CV

CV of contemporary and fine artist Drew Harrison

 
 

Achievements

1st Prize – Operation Falconer
2014 R.A.A.F  National Heritage Awards (Art section)

Australia-wide Publication – The Great War Collection
2014

People’s Choice – Fat of the Land
2013 WEAVA Tutor Exhibition

Australia-wide Publication – Vietnam, Combined Arms Contact
2013

Australia-wide Publication – The Battle of Lone Pine
2013 Sands of Gallipoli Commemorative Collection

2nd Prize –Pressure Point
2012 R.A.A.F  National Heritage Awards (Art section)

Best Artistic Interpretation of Light – Sundowner
2011 St Peter’s Cathedral Art Show

2nd Prize –Nowhere to Hide
2010 R.A.A.F  National Heritage Awards (Art section)

Best Social Comment of Observation of Human Behaviour – The Golden Age
2008 St Peter’s Cathedral Art Show

2nd Prize –Exercise Kangaroo II: Mirage vs Tomcat
2008 R.A.A.F  National Heritage Awards (Art section)

Merit Award - Sky Defence Network
2007 St Peter’s Cathedral Art Show

Finalist – Last Light at Ridge Road
2007 Australian Artist Magazine’s Art Prize Challenge No.29

Finalist - Fractured Landscape  & Ghost Tree
2006 Heysen Art Prize for Australian Landscape Painting

Highly Commended - Night Spectres
2005 R.A.A.F  National Heritage Awards (Art section)

Merit Award - Serpentine
2005 St Peter’s Cathedral Art Show

Finalist - Box Stingers
2004 Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize
painting used for T.V.  Commercial and Exhibition Brochure

People’s Choice - Keeper of the Flame
2002 R.A.A.F  National Heritage Awards (Art section)

2nd Prize - Malta: The Vampire Citadel
1999 R.A.A.F  National Heritage Awards (Art section)

2nd Prize – Butterworth Sabres
1998 R.A.A.F  National Heritage Awards (Art section)

Gold Award
1987 The 17th International Children’s Art Exhibition

Publication
Australian Artist Magazine
February 2014 Issue #356 (Article)

Publication
2013 RAAF Calendar

Publication
Australian Artist Magazine
January 2010 Issue (Article)

Publication
Australian Artist Magazine
September 2007 Issue (Finalist for Challenge No.29)

Publication
The Adelaide Review Oct-Nov 2006 – Heysen Art Prize

Publication
The Courier Oct 2004 – Heysen Art Prize

Publication
Weekend Australian Aug 2004 – Waterhouse Art  Prize

Published
Australian Artist Magazine - October 2003 issue

Exhibited Work:

Lasting Impressions: A Retrospective of WEA Artists
RSASA Gallery Adelaide (10th Nov – 1st Dec 2013)

WEAVA WEA 2013 Centenary Exhibition
WEA Adelaide (3rd Aug – 31st Aug 2013)

Our Art, Your Heritage: RAAF 90th Anniversary Art Exhibition
Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne (25th Mar – 28th May 2011)
(Butterworth Sabres and Exercise Kangaroo II, Nowhere to Hide used for press ads and promotional brochure)

Real, Surreal, Still & Incredible
Collaborative exhibition with Roger Roberts, Ross Morgan & Matthew Welsby
2009 SALA Festival (14th – 16th Aug) opened by former SA State Premier & Deputy Director of World Vision International The Hon Dr. Lyn Arnold

Christmas Bon Bons Exhibition
Greenhill Galleries Adelaide (2007/08)

After Heysen: Exposing the Australian Landscape
Adelaide  Festival Centre (10th Mar – 26th Mar 2007)

Greenhill Galleries Adelaide
Collaborative exhibition with Josh Pearce (26th Jan – 20th Feb 2007) opened by SA State Premier The Hon. Mike Rann

Fusions: Adelaide Environs Flora & Fauna at the Adelaide Town Hall
Collaborative exhibition with Wendy-Jane Sheppard
2006 SALA Festival (4th – 20th Aug) Vista from Lobethal & Scorched Earth included in SALA programme

Selected works displayed at:

Gibson & Partners – Board Room (2013)

Ferrier Hodgson – Board Room (2011-2012)

