David Palliser


born 1960, Melbourne, Australia
. He lives and works in Melbourne, Australia. In 1980 he has received his Bachelor of Fine Art in Painting at RMIT. In 
1982 he has received his Post Graduate Diploma of Fine Art as well in Painting, VCA, Melbourne.


Solo Exhibitions
2014 send nurse, recent paintings, Chapman & Bailey, Melbourne
2013 Moodmesh recent paintings, Boutwell Draper, Sydney.
2012 Extended Foot, recent paintings Anna Pappas Gallery Melbourne.
2011 Vague Season, recent paintings Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney.
2010 Nerve Bangle recent paintings, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne
2009 Boiled Fog CD Launch, Horse Bazaar, Melbourne
2007 Mostly Sloped, FortyFive Downstairs, Melbourne
2006 Recent Work, Crossley and Scott, Melbourne
2004 Recent Work, Crossley and Scott, Melbourne
2003 Recent Paintings, Kaliman Gallery, Sydney
2001 Works on Paper, Crossley and Scott, Melbourne
2001 Recent Paintings , Kaliman Gallery, Sydney
2000 Recent Work, Smyrnios Gallery, Melbourne
1999 Recent Work, Temple Studio, Melbourne
1997 Recent Work, Temple Studio, Melbourne
1995 Recent Paintings, Michael Wardell Gallery, Melbourne
1993 Recent Paintings, Michael Wardell Gallery, Melbourne
1992 Recent Paintings, Michael Wardell Gallery, Melbourne
1991 Lithographs, Michael Wardell Gallery, Melbourne
1990 Recent Works, Michael Wardell Gallery, Melbourne
1989 Recent Works, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra
1988 Recent Paintings, Michael Wardell Gallery, Melbourne

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 Bayside Acquisitve Art Prize.
2014 Liquid Architecture, damage begins at the mouth, The Charles Ives Singers, The Tote Melbourne
2014 Kippenberger Salon, Neon Parc, -Melbourne.
2014 ‘Subject to Sound’ The Charles Ives Singers, Kings ARI-Melbourne.
2013 Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria.
2012 Paul Guest Drawing Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery .
2010 Fletcher Jones Painting Prize, Geelong Art Gallery
2010 Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Ballarat Art Gallery
2009 Group Exhibition, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne
2008 Painting Exhibition, Neon Parc, Melbourne
2008 United Artists, Palais Theatre, Melbourne
2007 You Don’t Have to Call it Music, Toff in Town, Melbourne
2006 Imagine, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne
2002 Figure Out, Mass Gallery, Melbourne
2002 New Paintings, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Melbourne
2001 Inaugural Exhibition: Gallery Artists, Kaliman Gallery, Sydney
2001 Seen Something More, RMIT Project Space
1997 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize, Geelong Art Gallery
1997 I, Shadow, Australian Galleris, Melbourne
1997 Five Quiet Years, St Kilda Town Hall, Melbourne
1996 Working in Collaboration, West Space, Melbourne
1995 Herald Sun Art Prize, Melbourne
1993 Primal Drawings, Michael Wardell Gallery, Melbourne
1991 The John McCaughney Memorial Art Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1991 Artworkz Three, The BP Australia Acquisitive Prizes, Caulfield Art Complex, Melbourne
1990 Works on Paper, Michael Wardell Gallery, Melbourne
1988 A New Generation: 1983-1988, The Phillip Morris Arts Grant Purchases, Australian National Gallery, Canberra
1988 The Melbourne Savage Club Invitation Drawing Prize, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
1987 Keith and Elizabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Runner-up
1986 Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra

‘The Hand Brain Thing’, Peter Westwood, “Imagine” catalogue, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne, 2006
‘Seen Something More’, catalogue, RMIT , Peter Westwood 
Gregory Pryor, Interview, Dialogue, September, 1995
Gerard Whateley, ‘Brush with Destiny’, Herald-Sun, 19 July 1995.
Bob Hart, Feature Article, Herald-Sun, 14 January 1995.
Nevill Drury, Images II: Contemporary Australian Painting, 1994
, p. 72, 89.
Christopher Heathcote, Review, The Age, 1 January 1992
Gary Catalano, Review, The Age, 22 August 1990
Nevill Drury (Ed.), New Art Three, 1989, pp. 148-151.

Australian National Gallery, Canberra
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
John McBride Collection
Phillip Morris Collection
Horsham City Art Gallery
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
Australian Taxation Office, Melbourne
Macquarie Bank Collection
Private Collections, Australia and UK

2015 Leipzig International Atelier Program, Leipzig,Germany
2009 Power Studio, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2002 Bundanon Artist’s Trust, Bundanon NSW