SokquonNew Paintings13th Nov - 30th Nov 2013 | Stanley Street Gallery

New Paintings

13th Nov – 30th Nov 2013

By interpreting the peaceful and spiritual elements of nature and introducing a sense of refuge into my paintings, I have created a sanctuary for the mind.

Sokquon Tran 2013




Born in Kampot, Cambodia
Currently lives and works in Sydney

2012 'Night Lights' drawings, paintings & sculptures - Rex Livingston Art Dealer, Surry Hills
'Totem' large sculpture installation - Whitehouse Institute of Design, Surry Hills
'Rain Shadow' - Paddington Contemporary Art Prize Finalist, Paddington
Preliminary studies - 100 small paintings, studio preview, Darlinghurst
2011 Paintings - Rex Livingston Art Dealer, Surry Hills
Works on paper - Painters Gallery, Mona Vale
Paintings and works on paper - Rex Livingston Art Dealer, Surry Hills
'Ambience' - Lighthorse Gallery, Robertson NSW
2010 Paintings - Painters Gallery, Mona Vale
2009 'An Influence of Light' - Tim Olsen Gallery, Woollahra
2008 'Northern Light' - Painters Gallery, Mona Vale
2008 Drawings & paintings - Touch Galleries, Woollahra
2007 'Coogee on Canvas' - Art Matters, Randwick
Landscape painting - Roney Gallery, Paddington
Charcoal drawing - Roney Gallery, Paddington
2006 Paintings titled 'Sydney' - Jammy Gallery, Alexandria
2005 Paintings and drawings - Forte Gallery, Leichhardt
Charcoal drawings - Roney Gallery, Paddington
2002 Paintings and drawings - Balmain Lighthouse, Balmain
2001 'First Day of Spring' - Launchpad Filmmakers Centre, Surry Hills
'Sotto Voce: Beneath the Voice’ - Rushcutters Bay Gallery, Rushcutters Bay
‘Sotto Voce: Beneath the Voice’ - Launchpad Filmmakers Centre, Surry Hills
2000 ‘Seascape’ - Joe’s Gallery, Newtown
1999 Drawing - Regent Street Gallery, Redfern
1999 ‘Nostalgia’ - Nelson Street Gallery, Annandale
1997 ‘Unmasked’ - Casa Gallery, Rozelle
1994 Painting - Casa Gallery, Rozelle
1992 Drawing - Casa Gallery, Rozelle
1991 ‘Landmark’ - Fairfield School of Art, Fairfield

2013 'Wombeyan Caves' - Wynne Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
'Wombat Hollow' – Robertson, NSW
2011 ‘Quatro Cinco’ - Rex Livingston Gallery, Surry Hills
2010 ‘Miscellanea’ - Tim Olsen Gallery, Woollahra
Melbourne Art Fair - Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
2009 Kings School 30th Art Show, Parramatta
Mars Gallery, Melbourne
Works on paper - The Annex, Woollahra
2008 Sydney Art Fair, Hall of Industries
2007 Selected works - Paddington Contemporary Gallery, Paddington
Selected works - Roney Gallery, Paddington
Sydney Art Fair, Hall of Industries
2005 Kings School 26th Art Show, Parramatta
Mixed exhibition drawings - Roney Gallery, Paddington
2004 ‘Sculpture 2004’ - Brenda May Gallery, Waterloo
The Frank Saxby Bequest Invitation Art Acquisitions Prize, Manning Regional Art
Gallery, Taree (collaborative work)
2003 Collaboration with Leslie Oliver - Brenda May Gallery, Waterloo
2002 Drawing and sculpture collaboration with Leslie Oliver - Beaver Gallery, Canberra
Woollahra Sculpture Prize Exhibition in Collaboration with Leslie Oliver –
Woollahra Redleaf Gallery, Woollahra
‘Christmas Show 2002’ - Rushcutters Bay Gallery, Rushcutters Bay
'1st Birthday Show’ - Brenda May Gallery, Waterloo
2001 Camden Art Show, Camden
Fisher's Ghost Art Prize Exhibition, collaboration with Leslie Oliver - Campbelltown
Regional Gallery
2000 ‘A Quest For Now’ collaboration with Leslie Oliver - Access Contemporary Art
Gallery, Redfern
‘Waiting for Music’ collaboration with Leslie Oliver - Port Jackson Gallery, California
‘The Fisherman’s Diary: The Black Lotus’ - Lewis Bequest, Emu Plains, NSW
1999 Drawings for auction at Salvadorian Association in Australia fundraiser for Amnesty
International, Harbourside Brasserie

