Robert Davis

Robert Davis

  • Biography

    I am an artist for 60 years. 30 years India has been my love and inspiration. It is said " when 1st you learn to pray, go to the Sea, I've found the fishermen of Kovalam home.

  • Awards

    1962 Selected - Goya Art Award, Under 21 (painting)
    1983 Selected - Cinzano Poster Exhibit for Australia Post -toured major Australian Galleries
    1985 Prize winner - Claremont Foundation Award' (painting) Hon Mention - Print Making, Claremont Art School
    1990 R&I and Royal Perth Hospital Portrait Prize
    1993 Commissioned 3 150cmx150cm Landscapes of south west Australia Frazers Kings park WA
    1997 Melville Art Award for Portraiture for Ursula Frayne Catholic College Mural
    1998 Runner-up - Catholic Liturgy Art Award and Runner-up - Matilda Bay Art Prize
    2000 Commissioned Portrait of Hardy Amies English Fashion Designer
    2000 Finalist - Doug Moran Portrait Prize for portrait of Benazir Hussain Selected - City of Perth Art Prize
    2004 Karrakatta, Midland & Guilford Cemeteries Board Mausoleum Dome Project
    2005 Commissioned portrait of Principal of St Hilda's Anglican Girls' School
    2010 Commissioned Chapel Design and Mural, Malankara Catholic College, Tamil Nadu, India
    2010 Winner Open Section Cossack Art Prize Roebourne Western Australia
    2011 3 Paintings on the Life of Christ for Archbishop Hickey’s Faith Centre, Perth, Western Australia
    2011 Highly Commended City of Swan Art Awards
    2012 Highly Commended Cossack Art Award Roebourne
    2012 Selected Mandorla Art Prize Donated entry to New Norcia at the request of the Monks
    2013 Painted Plein-aire Edward MillenHouse for Town of Victoria Festival donated painting
    2014 Selected Mandorla Art Awards
    2014 Highly Commended Cossack Art Award Karratha
    2014 1 st Prize Spring in Margaret River
    2018 Mandorla finalist Pro Hart finalist Broken hill Art Gallery

  • Exhibitions

    1986 . One Man Exhibition - Film & Television Institute, Fremantle
    1987 'Love a Duck' Art Auction - Croft Galleries, University of Western Australia
    1987 Solo Exhibition Bay Galleries Nedlands WA
    1988 'People Who Care' Art Auction - Burswood Casino,
    1989 Four Man Show - Cunderdin WA
    1990 Solo Exhibition -Anno Domini Gallery WA
    1994 Solo Exhibition, 'India Enpassant' Painting of India - Anno Domini Gallery WA
    1997 Solo Exhibition, 'India: 50 Years of Independence' - Melville Art Gallery WA
    2004 Quartet Exhibition, 'Indian Summer Cottesloe' Gadfly Gallery Nedlands WA
    2011 Artists for Peace, Moore’s Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle, Western Australia
    2013 Exhibited at the Kurb Gallery with Sculptor Ken Sealey
    2018 Solo exhibition Trinity College ‘Kerala ,India and it’s People ’part proceeds donated to kerala fishermen
    Collections : Claremont Library; John XXIII Catholic School; Westpac; SGIO; Trinity College; New Norcia Monastery; Kovalam Catholic
    College, Malangari, Tamil Nadu, Trivandrum, India; Karratha Contracting WA. New Norcia Art Gallery Town of Victoria Park

  • Website

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Robert Davis

No Fish, No Work, No Food
90 x 120 x 6cm Oil on Linen $1,800.00