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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Fluidity, Weswal Gallery, Tamworth NSW
2017 Last Light, Artsite Gallery, Sydney
2015 Rhett Brewer, Artsite Gallery, Sydney
2014 Rhett Brewer Recent Paintings Depot Gallery, Sydney
2013 A Stranger in Town, Rockhampton Art Gallery, Queensland
2010 Myth and Memory Depot Gallery, Sydney
2008 Re-enchantment: Rhett Brewer’s Newcastle, John Paynter Gallery, Newcastle
2007 Sydney Light, Wallspace Gallery, Sydney
1999 Creation Myths, Michael Nagy, Sydney
1996 Paint, Maling  Gallery and Turbine Gallery, Casula  Powerhouse, Sydney
1996 Paint,Michael  Nagy, Sydney
1993 River, Michael Nagy Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
1989 D.C. Art, Sydney
1988 Breewood Gallery, Katoomba
1984 Hogarth Gallery, Sydney
1981 Zanders Bond Gallery, Melbourne
1981 Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Kelton Plain Residency Exhibition, Raglan Gallery, Cooma NSW
2016 Collectors choice, Artsite Gallery Sydney
2016 Resonance, Artsite Gallery, Sydney
2016 Flow, Art Studios Gallery, Gosford
2016 The Energy of Water, Artsite Gallery Camperdown
2015 Collectors Choice, Artsite Gallery, Camperdown
2014 Shiny 2 Gallery, North Sydney
2013 Suburban Noir, Theme Gallery, Museum of Sydney
2012 Seeing the Same Landscape through Different eyes, Milton House Gallery, McKay, Qld
2012 Painting the Everglades, Rhett Brewer & Leo Robba, Everglades, Leura
2011 The Golden Age, (curator & exhibitor) Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor
2008 The Coloured Digger, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney
2008 Postcards, John Paynter Gallery, Newcastle
2006 Cars and Houses, Wallspace Gallery, Sydney
2006 M4 Group show, (initial concept & exhibitor) UWS Gallery
2005 Group Show, David Rex-Livingston, Sydney
2004 Three Colours White, Brenda May Gallery Sydney
2003/4 The Landscape Show, Lewers Bequest & Penrith Regional Gallery
2001 Intersections of Art and Science, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, UNSW Sydney
2000 Artists Studio, Bundanon
1998 I.S.I.S Symmetry, 4th Conference and Exhibition, Hiafa, Israel
1998 Australian Contemporary Art Fair 8, Melbourne
1998 Science in the Arts, Arts in the Sciences, Academy of Fine Art, Budapest
1998 M.A. and beyond,  Casula  Powerhouse
1998 Bryan Nylan Collection Penrith Regional Gallery
1997 Sweet Foray, Katoomba
1995 Beyond the Perimeter, Sydney Festival
1994 Michael Nagy Gallery, Sydney
1993 No Angels, No Trumpets, Space YZ, University of Western Sydney, Nepean
1992 Australsky Vzorek, The Academy of  Applied Arts and Design, Prague, Czech Relublic
1990 Australian Contemporary Art Fair 2, Melbourne
1989 Variations, Pier 4, Walsh Bay, Sydney
1988 Finalist, Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of N.S.W.
1987 Regional Accent, The Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery
1985 4 Ways, Brisbane College of Advanced Education
1979 Ivan Doherty Gallery, Sydney
1985 Finalist, Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of N.S.W
1982 Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery, with David  Hull and Graham Marchant
1982 Woollarah Art Gallery
1979-81 Sydney City Heritage
1979 Ivan Doherty Gallery, Sydney

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Parliament House, NSW
Art Bank
Brian Nylan Geometric Art Collection
Transfield Collection
Private Collections in Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle, USA and the UK

SELECTED REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS

17th July 2014, Brewing up old wrecks on Canvas, Elizabeth Fortesque, Daily Telegraph
27th Nov 2013, Dark Deeds among the fibros , Linda Morris, SMH
Sept 2012 Green Thumbs, Elizabeth Fortescue, Daily Telegraph
2011 The Golden Age, Exhibition Catalogue, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
2011 Cold War, Hot Dogs, with text by Peter Doyle
July 2008 Autobiography in Abstract, Jill Stowell, Newcastle Herald
31 January, 2004 The Landscape Show (with photograph) Lenny Ann Low.
December, 2003 Time Out (with photograph) Cumberland Newspaper Group
December 28, 2003 “Recalling Landscapes” Must See (with photograph) Sunday Telegraph.
December 12, 2003 Spotlight- Chrisanthi Giotis (with photograph) Sydney Morning Herald
December 2003/January 2004 Art Almanac Profile (with photograph)
June 13, 2001 ‘Witty blend of art and science’- Courtney Kidd, Sydney Morning Herald
7 June, 2001 Symmetry and its Dissimilarities- Anna Munster. Catalogue, Ivan Dougherty Gallery UNSW
1999 Ars (Dis) Symmetrica 99 Catalogue and profile ISIS Symmetry & Institute for Research Organisation, Hungarian Acadamy of Sciences.
September, 1996, “Making Eyes at Past Beauties” review (3 photos) by Marie Geisser in Business Review Weekly
October 21, 1992 Austral vzorek,  Lenka Lindaurova, La  Strana, Prague
July 22-23, 1989 “Lurid Lampoons” review by Elwin Lynne The Australian
Sept 1985, The Courier Mail, Brisbane (lost)
January 17, 1981 ‘In search of Vitality’ review (with photograph), by Nancy Borlase, Sydney Morning Herald
March, 1981 review by Sandra McGrath (with photograph) The Australian
March, 1981 “A Calabrian in Paddo Maintains the Rage” (photograph) Nancy Borlase Sydney Morning Herald
Sept 17, 1981 ‘Threat to a gallery’ Review by Ronald Miller, (with photograph) The Melbourne Age

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

1994-96 Master of Art (Hons) Fine Arts, University of Western Sydney, Nepean
1983 B.A. Vis. Art, City Art Institute, Sydney
1977-79 Dip Art Alexander Mackie CAE, Sydney

SELECTED EXPERIENCE

2016 External examiner for MA candidate University of Sydney SCA
2013/14/16 Plein Air painter’s group guest at Kelton Plain via Defiance Gallery, Sydney
2012 Artist Plein Air Painting tour, Flinder’s Ranges, S.A.
2011 Guest Teacher, Cooee Bay Art Group, Queensland
2007- 2010 External examiner for MA candidates for Newcastle University
2007 Artist in Residence, The Lock-up, Newcastle, NSW
1981-2007 Lecturer, Painting & Drawing UWS (now WSU)
2004-2005 Board of Directors, Penrith Regional gallery and Lewers Bequest
2004-2005 Exhibitions committee, Penrith Regional Gallery and Lewers Bequest,
2001 UWS Representative, planning committee member & website curator for 5th Annual Conference of ISIS SYMMETRY, UNSW
2000 Artist in Residence, Bundanon Trust