Jimmy Rix

Born 1971, Allora, Queensland

  • 1997 – 98 1998 – 99 2000 – 2017
    • Privately tutored, John Worth, Bronze Casting Coorooy, QLD Privately tutored, Phil Gordon, Ceramic Sculpture, Mapleton QLD Artist in Residence, St Patrick’s College, Sydney, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2020 Domestic and Feral, Australian Galleries, Melbourne
  • 2019 ‘Chivalry, Myths and Dreaming’, Australian Galleries, Melbourne 2007 ‘Amulet’, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
    • ‘Horse Tales’, Deport Gallery, Sydney
  • 2006 ‘Bronze and Beyond’, Depot Gallery, Sydney
  • 2002 ‘Façade’, BBA Gallery, Sydney
  • 2001 ‘My Guernica’, Norton Gallery, Sydney
    • ‘Recent Paintings’, Ensemble Theatre, Sydney
  • 2000 ‘Post, Post Modern Retro Funk’, Roar Studio, Melbourne ‘Post, Post Modern Retro Funk’, Norton Gallery, Sydney
  • 1999 ‘Under Construction’, 10 Exhibition Space, Palmwoods, QLD 1998 ‘Zone’, Yandina Gallery, Yandina, QLD
  • 1996 ‘Serendipity in the key of Blue’, 101 Talbot, Dublin, Ireland

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2021 ‘Sculpture by the Sea’, Bondi, Sydney
    ‘Small Sculpture’, Australian Galleries, Melbourne. Gippsland Sculpture Exhibition, Yinnar, Vic
  • 2020 3rd International Desert Sculpture Symposium, Minqin, China
  • 2019 ‘Montalto Sculpture Prize’, Montalto Vineyard, Red Hill South, VIC Gippsland Sculpture Exhibition’, Yinnar, VIC
    • ‘Sculpture in the Vines, Hanging Rock Winery, Macedon Ranges, VIC 2018 ‘Art in the Wines’, Hanging Rock Winery, Macedon Ranges, VIC
    • ‘The Horse’, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney
      Montalto Sculpture Prize, Montalto Vineyard & Olive Grove, Mornington, VIC Hillview Sculpture Biennial, Sutton Forest, NSW
  • 2017 Floriade, Canberra
    • ‘Gallery Arts’, Wombat Hollow Forum and Maunsell Wickes Gallery East Kangalloon, NSW
    • ‘Sculpture by the Sea’, Cottesloe, Perth
    • ‘Sculpture at Scenic World’, Katoomba, NSW
    • ‘Sculpture Bermagui’, Bermagui, NSW
  • 2016 ‘Summer Exhibition’, Milk Factory Gallery, Bowral, NSW
    • ‘Borne, jewellery exhibition by Sculpture by the Sea sculptors’, Stanley Street Gallery, Sydney
    • ‘Sculpture at Sawmillers’, Sydney
    • ‘Sculpture at Wombat Hollow’, Forum and Maunsell Wicks Gallery, East Kangaloon, NSW
    • ‘Sculpture in the garden’, Mudgee, NSW
    • ‘Electica’, Fensham College, Mittagong, NSW
    • ‘Sculpture 2016’, Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Sydney
    • ‘Group Exhibition’, Wombat Hollow Forum and Maunsell Wicks Gallery, East Kangaloon, NSW Hillview Sculpture Prize, Sutton Forest, NSW
    • ‘Sculpture on the Edge’, Bermagui, NSW
    • ‘Lake lights Sculpture Prize’, Jindabyne, NSW 2015 ‘Sculpture by the Sea’, Bondi, Sydney
    • ‘Sculpture by the Sea’, Cottesloe, Perth
    • ‘Sculpture on the Greens’, Wyong, NSW
    • Swell Sculpture Prize, Currumbin, QLD
    • ‘Sculpture on the Edge’, Bermagui, NSW
    • Lake Lights Sculpture Prize, Jindabyne, NSW
    • ‘Sculpture in the Vineyards’, Wollombi, NSW
    • ‘Form: an exhibition of ceramic sculpture’, Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Newtown, Sydney
  • 2014 ‘Sculpture by the Sea’, Cottesloe, Perth Lake Lights Sculpture Prize, Jindabyne, NSW
    • ‘Canberra Grammar School Sculpture Festival’, Canberra
    • ‘Sculpture at Hillview’, Sutton Forest. NSW 2013 ‘Sculpture by the Sea’, Bondi, Sydney
    • ‘Sculpture in the Vineyards’, Wollombi, NSW
    • ‘Hungry for Art’, Top Ryde Shopping Centre, Sydney
    • ‘18th Annual 6x6x6 inch Miniature Sculpture Show’, Defiance Gallery, Sydney ‘Christmas 2013’, Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney
  • 2012 ‘17th Annual 6x6x6 inch Miniature Sculpture Show, Defiance Gallery, Sydney University of Western Sydney Sculpture Award (Finalist), Sydney
    • ‘Sculpture on the Greens’, Wyong, NSW
    • ‘Hungry for Art’, Ryde Festival’, See-Saw Gallery, Orange, NSW
  • 2010 ‘Sculpture by the Sea’, Bondi, Sydney Sawmillers Sculpture Prize, Sydney
    • University of Western Sydney Sculpture Award (Finalist), Sydney Sculpture in the Vineyards, Wollombi, NSW
      ‘Green’, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
  • 2009 ‘Sculpture by the Sea’, Bondi, Sydney ‘Sculpture by the Sea’, Cottesloe, Perth
  • 2008 ‘Sculpture by the Sea’, Bondi, Sydney ‘Momento Mori’, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
    • ‘Still life’, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
    • ‘In the Elements’, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney 2007 ‘Birthday Show’, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney ‘Art & Humour’, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
  • 2006 Fishers Ghost Prize, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney ‘Small’, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
    • ‘Form and Function’, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney 2005 ‘Kinetic Sculpture’, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
    • ‘Sculpture 2005’, Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Sydney 2004 ‘Sculpture by the Sea’, Bondi, Sydney
  • 2003 ‘Sculpture 2003’, BBA Gallery, Sydney
  • 2002 Melbourne Art Fair, BBA Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2001 ‘Small Works’, BBA Gallery, Melbourne
  • 1999 ‘About Face’, 10 Exhibition Art Space, Palmwoods, QLD
    • Christina Mitchell Gallery, Brisbane
    • Yandina Gallery, Yandina, QLD
  • 1998 ‘Gallery Artists, Pencil Creek Gallery, Mapletown, QLD
    • Summer Show, Gallery R Investments, Mooloolaba, QLD 1997 Opening Exhibition, Pencil Creek Gallery, Mapletown, QLD 1995 Finding a ready Chair, Courtyard, Monkstown, Ireland

