for Drawing The First Ten Years 1993-2002 p40 Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Sydney Morning Herald, Courtney Kidd Exhibitions critics pick Metro, pp.27, 25 May 2001
  • King Street Gallery on Burton: Catalogue essay, George Alexander 'Conversations with clouds', May 2001
  • Art Gallery Society of New South Wales, Look Magazine, Anne Ryan, 'Paper Collection', pp12-13, July 2001
  • Sydney Morning Herald, Sebastian Smee Review of Kedumba Drawing Award, October 28, 2000
  • The Glebe & Inner Western Weekly, Emily Tinson, "Artist reaches for the skies' review of solo exhibition, July 21,1999

Publications for Children

  • My Big Art Adventure: What colour is that?  Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2006
  • My Big Art Adventure: What number is that? Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2006 Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2006 Received a Notable Award from the Children’s Book Council of Australia and selected for the NSW Premier’s reading list.


Born in Melbourne, lives and works in Sydney as a practicing artist. She runs her own drawing school, Dare to Draw, teaching principles and techniques of drawing. A former museum educator with the Art Gallery of New South Wales and lecturer at Sydney University, UTS and the National Art School. Jennifer holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Fine Arts from the Victorian College of the Arts and a Master of Art Administration.