‘After Untitled 2017’
Gouache, letterpress, graphite
VCA 1986-88 Grad Dip
Exhibited Light Projects; Ocular Lab; Open Space, British Columbia; MAC, Montréal, Neon Parc. Member of the Redrawing Collective. Residencies include NSCAD University, Halifax; Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada; 18th Street Arts Centre, Santa Monica; Columbia College, Chicago; Gertrude Contemporary; Australia Council Los Angeles Studio.
VCA 1984 Grad Dip
Over 50 solo exhibitions in Australia, Asia, U.S.A. and Germany. Multiple national and international residences including Roswell, New Mexico and the Bemis Center, Omaha and many Australian universities. Singer with The Fudds, and solo performances as Stew Lane. Represented by Australian Galleries
‘Hand holding coloured glass reflected in yellow mirror’
VCA 2006-08 BFA Painting
Solo exhibitions include West space, Bus Projects, TCB, Melbourne; Artspace, Canberra. Also exhibited at Stockroom, Kyneton; QCP, Brisbane; Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington; CCP, Melbourne. Awarded New Work Early Career Grant, Australia Council.
VCA 1992-2000 Head of Painting
Exhibited Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney; CFCA, NZ; Macquarie Galleries, Sydney; Flinders Lane Gallery; Dickerson Gallery; NGV; WA Art Gallery, Perth; Gertrude Contemporary. Ansett Art Award, Warrnambool Art Gallery Purchase Award. Included in Private collections across Australia, England, USA, NZ, Israel & France.
VCA 1992 Lecturer in Printmaking, 2002- 2015, Head of Printmaking and Lecturer
Exhibiting since 1972, most recently at Unit One Gallery Beijing; Tartu Print Museum, Estonia; DI CARTA/PAPERMADE Biennale Internazionale, Palazzo Fogazzaro, Schio, Italia; International Print Triennial Krakow, Poland; Guanlan International Print Biennial, China; 6th Hangzhou Art Exposition, China. Residencies at Youkobo Art Space Tokyo; Guanlan Original Print Base China. Winner Burnie Print Biennial, International Mokuhanga Prize.
GABRIELLA MANGANO / SILVANA MANGANO
Giclée print on museo rag paper
Gabriella VCA 1999-2001 BFA Drawing
Silvana- VCA 2001-2003
Represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery. Exhibited in 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art; Potter Museum; CCP, Melbourne; PICA, Perth; IMA, Brisbane; Heide MoMA, NGV, Melbourne, MUMA, Melbourne; MoMA, Korea. Awarded ISCP, residency New York; Gertrude Contemporary Studio.
VCA 1997-1999 BFA Painting, 2003-04 Sessional Lecturer in Drawing
Exhibited in Primavera, MCA; Model Picture Ian Potter , Ian Potter Museum of Art; and at Casula Powerhouse Gallery AGNSW, Sydney; CCP, Melbourne; West Space, MOP Gallery; Kaliman Rawlins, Uplands, Rex Irwin Gallery. Awarded Australia Council Studios Barcelona and British School of Rome. Represented by Sutton and Olsen Galleries.
VCA 1978-80 Dip of Art, 1981 -82 Grad Dip, 1986 Sessional Lecturer in Painting
Exhibited Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery, Fremantle Art Centre, Perth; Irving Galleries, Sydney; GCA, Italy; Horsens Museum of Modern Art, Denmark; Mira Fine Art, Melbourne. Residency at St Jeans Baptiste College, New York. Held in numerous collections worldwide.
'Going to Work'
Hand-painted silver gelatin print
VCA 2010 BFA (Hons), 2012-2014 MFA
Creative Young Stars Award, Australian Government; NGV Women’s Association Award. Studio Residency Space118, Mumbai. Exhibited at Strange Neighbour, Fremantle Arts Centre, Footscray Art Prize, Footscray Community Arts Centre; LON Gallery; Linden Art Prize, Linden Gallery; The Substation, Incinerator Gallery, JAUS Gallery, LA.
