Tony Ameneiro | 2018 | Resumé

Biographical Note

Born  London, United Kingdom, arrived Australia 1968.


1978-81 Bachelor of Art (Education) Alexander Mackie C.A.E. Sydney, Australia.
1990 Australia Council VAB Prof. Dev. Grant.( 'Ghost Ranch' New Mexico, U.S.A.)

Selected Awards

2009 "Geelong acquisitive print award", Geelong Gallery, Acquired
2007 "Fremantle Print Award", Fremantle Arts Centre
"Inaugural Wingecarribee Print Prize", Bowral & District Art Society (B.D.A.S.)
2012 ,'07,'04 & '96 "Fisher's Ghost Art Award", Work on Paper Award, Campbelltown City Art Gallery
2002, '03 & '04 "Tyree-Tycan Print Award", B.D.A.S
2004 "Toowoomba Biennial Acquisitive Art Award", Acquired, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
2018 Australian Print Triennial Print Award     People’s choice Award - shared with David Fraser   -  Art Vault   Mildura  Victoria

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Megalo Print Studio & Gallery, Canberra ACT,  "Head Over Head"


Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 "CSU Art Exhibition 2006-2016: A Decade of Printmaking” Griffith Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Swan Hill Print and Drawing Acquisitive 2016, Swan Hill, Victoria

"Exchange" 21st anniversary show for the Southern Highlands Printmakers Sturt Gallery, Mittagong
 also at Megalo Print studio and Gallery, Canberra ACT
“Burnie Print Prize 2015” (Acquired) Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania.
"Muswellbrook Art Prize"  Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, NSW

City of Hobart Art Prize 2014 (Highly Commended)Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, TAS
"International Print Biennale 2014" Hatton Gallery University of Newcastle,  Newcastle on Tyne U.K.
"Rick Amor Drawing Prize 2014" Art Gallery of Ballarat, Victoria
"EFFLORESCENT - a Contemporary Take"  Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, NSW
"Prints 25" - Print Council of Australia Prints  Whitehorse Artspace Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria

“Burnie Print Prize 2013”  Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania.
"Elements", Sturt Gallery, Mittagong NSW
“Stone to Paper” lithographs from Lancaster Press, Firestation Print Studio & Gallery Armadale Vic
"Art on Paper: Hazelhurst Art Award 2013" Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, Sydney, NSW
"Kedumba Drawing Award 2013" Wentworth Falls, NSW

2012  "Dobell Drawing Prize 2012" Art Gallery of NSW. ( final Dobell Drawing Prize)
'Contemporary Prints from the Collection', Wollongong City Gallery
“Sentinels and showboats”– milestones in print collecting , Geelong Gallery, Geelong, Victoria
Swan Hill Print and Drawing Acquisitive 2012, Swan Hill, Victoria
“Mono Uno” Albury City Gallery, NSW

2011  'Opening exhibition', Renovated Prints & Drawings Study Room, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
"Duality"  2011 Banyule Award for Works on Paper, Banyule Arts Centre, Ivanhoe, Victoria
“2011 Geelong Acquisitive Print Award”,  Geelong Gallery, Geelong, Victoria
"Alone off the Press" Left Hand Gallery, Braidwood, NSW.
“VARIO” print exchange Goulburn Regional Art Gallery
“Burnie Print Prize 2011”  Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania.
"The Tree" Port Jackson Press, Melbourne, VIC
“Fair & Square” print exchange exhibition, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga NSW

2010 "Serial Printers", Sturt Gallery, Mittagong NSW
“VARIO” print exchange, BayArt, Cardiff  Wales U.K.
"Skeletons in the Collection", Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, NSW
"Joseph Banks: a Regional Response", Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, NSW

2009 "Collaborations", Lancaster Press Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
"2009 Geelong Acquisitive Print Award", Geelong Gallery, Geelong, Victoria
"Silk Cut Award for Linocut Prints", Glen Eira City Council Gallery, VIC
"2009 Artists For Kids Culture", Melbourne VIC
"Staff Show ,West Wollongong TAFE", Project Contemporary Art Space, Wollongong
"Now & Then", Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW
"13th CPM National Print Awards", Tweed River Art Gallery. (Highly Commended)
"Spirit", (Works from the Margaret Carnegie Print Collection) Wagga Wagga Art Gallery
"Mono Uno", Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, NSW
"The Gib", Sturt Gallery, Mittagong, NSW
"Burnie Print Prize 2009", Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania
"Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize 2009", PLC, Croydon, Sydney

2008 "Lancaster Press", Griffith Regional Art Gallery, NSW
"Flora, Still Life Moving Fast", Hazelhurst Arts Centre, Sydney NSW
"2008 Artists For Kids Culture", Melbourne VIC
"On Paper", Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Queensland
"Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize", Museum of South Australia, Adelaide. S.A.
"Swan Hill Print and Drawing Award", Swan Hill Vic.
"Fremantle Print Award", Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle W.A.
"Southern Highlands Printmakers", Sturt Gallery, Mittagong NSW
"Stock Show", Port Jackson Press C.A.P.Gallery, Melbourne
Print Zero Studios - Best Of The Print Exchange @ CoCA / Ballard, Seattle USA

