Portrait of Colin Lanceley

Colin Lanceley

Born: 1938 in Sydney Australia

Representation: Australian Galleries

Colin Lanceley in studio
1956-60 Art Diploma at East Sydney Technical College. Graduated 1960.
1964-65 Awarded Helena Rubenstein Travelling Scholarship – to Italy, UK.
1966 Joined Marlborough Fine Art, London. First London Exhibition, February.
1966-81 Continued to live and work in London, exhibiting in London, New York Europe and Australia.
1980 Prize winner, the Europe Prize for Painting in Belgium. Returned to work in Burgundy rather than London.
1983-86 Lecturer, City Art Institute, Sydney.
1987 Publication By Craftsman House of Colin Lanceley with an introduction by Robert Hughes.
1988 Production of film by ABC, Colin Lanceley – Poetry of Place. Directed by Andrew Saw. Duration 30 minutes.
1990 Awarded Order of Australia (AO).
1991 Awarded a Creative Arts Fellowship from the Australian Government. Invited to lecture and exhibit at the Arts Club of Chicago.
1993 Delivered the Lloyd Rees Memorial Lecture, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
1994 Appointed to the Council of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
Designed mosaics for the Australian International Aquatic Centre, Homebush, Sydney.
1998 Commissioned to paint the ceiling of the Lyric Theatre, Sydney. Appointed Chairman of the Advisory Board of the National Art School, Sydney.
2001 Subject of an installation mounted by the Art Gallery of New South Wales: Australian Collection Focus series. Invited to lecture at the New York Studio school.
2002 Commissioned to create a large glass work for the Victorian County Court