PAT HARRY






Qualifications and Experience

1951 - 54 Solicitors’ Admission Board, Sydney
1960 - 66 Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Wollongong Technical College
1966 - 69 St Pauls College, Bellambi
1972 - 73 Illawarra Grammar School, Wollongong
1974 - Daramalan College, Canberra
1974 - 75 Canberra Technical College
1976 - 96 Australian National University, Institute of the Arts, Canberra School of Art, Painting and
                    Foundation Workshops
1987 - Triangle Art Workshop and Exhibition, New York State, USA
1990 - A/g Senior Lecturer, Head of workshop (Painting), Canberra School of Art
1992 - Visiting Artist, Silpakorn University,  Bangkok, Thailand
1995 - 96 Artist in residence, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
1996 - Artist- in-residence, Faculty of Painting, Sculpture & Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University,
                    Bangkok, Thailand
1998 - ‘L’ete’; ‘Au carrefours de l’arbre at le croix’, Appelboom, La pommerie, St Setiers, France


Solo Exhibitions

1971  Ronlyn’s Gallery, Wollongong
1971  Lidums Gallery, Adelaide
1972  Ronlyn’s Gallery, Wollongong 
1974  ‘Buy Them Before It’s Too Late’, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney
1975  ‘It’s Never Too Late’, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney
1976  University of Wollongong Union
1983  Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney
1984  Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
1985  The Irving Sculpture Gallery,
1985  Sydney Arts Council Gallery, Canberra
1986  Solander Gallery, Canberra
1988  DC - Art, Sydney
1989  ‘Monotypes’, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra
1991  Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra
1992  ‘The Family’, Crawford Gallery, Sydney
1993  ‘A Company of Strangers’, Crawford Gallery, Sydney
1993  Sydney Anima Gallery, Adelaide
1994  Meridian Gallery, Melbourne
1995  ‘Occupied Territory’, Crawford Gallery, Sydney
1995  ‘The Participants’, Anima Gallery, Adelaide
1996  Gallery of the Faculty of Painting, Sculpture & Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University, Bangkok,
                    Thailand
1996  ‘Pat Harry:Silver Anniversary, 25 Years of the Artist’s Work’, Nolan Gallery, Canberra
1997  ‘The Participants and Others’, Olsen Carr Art Dealers, Sydney
1998  Olsen Carr Art Dealers, Sydney
1999  Olsen Carr Art Dealers, Sydney
2000  ‘Pat Harry: Cadenza; paintings 1999-2000’ Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney
2001  ‘A thousand whispers’ Michael Carr  Art Dealer, Sydney
2002  ‘this form, this face, this life..’, Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney 
2003  ‘The Lotus Eaters’, Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney
2004  ‘Emerald City’, Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney
2004  ‘Hanging out’ William Mora Gallery, Melbourne
2004  ‘Recent works’ Solander Gallery Canberra  
2007 ‘Pat Harry: A Life in Paint’ Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney
2009 ‘A Retrospective’ July-September 2009, Wollongong City Gallery

Group Exhibitions

1973  Wollongong Art Prize, Wollongong
1974  Daramalan College Invitation Art Exhibition, Canberra
1974  Wollongong Art Prize, Wollongong
1975  ‘Capital Art’ Anna Simons Gallery,  Canberra
1975  ‘Artists for Labor’  
1975  ‘It’s Great to be an Australian Woman’, Hogath Galleries, Sydney
1981  University of N.S.W. Union, Sydney
1982  Canberra School of Art Staff Exhibition, CSA Gallery, Canberra
1986  ‘Time & Place’, CSA Gallery, Canberra
1987  Triangle Art  Workshop and Exhibition, New York State, USA
1987 & 89 Canberra School of Art Staff Exhibition, CSA Gallery, Canberra
1992 ‘Drawing ‘92’, CSA Gallery, Canberra 
1992 ‘Compact Art’, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra
1993  ‘Post Script’, Meridian Gallery, Melbourne
1994  ‘Furniture by Pat Harry & Philip Spelman’, Meridian Gallery, Melbourne
1994  ‘Playing with Fire’, Canberra School of Art Staff Exhibition, CSA Gallery, Canberra
1995  Canberra National Sculpture Forum
1996  ‘Speculations 1’, ANCA Gallery, Canberra
1997  ‘Devoured by Paint’, Olsen Carr Art  Dealers, Sydney
1998  ‘Desperately seeking Canberra’, Canberra Musum and Gallery
1998  ‘L’ete’; ‘Au carrefours de l’arbre at le croix’, Appelboom, La pommerie, 
1998  St Setiers, France
1999  ‘Collective wisdom’, Canberra Museum and Gallery
1999 ‘A Selection of Important International and Australian 
1999  Paintings and Sculpture’, Michael Carr Art Dealer , Sydney
1999  ‘Old and New - The Millennium Summer exhibition 1999-2000’, Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney
2000  ‘Summer Exhibition’, Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney
2000  ‘Sculpture from the Sea’ (touring exhibition New South Wales), Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Art 
                    Centre, Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, Manly Art  Gallery & Museum 
2003  ‘Permanent Visions’ Canberra Museum and Gallery, ACT


