Bio and CV


Jock Alexander was born in Oberon NSW, grew up in Bathurst, and graduated with a BA (Fine Art - Painting) from the National Art School in 1988.
An exhibiting artist, he also produced illustrations and cartoons for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian from 1984 - 2010.

Education
1962 Bathurst Public School
1968 Cranbrook School, Sydney
1974 National Art School East Sydney

Newspaper Illustration
1984 -1995 John Fairfax and Sons - SMH, Fin Review, Sun Herald, Nat. Times.
1996 - 2010  News Ltd. The Australian.

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2013    'Plein Air Watercolours' Damien Minton Gallery, Redfern
2003    'Recent Paintings' Bathurst Regional Gallery
2002    'Dirt Art' Zeiglerʼs Café, Bathurst
1996    'Illustrated Art' Dubbo Regional Gallery
1996    'Portraitsʼ                     A Café, Bathurst
1995    'Paintings'                    A Café, Bathurst
1985    'Paintings and Watercolours' Bondi Pavilion Gallery
1983    'Points in Gradation' Nicholson Street Gallery, Balmain
1976    'Jock Art Show' Arts Council Gallery, East Sydney

Selected Group Exhibitions
2006     The years best cartoons' National Museum of Aust.
2005     The years best cartoons' National Museum of Aust.
2005     'Fango Art Show'            Warpstanza Gallery Bathurst
2004     The years best cartoons' National Museum of Aust.
2004     'Golden Westies'             Warpstanza Gallery Bathurst
2004     'The art of contemporary illustration'   New Contemporaries Gallery Syd.
2001     'Bringing Down the House'   Old Parliament House Canberra
2000     'It's A Guitar Shaped World 4'      Tamworth Regional Gallery
1999     'A Summer Crop'                  Bondi Pavilion Gallery
1998     'It's A Guitar Shaped World 2'      Tamworth Regional Gallery
1998     'Crickart'                         Bat and Ball Hotel,Surry Hills
1997     'Alc-Art'                           Bat and Ball Hotel,Surry Hills
1997     'Jock and Ella Art Show'       Bondi Pavilion Gallery
1996     'Fango Art Show'                         A Café  Bathurst 
1996     'Portraits'                                     A Café  Bathurst 
1995     'Fango Art Show'                         A Café Bathurst
1990     'Press Gang'   Nth. Syd. Contemporary Gallery
1988     'Fairfax Newspaper Artists'     Bondi Pavilion Gallery
1978     'Mild Colonial Boys'         Pigments and Pallettes Bathurst 
1975     'Young Artists'                  Macquarie Galleries Sydney
1982    'Paintings and Watercolours'    Bondi Pavilion Gallery