ABOUT

Crispin Akerman is a visual artist living and working in the South West of Western Australia. He grew up in the Perth surrounds where he spent his spare time drawing, painting, and playing music. He went to Claremont art school for a brief time before joining Perth band Eurogliders.

After finishing his studies at the School of ART – ANU, he pursued his interest in painting. He likes to work from life and nature and his work is influenced by the natural environment of the South West of Western Australia.

Crispin exhibits nationally.

Education

1988 Julian Ashton, Sydney
1992 Canberra Institute of Arts

Solo exhibitions | Group exhibitions

2017 Gallows Gallery, Perth
2017 Gallery One, Gold Coast
2016 Beaver Galleries, Canberra
2016 Gallows Gallery, Perth
2015 Gallery One, Gold Coast
2014 Gallows Gallery, Perth
2013 Beaver Galleries, Canberra
2010 Beaver Galleries, Canberra
Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2009 Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide
2008 Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Michael Reid, Murrurundi
2007 Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Beaver Galleries, Canberra
2006 Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide
Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney
2005 Beaver Galleries, Canberra
Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney
Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2004 Gallery 460, Sydney
Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Beaver Galleries, Canberra
2003 Hill Smith Fine Art Gallery, Adelaide
Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2002 Beaver Galleries, Canberra
Gallery 460, Sydney
Gunyulgup Galleries, Yallingup
2001 Beaver Galleries, Canberra
Gunyulgup Galleries, Yallingup
2000 Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Gallery 460, Sydney
Gunyulgup Galleries, Yallingup
1999 Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Beaver Galleries, Canberra
Libby Edwards Galleries, Melbourne
1998 Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Gallery 460, Sydney
Libby Edwards Galleries, Melbourne

Group Shows

2016 Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
Art from the heart: Private collection of Viola Nicolson and Colin Fitzgerald
2015 Christmas Show, Gallows Gallery, Perth
2014 Christmas Show, The Studio Gallery, Yallingup
2013 South Western Times Survey Show, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury
2012 12 Studio Artists, The Studio Gallery, Yallingup
Fortieth Anniversary Show, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
South Western Times Survey Show, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury
2011 Small Works Exhibition, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Home Grown, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Squared, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Lust, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
2010 Squared, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Small Works, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Stanthorpe Art Festival 2010, Stanthorpe
2009 Small Works, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Sketched, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Squared, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2008 Christmas Exhibition, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Small Works, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Eutick Memorial Still Life Award 2008, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
Squared, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Greenhill Galleries Opening Exhibition, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2007 Small Works, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Squared, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2006 Gallery 460, Sydney
Squared, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne
Small Works, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2005 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Squared, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2004 Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne
Fresh Paint, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Perth International Art Fair, Perth
2002 Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne
2001 The Hungry Mans Exhibition.
NSW Regional Galleries
2001 Nicola Townsend, Tokyo, Japan
2000 7th Contemporary Art Show, Melbourne
Nicola Townsend, Tokyo, Japan
1998 6th Contemporary Art Show, Melbourne
1997 Musicians and Musical Instruments, Gallery 460, Sydney

Selected Awards and Collections

South Western Times Survey People’s Choice Award, Town of Bassendean Open Aquisitive Award, Maitland Art Award

Australian National University, Artbank, Canberra Eye Hospital, New Parliament House, City of Bunbury, Voyager Estate, St John of God Hospital, Murdoch, BHP Billiton, many private collections throughout Australia and overseas