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Curriculum Vitae

Randall Sinnamon

Address (postal): P.O. Box 213, Huskisson, NSW, 2540
Contact: 0400 938 148 ;
B. 1970


2001-2003: Bachelor of Fine Arts, National Arts School
1991: Art Foundation Certificate, West Wollongong TAFE
1988-1990: Diploma of Teaching, Wollongong University


2017-ongoing: Disability Art Mentor/Educator
2014-2017: Art Teacher, Shoalhaven Correctional Centre
2004-2014: Education Officer, Bundanon, NSW


2018: McIntosh & Sinnamon – Gallery One88, Katoomba, NSW
2016: International Snow Sculpture Competition, Sapporo, Japan
         Sculpture and Assemblage, solo exhibition, Shoalhaven Regional Gallery
2013: Milk Factory Gallery, Bowral, NSW.
         Inside out with Richard Morecroft (photography)
         Face to face, Robin Gibson Gallery
         Full Circle, Lady Denman Museum, Huskisson
2012: Drawn Together, Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra
         The Likely Lads, Artsite Gallery, Camperdown, curated by Max Taylor AM
         James Kiwi Watercolour Prize
         Monkey Business, Robin Gibson Gallery
2011: Artsite Gallery, Sydney, NSW. Xmas exhibition
         Sculpture on the Edge, Bermagui, NSW
         Arts in the Valley, Kangaroo Valley, NSW
         Art from found objects, Shoalhaven City Arts Centre
2010: Blacktown City Art Exhibition
         Lakelight Sculpture Festival, Jindabyne, NSW
         Sculpture on the Edge, Bermagui, NSW
         The Footy Show, Bega Regional Gallery, NSW
2009: Exhibition with Barbara Davidson, Taylor Galleries
         Solo exhibition, Locavore, Huskisson, NSW
         Small is the New Big, Robin Gibson Gallery
         Escape Artsfest, Milton, NSW
         Sculpture on the Edge, Bermagui, NSW
2008: Solo exhibition, Robin Gibson Gallery
2007: Exhibition with Margaret Ackland, Taylor Galleries
         A.I.R. Exhibition with Bundanon Staff, Lady Denman Museum, Huskisson
2006: Seachange Festival, Jervis Bay, NSW
         Escape Artfest, Milton, NSW
2005: Summer and Winter Solstice Exhibitions, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
2004: New Talent, Robin Gibson Gallery
         Refugee Week Exhibition, Hurstville Regional Museum, NSW
         In Deep, Little Archie Portrait Prize, Woollamia 764, Huskisson, NSW
2003: Graduate Exhibition, National Art School
         Life and Times of Goodwin Laus, National Art School
         Beginnings, Lady Denman Museum, Huskisson
2002: Drawing Week Exhibition, National Art School
         Group Show, Gallery 555, Sydney
         Strathfield Eco Art Prize, Council Chambers, Strathfield
         Pastels and Prints, Delmar Gallery, Sydney
         Artists' Picnic Two, Berry Courthouse, Berry, NSW
2001: Portrait Prize, Student Association Competition, National Art School
         End of First Year Show, National Art School
         End of Year Exhibition, Project Gallery, Wollongong
         Wynne Refuses Show, FIG Award, Painters/Poets Pageant, Glowshow, TAP Gallery
         Artists' Picnic One, provincial venues, NSW
         Five Old Boys, Trinity Delmar Gallery
2000: Sarajevo Works, Iepers, Belgium
         Art of Place, Reconciliation Exhibition, Old Parliament House, Canberra
1999: Solo show, Tyfelln Centre, St Davids, Wales
1998: Solo Exhibition, I.O. Gallery, Rotterdam, Holland
         Lloyd Rees Youth Art Prize
1997: Solo Exhibition, Hungry Grass Gallery, Galway, Ireland
1996: Solo Exhibition, Trivandrum Museum Complex, Kerala, India
1995: Group Show with Peter Six, De Klluver Gallery, Brugge, Belgium
         Solo show, Cafe Gallery de Korre, Brugge, Belgium
1994: Group show with John Brown, Berry Bizarre Gallery, Berry, NSW
1992: First solo exhibition, Lady Denman Museum, Huskisson, NSW
1985-1991: Exhibitions in local cafes; agricultural show prizes; Shoalhaven Arts Soc. Exhibitions

Annual Exhibitions

2004-on-going: Sculpture Survey, Robin Gibson Gallery
                       6”x 6” Sculpture Show, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
2004-2010: Watercolours, Taylor Galleries, Sydney
2004-2007: Chinese New Year Exhibition, Robin Gibson Gallery
                 Solstice Exhibition, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
2001-present: Jervis Bay and Basin Arts Coastal Festival, NSW
                     Christmas Exhibitions, Solander Gallery, Canberra and Taylor Galleries


