Jonathan Crowther is an award winning artist having previously won the The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize and the Eutick Memorial Still Life Award. He has been a finalist in a number of national art prizes including the Geelong Contemporary Art Prize, the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize and the Substation Contemporary Art Prize. He graduated from the Victorian College of Arts with a Masters of Contemporary Art and continues to live and practice in Melbourne, Australia.

crowther in studio

Born Goondiwindi, Queensland
Lives and works Melbourne, Victoria


2014    Masters of Contemporary Art- Victorian College of the Arts
2003    Diploma in Fine Art- Brisbane North Institute
2000    Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy and Religion Majors-University of Queensland

Awards and Exhibitions           

2017   'Feed', Palmer Art Projects, Sydney
            'New work', Coffs Harbour Regional Art Gallery
2016   'Signs of Life', James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
            Finalist, Geelong contemporary art prize, Geelong Gallery
2015    Winner, Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Judge-John McDonald
            'Anything But Ordinary', Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
2014    VCA School of Art Masters Exhibition, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
            Finalist, Substation Contemporary Art Prize, The Substation, Newport
            Finalist, ‘Marvel’ The Windsor Art Award, The Windsor Hotel, Melbourne
2013    ‘Pages of History’, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
            ‘Open Narratives’, Lismore Regional Gallery
2012    Finalist, Northern Rivers Portrait Prize, Lismore Regional Gallery
            Finalist, Wilson Art Award, Trinity College, Lismore
            Finalist, Clayton Utz Art Award, Brisbane
2011    Finalist, Northern Rivers Portrait Prize, Lismore Regional Gallery
            ‘Wood for the Trees’, curated exhibition, Lismore Regional Gallery
            Finalist, Byron Bay Writers Festival Sculpture Show
            Finalist, Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
            Byron Bay Art Classic, Byron Bay
            Rotary Art Spectacular, Eagle St Pier, Brisbane
2010    Solo Exhibition, White Canvas Gallery, Brisbane
            Group Exhibition, White Canvas Gallery, Brisbane
            Group Exhibition, Stella Gallery, Brisbane
2009    Overall winner, Churchie National Emerging Art Award – judge Jeff Makin
            Finalist, Churchie National Emerging Art Award
            Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Prize
            Shire Council Acquisition, Aspects Art Show
2008    Finalist, Swell Sculpture Festival, Currumbin Beach
2007    Aspects Art Show, Goondiwindi
2006    Theiss Art of Philanthropy, Art Gallery of Queensland
2005    Major Acquisition Prize, Aspects Art Show
            Public Sculpture Commission- Goondiwindi Botanical Gardens
2004    Solo exhibition, Goondiwindi Gardens, Goondiwindi


Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Education Queensland, Goondiwindi Shire Council, numerous private collections.


2010    ‘Artist goes with flow’, Ronnie Girdham, The Sunday Mail, Sept 19, p 16
2009    ‘Award Winners’, Courtney Kidd, The Australian Art Collector. July, p 205
              ‘National’, Louise Tegart, Art Monthly Australia, July, p52
2004    ‘Back home is where his art is’, Cameron Atfeild, The Courier Mail, Dec 18, p16

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