EXHIBITIONS & COLLECTIONS

As an artist, Isabel Davies has shown her work in both solo exhibitions and group exhibitions. She is also represented in a wide range of collections

Solo Exhibitions

 

Recent Geometric Constructions

Stephen McLaughlan Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

Songs of the Shore
Arthouse Gallery

Mackay, QLD

 

Lake Eyre Collections
Australian Galleries

Melbourne, VIC

 

One Hundred Days around Australia
Artspace

Mackay, QLD

 

One Hundred Days around Australia
Australian Galleries

Melbourne, VIC

 

Journey: Lake Eyre to the Kimberley
Christine Abrahams Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Simpson Desert Series
Christine Abrahams Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Expedition True Desert
Macquarie Galleries

Sydney, NSW

 

Simpson Desert Assemblages
Macquarie Galleries

Sydney, NSW

 

Egyptian Series
Christine Abrahams Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Mungo Series
Macquarie Galleries

Sydney, NSW

 

Mungo Series
Christine Abrahams Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Egyptian Series
Lyceum Club

Melbourne, VIC

 

Assemblages and

Drawings with Collage
Powell Street Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Drawings
Works Gallery

Geelong, VIC

 

Drawings
Stuart Gerstman Galleries

Melbourne, VIC

 

Recent Works
Shepparton Art Gallery

Shepparton, VIC

 

Paintings with Assemblage

and Drawings with Collage
Old Fire Station Gallery

Perth, WA

 

Paintings with Assemblage

and Drawings with Collage
Holdsworth Galleries

Sydney, NSW

 

Relief Constructions
Realities Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Relief Constructions
Holdsworth Galleries

Sydney, NSW

 

Relief Constructions
Realities Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Relief Constructions
Holdsworth Galleries

Sydney, NSW

 

Art and Ceramics in Architecture
Concept Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Paintings
Munster Arms Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Paintings
Manyung Gallery

Mount Eliza, VIC

 

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2006

 

 

 

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Group Exhibitions

2020-21

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1975

 

1974

1970

 

 

Know My Name

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT

20/20 Shared Vision

Art Bank, Sydney, NSW

(40th anniversary exhibition)

 

New Acquisitions: The Heide Collection

Heide Museum of Modern Art

Bulleen, VIC

 

9 x 5 Now

Victorian College of the Arts

Margaret Lawrence Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

Objectillogica: A modern wunderkammer

Holmes á Court Gallery at Vasse Felix

Cowaramup, WA

Cut and Press

Red Gallery

North Fitzroy, VIC

AS IF: When and Now
Queen Victoria Women’s Centre

Melbourne, VIC

 

AS IF: Echoes from the

Women’s Art Register
West Space

Melbourne, VIC

 

r Artists

10th Anniversary Exhibition
Red Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Boundless: Artists’ Books from the

Mackay Regional Council Collection
Artspace, Mackay Regional Gallery

Mackay, QLD

 

When You Think about Art

Curator: Helen Vivian with Sandie

Bridie

George Paton Gallery

University of Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC

 

Collages and Assemblages
Arthouse Gallery

Mackay, QLD

 

Transition, 2πr Artists Group
Span Galleries

Melbourne, VIC

 

Dialogue, 2πr Artists Group
Red Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Group exhibition: Painting, Sculpture

& Work on Paper
Australian Galleries

Melbourne, VIC

 

Dialogue
Monash University Prato Campus

Prato, Italy

 

Persistence of Memory

2πr Artists Exhibition
Span Galleries

Melbourne, VIC

 

2πr: An exhibition by the 2πr Group
Central Goldfields Art Gallery

Maryborough, VIC

 

Palaeographia: Artworks from

Deep Time
Curator: Rhonda Davies

Macquarie University Art Gallery

Sydney, NSW

 

Through Women’s Eyes
Glen Eira City Council Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

The Persistence of Pop: Monash

University Gallery Touring Exhibition
~Horsham Art Gallery, VIC
~Swan Hill Art Gallery, VIC

~Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart, TAS

 

The Persistence of Pop: Monash

University Gallery Touring Exhibition
~Exhibitions Gallery, Wangaratta, VIC

~Ararat Regional Gallery, VIC

~Hamilton Art Gallery, VIC

 

The Persistence of Pop: Works from

the Monash University Collection
Monash University Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

The 2πr Show
Associate Curator: Juliette Peers

Span Galleries

Melbourne, VIC

 

Pathways
Curator: Eva Gaitatzis

Manningham Art Space

Melbourne, VIC

 

A Small Survey of Boxes
Curator: Rachel Young

Basement Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Eveolution

Newcastle Art Gallery

Newcastle, NSW

Bias Binding

Women’s Art Register 1975–1995

VicHealth Access Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

An Increase in Assets: Acquisitions from the Last Five Years
Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

