Ambrose Reisch was born in Lindenberg, Germany.  He studied classical drawing with Nerina Simi in Florence, Italy in the early 70's, and has a Masters from the College of Fine Arts Sydney.  In 2005 he completed a PhD on Still Life Painting at Newcastle University, NSW.   He lives on the Hawkesbury River north of Sydney from which he derives his inspiration.   He exhibits regularly and lectured at the National Art School Sydney.  His work is in collections that include regional galleries, university collections and private collections.


Italy 1973

Collections:  Paper and Watermark Museum Fabriano Italy—Hawkesbury Regional Gallery-- Manning Regional Art Gallery-- Macquarie University--University of Wollongong-- Australian Catholic University--Kedumba drawing Collection--Newcastle University--Bundanon Trust-- Clayton Utz Sydney—Hornsby Council—-Willoughby Council—-Waverley Council—--Private collections inAustralia and overseas


Bibliography:  OZ Arts, Issue16 Spring 2018, 2018, Doug Moran Portraiture prize2018- semi finalist, Fabriano Watercolour 2018 (catalogue), Busan Fine Arts Association, 10th Exhibition of Watercolour 2015,(catalogue), Australian Artist Magazine, October 2015, The Art life Blog 3 July 2012   Luise Guest Still life- girls Gao ping, Newcastle Region Art Gallery ‘Gallery A Sydney 1964-1983’ (catalogue) 2009, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery ‘Collections’ (catalogue), 2009, S.M.H. Spectrum 7/03/09 Dictionary of Australian artists online,, -ARTS/NSW   ‘beyond region, public galleries in n.s.w.’ 2007, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery ‘Agri/culture’ (catalogue) 2005, Macquarie University news ‘Ambrose Reisch Exhibition’ June 2005 p.18, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art ‘Hatched’05’ (catalogue) May 2005, Macquarie University Gallery ‘Reference and Notation’ (catalogue) June 2005, S.M.H. SpectrumOpen Gallery’, Lenny Ann Low 28/08/04 p.19, Radio 2RRR 88.5 FM Margie Mason ‘Phone Interview’ Tues. 24/08/04 11am., S.M.H. Metro. Lenny Ann Low 06/07/02 p.11, S.M.H. Metro. ‘Exhibitions’ Victoria H. 05/07/02 p.27, S.M.H. Metro. Bruce James 26/06/02 p.14, S.M.H. Spectrum Bruce James 2/12/00 p.12, S.M.H. Spectrum Bruce James 13/5/00 p. 2, S.M.H. ‘The Galleries’ Courtney Kidd 16/5/00 p.16, Crafts/Art International No.45 ‘Windows of Perception’ E.Chanin 1999 p.71-74, Arts and Australia 36 ‘Exhib.Comm’  2/12/1998 p.252, ABC Television ‘Snapshot’ May 1998, Hornsby Advocate, May 1998, Syd Gallery School, Who’s Who of Australian Visual Artists Thorpe 1995, Artists and Galleries of Australia - Max Germaine 1991,