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About

Todd Simpson is an award winning, multi-disciplinary artist. Originally from New Zealand he arrived in Australia 20 years ago working as a technology consultant before following his passion to become an artist.

Todd studied at the Julian Ashton Art School in Sydney and practices in the fields of sculpture, portraiture and painting. He has been a finalist in numerous Australian and New Zealand Art awards in the field of portraiture and sculpture including the Black Swan Portrait Prize, Shirley Hannan Portrait Award, John Copes Portrait Prize, The Yering Station Sculpture Prize and the Adam Portraiture Award. Todd also accepts artwork commissions.

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Education

• Drawing and painting at the Julian Ashton Art School
• Masters degree in Economics
• Bachelors degrees in Business Administration and Economic History

Exhibitions

2018
• Winner People's Choice Award – Hidden Faces – Victorian Salon des Refuses, Melbourne, VIC.
• Finalist – Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award, Bega, NSW
• Semi-finalist – Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Sydney, NSW.
• Finalist – Kennedy Art Prize, Adelaide, SA.
• Group Exhibition – Abstraction TwentyEighteen, Justin Art House Museum, Melbourne, VIC.
• Finalist – Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition, Melbourne, VIC.
• Finalist – Adam Portraiture Award, New Zealand National Portrait Gallery, Wellington, NZ.

2017
• Winner – Brunswick Street Gallery Small Works Award, Melbourne, VIC.
• Finalist – Myself Self Portrait Prize, Brisbane, QLD.
• Finalist – Yering Station Sculpture Awards, Yarra Valley, VIC.
• Winner Small Sculpture Prize – Albert Park College Art Show, Melbourne, VIC.
• Runner-up – St John’s Art Prize, Melbourne, VIC.
• Semi-finalist – Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Sydney, NSW.
• Finalist – Black Swan Portraiture Prize, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA.
• Group Exhibition – Victorian Salon des Refuses, Melbourne, VIC.
• Finalist – Flanagan Art Prize, Ballarat, VIC.
• Group Exhibition – Peculiar Portraits Award, Melbourne, VIC.
• Finalist – Who’s Looking at You? Portrait Award, Cambridge Studio Gallery, Melbourne, VIC.

2016
• Finalist – Yering Station Sculpture Awards, Yarra Valley, VIC.
• Winner Acquisitive Prize – Albert Park College Art Show, Melbourne, VIC.
• Finalist – John Copes Portrait Prize, Bowral, NSW.
• Finalist – Black Swan Portraiture Prize, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA.
• Winner People's Choice Award – Victorian Salon des Refuses, Melbourne, VIC.
• Group Exhibition – Self Portraiture, BSG Gallery, Melbourne, VIC.
• Honourable Mention Award – Brunswick Street Gallery Small Works Award, Melbourne, VIC.
• Finalist – Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award, Bega, NSW.

2015
• Honourable Mention Award – Brunswick Street Gallery 40 x 40 Award, Melbourne, VIC.
• Semi-finalist – Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Sydney, NSW.
• Finalist – The M Collection Award, Melbourne, VIC.
• Finalist – Royal South Australian Society of Arts Portrait Prize, Adelaide, SA.
• Highly Commended Award – Camberwell Art Show, Melbourne, VIC.
• Semi-Finalist – BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK.

Press

• The West Australian - Weekend West, 7/8 Oct 2017
• Post Newspapers, Western Australia, Nov 2017
• Foxtel Arts TV Series 'The Archibald' - Episode 4, Oct 2017
• ABC TV News Sydney, 7 July 2017
• Vogue Living Australia May/June 2016

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