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Born 1971, Melbourne
Lives and works in Sydney


EDUCATION

1989-90 Pratt Institute, New York City


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 As you love, I Love, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2016 Last Drinks and Lullabies, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne (October)
2016 Leichhardt dreams in Poems, Michael Reid Berlin
2016 Balentes: Life of an Ancient Soul (Sardinia), Tusculum House, Sydney
2015 Practicing Calligraphy, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2015 The Dreamers, Australian High Commission, Singapore
2014 Poems in an Elemental Garden, Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney
2013-14 Everyone Is Here, touring survey exhibition in Regional New South Wales: Wagga Regional Art Gallery, Griffith Regional Art Gallery, Dubbo Arts Centre, Cowra Regional Gallery, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Hazelhurst Regional Art Gallery
2013 Great Adventures, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2013 Artist in Residence, “A Clear Path”, Red Gate Gallery Beijing, China
2012 Post History, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2010 We Built Cities, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2010 Shelter, Michael Reid at Elizabeth Bay, Sydney
2008 Written on Land” Michael Reid at Elizabeth Bay, Sydney
2008 Who you’re supposed to be, Hirokazu Degawa, Hillside Forum, Tokyo, Japan
2008 Have you become my body?, Jan Murphy Gallery
2007 Set yourself free, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne
2007 Seven paths to her heart, Hirokazu Degawa, Tokyo, Japan
2007 If the air could speak, Galleria Tondinelli, Rome Italy
2006 Where dreams go, BMG ART
2006 Borderland, Greenhill Galleries, Perth,
2005 There is a place, Metro 5 Art Gallery, Melbourne
2005 Because of you I see a light, Metro 5 Gallery, Sydney Art Fair
2004 Lost time, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2004 In a heartbeat, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne
2003 Don’t look down, Nicola Townsend & Hirokazu Degawa, Daikenyama, Tokyo, Japan
2003 The Clearing, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2002 Lifting up the sun” Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
2002 Unbound, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2002 This is love” Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne
2001 I found the world so new”, Tim Olsen Gallery & Amanda Wolfe-Daimpre,
2001 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Soho, Central, Hong Kong
2001 Stronger than you think” 28 Charlotte St Gallery, London, England
2001 Make it home“ Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne
2001 Good Luck” Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2000 Belong, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
2000 Hold, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2000 The hand upon your Back, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
1999 First came joy, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
1998 There are things you don’t see coming, Olsen Carr Art Dealers, Sydney
1998 Hopeful Prey, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
1997 Ghosts amongst the Angels, Olsen Carr Art Dealers, Sydney
1996 Covered by the Rushes, Olsen Carr Art Dealers, Sydney
1993 The apple trees, Crawford Gallery, Sydney
1990 Trinity College, Dallas, Texas, USA


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 W.O.P. 2018, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2015 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2014 Twenty Fourteen, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2010 Tattersalls Landscape Prize, Sydney
2010 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
2010 Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2010 Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2005 Archibald Prize,
2005 Art Gallery of New South Wales
2005 Newcastle Regional Art Gallery
2005 Moree Plains Gallery
2005 Cowra Art Gallery
2005 Albury Regional Art Gallery
2005 Victorian Arts Centre
2005 Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2004 Post-Modern and Contemporary Australian Art, Savill Galleries, Sydney
2004 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales,
2003 William Creek and Beyond, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery touring exhibition: Shepparton Art Gallery, Tamworth City Gallery, New England Regional Art Museum, Noosa Regional Art Gallery, Gold Coast City Gallery, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery Museum, The Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra Cowra Art Gallery.
2003 Savill Contemporary, Melbourne
2003 Art Miami, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, Miami, USA
2002 3-person show, Bunkamura Gallery, in conjunction with Nicola Townsend and Hirokazu DegawaTokyo, Japan
2002 4x4 Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2002 Art London 2002, London, England
2002 The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize,
2002 First Birthday Exhibition, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne
2001 Art London, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, England
2001 Nicola Townsend, Tokyo, Japan
2001 Landscape Painting, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne
2001 Hills Grammar Art Award, Sydney
2000 Meet 2 x 2, Tim Olsen Gallery Sydney
2000 Ten Australian Artists, Australian high commission Singapore
2000 Nicola Townsend, Tokyo, Japan
2000 Kings School Art Prize, Sydney
2000 Norvill Landscape Prize, Murrundi
2000 Conrad Jupiter Art Prize, Brisbane
2000 Fleurieu Landscape Prize, South Australia
2000 Tattersalls Landscape prize, Sydney
1999 Millennium Art Prize
1999 University and Schools Club, Sydney
1999 Westpac Art Prize, SCEGGS Redlands, Sydney
1999 Tattersalls Landscape Prize, Brisbane
1999 Kings School Art Prize, Sydney
1998 Salon de Refuses, SH Erwin Gallery, Sydney
1998 Painting is not Dead, Olsen Carr Art Dealers, Sydney
1998 Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne
1997 Kings School Art Prize, Sydney
1997 Jeans for Genes, Gianni Versace, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
1997 Devoured by Paint, Olsen Carr Art Dealers, Sydney
1996 Mosman Art Prize, Sydney
1995 Exhibition with furniture, David Jones, Sydney
1994 Mosman Art Prize, Sydney
1994 Exhibition for David Jones Spring Flower Show, Sydney
1993 Mosman Art Prize, Sydney
1993 Salon de Refuses, SH Erwin Gallery, Sydney
1991 Gary Anderson Gallery, Sydney
1989 Mars, New York City


