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David Collins

David is one of the most humble and unassuming people you will ever have the pleasure to meet.  But boy ... can he paint!   His exhibitions are consistently "sell outs".  There is a lot to learn from an artist like him.

Finalist in the 2013 Wynne prize

Awards & Qualifications Include

Finalist - Wynne Prize for Landscape Painting - 2013

Winner - Hornsby Art Prize - 2011

David speclialises in developing student abilities in their own expressive use of shape, composition and colour.

Students will benefit from David's deep experience in teaching and exhibiting.

Tutors in: Painting, Drawing

Biographical Notes

1987-present Lives and works on Dangar Island NSW
2009-2010 Part-time Teacher Painting and Drawing (Dept Fine Arts Hornsby TAFE)
1993-2006 Painting trips to Central Australia, Western Australia, South Australia and Queensland 2004 Artist in Residence and Teacher, College of Fine Arts North West University for Minorities, Lan Zhou, China
1982 Graduate Diploma of Education, Sydney College of Advanced Education
1979-1980 Diploma of Art (Painting), Canberra School of Art
1977-1978 Art Certificate, Hornsby Technical College

Solo Exhibitions
2010 Artarmon Galleries, Sydney 'Headland'
2006 Artarmon Galleries, Sydney
2004 Sage Mind Gallery, Lan Zhou, China
2000 Artarmon Galleries, Sydney 'Inland Sea'
1996 Artarmon Galleries, Sydney 1995 James Harvey Gallery, Sydney
1991 Ewart Gallery, Sydney
1990 Ewart Gallery, Sydney

Selected Group Exhibitions
2008 Hawkesbury Regional Gallery with Ana Pollak and Jenny Pollak
2007 Artarmon Galleries Sydney with Robert Griffiths and Donald Ramsay
2005 Salon des Refuse, S H Ervin Gallery Sydney
2005 Artarmon Galleries with Georgina Worth
2003 Artarmon Galleries Sydney with Ana Pollak 'Spinifex and Iron'
2001 Artarmon Galleries Sydney with Robert Griffiths 'Water's Way'
1996 James Harvey Gallery Sydney