Tony Scott

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1984 Bachelor of Education: Arts and Crafts, University of Melbourne

Distinction in Painting, Graduate thesis: Three Indonesian Cultures

1974 Higher Diploma of Education: Arts and Crafts,

University of Melbourne, Major: Sculpture and Performance




2008 Beijing Realestate Front Line Gallery, Beijing

2007 Beijing Transactions Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne

Temple Geometrics Studio Rouge, Shanghai

2006 Ten Years On Fringe Club, Hong Kong

2005 Two Journeys Maroondah Gallery, Melbourne

New Travels Span Galleries, Melbourne

2003 10 Years Kato Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Altar Span Galleries, Melbourne

2002 Landfall Australian High Commission, Singapore

Tokyo Paintings E Loby Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Crossing the Bo Hai Gulf Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

2001 Silk Suzanne Biederberg Gallery Amsterdam

Tokyo Paintings Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

2000 Journey Kono Gallery, Osaka, Japan

Geodesy Span Galleries, Melbourne, Australia

Fluidic Space John Batten Gallery, Hong Kong, China

Fluidic Space Mass Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Fluidic Space Red Gate Gallery, Beijing, China

1999 Memory and Longing St Stephen's Church, Melbourne

Beijing Paintings Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

1998 Long Term Visa Renard Wardell Gallery, Melbourne,

1997 Visit Kono Gallery, Osaka, Japan

Wallpaper as Art Michael Wardell Gallery, Melbourne,

China Gold John Batten Gallery, Hong Kong, China

1996 Double Happiness Michael Wardell Gallery, Melbourne,

1995 Suzhou Series Crawford Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Looking in Looking Out Meridian Gallery, Melbourne with Jill Orr

1994 Altar Paintings Century Gallery, Beijing, China

Journey Meridian Gallery, with Michael Cartwright

1993 Recent Painting Meridian Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Recent Painting Crawford Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1990 Landfall CAZ Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

1989 Images and Devotions Niagara Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

1988 Three Sisters Linden Galleries, Melbourne, Australia

1987 Shedding Skins Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne

1985 Brunswick to the City Steven Mori Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1984 Urban Grids Rhumbaralla Gallery, Melbourne

1982 New Painting Roar Studios, Melbourne, Australia

1981 New Painting Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne




2008 C.A.P.Launch Two Lines Gallery, Beijing

LuminousDark Bleibtreu Gallery, Berlin

Process-Journey East Link, Gallery, Shanghai

Process-Journey Sino Space, Hong Kong

Marking Imagination Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne

2007 Warm Up Hot Sun Space, Beijing

Translucent Text Red Gate / 798 Gallery, Beijing

2006 I See, I Sight, I Site Two Lines Gallery, Beijing

Global Fusion, Close Up Basement, Vienna

2005 Altitude Shepperton Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia

Wandering Between the Worlds Kunstlerhause, Vienna, Austria

Global Fusion - Close Up Urban Arts Project, Vienna, Austria


2005 Global Fusion – Close Up Melbourne, Australia

2004 Egremont Kunstraun Gallery, Modeling, Vienna, Austria

Altitude Dante's Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

3rd.Beijing Art Fair Represented by Red Gate Gallery, Beijing

Melbourne Art Fair 2004 Represented by Red Gate Gallery, Beijing

2003 Drawing Dust Span Galleries, Melbourne, John Batten Gallery, Hong Kong, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing

We Are Australian Immigration Museum, Melbourne,

Embark - Disembark Immigration Museum, Melbourne, Australia

2002 Digital Ghosts Tin Sheds Gallery, University of NSW, Sydney

Embark - Disembark Mass Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

21 Years / Colour Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne, Australia

Dialogue with the WatchTower Melbourne Art Fair 2002, Singapore Art Fair

Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, Red Gate, Beijing

2001 16th. Asian Art Exhibition Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

Into The Limelight George Adams Gallery, Victorian Performing Arts

Centre, Melbourne, Australia

Digital Ghosts Red Gate, Beijing, Mass Gallery, Melbourne

Gambling / Masses of Paper John Batten Gallery, Hong Kong, China

Australian Painting 2001 E Loby Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2000 End Span Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Art Fair 2000 Represented by Span Gallery

Travelling Around John Batten Gallery, Hong Kong, China

1998 Skin Culture The George Gallery, Melbourne, Creation Gallery, Beijing, John Batten Gallery/Fringe Club

Hong Kong, La Salle Gallery, Singapore

Tin Sheds Gallery, University of NSW, Sydney

Transformations RMIT Gallery, RMIT University, Melbourne,

National Works on Paper Mornington Regional Gallery, Victoria, Australia

Vending Machine ACAF 6th. Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne

1997 Deacons, Graham, James Art Award Melbourne University Gallery

1996 World Money Fax Art, Art Gallery Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Oblique Travellers Michael Wardell, Melbourne, China Gallery, Hong Kong, Red Gate,Beijing,Gallery Boomerang, Amsterdam, Annandale Gallery,

