Chris Fussell Crowtrap
 
 
 
 
 
   
 

1947, Born in Speers Point, Lake Macquarie

1960, Won national Henry Lawson Illustration competition

1964-66, Studied full time Diploma Art in Newcastle

1967-68, Continued full time studies at East Sydney Technical College

1969, Taught art with the Education Department

1970-72, Worked as a screen printer

1972-74, Worked as layout artist and animators assistant

1974-75, Travelled overseas

1976-84, Built mudbrick residence and studio in Pokolbin

Participated in many COMPETITIONS and won prizes:

  • 1968, Crest Hotel Kings Cross
  • 1987, Weston Art Show
  • 1983, 86, 89, 90, Cessnock Art Show
  • 1988, Raymond Terrace Art Prize
  • 1990, Singleton Major Art Prize
  • 1998, Menkens Art Award
  • 2003, Artscrawl
  • 2004, Artscrawl (general sec.)

Participated in MIXED EXHIBITION

  • 1987, 88, Raglan Gallery, Manly
  • 1992-2001, Collectors Choice, Von Bertouch Galleries
  • 1994, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney
  • 1993, Hunter Valley Printmakers, Lake Macquarie Regional Gallery
  • 1994-98 , Forgeries of the Masters, Lake Macquarie Regional Gallery
  • 2005 Oriel Gallery, Brisbane
  • 2006 Oriel Gallery, Brisbane

SOLO EXHIBITION

  • 1970, Graduates Club
  • 1988, Morpeth Gallery
  • 1989, Casey Gallery
  • 1994, von Bertouch Galleries - sculpture and paintings
  • 1997, von Bertouch Galleries - sculpture and paintings
  • 2002, von Bertouch Galleries - sculpture and paintings

 COMMISSIONS

  • Gartelmann Winery logo, label and sculpture
  • Peacock Hill label
  • Wandin Valley Winery chandelier
  • Private Portrait Commissions

PUBLICATIONS

  • 1988, Australian artist February
  • 1999, Home Ideas August
  • ‘ Hunter Valley’ Ian Lloyd Productions
  • 2003, Hunter Valley Lifestyle
 

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