CLIFTON CONVERSATIONS – CAROLINE BAUM in conversation with JOHN BOKOR
THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020 AT 5PM
Clifton Conversations is a fortnightly online event.
The event is free to Clifton School of Arts members only and you can log in from home.
MEMBERS WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL INVITATION WITH A ZOOM LINK.
CSA member Zoom meeting.
John Bokor is an Australian artist.
He graduated from the National Art School in 1993.
John’s work ranges from domestic interiors and Still Lifes to suburban landscapes.
For over 13 years he has been represented by King Street Gallery on William in Sydney. He is also represented by Nicholas Thompson Gallery in Melbourne and Edwina Corlette Gallery in Brisbane. He has had 20 solo exhibitions at both commercial and regional galleries across Australia. His work has been included in numerous group exhibitions including the Sulman Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney in 2019, “Baked Goods” at the University City Arts League in Philadelphia, PA in 2016, “Planting Dreams” at the State Library of NSW in Sydney, 2016 and “Still Life” at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney in 2013.
In 2012 he won the Plein Air art prize and had 4 large drawings purchased by the Art Gallery of NSW. In 2013 John won both the Wilson Art Award and the Eutick Memorial Still Life Award. In 2016 he won the drawing section of the Muswellbrook Art Prize and was awarded the Kings School Art Prize. That year he was also the inaugural artist in residence at the State Library of NSW.
Bokor’s work is held in many public and private collections including the Art Gallery of Ballarat, the Art Gallery of NSW, the Australia Club, the State Library of NSW, Maitland Regional Gallery, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Muswellbrook Regional Gallery, Macquarie Bank, UBS Warburg, the Kings School Art Collection, NSW Parliament Art Collection and several university collections around Australia.
John lives and works in Bulli, south of Sydney.