Oil paint and lead pencil
NGS 1945-4 Diploma of Art, VCA 1960s Grad Dip
Exhibited Painting. More Painting, ACCA; Lurid Beauty: Australian Surrealism and its Echoes, NGV Melbourne, Bicentenary Exhibition of Drawing, NGA, Canberra; MCA, Sydney; Town Hall Gallery and Nicholas Thompson Gallery. Held in collections nationwide and represented by Niagara Galleries.
‘Five elements for a collective’
Acrylic on marine ply and hoop pine
VCA 1978-80 BFA Painting, 1978-81 Campus Gardener.
Founding member of ROAR Studios, solo exhibitions at Reconnaissance and Michael Wardell Gallery, Melbourne; Suzanne Biederberg Gallery, Amsterdam; exhibited in Phenomena, AGNSW, Sydney, awarded residency at Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris.
Glass, Porcelain and Wood
VCA 2004-06 BFA Painting, 2007 Honours.
Represented by Starkwhite, Sullivan + Strumpf and Station Galleries. Awards include Robert Jacks Drawing Prize, Qantas Foundation Encouragement of Australian Contemporary Art Award, National Works on Paper Prize; Art + Australia / Credit Suisse Private Banking Contemporary Art Award, Australia Council Studio, Barcelona; Centre Intermondes residency, La Rochelle, France; Gertrude Contemporary Studio.
‘Lecturer in Fine Art’
Oil on ply
VCA 1999-2002 BFA Drawing
Represented by Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney. Studio Artist at Gertrude Contemporary, Residency at Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris. Art Basel Hong Kong 2017 with Darren Knight Gallery, Volume One: MCA Collection, MCA, Sydney; Spring 1883, The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne. Winner 2014 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize.
Oil on ply
VCA 1997-98 BFA, 2013-17 Lecturer in Breadth Studies
Represented by Station and Neon Parc Galleries. Studio Artists Gertrude Contemporary 2009-10. Works recently included in Shut up and paint, NGV 2016, Painting. More painting, ACCA 2016; Melbourne Now, NGV and exhibitions at Clubs Project inc., Ocular Lab, TCB Art Inc., Utopian Slumps, MUMA, MCA, Sydney.
Acrylic on gilt panel
VCA 2007-2008 Grad Dip, 2009-2010 MVA, 2011-2012 MFA, current Phd, 2014- 2016 Sessional lecturer in Painting.
Solo exhibitions Counihan and Gabrielle Pizzi Galleries, Melbourne. Group exhibitions at No Vacancy; Flinders Lane Gallery; Delshan Art Gallery, Armadale; Elizabeth Holden Gallery, USA. Winner Deadly Award, Victorian Indigenous Art Award; Australian Tapestry Workshop commission for State Library of Victoria.
VCA 2005-2017 Digital Programs Coordinator
Photographer/Musician exhibited locally and overseas, released albums and undertaken multiple national tours, co-partnered an independent record label, self-published artist books and created sound designs for gallery installations.
Inkjet Print and Paper Collage
VCA 2005-07 BFA Painting
Exhibited at Gertrude Contemporary, West Space, Ten Cubed, Siegreid Contemporary, London Artspace, Sydney; TCB inc. Represented by Murray White Room and Mother's Tankstation Gallery (Dublin). Awarded Turner Galleries Art Angels Residency, Perth; Art & Australia/Credit Suisse Private Banking Contemporary Art Award, Qantas Spirit of Youth award and Gertrude Contemporary Studio.
Watercolour, paper on board
VCA 1998-2000 BFA Painting
Exhibited in Self Conscious: Contemporary Portraiture MUMA; Basil Sellars Art Prize, Ian Potter Museum of Art; Adelaide Biennial AGSA; National Portrait Gallery, Canberra. Awarded Australia Council Studio, London. Represented by Crossley & Scott and Kaliman Galleries, currently by Olsen Gallery and Sophie Gannon,
‘Untitled Picture (Yellow)’
Industrial bristle, stainless steel (unlimited edition)
VCA 1992-94 BFA Sculpture, 2005-2017 Lecturer in Sculpture and Spatial Practice and Photography, 2012–13 Coordinator of Graduate Certificate in Visual Art.
