Andy Quilty

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Biography

Quilty has received several accolades including The Mandjar Art Award, City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award, Kalgoorlie Boulder Art Prize, RAS Art Award and the Bunbury Biennale Acquisition award. Quilty has been a finalist in a number of significant national and international art prizes including the Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Midwest Art Prize, Albany Art Prize, Black Swan Prize For Portraiture, Joondalup Invitation Art Award and the Sir Charles Gairdener Biennial Art Award. In 2013 he was selected for inclusion in the 2013 Salon des Refusés in Sydney and the Kedumba Drawing Prize. Quilty runs art education workshops in schools and correctional institutions throughout WA, and is a sessional tutor at The University Of Western Australia and patron for the Military Art Program.

Solo Exhibitions

2015
Hoon

Exhibition of new work as part of Heathcote Museum and Gallery's TILT Program.

2014
DILLIGAF

Exhibition of new works at Linton and Kay Galleries

2012
FIFO

Exhibition of new works at Linton and Kay Galleries

2012
The Fear

Debut solo exhibition at Linton and Kay Galleries

Awards

2014
Vasse Art Award – Small Scale Award

Vasse Art Award – Small Scale Award

2013
City of Kalgoorlie Boulder Art Prize – KCGM Mining Award, mining themed work

City of Kalgoorlie Boulder Art Prize – KCGM Mining Award, mining themed work

2013
City of Kalgoorlie Boulder Art Prize – Best Overall Award

City of Kalgoorlie Boulder Art Prize – Best Overall Award

2013
Joondalup Invitation Art Award – People’s Choice Prize

Joondalup Invitation Art Award – People’s Choice Prize

2013
Vasse Art Awards – 2nd Prize Winner

Vasse Art Awards – 2nd Prize Winner

2013
Midwest Art Prize – People’s Choice Prize

Midwest Art Prize – People’s Choice Prize

2013
RAS Art Award – Overall Prize Winner

RAS Art Award – Overall Prize Winner

2013
City of Perth Black Swan Prize for Portraiture - Commended

City of Perth Black Swan Prize for Portraiture - Commended

2013
Mandjar Art Awards – $15 000 Overall Corporate Award

Mandjar Art Awards – $15 000 Overall Corporate Award

2012
City Of South Perth Emerging Artist Award - Overall winner

City Of South Perth Emerging Artist Award - Overall winner

Collections

Bunbury Regional Art Gallery

Hale School Permanent Collection

Mandurah Regional Art Gallery

Kedumba Collection of Australian Drawings

City Of Melville Collection

Galleries

Linton and Kay Galleries

Residencies

2014
Perth College Artist in Residence. 2 weeks.

Perth College Artist in Residence. 2 weeks.

2014
Christchurch Grammar Artist in Residence. 1 week.

Christchurch Grammar Artist in Residence. 1 week.

2013
Wesley College Artist in Residence. 1 week.

Wesley College Artist in Residence. 1 week.

2012
140 Perth Artist Residency. 12 months.

140 Perth Artist Residency. 12 months.

2012
Cossack Settlement Artist Residency - 6 weeks. Cossack Western Australia.

Cossack Settlement Artist Residency - 6 weeks. Cossack Western Australia.

Artist Statement

Andy Quiltys’ work explores ideas surrounding the social, psychological and physical landscape inhabited by the suburban Australian male. Drawing upon personal experience, Quiltys’ practice references his working past as a surfboard artist and labourer in the surfboard manufacture industry.