Contact Name:

Rick Ball

Please direct artist enquiries to our office

Broken Hill, NSW





1984 Bachelor of Visual Arts, City Arts Institute

1977 Diploma Education, Sydney Teachers College

1976 Graduated National Art School, Sydney

1973 Commenced National Art School, Sydney



2012 Outback Art Prize (Winner), Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery. Judge: Deb Wall

2009 Outback Art Prize (Runner-up), Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery. Judge: Alan Sisley

1985 Blue Mountains Easter Art. Judge: Cam Grey

1984 Blackheath Festival Open Art. Judge: Joshua Smith

1982 Blackheath Festival Drawing

1981 Blackheath Festival Still Life. Judge: Brian Stratton

1979 Blackheath Festival Still Life. Judge: Reinis Zusters


One-Person Exhibitions

2011 Rex Livingston Galleries, Sydney

2010 The Simple Difficulty, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

2009 Recent Works on Paper, Eye to Eye Gallery, Adelaide

2005 Recent Works, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

2002 Recent Works, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney

2001 Survey of Recent Works, University of Western Sydney

1998 BDAS Gallery, Southern Highlands

1997 La Caminade Studio, Brussels, Belgium

1996 BDAS Gallery, Southern Highlands

1993 Playing in the Sandpit, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney

1991 Cooks Hill Gallery, Newcastle

1990 Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney

1998 Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney

1987 Breewood Gallery, Blue Mountains

1986 Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney

1982 Home Exhibition, Lawson, Blue Mountains


Group Exhibitions

2012 Tres Artistas de Las Antipodas, Spain

2012 Outback Art Prize, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

2011 Outback Art Prize, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

2009 Wilcannia Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

2007 Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

2007 Fairfax/IBM Building, Sydney

2006 Fairfax/IBM Building, Sydney

2006 Darling Park Foyer, IBM Building, Sydney

2005 Outback Art Prize

2004 RFDS Outback Artists, Darling Harbour

2004 Outback Art Prize

2004 Broken Archies, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

2003 Outback Art Prize

2002 Campbelltown Regional Gallery

2001 Alvaro Art Prize

2000 Six Australian Viewpoints, Albert Street Gallery, Mittagong

2000 New York, Soho Gallery, 6 Australian Artists

1999 Kedumba Drawing Prize

1997 Australian Connection, Brussels

1996 A to Z, Australia to Zimbabwe at the Zimbabwean National Gallery

1995 Rare Finds, Southern Highlands Regional Gallery

1994 Sturt Gallery, Mittagong

1994 Blaxland Gallery, Sydney

1993 Sturt Gallery, Mittagong

1993 Coast to Coast – 10 NSW Artists Exhibition, Perth WA

1990 Cooks Hill Gallery, Newcastle

1990 Sun Worship, Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney

1989 Mixed Exhibition, Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney

1988 Editions Gallery, Melbourne Victoria

1988 Barry Stern Gallery, Sydney

1987 National Parks and Wildlife Heritage Exhibition, Blackheath

1987 Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney

1986 7 Blue Mountains Artists, Delmar Weekend Gallery, Sydney

1986 Australian Paintings, Barry Stern Galleries

1986 Sydney Morning Herald Heritage Exhibition, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney

1985 10 Blue Mountains Artists, Blackheath Festival

1985 City Heritage Travelling Exhibition, Sydney Morning Herald, Blaxland

1985 Cooks Hill Gallery, Newcastle

1985 Breewood Galleries, Blue Mountains

1985 Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney

1984 Blackheath Festival Art Prize

1983 A Shared Environment, Penrith Regional Gallery

1982 Painters’ Drawings, Pointon Galleries

1977 Exhibition of Friends Festival of Sydney

1976 Hogarth Gallery, Sydney



Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery

Park Hyatt Hotel, Sydney

Twin Towers Resort, Queensland

Ramada Hotel, Sydney

Rosehill International Hotel, Sydney

AMP, Sydney

IBM, Sydney

CCHS, Sydney

Sheraton on the Park, Sydney

Goodman Fielder

Park Royal Hotel, Sydney Airport

Crown Casino, Melbourne

Lauda Air, Brussels

Mittagong RSL

Blue Mountains City Council


Private Collections

Australia, UK, USA, Japan, France, Hong Kong, Belgium and New Zealand


Television Coverage

2010 Stateline, ABC

2007 Sunday Arts, ABC


Publications in which work is represented

The Refining Fire – Dawn Mendham, Albatross Press, Melbourne, 1987

New Art One – Nevill Drury, Craftsman House, 1986

Art on the Cove – A Collection of Australian Art – Olsen and McEwen, EIE

Wesnik Design, 1991

Images 2 – Nevill Drury, Craftsman House, 1994

Images 3 – Nevill Drury, Craftsman House, 1998

Stones Don’t Speak – Vivienne Schroeder, 1998