Exhibited in Orifice ACCA, This is the future...Australian Sculpture Heide MoMA; Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art; AGNSW; NGV and numerous ARIs. Awarded Samstag International Scholarship and public art commissions at Docklands, Southbank and Heide MoMA. Represented by Sutton Gallery.
Gouache and watercolour on paper
VCA 1994-1996 BFA Painting
Exhibited in Screenings: International and Australian New Media Works, NGV; Pitch Your Own Tent, MUMA; Swoon, ACCA. Awarded Australia Council Studio at Cité International des Arts, Paris; studio artist Gertrude Contemporary. Represented by Niagara Gallery.
'Twig Folly Close and Chance Street'
VCA 1997-99 BFA Printmaking, 2003-04 Grad Dip, 2010-2016 Margaret Lawrence Gallery Coordinator.
Lives in London. Exhibitions at Westspace, 24HR Darwin, The Projects, Belgrade; Hell Gallery, The Narrows, Ryan Renshaw, Brisbane; Fehily Contemporary. Awarded Lodewyckx Scandinavian Scholarship, Janet Holmes a Court Grant; Residencies at Upernavik Museum, Greenland; Samband islenskra myndlistarmanna, Iceland; Gertrude Contemporary Studio.
VCA 1977-78 BFA Painting, 1980-81 Grad Dip, 1985-91 Life Drawing Tutor, 2012-2016 Lecturer in Dora Mcrae Intensive.
Awarded Archibald Prize, Hugh Ramsey Award, Residency Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory, New York, and numerous portrait commissions. Australian Official War Artist, Iraq. Exhibited NGV, Melbourne; AGNSW, Sydney; Heiser Gallery Brisbane; Australian Print Workshop. Represented by Australian Galleries.
‘Brute fight practice drawing’
VCA 2004 MVA, 2012-13 MFA
Represented by Neon Parc and Gallery 9, Sydney. Curated exhibitions include Heide MoMA; NGV; PICA, Perth; CACSA, Adelaide; Tsagaandarium Art Gallery and Museum, Mongolia; Careof Centre for Visual Art, Milan. Awarded Australia Council Tokyo studio, Gertrude Contemporary studio residency.
Mixed media collage
VCA 2008-10 BFA Photography, 2011 Honours
Exhibited Primavera 2016, MCA, Sydney; ANU, Canberra; NEW 15, ACCA; Transmission: Legacies of the Television Age, NGV Melbourne; Laurel Doody, Los Angeles; Slopes, TCB Inc. Awarded Gertrude Contemporary studio,the Marten Bequest for sculpture, Australia Council ArtStart Grant.
VCA 1972-2002 Lecturer in Painting and Printmaking.
Survey exhibitions at NGV, Mornington; AGNSW, Sydney; Heide MoMA, Margaret Lawrence Gallery. Exhibitions at V&A London; MCA; Sydney; NGA, Canberra; Geelong Art Gallery; and with Deutscher Fine Art; Sweeney Reed; Ray Hughes; Sherman; Annandale; Galerie Dusseldorf and Charles Nodrum Galleries. Awarded Australia Council Fellowship; Sulman Prize; Geelong Art Prize.
‘Let my spud talk to my spud’
Oil on ply
VCA 2005-07 BFA, 2008 Honours, 2008-2017 Sessional Lecturer in Painting and Breadth Studies.
Exhibited ACCA, The Substation, NGV, Geelong Art Gallery, Casula Powerhouse, West Space, Seventh, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Bus Projects. Awarded Gertrude Contemporary Studio, Australia Council studio, Liverpool; Marten Bequest Scholarship, Arts Victoria Grant.
‘Cultural Reflections-Up Above-Boonwurrung (St Kilda) magpie)’
VCA 1985-86 Grad Dip
Exhibited in Sovereignty, ACCA; CCP Melbourne, NGV, Melbourne; Artspace, Sydney; Bundoora Art Centre; Heide MoMA, Incinerator Gallery, Ballarat Art Gallery. Curator and CEO of The Torch. Previously represented by Luba Bilu Gallery, currently by Vivien Anderson Gallery.
