About

WISE,Lee-Artist Image

Born in the UK in 1975, Lee emigrated to Australia in 2008 and has lived in the Gold Coast Hinterland since.  Having been acclaimed for his art work in numerous art prizes; awarded Winner of the Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize and the Cliftons Art Prize Brisbane, Runner up in the Moran Portrait Prize and Finalist in the Archibald Prize, to name but a few.  He paints full time and has gallery representation in Sydney, Melbourne and Byron Bay.

Contact:   leewise@hotmail.com.au

Awards

July, 2016, Archibald Prize, Salon Des Refuses, S.H.Evin Gallery, Sydney, NSW

May 2016 Finalist Glencore Percival Portrait Prize,Corner of Flinders Street and Denham Street, Townsville City

May 2016 Finalist Boarder Art Prize, Tweed River Regional Gallery, NSW

Feb 2016 Semi Finalist, BP Portrait Prize. National Portrait Gallery, London

Oct 2015 Semi Finalist, Moran Portrait Prize.

Oct 2015 Finalist, Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize, Lismore.

Sept 2015, Finalist Brisbane Art Prize, Lightspace, Brisbane

Aug 2015, Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra, QLD

July, 2015, Archibald Prize, Salon Des Refuses, S.H.Evin Gallery, Sydney, NSW

Feb 2015, Winner Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, Adelaide Perry Gallery, Cnr Hennesey & College Sts, Croydon, Sydney,NSW

July 2014, Finalist Archibald Prize, Art Gallery NSW, Art Gallery RD, Sydney

July 2014, Winner Cliftons Art Prize Brisbane, 288 Edward St, Brisbane,

May 2014, Finalist Glencore Percival Portrait Prize,Corner of Flinders Street and Denham Street, Townsville City

April 2014, Finalist, Moreton Bay Region Art Awards

Oct 2013, Runner Up, Moran Portrait Prize.

June 2013, Finalist Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery

March 2013, Archibald Prize, Salon Des Refuses, S.H.Evin Gallery, Sydney, NSW

May 2012, Finalist Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery

 

Solo Exhibitions

Dec 2016, Antonia Kelley Gallery, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane.

June 2016, Retrospect Gallery, Bryon Bay

Aug 2015, Brisbane Modern Art Gallery, 483 Brunswick St, Brisbane, QLD

Feb 2015, Gallery One, The Brickworks, 107 Ferry RD, Southport, Gold Coast, QLD

March 2013, Antonia Kelley Gallery, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane.

June 2012, Brunswick Street Gallery, level 2, 322 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Vic

 

Group Exhibitions

July, 2015, Archibald Prize, Salon Des Refuses, S.H.Evin Gallery, Sydney, NSW

May 2016 Finalist Glencore Percival Portrait Prize,Corner of Flinders Street and Denham Street, Townsville City

May 2016 Finalist Boarder Art Prize, Tweed River Regional Gallery, NSW

Oct 2015, Lismore Regional gallery. Lismore, NSW

Sept 2015, Brisbane Art Prize, Lightspace, Brisbane, QLD

Aug 2015, Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Caloundra, QLD

Aug, 2015, Archibald Prize, Salon Des Refuses, S.H.Evin Gallery, Sydney, NSW

July 2015, Griffith Regional Gallery, Archibald Prize Tour

July 2015, Wagner Art Gallery, 39 Gurner St, Paddington, Sydney

June 2015, Brocken Hill Regional Gallery, Archibald Prize Tour

April 2015, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Archibald Prize Tour

Feb 2015, Lismore Regional Gallery, Archibald prize Tour

Feb 2015, Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, Adelaide Perry Gallery, Cnr Hennesey & College Sts, Croydon, Sydney,NSW

January 2015, Maitland Regional Gallery, Archibald Prize Tour

November 2014, Gosford Regional Gallery, Archibald Prize Tour

Oct 2014, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Archibald Prize Tour

Aug 2014, Shop 16.02, Gallery One, The Brickworks, 107 Ferry RD, Southport, Gold Coast, QLD

July 2014, Art Gallery NSW, Archibald Prize, Art Gallery RD, Sydney

June 2014, Cliftons Art Prize, 288 Edward St, Brisbane

May 2014, Glencore Percival Portrait Prize,Corner of Flinders Street and Denham Street, Townsville City

March 2014, Brisbane Modern Art Gallery, 483 Brunswick Street, Brisbane.

Oct 2013, Moran Portrait Prize, Juniper House, 250 Oxford St, Sydney.

Aug 2013, Brisbane Grammar School Art Show, Brisbane Grammar School, Brisbane, QLD

June 2013, Lethbridge Gallery, 136 Latrobe Terrace, Brisbane.

March 2013, Salon Des Refuses, S.H.Evin Gallery, Sydney, NSW

Jun 2012, Lethbridge Gallery, 136 Latrobe Terrace, Brisbane,Qld

Collections

Adelaide Perry Gallery, Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney

Cliftons, Brisbane

Gold Coast University Hospital.

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