Robert Holcombe


Waterhole I
Mixed 12x17cm
Waterhole II
Mixed 12x17cm
Long Dry
Mixed 24x29cm
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About Robert Holcombe

Born: Australia 1945 Art Education: Self-Taught Corporate Collections: Ausdoc Group Ltd - Melbourne Barloworld - Melbourne Brambles Ltd. (USA) DBM Australia Limited FH Faulding Collection - Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney Malca - Amit New York, Inc. - New York Shepparton Regional Gallery - Victoria The Directors Chair - Brisbane and Melbourne University of Melbourne University of Sydney - The George Institute Valex Security Inc. - Melbourne, New York and London Winsor & Newton - London National Exhibitions: Solo Exhibitions 33 Group Exhibitions 85 Private collections: World Wide National Competitions: 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004- Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (by invitation) 2000, 2002- Finalist in the Flourier Prize- South Australia 1985, 1986- Diamond Valley Acquisitive- Melbourne 1966, 1967, 1968- Andrew Fairley Art Prize, Shepparton (1968 Finalist- Painting acquired by Shepparton Regional Gallery) International Special Project: 2004 - United Nations International Art Education and Exhibition, New York (September) International Exhibitions: 2003 - International Art Expo, New York (February/ March) 2003 - International Art Expo, Palm Springs (March) 2000 - The United Nations Millennium Art Exhibition, New York (July/August): ‘OUR WORLD in the YEAR 2000’ 2000 - World Trade Center, Stockholm (March/April) 2000 - Mall Galleries, London (February) 1999 - The Old Gallery, Warsaw (September/ October): Cultural Exchange between the Cities of Warsaw and Melbourne. International Competition: Winsor & Newton Worldwide Millennium Painting Competition; My Country in theYear 2000. International Award: (London) 2000- The Winsor & Newton Worldwide Millennium Painting Competition (February): ‘OUR WORLD in the YEAR 2000’ National award: (Sydney) 1999 - Winsor & Newton Worldwide Millennium Painting Competition (June): ‘OUR WORLD in the YEAR 2000’ The National and International Award Winning Painting for OUR WORLD in the YEAR 2000, was ‘Cry in the Wilderness’ {Rape of the Landscape} 49x70cm, acrylic, crayon, ink and pencil on watercolour paper on board} Note: The Winsor & Newton Worldwide Millennium Painting Competition, the largest event of its kind ever held, the competition attracted entries from over 22,000 amateur and professional artists from 51 countries on the theme of My Country in the Year 2000.

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