Jock Clutterbuck

b. 1945

Jock Clutterbuck is a sculptor and printmaker of national significance, known for his sophisticated abstract forms executed with precision and detail, while still maintaining an impression of underlying esoteric mysticism. From the abstract movement in his beautifully patinated bronze sculpture to the precise script like details in his limited edition prints there is no question that Clutterbuck is a master of his materials, which is evident looking through his oeuvre. Clutterbuck studied sculpture and drawing at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology from 1965 – 66, where he subsequently taught from 1969 – 73 before taking up a role as the lecturer in Sculpture at the Victorian College of the Arts from 1974 – 2000. He is represented in many national and international public art collections including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the National Gallery of Victoria, the Queensland Art Gallery, the BHP Collection, Melbourne University, Monash University and Deakin University. He was awarded the NGV society drawing prize in 1966, the Australian Print Council Prize in 1969 and in 1973, the Geelong Print Prize in 1972, the State Government Bicentenary award for sculpture in 1970, the PCA print prize in 1973, the Fremantle Arts Centre Print Prize in 1976 and the Caulfield Arts Centre Sculpture Award in 1979.

PAST EXHIBITIONS

2015

In Blog

Art in the Vines at Hanging Rock Winery

Image above: Jimmy Rix  St George and the Dragon II  Corten steel Following on from two hugely successful Art in the Vines …

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Artists Announced – Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2020

Image: Peter Lundberg, Return to Sea (2013), bronze, edition 1/2 22 October – 8 November 2020 Sculpture by the Sea returns to the Bondi …

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Burnie Print Prize – 2019 Finalists

Above: David Frazer, The tangled wood (composition I), 2018, etching 80 x 120 cm Congratulations to our artists who have been …

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Dianne Fogwell: In Conversation with the Artist

Dianne Fogwell has been an exhibiting artist since 1979, and is one of the most respected printmakers and artists’ book …

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Rona Green: Just Hanging Around

Image above: Rona Green  Pascal  2017  hand coloured linocut  57 x 57 cm Rona Green is renowned for her strikingly …

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Lorne Sculpture Biennale: Cocktail Party & Fine Art Auction

Image above: Terry Matassoni  What took you so long  2001  lithograph  16 x 21 cm In late January 2021, Lorne …

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Belynda Henry – Arts-Matter Interview

Arts-Matter recently hosted an evening at Australian Galleries to celebrate the opening of Belynda Henry’s current solo exhibition, “To Paint …

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Nick Howson – Melbourne bollards

Nick Howson, renowned for his murals on the streets of Richmond, has recently taken to spray painting the bollards in …

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‘First Light: the art of Peter Kingston’ – S.H Ervin Gallery

Image: Peter Kingston, Lady Herron II (2014), oil on canvas, 111 x 141cm First Light: the art of Peter Kingston …

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National Gallery of Australia – Mandy Martin acquisition

Congratulations to Mandy Martin’s whose powerful and large-scale painting Wanderers in the Desert of the Real: Wallerawang Powerstation has recently …

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Peter Wegner – Before Hand – The private life of a portrait

This wonderful portrait of Professor Graeme Clark by Peter Wegner is now showing in the exhibition Before Hand – The private …

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Jimmy Rix – Parliament House Art Collection acquisition

Jimmy Rix  A Symbiotic Relationship  2018  cast bronze with steel base  47 x 62 x 26 cm  edition 9/9 Congratulations …

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Jennifer Keeler-Milne – Finalist in the Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, SAM

Images: Beetles, bugs and butterflies, charcoal, paper, timber, glass, 7 domes, dimensions variable Jennifer Keeler-Milne’s beautiful work comprised of double …

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