Howard W. Steer



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HOWARD WILLIAM STEER

BORN 1947 – BROKEN HILL, NEW SOUTH WALES

YEAR COMMENCED PAINTING – 1970

EXHIBITIONS

1985 Exhibited at the Anthill Gallery, Broken Hill, N.S.W.
Exhibited at the J.C. Art Gallery, Broken Hill, N.S.W.
1986 Chosen by the selection panel to exhibit in the Hans Heysen Memorial Art Prize.

1987 SOLO SHOW – Gallery Art Naive, Melbourne, VIC
SOLO SHOW – Naughton Studio, Sydney, N.S.W.

1988 Exhibition – Madison Galleries, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Exhibition – Libby Edwards Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
Exhibition – Naughton Studio, Sydney, N.S.W.
Exhibition – Gallery Art Naive, Melbourne, VIC
Exhibition – “Screen Exhibition” Libby Edwards Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
The Silver City Exhibition, Broken Hill City Art Gallery.

1990 SOLO SHOW – Australian Naive Art Gallery, Sydney, N.S.W.
Australian Naive Gallery Exhibition to Musee de’ Naive, Paris
The Overbearing Lode, Broken Hill City Art Gallery.
Kookaburra Gallery, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S.A.

1991 Jan Taylor Gallery, Annandale, N.S.W.
Dubbo Regional Art Gallery.
Gallery Art Naive, Melbourne.

1992 Shuttle Promotions, Surface Paradise, QLD
Capricorn Art Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC
SOLO SHOW – Ansett Golden Wings, Melbourne.
SOLO SHOW – Australian Naive Gallery, Sydney, N.S.W.
Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney, N.S.W.
Prince and Cohen Exhibition Gallery, Sydney, N.S.W.
Broken Hill Naive Exhibition, Broken Hill City Art Gallery.

1993 Avoca Gallery, Kincumber.
SOLO SHOW – Paul Greenway Gallery, Adelaide

EXHIBITIONS
(CONTINUED)

1994 SOLO SHOW – Valerie Cohen Exhibition Gallery, N.S.W.
Barry Stern Gallery Craftsman House Book Promotion.
Libby Edwards Gallery Melbourne Craftsman House Book Promotion.
Kings School Sydney N.S.W. Group Exhibition.
Stanthorpe Regional Gallery Group Exhibition.
Sylvania Galleries Sydney.
Libby Edwards Galleries South Yarra VIC.

1995 SOLO SHOW – Sampatico Cafe, Phillip Street, Sydney.
Nudgee College Brisbane as feature artist.
Sylvania Galleries, Sydney.
King School, Sydney.
Gibralter, Bowral.
The Royal Flying Doctor Exhibition.

1996 SOLO SHOW- John Dunn Bridgewater S.A.
SOLO SHOW Barry Stern Gallery N.S.W.
SOLO SHOW ANA Hotel Sydney.
SOLO SHOW- Libby Edwards Gallery, South Yarra.
Sam Dickerson Gallery Sydney – Group Exhibition.
Clare Valley “Arid Zone Artists” – Group Exhibition.
Barry Stern Gallery, Sydney – Group Exhibition.
King School, Sydney – Group.
Country Practice Gallery – “Arid Zone Artists” Group.
Prouds Art Gallery, Sydney/Philippines – Group Exhibition.
Art Images Gallery, Norwood South Australia
Artist in London.

1998 Avoca Art Gallery, NSW – “Arid Zone Artists”
Westfield Parramatta, NSW – “Arid Zone Artists”
Oatley Public School, Sydney – group exhibition
Delshan Art Gallery, Melbourne – “Arid Zone Artists”
Foundation of Creative Enterprise – group exhibition
SOLO SHOW Liberator Art Gallery – Adelaide
Two man exhibition, Francis Reilly Gallery, Eumundi – Old.
Group exhibition, Red Hill Gallery – Brisbane

1999 SOLO SHOW Francis Reilly Gallery, Queensland.
Red Hill Gallery, Queensland – Group Exhibition
King School, Sydney – Group
Prouds Art Gallery, Sydney

