Solo Exhibitions

2018

Infinex V, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney

2016

Infinex IV: Chromix Lumina and Modular, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney

2015

Sydney Ball: Infinex IV: Chromix Lumina and Modular, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney


2014

Sydney Ball: Infinex III, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney


2013

The Stain Paintings 1971-1980, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney

Sydney Ball, Sydney Contemporary 13, Sullivan+Strumpf, Carriageworks, Sydney


2012

Sydney Ball: Infinex II, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney


2011

Sydney Ball: Infinex Series and Structures 4, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney


2010

Sydney Ball: Structures 3 and the New York Stain Paintings, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney


2009

Sydney Ball: Structures 2 Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

Sydney Ball: The Colour Paintings 1963-2007, The Anne and Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide

Sydney Ball: The Colour Paintings 1963-2007, McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, Langwarrin

2008

Sydney Ball: In Light of Colour 1965-2008, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney

2007

Structures 2: Abstract Architecture, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney

2006

The Stain Paintings 1973-79, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney

2005

Structures 1, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney

2004

That Witch Colours Space, BMG ART, Adelaide

2003

Modular Paintings 1968-69 & Canto Prints 2003 Edition, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney

Sydney Ball: Painting with a View to Landscape, Solander Gallery, Canberra

2001

Sydney Ball: Painting with a View to Landscape, Robert Lindsay Gallery,, Melbourne; Micheal Carr Gallery, Sydney

2000

Sydney Ball: Vermeer’s Mirror, Solander Gallery, Canberra

1999

Sydney Ball: Defining Journeys, Anima Gallery Adelaide

1998

Sydney Ball: Enigma and Variations, Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne

1996

Sydney Ball: Images from Along the Way ( A Tribute to Alexandra David-Neel and Her Journeys to Lhasa), Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne

1995

Sun Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1994

Sydney Ball: Vermeer’s Mirror, Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne

1993

Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

1990

Sydney Ball: REcent Works on Paper, Sun Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1989

Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

1988

Bicentennial Festival, Galerie Dusseldorf, Perth Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

1987

Macquarie Galleries Sydney

Sydney Ball: Recent works, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

Survey Paintings 1985-85, Wollongong City Art Gallery

1986

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

Sydney Ball: Recent Works, Solander Gallery, Canberra

1985

The Oceanic Chronicles, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

Sydney Ball, Galleries Dusseldorf, Perth

Sydney Ball, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

1984

Bonython - Meadmore Gallery, Adelaide

Sydney Ball, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

Solander Gallery, Canberra

1983

Sydney Ball: Recent Works, Chrisitne Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

Sydney Ball: New Works, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

1982

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

Sydney Ball: Painting and Prints Solander Gallery Canberra

1981

Paintings and Works on Paper, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

Prints and drawings, Tyne Gallery, Adelaide

1980

Solander Gallery, Canberra

Axiom Gallery, Melbourne

1978

Sydney Ball: Painting, Drawings and Prints, Contemporary Art Society, Adelaide

Rex Irwin Gallery, Sydney

1977

Rex Irwin Gallery, Sydney

1976

Sydney Ball: New Paintings, Rex Irwin Gallery, Sydney

Sydney Ball: Recent Paintings, Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne

Survey Exhibition, St John’s Cathedral, Brisbane Solander Gallery, Canberra

1975

Solander Gallery, Canberra

Greenville Galleries, Adelaide

Sydney Ball Survey 1965- 1975, Newcastle City Art Gallery

1974

Sydney Ball, Boynton Gallery, Melbourne

Chapman Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne

1973

Boynton Gallery, Sydney

1971

Sydney Ball, Boynton Gallery, Adelaide

1969

John Gild Gallery, Perth

Sydney Ball, Boynton Gallery, Sydney and Adelaide

1968

South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne

1967

New Paintings, Boynton Gallery, Adelaide

New Serigraphs and Sculptures, Strines Gallery, Melbourne

1966

South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne

Sydney Ball, Watters Gallery, Sydney

1965

Museum of Modern Art Australia, Melbourne

1964

Westerly Gallery, New York, US


Selected Group Exhibitions

2019

Art Basel Hong Kong, Sullivan+Strumpf, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, China

