David Kas

David Kas

  • Artist’s Statement

    “Drawing on the landscape's sublime and picturesque qualities, my paintings deal with the natural environment, the mystery within the landscape, the spirit concealed in matter. “ David Kas

  • Biography

    Born in Australia in 1964, David Kas has been committed to a landscape aesthetic for over thirty years. David grew up in Sydney, and studied art at the National Art School in 1984-1985. Since the mid 1990’s he has been based near Brunswick Heads in northern NSW.
    He has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows for over 30 years, his paintings have been recognised across various art awards and prizes. His work has been a finalist in many prizes including the Fleurieu Art Prize (Highly Commended), the Lethbridge Landscape prize (highly Commended), Hurford Portrait Prize, Border Art Prize and the Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Prize. In 2011 he won the Countryscapes art prize and in 2013 the Lethbridge Small Scale Art Award.

  • Awards

    2022
    Highly Commended, Lethbridge Landscape Prize, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane

    2013
    Winner – Lethbridge 10,000 small scale Art Award, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane

    2013
    Highly Commended, Fleurieu Art Prize, McLaren Vale, Adelaide

    2011
    Winner – Countryscapes 2011, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst

  • Exhibitions

    Solo Shows
    2016
    Wavering Radiance, Lone Goat Gallery, Byron Bay, NSW

    2014
    East meets West, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane

    2010
    Landscape & Memory. Tweed River Regional Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW
    Mysterium Magnum. Sheffer Gallery, Sydney

    2008
    Nature Studies. In Good Company Gallery, Byron Bay, NSW

    1998
    Recent paintings. Kas Gallery, Balmain, Sydney

    1997
    Space - sculptures. Kas Gallery, Balmain, Sydney

    1996
    Arts Balmainia Festival. Artist’s Studios Exhibition, Balmain, Sydney

    1994
    Shelf-life and Old Favourites. Kas Gallery, Balmain, Sydney

    1993
    Recent Works. Mori Gallery, Annex, Leichhardt, Sydney

    1990
    Myth - Logic. Ten Taylor St Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney

    1991
    Antipodean. Quotall Art, WTC, Amsterdam

    1987
    Marked Visions. Artlook Gallery, Glebe, Sydney

    1986
    Asimov. Arthaus Gallery, Darlinghurst Sydney

    Selected Group Shows
    2022
    Lethbridge Landscape Prize 2022, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
    2019
    Flesh & Bones, Forest Art Gallery, Mullumbimby, NSW
    2015
    Hurford Portrait Prize, Lismore Regional Art Gallery, NSW
    2014
    Stanthorpe Art Festival Awards, Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Qld
    2013
    Fleurieu Art Prize, Finalist, Hardys Tintara, McLaren Vale, Adelaide
    Lethbridge 10000 Small Scale Art Award, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
    Border Art Prize. Finalist, Gold Coast City Gallery, Surfers Paradise, QLD
    2012
    Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Prize Touring Show, Regional Galleries of NSW & QLD
    2011
    Countryscapes 2011, Finalists exhibition, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW
    Caldera Art Prize- Finalists exhibition, Tweed Regional Art Gallery, NSW
    New Ground. Art Piece Gallery, Mullumbimby, NSW
    2010
    Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Prize, Finalist, Grafton Regional Art Gallery, NSW
    Rivers of Life. Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina, NSW
    Pathways Foundation Art Auction, Montecollum, NSW
    Grounded. ArtPiece Gallery, Mullumbimby, NSW
    2009
    Caldera Art 09, Tweed Shire Council Civic Centre, Murwillumbah, NSW
    Border Art Prize, Gold Coast Regional Gallery, Surfers Paradise, QLD
    Caldera Art Awards, Finalist, Scenic Rim Regional Council, Beaudesert
    About a Tree. Artpiece Gallery, Mullumbimby, NSW
    FEHVA art auction. A&I Hall, Bangalow, NSW
    2008
    Border Art Prize, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwullimbah, NSW
    Small and Precious. Art Piece Gallery, Mullumbimby, NSW
    Tweed Naturally Art Awards. Finalist, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillimbah,
    2007
    Group Show. In Good Company Gallery, Byron Bay, NSW
    2005
    Pathways Foundation Art Auction, The Buttery, Bangalow, NSW
    2004
    Japan. Factory 3 Artspace, Byron Bay, NSW
    1998
    300 to Zero. ARTD Gallery, Leichhardt, Sydney
    1990
    David Kas & Locust Jones, Ten Taylor St Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney
    1989
    Lithium. William St Space, East Sydney
    1988
    Mindscape. Rondeau Gallery, Newtown, Sydney
    1987
    Threshold, Studio Gallery, William St Space, East Sydney
    1986
    Alumni Show. Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Paddington, Sydney
    En Plein Air. Arthaus, Darlinghurst, Sydney
    1985
    Sydney Morning Herald Art Award, Sydney Town Hall, Sydney

  • Website

    https://www.lethbridgegallery.com/artist/david-kas/primary

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David Kas

Doggerland
55 x 55 x 4 cm oil and wax $1,600.00