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Ray Monde

Lives Braidwood, rural New South Wales, Australia



1993    Bachelor of Arts, CSU

2012    National Arts School, Assemblage & Mixed Media

2013    Australian National University, Painting & Drawing


Solo Exhibitions

2024    The Road to Wee Jasper, Tyger Gallery, Yass

2023    The River, Michael Reid Southern Highlands

2022    What The Wayfarer Saw, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery

2021    Red Fish, Blue Fish; Purple Noon Gallery

2020    After the Fire, Purple Noon Gallery

2019    Backyard Summer, Michael Reid, Murrurundi

2018    Over the Back Fence, Michael Reid, Murrurundi

2016    It’s for Your Own Good, M16 Artspace, Canberra

2014    Dry Your Tears, Stur Gallery, Braidwood

2013    Dark Side of the Road, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney

2012    Summer in Berlin, Arthouse Hotel, Sydney

             A Dingo Ate my Baby, TAP Gallery, Sydney


Selected Group Exhibitions

2023   End of an Era exhibition, Studio Altenburg, Braidwood

2022   All Things Great and Small, Studio Altenburg, Braidwood

            Turn it up to Eleven, The Good Arts Building, Seattle

2021   Hope: Studio Altenburg, Braidwood

            Linden Postcard Show, Melbourne

2020   The Other Art Fair, Los Angeles

2019   The People Next Door, Altenburg & Co, Braidwood

2018   Coarse Stories, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery

            The Exhibition Project, City Recital Hall, Sydney

2017    The Other Art Fair, Melbourne & Sydney

2016    The Other Art Fair, Sydney

2016    Annual Members’ Exhibition, Braidwood Arts Group

2014    Off the Wall, Braidwood Arts Group

2013    A snapshot, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery

2012    Annual Members’ Exhibition, Braidwood Arts Group


Selected Awards and Grants

2024     Muswellbrook Art Prize (Finalist)

2023     Still: National Still Life Award (Finalist)

              Naked & Nude Art Prize (Finalist)

              WAMA Art Prize (Finalist)

2022     Blake Prize (Finalist)

              National Works on Paper (Finalist)

              Goulburn Art Award (Finalist)

              Arts in the Valley (Finalist)

2021     Paddington Art Prize (Finalist)

             Moran Portrait Prize (Semi-finalist)

2020    Blake Prize (Finalist)

             Blacktown Art Prize (Finalist)

             Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize (Finalist)

             MPRG National Works on Paper (Finalist)

             Veolia Mulwaree Creative Arts Scholarship

             Goulburn Art Award (Finalist)

2019    Blacktown Art Prize (Finalist)

             Hawkesbury Art Prize (Finalist)

             Du Rietz Art Award (Finalist)

             Cossack Art Award (Finalist)

             Wyndham Art Prize (Finalist)

2018    Wyndham Art Prize (Finalist)

2017    Doug Moran Portrait Prize (Semi-Finalist)

             Blacktown Art Prize (Finalist)

             Queanbeyan Palerang Art Prize (Finalist)

             Wyndham Art Prize (Finalist)

2016     Albany Art Prize (Finalist)

              Goulburn Art Prize (Finalist)

2015     Gold Coast Art Prize (Finalist)

2014     Goulburn Art Prize (Finalist)


Selected Bibliography

2020     Viral Murals: Seattle Artists, Storefront Murals and the Power of Art During Crisis, Chatwin                Press, ISBN: 978-1633981218

              Art on Fire, Artplan Graphics

              Too Late to Leave, BWD Magazine, Number 22, Autumn 2020

2018     Art on Farms, Artplan Graphics

2014     The Man from BRAG, BWD Magazine, Number 6, Autumn 2014

2012     Artnotes, Art Monthly, Issue 251, July

Read more about Ray Monde in his biography.

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