Jon Cattapan Biography

Born 1956  in Melbourne, Australia. Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.

Studied at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne

Completed a Master of Fine Art, Monash University, Melbourne



Threshold Days, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney 

Turbulence, Conflict and the Gardens of Remediation, in collaboration with Lyndell Brown and Charles Green, exhibition in partnership between Victorian College of Arts, University of Melbourne and Royal Botanic Gardens, Victoria.
Ghosts of Analogue, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney 

The spaces of and in Between, Rockhampton Art Gallery, Rockhampton

Future Constellations, Milani Gallery, Brisbane
Pulses and Signals, Athenaeum Club, Melbourne
The City Submerged, Gag Projects, Adelaide

New Works and Collaborations, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney
The Wind Cannot Read, Station, Melbourne
Lesson Plan, (With Lyndell Brown & Charles Green), Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

Raft City, Milani Gallery, Brisbane
Lesson Plan: A Collaboration (with Charles Green and Lyndell Brown), Bruce Heiser Gallery, Brisbane

Framing Conflict, w Lyndell Brown & Charles Green, Arc One Gallery, Melbourne
Spook Country: A Collaboration, w Lyndell Brown & Charles Green, STATION, Melbourne
Jon Cattapan, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney
Jon Cattapan: Monotypes, SG Gallery, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, IT

Jon Cattapan Recent Works, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

Imagine a Raft, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Jon Cattapan, KalimanRawlins, Melbourne

Jon Cattapan new paintings, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

Perspectives, Australian War Memorial, Canberra (with eX De Medeci) – exhibition travels during 2011-12
Viridian Eye, Sutton gallery, Melbourne

Jon Cattapan First View, Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Night Visions, Kaliman Gallery, Sydney

Jon Cattapan Sutton Gallery, Melbourne
Possible Histories: Valley Nights, QCA Gallery, Griffith University, Brisbane

Jon Cattapan, Kaliman Gallery, Sydney|
Jon Cattapan, Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane

The Drowned World: Jon Cattapan works and collaborations, Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne
Jon Cattapan: Journal forms and Carbon groups, Grafton Regional gallery, Grafton

After Images Bellas Milani gallery, Brisbane
Tiny Signals Sutton gallery, Melbourne

Line Culture Kaliman Gallery, Sydney

Carbon Groups Sutton Gallery, Melbourne
Carbon Groups II, Kaliman Gallery, Sydney

Jon Cattapan Bellas Gallery, Brisbane
Figure : Ground Kaliman Gallery, Sydney

Vista : Crowd Sutton Gallery, Melbourne
The Jon and Eugene Show (with Eugene Carchesio) Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

Jon Cattapan: The City Submerged tours to Gold Coast City Art gallery, Tamworth City Gallery, Manning Regional Gallery, Bendigo Art Gallery
Some Seen Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

In the Present Sutton Gallery, Melbourne
Jon Cattapan: The City Submerged Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong (tours to Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra, Gold Coast Regional Art Gallery, Surfer’s Paradise)
Seven Deadly Systems(paintings) Annandale Galleries, Sydney
Selected Drawings Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

Fluid Bellas Gallery, Brisbane
Fire and Life – collaboration with Surendran Nair, Monash University Gallery
Jon Cattapan – Drawings Hong Ik University Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

Alight Sutton Gallery, Melbourne
Collection in Context: Jon Cattapan Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery, Mornington, Victoria
Stem Annandale Galleries, Sydney
Fire and Life (with Surendran Nair), M.S. University of Baroda and Gallery Chemould, Bombay, India

Pillars of Salt Annandale Galleries, Sydney
The Open Line pt. 2 Sutton Gallery, Melbourne
Room 32 Regent’s Court Hotel, Sydney

Journal Entries Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
The City Submerged Monash Studios, Melbourne
The open line Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

365 Days, Realities Gallery, Melbourne
365 Days, Peter Bellas Gallery, Brisbane
Paintings Annandale Galleries, Sydney

Reworking the Notes-Photographs Peter Bellas Gallery, Brisbane
Recent Works, Photospace Gallery, Canberra School of Art, A.N.U., Canberra
Reworking the Notes- Photographs Realities Gallery, Melbourne
Paintings Peter Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

Paintings and Drawings, Nathalie Karg, New York, U.S.A.