2000 Arid Zone Artists – The Sydney Art Gallery, Exhibition centre, Sydney
Arid Zone Artists – Delshan Gallery, Melbourne
Group exhibition – Bandamora gallery/ Darling Harbour
SOLO SHOW Francis Reilly Gallery, Queensland.
SOLO SHOW – Red Hill Gallery, Queensland
Prouds Art Gallery, Sydney
Arid Zone Artists – Exhibition centre, Melbourne
Umundi Art Gallery, Queensland
EXHIBITIONS
(CONTINUED)
Prouds Art Gallery, Sydney
Kings School, Sydney
Red Hill Gallery, Queensland
Flying Doctor Black and White Ball Promotion, Adelaide
Arid Zone Artists – Bandamora Gallery – Exhibition Centre Sydney
SOLO SHOW – Texas Regional Art Gallery, Queensland
Flying Doctor Black and White Ball Promotion, Adelaide
Penrith Creative Enterprise Program, Sydney
Light House Gallery, Queensland
White Patch Gallery, Queensland
SOLO SHOW Twin Waters Gallery, Queensland
Red Hill Gallery, Queensland
2001 SOLO SHOW Twin Waters Gallery, Queensland
2002 ARID ZONE ARTISTS exhibition, Toowoomba
SOLO SHOW R.F.D.S. exhibition Perth
BLOOD BROTHERS SOLO SHOW – “Burke and Wills” – Collins Street
Gallery – Melbourne
BLOOD BROTHERS SOLO SHOW – “Paying the Kelly’s a Visit” Collins Street
Gallery – Melbourne

2003 BLOOD BROTHERS SOLO SHOW – “Ned” Red Hill Gallery Brisbane
ARID ZONE ARTISTS Rotary Club exhibition Toowoomba
BLOOD BROTHERS SOLO SHOW “First Australians” Art Room, Adelaide
BLOOD BROTHERS SOLO SHOW “BH.P. Mining” Stock Exchange, Perth

2004 BLOOD BROTHERS SOLO SHOW “Celebrate Australia” Singapore, sponsored
By the Australian Federal Government
BLOOD BROTHERS SOLO SHOW “Captain Cook “Richard Martin Gallery
Paddington
SOLO SHOW R.F.D.S. exhibition Guildford Potters, Perth
2005 FATHER AND SON exhibition White Patch Gallery Bribie Island, Queensland
SOLO SHOW exhibition The Saints Gallery, Sydney
2006 Group exhibition Red Hill Gallery Red Hill, Queensland
SOLO SHOW exhibition L & K Gallery Subiaca, Perth
2007 BLOOD BROTHERS SOLO SHOW “Rubbing shoulders with the Kelly’s”
L&K Gallery, Subiaca, Perth
BLOOD BROTHERS “Great Hall” Parliament House, Canberra

2007 Kings School, Sydney
2008 SOLO SHOW L&K Gallery, Subiaca Perth
2008 Kings School, Sydney

2009 SOLO SHOW Gomboc Gallery Middle Swan, Perth
2009 BLOOD BROTHERS Gomboc Gallery Middle Swan, Perth
2009 Kings School, Sydney
2010 Kings School, Sydney
2011 Kings School, Sydney
2011 Mount Isa, Queensland
2012 SOLO SHOW Whale Beach, Sydney
AWARDS
1984 Winner of the Tallangatta Historical Art Prize, judged by Charles Bush
1985 Winner of the Open Section, New South Wales Police Art Award
1986 Highly commended – Shoalhaven Art Prize
Chosen as finalist for the Blake Prize, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, N.S W.
Finalist in the Canberra Times Art Award
1987 Highly commended – Tumut Art Prize
1988 Winner of the open section, New South Wales Police Art Prize
1990 Finalist in the New York University Art Prize.
1993 Junee Art Prize

REGIONAL COLLECTIONS

Waltzing Matilda Centre Winton
Swan Hill Regional Gallery
Broken Hill City Art Gallery
Dubbo Regional Art Gallery
Lake Macquarie Regional Art Gallery
Stockman’s Hall of Fame QLD
In July, 1992 an art work entitled “Bush Olympics” was featured on the “Sale of the Century” television program.
The Family Hotel Tibooburra Features Two New Murals Promoting the Royal Flying
Doctor.