Awards

  • 2019 Major Prize Winner, Gippsland Sculpture Exhibition’, Yinnar, VIC 2015 Major Prize Winner, Lake Lights Sculpture Prize, Jindabyne, NSW
    • Highly Commended, Sculpture in the Valley, Kangaroo Valley, NSW
    • Highly Commended, Sculpture on the Greens, Wyong, NSW
  • 2014 Major Prize Winner, Lake Lights Sculpture Prize, Jindabyne, NSW 2012 Winner, Delta Sculpture Prize. Sculpture on the Green, Wyong, NSW 1999 Highly Commended, Aroma’s Art Prize, Noosa, QLD

Commissions

  • 2020 2020 ‘Colossus of the Silk Road’, Minqin International Sculpture Park, China
    ‘Road Kill’, Sculpture Down the Lachlan Sculpture Trail, Forbes, NSW
  • 2018 ‘Stopping to Smell the Flowers’, Canberra
    • ‘Kangaroos with Callistemons’, Lake Macquarie, NSW
    • ‘Out of Limb’, Meadowie, NSW 2017 ‘Grazing’, Bowral, NSW
    • ‘Home is Where the Heart IS’, Perth 2016 ‘Memorial Fire Sculpture’, Sydney
  • 2014 ‘Whistle Stop’, Sculpture for Light Rail Network commissioned by Transport NSW ‘In the Beginning (Pencil Sharpener)’, Perth
  • 2013 ‘The Race’, Bunyah, NSW
  • 2012 ‘Sheepish’, Kellyville Ridge, NSW

Collections

  • Parliament House Art Collection, Parliament House, Canberra, ACT. ArtsACT, Canberra
    Burge Collection, Sydney
  • Estate of the late James Fairfax AC Inner West Council, Sydney McCloy Group, Sydney
    Blacktown Council, Sydney
  • M G Dingle and G B Hughes Collection, Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, NSW NSW Transport, Sydney
  • Peppermint Grove Council, Perth The Elliot Eyes Collection, Sydney

Periodicals

  • “Fire victims, message of hope”, Inner West Courier, 6th September 2016
  • “Ciff top Culture’, Sydney Morning Herald, September 2008
  • “Fire Away”, Country Style Magazine, January 2017, p. 72 – 73
  • “Joining the Outdoor Sculpture Show”, Inner West Courier, 29 October 2009
  • “Victims memorial message of hope, sculpture to be unveiled at site”, Inner West Courier, 23 August 2016
  • White, David; “Sculptures on show”, The Local, issue 153, 2019, p. 24
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