Works in the database
Works with images
Works with multiple sales

Past Sales

Untitled - Possibly East Fremantle
Off Jeanie's Pool, Rottnest, WA
Children by the Stream - Morning Light

Sales by Medium

Sold 38 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 2 works for
Prints & Graphics
Sold 1 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by John Michael (Michael) Challen

Auction Houses

GFL Fine Art
Sold 19 works for
McKenzies Auctioneers
Sold 18 works for
Davidson Auctions
Sold 1 works for

Michael Challen was born in Newcastle, New South Wales in 1957, but moved with his family to Perth when he was 3 years old. He completed his primary and secondary education in Perth and then studied Zoology and Botany at WA University for two years, after which he briefly attended Claremont School of Art.

In our database, 44 works by Michael Challen are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1974, of which 41 (93%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $55,200 for Serenity Katherine Gorge sold by GFL Fine Art in August 2021. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by Michael Challen are held by the National Gallery of Victoria and Art Gallery of Western Australia.

John Michael (Michael) Challen is not listed in any of the standard biographical references listed on our references page.

Artists' Resale Royalty

Could the second and subsequent works by this artist sold after June 9, 2010 for over $1,000 be liable for the Artists' Resale Royalty? More info…

Yes, eligible, subject to the artist satisfying the residency test. The artist is alive or has been deceased for less than 70 years. Contact the Copyright Agency for information on the residency test.

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