Portrait of James Gleeson

James Gleeson

Born: 1915 in Sydney, New South Wales

Died: 2008 in Sydney, New South Wales

Representation: Watters Gallery (Sydney), Charles Nodrum Gallery (Melbourne)

James Gleeson in studio
Year
2001 Degree of Doctor of Letters, Honoris Causa, University of New South Wales
1990 Awarded AO – Officer of the Order of Australia
1989 Degree of Doctor of Letters, Honoris Causa, Macquarie University, Sydney
1987 McCaughey Prize, National Gallery of Victoria
1976-82 Member of the first Council of the Australian National Gallery
1975-78 Visiting Curator of Australia art, Australian National Gallery
1975 Awarded AM – Member of the Order of Australia
Judge, Soa Paolo International Bienal
1971 Director, Sir William Dobell Art Foundation
1962-72 Art critic for Sun Herald newspaper
1954 Blake Prize for religious art (2nd prize)
1949-72 Art critic for The Sun newspaper
1945-46 Lecturer-in-art, Sydney Teacher’s College – techniques and art history
1943, 49 President, Contemporary Art Society, NSW
1937-38 Studied Sydney Teacher’s College
1934-36 Studied at East Sydney Technical College, Sydney