DALLAS LESLEY    CV

EDUCATION
1978 Graphic Art & Design Diploma ~ Sydney Institute of TAFE, NSW Australia

2000 Charlie Sheard Studio School – Sydney NSW Australia

SELECTED FINALIST EXHIBITIONS
2018 Lethbridge 10000 Art prize 

2017 The Brisbane Art Prize 2017 

2016 Lethbridge 10000 Art prize 

2015 The ANL Maritime Art Prize 

2014 The Sulman Prize – Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Exhibition, AGNSW, Sydney
2011 The Blake Prize Director’s Cut Exhibition
2010  Percival Portrait Prize - Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville QLD
2009 The ANL Maritime Art Prize 
2008 The Sulman Prize - Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Exhibition, AGNSW, Sydney
2008  Winner - The Banrock Station Art Prize - The Earth Prize Awards
2007 The Berkelouw Self Portrait Prize 
2006 The Blake Exceptions Exhibition 
2006 The 2006 Hills Grammar Art Prize 
2005 The Canberra Art Prize Exhibition
2005 The Cromwell’s Art Prize Exhibition 
2004 The Fleurieu Peninsula Biennale Art Prize

2002  Winner - The International Art Contest 2002 - Modern Art
2001 The Manning Art Prize 

2001  Konami Landscape Award-Horizons Gallery/selection Tweed Regional Gallery

2001 The John Copes Prize 

2001 Fisher’s Ghost Contemporary Art Award
2000  The Inaugural Watling-Von Bibra Art Award 


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Gallery 109 – Sydney

2016 Worldmark Pacific Resorts - Fiji

2011 Traffic Jam Galleries - Sydney
2009 The Salamanca Collection - Hobart
2008 LK Galleries - Perth
2007 Rushcutters Bay Gallery - Sydney
2007 The Salamanca Collection - Hobart
2006 LK Galleries - Perth
2006 House of Phillips Fine Art - Sydney
2005 David Hart Galleries - Noosa
2004 Bark Modern Art - Central, Hong Kong

2004 Sara Roney Gallery - Sydney
2003 Jackman Gallery - Melbourne
2003 Bark Modern Art - Central, Hong Kong
2002 Valerie Cohen Gallery - Sydney
2002 Sheraton Hotels and Resorts - Nadi, Fiji
2001 Valerie Cohen Gallery - Sydney
2000 Valerie Cohen Gallery - Sydney

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 - 2018 Nissarana Galleries – Noosa and Mornington

2017 The Brisbane Art Prize 2017 – Judith Wright Centre, Brisbane QLD

2016 Lethbridge 10000 Art prize - Brisbane

2015 The ANL Maritime Art Prize - Melbourne

2014  The Belle Arti Prize – Melbourne

2013  The Gateway Exhibition - Sydney

2009  Sculpture in the Vineyards - Hunter Valley NSW

2008-2012 Towers Exhibition - Chifley & Gov. Phillip & Macquarie Towers - Sydney

2008-2010 Mosman Festival of Sculpture ~ Sydney

2007-2012 Darling Park Exhibition - Sydney

2007-2012 Sculptures in Australia Square - Sydney                           

2007  Aquasculpture - Hastings River Foreshore - Port Macquarie Hastings Council       

2006  Shanghai Art Fair Australian Art Pavillion

2004  Spring Salon - Limner Gallery New York

2000-2020 - The Posh Auction - The Westin - Sydney

2006-2020 – Abstract Australia / Art Nomad ~ Melbourne

2010  Liverpool City Art Prize - Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre - Sydney

2008  Art Melbourne 2008 - RB Gallery - Royal Exhibition Centre - Melbourne

2007  Artitude Exhibition - Perth - curated by Sotheby’s & Perth Galleries WA

2011-2005 - Summer / Winter Exhibitions - The Salamanca Collection – Hobart

2005-2010 - LK Galleries - Perth 

2004-2009 - House of Phillips Fine Art - Sydney

2003-2007 - Art Galleries Schubert - Main Beach / Gold Coast

2008-2004 - David Hart Galleries -  Noosa and Mooloolaba

2002-2008 - Bark Modern Art - Hong Kong

2004  Unmasked - Mosman Art Gallery - Sydney

2003-2004 - Sydney Affordable Art Show - House of Phillips - Sydney

1999-2003 - Valerie Cohen Gallery - Sydney

2002-2004 - Jackman Gallery - Melbourne

2002-2003 - Art Collections Gallery - Gold Coast 

2001-2005 - Wall Street Exchange - Qantas Club & Chairmans Lounges – Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney

1998-2000 - Ansett Golden Wing Lounges - Sydney Airport

 

PUBLISHED / REPRODUCED

2019 – Manly Daily, Celebration of Peninsula Art / Best of the rest, Rod Bennett

2014 - Dallas Lesley - The Art Box - Stephen Wilson, 19 March, 2014

2011 - Cowboys & Angels - Harbourview Magazine, 11 May, 2011

2008 - The Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Exhibitions-The Happy Antipodean, Mar08

2007 - The artist who captures the ocean - Tracey Whiteford - Seaspray Magazine

2007 - Dallas Lesley at The Salamanca Collection -  Joerg Andersch - Hobart Mercury, Jan

2006 - Hanging around the Galleries - Sarah McNeill – Time Out Post, 11 November

2006 - Biz Watch - featured artist CCTV9 (Central China Television) 16 November

2006 - Hot Tickets – Gallery - The Sun Herald, 27 August

2006 - What’s On - Australian Art Review - Web News/Article AAR, September 2006

2006 - Technology transforms the world of art - Antiques & Art in Victoria, Apr-Aug

2006 - Artistic Inspiration - Luxury Home Design, Volume 9, No.2

2006 - Meet the Artist - Noosa Weekender, Issue 158, 3 March

2006 - Gallery’s Choice - Jess Ruiz - Insite Magazine, Spring Edition

2006 - Diverse Divas - Australian Art Review - Web News/Article AAR, Sept 2006

2005 - In Profile - Dallas Lesley – Brush Magazine, Issue 14, 2005

2004 - Oceanscapes - Lenny-Ann Low -  Sydney Morning Herald Nov. 6, 2004

2003 - Dallas Lesley - Annabel Walker - South China Morning Post, 7 Sept 2003

2003 - Artist in Profile - Investment Art Update - House of Phillips Fine Art, Issue 4

2003 - Hong Kong Visual ArtMap  - Issue 09, September, 2003

2002 - Australian Artist Makes Waves – Audi Magazine Australia, March 2002

2002 - Water world - Wentworth Courier / Lifestyle, 3 April, 2002

2001 - Seasonal Drama - The Qantas Club Magazine, Winter Edition

2001 - Art exhibition captures the essence of Rome - Audi Alliance Newsletter

1999 - Artistic duo - Insight, The Southern Courier, April 27, 1999

 

OTHER
- Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Townsville  - Dallas' portrait of Christine Anu hangs in the gallery’s permanent collection. The painting was valued and approved by the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.

- Corporate & Private Collections ~ Australia, Fiji, Japan, Hong Kong, the UK and the USA
- Curator & Sponsor of the Arts Section of the NSW Cancer Council Posh Auction since 2000
- 2007 Guest Speaker at Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, Sydney NSW Australia
- 2000 – 2020 - Arts Travel & Research ~ USA, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Hungary, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, China, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Fiji and Mexico