The Kenneth Jack View Exhibition is a major survey of Ken’s work over his career as an artist. The exhibition is accompanied by a 60 page catalogue with text by Cathie Stocky and all 100 plus works illustrated.
First held at Bundoora March 2010 - June 2010
The exhibition was opened by his Honour the Administrator of the Northern territory Tom Pauling AO QC (photo below).
This exhibition brings together rarely seen works by Kenneth Jack (1924-2006) from the Jack family collection including drawings, tempera and oil paintings; printmaking of the 1940’s 50‘s, 60s; acrylics and watercolours from the 1970s to 2000s.
Kenneth Jack worked as an artist during WWII in addition to his daily duties and, in 1956, was appointed senior instructor of art at the Caulfield Institute of Technology where he founded both the printmaking and painting departments. A member of the Royal Watercolour Society of London, Australian Watercolour Institute, and President and Patron of the Victorian Watercolour Society, Jack’s work is represented in collections around the world, including the Royal Collection at Windsor, as well as in all major public galleries in Australia.
In 2011 the Exhibition travelled to the Castlemaine Art Gallery where it was on view for the exhibition was opened by Dr Alison Scott Inglis.(photos at the bottom)
in 2013 the Kenneth Jack View Exhibition was displayed at the Bayside Council Gallery from mid January to March 3rd.