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Gareth Sansom Biography

Born 1939, Melbourne, Victoria; lives and works in Melbourne and Sorrento, Victoria. Gareth Sansom held his first exhibition in 1959 and regularly exhibits with Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney, and Milani Gallery, Brisbane. He was Head of Painting and then Dean of the School of Art at the Victorian College of the Arts from 1977 to 1991. Sansom’s work is represented in private collections and public collections throughout Australia and New Zealand as well as the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In 2008 he was awarded The John McCaughey Memorial Prize and in 2012 won the Dobell Prize for Drawing. A major survey exhibition Welcome to My Mind: Gareth Sansom, a Study of Selected Works 1964–2005 was held at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, in 2005.

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Born 1939, Melbourne, Victoria; lives and works in Melbourne and Sorrento, Victoria. Gareth Sansom held his first exhibition in 1959 and regularly exhibits with Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney, and Milani Gallery, Brisbane. He was Head of Painting and then Dean of the School of Art at the Victorian College of the Arts from 1977 to 1991. Sansom’s work is represented in private collections and public collections throughout Australia and New Zealand as well as the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In 2008 he was awarded The John McCaughey Memorial Prize and in 2012 won the Dobell Prize for Drawing. A major survey exhibition Welcome to My Mind: Gareth Sansom, a Study of Selected Works 1964–2005 was held at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, in 2005.

Gareth Sansom Featured Artworks

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Tamboon fish story by Gareth Sansom contemporary artwork painting
Gareth SansomTamboon fish story, 2020oil and enamel on linen
122 x 122 cm
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Try harder! by Gareth Sansom contemporary artwork painting
Gareth SansomTry harder!, 2020oil and enamel on linen
152 x 122 cm
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Construction by Gareth Sansom contemporary artwork painting
Gareth SansomConstruction, 2020oil and enamel on linen
152 x 122 cm
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Architect by Gareth Sansom contemporary artwork painting
Gareth SansomArchitect, 2018Oil and enamel on linen
122 x 183 cm
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THE by Gareth Sansom contemporary artwork painting
Gareth SansomTHE, 2018Oil and enamel on linen
152 x 122 cm
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Blue Head by Gareth Sansom contemporary artwork painting
Gareth SansomBlue Head, 2019Oil and enamel on linen
122 x 122 cm
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The Wicker Man by Gareth Sansom contemporary artwork painting
Gareth SansomThe Wicker Man, 2019Oil and enamel on linen
122 x 122 cm
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La vie Mystérieuse by Gareth Sansom contemporary artwork painting
Gareth SansomLa vie Mystérieuse, 2019Oil and enamel on linen
183 x 244 cm
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Gareth Sansom Recent Exhibitions

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