Mark Tweedie

Biography

Mark Tweedie is a Western Australian visual artist whose work is characterised by themes of ageing, memory, and family. He is particularly interested in exploring formative childhood years and domestic life. Mark has been a finalist in numerous national art prizes and is the inaugural winner of the Black Swan Prize's Tony Fini Foundation Artist Prize.

Group Exhibitions

2017
Kilgour Prize, Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle, NSW

2016
Life, Still, Saint Cloche, Sydney, NSW

2016
Glencore Percival Portrait Prize, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville, QLD

2016
Black Swan Prize, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA

2015
Bunbury Biennale, Bunbury Regional Galleries, Bunbury, WA

2014
Kilgour Prize, Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle, NSW

2012
Black Swan Prize, Linton & Kay Galleries, Perth, WA

Awards

2016
Black Swan Prize - Tony Fini Foundation Artist Prize Winner

2015
Minnawarra Art Awards - Winner (Gerry Gauntlet Award)

2014
Mandjar Art Awards - Winner (Regional Award)

2014
Kilgour Prize - People's Choice Award Winner

2013
Cossack Art Award - Winner (Portraits category)

Collections

Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, WA

Shire of Roebourne, WA

Town of Claremont, WA

City of Wanneroo, WA

City of Bunbury Art Collection, WA

Residencies

2017
Cossack Artist in Residence, Pilbara region, WA