VCA 2001- 2005 Sessional Lecturer in Painting
Represented Australia at 52nd Venice Biennale. Exhibited in 19th Biennale of Sydney, 11th Indian Trienniale, and solo exhibitions at ACCA, Melbourne; GOMA, Brisbane; PICA, Perth; NGV, Melbourne; Gimpel Fils, New York; Royal Academy of Arts, London; Galleri Tommy Lund, Copenhagen. Awards Gold Medal, Indian Trienniale; Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship. Represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery and Roslyn Oxley9.
'A line made by every spare pencil in my studio'
VCA BFA 2000-2002.
Exhibited in New 10, ACCA; Contemporary Australia: Optimism, QAGOMA, Brisbane; Melbourne Now, NGV; Adelaide Biennial AGSA; and at LUMA, LaTrobe University; Casula Powerhouse; AGNSW Sydney; MUMA; Heide MoMA; CCP Melbourne; Conical; Chulalongkorn University Art Centre, Bangkok. Awarded Gertrude Contemporary Studio, Frank Mohr Institute studio, Groningen, Netherlands. Represented by Sutton Gallery.
Oil paint on linen
1997-2004 MFA, 2012-16 Sessional Lecturer in Printmaking
Exhibitions at IMA, Brisbane; Heide MoMA, University Gallery, Melbourne, NGV, Melbourne; National Portrait Gallery, Canberra; Ballarat Art Gallery, Ewing and George Paton Gallery, RMIT Gallery, Pinacotheca, John Buckley Gallery. Represented by MARS Gallery.
Oil, acrylic on board
VCA 2008-10 BFA, Honours 2011, 2012- 2017 Technical Coordinator, Painting Technologies.
Biographical details coming soon
Oil on ply
VCA 1980-81 Grad Dip, 1982- 2017 Senior Lecturer, Honours Coordinator, Current Head of the School of Art
Australia Council residencies at Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Milan and the British School in Rome. Exhibited Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, NYC; West Space, Bendigo Art Gallery, Lindberg Gallery, Roslyn Oxley9, Sydney; Conical, ANU, Canberra. Represented by Charles Nodrum Gallery.
limestone, gold leaf
VCA 2008-10 BFA Painting, 2011 Honours. 2017 Sessional Tutor in Painting
Exhibited at Sutton Project Space, West Space, TCB Inc, Rear View, Gertrude Contemporary; Aperto, Montpellier France; RM Gallery, Auckland; Yamanashi and XYZ Collective, Tokyo, Japan. Awarded The Sainsbury Sculpture Grant, Residency Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo.
‘Surface Saver 2017’
Surface savers, enamel on board
VCA 2010-13 BFA Photography, 2014 Honours, 2011-2015 Admin, 2016 Margaret Lawrence Gallery Coordinator
Exhibited at Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane; Kings ARI, c3 Contemporary, Bus Projects, No Vacancy Gallery. Awarded Australia China Art Foundation Residency, Shanghai, NGV Women’s Association Award.
‘In memory of Robert Hunter- An Australian Painter’
GAC 100 archival acrylic
NGS 1977-78 Dip Art, VCA 1996-98 MFA (Research)
Filmmaker and artist, exhibited in Federation touring exhibition at NGA, Canberra; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Australian Bicentennial Folio, State Library of Victoria, NGV, Melbourne.
JOHN R NEESON
‘Shelf Life 4’ 2017
Oil on panel
VCA 1991-92 Sessional Lecturer in Postgraduate Studies, 2011-2017 Lecturer in Breadth Studies.
47 venue specific projects and residencies since 1993 at Gasworks and The ArtHouse London; AC Institute and Point B, New York; ARCO, Lisbon; Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin; Bundanon Trust; Tarrawarra Museum. Solo exhibitions at Pinacotheca, Realities, Dianne Tanzer, MacQuarie and Conical Galleries, University of Sharjah Gallery, UAE. Awarded Samstag International Scholarship, Represented by blackartprojects.
