Image credit: Lucy Culliton in her studio at Bibbenluke, 2014. Photo: Caroline West
____________31.08.19 Lucy Culliton in the Brisbane Times and Sydney Morning Herald
Lucy Culliton features in a fantastic article in the Sydney Morning Herald and Brisbane Times today. Writer Caroline Baum discusses Culliton’s life on Bibbenluke, the property in Monaro NSW, where the artist lives and works. Exploring her passion for animals and her day-to-day approach to making new work, the article outlines how her painting practice is tightly interwoven and inspired by her life at Bibbenluke.
As described by the artist, “I’m fast, I can usually do a picture in a day. I’m in the studio by 9am, seven days a week, except when I’m looking after the animals or the garden.”
Image credit: Lucy Culliton Bibbenluke, Autumn 2018 oil on canvas 247.0 x 186.0 cm
____________07.11.18 Lucy Culliton in ‘A Painted Landscape’ Publication
Lucy Culliton features in a new publication, A Painted Landscape, by Amber Creswell Bell.
Published by Thames and Hudson, the book explores the legacy of Australian landscape painting through the works of 50 contemporary Australian landscape painters.
____________23.10.18 Lucy Culliton in 2018 Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award
Lucy Culliton is a finalist in the 2018 Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award at Bega Valley Regional Gallery.
Lucy was selected as one of 35 finalists for her portrait of her partner, Jamie. Held biennially, the Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award offers a $50,000 non-acquisitive prize. The 2018 guest judge is art critic and broadcaster, Dr Andrew Frost, with the winner to be announced at the exhibition launch on Friday 26 October 2018.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton Jamie 2018 oil on canvas 200.0 x 100.0 cm
____________08.08.18 Lucy Culliton in Art Collector
Lucy Culliton features in the Melbourne Art Fair 2018 Special Edition of Art Collector.
In an interview with Helen McKenzie, Culliton discusses the garden scenes and still lifes that form her solo exhibition with Jan Murphy Gallery at Melbourne Art Fair 2018.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton Bibbenluke, autumn 2018 oil on canvas 247.0 x 186.0 cm
____________24.02.18 Lucy Culliton Survey Exhibition
Artist Lucy Culliton has been honoured with a survey exhibition at the New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM) in Armidale NSW.
Caution Wet Paint sees 30 years of Culliton’s career on display, ranging from her early drawings through to more recent large-scale oil paintings. The exhibition will also tour to Shoalhaven Regional Gallery in Nowra from September 2018.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton painting en plein air
____________07.10.17 Lucy Culliton in Art Collector
Art Collector have featured Lucy Culliton’s current exhibition, Bibbenluke Menagerie in an article by Ashley Crawford.
The exhibition is on display until 4 November 2017.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton Budgies and kangaroos 2017 oil on linen 60.0 x 60.0 cm
____________Lucy Culliton Publication
In 2014, Mosman Art Gallery published a catalogue for Lucy Culliton’s survey exhibition, Eye of the Beholder.
The publication features a foreword by John Cheeseman, Director, Mosman Art Gallery, and essays by art critic John McDonald and Katrina Cashman, Assistant Director/Senior Curator, Mosman Art Gallery.
Eye of the Beholder: The Art of Lucy Culliton
Publisher: Mosman Art Gallery, 2014
Soft cover, 88 pp, fully illustrated, colour
29.0 x 24.0 cm
Available: $20 + $10 postage & handling
Please email or phone the gallery on +61 7 3254 1855 to purchase this item.
____________04.10.17 Lucy Culliton in Brisbane News
Lucy Culliton’s upcoming exhibition, Bibbenluke Menagerie, has been featured in an article by Fiona Purdon in the latest issue of Brisbane News.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton Lacey on Caroline’s carpet 2017 oil on canvas 120 x 95.0 cm
____________20.07.17 Lucy Culliton in Archibald Prize 2017
Congratulations to Lucy Culliton who is a finalist in the Archibald Prize 2017 for her portrait of retiring Packing Room Prize Judge, Steve Peters.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton Finished packing 2017 oil on canvas 170.0 x 145.0 cm
____________20.07.17 Lucy Culliton in Wynne Prize 2017
Congratulations to Lucy Culliton who is a finalist in the Wynne Prize 2017 for her work, Love lies bleeding 2017.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton Love lies bleeding 2017 oil on canvas 244.0 x 183.0 cm
____________19.07.17 Lucy Culliton in The Planthunter
Avid gardener Lucy Culliton is featured in a recent article by Georgina Reid for The Planthunter.
Lucy discusses the ups and downs of her horticultural exploits on her rural property, Bibbenluke Lodge, and how gardening complements her painting practice.
Image credit: Lucy and pal at Bibbenluke. Image courtesy of The Planthuner. Photo: Daniel Shipp
____________07.07.17 ‘Artist Profile’ Exhibition at Orange Regional Gallery
Orange Regional Gallery will present a group exhibition of over 140 artists featured in Australian arts publication, Artist Profile over its ten year history.
Curated by Editor Kon Gouriotis, and Deputy Editor, Lucy Stranger, the exhibition, Artist Profile: Australasian Painters 2007-2017 features living painters who have been featured in Artist Profile.
The exhibition includes work by Lucy Culliton, Fiona Lowry, Guy Maestri, Robert Malherbe, Ben Quilty, Victoria Reichelt and Leslie Rice.
Artist Profile: Australasian Painters 2007-2017
Orange Regional Gallery
8 July – 10 September
____________13.04.17 Lucy Culliton in Art Guide Australia
Lucy Culliton features in an article by Briony Downes for Art Guide Australia about artists and their gardens.
