Artist Bio

Written in the language of omens Firery Banksia Ganguddy Country So many winters It's written in the trees (reduced) Into the mist - (Reduced)

Art Qualifications

2016 – Certificate III  in Disability, Inspire Education

2012 –  Printmaking, Western Institute of TAFE

2010/ 2011 –  Diploma of Fine Arts, Western Institute of TAFE

1982/ 1983 – Certificate II  Showcard & Ticketwriting, Orange TAFE College

 

Professional Membership:

Professional Member, NAVA (National Association for the Visual Arts)

Creative Member, Colour City Creatives

 

Grants, Awards and Major Commissions:

2016 – Winner, ‘People’s Choice Award, Cider-Inspired Exhibition’, Corner Store Gallery, Orange

2015 – Winner, ‘Barbara Bennett Major Award’, Lachlan Valley Biennial Art Awards, Cowra Regional Gallery

2013 – Finalist, Clifton Art Awards, Canberra Region

2012/ 2013 –  Grant Recipient, Australia Council for the Arts ‘Artstart’ $10,000 grant  – July 2012 to July 2013

2012  Dec – Orange Health Service, Arts + Health Strategy –  $1,000 landscape commission recipient to participate in the ‘A clear view’ exhibition

 

Exhibitions:

2015   Lachlan Valley Biennial Art Awards, Cowra Regional Gallery – Group Exhibition

2015   Solo Painting Exhibition, ‘Elevation’, Jayes Gallery Molong. July – Aug 2015

2014   Solo Printmaking Exhibition, ‘Vertigo Warriors’, Jayes Gallery Molong.  April – May 2014

2013/14  Orange Regional Gallery ‘100 km Art Show’ –  Dec to Feb, (Two works selected)  Group exhibition

2013   Jayes Gallery Molong, Christmas Exhibition Nov-Dec (13 works selected) –  Group Exhibition

2013   Cowra Regional Gallery, ‘Print Profiles: Printmaking from the Region’– Group Exhibition by invitation

2013   Colour City Creatives ‘Food Week’ Exhibition, The Barracks – Group Exhibition

2013   ‘Australian Daydream’, Jane Tonks and Joel Tonks, Parkview Hotel, Orange – Joint Exhibition

2012/2013  Orange Health Service Arts + Health Strategy ‘A Clear View’ Exhibition

2012   Orange Tafe Diploma of Fine Arts end of year show – Group Exhibition

2012   ‘P5 Printmakers’ Exhibition, B Block Gallery, Orange Tafe – Group Exhibition

2012   Australian National Field Days Exhibition – Group Exhibition

2012   Colour City Creatives ‘Field Days/ Wine Week’ Exhibition, The Barracks – Group Exhibition

2012   Colour City Creatives Exhibition, Pop-up Gallery, Orange City Centre – Group Exhibition

2012   Colour City Creatives ‘Frost Fest’ Exhibition, The Barracks – Group Exhibition

2012   Taste Orange ‘Frost Fest’ Art Exhibition – Group Exhibition

2012   Taste Orange ‘Slow Summer’ Art Exhibition – Group Exhibition

2012   Colour City Creatives Summer Exhibition, The Barracks – Group Exhibition

2011   ‘100 Mile Show’ Orange Regional Gallery – Group Exhibition

2011   Orange Tafe Diploma of Fine Arts Class end of year show – Group Exhibition

2011   Solo exhibition ‘Immersed’, B Block Gallery, Orange Tafe  – Solo

2010   Orange Tafe Diploma of Fine Arts Class end of year show – Group Exhibition

2010   Bathurst Regional Art Gallery Portrait Prize, Bathurst NSW – Group Exhibition

2010   1st Year Diploma of Fine Arts Class Sculpture Exhibition – Group Exhibition

2008   ‘Three Generations’ Exhibition, Parkview Hotel, Orange NSW – Curator & Exhibitor of Family Group Exhibit

 

Gallery representation

Jayes Gallery and Sculpture Garden

31–33 Gidley Street, Molong NSW 2866

T: 02 6366 9093

E: gallery@jayes.com.au

W: www.jayes.com.au

 

Colour City Creatives

Creative Member

The Barracks, Peisley Street, Orange.

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Facebook page:

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Linkedin page:

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