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

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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Jock Clutterbuck – Wisdom Journey: Prints and Sculpture 1967-1972

Image above: Jock Clutterbuck  Pool  1971  etching and colour stencil on paper  edition 15  74.8 x 49.5 cm Jock Clutterbuck …

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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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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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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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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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