MEDIA & PUBLICATIONS
R.F.D.S. Federal Report
Craftsman House Naïve Book
State of the Art Book
World Wide Bally Fashion Magazine
1990 Australian Diary
1998 Dog’s Life Magazine
1998 Aussie Post
1998 Outback Adventures Productions
1998 Kendall Country Connections
1998 Landrover “Experience” Magazine
1999 “Expressions” Magazine, Sydney
2000 “Expressions” Magazine, Queensland
2002 Michael Berry Contemporary Artists of Australia
BLOOD BROTHERS Melbourne Herald – “Burke and Wills” show – 8th May
BLOOD BROTHERS Melbourne Herald – “Burke and Wills” show- 15th May
BLOOD BROTHERS Melbourne Herald – “Paying the Kelly’s a Visit” – 28thOctober
BLOOD BROTHERS Australian Art Collector Magazine – Oct/ Nov / Dec Edition
2003 BLOOD BROTHERS Australian Art Collector Magazine – Jan/ Feb/ March Edition

2006 Rex Airlines in Flight Magazine
Cover of Broken Hill Tourist magazine “The Accessible Outback”
2007 BLOOD BROTHERS Australian Art Review
BLOOD BROTHERS Australian Art Collector Magazine
2008 Rex Airlines in Flight Magazine
2008 Australian Art Collector
2009 Outthere Magazine
2010 Outthere Magazine
2012 Platform Magazine

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

The Hon. John Bannon, M.P., Premier of South Australia
The Right Hon. Clyde Holding
Don Burrowes, Sydney
Ken Done, Sydney
Irvin Rockman, Melbourne
Charles Hider, Melbourne
Jackie Collins, U.S.A.
His Excellency Mr. Bill Hayden and Mrs. Hayden, Canberra
The Hon. Ann Levy, M.P., South Australian Minister for the Arts
John Williamson, Country and Western Entertainer
David Lever, Sydney
Charles Brown, Sydney
Diana Fisher, Sydney
Martin Lass, Sydney
Caroline Galbally, Melbourne
John Broomhall, Sydney
Ian McNamara, Sydney
Francis Galbally, Melbourne
Coca-Cola Bottlers, Melbourne
Lindsay Fox, Melbourne
Paul Blahuta, Sydney
David Nichols, Race to the Sun Productions
Bob Carr – Premier of N.S.W.
Ray Foley – Foley Industries
Ralph Cockle Town Crier
Dr. Peter Yellowlees
Dr. Harry Crook, London
Mr. Michael Foster
Southern Imperial Corporation, Chicago, Illinois
Lyn and Phil Rowland’s South Australia

Tim Fischer – Deputy Prime Minister
R.F.D.S. Board Room, Sydney
Trevor Marshall, Earth Moving Machinery
Ian and Cathy Mitchell, Broken Hill
Jim and Betty Begovich, Perth
Phil Gordon, South Australia
Bruce & Lorraine Galvin, South Australia

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

1994 Mural at the “Family” Hotel, Tibooburra
1995 Greyhound Pioneer Darling Harbour
“Art Trail Broken Hill”
1997 Mural at the Broken Hill Airport “Arid Zone Artists”
1998 Kendall Airlines, SAAB340, m
2002 Gary Morgan Collection

PROMATIONS

2001 Rotary Club Toowoomba
Royal Flying Doctor –Adelaide
2002 R.F.D.S. Outback Hanger Ball
2003 R.F.D.S. Star of the Outback
2004 “Propeller” painted for Broken Hill Agfair Ball
2005 “Propeller” R.F.D.S. funds raiser
Miners Hat Starlight Foundation
2006 Wine Label “G’Day Mate “for the American market
“Propeller” R.F.D.S. funds raiser N.S.W.
2007 Rotary Club “Variety Bash” Auction night Broken Hill
2008 Trystate, Tibooburra New South Wales, ‘Painted Saw’
2009 Red Desert Live Broken Hill, ‘Painted Piano’
2009 The Poker Race Silverton, ‘Painted Bike’
2009 The Shingle Backs Broken Hill, Prints
2009 Wine Label Diesel Red, Hunter Valley
2009 R. F. D.S. Propellers, Melbourne
2009 Trystate Tibooburra New South Wales, Shields
2010 R.F.D.S. Propellers, Fund Raiser Sydney
2010 R.F.D.S. Propellers, Fund Raiser Moomba Gas Fields
2010 Police Shield, Static Display N.S.W. Richmond Police Sydney
2011 Channel Nine Men’s Health, Melbourne
2011 Red Cross, Donation of Painting
2011 Toy Library, Donation Broken Hill, New South Wales
2011 R.F.D.S. Moomba Cricket Match, Propeller
2012 Trystate, Tibooburra New South Wales, Police Shield
2012 Breast Screening Clinic South Australia, Donation of Painting
2012 ABC Broken Hill New South Wales, Donation of painting
2012 Shingle Back Footy Club Broken Hill, Donation of Painting
2012 ST Pat’s Racing Club, Posters and Prints
2012 Silver City Racing Club, Posters and Prints

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