Dale Cox

b. 1969

Painter Dale Cox completed a Bachelor Fine Arts at RMIT University in 1990. His acrylic on canvas works are meticulously rendered interpretations of the Australian landscape and his ‘Mickey’ sculptures are humorous critiques of popular culture, history and religion. Cox’s recent exhibition, Supermankind, presented a timely continuation of the artist’s explorations into environmental and anthropological themes; investigating the urgency of the climate crisis and man’s impact on the ancient ecology of this planet.

Cox’s works have been exhibited in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia. Most recently, Cox has been a finalist in the 2019 R&M McGivern Prize, in which he was the winner of the People’s Choice Award. In 2019 he was also a finalist in the Tattersalls Invitational Art Prize for Landscape. In 2013 he was awarded First Prize in the Melbourne Savage Club Art Prize. His work is represented in numerous collections across Australia, including Deakin University, Melbourne; Artbank, Sydney; the Art Gallery of Ballarat, Victoria; Parliament House, Canberra; and the National Australia Bank Corporate Collection, among others.

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Print-Making in the Collection – Gippsland Art Gallery

Image above: Publication cover detail,  featuring Wayne Viney  Clearing storm  2000  monotype on paper  17.5 x 17.4 cm A number …

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Skeleton Landscapes: Dale Cox on Responding to Climate Change Through Art

Earlier this year, Dale Cox’s exhibition Supermankind captured the attention of audiences with its profoundly relevant timing. The exhibition continued the …

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Dale Cox and Sarah Tomasetti – Finalists in the 2019 R&M McGivern Prize

Sarah Tomasetti, Outer Kora (2019), oil on fresco plaster on muslin, 80 x 99 cm Congratulations to Dale Cox and …

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Greg Weight – Finalist in The Olive Cotton Award 2021

Image above: Greg Weight  Harry Highpants with Seated Figure  ink jet on cotton rag  70 x 100 cm Greg Weight …

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Danielle Creenaune Elected Member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers UK

Image above: Danielle Creenaune  Silent falls: Carrington  2020  stone lithograph and chine collé  edition 12  52 x 43 cm Congratulations to …

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Salon des Refusés 2021

Image above: Rodney Pople  Monkey Man  2021  portrait of Euan Macleod  oil on linen  201 x 134 cm.   Australian …

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Congratulations to Peter Wegner – Winner of the Archibald Prize 2021

Above image: Peter Wegner  Portrait of Guy Warren at 100  oil on canvas  120.5 x 151.5 cm Peter Wegner has won …

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Greg Weight – Finalist in Still: National Still Life Award 2021

Image above: Greg Weight  Everything Past is Almost Forgotten  permanent pigment print on cotton rag paper  60 x 90 cm …

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Geoffrey Ricardo – Lorne Sculpture Biennale 2021

Later this year, Geoffrey Ricardo will feature in the 2021 Lorne Sculpture Biennale. The following artist profile provides an introduction …

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Julian Twigg – Albany Artist in Residence

Celebrated maritime artist, Julian Twigg has recently completed a month long artist residency in Albany, Western Australia. The artist-in-residence program …

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Jennifer Keeler-Milne – Sydney Morning Herald Article by Steve Meacham, June 1 2021

Image above: Jennifer Keeler-Milne in her studio in Newtown (Photograph: Nick Moir) In anticipation of her upcoming exhibition, ‘Autumn & …

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Jock Clutterbuck – Review of ‘Wisdom Journey: Prints and Sculpture 1967-72’

Image above courtesy of Sasha Grishin and Lyn McNally We are delighted to share Sasha Grishin’s insightful review of Jock …

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Finalists announced – Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2021

Image above: Peter Wegner  Portrait of Guy Warren at 100  oil on canvas  120.5 x 151.5 cm Congratulations to Graeme …

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