BORN

1972, Melbourne, Australia

 

 

EDUCATION

2008-11

Doctorate of Philosophy (Fine Art)
Monbukagakusho Scholarship
Tama Art University, Japan

2006-07

Research
Monbukagakusho Scholarship
Tama Art University, Japan

2000-02

Masters of Fine Art (Printmaking)
(First Class Honors 2002)
Monbusho Scholarship
Tokyo National University of Music and Fine Art

1999

Research Student (Printmaking)
Monbusho Scholarship
Tokyo National University of Music and Fine Art

1999

Japanese Language Course (6 month intensive program)
Monbusho Scholarship
Saitama University, Japan

1994-98

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Printmaking)
(First Class Honors 95/96)

Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia

1993

Bachelor of Graphic Design
Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia
(incomplete)

1992

T.O.P. Certificate
Brighton Bay Art and Design College, Melbourne, Australia

 

 

PROJECTS

2014

Turner Galleries Artist in Residence Supported by Turner Galleries, Central Institute of Technology and Art Angels Inc

2003

Co-founder of Kings A.R.I. www.kingsartistrun.com.au

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Exploded Diagram
Turner Galleries, Perth
2013 Backmasking
Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
2012 Every Little Thing
Ryan Renshaw Gallery Project Space, Brisbane
2011 Chop-Shop
Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
2010 Chop-Shop
Gallery Target, Tokyo
2008 Lustre
Helen Gory Galerie at The Melbourne Art fair
2007 Built Environment
Helen Gory Galerie at The Depot Gallery, Sydney
2006

Parallel Lines
Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

2006

Surface Tension
Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane

2004

Official Language
Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

2003

Fishing in a Bath Tub
Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

2002

Looking in the Rear Vision Mirror
Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

2002

Please Pass the Pepper
Miyuki Gallery, Tokyo

2001 If You Want to be Moved Take the Bus
Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
1999 Careful I Know Judo and Four Other
Japanese Words

Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
1998 Insert Coins
Maki Gallery, Tokyo

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

Sulman Prize Exhibition
Art Gallery of NSW

2014

McClelland Sculpture Survey & Award
McClelland Sculpture Park & Gallery

2013

Consequences
Stockroom Gallery
Curator Anabelle Lacroix

2013

Pattern
Glen Eira City Council Gallery
Curator Diane Soumilas

2011 Tama Art University Doctoral Program Graduation Exhibition Tama Art University Museum
Tokyo
2008 Neo Pop John Buckley Gallery
Melbourne
2007 Blast! The Influence of Manga and Contemporary Japanese Culture on Australian Artists
Redcliffe City Art Gallery
2007 Blast! The Influence of Manga and Contemporary Japanese Culture on Australian Artists
Logan City Art Gallery
2006

Sold!
Gold Coast City Art Gallery
Curator Virginia Rigney

2006

Traditions & Departures
The Cowra Regional Art Gallery

2006

Traditions & Departures
Craft A.C.T. Canberra

2005

Half-Life
Inflight Gallery, Hobart

2005

Half-Life
Kings A.R.I.

2005

Orientalism
Blindside, Melbourne

2004 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize
finalists
2004 New Social Commentaries
Warrambool Art Gallery
2003 Conrad Jupiters Art Prize
Gold Coast City Art Gallery
2003 Royal Rumble
Kings A.R.I. Melbourne
2002

The Mysteries of Japan
Satelite Gallery, Paris

2002

Geelong Contemporary Art Prize
finalists

2002 lan
Contemporary Art Space, Brisbane
2001

This is Me
ddm warehouse, Shanghai

1997/99

Trash Live Exhibition
Tokyo Waterfront Site,
Curated by Mr. Yamagishi, Maki Gallery

1998

Larger than Life
Gallery Chika, Ebisu, Tokyo
Featured Artists: Daisuke Deguchi, Ikuyo kawaguchi, Trinh Vu

