Apart from producing significant publications to accompany his touring exhibitions, Gavin Wilson is also the author of the monograph John Firth-Smith: A Voyage That Never Ends published by Craftsman House in 2000. He had recently prepared the monograph Harbourlights: the art & times of Peter Kingston for Thames & Hudson published in December 2004.
River on the Brink: inside the Murray-Darling Basin
Led by Barkindji artists and supported by leading contemporary artists disgusted with the destruction of the once great Darling/Barka River, the exhibition is a rigorous protest in response to a national emergency.
Published for the exhibition ‘Interiors’, Orange Regional Gallery 7 April to 24 June 2018. Curated by Gavin Wilson. Forward by Bradley Hammond, Director Orange Regional Gallery.
2015 Country & Western
Country & Western: landscape re-imagined brings into focus the contrasting insights and cultural imperatives of artists, Indigenous (country) and non- Indigenous (western), that have given shape and substance to our evolving attitudes and perceptions of the national landscape since the Bicentennial.
2012 Picturing the Great Divide: Visions from Australias Blue Mountains
Exhibition publication, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
2011 Elemental Reckoning: The Art of Tim Storrier 1981-2011
Exhibition publication, Jam Press S.H.Ervin Gallery Sydney
2010 Love on Mount Pleasant: Garry Shead toasts Maurice O’Shea
Exhibition catalogue, Australian Galleries Sydney
2010 Surface Tension: The Art of Euan MacLeod 1981-2009
Exhibition catalogue, Tweed River Art Gallery
2008 Cuisine & Country: A Gastronomic venture in Australian Art
Exhibition catalogue, Orange Regional Gallery
2005 Harbourlights: the art & times of Peter Kingston
Craftsman House, 186 pp 120 colour plates
2005 Fireworks: Tracing the incendiary in Australian art
Exhibition catalogue, Artspace Mackay
Exhibition catalogue, Maitland Regional Gallery.
2003 Beneath the Monsoon: Visions North of Capricorn
Exhibition catalogue Artspace, Mackay
2002 The Big River Show: Murrumbidgee Riverine
Exhibition catalogue W.W.R.A.G.
2001 Rivers + Rocks, Select Works of Arthur Boyd & Brett Whiteley
Bundanon Trust Exhibition catalogue.
2001 Donald Friend, An Inventive Magic
National Library of Australia Conference, February, unpublished paper, Donald Friend at Hill End: A Living Legacy.
2000 John Firth-Smith, A Voyage that Never Ends
Craftsman House, 235 pages, 122 colour plates.
1999 Hill End Artists in Residency Program website
Visit www.hillendart.com produced with assistance from the New South Wales Ministry for the Arts.
1998 Escape Artists: Modernists in the Tropics
Exhibition catalogue. Published by: Cairns Regional Gallery
1997 Sydney Harbour and David Moore
50 Years of Photography. Exhibition catalogue. Published by: SOCOG.
1995 The Artists of Hill End
Beagle Press and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney