David Larwill Resume


Born in Ballarat, Victoria. Lives and works in Melbourne.




Sixty one group exhibitions in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Canberra, Queensland, Adelaide, Shepparton, Hong Kong and Singapore.


Twenty eight one person exhibitions in Australia and London


Preston Institute of Technology


Prahran College of Advanced Education



National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

  Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
  New Parliament House, Canberra
  Sir William Dobell Foundation, Sydney
  Holmes a Court Collection, Heytesbury, Perth
  Allen Allen & Helmsley, Sydney
  Baillieu Myer Collection, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne
  Orica, Melbourne
  Shell Collection of Contemporary Australian Art
  Western Mining Corporation Collection
  World Congress Centre, Melbourne
  Australian Football League Collection, Melbourne
  Coventry Collection, Sydney
  Australian Football Hall of Fame, Australian Football League, Melbourne
  Launceston College of Advanced Education, Tasmania
  Preston Institute of Technology (now RMIT), Melbourne
  Shepparton Art Gallery, Victoria
  Deakin University Collection, Geelong, Victoria
  Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Victoria
  The British Museum, London
  Victorian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne
  Ballarat University Collection, Victoria
  Esplanade Art Centre, Singapore
  Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
  Gold Coast Art Centre, Queensland
  Deague family Art foundation, Victoria



Mural for Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, South Yarra, Melbourne


Painted Tram, Victorian Ministry for the Arts, Melbourne

  Poster and set design for the play, Ubu Roi, by Alfred Jarry, Australian National University
  Canvas-mural Phillip Morris Art Grant commission, Australian National Gallery Restaurant

Design for Artists and Industry.


Lithograph design for the program Rigoletto, commissioned by the Australian Opera.



Cover design for boxed set 'Six pieces du theatre contemporain Australian' (Six Australian Plays). A boxed set published Editions Lansman, Belgium. A project assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council - it's art funding and advisory body.


Painting for Australian Football Hall of Fame, Hidden Treasures, A Visual History of Australian Football, the Australian Football League Hall of Fame and Museum, Melbourne Artwork Design for entrance foyer, St Leonard's Pty Ltd, Melbourne.

1999 Celebration Tapestry for the new Esplanade-Theatres-on-the-Bay, Singapore.
A 2.8 x 4 metre tapestry woven by the Victorian Tapestry Workshop, Commissioned by the Victorian Government and the Victorian Art Centre Trust
Things that Matter, a painting auctioned and reproduced on the invitation to launch the Republican Countdown.
2001 William Creek and Beyond, Deague Family Art Foundation, Melbourne, Australian artists explore the outback.
2003 Painting for wine label, Leeuwin Estate, Fremantle, Western Australia
University of Ballarat, Tapestry design for Camp Street Campus, Victorian Tapestry Workshop.