Robert Holcombe

Robert Holcombe

Robert Holcombe

  • Biography

    Robert Holcombe

    Born: Australia 1945
    Art Education: Self-Taught

    Corporate Collections:
    Ausdoc Group Ltd - Melbourne
    Barloworld - Melbourne
    Brambles Ltd. (USA)
    DBM Australia Limited
    FH Faulding Collection - Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney
    Malca - Amit New York, Inc. - New York
    Shepparton Regional Gallery - Victoria
    The Directors Chair - Brisbane and Melbourne
    University of Melbourne
    University of Sydney - The George Institute
    Valex Security Inc. - Melbourne, New York and London
    Winsor & Newton - London

    National Exhibitions:
    Solo Exhibitions 33
    Group Exhibitions 85

    Private collections:
    World Wide

    National Competitions:
    1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004- Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (by invitation)
    2000, 2002- Finalist in the Flourier Prize- South Australia
    1985, 1986- Diamond Valley Acquisitive- Melbourne
    1966, 1967, 1968- Andrew Fairley Art Prize, Shepparton (1968 Finalist- Painting acquired by Shepparton Regional Gallery)

    International Special Project:
    2004 - United Nations International Art Education and Exhibition, New York (September)

    International Exhibitions:
    2003 - International Art Expo, New York (February/ March)
    2003 - International Art Expo, Palm Springs (March)
    2000 - The United Nations Millennium Art Exhibition, New York (July/August): ‘OUR WORLD in the YEAR 2000’
    2000 - World Trade Center, Stockholm (March/April)
    2000 - Mall Galleries, London (February)
    1999 - The Old Gallery, Warsaw (September/ October): Cultural Exchange between the Cities of Warsaw and Melbourne.

    International Competition:
    Winsor & Newton Worldwide Millennium Painting Competition; My Country in theYear 2000.
    International Award: (London)
    2000- The Winsor & Newton Worldwide Millennium Painting Competition (February): ‘OUR WORLD in the YEAR 2000’
    National award: (Sydney)
    1999 - Winsor & Newton Worldwide Millennium Painting Competition (June): ‘OUR WORLD in the YEAR 2000’
    The National and International Award Winning Painting for OUR WORLD in the YEAR 2000, was
    ‘Cry in the Wilderness’ {Rape of the Landscape} 49x70cm, acrylic, crayon, ink and pencil on watercolour paper on board}
    Note: The Winsor & Newton Worldwide Millennium Painting Competition, the largest event of its kind ever held, the competition attracted entries from over 22,000 amateur and professional artists from 51 countries on the theme of My Country in the Year 2000.

    Publicity:
    2007- Geelong Advertiser evocative
    2006- Jason Sprague (freelance arts writer) a tangible sense of individuality pervades all of Holcombe's work.
    2005- Artprofil (German Art Journal) master of line
    2004- Wentworth Courier, Sydney rich tapestry
    2001- Brisbane News - Tattersall’s Club Art Prize Critics Choice
    2000- The Age, Melbourne City Search - Terra Australis earthy and primal
    2000- Our World in the Year 2000, London hard-hitting imagery
    1997- Geelong Advertiser less is more
    1993- Moorabbin Standard, Melbourne portrait of an artist who loves landscape
    1993- D.D.Cameron (Arts Writer) style that is identifiable his
    1985- Carlotta Bush (Arts Writer and Gallery Director) landscape straight from the heart
    1982- Carlotta Bush (Arts Writer and Gallery Director) his interpretation of our Australian landscape is a very personal one
    1978- Carlotta Bush (Arts Writer and Gallery Director) Holcombe is the landscape
    1975- The Age, Melbourne reminiscent of 12th century Japanese art style
    1971- The Age, Melbourne powerful
    1969- The Sun, Melbourne a promising start

Showing all 9 artworks

  • Robert Holcombe

    Under the Southern Cross (I)
    41 x 58 cm Acrylic on Illustration Board Framed (dimensions for unframed artwork) $2,100.00
  • Robert Holcombe

    Big Water (Murrumbidgee River)
    15 x 24 cm Ink, Pencil on Cartridge Paper Framed (dimensions for unframed artwork) $950.00
  • Robert Holcombe

    Big Water (II) (Murray River)
    24 x 34 cm Ink, Pencil on Watercolour Paper Framed (dimensions for unframed artwork) $1,300.00
  • Robert Holcombe

    Landscape (I)
    14 x 12 cm Ink, Pencil, Acrylic on Watercolour Board Framed (dimensions for unframed artwork) $750.00
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    Long Summer (II)
    40 x 50 cm Acrylic on Canvas Panel Board Framed (dimensions for unframed artwork) $2,000.00
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    River (III)
    12 x 17 cm Ink, Pencil, Acrylic on Watercolour Board Framed (dimensions for unframed artwork) $800.00
  • Robert Holcombe

    River (IV)
    12 x 17 cm Ink, Pencil on Cartridge Paper Framed (dimensions for unframed artwork) $800.00
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    Summer Plain (southern NSW)
    30 x 60 cm Acrylic on Canvas Panel Framed (dimensions for unframed artwork) $1,900.00
  • Robert Holcombe

    One Tree Hill
    44 x 50 cm Acrylic on Canvas Panel Board Framed (dimensions for unframed artwork) $2,100.00