Robert Delves body of work

Melbourne sculptor Robert DelvesMelbourne artist Robert Delves is well known for his work featuring Australian native wildlife and road traffic signs. He actually works in a variety of media and has been active for over twenty years. Robert Delves’ achievements include:

Awards & Grants

  • 2009 – Winner, Prometheus Visual Art Award – Students Choice
  • 2008 – Winner, Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition
  • 2008 – Winner, Riddoch Gallery Wood Sculpture Exhibition
  • 2007 –  Yering Station Leader Award
  • 2000 – Pat Corrigan Grant
  • 1998 – Eltham Shire Award, Melbourne

Major Solo Exhibitions

  • 2011 – Australian Art Resources, Melbourne
  • 2006 – Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2003 – Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2000 – Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne
  • 1999 – Blu Pols Gallery, Melbourne
  • 1997 – George Gallery, Melbourne
  • 1995 – Pinacothea, Melbourne
  • 1993 – Pinacothea, Melbourne

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2013 – Shared Space, Melbourne
  • 2009
    • Contemporary Small Sculpture Award Show, Deakin University, Melbourne
    • Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition, Yering Station, Yarra Glen
    • Dlap City of Darebin and La Trobe University Art Prize, Melbourne
  • 2008 – Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition, Yering Station, Yarra Glen
  • 2007
    • Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition, Yering Station, Yarra Glen
    • Toyota Sculpture Exhibition, Melbourne
  • 2006
    • Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition, Yering Station, Yarra Glen
    • Montalto Sculpture Prize 2006 Finalists Exhibition
  • 2005
    • Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition, Yering Station, Yarra Glen
    • Contempora 2, Docklands Festival of Sculpture at new Quay, Melbourne
  • 2004 –  Maritime Art Award, Melbourne
  • 2001 – Grounds for Sculpture, McClelland Gallery, Langwarrin
  • 200 –  Unbearable Beauty, Gasworks Sculptors, Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Melbourne
  • 1998
    • Hermans Show Award, Melbourne
    • Darebin – Latrobe Acquisitive Art Prize
  • 1997
    • “Gas Art”, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
    • The First Darebin – Latrobe Acquisitive Art Prize

Collections

Hermans Art Collection, Melbourne

Eltham Shire, Victoria

Wesley College, Melbourne

Riddoch Regional Gallery, South Australia

Private collections: Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA, UK

Publications

  • 2001 – Word Sculpture News (Roger Taylor)
  • 2000 – The Age, Melbourne (Peter Tims)
  • 1993 – The Age, Melbourne (Christopher Heathcote)
  • 1992 – Queensland Weekender Review
  • 1990 – ‘Tell Them it Was Wonderful’, Post Graduate Exhibition Catalogue, Victorian College of the Arts