Artist / Piers Greville


Graduating from VCA Masters of Fine Art with first class honours

Having completed examination this research Masters of Fine Art, supervised by Prof. Jon Cattapan. Graduation is in July 2019. An un-redacted (Copyright uncleared) thesis is available on request via email. See the thesis abstract in texts.

Piers Greville wins the 2019 Glover Prize - Art Almanac

11 March 2019 “Melbourne-based artist Piers Greville has won the 2019 Glover Prize for his entry entitled Pedder Prime Cuts, receiving $50,000 and a bronze maquette of colonial artist John Glover, whose legacy is celebrated through the Tasmanian contemporary landscape award...” read article >

Piers Greville wins 2019 Glover Prize - Art Guide Australia

12 March 2019 “Piers Greville has won the 2019 Glover Prize, awarded for landscape paintings of Tasmania. The Melbourne-based artist took out the $50,000 prize with his bold graphic painting, Pedder Prime Cuts.... read article >

Concrete painting of humans' impact on environment wins iconic landscape award - ABC news 

8 March 2019 “The winner of this year's Glover Prize has painted a man-made lake using concrete and acrylic to depict how humans are changing the environment....” read more >

Piers Greville wins 2019 Glover Prize - Arts Review

8 March 2019 “Melbourne-based artist, Piers Greville has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Glover Prize for his entry, Pedder Prime article >

Glover Prize 2019 - ABC radio arts and culture program with Myf Warhurst

12 March 2019 Talking about the work and the prize on the radio on Arts and Culture show with Myf Warhurst. listen @ ~ 1hr 18min >

See Piers Greville's Glover Prize winning painting - The Advocate

9 March 2019 “Piers Greville's Pedder Prime Cuts was celebrated by the judges for its mix of digital technology and traditional painting, which judge Barry Keldoulis said was keeping landscape painting contemporary...” read article >

See Piers Greville's Glover Prize 2019 prize-winning painting - The Examiner

8 March 2019 “The winning landscape in this year's $50,000 Glover Prize is an artistic rendering of Lake Pedder as viewed from Google Earth.” read article >

Praise for Pedder study - Hobart Mercury

9 March 2019 “The emerging artist awarded the coveted Glover Prize for 2019 hopes his winning entry provokes thoughts about humans’ relationship with an increasingly fragile environment...” read article >

Glover Prize winner 2019

Piers Greville has won the 2019 Glover Prize for his painting Pedder Prime Cuts, painted earlier in 2019.

2019 Glover Prize Finals

Piers Greville has been selected as a finalist in the 2019 Glover Prize, with the winner to be announced on the 8th of March 2019. Exhibition will be held in Evandale, Tasmania, from the 9th-17th of March.

Siren Song Creek, VCA DMG Award.

In February 2019 Domink Mersch Gallery in Sydney put on the solo exhibition Siren Song Creek, as part of the DMG Award, given to Piers Greville in December 2018.

2018 David Richards Drawing Award

Also at the VCA Masters Exhibition Piers was awarded this prize, in recognition of excellence in drawing, courtesy of The Ursula Hoff Institute

MFA exhibition

November 2018 is the VCA Masters graduation show at the Southbank campus

Melbourne Art Fair with VCA Access

Alongside Melbourne Art Fair in August 2018, VCA Access and ACP Projects hosted an auxiliary exhibition booth with works by Piers Greville, Moonis Ahmad, Janno McLaughlin, Lorraine Heller-Nicholas and Arna Meldrum.

Fabricated Country

Exhibition coming up between 7th and 28th of July at Kings Artist Run in Melbourne.

Press mentions about Piki Mai: Up Here ^^ / Auckland Art Fair

The VCA Access booth at the May 2018 Auckland Art Fair is mentioned in Art Collector - clip pasted below, in the lead up to the Fair [Tai Mitsuji -]

Nite Art 18 Studio Visit

Part of a series of studio visits and art walks in the lead up to Nite Art 18 This is an encounter designed to experience art in its raw context and speak with artist directly about their practice and process. 

Auckland Art Fair 2018

As part of the VCA Acess Program, Piers will be participating in the Auckland Art Fair from 23rd - 27th May 2108

VCA Access

VCA has awarded Piers a place in the VCA Access mentorship program. Piers’ mentor is Melbourne based artist Irene Hannenbergh.

Universal Personal

Group Exhibition at VCA Artspace Masters of Fine Art (MFA) candidates in final year, exhibited current work at the  campus gallery from 6th to the 9th of March, 2018. Artists: included in the exhibition are Brigit Ryan, John Gosper, Freya Pitt, Luke Adams, Piers Greville, Alison Kennedy, Nathan Stolz, Sue Beyer.


Solo exhibition of paintings 18 May - 11 June 2017 at c3 Contemporary Artspace (Abbottsford, VIC)

Sleepwalking Into a Wall

Solo exhibition of paintings 24-29 November 2016 - at Chamber, a project by The Archive of Nuclear Harm (Brunswick, VIC)