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Broadcasts

  • 2017 : Drawn to Water ABC Australia, directed and written by Brendan Hutchens - VAM MEDIA DRAWN TO WATER follows marine artist Roger Swainston as he embarks on the fifteenth year of a twenty-year project studying the life of the Ningaloo Reef and its inhabitants, through art.
  • 2015 FR3 France - TV Interview on Roger's art
  • 2014 TV Documentary CHANEL 7, Today, Tonight
  • 2013 BBC WORLD - Interview - public radio
  • 2013 FINANCIAL TIMES London - Interview
  • 2011 - Art Show ABC on Roger’s underwater Art
  • 2010 - ABC (Australia, State line) Roger’s book: SWAINSTON’S FISHES OF AUSTRALIA
  • 2009 - Aquarius Production Documentary “Creature Keepers”
  • 2007 - TV documentary THALASSA France - Vanuatu -Santo Island: scientific expedition with Roger invited by the Museum of Natural History, Paris and Pronatura Int
  • 2006 - TV documentary CANAL+ (France) & SBS - CLIPPERTON ISLAND expedition with Roger mandated by the French government
  • 2004 - TV documentary THALASSA (France) in Coral Bay
  • 2002 - ABC (Australia, 7.30 Report) Roger working on the Ningaloo Reef
  • 1997 - Arte/La Cinq (France) A 25 minute documentary on Roger’s creation of an underwater drawing of a reef in the Red Sea
  • 1995 - FR3 (France) The illustrative work of Roger Swainston
  • 1988 - ABC (Australia) Roger’s work on sharks with CSIRO

Exhibition (2005)

Represented and collected

  • Australian National Archives, Australia
  • Ministry of the Environment Paris, France
  • Museum des Arts et Traditions Populaires, Paris; France
  • Foundation Gaz de France
  • Musée Océanique de Monaco, Monaco
  • Western Australian Museum, Australia
  • CSIRO Australia
  • Prince Albert II of Monaco
  • Education Department WA, Port Kennedy, Australia
  • Fisheries Department WA, Perth Australia
  • Woodside petroleum, Australia
  • Smithsonian Institute USA
  • FAO Rome, Italy
  • Prince De Broglie – Deyrolle, France
  • State Library of Western Australia
  • Private collections Worldwide

 

Exhibitions Highlights

  • 2017 : Sydney Contemporary Art Fair 2017 - 7 to 10 September 2017 , Carriageworks
  • 2016 : Salon des Artistes Animaliers Bry Sur Marne - France
  • 2015 - November 2015 to April 2016 Museum of Natural History Nantes, France solo
  • 2013 - Earlywork Gallery, Fremantle, WA
  • 2012 - Australian National Maritime Museum Sydney, NSW
  • 2011 - CCAE Gallery, Darwin, NT - solo
  • 2011 - Earlywork Gallery Fremantle, WA - solo
  • 2010 - Earlywork Gallery Fremantle, WA - solo
  • 2009/10 - Yallingup Gallery, WA
  • 2007 - Naturaliste Marine Discovery Centre, Hillarys WA - solo
  • 2006 - Exmouth festival, WA
  • 2005 - AnimaOffShore Gallery Fremantle WA - solo
  • 2002 - Western Australian Maritime Museum
  • 2001 - Gadfly Gallery Dalkeith, WA - solo
  • 2001 - Museum of WA
  • 2001 - Vanessa Wood Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
  • 1999/2000 - Yallingup Gallery, WA
  • 1999 - Salon de la Peche, Paris, France - solo
  • 1998 - Musee Oceanographique, Monaco
  • 1998 - North Shore Fine Art, Sydney - solo
  • 1998 - His Majesty’s Hotel, Fremantle, WA - solo
  • 1996 - Salon de la Peche, Paris France - solo
  • 1995 - Gallery de la Mairie, Meaux, Franc - solo
  • 1995/96 - International Marine Salon, Miami USA

