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.

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Geoffrey Ricardo – New Sculpture at ‘Orana’

This incredible new sculpture by Geoffrey Ricardo is currently being installed at the new sustainable housing development ‘Orana’ in Clyde …

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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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Geoffrey Ricardo – Residency at Seaholme Primary School

Geoffrey Ricardo has recently been undertaking a residency at Sealholme Primary School, delivering a series of sound, storytelling and visual …

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Martin King – Splash: McClelland Contemporary Watercolour Award

Martin King  sometimes the blind must lead the blind  2021  watercolour on drafting film and paper  119 x 178 cm Congratulations to Martin King who …

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Graeme Drendel, Cathy Weiszmann and Christine Wrest-Smith – The Naked & Nude Art Prize 2021 Finalists

Image above: Christine Wrest-Smith  Strength and Presence Congratulations to Graeme Drendel, Cathy Weiszmann and Christine Wrest-Smith for being selected as …

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Angus Fisher – Finalist in Environmental Art and Design Prize 2021

Image above: Angus Fisher  Marajo  2020  ink pen and watercolour on paper  55 x 75 cm Australian Galleries is excited to …

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Peter Wegner – Drawn From Life

Image above: Close-up detail of Portrait Magazine featuring Peter Wegner’s drawings of Marg Mossop (2015) and Hilda Heley (2015) In …

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Martin King – Artist Feature

Image above: Martin King  tree of life, unsuccessful species  2021  etching, drypoint, chine collé and hand colouring  edition 3  168 …

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Jazmina Cininas – Eglė and the Iron She-Wolves

Image above: Jazmina Cininas  Trans Baltic-Tasman Crossing  2018  artist book with collage  21 x 14 x 2.5 cm Following an …

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Vale Mandy Martin 1952-2021

Vale Mandy Martin 18th November 1952 – 10th July 2021 Today we farewell artist and friend Mandy Martin. Mandy was a highly …

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Michael Snape – Feature on Archibald Portrait of Stuart Purves

Image above: Artist Michael Snape and Stuart Purves alongside Michael’s Archibald Finalist painting of Stuart Purves. “Stuart Purves has been …

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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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Andrew Antoniou – Finalist in the 2021 KAAF Art Prize

Image above: Andrew Antoniou  Dress Rehearsal  2020  charcoal  146 x 115 cm Congratulations to Andrew Antoniou who has been selected …

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