Melbourne based visual artist
Born in Sydney, educated in Melbourne.
Moved to Queensland in 1987. Worked in tropical Far North Queensland and the Sunshine Coast before returning to Melbourne in 1999.
RMIT University BA Fine Art 1980 - 83
RMIT University Graduate Diploma Painting 1984
Melbourne College of Advanced Education, Graduate Diploma of Education 1985
Cairns TAFE Sessional teacher Cert 4 Painting
Cooloola TAFE Sessional teacher Cert 4 Painting
University of the Sunshine Coast 1997 and 1998
Sessional Lecturer Bachelor of Arts, Visual Art. Designed, introduced and taught the first visual art course within the Bachelor of Art
2020 "Sociable Species" Anthea Polson Art, Gold Coast
2019 "Silent Conversations" Anthea Polson Art, Gold Coast
2013 Recent Paintings Libby Edwards Galleries Melbourne
2012 Recent Work, Libby Edwards Galleries Melbourne
2011 Recent Work, Libby Edwards Galleries Melbourne
2010 Recent Paintings, Libby Edwards Galleries Melbourne
2009 Libby Edwards Galleries Brisbane
2008 Libby Edwards Galleries Melbourne
2007 Libby Edwards Galleries Sydney
2006 Libby Edwards Galleries Brisbane
2005 Libby Edwards Galleries Melbourne
2004 Greetings from La La Land, Libby Edwards Galleries Brisbane
2003 Libby Edwards Galleries Sydney
2002 Libby Edwards Galleries Melbourne
2001 Libby Edwards Gallleries Sydney
2000 Libby Edwards Gallleries South Yarra
1998 "A Response to the Far North" McWhirter's Art Space Brisbane
2021 (finalist) Arthur Guy Memorial Art prize, Bendigo Regional Art Gallery.
2020 Anthea Polson Art
2020 Harvey Galleries Sydney
2019 Anthea Polson Art
2018 Anthea Polson Art Gold Coast Queensland
2012 Femme Fatales, Libby Edwards Galleries Melbourne
2011 Contempo, Libby Edwards Galleries Melbourne
2000 Summer Show Libby Edwards Galleries Portsea
1999 Summer Show Libby Edwards Galleries Portsea, Victoria
1998 Sunshine Coast Art Prize
1997 The 'Tate' Gallery Contemporary Art Space Noosa. Qld
1996 'SAVE' Gilchrist Galleries, Brisbane
1996 Group - Gilchrist Galleries, Brisbane
1994 'PRISM' - 10 QLD Artists. NOOSA Regional Art Gallery
1993 Fairhill Gallery Yandina Qld
1992 Australian Artisans' Studio, Cairns
1992 'Man, Land, Images' Palm Court Gallery, Cairns
1991 "Keep the Rivers Flowing' The Environment Centre, Cairns
1991 '8 Local Artists' Palm Court Gallery, Cairns
1991 Palm Court Gallery, Cairns "Invisible Art"
*(documented by National Gallery, Canberra) 1991 Palm Court Gallery, Cairns
1991 The Alice Prize, finalist, Araluen Art Centre, Alice Springs.
1984 ROAR Studios, Melbourne - three person show
1983 RMIT Post graduate exhibition RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
travelling exhibition (participant)
2000 'Celebrating the Exquisite Corpse' Bendigo Art Gallery travelling exhibition
collections / acquisitions
University of the Sunshine Coast, Permanent Collection
Wrotham Park Station P & O Resort, Cairns, Queensland
Marriot Hotel - Brisbane
Mornington Regional Art Gallery
Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery. Vic (from Exquisite Corpse Exhibition)
St Vincent's Private Hospital Melbourne
McDougall-Ireland Pty Ltd. Brisbane.
Royal South Yarra Tennis Club, Toorak, Vic.
Private collections in Japan, Taiwan, USA, UK, Canada, Germany, France, Majorca and Australia.