Ken Knight – CV


Ken Knight

Born in Sydney, 1956
Lives and works in NSW

Ken Knight
Summer Landscape
2023
Oil on board
108 x 103 cm

EXPERIENCE
1956             born Sydney 
Studies       Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Education, Sydney University 1975-78 
1979-82       Secondary School Teaching 
1993             Overseas Study, London, Paris 
1995-97       Arthur Boyd Bundanon Trust, Artist in Residence, Bundanon 
1996             Overseas Study, Paris, London, Amsterdam 
1998             Associate Member Royal Arts Society, NSW 
1999             Overseas Study, Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Washington, Chicago 
2001             Overseas Study, Paris, London, Vienna 
2002            Painting trip to England 
2004            Overseas Study, Paris, London 
2007            Overseas Study, Egypt  
2009            Overseas Study, India 
2010             Overseas Study, Kashmir 
2012              Overseas Study, Istanbul, Venice 
2013              Overseas Study, Croatia, Florence, painting in Venice 
2014              Overseas Study, India, Turkey 
2015              Overseas study, Iran 
                      Painting trip to Venice 
2017             Overseas study, Canada, Alaska 
                      Artist in Residence, East Kimberleys WA 
2019             Overseas study, Istanbul            
2020            Antarctica
                     East Kimberleys WA 
EXHIBITIONS
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2020       Antarctica
                East Kimberleys WA 1979. St Georges Terrace Gallery, Parramatta, NSW 
1980       Toowoon Bay Gallery, Toowoon Bay, NSW 
1987       Gallery 460, Gosford, NSW 
1988       Cooks Hill Gallery, Newcastle, NSW 
                The Schubert Gallery, Broadbeach, Qld   Gallery 460, Gosford, NSW 
1989       The Schubert Gallery, Broadbeach, Qld 
                Jarman Gallery, Melbourne, VIC 
1990       Gallery 460, Gosford, NSW 
1991         Jarman Gallery, Melbourne, Vic 
1992        Gallery 460, Gosford, NSW 
                The Schubert Gallery, Main Beach, Qld 
1993        Eastgate Gallery, Hawthorn, Vic 
                Artique Gallery, Sydney, NSW 
1994       The Schubert Gallery, Main Beach, Qld 
1995        Hayman Island, Great Barrier Reef Qld   Hill- Smith Fine Art, Adelaide, SA 
                Savill Galleries, Paddington, NSW 
1996       McKenzie Gallery, Perth, WA 
                Eastgate Gallery, Hawthorn, Vic 
1997       Woodbyne Gallery, Jaspers Brush, NSW   Cintra Galleries, Brisbane, Qld 
1998       McKenzie Gallery, Perth, WA 
               Framed, The Darwin Gallery, NT 
1999       Hill Smith Fine Art, Adelaide, SA 
               Eastgate Gallery, Hawthorn, Vic 
2000     Kenthurst Gallery, Kenthurst, NSW    Artique Gallery, Sydney, NSW 
2001      McKenzie Gallery, Perth, WA 
2002      Artique Gallery, Sydney, NSW 
               Eastgate Gallery, Hawthorn, Vic 
2003      WH Patterson Fine Art Ltd, London 
               Jonathan Grant Galleries, Auckland, New Zealand  
2004     McKenzie Gallery, Perth, WA 
               Tryon Gallery, St James’s, London, UK 
               Ronald Coles Investment Galleries 
2005     “A Love of Landscape”, Celebrating 20 years of Painting, A Survey Show, Gosford Regional Gallery 
               Jonathan Grant Galleries, Auckland, New Zealand 
               Masterpiece Fine Art Gallery, Hobart, Tas 
2006     Bungendore Woodworks Gallery, Bungendore NSW 
               Ronald Coles Investment Galleries, Kenthurst, NSW 
               Eastgate and Holst, Hawthorn, Vic 
2007     Hill Smith Fine Art Gallery, Adelaide, SA 
               Jonathan Grant Galleries, New Zealand  
2008     Cudgegong Gallery, Gulgong, NSW 
               Bungendore Woodworks Gallery, Bungendore, NSW 
               Tryon Gallery, St James, London, UK  
2009     Christopher Day Gallery, Paddington, Sydney 
               Linton and Kay Galleries, Perth, WA 
               “Vantage Points” A Survey Show, Gosford Regional Gallery 
2010      “Iconic Australian Coastlines” Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide  
               Eastgate and Holst, Hawthorn, Vic  
2011        Wentworth Galleries, Sydney, NSW   
               Bungendore Woodworks Gallery, Bungendore, NSW 
                “The Pilbara, en plein air” Linton and Kay Galleries, Perth, WA 
2012       Tryon Gallery, St James, London, UK 
2013      “Western District Paintings” Hamilton Art Gallery, Hamilton Victoria Eastgate and Holst, Hawthorn, Vic. 
2014       Palm Beach and Peninsular paintings, Palm Beach Surf Club, NSW 
2014       Venice Paintings, Jonathan Grant Galleries, Auckland, New Zealand 
2015       “From the Artist’s Studio” Bungendore Woodworks Gallery, 
                Bungendore, NSW     
2016        Wentworth Galleries, Sydney, NSW 
                Christopher Day Gallery, Paddington, Sydney 
2017       Day Fine Art Gallery, Blackheath, NSW  
                Eastgate Gallery, Hawthorn, Melbourne 
2018       Aarwun Gallery, Canberra, ACT 
                Bungendore Woodworks Gallery, Bungendore, NSW   
2019        Wentworth Galleries, Sydney, NSW    
2020       Milestones, Aarwun Gallery, Canberra   
2021        Antarctica, Gosford Regional Gallery, Gosford 
                Survey Exhibition 1979-2021, Rochfort Gallery, Sydney   
                Flow and Ebb, Aarwun Gallery, Canberra 
2022       Frontier, Rochfort Gallery, Sydney 
                Antarctica, Jonathan Grant Galleries, Auckland, New Zealand 
                Sun In Your Eyes, @ 14, Melbourne  
                Ocean and Earth, A Survey Show, Wentworth Galleries ,Sydney

