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May 2010

Les will be giving a floor talk at the S H Ervin Gallery in Sydney on the 5th of May at 3pm about his portrait of Melbourne Underworld figure and all 'round good guy Mick Gatto. There are a few guest speakers, so come along and join the fun.

March 2010

Les' portrait of Melbourne underworld survivor Mick gatto as been hung in the 2010 Archibald Prize Salon de Refuses, which is on at the S H Ervin Gallery in Sydney. The show opens on Saturday the 27th of March and runs for a couple of months before travelling to the Tweed River regional Gallery.

February 2010

Les will be talking about tattooing, painting and whatever else comes up on ABC702 with presenter Robbie Buck on Monday the 1st of February. Tune in after 7 if you live in Sydney.

September 2009

Les' painting Images of Christian Martyrdom : James the Persian is a finalist in the Blake Prize for Religious Art at the National Art School Gallery, Sydney..

April 2009

On Rage is a group show curated by Ben Quilty at Jan Murphy Gallery in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley. It includes a new work by Les, get along and check it out if you live in Brisbane.

March 2009

Untitled (title sometimes appears in parentheses) is Les' first solo show of his paintings, and opens at MOP Projects, 2/39 Abercrombie St Chippendale at 6 pm on March 19. Come along for a beer and to check out the show. It runs until the 5th of April.

January 2009

Les has a painting in 'A Fragile State', a group show at Martin browne Fine Art, Potts point, Sydney. Opens 6pm, Wednesday the 7th of january, until the 25th of January.

December 2008

Grab a copy of the December issue of Tattoos Downunder magazine to read the rantings of a grumpy old man, as Les is a featured artist

November 2008

Les is the speaker at the VIP party to celebrate the opening of the Archibald Prize exhibition on it's tour of Regional New South Wales at the Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Booragul NSW. Please contact the Art Gallery for details and tickets.

October 2008

Les has a painting in 'Food for Thought' - a group exhibition at NG Art, Little Queen St, Chippendale, Sydney.

September 2008

Les has a painting in 'Beastly' - a group show curated by Nana Ohnsorge at MOP Projects, Abercrombie Street, Sydney. Opening is on Thursday the 4th of September at 6pm, come along for a beer.

June 2008

Richard Glover, ABC Radio 702 presenter, talks with artists Ben Quilty and Leslie Rice who have both painted Adam Cullen for the Archibald Prize, as part Of the Art Gallery of New South Wales Art after Hours Program, in association with Adam Cullen 'Let's get lost'. At the AGNSW, Wed 4th June, from 6.30pm.

May 2008

Listen to Triple J radio on Friday the 9th of May at 7am, when Les will be tattooing Lindsay 'the doctor' Mcdougall live on air, using a design sent in by a Triple J listener.

Les will be tattooing at the Professional Tattoo Artists Association National Tattoo Convention in Melbourne to be held at the Sebel on Albert Park on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of May. For bookings, please contact Les via this site.

April 2008

Les will be discussing his work in the Archibald Prize at the annual Archibald Lunch at the Sofitel in Phillip St, Sydney.

March 2008

Les' painting "Quartered, Drawn and Hung: Adam Cullen on Public Display" has been selected as a finalist in this years Archibald Prize, on at the Art Gallery of New South Wales until May

January 2008

Les has a painting on show at MOP Projects. until late Februaury

September 2007

Les has a painting in the final of The Blake Prize for Religious Art currently on show at:
The Gallery, National Art School:
Sydney, New South Wales


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