David Hinchliffe

David  Hinchliffe
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Biography:

David Hinchliffe has been painting, exhibiting and selling his work in galleries since the age of 12. He has won numerous competitions as a young artist (Sunday Mail Art Prize, ABC Argonauts Award, Atlantic City Sculpture Award, Toowoomba Gemini prize) and is a regular finalist in Tattersalls Landscape Prize.

David has travelled and painted widely in the United States and UK and is represented extensively in collections both in Australia and overseas. While his work is principally oils on canvas or linen, he has also produced many gouache works and sculpture as well as holding two exhibitions of his photographs (“Two to the Valley, 1992, and “Detours”, 2010).

He trained under Brisbane artist, John Rigby, painting as a teenager with contemporaries Tomas McAulay and Rex Backhaus Smith and also studied under premier Australian landscape artist and Archibald prize-winner, William Robinson at the University of Southern Queensland. David furthered his practical artistic study in both New York, Paris and London in the 70s while working his way around the world painting portrait commissions until he returned home to pursue a career in politics. He has painted portraits of Poet Bruce Dawe, Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser and businessman, Sir Alex McKay.

Described by the late James Gleeson as having an "exceptional talent", he has emerged from 3 decades of work in the public domain to return with renewed passion to his career as a painter. He won the Sunday Mail Colour Magazine Award (1972), Atlantic City Sculpture Award (1973) and Gemini Art Award (judged by James Gleeson in 1974) and has been a finalist for the last 6 years in the Tattersall's Landscape Prize.

He has exhibited at galleries in Brisbane and the Gold Coast as well as at Harrods in London and at Village Art gallery in Greenwich Village 1996, at the Australian Consulate, New York and at Michael Ingbar Gallery on Broadway in Soho, New York and soon in Paris.

 

Résumé:

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018       Recent Work, Manyung Gallery Malvern, Australia
               Red Hll Gallery solo exhibition Brisbane August 
               Hong Kong Affordable Art Fair special performance artist 
               Hampstead Heath Affordable Art Fair April
2017       Recent Work, Manyung Gallery Malvern, Australia
               Michael Ingbar Gallery, 568 Broadway, Soho, New York
2016       Solo Exhibition, Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane
               Recent Work, Manyung Gallery, Australia
2015       Michael Ingbar Gallery, 568 Broadway, Soho, New York
               Solo Exhibition, Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane
               Solo Exhibition, David Hart Gallery, Mooloolaba
               Recent Work, Manyung Gallery, Australia
2014       New York Affordable Art Fair, New York (Sell-out exhibition)
               Battersea Affordable Art Fair, London
               Hong Kong Contemporary Art Fair, Hong Kong
               Hampstead Heath Art Fair, UK
               Battersea Art Fair, UK
               Solo Exhibition, Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane
               Solo Exhibition, David Hart Gallery, Mooloolaba
               Recent Works, Marks and Gardner Gallery, Mt Tamborine
2013       Solo, Buddhist Exhibition, Chung Tian Temple, Brisbane
               Marks and Gardner Gallery Mt Tamborine
               Red Hill Gallery, Red Hill Brisbane
               Graydon Gallery, New Farm
               Hamstead Heath Art Fair, London
               Manyung Gallery, Mt Eliza
2012       Graydon Gallery, New Farm (June 1-10). 
               NeoGallery, Mt Coolum, Qld. June 30 through July 2012. 
               Marks and Gardner Gallery, Mt Tamborine, Qld. June 30 through July 2012.
               Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane. Opening July 15, 2012.
               Michael Ingbar Gallery, 506 Broadway, Soho, New York. October/November 2012
2011       Australian Consulate, 42nd St, New York. April 6 – May 2011 
               Michael Ingbar Gallery, 568 Broadway, Soho, New York. April 8 – May 2011.
               NeoGallery, Ann St, Brisbane. August 19 – September 2011.
               Marks and Gardner Gallery, Mt Tamborine. September 16 – October 2011.
               Solo Exhibition, Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018       Affordalble Art Fair Singapore
               Asia Contemporary Art Fair, Hong Kong
2017       Hampstead Heath Art Fair, London
               Asia Contemporary Art Fair, Hong Kong
2016       Singapore Affordable Art Fair – Spring Edition, Singapore
               New York Affordable Art Fair
               Hampstead Heath Art Fair, London
               Asia Contemporary Art Fair, Hong Kong
               Battersea Affordable Art Fair, London
2015       Singapore Affordable Art Fair – Autumn Edition, Singapore
               Group Exhibition, Manyung Gallery Mt Eliza
               Group Exhibition, Manyung Gallery Sorrento
               Hampstead Heath Art Fair, London
               Asia Contemporary Art Fair, Hong Kong
               Battersea Affordable Art Fair, London
2014       Singapore Affordable Art Fair - Spring Edition, Singapore (Sell-out exhibition)
               New York Affordable Art Fair
               Hampstead Heath Art Fair, London
               Asia Contemporary Art Fair, Hong Kong
               Battersea Affordable Art Fair, London
2013       Singapore Affordable Art Fair – Spring Edition, Singapore
               New York Affordable Art Fair
               Hampstead Heath Art Fair, London

