Geoff Levitus

CV

Qualifications.

Bachelor of Arts (BA), University of Sydney.

Bachelor of Law (LLB), University of Sydney).

Master of Visual Arts (MA – Vis Arts), City Art Institute, now UNSW Art & Design.

 

Solo Exhibitions.

2020         ‘Nicely framed angst-ridden still lifes’, Ultimo Project, Sydney.

2019         Two videos – installation, La MiNuit Blanche, Uzès, France

2016         ‘A Foreigner’s Glimpse’, Stanley Street Gallery, Sydney.

2015         ‘Boat’, installation, Barim, Gwangju, South Korea.

2015         ‘Four Videos’, satellite event of Ooasa Art Festival, Kitahioshima-chou, Japan.

2014         ‘Five Videos’, Ultimo Project Space, Sydney.

2011         ‘Forest of Memories’, installation with Kristine McCarroll, Newspace Arts Foundation, Hue, Vietnam.

2009         ‘Fragmentary Travels’, Galerie Marie-Laure de l’Ecotais, Paris.

2007         ‘Varese to Hanoi’, The Depot Gallery, Sydney.

‘Recent Work’, Galerie Marie-Laure de l’Ecotais, Paris.

2004         ‘Evoke’, Mary Place Gallery, Sydney.

‘The New England Suite’, NERAM

2003         ‘Island, Floating’, Alliance Francaise, Sydney.

‘Mirage’, John Miller Gallery, Newcastle.

2002         ‘Decadent Voyage’, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris.

‘Ile Seguin and other things’, Galerie Etienne de Causans, Paris.

2001         ‘Transitions’, Grafton Regional Gallery

‘A Deep Well of Memory’ (with Paul Miller), Manly Art Gallery & Museum.

2000         ‘Place to Place’, Orange Regional Gallery

1999         ‘Recent Sculpture’, New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM).

1998         ‘Out of Place VII’, Tin Sheds Gallery.

1994         ‘Out of Place VI’, Armidale Art Museum.

‘Out of Place VI’, University of Southern Queensland Contemporary Art Gallery, Toowoomba.

1993         ‘Out of Place IV; Two Journeys’, University of New England Contemporary Art Gallery

‘Out of Place V’, Victor Mace Gallery, Brisbane.

1992         ‘Out of Place II’, James Harvey Gallery, Sydney.

1992         ‘Out of Place III’, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra.

1992         ‘Paradise Lost Again’, Grafton Regional Gallery.

1989         ‘Politics of the Interior’, Lismore Regional Art Gallery (LRAG)..

1988         ‘Out of Place’, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney.

1986         ‘Persona Non Grata’, Lismore Regional Art Gallery (LRAG).

1985         ‘Objects of Worship and Other Things’, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney.

1983         Hogarth Galleries, Sydney.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions.

2016         ‘Making it UP’, Ultimo Project Space.

2015         Gwangju International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Hall, South Korea.

2014         ‘One Metre Max’, Ultimo Project Space.

‘Juxtapositions’, video installation, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne.

2013         ‘Juxtapositions’ with Kristine McCarroll and DocLab, Hanoi artists, video installation, Hanoi, Vietnam.

2011         ‘Dream Nation – Personal meets Political’, Ultimo Project Space.

2010         ‘Art Upstairs’, Orange Regional Gallery;

‘                Clouding the Issue’, Ultimo Project Space.

2009         ‘Salon Show’, Ultimo Project Space, Sydney.

‘Controversy and Acclaim’, Mosman City Gallery, Sydney.

2008         Galerie Marie-Laure de l’Ecotais, Paris.

2007         Art House Gallery, Sydney

2006         ‘Twenty/20 Vision’, NSW Parliament House.

‘Philanthropy Rules OK’, Orange Regional Gallery.

2005         ‘Watermarks’, Orange Regional Gallery.

