Guy Maestri

Guy Maestri has exhibited widely throughout Australia over the past fifteen years. He has won numerous awards, including the 2009 Archibald Prize for his portrait of Australian singer and musician Geoffrey Gurramul Yunupingu. His work is held in significant public and private collections, including the National Portrait Gallery, the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Art Gallery of South Australia, the Macquarie Bank, Artbank, and Parliament House. Maestri is represented by Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane and Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne.

“NAS was, ironically, a haven from which no one wanted to leave; my four-year sentence seemed to go by in an instant.”

b. 1974, Mudgee NSW / lives and works in Sydney

Bachelor of Fine Art – Painting (Honours), NAS 2003

Gould, 2017, painted bronze, 67 × 40
× 22 cm. Gift of Guy Maestri, 2018

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