Lucy’s country home in Bibbenluke has long been an inspiration in her painting practice.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton’s garden at Bibbenluke
____________01.11.16 Lucy Culliton at National Portrait Gallery
Lucy Culliton’s artworks will feature as part of The Popular Pet Show, curated by Sarah Engledow at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra.
The Popular Pet Show captures the love and joy bought to many of us by our pets through a series of portraits by leading Australian contemporary artists such as Culliton, Nicholas Harding, Fiona McMonagle, William Robinson and Davida Allen.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton in her studio 2016, photo: Mark Mohell.
____________13.10.16 Lucy Culliton on ‘Talking with Painters’ Podcast
Lucy Culliton was interviewed by Maria Stoljar for a podcast episode of Talking with Painters.
Culliton discusses her childhood fascination with drawing horses and how after time some time working in graphic design, she found her way into working as a full time painter.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton with animal friends at Bibbenluke Lodge. Image courtesy of Talking with Painters
____________07.07.16 Lucy Culliton in Archibald Prize 2016
Congratulations to Lucy Culliton who is a finalist in the Archibald Prize 2016 for her self-portrait Lucy with fans 2016.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton Lucy with fans 2016 oil on canvas 170.0 x 170.0 cm
____________07.07.16 Lucy Culliton in Wynne Prize 2016
Congratulations to Lucy Culliton who is a finalist in the Wynne Prize 2016 for her work Monaro –Ando 2016.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton Monaro – Ando 2016 oil on canvas 170.5 x 170.5 cm
____________07.07.16 Lucy Culliton in Sulman Prize 2016
Congratulations to Lucy Culliton who is a finalist in the Wynne Prize 2016 for her work Pigeons 2016.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton Pigeons 2016 oil on canvas 148.5 x 148.5 cm
____________10.06.16 Lucy Culliton in Art of Music 2016
Lucy Culliton has made a new work to be auctioned for the 2016 Art of Music charity auction at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Presented by musician Jenny Morris, Art of Music combines the worlds of art and music and sees artists create unique original artworks inspired by iconic Australasian songs. All works are auctioned at a gala dinner with proceeds going to Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy, a charity that uses music in interactive therapy sessions to assist people with physical and psychological disabilities.
Lucy Culliton has chosen to create a work inspired by Kasey Chambers’ song, Pony.
Other featured artists include Guy Maestri, Alex Seton, Michael Muir, Joan Ross, Nicholas Harding and Christian Thompson, who have each created their own musically inspired work. Ben Quilty has painted a portrait of Morris, and Stan Yarramunua has created a hand crafted didgeridoo.
Art of Music 2016
Grand Court of the Art Gallery of New South Wales
Saturday 18 June
Artwork viewing 6:30pm, Dinner & Auction 7:00pm
Image credit: Lucy Culliton Pony 2016 oil on canvas 110.0 x 91.0 cm
____________13.05.16 Lucy Culliton Introduces New Dog, Mayday
Lucy Culliton lives and works in her Bibbenluke Lodge property in rural New South Wales surrounded by her family of animals. Dogs, ducks, lambs, pigs and many more. She recently had a new addition to the family in the form of the above-pictured puppy, Mayday.
Lucy explained “We got Mayday yesterday. Mayday because my car broke down.”
We can’t wait to hear about who arrives next.
____________07.09.15 Lucy Culliton’s Bibbenluke Lodge on The Generalist
Lucy Culliton’s Bibbenluke Lodge in the Monaro region of New South Wales has been featured in an article on The Generalist.
Discussing the history of the rural property and the surrounding region east of the Snowy Mountains, the article explores how Lucy has created a unique living arrangement for herself and her beloved animals.
An old farm barn now functions as Lucy’s painting studio while manicured gardens spawn the flowers that inspire many of her beautiful paintings.
Image courtesy of The Generalist
____________25.10.14 Survey Exhibition at Mosman Art Gallery
Lucy Culliton has been honoured with a survey exhibition of her work at Sydney’s Mosman Art Gallery.
Eye of the Beholder: The Art of Lucy Culliton features over 100 works by the acclaimed painter spanning the duration of her career to date. Culliton won the Mosman Art Prize in 2000, which assisted her in continuing to grow her art practice. As such, Mosman Art Gallery seems a fitting place to house the survey of the artist’s work.
The works displayed, drawn from public and private collections, showcases all aspects of Culliton’s painting practice.
Eye of the Beholder: The Art of Lucy Culliton
Mosman Art Gallery
20 September – 30 November 2014
Image credit: Lucy Culliton Self with cock 2005 oil on canvas 75.0 x 60.0 cm
____________18.07.14 Lucy Culliton in Artist Profile
Lucy Culliton has been featured by Artist Profile in an interview with Owen Craven.
In the interview, Lucy discusses her approach to painting, the uniqueness of her rural lifestyle and the influence of other artists. She also speaks about her time at art school and the previous ten years in which she worked as a graphic designer; all of which contributed to her success as a painter.
Image courtesy of Artist Profile
____________19.07.13 Lucy Culliton in Wynne Prize 2013
Lucy Culliton has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Wynne Prize 2013 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Her work, titled Table Cape 2013 depicts a tulip farm in Tasmania of the same name. The honest landscape work appears almost abstract at first glance, with bold rows of colour generated by the blooming tulips spanning the width of the canvas. The atmospheric haze of the background reins the viewer’s eye back to the reality of the scene.
Image credit: Lucy Culliton Table Cape 2013 oil on canvas 170.0 x 170.0 cm
____________Lucy Culliton in The Sydney Morning Herald
The artwork and rural lifestyle of painter Lucy Culliton has been explored in The Sydney Morning Herald.
In an article by Nikki Barrowclough, Culliton explains how she manages to perpetuate her painting practice alongside her other interests at her Bibbenluke home in country New South Wales.
Image courtesy of The Sydney Morning Herald