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Education

  • National Gallery of Victoria Art School

  • Bachelor of Arts & Crafts and Education, Melbourne University

 

Private and Public Collections

 

  • Tate Gallery, Research Collection, London 

  • St John Ambulance Smibert Collections, WA

  • Gallery Hotel, Singapore

  • Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Australia 

  • China Art Projects collection, Beijing, Hong Kong, London

  • Private collectors in China, Australia, Great Britain


Performance 

 

  • Tony Smibert and Ambre Hammond: Turner and the Sublime (National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of South Australia, 2014)

  • Tony Smibert and Dr Joyce Townsend: Turner the Master (Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, 2014)

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013-2018

2017

2016???

2013

2010

2009

2008

1999

1998

1997

1996

1994-1995

1994

1990

1989

1988

1987

1986

1985

Blackman Art Hotel Gallery, Melbourne

Scotty Exhibition one on Glenferrie Road???

Vermillion Gallery
Aziz Dojo Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
QVI Gallery, Perth, Western Australia
New Gallery UTAS, Tasmania, Australia

Centre Gallery, Singapore
Jenny Pihan Fine Art, Melbourne
Evelyn County Estate Gallery, Melbourne
Parque das Ruihas, Rio de Janiero, Brazil
Junction 8, Singapore
Gallerie Forum West, Salzburg, Austria
Handmark Gallery, Hobart, Australia
Handmark Gallery, Hobart, Australia
“Chiji Collection” Touring Exhibition, Australia, Japan, Europe, USA
Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne, Australia
Sheraton Hotel, Hobart, Australia
Claremont City Gallery, Western Australia
Napa Valley Gallery, California, USA
Handmark Gallery, Hobart, Australia
Raya Gallery, Melbourne
Gallery Two, Launceston, Australia
Gallery Two, Launceston, Australia
Ikeda City Gallery, Ikeda, Japan
Handmark Gallery, Hobart, Australia
Woodside, Western Australia
Connelly-French Gallery, Tasmania, Australia
Handmark Gallery, Hobart, Australia
Raya Gallery, Melbourne
Sheraton Hotel, Hobart, Australia
Crohill Gallery, Tasmania, Australia
Raya Gallery, Melbourne
Huon Gallery, Albury, Australia
Handmark Gallery, Hobart, Australia
Art Stretchers Gallery, Tasmania, Australia      
Art Stretchers Gallery, Launceston, Australia

Selected Group Exhibitions: Asian 

1996

1994-1995

1994

1993

“Tony Smibert: Zen Paintings: Gallerie Forum West”, University of Salzburg, Austria

Smibert/Chiji Kimono Collection touring Australia, Japan, USA and Europe

“The Artists of ROC, USA and Australia, Watercolour Exhibition”, Taipei

“Pacific Watercolour Exhibition”, Taipei, Taiwan

Turner Exhibition Lectures

2012

1999-2000

1999

1998

1997

“Turner Presentation”, Tate Gallery, London

“Flying White Gallerie Kunst-Fehler”, Vienna

“Tao a Forca Parque das Ruinas”, Rio de Janiero, Brazil

“Smibert Watercolours”, Singapore

National Gallery of Australia

Selected Publications

2013

2011

1993-1995

The Tate Watercolour Manual: Lessons from the Great Masters, Tate Publishing

How to Paint Like Turner, Tate Publishing

The Watercolour Apprentice, Australian Artist Publishing

Selected Presentations

2013

2012

1997

Turner at the Tate: The Making of a Master, NGA Canberra, Art Gallery of South Australia, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery

Tate Gallery

Turner NGA Canberra, NGV Melbourne

Selected Bibliography

  • Bowden, Jonathan, “Tony Smibert: Zen and Watercolour”, Craft Arts International, 1996

  • “Flying White: Recent Works by Tony Smibert”, Australian Art Review, 2012

  • Kaye-Eddie, Ian, “The Art of Tony Smibert: The St John Ambulance Collection”, Studio Editions, 2006

  • Sterkhov, Konstantin, “Masters of Watercolour”, Planet Publishing 2014

Other

 

  • Visiting Artist Researcher, Tate Britain, London (2005-2018)

  • A major survey, “Smibert and Turner”, is scheduled at Launceston's Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery for early 2021