John Pastoriza-Pinol

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John Pastoriza Piñol

Born 1975 Melbourne, Victoria


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 Nubile Perfection, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2012 Hermes-Aphrodite. Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne
2011 Bio-Pop. Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne
2007 Botanicum Series I. Woodbine Art Gallery, Malmsbury
2006 John Pastoriza Piñol. John Adams Fine Art, Ebury Galleries, London


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 W.O.P. 2018, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2018 Botanica 2018, Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney
2018 'Flora of Australia', Botanical Art Worldwide Exhibition, Ainslie Art Centre, Canberra
2018 'Plants of Paradise', National Tropical Botanic Gardens, Hawaii, USA
2018 'Florilegium', Sydney's Painted Garden, Kew Gardens, UK
2018 Transylvanian Florilegium, Romanian Cultural Institute, London, UK
2017 Romancing the Skull, Art Gallery of Ballarat.
2017 Reframing Nature. Domain House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne.
2017 Botany of Desire, Benalla Art Gallery
2017 Winter Salon, Scott Livesey Galleries.
2017 Flanagan Art Prize, St Patrick’s College, Ballarat.
2017 Science and Art, Past and Future, 19th International Botanical Congress, Shenzhen, China
2017 Fruits of Paradise, National Tropical Botanic Gardens, Kauai, Hawaii, USA
2017 Botanica 2017, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
2016 Botanica 2016, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
2016 Geelong Gardens Revealed, Geelong Art Gallery.
2016 Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of Ballarat.
2016 Florilegium, Sydney’s Painted Garden. Museum of Sydney
2016 The Art of Botanical Illustration. Domain House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne.
2016 19th ASBA/HSNY Annual International Juried Exhibition.
2016 Horticultural Society of New York, New York, USA.
2015 Vignettes, Art Gallery of Ballarat.
2015 Botanica 2015. Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney.
2015 18th ASBA/HSNY Annual International Juried Exhibition.
2015 New York Design Centre, New York, USA.
2015 Reframing Nature. Domain House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne.
2015 Weird, Wild and Wonderful. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical
2015 Gardens, California The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Florida
2014 The Art of Botanical Illustration. Domain House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne.
2014 The animal within. Ozkink Art Festival, D11 @ Docklands Spaces, Melbourne
2014 Canberra Botanical 2014, M16 Artspace, Griffith ACT.
2014 Not-Art Fair 2014 Exhibition. 12 Peel St, Abbotsford
2014 17th ASBA/HSNY Annual International Juried Exhibition.
2014 Horticultural Society of New York, New York, USA.
2014 Botanicals. Environment Expression in Art. The Alisa and Isaac Sutton Collection,
Horticultural Society of New York, New York, USA.
2014 Botanica 2014. Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney.
2014 Duets. Hunt Library of Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2014 Weird, Wild and Wonderful. New York Botanical Garden, New York, USA.
2013 Botanica 2013. The Masters and Moore Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney.
2013 Postcard Show. Linden Gallery of Contemporary Arts, St Kilda, Victoria.
2013 16th ASBA/HSNY Annual International Juried Exhibition.
2013 Horticultural Society of New York, New York, USA.
2013 The Wilson Visual Arts Award. Trinity Catholic College Lismore.
2013 Botanicals. Environment Expression in Art. The Alisa and Isaac Sutton Collection, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom.
2013 Canberra Botanical. CSIRO Discovery Centre, ACT.
2012 The Art of Botanical Illustration. Domain House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne.
2012 Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize. South Australian Museum, Adelaide.
2012 15th ASBA/HSNY Annual International Juried Exhibition.
2012 Horticultural Society of New York, New York, USA.
2012 Capturing Flora: 300 Years of Australian Botanical Art. Art Gallery of Ballarat.
2012 Highgrove Florilegium Exhibition. Berlin Botanic Gardens, Berlin, Germany.
2012 Botanica 2012, The Masters and Moore Royal Botanic Gardens. Sydney.
2011 14th ASBA/HSNY Annual International Juried Exhibition.
