Sydney based Leo Coyte has a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours from the College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales (1999) and has held solo exhibitions in Sydney since 2008. His work has been included in group exhibitions in Bathurst, Dubbo, Sydney and Melbourne. Coyte has held residencies at the Sydney Guild (2013), Any Space/Serial Space (2010), Fraser Street Studios (2010) and First Draft Emerging Artist Studio Program (2008). He was awarded the Australian Postgraduate Research Award (2000-02) and has been a finalist in the John Fries Award, UNSW Galleries, Sydney (2015), the Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales (2014), the Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, Griffith University Art Gallery (2013), the Hazelhurst Art Award, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery (2009, 2013, 2015) and the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, Brett Whiteley Studio, Sydney (2001). His work is held in the collections of Artbank and the University of Sydney.
15 AUGUST TO 2 SEPTEMBER 2018
In Seasons Leo Coyte’s idiosyncratic visual language continues to cycle through everyday encounters and subconscious recollections. The directness of a shallow picture plane and frontal figure-ground relationship provides Coyte with a simple yet sophisticated stage to play-out a series of psychic tableaux.
UNDER THE ARCHES
6 TO 28 FEBRUARY 2016
LEO COYTE IS A FINALIST IN THE ARTHUR GUY MEMORIAL PAINTING PRIZE 2019 AT BENDIGO ART GALLERY
Leo Coyte ‘The Gatekeeper’ 2019 oil on canvas 135 x 99.5 cm Exhibition current 14 September to 8 December 2019
LEO COYTE INTERVIEWED BY VARIA KARIPOFF IN NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2016 EDITION OF ART GUIDE AUSTRALIA
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NICHOLAS THOMPSON GALLERY AND LEO COYTE’S EXHIBITION FEATURED ON NINE NETWORK AND VISIT VICTORIA’S ‘POSTCARDS’
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