Mitsui & Co. (Australia) Ltd. (2010)

EdwardsMarshall – Board Room (2008)

ANZ Bank – Board Room - Pirie Street Offices, Adelaide (2008)

Sims Partners (2008)

Cowell & Clarke Lawyers (2008)

Greenhill Galleries (2006-2007)

The Hahndorf Academy (2004-2006)

Peter Walker Fine Art (2005-2006, 2010)

ANZ Bank – Hutt St Branch, Adelaide (2005)

Participation

Oct 2014 – St Peter’s Cathedral Art Show

Aug 2013 – WEAVA Tutor Exhibition

Oct 2011 – St Peter’s Cathedral Art Show painting used as press-ads for exhibition) (

Oct 2010 – St Peter’s Cathedral Art Show

Oct 2009 – St Peter’s Cathedral Art Show

May 2009 – Kurrajong Art Exhibition

Oct 2008 – St Peter’s Cathedral Art Show

Oct 2007 – St Peter’s Cathedral Art Show (painting used as press-ads for exhibition)

Aug 2007 – SALA Art Market

Oct  2006 – St Peter’s Cathedral Art Show (2 artworks sold)

Apr 2006 – Porter Street Wildlife Gallery (Wildlife Art  2006)

Nov 2005 – St Peter’s Cathedral Art Show (paintings used as press-ads for exhibition)

Oct 2005 – Porter Street Wildlife Gallery (Waterbirds Exhibition 2005)

2005 – RAAF Heritage Award Exhibition of past entrants (Night Spectres & Butterworth Sabres)

2005 – SA (Goolwa) Wooden Boat Festival (Art & Photographic Exhibition)

2004 – St Peter’s Cathedral Art Show (paintings used as part of T.V promotion for exhibition)

2004 – ‘Subjectivity Uncorked’  (Exhibition included with Fleurieu Peninsula Festival of Visual Arts)

2004 - WEA Art Exhibition

2004 - Banque-Up Art Show

2002 & 2003 - Youth Arts Exhibition

2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999 – 9” x 5” Illustrators Australia Exhibition

Significant Freelance Projects

Book Cover Illustration: Key to Rondo
Omnibus Books

International Training Manual Illustrations
DECS Publishing

Book Cover Illustration: The Apocalypse Show
Digital Print Australia

Promotional Flyer , Catalogue & Press Ad designs
Fusions: Adelaide Environs, Flora & Fauna Art Exhibition

Promotional Flyer designs
Norwood, Payneham, St Peters Council

Decorative Certificate design
Australian Institute of Administrative Law

Book Cover Illustration: All this is so
Wakefield Press

Gem Stone Illustrations, S.A. Tourism press-ad
KWP Advertising

Children’s Book: A Horse and More
Axiom Publishing

Book Cover Illustration: The Prophet
Axiom Publishing

Collections:

Royal Australian Air Force
2014 –Operation Falconer

Royal Australian Air Force
2012 – Pressure Point

Royal Australian Air Force
2010 – Nowhere to Hide

Royal Australian Air Force
2008 – Exercise Kangaroo II

Botanic Gardens of Adelaide
2007 – Symmetry added to the collection of the Botanic Gardens

Aviation Museum of South Australia
2004 – Combined Strike donated to the Museum by Mr Kym Boynthon

Royal Australian Air Force
1999 – Malta: The Vampire Citadel

Royal Australian Air Force
1998 – Butterworth Sabres

Charitable Contributions

2012 – HCCS Quiz Night Auction

Sep 2011 – Dare to Dream Charity dinner/auction
(Supporting medical research into the healthy development of preterm babies)

2008 – Florey Medical Research Foundation: “For the Love of Art” exhibition

2007 – IKEA (Little Livers) Charity Auction

2007 – Aids Council Silent Art Auction

2007 – Exhibition supporting  FAME
(Foundation for Australia’s Most Endangered Species Inc.)

Nov 2006 – Exhibition supporting  FAME
(Foundation for Australia’s Most Endangered Species Inc.)

2006 – Aids Council Silent Art Auction

2005 – Aids Council Silent Art Auction  (work included on invitation)

2004 – Ronald McDonald House Charity Auction