John Bokor

  • Born 1973, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Lives and works in Sydney, NSW

EDUCATION

1993

  • Diploma in Painting, National Art School, Sydney

2000

  • Bachelor of Fine Art [conversion course], National Art School

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

  • At My Table, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2018

  • Interiors, King Street Gallery on William, Sydney, NSW

2017

  • The Source, Wollongong Gallery, NSW

2016

  • Everyday World, King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
  • Artist in Residence exhibition, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, NSW

2015

  • Close to Home, King Street gallery on William, Sydney

2014

  • John Bokor, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, NSW

2013

  • The Still Life King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
  • The Union Club, Sydney

2011

  • Black Diamond District King Street Gallery on William

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

  • 'The New Gallery Show - Group Exhibition', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane
  • Sir John Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
  • Muswellbrook Art Award, Muswellbrook NSW
  • A Place to Call Home, Wollongong Gallery, NSW

2018

  • 'The Platform 10', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane
  • Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, PLC Croydon, Sydney, NSW
  • Emsla Still Life Award, Project Contemporary Art Space, Wollongong NSW
  • Kedumba Drawing Prize, Orange Regional Art Gallery, NSW
  • Tattersall’s Landscape Prize Tattersall’s Club, Brisbane, QLD
  • The Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

2017

  • Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, PLC Croydon, Sydney, NSW
  • Tattersalls Landscape Prize, Brisbane, Qld.
  • Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney NSW
  • Paddington Art Prize, Paddington NSW
  • GIFC travelling works on paper exhibition-Chart Art Fair, Copenhagen, Denmark, The Hole, NYC, Rod Bianco Gallery, Oslo, Norway, 0-0 Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2016

  • Baked Goods, University City Arts League, Philadelphia, Pa, USA
  • Planting Dreams, State Library of NSW, Sydney
  • Just Draw, travelling drawing exhibition, Newcastle Regional Gallery and Bathurst Regional Gallery
  • Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Vic
  • Kedumba Drawing Award, Orange Regional Gallery, NSW
  • Bokor, Ferguson and McKenzie, Muswellbrook Regional Gallery, NSW

2015

  • Muswellbrook Art Prize, Muswellbrook Regional Art Centre NSW
  • Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, PLC Gallery Sydney, NSW
  • Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery and Museum Sydney
  • Kings School Art Prize, [WINNER] Kings School Parramatta Sydney
  • Just Paper Maitland Regional Art Gallery, NSW
  • Drawings from Artist in Residence, Amaze The Michael Crouch Gallery, Mitchell Library State Library NSW

2014

  • Paddington Art Prize Sydney, NSW
  • Fishers Ghost, Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW
  • Kedumba Drawing Award Orange Regional Gallery, Wild Valley Art Gallery, NSW
  • Eutick Memorial Still Life Award Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
  • Rick Amor Drawing Prize Ballarat Regional Gallery
  • Calleen Art Prize, Cowra Regional Gallery, Cowra, NSW
  • Plein Air Prize NSW Parliament House, Sydney
  • Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, MLC, Sydney
  • A Landscape of Place and Name King Street Gallery on William, Sydney

2013

  • Fleurieu Landscape Prize SA
  • Last but not Least King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
  • Fishers Ghost Art Award Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW
  • Eutick Memorial Still Life Award Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, NSW
  • Still Life Exhibition AGNSW, Sydney
  • The Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
  • The Wilson Art Award, Trinity College, Lismore NSW
  • Calleen Art Award Cowra Regional Gallery Cowra NSW
  • Looking Forward King Street Gallery on William, Sydney

2012

  • Recent Acquisitions Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW
  • Local Current Wollongong City Gallery, NSW
  • City of Albany Art Prize Albany Town Hall, Albany, W.A
  • Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing Adelaide Perry Gallery, Sydney
  • Eutick Memorial Still Life Award Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, NSW
  • Rick Amor Drawing Prize Art Gallery of Ballarat, Vic
  • NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize NSW Parliament House, Sydney

2011

  • Whyalla Art Prize. Middleback Theatre. Whyalla
  • NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize NSW Parliament House
  • Nora Heysen Centenary Art Prize, Hahndorf, SA

2010

  • Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
  • Stanthorpe Regional Gallery Art Prize QLD
  • En Plein Air Prize NSW Parliament House, Sydney

AWARDS

2019

  • Finalist, Sir John Sulman, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

2015

  • Winner, Kings School Art Prize The Kings School, Sydney
  • Recipient, State Library NSW Artist in Residence
  • Winner, Muswellbrook Art Prize Drawing Section, Muswellbrook Regional Gallery NSW

2014

  • South Hill Yellow House Residency Goulburn NSW

2013

  • Winner, Wilson Art Award, Trinity Grammar School Lismore, NSW
  • Winner, Eutick Memorial Still Life Award

2012

  • Winner, NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize
  • Sponsors Prize Recipient, Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour, NSW

COLLECTIONS

  • Art Gallery of Ballarat, Vic
  • New South Wales Parliament Art Collection
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • University of Sydney, NSW
  • The Australia Club, NSW
  • University of Wollongong, NSW
  • Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, NSW
  • UBS Warburg, Australia
  • Charles Sturt University Art Collection, NSW
  • Waverley/Woollahra Council
  • Macquarie Bank, Australia
  • Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre
  • Maitland Regional Gallery, NSW
  • State Library NSW
  • Trinity Grammar School, Lismore
  • Wollongong Gallery, NSW

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019

  • A Painted Landscape, by Amber Creswell Bell, Thames & Hudson
  • 10 Works in Focus, Paintings From the Collection, State Library of NSW

2018

  • Fortesque, Elizabeth: 'Rooms with a view', Daily Telegraph, May 24, 2018

2015

  • Fortesque, Elizabeth: Drama in the State Library The Daily Telegraph, March 19
  • Morecroft, Richard & Mackay Alison A Brush with Bulli, Coast Style Spring Issue 51 p57
  • Perkins, Cathy: State Library NSW Autumn P43
  • Hynes Victoria: Close to Home, Art Collector Magazine issue 72 April June p202
  • Johnson Anna, Room with a Viewpoint, H&G Magazine April p88

2013

  • Fortesque, Elizabeth : Energetic influence on still life,The Daily Telegraph

2012

  • Garrard, Ben: ‘Urban Poetry,’ Australian Art Review, Issue 36 Nov-Dec, p28-30
  • Gorton, Renata: ‘Airing his views, somewhat reluctantly,’ The Daily Telegraph, May 10, pM3
  • Beaumont, Julian: The Land and It’s Psyche, Macquarie Collection p36 – 37
  • Allen, Chrisptoher: ‘Drawing’s alchemy spins gold,’ The Australian, Arts, May 2
  • Douglas, Tim: ‘Bokor’s the parliament pick,’ The Australian, Arts, May 10, p16
  • Fitzergerald, Michael: ‘Art Prize,’ Sydney Morning Herald, May 10, p16

2011

  • Jinman, Richard & Fitzgerald, Michael: Sydney Morning Herald
  • Sydney Magazine: ‘The Best of Art’ June 30
  • Magnusson, Tony: ‘The Strokes,’ GQ Magazine, June/July Issue, p34

2010

  • Duncan, Emily: ‘Fresh air provides plenty to paint,’ Wollongong & Northern Leader, May 13, p17