2011 Horticultural Society of New York, New York, USA.
2011 Garden to Field: An International Exhibition of Contemporary Botanical Art, Southampton, New York, USA.
2011 The Eternal Order in Nature: The Science of Botanical Illustration, Domain House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne.
2011 Losing Paradise? Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom.
2011 Crepuscular. City Gallery, Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne.
2011 From Eye to Hand. The Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art, Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom.
2010 Exquisite Connections. Woodbine Art Gallery, Malmsbury, Victoria.
2010 13th ASBA/ HSNY Annual International Juried Exhibition.
2010 Horticultural Society of New York, New York, USA.
2010 Losing Paradise? Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C, USA.
2010 Highgrove Florilegium. Teylers Museum: Haarlem, Amsterdam, Holland.
2010 Botanica 2010 Masters Exhibition. Lion Gate Lodge Mrs Macquaries Road, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney.
2010 Botanicals. Environment Expression in Art. The Alisa and Isaac Sutton Collection.
2010 Hunt Library, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2010 The Art of Botanical Illustration. 10th Biennial Exhibition, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, National Herbarium of Victoria.
2009 Reframing Darwin: evolution and art in Australia. The Ian Potter Museum of Art The University of Melbourne.
2009 Nature I.D. Jan Manton Art Contemporary Australian + International Art, Brisbane.
2009 The Secret Life of Plants. Linden Gallery of Contemporary Arts, St Kilda, Victoria.
2009 12th ASBA/ HSNY Annual International Juried Exhibition.
2009 Horticultural Society of New York, New York, USA
2008 The Plasma Soul. Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne.
2008 Nature +Art II. Woodbine Art Gallery, Malmsbury, Victoria.
2008 Master Drawings London. The Illustration Cupboard, under the direction of Crispian Riley-Smith, United Kingdom.
2008 Botanica 2008, Masters exhibition. Lion Gate Lodge Mrs Macquaries Road, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney.
2008 In Plain View, Forgotten Flora. Domain House, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.
2008 Margaret Flockton Award Exhibition. Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, Red Box Gallery, National Herbarium, New South Wales.
2008 11th ASBA/ HSNY Annual International Juried Exhibition.
2008 Horticultural Society of New York, New York, USA.
2008 The Art of Botanical Illustration. 9th Biennial Exhibition Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Mueller Hall, National Herbarium of Victoria
2007 12th International Exhibition of Botanical Art. Hunt Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
2007 10th ASBA/ HSNY Annual International Juried Exhibition. Horticultural Society of New York, New York, USA.
2007 Winter Show. Royal Horticultural Society, London, United Kingdom.
2006 Winter Show. Royal Horticultural Society, London, United Kingdom.
2006 The Art of Botanical Illustration. 8th Biennial Exhibition, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Mueller Hall, National Herbarium of Victoria, Domain House,
2005 Margaret Flockton Award Exhibition. Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, Red Box Gallery,National Herbarium, New South Wales.
2005 Geelong Botanical Artists Inaugural Exhibition. Geelong Botanic Gardens,
2005 Forgotten Flora. Barrachi Room, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, South Yarra.
2005 Flora: The Art of the Plant. BASA 6th annual exhibition, Palm House Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney.
2005 Winter Show. Royal Horticultural Society, London, United Kingdom.
2004 Kirstenbosch Biennale Exhibition of Botanical Art. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town,South Africa.
2004 Winter Show. Royal Horticultural Society, London, United Kingdom.
2004 The Art of Botanical Illustration. 7th Biennial Exhibition, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Mueller Hall, National Herbarium of Victoria.
2003 Zen Salad: Exhibition of Bryophytes. Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.
2002 The Art of Botanical Illustration. 6th Biennial Exhibition, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Mueller Hall, National Herbarium of Victoria, Domain House.
2001 150th Anniversary of the Geelong Botanic Gardens. Geelong Gallery of Art, Geelong, Victoria.


