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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In Blog

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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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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Richard Goodwin’s ‘God in Reverse’ Monograph – Deezen Award Nomination

The graphic design of Richard Goodwin’s celebrated publication ‘God in Reverse: Art, Architecture and Consciousness’ has been internationally recognised in …

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Glenn Morgan – 67th Blake Prize Finalist

Image: Glenn Morgan  High Rise Towers Congratulations to Glenn Morgan who has been selected as a finalist in the 67th …

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Nick Howson – Works Acquired by Parliament House

Image: Nick Howson  Magpie  2019  etching  19.5 cm x 30.0 cm Australian Galleries are delighted to announce that three works …

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Jennifer Keeler-Milne – Elizabeth Fortescue Article on Destination Sydney Exhibition

“An artful collaboration celebrates nature and contemporary female talent across three stunning locations.” Elizabeth Fortescue writes on Destination Sydney: The …

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Jennifer Keeler-Milne – Destination Sydney at S.H. Ervin Gallery

Image: Jennifer Keeler-Milne  Spring Wattle III  2021  oil on canvas  121 x 228 cm Destination Sydney: The natural world is now …

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Geoffrey Bartlett – Newhaven Public Art Commission

We are delighted to share these images from Geoffrey Bartlett with his recently installed sculpture, Alpha, for the Newhaven Public …

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Sidney Nolan: Myth Rider – Tarrawarra Museum of Art

Image above: Sidney Nolan  The Myth Rider  1958-59  polyvinyl acetate on composition board  122 x 152 cm (Copyright the Trustees …

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Jeffrey Smart – National Gallery of Australia

Image above: Jeffrey Smart  Labyrinth  2011  oil on canvas  100 x 100 cm The National Gallery of Australia is today …

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For the Love of Trees – Burrinja’s creative response to the devastating June storm event

Image above: Mary Tonkin  After, Kalorama  2021  oil on linen  183 x 320 cm We are delighted to share this …

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Angus Fisher – Winner of the Hawkesbury Art Prize 2021

Image: Angus Fisher with winning work Carrion #3 at the Hawkesbury Art Prize 2021 A huge congratulations for Angus Fisher who …

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Dianne Fogwell – Artist of the Year, 31st Annual ACT Arts Awards

Image credit: Holly Treadaway Congratulations to printmaker, Dianne Fogwell, who has been announced as Artist of the Year at the …

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