Adam Lester Australian, b. 1971

1971 Born in Melbourne
2002 Bachelor of Visual Arts, Southern Cross University, NSW




2021 Take Me to the River, PIERMARQ*, Sydney
2020 Islands, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2017 This Ole House, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane 

2014 Summerland, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane 

2012 Palookaville, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane 

2011 Michael Reid Gallery at Murrurundi, NSW 

2010 Gumbo, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane

I Don’t Wanna Grow Up, Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide 

2009 Harbourworks, Michael Reid Gallery at Murrurundi, NSW

2008 Let’s Get Lost, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane

Barely Losing, Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide

New World, Michael Reid Gallery, Murrurundi, NSW
2006 Anywhere, Anywhere, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane 
2005 Mixed Business, Arts Factory Gallery, Brisbane
2003 Working Class Bohemia, Arts Factory Gallery, Brisbane


2020 Summer hang, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane

2019 Last Seen (exhibition and auction), QAGOMA and QPAC, Brisbane

2017 Dog Days, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2016 Jan Murphy Gallery, spring 1883, Melbourne 
2014-15 Cars = My Autolove, Caboolture Regional Gallery, QLD 
2012 Hill Smith Gallery, Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne 
2011 Straddie, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane

Animalia, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane

Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2009 Works on Paper, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane 
2008 Michael Reid at Murrurundi, NSW
2008 Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide
2007 Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane

Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney
Griffith Regional Art Gallery, NSW

2005 Jan Murphy Gallery, brisbane Charles Ginn Gallery, Brisbane

2004 Arts Factory Gallery, brisbane Victoria Street Warehouse, Brisbane

2003 Arts Factory Gallery, Brisbane
2002 National Graduate Show, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth

2001 Graduate Show, Southern Cross University, Lismore

The Tub Gallery, Byron Bay 

2000 Roxy Gallery, Kyogle

1997 Agias Procopihos, Naxos, Greece
Kali Techni, Bar Baigani, Naxos, Greece


2005 Finalist, Queensland Art Workers Alliance Art Prize, Brisbane 

Finalist, The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, Anglican Church Grammar School, Brisbane

2004 Finalist, The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, Anglican

Church Grammar School, brisbane 2002 Winner, Bentley Art Prize, Bentley

Highly Commended, Southern Cross Art Prize, Southern Cross University, Lismore

2001 Highly Commended, Reconciliation Art Prize, Southern Cross University, Lismore