artists represented

Michael Zavros

b.1974      


Solo Exhibitions

2019

Confectionery, Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane


2017

The Silver Fox, Starkwhite, Auckland

Magic Mike, Newcastle Art Gallery, New South Wales


2016

A Million Dollars, Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Barker Hangar, Los Angeles, Solo exhibition presented by Starkwhite, Auckland

 

2015

Art Basel Hong Kong, Solo exhibition presented by Starkwhite, Auckland

 

2014

Bad Dad, Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand

Melbourne Art Fair, Solo exhibition with Starkwhite, Melbourne

 

2013

A Private Collection: Artist’s Choice, Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

The Prince, Rockhampton Art Gallery, touring to Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane

Charmer, Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

 

2012

The Glass, Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW

 

2011

Michael Zavros, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne

 

2010

The SavagePhilip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

 

2009

Calling in the fox, GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney

The Good Son; Michael Zavros, A survey of works on paper, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Queensland

 

2008

Trophy Hunter, Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

Melbourne Art Fair solo exhibition, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne

 

2007

Heart of Glass, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne

ĒGOÏSTE, Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong, New South Wales

 

2006

This Charming Man, 24HRArt Northern Territory Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin

 

2005

The Look of Love, Mori Gallery, Sydney

 

2004     

Clever Tricks, Grafton Regional Gallery, New South Wales

Blue Blood, Schubert Contemporary, Gold Coast, Queensland

 

2003   

Everything I wanted, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

The Loved One, Mori Gallery, Sydney

 

2002      

New money, Art Galleries Schubert, Gold Coast, Queensland     

Old money, Mori Gallery, Sydney

 

2001     

Spring/Summer, Mori Gallery, Sydney

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019

Portraits by Billy Apple and Michael Zavros, Art Los Angeles Contemporary, presented by Starkwhite

Sydney Contemporary, presented by Starkwhite

Brisbane Portrait Prize, Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane


2018

Beyond Surface Affect, Art Basel Hong Kong, presented by Starkwhite

Sydney Contemporary, presented by Starkwhite


2017

Contemporary Still Life, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, New South Wales

Sydney Contemporary, presented by Starkwhite

Surface Affect, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth


2016

Magic Object, Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

 

2015

GOMAQ, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

Sydney Contemporary, presented by Starkwhite, Auckland

Wynne Prize (finalist), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

 

2013

Australia: Contemporary Voices, Fine Art Society, London

Sydney Contemporary, presented by Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne

The Archibald Prize (finalist), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney and touring regional Australia

 

2012

Selectively Revealed, Asialink/Experimenta touring exhibition, Korea:  26 October – 11 December 2011 - Aram Art Gallery, SeoulTaiwan:  11 February – 13 May 2012 - National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, TaipeiThailand:  4 June – 21 July 2012 – Chulalongkorn University Art Space, Bangkok

The Rapture of Death, Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria

Animal/Human, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

GOLD Art Award, Rockhampton Art Gallery, Queensland

 

2011

Selectively Revealed, Asialink/Experimenta touring exhibition, Korea:  26 October – 11 December 2011 - Aram Art Gallery, SeoulTaiwan:  11 February – 13 May 2012 - National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, TaipeiThailand:  4 June – 21 July 2012 – Chulalongkorn University Art Space, Bangkok

ARTHK11, GRANTPIRRIE, Hong Kong

 

2010

Wilderness: Balnaves Contemporary Painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

ARTHK10, GRANTPIRRIE, Hong Kong

Scott Redford VS Michael Zavros, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

Constellations: A Large number of Small drawings at RMIT Gallery, Melbourne

The Doug Moran Prize (winner) State Library of New South Wales and touring

 

2009

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

Michael Zavros: Sculptures, Johnston Gallery, Perth

Stan and Maureen Duke Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Queensland

ARTHK09, GRANTPIRRIE, Hong Kong

Twelve Degrees of Latitude: Regional Gallery and University Collections in Queensland, Travelling

