Curriculum Vitae - MARCUS BEILBY

Born 1951 Western Australia
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Address East Fremantle, Western Australia

Professional Experience

1972-1975 Studied for and attained Diploma of Fine Arts (painting), Claremont Technical College.
Painted and lectured in painting and printmaking at Claremont Technical College and Curtin University of Technology.
1980-1982 Painted and lectured in Art at Carine Technical College
1983-1984 Painted, travelled and studied art movements throughout the U.S.
1985-1988 Painted and lectured in painting and design at Claremont School of Art.
1989-present Painting full time.

Solo Exhibitions

1975 Collectors Gallery, Perth.
1978 Fremantle Arts Centre.
1985 Gallery 52.
1987 Art Gallery of Western Australia – Artist in Focus.
1988 Fremantle Arts Centre – Review of a Realist Painter.
The State Bank of South Australia – The Marcus Beilby Exhibition.
1992 A Realist’s Eye – Ipswich Regional Art Gallery, Queensland.
1994 Parliament House. Canberra.
1998 Marcus Beilby Paintings
1992-1998 Sydney N.S.W.
2001 Blackswan Theatre Company, University of Western Australia.
“Marcus Beilby – Postcards from the Everyday.” Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of Western Australia.
2003 “Marcus Beilby – City to Surf” Lister Calder Gallery W.A.
2006 “Urban Narratives” Marcus Beilby – Lister Calder Gallery W.A.

Group Exhibitions

1975 “Three Realists”- University of Western Australia.
1977 “Spectrum WA”- Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide.
1980 “High Street Studio Realists” - Art Gallery of Western Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, Art Gallery of New South Wales.
1981 “Aspects of Realism” - National Gallery of Victoria.
1982 “High Street Realists II” - University of Western Australia.
1983 “New Talent 1983” - Allan Stone Gallery, New York.
1984 “On Tour: Destination China” - Guang Dong Academy of Fine Arts, The Peoples Republic of China.
1987 “Field to Figuration: Australian Art 1960-1986” - National Gallery of Victoria.
1987 Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes - Art Gallery of New South Wales.
1988 “Bicentennial Exhibition of Selected Works from the Bankwest Collection” - Art Gallery of Western Australia.
1989 “Drawing Water” - Fremantle Arts Centre.
1990 “Commentaries: Artist as Social Critic” - Art Gallery of Western Australia.
1990 “What Images Return: Australian Art Since 1940” - Art Gallery of Western Australia.
1990 “Archibald Prize” - Art Gallery of New South Wales.
1991 “Song of the Earth” - Delaney Galleries, Perth.
1991 “Festival of Perth, Artists’Artists” - Fremantle Arts Centre.
1991 “Born in the CSA” - Claremont School of Art. W.A.
1991 “Wildflowers In Art” – Art Gallery of W.A.
1993 “Greenhill Pays Homage to Claremont School of Art” – Greenhill Galleries. W.A.
1993 “Tangerine Dreams” - University of Western Australia.
1993 “Images of War” - Art Gallery of Western Australia.
1993 “Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize” Brisbane, Queensland
1994 “City of Fremantle Art Collection” – Fremantle, W.A.
1994 “Paint on the Tracks” - S H Ervin Gallery, National Trust of Australia.
1995 “Bankwest Centenary Art Exhibition – Shaping Western Australia” - Art Gallery of Western Australia.
1995 “Harnessing the Horse” – Fremantle Trotting Association, W.A.
1996 “In the Picture, Creative Australians from the National Library’s Portrait Collection” - National Portrait Gallery, Canberra.
1996 “The Royal Institute for the Blind Exhibition” – W.A.
1997 “Swingtime: East Coast – West Coast” - Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of Western Australia.
1997 “Fremantle 6160” – Fremantle Arts Centre, W.A.
1998 “Being” - Invitation Art Exhibition, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital W.A.
1999 “Images of the City” - City of Perth and Rotary Club of WA Art Award.
2002 “Love Your Work” - Fremantle Arts Centre.
2002 City of Perth Cultural Art Award
2003 “Animalistic” – Edith Cowan University
2004 “Mine Own Executioner” – Mundaring Arts Centre, W.A.
2005 “Revealing”- The City of Fremantle Art Collection. Fremantle Art Gallery W.A.
2006 “CRASH (and other earthly pleasures)” – Lawrence Wilson art Gallery – U.W.A.
2008 “Western Australian Landscapes” - Lister Gallery, W.A.
2008 “Fertile Soil: 50 years of the City of Fremantle Art Collection.” Fremantle Arts Centre
2008 Artist Oral History Project – 50th year Anniversary Project. City of Fremantle.
2009 “You show us yours, we’ll show you ours” Public and Private works from Edith Cowan University and Holmes a Court Collections.
2009 Vogue Living – 2009 Art Series Dinner
2009 Waves - The Edith Cowan University Art Collection. ECU November 2009

Prizes and Awards

1987 The Sir John Sulman Prize for Australian Genre Painting.
1993 Commemorative painting of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II opening Parliament House on 9.5.88 - Historical Memorials Committee, Parliament House, Canberra
1996 Commemorative painting of “The Opening of the High Court of Australia in 1903”, High Court of Australia, Canberra.
1998 McDonald’s Australia Limited 1998 Art Commission, N.S.W.
2000 “In Die Vitae All Saints College MM” commission Western Australia.
2001 “Hazel Day” Portrait Commission Perth, Western Australia.
2002 “City of Perth Cultural Award – Art Award” 2002
2005 “Portraits of the First and Second Chief Justices of Western Australia – Sir Archibald Burt and Sir Henry Wrenfordsley”
2008 “Garth Wynne” Principal Christ Church Grammar School Portrait
2009 “Professor Robin Warren; Nobel Laureate” Portrait
2010 “Mr Philip Grutzner” Headmaster St Peter’s College, Portrait
2010 “Dr Jeffery Driver” Anglican Archbishop of Adelaide, Portrait



Selected Bibliography