John Smith (1952-.) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Sydney in 1952 John Smith has been an exhibiting artist for over thirty years.

He holds undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from Sydney University.

He has held more than thirty solo exhibitions and is represented in many public and private collections in Australia including the National Art Gallery, Artbank, the Queensland Art Gallery and various regional gallery collections. His work has been exhibited in New York, Japan and China. He is primarily represented by Watters Gallery in Sydney.

In recent years he has led a cultural heritage retrieval project interfaced with creative arts, Fisherman’s Village, see: This project has resulted in a number of conference papers, journal publications and a book chapter.

John Smith is the Senior Lecturer in Painting and is the Course Coordinator and Honours Coordinator in Visual Arts at Southern Cross University. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Alphabet Dust and Number I 2005
Highest Price:
Alphabet Dust and Number I 2005
Acrylic and mixed media on paper on canvas, 76 x 57 cm
The Peter McMahon Collection of Contemporary Australian & International Art , Mossgreen Auctions, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings65A$1,364 N/A
Works on Paper42A$575 N/A

* Calculated on sales over the last three years, where there are a sufficient number of sales over that period.

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