John Olsen Australian, b. 1928-

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2016 John Olsen, Olsen Irwin, Sydney

John Olsen: The You Beaut Country, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

2015 Destination Sydney, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

2014 Myself and other Animals, Metro Gallery, Melbourne

2013-14 John Olsen: New Work, Olsen Irwin, Sydney

2013 John Olsen: An Exhibition of New Work, Osborne Samuel, London in conjunction with Olsen Irwin, Sydney

2012 Lake Eyre: The Desert Sea. Metro Gallery, Melbourne

2011 John Olsen, Lake Eyre – The Desert Sea, Ruminations on an empty landscape, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

John Olsen, Lake Eyre – The Desert Sea, Ruminations on an empty landscape, Tim Olsen Gallery at the Hong Kong Art Fair

2010 John Olsen, Culinaria; The Cuisine of the Sun, Tim Olsen Gallery

2009 Olsen: Paintings & Drawings, Metro Gallery, Melbourne

2007 John Olsen, A Salute to Sydney, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

2006 The Coorong: Unfinished Journey, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne Selected works, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

John Olsen: His Complete Graphics, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

John Olsen, Selection of Graphics, Eastgate and Holst Gallery, Melbourne

2005 The Flight to Broome, Tim Olsen Gallery Annex, Sydney.

 Pulse, Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Victoria

Teeming with Life, His Complete Graphics 1957-2005, Book launch and exhibition of selected etchings, Cosa Gallery, London

The Coorong Suite, New Releases, Print Survey. Port Jackson Press Gallery, Melbourne A selection of recent etchings by John Olsen, Impressions on Paper Gallery, Canberra

2004 John Olsen, Recent Works, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

2003 John Olsen, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne

Sydney Harbour, Seaport of Desire, a survey of prints and drawings, Port Jackson Press, Melbourne

2002 Seaport of Desire, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

2001 Recent works on paper, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

2000 John Olsen: Past & Present, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

1998 John Olsen: Recent Paintings 1995 - 1998, Olsen Carr Art Dealers, Sydney 'New York Nowhere', recent paintings and works on paper, Olsen Carr Art Dealers, Sydney

1995 John Olsen: Recent Works, Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

1994 John Olsen: Recent Work 1992-1994, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne

1993 John Olsen: Recent Works, Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Sydney John Olsen: Recent Etchings, Olsen Carr Art Dealers, Sydney

1992 John Olsen Retrospective, Art Gallery of New South Wales, John Olsen Retrospective, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

1991 John Olsen, Australian Galleries, Melbourne

1990 John Olsen, Australian Galleries, Sydney

1989 John Olsen, Greenhill Gallery, Perth The Land Beyond Time, works from the Christensen Fund Collection, touring exhibition Manly Art Gallery, Sydney; Nolan Gallery, Canberra; The Centre Gallery, Gold Coast

1988 John Olsen - Encounters with Drawing, Australian Galleries, Melbourne

1987-8 John Olsen - Encounters with Drawing, Wollongong City Gallery

1986 Paintings and Drawings by John Olsen from the permanent collection,

 John Olsen - In Search of the Open Country 1961-1986, Heide, Melbourne

 John Olsen: Gold, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

 John Olsen, Australian Galleries, Melbourne

1985 John Olsen, Tynte Gallery, Adelaide

1984 John Olsen, Tynte Gallery, Adelaide Festival, Adelaide

1983 John Olsen: Selected Graphics, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth John Olsen - The Land Beyond Time, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth 1982 John Olsen 81-82 and Noela Hjorth, Bortignon's Kalamunda Gallery of Man,

John Olsen, Australian Galleries, Melbourne

1981 John Olsen: A Sliver of Time, Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney

1980 John Olsen: Exhibition of Recent Paintings, Australian Galleries, Melbourne

John Olsen: Paintings and Drawings 77-80 Lister Gallery, Festival of Perth, Perth

John Olsen: My Complete Graphics, David Reid Gallery, Sydney

1979 John Olsen: Earth Hold etchings, Cintra House, Brisbane

1978 John Olsen: Paintings and Drawings 77-78, Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney 1977 John Olsen: Recent Paintings, Australian Galleries, Melbourne 1976 John Olsen: Recent oil paintings, gouaches, drawings and etchings, Ray The Child in us All, St John's Anglican Cathedral, Brisbane 1975 John Olsen: Edge of the Void, Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney John Olsen 74-75: Edge of the Void and Opera House Mural Studies, Australian Edge of the Void: Paintings, Drawings, Etchings and Lithographs by John Olsen, Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide

 John Olsen: Etchings, Gallery Huntly, Canberra

1974 John Olsen, Atelier 72 Gallery, Adelaide

1973 John Olsen, Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney

1972 John Olsen, Australian Galleries, Melbourne

1971 John Olsen, Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney

1970 John Olsen, Reid Gallery, Brisbane

1969 The Dunmoochin Summer: John Olsen '69, Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney John Olsen '69- Exhibition of Gouches and Oil Paintings, White Studio, Adelaide

1967 Entrance to the Castle of Life: John Olsen 66-67, Clune Galleries, Sydney

Entrance to the Castle of Life: John Olsen 66-67, South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne

1965 John Olsen, Clune Galleries, Sydney John Olsen, South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne

1963 An Exhibition of Recent Paintings, Gouaches & Drawings by John Olsen, John Olsen: Recent Paintings, Australian Galleries, Melbourne

1960 Olsen, Galerie Lambert, Paris John Olsen, Terry Clune Galleries, Sydney

1958 John Olsen, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney 1955 John Olsen, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

COLLECTIONS:

0John Olsen's work is represented in all Australian state gallery collections, the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and regional galleries Australia wide. He is also represented in institutional, corporate and private collections in Australasia, United Kingdom, Europe and the United States of America.