GREG WEIGHT

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Celestial Moment, Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2016 Temples of Stone, Australian Galleries, Sydney
2012 Photographic Studies from the Studio of Margaret Olley, Australian Galleries, Sydney
2011 Formations, Australian Galleries, Sydney Sydney
2011 Formations in Landscape, Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2010 Artists of the Western Desert, Gallery East, Clovelly, Sydney
2009 Love Creek Bitter Springs, Australian Galleries Works on Paper Sydney
2007 Desert Air, Australian Galleries Works on Paper, with Carol Ruff, Sydney
2006 Greg Weight, Artist Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
2006 Iron and Sand – Broken Hill and Lake Mungo, Gallery East, Clovelly, NSW
2005 Portraits of Australian Artists, Coffs Harbour City Gallery, NSW
2005 Corro Scuro, Australian Galleries, Sydney
2005 Australian Artists, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, QLD
2004 Book Launch Australian Artists, Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney
2004 Australian Artists, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
2002 Around the Rocks, Clyde Bank, Historical Museum, Sydney
2001 Boogie Days, Gallery East, Clovelly, NSW
2000 From Hill End, Residency Exhibition, Bathurst Regional Gallery, NSW
1998 Dylan, Michael Nagy Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
1997 Greg Weight, Michael Nagy Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
1995 Artists Portrait, Manly Regional Gallery, Sydney, NSW
1995 From a Distance, Michael Nagy Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
1982 Faces and Places, Hogarth Gallery, Sydney, NSW
1975 Time and Space, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, NSW
1971 Infinity, The Yellow House, Sydney, NSW

Group Exhibitions

2015 Face 2 Face, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney.
2010 Hula Dreams 3, Gallery East, Clovelly, Sydney.
2009 Ceramics, Contemporary Australian artists in Ceramic, Australian Galleries at Mary Place, Sydney, NSW
2009 National Photographic Portrait Prize, finalist – National Portrait Gallery. ACT
2008 The Magus, Group show, Australian Galleries, Sydney
2008 Portraits, Greg Weight and Stephen Dupont Airport North Sydney
2008 Represented in Utopia, Genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye, NMA Canberra
2008 Represented in The Genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye, NMA Osaka, Japan
2007 Head On, Alternative Photographic Portrait Prize, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
2007 Hula Dreams 2, Gallery East, Clovelly, Sydney.
2006 50th Anniversary Exhibition, 5th June, Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2006 Citigroup Australian Photographic Portrait Prize, Finalist Art Gallery of NSW
2006 Winner Head On, The Photographers Gallery, Balmain
2005 Hula Dreams, Gallery East, Clovelly, Sydney.
2005 Take a Good Look, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
2005 Australian Artists, Brisbane City Gallery
2005 Art and About, Hyde Park, Sydney
2004 Hula Dreams, Gallery East, Clovelly, Sydney
2003 Citigroup Australian Photographic Portrait Prize, (winner) Art Gallery of NSW
2003 Figurative, Michael Nagy Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
2003 Portrait of a Generation, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, ACT
2001 Rees and Whiteley, Brett Whiteley Gallery, Sydney, NSW
1999 Yellow House Now, Michael Nagy Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
1997-98 The Reflecting Eye, Old Parliament House, Canberra, ACT
1997 The Reflecting Eye, New England Regional Gallery, Armidale, NSW
1995 Lloyd Rees Drawings, Centenary Retrospective, Art Gallery of NSW
1995 Creative Australians, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra ACT
1993 Arthur Boyd Retrospective, Art Gallery of NSW
1990 Yellow House Retrospective Exhibiting artist, Art Gallery of NSW
1971 The Yellow House Exhibiting artist, Potts Point, Sydney.

Awards and Prizes

2014 NPPP Canberra, Guest Judge.
2012 Blake Prize, Finalist and winner of the Peoples Choice Award
2011 National Photographic Portrait Prize, Finalist
2010 Alice Springs Art Prize, Finalist, NT
2009 Photographic Prize, Finalist, National NPG Canberra ACT
2007 Head On Portrait Prize, Finalist, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney NSW
2006 Head On Photographic Portrait Prize, Winner, The Photographers Gallery, Balmain,
2006 Citigroup Australian Photographic Portrait Prize, Finalist, Art Gallery of NSW
2003 Citigroup Australian Photographic Portrait Prize, Winner, Art Gallery of NSW
1975 Development Grant, Australia Council

Collections

Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, NSW
Bathurst Regional Gallery, NSW
City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, NSW
Gold Coast City Gallery, QLD
Lismore Regional Gallery, NSW
Maitland Regional Gallery, NSW
Monash Gallery of Art, VIC
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
National Library of Australia, Canberra, ACT
National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, ACT
Queensland Art Gallery, QLD
State Library of NSW
Tweed Heads Regional Gallery, NSW
University of Technology Sydney, NSW

Selected Publications

Art and Social Commitment, AGNSW, 1983
Australian Artists, Portraits by Greg Weight, Book, published by Chapter & Verse
Box Office, The Sydney Magazine, May 2004 Issue
Brett Whiteley retrospective, AGNSW, 1993
Brett Whiteley, Bay Books, 1972
Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, Craftsman House, 1994
Drawn from Life, John Olsen, Duffy and Snellgrove, 1997
Elioth Gruner, AGNSW, 1983
Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Macmillan, 2000
Emily Kngwarreye Paintings, Craftsman House, 1998
Garry Shead, Craftsman House, 2001
John Coburn, Beagle Press, 2002
John Olsen, Deborah Hart, 1999.
Joshua Smith, Yve Close, 1998
Lloyd Rees Drawings, Centenary Retrospective, AGNSW, 1995
Margaret Coen, State Library of NSW, 1997
Margaret Woodward, Beagle Press, 2002
McGregor, Craig “Behind closed doors”, SMH Goodweekend, May 15 2004
Michael Nelson Jakagmara, Craftsman House, 1997
Photofile 54, Australian Centre for Photography, 1998
Russell Drysdale, Beagle Press, 1983
Look Magazine The artists at work”, , May Issue 2004
The Hermannsburg Potters, Craftsman House, 2000
The Painted Panorama, State Library of NSW, 1984
The Town Grew up Dancing – The Life and Art of Wenten Rubuntja, Jenny Green, IAD Press, 2004
Tim Storrier, Craftsman House, 2000
Australian Art Review Magazine Weight of the soul, article, Issue 04, March – June 2004
William Robinson, Beagle Press, 2001
Yellow House Catalogue, AGNSW, 1990

Experience

1946 Born Manly, NSW, Australia. Currently lives and works in Sydney
1967-76 Freelance fashion photographer
1976-85 Tutor in photography, Hornsby TAFE
1984 Tutor in Photography, Sydney College of the Arts
1985-89 Tutor in Photography, East Sydney Technical College
1990-2000 Professional photography, based in Sydney
1999 Resident Artist, Hill End, NSW
2000-2009 Portrait and Landscape Exhibitions, Fine Art – Based Sydney – worked Australia
2010 Artist in Residence, Taronga Zoo, Sydney