1997

Australian Printmedia Award
Casula Powerhouse Art Center, Sydney

1996 Hong Ik Universities 50th Commemorative
Exhibition

Hong Ik University, Seoul, South Korea. (Works from Japan, America and China)
1996 Computer Art and Technology Exhibition
Stop 22 Gallery, Melbourne

 

 

CURATED EXHIBITIONS

2005 Co-curated End
Kings A.R.I. Melbourne
2004

Co-curated 33 Degrees
Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

 

 
 

AWARDS

2014 Australia Council ArtStart Grant
2008 Australia Council New work Grant
2006 RIPE Art & Australia Award (Finalist)
2006 Sunshine Coast Award Art Prize (commended)
2006

Monbukagakusho Scholarship, Research/PhD
Tama University Tokyo

2003

Kao Foundation Grant
Japan

2003

Conrad Jupiters Art Prize
aquisition award

2000

Dyson Bequest Fellowship
A warded by the Director of The National Gallery of New South Wales

2000

Monbusho Scholarship, Masters
Japanese Ministry of Education

1999

Monbusho Scholarship, Research
Japanese Ministry of Education

1998 Queens Trust Young Achievers Grant
Internship under master printer Masao Ikeda
Shin Nihon Zokei Co. Printing Studio, Tokyo, Japan
1996 Principal Lecturers Award
Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
1996 Gallant Wine Label Award
Work used as a label for the 1996 Chardonnay
1996 Queen's Trust Young Achievers Grant
Production and exhibition of a body of computer generated prints
1995 National Gallery of Victoria Womens
Association Encouragement Award

Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
1992 Deans Art Award, best folio
Brighton Bay Art and Design College

 

 

COLLECTIONS

BHP Billiton
Art Bank Australia Collection
Gold Coast City Art Gallery
The Janet and Michael Buxton Collection
National Gallery of Australia
Australian War Memorial Canberra
Victoria College of the Arts Collection

 

 

PUBLICATIONS FEATURED IN

2014 The Weekend West , Exhibition review July 12, Stephen Bevis
2013 eyeline , Exhibition review Issue 77, Mark Pennings
2013 Consequences , Catalogue essay, Anabelle Lacroix
2011 Australian Art Collector , What Now? Issue 57, Jane O'Sullivan
2007 Built Environment , Catalogue essay, Patricia Todarello
2006

McCulloch's Encyclopaedia of Australian Art

2006

Parallel Lines, catalogue essay, Michael Ascroft

2006

State of the Arts, Jan-Mar issue, p 89, Lee Tran Lam

2005

Delmare Magazine, issue 1# p 42-43, Mithila Gupta

2005

Orientalism, un.magazine, issue 5, Olivia Poloni

2005

Half-Life, catalogue essay, Mark Penny

2005 Orientalism, catalogue essay, Kirsten Matthews
2004 Official Language, catalogue essay, Ashley Crawford
2004 The Sunday Age, Preview, pp 32-33
October 2004, Ashley Crawford
2003 Australian Art Collector, Summer issue, Edward Colless
2003 Monument, issue 57
2002 Oyster, issue 40, June/July
2002 Australian Art Collector, issue 20, April-June
2002 Australian Style, No. 63, June
2002 Black and White, June/July edition
2002 Art Monthly Australia, March edition
2001 Catalog Magazine, issue 78
2000 Australian Style, June
1999 The Sunday Age, 28 November, Kay Stewart
1998 Japan Times, Thursday, October 1. Monty
Dipietro

 

 

PUBLICATIONS CONTRIBUTED TO

2005

Sesame, issue 3

2002

Australian Art in the National Gallery of Australia

2000

Printmaking Today, London

 

 

CATALOGUES

McClelland Sculpture Survey & Awards 2014 catalogue

Chop-Shop catalogue

Art Collector Interview Chop-Shop catalogue

Lustre catalogue

Built Environment catalogue

Parallel Lines front inside

Half-Life front inside

Official Language front inside

Blast! The Influence of Manga and Contemporary Japanese Culture on Australian Artists catalogue