Harry Hummerston - Artist
2002  Master of Arts (Fine Art), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University
1991  Post Graduate Studies in Visual Arts, Curtin University
1985  Teachers Higher Certificate, Education Department of Western Australia
1983  BA Fine Arts, Western Australian Institute of Technology
1981  Associateship in Art Teaching, Western Australian Institute of Technology. 
1973  Diploma of Teaching and Teachers Certificate, Graylands Teachers College.


2006  Studio Coordinator Printmaking School of Art, RMIT University
2003-05  Head Department of Art, Faculty of BEAD, Curtin University
2002  Deputy Head School of Art, Curtin University
2001-1999  Undergraduate Coordinator, School of Art, Curtin University
1998-88  Coordinator Printmaking, SOA, Curtin University
1987  Carine TAFE, Lecturer
1986-85  Albany TAFE, Curtin Course Coordinator, acting Senior Lecturer
1984  Duncraig Senior High School, Art teacher
1983-80  WA Ministry of Education, Education Officer, Art Advisory
1979  Art Specialist Teacher, Bridgetown
1978  Newton Moore Senior High School, Art teacher
1977-76  Art specialist teacher primary
1975-74  Education Department of WA, primary school teacher


2019   Don’t Blink Twice, Turner Galleries, WA
2015   Spanish Walking, Turner Galleries, WA
2013   Double Vision, Turner Galleries, WA
2011   Unrealised, Turner Galleries, WA
2011   New Works, Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts, Townsville, Qld
2009   Necromancing, Showcase Gallery Central TAFE, WA
2003   Portent, Perth International Arts Festival, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
2002   An Enduring Symbol II, Faculty Gallery RMIT University, VIC
2000   An Enduring Symbol, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, WA
2000   In Progress, Gossard Project Space, RMIT, VIC
1995   In The Eye of The Beholder, Artplace, Perth WA
1993   To Thy Own Self Be True, Chiang Mai University Gallery, Thailand
1993   Sculpture and Prints, Artplace, WA
1992   An Odd, Odd Thought, Delaney Galleries, WA
1991   Devotional Fetish Objects, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
1989   Of Cups, Festival of Perth Exhibition, Addendum Gallery, WA
1989   H Hummerston Printmaker, Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, WA
1989   Towards Some Understanding, Spiral Gallery, WA
1985   Works on Paper, The Vine Gallery, Mt Barker, WA


