Sokquon Tran CV

SOKQUON TRAN

b. 1968, Kampot, Cambodia

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney (SPOT81 & Ultimate Art)

2016

‘Dark Vision’ – SPOT81, Sydney

2015

‘Apricity: An Exhibition of New Works' - Project 504, St Leonards

‘Land Marks' - Moran Gallery, Sylvania, NSW

'New Works' - 107 Projects, Sydney

2014

‘Drawings and Paintings’ - Paddington Gallery, Paddington

2013

‘Sanctuary’ paintings & drawings - Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Sydney

‘New Paintings' - Stanley Street Gallery, East Sydney

2012

‘Night Lights’ drawings, paintings & sculptures - Rex Livingston Art Dealer, Sydney

‘Totem’ large sculpture installation - Whitehouse Institute of Design, Sydney

'Preliminary Studies' 100 small paintings – artist's studio preview, Darlinghurst, Sydney

2011

'Paintings' - Rex Livingston Art Dealer, Sydney

'Works on Paper' - Painters Gallery, Mona Vale, NSW

'Paintings and Works on Paper' - Rex Livingston Art Dealer, Sydney

‘Ambience’ - Lighthorse Gallery, Robertson NSW

2010

‘Paintings’ - Painters Gallery, Mona Vale

2009

‘An Influence of Light’ - Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

2008

‘Northern Light’ - Painters Gallery, Mona Vale, NSW

'Paintings and Drawings' - Touch Galleries, Sydney

2007

‘Coogee On Canvas’ - Art Matters, Sydney

‘Landscape Painting’ - Sara Roney Gallery, Paddington, Sydney

‘Charcoal Drawing’ - Sara Roney Gallery, Paddington, Sydney

2006

‘Paintings’ - Jammy Gallery, Redfern, Sydney

2005 ‘

Paintings and Drawings’ - FG Gallery, Leichhardt, Sydney

‘Charcoal Drawings’ - Sara Roney Gallery, Paddington, Sydney

2003

‘Collaboration with L. Oliver’ - Brenda May Gallery, Sydney

2002

'Paintings and Drawings' - Balmain Lighthouse, Sydney

2001

‘First Day of Spring’ - Launchpad Filmmakers Centre, Sydney

‘Sotto Voce - Beneath the Voice’ - Rushcutters Bay Gallery, Sydney

‘Sotto Voce - Beneath the Voice’ - Launchpad Filmmakers Centre, Sydney

2000

‘Seascape’ - Joe’s Gallery, Newtown, Sydney

1999

‘Drawing’ - Regent Street Gallery, Sydney

1998

‘Nostalgia’ - Nelson Street Gallery, Sydney

1997

‘Unmasked’ - CASA Gallery, Sydney

1994

‘Painting’ - CASA Gallery, Sydney

1992

‘Drawing’ - CASA Gallery, Sydney

1991

‘Landmark’ - Fairfield School of Art, Fairfield, NSW

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

Muswellbrook Painting Prize, MusewellBrook Regional Art Gallery

Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Art Gallery

2016

Paddington Art Prize, Finalist, Sydney

‘Tattersalls Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane

‘PAPER’, SPOT 81, Sydney

2015

Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane

2014

Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane

2013

Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

Paddington Contemporary Art Prize

2011

‘Quatro Cinco’ - Rex Livingston Gallery, Surry Hills

2010

‘Miscellanea’ - Tim Olsen Gallery, Woollahra

Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building

2009

Kings School 30th Art Show, Parramatta

'Paintings' - Mars Gallery, Melbourne

‘Works on Paper’ - The Annex, Tim Olsen Gallery, Woollahra

2008

Sydney Art Fair - Hall of Industries, Fox Studios

2007

'Selected Works' - Paddington Contemporary Gallery, Paddington

'Selected Works' - Sara Roney Gallery, Paddington

Sydney Art Fair - Hall of Industries, Fox Studios

2005

Kings School 26th Art Show – Parramatta

Miscellaneous exhibition - Sara Roney Gallery, Paddington

2004

‘Sculpture 2004’ - Brenda May Gallery, Alexandria

Collaboration with L. Oliver - The Frank Saxby Bequest Invitation Art Acquisitions Prize

Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree

2002

Drawings and sculptures (collaboration with L. Oliver) - Beaver Gallery, Canberra

Finalist - Woollahra Sculpture Prize, Redleaf Gallery, Woollahra

‘Christmas Show 2002’ - Rushcutters Bay Gallery, Sydney

'1st Birthday Show’ - Brenda May Gallery, Sydney

2001

Camden Art Show, Camden, NSW

Fishers’ Ghost Art Prize (collaboration with L. Oliver) - Campbelltown Regional Gallery,

