Jason Roberts

Jason Roberts

  • Biography

    Melbourne based artist Jason Roberts has, over a thirty year career, exhibited on four continents, including exhibitions in New York and Japan, and has continued representation in London and Greece.

  • Awards

    Major Collectors
    HRH The Sultan of Oman
    State Library of Victoria
    ANZ Banking Corporation
    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
    HH The Maharaja of Jodphur
    Macquarie Bank
    Royal Agricultural Society of NSW

  • Exhibitions

    2020
    Solo Exhibition - ‘A Hidden Treasure’ - Athens, Greece(Postponed to 2021 due to COVID 19)
    2019
    Winner, ‘Best Watercolour’ for ‘Sassoon Docks, Mumbai’, Knox Art Show
    2018
    Winner; People’s Choice award, Bachus Marsh Art Show, for ‘Along the Creekbed’. Finalist, ANL Maritime Art Prize.
    Resident Artist, Royal MelbourneShow, Royal Geelong Show
    Exhibition - Two Views, Portside Gallery, Tasmania
    2017
    Seven months travelling in Greece for a major painting project celebrating traditional Greek Livestock.
    2016
    Resident artist, Royal Easter Show, Sydney
    Winner; best traditional artwork under $2,500, Camberwell Art Show
    Exhibition - Feather and Sail, Portside Gallery, Tasmania
    2015
    Finalist NSW Parliament Plein Air Prize
    Resident Artist, Royal MelbourneShow, Royal Easter Show
    Winner, People's Choice Award, Bayside Art Show.
    2014
    Winner Best in Show, Hobson's Bay Art Show
    Winner, Casterton Kelpie(working dog) Art Show
    Highly Commended - ANL maritime Art Prize, Melbourne
    2013
    Resident Artist, Royal Easter Show, Sydney and Royal Melbourne Show, Melbourne Winner Inglis Equestrian Art Prize, Sydney
    2012
    Solo Exhibition, Sport of Kings, Collins Street gallery, Melbourne
    Resident Artist, Royal Easter Show, Sydney.
    2011
    Solo exhibition, Town & Country, Collins Street Gallery, Melbourne.
    Resident Artist, Royal Melbourne Show
    Solo exhibition,Scenes From the Cobra's Hood, Rajasthan, India.
    Resident Artist, Royal Easter Show, Sydney
    2010
    Solo Exhibition, ‘The Last View’, Collins Street Gallery, Melbourne.
    Travels to India for ‘resident artist’ positions with HH The Maharajah of Jodphur and Orange County Lodge on the Kabini River, Karnataka.
    Losing our marvels - article in The Age
    Commission by Macquaire Bank, Historic buildings of Brisbane.
    Commissioned by Royal Agricultural Society of NSW to paint Grand Supreme Merino, Royal Easter Show.
    2009
    Solo exhibition, "Going In", Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide.
    "Best Representation of Victorian Maritime History", The ANL Maritime Art Prize
    2008
    Exhibits with Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, Mall Galleries, London Solo exhibition, "The Conscious Stone II", The Collins Street Gallery, Melbourne.
    2007
    Moves to London
    Recieves major commission of 35 paintings from His Royal Highness, The Sultan of Oman. Travels to Oman, The Arabian Penninsula.
    Finalist, Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, London
    Solo exhibition, "Breakers Ahead!", Nautilus Gallery, King Island, Tasmania
    2006
    "Port Fairy Scenes", solo exhibition, "Rockleigh", Historic manor, Port Fairy, Victoria. "A Curious Eye", solo exhibition, Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide, Australia. "Best Australian Wildlife Painting", Camberwell Art Show, Australia.
    Featured Resident Artist at "Bird Week", Kingfisher Bay Resort, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia.
    2005
    "The Conscious Stone" Solo Exhibition of Architectural studies, The Collins Street Gallery, Melbourne.
    "Gondwana" Solo Exhibition, Galerie Konoha, Tokyo, Japan.
    2004
    "Painting the Corner", co-curator and participant in Trust For Nature(TFN) Exhibition. Artist in Residence, Cradle Mountain Lodge, Tasmania, Australia.
    2003
    Runner-up, Works on Paper, Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Museum of South Australia Artist in Residence, Gagudju Resort, Kakadu National Park, Australia, , Yulara Resort, Central Australia.
    2002
    Wins "Best in Show", R.S.P.C.A. Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia, with "Brahmaputra".
    2000
    South-Eastern Wildlife Art Exposition, Charleston, South Carolina.
    Featured in American Artist "Watercolour" magazine, "Detailing Wildlife".
    1999
    South-Eastern Wildlife Art Exposition, Charleston, South Carolina.
    Asked to participate in Christies' Wildlife Art Auction, London.
    1998
    South-Eastern Wildlife Art Exposition, Charleston, South Carolina.
    Accepted into "Birds in Art", Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin. "Natural Habitat; Contemporary Wildlife Artists of North America", Spanierman Gallery, New York City
    1997
    Named "Artist to Watch", USArt Magazine.
    Participates in Bonhams' Wildlife Art Auction, Singapore.
    "X-ers in Art", article USArt Magazine.
    1996
    Minneapolis Wildlife and Western Art Expo.
    Pacific Rim Wildlife Art Expo, Seattle, Washington.
    "Wonders of Nature" Exhibition, Monidale Fine Arts, Hong Kong
    1995
    American debut at the Northern Wildlife Art Expo, Lansing, Michigan. Minneapolis Wildlife and Western Art Expo.
    Pacific Rim Wildlife Art Expo, Tacoma, Washington.
    Named "Best Newcomer", USArt Magazine.
    1994
    Lives and exhibits in London (Medici Gallery, Mayfair)
    1990
    Runner-up, R.S.P.C.A. Annual Art Show, Melbourne.
    "Best Work Depicting Exotic Wildlife", WASA Annual Exhibition
    1988
    On-site artist, World Expo 88, Brisbane, Queensland
    1987
    VCE Applied Art, RMIT.
    Two works on paper bought by RMIT.
    1985
    Produces ‘Wildlife of Australia’ greeting cards, during ‘Work Experience’ at a Warburton gift shop, aged 15.

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  • Jason Roberts

    Monolith - Equal 2nd -Traditional works
    Framed: 64 x 97 cm Watercolour on Paper $5,600.00