artist who works with painting, drawing, photography, mixed media, collage, printmaking and digital media. Cattapan was born in 1956. His works demonstrate his interest with the city and urban environments, contemporary culture and political issues. Overseas residencies include New York (USA), Seoul (Korea), and Castelfranco Veneto (Italy).
The Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, Vic.
The drowned world is a major survey of the work of Melbourne-based artist, Jon Cattapan. The drowned world includes a selection of paintings and works on paper that portray the development of Cattapan’s practice over the last three decades, with particular attention given to his collaborative projects.
Wollongong City Gallery Touring Exhibition, Wollongong City council; NSW Ministry for the Arts. Commentaries on our time and lifestyles, particularly in reference to the many ways both subtle and overt, in which technology and mass production impact upon our lives and our psyche.
Source: Solo Survey Exhibition Linkage Project, Tasmanian School of Art, UTAS Wollongong City Gallery annual report
Exhibition Catalogue: Jon Cattapan: The City Submerged. Wollongong: Wollongong City Gallery, 1999 ISBN 0646374397