AWARDS & PRIZES

2015 Finalist, Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2014 Finalist, Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2014 Finalist, Fleurieu Landscape Prize
2013 Finalist, Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2012 Finalist, Rick Amor Drawing Prize
2012 Finalist, Tattersall's Landscape Prize
2012 Finalist, The Gold Award, Rockhampton Art Gallery
2011 Finalist, Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2011 Finalist, Albany Prize
2005 Finalist, Doug Moran Portrait Prize
2005 Winner, Packing Room Prize, Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2005 Finalist, Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2004 Finalist, Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2002 Finalist, The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
1997 Kings School Art Prize


COMMISSIONS

2004 Unfinished Journey, overseas project, exhibition and publication
2003 Queen Mary 11, London, sixteen paintings for new cruise ship
2002 William Creek and Beyond
2001 Lake Eyre and Beyond, collaborative project involving ten prominent artists for exhibition, a publication and print folio
2001 Burswood Hotel, Perth
2000 Chanel, Australia


COLLECTIONS

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Derwent Collection, Tasmania
Artbank, Sydney
Tweed River Regional Art Gallery
Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
Macquarie Bank, Victoria
Ballarat Art Gallery, Victoria
Shepperton Art Gallery, Victoria
Gold Coast City Gallery, Queensland
Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery
Art Space Makay. Regional Art Gallery and Museum
Castlemaine Regional Art Gallery
Parliament House Art Collection

Artwork 7056
Jason Benjamin
Australian Ghosts (21)

2014

pencil and watercolour on handmade paper

25.00 x 30.00 cm



Artwork 7057
Jason Benjamin
Yes said the sky (17)

2014

pencil and watercolour on handmade paper

25.00 x 30.00 cm



Artwork 6935
Jason Benjamin
Everyday Dragons

2017

oil on linen

122.00 x 122.00 cm

$33,000.00

Artwork 6442
Jason Benjamin
Will you walk out here with me?

oil on linen

120.00 x 120.00 cm

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Artwork 6437
Jason Benjamin
Big Adventure

oil on linen

80.00 x 120.00 cm

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Artwork 5053
Jason Benjamin
The Waiting Garden

2011

oil on linen

180.00 x 180.00 cm

Artwork 5050
Jason Benjamin
Post History

2011

oil on linen

180.00 x 180.00 cm

Artwork 5048
Jason Benjamin
Can We Stay Here Forever?

2012

oil on linen

120.00 x 120.00 cm

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Artwork 5049
Jason Benjamin
We're Home Now

2012

oil on linen

120.00 x 80.00 cm

Artwork 5056
Jason Benjamin
She Sings To Me

2011

oil on linen

120.00 x 120.00 cm

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Artwork 5054
Jason Benjamin
Can You Stay Here Next To Me?

2011

oil on linen

120.00 x 120.00 cm

Artwork 5051
Jason Benjamin
The Members Stand

2011

oil on linen

110.00 x 80.00 cm

Artwork 5064
Jason Benjamin
Yes Said The Sky (XVI)

2011

pencil and watercolour on paper

25.00 x 33.00 cm

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Artwork 5063
Jason Benjamin
Yes Said The Sky (X)

2011

pencil and watercolour on paper

25.00 x 33.00 cm

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Artwork 5047
Jason Benjamin
The Royal Hotel

2011

oil on linen

120.00 x 120.00 cm

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