Tony Sorby History and Collections


Solo Exhibitions:

2016 Journey Tracks - Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2010 Tony Sorby's Kamilaroi Comes to Wingecarribee - Bowral District Art Society, Bowral

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2022 Colour Pop, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2020 East Coast Matters, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2019 Defining Tradition: the first wave & its disciples, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2011 Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre, Sydney
2008 Australian Aboriginal Art Gallery, Sydney
2008 Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre, Sydney
2007 Grand Opening Exhibition - Australian Aboriginal Art Gallery, Sydney
2006 Contemporary Indigenous Expression Exhibition - Primrose Park Gallery, Sydney
2002 Juma Art - Grand Banquet Centre, Ontario, Canada
1995 Invitation exhibition, Universioty of New South Wales, Sydney
1995 Langkawi International Festival of Arts, Malaysia
1994 Australian Craftworks, Sydney
1993 Masterpiece Pictures, Sydney
1993 Anadalou Gallery, Sydney

Awards and Recognition

1995 Invited to participate in joint Australian and Malaysian Aboriginal Art exhibition by Australian High Commission
1993 Kempsey Shire Art Prize Heritage Award - Merit Award
1993 Australia Council for the Arts - Grant


Member of the Aboriginal Art Association of Australia (AAAA)
Registered with the National Association for the Visual Arts
Previous Member of Boomali Aboriginal Artist Cooperative Ltd.
Previous Member of National Indigenous Arts Advocacy Association Inc.
Previous Member of Bowral District Art Society


  • Aboriginal Health College of NSW, Little Bay, NSW