Fifth Australian Art Fair Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, Australia

1995 Decade and Decadence 200 Gertrude Street Gallery, Melbourne

New Painting Gallery 7, Hong Kong, China

Past Its Shelf Life Meridian Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Australia Felix Festival Benella Regional Gallery, Victoria, Australia

1994 Fourth Australian Art Fair Represented by Meridian Gallery

Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, Australia

Meridian at Song He Tang With Red Gate Gallery, Beijing, China

Second China Art Expo Guangzhou, China

1992 Australians in Los Angeles CAZ Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

Third Australian Art Fair Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, Australia

1989 Heidelberg and Heritage Linden Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

1986 Stock Artists Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

1982 All Together Steven Mori Gallery, Sydney, Australia




Review Tibet Artist, The Age Melbourne, June 2, Mary-anne Toy

Review “Dialogue,Ten Years On” South China Morning Post,May 4, 2006, Kevin Kwong

Exhibition Essay “ Crossing the Bo Hai Gulf”, Damian Smith, 2002

Imprint Magazine No.1,Volume 37 Autumn 2002, Damian Smith

Australian Print workshop Catalogue Essay, 16th.Asian International Art Exhibition

ANZA Magazine Australian High Commission, March 2002, Gaye Northcott

Singapore Business Times March 16-17th. 2002, “Assemblage”, Parvathi Nayar

China Radio International October 2001, Voices From Another Land, Zhao Xiaohua

Interview with Tony Scott and Sally Gray

Art Monthly Australia “Fluidic Travels”, April No. 48, Tom Parker

Japanese Art Scene Monitor Australian Embassy, Tokyo, Issue No.19, Edan Corkill

Herald Sun “Sound Ghost Haunts the Mass”Sept.30 Johanna Selleck

Exhibition Essay “Geodessy” August 2000, Anna Clabbern

Herald Sun “ China’s Leap Forward” August 13, Sarah Hudson

Exhibition Essay “Transformations Australia” RMIT 1998, Sheridan Palmer

Imprint Magazine “Transformation Australia”Volume33,No3,SheridanPalme

The Age “Puzzled in Suburbia” May 27, 1998, Peter Timms

Asian Art News “Layering Tradition & Modernity”,Jan.1998,John Millichip

Hong Kong Standard “ China Gold”, November 5,1997, Sabrina Tse

Hong Kong Standard Sunday “ Temple Mounts” November 16, 1997, Fergus Rainbow

The Age “Don’t be Spooked by Trite Art” July 1997, Robert Nelson

Exhibition Essay Deacons,Graham,James Art Award, 1997, Rachel Kent

Smarts Magazine Australia “Business and Soul Connections No.9, 1997, Sally Gray

Asian Art News “Past its Shelf Life” Sept/Oct, 1995, Terry Whelan

The Age “Travellers”, June 1996, Robert Nelson

Melbourne Star Observer “Looking In-Looking Out”, Jan.1995, Marcus O’Donnell

The Age “Looking In-Looking Out”, Jan. 1995, Robert Nelson

Asian Art News “ Meridian at Song He Tang”, Jan/Feb. 1995, Sue Dewar

Asia Pacific Sculpture News “Meridian at Song He Tang”, Jan/Feb. 1995, Sue Dewar

Storm Magazine “Good Oil In Asia”, April 1995, Anna Clabburn

Exhibition Essay “Looking In-Looking Out”, 1995, Roger Taylor

China Daily “The Childhood Patterns”, April 28 , 1994, Yi Shu

Canberra Times “Australian Artist Has Coup in Beijing”,1994,Louise Evans

South China Daily ‘Contemporary Australian Art in China”,Dec.1994, Xiao Li

The Age Meridian Mounts China Mission,Nov 71994Sue McCullock

Asian Art News “Meridian to Beijing”, Nov/Dec. 1994, Sue Dewar

Art Monthly “Re Emerging After Tianamen”, Sept.1994, Brian Wallace

Herald Sun “An Artful Collaboration”, Feb.23,1994, Sue McCullock

Exhibition Essay “Prologue”, Century Gallery, Beijing, 1994, Peter Timms

Exhibition Essay “Journey”,Meridian Gallery, Melbourne,1994,Peter Timms

The Advocate Melbourne, 1989, Bernie Hoffert

ACTA Magazine Melbourne, 1989, Annie Boag

Melbourne Times “Roar Studios”, Melbourne, 1982

The Herald Sun Reconnaissance Gallery,1981, Alan McCullock

The Age Reconnaissance Gallery, 1981, Robert Rooney




2008 CAP Launch Two Lines Gallery, Beijing

LuminousDark Bleibtreu Gallerie, Berlin

Process-Journey EastLink, Shanghai / Sino Space, Hong Kong

2007 Process-Journey Red Gate Gallery, Australian Embassy, Beijing

2006 Translucent Text Da Shanzi International Festival, 798, Beijing

Lhasa – New Art from Tibet Red Gate Gallery, Beijing

2005 Observing the Senses Counihan Gallery, Brunswick, Melbourne

BodyScape, Chinese Photography Arc1 Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2004 Embark - Disembark Immigration Museum, Melbourne, Australia

