BIOGRAPHY

JUAN FORD

 

Born 1973, Melbourne

   
  EDUCATION
2001 Master of Arts (Fine Art) by research, RMIT University, Melbourne
1998  Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting), RMIT University, Melbourne
   
 

AWARDS, GRANTS, RESIDENCIES

2015

New Work Grant, Australia Council for the Arts

2013 

New Work Grant - Established, Australia Council for the Arts

2011

OMI International Arts Centre Residency, New York, New York, USA

2010

Basil Sellers Art Prize, Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne,

Melbourne, People's Choice Award Winner

  New Work Grant, Australia Council for the Arts
  Bundanon Studio Residency, Nowra
  Art Vault Residency, Mildura
2006 Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, Open Award
  Australia Council for the Arts, Studio Residency, Rome, Italy
2004 Fletcher Jones Contemporary Art Prize, Geelong Gallery, Geelong, Winner
  ABN Amro Emerging Artist Prize, Sydney, People's Choice Award Winner
  Salon des Refuses, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, Holding Redlich People's Choice Award Winner
2003 Conrad Jupiters Art Prize Winner, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast, Winner
2002 Australia Council New Work Grant
  The Siemens Art Prize, RMIT Gallery, University of Melbourne
2001 Whyalla Art Prize, Whyalla, Winner
1998 Victorian Campus Art Prize, Award for Critical Merit
1996 RMIT Union Arts Grant Recipient, RMIT University, Melbourne
   
  SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 Solo Show, This Is No Fantasy + Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
2014 Art Taipei, GDM projects, Taiwan
  Lord of the Canopy, McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery, Melbourne
  When We take Flight, Bank of Melbourne in conjunction with National Gallery of Victoria
2013 Art Basel Hong Kong, Dianne Tanzer Gallery stand, Hong Kong
  Lord of the Canopy, Mildura Arts Centre, Mildura
2012 Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
  Lord of the Canopy, a project commissioned for the LaTrobe University Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo
2011 Juan Ford: The Instant, Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, curated by Kent Buchanan
  Make Nature Better, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney
2010 The Day the Machine Started, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Centre, Melbourne
2009 Simple Interference, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney
  Juan Ford: Works from 2001 - 2006, 24HR Art, Northern Territory Contemporary Art Centre, Darwin
  Figuration Overhaul, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane
2008 A Phrenologist's Deceptions, 24hr Art, Northern Territory Contemporary Art Centre, Darwin
  Gravity, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
2007 Inverted World, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane
  100,000 Lux, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney
2006 Revelation, Diane Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
  More is Less, Dudespace, Melbourne
  More is Less, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane
2005 Solo, Diane Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
2004 The Golden Mile, Diane Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
2003 Songs from the Penumbra, Diane Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
2002 Night and Day, Diane Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
  Clone, Diane Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
2001 Protect me From what I Want, Mass Gallery, Melbourne
  AΩ; West Space Inc., Melbourne
1999 Artbox Installation, Sherman Galleries, Sydney
1999 The Way it Is, TCB art Inc., Melbourne
1998 Periphery, First Site Gallery, Melbourne
   
  GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 21st Century Hyperrealism, Daejeon Museum of Art, Korea
  5th Nakanojo Biennale, Gunma Prefecture, Japan
  The Archibald Prize Finalists Exhibition, Art Gallery NSW, Touring Australia 2015-2016
  Art Stage Singapore, GDM projects, Singapore
  2015 Group Exhibition, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney
  Conflicted: Adversaties in Art; Town Hall Gallery, City of Boroondara, Melbourne, Curated by Dr Kent Wilson
 

Art15 London, GDM projects, London

 

Syndey Contemporary, This Is No Fantasy + Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Sydney

 

The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo

2014 In the flesh, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
  Composing Common Worlds, Town Hall Gallery, City of Boroondara, Melbourne, Curated by Dr Kent Wilson
  This is no Fantasy, 2014 Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne
  2014 Archibald Prize Finalists Exhibition, Art Gallery NSW, Touring Australia 2014-2015
  Side Project, Academy of Design Australia, Curated By Michael Peck
  Made To Last: The conservation of art, NETS Touring Exhibition, Curated by Sherryn Vardy and Sophia Lewincamp, McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park, Charles Darwin University Art Gallery
  The Medium is the Message, La Trobe University Museum of Art, Curated by Michael Brennan
  FloraXFauna, Womanorial Texas, Curated by Haley Kattner Allen, Gabriela Ochoa, Deirdre Milionis
  2014 Melbourne Art Fair, dianne tanzer gallery + projects, Melbourne  
  Tools of the Trade Project, Paul Nache Gallery, Gisborne, New Zealand
2013 Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria
  Finalist Exhibition, Arthur Guy Memorial Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo
  Mildura Palimpsest Biennale #9, Mildura.
  Auckland Art Fair, dianne tanzer gallery + projects booth
  Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself, Strange Neighbour, Melbourne. Curated by Ash Kerr
  Made To Last: The conservation of art, NETS Touring Exhibition, Curated by Sherryn Vardy and Sophia Lewincamp, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Wangaratta Art Gallery, QUT Art Museum, Manningham Art Gallery
2012 Hotel de Immigrantes, curated by Tomasz Wendland, parallel program to Manifesta 9, Belgium
  Archibald Prize Finalists Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, then touring Australia 2012-2013
  Wynne Prize Finalists Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
  Sub12,The Substation, curated program by Substation committee
  Lie of the Land, Embassy of Australia, Washington, curated by Alex Taylor
  Revealed: inside the private collections of South Australia;Samstag Museum, Adelaide
  Juan Ford and Shaun O’Connor,Krause Gallery, New York
  Signal 8: Storm, The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong
  Made to Last: The conservation of Art, NETS touring exhibition curated by Sherryn Vardy and Sophie Lewincamp, Latrobe Regional Gallery, 2013 - Art Gallery of Ballarat, Wangaratta Art Gallery
  The Rockhampton Gold Award, inaugural invitational prize, Rockhampton Art Gallery, Queensland
  SSFA12, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney
  A4 Art, Westspace, Melbourne
2011 Art Stage Singapore, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
  Double Vision, McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, curated by Penny Teale
  Wattle, The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong
  Trans, Footscray Community Arts Centre, Melbourne
  High Definition – New Realist Painting, Paradise Hills, Melbourne
  High Definition – New Realist Painting, Austin Tung Gallery, Melbourne
  SSFA11, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney
2010 Outside In, McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, Melbourne
  Basil Sellers Art Prize, Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, Melbourne
  Present Tense, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
  Understory, Devonport Regional Gallery, Devonport
  Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
  Imaging the Apple, AC Institute (Direct Chapel), New York, New York, USA
  The Shilo Project, National Trust S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney 
  SSFA10, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney
2009 Murray Darling Palimpsest, Mildura Arts Festival 2009, Wentworth Gaol, Mildura
  Sir John Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, finalist
  Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, finalist
  Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, finalist
  The Space in Between - Book Project, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga
  The Skin Show, Shifted Visual Art Space, Melbourne
  The Shilo Project, Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne
  Now & Then, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney
  A Natural World, Glen Eira City Gallery, Glen Eira
  SSFA09, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney
2008 Contemporary Australia: Optimism, Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
  Neo-Goth: Back in Black, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
  A Strange Façade, Gippsland Regional Art Gallery, Gippsland
  A4 Art, Westspace, Melbourne
  When You Think About Art, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne
  The Space in Between, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo
  Eye to I, Warrnambool Art Gallery, Warrnambool
  SSFA08, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney
2007 The Far Side of the Moon, McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, Melbourne
  City of Perth Art Award, Perth Town Hall, Perth
  University of Queensland National Artist’s Self-Portrait Prize, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
  Eye to I, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat
  The Year in Art, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
  The Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
  Apropos – Human Rights in Art, Bus 117, for the 2007 Human Rights and Film Festival, Melbourne 
  Human Rights and Film Festival, Melbourne
  SSFA07, Sullivan & Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney
  A4 Art, Westspace, Melbourne
  Prometheus Art Prize, All Saints Anglican School, Merrimac, Gold Coast 
  The Space in Between, Victoria College of the Arts, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, University of Melbourne, Melbourne; Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo
  Royal Rumble 2, Kings ARI, Melbourne
  Behind You, Underground – RMIT Union Collection Retrospective, First Site, Melbourne
2006  Overlap, The Sainsbury Gallery, The British School at Rome, Italy
  Flaming Youth, Orange Regional Gallery, Orange
  Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Art Centre, Sydney, (Winner)
  A4 Art – Reunion, Westspace, Melbourne
  The Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Caloundra 
  A portable model of…, La Trobe Regional Gallery, Melbourne
  Where the Beep Hell are Ya?, Kings Artist Run Initiative, Melbourne
2005 The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo 
  Salon des Refuses, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
  The Year in Art, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
  A portable model of…, Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart
  This Urban World, Devonport Regional Gallery, Devonport
  Selekta, Westspace, Melbourne
  ABN Amro Emerging Artist Prize, ABN Amro Offices, Sydney and Melbourne
  Australian Icons Framed, National Trust fundraiser, Hotel Sofitel Wentworth, Sydney
  Exposure, Trocadero Artspace, Melbourne
  Why are you showing here? Trocadero Artspace, Melbourne 
  Satellite Cities and Tabloid Life, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
2004 Fletcher Jones Art Prize, Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong (Winner)
  Address Book, Bus Gallery, Melbourne
  Salon des Refuses, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
  Melbourne Contemporary Art Fair, Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
  ABN Amro Emerging Artists Prize, ABN Amro Offices, Sydney and Melbourne
  Australian Multiculturalism in the 21st Century Manningham Art Gallery, Melbourne
  Imaging the Apple, national touring exhibition, curated by John R. Neeson
2003 SBS/Federation Square Contemporary Art Prize Federation Square, Melbourne
  Nth Art, Nth Art, London, United Kingdom
  Melbourne X, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra
  Melbourne X, Sydney College of the Arts Gallery, University of Sydney, Sydney
  Glacier: Contemporary Painting, touring exhibition, Victoria and Queensland
  Headspace, National Neuroscience Faculty, University of Melbourne, Melbourne
  The Arthur Guy memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo
  Posted, MOP Projects, Sydney
  The Robert Jacks Drawing Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo
 

Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast, (Winner)

  The Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, Brett Whiteley Studio, Sydney
  Royal Rumble, Kings Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne
2002 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize, Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong
  Melbourne Contemporary Art Fair, Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
2001 The Siemens Art Prize, RMIT Gallery, University of Melbourne, Melbourne 
  Melbourne x 8, Gallery 482,Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
  Look See: Five Contemporary Painters, Monash University Gallery, Clayton
  Glacier: Contemporary Painting, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
  The Mediated Portrait/Image in Painting and Drawing, Mass Gallery, Melbourne
  2001 Whyalla Art Prize, Whyalla (Winner)
  The Space in Between, Platform, Melbourne
  Eat My Art, TCB art Inc., Melbourne
2000 Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast
  Dickerson-Scott, Melbourne
  ...A Brush With Death, La Trobe St Gallery, Melbourne
1999 RMIT Fine Art at Yuan-Ze University, Yuan-Ze University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
  Darebin-Latrobe Acquisitive Art Prize, Bundoora Park Homestead, Melbourne
  Project One, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne
  Artzine, Spencer Street Gallery, Melbourne
  The New Collectable, First Site Gallery, Melbourne 
  2 Years of Span, Span Galleries, Melbourne
1998 RMIT Fine Art at the Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
  The Victorian Campus Art Prize, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne
  RMIT Honours Graduate Show, 101 Collins Street Annex, Melbourne
1997 Love Arm Live, performance with Japanese artist Ujino, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Melbourne 
  Contingency, Span Galleries, Melbourne
   
  EXHIBITIONS CURATED
2000 …A Brush With Death, La Trobe Street Gallery, Melbourne
   
  SELECTED COMMISSIONS
2014 Jewish Museum of Australia, portrait of Sir Isaac Isaacs
  When We Take Flight, Bank of Melbourne in conjunction with National Gallery of Victoria
2013 Lowther Hall, Portrait of Principal Carolyn Grantskalns.
  You, Me & the Flock, National Gallery of Victoria
2012 Victorian State Parliament, portrait of the Hon. John Brumby, Premier. 
2011 La Trobe University Chancellor, Sylvia Walton
2010  Westin Hotel, Sydney
2008  Sydney University Deputy Vice-chancellor, Professor Andrew Coats
  Monash University Chancellor, Jerry Ellis
2007 Monash University Vice-chancellor, Professor Richard Larkins OA
  RMIT University Vice-chancellor, Professor Ruth Dunkin
2005 University of Melbourne Chancellor, Professor Fay Marles AM
   