AWARDS

2017 The Flanagan Art Prize, St Patrick’s College, Ballarat
2017 Silver Medal, Science and Art, Past and Future, Shenzhen, China
2016 Finalist, Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of Ballarat.
2014 Beyond Bank Major Art Award
2013 American Society of Botanical Artists’ Diane Bouchier Artist Award for Excellence in Botanical Art.
2012 Highly Commended, Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, South Australian Museum
2012 Tallas Award, 15th ASBA/HSNY Annual International Juried Exhibition of Botanical Art
2010 Tallas Award, 13th ASBA/ HSNY Annual International Juried Exhibition of Botanical Art.
2007 Australian Print Awards. Bronze Medal. PrintBound
2007 Silver Gilt Medal, Royal Horticultural Society United Kingdom.
2005 Gold Medal, Royal Horticultural Society United Kingdom.
2004 Silver Medal, Royal Horticultural Society United Kingdom.
2003 Bendigo Telco Outstanding Artist Award, 35th Annual Easter Rotary Arts Exhibition


GRANTS/RESIDENCIES

2016 National Tropical Botanic Gardens, Kauai, Hawaii
2016 Denver Botanic Gardens, Artist in Residence Program
2016 Transylvania Florilegium Residence (H.R.H Prince of Wales)
2016 Australian Arts Council Grant (Arts projects for individuals)
2017 National Tropical Botanic Gardens, Kauai, Hawaii


COMMISSIONS

Biosis Pty Ltd, Melbourne, interpretive boards for Epsom Park (pen-and-ink).
M&C Saatchi Agency Pty Ltd, Melbourne, two pen-and-ink drawings,
Camellia sinensis (Green tea) and Echinacea purpurea (Echinacea), for Berri Juice ad campaign, 2004.
The Highgrove Florilegium. This project was created under the umbrella of
The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation and celebrates and records in a permanent way the Flora inthe Garden at Highgrove.
The artist has been selected for inclusion in the Transylvania Florilegium presently being created under the umbrella of the Prince of Wales’s Foundation Romania to record in a permanent way the flora of Transylvania.


MEMBERSHIP

American Society of Botanical Artists
Florilegium Society Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney
Geelong Botanic Gardens
Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Botanic Art Society of Australia



PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

St Patrick’s College, Ballarat
Biosis Pty Ltd, Melbourne
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Collection of Alisa and Isaac M. Sutton
Florilegium of plants of Government House at celebration of Federation, The State Library of Victoria
Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Illustrated Garden Collection
Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney
State Botanical Collection, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne
Denver Botanic Gardens
National Tropical Botanic Gardens, Kauai, Hawaii
The Hunt Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh USA
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK
Geelong Botanic Gardens Victoria
RMIT University, Melbourne
H.R.H The Prince of Wales, Highgrove Florilegium.
H.R.H The Prince of Wales, Transylvania Florilegium.
Private collections Public and Private Collections


PUBLICATIONS

Romancing the Skull, Art Gallery of Ballarat 2017
Nubile Perfection. Exhibition Catalogue, Scott Livesey Galleries 2017
The Florilegium The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney Celebrating 200 years. 2016
A Tale of Two Drawing Prizes. Dr Mark Dober, Troublemag 2016
Vignettes, Art Gallery of Ballarat, 2015.
More than just flowers. Kim Anderson
Artist’s Palette Issue 125 August 2013, pgs. 20-29 Woodland Publishing.
Pittsburgh 2013 review. The Botanical Artist December 2013 pgs 16-17
Review: More then just plant porn By Kim Anderson
www.artinfo.com.au/reviews/read/more-then-just-plant-porn 2012
Capturing Flora: 300 Years of Australian Botanical Art, Art Gallery of Ballarat.
The Eternal Order in Nature: The Science of Botanical Illustration.
Drawing as Understanding, Drawing out 2013, RMIT University.
Vogue Living, March/April 2011, pgs. 101-102
Vogue Living, November/ December 2008
By Royal Appointment, Wesley Lion April 2008
Vogue Living, September/ October 2007
The Plant Hunters: The Adventures of the World’s Greatest Botanical Explorers,
Carolyn Fry. Andre Deutsch, with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2009
Wollemia nobilis, Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew,
Volume 24, Number 3, August 2007, pp. 155-161.
Losing Paradise? Endangered Plants Here and Around the World
American Society of Botanical Artists 2009.
Botanicals: Environmental Expressions in Art Hunt Institute Publication 2009.
The Highgrove Florilegium, Addison Publications 2008.
ASBA and HSNY Annual International Juried Botanical Art Exhibition; 2007, 2008. 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Catalogue of the 12th International Exhibition of Botanical Art and Illustration,
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University,
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 2007.


