Anne Marie Graham

BornVienna 1925; arrived Australia 1939

Studies1932-35Vienna with Professor Cizek
1942R.M.I.T., Melbourne, Victoria
1949National Gallery Art School, Melbourne
1953George Bell School, Melbourne
1959Italy with Emilio Greco and Oskar Kokoschka

Awards1959Italian Government Travelling Scholarship
1966The Springbrook Art prize
1970The Australian Newspaper Drawing Prize
1976The La Trobe Valley Acquisitive Prize (for painting)
The Carlo Levi Art Prize (for painting)
The Jacaranda Art prize (for painting)
1980Melbourne International Centenary Exhibition Award (for painting)

1957Tasmanian Government Tourist Bureau, Melbourne
1960Casa delle Aste, Naples, Italy
Argus Gallery, Melbourne
1961Australian Galleries (with Allin Braund)
1966Cox Foys Gallery, Adelaide
The Johnstone Gallery, Brisbane
Australian Galleries, Melbourne
1967Levensen Street Gallery, Melbourne
Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
1969The Johnstone Gallery, Brisbane
Toorak Art Gallery, Melbourne
1970Toorak Art Gallery, Melbourne
John Leech Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
The Little Gallery, Devonport, Tasmania (with June Stephenson)
Lidums Art Gallery, Adelaide
1971Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Gallery Petit, London
1972Toorak Art Gallery, Melbourne
Max Bollag Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney
1974Manyung Gallery, Mt Eliza, Victoria
The Verlie Just Town Gallery, Brisbane
1975Manyung Gallery, Mt Eliza, Victoria
1976The Collectors’ Gallery, Perth
The Hogarth Gallery, Sydney
Sydenham Gallery, Adelaide
Anna Simons Gallery, Canberra
The Verlie Just Town Gallery, Brisbane
The Murphy Street Print Room, Melbourne
Shepparton Art Gallery, Shepparton, Victoria
1977Art Council Gallery, Canberra
David Sumner Woodward Galleries, Adelaide (with Tim Guthrie)
Saddler’s Court Gallery, Richmond, Tasmania
1978The Verlie Just Town Gallery, Brisbane
1979The QANTAS Gallery, Bond St, London
1980The Art of Man Gallery, Sydney
1982Retrospective Exhibition, Georges Gallery, Melbourne
The Barry Stern Gallery, Sydney
1983Benalla Art Gallery, Benalla, Victoria
McCLelland Regional Art Gallery, Langwarrin, Victoria
1984Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide
Alstadt Galerie, Vienna
1985Galerie Poseidon, Zurich
New Grafton Gallery, London
Solander Gallery, Canberra (with Elaine Haxton)
1987The Verlie Just Town Gallery, Brisbane
1991The English Series, touring Benalla, McLelland and Albury Regional Galleries
1992The Verlie Just Town Gallery, Brisbane
1994Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide (Adelaide Festival exhibition)
Robyn Gibson Gallery, Sydney
1995Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Victoria
Libby Edwards Gallery, Melbourne
1996Stafford Galleries, Perth (Festival of Perth exhibition)
1999A Garden for All Seasons, Gallery 101, Melbourne, then La Trobe University Gallery, Melbourne, and touring to Victorian regional galleries.
2000Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide
Noosa Regional Gallery, Queensland
Solander Gallery, Canberra
2001A Commitment to Art: Survey Exhibition spanning 70 Years, Gallery 101, Melbourne
2002Gallery 101, Melbourne International Art Fair
Works on Paper, Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Victoria
2003From Drawing to Painting, Monash Art Gallery, Melbourne
Monsoon Gallery, Broome, Western Australia
2004Images and Insights, Gallery 101, Melbourne
A Garden for All Seasons, George Adams Gallery, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne
2005Recent Reflections, Solander Gallery, Canberra
Anne Marie Graham, Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide
2006Australia: Favourite Places Revisited, Gallery 101, Melbourne
2007Anne Marie Graham: Glasshouse Mountains and Beyond, Gallery 101, Melbourne
2009Exotic Queensland, Gallery 101, Melbourne
2010Anne Marie Graham, Axia Modern Art, Melbourne
2011Exotic Queensland: the nature, the wonder, Cairns Regional Gallery (with Tania Heben)
2012Anne Marie Graham: Worlds in a paintbrush, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale
2013Please allow me to introduce myself, Strange Neighbour Gallery, Melbourne (group show)
2013The Bucolic Life, Antipodes Bookshop Gallery, Sorrento, Victoria
2014Anne Marie Graham, Without Pier Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
2014Early drawings, New paintings, Joshua McClelland Print Room, Melbourne

