Guy Maestri

Guy Maestri (born in Mudgee, New South Wales in 1974) is an Australian contemporary artist who won the 2009 Archibald Prize for a portrait of Australian singer and musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu.[2]

Guy Maestri
NationalityAustralian
EducationNational Art School in Darlinghurst
Known forPainting
AwardsArchibald Prize
2009 Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong[1]

He completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the National Art School in Darlinghurst in 2003 and was a finalist in the 2007 and 2008 Dobell Drawing Prize.[3] He was also an Archibald Prize finalist in 2016 and 2020.

Tim Olsen Gallery in Sydney listed the key themes in his work as "ecology, human folly and the violated landscape".[4]

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  1. ^ Barrett, Rosanne (31 May 2009). "Wild At Art". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 14 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Archibald Prize 2009: Archibald Prize Winner". thearchibaldprize.com. Retrieved 25 April 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Brunch - Guy Maestri - ABC Sydney". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 29 March 2009. Retrieved 25 April 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Lesley Chow (2008). "Tim Olsen Gallery - About Guy Maestri". Retrieved 25 April 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
Awards
Preceded by
Del Kathryn Barton
Archibald Prize
2009
for Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
Succeeded by
Sam Leach