Terry Matassoni

b. 1959

Painter Terry Matassoni completed a Diploma of Fine Art in 1980 and a postgraduate diploma in art in 1982 at the Victorian College of the Arts, and later a Master of Fine Art at Deakin University in 2001. He has held solo exhibitions in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Fremantle, Italy and Auckland, New Zealand, and in group shows in Toronto, Denmark, Berlin and Chicago. In 1992 he painted a tram for the Victorian Ministry of the Arts and was artist in residence at St John Baptiste College in New York in 1993. In 2003 a retrospective of his work was held at the Deakin University Stonington Stables. Matassoni was awarded the Sir Russell Drysdale Memorial Prize for Drawing in 1981 and the Broadford Prize in 1987. In 2012 he had a major curated exhibition spanning 23 years of work at The Maroondah Art Gallery. His work is held by the National Gallery of Victoria, VIC Heide Museum of Modern Art, VIC, The Museum of New Zealand , the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Artbank, Sydney; the Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, and several regional and university

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Graeme Drendel, Terry Matassoni and Lewis Miller – Finalists in the Doug Moran Portrait Prize

Australian Galleries is pleased to announce that Graeme Drendel, Terry Matassoni and Lewis Miller have been selected as Finalists in …

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Maryanne Coutts and Terry Matassoni Finalists in The 2022 Paul Guest Prize

Above image: Terry Matassoni  Lockdown  2021-22  pencil on paper  76 x 102 cm     Congratulations to Maryanne Coutts and …

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‘Extinct’ – Artistic Impressions of Our Lost Wildlife

Image above: Sue Anderson  Christmas Island Pipistrelle  coloured pencil on paper  30.5 x 22 cm ‘Extinct’ is a recently published book by …

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Deborah Williams, Martin King and Phillip Edwards – finalists in Pro Hart Outback Art Prize

Image above: Deborah Williams The air smells different 2023 aquatint intalgio 53×39.5cm Congratulations to Deborah Williams, Martin King and Phillip …

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Salvatore Zofrea – ‘From the Collection: Jagath Dheerasekara & Salvatore Zofrea’ at Campbelltown Arts Centre

Image above: Salvatore Zofrea Catching fire-flies in summer from the series Appassionata: one hundred woodcuts no.15. 1994–1999  Jelutong woodblock  40 …

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Collection in focus: Golburn Regional Gallery

Image above: Collection in focus exhibition image from Golburn Regional Gallery Collection in focus: Golburn Regional Gallery 5 July — …

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Jenny Rodgerson & Peter Wegner – Finalists in The Lester Prize 2024

Above image details: Jenny Rodgerson Mum’s orange cardigan  2024 oil on linen 60 x 40 cm Congratulations to Jenny Rodgerson and …

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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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