Martin George

Martin George holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (1st Class Hons.) from RMIT University (2016). Since graduating, he has exhibited at several commercial and artist run galleries in Melbourne, and has been involved in group exhibitions in the USA; in Baltimore MD (2017) and Newburgh NY (2018). He has had two solo exhibitions, Checkerfield Paintings, NKN Gallery, Melbourne (2018), and Recent Paintings, Fort Delta, Melbourne (2016). Recent group exhibitions in Melbourne include the drawing is just not there, West Space (2018); Patina, LON Gallery (2018); Group Show, Irene Rose (2017). In 2017 he completed a residency at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles CA. He has been a finalist in national Australian art prizes including the Redland Art Awards, QLD (2018), and the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, VIC (2017). He has exhibited work at Spring 1883 at the Windsor Hotel, Melbourne with Blockprojects (2018), and The Establishment Hotel, Sydney with NKN Gallery (2017). He is represented by Blockprojects, Melbourne and has a forthcoming solo exhibition with the gallery in 2019.

 

  Cloud Checkerfield MG , 2017, acrylic and primer on canvas, 117 x 91cm, image: Simon Strong

Cloud Checkerfield MG, 2017, acrylic and primer on canvas, 117 x 91cm, image: Simon Strong

 
  Hairy Spider (Broken Checkerfield) , 2017, acrylic, embroidery and primer on canvas, 95 x 90cm, image: Simon Strong

Hairy Spider (Broken Checkerfield), 2017, acrylic, embroidery and primer on canvas, 95 x 90cm, image: Simon Strong

 
  Spider Checkerfield MG , 2016, acrylic and primer on canvas, 178 x 163cm

Spider Checkerfield MG, 2016, acrylic and primer on canvas, 178 x 163cm