1935 Rod Dudley was born in Melbourne; attended State schools and Wesley College. After a number of work experiences, he became a teacher of art in Victoria, Australia. He left Melbourne in 1965 with an Italian Government Travelling Scholarship to study at the Brera Accademy, Milan, string Marino Marini and Alik Cavaliere.
1969 Rod worked in Italy on sculptures and paintings, showed in Holland at Hengelose Kunzaal.
1970 Onorato Workshop, Milan, Biesje Gallery, Amsterdam, Qantas Gallery, Rome.
1971 Prize show- GALLERIA S’ FEDELE,MILAN, showed multiples in Germany, & Rome.
1973 Showed “Tall Women” at Triennale di Milano, (works now in the connection of the ADELAIDE FESTIVAL THEATRE) Kym Bonython Gallery, Sydney, Gallery La Bertesca, Genoa. Sculptures in collections of: Phillip Morris, Transfield, Power, & Art Gallery of S.Australia.
1974 Realities Gallery, Melbourne. Studio Condotti 85, Rome.
1975 Cologne Art Fair with Schonbrunn Gallery, Frankfurt/M , Cabib Gallery, Genoa.
1976 Gallery D’Eendt, Amsterdam, Operazione Arcevia of Ico Parisi at Venice Biennale. From1975 to 1979 with Nicholas Treadwell Gallery, London at all European art Fairs.
1977 Galleria Rotta, Genoa.
1981 Galleria del’Naviglio, Milan.
1982 Robin Gibson, Gallery, Sydney. ANZAC S in National War Memorial ,Canberra From1982 to1986 Curated the Artist’s Studio of the Australia Council at Besozzo..
1983 Galleria Del’Naviglio, Milan 1984 PALAZZO GRASSI,VENICE, “THE DOGES OF FASHION” , Mineta Move Gallery, Brussels, Cascina Stal’ Vitale, Osmate,Varese.
1985 ‘Doges of Fashion’, Rizoli Book Shop, New York. FIAC Grand Palaise,Paris: with Mineta Move Gallery Brussels.
1987 Galleria Del’ Naviglio, Milan Galleria Rotta, Genoa, Villa La Motta, Travedona, Varese.
1988 Bonython-Meadmore Gallery, Sydney
1989 BMG Gallery, Adelaide
1990 BMG Gallery, Sydney. Wesley College, Melbourne. Accademia della Cioccolata, Arona.
1991 Melbourne Contemporary Gallery, Fitzroy, Melbourne.
1992 Holdsworth Galleries, Woollahra, Sydney. Cesare Di Sesto, Sesto Calende.
1993 Palazzo dei Capitani, Ascoli Piceno, (Anthological Exhibition).
1994 Palazzo Comunale di Besozzo. (Anthological Exhibition)
1995 Studio d’Arte Liberty, Angera. Castello Visconteo, Fagnano Olona.
1996 Gallery Husstege, Den Bosch, Holland. Studio d’Arte Liberty, Angera. RAI Amsterdam.
1997 Leonberger Bausparkasse, Leonberg, Germany. Gallery Tut, Zoffingen, Switzerland. Civica Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Gallarate (Anthological Show) Studio Liberty, Angera.
1998 Lindenderry at Red Hill, Victoria. Studio D’Arte Liberty, Angera.
1999 Spiesse Gallery Zurich, Switzerland. Zoffingen Hospital, Swiss.Studio, Liberty, Angera.
2000 Gallery Husstege, Den Bosch, Holland. Studio D’Arte Liberty, Angera
2001 Mietta’s Queenscliff Hotel, Victoria. Studio d’Arte Liberty Angera.
2002 Villa La Massa, Florence. Studio d’Arte Liberty,.Angera
2003 Museo Civico, Bergamo-(Festival of Arte Cinema) Studio d’Arte Liberty,.Angera
2004 Studio d’Arte Liberty 2005 Salt Gallery, Queenscliff. Vic. Catherine Hayes Art, S.Carolina.
2005 Gallery Bell-Arte, Maastricht, Holland
2006 Mediaset Milan. Studio d’Arte Liberty,Angera. 2007. Studio d’Arte Liberty, Angera.
2008 Sala Veratti, Varese. Studio d’Arte Liberty, Angera. 2009 Art van Brugge, Zug, Switzerland
2010 Studio d’Arte Liberty, Angera. Salt Contemporary Art Gallery, Queenscliff, Victoria.
2011 Salt Contemporary Art Gallery, Queenscliff, Vic. Studio d’ Arte Liberty, Angera.
- Dome, Albizzate
2012 Salt Contemporary Art Gallery, Queenscliff. Studio d’Arte Liberty, Angera
- Smartartz Gallery, South Melbourne
2013 Salt Contemporary Art Gallery (opening 26 December 2012)