2007 "Burnie Print Prize 2007 ", Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania.
"Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize" PLC, Croydon, Sydney.
"Recent Acquisitions in Context" CSU Art Collection, Charles Sturt University, WaggaWagga.
"Just Imagine" Wollongong City Art Gallery. "Y-Curate" Wollongong City Art Gallery.
"Milestones" Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong
"Fremantle Print Award", Fremantle, "Geelong Print Award" Geelong Art Gallery,
"Hazelhurst Works on Paper Award" Hazelhurst Arts Centre
"Hutchins" Art Prize 2007, Hobart.

2006 "Dobell Drawing Prize 2006" Art Gallery of NSW.
"Printmakers Gallery Inaugural Exhibition Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania,
" Ergon Energy Central Queensland Art Award " Rockhampton Art Gallery ( Commended )
"Staff Show West Wollongong TAFE" Project Contemporary Art Space, Wollongong.

2005 "Biennale Jogja VIII" 2005 Yogyakarta, Indonesia, "Hutchins" Art Prize, Hobart 2004,
"Hand Pulled Prints XII" The Stonemetal Press International Juried Exhibition, Texas, USA
'Stock Show' Port Jackson Press Gallery, Armadale, Melbourne
Print Zero Studio Print Exchange II & III University of Wyoming, USA
"Southern Highlands Printmakers" Campbelltown Arts Centre.
"Fresh" new acquisitions, Wollongong City Art Gallery
Staff Show West Wollongong TAFE Project Contemporary Art Space Wollongong

2004 "Hutchins" Art Prize, Hobart 2004, "Silk Cut Award 2004" finalists exhibition, Melbourne.
Swan Hill Print and Drawing Acquisitive Awards
Print Zero Studio print exchange Seattle & Laramie USA
Florida Printmakers Print Exchange, University of Miami, Florida, USA
"The Tree in Changing Light" Bower House Gallery Milton
Staff Show West Wollongong TAFE Project Contemporary Art Space Wollongong

2003 "Dobell Drawing Prize 2003" Art Gallery of NSW.
"Trees" Rex Irwin Gallery, Woollahra. "Important Works on Paper" Rex Irwin Gallery
"Hutchins" Art Prize, Hobart, "Geelong Print Award 2003" Geelong Art Gallery
"50-Fifty" New England Regional Art Museum "The Printed Image" Sturt Gallery,
"Love Your Work" The Muse, Sydney Institute of TAFE, NSW TAFE staff show.

2002 "Important Works on Paper" Rex Irwin, Woollahra. Shell Fremantle Print Award. Fremantle WA
"Toowoomba Biennial Acquisitive Art Award and Exhibition" finalist
"People's Choice" Wollongong City Art Gallery
"Incline" Southern Highland Printmakers, Long Gallery, University of Wollongong
"Heads" TAFE staff show, and "Landmarx" Long Gallery, University of Wollongong
"Pocketsized" James Harvey Gallery, Clovelly. "Sub 500" Dickerson Gallery, Woollahra

2001 "Important Works on Paper" Rex Irwin Gallery, Woollahra.
"Drawing Show" James Harvey Gallery, Balmain.
"Prelude" TAFE staff show, Long Gallery, University of Wollongong
"Segment" TAFE staff show, Project Contemporary Art Space, Wollongong
"A Heritage of Health" Wollongong City Art Gallery also at same "Encore" TAFE staff show.
Hazelhurst Regional Art Gallery "Art on Paper Award", Finalist
"Rena Ellen Jones Memorial Print Award" Warrnambool Art Gallery, Finalist

2000 Project Contemporary Art Space, TAFE staff show. "Silk Cut Award 2000" finalists, Melbourne.
Wollongong City Art Gallery, "Illawarra Visions". "Invitation Exhibition" Art Arena Gallery.

1999 Project Contemporary Art Space, "Reveries.", Wollongong City Art Gallery, "New Acquisitions".
Project Contemporary Art Space, "Sema-Phoros" Illawarra TAFE artist/teacher show "Animalistic" James Harvey Gallery, Balmain.

1998 Korunna Gallery, West Wollongong TAFE End of Term Show, End of Year Group Show

1997 "Australian Printmedia Awards" Casula Powerhouse Art Centre NSW
Korunna Gallery, West Wollongong TAFE NSW "Redundant"

1996 "Tamara Acquisitive Art Prize", Tamworth Art Gallery NSW
"Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery 12th Biennial Prints Acquisitive"

1994 First Draft West, Annandale "Abstract Papers"

1993 First Draft West, Annandale "This is Not a Book"

1984 "AW Faber Castell Art Prize" Boronia Art Gallery Mosman.

