Godfrey Blow

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Godfrey Blow is a contemporary artist with an international profile. He trained as an artist at Sheffield Hallam University in England and came to Western Australia in 1982. His work features in many public collections including His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, Artbank, The Art Gallery of Western Australia, University of Western Australia, and Curtin University. He has taken part in numerous solo and mixed exhibitions in Australia, United Kingdom, India, China and Canada. In addition, he has won several prestigious art awards in Western Australia and been a finalist in many national art prizes.

Beliefs and demise of the golden calf
Oil on Belgian Linen 91 x 183cm
2013

Collections

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales The Art Gallery of Western Australia University of Western Australia Curtin University of Technology Murdoch University City of Fremantle City of Bunbury City of Albany Artbank Education Department of Western Australia Holmes a’Court Collection Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital St John of God Hospital, Murdoch Sheffield Hallam University Dr.John Collis Collection Scotch College. Royal Perth Hospital Various private collections in Australia , France, India & U.K.

 

Church at Albany: gateway, oil on Belgian linen, 76 x 101 cm

Awards

2014 Finalist Alice Bale Art Award, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Caulfield, Victoria 2013 Finalist The Fleurieu Peninsula Biennial Art Prize for Australian Landscape Painting, S.A.                           Finalist Minnnawarra Art Award, W.A.          2012 Finalist Alice Bale Art Award, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Caulfield, Victoria 2011 Finalist City of Swan Art Awards 2011, Perth, W.A. Finalist Alice Bale Art Award, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Caulfield, Victoria Highly Commended, The City of Perth Black Swan Prize for Portraiture, Perth, W.A Finalist Minnnawarra Art Award, W.A. 2010Finalist Mandorla Art Award, W.A. Finalist Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane, Qneenslands. Finalist Alice Bale Art Award, Victoria 2009 Finalist The City of Perth Black Swan Prize for Portraiture, Perth, W.A. 2008 Finalist Alice Bale Art Award, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Caulfield, Victoria. Finalist Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane, Queensland. Highly Commended, runner up, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, N.S.W. 2007 Highly Commended, Minnawarra Art Award. Finalist Mandorla Art Award. 2006Finalist The Fleurieu Peninsula Biennial Art Prize for Australian Landscape Painting, S.A. 2002 Winner, Cossack Art Award, Category: Painting, Abstract/Modern, Oil or Acrylic. 1993 Highly Commended, The City of Gosnells Art Award 1989 Finalist Mosman Art Prize, Mosman, NSW. 1987 Winner Silver Anniversary Art Award, 25th Albany Art Competition. Highly Commended, Royal Agricultural Society of WA Invitation Art Award. 1985 Winner Western Australia Week Invitation Art Award. 1984 Winner Bunbury City Invitation Art Purchase Award.

The defiant survivor
Oil on canvas 183 x 137cm
2008

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