Oct 10 2012

Cossey – Graham

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Medium: Oils

Website: www.grahamcossey.com

Constabulary in Still Life

Constabulary in Still Life

Email: gcossey@gmail.com  or  Mobile: 0413 333 449

Graham’s major art interest is in the ebb and flow of regional Australia, focusing on regional urban landscapes, the buildings, structures and activities of interest.  He believes regional Australia is mistreated or at best ignored by governments and the self-absorbed city-based institutions and instrumentalities.

Modern Art, Surrealism and the metaphysical in particular, is a major influence Graham’s work. Inspiration comes from artists such as Edgar Degas, Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, Juan Gris, Giorgio de Chirico, Marsden Hartley, Edward Hopper, Hans Hofmann, Lloyd Rees, James Gleeson and Rick Amor.

Curriculum Vitae:

New York Studio School (NYSS) Summer Session 2011.

Masters in Art Practice (visual art), Charles Sturt University 2010.

New York Studio School, Drawing to Painting Marathon, 2007.

BA (fine art), Charles Sturt University (2006).



Untitled Oil on canvas

Untitled Oil on canvas

The Roto Line (2010), Red Door Gallery. Summer Hill. Sydney.

Portraits of Ariah Park. (2009), Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery: Memorial Hall, Ariah Park.

Grist for the Mill. (2006), Dome Gallery, Art House Hotel, Sydney: Aquarelle Gallery, Sydney: ART:FX, Cootamundra.

Cootamundra in Still Life: (2004), Baulkham Hills City Gallery; H .R. Gallop Gallery, Wagga Wagga; ART-FX, Cootamundra.

Joint exhibitions: NYSS Gallery, New York. Wagga Wagga Regional Gallery, Aquarelle Gallery, Cootamundra Arts Centre.

Director, Curator; Blackfriars Drawing Acquisitive (BDA, $10,000) 2003, 2004.

Judge, 2011 Tumut Art Show.

Art Workshops: Drawing, oil painting, colour. (contact direct of refer website for detail)