Annabel Butler
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Qualifications
2002 BFA Hons (Painting), National Art School, Sydney
2000 New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture
1990 BA/LLB, Australian National University


Residencies
2006 AGNSW Residency, Moya Dyring Studio, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris
2003 Artist in Residence, Bundanon, NSW
2003 Chautauqua Institution Residency, USA
2001 Vermont Studio Center Residency, USA


Scholarships, Prizes
2016 Highly Commended - WWAS 9x5 Prize, Sydney
2013 Winner - Open Art Prize, Glebe Art Show, Sydney
2006 Highly Commended - Jacques Cadry Memorial Art Prize
2004 Winner - Open Art Prize, Glebe Art Show, Sydney
2004 Winner - Oil Prize, Waverley Art Show, Sydney
2003 Chautauqua Institution Scholarship, USA
2003 Dame Joan Sutherland Fund, American Australian Association, USA
1998 Julian Beaumont Travelling Scholarship to Byam Shaw School of Art, London


Solo Exhibitions
2018 Barnacles, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney
2015 Reconstructed, Stella Downer Fine Art at Depot II Gallery, Sydney,
Two-person exhibition with Mark Bailey
2012 Over the Rooftops, ANCA Gallery, ACT
2011 Dense Living, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne
2009 The Built Environment, Charles Hewitt, Sydney
2007 Postcards from Paris, Charles Hewitt, Sydney
2005 Recent Works, Charles Hewitt, Sydney
2003 Cityscapes - New York & Sydney, Australian Consulate, New York, USA
2001 Scapes - snow, sea & land, Artspace 71, ACT


Selected Group Exhibitions
2018 WWAS 9x5 Landscape Prize 2018, Sydney
2018 Paddington Art Prize 2018, Sydney
2018 Calleen Art Award 2018, Cowra Regional Art Gallery
2018 Art and its Making, Bondi Pavillion, Sydney
2018 Froghollow Studios Annual Exhibition, Aro Gallery, Sydney
2017 Re-Creation, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney
2017 A Stella(r) Renaissance, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney
2016 WWAS 9x5 Prize 2016, Sydney
2016 Eutick Memorial Still Life Award 2016, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
2016 Kaleidoscope, Bondi Pavillion, Sydney
2016 William Fletcher Awards, Artarmon Galleries, Sydney
2016 New York Studio School Invitational, NYSS, New York
2016 Kogarah Art Prize 2016, Sydney
2016 Stanthorpe Arts Festival 2016, Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Queensland
2015 Deck the Walls, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney
2015 Korea-Australia Arts Foundation Art Prize 2015, Korean Cultural Centre
2015 Fisher's Ghost Art Award 2015, Campbelltown Art Centre
2015 Mosman Art Prize 2015, Sydney
2015 NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize 2015, Sydney
2014 NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize 2014, Sydney
2014 Kogarah Art Prize 2014, Sydney
2013 Mosman Art Prize 2013, Sydney
2013 NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize 2013, Sydney
2013 Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing 2013, Sydney
2012 Views & Visions, Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney
2011 Gesture - The Art of Fresh Forms, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne
2010 About Flowers, Charles Hewitt, Sydney
2009 Portia Geach Memorial Award 2009, S.H Erwin Gallery, Sydney
2009 Art Melbourne 09, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
2008 Fisher's Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre
2008 Art Brisbane 08, Brisbane Convention & Exhibiton Centre
2008 Australia, Myth & Reality, Maison des Sciences de L'Homme, Paris, France
2007 Imagined Australia, Palazzo Vaj, Prato, Italy
2006 Jacques Cadry Memorial Art Prize, Sydney - Highly Commended
2005 Art Sydney 05, Horden Pavilion & Royal Hall of Industries, Sydney
2005 Paddington Art Prize 2005, Marlene Antico Fine Art, Sydney
2005 Hazelhurst Art Award 2005, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney
2004 Art on the Rocks, ASN Gallery, Sydney
2003 Chautauqua 2003, Logan Gallery, Chautauqua, New York, USA
2002 New York Studio School Alumni, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York, USA
1999 Implant (3-D wall pieces), Level Gallery, Sydney


Bibliography
"If I Could Have", Art Collector, Issue 82, Oct-Dec 2017, p84
Elizabeth Fortescue, "A brush with artists", The Daily Telegraph, 5 March 2016, Best Weekend, p4
Ron Cerabona, "View from Above", The Canberra Times, 15 September 2012, Panorama p16
Elizabeth Fortescue, "As Seine from above", The Daily Telegraph, 7 August 2007, p32
Anna Fenech, "Global Glimpse", The Australian, 7 September 2005, Wealth p2
Pam Walker, "Big red tractor is right off the wall", City News, September 2005, p18
Tracey Clement, "Critic's Picks", The Sydney Morning Herald, 24 March 2005, Metro, p27
Interview with Gerard Callinan, NSW Country Hour, ABC Radio, 7 March 2005
Roger Coda, "Australian and Tunisian exhibit", The Chautauquan Daily, 28 July 2003, p6
Sebastian Smee, "Space Shuttle", The Sydney Morning Herald, 6 May 1999


Collections
Sydney University
Bundanon Trust
Art Spectrum
Gilbert & Tobin Lawyers
Private collections in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, USA, UK, Europe