ANDREW BONNEAU

ARTIST

To connect more fully to the disciplines of traditional drawing and painting, he studied for three years under Jacob Collins at the Grand Central Academy of Art in New York.

 

His subject matter ranges from portraits, figures, still life and landscapes, and his work is characterised by the unique perception and delicacy he brings to each of these genres.

 

Andrew has been selected as finalist for many national painting awards, including  the Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, the Stanthorpe Regional Gallery Art Prize,  the Benalla Nude Art Prize, the Percival National Portrait Prize and the Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize.  He has been twice selected as a finalist for the AME Bale Travelling Art Scholarship and three times for the Moran Portrait Prize.  He was recently selected as a finalist for the Archibald Prize for2017.

 

He has exhibited in group and solo shows in Australia, Dubai and The United States and has work in private and public collections around the world.

 

Andrew is available for portraiture commissions and welcomes your inquiries..

 

Email: andrewbonneau@hotmail.com

 

Curriculum Vitae

Andrew Bonneau      (Born- 1981)

 

Education

 

2001-2003 Bachelor of Fine Art, National Art School, Sydney

2004-2006 Private study of Pre 20th Century Painting Techniques with Charlie Sheard, Sydney

2004-2007 Part time studies at Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney

2010-2013- Core Program at the Water Street Atelier, Grand Central Academy of Art, New York

 

Selected Exhibitions

 

2001- Student Exhibition, National Art School, Sydney

2002- Student Exhibition, National Art School, Sydney

2003- Figure it Out- Life Drawing Exhibition, National Art School, Sydney

2003- Inaugural Art on the Rocks Exhibition, The Rocks, Sydney

2003 -Degree Show, National Art School, Sydney

2004- New Talent- Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

2004- I love a Sunburnt Country- Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

2005- Still Life- Robin Gibson Gallery Sydney

2006- Charlie Sheard Studio School 3rd Year Exhibition MLC Gallery, Sydney

2007- Drawn from Life Exhibition- Alpha Gallery, Newtown

2008- Lloyd Rees Youth Art Prize Sydney

2008- Shotgun Exhibition- Alpha Gallery, Newtown

2009- Making Waves Exhibition, GEMS World Academy, Dubai

2010- Group Exhibition- MLC Gallery, Sydney

2011- Student Exhibition- Grand Central Academy of Art, New York, NY

2012- Student Exhibition- Grand Central Academy of Art, New York, NY

2012- Group Exhibition- Institute of Classical Art and Architecture, New York, NY

2012- AME Bale Travelling Art Scholarship Exhibition, Melbourne, VIC

2013- Moran Portrait Prize Exhibition, Juniper Hall, Sydney, NSW

2013- I am Man Exhibition, Cell Gallery, Cairns, QLD

2013- Paper, Works on and of, Tanks Art Centre, Cairns, QLD

2014- Gympie Regional Gallery Portrait Prize Exhibition, QLD

2014- Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize Exhibition, Adelaide Perry Gallery, NSW

2014- Stanthorpe Regional Gallery Art Prize Exhibition, Stanthorpe, QLD

2014- Benalla Nude Art Prize Exhibition, Benalla Regional Gallery, VIC

2014- Mandorla Art Award Exhibition, Perth, WA

2014- Perc Tucker Portrait Prize Exhibition, Perc Tucker Gallery, QLD

2014- Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize Exhibition, Bega, NSW

2014- Black Swan Portrait Prize, Perth, WA

2014- “Deconstructing Bloke” Exhibition, Cell Art Space, Cairns, QLD

2014- AME Bale Travelling Art Scholarship Exhibition, Melbourne, VIC

2015- “Emerging Contemporaries” Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns, QLD

2015- “Collectable Art” Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns, QLD

2015- Black Swan Portrait Prize, Perth, WA

2015- Group exhibition at St John of God Hospital, Perth WA

2015- Moran Portrait Prize Exhibition, Juniper Hall, Sydney, NSW

2016- "Four Finalists" Group exhibition at Juniper Hall, Sydney, NSW

2016- Moran Portrait Prize Exhibition, Juniper Hall, Sydney, NSW

2016- Solo exhibition at Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns, QLD

2017- Solo exhibition at Sydney Grammar School, Sydney, NSW

2017- Archibald Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW

 

Awards and Recognition

 

2003- "New Talent" Award, Robin Gibson Exhibition Award, National Art School BFA Graduation, Sydney

2003- Finalist in Inaugural Art on the Rocks Prize, Sydney

2012- Finalist in AME Bale Travelling Art Scholarship, Melbourne

2013- Finalist in Moran Portrait Prize, Sydney

2014- Finalist in Gympie Regional Gallery Portrait Prize, Gympie QLD

2014- Finalist in Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, Sydney NSW

2014- Finalist in Stanthorpe Regional Gallery Art Prize, Stanthorpe NSW

2014- Finalist in Benalla Nude Art Prize, Benalla VC

2014- Finalist in Perc Tucker Portrait Prize, Townsville QLD

2014- Finalist in the Mandorla Art Award, Perth, WA

2014- Finalist in Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize, Bega NSW

2014- Winner- Highly Commended in Black Swan Portrait Prize, Perth WA

2014- Finalist in AME Bale Travelling Art Scholarship (Scholarship category), Melbourne, VIC

2014- Finalist- Finalist in AME Bale Travelling Art Scholarship (Painting category),    Melbourne, VIC

2014- Finalist in AME Bale Travelling Art Scholarship (Drawing category), Melbourne, VIC

2015- Selected for “Emerging Contemporaries” exhibition in Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns, QLD.

2015- Finalist in Black Swan Portrait Prize, Perth WA

2015- Selected for exhibition at St John of God Hospital, Perth WA

2015- Finalist in Moran Portrait Prize, Sydney

2016- Two month residency at Grand Central Atelier, New York City, NY

2016- Selected for group exhibition at Juniper Hall, Sydney, NSW

2016- Selected for solo exhibition at Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns, QLD

2016- Finalist in Moran Portrait Prize, Sydney, NSW

2017- Artist in Residence, Sydney Grammar School, Sydney, NSW

2017- Finalist in Archibald Prize, Sydney, NSW

 

 

Andrew Bonneau (born 1981) is an emerging artist whose work reflects a deep sensitivity to the forms of nature and the subtlety of light, embodying many of the qualities of the European realist tradition

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Andrew earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts at The National Art School in Sydney and later studied at both The Charlie Sheard Studio School and the Julian Ashton Art School.

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