Awards and Grants 

1998 - 2018 Finalist Tattersall Art Prize every year 
1975       First Prize, Portraitre Prize, RNA Art Exhibition
1972       Sunday Mail Art Competition
1973       Atlantic City Rotary Sculpture Award
1974       Gemini Art Award, Toowoomba

His work is in collections in Europe, the United States and Australia.

 

Statement:

“I know it's fashionable to say that painting is a 'release' from the pressures of the world or that the act of painting keeps the artist 'sane'. I don't find that at all. I feel quite 'insane' when I'm painting. I feel an enormous concentration and focus when I paint...and I don't think that's a bad thing.

The act of creation shouldn't be a passive or gentle thing.

My recent work deals with the urban environment in its many forms in cities around the world as well as an abiding affinity with the Australian landscape. It is a response to light. I like the movement of light across a surface -- whether it's a valley, a river, a street or the human form.

I particularly enjoy the shapes, the noise and the shadows of city landscapes – whether it’s the drama of lower East Side in New York, the reflections in the canals of Venice, the romance of Paris streets, the quirky laneways of Melbourne, the crowded pedestrian footpaths of Brisbane city, or the treed streets near my home and studio in QLD.

In recent times I've also been strongly influenced by the extraordinary images and spirituality of Buddhist monks in Luang Prabang, Laos in S.E. Asia and the Buddhist nuns in Brisbane."
- David Hinchliffe

 

Associated News

Associated Exhibitions

Summer @ Flinders

Manyung Gallery Flinders
6 December, 2019 - 28 January, 2020
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Champagne & Mistletoe
VIP Christmas Exhibition

Manyung Gallery Mt Eliza
5 December - 24 December, 2019
Opening Night Thursday 5th December 5-8pm
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David Hinchliffe
New Works

Manyung Gallery Malvern
14 November - 30 November, 2019
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Affordable Art Fair Melbourne
Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton
5 September - 8 September, 2019
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Affordable Art Fair Singapore 2018
Manyung Gallery Group
15 November - 18 November, 2018
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David Hinchliffe | Recent Works
Manyung Gallery Malvern
1 November - 17 November, 2018
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September in Sorrento
Manyung Gallery Sorrento
1 September - 30 September, 2018
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On The Map Event
Big Art - Factory 8
28 April - 28 April, 2018
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Sea, Sky, and Space
A Group Exhibition
13 January - 24 January, 2018
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Affordable Art Fair Singapore
17 – 19 November 2017, F1 Pit Building, Republic Boulevard, Singapore
17 November - 19 December, 2017
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'The Art Of Giving' - VIP Christmas Event
Manyung Gallery Mt Eliza
7 December - 7 December, 2017
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David Hinchliffe Solo Exhibition
Manyung Gallery Malvern
2 November - 19 November, 2017
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Affordable Art Fair Singapore
7 – 9 April 2017, F1 Pit Building
6 April - 9 April, 2017
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Affordable Art Fair Singapore
18 – 20 November 2016, F1 Pit Building
18 November - 20 November, 2016
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David Hinchliffe Solo Exhibition
Manyung Gallery Malvern
12 October - 30 October, 2016
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It's Raining Cats and Dogs
Manyung Gallery Mt Eliza
22 September - 4 October, 2016
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Metropolis
Manyung Gallery Malvern
9 June - 26 June, 2016
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Affordable Art Fair Singapore
Contemporary Art Australia
21 April - 24 April, 2016
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Festive Christmas Exhibition
Manyung Gallery Mt Eliza
26 November - 24 December, 2015
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Inner Urban And Iconic exhibition
Manyung Gallery Mt Eliza
6 August - 30 August, 2015
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June Group Exhibition
Manyung Gallery Mt Eliza
5 June - 28 June, 2015
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Summery Sorrento
Manyung Gallery Sorrento
20 December, 2014 - 8 January, 2015
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Affordable Art Fair Singapore
Manyung Gallery Group will again attend the art fair as as Contemporary Art Australia. Find us at Stand 2B-13
23 May - 25 May, 2014
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A Restful Moment
Manyung Gallery Mt Eliza
5 April - 30 April, 2014
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City and the Coast
Manyung at Mount Eliza
1 November - 24 November, 2013
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