Bio

Qualifications

2008 Graduate Diploma in Secondary Education, Victoria University,  Victoria

1991 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Monash University, Melbourne

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Tooborac Rocks, Forty Five Downstairs, Melbourne

2008 The Victorian Alps, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

2006 Departure: South America. Arrival: Victorian Alps, Incinerator Arts Complex, Melbourne

2005 Pasion de Multitudes, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

2002 Que?, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

2000 I am Wedgehead, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

1998 Western Styles Pants, Citylights, Melbourne

1995 Paintings and Sculptures, Coventry Gallery, Sydney

1994 Stuff, Making Sense Gallery, Melbourne

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 The Other Art Fair, Commune, Sydney

2016 Wyndham Art Prize, Wyndham Art Gallery, Werribee, Victoria

2016 39th Alice Prize, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs, Northern Territory

2015 Warringah Art Prize, Warringah Creative Space, Curl Curl, NSW

2014 A.M.E Bale Art Prize, Glen Eira City Council Art Gallery, Caulfield, Victoria

2014 Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, South Australian Museum, Adelaide

2009 Poimena Art Award, Launceston Church Grammar School, Launceston

2008 Paddington Art Prize, Mary Place Gallery, Paddington, Sydney

2008 Fletcher Jones Art Prize, Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong

2008 Mt Buller Art Prize, Mt Buller Chalet Hotel, Victoria

2007 Paddington Art Prize, Mary Place Gallery, Paddington, Sydney

2007 Corangamarah Art Prize, Otway Estate Winery, Victoria

2007 Macarthur Cook Art Prize, 45 Downstairs, Melbourne

2006 Redland Art Awards, Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland, Brisbane

2006 R & M McGivern Art Prize, Maroondah Art Gallery, Victoria

2006 Williamstown Festival Tattersalls Contemporary Art Prize, Williamstown, Melbourne

2005 Luminous Two, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

2005 Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney

2003 White Lies Beneath, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

2002 Twighlight Zone, Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne

2000 Summer Show, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

1999 Linden Postcard Exhibition, Linden Gallery, Melbourne

1999 Paintings displayed at Dwyer & Co Solicitors, Melbourne

1999 Not the Biennale, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

1999 National Works on Paper Award, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria

1998 Ruralurbanworld, Chapel off Chapel Gallery, Melbourne

1998 Linden Postcard Exhibition, Linden Gallery, Melbourne

1993 Dobell Drawing Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

Prizes and Awards

2015 Winner of the Open Category, MoreArt, Moreland City Council Public Art Exhibition, Victoria

2007 Highly Commended, Williamstown Festival Tattersalls Contemporary Art Prize, Williamstown

Commissions, Projects and Public Artworks

2016 Drawing Commission for Wynnton Ridge Vineyard, Wine Label

2016 Pinpoint, Art in Public Spaces, Banyule City Council, Lower Plenty, Victoria

2015 MoreArt 2015, Public Art Exhibition, Coburg Library, Victoria

2009 Work featured in the Bureau of Meteorology Australian Weather Calendar

2008 Sacred Heart College, Kyneton, Getting to the Heart of it! Exhibition and auction

2006 Playboy enterprises commission

2005 DVD Cover Design, Save Your Legs, Australian cricket documentary

2004 Work donated: Artist’s for Kids Culture Trust Auction, St Kilda Town Hall

2001 Mural installation, the Goods Shed, Docklands Melbourne

2001 Big Day Out, commission main-stage screens

2000 Release of limited edition t-shirts with HA! HA! HA! Design

Bibliography

2012 Contemporary Australian Drawing, 20 Years of the Dobell Prize for Drawing, Art Gallery of NSW Publication

2008 Interview on “The Opening”, 3PBS FM Radio, April 08

2006 Departure from norm for artist, Moonee Valley Community News, December 06

2005 Passion of Chris, Profile, The Age, Metro, 8 March 05, pg 7

2005 Passion de Multitudes, Catalogue essay by Ken Wach

2002 Profile, Art Almanac, October 02

2000 Review, Robert Nelson, The Age, August 16, 2000

2000 Interview, RRR Radio, Breakfasters, 20 August 00

2000 Brash and Grab, Tim Scott, Melbourne Tribe Online Magazine, Sept 00

2000 Find yourself in the child you were, Paul Gray, Herald Sun, 2 Sept 00

1998 Western Style Pants, The Age, Sept 98

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