Chronology

The chronology of the career of David Mackay Harrison from his humble beginning to the present day.

1941 Born Lismore, Scottish/Australian parents. Attended schools Sydney, Albury, Brunswick Heads, Mullumbimby, Lismore.
1958 Graduated Lismore High School.
1958-61 Attended Hawkesbury Agricultural College. Graduated with Diploma in Agriculture.
1961-68 Joined Chamberlain Tractors as area representative and finally as district manager.
1968 Left Swan Hill. Victoria. Began painting full time and travelled extensively throughout Victoria, New.South Wales and Queensland.
1971 Returned to Lismore and held first one man exhibition at the Lismore Regional Gallery. Settled in Ballina.
1975 One man exhibition Strawberry Hill Gallery, Sydney.
1976 Mixed exhibitions Kay Lyn Galleries, Gold Coast.
1978 Open Mackay Harrison Galleries with mixed exhibition of works. Ballina, Northern New South Wales.
1982 Mixed exhibition, Mackay Harrison Galleries.
1983 Mixed exhibition, Mackay Harrison Galleries.
1986 Mixed exhibition, Mackay Harrison Galleries.
1987 One man exhibition, Mackay Harrison Galleries.
1989 One man exhibition, Mackay Harrison Galleries.
1990 Selected as finalist in the Doug Moran Portrait Prize.
1990 One man exhibition, Mackay Harrison Galleries.
1991 One man exhibition, Galloway Galleries, Brisbane.
1992 One man exhibition, Mackay Harrison Galleries.
1992 One man exhibition, Cooks Hill Gallery, Newcastle.
1993 Joint exhibition (John Guy), Galloway Galleries, Brisbane.
1994 Selected as a finalist in the Doug Moran Portrait Prize.
1996 Joint exhibition, Stafford Studios, Perth
1996 Joint exhibition, Beach Side Galleries, Noosa
1996 Joint exhibition, Cintria Galleries Brisbane
1996 Joint exhibition, Framed Galleries, Darwin
1996 Joint exhibition, Cooks Hill Gallery, Newcastle
1996 Joint exhibition, Dridan Fine Arts, Adelaide
1996 Joint exhibition, Solander Galleries, Canberra
1997 Joint exhibition, Greythorn Galleries, Melbourne
1997 Joint exhibition, Art Galleries Schubert, Gold Coast
1998 One man exhibition, Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney
1999 Joint exhibition, Masterpiece Fine Art Gallery, Tasmania
2001 Exhibition, Gallery America – Carmel, U.S.
2001 Exhibition, Wally Findlay Galleries – Florida, U.S.
2003 Exhibition, Galerie Tourgeville – France
2005 Exhibition, Wagner Gallery – Sydney
2010 Exhibition, Mackay Harrison Galleries
2011 Exhibition, Moulton Galleries – Sydney
2011 Exhibition, Cooks HIll Gallery – Newcastle
2012 Exhibition, Red Hill Gallery – Brisbane
2012 Exhibition, Manyung Gallery – Melbourne
2013 David Sumner Gallery – Adelaide
2013 Red Hill Gallery – Brisbane
2013 Yallingup Gallery – Yallingup
2014 Gallery One – Gold Coast
2014 Moulton Gallery – Sydney
2014 Manyung Gallery – Melbourne
2014 Mackay Harrison Gallery – Ballina
2015 Articles Gallery – Stanwell Park