Tim Storrier

Born in 1949 in Sydney, Tim studied at the National Art School. He lives in Bowral in the Southern Highlands in New South Wales.

Tim Storrier was awarded a Fellowship of the National Art School, Sydney in 2017; the Order of Australia AM for his services to art in 1994; and a Doctor of Arts (Hons.) from Charles Sturt University, New South Wales. Tim was a Trustee of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.


Tim has exhibited at the Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane; Sherman Galleries, Sydney; Sydney Contemporary, at Carriageworks, with Australian Galleries; S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney; Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne; Art Gallery of New South Wales; Art Gallery of Western Australia; Australian Galleries, Sydney and Melbourne; Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne; Orange Regional Gallery, NSW; Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, NSW; University Art Gallery, University of Sydney; Bathurst Regional Art Gallery; Brisbane City Gallery; Holmes à Court Gallery, Perth; Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, NSW; Manly Art Gallery and Museum; Schubert Galleries, Gold Coast, Queensland; Penrith Regional Art Gallery, NSW.

Internationally, he has exhibited at Fischer Fine Art, London; Christopher Leonard Gallery, New York; Expo 74, Spokane, Washington; Louis Newman Gallery, Los Angeles; Chicago International Art Exposition; Hong Kong Arts Centre; Singapore Art Museum; Galerie Konoha, Japan; and the Embassy of Australia, Tokyo.


His prizes and commissions include the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Sydney in 2017, The Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales in 2012; Sir John Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales in 1968 and in 1984; the BHP Commission for International Iron and Steel Institute; R.M. Ansett Hamilton Art Award, and Sakura Colour Products Prize.


Tim’s work has been collected by all major Australian art museums and is included in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, National Gallery of Australia; Art Gallery of New South Wales; National Gallery of Victoria; Art Gallery of Western Australia; Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory, Darwin; Queensland Art Gallery; Australian National University, Canberra; Deakin University, Geelong; Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW; New England Regional Art Museum, NSW; Newcastle Art Gallery, NSW; Wollongong City Gallery, NSW; Benalla Art Gallery, VIC; Cairns Regional Gallery, QLD; Rockhampton Art Gallery, Queensland, QLD; Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Surfers Paradise, QLD; and the Bar Association of New South Wales Sydney.


Lou Klepac, Tim Storrier, The Beagle Press, 2018

Gavin Wilson, Elemental Reckoning: The Art of Tim Storrier 1981–2011, S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 2011

Edmund Capon, Ken McGregor, William Wright, Jenny Zimmer, Tim Storrier: Moments, Macmillan Art Publishing, 2009

Ashley Crawford, Lines of Fire: Works on Paper by Tim Storrier, Thames & Hudson, 2003

Catharine Lumly, Tim Storrier: The Art of the Outsider, Craftsman House, Sydney, 2000

Linda Van Nunen, Point to Point: The Art of Tim Storrier, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1987