Group Exhibitions1943Czechoslovakian Art, Myer Mural Hall, Melbourne, July Spring Exhibition, Victorian Artists’ Society, Melbourne
1965The Helena Rubenstein Memorial Award, Boans Gallery, Perth
1966Naïve Painters, Macquarie Galleries, Canberra
Springbrook Exhibition, Gold Coast, Queensland
Contemporary Art Society of Australia Exhibition, Argus Gallery, Melbourne
Exhibition by 21 Members, Contemporary Art Society of Australia, Ivanhoe
57th Annual Exhibition: Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors, Victorian Artists’ gallery, Melbourne
1967Sulman Competition, Art Gallery of NSW
Flotta Lauro Art Prizes
Sulman Exhibition, English, Scottish & Australian Bank, Melbourne
Melrose Competition, Art Gallery of South Australia
The Perth Prize for Drawing, Art Gallery of WA
Royal Easter Show, Moore Park, Sydney
Redlands Art Contest 1967, Cleveland, Queensland
1967 Inez Hutchison Award, Beaumaris Art Group, Melbourne
Three Essentialist Artists, Beaumaris Art Group Studio, Melbourne
Contemporary Art Society Anti-war exhibition, Argus Gallery, Melbourne
LJ Harvey Memorial Prize, Queensland Art Gallery
Contemporary Art Society Annual Interstate Exhibition, Argus Gallery, Melbourne
Andrew Fairley Art Prize, Shepparton Art Gallery, Victoria
Exhibition of paintings, English Speaking Union, South Yarra, Victoria
1968Sulman Competition, Art Gallery of NSW
Contemporary Art Society (Victoria) Annual Interstate Exhibition, Argus Gallery, Melbourne
The Essentialists, North Adelaide Galleries, South Australia
The Essentialists, Design Arts Centre, Brisbane
The Essentialists, Pinacotheca, Melbourne
Blind Centre, Kooyong
1969Moomba Festival Exhibition, Toorak Art Gallery, Melbourne
Royal Easter Show Art Prizes, Paddington Showgrounds, Sydney
Inez Hutchison Award, Beaumaris Art Group, Melbourne
Mixed Exhibition, Toorak Art gallery, Melbourne
Contemporary Art Society Annual Interstate Exhibition, Toorak Gallery, Melbourne
The Essentialists, Farmers Blaxland Gallery, Sydney
LJ Harvey & H C Richards Memorial Prizes, Queensland Art Gallery
Springfield Association of the Blind, Melbourne
1970Moomba Festival Exhibition, Toorak Art Gallery, Melbourne
Impact Australia, Good Neighbour Council of Australia, Commonwealth Bank, Martin Pl, Sydney
Perth Prize for Drawing International, Western Australian Art Gallery, Perth
De Gruchy Art Prize, Darnell Art Gallery, St Lucia, Qld
H C Richards Memorial Prize, Queensland Art Gallery
Twenty-Third Annual Art Exhibition, Albury Art Gallery Society, NSW
NBN Channel 3 Muswellbrook Art Prize, Muswellbrook, NSW
1971Perth Prize for Drawing International, Western Australian Art Gallery, Perth
Figuratives Now, Hawthorn City Art Gallery, Melbourne
1972Maude Vizard-Wholohan Art Prize, Royal South Australian Society of Artists, Adelaide
Figuratives Now, Adelaide Festival of Arts, Hahndorf Academy, SA
Gold Coast City Art Prize, Sundale Shopping Centre, Southport
10th International Congress of Accountants Art Competition, Sydney
December 1972 Exhibition, Toorak Art Gallery, Melbourne
1973International Markt fur aktuelle Kunst, Dusseldorf, Germany
1974Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Corio Five Street Whiskey $2000 Purchase Award for Painting, Geelong Art Gallery, Victoria
1975Survey ’75, The Town Gallery, Brisbane
Mid-year Exhibition Survey, The Town Gallery, Brisbane
First Annual Invitation Art Exhibition, Wagga Wagga City Council, NSW
The Alice Prize, Rumball Hall, Alice Springs
John McCaughey Memorial Art Prize 1975, National Gallery of Victoria
1976Survey ’76, Town Gallery, Brisbane
$1500 Art Purchase Awards, Rosebud Municipal Offices, Victoria
Second Annual Festival of Arts, Caulfield Institute of Technology, Melbourne
6th Exhibition of Paintings (Jacaranda Society), Christ Church Cathedral, Grafton, NSW
Preston & Northcote Community Hospital: Second Annual Festival, Caulfield Tech, Melbourne
Purchase Awards 1976, Latrobe Valley Arts Centre, Morwell, Victoria
1977Wynne Prize 1977, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Second Annual Acquisitive Art Exhibition and Sale, Caulfield Arts Centre, Melbourne
Portia Geach Memorial Award, Commonwealth bank, Sydney
The Essentialists, Aararat Gallery, Victoria
Australian Naïve Painters, York Fair, Western Australia
Gold Coast City Art Prize, Gold Coast Council, Evandale, Qld
Capital permanent Award, Geelong Art gallery, Victoria
1978Monster Playground Carnival (Adelaide Festival exhibition), CAS, Adelaide
Still Life interpretations, Yarra Glen Gallery, Victoria
Pioneer Art Award ’78, Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery, Victoria
