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Norval Watson painting stars in the studio
Norval Watson in the studio, 2016

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Instagram
2010 Tigerfish Gallery, Torquay, Victoria
2007 Tigerfish Gallery, Torquay
1998 Something old, new, borrowed, blue… Ruskin St, Byron Bay, NSW
1997 Norval’s Junk World, Byron Bay
1997 Eclectic Selection, Byron Bay
1996 Orient Restaurant, Byron Bay
1995 Drawings, Saratoga Club, Melbourne, Victoria
1994 Works on paper, Cafe Primavera, Geelong, Victoria
1994 Lobby show, Napier Street Theatre, Melbourne
1994 Moved to abstraction, Saratoga Club, Melbourne
1991 Enter the Dreaming, Base, South Melbourne
1990 Base, South Melbourne
1988 Longforest Gallery, Central Victoria

Sound and music:

2009 Debut album “Unwell” released on Soundcloud and CD.
1980s Various soundtrack work on feature films and mini-series

Norval Watson: pleased to have finished screen printing a mountain of invites for his first big show, 1990
Norval Watson: pleased to have finished screen printing a mountain of invites for his first big show, 1990

Group Exhibitions

2015 Crescent Art Classic, Crescent Head, NSW
2012 Byron Art Classic, Byron Bay, NSW
2011 Food, still@thecenter, Byron Bay, NSW
2011 Byron Art Classic
2000 Soul Surfer 2, Tugun, Queensland
1999 Salon de Refuses (Archibald Prize), S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
1999 Soul Surfer, Broadbeach Gallery, Qld.
1996 Kicking Arts, Byron Bay
1996 Groundswell, Epicentre, Byron Bay
1994 Across the Rip, Tidal Wave IV, Sorrento, Victoria
1994 Summer show, Torqing Arts, Torquay, Victoria
1993 Struggle and Protest, Torqing Arts, Torquay
1993 Target Art Award, Geelong, Victoria
1993 The Big Break, Torquay
1993 Tidal Wave 2, Queenscliff, Victoria
1992 Surfering Artists , Torquay
1992 Tidal Wave 1 Queenscliff

Murals

1998-2000 Peter Pan’s Travel Centre, Byron Bay, NSW
1996 Byron Bay Bunkhouse, Byron Bay
1990 Bortolotto’s Cafe Menis, St Kilda, Victoria
1988 Data Express, South Melbourne, Victoria
1988 Triffids Restaurant, Philip Island, Victoria
1988 El Tropo Restaurant, Lancelin, WA

Film and video:

2000-2015 – various: Vimeo ChannelYouTube channel
1988 – Camera, “Savage Cuts II”, for Rip Curl
1987 – Co-producer, “Savage Cuts”, with Peter “PK” Kirkhouse, for Rip Curl
1980 “Zok”, 16 mins, 16mm

Published photography:

Australian Surfing World, Tracks Magazine, Surf Australia, Surfer USA, Surfing USA, Breakaway, Freesail

A gallery full of Norvals: Tigerfish, Torquay, 2007.
A gallery full of Norvals: Tigerfish, Torquay, 2007.

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