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Ildiko Kovacs

Kovacs

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

1962 Born, Sydney, Australia
1979-80 Higher Art Certificate, National Art School, Sydney
1978 Art Certificate, St George College, Sydney

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2015 Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide
2014, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2013 Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide
2012 Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney

2011 Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide
2011 Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Art Centre, Sydney
2010 Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney
2009 Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide
2007 Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
2005 Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney
2004 Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney
2004 Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
2002 Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
2001 Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney
1999 Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
1998 Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
1998 Mary Place Gallery, Sydney
1997 Mary Place Gallery, Sydney
1995 Selenium Gallery, Sydney
1994 Studio Exhibition, Sydney
1993 Studio Exhibition, Sydney
1991 Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney
1989 Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney
1988 Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Black, White & Restive. Newcastle Art Gallery
2016 James & Jacqui Erskine Collection. Drill Hall Gallery
2016 Fleurieu Art Prize, Samstag Museum, University of South Australia
2015 Wynne Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2014 Sublime Point: The Landscape in Painting, Hazelhurst Regional Galleryand Arts Centre
2014 Wynne Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2013 Crossing Paths III, Raft Art Space, Alice Springs
2013 Vibrant Matter, TarraWarra Museum of Art
2013 Action/Abstraction, Wangaratta Art Gallery
2012 Melbourne Art Fair 2012, Martin Browne Contemporary, Melbourne
2012 Roads Cross: Contemporary Directions in Australian Art, Flinders University Art Museum
2011 Shared Language of Paint, Raft ArtSpace, Darwin
2011 Laverty 2, Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
2011 Field Work, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
2010 MCA – The Gift of Ann Lewis AO, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
2009 Summer Exhibition, Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney
2009 'Sitting down with Jukuja & Wakartu', Raft Art Space, Darwin
2008 Paint, Raft Artspace, Darwin
2007 Summer Exhibition, Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney
2006 Crossing Paths II, Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney
2004 Selection of Contemporary Australian Art, Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney
2004 Depth of Field ˆ Anamorphosis, Utopia Art Sydney
2004 Talking About Abstractions, Ivan Dougherty Gallery COFA, Sydney
2004 U R in E.U., Sir Herman Black Gallery, University of Sydney
2003 Crossing Paths, Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney
2002 A Silver Lining and a New Beginning, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, COFA, UNSW
2002 Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
2002 Indecorous Abstraction, Light Square Gallery, Adelaide & QVB Sydney
2002 Southern Exposure 2, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney
2002 Wynne Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2002 University School Club Art Prize, Sydney
2001 A Century of Collecting 1901 > 2001, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney
2001 Wynne Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2001 Southern Exposure 1, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney
2000 Wynne Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2000 Summer Exhibition, Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney
2000 Southern Sydney Artists, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney
2000 We Are Australian, Touring Exhibition
2000 1999 Wynne Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2000 Sulman Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2000 Contemporary Painting, Allen Allen and Hemsley Collection
2000 University of Technology, Sydney
1998 Archibald, Wynne & Sulman, Regional Tour of Selected Works
1998 Wynne Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales
1998 Sulman Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales
1996 Moet & Chandon, Touring Exhibition
1996 Wynne Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales
1995 Up, Down and Across, Campbelltown City Art Gallery, New South Wales
1995 Wynne Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales
1995 Group Exhibition, Eva Breuer Gallery, Sydney
1994 Group Exhibition, Olsen & Carr Gallery, Sydney
1994 Wynne Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales
1993 Contemporary Australian Painting, Allen Allen & Hemsley Collection Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne
1991 Over East, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University Of Western Australia, Perth
1990 Working Up to Yellow, Campbelltown City Art Gallery, New South Wales
1990 Art Dock, D‚Art Contemporain Australien, Noumea, New Caledonia
1989 Sir William Dobell Foundation Art Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
1987 Group Exhibition, Gary Anderson Gallery, Sydney
1987 Winter Exhibition of Women Artists, Gary Anderson Gallery, Sydney
1986 Group Show, EMR Gallery, Sydney
1983-86 Heritage Art Prize, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney
1983 Works on Paper, Campbelltown City Art Gallery, New South Wales


COLLECTIONS

National Gallery of Australia
MCA
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Newcastle Regional Art Gallery
Allen Arthur Robinson Collection
Artbank
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
Campbelltown City Arts Centre
Gold Coast City Art Gallery
Hamilton Art Gallery, Victoria
Macquarie Bank
Maitland Regional Art Gallery
Museum of Contemporary Art
National Gallery of Australia
National Gallery of Victoria
Newcastle Regional Art Gallery
Riddoch Art Institute
World Bank, Washington DC, USA
Visy Corp, Melbourne
Various private collections


GRANTS AND AWARDS

2015 The Bulgari Art Award (winner) Art Gallery of New South Wales

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2012 Owen Craven, Melbourne Art Fair Preview, Artists Profile #19
2012 Gina Fairley and Tony Twigg, Ildiko Kovacs: Down the Line 1980-2010, Eyeline #75
2012 Gina Fairley, Down the Line 1980-2010, Art Monthly #251 June
2012 Stephanie Radox, Eloquent Intersections, Australian Art Review #33
2011 Daniel Mudie Cunningham and Terence Maloon, Ildiko Kovacs: Down the Line 1980-2010,    Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre
2011 John McDonald, Seeker After Truth, Sydney Morning Herald - Review, 9 May 2011
2010 Jane Sullivan, MAF, Australian Art Collector, #53
2009 Nicolas Rothwell , Kimberley In Harmony, The Australian
2009  Louise Martin Chew, Collaborations Wakartu Cory Surprise And Ildiko Kovacs, Australian Aboriginal Art magazine
2009 Susan McCulloch, Paint, Artworld Magazine
2007 Vogue Living, August 2007
2005 Inside Out, November 2005
2002 Jazmina Cininas, Review, Art & Australia, Autumn, Vol.40, No.3
2002 Roy Jackson, Exhibition Catalogue Essay, August
2001 John Peart, Exhibition Catalogue Essay, September
2001 Sebastian Smee, Sydney Morning Herald, 19 January
2000 Andrew Frost, Australian Art Collector, January-March Issue
1998 Sebastian Smee, Sydney Morning Herald, 15 December
1997 John McDonald, Sydney Morning Herald, 13 December
1997 Deborah Tarrant, Australian Art Collector, October Issue
1996 Terence Maloon, Art & Australia, Autumn Issue
1995 John McDonald, Sydney Morning Herald, 02 September
1995 Felicity Fenner, Sydney Morning Herald, 26 May
1995 Felicity Fenner, Sydney Morning Herald, 14 April
1994 Elwyn Lynne, The Australian, 11 April
1994 Felicity Fenner, The Sydney Morning Herald, 25 March
1993 Robert Rooney, The Australian, September
1991 David Bromfield, The West Australian, 09 February
1991 Charlie Shead, Agenda Art Magazine, January
1988 Christopher Allen, Sydney Morning Herald, 15 April

 

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Solo Exhibitions
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2015
2001
 
Available Works