2003 Drawing Dust Span Galleries, Melbourne, Red Gate Gallery,

Beijing, John Batten Gallery, HongKong

2002 Dialogue with the Watchtower Melbourne Art Fair 2002 / Singapore Art Fair

Digital Ghosts with Sally Gray Red Gate, Beijing, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney

2001 Embark - Disembark Mass Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2000 To the Wall - And Back Span Galleries, Melbourne, Australia

1998 Skin Culture Sydney,HongKong, Beijing, Singapore, Melb.

1996 Chinese Abstraction Michael Wardell Gallery, Melbourne

Oblique Travellers Sydney, HongKong, Beijing, Amsterdam, Melb

1995 Making Their Mark-Ten Artists Meridian Gallery,Melb.Imperial Archives, Beijing





Catalogue Essay Gan Guan, Damian Smith,2005

The Age Body Scape, Aug.13,2005,Megan Backhouse

Melbourne Times Gan Guan exhibition, April 19

The Age Artists Bridge Divide, Global Fusion,R Wells

Catalogue Statement Wandering Between the Worlds, Vienna , 2005

Non Woche Suitcase Show, Kulture,Vienna 2004

Catalogue Statement Egremont, Vienna, September 2004

Asian Wall Street Journal article, October 19, 2001

Beijing Daily article, October 18, 2001

Beijing Youth Daily article, October 25, 2001

Xinhua News Dispatch Digital Works On Show, October 20, 2001

AmCham Magazine China Brief, October 2001

Beijing, This Month Magazine article, October 2001

Focus Magazine article, October 2001

Beijing Today article, October 2001

Imprint Magazine Digital Ghosts, Damian Smith

Beijing Magazine October 2001, Molly Hassall

That’s Beijing Magazine article October 19, 2001, Carol Lu

Art Monthly Australia Three Cultures, July 1999, Sasha Grishin

China Morning Post article, October 18,1998, Jason Gagliardi

Pace Architecture,HongKong Nov/Dec,1998, Celia Ko

Olympic Arts Festival Catalogue SOCOG, Reaching the World, 1998

The Age Private Meanings, June 19,1998,

Radio National Sunday June 14, 1998 , Mary Lou Jelbart

Catalogue Essay Oblique Travellers,1996, Michael Wardel

The Age July 1996, Eyes on the Ball, R McKenzie

Art Monthly Australia December 1996, Dr Sasha Grishin

Asian Art News Works on Paper, July/Aug, 1995

Herald Sun Taking a Line, June 25, 1995, Paul Stewart

Business Review Weekly June 19, 1995

Herald Sun Art Makes a Global Pattern, June3,1995,




2008 Project Grant DEFAT (AICC Grant), Australian Embassy, Beijing

Commission Park Hyatt, Beijing / Mandarin Oriental, Beijing

2007 Commission Grand Hyatt, Beijing

2005 Commission Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong

Commission Royal Hotel, Macau / Sheraton Hotel, Xiamen

2004 Exhibition Grant Moreland City Cultural Exchange Grant

Project Grant City of Yarra, Melbourne

2002 Touring Grant International Touring and Export, Arts Victoria

Commission Crown Prominade Hotel, Melbourne

Residency Australia - China Council, Beijing

Exhibition Grant Australian Embassy, Beijing

Exhibition Grant Red Gate Gallery, Beijing

New Projects Grant City of Yarra, Melbourne

Exhibition Grant Australian High CommissionSingapore

2001 Commission Qantas Building, Brisbane

Commission National Australian Bank, London

Commission Kerry Center, Beijing / New Cinema, Taipei

Commission Standard Chartered Bank, Tokyo

New Works Grant Arts Victoria

1998 Touring Grant International Touring and Export, Arts Victoria /

Australian Embassy, Beijing

1997 Commission Shangri La Hotels, HongKong/Wuhan/Dalian

1997 Touring Grant International Touring and Export, Arts Victoria

1996 Commission Crown Casino / Crown Hotel

1994 Award Best Foreign Artist, China Art Expo, Ghanzhou

1990 Commission Stage Set/Invitations, Dance Theatre, New





Park Hyatt, Beijing / Australian Embassy, Beijing / National Gallery of Australia, Canberra / Artbank, Sydney, Deacons,Grahams and James Collection / Crown Casino and Hotels, Melbourne / National Bank Australia Collections, London and Melbourne / ANZ Bank Collection, Melbourne / Royal Hotel, Macau, American Club, Hong Kong / Western Metropolitan TAFE, Melbourne / Standard Chartered Bank, Tokyo / Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong / Victorian Arts Center Collection, Melbourne