Twigg, Tony

  • Works
  • Biography


Born: 19 April 1953, Brisbane, Australia
Lives and works in Sydney, Australia and Manila, Philippines


1985... Master of Arts (Visual Arts), Sydney College of Advanced Education
1981... Graduate Diploma in Professional Art Studies, Alexander Mackie College of Advanced Education
1976... Diploma in Painting, Sydney Technical College

Solo Exhibitions:

2006... “Perforations”, Galleria Duemila, Manila, Philippines
2005... “No Borders”, Galleria Duemila, Manila, Philippines (catalogue)
2004... “Incidental Placement”, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
2003... "Houses Under Construction", Galleria Duemila, Manila, Philippines
"Sugar Ballads in Bamboo Sticks", Pinto Gallery, Antipolo, Philippines
2001... "Spontaneous Architecture", Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall, Philippines
"Spontaneous Architecture", a.o.v. gallery, San Francisco, USA
1999... "Intersections", Galeria de las Islas, Manila
"Paper", Penguin Café Gallery, Manila
1998... "Set Port Play", Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1998... "Set Port Play", Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1997... "A Book of Pages", Sir Herman Black Gallery, Sydney
"A Book of Pages", 70 Bistro, Quezon City, Philippines
"Self Cannibal", Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1996... "A Book of Pages", Australia Centre, Manila, Philippines
1995... "A Shadow that Speaks", Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
"A Shadow in our Tree", Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
1993... "The Story we make is the Song that we Sing", Nolan Gallery, Canberra
"A Portrait of Mary Jane Hicks", Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
"The Story we make is the song that we Sing", Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong
1992... "Swimming" A.B.C. Gallery, Sydney
"Learning to Swim", Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1991... "Five Years", Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1990... "On a hiding to nothing, DRAWINGS", Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1989... "Sticks to Live", Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra
"The Story that we make is the Song that we Sing", Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1988... "Playing Dice with Red Sticks", Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1987... "For One Year", Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra
"For One Year", Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
1986... "Ubo and the Red Chair", Performance Space Gallery, Sydney
"Nine Buddha Boogie", Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney
1985... "The Waiting Room", Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney
"An Act Without Words", Contemporary Artists Society Gallery, Adelaide
1982... "A Sail", Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
"A Room", Avago Gallery, Sydney
1981... "Photocopies", Bitumen River Gallery, Canberra
"Guide-lines", Praxis Gallery, Perth
1978... "Harold Kieth's near harassment of Yves Kline", Abraxas Gallery, Canberra
1975... "1975", Abraxas Gallery, Canberra

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2004... “Separate Reality”, an installation in collaboration with Jade and Yun Yee,Slot, Australia
“DOMAIN-A temporary Public Art Project” ANU School of Art, Woden Town Centre
2004... “Works on Paper”, Gallery Collection, Galleria Duemila SM Megamall, Manila
“Ngonian”,(installation) Legaspi Art Festival, Ayuntamiento Art Project Cagsawa, Daraga, Roxas, Albay, Luzon, Philippines
“We are reminded of ourselves by what we leave behind” (installation), Daet International Eco Arts Festival, Calamarines norte, Philippines and exhibition Ayala Museum, Manila, Philippines
“Color + Line: Charlie Co & Tony Twigg”, L’Fisher Hotel, Bacolod, Negros, Philippines
“Drawings from China, Scotland and Australia”, touring to: Art Gallery Xi’an, Academy of Fine Arts, Xi’an; Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing; and Museum of Guang Zhou, Academy of Fine Arts, Guang Zhou., China

