Larry Mitchell

Breathtaking large canvasses of stunning Western Australian coastal scenes. If you only look at Art once this year please come and see one of these. Masterful brushstrokes and awe inspiring color harmonies. These paintings will truly take you to the place they were painted. You will fall in love with them and will definately grow as an investment.

DATE OF BIRTH  – 10th October 1953                                
PLACE OF BIRTH – Northampton, Western Australia
ART EDUCATION – Self-taught

POSITIONS -
1976-1987 Art Teach at St Patricks College, Geraldton 
1989-1992 Lecturer at various TAFE Colleges in Perth district 
1989 Artist-in-Residence at All Saints college, Bullcreek
1997 Full Time Artist
   
TRAVEL –  
1977-1978 Pacific Islands
1987-1988 Europe & UK
1994 UK
1999 Europe & UK
2001 USA & UK 
2002 Europe & UK
2003 Europe & UK
2004  Asia, Europe & UK
2005  Hong Kong
2006  UK, New Zealand, Papua New Guine 
   
AWARDS AND PRIZES –  
1975 Geraldton Art Award
1977 Cultural Trust Landscape Prize
1979 Sunshine Festival Oil Award
1980

Sunshine Festival Oil Award
Sunshine Festival Watercolour Award

1981 Melville Purchase Award
Canning Art Award
Commendation Wynne Prize, New South Wales
1982 Sunshine Festival Watercolour Award
1985 WA Cultural Trust Prize for Oil Painting
1990 Melville Art Award
2000 Finalist Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Finalist Fleurieu Prize, Art Gallery of South Australia
   
EXHIBITIONS –
1979 Signature Gallery, WA
Way 79 Anniversary Exhibition
1983 One man exhibition, Fremantle Art Centre
Fremantle Drawing Survey Exhibition
WA Week Exhibition
1984 WA Arts Council Touring Exhibition
Canberra Times Exhibition, Canberra
1985 One man exhibition, Fremantle Art Centre
1988 One man exhibition, Fremantle Art Centre
Royal Society Touring Exhibition
1990 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
Agnews Gallery , London
One man exhibition, Fremantle Art Centre
1991 Fremantle Art Centre
One man exhibition, Geraldton Art Gallery
1992 One man exhibition, Perth Gallery
Fremantle Art Centre 20th Birthday Exhibition
1994 “Best of Australia” Exhibition, Hong Kong
1995 “Best of Australia” Exhibition, Hong Kong
1996 One man exhibition, Stafford Gallery, WA
1997 One man exhibition, Stafford Gallery, WA
1998 One man exhibition, Stafford Gallery, WA
2000 Represented by Wylde’s Art, WA
Festival of Perth – Ballet on Show, Stafford Gallery, WA
Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of NSW
Catanachs Gallery, Broome
Solo Exhibition Stafford Gallery, WA
Finalist Fleurieu Prize, Adelaide, SA – Touring Exhibition
2001 Represented by Wylde’s Art, WA
2002 Represented by Wylde’s Art, WA
Represented by Hespe Gallery, San Francisco
Solo Exhibition Stafford Gallery, WA
2003 Represented by Wylde’s Art, WA
Fremantle 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Fremantle Art Centre
“Fires On” Festival of Perth Exhibition, Stafford Gallery, WA
Solo Exhibition Yallingup Gallery, WA
WA Contemporary Art Fair, Perth, WA
2004 Represented by Wylde’s Art, WA
“On the Wall” Art Fair, London, UK
Business Design Centre, London
Exhibition Yallingup Gallery, WA
2005 Represented by Wylde’s Art, WA
Exhibition Yallingup Gallery, WA
2006 Represented by Wylde’s Art, WA
Exhibition Yallingup Gallery, WA
Balckheath Gallery, London
Represented James Corliss, London
2007 Represented by Wylde’s Art, WA
Represented vessel “True North”
Project Abrolhos Jahroc Gallery, Margaret River, WA
Proposed exhibition, Balckheath Gallery, London
2008 Represented by Wylde’s Art, WA
2009

 

“Project West Kimberley” Jahroc Gallery, Margaret River, WA

Represented by Wylde's Art, WA

2010 Represented by Wylde’s Art, WA
2011 Represented by Wylde’s Art, WA
2012 Represented by Wylde’s Art, WA
2013 Represented by Wylde’s Art, WA
2014 Represented by Wylde’s Art, WA

2015

2016

2017

2018

Represented by Wylde's Art, WA

Represented by Wylde's Art, WA

Represented by Wylde's Art, WA

Represented by Wylde's Art, WA

 

COLLECTIONS –

Barings Bank, London
R & I Bank (Bankwest)
Weld Club Collection
Art Gallery of WA – Geraldton
Private Collections in Australia, UK, USA, Europe and Japan
Fremantle Art Centre
Rupert Murdoch
   
PUBLICATIONS –
1999 “Abrolhos Island Conversation” – Fremantle Art Centre Press
(1999 WA Premiers Award)
   
PUBLICITY AND REVIEWS
1990 Saturday Observer / London
1991 ABC Radio / Perth
Art and Australia
2000 Weekend Australian
2002 Art Scene WA
2003 Scoop Magazine
2004 Icon Magazine / London
Time Out Magazine / London
The West Australian / numerous times since 1982
2006 Insite Magazine Artist’s Profile

 

Enquiries: 0417 033 245
 
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