Campbelltown, NSW

2000

‘A Quest for Now’ (collaboration with Leslie Oliver) - Access Contemporary Art Gallery,

Sydney

‘Waiting for Music’ (collaboration with L. Oliver) - Port Jackson Gallery, California, USA

‘The Fisherman’s Diary - The Black Lotus’ - Lewers Bequest Gallery, Emu Plains NSW

1999

Collaboration with Salvadorian Association In Australia - Harbourside Brasserie, Sydney

'Sound Instruments' (collaboration with Sherna Tapperson) – Open

House Gallery, Sydney

'Drawings and Paintings' - Karribu Gallery, Newtown , Sydney

‘4 Of a Kind’ - Pearl Beach Memorial Hall, Pearl Beach NSW

Maroubra Surf Club/Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Collaboration with L. Oliver - Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney

‘Perception of a Journey’ (collaboration with Ange Simmons) – IMB Gallery, Sydney

1998

‘Fundraiser’ - Open House Gallery, Sydney

Sculpture Forum (collaboration with L. Oliver) – Lewis Bequest Gallery, Canberra

Miniature exhibition – Ku-ring-gai Art Centre, Roseville

1991

Powerhouse Art Centre, Sydney Refugee Art Week, Seymour Centre Ants Mrava, Tin

Sheds Gallery, Sydney Ants Mrava, CBD Gallery, Sydney Camden Art Show,

Camden

1990

Graduation Show - Liverpool TAFE

1989

Fairfield Art Festival Competition - Fairfield

Three Persons Show / Paintings - public space, Penrith

1988

Graduation Show - Liverpool TAFE

1987

Student Show - Liverpool TAFE

1984

National Art Award Exhibition

AWARDS/PRIZES

2017

Finalist – Muswellbrook Art Prize (Painting)

Caleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Art Gallery

Tattersalls Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (invitational)

2016

Finalist – Paddington Art Prize, Sydney

Finalist – Tattersalls Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (invitational)

2015

Finalist - Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (invitational)

2014

Finalist (Highly Commended) - Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane

2013

Finalist - Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

Finalist - Paddington Art Prize, Paddington

2009

Finalist - Kings School 30th Art Show, Parramatta

2005

Finalist - Kings School 26th Art Show, Parramatta

2002

Finalist - The Woollahra Sculpture Prize, Woollahra

1992

Sculpture Award - Fairfield Art Festival, Fairfield

1991

Contemporary Art Prize – Fairfield Art Festival, Fairfield

1990

State Grant - collaboration with Sydney Puppet Theatre

1984

Etching Prize - National Art Award, Australia

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016 ‘Sokquon Tran in Pictures’ (review) - Claire Wilson, Art Radar Journal, 19/09/2016

2011 The Southern Highland News, May issue

Peninsula Living Magazine, July issue

Australian Art Review, October issue

NSW Art Gallery Look Magazine, October issue

Open Gallery review, Spectrum, Sydney Morning Herald, 10th December

2010 Peninsula Living Magazine, July issue

2009 Podcast interview with Tim Olsen

‘Modern Period Homes’ article by Judy Barouch, Brisbane Times, 26th February

2008 Peninsula Living Magazine, April issue

2007 Southern Courier, October issue

2005 NSW Art Gallery Look Magazine, October issue

2004 The Art Life, Part 3, 4th December

2003 Critic’s Picks by Victoria Hynes, Metro p23, Sydney Morning Herald, 23rd-29th May

2002 Review by Sonia Barron, Canberra Times, 5th June

2001 Fusions (documentary), SBS TV, 4th April,18:15pm

'Sotto Voce' review by Courtney Kidd, Sydney Morning Herald, 11th April

2001 Roger Woodward, Archibald Prize Entry review - Southern Courier p33, 13th

November

World Sculpture News, Winter Edition

2000 ‘Quest for Now’ review by Courtney Kidd, Sydney Morning Herald, 29th November

1999 'Drawings' review - South Sydney Bulletin

'Drawings' review - Regent Street Gallery Redfern, October issue

1991 'Landmark' review by Katrina Knight, Art West Magazine, October issue

'Landmark' review - Fairfield Advance, October issue

'Landmark' review - Fairfield City Champion, October issue

COLLECTIONS

NSW Parliament House, Sydney

Qantas First Class Captain’s Lounge, Sydney International Airport

Crown Casino Melbourne

Playoust Churcher Architects, Killara

The Traditional Restoration Company, Sydney

Whitehouse Institute of Design, Surry Hills

Private and corporate collections throughout Australia, New Zealand, USA, UK, Ireland,

France, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Malaysia and China

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