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Profile - David Green

David Green was born in Kent England in 1940. After graduating from the Royal College of Art, London, in 1964, Green taught at Croydon College of Art, Goldsmiths’ College of Art and guest lectured and conducted workshops and seminars in the southern counties whilst maintaining a freelance design and arts practice profile. He undertook a three-month lecture tour and workshop programme throughout Australia and New Zealand sponsored by the Australia Council in 1976 and emigrated to Australia in 1978 having accepted an academic position as a senior lecturer at RMIT, Melbourne. Leaving RMIT in 1985 to take up the position of Head of the School of Visual and Performing Arts at the now Charles Sturt University he was appointed the inaugural professor of visual arts in 1989 and in 2001 was appointed Head of the Wagga Wagga Campus. During this latter time he continued to supervise a number of masters and doctoral candidates and has successfully juggled an academic and artistic career for 50 years. During this time he had a number of solo exhibitions and participated in excess of fifty group shows. Green is represented in a number of public collections including the Power House Museum, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Tasmania, State Craft Collection of Victoria, Ararat City Art Gallery, Albury City Art Gallery, Wagga City Art Gallery Warnambool City Art Gallery, Tamworth Fibre Collection. Author of four books and a former Chair of the Crafts Board of the Australia Council, he retired from the University mid 2009 and moved to the Sunshine Coast of Queensland where he is actively re-establishing his practice as an exhibiting artist through national competitions, solo exhibitions and group shows.


Selected Finalist: Awards and Prizes 2011


Waterhouse Art Prize South Australia Museum, South Australia

Lethbridge small works (online gallery)

Prometheus Visual Art Awards, Gold Coast, Queensland

Moreton Bay Regional Art Award, Brisbane, Queensland

Goulburn Regional Gallery Art Award Goulburn NSW

Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, Adelaide Perry Gallery, Sydney, NSW


Solo Exhibitions:


2010               Coming Up for Air, Martin Galleries, Brisbane, Queensland

                                               Vestiges of Reason, Sheahan Gallery, Clifton, NSW

2003 Because I Can, Charles Sturt University, HR Gallop Gallery, NSW

1989            Exhibition, Canberra ACT           

1988            Disposals Gallery, Wagga Wagga, NSW           

1987            Devise Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria           

1986            Huon Gallery, Albury, NSW           

1985            Devise Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria           

1984            Weswal Gallery, Tamworth, NSW           

1983            Crafts Centre, Melbourne, Victo


Group Exhibitions


2011               Martin Galleries, Brisbane

                                               Arts Labour Parliament House, Brisbane Queensland

Martin Galleries, Brisbane, Art Auction donation of work to the Premier’s Flood Relief appeal

Bleeding, Heart Gallery Brisbane, , Cathartic, Art Auction, donation of work to the  Queensland Premier’ s Flood Relief Appeal

                                               ArtNuvo Gallery Buderim Queensland

2010               Brunswick Street Gallery Melbourne

                                               Art Sydney NSW, Sheahan Gallery

           Tamworth Fibre Textile Collection 1975-2010, Tamworth NSW

                                               Donation Fund Raiser, Flying Doctor Service

                       Martin Galleries, Brisbane

                                               Arts Labour, Martin Galleries Brisbane

2008               Summer: Docker Street Gallery

Text / Object: Collaboration Wagga RegCity, Art Gallery

            Sheahan Gallery Clifton NSW           

2007            Rebirth: Docker Street Gallery Wagga

2006 Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery

2000            Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery

1997/8          Reflection Tour

                                         Grafton Regional Gallery

                                         Charles Sturt Exhibition Space, Albury

                                         Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery

                                         Mildura Regional Art Gallery Art

                                         Hamilton Regional Art Gallery

                                         Orange Regional Art Gallery

1976/96            Thirty five group shows; Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland Tasmania, Northern Territory

1964/75          United Kingdom; Group Exhibitions include;-

Gallery B, London, Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London, Royal Exchange Exhibition London, New Grafton Gallery, London, St Paul’s Centenary Embroidery Exhibition. London

Public Collections

Charles Sturt University, Albury City Art Gallery, NSW, Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery NSW, Victorian State Craft Collection, Queen Victoria Museum Art Gallery, TAS, Ararat City Art Gallery, VIC, Warrnambool City Art Gallery, VIC

Power House Museum, NSW, Tamworth Fibre Collection, NSW, Shire of Diamond Valley, VIC

Private Collections

Australia, New Zealand, United States of America, United Kingdom

Professional Employment

2000-2009 Head of Campus: Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga

2007- 2008 Head, School of Visual & Performing Art

1993-2003 Sub Dean: Faculty of Arts

1990 Inaugural Professor of Visual Arts

1985-1992  Head, School of Visual & Performing Arts, Charles Sturt University                               

1978-1985   Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology: Department of Design

1973-1978 University of London, Goldsmiths' College: School of Art

1964-1965 Croydon College of Art.