Lucy O’Doherty

Lives and works in Sydney

Lucy O’Doherty is a Sydney-based artist who works with oil paint and chalk pastels to create dreamlike interpretations of isolated dwellings and recently vacated interiors. Since graduating from the National Art School in Sydney, O’Doherty has exhibited regularly at China Heights Gallery, Sydney and Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane. She was the recipient of the prestigious Brett Whiteley Traveling Art Scholarship in 2016, resulting in a three month residency at the Cite Des Arts International in Paris in 2017. Recent solo exhibitions include Silent Skies, China Heights and Shelter, Edwina Corlette.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, National Art School, Sydney, 2011

Selected exhibitions

Silent Skies, China Heights Gallery, Sydney

Rude Assembly, Campbell Project Space, Sydney The Sweetness of the New, Yellow House, Sydney


Shelter, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

Artist profile: Australasian Painters 2007 – 2017, Orange Regional Gallery, Orange

Shack Life, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Gymea

The Brandon Trackman Memorial Exhibition and Silent Auction, Lilac City Studio, Sydney


Suburban Rituals, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

Step Up to the Plate, Defiance Gallery, Sydney

Pro Hart Outback Art Prize, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, Broken Hill Six Young

Artists, Walcha Gallery of Art, Walcha

From a Distant Land, aMBUSH Gallery, Sydney


The Ladies Network, aMBUSH Gallery, Sydney

Pools, China Heights Gallery, Sydney

The Drawing Room, Mils Gallery, Sydney

Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

Living Heritage, Hazelhurst Community Gallery, Gymea


26.11.14, Home@735, Sydney

The Gold Show, Studio W, Sydney

Headgear 4, Mils Gallery, Sydney

Outside In, Walcha Gallery of Art, Walcha


Rat: A Collaborative Exhibition’ 113 William St, Sydney

Maudlin, Mils Gallery, Sydney

Small Works Prize, Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne

Pop-up Show, Walcha Gallery of Art, Walcha


Same Four, New Works, Walcha Gallery of Art, Walcha

10000 Small-Scale Art Award, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane

Small Works on Paper Prize, Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne


National Art School Graduate Show,’ National Art School Gallery, Sydney

Niddy Griddy’

National Art School Gallery, Sydney

‘Glochenschpiel’, Walcha Gallery of Art, Sydney


Cosine Vol. 3 Launch, Pocket Bar, Sydney

Profiler, Alpha Gallery, Sydney


Cité International des arts, Paris France

Cill Rialaig Arts Centre, Kerry Ireland


Winner, Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, Art Gallery of New South Wales Highly

Commended, Pro Hart Outback Art Prize


Finalist, Mosman Art Prize


Finalist, Brunswick St Gallery Small Works Prize