TEACHING

Geelong Botanic Gardens, Geelong, Victoria (since 2004)
Drawing, Painting, beginners - professional practice program


MASTER-CLASSES

Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne
Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
Mount Coo Tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane
Mt Macedon Horticultural Society


FREELANCE BOTANICAL ARTIST & TEACHER INTERNATIONAL

Carnegie Mellon University, Hunt Institute, Pittsburgh, USA
Hampton Court Palace, Richmons, UK,
Kew Gardens, Richmond, UK
Chicago Botanic Gardens, Northbrook, USA
Brookside Botanic Gardens, Washington DC, USA
Horticultural Society of New York, New York, USA
Filoli, San Franscico, USA
Denver Botanic Gardens, Colorado, USA
Minnesota School of Botanical Art, Minneapolis USA
Wellesley Botanic Gardens, Boston, USA
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, California

Artwork 7042
John Pastoriza-Pinol
Magnolia x Soulangiana 'Vulcan'

watercolour on Arches 300gsm paper

52.00 x 72.00 cm

Sold

Artwork 7043
John Pastoriza-Pinol
Hapopelma lividum (Cobalt Blue Tarantulas 'Kappa Darko')

watercolour on Arches 300gsm paper, antique 'art nouveau' frame

24.50 x 33.00 cm

$3,000.00

Artwork 6609
John Pastoriza-Pinol
Orchid VI (Ascovanda x Hybrida)

watercolour on Arches 300gsm paper

60.00 x 45.00 cm

$5,000.00

Artwork 6607
John Pastoriza-Pinol
Orchid IX (Odontiglossum x Hybrida)

watercolour on Arches 300gsm paper

60.00 x 45.00 cm

$4,000.00

Artwork 6696
John Pastoriza-Pinol
Peony III (Paeonia x lactifolia)

2016

watercolour on Arches 300gsm paper

60.00 x 45.00 cm

Sold

Artwork 6698
John Pastoriza-Pinol
Poppy (Papaver x bracteatum)

2016

watercolour on Arches 300gsm paper

60.00 x 45.00 cm

Sold

Artwork 6612
John Pastoriza-Pinol
Peony I (Paeonia x Suffruticosa)

watercolour on Arches 300gsm paper

60.00 x 45.00 cm

Sold

Artwork 6606
John Pastoriza-Pinol
Orchid IV (Oncidium x Hybrida)

watercolour on Arches 300gsm paper

60.00 x 45.00 cm

$4,000.00

Artwork 6601
John Pastoriza-Pinol
Magnolia (Magnolia Lolanthe)

watercolour on Arches 300gsm paper

60.00 x 45.00 cm

Artwork 6599
John Pastoriza-Pinol
Lily II (Hemerocallis x Hybrida)

watercolour on Arches 300gsm paper

60.00 x 45.00 cm

Artwork 6597
John Pastoriza-Pinol
Iris (Iris x Germanica)

watercolour on Arches 300gsm paper

60.00 x 45.00 cm

Sold

Artwork 6594
John Pastoriza-Pinol
Anemone (Anemone x Hybrida)

watercolour on Arches 300gsm paper

60.00 x 45.00 cm

Sold

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