Exhibition and book launch
Sunday 15th September, 3pm
Nicholas Thompson Gallery presents a solo exhibition of Suzanne Archer's works at Sydney Contemporary 2019. The exhibition coincides with the fiftieth anniversary of the artist's first solo exhibition in 1969 and includes painting and works on paper from throughout the artist's career.
Nicholas Thompson Gallery will also launch the artist's career monograph produced with the assistance of the Australia Council for the Arts Susanne Archer: Song of the Cicada with an in-conversation with Suzanne Archer and writer and curator Sioux Garside on Sunday 15th of September at 3pm
Suzanne Archer was born in Surrey, UK and studied at the Sutton School of Art (1964). She arrived in Australia in 1965 and is based in the Wedderburn region of New South Wales. Archer has exhibited regularly since the late 1960's and is a recipient of the Wynne Prize (1994), the Dobell Prize (2010), the Kedumba Drawing Prize (2010 and the Eutick Memorial Still Life Award (2018).
She has undertaken residencies at Greene Street Studio, New York; Power Studio at Cite internationale, Paris and Redgate Residency, Beijing. Career surveys have been told at the Macquarie University Art Museu, Sydney (2016), Campbelltown Art CentreCampbelltown (2019) and Maitland Regional Art Gallery (2019).
Archer's work is held in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria, the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Artbank as well as significant regionaland tertiary institutions.