There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.

Pablo Picasso

Jo Darvall

Born Yarram Victoria, Australia 6/3/1966

2013       Encaustic Mono Printing, Art Students League of New York
1989       Bachelor of Arts – Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

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2017       Raw Umber and Silk Manet/Museum Beijing
2016       Reckless Romantics Sagra Gallery Melbourne
2016       Paris Bled into the Indian Ocean, Invitational Exhibition,
                Regional Public Art Gallery, Busselton, WA
2015       Paris Bled into the Indian Ocean, Merenda Contemporary WA
2014       Walking the Pipeline to the Waters End, Moores Building
                Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery
2014       Sensorium the Unfurling, Sculpture Square, Singapore
2013       Gemstones and Millstreams, PSAS Fremantle WA
2012        Big Sky, Moore’s Contemporary Art Gallery WA
Invited to exhibit AAF Art Forum Gallery, Singapore
Invited to exhibit “Artists from South East Asia” Art Forum Gallery, Singapore
Finalist City of Stirling Art Prize WA
Finalist and Highly Commended Art Geo Busselton Art Gallery WA
High Commendation Kalgoorlie Boulder Art Prize WA
Arts Residency Heathcott Museum WA
Invited Brilliant selected group exhibition Moores Building Contemporary
Art Gallery
All that is Changing exhibition and collaboration with Yeo Shih Yun Australian High Commission, Singapore
Awarded Dept. of Culture and the Arts Funding WA – All that is Changing
Arts Residency INSTINC Singapore
Finalist Redland Gallery Painting Prize QLD
Finalist Busselton Art Prize WA
Finalist Minnawara Art Award WA
Farrer Company Collection Art Book Launch Singapore (Art work included)
Group exhibition Artforum Singapore
Art works commissioned Crown Towers Hotel Perth
Large scale watercolours commissioned Remnant Dance Company Swan Valley
Artist Residency and exhibition Donnelly River Museum WA
Winner of the Mandjar Corporate Art Award WA
Custodians Holmes a Court Gallery, Vasse Felix WA
Selected and exhibited Public Salon forum WA
Artwork commissioned and collected Princess Margaret Hospital WA
Invited and exhibited AAF Singapore
Riverstone and ANZ Private Bank Artlease Artsource WA
Finalist Albany Art Prize WA
Cossack Art Award WA
Tarkine Group show Brightspace Melbourne VIC
Asian Contemporary Art Show AAP Hong Kong
One Farrer Hotel 9 Painting commission Singapore
Artist Residency City of Belmont WA
Winner 2014 Showcase competition Artslant New York
Awarded “Highly Commended”City of Busselton Acquisitive Art Prize WA
Award Winner Open Acquisitive Art Prize City of Belmont WA


Art Bank
Janet Holmes a Court Collection
State Library of Victoria
Crown Towers Perth
Credit Suisse Perth
Merenda Collection
City of Mandurah WA
Princess Margaret Children’s Hospital Perth
WA Water Corporation
One Farrer Company Collection Singapore
Helen Carroll (personal collection) Manager Wesfarmers Art Collection
City of Belmont WA
City of Footscray Victoria

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