Curriculum Vitae

1938

born Kisumu, Kenya

1951

sent to school in England

1958-62

studied painting, Chelsea School of Art, London

1962

arrived in Australia, July
“Drawings and Paintings by George Haynes” – PatchTheatre, Perth

1963

“Perth Prize” – Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA)
“Paintings From the West: 14 West Australian Painters” – Museum of Modern Art and Design, Melbourne

1963-75

exhibited annually at the Skinner Galleries, Perth

1964-85

teaching painting and drawing at Perth Technical College, West Australian Institute of Technology, Curtin University, Claremont School of Art, UWA summer schools, Albany summer schools, Darlington studio summer schools, Kalgoorlie College

1964-70

Darlington Annual Arts and Crafts Fair

1964

“Australian Painting: 19th and 20th Centuries” touring New Zealand

1965

“John McCaughey Memorial Prize Competition” Art Gallery of NSW

1966-79

“Perth Prize For Drawing” AGWA

1966

received Painting Prize, University of WA

1967

founding member CATS – Children’s Activity Time Society, Perth

1968

assisted by Marcus Collins constructed the first geodesic dome in WA
“George Haynes Paintings” Watters Gallery, Sydney.

1970

“Perth Prize for Drawing – International” AGWA
“Invitation Exhibition” WAIT

1972

“Sir William Angliss Memorial Art Prize” Melbourne. Sreceived prize for ‘Deep End’
“Georges’ Invitation Art Prize” Georges Gallery, Melbourne
“George Haynes” South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne
“3rd Invitation Exhibition” WAIT

1972

six month residency, Power Bequest Studio, Paris

1974


“West Australian Artists 1974”
“Young Contemporaries” Undercroft Gallery, UWA
“Ten Australians” circulated over two years with showings in Paris, Stuttgart, Venice, Milan, Florence, Rome. ‘Red Nude’ featured on poster.

1975

received Murdoch University Art Prize. Perth
“Perth Prize for Drawing – International” AGWA

1976

Gallery G, Perth opening group show
“George Haynes” Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne
“George Haynes, Paintings” Solander Gallery, Canberra.
“Ten West Australian Artists” AGWA
“George Haynes / Anne Maughan / Trevor Vickers” UWA Undercroft

1977

Hogarth Galleries, Sydney

1977-96

exhibited with Greenhill Galleries, Perth and Adelaide



1978

“Perth Survey of Drawing: Contemporary Australian Drawings” Art Galleries of WA, Queensland, and New South Wales.
Six months’ residency in the Pilbara, WA Arts Council

1980

elected President, Artists’ Union, Perth but later resigned
appointed WA representative, Visual Arts Board, Australia Council.
“Australian Painters and Printmakers” Fremantle City Gallery

1981

“George Haynes – Paintings and Drawings” Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney

1982

“An Art Auction of George Haynes Paintings and Drawings” PIFT, Freo
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two month visit to Thailand
founding member of Nexus (later Praxis)
‘Critic’s Choice’ AGWA
“The Joe and Rose Skinner Bequest” Undercroft Gallery, UWA

1983

opened new studio in Walker Street, South Fremantle, with an exhibition

“Festival of Perth Invitation Drawing Award” received the award

“Figures and Faces Drawn from Life” Heide Gallery, Melbourne

1984

15 months teaching in Kalgoorlie
“Form, Image. Sign” AGWA
“Fremantle Prize for Drawing” received the prize

1985

“Festival Exhibition” His Majesty’s Theatre, Perth
“Festival of Perth Invitation Drawing Award” received the award
“Artists Self-Portraits” Fremantle Arts Centre
“George Haynes Drawings and Linocuts” Fremantle Arts Centre
“Mandorla Art Prize” New Norcia

1986

founding member Margaret River Arts Foundation
“Contemporary Australian Watercolours and Drawings”  David Jones Gallery Sydney
Fremantle Prize for Drawing
“BP Australia Art Award” AGWA
“Fremantle / Newport Exchange” Fremantle Arts Centre & Newport, USA

1987

“The Fremantle Dozen” Fremantle Art Gallery
received WA Creative Development Fund Grant
“George Haynes Drawings” David Jones Art Gallery, Sydney

1988

“George Haynes: A Survey, 3 Decades of Painting” AGWA
three months’ painting trip to the Kimberleys

