Geoffrey Ricardo

b. 1964

Figurative expressionist printmaker and sculptor Geoffrey Ricardo was born in Victoria and received a Bachelor of Arts from the Chisholm institute and a graduate diploma in printmaking from Monash University. He has held solo exhibitions since 1990 in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. His work has been included in group exhibitions at Monash University, Melbourne; the Print Council of Australia, Melbourne; Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, VIC; Heide Museum of Modern Art, VIC; the Victorian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne and internationally in Tokyo. Ricardo was awarded the National Student Art Prize in 1989, the Mornington Regional Prize in 1994 and the Warrnambool Prize in 1988. He has lectured in printmaking at Monash University, the Victorian College of the Arts, RMIT and the National Art School Summer School. His work is held by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; the Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; the Print Council of Australia, Melbourne and several university and regional collections.

PAST EXHIBITIONS

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In Blog

Geoffrey Ricardo in ‘Wonderment’ – Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop

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