CAS Victoria Annual $300 Prize Exhibition, Joan Gough Studio, South Yarra, Victoria
1979John McCaughey Memorial Art Prize 1979, National Gallery of Victoria
Innocent Observers, Georges Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
1980Jacaranda Art Society: 1980 Art Exhibition, Greater Newcastle Building Society, Grafton, NSW
Pioneer Art Award ’80, Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery, Victoria
198130 Australian Naives, Gallery Art Naive, Melbourne
John McCaughey Memorial Art Prize, National Gallery of Victoria
Eleventh Brighton Art Exhibition, Brighton Recreational Centre, Melbourne
George Bell School: students, friends, influences, Georges Gallery, Melbourne
Contemporary Art Society of Australia (Victoria), Joan Gough studio, Melbourne
1982Sydney Harbour Bridge 1932-1982: a golden anniversary, Art Gallery of NSW
1983Gold Coast City Art Prize 1983, Gold Coast City Council, Qld
1983 Art Purchase Exhibition, University of NSW, Sydney
Naïve Artists, Rainsford Gallery, Sydney, NSW
1986The Alice Prize, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs
1987Gold Coast City Art Prize, Schubert Art Gallery, Broadbeach, Qld
Birthday exhibition, venue unknown
19889 x 5 Mail, The Centre Gallery, Gold Coast, Qld
1989International Collection of Art Naïve, Doncaster Gallery, Melbourne
Group Exhibition, Libby Edwards Gallery, South Yarra, Melbourne
Eleventh Annual Mixed Exhibition, Gallery Art Naïve, Melbourne
Up from down under: Australian Naïve Art, Queensland House, London
1990Mixed Exhibition opening of New Gallery, Gallery Art Naïve
Opening exhibition, Verily Just Town Gallery, Brisbane, Qld
Summer Exhibition, Dempsters Fine Art, Melbourne
1991Views and Visions, Greenhill Gallery, Adelaide
Solander Survey: 30 Important Australian artists, Solander Gallery, Canberra
1991 Tattersall’s Club Art Prize, Tattersall’s Club, Brisbane
The Last Picture Show?, Wallace Bros Gallery, Castlemaine, Victoria
Open Door exhibition for MS, Sotheby’s, Melbourne
Summer Exhibition, Dempsters Fine Art, Melbourne
1992April Exhibition, Libby Edwards Galery, Melbourne
Classical Modernism: the George Bell circle, National Gallery of Victoria
Important Women Artists, Capricorn Galleries, Melbourne
Tattersall’s Club Art Prize, Waterfront Place, Brisbane
Summer Exhibition, Dempsters Fine Art, Melbourne
The Second Little Picture Show, Elgin Gallery, Melbourne
1993Australian Naïve Paintings, Horsham Art Gallery, Victoria
20th Anniversary Show, Verilie Just Town Gallery, Brisbane
Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Jewish Festival, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne
The Changing Face of Melbourne: 1841 – 1993, Charles Nodrum Gallery and Lauraine Diggins Fine Art
International Airlines “On The Wings of Art”, Tootak/South Yarra Library, Melbourne
199420th Anniversary Show, Solander Gallery, Canberra
Inaugural Exhibition, Delshan Gallery, Melbourne
Bezlalel Arts Multi Media Exhibition, Caulfield Arts Complex, Melbourne
A Personal View, Elgin Gallery, Melbourne
Summer Exhibition, Dempsters Gallery, Melbourne
Summer Exhibition, Delshan Gallery, Melbourne
4th Annual Miniatures Exhibition, Libby Edwards Gallery, Melbourne
1995The Best of Australia, Stafford Galleries (Perth), Harbour Centre, Hong Kong
April Exhibition, Libby Edwards Gallery, Melbourne
1997A Face in the Crowd, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
25th Birthday Exhibition, Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide
Mulch and Metaphors: the garden in contemporary art, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria
1999Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art gallery, Queensland
Review 99, Gallery 101, Melbourne
2000Swan Hill Acquisitive Awards, Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Victoria
Celebrating the Exquisite Corpse, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
Square 2000, Gallery 101, Melbourne
2002Stanthorpe Arts Festival, Stanthorpe Art Gallery, Queensland
2005Landscape Now, Solander Gallery, Canberra
2006Marvellous Melbourne, Crown Towers Lobby, Melbourne
The Affordable Stock Show, Gallery 101, Melbourne
2008Two Way Traffic, La Trobe University, Melbourne
Fletcher Jones Art Prize, Geelong Art Gallery, Victoria
2009Stan and Maureen Duke Gold Coast Art Prize, Gold Coast Arts Centre, Queensland
2011Marvellous Melbourne: Its art and soul, Hilton Melbourne South Wharf, Melbourne
2013Please allow me to introduce myself, Strange Neighbour Gallery, Melbourne
Len Fox Painting Award, Castlemaine Art Gallery, Victoria
2014In Bloom: Botanical and beyond, Gippsland Regional Art Gallery, Sale
201520 Anniversary Group Show, Without Pier Gallery, Melbourne