2019: Finalist: Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
2019: Finalist – FLOW- Contemporary Watercolour Prize, Wollongong Art Gallery
2015: Winner - Shoalhaven Mental Health Fellowship Open Art Prize, Shoalhaven Regional Art Gallery, Nowra
2011: Lady Ethel Nock Sculpture Prize, Defiance Gallery, Sydney, NSW
         Arts in The Valley Sculpture Prize, Kangaroo Valley
2010: Sculpture Prize, Blacktown City Art Prize
2010: Residency, Australian National University, Sculpture on the Edge, Bermagui, NSW
2009: People's Choice Award, Sculpture on the Edge, Bermagui, NSW
2008: Emerging Sculptor Prize, Defiance Gallery, 6”x 6” Exhibition
         People's Choice Award, Jervis Bay and Basin Arts Painting Prize
2003: Robin Gibson Sculpture Prize
         Hollywood Hotel Painting Prize
         Paper Prize, National Art School Drawing Week Exhibition
         First Place, Open Section, TAFE Student Competition, National Art School
         Second Place, Portrait Section, TAFE Student Competition, National Art School
         First Prize, West Wollongong TAFE Sculpture Competition
2002: Finalist, AQ Australia Printmaking Prize, Adelaide
         Third Prize, Fig Environmental Art Prize, TAP Gallery
1987: Society of Arts Fellowship, Trinity Grammar School


Steele and Reid, Katoomba
Bundanon, NSW
Solander Gallery, Canberra
National Parks and Wildlife Service, NSW
Trinity Grammar School
Pymble Ladies College
Candelo Hotel
Private collections in Wales, Belgium, India, Scotland, England, Spain, Switzerland, Ireland and New Zealand


2018-ongoing: Kangaroo Valley Beer & BBQ Festival
2015-ongoing: Shoalhaven River Festival, Nowra
2010-ongoing: Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival, Kangaroo Valley
2015/17: Kokok Studio, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2012: Resident Artist, National Folk Festival
2011: Resident Artist, Candelo Village Festival
2010: Residency, Australian National University
         Resident Artist, Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival
2009: Resident Artist, Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival
         Resident Artist, Candelo Village Festival
2005: Resident Sculptor, Cockatoo Island Festival
2003: Resident Artist, Bellingen World Music Festival


2012: McGill, Damian, 'An Artistic Vision', Shoalhaven Unlimited, 12/13, p.38
         Duncan, Colleen, 'Full Circle', South Coast Style magazine, Spring Issue, p.60
         Fortescue, Elizabeth, 'Monkey business at bowser', The Daily Telegraph, February 16, p.53
2011: McDonald, John, 'Mini Majors', Sydney Morning Herald Spectrum, November 12, p.13
2009: Gorton, Stan, ‘Crucifying Our Environment’, Narooma News, March 18
         Gorton, Stan, ‘Seaside Fair a Success’, Narooma News, March
         ‘Nature Boy – Woollamia Painter and His Bush Studio’, South Coast Register, March 18
         McGill, Damian, ‘A Welcome Move Says Local Artist’, South Coast Register, May 1
         Broker, David and Norris, Yolande, ‘Sinnamon’s Simian’, Art Monthly, No. 219, May
         Fortescue, Elizabeth, ‘Tasting the Spice of Life’, The Daily Telegraph, August 19, p.58
2008: McGill, Damian, ‘Artistic Take on Development Issues’, South Coast Register, July 25
         Fortescue, Elizabeth, ‘Revealing Look Into Artist’s Ways: Taylor Galleries Exhibition’, Daily Telegraph,
         November 17
         ‘Good Things Come In Small Packages’, South Coast Register, November 21
2007: Cambourne, Keelie, ‘Fighting Development with Paint and Paper’, Illawarra Mercury, August 28
         ‘Artists Paint a Point’, South Coast Register, September 7
2006: Reproduction, ‘Art Salutes the Dog’, Bark Australia, March-April
         ‘Up and Coming Artists’, Dialogue: Shoalhaven Arts Lifestyle Magazine, No.8, Winter
2005: Reproduction, ‘Eternal Optimist – Robin Gibson’, Art Collector, Issue 32, April-June
2004: ‘Controversy Bigger Than Hong Kong’, South Coast Register, June 16
         Dialogue:Shoalhaven Arts/Lifestyle Magazine, No. 6, Spring
2003: Mitchell and Sutton, ‘Striking a Familiar Pose’, Sun Herald, July 6
2002: ‘Randall’s Rod Gets Great Result’, South Coast Register`
2000: ‘Artwork Puts Friendship in the Picture’, South Coast Register, August 21
         ‘A Long Journey’, South Coast Register, December 28
         ‘A Picture of Reconciliation’, South Coast Register,
1998: ‘Local Painter Enters Prestigious Award’, South Coast Register
1997: ‘Regurgitated Landscapes and Sea Creatures in Nowra’, South Coast Register
1994: ‘Artist’s Tribute to Fellow Artist’, South Coast Register, December
1993: ‘Lady Denman Complex Gives Support To Local Artist’, South Coast Register, January 10
1992: ‘Randall To Exhibit His Work at Lady Denman’, Bay and Basin Review, December