New Acquisitions to the collection, Tweed Regional Gallery, New South Wales

The Archibald Prize (finalist), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney and touring regional Australia

The Doug Moran Prize (runner up), State Library of New South Wales and touring

 

2008

Contemporary Australia: Optimism, Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

NEW: Recent Acquisitions for the University of Queensland Collection, UQ Art Museum, Brisbane

There Goes A Narwhal, (with Nell and Lionel Bawden) UQ Art Museum, Brisbane

GRANTPIRRIE @ Greenaway Gallery, (with Caroline Rothwell, Ben Quilty and Maria Fernando Cordosa) Greenaway Gallery, Adelaide

 

2007

Human, Housprojects, New York

Kedumba Drawing Prize (winner), Kedumba Gallery, New South Wales

Bloodlines, Art and the Horse, Hawkesbury Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales

New Nature, Govett Brewster Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

15 Years of Urban Art Projects, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane

 

2006

Animals as Allegory, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane

The Archibald Prize (finalist), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney and touring regional Australia

Kedumba Drawing Prize (finalist), Kedumba Gallery, New South Wales

 

2005

Robert Jacks Drawing Prize (winner), Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, Victoria    

Uncanny (the unnaturally strange), Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand

Idiosyncrasy: Painting and Photography, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane

Archibald Prize (finalist), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney and touring regional Australia

Object/Subject, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane

 

2004   

Susan Norrie and Michael Zavros, Mori Gallery, Sydney

Archibald Prize (finalist), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney and touring regional Australia

Autofetish, Newcastle Region Gallery, Newcastle, New South Wales

Please Be Seated, Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales

FIAC - Paris, Galleria Nicola Fornello

Artissima, Turin, Galleria Nicola Fornello

 

2003     

Quiet Collision: Current Practice/Australian Style, Associazione ViaFarini, Milan, Italy

Robert Jacks Drawing Prize (finalist), Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, Victoria

Brett Whiteley Travelling Arts Scholarship (finalist), Brett Whiteley Studio, Sydney

Love Letter to China, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

Mori Gallery, Group Exhibition July: Robert Pulie, Cherry Hood, Toni Warburton

Heat, Noosa Regional Gallery, Queensland

Mori Gallery, Group exhibition May: Susan Norrie, Julie Fragar, Sydney

 

2002      

Brett Whiteley Travelling Arts Scholarship (finalist), Brett Whiteley Studio

Redlands Westpac Art Prize, by invitation, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (winner) Grafton Regional Gallery, New South Wales

Robert Jacks Drawing Prize (finalist) Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, Victoria        

Mori Gallery, Group exhibition March: Simon Blau, Aaron Seeto, David Jolly, Sydney

City of Hobart Works on Paper Award (finalist) Hobart City Gallery, Tasmania

The Courier Mail Art Award (winner), Queensland

 

2001      

Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award (finalist), Hazelhurst Regional Art Gallery

The Courier Mail Art Award, (winner –Figurative), Queensland

Technotots Art Auction, Mori Gallery, Sydney 

      

2000     

Primavera, September, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (finalist, acquired) Grafton Regional Gallery, New South Wales

Toowoomba Biennial Acquisitive Award (finalist) Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Queensland

Conrad Jupiters Art Award (finalist) Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Queensland


Collections

ABN AMRO, Sydney

Artbank, Sydney

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Australian War Memorial, Canberra

Grafton Regional Gallery, New South Wales

Griffith University Art Museum, Brisbane

HOTA, Gold Coast

Ipswich Regional Gallery, Queensland

Kedumba Gallery, New South Wales

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

National Portrait Gallery, Canberra

Newcastle Regional Gallery, New South Wales

Mosman Art Gallery, New South Wales

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart

Tweed Regional Gallery, New South Wales

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

Queensland Newspapers, Brisbane

QUT Art Museum, Brisbane

UQ Art Collection, Brisbane

Veolia Environmental Services, Sydney

Wollongong Art Gallery, New South Wales

Private collections