CollectionsNational Gallery of Australia
National Gallery of Victoria
Queensland Art Gallery
Goulbourn Regional Gallery, New South Wales
Art Gallery of Western Australia
Art Gallery of South Australia
Victorian Arts Centre and Theatre Complex
McClelland Gallery, Langwarrin
Swan Hill Art Centre
Melbourne University Art Collection
LaTrobe University Collection
Geelong Art Gallery
News Corporation
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, USA
The Vincent Price Collection, USA
Shepparton Art Gallery
The Ledger Collecton, Benalla Art Gallery
Auckland City Art Gallery, New Zealand
Regional Gallery of Dunedin, New Zealand
Austin Hospital, Melbourne
National Trust of Victoria
La Trobe Valley Art Centre, Morwell
Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery
Centre Gallery, Queensland
Gold Coast Art Centre
BP Australia
Janet Holmes à Court Collection
Australian Airlines (TAA), now QANTAS
The Austin Hospital, Melbourne
Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale
Private collections in Australia, Britain, USA, Japan, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, France, Israel, Austria and New Zealand

Bibliography Showtime: the Art Collection of Arts Centre Melbourne, 2013
Andrew Gaynor & Jenny Zimmer, Anne Marie Graham, Macmillan Mini-Art Series, Melbourne, 2011
Susan McCulloch & Emily McCulloch, Encyclopaedia of Australian Art, Allen and Unwin, Melbourne, 2008
Felicity St John Moore & Anne M. Graham, IA Garden for all Seasons, (booklet), Blue Star, Melbourne, 2007
Joan Ackland, Images and Insights: The Art of Anne Marie Graham, Watermark Press, Sydney, 2004
The Garden for All Seasons: An Artist’s View of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1998
Neville Drury, Images in Contemporary Australian Painting 3, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1998
Joan Kerr, Heritage: The National Women's Art Book, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1995
Alan and Susan McCulloch, Encyclopedia of Australian Art, Allen and Unwin, Melbourne, 1994
Felicity St John Moore, Classical Modernism: The George Bell Circle, National Gallery of Victoria, 1992
Jacqueline Taylor and Robert Lindsay (eds), The Art Collections of the Victorian Art Centre, Melbourne, 1992
Neville Drury, Images in Contemporary Australian Painting, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1992
Max Germaine, Dictionary of Women Artists in Australia, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1991
Joan Ackland, An Essential Vision: The Art of Anne Marie Graham, Greenhouse Publ., Melbourne, 1988
Wenkart Foundation, Strauss to Matilda, Sydney, 1988
Max Germaine, Artists and Galleries in Australia and New Zealand, Craftsman House and Boolarong, Sydney, 1984, 1990 (CD ROM 1997)
Max Germaine, Artists and Galleries in Australia and New Zealand, Landsdowne Press, Sydney 1979
Alan McCulloch, Encyclopaedia of Australian Art, Hutchinson, Melbourne 1977
Taped Interview with James Mellon for the State Library of Victoria, 1977
Anne Graham, Australia Outlines, Landsdowne Press, Sydney 1976
Elizabeth Young, Figuratives Now: Five Australian Painters – A Critical Evaluation, The Aldine Press, Melbourne, 1972
Ron Greenaway, Paintings by Anne Graham, The Aldine Press, Melbourne, 1969
Contemporary Australians (dictionary), Reference, Australia