  COLLECTIONS
 

Artbank

Bendigo Art Gallery

Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney

Geelong Art Gallery,Geelong

City of Whyalla, SA

Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast

Fidelity International, Sydney

La Trobe University, Melbourne

Macquarie Group Collection, Sydney

McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

RMIT University and RMIT Union Arts, Melbourne

Trinity College, University of Melbourne,Melbourne

TXU

Victorian Energy Ombudsman

Parliament of Victoria, Melbourne

Westin Hotel, Sydney

Private collections in Australia and overseas

   
  SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
 

2015

Crawford, Ashley, 'Global', Art Collector, Issue 74, Oct - Dec, 20015

Nowak, Mardi, Conflicted: war and play, The Town Hall Gallery, ex. cat., 2015

Ford, Juan. 'Observation Point', Portrait, #50, Spring 2015

Rule, Dan. 'In the galleries', The Age, Spectrum, November 21, 2015

Ore, Madeleine, '10 quirky ways to engage audiences', ArtsHub, 24 February, 2015

Shanahan, Brittany, 'Juan the explorer', Diamond Valley Leader, October 21, 2015

 

2014

Brennan, Michael. The Medium is the Message, LUMA, La Trobe University Museum of Art, ex. cat., 2014

Watson, Bronwyn. ‘Public Works’, The Australian, November 29-20, 2014

Rule, Dan. 'Group show at Town Hall Gallery and a retrospective of Andrew Sibley's early work', The Age, September 5, 2014

Rule, Dan. 'David Rozetsky's choreographed allegories and a remarkable group exhibition', The Age, August 19, 2014         

Harford, Sonia. 'Dystopian works a fresh take on nature', The Age, 14 February 2014

'Archibald Prize exlusive at Monington Peninsular Regional Gallery', Peninsula Wide, October 2014

 

2013

Cuthbertson, Debbie. 'Art draws in the Kids' The Age, 2 December 2013

Harford, Sonia. 'Children put on the map at the NGV', The Saturday Age, 28 September 2013

Rule, Dan. 'In the Galleries - Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself', The Age, 14 September 2013

Crawford, Ashley. 'Go Figure: Human side comes back to life', The Australian Financial Review, 30 May 2013

Percival, Lindy. 'A whiff of fresh perspectives', The Age, 1 June 2013

Crawford, Ashley. 'Juan Ford', Artist Profile, issue 23, 2013

McHissock-Davis, Hannah. Art Collector at Art Basel Hong Kong, Special Edition, 2013

Kiely, Annemarie. 'Man Vs Wild', Vogue Living, May-June, 2013

Crawford, Ashley. 'Curators Radar', Australian Art Collector, issue 63 2013

Leach, Sam. 'Realistic Representation in Australian Art', Vault, issue 3 2013

Crawford, Ashley. 'Tapping the Hustle and Bustle: Art Basel', The Australian Financial Review, 30 May 2013

Ashley-Kerr, David. Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself, ex cat., Strange Neighbour Gallery, 2013

Cooke, Dewi. 'Hong Kong art show opens borders', The Saturday Age, 20 April 2013

 

2012

Alessi, Vincent. Lord of the Canopy, ex cat. 2012-2014

Alessi, Vincent. 'Juan Ford - Recent Paintings', ex cat., dianne tanzer gallery + projects, 2012

Bridgefoot, Jessica. Sub12, ex cat. Sub12 The Substation, 2012

Backhouse, Megan. 'New Work Juan Ford', Art Guide Australia, Sept-Oct 2012

Miller, Carrie. 'Program Highlights', Australian Art Collector, Jan-Mar issue 59, 2012

Hoorn, Jeanette. Lie of the Land, New Australian Landscapes, ex cat. Embassy of Australia, Washington, 2012

Allen, Christopher. 'Man with no face the year's top portrait', The Australian, 31 March 2012

McDonald, John. 'Face the Facts', The Sydney Morning Herald, 31 March 2012

Allen, Christopher. 'Facial Recognition - The Archibald', The Australian, 16 March 2012

Teale, Penny. Double Vision, ex cat, McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, Melbourne 2012

Crawford, Ashley. 'Back to the Land', The Australian Financial Review, March 2012

