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Deidre But-Husaim

Deidre But-Husaim is a visual artist who has oil painting at the core of her practice. In 2014 she was selected as the recipient of the Inaugural Guildhouse Collections Project at the Art Gallery of South Australia. But-Husaim has been a finalist in numerous major Australian art prizes including the Doug Moran Portrait Prize, the Portia Geach Memorial Award, the Sulman Prize and the Archibald Prize. In 2013 she was the inaugural winner of the Tatiara Art Prize and also won the People's Choice in the Whyalla Art Prize. She has received various awards and grants From Arts SA and the Australia Council for the Arts to further her research and practice. But-Husaim regularly presents workshops at the Art Gallery of South Australia and lectures in painting at Adelaide Central School of Art. She has held several solo exhibitions in Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney, and is held in Artbank and in private collections both nationally and internationally. Her work has been curated into institutional exhibitions and is regularly featured in the art press, including in-depth profiles on her practice in Australian Art Review and Art Collector magazines.

Solo Exhibitions

2015
The Special Goodness, Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide, SA

2014
The Collections Project Guildhouse, Art Gallery of South Australia, SA

2012
Provenance, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, Vic

2010
Swan Hunters, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, Vic

2009
Lonesome Doves, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2007
Beauty Marks, Helen Gory Galerie. Melbourne, Vic

2006
Pollymorphs & Strangelove, Helen Gory Galerie. Melbourne, Vic

2004
Breathe, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, Vic

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
'Uneasy Idyll', Hill Smith Gallery Booth C09, Art Central Hong Kong

2016
The Kennedy Art Prize *Winner 2016

2015
Provenance, Adelaide Central Gallery, SA

2014
Not Just a Pretty Face, Adelaide Town Hall, curator Carollyn Kavanagh, Adelaide, SA
Through the Mirror Ball, BMG ART, Adelaide, SA
in the flesh, The Rowlands SALA, Adelaide, SA
Whyalla Art Prize, Adelaide Festival Centre, SA

2013
See Unseen, (Sera Waters, Helen Fuller & Deidre But-Husaim), Adelaide Central Gallery, SA
Whyalla Art Prize, Whyalla, SA
The Tatiara Art Prize, SA
Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, NSW

2012
Group Show, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, Vic
Doug Moran National Portrait Prize 2012, Moran Gallery NSW, Sydney
Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes 2012, The Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
nVisage, Adelaide Central Gallery, Adelaide, SA
Portia Geach Memorial Award, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah NSW

2011
A Celebration of Female Artists, Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H. Evin Gallery, Sydney NSW
Doug Moran National Portrait Prize 2011, State Library of NSW, Sydney
Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes 2011, The Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
City of Albany Art Prize, Vancouver Arts Centre, WA
Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Qld


2010
Redland Art Awards 2010, Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland Qld
John Fries Memorial Prize 2010, Blackfriars of Broadway, Sydney NSW
Melbourne Art Fair, Helen Gory Galerie, Vic
Shaw Hendry - Hermano Fan Club, Felt Art Space, Adelaide SA
Hedgemaze, Prospect Art Gallery, Adelaide SA


2009
The Devil, Max Dawn Gallery, Adelaide, SA
The RBS Emerging Artist Award, Renzo Piano RBS Tower, Sydney, NSW
Something I said, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, Vic


2008
Neo Goth: Back in Black, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, Qld
Multiplex, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney, NSW
Adelaide Ink, Nexus Multicultural Arts Centre, Adelaide, SA
Work on Paper, Adelaide Central Gallery, Adelaide, SA


2007
hedgemaze, Light Square Gallery, Adelaide SA
Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition, Drill Hall, Adelaide SA
Rights of Passage, Adelaide Central Gallery2, Adelaide, SA
Adelaide Faces, Adelaide Central Gallery2, Adelaide, SA


2006
Melbourne Art Fair, Helen Gory Gallerie. Melbourne, Vic
SALA Now, Adele Boag Gallery, Adelaide SA
Launch, Harrison Galleries (formerly Brian Moore Gallery), Sydney NSW


2005
Luminous II, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, Vic
Whyalla Art Prize, (finalist), Whyalla, SA
Here we are, Adelaide Central Gallery2, Adelaide, SA


2004
Sydney Affordable Art Fair, Apartment6, Sydney, NSW
Pucker, Adelaide Fringe Festival, The Insitute, Adelaide, SA


2003
Eleven, Cube Contemporary Art, Adelaide, SA
White Lies Beneath, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne, Vic
14 Paintings, Cube Contemporary Art, Adelaide, SA
Cube+Nodrum+Abrahams, Cube Contemporary Art, Adelaide, SA
Adelaide Contemporary, Eva Breuer Art Gallery, Woollahra NSW


2002
You thought you knew, Cube Contemporary Art, Adelaide, SA
PURE, SALA festival, Cube Contemporary Art, Adelaide, SA


Awards/Grants/Commissions
2016
Winner, The Kennedy Art Prize, Adelaide South Australia

2015
Tatiara Art Prize, Fkinalist, Highly Commended
Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Finalist

2014
Portrait, The Honourable Professor Robert Hill AC 15th Chancellor of the University of Adelaide, commissioned by the University of Adelaide for Bonython Hall.
Awarded, Arts SA Independent Makers & Presenters, Visual Arts Project Grant
Inaugural Artist AGSA, The Collections Project, a collaborative project between the Art Gallery of South Australia and Guildhouse resulting in an exhibition of the residents artist's work. 11 July to 29 October 2014.


