Handpicked by Bluethumb’s curators to showcase artists who’ve had success in major art prizes or in the collection of famous institutions.
If you are searching for the next Nolan, Namatjira, or Whiteley to invest in then Collectable Artists is Bluethumb’s most exclusive area, featuring works by highly renowned emerging and established Australian artists.
““A Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award winner, Linda’s works focus on bold, colourful depictions of Spirit Creatures and Christian themes. Her works are held by numerous world-class galleries including the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Art Gallery of South Australia.””
“Multiple award winner Jaq Grantford has painted some of Australia’s most notorious faces. Her work hangs in the esteemed NGV collection and was recently featured in a book from the Art Gallery of WA.”
““As winner of the prestigious Wynne prize in 1999, Gloria was the first Aboriginal artist to win one of the Art Gallery of New South Wales’s major prizes. She is an internationally renowned artist, a founding member of the Utopia Women’s Batik Group, the niece of Emily Kngwarreye and the younger sister of Kathleen Petyarre. Gloria’s works can be found in major museums and private collections.””
“One simply needs to look at the accolades Chape has gathered to see the depth of his accomplishment as a photographer. His breathtaking aerial viewpoints offer a skilful glimpse at life from an unusual perspective.”
“A master wildlife artist‚ as well as a guide and field biologist in the polar regions for many years‚ Brett has become the most travelled and experienced of Australia’s modern day animal painters. His work has been accepted four times by the prestigious United States Society of Animal Artists annual exhibition and national tour.”
The Identity of the future is a completely smooth, featureless, beautiful sphere, like pearl that formed inside an oyster that is also itself
By Hyunji Kim
150cm (W) x 190cm (H)
“Winner of the Bluethumb Art Prize 2018, and a judge for the Bluethumb Art Prize 2020. Kim’s main subjects are the culturally attuned creatives of her generation, the Millennials. Her paintings reference the processes of social media photography through their use of high contrast and the inclusion of reflective and transparent materials.”