Richard Goodwin

b. 1953

Architect and public artist Richard Goodwin received a degree in architecture from the University of New South Wales in 1978 and later completed a Masters Degree in Architecture at RMIT in 2000. He has held solo exhibitions in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and at several regional galleries. His work has been included in group exhibitions including Australian Perspecta at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in 1991 and 1997, the National Sculpture Prize at the National Gallery of Australia in 2001 and internationally in Tokyo and Germany.

He has completed several significant public commissions at locations including Sydney Harbour and was awarded the Sydney Walter Sculpture Prize in 2003 and the Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award in 2004. Goodwin lectured at the College of Fine Arts in Sydney between 1986 and 1983 and has been professor of Fine Arts at the institution since 2000. His work is held by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Artbank, Sydney; several regional galleries and internationally in Germany and New Zealand. Two monographs of the artists work have been published; first in 1991 and recently in 2019.

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Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2023

Image above: Ayako Saito  Lunar Shadow  2019. Installation view at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, 2023. Photo by Jessica Wyld. …

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‘Sculpture by the Sea’ – on until 7 November

Image above: installation view, Camie Lyons  Impromptu Making and Shadow  steel, paint  350 x 250 x 190 cm. Australian Galleries …

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S.H. Ervin – Tree of Life: a testament to endurance

Above Image: Mary Tonkin  Madre, Kalorama  2008  oil on linen  244 x 508 cm   Australian Galleries Artists G.W. BOT, …

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Holly Grace & Sarah Tomasetti – Finalists in the 2024 Fleurieu Biennale Art Prize

Image above: Sarah Tomasetti From Balpatta X 2024 145 x 150 cm pigment oil and marble dust on fresco Congratulations to Holly …

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2024 Salon des Refusés at S.H. Ervin Gallery

Image above (left to right): Graeme Drendel Portrait of Rick  2024 oil on canvas 41 x 31 cm | Michelle Hiscock …

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Janet Luxton – Finalist in the Artists for Conservation International Exhibition

Image above:  Janet Luxton  Giant Australian Cuttlefish  2021  oil on canvas  120x160cm Congratulations to Janet Luxton who has had two …

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Wayne Eager – Interview in Studio National

Above image: Wayne Eager, Allegory I  2023 oil on linen 95 x 133 cm Wayne Eager was interviewed by Janet …

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Omina Art Prize Finalists – Kate Hudson, Martin King, Robin Stewart and Marina Strocchi

Image above: Marina Strocchi The vineyards of Madden’s Lane 2023 acrylic on linen 122 x 152 cm Congratulations to Kate …

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Jennifer Keeler-Milne – Ravenswood Art Prize Finalist

Congratulations to Jennifer Keeler – Milne for being selected as a finalist in the Ravenswood Art Prize 2024 for her …

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Introducing the Sydney Stock Rooms

Australian Galleries is thrilled to introduce our most recent gallery space ~ the Sydney Stock Rooms. Located directly opposite our …

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Jimmy Rix interview for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2024

In a fascinating artist interview for Sculpture by the Sea,  Jimmy Rix shares insights into the themes which inspired his …

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Julian Twigg ‘Long Haul’ – short film and interview by Peter Lamont

Portrait of Julian Twigg by Peter Lamont Filmmaker Peter Lamont of Handmade Films has created a wonderful short film on …

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Congratulations Martin King – Finalist in The Alice Prize

Martin King  ledger of the lost years ‘24 and ‘25′  N.D  graphite, watercolour and gouache on drafting film and paper  …

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