The McMaster Museum of Art

    COOK, Michael
    Date: Australian, born 1968
    BIOGRAPHY
    Born 25 August 1968, Brisbane
    Heritage Bidjara people of south-west Queensland

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS
    2013 Hear no... see no... speak no..., Queensland Centre for Photography/Andrew Baker Art
    Dealer at The Depot Gallery, Sydney
    Civilised, Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects, Melbourne
    2012 Civilised, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
    Broken Dreams, October Gallery, London, UK
    Through My Eyes, La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo, Victoria
    The Mission, Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects, Melbourne
    2011 Uninhabited, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
    2010 Through My Eyes, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS
    2013 My Country, I still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art form Black Australia,
    Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
    Photo LA: The 22nd International Los Angeles Photographic Art Exposition, Santa
    Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, USA
    Debil Debil—Australian Ghosts, Carriageworks, Sydney
    Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery,
    Queensland
    2012–13 UnDisclosed: 2nd National Indigenous Art Triennial, National Gallery of Australia,
    Canberra; Cairns Regional Gallery, Queensland; Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of
    Art, University of South Australian, Adelaide; Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo,
    New South Wales
    2012 The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7), Queensland Art Gallery/
    GoMA, Brisbane
    29th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Museums and Art
    Galleries of the Northern Territory, Darwin
    My Country: Works from Indigenous communities that celebrate their heritage,
    University of Western Sydney Art Gallery, New South Wales
    Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery,
    Queensland
    SCAP 2D 2012: Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2D, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Queensland
    Omission, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne
    Where the art leads: new explorations by Queensland Indigenous artists, Cairns
    Regional Gallery, Queensland
    All I need is everything, Rockhampton Art Gallery, Queensland
    Pairs, Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects, Melbourne
    2011 Face Up: A Look at portraits from the collection, Gold Coast City Art Gallery,
    Queensland
    Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards 2011, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
    Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery,
    Queensland
    2010 15th Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

    AWARDS
    2012 Finalist, 29th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Museums
    and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory, Darwin
    Finalist, SCAP 2D 2012: Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2D, Caloundra Regional Gallery,
    Queensland
    Finalist, Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Art
    Gallery, Queensland
    2011 Winner, ‘People’s Choice Award’, Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards 2011, Art
    Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
    Winner, ‘Visual Artist of the Year’, 17th Annual Deadly Awards—the National Aboriginal
    and Torres Strait Islander Awards
    Finalist, Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards 2011, Art Gallery of Western
    Australia, Perth
    Finalist, Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Art
    Gallery, Queensland
    2008 Winner, ‘Visual Artist of the Year’, 14th Annual Deadly Awards—the National Aboriginal
    and Torres Strait Islander Awards


    COLLECTIONS
    National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
    Parliament House, Canberra
    Artbank, Sydney
    Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
    Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
    Artspace Mackay, Queensland
    Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
    Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, Queensland
    Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Queensland
    Ipswich Art Gallery, Queensland
    La Trobe University, Melbourne
    McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne
    Newcastle Art Gallery, New South Wales
    Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
    Rockhampton Art Gallery, Queensland
    University of Western Sydney, New South Wales
    University of Wollongong, New South Wales
    Alex Mackay Collection of Erotic Art, Brisbane
    Alstonville Art Collective, New South Wales
    Dr Clinton Ng Collection, Sydney
    Corrigan Collection, Sydney
    Daryl Hewson Collection, Brisbane
    TEWRR Collection, Brisbane
    The Bowerman Collection, Brisbane
    The Gene and Brian Sherman Collection, Sydney
    The M Collection, Melbourne
    The Owen and Wagner Collection of Australian Aboriginal Art, Chapel Hill, NC, USA