Oil on ply
VCA 1981-83 BFA(Painting, 1984-1998 Lecturer in Painting
Solo exhibitions at MCA Sydney; PICA Perth; ACCA and CCP, Melbourne; Republic Tower, Melbourne; Robert Lindsay Gallery, Realities, Melbourne. Exhibited at XXV Bienal de São Paulo; Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels; NGV, Melbourne; MUMA, McClelland Gallery, Gertrude Contemporary. Winner Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, John McCaughey Memorial Prize. Represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery.
‘Untitled’ (for Martin Maloney after Dylan Bektas)
Ink, acrylic on canvas
VCA 2013-2015 Sessional Lecturer
Founder and Director of Neon Parc. Member of DAMP collective, initiated Dudespace, Melbourne. Curated Josh Smith / Franz West, Neon Parc, Like Mike, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Utopian Slumps, Sarah Scout Presents, Neon Parc and Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts; Test Pattern, Margaret Lawrence Gallery. Exhibited at Blockprojects, Gertrude Contemporary, TCB Inc; The Physics Room, Christchurch.
VCA 2013 Honours
Included in group exhibitions at Tinning Street Presents, Seventh Gallery, First Site, Penang Malay Art Gallery, Penang. Solo exhibitions at Alternating Current Art Space, The Dirty Dozen, Rubicon ARI, c3 Contemporary, The Substation. Winner of Immerse Award, Mural commission George Paton Gallery.
'Red wedge (Nardoo flagwave)'
C Type Photograph
VCA 1996-98 BFA Drawing, 1999 Casual Lecturer in Drawing and Critical Studies
Solo exhibitions at Ian Potter Museum, Australian Print Workshop, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Gertrude Contemporary, West Space, Ocular Lab, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts , Auckland. Collaborations at L’Arsenale, Venice; Holburne Museum, Bath; Humboldt University, Berlin; Australia Centre, Berlin; Artspace, Sydney. Represented by Milani Gallery.
Enamel on wood
NGS 1970 Diploma of Art, VCA 1986-87 Sessional Lecturer in Post Grad studies
First solo exhibition in 1973 at Pinacotheca, Melbourne; exhibited at Hamish McKay Gallery, Wellington; Galerie Mark Müller, Frankfurt; Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel; Espace d’Art Contemporain, Demigny; Gertrude Contemporary, ACCA, Tarrawarra Museum. Founder of Art Projects. Represented by Anna Schwartz and Sarah Cottier Galleries.
acrylic paint, cardboard
VCA 1978-80, 1983
Exhibited in Melbourne Now, NGV; 15th Biennale of Sydney, and at Ian Potter Museum; CCP, Melbourne; Artspace, Sydney; Gertrude Contemporary, Tolarno Galleries, Yuill Crowley, Hamish McKay, Wellington; Cabinet Magazine, New York. Founding member of Store 5, Melbourne. Residencies at ISCP, New York; Australia Council Studio, New York; Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland. Represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery.
Paper collage, UV protective varnish
VCA 1991-92 Grad Dip
Lives and works in London. 50 solo exhibitions since 1993 include Xavier Hufkens, Brussels; Foxy Production, New York; Chisenhale Gallery, London; Palais de Tokyo, Paris. Curated exhibitions include MCA, Sydney; NGV, ACCA; MONA, Hobart; Saatchi Gallery, London. Residency PS1, New York; Sidney Nolan Trust, London. Represented by Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery.
‘Aftermath’ (excerpt still)
Inkjet on canvas
VCA 1973-75 Dip of Art Painting
Represented Australia at 2007 Venice Biennale, exhibited at Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, NY; Melbourne Biennial, ACCA, Kiasma MCA, Helsinki; Edinburgh International Festival, Biennale of Sydney, Montreal Biennale. Work is held nationally in major collections and a number of international collections. Recipient Moët & Chandon art award.
Artwork documentation by Alex Walker