Local Sums – Paintings, Realities Gallery, Melbourne
Paintings 1986-1989 D.C. Art, Sydney
Working The Notes – Drawings, Galerie Dusseldorf, Perth
Working The Notes (Part 2) – Drawings Peter Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

Household Names Words On Lips – Paintings, Realities Gallery, Melbourne

Paintings And Works On Paper Rex Irwin Gallery, Sydney
Paintings And Works On Paper Galerie Dusseldorf, Perth

Recent Paintings And Drawings Realities Gallery, Melbourne

Works On Paper Rex Irwin Gallery, Sydney

Paintings, Constructions And Works On Paper Realities Gallery, Melbourne


All That Shimmers: Collection of the Gold Award, Rockhampton Art Gallery, Rockhampton
Word of Mouth, Grau Projekt, Melbourne
Vis-ability, Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, Brisbane

A Decolonial Geographic, Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmania

Beyond the Tower: 40 Years and Counting, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane     

National Artists Self-Portrait Prize, University of Queensland Art Museum

Conflict, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
Group show Galerie Patrick Ebensberger, Berlin, Germany
Velocity, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra

Mix Tape – 1980’s Appropriation, Subculture, Critical Style. Curated by Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, Max Delany. National Gallery of Victoria
Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Major survey of art, design and architecture. Represented with collaborative works (with Charles Green and Lyndell Brown)

Fifteen From Melbourne (curated by Jon Cattapan), as part of Nanjing 100th Anniversary Exhibition, Nanjing University of the Arts, Nanjing, China
Things That Go Bump in the Night, curated by David O’Halloran, Walker St Gallery, Dandenong, Victoria
Negotiating This World: Contemporary Art. National Gallery of Victoria

Collaborative Witness: Artists’ responses to the plight of the asylum seeker and refugee, curated by Michele Helmrich, Universtiy of Queensland Art Museum

Love Loss and Intimacy, curated by Allison Holland, National Gallery of Victoria
Contemporary Encounters, National Gallery of Victoria

Basil Sellers Art Prize, Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne

Intimate and distant landscapes, Devenport Regional Gallery, Tasmania
Thresholds of Tolerance, Australian National University, Canberra
Beautiful World, Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia, Adelaide
Inaugural display of Australian and International art, Gallery of Modern Art (QAG), Brisbane
Fondamenti Nove Australian Printmaking Workhop Gallery, Melbourne

Parallel lives: a survey of Australian Painting, Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Yarra Valley, Victoria

People’s Choice, Wollongong City Gallery, NSW

JADA Drawing Award Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW
Sticks and Stones University of Tasmania, Launceston
Freaks, Fiends and Folly Bright Gallery, Melbourne
The Tarkine, Bright gallery, Melbourne
Blackfriar’s Drawing Award, Blackfriar’s trust, Cootamundra and Wagga Wagga Regional Gallery, NSW
By Male Order, Wagga Wagga Regional Gallery, NSW.

Otherworlds Queensland Art Gallery
See Here Now -The Vizard Collection Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne
Love Letter to China Ivan Dougherty gallery, Sydney and Cntral Academy of fine Arts, Beijing.

