Katherine Hattam

Katherine Hattam held her first exhibition in 1978 at the George Paton & Ewing Gallery, alongside Helen Frankenthaler, and has exhibited regularly ever since. Exhibitions include The History Pictures at Bayside Gallery (2019), Seeing Through (2017), Sometimes (2015) and Consciousness Raising (2014) at Daine Singer, Desire First (2015) at Deakin University, Backwaters (2014) at LUMA, Inventory (2010) and Book Covers (2009) at John Buckley Gallery, Staying on Message (2008) at Australian Galleries, Landscape of Longing (2013) at Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Under the Influence (2007) at Warrnambool Art Gallery, Innocent Works (2008) at Bendigo Art Gallery, and at the National Gallery of Victoria: This and Other Worlds: Contemporary Australian Drawing (2008), Stick It! Collage in Australian Art (2010) and The Naked Face: Self-portraits (2010-11).

Hattam was Australia-China Fellow with a studio at the Beijing Art Academy (2003 and 2005) and exhibited Cut and Paste at the Pickled Art Centre, Beijing. Hattam has won the Banyule and Robert Jacks Drawing Prizes, has been short-listed many times in the Dobell Drawing Prize, the National Works on Paper Prize and Arthur Guy and Geelong Gallery Painting Prizes. She holds a BA in Literature and Politics from the University of Melbourne, an MFA Painting from VCA and a PhD from Deakin University.

Her work is in the public collections of the National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, Queensland Art Gallery, University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology, Artbank, Heide, Art Gallery of South Australia, Deakin and La Trobe Universities, Warrnambool Art Gallery and Bendigo Art Gallery and private and corporate collections including George Patterson, Minter Ellison, National Bank of Australia, Potter Warburg, Smorgon, the Darling Foundation and RACV.

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Katherine Hattam (born 1950 Melbourne, lives Melbourne)   

1974  BA Hons, Melbourne University
1992  MFA Painting, VCA
2004  PhD, Deakin University

Solo Exhibitions
2019 Language, Names, Lists and a Dream, Daine Singer, Melbourne
2019 The History of Pictures, Bayside Gallery, Melbourne
2017  Seeing Through, Daine Singer, Melbourne
2015  Desire First, Deakin University Art Museum, Melbourne
2015  Sometimes, Daine Singer, Melbourne
2015  Backwaters, La Trobe Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo
2014  Backwaters, LUMA, Melbourne
2014  Consciousness Raising, Daine Singer, Melbourne
2013  Landscape of Longing, Mornington Peninsula Gallery
2010  Inventory, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne
2009  Book Covers, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne
2008  Staying on Message, Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2008   Bookworks, Adele Boag, Adelaide
2008  Melbourne Art Fair, Australian Galleries
2007 – 2008  Under The Influence, Warrnambool Art Gallery
2007  Family Romance, Australian Galleries, Sydney
2007  Innocent Works, Bendigo Art Gallery
2006  Bookworks, Australian Galleries
2006  Bookworks, Stonington Stables, Deakin University, Melbourne
2005  Pickled Art Centre, Beijing
2005  Adele Boag Gallery, Adelaide
2004  Crossley Scott, Melbourne
2002  The Vocabulary of Chairs, Geelong Art Gallery
2002  Span Galleries, Melbourne
1999  Perfect Day, Bendigo Regional Gallery
1999  Seashores and Porcupines, Latrobe Street Gallery
1994 1991 1990 1988  William Mora Gallery, Melbourne
1991  Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1988  Warrnambool City Gallery
1998 2001  John Buckley Fine Art, Melbourne
1987  70 Arden Street, Melbourne
1978  George Paton & Ewing Gallery, Melbourne

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017  Spring 1883, Sydney
2017 Collective vision: 130 years Bendigo Art Gallery
2016  Art of Parts, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
2016 A Billion Bucks, Honeymoon Suite
2016 Telltale, Arts Projects Australia
2016 Soft Furnishings, RMIT Design Hub
2015  Bayside Prize, Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre, Melbourne
2014  Re-raising Consciousness, TCB Art Inc, Melbourne
2014 Domestic Bliss, Deakin University Art Gallery
2014  Work, Slopes, Melbourne
2014  Loose Canon, Artbank, Sydney
2014  Fin, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne
2014  National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
2010  Stick It! NGV
2010  The Naked Face, NGV
2012 2010 2009 2006 2005 2003 2002 2001 2000 1995 Dobell Drawing Prize, AGNSW
2006  50th Anniversary Exhibition, Australian Galleries
2018 2014 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998  National Works on Paper Prize, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
2006 2005 2004 2003 2002  Robert Jacks Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery
2006  Decade Acquisitions, Bendigo Art Gallery
2011 2009 2005 2003  Arthur Guy Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery
2005  Sydney Art Fair, Sydney Art on Paper Fair, Seoul International Works on Paper Fair
2005  This and Other Worlds – Contemporary Australian Drawing, 1995-2005,  NGV
2004 2002  Sulman Prize, AGNSW
2001 1998 1997 1996  Kedumba Drawing Prize
2000  Australian Drawing Biennial, Drill Hall, ACT
1998  Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Prize, Grafton (acquired)
1991  Recent Acquisitions Murdoch Court NGV
1991  Ray Hughes Group Drawing Show
1986  Shipwrecked, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne           

Prizes Awards Grants & Residencies
2018  Finalist, Geelong Contemporary Art Prize; MPRG National Works on Paper Prize
2016  Finalist, Bruny Island Art Prize, McGivern Prize, MPRG National Works on Paper Prize, Bayside Art Prize
2015  Finalist, Bayside Art Prize, City of Hobart Art Prize, Geelong Print Awards
2008  Kedumba Drawing Prize(acquired), RMIT Print Studio
2006  Robert Jacks Drawing Prize
2005  Banyule Works on Paper Art Prize
2003  Bundanon Centre, NSW
2003  National Works on Paper Prize (acquired) 1986 2005
2003  Australia-China Council Grant Residence & Studio (Beijing Art Academy), Beijing
1999  Fisher’sGhost Award, Campbelltown NSW (acquired)

National Gallery of Australia
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Hamilton Art Gallery
The Darling Foundation
National Gallery of Victoria
Bendigo Art Gallery
RACV Collection
Warrnambool City Art Gallery
Mornington Art Gallery
Queensland University of Technology
Grafton City Art Gallery
National Bank of Australia
Potter Warburg
Bankers Trust Collection
Smorgon Collection
Queen Victoria Hospital Collection
George Patterson Collection
The Darling Foundation
Queensland Art Gallery
University of Queensland
Deakin University