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Background:

Born: Glenelg, South Australia

Resides: Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia

Painting: began 1981, Self taught

1982 to present: Fulltime painting in own studio.

1991: Post-Graduate Diploma in Fine Art, Monash University, Caulfield Campus, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


 

Ann Grocott is an established Australian artist, currently based in Bundaberg, Queensland. She has worked in diverse materials encompassing a wide range of subjects, including portraiture.

She has had solo Exhibitions in various venues including Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane and Regional Queensland.

Her work has been represented in numerous Group Exhibitions (including Travelling Exhibitions) in Australia, Japan, London, Stockholm and New York.

Her work has also been included in the international movie "Nim's Island" (Warner Bros.)

 

COLLECTIONS

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS: Artwork distributed in Australia and overseas.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Riddoch Gallery, Mt. Gambier, South Australia

Council of Adult Education, Melbourne, Victoria

City of Kitakyushu Medical Centre, Kitakyushu, Japan

Bundaberg City Collection, Queensland

Gladstone City Collection, Queensland

Cardwell Shire Council, Queensland

Shalom College, Bundaberg, Queensland

The Salvation Army, Tom Quinn Community Centre, Bundaberg, Queensland.

Mater Hospitals Collection, Brisbane, Queensland.

Bundaberg Sugar Company Collection, Australia.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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"The man who was an island"; Weekend Fin (AFR) 6-7 May 2017. Pages 34 and 35. Also on line"Australian art's Robinson Crusoe gets a rare Airing"(Re. "Bloodline" Exhibition).

"Art opening tomorrow"; News Mail, Bundaberg, Friday May 5th , 2017.

"Generations of Wood family history and artwork on display". News Mail Bundaberg; Monday May 1st, 2017.

"Arts on the Agenda" P.1 (photo header) P.2  (photo header) Weekender: Marsh, Vanessa "Straight From The Art", full pages: P.21, P.24 & P.25 "Master Stroke for Local Author, Artist". Bundaberg News-Mail, October 8th, 2011.

 "Art for Life" Mater Mother's Hospital Art Collection Catalogue, 2008,   Page 47.

"Arts Festival Winner" Coastline, page 6, December, 2008

"WEEKENDER" News Mail, Bundaberg, Oct. 11, 2008 . Page 29.

"Arts Festival judges pick out their 2008 list of winners" News Mail, Bundaberg, Oct. 7th, 2008. Page 7.

Killip Lucy "Behind the Scenes with Ann on Nim's". News-Mail, Bundaberg, April 10th, 2008. Front page and page 6.

"Bundaberg Artist faces up to Reality" News Mail, Feb16 2007, p3.

"Bundaberg Hero Immortalised", News-Mail Weekender, Bundaberg, May 20 2006 Pages 1, 4, 5.

Cunnen, Megan: "Portrait of a Lawyer", News Mail, Bundaberg. March 23rd. 2006. Page 2

“Nature’s beauty is an inspiration for Artist”, News-Mail, Bundaberg September 21, 2005, Page 14

“Artist’s Portrait Set on Canvas” News-Mail, Bundaberg, Dec.ll, 2002 Page 15

“Maintaining a Cultural Edge” News-Mail, Bundaberg, Mar 15, 2002 Page 20

“Stage for Women Artists” News-Mail, Bundaberg, March 8, 2002, Page 7

“Love Affair with Japan” Coastline, Bundaberg, November 2001, Page 6

“World wants Artists” News-Mail, Bundaberg, September 18, 2001

“Tri-Angled View of Art” The Fraser Coast Chronicle, July 4, 2001, Page 2

Artist’s Palette Magazine, No16, Feb. 2001 “Our World in Year 2000” Page 67

“Paintings a Chance for a Prize” News-Mail, Bundaberg, October 3, 2000. Cover Page l (re: Fleurieu)

James, Bruce. “Archie’s Sea Change” Sydney Morning Herald, Spectrum Arts, March 25, 2000

Rehbein, Rod. “Quiet Achievers” Editorial Column. News-Mail, Bundaberg. March 23, 2000. Page 6

Molina, Liliana. “Double Honour for Artist” News-Mail, Bundaberg. March 23, 2000. Cover Page l.

Cochrane, Paul. “Local Art on Show to the World” News-Mail, Bundaberg, November 27, 1999. Page 15

Whitby, Scott. “Bundaberg Artist Makes the Grade” News-Mail, Bundaberg. April 27, 1999. Page 7

James, Bruce. “The Archibald: it Kind of Grows on You” Sydney Morning Herald, Spectrum Arts. March 27, 1999. Page 12

Whitby, Scott. “Exhibition Honour for Bundy Artist” News-Mail, Bundaberg. March 18, 1999. Cover Page and Page 3

Barwick, Catherine. “Venturing into The Vault” News-Mail, Bundaberg. July 9, 1998. Page 10

“Outstanding Talent on Display” The Bugle, Bundaberg. April 10, 1998 Cover Page l and Page 5

“A Life of Art” News-Mail, Bundaberg. April 2, 1998 Page l (header) and Page 2

Ellis, David. “Origins and Directions in the Work of Ann Grocott” Catalogue Essay for 1998 Survey Exhibition, Bundaberg Arts Centre, Queensland

Proctor, Shelley-Lee. “Ann’s Brush with New York Art” The Guardian, Bundaberg. Vol: 286 January 29, 1997. Cover Page l and Page 3

Hay, Natalie. “Woman of the Month” Coastline, Bundaberg. December 1995

Grishin, Sasha. “Rich Ideas and Experimentation” The Canberra Times, Canberra A.C.T. June 23, 1993

Potter, David. “Art from Dark” Saturday Magazine Cover Story. News-Mail, Bundaberg. April 24, 1993

Elliot, Helen. “Portrait of the Artist as an Older Woman” The Age No: 42,671, Melbourne, Victoria. March 6, 1992. “Accent” header and page 12

Proctor, Shelley-Lee. “Artist Gains Coveted Award” News-Mail, Bundaberg, January 7, 1991. Cover Page l

Edman, Penny. “French Impressions Lift Gallery” News-Mail, Bundaberg. March 6, 1986

Fessier, Michael. “On the Road to Mehetia” Part 2. International Islands Magazine. Vol 3/No 5, November/December 1983, Pages 31 and 39

 


 

 

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