John Beard

John Beard

Last updated September 12, 2012


Born 1943, Wales; lives in Sydney. International exhibitions include Gulbenkian's Centro de Arte Moderna, Lisbon; Tate Gallery, St Ives, UK; Science Museum, London; National Portrait Gallery, London; Lalit Kala, New Delhi; in Australia, AGNSW; NPG; AGWA; NGA. Pollock Krasner Award 2005. Finalist Sulman and Archibald, winner Wynne Prize 2006.

Recent exhibitions: Sixth Australian Biennale, Drill Hall, ANU; A man's world, Museum of Brisbane; Monochromed, FAS London. Collections include: national, state and regional galleries in Australia; Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon; Bibliothàque nationale

Head - self portrait VI 2006
Indian ink, charcoal, conte, graphite & acrylic on paper.
Acquired by the judge, Janet Laurence, from the 2006 Award.

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