Pearl shell, acrylic
VCA 1979-1981 BFA Painting
Exhibited nationally and internationally at Experimenta, Hong Kong; Suzanne Biederberg Gallery, Amsterdam; Yamal Icebreaker, Arctic Ocean; AAMU, Utrecht; 2.04 Gallery, St.Petersburg; NKN Gallery, Block Projects, Milani Gallery, Brisbane. Film included in PUFF Underground Film Festival, Hong Kong. Residencies include NKD Dale i Sunnfjord, Norway; Plymouth Art Centre. UK.
VCA 2011-2014 PhD, 2003 Sessional Lecturer in Painting
Solo exhibitions at The Ancient Bookshop, Suzhou, China; Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Nellie Castan Gallery, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney. Curated exhibitions at Trocadero, Five Walls Projects, ICON, Deakin University; Block Projects; New York Studio School Gallery; GKG, Bonn. Awarded iAIR residency ECNU, Shanghai.
Enamel, vinyl decal
1992-99 Lecturer in Painting, 2000-12 Head of Painting
Exhibited in 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art QAGOMA, Brisbane; and at ACCA, Melbourne; NGV, Melbourne; Mori Gallery, Sydney. Solo exhibitions at TCB, NKN Gallery, Blockprojects, Westspace. Videos shown at Directors Lounge Video Festival, Berlin and Fabs Gallery, Warsaw; Sub Urban video lounge, Rotterdam. Awarded Geelong Contemporary Art Prize. Represented by Nancy Sever Gallery.
‘9 x 5 Enamel on Bronze’
Enamel on bronze
2007-12 Lecturer in Sculpture and Spatial Practice, 2013 - 2017 Workshop Manager.
Exhibitions at Centre of Contemporary Art, Seattle and Manoah Gallery, University of Hawaii US; Plimsoll Gallery and Dick Bett Gallery Hobart; Span, Melbourne; Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award; Ten Days on the Island, Design Centre Tasmania. Awarded National Tertiary Art Prize; Trust Bank Art Award, Helen Clark Award, UTAS; Dame Elisabeth Murdoch Sculpture Award. Commissions for Shrine of Remembrance; Melbourne Fire Brigade; Early Years Foundation; Arts Tasmania.
‘Shunga Homage (from the Love Letter series 2017)’
Oil on ply
VCA 1980-81 Grad Dip, 1991-2013 Senior lecturer in Drawing.
Exhibitions since 1986 at Realities, Monash University Gallery, Dianne Tanzer, VCA Gallery, Artist Running Space. Inaugural studio artist at Gertrude Street Artist Spaces. Awarded Australia Council Studios at PSI New York and Vence, France; the Robert Jacks Drawing Prize; City of Hobart Art Prize; City of Melbourne Arts Project Grant; commissions works by Australian Tapestry Workshop and Royal Melbourne Hospital.
‘Fossil Campanile symbolicum’
Print of original-gouache on black dyed vellum
NGS 1970-72 BFA Printmaking and Drawing
Exhibited in Reframing Darwin, Evolution and Art in Australia, Ian Potter Museum; 14th International Exhibition of Botanical Art and Illustration, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh US; and at City Gallery, Nellie Castan Gallery, Art Gallery of Ballarat; Benalla Art Gallery; Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne and Sydney. Twice winner of the Celia Rosser Medal for Botanical Art.
Graphite, acrylic pigment on ply
VCA 1998-1989 Grad Dip, 2017 PhD Candidate, 1999 Painting Tutor, 2007-2012 Lecturer in Sculpture and Spatial Practice.
Solo exhibition Untitled Rooms ACCA; exhibited in Sydney Biennale; Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art; Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; CAS, Canberra; Heide MoMA; Conical; Linden New Art; Platform. Awarded Australia Council Studio, Barcelona; Parks Victoria/Nillumbik Shire Residency; Power Institute Studio Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris. Co-founder of Temple Studio ARI. Represented by Sarah Scout Presents.
Photograph on archival rag paper
VCA 2008-10 BFA, 2011 Honours, 2012-14 Photographic Technician
Currently based in Berlin, exhibited at Centre for Art and Urbanistics ZK/U, Das Kapital, tête, and Lehrter Siebzehn Galleries, Berlin; CCP, Melbourne; Rubicon ARI; George Paton Gallery; Platform; The Substation. Awarded Artstart Grant; Arts Victoria Graduate Mentorship; residencies at Bundoora Homestead Art Centre and Picture Berlin Hybrid Arts.
'Charles Conder- An Unexamined View From Heidelberg (1889)'
VCA 1990-1991 MFA
Exhibited at BoxoFFICE Gallery, New York; The Royal Standard, Liverpool; Boxo Projects, California; CCP, Melbourne; Linden Gallery; Ochre Gallery. Public Art projects include Northcote Koorie mural; Smith St Women’s Mural; Pathfinder Press International Mural Project, New York; K Division Mural, Pentridge; Celebrating Women Banners, NGV; Eltham Environmental Mural, Woven Histories Ballarat Community. Awarded Wyndham Contemporary Art Prize; Transporting Art Tram; Artist-in-residence Avoca Project.
VCA 1978-80 Diploma of Art, 1988-90 Sessional Lecturer in Painting.
Exhibited at Changzhou Museum, Jaingsu, China; Sculpture Square, Singapore; Java Arts, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Kings ARI; Linden Gallery; Fortyfivedownstairs; Ray Hughes Gallery; Bendigo Art Gallery. Commissions for Playbox Theatre; Brunswick Library Atrium, Melbourne Botanical Gardens, MAV Mapping Melbourne Festival; Transporting Art Tram.
