CV

Education:

  • 1987-1989 Bachelor of Fine Art (Furniture Design), University of Tasmania
  • 1985-1986 Diploma of Fine Art, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand (not completed)


Collections:

  • Toyama Prefecture Sculpture Collection, Japan
  • Scenic World , Katoomba, Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Montalto Sculpture Collection
  • Canberra Arboretum
  • Smorgan Collection, Mornington Peninsula
  • Holmes a Court Collection
  • Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens ‘Monument to the Blue Gum’
  • Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery
  • Ronald C Wornick Collection, San Francisco
  • Wood Turning Centre Collection, Philadelphia
  • Tasmanian Wood Design Collection

 

Commissions:

  • Dark Mofo 2015
  • Community Consultation/ production for Sculpture in Risdonvale, Tasmania.
  • Drumbeat Workshops in Drum making Tasmanian Polytechnic.
  • Commission for Stockland, NSW.
  • Public Sculpture ‘Sine Language’ for Kingston High School, Tasmania.
  • ‘Wide Brown Land’ Sculpture for Canberra Arboretum, Arts ACT commission.  .
  • Private Commission, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria.

 

Professional Achievements:

  • Fulltime Sculptor 1990-current
  • Australia representative at Inami Sculpture Camp, Toyama, Japan
  • Guest Lecturer at School of Art, University of Tasmania
  • Sessional Instructor in Woodcarving Design and Sculpture at TAFE, Tasmania
  • Artist in Resident at Australian Wooden Boat Festival, Tasmania
  • Exchange Artist at Rhode Island School of Design and Brown University, USA 2005
  • Artist in Residence at Philadelphia University of the Arts, June, July, August 2004.
  • Presenting Slide Talk at SOFA Chicago 1998
  • SOFA New York 1999
  • Shortlisted for Images of the West Sculpture, Princes Fwy, Western Melbourne.
  • Shortlisted for Tom Breen Sculpture, Botanic Gardens, Sydney.
  • Shortlisted for Charles Darwin University Commemorative Sculpture, Darwin.
  • Shortlisted for Eastlink Freeway sculpture, Melbourne.
  • Sculpture acquisitions in Mornington Peninsula, Victoria and Blacktown, Sydney

 

Awards/Grants:

2015

  • Sculpture by the Sea – Decade Club Member
  • Dick Bett Memorial Award

2014

  • Artist Peer Award, Sculpture at Scenic World, Katoomba, NSW
  • 2013
  • NSW Art Gallery Society Award, SxS.
  • Artist Air Fare Subsidy SxS Bondi

2012

  • Regional Arts Tasmania Grant to produce Tatton@RTBG

2011

  • Helen Lempriere Scholarship Winner.
  • Headland SCULPTURE ON THE GULF, Waiheke island, NZ. Westpac Merit Award Winner.
  • Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus, Denmark – Site Specific Project Award.

2010

  • Regional Arts Grant to produce ‘Squall’ and ‘Homesplace’ at Regional Arts National Conference, Launceston, Tas.
  • Artscape Bienniel Sculpture awards, Byron Bay – Curator’s Prize Winner.
  • Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Andrea Stretton Memorial Award 2010.

2009

  • Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus, Denmark accommodation and travel assistance.

2008

2006

  • Sydney Water Environmental Sculpture Award Winner
  • Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award – Judges Encouragement Award.
  • Benchmarking Birches Bay, Tasmania – Acquisitive Award Winner.
  • Mountain Festival Sculpture Trail, Hobart – Peoples Choice Award.
  • Peppermint Bay Acquisitive Sculpture Prize Winner.
  • Kingborough Council Acquisitive Sculpture Award Winner.

2004

  • Australia Council Grant to Create New Work, Sculptures for Exhibition.