1991

six months drawing / painting trip to France

1992

“The Draughtsman’s Contract” – inaugural Mark Howlett Foundation Fellowship

1993

six month painting trip to UK

1997

six month painting trip to New Zealand
Jonathon Grant Galleries, Auckland

1998-2001

exhibited with Perth Galleries

2001-2-5

exhibited at The Works, Fremantle

2003-4-5

exhibited in Spearwood studio

2006-7-8

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi and Cottesloe, received the Judges’ Award 2006 Cottesloe

2009

exhibited at The Moore’s Building, Fremantle

2011

“Out of the West’ - National Gallery of Australia - group show.
Exhibition at The Moore’s Building, Fremantle

2011

Exhibition at the Moore’s Building, Fremantle

Representation

National Gallery of Australia

Art Gallery of Western Australia

Art Gallery of New South Wales

National Gallery of Victoria

Artbank

University of Western Australia

Curtin University, WA

Edith Cowan University, WA

Murdoch University, WA

Adelaide University

Australian National University

University of Texas, USA

Kalgoorlie College, WA

Central Metropolitan College of TAFE, Perth

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, WA

Royal Perth Hospital, WA

BankWest

Wesfarmers

SGIO

Comalco, USA

Cape Mentelle Winery, WA

Houghton’s Wines, WA

Christchurch Grammar School, WA

The White House collection, USA

plus numerous corporate and private collections in Australia, New Zealand, UK, France

Selected Bibliography

Publications

Bond, Anthony
Form, Image, Sign – Biannual Survey of Contemporary Australian Art, no.3
Perth, AGWA, 1984

Bonython, Kim
Modern Australian Painting 1950 – 1975
Adelaide, Rigby, 1980

Bonython, Kim
Modern Australian Painting 1975 – 1980
Adelaide, Rigby, 1980

Chapman, Barbara
The Rural & Industries Bank of Western Australia Art Collection
Perth, R & I Bank, 1988

Contemporary Australian Drawing 1978
Perth, WA Art Gallery, 1978

Germaine, Max
Artists and Galleries of Australia
Sydney, Boolarong Publications, 1984


Germaine, Max
Artists and Galleries of Australia and New Zealand
Sydney,Lansdowne Editions, 1979

Haynes, George
Kokoshka’s Painting
London, Chelsea School of Art, 1961

Hawthorn, Bill
Some Contemporary Western Australian Painters and Sculptors
Nedlands, Apollo Press, 1982

Horton, Mervyn
Present Day Art in Australia
Sydney, Ure Smith, 1969

Jasas, Richard
CRITICS CHOICE
Perth, AGWA, 1982

McCaughy, Patrick
Ten Australians: Europe 1974 – 1975
Sydney, Visual Arts Board, Australian Council for the Arts, 1975

McCulloch, Alan
Encyclopaedia of Australian Art
2nd Edition, Hawthorn, Hutchinson of Australia, 1984

Mason, Murray
Contemporary Western Australian Painters and Printmakers
Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1979

Millar, Ronald W
Civilised Magic: An Interpretive Guide to Australian Paintings
London, Thames and Hudson, 1975

Small, Alison
Art and Artists of Australia
South Melbourne, MacMillan, 1981

The Foulkes Taylor Years
Western Australian Institute of Technology, Perth, 1982
Whittle, Bertram
Western Australian Artists,1974 : Paintings and Sculptures
Perth. Art Gallery of WA 1974

Robert Lindsay
Australian Paintings and Tapestries
From the collection of National Australia Bank

Janet McKenzie
Drawing in Australia
MacMillan Australia, 1986

George Haynes: A Survey – 3 Decades of Painting
Art Gallery of WA, 1988

John Scott / Richard Woldendorp
Landscapes of Western Australia
Perth. Aeolian Press, 1986

John Stringer / Richard Woldendorp
Artists In Residence
Perth: Sandpiper Press 1995

Audio Visual

Artist George Haynes at Work
Perth: WA College of Advanced Education, 1986

George Haynes: Transcript of Interview With Hazel de Berg
Oral History Collection
National Library of Australia, Canberra, 31 May 1965

Interview With George Haynes, Australian Painter
Sound recording / interviewer Barbara Blackmaan
National Library Oral History Program, 22 January, 1986

George Haynes : Ten Australians
ABC film series, 33 minutes, 1974

 

Links

Jane Martin: www.janemartin.com.au