1981 Graduation exhibition Alexander Mackie College of Advanced Education, Sydney

1978 Stephen Mori's 'Student Gallery' Catherine St Leichhardt Sydney
"Janet Selby, Jenny Young, Lindsay Weir, Tony Ameneiro"
"NSW HSC Touring Art Exhibition.


Selected Collections

British Museum,London UK, National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of South Australia, Queensland Art Gallery, State Library of Victoria, The Art Collection of the University of New South Wales, Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, City of Fremantle, John Curtin University, National Museum of Wales U.K.,Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Warrnambool Art Gallery, Wollongong City Gallery, University of Wollongong, University of South Australia, Charles Sturt University, University of Ballarat, University of Miami, USA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA. Print Council of Australia, Illawarra Institute of Technology, City of Whitehorse, Royal Perth Hospital, Canson Australia Pty Ltd. Brisbane Grammar, Brisbane State High school, Downlands College, Genazzano College, Illawarra Grammar, Melbourne Grammar, St Ursula's College, St Michael's Grammar School, Tintern Girls' Grammar, Westbourne Grammar. Various other institutional and private collections Australia and overseas.


Illawarra Coke Company (I.C.C.)
Illawarra Area Health Service (I.A.H.S)
Stalker Theatre Company
Print Council of Australia (P.C.A.) Member Print Commission 2002 and 2006

Selected Bibliography

ART MONTHLY Issue 259, May, 2013 "Head to Head" by Jan Jones
ARTLINK Vol 27 no4 “Fremantle Print Awards” by Judith McGrath. 2007
ARTLINK Dec 2008 “Fremantle Print Awards” by Mariyon Slany
ART MONTHLY Dec 2009 #226 (Artnotes p70) October 2007 #204 (W.A. News)
THE AUSTRALIAN ”Tech-savvy printmakers find photo finish offers a winning style” Ted Snell Fr.Sept.28 2007
CANBERRA TIMES ”Tony Ameneiro's Head over head at Megalo Print Gallery”  Sasha Grishin March 1st 2018

“PERGAMENT” Peter Rück 1991 (Parchment, Publ. Jan Thorbecke Verlag GmbH) pg 385-388 ISBN 3-7995-4202-7
“SILK CUT AWARD” 2000, 2004 & 2009 Catalogue published Duroloid Pty Ltd, 2000 2004 & 2009
“Shell Fremantle Print Award 2002” 2007 & 2008 Catalogue published Fremantle Arts Centre 2002, 2007, 2008
“Toowoomba Biennial Acquisitive Art Award 2002” Catalogue published Toowoomba Reg. Gallery 2002
“Hutchins Art Prize 2003 & 2004” Catalogue published 2003 and 2004
“Location” Catalogue for Exhibition published by Wollongong City Art Gallery 2004
“ 50/50 Survey of Contemporary Printmaking” Print Zero Studios Catalogue 2009 ISBN 978-0-9844173-0-8
“The Dobell Prize For Drawing 1993-2004” published by A.G.N.S.W 2005 pg 54 ISBN 0-7347-6376-X
“ The People’s Choice ” Published by Wollongong City Art Gallery, 2005
“ Just Imagine ” Published by Wollongong City Art Gallery, 2007 (re - Published 2008) ISBN 0-9758372-1-4
“ Flora, Still Life Moving Fast” Pub. Hazelhurst Regional Art Gallery & Arts Centre, 2008 ISBN 978-1-921437-08-3
“ The Gib ” self - published, 2008 ISBN 978-0-9805947-0-6
“Seeking Images” (Catalogue TAFE Staff show Goulburn Regional Gallery, 2009 ) ISBN 978-0-9805947-1-3
“Joseph Banks: a Regional Response” (Catalogue Goulburn Regional Gallery, 2010 ) ISBN 978-0-9807642-0-8
“Burnie Print Prize 2011” Catalogue,  Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania; ISBN  978-0-9808003-4-0
“Fair and Square” A Print Exchange Folio, Charles Sturt University, NSW; ISBN  978-1-86467-227-5
"Duality"  2011 Banyule Award for Works on Paper, Catalogue, Banyule Arts Centre,VIC, ISBN 978-0-9803626-5-7
“A Place For Art, The University of Wollongong Art Collection”  ISBN 978-1-74128-204-7
“EFFLORESCENT - a Contemporary Take” catalogue Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, NSW 2014 ISBN 978-0-9875863-0-8
“The ART VAULT 5th Anniversary” catalogue published 2013 ISBN 978-0-646-91248-6
“International Print Biennale 2014” published by Northern Print Newcsatle upon Tyne 2014 ISBN 978-0-9927842-0-1

“Just Paper” catalogue Maitland Regional Art Gallery, published 2015 ISBN 978-0-9942530-2-6