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

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For the Love of Trees – Burrinja’s creative response to the devastating June storm event

Image above: Mary Tonkin  After, Kalorama  2021  oil on linen  183 x 320 cm We are delighted to share this …

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David Frazer – Artist Profile Feature

We are delighted to share Artist Profile’s feature on David Frazer’s artist book ‘Love Letter’, featured as a part of …

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David Frazer – ‘The artist turning Nick Cave songs into wood engravings’, Sydney Morning Herald

David Frazer’s latest artist book, Love Letter, has recently been featured in the Sydney Morning Herald in an article written …

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Geoffrey Bartlett – Newhaven Public Art Commission

We are delighted to share these images from Geoffrey Bartlett with his recently installed sculpture, Alpha, for the Newhaven Public …

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Sidney Nolan: Myth Rider – Tarrawarra Museum of Art

Image above: Sidney Nolan  The Myth Rider  1958-59  polyvinyl acetate on composition board  122 x 152 cm (Copyright the Trustees …

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Jeffrey Smart – National Gallery of Australia

Image above: Jeffrey Smart  Labyrinth  2011  oil on canvas  100 x 100 cm The National Gallery of Australia is today …

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Angus Fisher – Winner of the Hawkesbury Art Prize 2021

Image: Angus Fisher with winning work Carrion #3 at the Hawkesbury Art Prize 2021 A huge congratulations for Angus Fisher who …

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Dianne Fogwell – Artist of the Year, 31st Annual ACT Arts Awards

Image credit: Holly Treadaway Congratulations to printmaker, Dianne Fogwell, who has been announced as Artist of the Year at the …

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Martin King – Finalist in the 2021 Grace Cossington Smith Art Award

Image above: Martin King  Hoodwinks and lyres, the moment  2019  graphite and watercolour on drafting film and paper  110 x …

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August Carpenter – Artist Profile Feature

Image above: August Carpenter  The Actions of Storms; sleep movements  2021  monotype on 250gsm Velin Arches paper  120 x 80 …

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Michael Le Grand – Winner 2021 Deakin University Small Sculpture Award

Image above: Michael Le Grand  Transit  2021  painted steel  12 x 22 x 13 cm Congratulations to Michael Le Grand …

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En Plein Air at Tower Hill

The Warrnambool Art Gallery (WAG) will celebrate the early days of summer this year and invite you to the Wallawar …

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Artists For Kids Culture – Annual Art Auction

This years’ Artists For Kids Culture Art Auction will include artworks by Rosalind Atkins, Rona Green, Martin King, Lewis Miller, …

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