Jan King

Following her graduation from NAS, Jan King received an Australia Council Visual Arts Board Grant to study at the New York Studio School in 1979. In 1994 she received an Art Omi Creative Grant and in 2002 won the Woollahra Sculpture Prize. Since 1976 King has exhibited consistently in group shows, both commercially and in public institutions in Australia, Japan, the US and Korea. She has had 17 solo exhibitions including a survey exhibition at Defiance Gallery, Sydney 2018. Her work is held in numerous private and public collections including Artbank, Macquarie University, Australian National University and the University of Technology Sydney

“In Italy I had been immersed in the art of the past and suddenly, at NAS, it was a whole new world of fresh ideas and experimentation”

b. 1945, Cunnamulla QLD / lives and works in Sydney

ESTC/NAS student, 1971–1975
Sculpture lecturer, 1981–2006

Antiope, 2014, waxed steel, 40 × 38 ×
38.5 cm. Gift of Jan King, 2018

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