Ballarat, VIC

 

Simile
Curator: David Salter

Craft Victoria

Melbourne, VIC

 

Exploring Landscape
Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

Ballarat, VIC

 

ACAF 3
Exhibition Building

Melbourne, VIC

 

10 Square: Works for Wilderness
Linden Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Off the Wall / In the Air
Guest Curator: Jennifer Phipps

Australian Centre for Contemporary Art

Melbourne, VIC

 

Off the Wall / In the Air
Guest Curator: Jennifer Phipps

Monash University Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Gallery Artists
New Macquarie Galleries

Sydney, NSW

 

Balance 1990
Queensland Art Gallery

Brisbane, QLD

 

Mass Media – Mixed Media
Curator: Arthur McIntyre

Painters’ Gallery

Sydney, NSW

 

Reference Points
Queensland Art Gallery

Brisbane, QLD

 

Freestyle: Australian Art – ’60s to Now
National Gallery of Victoria

Melbourne, VIC

 

Outback Australia
Vincent Art Gallery

Adelaide, SA

 

First Australian Contemporary Art Fair
Melbourne, VIC

 

The Self Portraits
Curator: Christine France

David Jones Art Gallery

Sydney, NSW

 

Bone
Curator: Susan Rankine

Gertrude Street Artists’ Space

Melbourne, VIC

 

Women Artists
Latrobe Regional Gallery

Morwell, VIC

 

Tenth Sculpture Triennial
Mildura Arts Centre

Mildura, VIC

 

New Art 2
Macquarie Galleries

Sydney, NSW

 

Christmas Show
Christine Abrahams Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Sculpture Survey
Mildura Art Centre

Mildura, VIC

 

The Age of Collage
Curator: Arthur McIntyre

Holdsworth Contemporary Galleries

Sydney, NSW

 

Women’s Art Register Exhibition & Benefit Auction
Caulfield Art Centre

Melbourne, VIC

 

Five Women
Golden Age Gallery

Ballarat, VIC

 

Women’s Images
Victoria College, Prahran

Melbourne, VIC

 

Open Windows, Closed Doors
La Trobe University

Melbourne, VIC

 

Ten Years
George Paton Gallery

University of Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC

 

First Australian Sculpture Triennial
La Trobe University

Melbourne, VIC

 

Women’s Art Forum
Hawthorn City Art Gallery

Hawthorn, VIC

 

Women’s Art
Niagara Lane Galleries

Melbourne, VIC

 

Georges Invitation Art Prize
Georges Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Spring Festival of Drawing
Mornington Peninsula Art Centre

Mornington, VIC

 

The Map Show
Ewing Gallery,

University of Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC

 

Seventh Sculpture Triennial
Mildura Arts Centre

Mildura, VIC

 

Eight Women Realists
VCA Gallery

Melbourne, VIC

 

Caltex ‘Master’s Choice’ Award
Royal South Australian Society of Arts Gallery

Adelaide, SA

 

Drawing 1978
Stuart Gerstman Galleries

Melbourne, VIC

 

MPAC Spring Festival of Drawing
Mornington Peninsula Art Centre

Mornington, VIC

 

The Women’s Show
Experimental Art Foundation

Adelaide, SA

 

Women’s Postal Event
Institute of Contemporary Art

London, UK

 

The Money Show
Ewing Gallery

University of Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC

 

Portrait of the Artist as a Housewife: A Postal Event
Ewing Gallery

University of Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC

 

Women in Art
Western Australian Institute of Technology

Perth, WA

 

Spring Festival of Drawing
Mornington Peninsula Art Centre

Mornington, VIC

 

Darnell de Gruchy Invitation Exhibition
Brisbane, QLD

 

Christmas 1970
Australian Galleries

Melbourne, VIC

 

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Collections
 

Davies’ works have been acquired by national, state, regional and university galleries and are also held in many private collections.

 

  • Australian National Gallery, Canberra, ACT

  • Heide Museum of Modern Art​, VIC

  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC

  • Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

  • Artspace, Mackay Regional Gallery, QLD

  • Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, VIC

  • Broken Hill Art Gallery, NSW

  • Bunbury Regional Gallery, WA

  • Fremantle Art Centre, WA

  • Mildura Art Centre, VIC

  • Newcastle Art Gallery, NSW

  • Shepparton Art Gallery, VIC

  • Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, Nowra, NSW

  • Curtain University, Perth, WA

  • Edith Cowan University, Perth, WA

  • La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC

  • Monash University, Peninsula Campus, VIC

  • University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC

  • University of Western Australia, Perth, WA

  • Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Melbourne, VIC

  • Art Bank Collection (multiple locations)

  • The Holmes á Court Collection, Perth, WA

  • Other private collections in Australia and overseas.