 

2011

Buchanan, Kent. The Instant, ex cat., Dubbo Regional Gallery, 2011

Crawford, Ashley. '50 of Australia's most collectable artists', Australian Art Collector, issue 55, 2011

Amore, Melissa. Beyond the Instant, ex cat., Dubbo Regional Gallery, 2011

 

2010

Duncan, Sarah. ‘Buy Gum’, Brisbane News, 25 November 2010

McAuliffe, Chris. Basil Sellers Art Prize, ex cat., Ian Potter Museum of Art, 2010

Cormack, Emily. 'The Day the Machine Started' ex cat. Melbourne Art Fair, dianne tanzer gallery + projects, 2010

Desmond, Michael, Present Tense, ex cat. National Portrait Gallery, 2010

 

2009

Thompson, Nicholas, 'Negotiating Art and its public: Optimism at the GOMA', Art Monthly, Issue 219, 2009

Kubler, Alison. 'Wrapped up in the real world', The Courier-Mail, 21 November 2009

Gill, Raymond. 'Shortlist to show sport, creativity', The Age, 25 September 2009

Hampson, Jane. 'Juan Ford: A Phrenologist's Deceptions'. Australian Art Review, Issue 18, February – April 2009


 

2008

Hampson, Jane. 'Juan Ford: A Phrenologist's Deceptions', Australian Art Review, Issue 18, February – April 2009

Gaynor, Andrew. Wake in Fright, ex cat. Gravity, 2008

Parker, Francis. 'The Salon Project, A Chamber of Light and Dark', ex cat., Optimism, Queensland Art Gallery, 2008

Watson, Claire. A Strange Facade, ex cat. Gippsland Art Gallery, 2008

Crawford, Ashley. ‘The Goth Within’, ex cat. Neo Goth: Back in Black, July 2008

Martin-Chew, Louise. ‘Neo-Goth Shadow Looms Large’, ex cat. Neo Goth: Back in Black, July 2008

Crawford, Ashley. 'Terror Australis’, Australian Art Collector, Issue 44, April-June 2008

Slade, Lisa. ‘The Thrall of the Skull’, ex cat. Neo Goth: Back in Black, July 2008

Kubler, Alison. ‘As Black as Stone’, ex cat. Neo Goth: Back in Black, July 2008

 

2007

Clements, Justin. 100,000 Lux, ex cat., April 2007


Crawford, Ashley. ‘The Suburban Vernacular’, Nathan Taylor catalogue, Mossgreen Gallery 2007


Kidd, Courtney. ‘Artnotes', Art Monthly, April 2007


Kiely, Annemarie, 'Bright Young Things', Vogue Living, Nov-Dec 2007

Kubler, Alison. 'Queensland Painters: A New Breed’, Art and Australia Vol 45, No 1 2007


Backhouse, Megan. 'The Space in Between Book Project', Art Around the Galleries, The Age, 26 July 2007


Iaccarino, Clara. “100,000 Lux’, Open Gallery, Sydney Morning Herald, Spectrum section, 6 April, 2007


Lobley, Katrina. ‘Sullivan & Strumpf’, Events Section, Sydney Morning Herald, 8 February, 2007


 

2006

Gregg, Simon. ‘Melburnin’, Trouble, Issue 29, October 2006


Mahar, Jessica. ‘A Proud Night for our Art Credentials’, Cambelltown - Macarthur Advertiser, 8 November, 2006


Preston, Edwina. 'Revelation’ , ex cat. Revelation, September 2006


Rainbird, Stephen. ‘More is Less’, ex cat. More is Less, July 2006


Coslovich, Gabriella. ‘City’s Arty Image the In Thing, but Artists on the Way Out’, The Age, 7 September, 2006


Hansen, David. ‘Signs of the Times’, Sightlines, The Age, 13 October 2006


Backhouse, Megan. 'Revelation’, Art Around the Galleries, The Age, 30 September, 2006


Nelson, Robert. ‘Relics Reveal More than Meets the Eye’, The Age, 13 December, 2006


 

2005

Backhouse, Megan. 'Beyond the Cold detail of the Lens', The Age, April 2005


Crisp, Lynda. 'Exposure to the Learning Curve’, Australian Financial Review, 4 August, 2005