Nocturne Mornington Regional Gallery, Vic
Transit Narratives Le Venezie, Villa Letizia, Teviso, Italy
Geelong Art Prize, Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong, Victoria
Redlands Westpac Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney.
Nick Cave: The Good Son Mornington Regional gallery, Mornington, Victoria  

Landscape as Metaphor Perc Tucker Regional Gallery (touring), Qld
Imaging Identity and Place Grafton Regional Gallery, N.S.W. (Touring N.S.W. and Victoria 2001 – 2003)
On Paper Kaliman Gallery, Sydney

Terra Australis Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
National Works on Paper Mornington Regional Gallery
SCEGGS Redlands Art Award Mosman Art Gallery, NSW

Telling Tales Neue Galerie Landesmuseum Janneum, Graz, Austria

Decalogue – a decade of Australian printmaking Metropolitan Museum of Art, Seoul
Graphic Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
Telling Tales Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney
Expanse University of South Australia, Adelaide

In Relief: Australian prints from the permanent collection National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Chandler Coventry Collection Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra
The Urban Edge, Tours Regional Galleries in Queensland
The John McCaughey Memorial Art Prize, National Gallery of Victoria

The Power to Move – Aspects of Australian Photography Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
The Constructed City, Waverley City Gallery, Melbourne

Bathurst Art Award Exhibition, Bathurst regional Art Gallery, N.S.W.
Our Parents’ Children (curated by Giacomina Pradolin) National Gallery of Victoria-Access Galley, Melbourne
The Constructed City (Touring exhibition curated by Simeon Kronenburg, beginning at University of Tasmania)
Flagging The Republic Sherman Galleries, Sydney (Touring exhibition)

Sulman Prize exhibition Art Gallery of New South Wales
Reference Points III- The Immediate Past Queensland Art Gallery
Construction in Process First Draft Gallery, Sydney
Art Asia Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Asia-Pacific Triennial, Queensland Art Gallery
Real Time, Canberra Contemporary Artspace
Perspecta, New South Wales Art Gallery
Cloudbusters Canberra School of Art Gallery
Art Asia Hong Kong , Hong Kong

Resident Alien, Australian Embassy, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
Moet et Chandon Touring Exhibition, touring Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane , Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Westpac Gallery, Melbourne
Drawings 1992, Canberra School of Art Gallery, Canberra curated by Julie Ewington
Domino I, University of Melbourne, Museum of Art, Melbourne curated by Merryn Gates
Medium Density, National Gallery of Australia
Group Exhibition, Nathalie Karg New York, USA
Compact Art: A Clear Case, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra

Works On Paper, Christopher Leonard Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
Transitional Times, curated by Sheridan Palmer for Print Council of Australia, exhibition tours nationally
From The Landscape, Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane
20th Century Australian and New Zealand Painting, Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney • Ellipses, curated by Natalie King, Verity St. Gallery, Melbourne
Sites, curated by Ann Kirker, Queensland Art Gallery

Moet et Chandon Touring Exhibition, touring Westpac Gallery, Melbourne, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and other state galleries
The City And Beyond, touring regional museums curated by Elizabeth Cross
Visiting Artist Exhibition, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH U.S.A.
Nomadic, Sullivant Hall, Columbus, OH U.S.A.

The Intimate Object, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne curated by Jon Cattapan & Peter Ellis
Irony, Humour And Dissent, Manly Museum and Art Gallery, Sydney, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne curated by Alison Carroll
The ICI Collection, touring regional museums curated by Robert Lindsay and William Wright Intimate Drawing, Coventry Gallery, Sydney, curated by Arthur McIntyre Imaging AIDS, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art and Linden, Melbourne curated by Christopher McAuliffe & Stephanie Holt
re:creation/Re-creation: The Art Of Copying, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne curated by Merryn Gates
Moet et Chandon Touring Exhibition, touring National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, and state galleries

Moet et Chandon Touring Exhibition, touring Westpac Gallery, Melbourne, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and other state galleries
The Newcastle Invitation Art Purchase Exhibition, Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle
The New Generation 1983-1988, Australian National Gallery, Canberra
The 9″ x 5″ Commemorative Exhibition, The Centre Gallery, Gold Coast
Recent Australian Etching, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Naked City, Adelaide Contemporary Art Centre, Adelaide, curated by Margot Osborne