‘Past, Present, Future’
Oil on board
NGS 1958- 1960 Diploma of Art, VCA 1984-86 BFA, 1987-88 Grad Dip, 2002-03 MFA
Exhibited with Michael Wardell Gallery, Span Galleries, 13 Verity Street and Anna Pappas Galleries; The Jewish Museum, LUMA Latrobe University; BMG Fine Art; University Gallery, Melbourne. Touring exhibitions: Darkness and Light- looking at the landscape McClelland, Ballarat, Benalla,Geelong and Auckland Art Galleries, and Abstraction Now, Geelong, Benalla, Waverly, Gippsland, Swan Hill, Gold Coast and Albury Galleries.
‘Stairs + Windows’
VCA 2003-05 BFA Painting, 2006 Honours.
Exhibited in Slowness, MUMA; Visiting Painting Horsham Art Gallery, The Substation, Griffith University Gallery. Awarded Gertrude Contemporary Studio, Australia Council Studio, New York; Moya Dyring studio, Cite des Arts Internationale in Paris; Australian Tapestry Workshop. Represented by Sophie Gannon Gallery.
Gouache and pencil
VCA 1997-1999 BFA, 2001-2002 MFA, 2015-2017 PHD candidate.
Solo exhibitions at Gertrude Contemporary, CCAS, Canberra; The Substation, Linden CCA, and group exhibitions at Heide MoMA, Block Projects, Peloton Gallery, Conical. Residency at CAMAC Art Center France, Gertrude Contemporary Studio artist. Represented by Sarah Scout Presents.
Oil on board
VCA 1986-89 BFA Painting, 1995-98, Drawing Tutor, 2012-2017 Lecturer in Breadth Studies and Dora McRae Intensive
Represented by Australian Gallery, exhibited at Linden Gallery, Heide MoMA; Temple Studio; Blindside; and numerous prize exhibitions at AGNSW, Sydney; Bendigo Art Gallery; S.H.Ervin Gallery; Gold Coast City Gallery; Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery; Geelong Art Gallery. Winner of the Doug Moran Portrait Prize, Portia Geach Award, Len Fox Painting Prize.
'I went to RMIT '
Synthetic polymer paint on board
VCA 2003-2010 Sessional Lecturer
Exhibited in All the World’s Futures, Arsenale, 56th Venice Biennale; New 03, ACCA, and at MCA, Sydney; PICA, Perth; NGV; QAGOMA, Brisbane; IMA Brisbane. Survey exhibitions at NGV and Heide MoMA. Awarded Gertrude Studio; and public commissions at Melbourne Docklands, Eastlink Motorway, MUMA; Dundee Print Studio, Scotland. Represented by Anna Schwartz.
RYAN L FOOTE
‘Simple Desires' From Reflected Desires Series
VCA 2003-05 BFA Sculpture and Spatial Practice, 2006 Honours, 2006-11 Sessional Lecturer and Technical Officer in Sculpture
Installations, ceramics, event manager, edible art. Commissioned for large installations including Fed Square, GPO building. Designed sets and launch parties for major fashion shows in Australia and Shanghai. Commissioned by NGV to design events and products including tableware based on the Van Gogh and the Seasons exhibition.
VCA 1985-86 Postgraduate Diploma, 1990-93 Sessional Lecturer in Painting and Drawing
Exhibited in Biennial of Architecture, Venice; Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art; Melbourne Now, NGV; Heide MoMA; and at Blockprojects; Boutwell Draper Gallery; Heiser Gallery; Tolarno Galleries; Pinacotheca. Currently represented by NKN Gallery. Awarded Australia Council Studios Rome and Tokyo. Public Art Commissions for Melbourne Festival, Sydney Olympics, Lyon House Museum.
‘Ruins of Colonisation (study)’
Acrylic, mica flakes, micaceous iron oxide, oil paint
VCA 2009-2011 Grad Dip, 2012 MCA.
Also known as street artist ‘NUROCK’. Exhibited at A.R.T. Gallery Eden; Until Never Gallery, Lo Fi, The Substation, Michael Koro Gallery, Kristian Pithie Gallery, MTV Gallery, Sydney; TDF Collect, Koskea; Ballarat Art GAllery; NGA, Canberra; NGV Melbourne; Lorne Sculpture Biennale. Awarded commissions by Qantas, Gorman, AIDS conference, White Night, and residencies at Clayarch Gimhae Museum, South Korea; TWIG residency, Swan Hill. Represented by Backwoods Gallery and Design Files Open House.
VCA 1976-99 Technical Officer and Lecturer in Printmaking, 1994 Member of School Board
Exhibitions at Gerstman Abdullah Fine Arts International; Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London; Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney; Axia Modern Art; Greenaway Art Gallery. Included in Maastricht Print Biennale, Holland. Winner of five Wynne Trustees Watercolour Prizes. Represented by Beaver, Heiser and Australian Galleries.
Oil on linen
VCA 2003-05 BFA Painting, Honours 2014.
Exhibitions at Seventh, Linden Gallery, Red Gallery, Trocadero, Carbon Black Gallery, Victoria Park Gallery, c3 Melbourne, Anna Pappas Gallery, Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre. Awarded Sanskriti Kendra residency, New Delhi India; Seventh Gallery Exhibition Grant , NAVA Janet Holmes à Court Artists’ Grant.
Inkjet print, silicone
VCA 2010-11 MFA, 2011 - 2017 Workshop Coordinator
Exhibited in Interior Architecture, La Trobe University Visual Art Centre, Bendigo; Geelong Wool Museum and at Kings ARI, Linden Gallery, City Library and City Lights, Melbourne.
Artwork documentation by Alex Walker