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Michael Cusack

1960 Australia

9 Works exhibited

Current location

Byron Bay

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  • About the Artist
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Bibliography
  • Awards

Michael Cusack is an Irish-born, Australia-based abstract painter. His work is painterly, emotive, dramatic, and evocative of the struggle between forces of nature. He lives and works in Byron Bay.

Solo Exhibitions

2018

New Works, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney 

2016

No Matter, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney 

2016

An Image seeks an Image, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne 

2016

The Other Same and the Other, POP Gallery, Griffith University, Brisbane 

2015 

The Same and the Other, Tweed River Art Gallery 

2014

Cité Internationale de arts, Open Studio, Paris 

2014

New Paintings, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne 

2014

Axiom, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney 

2012

Still Life, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney 

2011

Transverse Series, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne 

2010

Aperture, Jan Murphy Gallery, Queensland 

2009

Michael Cusack at Cbp, Sydney 

2009

Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney 

2008

Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne 

2007

Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane 

2006

Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney 

2005

Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane 

2005 

Martin Browne Fine Art, Silvershot Gallery, Melbourne 

2004

Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney 

2004

Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane 

2003

Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney 

2002

Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney 

2002

Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra 

2001 

Nick Mitzevich Gallery, Newcastle

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 

Group show gallery artists, Olsen Gallery, Sydney. 

2019 

Jacaranda Drawing Prize. Touring NSW. 

2018 

Works from the collection,Tweed River Art Gallery, M Arts, Murwillumbah. 

2018 

The Palette Show, Murwillumbah Art trail 

2018 

Relic and other stories with Terri Brooks 

2017 

We’re Closer than you think, Curated show, Artstate, Lismore 

2017 

Out with the Old, M Arts, Murwillumbah 

2017 

Tweed River Art Gallery, Works from the collection, Murwillumbah 

2017 

M Arts Group Show Murwillumbah 

2015 

Direction Now, Lismore Regional Gallery, Caboolture Regional Gallery 

2015 

Directors choice Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah 

2015 

Jacaranda Drawing Prize ( work Acquired ). Grafton Regional Art Gallery 

2014 

Direction Now, Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie, NSW 

2014 

Works from the collection, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah NSW 

2013 

Air, Light & Space: Contemporary Abstraction, Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie, NSW 

2013 

Summer exhibition, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney 

2012 

Selected works, Doublebass studios, Byron Bay 

2012 

Works from the Studio (with Emma Walker), Art Piece Gallery, Mullumbimby 

2012 

The Wilson Art award, Trinity Collage, Lismore 

2012 

The Alice Prize, Alice Springs 

2012 

Acquisitions Show, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah 

2011 

Basic Instinct, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne 

2010 

The Industrialists, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, New South Wales 

2009 

Quirky: from the collection, Newcastle Region Art Gallery 

2009 

The Paddington Art Prize, (honourable mention), Sydney

2009 

The Blake Prize, NAS gallery, Sydney 

2009 

Works from the collection, Tweed River Art Gallery 

2009 

Drawing Show, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane 

2009 

Industrialist Group Exhibition, QDOS, Lorne, Victoria 

2008 

Jacaranda Drawing Prize, Grafton 

2008 

Wish You Were Here, Tweed River Art Gallery 

2008 

The Painting Show, John Gordon Gallery 

2007 

Winter Collection, Martin Browne Fine Art 

2007

Autumn Collection, Martin Browne Fine Art 

2005

Colour(less), Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery 

2005

Wild Garden, Martin Browne Fine Art at the Yellow House, Sydney 

2005

Tenth Anniversary Show, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane 

2003

Group Exhibition, Jan Murphy, Brisbane 

2003

Brian Moore Memorial Show, Brian Moore Gallery 

2002

Collectors Choice, Von Bertouch’s Gallery, Newcastle 

2002

Still Waters Clear Visions, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery 

2002

The Year in Review, S.H. Erwin Gallery, Sydney 

2002

New Works 4 Painters, Newcastle Region Art Gallery 

2001

Acquisitions Show, Newcastle Region Art Gallery 

2001

4 Person Group Show, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra 

2001

Vessel, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery 

1999

Paintings (with Dallas Bray) Laman Street Gallery, Newcastle 

1998

The Bread Show (with Stephen Garrett) Hunter Street Institute, Newcastle

Andrew Frost, Axiom, http://theartlife.com.au/2014/axiom/, 2014 

Felicity Fenner, The land and its Psyche, The Macquarie Group Collection, 2013 

Louise Martin-Chew, “Air Light and Space”, catalogue essay, Glasshouse Gallery, Port Macquarie, 2013 

Una Rey, “Drawing Now”, Newcastle Herald, 2013 

Sharne Wolff, Still Life, The Art Life, http://theartlife.com.au/2012/still-life/, 2012 

Gavin Wilson, “Transverse Series” catalogue essay, Karen Woodbury Gallery, 2011 

Louise Martin- Chew, “New Work, Artist interview”, Art World, 2008 

Stephen Garrett, “Sucking Stones”, catalogue essay, Karen Woodbury Gallery, 2008 

Martin Browne, “Autumn Catalogue”, Martin Browne Gallery publication, 2007 

Meryl Ryan, “Colour(less)” catalogue essay, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, 2005 

Michelle McDonald & Gavin Fry, “A sense of calm”, Art and Australia, 2002 

Jill Stowell, Newcastle Herald, 2001 

Meryl Ryan, “Vessel”, catalogue essay, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, 2001 

Jill Stowell, “Vessel”, Newcastle Herald, 2001 

Meryl Ryan, “Edge”, Newcastle Herald, 2000 

Meryl Ryan, “Collectors Choice”, Newcastle Herald, 2000 

Jill Stowell, “1990-2000 Acquisitions Newcastle Art Gallery”, Newcastle Herald, 2000 

Jill Stowell Meryl Ryan, “The year in Review”, Newcastle Herald, 2000 

Jill Stowell, Newcastle Herald, 2000 

Jill Stowell, “A contemporary perspective”, Newcastle Herald, 2000 

Zoe Butt, “A contemporary perspective”, catalogue essay, Touring Exhibition, 2000 

Meryl Ryan, New Millennium Show, Von Bertouch Gallery, Newcastle Herald, 2000 

Ross Woodrow, “Plastic Newcastle -The Epicentre of Denial”, Artlink, 1998

2014

AGNSW, Cité Internationale Des Arts, Paris Residency 

2009

Honourable Mention, Paddington Art prize, Sydney 

2003

Fishers Ghost Art Prize Hanging crew award 

2002

Newcastle Arts Society, Mattara Art Award 

2002

Highly Commended, Maitland Art Prize 

2002

2nd Prize Muswellbrook Art Prize 

2000

Highly Commended, Maitland Art Prize 

1999

The Weston Regional Art Award, Acquisitive 

1998

The Weston Regional Art Award, Acquisitive

Works by Michael Cusack

Order by

2016

39.6 x 49.6 cm

2200,00 €

2016

37.8 x 46 cm

2100,00 €

2016

39.6 x 49.6 cm

2200,00 €

2018

50 x 40 cm

2100,00 €

2018

38 x 46 cm

2100,00 €

2018

61 x 51 cm

2400,00 €

2018

61 x 51 cm

2400,00 €

2018

61 x 51 cm

2400,00 €

2017

38 x 46 x 5 cm

2400,00 €

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