Moet et Chandon Touring Exhibition, touring Westpac Gallery, Melbourne, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and other state galleries
Backlash – The Australian Drawing Revival, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne curated by Ted Gott
Young Australians, The Budget Collection, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Mornington Peninsula Spring Drawing Festival Mornington Peninsula Art gallery, Mornington, Vic

Artbank Works On Paper, Arts Council 1 Gallery, Canberra
Blake Prize Exhibition, Sydney
A First Look, Phillip Morris Collection, Australian National Gallery, Canberra
Directors’ Choice, R.M.I.T. Gallery, Melbourne

Figure, Fantasy, Fetish, R.M.I.T. Gallery, Melbourne curated by Peter Clarke
Images Codes: Art About Fashion, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne curated by Robert Pearce
Under The Hand Behind The Eye, Deakin University, Geelong

City of Caulfield Acquisitive Art Award, Caulfield Arts Centre, Melbourne
Melbourne   Printmakers, Print Council of Australia Exhibition, Aichi , Japan
Print Council of Australia Exhibition, University of Oregon, U.S.A.
Three Melbourne Artists Solander Gallery, Canberra
Henry Worland Memorial Print Award, Warrnambool Art Gallery, Warrnambool

Forcing Wisdom , Art/Empire/Industry Gallery, Sydney (with Peter Ellis) •
Emerging Painters, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Faculty Gallery, Melbourne curated by William Ferguson
Australian Printmakers, touring exhibition – University of Bayreuth, Bavaria, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, Germany Oxford University, England, National Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand curated by Jenny Zimmer

Our Natural Dispositions – prints, Drummond Street Gallery, Melbourne •Bon A Tirer – prints, University of Tasmania, Hobart • Animals And Animalism in Australian Art, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Faculty Gallery, Melbourne curated by Jenny Zimmer

Whatever Happened To Me?, Drummond Street Gallery (with Peter Ellis), Melbourne

Crisis Drawings, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Faculty Gallery (with Peter Ellis), Melbourne


National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
National Gallery Of Victoria, Melbourne
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery of South Australia
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
British Museum
Hong Ik University, Seoul
Museum of Modern Art, Heide Park and Art Gallery, Melbourne
Wollongong City Art Gallery, N.S.W.
Warrnambool Art Gallery, Vic.
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, N.S.W.
Latrobe Valley Arts Centre, Vic
Newcastle Regional Art Gallery , N.S.W.
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Vic
Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery, Vic
Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Southport, Qld
City of Glen Eira, Melbourne
City of Port Phillip, Melbourne
Parliament House, Canberra
Australian National University, Institute of the Arts, Canberra
Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
Curtin University Collection, Perth
University of Tasmania, Hobart
Victoria University of Technology, Melbourne
Bendigo Regional Art Gallery. Vic
Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne
Ian Potter Gallery, University of Melbourne, (Vizard Collection)
Gold Coast City Art Gallery
Grafton Regional Gallery
Australian Catholic University
Print Council of Australia
Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Victoria
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Tasmania
Northern Territory University, N.T.
Wollongong City Art Gallery, N.S.W.
University College of Southern Queensland, Qld
Wesley College, Victoria
Tamworth City Art Gallery, N.S.W.
Shire of Diamond Valley, Victoria
Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania
Geelong Art Gallery, Victoria
St. Leonard’s College, Victoria
Deakin University, Victoria
‘Sight’- etching commissioned by Print Council of Australia (Transitional Times Folio)


Winner of the Rockhampton Art Gallery Gold Prize

Printmaking residency at Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy (Bulgari Art Award)
Rome research and residency (Bulgari Art Award)

Bulgari Art Award. $80,000 award given to a mid-career artist to allow a major acquisition of work into the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Selected by Senior Curator of Contemporary Art and the Trustees of the Gallery. The acquisition hangs in the gallery in exhibition for twelve months.
Australia India Institute Jaipur Residency, Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur, India. Ten Australian and Ten Indian artists in dialogue/seminar format. National selection.
Research trips to Timore Leste and Indonesia (ARC Discovery Grant)

Research trip to Vietnam (ARC Discovery Grant)

Research trip to study the collection of the Imperial War Museum in London, research art dealing with conflict at Venice Biennale and make a tour of the Jewish Museum in Berlin.