Swainston's Fishes of Australia

Books Illustrated

  • Roger Swainston, Swainston's Fishes of Australia - The Complete Illustrated Guide, Penguin Viking, 2010, 821 pages
  • Barry Hutchins and Roger Swainston, THE SEA FISHES OF SOUTHERN AUSTRALIA, Swainston Publishing, 1987. 180 pages
  • Gerald R.Allen and Roger Swainston,THE MARINE FISHES OF NORTH-WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Western Australia Museum,1988. 201 pages
  • Gerald R Allen and Roger Swainston, THE REEF FISHES OF NORTHERN NEW GUINEA, Christensen Research Institute,1993. 132 pages
  • Peter Last and John Stephens, SHARKS AND RAYS OF AUSTRALIA, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, 1994. 593 pages.
  • Gerald R Allen,FIELD GUIDE TO THE FRESHWATER FISHES OF NEW GUINEA, Christensen Research Institute,1993.132 pages.
  • Gerald R.Allen, F.A.O. SPECIES CATALOGUE Volume 6, Snappers of the World, FAO of the United Nations, 1985, 264 pages.
  • Kent E.Carpenter and Gerald R.Allen, F.A.O. SPECIES CATALOGUE Volume 9, Emperor Fishes and Large Eyed Breams of the World, FAO of the United Nations,1989. 134pages.
  • WOODSIDES GUIDE TO FISHING THE DAMPIER ARCHIPELAGO Volumes I - II - III, Woodside Offshore Petroleum Pty,1986 /89/92. 80 pages.
  • V.Wadley, SQUID FROM THE NORTH-WEST SLOPE DEEPWATER TRAWL FISHERIES, Common.Scientific Ind.and Research Org.,1990. 30pp
  • V. Wadley and M. Dunning, CEPHALOPODS OF COMMERCIAL IMPORTANCE IN AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES, CSIRO 1998, 78pp
  • Dr Gerald R.Allen - D.R Robertson, FISHES of the TROPICAL EASTERN PACIFIC, Uni. of Hawaii Press 1994 - 332pp.
  • Dr G.R.Allen and R.C. Steene, FISHES OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF AND CORAL SEA, Crawford House Press,1990 - 508 pp.
  • COASTAL FISHES OF OMAN, Crawford House Press, in press 1995
  • R.T. Leighton and al, SHARKS AND RAYS, TIME-LIFE Books U.S.A. 1997, 288pp.
  • M. Carwardine and al, WHALES AND DOLPHINS, TIME-LIFE Books U.S.A. 1998, 288pp
  • D.Fauntain and G.Allen, FIELD GUIDE TO THE ANEMONE FISHES AND THEIR HOSTS, West. Australian Museum, 1997-300pp
  • G.Allen, DAMSELFISHES OF THE WORLD, Mergus Press,1991, 200 pp..
  • G.R.Allen and R.C. Steene, FISHES OF CHRISTMAS ISLAND, INDIAN OCEAN, Christmas Island Natural History Authority, 1988. 200 pp.
  • J.C. Chantelat, LA PECHE - Guide Vert, Edition SOLAR - France -,1995. 365 pages.
  • FISH AUSTRALIA, Penguin Books Australia,
  • Barbra Blomberg, TASMANIAN SEAFOOD COOKING, Department of Sea Fisheries Tasmania,1988, 144 pages.
  • CORAL REEFS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Environmental Protection Authority Bulletin 285,1987. 18pp.
  • F.E.Wells and C.W.Bryce, SEASHELLS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Western Australia Museum,1985- 207pp.
  • P.J. Kailola et al, AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES RESOURCES, Bureau of Resource Sciences Aust. 1993-422pp
  • J.Ross editor, FISH AUSTRALIA, Penguin Books Australia Ltd - 1995 - 498pp.
  • J.B.De Panafieu, PLANETE EAU DOUCE, Gallimard Jeunesse - 2003
 
 
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