Christopher Orchard

One of Australia’s finest figurative artists, Christopher Orchard graduated as an Art teacher in 1973; held his first solo exhibition in 1975; and was invited the following year to develop a solo exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia. From his position as an Education Officer at the Art Gallery of South Australia, he later joined Air and Space Studios in London where he remained for 2 years before returning to Adelaide in 1987 to work with Central Studios and also teach Drawing at Adelaide Central School of Art. Appointed Head of Drawing 1998 and awarded adjunct Associate Professor status at Flinders University, Christopher has throughout his illustrious career maintained an active schedule of solo and group exhibitions whilst establishing strong relationships with the New York Studio School and Stephen Rosenberg Fine Art in Soho New York.