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Helen McCullagh

Samuel Massey


Massey is an award-winning artist who completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) at the National Art School, Sydney in 2015. His work engages with the tension between imagery and paint application which is explored through the genres of portraiture, still life and narrative painting. His works have been included in group exhibitions nationally and internationally. Massey currently works from his home studio in Lara.

Solo Exhibitions

2018    Come as far as the edge of my blood, and swim, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney

Group Exhibitions


2019     Flower Boys, A. K. Bellinger Gallery, Inverell


2018     Nine, ESD Gallery, Sydney

2017     Wall Pop Official Launch, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney

             At The Centre Of It All, Emerging 2017, Gosford Regional Gallery

2016     HYPE, 220 Creative Space, Sydney

             Identity, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

2015     The Kangaroos Visit, Palazzo Velli, Rome

             National Art School Post-Graduate Exhibition, National Art School, Sydney

             30.09.15, Home @ 735, Sydney

             Centenary Institute Fundraiser, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

             Oh Life, Palmer Art Projects, Sydney

             11.02.15, Home @ 735, Sydney



2020     Finalist, Percival Portrait Painting Prize

             Finalist, Lethbridge 20000 Small Scale Art Award (Group 2)        

             Finalist (Mayoral Commendation), Waverley Art Prize


2019     Finalist, Gosford Art Prize

             Finalist, Georges River Art Prize

             Winner, Fisher’s Ghost Art Award: Traditional

             Finalist, Blacktown City Art Prize


2018     Finalist, Mosman Art Prize

             Finalist, Small Works Prize, Brunswick Street Gallery


2017     Finalist, Emerging 2017

             Finalist, Lethbridge 10000 Small Scale Art Award (Group 2)

             Finalist, Agendo Art Exhibition

             RSASA/SALA Portrait Prize Salon de Refusés

             Finalist, Whyalla Art Prize

             Finalist, XI FIP Polo World Championship Art Exhibition

             Finalist, Small Works Prize, Brunswick Street Gallery


2016     Finalist, Mosman Art Prize

             Finalist, Gosford Art Prize


2014     Sydney Canvas Company Prize, Third Year

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