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    20.12.18 Adam Pyett in Geelong Gallery Collection 

    Adam Pyett’s painting, Afternoon light in the You Yangs 2018, has been acquired by the Geelong Gallery Collection.

    The work was first exhibited as part of Pyett’s inaugural exhibition with Jan Murphy Gallery in November 2018.

    For more information on the Geelong Gallery Collection, please click here. 

    Image credit: Adam Pyett   Afternoon light in the You Yangs   2018   oil on linen   102.0 x 87.0 cm

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    22.08.18 Adam Pyett in 2018 John Leslie Art Prize

    Adam Pyett is a finalist for the 2018 John Leslie Art Prize at the Gippsland Art Gallery in Sale, Victoria. Adam has been selected for his work, Big tree beside the Yarra at Ivanhoe 2018.

    The acquisitive prize awards $20,000 to the best landscape painting with the winner to be announced by Wellington Shire Council Mayor, Cr. Carolyn Crossley, at the official opening on Friday 21 September 2018.

    2018 John Leslie Art Prize
    Gippsland Art Gallery
    22 September – 25 November 2018

    For more information, please click here.

    Image credit: Adam Pyett   Big tree beside the Yarra at Ivanhoe   2018   oil on linen   137.0 x 122.0 cm

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    01.06.18 Adam Pyett in Artist Profile

    Adam Pyett features in Artist Profile, Issue 43, in an interview with Bridget Macleod.

    The article explores Pyett’s painting practice, both in terms of concept and his painting process.

    Adam Pyett will hold his first exhibition at Jan Murphy Gallery from 30 October – 15 December 2018.

    To read the article, please click here.

    Image credit: Adam Pyett in his studio. Photo: Sean McPhillips

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    15.12.17 Adam Pyett at Gippsland Art Gallery

    Adam Pyett will feature in the inaugural exhibition, Imagine, at the new Gippsland Art Gallery in Sale, Victoria.

    Curated by Simon Gregg, Imagine showcases the capacity of human imagination through 134 works from 81 artists from around the globe spanning five centuries of creation.

    Imagine
    Gippsland Art Gallery
    6 January – 18 March 2018

    For more information, please click here.

    Image credit: Adam Pyett   Narcissus skull (blue)   2007   oil on linen   50.5 x 45.5 cm

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    14.10.17 Adam Pyett at Art Gallery of Ballarat

    Adam Pyett features in group exhibition, Romancing the Skull, at the Art Gallery of Ballarat. Examining the continued symbolic depiction of the skull in art, this exhibition considers the ranging themes of mortality, piracy and rebellion.

    Featuring work by leading Australian contemporary artists alongside a number of international artists, Romancing the Skull also explores the culturally specific use of skull imagery.

    Romancing the Skull
    Art Gallery of Ballarat
    14 October 2017 – 28 January 2018

    For more information, please click here.

    Image credit: Adam Pyett   Vanitas, Ramones   2014   oil on linen   92.0 x 61.0 cm

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    20.05.17 Adam Pyett Solo Survey Exhibition at Geelong Gallery

    Adam Pyett’s solo survey exhibition, Still life painting, is on display at Geelong Gallery. Curated by Lisa Sullivan, the survey spans more than ten years of Pyett’s career and showcases his continued engagement with the still life genre.

    Still life painting ­– Adam Pyett
    Geelong Gallery
    20 May – 16 July 2017

    For more information, please click here.

    To view the exhibition catalogue, please click here.

    Image credit: Installation view of Still life painting at Geelong Gallery. Image courtesy Geelong Gallery. Photo: Andrew Curtis

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    01.09.16 Adam Pyett in 2016 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize

    Adam Pyett is a finalist for the 2016 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize for his work Kangaroo paw 2 2016.

    The biennial prize offers a $30,000 acquisitive award and showcases the best of contemporary Australian painting practice. The judges for the 2016 prize are Victoria Lynn, Director Tarrawarra Museum of Art; Jason Smith, Director, Geelong Gallery; and Lisa Sullivan, Curator Geelong Gallery. The exhibition of finalists work will commence following the winner announcement on opening night.

    2016 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize
    Geelong Gallery
    10 September – 13 November 2016

    For more information, please click here.

    Image credit: Adam Pyett   Kangaroo paw   2016   oil on linen   76.5 x 61.0 cm

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    23.07.16 Adam Pyett at Australian Centre for Contemporary Art

    Contemporary Australian painting will be the focus of a new exhibition at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) in Melbourne. Painting. More Painting will feature the work of over 70 living Australian artists, including Adam Pyett, and aims to reflect upon the medium’s enduring importance.

    Conceived by ACCA Curator Annika Kristensen and Associate Curator Hannah Mathews, and developed in collaboration with ACCAs new Artistic Director/CEO Max Delany, this is the first major institutional exhibition of contemporary Australian painting in over a decade.

    Painting. More Painting will be presented in two chapters across ACCA’s four exhibition galleries. Fourteen artists will be featured in depth with solo presentations in the centre’s smaller galleries, while sixty other painters will be exhibited in a large panoramic display in the larger gallery space.

    Painting. More Painting
    Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
    Chapter 1: 29 July – 28 August 2016
    Chapter 2: 1 – 25 September 2016

    For more information on the exhibition please click here.

    Image credit: Adam Pyett   Silver Princess Gum flowers   2015   oil on linen   76.5 x 61.0 cm

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    25.09.15 Adam Pyett Interviewed by Daily Imprint

    Adam Pyett has been interviewed by Daily Imprint to unpack what makes the talented painter tick.

    To read the interview, please click here.

    Image credit: Adam Pyett   White flowering eucalyptus   2015   oil on linen   76.5 x 66.0 cm

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