Annual Summer Group Show, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney

Taipei Dangdai, Sullivan+Strumpf, Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Taipei, Taiwan

2018

The Field Revisited, National Gallery of Victoria, Australia

Superposition: Equilibrium and Engagement, 21st Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia

Modern Currents, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria, Australia

Group Show, Sullivan+Strumpf Sydney, Australia

2017

Group Exhibition, Sullivan+Strumpf Sydney, Australia

2016

Shut up and Paint NGV Collection, NGV International, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Arrival, Sullivan+Strumpf, Singapore

Art Stage Singapore, Sullivan+Strumpf, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Group Exhibition, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney

2015

Birth of the Cool, Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide

Ten Year Anniversary Group Show, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney

Do It [at Samstag], Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide


2014

Abstract, Benalla Art Gallery, Benalla

The Less There Is To See The More Important It Is To Look, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne

SSFA14, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney


2012-13

20th and 21st Century Australian Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Hard Edge and Colour Field Paintings and Sculpture, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Sixties Explosion, Macquarie University Art Gallery, Sydney

Abstraction 10, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

2011

Recent Past, Australian Painting of the 70s and 80s, University of Western Australia, Perth

SSFA11, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney

Art Stage Singapore, Sullivan+Strumpf, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

2010

SSFA10, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney

Group Exhibition 57, SNO Gallery, Sydney

Gallery 9, SNO Gallery, Sydney

Abstraction 9, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

Placed and Spaced, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

Abstraction – Form + Content: Cowarra Art Space, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

2009

SSFA09, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney

Abstraction 8, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

Reductive, Australian Commercial Galleries Association Gallery, Federation Square, Melbourne

Tackling ‘THE FIELD’, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

After ‘THE FIELD’, Peter Pinson Gallery, Sydney

Gendered Abstraction, Sydney Ball and Lesley Dumbrell, George Petelin Gallery Sydney;; CAPS Gallery, Brisbane

2008

This Way Up: Abstract Works from the La Trobe University Collection, La Trobe University Art Museum, Melbourne

2007

2007: The Year in Art, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney Abstraction 6, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney

Often Spotted Rarely Seen: Celebrating 40 years of Collecting, La Trobe University Art Museum, Melbourne

Australian Abstraction 1965-1985 from the Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

2006

Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sdney

New to the Modern: Heide 25 Years On, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne

Big Paintings, Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, Perth

Eastaway, Butroni, Ball, S.N.O Gallery, Sydney

2005

Panatteri, Andrewes, EAstaway Ball, S.N.O Gallery, Sydney

Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney

6 Years of Abstraction, Tarrawarra Museum f Art Melbourne

2004

Fresh Fields: The Charles Nodrum Collection, Macquarie University Art Gallery, Sydney

2003

Ten, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney

Abstraction 3, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

2003: The Year in Art, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney

This Was the Future: Australian Sculpture of the 50s - Today, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne

Fieldwork: Australian Art - 1968 - 2003, Ian Potter Centre, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Art 34, Basel, Switzerland; Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney

Australian Masters, Solander Gallery, Canberra

2002

Paperwork 2, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney

2001

Australian Art: The ‘60s till Now, Kaliman

1999

25th Anniversary Exhibition, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney

Three Generations, Solander Gallery, Canberra

Collage, Curated by Professor Jenny Zimmer, Smyrnios Gallery, Melbourne

Artifice: The Heide II Decades, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne


1998

Geometric Painting in Australia 1941-1997, University Art Museum, the University of Queensland, Brisbane

Sydney Ball, Dale Hickey, David Rankin, Andrew Christofides and David Serisier, Robert, Steele Gallery, Adelaide


1997

I Had a Dream, Australian Art in the '60s, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Swingtime-East Coast Works from the 1960s-70s, The University of Western Australia, Perth


1992

Sydney Ball & Hoon Kwak, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney


1991

Tribute to Ian Fairweather, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney


1990

Circa 69 AD, Contemporary Art Centre, Adelaide


1989

3rd International Contemporary Art Exposition, Los Angeles, California, USA


1988

Contemporary Australian Art, Houston International Festival, Houston, Texas, USA

International Art Exposition, Chicago, Illinois USA


1987

Surface for Reflexion, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Second International Art Exposition, Los Angeles, California, USA


1986

International Art Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Paradoxical Abstraction-New Paintings, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

Field to Figuration: Australian Art 1960-1986, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne 1986 Backlash: the Australian Drawing Revival, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne


1985

Australian Art in our Time, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Tennessee, Nashville, USA 1984 The Australians, CDS Gallery, New York, USA

1984

The Field Now, Heide Park and Art Gallery, Melbourne

Selections from the Chartwell Collection, Hamilton Art Centre, Hamilton, New Zealand

The John McCaughey Memorial Art Prize 1983, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Australian Perspecta II, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

The Wrong Place: Five Sydney Painters, Tasmanian School of Art, University of Tasmania, Hobart

Twelve Australian Painters, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth


1982

Visions in Disbelief: 4th Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

The Seventies: Paintings and Tapestries from the Collection of the National Australia Bank, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne


1981

Visions After Light: Art in South Australia 1836-1981, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

The Joseph Brown Collection, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne


1978

Artists from Australia, Powell Street Gallery at Cunningham-Ward Gallery, New York, USA


1976

Australian Colourists '77, Western Australian Institute of Technology, Perth


1975

Ten Australians, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney


1974

Expo '74, Spokane, Washington, USA

First Biennale of Sydney, Sydney Opera House Gallery, Sydney

Ten Australians, International Tour: Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris;; Institut fur Aslandabeziehungen, Stuttgart;; Galleria Internazionale, Milan;; L'Accademia dell' Arte e Disegno, Florence;; Palazzo Braschi, Rome, Ca'pesaro, Venice


1973

Trustees Invitation Prize, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane


1972

Australian Paintings of the Past 20 Years, London, United Kingdom;; Sydney


1968

The Field, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne;; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Georges Invitation Art Prize, Georges, Melbourne (winner)


1967

Contemporary Australian Painting, Los Angeles;; San Francisco, California USA

The Mertz Collection, Art Gallery of South Australia and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., USA

Corio Prize Invitation Exhibition, Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong

Contemporary Australian Painting, New Delhi, India

Benalla Invitation Prize, Benalla Art Gallery, Benalla

Directions, Arts Council of Australia, Canberra


1966

Contemporary Australian Drawing, Newcastle City Art Gallery, Sydney

T.E Wardle Invitation Exhibition, Perth.


1965

The Mirror-Waratah Invitation Prize Exhibition, Sydney

The New Edge, Westerly Gallery, New York, USA


1964

Drawing 64, Green Gallery, New York, USA

The New York Scene, Travelling Exhibition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

American Drawing Now, Westerly Gallery, New York, USA


Printmaking Exhibition

1989

Sydney Ball: A Jubilant Light: A Survey of Prints 1964-1988, Wollongong City Art Gallery, Wollongong;; Orange Regional Art Gallery, Orange;; Garrick Hill Museum, Adelaide


1988

Tenth British International Print Biennale Exhibition, Bradford, United Kingdom

Bicentennial Collection: A Portfolio of Australian Artists, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

Prints and Australia-Pre-settlement to Present, Australian National Gallery, Canberra,

Woodcut 1905-1989, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney and Penrith Regional Gallery and the Lewers Bequest, Sydney


1982

Recent Australian Screen Prints, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra


1981

Recent Serigraphs, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney


1978

Australian Printmaking, Stockholm, Sweden

Screen Prints, Printmakers Gallery, Brisbane

Patron Print Commission, Print Council of Australia, Melbourne


1977

National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart

Alice Springs Art Awards: Print Exhibition, Alice Springs


1975

Twentieth Century Graphics-A Selection from the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide


1974

Bonython Gallery, Sydney

1972

Printmaking in Australia 1912-1972, Newcastle Art Gallery, Sydney


1968

6th International Biennial Exhibition of Graphic Art, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan;; National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan


1966

Australian Print Council Survey, National Australian tour