Australian Art


Imants Tillers
Imants Tillers

Born: 1950 Sydney, NSW
  • Contemporary
  • Mixed Media
  • Painter
  • Known
  • Established
Imants Tillers
Imants Tillers

Imants Tillers
Imants Tillers

IMANTS TILLERS: Curriculum Vitae

1950 Born Sydney, Australia
Currently lives and works in Cooma, NSW

Solo Exhibitions since 1992
1992 A life of blank, Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart; Monash University Gallery, Melbourne; Orange Regional Gallery, Orange; Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston
1993 Diaspora, National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia; Five Pollock paintings, Peter Mc Leavey Gallery, Wellington
1994 Diaspora, institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; Telepathic Music, Michael Milburn Gallery, Brisbane; Jump, Sherman Galleries, Goodhope, Sydney
1995 Via Paradiso, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Melbourne; Diaspora in context: connections in a fragmented world. Imants Tillers makes a painting by Georg Baselitz, Joseph Beuys, Bernhard Blume, Carlo Carra, Giorgio de Chirico, Mike Kelley, Vylautas Landsbergis, Colin Mc Cahon, Arnulf Rainer, Nicholas Roerich and Isidore Tillers, Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth; Waitako Museum and Art Gallery, Hamilton, New Zealand
1996 Imants Tillers, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
1997 The Enigma of arrival, Sherman Galleries, Goodhope, Sydney
1998 Prayer for rain, Raglan Gallery and Cultural Centre, Cooma
Monaro 1998, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne
1999 Word, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Home and away, Auckland City Gallery
2000 Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide
2002 ARCO 2002 – Australia, Greenaway Art Gallery stand, Madrid, Spain
Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide
2003 Imants Tillers, Australian Art Resources, Melbourne
2004 Transmissions; From Here and There, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne

Selected Group exhibitions since 1990
1990 Balance 1990, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Fluctua, Art Dock, Noumea, New Caledonia
L’été Australien à Montpellier, Musée Fabre, Montpellier
Shifting parameters, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Inland, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
1991 Opening transformations, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
1992 Light sensitive, Artspace, Auckland
1993 Looking and seeing and reading, Ivan Doherty Gallery, Sydney; Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Osaka painting triennale, Osaka, Japan [awarded grand prize]
1994 Virtual reality, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Humanism and technology; the human figure in industrial society, National Art Museum, Seoul
1995 Antipodean currents: ten contemporary artists from Australia, Guggenheim Museum, SoHo, New York; John F Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Washington DC
1996 Systems end: contemporary art in Australia, OXY Gallery, Osaka; Hakone Open Air Museum, Tokyo; Dong- Ah Gallery, Seoul; Kaohsiung Museum of fine Arts, Taiwan
Colonial post colonial, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne
The world over/under Capricorn: art in the age of globalisation, City Gallery, Wellington; Stedelijik Museum, Amsterdam
1996-7 The century in art. The spirit in Australia 1880 - 1996, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
1997 Objects and ideas reinventing minimalism, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
In place [out of time]: contemporary art in Australia, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford
1998 Expanse, Art Museum, University of South Australia
Five continents and a city, International Salon of Painting, Mexico City Museum
2001 Pori Museum, Finland
2002 First Beijing International Art Biennale, China
2003 Contemporary Australian Prints, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; National Gallery of New Zealand, Wellington; Osaka Cultural Foundation, Osaka; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; national Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia; national Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Art Gallery of Queensland, Brisbane; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; High Court of Australia Collection, Canberra; Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra; Wollongong City Art Gallery, New South Wales; Monash University collection, Melbourne; Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne; Australian Embassy, Paris; Museum of Contemporary Art Helsinki; Auckland City Art Gallery, New Zealand; The Loti and Victor Smorgon Collection, Melbourne; Sussan Corporation Collection, Melbourne; Michael Darling Collection, Sydney; Westpac Corporate Art Collection, Sydney; Lila and Gilbert Silverman Collection, Detroit; Bell Resources Collection, New York; Chase Manhattan Bank Collection, New York; Prudential Insurance Collection, New York


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