David Frazer

b. 1966

David Frazer has held over 40 solo exhibitions in Australia, London and China. Most recently, in 2019 he won the invited artist category of the Cossack Art Award in WA and was the Australian commissioner for the Ulsan International Woodcut Biennial in Korea as well as winning a special prize. In 2018 he won the Peoples Choice Award at The Australian Print Triennial at the Art Vault Mildura Australia. In 2017, he won the people’s choice award at both the Banyule Works on Paper Award, and the Burnie Print Prize.

In 2013 Frazer won the Acquisitive award at the Silk Cut Award for Linocuts, and the peoples choice award at the Fremantle Print Award as well as a high commendation, which he obtained again in 2017. In 2014 he won an honourable mention at the International Print Biennial Exhibit held at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, and in 2013 he won the peoples choice award at the Hutchins Art Prize in Tasmania

Prior to this, in 2007 he was the major prize winner of the 1st International Print Biennial in Guanlan China. In 2007 Frazer was also featured in as part of the ABC’s “Artist at Work” documentary series. In 2004 he won the Broken Hill Outback Art Prize.

Frazer’s work is held by the National Gallery of Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria, Art Gallery of NSW, Art Gallery of South Australia & the National Library of Australia, State Library of Victoria, NSW and QLD, Monash University Rare Books Library, Baillieu Library University of Melbourne, Guanlan Culture & Art Center, Shenzen China, Jincheon Print Museum South Korea, London Print Workshop, Chiangmai Contemporary Art Museum, Thailand.

PAST EXHIBITIONS

2021

2019

In Blog

David Frazer ‘All That You’ve Loved’ Exhibition at Trinity College

‘David Frazer is primarily a graphic artist, a printmaker, who in his work creates a little microcosm, or a convincing …

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‘Prints4Ukraine’ at CBD Gallery

Prints by Danielle Creenaune, Simon Fieldhouse, David Frazer, Peter Kingston, Bruce Latimer and Garry Shead are currently on show at …

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David Frazer – Book Launch, ‘More Than Flesh and Bone’

Image above: David Frazer, Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan  More than Flesh and Bone  2022, book cover. Congratulations to David …

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Barbie Kjar – Winner of the 2024 Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing

Image above: Barbie Kjar and her winning work No Expectations  2024 Photograph by Louisa Chircop Congratulations to Barbie Kjar, Winner …

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Michael Buzacott – SLOT Window Gallery 2024

Image above: Michael Buzacott  Olympia  2024  steel  199 x 130 x 69 cm   SLOT is an independent window gallery …

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Heather Shimmen Exhibition Featured in Memo Review

Curator Sheridan Palmer has written an insightful review for Memo Review of Heather Shimmen’s solo exhibition  The Sun Shining Ultravioletly …

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Dale Miles, Stephanie Monteith and David Horton – IGNITE Fundraising Event for Women for Change

Image above: Stephanie Monteith   Box and Crane  2022  graphite on paper  37 x 27 cm Fundraising event for Women for …

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Andrew Antoniou and Barbie Kjar – Finalists in the 2024 Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing

Barbie Kjar  No Expectations  2024  ink, charcoal and conte on Somerset paper  56 x 76 cm Congratulations to Andrew Antoniou …

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Jennifer Keeler Milne – Grafton Regional Gallery

‘Reflecting about the last few years of my practise, I realised that the perspective to which I’m constantly drawn is …

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Deborah Williams in ‘GAZE’ group exhibition – Australian Print Workshop

Deborah Williams  Differences in degree  2016  etching, engraving, aquatint and roulette, edition 20, 53 x 56 cm A selection of works …

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Greg Weight’s portrait of Emily Kam Kngwarray included in NGA exhibition

Image: Professor Fred Myer and curator Kelli Cole pictured at the NGA Artworks L-R: Sandover Map, Cartography © Brenda Thornley …

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Philip Davey – Documentary by Peter M Lamont

Philip Davey, pictured in his studio Filmmaker Peter M Lamont, of Handmade Films, has created a short film focusing on …

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Barbie Kjar & Mary Tonkin – Finalists in the 2024 Rick Amor Drawing Award

Image: Barbie Kjar  The Reach  2023  charcoal and ink on paper  38 x 56 cm Congratulations to Barbie Kjar and …

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