2004         Keevil at Shapiro Galleries, Sydney.

2003         ‘Love Your Work’, Muse Gallery Ultimo;

‘fifty/50’, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale;

‘Peace’, Manly Art Gallery & touring.

2002         Blake Prize, SH Erwin Gallery, Sydney

1999         ’Jacaranda Drawing Award’, Grafton Regional Gallery & touring.

‘Sculpture by the Sea’, Sydney

1998         ‘69 Sculptors’, King St  & Defiance Gallery.

1997         ‘Landmarks – Contemporary Visions of the Australian Landscape’, Campbelltown City Art Gallery

1995         ‘Raise the Roof’’, Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney.

1994         ‘fifty/50’, Armidale Art Museum.

1991         ‘The Doors’, Gold Coast City Gallery.

1990         ‘New Art 1990’, Bonython-Meadmore Gallery (BMG), Sydney.

1989         ‘New Art 1989’, BMG, Adelaide.

‘Drawing the Line’, Tweed River Regional Gallery.

1988         Bonython-Meadmore Gallery (BMG), Sydney;

‘Landmarks’, Lismore Regional Art Gallery.

1987         Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney.

Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of NSW

1986         ‘Interior Landscapes’, Grafton Regional Gallery.

1984         Solander Galleries, Canberra.

1983         Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of NSW

1982 – 84 Hogarth Galleries, Sydney.

 

Residencies and Awards

2017         Residency, Left Bank, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

2015         Residency, Chula, Hoi An, Vietnam.

2015         Residency, Barim, Gwangju, South Korea.

2013         Artist-in-residence, Trinity Grammar School, Sydney.

2012-13   Residency/workshop, DocLab, Hanoi, Vietnam

2011         Residency, Newspace Arts Foundation, Hue, Vietnam.

2005, 2007, 2009   Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris.

2003         Studio Residency, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale.

2002         Power Studio, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris.

1991         North Coast National Art Prize

Jacaranda Drawing Prize

1990         Trinity Art Prize

1990         Southern Cross Art Prize

1989         Jacaranda Art Prize

1985         Mosman Art Prize

1985         Macquarie Ports Art Prize

 

Collections.

Trinity Grammar School Sydney, Mosman Shire Council, Windsor Shire Council, Trinity Catholic College, Grafton

Regional Gallery, Lismore Regional Art Gallery, Southern Cross University, Artbank, Canberra University, Westfield

Collection, Kim Bonython Collection, New England Regional Art Museum, University of Sydney, Orange Regional Gallery.

 

Citations.

’Geoff Levitus, A Foreigner’s Glimpse’, Artist Profile online review, 7 July 2016.

‘Traveller glimpses behind the surface’, Inner West Courier, 12 July 2016.

Eastside Radio interview at http://eastsidefm.org/artsfriday/ beginning at 29.40, 22 July 2016.

’International Artists Showcase’, in Barim Archive 2015, published by Barim, Gwangju, South Korea, 2015.

Van Than, Tuoi Tre (Hue Newspaper) 5 April 2011.

Bich Ngoc, ‘Fruit of the Forest’, Time Out, Hanoi, p.12, 11-17 April, 2011.

La Gazette de l’Hotel Drouot, France, March 2009.

Alan Benjamin, ‘Seduction and Critique’ in ‘Fragmentary Travels’, Hanoi 2008.

La Gazette de l’Hotel Drouot, France, No. 36, Octobre 2007.

Arts Gazette Internationale, France No. 564, November 2007.

Alan Sisley, ‘Geoff Levitus, The Ephemeral’, 2006.

Art Almanac, March 2006.

SBS Radio interview for ‘Island, Floating’, 4 Feb 2003.

‘Recollection’, Grafton, Lismore & Tweed River Regional Galleries, 2003.

Alan Sisley, ‘A Deep Well of Memory’, Manly Art Gallery & Museum, August 2001

Alan Sisley, ‘Images of Dislocation and Transience’, cat. essay for ‘Transitions’, Grafton RG, May 2001.