2013
Winner People's Choice, Whyalla Art Prize, SA
Inaugural Winner, Tatiara Art Prize, SA
Finalist & Highly Commended, Whyalla Art Prize, SA
Semi-Finalist, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, NSW
Second Prize, Inaugural RSASA Portrait Prize, SA


2012
Finalist, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, NSW
Finalist, Sulman Prize, NSW


2011
Finalist, Highly Commended, Portia Geach Memorial Award, NSW
Finalist, Archibald Prize, NSW
Finalist, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, NSW
Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Qld
Finalist, City of Albany Art Prize, WA


2010
Finalist & Acquired, Redland Art Awards, Qld
Awarded, Arts SA Project Assistance Grant for Independent Makers and Presenters
Finalist, John Fries Memorial Prize, NSW
Finalist, Lethbridge 10,000 Art Prize, Qld


2009
Finalist, The RBS Emerging Artist Award, NSW
Awarded, New Work Grant (emerging), Australia Council for the Arts


2008
Finalist, Churchie Emerging Art Prize, Qld


2007
Awarded, Arts SA Project Assistance Grant for Independent Makers and Presenters


2006
Inaugural Winner, Raffen Acquisitive Art Prize, SA
Commission, Playboy Magazine, Australia


2005
Awarded, Arts SA Project Assistance Grant For Emerging Visual Artists
Finalist, Whyalla Art Prize, SA

Deidre But-Husaim

The Ineffable


WINNER:
2016 Kennedy Prize - ($25,000 acquisitive)

Medium:
oil on linen

Dimensions:
97 x 101 cm
 

Collection of the Kennedy Arts Foundation

Deidre But-Husaim

the installation (AGSA)


Medium:
OIl on linen

Dimensions:
102 x 112 cm

Deidre But-Husaim

the chuo line


Medium:
Oil on linen

Dimensions:
102 x 102 cm

Deidre But-Husaim

the sleeper


Medium:
Oil on maple panel
Framed

Dimensions:
60 x 46 cm

Deidre But-Husaim

the embrace (agsa)


Medium:
Oil on maple panel
Framed

Dimensions:
50 x 50 cm

Deidre But-Husaim

the statues (AGSA)


Medium:
Oil on maple panel
Framedl

Dimensions:
50 x 50 cm

Deidre But-Husaim

the special goodness (robert dowling)


Medium:
Oil on maple panel
Framed

Dimensions:
50 x 50 cm

Deidre But-Husaim

the special goodness (shinto deities)


Medium:
Oil on maple panel
Framed

Dimensions:
25 x 20 cm

Deidre But-Husaim

the special goodness (eugene von guerard)


Medium:
Oil on maple panel
Framed

Dimensions:
20 x 25 cm

Deidre But-Husaim

the special goodness (dark heart # 1)


Medium:
Oil on maple panel
Framed

Dimensions:
25 x 20 cm

Deidre But-Husaim

the special goodness (dark heart # 2)


Medium:
Oil on maple panel
Framed

Dimensions:
20 x 25 cm

*Finalist, Moran Art Prize 2015

Deidre But-Husaim

The Special Goodness (dark heart # 3)


Medium:
Oil on maple panels
Framed

Dimensions:
50 x 100 cm

 

Deidre But-Husaim

the sitting # 1 (agsa)


Medium:
Oil on maple panel
Framed

Dimensions:
20 x 25 cm

Deidre But-Husaim

the sitting # 3 (agsa)


Medium:
Oil on maple panel
Framed

Dimensions:
20 x 25 cm

Deidre But-Husaim

the sitting # 4 (agsa)


Medium:
Oil on maple panel
Framed

Dimensions:
20 x 25 cm

Deidre But-Husaim

the sitting #5 (AGSA)


Medium:
Oil on maple panel

Dimensions:
20 x 25 cm

Deidre But-Husaim

the sitting # 6 (agsa)


Medium:
Oil on maple panel
Framed

Dimensions:
20 x 25 cm

Deidre But-Husaim

woodenhead#1


Medium:
Oil on linen/mdf

Dimensiosn:
18 x 13 cm

Deidre But-Husaim

woodenhead#3


Medium:
oil on linen/mdf

Dimensions:
18 x 13 cm

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