Hawley, Jane. ‘Idol Chatter’ The Age, Good Weekend, June 2005


McDonald, John. ‘Out of Art’s Boiler Room’, Sydney Morning Herald, Spectrum, October 2005


Myer, Rod. ‘ABN Amro gets the hang of being young at Art’, The Age, 17 August, 2005


 

2004

Britton, Stephanie. Artrave - Awards section - Artlink Volume 24, 2 Number, 2004


Antony, Rachael. 'Ford drives on', Poster Magazine, Issue 7, 2004

Cass, Naomi. Artnotes Victoria, Art Monthly Australia, no. 170, June 2004

Clements, Justin. Eyeline - Contemporary Visual arts, no. 53, March 2004


Anderson, Patricia. 'Faces in a Crowd', The Weekend Australian, April 2004


Angeloro, Dominique 'He's the One, Officer - Review, "Abstraction"', Sydney Morning Herald, September 2004


Backhouse, Megan 'Juan Ford: the people's choice', The Age, May 2004


Backhouse, Megan feature article The Age, May 2004


Evans, Holly. Diary, The Age, August 2004


Low, Lenny Ann. Sydney Morning Herald, September 2004


McDonald, John. 'Mystique: in love with the Archibald', Australian Financial Review, 1 April, 2004


Makin, Jeff. ‘Much to be Big-Headed About’ Herald-Sun, October 2004


 

2003

Clements, Justin. 'Songs From the Penumbra', ex cat. Songs From the Penumbra, July 2003


Portus, Martin. 'Melbourne X' review, Eyeline 51, Winter 2003


Clark, Julie. 'Clone paintings', ex cat. Clone, February 2002


Strachan, Lucinda. Melbourne Magazine, August Issue 2003


Backhouse, Megan 'Singing in a world of their own', The Age, July 2003


'Juan takes Top Prize', Gold Coast Weekender, December 2003


 

2002

Loughrey, Felicity 'Attack of the Clones', Black and White Magazine, Issue 61, June/July 2002


Trotter, Penny. ‘The Theatrics of Cloning’: The recent paintings of Juan Ford’, Artlink, Vol 22, No 1, March 2002


Coslovich, Gabriella. ‘Double Trouble in a Virtual World’, The Age, February 2002


Nelson, Robert. ‘Prize Show Offers Fascinating Tour of New Directions', The Age, September 2002


Nelson, Robert. ‘Subversive Work at Play in Ironic Ode to Grecian Urn’, The Age, February 2002


 

2001

Bond, Chris. ‘A Short History of the Reconciliation of Opposites in the Paintings of Juan Ford’, ex cat. Protect Me From What I Want, February 2001


Gregg, Simon. ‘Art Soul’, Large Magazine, August 2001

Walwicz, Ania. Literary response to “Mediations” on July 2001


Williams, Linda. Reflection and Reconstruction: New Directions in Australian Painting’, ex cat. Glacier, September 2001


Coslovich, Gabriella. ‘RMIT Turns Cool’, The Age, September 2001


Coslovich, Gabriella. ‘Down an Alley, Filled with Art’, The Age, November 2001


Bullock, Natasha. ‘Moving Through Space’ ex cat. Look See: Five Contemporary Painters, March 2001


Nelson, Robert. ‘Are You Experienced’, The Age, March 2001


Nelson, Robert. “The ’Death of Painting’ a little premature”, The Age, September 2001


Timms, Peter. ‘Clever, Complex Ride Through Hearts’ Desires’ The Age, March 2001

 

2000

Atkinson, Paul. 'A Brush With Death’ ex cat. La Trobe Street Gallery, March 2000


Clements, Justin. ‘Revelations of the Insensible: The paintings of Juan Ford'


Kubler, Alison. ‘Sebastian’ ex cat. Gold Coast City Art Gallery, May 2000


Makin, Jeff. ‘Heavyweights on Hand’, Herald-Sun, February 2000


Kubler, Alison. ‘(You make me feel) Mighty real’, Art Monthly 130, June 2000


Safe, Georgina. ‘Auction Offers Art at Cutting-Edge Prices’ (Interview), The Australian, December 2000


 

1999

Lloyd, Tony. ‘The Way It Is’, ex cat. TCB art Inc. Melbourne, September 1999


Sellars, Simon. Interview in Online Arts and Culture Journal, Issue 2, 1999