anthony bennett
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curriculum vitae


1996-99 Bachelor of Visual Art Queensland College of Art/Griffith University - double major in painting and sculpture, minor in Italian.

Individual exhibitions

2015 'stains of youth linger' Sydney Los Angeles

2014 'iconoplasty' Sydney
2013 'first world problem' Sydney                                                                             

2012 'apollonian and dionysian' Melbourne Art Fair                                                     

2011 'pillow menu' Richard Martin Art, Sydney                                                          

2010 'the long drive to the second window' Richard Martin Art Sydney

2009 'inelegant homage to the house of guernica bling' Richard Martin Sydney

2008 'a guide to cheering' Schubert Contemporary Gold Coast

2008 'head' Smyth Galleries Auckland

2007 'super thanks for asking' Schubert Contemporary

2006 'post-minogue-ist' Schubert Contemporary Gold Coast

2005 'meat > potato' Gallery Philip Neville, Darwin

2005 'you can't handle the truth' commando card exhibition qag/ngV

2005 'minogue-ism' Melbourne

2004 'fuck paris' Fox Galleries Brisbane

2003 'the dirty sanchez manifesto' manga/text/painting Brisbane

2002 'tokyo lipstick' Doggett St. Brisbane

1999 'naked and otherwise' Doggett St Studio Brisbane

1999 'spring flower bloom' a commando card exhibition,The Vatican/Rome

1997 'big dollar sex death' Brisbane

Selected group exhibitions

2014 Finalist Jacaranda Drawing Prize Grafton Regional Gallery

2014 Finalist Doug Moran National Portrait Prize

2013 Clayton Utz Art Award
2011 Face Up Gold Coast City Art Gallery
2009 Archibald Prize and Touring Exhibition AGNSW
2009 Wynne Prize AGNSW
2009 Sulman Prize AGNSW
2008 Archibald Prize AGNSW and Touring Exhibition
2007 4youngartists Schubert Contemporary
2006 Starlight Charity Exhibition Richard Martin Art Sydney
2006 show @ Harrison Galleries Sydney
2006 Field of Vision Beijing, China
2005 'the doors' Brisbane Powerhouse
2005 'unclaimed luggage' Circolo de Bellas Artes,Madrid
2004 Field of Vision , Lab Gallery, New York
2004 Finalist Cromwell's Art Prize, Sydney, Melbourne, Washington
2004 'works on paper' Jackman Gallery Melbourne
2004 'fast bulbous' photograffito >Fox Galleries Brisbane
2003 'blue' Jackman Gallery Melbourne
2001 Unesco 'Foreign Artists of Japan' Tokyo Metropolitan Museum Ueno
1999 Ga;r Morumba Exhibition Brisbane City Hall
1999 'Navona 42' group show Rome
1998 Sculpture by the Sea Noosa
1996 'end of year clearance' IMA Brisbane


2014 Finalist Jacaranda Drawing Prize

2014 Finalist Doug Moran National Portrait Prize

2013 Finalist Clayton Utz Art Award
2009 Finalist Archibald Wynne Sulman Prizes
2008 Finalist Archibald Prize
2007 Winner New Generation @ Art Sydney 07
2004 Finalist Schubert Ulrick Photographic Awards Gold Coast Art Centre
2003 Finalist Conrad Jupiters Art Awards Gold Coast Art Centre
2003 Winner Drawing Prize Pine Rivers Art Awards
2003 Finalist Churchie Emerging Art Awards
1998 Finalist Artistcare Drawing Prize


2005 Arts Queensland/Pine Rivers Shire RADF-'minogue-ism'
2004 Arts Queensland - Bundanon Residency

Public Collections

Bundanon Trust, Gold Coast City Art Gallery


2002 cows on parade
2002 DHB/Pitcher Partners Calendar
2002 Australian Financial Review


2004 Bundanon
2002 Studio Red
2000 Tokyo
1999 Rome

Selected Publications

2007 'the salon anthology' edited by Bonny Cassidy and Katrina Schwarz


2009 Archibald Prize
2008 Archibald Prize
2003 Conrad Jupiter's Art Prize
1998 Sculpture by the Sea

Online Publications

2013 COFA Arwrite 51 by Kimberley Bulliman

Other Media Publication

2013 Artwise Visual Arts for the Australian Curriculum Year 7-10 pp.82-84 by Glenis Israel

2009 Vogue Australia December 'after andy' Kerrie Davies pp.142-144
2009 MAP Magazine Frances Frangenheim
2007 Sunday Arts ABC TV 'Queensland Painting Now' Nov 4
2006 Blue+ 63
2006 Art& Australia(Vol 43 No 3 March 2006)'meat>potato'Review by Vikki Riley pg. 434
2006 Gold Coast Weekend Bulletin Magazine by Judy Anderson pg. 24
2006 clay
2004 ZZZ 'art to lunch'
2004 SOOB::new writing
2004 Vanguard
2004 ACE minizine
2004 'slam the body politik'- cd ROM Synaptic Graffiti Collective
2003 surface on line 'the gucci geisha'
2003 'Explicit Art Show Sparks Outrage'-Lawrence J. 17.08.03 The Sunday-Mail
2002 'Gucci Geisha' Milliner K. The Courier-Mail
2002 'tokyo lipstick' Map Magazine

Professional Memberships