Curriculum Vitae

1936 Born Israel.

1956 Arrived in Australia.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013 Cosmotifs, Benalla Art Gallery.
2012 SpaceTime, Macquarie University Art Gallery, Sydney.
2012 M- Theory, Langford120, Melbourne
2007 In-Visible, Wilson Street Gallery, Sydney.
2007 Heavens, Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery; Latrobe Regional Gallery; Benalla Art Gallery.
2006-7 Heavens, Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne.
2005 Eppur Si Muove: Works from the Astronomer Series 2004-2005, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
2003 Mysterium, McClelland Gallery+Sculpture Park, Melbourne.
2002 Explanandum, (in collaboration with Philip Lethlean), TheatreWorks, Melbourne.
2002 The Infinity Towers, Brighton, Melbourne.
2000 Life Forms, Gould Galleries at Span Galleries, Melbourne.
1996 Recent Paintings, Gould Galleries, Melbourne.
1993 Sanctum (Sculpture), Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne.
1992 Escape, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne.
1990 Asher Bilu, Coventry Gallery, Sydney.
1990 Recent Paintings, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne.
1988 Recent Paintings, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne.
1988 L.A Art Fair , Los Angeles, USA
1985 United Artists Gallery, Melbourne.
1984 Amaze, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, N.S.W.
1984 Amaze, Coventry Gallery, Sydney.
1983 Amaze, Institute Space, Mt. Gambier, S.A.
1983 Arcs and Scrolls, United Artists Gallery, Melbourne.
1983 New Paintings, Coventry Gallery, Sydney.
1982 Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney.
1982 Amaze, United Artists Gallery, Melbourne.
1981 Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne.
1979 Infinities, Realities Gallery, Melbourne, Spillout.
1973 South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne.
1973 Bonython Galleries, Sydney.
1972 Drawings, Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne.
1972 John Guild Gallery, Perth.
1971 Bonython Galleries, Adelaide.
1970 Bilu at Holdsworth, Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney.
1970 Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne.
1969 Clune Gallery , Sydney.
1969 South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne.
1968 South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne.
1967 Sculptron, Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne.
1966 Rowan Gallery, London.
1966 South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne.
1965 South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne.
1964 Kuntz Kring, Rotterdam.
1963 Rowan Gallery, London.
1962 Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne.
1962 David Jones Gallery, Sydney.
1962 Bonython Galleries, Adelaide.
1960 Asher Bilu Paintings, Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne.
1959 Asher Bilu, Dalgety Street Gallery, Melbourne.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 21st Century Heide: The Collection since 2000, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne.
2013 Contemporary Australian Drawing #2, University of the Arts, Wimbeldon Gallery, UK; Langford120, Melbourne; New York Studio School, New York.
2012 Volume One: MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.
2011 Lines of Thinking, Global Centre for Drawing and Langford120, Melbourne.
2011 Forever Young; 30 Years of the Heide Collection, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne.
2008 Abstract Works from the Latrobe University Art Collection, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, Melbourne.
2007-8 Earthly reflections of heavenly things, 3 person exhibition with Leonard Brown & Emily Kame Kngwarreye, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne.
2005 after Van Gogh: Australian artists in homage to Vincent, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria.
2005 Abstraction 4, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne.
2005 Heide – Home and Haven for Art, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne.
2004 Abstracting the Collection, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne.
2001 O Soul O Spirit O Fire, Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, Brisbane.
1999 We are Australian, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne and touring.
1997 I Had a Dream – Australian Art in the 1960’s, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1997 World Without End, St. Patricks Cathedral, Melbourne.
1994 Forgotten Treasures, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne.
1993 Chandler Coventry: A Private Collection, Campbelltown City Art Gallery, NSW.
1990 100 Artists Against Animal Experimentation, Deutscher Gallery, Melbourne.
1990 SPECIAL… it’s been used before, Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne.
1989 Re:Creation/Re-creation, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne.
1988 Images of Religion in Australian Painting 1942-1988, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
1984 The Blake Prize: A Survey, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne.
1984 Abstraction, Painters Gallery, Sydney
1983 Works on Paper, United Artists Gallery, Melbourne.
1982 United Artists Group Show, United Artists Gallery, Melbourne.
1979 McCaughey Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
1975 Artist’s Artists-Painting, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1975 Looking Back, travelling exhibition by National Gallery of Victoria.
1970 First Leasing Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
1969 Australian Art Today, touring exhibition to SE Asia, organized by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
1965 Blake Prize for Religious Art, Sydney.

GRANTS AND AWARDS

1973 Grant, Visual Arts Board, Australia Council
1970 First Leasing Prize, Melbourne.
1965 Henry Caselli Richards Memorial Prize, Brisbane.
1965 Blake Prize, Sydney.

COMMISSIONS

2010 Circular Keys, Quay Restaurant, Sydney
2006 Heavens, Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne
2003 Mysterium, McClelland Gallery, Langwarrin, Melbourne.
2000 Colour Fall, Quay Restaurant, Sydney
1994 Wedding, Melbourne
1982 Four paintings, Concert Hall, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne.

FEATURE FILM PRODUCTION DESIGN

2015: Force of Destiny, Director: Paul Cox
2005 Human Touch, Director: Paul Cox
1986 Cactus, Director: Paul Cox
1984 My First Wife , Director: Paul Cox
1983 Man of Flowers, Director: Paul Cox

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.
Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.
Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne.
National Australia Bank Collection.
Wespac Bank Collection
A.N.Z. Bank Collection.
B.H.P. Collection.
Latrobe University, Melbourne.
Jewish Museum of Australia
Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria
The Centre Gallery, Gold Coast, Queensland.
Albury Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne.
The Construction and Building Unions Superannuation Fund (C+Bus)