Geoffrey de Groen

Born

1938  Australia

Education

Studies & Teaching Positions 195765 Julian Ashton School, North Sydney Tech, East Sydney Tech. Painted and taught in UK, France and Canada 1973-85 Painted and taught in Sydney and Canberra 1973-80 Arts writer for the National Times, The Canberra Times and Art International 1977-88 Travelled in Japan, USA and France 1985 Quit teaching to paint full-time 1992 Moved to Taralga, NSW

Exhibitions

Selected Solo Exhibitions 1966/67 Watters Gallery, Sydney 1968 University of Sydney 1969/72/73 Bonython Gallery, Sydney 1969 Eton College, Windsor, England Caballa Gallery, Harrogate, England University of Western Ontario 1970 Rothmans Gallery, Stratford, Ontario 39 Steps Gallery, Melbourne 1973 Theatre Centre Gallery, Canberra Europa Gallery, Melbourne Llewellyn Gallery, Adelaide 1973/74 Reid Gallery, Brisbane 1974/87 Narek Galleries, Canberra 1975 Goethe Institute, Canberra 1976 Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne 1976/84/94 Solander Gallery, Canberra 1977/81 Coventry Gallery, Sydney 1981 Gallery Huntly, Canberra 1982 Hogarth Gallery, Sydney Umberumberka Gallery, Armidale, NSW 1983/84 Milburn Gallery, Brisbane 1983/85 Stadia Graphics, Sydney 1987 Bonython-Meadmore Gallery, Sydney 1989/91 Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne 1994 Olsen Carr, Sydney 1995 Espace Alliance, Sydney 1998 Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide 1999 Beaver Galleries, Canberra Goulburn Regional Art Gallery: Recent Work 2000 Gallery East, Perth Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne Albert Street Gallery Mittagong, NSW Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide 2001 Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney 2002 Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney 2003 New England Regional Art Museum 25 paintings from 1998 99 from the New England Regional Art Museum Collection Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney 2004 Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne 2005 Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney Bruce Heiser Gallery, Brisbane 2006 Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney 2007 Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne Boutwell Draper Galllery, Sydney

Collections/Commissions

Allen Arthur Robinson Art Gallery of New South Wales Baker and McKenzie Collection Blue Mountains Grammar School Kings School Sydney Canberra University Griffith University, National Gallery of Australia National Gallery of Victoria New England Regional Art Museum Newcastle Regional Gallery Queensland Art Gallery Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery University of Western Ontario Numerous private collections

Bibliography

BOOKS Ure Smith, Sydney, Present Day Art In Australia, Sydney: Ure Smith, 1969 Bonython, Kym, Modern Australian Painting 1960-1970. Adelaide: Rigby, 1970 Campbell, Jean, Australian Watercolour Painters 1780-1980, Adelaide: Rigby, 1983 De Groen, Geoffrey, Conversations with Australian Artists, Melbourne: Quartet, 1978 De Groen, Geoffrey, Some Other Dream: The Artists, the World and Expatriate, Sydney: Hale and Ironmonger, 1984 Germaine, Max, Artists and Galleries, Sydney: Lansdowne, 1979 Hall, Rodney, Australians Aware, Ure Smith, 1975 McCulloch, Alan, Encyclopedia of Australian Art, Hutchinson, Melbourne, 1996