Artists

wendy stokes

 

BIOGRAPHY

EDUCATION
2016 MFA, UNSW Art and Design
2014 Resident Cite International des Arts Paris UNSW Research Studio
1986 Graduate Diploma Visual Arts, Sydney College of the Arts
1980 Diploma in Art, Newcastle CAE
1980 Member Sydney Printmakers
1999 - 2016 Teaches North Coast Institute TAFE painting, drawing, printmaking. Lives on mid North Coast NSW

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Walking through the space of landscape, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2016 Retracing Memory, Grafton Regional Gallery, Grafton NSW
2015 The Nymphéas: in conversation, Tamworth Regional Gallery, Tamworth
2014 Drawing as Site; Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Coffs Harbour NSW
2014 BMG art, Adelaide SA
2012 Walcha Gallery of Art, Walcha, NSW
2011 Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, A Silent Conversation, Coffs Harbour
2010 Catherine Asquith Gallery , Resilience, Melbourne
2010 BMG art, Aspects of Transience, Adelaide, SA
2009 Catherine Asquith Gallery , Melbourne
2009 Tamworth Regional Gallery, Transience, Tamworth
2008 Catherine Asquith Gallery,  New Territory Melbourne
2004 Grafton Regional Gallery Interplay
2003 BMG art , Adelaide South Australia
2002 Robin Gibson Gallery, Layers of Association, Sydney
2001 Flinders Lane Gallery, Encased in Memory, Melbourne
1998 Axia Modern Art, Melbourne
1997 Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
1997 Crawford Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney
1995 BMG art, New York Series Adelaide, South Australia
1994 Flinders Lane  Gallery, Melbourne
1993 Manning Regional Gallery, Estuary Series Taree, NSW
1991 BMG art, Adelaide, South Australia


AWARDS
2013 Finalist EMSLA, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
2012 Finalist JADA, Grafton Regional Gallery, Grafton
2012 Finalist EMSLA, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
2011 Viewpoints, Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne
2011 Finalist Fleurieu Water Prize, Fleurieu Peninsula SA
2011 Finalist EMSLA, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
2010 Finalist The Alice prize, Alice Springs
2010 Finalist The Glover Prize, Tasmania
2010 Finalist EMSLA, Coffs Harbour, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery-touring exhibition
2010 Landscape- Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne
2009 Finalist JADA Drawing Award, Grafton Regional Gallery –touring exhibition
2008 Finalist Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery New South Wales, Sydney
2008 Finalist Broken Hill Art Award, Broken Hill Regional Gallery
2007 Finalist EMSLA AWARD, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
2007 Festivite Catherine Asquith Gallery, Melbourne
2007 Confluence 'Reclaiming Life’ Port Macquarie Regional Gallery
2006 Finalist JADA Tamworth Regional Gallery, Stanthorpe Regional Gallery, Qld       
2006 45 Years Sydney prints-Tamworth and Hawkesbury Regional Galleries  
2003 JADA Award, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
2003 Finalist JADA Grafton Regional Gallery
2003 45 Years Sydney prints – SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney,


COLLECTIONS

National Gallery of Australia;
AGNSW
Print Council of Australia
Parliament House, Canberra
Newcastle College of Advanced Education; Newcastle University
Charles Sturt University
Grafton Regional Gallery
Gosford Regional Gallery
Bathurst Regional Gallery
Tamworth Regional Gallery
Port Macquarie Glasshouse Regional Gallery
Warrnambool Regional Galleries
Narrabri City Collection
Print Council of Australia Secondary Schools Project
Artbank
Chancellery, Melbourne University
Shell Company Australia, London, UK
NAB
IBM
Price Waterhouse
Crowne, Melbourne
McLaren vale SA


PUBLICATIONS
Retracing Memory, essay Louise Martin Chew, Grafton Regional Gallery
In Conversation: The Nymphéas, essay Louise Martin Chew, Tamworth Regional Gallery, Tamworth
Air, Light, Space -Contemporary Abstraction, essay Louise Martin Chew, introduction Niomi Sands, Port Macquarie Regional Gallery at the Glasshouse, Port Macquarie, 2013
A Silent Conversation, essay Christopher Orchard, Dr Leigh Summers, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery 2011
View Points -Approach to Landscape essay, Laura Murray Cree, Catherine Asquith Gallery, 2011
Resilience, essay John McDonald; Catherine Asquith Gallery 2010
Wendy Stokes, Interplay Catherine Asquith Gallery, Herald Sun, April 2009, Jeff Makin
Transience, essay Sandra McMahon, Tamworth Regional Gallery, June 2009
Interplay, essay Olga Sankey Grafton Regional Gallery, 2004
Printmaking in the Sun – Dan Welden and Pauline Muir
Images in Contemporary Australian Painting, Vol 3 Nevill Drury Craftsman House 1998  
The Weekend Australian, 1991, Children of the Cosmos, Elwyn Lynn, April 13-14
Images in Contemporary Australian Painting Vol 1 Nevill Drury Craftsman House 1992
The Weekend Australian – Children of the Cosmos April 13-14, 1991, Elwyn Lynn