2nd of Aug 2018                                                                                                                 Hong Kong Artist Residency

August & September 2018



1st of June 2018                                                                                                                 UPCOMING SOLO EXHIBITION                                                                                           @ Crowther Contemporary, Melbourne




30th of May 2018
My art schedule for the coming months!

July 6 – 25, “Forgotten Faces”, Solo Exhibition, @crowther_contemporary, Melbourne 🇦🇺
July 9, 10, “Drawing Workshop”, @4a_aus , Sydney                                                       July 11 – Aug 1, “Artist Internship/Mentorship” @nationalgallerysingapore 🇸🇬
Aug 2 – 30, Artist residency and exhibition @tonglauspace, Hong Kong 🇭🇰              September 1 – 20, “Holiday/Arts-Networking” Shenzhen, Shanghai 🇨🇳, Manila? 🇵🇭, Malaysia? 🇲🇾🏖, Thailand? 🇹🇭🏝                                                                          September 22 (date tbc), “Charcoal Drawing Workshop” @blacktownarts 🇦🇺            October 17 – 30 “His Eyes Looketh”, Solo Exhibition, at Wedge Gallery @kinokuniya_sydney @thegaleries                                                                          June – September 2019, Artist Residency and Exhibition @ Sheen Centre, NYC 🇺🇸.


7th of May 2018
WINNER. People’s Choice Award, Muswellbrook Art Prize.

Musswellbrook Art Prize Competition



13th of February 2018

Liverpool Artist Studio Kristone Capistrano


10th of February 2018 – Interview with SBS RadioSBS Interview Kristone Capistrano______________________________________________________________________________

5th of February 2018 – Finalist for the Muswellbrook Art Prize.

Musswellbrook Art Prize Competition

My’ Self-Portrait’  was selected as a finalist for the ‘Works on Paper’ category for the 2018 Muswellbrook Art Prize. The winners will be announced on the 10th of March.


20th of January 2018 – ‘Enter The Picture: Emerging Sydney Artist’, Gaffa Gallery

Enter The Picture: Emerging Sydney Artist Gaffa

My new drawing titled ‘Thirst’ was sold on the opening night.


2nd of December 2017
WINNER. Local Artist Prize & People’s Choice Award, Blacktown City Art Prize 2017.


“…an arresting yet optimistic depiction of a new-born baby. ‘The work was technically proficient, went beyond grace…’ The judges said.”



18th of November 2017 – China & Hong Kong Study Trip

As a recipient of the New Colombo Scholarship, I was able to undertake a three-week study trip through Hong Kong, Beijing and Shenzhen to immerse myself in the culture of Greater China. Travelling with a group of artists, fashion designers, textile makers and software engineers, I had the opportunity to collaborate in the making of wearable technology, exhibited at the Woolmark building in Hong Kong, and will be presented during Sydney Design Festival in 2018.


24th of October 2017

Open Studios-Open Invites. Next Thursday 4-6pm. 37 Greens Rd, Paddington.


18th of October 2017

Finalist for the upcoming 2017 Fisher Ghost Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre.

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The portrait of my younger brother Kirk was sold during the exhibition.


24th of August, 2017

Winner. Commended Prize. 2017 Lloyd Rees Youth Memorial Award. Gallery Lane Cove, Sydney



14th of July 2017

Winner – $10,000. 2017 Royal South Australian Portrait Prize, Adelaide.

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Winner of the $35,000 prize – Black Swan Portraiture Prize, Perth.

Black Swan Portraiture Prize Kristone Capistrano Charcoal Drawing

“The portrait freezes violence and tragedy, but it is the eyes that rivet attention… By focusing on the face and by enlarging it into a scale so big, it almost gives the audience a reason to stop and look…”