Born | SYDNEY 1973


2019 The Quick Brown Fox, Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide

2018 Artist focus, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Lake Macquarie

2018 TALL TALES AND TRUE, Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide

2017 YARN, Newcastle University Gallery, Newcastle

2017 GHOSTING, Junior Space, Melbourne

2017 BRUTAL, The Lock Up Art Space, Newcastle

2009 OVERPASS, Arts Systems Wickham, Newcastle

2008 LATITUDE, The Lock Up Art space, Newcastle 

2007 AFTERGLOW John Miller Galleries, Newcastle 

2005 STOWAGE John Miller Galleries, Newcastle 

 2004 FRAGMENTS John Miller Galleries, Newcastle 

2003 PAST TENSE John Miller Galleries, Newcastle 

2001 QUEEN, Watt Space, Newcastle


2019  TERRITORY, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney

2018 Beyond Reason, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

 2018 ANON, Goodspace, Sydney

 2017 Floral St Pop Up, Nick Knight, London

2014 The Collector’s Choice, UoN Gallery, Newcastle 

2013 An Open Secret, Cessnock Art Gallery, NSW 

2013 Opening the Box, Tamworth Art Gallery, NSW 

2012 More From the Box, Moree Art Gallery, NSW 

2011 MARITIME, The Lock Up, Newcastle   

 2010 Drawn To Abstraction, Arts Systems Wickham, Newcastle 

 2009 Newcastle By Name, John Miller Galleries, Newcastle  

2007 Pretty Little Things, Back to Back Gallery, Newcastle

 2007 My Favourite Things, Foresight Gallery, Newcastle 

 2006 Pandora’s Box, Newcastle Art Space, Newcastle  

2005 Eight Painters, SAUC Gallery, Sydney 

 2004 Erotica, Podspace, Newcastle 

 2004 Yellow+ Blue, Watt Space, Newcastle Greens, Newcastle 

 2004 Summertime, John Miller Galleries, Newcastle 

2004 Intercourse, Watt Space, Newcastle 

 2003 Museum, Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle 

2003 About Time, Rocketart, Newcastle 

 2003 The Red Balloon, John Miller Galleries, Newcastle


Lisa Slade, SALLY BOURKE, Fathom - 7 women artists, 2009, Pg 6,7

Una Rey, BRUTAL TREASURY, The Lock Up catalogue essay, 2017 Pg 2

Sally Bourke, SALLY BOURKE, REVS magazine (Finland) SPRING/SUMMER, The Maze Vol 18, 2017, pg 188-195

Kit Betley, Sally Bourke : Reflections, Jungle Magazine (UK) AUTUMN/WINTER, The Resilience Edition, Vol 3,2017, Pg 182-193

Sally Bourke, FAMILIARS, WRPD magazine (Milan) FALL/WINTER, Issue N4, 201/18, Pg 32-39


Finalist Doug Moran National portrait prize 2019