Michelle Hiscock

b. 1968

Michelle Hiscock trained at the Canberra School of Art, Australian National University, graduating in 1991. Her early work, of small but powerfully evocative landscapes, was well received by both collectors and critics, and she has continued since then to develop her pictorial language, exploring the traditions of classical landscape from a contemporary perspective. Both her practice and her research have informed the lectures and master classes for which she is widely known at the National Art School and the Art Gallery of NSW.

Michelle has lived in Japan and France and travelled widely in Europe and especially Italy. She has held solo exhibitions in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, and has been a finalist in several prestigious art prizes such as the Portia Geach Memorial Award, NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize and Gallipoli Art Prize. Michelle was awarded the inaugural artist in residence at St Albans in NSW, and has taken part in group shows around Australia as well as in London and Switzerland. In 2017, Hiscock travelled with a group of 12 artists to the Western Front, which resulted in the NSW regional touring exhibition Salient: Contemporary Artists at the Western Front. In 2019, Michelle held her first regional solo exhibition at Shoalhaven Regional Gallery titled ‘Two Rivers’.

 

VIDEOS:

Opening Night, Australian Galleries Sydney, 2021

Anatomy of oil painting, Art Gallery of NSW, 2015

Art After Hours: Richard Glover interviews en plein air artists, Art Gallery of NSW, 2008

 

PAST EXHIBITIONS

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In Blog

Raymond Arnold, Michelle Hiscock and Mary Tonkin – Finalists in the 2021 Hadley’s Art Prize

Image above: Mary Tonkin  King wave, Kalorama  2019  oil on linen  69 x 139 cm (photograph by Matthew Stanton) Congratulations …

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Michelle Hiscock – 2021 Gallipoli Art Prize

Image above: Michelle Hiscock  Menin Gate  2021  oil on linen  61 x 75 cm Congratulations to Michelle Hiscock who has …

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Michelle Hiscock – Finalist in the 2020 Portia Geach Memorial Award

Image: Michelle Hiscock,The Flâneur, oil on linen, 50 x 40cm Congratulations to Michelle Hiscock, who has been selected as a finalist …

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Raymond Arnold, Rosalind Atkins, Dianne Fogwell and David Frazer – WAMA Art Prize Finalists

Congratulations to Raymond Arnold, Rosalind Atkins, Dianne Fogwell and David Frazer on being selected as finalists in the inaugural WAMA …

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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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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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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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