1999 'Sound Instruments' collaboration with Sherna Tapperson - Open House Gallery,
Drawings and paintings - Karribu Gallery, Newtown
‘4 of a Kind’ - Pearl Beach Memorial Hall, Pearl Beach
Paintings donated to Breast Cancer fundraiser - Maroubra Surf Club, Maroubra
Collaboration with Leslie Oliver - Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Redfern
‘Perception of a Journey’ with Ange Simmons - IMB Gallery, Newtown
1998 Paintings for a fundraiser - Open House Gallery, Rozelle
Collaboration with Leslie Oliver - Sculpture Forum, Canberra
Miniature exhibition - Roseville
1991 Powerhouse Art Centre, Casula
Refugee Art Week - Seymour Centre, Darlington
Collaboration with Ants Mrava - Tin Sheds Gallery and CBD Gallery, Sydney
Camden Art Show, Camden
1990 Graduation Show, Liverpool TAFE
1989 Fairfield Art Festival Competition, Fairfield
1988 Graduation Show, Liverpool TAFE
1987 Student Show, Liverpool TAFE

2013 Finalist, Wynne Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
2009 Finalist, Kings School 30th Art Show
2002 Finalist, The Woollahra Sculpture Prize
1992 Sculpture Award, Fairfield Art Festival Grant
1991 Contemporary Art Prize, Fairfield Art Festival
1990 State Grant Collaboration with Sydney Puppet Theatre
1984 Etching Prize, National Art Award

2011 The Southern Highland News, May issue
Peninsula Living Magazine, July issue
Australian Art Review, October issue
2010 Peninsula Living Magazine, July issue
2009 Podcast, An Interview with Tim Olsen
2009 Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Modern Period Homes’, Judy Barouch, February 26
2008 Peninsula Living Magazine, April issue
2007 Review re 'Coogee on Canvas' in Southern Courier, October issue
2005 NSW Art Gallery Look Magazine, October issue
2004 The Art Life, Part 3, December 4
2003 Leslie Oliver and Sokquon, Critic’s Picks, Victoria Hynes, Sydney Morning Herald,
Metro p23, May 23-29
2002 Canberra Times review, Sonia Barron, June 5
2001 Fusions, SBS TV, April 4, 18:15
Sydney Morning Herald, Wednesday April 11, Courtney Kidd, re ‘Sotto Voce’
Southern Courier p33, November 13, Roger Woodward Archibald prize entry World
Sculpture News, Winter Edition
2000 Sydney Morning Herald review ‘Quest for Now’, Courtney Kidd, November 29
1999 South Sydney Bulletin re drawings, Regent Street Gallery Redfern October issue
1991 Art West Magazine re ‘Landmark’, Katrina Knight, October issue
The Advanced, The Champion re ‘Landmark’ October issue

First Class Captain’s Lounge, Qantas International Terminal, Sydney Airport
First Class Passenger Departure Lounge, Qantas International Terminal, Sydney Airport
Crown Casino Melbourne
Whitehouse Institute of Design
Cardinal Gilroy private collection
Playoust Architects
Traditional Stone Masons
Century 21st Randwick
Parliament House, Sydney
Private and corporate collections throughout Australia, Germany, Malaysia, USA, Norway,
Sweden and China