John Wolseley (b.1938) is one of Australia’s most well respected contemporary artists. In 2005 he was made an Honorary Doctor of Science by Macquarie University and was also awarded the Visual Art Emeritus Award by the Australia Council.Read More
Wolseley’s work has been selected for numerous important group exhibitions such as Reframing Darwin: Evolution and art in Australia, at the Ian Potter Museum of Art in Melbourne (2009); The Ecologies Project, at the Monash University Museum of Art in Melbourne (2008); A Bird in the Hand, at the LaTrobe University Visual Arts Centre Gallery and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2006), and 2004 – Australian Art Now at Federation Square, National Gallery of Victoria (2004).
A major monograph, John Wolseley: Land Marks by Sasha Grishin was published in 1998 by Craftsman House and a second, expanded edition was published in 2006. John Wolseley’s work is represented in all the major State galleries and in numerous private collections in Australia and internationally.
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) 4 August 2018 – 3 March 2019 Midawarr | Harvest: The Art of Mulkun Wirrpanda and John Wolseley , is the culmination of an extraordinary friendship between two of Australia's most distinguished senior artists, celebrating their shared obsession with traditional Yolŋu plant use. The...