2018   Galvanise, Old Customs House, Fremantle.
2017   Sculpture at Bathers Beach, Fremantle.
2017   Scene, Nyisztor Studio, WA
2017   Gifted, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle.
2015   Scene, Nyisztor Studio, WA
2014   Staff Room, PS Art Space, Fremantle
2014   Boom, City of Perth Art Collection, Council House, WA
2013   Pure contemplation without knowledge 5, Nyisztor Studio, WA
2012   Midwest Art prize, Geraldton Regional Art Gallery
2012   City of Joondalup Invitation Art Award, WA
2011   Familiar Unfamiliar, C3 Contemporary Artspace Vic
2011   Artists for peace, Moores Building Contemporary Gallery, WA
2011   Angel Hair, Alcoa Mandurah Gallery, WA
2011   City of Joondalup Invitation Art Award, WA
2011   Infest, Central Gallery, WA
2010   Harbouring Histories, Durban University, South Africa
2010   Exchange, RMIT School of Art Gallery, VIC
2010   Beneath the skin, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, NSW
2010   Home Open, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
2010   City of Joondalup Invitation Art Award, WA
2010   Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Art Award, WA
2010   WallPaper, Gallery Central, WA
2010   GET smART, John Curtin Gallery WA
2010   Ten 2000 – 2010, Homes a Court Gallery, WA
2009   Staff Room 09, Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery, WA
2008   Closet Circus, Bunbury Regional Art Galleries, WA
2007   Font, Central TAFE Art Gallery, Perth WA
2007   Altered States, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, New South Wales
2007   The Art of Giving, Murdoch University, Perth, WA
2007   by the light of the moon, Impressions on Paper Gallery, Canberra, ACT
2006   The Men’s Gallery,The Doll’s House, Melbourne, Victoria
2006-2008   Mine Own Executioner, Art on The Move Touring exhibition, WA
2006   Staff Room, Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle, WA
2005   Mine Own Executioner, Survey Exhibition, Mundaring Arts Centre, WA
2004   Mine Own Executioner, Mundaring Arts Centre, WA
2004   Two Wheels Good, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
2003   Animalistic, Touring Exhibition, Edith Cowan University, WA
2003   Retablo, Art 03, WA Contemporary Art Fair, WA
2002   27 Annual Shell Fremantle Print Award, WA
2002   Kurb Your Indifference, Kurb Gallery, WA
2002   Compact Prints, Print Exchange Exhibition, Umbrella Studio, QLD
2002   Love Your Work, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
2001   26 Annual Shell Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
2001   Prints WA 2001, The Moores Building, Fremantle WA
2001   Printonline, Impressions Gallery, Northbridge WA
2000   Korea-Australia Print Exchange Exhibition, RMIT Gallery Story Hall, VIC
2000   Prints WA 2000, The Moores Building, WA
1999   Art For Australia Portfolio, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of WA
1999   The Cask - An Aussie Icon, USQ Arts Gallery, QLD
1999   Shell Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
1998   The Cask - An Aussie Icon, National Gallery of Victoria, VIC
1998   Artplace at 101, Gallery 101, VIC
1998   Artists Against Racism, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, WA
1997   Read My Lips, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
1997   On Censorship, Artplace, Perth WA
1996   The Ultimate Proof, Art Gallery of Western Australia, WA
1996   Printmedia, Casula Powerhouse Art Centre, NSW
1995   Pacific Rim International Print Exhibition, University of Hawaii, USA
1995   Extraordinary Paintings, Erica Underwood Gallery, Curtin University, WA
1995   A Survey in Printmaking, Claremont Art School Gallery, WA
1994   At The Front - Artists at War, Art Gallery of Western Australia, WA
1994   Studio One Exchange Exhibition, Studio One, ACT
1994   Masculinities, Claremont Art School Gallery, WA
1994   Erotic Works, Artplace, WA
1993   Bunbury Biennale, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, WA
1993   Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
1993   The Advantage of Isolation, Festival of Perth Exhibition, Artplace, WA
1993   The Advantage of Isolation, Blaxland Gallery, NSW
1993   Six Hundred and Seventy Two Heads, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
1992   ARX3, (Artist Regional Exchange), Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, WA
1992   The Loaded Image: Satire in Contemporary Art, The Art Gallery of Western Australia
1992   Acquisitions 1990/91, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of Western Australia
1992   Urban reality, NETS Touring Exhibition, WA
1991   Printessentials, Festival of Perth Exhibition, The Moores Building, WA 
1991   Woodworks, The Erica Underwood Gallery, University of Western Australia, WA
1991   Artist - Artist, Festival of Perth Exhibition, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
1990   Screenprints, Tools of The Trade Series, The Art Gallery of Western Australia, WA 
1990   Gotham Goes Shopping, Festival of Perth Exhibition, PICoArt, WA
1989   Western Australian Prints Recent Acquisitions, The Art Gallery of Western Australia
1989   Henri Worland Memorial Print Award 1989, Warrnambool Art Gallery, VIC
1989   Fable Talk, Festival of Perth Exhibition,The Moores Building, WA
1988   Bicentenary Print Award, Bridge Street Gallery, NSW
1988   The One Off Show, The Beach Gallery, WA
1988   Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
1987   Southern Printmakers, Festival Fringe, Glyde Gallery, WA
1987   Luv A Duck, Undercroft Gallery, University of Western Australia, WA
1987   Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
1986   Three Premiers Art Purchase, Bunbury City Art Gallery, WA
1986   M.P.A.C. 7th Biennial Print Acquisitive, Mornington Art Gallery, VIC
1986   Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
1985   Australian Prints 1985 Exhibition, Print Council of Australia, Touring USA
1984   M.P.A.C., 6th Biennial Print Acquisitive, Mornington Gallery, VIC
1984   Bunbury City Invitation Art Purchase, Bunbury Art Gallery, WA
1984   Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Art Gallery, WA
1984   6 by 6 Show, Fremantle Art Gallery, WA
1983   Henry Worland Print Award, Warranambool Art Gallery, VIC
1983   Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Art Gallery, WA
1982   The Xerox Show, Quentin Gallery, WA
1982   Andrew & Lillian Pederson Memorial Prize for Printmaking, Queensland Art Gallery
1982   Political Print Show, Praxis Gallery, WA
1981   Artists Against Uranium, Fremantle Art Gallery, WA
1981   Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Art Gallery, WA
1981   Young Artist Awards, The Art Gallery of Western Australia
1981   The Postcard Show, Galerie Dusseldorf, WA


