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Despa Hondros

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Despa Hondros

Hometown: Melbourne

Based in: Melbourne

 

Awards and prizes:
2020. Finalist, Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, South Australia
2015    Finalist, Hutchins Art Prize, Hobart, TAS
2014    Finalist, Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, South Australia
2013    Finalist, Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing 2013, Adelaide Perry Gallery, NSW
2012    Finalist, National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery,Victoria
2010    Finalist, Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, South Australia  
2010    Finalist, Williamstown Contemporary Art Award, Victoria 
2008   Finalist, Toorak Village Sculpture Award, Victoria
1988    Finalist, Matilda Bay Art Prize Australia Today, Western Australia
Solo Exhibitions:
2016   Drawings, New works on paper, 45Downstairs, Melbourne, Victoria
2007   Posidonia, Works on Paper, SPAN Galleries, Melbourne, Victoria
1992   Urban Etc, Latest works, Ardross Gallery, Perth, Western Australia 
1991   Perth Now, Paintings and drawings, Gallery 257, Perth, Western Australia
Selected group exhibitions:
2019 DrawingStrength, Barn Gallery, Montsalvat, Victoria
2018 The Other Art Fair, Melbourne, NSW
2017   The Other Art Fair, Sydney, NSW
2017   The Other Art Fair, Melbourne, Victoria
2016   Vale St Studio Artists, Brightspace, Melbourne, Victoria
2015   Hutchins Art Prize, Long Gallery, Hobart ,Tasmania
2014   The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, South Australian Museum 
2013   Exploration 13, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
2013   Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, Adelaide Perry Gallery, NSW
2012   National Works on Paper, Mornington Regional Gallery, Victoria
2011   330, Gallerysmith, Melbourne, Victoria
2011   Drawing IN, Clement Meadmore Gallery, Port Melbourne, Victoria
2011   Vale St Studio Artists, Town Hall Gallery, St Kilda Town Hall, Victoria
2011   Director's Choice, Carbon Black Gallery, Prahran, Victoria
2010   330, Gallerysmith, Melbourne, Victoria
2010   The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, South Australian Museum  
2010   Williamstown Contemporary Art Award, Substation Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
2010   Black and white (shades of grey), Pigment Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
2009   Chapman & Bailey Art Award, Chapman & Bailey Gallery, Melbourne
2008   Toorak Village Sculpture Award, Melbourne, Victoria
2008   Post Card Show Linden - Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne, Victoria
2007   Post Card Show Linden - Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne, Victoria
1997   Gasworks Drawing Exhibition, Rose Hotel, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Collections: Port Phillip City Council Collection, Melbourne; Agnes Gund Foundation Collection, New York, USA
Private and corporate collections in Holland, Sweden, Japan, USA, UK and Australia

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Green Rings

Despa Hondros, Australia

Drawing

US$ 1,100

Blue Rings

Despa Hondros, Australia

Drawing

US$ 1,100

Nest

Despa Hondros, Australia

Drawing

US$ 1,100

Lotus

Despa Hondros, Australia

Drawing

US$ 1,200

Untitled (Flower)

Despa Hondros, Australia

Drawing

US$ 1,400

Green on Black

Despa Hondros, Australia

Drawing

US$ 1,100

Pink on Black

Despa Hondros, Australia

Drawing

US$ 1,100

Blue on Black

Despa Hondros, Australia

Drawing

US$ 1,100

Pink, Intense

Despa Hondros, Australia

Drawing

US$ 2,200

See-Thru-Trees, Over 30,000 circles

Despa Hondros, Australia

Drawing

US$ 1,800

Calm Sea 3, Over 50,000 circles

Despa Hondros, Australia

Drawing

US$ 1,800

Mandala 9

Despa Hondros, Australia

Drawing

US$ 1,900

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About Despa Hondros


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What inspires you?

Nature, quiet and calm, patterns seen in nature


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Describe your creative process.

I build up my images making the simplest mark on paper where repetition in intense detail is the key


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What are 3 words that best describe your work?

Minimalist, Abstract, Conceptual


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Who are some artists that have influenced your work?

Agnes Martin, Vija Celmins, Frances Richardson, Cy Twombly


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What is the most important tool when creating your work?

My pencils and the best quality paper

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