2002... "Silent Talking", Ray Hughes Gallery, Australia
"Silent Talking", Galleria Duemila, The Art Center, SM Megamall
"Silent Talking", Australia Center Makati City
2000... Drawing Exhibition, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1999... Installation, Baguio Arts Festival, Baguio, The Philippines
98-99 Recent Acquisitions, Ateneo Gallery, Manila, The Philippines
1998... "Co-Existence", Hogarth Gallery, Sydney
1996... "Fresh From The Studio", Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
1993... "Asmat Show", Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
Touring - Monash University, Melbourne, Brisbane City Gallery, Brisbane
1992... "Reference Points, A New Perspective", Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
1991... "Cross Currents Bookworks From The Edge of The Pacific", University of California, Touring - California State University, Rideing School of Art and Design, Florida, Oregon School of Art, Portland
1990... "Writers in Recital", Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
"20 Australian Artists", Ray Hughes Gallery at Galleria San Vidal, Venice, Italy
"A New Generation", National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
1989... "Delineations", Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney
"They're Still Thinking Aloud", Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney
"Expressive Space, Australian Sculpture in the '80s", National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
1987... "17 Australian Artists", Ray Hughes at Galleria San Vidal Venice, Italy
Touring - Benalla Gallery, Benalla, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
"The Third Australian Sculpture Triennial", Australian Center for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
"Contemporary Art in Australia - A Review", Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane
1985... "ANZART" (Artists Book Exhibition), Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand "OZ Drawing Now", Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney
1983... "Artists Books", Art Space, Sydney
1977... "ACT 1", Australian National University, Canberra

Audio Visual and Performance Works:

2001-2003 PIPAF: Philippine International Performance Arts Festival, Manila, annual performances, Donada Gallery, The Australia Centre, Cultural Center of The Philippines, Manila.
1999... "Shining Moon", with 10 Filipino Artists, Australian Centre, Manila, Philippines
1998... "Still Life", (web site), Choreography - Stephanie Burridge, Produced by Venew,, Australian Film and Television School, Sydney http://www,
"Still Life", Choreography Stephanie Burridge, Produced by the Sydney Festival of Choreography, Newton Theatre, Sydney
1996... "A Book of Pages", Produced in association with Ted Kortekas, Australia Centre, Manila, Philippines
1995... "A Shadow in Our Tree", Composer - Paul Healy, Produced in association with Ted Kortekaas, The Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
1994... "A Parade", Composer - Sarah deJong, Produced by Euan Upston in association with the Australian Film Commission, World Distributed by Flickerfeast - Australian Distribution A.F.I.
Screened, 1994 Brisbane Film Festival, Cork Film Festival, Dublin Film Festival, Flickerfeast, Norwegian Short Film Festival, ANZAC Nertherlands S.B.S. T.V. Theatrical Screening "In Your Face"
1992... "Learning To Swim", Choreography -Elizabeth Burke, Composer - Sarah de Jong, Produced by Euan Upston, Art Gallery of New South Wales
1991... "A Passion Play", Composer - Sarah deJong, Produced by Paul in association with The Australian Film Commission, Distributed by Ronin Films Australia
Screened - 1992 Short Film Competition Cannes Film Festival, Sydney, Melbourne, Jerusalem, Edinburg, 1993 Asia Pacific (Seoul), Experimenta (Melbourne), Melbourne Travelling Film Festival, Festival of Experimental Australian Film, ARCO, Madrid, Spain, 1995 L'Etrange Festival Paris, Theatrical Screening "Oz Shorts"
1989... "5 Sticks to Live", Choreography Stephanie Burridge, Produced by Euan Upston, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra
1986... "Ubus's Chair", Produced by the Canberra Dance Ensemble, Tau Theatre, Canberra
1984... "A Relude to Now", Produced by A Puppet Company, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
"A Suite of Futurist Plays", Produced by A Puppet Company, Victorian Centre for the Arts, Melbourne
1983... "A Prelude To Now", Produced by a Puppet Company, Roslyn Oxyley9 Gallery, Sydney
1982... "Rainbow Serpent", Choreography Barry Morland, Produced by the Semour Group, Seymour Centre, Sydney
"Mansions", Choreography Barry Mortland, Produced by the Sydney Dance Company, Sydney Opera House, Sydney

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