AWARDS
1979 Cowra Festival of Art     
Penrith Art Award 
    Holroyd Council Acquisition of two paintings 
1980 Penrith Municipal Council Acquisition     Wyong Council Acquisition 
1981 Wyong Council Acquisition 
1982 The Lakes Festival, first Prize, traditional landscape 
1983 Wyong Festival of the Arts, first prize, landscape  
1987 Royal Easter Show, third prize, traditional 
Drummoyne Art Award, Sydney, first prize 1989
Ballina Art Show, first prize 
Drummoyne Art Award, first prize 
Wangaratta Art Show, first prize 
Junee Art Award Exhibition, first prize 
1990 Wyong Festival of the Arts, first prize, traditional 
1991 Wyong Festival of the Arts, traditional 
1992 Junee Art Award Exhibition, first prize 
Drummoyne Silver Jubilee Art Exhibition, first prize 
Wyong Festival of the Arts, traditional 
Wangaratta Art Show, open prize 
1993 Wyong Festival of the Arts, first prize, traditional 
Camberwell Coles Supermarket Award, acqisitive 
Camberwell Norwich Landscape Award                                                          
Junee Art Award Exhibition, first prize 
AME Bale Grand Winner, Best Oil Painting Award, Melbourne 
1994 Tumut Show, first prize 
Box Hill Rotary Exhibition, Vic 
Camberwell Rotary Exhibition, Vic 
  Winsor and Newton Australian Art Award 
  Tattersall’s Club Art Prize, Brisbane 
1995 Wyong Festival of the Arts, first prize, traditional  
AME Bale, Best Oil Painting Award, Vic 
1996 Victor Harbour Rotary Club, first prize 
1997 Wyong Festival of the Arts, first prize traditional  
Tumut Arts Festival, first prize 
1998 Wyong Festival of the Arts, first prize, traditional  
Tumut Arts Exhibition, traditional award  
Camberwell Rotary Art Show 
Royal Arts Society, Spring Exhibition 
The Crows Nest Club Ltd Art Exhibition, First prize 
1999 Wyong Festival of the Arts, first prize, traditional 
Stratco and Victor Harbour Art Show, Open Section, Corporate Prize 
Camberwell Rotary/ Herald Sun Art Show “Gold Medal Best of Show”  Award 
2000 Victor Harbour Rotary Art Show 
Camberwell Rotary Art Show 
2001 Victor Harbour Rotary Art Show, Corporate Prize, open section 
2002 Sydney University and Schools Club Art Show, Members Choice Award 
2003 Camberwell Rotary Art Show  
Tattersall’s Club Brisbane, Members Choice Award 
2007 Camberwell Rotary/ Herald Sun Art Show Gold Medal “Best Of Show” Award 
2010 Camberwell Rotary/ Herald Sun Art Show 
2016 Len Fox Art Prize 2016 Finalist, Castlemaine Art Gallery, Vic