Still Life with Zucchinis Still Life with Lemons Still Life with Artichokes Still Life with Cherries

Curriculum Vitae

 

Christopher Beaumont

Born: Melbourne, Australia 1961

Studied

Studied
1997 Swinburne University of Technology - Grad Dip. Multimedia Software Development
1985-87 Victorian College of the Arts - BA. Painting & Sculpture
1984 Prahran College of TAFE(now Swinburne University) - Dip. TOP Art & Design
1980-83 University of Melbourne - MB., BS. Medicine

Solo Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions
2008 Organic Chemistry: Still Life Paintings by Christopher Beaumont - Deloitte, VIC
2006 Bendigo Art Gallery, VIC
Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Woollahra NSW
2005 Cobalt Gallery, South Yarra VIC
2004 Fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne VIC
1995 Scope Gallery, Fitzroy VIC
1992 Botanical Gallery, South Yarra VIC
1991 Botanical Gallery, South Yarra VIC
1990 Pinacotheca Gallery, Richmond VIC

Group Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions
2012

Moment Monash University Faculty Gallery, Caulfield Vic.

2011

Out of the Darkness Gallerysmith North Melbourne Vic.
Between Sky & Sea Shakespeare Grove Studio Artists City of Port Phillip Gallery St Kilda Vic.
Still Life - NGV International Members Lounge

2010 Still Life - NGV International Members Lounge
2008 Williamstown Festival Contemporary Art Prize 2008 Vic.
"Postcard Show" - Linden St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Art Vic.
Artists for Kids Culture Annual Art Auction Bright Space & Ormond Hall Vic.
2007 "New Artists" - AXIA Modern Art Armadale Vic.
"Postcard Show" - Linden St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Art St Kilda Vic.
"Natura" - Fortyfive Downstairs Melbourne Vic.
Artists for Kids Culture Annual Art Auction Nellie Caston Gallery South Yarra / Ormond Hall Vic.
2006 "Postcard Show" - Linden St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Art St Kilda Vic.
Artists for Kids Culture Annual Art Auction Jackman Gallery St Kilda / Ormond Hall
2005 The Authur Guy Memorial Painting Prize The Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria.
"Neo Millennium" - Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Toyota Australia Vic.
"Postcard Show" - Linden St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Art St Kilda Vic.
"Works for Windows" - St Kilda Festival Vic.
Artists for Kids Culture Prahran Town Hall & Jackman Gallery St Kilda
2004 Artists for Kids Culture St Kilda Town Hall & Jackman Gallery St Kilda
"120ยบ of Separation" Linden St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Art
"Postcard Show" - Linden St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Art
"Compendium" ICON Gallery Deakin University Vic
2003 "Postcard Show" - Linden St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Art
"St. Kilda Artists' Group Show" - Patrizia Autore Gallery, St Kilda Vic.
St Kilda Art Supplies 10th Anniversary Show - Metropolis Gallery St Kilda Vic.
Compendium - Platform Artists Group Spencer Street, Melbourne Vic
2002 "Postcard Show" - Linden St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Art
"St. Kilda Artists' Group Show" - Patrizia Autore Gallery, St Kilda Vic.
JNF Genus Art Auction - Patrizia Autore Gallery, St Kilda Vic
2001 "St Kilda Artists' Group Show" - Patrizia Autore Gallery, St Kilda Vic.
2000 "Postcard Show" - Linden Gallery, St Kilda Vic.
"St. Kilda Artists' Show" - Patrizia Autore Gallery, St Kilda Vic.
1999 "Postcard Show" - Linden Gallery, St Kilda Vic.
"Acland Street Show" - Shop Windows Acland Street, St Kilda Vic.
"Exposure" - Linden Gallery, St Kilda Vic.
1996 "Food in Art" - Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Vic
1995 "Postcard Show" - Linden Gallery, St Kilda Vic.
"Australia Felix" - Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria
1994 "Sport the Greatest Theatre of All" - Adelaide Festival Centre Art Space, Adelaide SA
Touring Exhibition, South Australia, Vic., NSW, Qld., NT
Sotheby's Contempary Art Auction - Sotheby's Armadale Vic
"Re Production" - Gallery at Tolarno's St. Kilda Vic.
"Still Life" - Eva Breuer Gallery, Woollahra NSW
Conrad Jupiters' Aquisitive Prize - Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Coolangatta Queensland - aquired
"Love & Ruin" - , St Kilda Town Hall, St Kilda Vic
"The Monster Footy Show" - Artists Garden, Fitzroy Vic.
1993 "Arrangement, Australian Still Life 1973-1993" - Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Bulleen Vic.
"Postcard Show" - Linden Gallery St Kilda Vic.
Group Show - 135 Fitzroy Street Gallery St Kilda Vic.
1992 "Postcard Show" - Linden Gallery St Kilda Vic
Margaret Stewart Endowment Collection, National Gallery of Victoria
Margaret Stewart Endowment Collection, McClelland Gallery, Langwarrin Vic
"St Kilda Festival - Food" - Gallery at Tolarno's St. Kilda Vic
Summer Group Show - Botanical Gallery South Yarra Vic
1991 "Postcard Show" - Linden Gallery St Kilda Vic
"Out of our Oeuvre" - Gallery at Tolarno's St. Kilda Vic
1990 Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition, Australia wide
"Art with Text" - Monash University Gallery, Victoria
"Good for Football" - Punters' Club Fitzroy Vic
1989 "From the Collection" - Monash University Gallery, Clayton Victoria
Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition, Australia wide
"The Slab" - Punters' Club, Fitzroy Vic.
Group Show - Pinacotheca Gallery, Richmond Vic.
1988 "Site of Execution" - Australian Center for Contemporary Art, Victoria
1987 Graduate Show - Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne Vic

