Selected Bibliography

(An extensive bibliography appears in John Rigby – Art and Life.)

Art in Queensland, 1859-1959
Vida Lahey, The Jacaranda Press for the Queensland National Art Gallery, 1959

The Australian Women’s Weekly,October 1, 1958
(special coverage of Women’s Weekly international portrait prize)

Encyclopedia of Australian Art,
Alan McCulloch, Hutchinson, London, 1st edition, 1968
(also later editions)

12 Australian Paintings in the Art Gallery of New South Wales;
P. Milton, Art Folios, Volume One, Heineman, Melbourne, 1972

White on Black: The Australian Aborigine Portrayed in Art,
Geoffrey Dutton, MacMillan, Melbourne, 1974

The Australian Landscape and its Artists,
Elwyn Lynn, Bay Books, Sydney, 1977

Artists and Galleries, Australia and New Zealand,
Germain, Lansdowne Editions, Sydney, 1979

Queensland Art Gallery: Selected Works,
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 1982

Arts Queensland,
Vol. 1, Issue 1, D. Seibert, 1984

Molvig: The Lost Antipodean,
Betty Churcher, Allen Lane and Penguin, Melbourne, 1984

Catalogue of Oil Paintings from the permanent collection of the
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery,
Barbara Chapman, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, 1984

Downs Artists, A Changing Landscape,
Noni Durack and Pamela King, Darling Downs Institute Press, 1985

John Rigby,
Interviewed by Barbara Blackman,
Oral History Section, National Library of Australia, May/June 1985

Tropical Visions,
J. Millington, University of Queensland Press, 1987

Portraits of Australia: The Doug Moran Portrait Prize Collection1988

Artists and Aspects Of The Contemporary Art Society, Queensland Branch,
Helen Fridemanis, Boolarong Publications, 1991.

Uncommon Australians: Towards An Australian Portrait Gallery,
Julian Faigan, Art Exhibitions Australia Ltd, 1992

Portraits of Australia: The Doug Moran National Portrait Thirty Finalists1994

A Time Remembered: Art In Brisbane 1950 to 1975,
Glenn R. Cooke, Queensland Art Gallery Publication, 1995

Australian Artist,
By John T. Rigby – series of articles – Feb, Mar, Apr 1995

Portraits of Australia: The Doug Moran Portrait Prize 1996

Sun, Sea and Shadows: the Redcliffe Art Contest and Art Society 1957 to 1996
Stella Currin, Scarborough, Queensland, 1998

Portraits of Australia: The Doug Moran Portrait Prize 1998

The World of Antiques & Art
(‘The Young Rigby Boy’ – first of a two-part series)
August 2003-January 2004, Glenn R. Cooke

The World of Antiques & Art
(‘John Rigby, a career revealed’ – second of a two-part series)
February 2004-August 2004, Glenn R. Cooke

Wildlife Australia Magazine
John T. Rigby, Spring 2005, Vol. 42 No. 3

(Numerous newspaper and magazine critiques, profiles and news
items spanning more than 70 years have not been listed.)