Coral head orange 2014

Ken Done
Acrylic & oil on crayon on paper
29x42 cm
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Coral head orange 2014

Coral head orange 2014

Ken Done
Acrylic & oil on crayon on paper
29x42 cm
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Coral head & pale sea 2014

Ken Done
Acrylic & oil on crayon on paper
29x42 cm
Coral head & pale sea 2014

Coral head & pale sea 2014

Ken Done
Acrylic & oil on crayon on paper
29x42 cm

Playing on the reef 2020

Ken Done
Acrylic on Canvas
183x244 cm
Playing on the reef 2020

Playing on the reef 2020

Ken Done
Acrylic on Canvas
183x244 cm

Big striped reef, 2022

Ken Done
Acrylic on Canvas
183.5x244 cm
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Big striped reef, 2022

Big striped reef, 2022

Ken Done
Acrylic on Canvas
183.5x244 cm
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Pink Tuesday 2021

Ken Done
Acrylic on Canvas
152.5x122 cm
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Pink Tuesday 2021

Pink Tuesday 2021

Ken Done
Acrylic on Canvas
152.5x122 cm
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Pink Magnolia Garden 2018

Ken Done
Acrylic on Canvas
152x122 cm
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Pink Magnolia Garden 2018

Pink Magnolia Garden 2018

Ken Done
Acrylic on Canvas
152x122 cm
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16 Views of Chinamans Beach 2007

Ken Done
Acrylic on Canvas
150x200 cm
16 Views of Chinamans Beach 2007

16 Views of Chinamans Beach 2007

Ken Done
Acrylic on Canvas
150x200 cm

Chinamans Beach from the studio

Ken Done
Acrylic on board
61x91 cm
Chinamans Beach from the studio

Chinamans Beach from the studio

Ken Done
Acrylic on board
61x91 cm

Cabin doorway

Ken Done
Oil and acrylic on Canvas
40x51 cm
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Cabin doorway

Cabin doorway

Ken Done
Oil and acrylic on Canvas
40x51 cm
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Daffodils

Ken Done
Acrylic on board, framed
40.5x30.5 cm
Daffodils

Daffodils

Ken Done
Acrylic on board, framed
40.5x30.5 cm

Big Reef

Ken Done
Oil and acrylic on linen
136.5x187 cm
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Big Reef

Big Reef

Ken Done
Oil and acrylic on linen
136.5x187 cm
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Orange Palm

Ken Done
Oil and acrylic on linen
81.5x102 cm
Orange Palm

Orange Palm

Ken Done
Oil and acrylic on linen
81.5x102 cm

#8

Ken Done
Oil and acrylic on linen
183x244 cm
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#8

#8

Ken Done
Oil and acrylic on linen
183x244 cm
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Heron Island Dive

Ken Done
Oil on Linen
183x244 cm
Heron Island Dive

Heron Island Dive

Ken Done
Oil on Linen
183x244 cm

Blue Night Coral

Ken Done
Oil and Acrylic on Linen
152x182 cm
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Blue Night Coral

Blue Night Coral

Ken Done
Oil and Acrylic on Linen
152x182 cm
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October Dive

Ken Done
Oil and Acrylic on Linen
152x122 cm
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October Dive

October Dive

Ken Done
Oil and Acrylic on Linen
152x122 cm
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Gold Coast 2

Ken Done
Oil on Linen
102x82 cm
Gold Coast 2

Gold Coast 2

Ken Done
Oil on Linen
102x82 cm

Gold Coast 1

Ken Done
Oil on Linen
102x82 cm
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Gold Coast 1

Gold Coast 1

Ken Done
Oil on Linen
102x82 cm
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Spray nude III

Ken Done
Oil and acrylic on linen
46x61 cm
Spray nude III

Spray nude III

Ken Done
Oil and acrylic on linen
46x61 cm

Spray nude 1

Ken Done
Oil and acrylic on linen
46x61 cm
Spray nude 1

Spray nude 1

Ken Done
Oil and acrylic on linen
46x61 cm

Biography

Since his first solo exhibition in 1980, Ken Done has become one of Australiaʼs most famous artists.
Ken Done’s work has been described as the most original style to come out of Australia, and Ken’s paintings are in collections throughout the world. Ken Done has held over 50 one-man shows, including major exhibitions in Australia, Europe, Japan and the USA. His works have been shown in the Archibald, Sulman, Wynne, Blake, and Dobell Prizes. In 1992, Ken Done received the Order of Australia (A.M.), for services to Art, Design and Tourism. In many parts of the world, Ken Done has come to symbolise Australia and Australians: creative, optimistic and bold.

