Graham Blondel



1992 Awarded MFA [Research] COFA university of NSW

1984-2008 Full time Fine Art teacher with TAFE NSW

1992-1996 Head Teacher National Art School Darlinghurst

1999 Head Teacher Graphic Design Design Southern Sydney Art School


1983 – 2017 over 30 SOLO exhibitions in Sydney, Melbourne, Katoomba, Bundaberg, Paris, New York, Beijing and Columbus [Ohio]

1969-2015 extensive exhibitions and art prizes in Sydney Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Bundaberg, Beijing, New York and Columbus Ohio

Includes: Blake Prize, Adelaide Drawing Prize, Woolhara Small Sculpture Prize,

Art On Paper Awards, Hazelhurst Regional gallery, Fishers Ghost Awards, Shoalhaven Art Prize, St George Art Prize

2015 exhibited in SMALL PUBLISHERS, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney

         DOGART, Likeart, Leichhardt

         Bondi- Not Just A Beach, Bondi Beach Pavilion, Bondi

2016 Selected for the OTHER ART FAIR, Sydney

2017 THE POWER OF FLOWERS, Art Space on the Concourse, Chatswood

         ASK ALICE, Cross Gallery, Bundaberg, Queensland


2014 Residency at Bundaberg Regional Gallery Queensland

2006 Residency Columbia University, NY, USA

2003 & 2009 International Residency Program, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing

1995 & 2006AGNSW studio at Cite International Des Artes, Paris France

2002 COFA Alumni Prize

1984 SMH Heritage Painting Prize

         Warringah and Willoughby Print Prizes

         Macquarie University Art Prize

1983 Visual Arts Board Assistance Grant

1982 SMH Travelling Scholarship for Painting

         Dyson Bequest AGNSW

        First recipient of Arthur Boyd residency Tuscany through the Australia Council

1981 John Gerro Award, Macquarie University

1970, 1973, 1980 Shoalhaven Art Purchase Awards

1970 English Speaking Scholarship, 1 year travelling in Europe and UK


2010 GRAHAM BLONDEL: Seriously Laughing, published by 10 Group, Sydney

         Making Art Connections, Bates et al, McGrawhill Publications

2004 Art Practice As Research Dr G Sullivan, Sage Publications, USA

2002 Art Wise2 G Israel, Wiley and Sons

1998 and 1984 Images 3 and Images 4, N Drury, Craftsman House

1995 Who’s Who Of Australian Visual Arts, NAAVA Sydney

1994 Seeing Australia Dr G Sullivan, Piper Press Sydney

         Seeing Australia Poster Book, Piper Press