Awarded Australian research Council Discovery Grant (with Charles green and Lyndell Brown) to investigate the relationship of contemporary art to sites of conflict.

Artists At Work: Jon Cattapan – a 30 min documentary is commissioned by and airs on ABC TV (Artscape series)

Commissioned by The Australian War memorial to be an official artist auspiced by the Australian Army in East Timor.

Fondamenti Nove Invited to participate in a residency project to generate new works at the Venice Printmaking Studio. This project was initiated, auspiced and curated by the Australian Print workshop and involved four Australian artists and a Master printer.

Completed ‘Timeline suite’ a major commissioned piece for RACV Club.
Completed ‘Siren line’ a major commissioned work for Goldman Sachs, Sydney.

Completed Endless, a major commissioned work for the RACV Club, Melbourne.
Awarded an Arts development Grant through Victorian Ministry of the Arts for the creation of Possible Histories.
Awarded a New Works grant through the Australia Council for the creation of Possible Histories.

JADA Drawing Prize (1st Prize), Grafton Regional Galley, judged by Mary Eagle.
Blackfriars Drawing award –Work acquired for Country Energy Collection

Completed The Melbourne Panels, a major commissioned work through

Travelled to Italy as organiser/participant of Transit Narratives, Treviso, Italy
Residency at Bundanon, N.S.W.

Research tour to Hong Kong

Tour of Jon Cattapan: The City Submerged opens at Wollongong City Gallery, recipient of small A.R.C. grant to research ‘Representations of the City’.

Awarded Australia Council V.A.C.F. New Works grant.

Melbourne, Fire and Life project continues; Visiting Artist / Professor, Hong Ik University, Seoul, Korea

Living and working in Melbourne, Fire and Life project, residency/collaboration Baroda, India

Living and working in Sydney; moved to Melbourne late 1994, appointed Senior Lecturer in Drawing, School of Art, Victorian College of the Arts

Moved to Sydney in late 1993.

Moved to Canberra, Awarded Australia Council Creative Arts Fellowship (for 1993-4); commenced Master’s Degree through Monash University, School of Art and Design, Melbourne (1992 – 1993)

Lived and worked in New York City, Artist in Residence, Canberra School of Art, Australian National University, Canberra

Living and working in new York City; visiting artist, Department of Art, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.

Awarded Greene Street Studio Residency, New York Australia Council, Visual Arts/Crafts Board, lived and worked in New York City

Study tour to Tokyo and Hakone district, Japan

Traveled for six months in Europe, New York, Los Angeles; lived and worked in Italy (Castelfranco, Veneto)

Artist in Residence Fintona Girl’s School Melbourne (Artists in Schools Program)

Artist in Residence Ivanhoe Girl’s Grammar, Melbourne (Artists in Schools Program)

Traveled to U.S.A., Europe, England; lived and worked in London

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

1st year Computer Science, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology


Art Asia Hong Kong 1993. International Fine Art Expositions: Stuart, Florida, 1993, ill. (catalogue)
Art Asia Hong Kong International Fine Art and Antiques Fair. International Fine Art Expositions: Stuart, Florida, 1994, ill. (catalogue)
Art for science. Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, 2005, ill. (catalogue)
Artists for kids 2004. Artists for kids’ culture, Melbourne, 2004, ill. (catalogue)Baker, James. From the landscape: a review of the influence of landscape in contemporary art. Museum of Contemporary Art: Brisbane, 1991, ill. (catalogue)
Bennett, Jill and Dunn, Jackie. Telling tales. University of New South Wales, College of Fine Arts: Paddington, Sydney, 1998, ill. (catalogue)
Brown, Pam. Dear Deliria: new and selected poems. Salt Publishing, Applecross, WA, 2002, ill (front cover).
Bull, Gordon. Cloudbusters. Canberra School of Art: Canberra, 1993, ill.
Carroll, Alison. Irony, humour & dissent: recent Australian drawings. Manly Art Gallery & Museum: Manly, 1989, ill. (catalogue)
Cattapan, Jon and Ellis, Peter. The Intimate object. 200 Gertrude Street Gallery: Fitzroy, 1989. (catalogue)
Channon, Eileen. Contemporary Australian painting. Craftsman House: Seaforth, N.S.W., 1990, ill.
Chapman, Christopher. The open line: works on paper. Bellas Gallery: Brisbane, 1993. (catalogue)
Conomos, John. John Cattapan (Figure : Ground). Kaliman Gallery: Sydney, 2002, ill. (catalogue)
Han, Un-Sung et al. (ed.) Thirty years of Korean contemporary prints/A decade of contemporary Australian printmaking. K.C.P.A.: Seoul, 1998, ill.
Day, Charlotte. A short ride in fast machine: Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces 1985-2005. Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy, 2005, ill. (catalogue)
Drury, Nevill. Images 1: contemporary Australian painting. Craftsman House: Roseville East, 1994, ill
Drury, Nevill. Images 2: contemporary Australian painting. Craftsman House: Roseville East, 1998, ill
Drury, Nevill andMurray-Cree, Laura, Australian painting now. Craftsman House: Roseville East, 2000, ill
Ellis, Peter and Field, Michael. Works on paper by contemporary Australian artists. RMIT Gallery: Melbourne, 1992, ill. (catalogue)
Emmett, Peter. Sydney – Metrpolis Suburb Harbour Historic Houses Trust of new South Wales: Sydney, 2000, ill.
Ewington, Julie. Drawings ’92. Canberra School of Art Gallery: Canberra, 1992, ill.
Ewington, Julie and Nelson, Robert. Jon Cattapan: journal entries. Australian Centre for Contemporary Art: Melbourne, 1993, ill. (catalogue)
Fire and life. The Asialink Centre, The University of Mebourne: Carlton, 1996, ill. (catalogue)
Fire and life. The Asialink Centre, The University of Mebourne: Carlton, 1997, ill.(catalogue)
The First Asia-Pacific triennial of contemporary art, Brisbane, Australia, 1993. Queensland Art Gallery: Brisbane, 1993, ill. (catalogue)
Fitzpatrick, Donal. Pillars of salt. Annandale Galleries: Sydney, 1994, ill (catalogue)
Flagging the republic. Sherman Galleries Goodhope and New England Regional Art Museum: Sydney, 1996, ill. (catalogue)
Gates , Merryn. re: Creation/Re-creation: the art of copying, 19th & 20th centuries. Monash University Gallery: Clayton, Vic., 1989, ill. (catalogue)
Gates , Merryn. Domino 1. Ian Potter Gallery, University of Melbourne: Melbourne, 1992. (catalogue) ill.
Germaine, Max. Artists and galleries of Australia. rev.& enl. 3rd ed., Craftsman House: Roseville, N.S.W., 1990, ill.Gott, Ted. Backlash: the Australian drawing revival 1976-1986. National Gallery of Victoria: Melbourne, 1986, ill. (catalogue)
Green, Charles. Peripheral visions. Craftsman House: Roseville East, 1995, ill.
