Michael Cawdrey

Michael Cawdrey

  • Artist’s Statement

    Michael Cawdrey is a Brisbane based artist, currently managed by Aspire Gallery. His oil and acrylic paintings consist of detailed and emotive landscapes, seascapes and street scenes and he enjoys switching between urban, industrial and rural subject matter. He is also well-known for his ability to portray the human figure.

  • Biography

    Born in England in 1955, Michael has resided in Queensland since 1966.
    He began painting in oils when he was fourteen. Since 1990 he has been a full-time professional artist working in oils and acrylics.

  • Awards

    Finalist, Camberwell Art Show, Melbourne | 2019
    Highly Commended, MacGregor Lions Art Spectacular | 2019
    Finalist, Rotary Art Spectacular | 2019
    Highly Commended, MacGregor Lions Art Spectacular | 2018
    People's Choice Award, MacGregor Lions Art Spectacular | 2018
    Finalist, Rotary Art Spectacular | 2018
    Judges' Choice, Petite Pieces, Aspire Gallery | 2015
    Second Prize (Open Section), Royal Queensland Show | 2014
    Judges' Choice for March, Chroma Artist of the Year | 2014
    Finalist, d'Arcy Doyle Art Award | 2013
    Second Prize (Marine Section), Royal Queensland Show | 2013
    Third Prize (Open Section), Royal Queensland Show | 2013
    First Prize (Open Section), Royal Queensland Show | 2013
    First Prize (Open Section), Royal Queensland Show | 2012
    Best in Show, Expressions Exhibition, Sandgate | 2009
    People’s Choice Award, Pine Rivers Art Awards | 2005
    People’s Choice Award, Pine Rivers Art Awards | 2003
    First Prize (Marine Section), Royal Queensland Show | 2001
    Finalist (Figures/Animals in the landscape), Australian Artist Magazine | 2001
    First Prize (Open Section), Royal Queensland Show | 2000
    Second Prize (Marine Section), Royal Queensland Show | 2000
    Second prize, Nudgee College Art Award | 1997
    Second Prize (Open Section), Royal Queensland Show | 1996
    St. Peter’s Lutheran College Acquisitive Award | 1996
    Third Prize (Marine Section), Royal Queensland Show | 1990

  • Exhibitions

    Recent Selected Exhibitions:

    Aurum, Brisbane Grammar Art Show | 2019
    Camberwell Art Show, Melbourne | 2019
    MacGregor Lions Art Spectacular, Brisbane | 2019
    Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane | 2019
    Evocative Imagery (Solo Exhibition), Aspire Gallery, Brisbane | 2018
    Connection, Brisbane Grammar Art Show | 2018

  • Website

    http://aspiregallery.com.au/michael-cawdrey

Showing all 2 artworks

Michael Cawdrey

River of Their Childhood
152.5 x 76 x 3.5cm Oil on Canvas $4,000.00

Michael Cawdrey

Some Red Soil Country
46 x 61 x 3cm Framed: 59 x 74 x 3cm ACRYLIC ON CANVAS $2,400.00