Dallas Lesley lives and works in Sydney, NSW, Australia.

EDUCATION

1980 Graphic Art & Design Diploma ~ Sydney Institute of Technology, NSW Australia


SELECTED FINALIST EXHIBITIONS

2015 The ANL Maritime Art Prize - Melbourne

2014 The Sulman Prize – Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

2011 The Blake Prize Director’s Cut Exhibition

2010 Xstrata Percival Portrait Prize - Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville QLD

2009 The ANL Maritime Art Prize - Melbourne NSW Australia

2008 The Sulman Prize - Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

2008 Winner - The Banrock Station Art Prize - The Earth Prize Awards, Sydney

2007 The Berkelouw Self Portrait Prize – BDAS Art Gallery

2006 The Blake Exceptions Exhibition - The Blake Society, Sydney

2006 The 2006 Hills Grammar Art Prize - Sydney

2005 The Canberra Art Prize Exhibition – Canberra

2005 The Cromwell’s Art Prize Exhibition - Sydney

2004 The Fleurieu Peninsula Biennale Art Prize

2002  Winner - The International Art Contest 2002 - Modern Art

2001 The Walkom Manning Art Prize - Manning Regional Art Gallery

2001 The John Copes Prize – BDAS Art Gallery, Berrima

2001 The Fisher’s Ghost Contemporary Art Award - Campbelltown Bicentennial Art Gallery
OTHER

- Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Townsville  - Dallas Lesley's portrait of Christine Anu hangs in the gallery’s permanent collection. The painting was valued and approved by the Australian Government’s Valuers for the Cultural Gifts Program.

- Corporate & Private Collections ~ Australia, Fiji, Japan, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and the USA

- Dallas Lesley is Curator / Sponsor of the Arts Section of the NSW Cancer Council Posh Auction

- 2007 Guest Speaker Dallas Lesley at Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, Sydney NSW Australia

- 2000 – 2015 - Arts Travel & Research ~ USA, Italy, France, Spain, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, China, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Fiji and Mexico


REPRESENTATION

From Dallas Lesley's first exhibitions in Paddington, NSW, Dallas Lesley has been represented by Valerie Cohen Gallery, Hill on Hargrave, House of Phillips Fine Art and Rushcutters Bay Gallery in Sydney, The Jackman Gallery and Art Nomad in Melbourne, Art Galleries Schubert and David Hart Galleries in Queensland, LK Galleries in Perth, The Salamanca Collection in Tasmania, and Bark Modern Art in Hong Kong.
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 Traffic Jam Galleries - Sydney

2009 The Salamanca Collection - Hobart

2008 LK Galleries - Perth

2007 Rushcutters Bay Gallery - Sydney

2007 The Salamanca Collection - Hobart

2006 LK Galleries - Perth

2006 House of Phillips Fine Art - Sydney

2005 David Hart Galleries - Noosa

2004 Bark Modern Art - Central, Hong Kong

2004 Sara Roney Gallery – Sydney

2003 Jackman Gallery - Melbourne

2003 Bark Modern Art - Central, Hong Kong

2002 Valerie Cohen Gallery - Sydney

2002 Sheraton Hotels and Resorts - Nadi, Fiji

2001 Valerie Cohen Gallery - Sydney

2000 Valerie Cohen Gallery - Sydney
GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013 - The Gateway Exhibition - Sydney

2009 - Sculpture in the Vineyards - Hunter Valley NSW

2008 - 2012 Towers Exhibition – Chifley, Gov. Phillip & Macquarie Towers - Sydney

2008 - 2010 Mosman Festival of Sculpture ~ Sydney

2007 - 2012 Darling Park Exhibition - Sydney

2007 - 2012 Sculptures in Australia Square - Sydney 
                        
2007 - Aquasculpture - Hastings River Foreshore - Port Macquarie Hastings Council
     
2006 - Australian Art Pavillion - Shanghai Art Fair

2004 - Spring Salon - Limner Gallery New York

2001 - Konami Landscape Art Award - Horizons Gallery / selection Tweed Regional Gallery

2000 - The Inaugural Watling-Von Bibra Art Award – Southport

2000 - 2015 - The Posh Auction - The Westin – Sydney

2006 - 2015 - Art Nomad ~ Melbourne

2010 - Liverpool City Art Prize - Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre - Sydney

2008 - Art Melbourne 2008 - RB Gallery - Royal Exhibition Centre – Melbourne

2007 - Artitude Exhibition - Perth - curated by Sotheby’s & Perth Galleries WA

2011 - 2005 - Summer / Winter Exhibitions - The Salamanca Collection – Hobart

2006 - 2010 - LK Galleries - Perth 

2004 - 2009 - House of Phillips Fine Art – Sydney

2003 - 2007 - Art Galleries Schubert - Main Beach / Gold Coast

2007 - 2004 - David Hart Galleries -  Noosa and Mooloolaba

2006 - Art for Arthritis – Invergowrie - hosted by John Hewson – Exeter

2002 - 2008 - Bark Modern Art - Hong Kong

2004 - Unmasked - Mosman Art Gallery – Sydney

2003 - 2004 - Sydney Affordable Art Show - House of Phillips – Sydney

1999 – 2003 - Valerie Cohen Gallery – Sydney

2002 - 2004 - Jackman Gallery – Melbourne

2002 – 2003 - Art Collections Gallery - Gold Coast 

2001 - 2005 - Wall Street Exchange - Qantas Club Chairmans Lounges - Sydney Airport

2000 - 2001 - Red Hill Gallery-~ Brisbane

1998 – 2000 - Ansett Golden Wing Lounges - Sydney Airport

1998 - 1999 - Jill Richards Gallery - Sydney
Art Gallery of NSW - Sulman Prize Exhibition. - Dallas Lesley's painting "The Fire in Her Eyes"
Gary Kay introducing one of Dallas Lesley's Perth exhibitions at Linton & Kay
Dallas Lesley "Liaisons" Exhibition at RBG, Rushcutters Bay Gallery, Sydney
Dallas Lesley "Oceanscapes" Exhibition at Sara Hess Roney Gallery, Sydney
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