Guy Warren

Guy Warren has been practising since 1955 and is the recipient of numerous prestigious accolades, including the 1985 Archibald Prize, the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1999 and the Australia Medal in 2013. Survey exhibitions of his work have been held at Newcastle Art Gallery, 1977; Cairns Art Gallery, 2001; University of Wollongong, 2002; and Mosman Art Gallery, 2003. Warren is represented in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia; Parliament House; the Art Gallery of New South Wales; the National Gallery of Victoria; the Queensland Art Gallery; the Art Gallery of South Australia; the Art Gallery of Tasmania; the Art Gallery of Western Australia; the British Museum; the Contemporary Art Society, London; and the Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan

“NAS was an enormously important part of my life; it cannot be stated any more strongly than that.”

b. 1921, Goulburn NSW / lives and works in Sydney

Diploma of Art, NAS 1949
Painting lecturer 1967–1968
NAS Fellow, 2011

Layer by Layer, 1986, acrylic on cotton
synthetic fibre and collage on canvas,
179 × 229 cm. Gift of Guy Warren AM,
2012

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