SELECTED WORKS 2000 - 2019
CURRENT TO 30 JUNE 2019
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Kevin Connor (1932, Sydney) has held over sixty solo exhibitions since 1962. Based in Sydney, he has spent periods working and studying in London, Paris, New York, Spain and Egypt and undertaken extensive travels in Europe, the USA and the Middle East.
Survey exhibitions of Connor’s work have been held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales (2006 and 1989 touring New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania), Orange Regional Gallery (2018), Manly Art Gallery (1988) and Ivan Dougherty Gallery (1988). His work has been included in group exhibitions at prominent Australian institutions including the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Museum of Sydney and the National Gallery of Australia; and internationally in New Zealand, Chile, United States of America, London and Japan.
Kevin Connor is a former Trustee of the Art Gallery of New South Wales (1981-87) and was lecturer in painting and drawing at the National Art School, Alexander Mackie College of Advanced Education and the City Art Institute Sydney (1976 – 87). He is a recipient of the Archibald Prize (1975 and 1977), the Sulman Prize (1991 and 1997), the Dobell Prize for Drawing (1993 and 2005), the University of New South Wales Painting Award (1985) as well as a Fellowship Grant from the Australia Council for the Arts (1988) and a Harkness Fellowship (1966).
Monographs of Connor’s work have been published in 2016, 2006, 1990 and 1989. His work is held in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, the Australian War Memorial, the Australian Embassy, Washington DC., most state galleries as well as many tertiary and regional galleries.