Graham Austin is a painter in acrylics, oils and watercolours. He studied at National Art School, East Sydney Technical College from 1958 to 1963.
He has been a member of the Australian Watercolour Institute [AWI] since 1972, and was AWI President from 1989 to 2003 and an AWI Life Member since 1997. He has been involved in many other art groups including Peninsula Art Society, Manly Art Gallery and Museum and Drummoyne Art Society
He has won many art prizes and been invited to judge and open many art exhibitions/ competitions.
Graham Austin is represented in many collections including Manly Art Gallery, Lismore Art Trust; Drummoyne, Ryde, Waverley and Pittwater Councils, Montrose Wines, Tooheys, Tomago Aluminium, Trinity Grammar, Scotts College, Kincoppal College, The Prince of Wales Hospital Randwick, Elcom Credit Union, International Museo de la Acuarela Mexicana, Hornsby Bestowed Art Collection and many private collections in NSW, Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia. Also UK, USA, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Netherlands and Japan.
He is represented in private collections in Australia: NSW, Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia. Has participated in solo and/or mixed exhibitions in Australia, USA, UK, Canada, New Zealand, Spain, Malaysia, Korea, and Mexico.
He was awarded Order of Australia Medal [OAM] in 2006 for service to the visual arts as a painter, particularly through the Australian Watercolour Institute. Edit or add to this biography
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