Ryan Daffurn

Gone Coastal

By Ryan Daffurn $1,600

Medium: Oil on linen

Size: 42cm by 59cm

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By Ryan Daffurn $1,900

Medium: Oil on linen

Size: 60cm by 80cm

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Ryan William Daffurn is a draughtsman and painter working in Brisbane. He grew up in the Redlands and moved to Sydney at a young age to complete Fine Art studies at the Julian Ashton Art School. While on a AME Alice Bale Travelling Scholarship tour, he continued study at many art collections overseas and including the Florence Art Academy. Ryan undertook further education at ANU, Canberra and during many mentored, casual arrangements with senior artists. For some years he was based in Leipzig, Germany, immersed in their contemporary painting scene and researching East German, Northern Renaissance, Baroque and Gothic periods of art. Ryan has held four solo exhibitions and his work has been included in over 20 group exhibitions in Australia and Germany. His work is held in the Sunshine Coast Regional Gallery and the Royal Queensland Art Society.


2023 Hornsby Art Prize Wallarobba Arts & Cultural Centre AU
Lethbridge 20 000 Lethbridge Gallery AU
Major Grant English Speaking Union (VIC) AU
2020 QLD Figurative Prize RQAS AU
2017 Art Projects for Individuals & Groups Australia Council DE
2015 Individuals Grant Arts Queensland DE
2008 AME Bale Travelling Scholarship 20 Melbourne Painters AU
2023 Sauerbier House Onkaparinga AU
2018 Hill End NSW AU
2016 Neo Rauch Graphic Foundation Aschersleben DE
2015 LIA. Spinnerei Leipzig DE

2012 Australian National University Grad Cert. Fine Arts AU
2004 Julian Ashton Art School Dip. Fine Arts AU

2022 New Work * Maunsell Wickes AU
2020 Landscapes * Maunsell Wickes AU
2019 Glossolalia Lethbridge Gallery AU
2016 Walking Tapestry * Ernst & Young DE
Probed Light KTR Galerie/ Active Art DE

2024 Bayside Aquisitive Prize Bayside Gallery AU
Lethbridge Landscape Prize Lethbridge Gallery AU
2023 Lethbridge Landscape Prize Lethbridge Gallery AU
2022 Lethbridge 20 000 Lethbridge Gallery AU
2021 Fellows RQAS AU
2019 Brisbane Portrait Prize Powehouse AU
KAAF Korean Cultural Centre AU
2018 Leipzig in Hamburg Greskewitz-Kleinitz-Galerie DE
Sedimente Werkschau, Spinnerei DE
Spring Rundgang Private studio. Spinnerei DE
Redlands Award Redland Regional Gallery AU
2017 Strong Enough Galerie Irrgang DE
Affects on Absorption LIA. Spinnerei DE
Cheer-io Heiser Gallery AU

Wallarobba Arts & Cultural Centre New South Wales AU
Sunshine Coast Regional Gallery Queensland AU
Atelier für Radierung Leipzig DE
Kreativ Werkstatt Aschersleben DE
Leipzig International Art Programme Leipzig AU
Royal Queensland Art Society Brisbane AU

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