Solo Shows:

  • 2015 Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmania. Tidal Zone.
  • 2013 TATTON @ RTBG, Hobart, Tasmania.
  • 2010 ‘Squall’  Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania
  • 2006 ‘The Wreakage Principle’, Cast Gallery, Tasmania.
  • 2004 ‘Dissatisfied Electrons’, Neika Studio, Tasmania.
  • 2000 ‘Carved Interiors’ Handmark Gallery, Tasmania.
  • 1998 ‘Monuments of the Forest’ Centre for Contemporary Craft, Sydney.
  • 1996 ‘The Spirit Within’ Beaver Gallery, Canberra
  • 1993 ‘Looking into the Trees’ Handmark Gallery, Tasmania

Select Group Shows:

2016

  • Montalto Sculpture Award, Victoria
  • 40 : 40 Design in Tasmania, Design Centre, Launceston
  • ‘Earth’ Exhibition Belconen Arts Centre, Canberra
  • ‘Protest’ Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba, NSW

2015

  • Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe
  • McClelland Sculpture Survey
  • Inami Wood Camp, Nanto City, Japan
  • Sculpture at Scenic World, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, NSW
  • ‘Protest’ M16 Gallery, Canberra
  • Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi

2014

  • Montalto Sculpture Award
  • Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe
  • McClelland Sculpture Survey
  • Sculpture at Scenic World

2013

  • Sculpture by the Sea Aarhus, Denmark June 3rd, 2013.
  • Sculpture by the Sea Bondi, 2013.
  • Sacred, M16, Griffith, Canberra. November
  • CAST Members Exhibition, Hobart, December 2013

2012

  • Montalto Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, Victoria, Sunday 19th February 2012 – Sunday 29th April
  • University of Western Sydney Sculpture Award, Campbelltown, NSW
  • Benchmarking Birchs Bay, Tasmania,
  • McClelland Sculpture Award, Langwarrin, Victoria.
  • Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, NSW Oct – Nov.

2011

  • Headland – Sculpture on the Gulf,  Waiheke Island,  New Zealand.
  • Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe, West Australia.
  • Sculpture by the Sea Aarhus, Denmark.  June 3rd -25th 2011.
  • Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, NSW Oct – Nov.

2010

  • Montalto Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, Victoria, Australia Feb 14th April 30th.
  • University of Western Sydney Sculpture Award, Campbelltown, NSW.
  • Artscape Biennial, Byron Bay, NSW   June 26th – 11th July.
  • Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, NSW Oct – Nov.

2009

  • Sculpture by the Sea Aarhus, Denmark June 3rd – 28th .
  • Montalto Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, Victoria, Australia Feb 15th May 3rd
  • Sculpture by the Sea Oct  -Nov, Bondi, Sydney, NSW.

2008

  • Sculpture by the Sea Oct 16 -Nov 3, Bondi, Sydney, NSW.
  • Ephemeral Art at the Invisible Lodge, Freycinet, Tasmania.
  • Montalto Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, Victoria, Australia
  • University of Western Sydney Sculpture Award, Campbelltown, NSW
  • Benchmarking Birchs Bay, Tasmania, Agfest Sculpture Trail, Carrick, Tasmania

2007

  • Sculpture by the Sea Nov 1 – 18, Sydney, NSW.
  • Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award Finalist, Victoria

2006

  • Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Beach, NSW
  • Helen Lempriere National Awards Finalist, Victoria, Australia

2005

  • Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Beach, NSW
  • Connections: International Turning Exchange 1995 – 2005. Philadelphia. USA.

2004

  • Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Beach, NSW
  • AlTURNatives; Form and Spirit, Philadelphia, USA

2003

  • Selected Works, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2001

  • One Tree travelling exhibition, Australia

1999

  • SOFA New York City – Despard Gallery, New York, USA
  • ‘Mapping Identity’ Centre for Contemporary Craft, travelling Australia

1998

  • Ronald Wornick Collection – American Craft Museum, New York, USA

1997

  • Tasmanian Wood design Collection international touring exhibition, Europe

1994

  • ‘Four Seasons’, Plimsoll Gallery, Tasmania.
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