Awards and Prizes

Awards and Prizes
2008 Finalist - Williamstown Festival Contemporary Art Prize
2005 People's Choice Award - Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo VIC
Finalist - Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo VIC
2000 Art Spectrum Finest Artist Colours Prize - Post Card Show Linden St.Kilda
1999 Sweet Design Acquisitive Prize - Post Card Show Linden St. Kilda
1994 Conrad Jupiters' Prize, Gold Coast City Council, QLD
1992 St Kilda City Council Prize (non acquisitive)
Selected by Melbourne Theatre Company for Seasons Brochure
1991 Postcard Prize & reproduction, St Kilda City Council
1990 Finalist - Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition
1989 Finalist - Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition
1987 Hans and Sylvia Sumberg Prize (VCA)

Collections

  • National Gallery of Victoria, Margaret Stewart Endowment
  • Monash University Collection
  • BHP Collection - (ex) now dispersed through Christies
  • Western Mining Collection - (ex) now dispersed
  • Malleson Stephen Jaques Collection - (ex) dispersed through Bonhams and Goodman
  • Gold Coast City Art Gallery
  • Australian Gallery of Sport & Olympic Museum
  • City of Port Phillip
  • Lowensteins Arts Management
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Private Collections

Bibliography

Bibliography
2006 McCullough Alan & Susan, Encyclopedia of Australian Art, Allen & Unwin
2004 Robert Nelson "A Serve of Fruit & Vegetables" Review - The Age Oct 22nd
1995 Catherine Lambert "Giving Life to the Ordinary" Review - Herald-Sun February 19th
Robert Nelson "Contemplation of Fragile Riches" Review - The Age March 1st
1994 Martin Flannagan, Exhibition Catalogue, "Sport the Greatest Theatre of All" Adelaide Festival Centre Art Space
McCullough Alan & Susan, Encyclopedia of Australian Art, Allen & Unwin
Victoria Lyn & John Rigby, Exhibition Catalogue Conrad Jupiters' Art Prize
1993 Melbourne Theatre Company Brochure
John R Neeson, "Arrangement, Australian Still Life 1973-1993" Exhibition Catalogue MOMA Heide
Robert Rooney, "Our Still Life Assurance" The Australian, December 11th
Christopher Heathcote, "An unfashionable but thought-provoking show for lovers of art", The Age, December 22
Today Arts, Summer, Herald-Sun, January 12th
"Arrangements", Stages Magazine, January/February Edition.
1992 MIFA Brochure
Rebecca Lancashire, "A Penchant for Vegetables", The Age, September 9
Rebecca Lancashire, "All the Art that's fit to see", Entertainment Guide The Age, September 11
Exhibition Catalogue Margaret Stewart Endownment
1991 Andrew Masterson, Best Weekend, Age Weekend Magazine, November 2
1990 Merryn Gates, "Art with Text" Exhibition Catalogue, Monash University Press
Alex Selenitsch, Art Monthly, No. 34 September
Peter Hill, Tension Magazine, No. 23 October
Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition Catalogue
1989 Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition Catalogue