John Martin


1942 - Died 2017 Australian


Studied National Art School,Sydney 1960-61
Lived & worked in England 1972-4
Lived & worked in Germany 1976,1981,1996,1998-1999, 2004 and onwards
Lecturer Newcastle College of Advanced Education. 1974-1980
Lecturer, City Art Institute ,University of NSW 1981-1991
Visiting Lecturer, University of Wollongong. 1986-7
Lecturer, University of Newcastle, 2001


Selected Solo Exhibitions
2013 Bush Idyll, Raab Galerie, Berlin
Bush Idyll, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney
2011 Bush Rhythm, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney
The Colour of Light - Paintings of Australia, Australian Embassy Berlin
2010 Dancing with Light, Maitland Regional Art Gallery
Raab Gallery, Berlin
2009 A Clear View, John Miller Gallery, Newcastle
2008 A Long Clear View, Raab Gallery, Berlin
2007 From Here to There, John Miller Gallery, Newcastle
2006 Drawings from Berlin, Maitland Regional Art Gallery
2005 Tighes Hill Gallery, Newcastle
Kunstraum am Guntzel, Berlin
2003 Damien Minton Gallery, Newcastle
2001 University of Newcastle, Fine Art Gallery
Suters Gallery, Newcastle
2000 ANCA Gallery, Canberra
1999 Newcastle Region Art Gallery
Suters Gallery, Newcastle
1995 Newcastle Region Art Gallery
1992 View Factory Galleries, Newcastle
1990 B.M.G. Fine Art, Adelaide
B.M.G. Fine Art, Sydney
1989 Survey Exhibition, Lake Macquarie City Gallery
1988 Bonython Meadmore Gallery, Sydney
1986 Mori Gallery, Sydney
1985 Mori Gallery, Sydney
1984 Mori Gallery, Sydney
Lake Macquarie Community Gallery
1982 Owens Gallery 62, Newcastle
Mori Gallery, Sydney
1981 Bloomfield Gallery,Sydney
1980 Armstrong Gallery, Morpeth
1979 Art of Man Gallery, Sydney
1978 Contemporary Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Armstrong Gallery, Morpeth
1976 Maitland City Council Art Gallery
1974 N.A.S.U.N. Gallery, Newcastle
Bonython Gallery,Sydney
1972 Central Street Gallery, Sydney
1971 Jerry Van Beek Gallery, Sydney
White Flat Gallery, Ballarat

Selected Group Exhibitions
2013 Farbenkreis, mit J.M Alberola, M. Luepertz, El Bocho, N. Maron, K. Kroiss, J. Martin, P. Serra, R. Fetting, H. Klemm, KP. Vellguth, Raab Galerie, Berlin
2012 Melbourne Art Fair with Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney
2011 Art Month Goup Show, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney
Art + Architecture 11, Exhibition Concept by Piero Chiefa, 19 Artist from Boutwell Draper Gallery and 19 Architects from Sydney, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney
2010 In[two]art, Maitland Regional Art Gallery
2009 Modern Colourists, Peter Pinson Gallery, Sydney
Mixed Works on Paper, Raab Gallery, Berlin
2003 Sydney Art on Paper Fair
2003 Contemporary Works on Paper, Delmar Gallery, Sydney
“Reds”, Delmar Gallery, Sydney
Collaboration on Andrew Ford’s Waltz Book,Sydney Opera House
1999 “Silver”, University of NSW, Dept of Fine Arts.
1998 ‘Beyond the Field’ Newcastle Region Art Gallery
Sculpture Scape, Ministers Park, Maitland

1995 Prime Prize Travelling Exhibition Newcastle, Ballarat, Gold Coast, Canberra.
1993 University of Newcastle Invitation Exhibition
1990 A.C.A.F. 2, 2nd, Australian Contemporary Art Fair
Royal Exhibition Hall Melbourne
Shifting Ground, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
1989 Boundary Street Opening, BMG Fine Art, Sydney
Five Painters; B.M.G. Fine Art Gallery, Sydney
Fisher Fine Art, London
1988 Newcastle Invitation Purchase
UTS Collegium, Sydney
Mythmakers & Visionaries, Newcastle Region Art Gallery
A Delicate Balance, OZ Art, Newcastle
Newcastle Connection, Newcastle Region Art Gallery
1987 Newcastle Invitation Purchase
1983 Matara Invitation Purchase, Newcastle
1982 Blake Prize, Art Gallery of NSW,S ydney
1980 Non-Figurative Painters of the Hunter Region, Newcastle Region Art Gallery
Project 34, Art Gallery Of NSW, Sydney
1975 Four Painters, Maitland City Art Gallery
Contemporary Works on Paper, Maitland City Art Gallery
1974 Four Younger Artists, Bonython Gallery, Sydney
Four Newcastle Artists, Contemporary Art Society,Adelaide
1971-77 Contemporary Art Society of N.S.W.
1971 Young Contemporaries, Melbourne
1971 Invitation Exhibition,Contemporary Art Society, Melbourne
1970 Young Contemporaries, Melbourne
1969 Young Contemporaries, Melbourne
1964 White on White, Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne
1962 Young Contemporaries, Melbourne


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Artbank, Sydney
Newcastle Region Art Gallery
Maitland City Art Gallery
Muswellbrook Art Gallery
University of N.S.W., Sydney
University of Western Sydney
City Art Institute, Sydney
Commonwealth Bank Collection
Commonwealh Art Bank
Sydney College of Advanced Education
University of Wollongong
University of Technology, Sydney
University of Newcastle
Prime Television
Private collections in Australia, England, Europe & USA