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

PAST EXHIBITIONS

2016

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Paul Guest Prize Finalists- Graeme Drendel, Barbie Kjar & Terry Matassoni

Congratulations to Graeme Drendel, Barbie Kjar & Terry Matassoni, finalists in the 2018 Paul Guest Prize at Bendigo Art Gallery …

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Greg Weight – Finalist in the 2019 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture

Greg Weight, Den, Across the Old Table (2017), inkjet print Congratulations to Greg Weight for his poignant portrait ‘Den, Across …

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Sasha Grishin Review – John Wolseley, Mulkun Wirrpanda & Mary Tonkin

Image: Two old artists looking for shellfish – John Wolseley and Mulkun Wirrpanda, opening, Australian Galleries. All photos courtesy of …

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David Frazer winning work in the 2019 Cossack Art Awards

David Frazer, The Tangled Wood (Composition I), 2018, etching, edition 40, 80cm x 120cm Congratulations to David Frazer, winner of …

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