Basil Hadley (1940 in London, England – 2006 in Stepney, Adelaide) was an English Australian printmaker and painter. His works are represented in National and State public galleries around Australia and in various private collections.
Hadley was known well known for exploring various styles and techniques such as:
- Australian landscape
One-man shows included: Max Adams Gallery, Adelaide 1971; Toorak Gallery Melbourne, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1976; Macquarie Gallery, Canberra 1972-74; Desborough Gallery, Perth 1973; Lister Gallery, Perth 1975, 1978; Fremantle Arts Centre 1975; Anne Simons Gallery, Canberra 1976; Osborne Art Gallery, Adelaide 1976; Salamanca Place Gallery, Hobart 1977; Bonython Gallery, Adelaide 1978.
Group shows included: Henri Worland Memorial Prize, Warrnambool, Victoria 1974; 'Australian and New Zealand Printmakers', New Zealand 1975.
- 1973 Inez Hutchinson Prize, Victoria
- 1974 Bunbury Purchase Prize, Western Australia
- 1974 David Jones Prize, Western Australia
- 1975 Albany Prize, Western Australia
- 1976 R.M. Ansett-Hamilton Award, Victoria
- 1976 Print Council of Australian Members Print Commission
- 1977 Gold Coast City Art Prize, Queensland
- 1977 Kernewek Lowender Art Prize, South Australia
- 1979 Joint winner of the Fremantle Print Award
- 1981 Broken Hill Art Prize, NSW
- 1984 Nominated for BHP Award for the Pursuit of Excellence
- 1985 Barossa Valley Vintage Festival Art Prize, SA
- 1987 Painting Section of the 19th Alice Prize, NT
- 1989 Kernewek Lowender Art Prize, Foundation South Australia Art Award
Basil Hadley's works have been represented at: Gold Coast Civic Art Collection, Queensland; Queensland Art Gallery; Alice Springs Art Foundation, NT; Rabaul Art Gallery, Papua New Guinea; WA Art Gallery; University of WA; La Trobe University, Vic; Reserve Bank of Australia Collection, NSW; Dunedin Public Art Gallery, NZ; Sydney College of the Arts, NSW; Joshua McClelland Gallery, Vic; Townsville Art Gallery, Qld; Hamilton and Castlemaine Art Galleries, Vic; Canberra and Tas Colleges of Advanced Education; Print Council of Australia Collection; Melbourne Metropolitan Board of Works Collection, Vic; Australian Wheat Board, Vic; Bunbury Art Gallery, WA; Fremantle Art Centre, WA; Devonport Gallery and Art Centre, Tas; Albany Town Council Collection, WA; Graylands Teachers College, WA; Claremont Teachers College, WA; Private collections in France, USA, Australia and UK, including BHP Co Ltd.
Notes and referencesEdit
- "Basil HADLEY (1940 - 2006)". Printsandprintmaking.gov.au. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
- Basil Hadley. "Basil Hadley: biography". Design and Art Australia Online. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
- Australian Identities in Printmaking : The Australian Print Collection of Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery Sasha Grishin published by W.W.R.A.G., 2000, ISBN 1-875247-15-7
- Max Germaine (1979). Artists and Galleries of Australia and New Zealand. Landsdowne Editions. p. 237. ISBN 0-86832-019-6.
- "Adelaide's Fine Art Auctioneers". Elder Fine Art. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
- Luise Nunn. "Trials and tribulation". Adelaidenow.com. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
- "artisage.com". artisage.com. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
- Print Matters 30 Years of the Shell Fremantle Print Award Holly Story ..et al 2005 FAC ISBN 0-9757307-1-1
- "Feels Like Silk - screenprints from the City of Fremantle Art Collection" (PDF). Fremantle.wa.gov.au. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 December 2012. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
- Basil Hadley, by David Dolan (1991)