Director Galerie Düsseldorf 1976-
1976 Opened Galerie Düsseldorf, Perth with wife Magda Sheerer
1981- Approved Commonwealth Government Valuer for the Cultural
Gifts Programme Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme since
1996-99 Chair : The Australian Commercial Galleries Association (ACGA)WA
1999 Chair : ART99 - The Western Australian Art Fair in 1999
1996-01 Chair : Association of Western Australian Art Galleries Inc.
1983-84 B.A. Fine Art (Major - Printmaking) Western Australian Institute of Technology (W.A.I.T)
1986 Post Graduate Diploma Fine Art, Curtin University of Technology, WA
1992 M.A. (Interactive Computer Image Processing - New Media)Curtin University.
1994-97 Ph.D Studies Curtin University of Technology W.A.
(Beyond the Gaze - A Critical Evaluation of Interactive Art Practice)
1987 - 99 Associate Lecturer 0.5, Curtin University of Technology, School of Art
1999 -12 Adjunct Research Fellow: : Dept of Art. Faculty of Built Environment, Art and Design.
Curtin University of Technology Western Australia
2013 External examiner MA Architecture (Design) UWA University of Western Australia
He has held six solo exhibitions (most recently April 2016 a Solo exhibition at
William Wright Artists Projects, Sydney) and has participated in over thirty group exhibitions.
His works are held in both public and private collections including Curtin University Perth,
The Australian War Memorial Canberra, The Janet Holmes á Court Collection,
Central Institute of Technology, Perth and ArtBank.
He has also been the recipient of various grants and commissions in Western Australia
including a Department for The Arts / Department for State Development WA / A.R.X. / A.A.M
Inaugural Artist Computer Technology Exchange Grant - A.l.R.in Thailand in 1992. He is widely travelled.
Provider of Art Valuation services to :
The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra ACT
The Art Gallery of Western Australia
The Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (complete collection 2010)
The City of Perth (also complete collection 2007)
The City of Perth Public Art Collection 2018.
The City of Fremantle
The City of Joondalup (also complete collection 2011)
The City of Bunbury Art Collection (complete collection 2015)
The City of Bunbury Public Art Collection (complete collection 2015 & 2018)
The City of Geraldton (complete collection 2014)
The Shire of Bassendean (complete collection 2009)
Janet Holmes ċ Court Collection
Swan Cottage Homes Collection
The Shire of Armadale (complete collection 2006)
The Department of Culture and the Arts (and complete collection 2015)
Curtin University of Technology
Edith Cowan University
Murdoch University (and complete non-indigenous collection 2015)
The University of Western Australia
Town of Vincent (and complete collection 2012)
Perth Zoo (complete collection 2014 & 2017)
Royal Perth Hospital
St John of God Hospital Collection Murdoch
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Collection
Balcatta Senior High School
Perth Modern School
Christ Church Grammar School
Anglican Diocese of Perth
All Saints College
Roman Catholic Diocese Library of WA (complete collection 2014)
TAFE (and complete collection 2007)
Edith Cowan University
The Commonwealth Bank / BankWest
West Australian Government Employees Superannuation Board (complete
The Western Australian Parliament House Collection (and complete collection 2012, 2015)
The Western Australian Museum
The Art Gallery of Western Australia (and Art Collection Auditor General Reporting 2016)
The State Library of Western Australia Collection (including PWC 2016)
The Shire of Northam (complete collection 2017)
Southern Forest Arts (UnderStory Sculptures Collection Northcliffe Sculpture Walk) South West, Western Australia 2017.
Numerous Corporate Collections and Superannuation funds.
Valuations, Collection Design & Management, Curatorial Advice,
Project and Exhibition Management.
Douglas Sheerer Director
GALERIE DÜSSELDORF | contemporary art | est.1976
BA Art+Design : Post Grad' Dip Fine Art : MA Art
Approved Commonwealth Government Valuer for the Cultural Gifts Programme
Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme since 1981.
Australian paintings, drawings, prints, photography, sculpture, craft and avante garde jewellery after 1940.