Ken Done launched his first Solo Exhibition with Gallery One in December 2017 to coincide with the publication of same titled book
‘Ken Done Paintings You Probably Haven’t Seen’.

Solo Exhibitions

150+ in Gold Coast, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Geelong, Melbourne, Cairns, Hobart, Noosa, Grafton, London, Japan, Canada.

2017    ‘Paintings you probably haven’t seen’ Gallery One, Gold Coast, Australia

2019  ‘For the Love of Colour’, Gallery One, Gold Coast, Australia

Select Group Exhibitions

100+ in Sydney, Canberra, China, Tweed Region, Including:

2019 Finalist of the Wynne Prize ; Finalist of Sulman Prize

2011 The Archibald Prize, AGNSW, Sydney Australia

1993  The Sulman Prize, AGNSW, Sydney Australia
The Archibald Prize, AGNSW, Sydney Australia

1992   The Archibald Prize, AGNSW, Sydney Australia

1984  The Sulman Prize, AGNSW, Sydney Australia
The Archibald Prize, AGNSW, Sydney Australia

Awards

1967 Cannes Gold Lion Award
1973 Gold and Silver A.W.A.R.D.S.
1974 D. & A.D. Awards . O.A.A.A. Award
1975 Melbourne A.D.C. Awards
1976 Caxton Award
1977 F.A.C.T.S. Award
1986 New South Wales Tourism Award
1987 Finalist, BHP Awards for the Pursuit of Excellence 1989 Father of the Year

1992  Order of Australia (A.M.) for services to Art, Design and Tourism

1993  Fashion Industries of Australia Grand Award, Mosman Citizen of the Year, Rotary International Award for Excellence Spirit of Australia Award for excellence in the Australian Arts 1994  Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International

1999 Westpac Export Heroes Award, Australian Institute of Export Finalist, Business Asia Awards Fellow of Design Institute of Australia (Hon)

2001  Finalist, Business Star Awards

2002  Powerhouse Museum Life Fellow | Bachelor of Design (Hon), Sydney Graphics College 2007 The Japanese Foreign Minister’s Award

2013 Design Institute of Australia Hall of Fame

Collections

Bega Valley Regional Gallery, Bega, Australia
Benalla Art Gallery, Benalla, Australia
Broken Hill City Art Gallery, Broken Hill, Australia
Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns, Australia
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula, Australia
Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast, Australia
Grafton Art Gallery, Grafton, Australia
Griffith Regional Art Gallery, Griffith, Australia
Horsham Art Gallery, Horsham, Australia
Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich, Australia
Lake Macquarie Regional Gallery, Lake Macquarie, Australia
Maitland Art Gallery, Maitland, Australia
Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Manly, Australia
Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree, Australia
Moree Plains Regional Gallery, Moree, Australia
Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman, Australia
Murray Art Museum, Albury, Australia
National Maritime Museum, Sydney, Australia
National Museum of Australia, Canberra, Australia
New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, Australia
Nolan Gallery, Lanyon, Canberra, Australia
Orange Regional Gallery, Orange, Australia
Outback Regional Gallery, Winton, Australia
Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra, Australia
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville, Australia
Redcliffe City Art Gallery, Moreton Bay, Australia
Riddoch Art Gallery, Mount Gambier, Australia
Rockhampton Art Gallery, Rockhampton, Australia
Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Stanthorpe, Australia
Suntory Collection, Tokyo, Japan
Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation, Sydney, Australia
Tamworth City Gallery, Tamworth, Australia
The National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia
The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia
Toowoomba Regional Gallery, Toowoomba, Australia
Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, Australia
University of Tasmania, Fine Arts Collection, Hobart, Australia
Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, Australia

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