Hage, Ghassan. Against paranoid nationalism: searching for hope in a shrinking society. Pluto Press, Annandale, NSW, 2003, ill (front cover).
Haley, Stephen. Journal forms and carbon groups, Grafton Regional Gallery, Grafton, NSW, 2006, ill (catalogue)
Hammond, Geoff and Ian Watts. The Galleries book: a guide to public galleries of Victoria. Victorian Ministry of the Arts: Melbourne, 1992, ill.
Hill, Peter. Love letter to China: drawings by 35 Australian artists. Ivan Dougherty, UNSW COFA, Paddington, 2003, ill. (catalogue)
Holmes, Jonathan. Transit narratives. Queenslan College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane, 2002, ill. (catalogue)
Holt, Stephanie and Murray, Julia. Luna Park and the art of delirium. Museum of Modern Art, Heidi Park and Art Gallery: Bulleen, ill. (catalogue)
ICI contemporary art collection. ICI: Melbourne, 1989, ill. (catalogue)
Kerr, Joan. Dictionary of Australian artists. Power Institute of Fine Arts: Sydney, 1984.
King, Natalie. Ellipses. 13 Verity Street Gallery: Melbourne, 1991. (catalogue)
King, Natalie and McAuliffe, Chris. Jon Cattapan: 365 days. Realities Gallery: Melbourne, 1992, ill. (catalogue)
King, Natalie. Fire and life: Jon Cattapan and Surendran Nair. Monash University Gallery: Clayton, 1997, ill. (catalogue)
Kirker, Anne and Williamson, Clare. The power to move: aspects of Australian photography. Queensland Art Gallery: Brisbane, 1995.
Kronenberg, Simeon. Constructed city. Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania: Hobart, 1995, ill.
Lindsay, Robert. Selected works from the Michell endowment. National Gallery of Victoria: Melbourne, 1981.
Lynn, Victoria. Australian Perspecta 1993. Art Gallery of N.S.W.: Sydney, 1993, ill. (catalogue)
Malor, Deborah. Sticks and Stones. University of Tasmania, School of Visual and Performing Arts, Launceston, Tasmania, 2004, ill. (catalogue)
McAuliffe, Chris. Art and suburbia. Craftsman house: Roseville East, 1996, ill.
McDonald, Jan. Australian artists’ index. Arts Libraries Society: Sydney, 1886.
McIntyre, Arthur. The Age of collage. Holdsworth Contemporary Galleries: Sydney, 1987, ill.
McIntyre, Arthur. Australian contemporary drawing. Boolarong: Brisbane, 1988, ill.
McIntyre, Arthur. Contemporary Australian collage and it’s origins. Craftsman House: Roseville, N.S.W., 1990, ill.
May, Andrea. Collection in context: Jon Cattapan. Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery: Mornington, 1996, ill. (catalogue)
Moet & Chandon touring exhibition 1987. Moet & Chandon Australian Art Foundation: (Chatswood), 1987, ill. (catalogue)
Moet & Chandon touring exhibition 1988 Moet & Chandon Australian Art Foundation: (Chatswood), 1988, ill. (catalogue)
Moet & Chandon touring exhibition 1989 Moet & Chandon Australian Art Foundation: (Chatswood), 1989, ill. (catalogue)
Moet & Chandon touring exhibition 1990 Moet & Chandon Australian Art Foundation: (Chatswood), 1990, ill. (catalogue)
Moet & Chandon touring exhibition 1992 Moet & Chandon Australian Art Foundation: (Chatswood), 1992, ill. (catalogue)
Mornington Peninsula Arts Centre: a history of the collection and a catalogue of selected works to mark the opening of the new centre. Mornington Peninsula Arts Centre: Mornington, 1990, ill. (catalogue)
Muddiman, Susi and Kronenburg, Simeon. Imaging identity and place. Grafton Regional Gallery, Grafton, N.S.W.,
Murray Cree, Laura and Drury, Nevill. Australian painting. Craftsman House: Roseville East, 1999, ill.
A New generation 1983-1988: the Philip Morris Arts Grant purchases. Australian National Gallery: Canberra, 1988. (catalogue)
9x5xmail The Centre Gallery: Gold Coast, 1988.
The 1995 Bathurst Art Purchase. Bathurst Regional Art Gallery: Bathurst, 1995. (catalogue)
