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

2019

In Blog

G.W. Bot and David Frazer – 2021 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Image above: David Frazer  Waiting for Rain (panel 1, 2nd state)  2013  linocut  edition 50  51.5 x 48 cm Congratulations …

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David Frazer – Love Letter artist book

Image above: David Frazer  Love Letter  linocut, wood engraving, letter press, typeset, hand bound book edition 20  29 x 20 …

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Rosalind Atkins, Philip Davey, David Frazer and Mary Tonkin – The Big Tree and Other Landscapes From the Whitehorse Art Collection

Image above: Mary Tonkin  Crack, Kalorama  2012  oil on linen  62 x 68 cm Featuring a selection of artworks from …

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Petrus Spronk – My Life As An Artist in 8 Short Stories & Book Launch

You are warmly invited to attend a special event hosted by the formidable and beloved Petrus Spronk. Presented as a …

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Jimmy Rix – Sculpture on the Farm 2021

Image: Jimmy Rix  A Symbiotic Relationship  2021  Corten steel  edition of 4 + 1 AP  194 x 265 x 115 cm …

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Geoffrey Ricardo – Winner, 2021 Peebles Print Prize

Image above: Geoffrey Ricardo  A brief history of nonsense  aquatint, drypoint and etching  edition 10  50 x 50 cm Congratulations to …

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Camie Lyons – Residency at Umbi Gumbi 2020-21

Camie Lyons spoke with Australian Galleries on her residency at Umbi Gumbi 2020 and 2021. “I could return to this …

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Winsome Jobling – Ecologies of Change

Image above: Winsome Jobling  No planet B  2021  handmade papers, drypoint and stitching  40 x 30 cm We are delighted …

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Rosalind Atkins, Winsome Jobling and Glenda Orr – Banyule Award for Works on Paper 2021

Image above: Rosalind Atkins  Considering the tree  2020  engraving  edition 8  80 x 60 cm Congratulations to Rosalind Atkins, Winsome Jobling …

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Angus Fisher – Finalist in the Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize

Image: Angus Fisher  Don’t mention the Peacock  2020  graphite on paper  53 x 65 cm Australian Galleries is proud to …

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Danielle Creenaune, Martin King and Stephanie Monteith- Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award 2021

Image above: Danielle Creenaune  Epic  2021  lithography and Mokulito  107 x 177 cm Congratulations to Danielle Creenaune, Martin King and Stephanie …

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William Robinson – ‘Nocturne’ at William Robinson Gallery, QUT

Image: William Robinson  Bathers at Night  1984  oil on canvas  137 cm x 188 cm William Robinson: Nocturne William Robinson …

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Rosalind Atkins and Glenda Orr – ‘Bookish’ Exhibition of Contemporary Artists’ Books

Image above: Glenda Orr  Measured Distancing O&X Games  digital prints on acid free paper, folded and glued format, tape measure …

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