Rhys Lee

Born in 1975, Brisbane, AU

Lives and works in Melbourne, AU

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

 

2020

—    Recent Paintings, Nicholas Thompson Gallery, Melbourne, AU

—    Solo exhibition, PaulNache Gallery, Gisborne, New Zealand, NZ

2019

—    Recent Paintings, Galerie Julien Cadet, Paris, FR

—    Recent Paintings, Nicholas Thompson Gallery, Melbourne, AU

—    It’s Not Who But What, Nicholas Thompson Gallery, Melbourne, AU

2018

—    Good Boy, Olsen Gruin Gallery, New York, US

—    Whistle World, Nicholas Thompson Gallery, Melbourne, AU

—    Recent Paintings, Olsen, Sydney, AU

 

2017

—    10 Paintings & 100 Drawings, N. Thompson Gallery, Melbourne, AU

—    A Knife Through A Hand Through A Table, Ruttkowski;68, Köln, DE

—    Riders, Paul Nache, Gisborne, NZ

 

2016

—    Spit shine, Nicholas Thompson Gallery, Melbourne, AU

—    Jungle Rum Rumble, Jan Murphy Gallery, Melbourne, AU

 

2015

—    The Mask of the Female Crane Fly, Nicholas Thompson Gallery at Sydney Contemporary, Sydney, AU

 

2014

—    Long Knives, Art House Gallery, Sydney, AU

—    Kooka Snake Clown, The Art Park #7 Artist in Residence, Byron Bay, N.S.W

—    Recent Works, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, AU

—    A Bag Of Ears, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne, AU

 

2013

—    New Work, JCP Studios, Melbourne, AU

—    Drawing Wall #12, Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria, AU

—    New Work, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne, AU

—    Cracked Pots, Venn Gallery, Perth, AU

 

2012

—    New Work, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, AU

 

2011

—    Scarecrow, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne, AU

—    New Work, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney, AU

 

2010

—    Drawings from New York & Peru, Block Projects, Melbourne, AU

—    New Work, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, AU

—    Paintings w/ J. Kibel, Block Projects, Melbourne, AU

 

2009

—    Everglades Cavalier, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne, AU

 

2008

—    New Paintings, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney, AU

—    Ripple People, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, AU

—    Works on Paper, Apartment 2c, 152 Ludlow Street, New York, US

 

2007

—    New Paintings, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, AU

—    Heads, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, AU

—    Snake, Tim Olsen Queen Street Gallery, Sydney, AU

 

2006

—    Gaggedfix, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, AU

—    Gaggedfix, Melbourne Art Fair, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, AU

—    Pinkeye, Art Galleries Schubert, Gold Coast, AU

 

2005

—    Twinkles Twinkle, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, AU

—    Rims & Kwows Pits, Art Galleries Schubert, Gold Coast, AU

 

2004

—    Salads & Forecasts, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, AU

—    Squad of Crack two, Volume Gallery, New York, US

—    Squad of Crack, Melbourne Next Wave Festival, Melbourne, AU

—    Mountain peaks but not always, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, AU

2003

—    Try This In The Forest At Once, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, AU

—    Capitol Hill Rooting King, curated by Hannah Mathews, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, AU

 

2002

—    Thoop Bort, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, AU

 

2001

—    Dries Instantly, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, AU

—    Untitled, Rubyayre Gallery, Sydney, AU

2000

—    Untitled, Loft Gallery, Fortitude Valley, Queensland, AU

—    It’s Not About Them, Rubyayre Gallery, Sydney, AU

—    Stealing By Finding, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, AU

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

—   Melbourne Art Fair, Nicholas Thompson Gallery, Melbourne, AU

—   The Dividing Line, Fluorescent Smogg, Online 

2019

—    Don't Give A Damns, curated by Sasha Bogojev, Marian Cramer, Amsterdam, NL

—    Mixed Pickles 6, Ruttkowski;68, Koln, DE

—    Rude Assembly Part 4, curated by Max Berry, Above the Tool Shed, Taylor Square, Sydney, AU

—    Works on paper, duo with McLean Edwards, Nicholas Thompson Gallery, Melbourne, AU

—    Vignettes, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, US

—    Group Show, Galerie Julien Cadet, Montpellier, FR

—    Vignettes, Richard Heller Gallery, CA, US

—    Mixed Pickles 5, Ruttkowski;68, Berlin, DE

—    Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2019, Richard Heller Gallery, LA, US

2018

—    18-XCIAlice Gallery, Brussels, BE

—    Monomania, George Gallery, New York, US

2017

—    PABLOPABLOPABLO, Cabinet Printemps, Dussledorf, DE

 

2016

—    Group Show, BEERS London, London, UK

 

2015

—    Shots Off The Dices, (Curated by Rhys Lee) Nicholas Thompson Gallery, Melbourne, AU

—    Opening Exhibition, Nicholas Thompson Gallery, Melbourne, AU

—    Bad Painters, Sheffer Gallery, Sydney, AU

—    More love hours, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, AU

 

2012

—    New Work, Melbourne Art Fair, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, AU

—    Archibald Prize, Art Gallery NSW, Sydney, AU

 

2011

—    Basic Instinct, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne, AU

—    Straddie, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, AU

—    1.85 Million: Art Peripheries, Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW.

—    New Acquisition, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, AU

 

2010

—    New Work, Melbourne Art Fair, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, AU

—    The Navigators, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne, AU

—    Group Show, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne, AU

—    Immemorial Manila, Vargas Museum, University of the Philippines, Philippines, PH

—    Beleura National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria, AU

2009

—    Self Portrait Prize, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, AU

—    Painting Prize, Bendigo Regional Art Gallery, Victoria, AU

—    Head, Rex Irwin Gallery, Sydney, AU

—    Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, State Library of NSW, Sydney, AU

—    Sculpture, Blackstone Gallery, New York, US

 

2008

—    Neo Goth Back in Black, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, AU

—    Figure in a Landscape, Rex Irwin Gallery, Sydney, AU

—    2 x 2 Group Exhibition, Tim Olsen Gallery Annex, Sydney, AU

—    Contemporaneous: Australian Contemporary Painting 1, Wangaratta Exhibitions Gallery, Victoria, AU

2007

 

—    Group Show, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, AU

2001

—    Fresh Conference, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Sydney, AU

—    Aviary, Patrizia Autore Gallery, Melbourne, AU

2000

—    Rubyayre Gallery, Sydney, AU

—    Swan Hill National Print and Drawing Acquisitive Awards, Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Victoria, AU

1999

—    The Hutchins Art Prize, Salamanca Place, Hobart Power House Centre For The Arts, Brisbane, AU

COLLECTIONS

—    National Gallery of Australia

—    Artbank

—    United Bank of Switzerland

—    BHP Billiton

—    Sothebys

—    University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

AWARDS

—    Finalist in the Archibald Prize 2012, Australia

EDUCATION

—    Bachelor of Visual Arts, 1994-97, Graphic Design, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, AU

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