Biography

1973
1997

Born in Australia
Art study tour to the United Kingdom, France & Italy

Education

1990-1991

1990-1992
2004-2006
2012

Studio B Make-up Academy, Diploma of Cosmetology, Theatrical and Special Effects Make-up, Brisbane
Griffith University, Queensland College of Art, Bachelor of Art (Fine Art)
Monash University, Masters of Visual Arts (Painting)
Queensland University of Technology, Graduate Diploma of Secondary Education (Art)

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2007
2005
2003
2002
2001
1995
1993

New Work, BC Fine Art Gallery, Gold Coast
New Work, Harrison Galleries, Sydney
New Work, Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney
insideout, Vista Blue Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney
Emergence, Mary Place Gallery, Sydney
New Work, The Grange, Park Hyatt, Sanctuary Cove
Vertigo, Isnt Studios, Brisbane

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019



2018
2009
2006
2004

2003


2002

2001

1998

1997
1996
1993


1992


Brisbane Portrait Prize (Finalist), Powerhouse, Brisbane
Olive Cotton Prize (Highly Commended), Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah
The Rotary Art Spectacular, Central Plaza One, Brisbane
The Border Art Prize, Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah
The Morris Art Prize, Gold Coast
Comebacks, 19 Karen Contemporary Art Gallery, Gold Coast
Approaching Intimacy, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, COFA, Sydney
How Much Is That Doggie? Sotheby’s for Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney
Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney
Vista Blue Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney
New York International Art Expo, Javits Center, New York
Portrait Artists Australia Official Launch, Arthouse Gallery, Hilton, Sydney
Naked, Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney
Vista Blue Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney
Winter Collection, Vanessa Woods Fine Arts, Sydney
Researching Art, Sotheby’s, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, ANA Hotel, Sydney
Association of Fine Artists, Bond University, Gold Coast
Gold Coast City Council, Exchange Exhibition to Sister City, Okeido, Japan
Believers, Isnt Studios, Brisbane
Silence, Isnt Studios, Brisbane
Exhibit A, Isnt Studios, Brisbane
Final Configuration, Queensland College of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane
Free Trade, Level Art Venue, Isnt Studios, Brisbane
Bibelot, Level Art Venue, Isnt Studios, Brisbane
Art Equals Aura, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Space Plentitude, Brisbane

Awards | Grants

2019



2017
2015-2016
2013
2004
2003



2000
1995
1994

Finalist – Brisbane Portrait Prize, Powerhouse, Brisbane
Finalist & Highly Commended – Olive Cotton Portrait Prize, Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah
Finalist – Rotary Art Spectacular, Central Plaza No1, Brisbane
Semi-Finalist – Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Sydney
Mentorship – Nick Knight OBE, Fashion Photography: Mastered, London
Best Mixed Media – Rotary Art Prize, Gold Coast
Ian Potter Cultural Trust Scholarship ($5000), Melbourne
Finalist – Kedumba Drawing Award, Kedumba Gallery, Blue Mountains Grammar School, Wentworth Falls
Finalist & Runner-Up – Brett Whiteley Traveling Art Scholarship ($30,000), Brett Whiteley Studio, Sydney
First Prize – Best Oil/Acrylic, Hornsby Art Award, Sydney
Finalist – Tweed Art Prize, Gold Coast
Finalist – Logan Art Award, Logan
Winner – Warwick Daily News Art Prize, Warwick

Collections

Alan Jones OM Collection, Sydney
Australian International College of Art, Gold Coast
Grace Cosmetics, Gold Coast
Sir Timothy & Lady Beverley Ward, Gold Coast
New South Wales State Transit Authority, Sydney
Barrie Cinis Collection, Gold Coast

Selected Press


2021


2020

2019





2009
2007
2003





2001





1998





1996

1994

1993



1992

Cate Campbell on antidepressants, advocacy, and athletic pressure, by Emily Algar. Photography by Brett Moffatt. https://harpersbazaar.com.au/cate-campbell-on-antidepressants-advocacy-and-athletic-pressure/ 29 November 2021
Aligning Elusive Identity and the Photo-Realist Moment: Brett Moffatt’s Paintings, Emma Landis ISA, MA, PhD (ABD)
Byron Arts Magazine, Issue 14, Spring 2019, p66
Belinda Mason wins prestigious $20,000 Olive Cotton Award, Art Almanac, 16 July 2019
79 finalists announced for $20,000 Olive Cotton Award, Capture, 3 July 2019
Belinda Mason wins prestigious 2019 Olive Cotton Award, PHOTO REVIEW, July 2019
Portrait of a Lady, Life Gold Coast Magazine, 25 February – 11 March
The Cove Magazine, Rhonda Oxnam
Taking a Bite of the Big Apple, Kim Butterworth, Art Gallery Guide Australia, Mar – Apr 2003, pp 12-13
In the Frame, Brett Thomas, Sunday Metro, Sunday Telegraph, Sydney, July 2003, p2
Art Expo New York 2003, Brett Moffatt, Vista Blue Gallery Exhibition Catalogue, Javitts Centre, New York
Editorial, Kim Butterworth, Art Gallery Guide Australia, November
Emergence, Brett Moffatt, Catalogue Entry, Mary Place Gallery, Brisbane
Brett Takes a Bite of the Big Apple, Frank Hampson, The Fassifern Guardian, 11 Feb 1998, Front page
Portrait of a Young Artist, Frank Hampson, The Fassifern Guardian, 11 February 1998, p5
Art and Morality, Melissa Szalai, Gold Coast Magazine, Gold Coast, May, pp 22-23
Out and About, Melissa Szalai, Gold Coast Bulletin, Gold Coast, 10 February 1996, p10
Brush with Emotion, Melissa Szalai, Life, Gold Coast Bulletin, Gold Coast, 28 February 1996, p31
Young Artist Pays His Dues, Melissa Szalai, Gold Coast Bulletin, Gold Coast, 11 October 1996, p62
Feature – Warwick Daily News, Warwick, 7 September 1994
Feature – Warwick Daily News, Warwick, 17 September 1994
Vertigo, Brad Hammond, Catalogue Essay, Isnt Studios, Brisbane 1993
Vertigo, Brett Moffatt, Catalogue Essay, Isnt Studios, Brisbane 1993
Feature – Gold Coast Sun, Melissa Szalai, Gold Coast Sun, Gold Coast, 16 June 1993
Final Configuration, Dr Pat Hoffie, Exhibition Catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane

Charity Fundraising


2004

1998

How Much Is That Doggie, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney. Artistic Contribution sold for $3520. Project raised over $118,000.
Researching Art Auction, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. Co-Chair for Sydney committee. Auction conducted by Sotheby’s. ANA Hotel, Sydney. Amount raised in excess of $65,000