‘Balcony in Havana’
NGS 1962-65 Diploma of Art
70 solo exhibitions since 1965 including Bonython & Holdsworth Galleries, sydney; Galerie Alpha, Brussels; Fondation Vasarely, Aix en Provence, France; Galeri Esok Lusa, Bali; Gadfly Gallery, Perth; Gipps Street and Libby Edwards Galleries, Melbourne. Awarded Internationale Grand Prix at Biennale Azuréenne”, Cannes. Public Art commission, Acland Court St.Kilda.
NGS 1971-73, VCA 1974-75 Post Grad Dip, 1990 – 2017 Lecturer in Drawing and Print Media.
Solo exhibitions at Pinacotheca, Realities, Crossley & Scott Galleries. Group exhibitions at Ewing Gallery, UoM; NGA, Canberra; Swan Hill Regional Gallery. Awarded Alliance Francaise Scholarship, Georges Prize. Represented by MARS Gallery.
Found plastic, graphite, acrylic
VCA 2005-07 BFA Painting, 2008 Honours, 2011-13 MFA
Exhibited WestSpace, Heide MoMA, Ocular Lab, TCB inc, Australia China Art Foundation Gallery, Melbourne. Curated exhibitions Galerie am Körnerpark, LoBe, Tete, Lehrter Siebzehn, Berlin. Awarded PICTURE BERLIN Residency, Creative Victoria Arts Project Grant
Oil on board
VCA 1998-90 BFA Painting, 2012-2017 Lecturer in Drawing and Print Media
*work is coming
Exhibited in 100 Masterpieces of Modern and Contemporary Arab Art, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris; Painting, More Painting, ACCA; 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, QAGOMA, Brisbane; New 010, ACCA; Raafat Ishak: Work in Progress, Ian Potter Museum of Art; and at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre; Singapore Art Museum; Artspace Sydney; Heide MoMA; Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah. Founding member of Ocular Lab inc. Represented by Sutton Gallery.
VCA 2004-06 BFA Photography, 2007 Honours, 2008-10 MFA by Research
Solo exhibitions at CCP, Melbourne; ApartmentV2, Springvale Library, BUS Projects, Seventh, Consulate-General of Japan, Federation Square big screen, Melbourne; Space Space Gallery,Tokyo; Internship HOMELAND Project by Artist Kate Just, Heide MoMA
Correction tape on tilapia leather
VCA 1998-99 Post Grad Dip, 2011-2016 Sessional Lecturer for MCA, Drawing and Print Media, Sculpture and Spatial Practice
Represented by Sarah Scout Presents. Exhibited Gertrude Contemporary, c3 Gallery, The Narrows, Conical, MLG/VCA, MUMA, ACCA, Ian Potter Museum, UoM; Breenspace, Sydney; 32nd São Paulo Bienal, Brazil. Awarded VACB residency ACME, London.
GARY JAMES (SPOOK)
‘Young archeological student slips on a early bronze age banana skin and lands on teacher's nefertitties'
Ceramic, plaster, pigment, cremated human remains, gel medium
VCA 1973 Dip Art Printmaking
Exhibited in The Spirit of Football NGV, Melbourne; The Shilo Project, Ian Potter Museum; and since 1991 The Annual Football Art Exhibition: the Suffering Goes On, The Artists Garden. Solo exhibitions at Ray Hughes Gallery, Tolarno and William Mora Galleries.
plywood, paint, rectangular wall cut
2004-2006 Lecturer Sculpture and Spatial Practice
Artist & filmmaker living and working between Melbourne and New York. International exhibitions in Tokyo, Bogota, China, The Netherlands, Taiwan and USA. Awarded Den Haag Sculpture prize, Netherlands; VACB ISCP residency New York. Solo exhibitions include Heide MoMA, Governor's Island, New York.
Ink on paper mounted on board
2012-2015 Sessional Lecturer in Painting
Solo exhibitions at ICA, London; Laurel Gitlen, New York; Prism, Los Angeles; ACME, London; Galleri Schnauzer, Oslo; CCP Melbourne. Exhibited in The National, AGNSW; Painting. More Painting, ACCA; TarraWarra Biennial, TWMA; Melbourne Now, NGV; and at Artspace, Sydney; CCAS, Canberra; Margaret Lawrence Gallery; Utopian Slumps, Westspace. Represented by Sutton Gallery.
Oil on glass on ply
VCA BFA 1990-92 Painting.
Exhibited in Primavera, MCA, Sydney; Australian Culture Now, NGV and ACMI, Melbourne; and at Sutton Gallery; Ian Potter Museum; CCP, Melbourne; AGNSW, Sydney; NGA, Canberra; UKS Gallery, Oslo; Emmanuel Walderdorff Galerie, Köln. Founding member of Stripp Gallery, Melbourne. Awarded Australian War Memorial Gallipoli Centenary commission; Gertrude Contemporary Studio, Australia Council Studio, Barcelona; Rimbun Dahan Residency, Malaysia.
‘A Giant and a gentleman’
Acrylic on birch ply panel
VCA 1984-86 Post Grad Dip, 1986, 1991 Sessional lecturer in Sculpture and Printmaking.
Represented by Australian Galleries, 35 solo exhibitions since 1990 including Tolarno & Robert Lindsay galleries, Ian Potter Museum; ICON Deacon University, McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park, Australian Print Workshop, NGV Australia, Melbourne; Geelong Art Gallery. Commissioned Community Totem, Hanging Rock Reserve, Macedon.
Cotton thread, Indian fabric
VCA 2000-02 BFA Painting, 2005-2017 Lecturer in Painting and MCA, 2017 Graduate Coordinator.
Exhibited Kunsthalle Krems, Austria; Gallery Titanik Turku, Finland; AIR New York, Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo; Craft Victoria, CCP Melbourne, CAST, First Draft, PICA, Daine Singer and Nellie Castan Galleries. Awards: British Council Realise Your Dream Award, Rupert Bunny Fellowship, Siemens Travel Award, Gertrude Contemporary Studio, Krems AIR Austria; Australia Council Studio, Barcelona.
Artwork documentation by Alex Walker