North, Ian. Expanse: aboriginalities, spatialities and the politics of ecstacy. University of South Australia Art Museum: Adelaide, 1998, ill. (catalogue)
Osbourne, Margot. The Naked city: stories of the late ‘80’s. Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia: Adelaide, 1988, ill. (catalogue)
Palmer, Sheridan. Transitional times. Print Council of Australia: Melbourne, 1991. (catalogue)
Pearce, Robert. Image codes. Art about fashion! Fashion Design Council of Australia and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, 1985?, ill. (catalogue)
Platform. Platform Artists Group Inc: Melbourne, 1995, ill. (catalogue)
Pradolin, Giacomina. Our parents’ children. 1995. ill. (catalogue)
20th century Australian and New Zealand painting. Martin Browne Fine Art: Sydney: 1991, ill. (catalogue)
RMIT 89 optimum: a selection of works by distinguished Fine Art and Photography graduates of RMIT. RMIT: Melbourne, 1989, ill.
Runnegar, Brenda. Real time: artists using digital technology. Canberra Contemporary Art Space: Canberra, 1993, ill.
Scott, Sally. Under the hand behind the eye. Deakin University Gallery: Geelong, 1985. (catalogue)
See here now. Thames and Hudson, Melbourne, 2003, ill.
Sixth Australian contemporary art fair. Australian Commercial Galleries Association: Strawberry Hills, NSW, 1998, ill.
Smith Jason, In Relief: Australian Prints from the permanent collection National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1997
Smith, Bernard and Terry Smith. Australian painting, 1788-1990. 3rd ed., Oxford University Press: Melbourne, 1991.
Stanhope, Zara. Graphic. Monash University Art Gallery: Clayton, 1998, ill. (catalogue)
10th birthday exhibition. Rex Irwin Gallery: Sydney, 1986, ill. (catalogue)
The drowned world: Jon Cattapan works and collaborations, Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, 2006. ill. (catalogue)
The City Submerged, Wollongong city Gallery, Wollongong, NSW, 1998, ill (catalogue)
Troy, Patrick. ed. Australian cities: issues, strategies and policies for urban Australia in the 1990’s. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1995, ill.
Turner, Caroline. Art and social change: contemporary art in Asia and the Pacific. Pandanus Books, ANU, Canberra, 2005, ill.
2004 Jacaranda acquisitive drawing award. Grafton Regional Gallery, Grafton, 2004, ill. (catalogue)
Upton, Gillian. The George St Kilda life and times. Venus Bay Books, Richmonad, Vic, 2001.
Urban Edge Queensland Art gallery, Brisbane, 1998 , ill. (catalogue/education resource kit)
Verbeek, Ann. Directory 1982, Australian artists producing prints. Print Council of Australia: Melbourne, 1988, ill.
Williams, Donald. In our own image: the story of Australian art. 3rd ed. McGraw-Hill: Sydney, 1995.
Williams, Donald and Simpson, Colin. Art now: contemporary art post – 1970. McGraw-Hill: Sydney, 1996.
Wilson, Gavin. Fireworks – tracing the incendiary in Australian art. Artspace McKay: McKay, Queensland, 2005, ill. (catalogue)
White, Trudy. Jon Cattapan (Line Culture). Kaliman Gallery: Sydney, 2004, ill. (catalogue)
Wood, Lillian. Directory of Australian printmakers. Print Council of Australia: Melbourne, 1982, ill.
Young Australians: the best of young Australia. Powell Street Gallery: Melbourne, 1987, ill. (catalogue)
Zimmer, Jenny. Animals and animism in Australian art and other essays. RMIT: Melbourne, 1981. (catalogue)
Zimmer, Jenny. Twelve Melbourne printmakers and young Melbourne printmakers. The Gallery, RMIT: Melbourne, 1982. (catalogue)
Zimmer, Jenny. Whatever happened to me? Drummond Street Gallery: Carlton, 1980. (catalogue) 

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