Goddard, Julian: 'Hummerston's Double Vision' Exhibition Catalogue, July, 2013
Fitzpatrick, Donal; ’Unrealised’, Exhibition Catalogue, August, 2011
Thelma John, Julie Hobbs: Wallpaper Exhibition Catalogue, July 2010
Spencer, Ric; ‘Necromancing the Tableau Vivant’, Exhibition Catalogue, September, 2009 
Spencer, Ric; ‘Symbology for Youth Lays Out Future’, West Australian, 28 October, 2009 
ABC Regional TV; The Horn Collection of WA Art Pt 2 Video 2009
Green, Rona; ‘Altered States’, exhibition catalogue, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, July, 2007
Spencer, Ric; ‘A movable feast of art’s changing Face’ Western Australian, January 2007
Spencer, Ric; ‘Chuck another metaphor on the babbie’ West Australian, October 2005 
English, Annie; ‘Perth International Art Festival’, Art Monthly, December 2002, p60
English, Annie; ‘Very Now’, Art Monthly, October 2002, p46
O’Brien, Philippa; ‘Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts’, Artlink, , Vol. 20, No 4, 2000. p77 
English, Annie; ‘Exhibition Excitement’, Art Monthly, November 2000, p46
Wilson, Leigh; ‘An Enduring Symbol’, Artseen (http://www.artseen.vbw.com.au/index.html), October 2000
Bromfield, David; ‘Intricacies of Context’,Western Australian, 7 October, 2000
‘RMIT’, The Bulletin, Vol. 4, No 2, May 2000, p4
Huppatz, D.J; The Cask - an Aussie icon, catalogue introduction, 1998
Bromfield, David; ‘Biggles, Buddha & The Fear of Books’, Western Australian, 14 June, 1997 
Nelson, Alice; ‘Cause for Celebration’, Imprint, Vol. 32, No 2, 1997, p9
Bromfield, David; ‘Censorship Raises Vexed Question’, Western Australian, 24 May, 1997 
Herriman, Anna; ‘Public Objects and Private Parts in Harry Hummerston’s Recent Assemblages’, Artlink, Vol. 16, No 1,1996, pp.58-61
Weston, Neville; ‘Work It Out For Yourselves’, Western Review, Ocober,1995, p18
Tailor, Robyn; ‘Tickling The Male Psyche’, Artlink, Vol. 14, No 3, 1994, p85
Wallace, Linda; ‘Undergrowth Articulated’,  Eyeline, Special ARX3 issue, 1993, p51
Duxbury, Lesley; ‘Big Prints Boom’, Imprint, Vol. 28, No 4, Summer 1993, pp15-16 
Bromfield, David; ‘Originality Shines Through’, Western Australian, 8 August, 1992 
Banks, Ron; ‘Wild Boy Ranges Between Sophistication and Whimsy’, Western Australian, 7 August, 1992 
Bromfield, David, ‘Hooked on Images of Agony’, The Western Australian, 1 June, 1991 
Gaynor, A & Horridge, N (ed); Gotham Goes Shopping, February, 1990, p28
Quick, Ron; Henri Worland Memorial Print Award, Imprint, Vol. 24, No 4. December 1989, p8 
Anderson, S & Paterson Drake Brockman,R; Fable Talk, Festival of Perth Catalogue, p38 
Quick, Larry Unconditionally Yours, Rare Earth Media, 1989
Lally, Janice; Fable Talk, Praxis M, July 1989, p35
Directory 1988 Australian Artists producing Prints, Print Council of Australia,  
Clark, Deborah ‘West Australia Prints’, Imprint, Vol. 23, No 3, September 1988, pp.1-2
Gooding, Janda; ‘The Art Gallery of Western Australia’, Imprint, Vol. 23, No 1-2, June 1988, p20
‘Member Prints’ Imprint, Vol. 20, No 3-4, 1985, p28
Germaine, Max; Artists and Galleries of Australia, Boorarong Presser, 1984
Australian Directory of Printmakers, 1982, Print Council of Australia


2009  Artist in Residence, Central TAFE
2009  Art Angles Acquisition
1999  New Concepts Grant, Ministry For Culture And The Arts, ArtsWA
1999  Outside Study Program Grant, Curtin University of Technology
1999  Commission, Art For Australia Print Portfolio. Australian Republican Movement
1994  Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Acquisitive Prize 1994
1993  Bunbury Biennale 1993 Acquisition Winner, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, WA
1993  Artist in Residence, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
1993  New Researches Grant, Curtin University of Technology
1989  Artist in Residence, Spiral Gallery, Fremantle
1988  Experimental Print Award, West Australian Printmakers Association
1988  Australian Picture Framers Association 1988 Commission
1986  Three Premiers Art Purchase, winner Sir Newton Moore Best Works on Paper
1985  Print Council of Australia, Member Print Commission

Art Gallery of Western Australia 
National Gallery of Victoria        
National Gallery of Thailand 
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery 
Australian War Memorial ACT 
Art Bank
Print Council of Australia 
Department of Culture and the Arts WA 
Kerry Stokes Collection 
Wesfarmers Collection 
Janet Holmes a Court Collection 
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of Western Australia 
Curtin University of Technology WA 
Monash Gallery of Art, Murdoch University Vic
Edith Cowen University WA 
Chiang Mai University Thailand 
Deakin University Vic 
Charles Darwin University NT 
RMIT University Union Vic 
University of Queensland Union Qld
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery NSW 
Bunbury Regional Art Gallery 
Geraldton Regional Art Gallery 
Benedictine Religious Art Collection, New Norcia 
Cairns TAFE Collection Qld 
Central Institute Perth WA
Capricornia Institute of Advanced Education Qld 
Hamilton Print Collection, Victorian Education Dept 
City of Perth Collection WA 
City of Fremantle Collection WA 
City of Joondalup Collection
L & E Horn Collection 
C & M Hill Collection 
Royal Perth Hospital WA
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital WA 
King Edward Memorial Hospital WA
Denmark Town Council WA 
Manjimup Shire Council WA 
Northam Town Council WA 
Waverley Council Vic 
Health Department of Western Australia Western 
Australian School of Mines 
Ministry of Education WA 
Sir Claude Hotchins Collection Albany WA. 
Perth Building Society WA 
The Alexander Library WA

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