Commissions

* 1996 South Sydney City Council in assoc. Soroptomists Society.  Pat Harry and Philip Spelman - Sculptural chair for King Street, Newtown
* 2000 ACT Government. Pat Harry and Philip Spelman, sculptural furniture (seats) for Civic Square Canberra. 
* 2001 ACT Government. Pat Harry and Philip Spelman, sculptural furniture (seats) for Civic Square Canberra. (Second commission) 


Selected Bibliography

- Haynes, Peter  ‘Pat Harry’, Canberra School of Art Staff Exhibition, 1982
- Lynn, Elwyn  ‘Australian Newsletter’, Art International  Vol. XXV/3-4, March 1992
- Haynes, Peter  ‘Canberra Scene’, Art & Australia, Autumn, 1986 & 1987
- ‘Triangle Art Workshop’, New York, 1988
- Haynes, Peter  ‘Pat Harry: Through Two Decades’, Canberra, 1989
- Kleinert, Sylvia  ‘The Family Series’, Sydney, 1992
- Anderson, Partricia  ‘A Company of Strangers’, Sydney, 1993
- Haynes, Peter ‘Capital Art’, Art & Australia, Sydney, 1993
- Haynes, Peter  ‘Pat Harry, The Business of Painting’, Craft Arts International, No. 32, 1994
- Haynes Peter ‘Pat Harry; Silver Anniversary’, Nolan Gallery, Canberra, 1996
- Barbara Tuckerman, ‘Cadenza: paintings 1999-2000’ , Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney, 2000
- Peter Harris, ‘Driven to abstraction’ , Asian Art News, Vol 11, No 5, 2001 pp 52-55
- Patricia Anderson, ‘The Trouble with Harry’ Australian Art Review’  issue 3 Nov 2003 - Feb 2004 p 103

Reviews

‘Adelaide Advertiser’, Adelaide JN 1993
‘Age’, Melbourne.   Sue Cramer 5/1984 
‘Australian’, Sydney.     Elwynn Lynn 10 11/1981
    Elwynn Lynn 2/1985
‘Canberra Times’, Canberra. G de Groen 10/1975.
    Sasha Grishin 24/6/1982
    Sasha Grishin 2/4/1989 
    Sasha Grishin 6/1991
    Sasha Grishin 17/7/1996
‘Daily Telegraph’, Sydney.  G Richardson 20/4/1974
W E Pidgeon 7/1975    
‘Sydney Morning Herald’.  Sandra McGrath 17/4/1983
    Lynette Fern 1/5/1992
‘Wollongong Mercury’.  Col Jordan  8/1971
    Col Jordan  6/1972
    Col Jordan 2/11/1972   
    Dennis Kocks 11/1975 

Collections

National Gallery of Australia
Wollongong University Art collection
Artbank
ACT Arts Council
Australian National University
Canberra Museum and Gallery
Canberra School of Art
Australian National University
Australian Embassy, Bangkok
Australian Embassy, Dubai
Corporate and private collections throughout Australia and in London, Vienna and Washington
The University of Wollongong Art Collection
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart


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© 2012 Pat Harry