‘Damaged in transit then fingerprinted at Fawkner Police Station, using two different methods’
VCA 2012-14 BFA (Painting), 2015-2017 Technician for Breadth Studies.
Represented by Neon Parc Gallery; solo exhibitions at Gertrude Contemporary; Knights Street Art Space; George Paton Gallery, and group exhibitions at ACMI, Melbourne; Margaret LAwrence Gallery. Awarded NAVA Sainsbury Sculpture Grant, Roger Kemp Memorial Award; Asialink/VCA India Global Atelier; ACMI Award.
‘My life of Nature and Animals’
Glass, wood, paper, bone, horse hair, aluminium
VCA 1975-1977 BFA Sculpture, 1978-79 Grad Dip, 1980-86 Sessional Lecturer, 1987-2000 Lecturer in Sculpture
Exhibited with Christine Abrahams Gallery and Stephen McLaughlan Gallery, and in group exhibitions at Castlemaine Regional Art Gallery, Geelong Art Gallery, Helen Lempiere Sculpture Prize, Werribee. Awarded lan Potter Sculpture Award and Public Art Commission currently outside NGV, Melbourne.
VCA 1996-98 Photography, 2001 BFA Hons
Solo exhibitions at CCP, Melbourne; TCB inc, Westspace, Linden Gallery; Gallery Raku, Kyoto; NH Nacional, Madrid; and in exhibitions at NGV, MUMA, Melbourne; ACP, Sydney; AGNSW, Sydney; Il Ponte, Rome; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago. Awarded ANZ Emerging Artist Award; Australia Council Studio, New York; University of Art & Design residency, Kyoto. Represented by Sophie Gannon Gallery.
‘Malevich and Me’
Fuji flex, laminate, acrylic
VCA 1996-1999 BFA Photography, 2000 Honours, 2004-06 MFA, 2000-2017 Lecturer in Photography.
Exhibited at CCP, Melbourne; Lisbon Regional Gallery, 1st Floor, West space, Conduit Arts, The Substation, Kings ARI, Sutton Project Space; Conical. Awarded Australia Council Studio, Helsinki; Gertrude Contemporary Studio, Ian Potter Cultural grant. Represented by Sarah Scout Presents.
VCA 1982-83 Grad Dip
Solo exhibitions include Conduit Arts, Michael Wardell and Anna Pappas Galleries, Melbourne; Boutwell Draper and Kaliman Galleries, Sydney. Curated exhibitions at Neon Parc, Rubicon, Daine Singer, Melbourne; the Spinnerei, Leipzig. Residency VCA Phasmid Studios, Berlin; Leipzig International Atelier.
'Light Score 1a'
VCA 1996-98 BFA Photography
Recent projects at CCP, Melbourne; Gertrude Contemporary, LON gallery, BUS projects, West space, TCB inc, the Substation, RMIT Project Space, White Cubicle Toilet Gallery, London. Awarded Gertrude Contemporary Studio and Australian Tapestry Workshop residency.
Gloss enamel oil paint
VCA 1987-88 Postgraduate Diploma
Over 45 solo and 100 group exhibitions since 1988. Public Art Commissions at EastLink interchange, Docklands, Melbourne; Centennial Park, Sydney; Esplanade Complex, Singapore. Residencies: Gertrude Contemporary Studio; La Salle-Sia College of the Arts, Singapore; International Art Space Kellerberrin Australia (IASKA); Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; Stichting Duende Aktiviteiten, Rotterdam; Australian Council Studio, Barcelona; Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, Besen Family Foundation Grant. Represented by Karen Woodbury Gallery.
VCA 1979-81 BFA
Award winning independent designer and producer of lighting, ceramics, furniture objects, and installations. Solo exhibitions at Gallery 101 and Craft Victoria. Also exhibited at Galleria 1000 Eventi, Milan.
Raw pigment, cotton fabric, die stone on board.
VCA 2015 BFA Honours
Solo exhibitions Daine Singer, Long Division Gallery, Bus Projects, C3 Contemporary; 910 Lofts, New York. Curated exhibitions include Spinnerei, Westpol A.I.R. Space, Leipzig; Artspace, Auckland. Residency Leipzig International; NES, Iceland. Represented by Daine Singer, Melbourne.
'Wise Women (The Holy Trinity is an Earthy Grievance)'
Coloured pencil, paper.
BFA Drawing and Print Media (2013-2015), Honours (2016). Publications Research Office (2015-Present); Research Assistant/Copy Editor Art+Australia (2016-Present); Publication Assistant VCA (Research); Prospective Students Guide VCA.
Exhibited at The Physics Room, New Zealand; Blindside Gallery, Bus Projects (upcoming); Melbourne City Library. Included in University of Melbourne and private collections in Melbourne. Represented by Metro Gallery.
‘You only see black’
VCA 2014-2016 MCA
Curated exhibitions include Sovereignty ACCA, Melbourne; Murruwaygu AGNSW, Primavera MoCA, Sydney; Forever Now, MONA FOMA, Hobart. Solo exhibitions Anna Pappas and Seventh galleries, Koorie Heritage Trust, Melbourne; Alaska Projects, Sydney; Space Space Gallery. Tokyo.
‘Study for Anxious Self’
Oil on board
VCA 2000 Post Grad Dip
Exhibited at Geelong Gallery, Langford 120. Collected by NGA, Canberra; State Library of Victoria, NSW and QLD; Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery. Winner of the Rick Amor Prize 2015; Awarded Churchill Fellowship, Paris; Illustrator and cartoonist Age Newspaper for 20 years; Winner Melbourne Press Club Quill Award 2015.
MARY LOU PAVLOVIC
‘Landscape Inside 9 x 5’
Epoxy resin, flowers cast inside box lid
VCA 1999-2003, 2nd year Sculpture Co-ordinator, 2005-2007 Painting Lecturer and Centre for Ideas
Lives and works in Bali. Exhibited in 'Australian Artists and Bali, 1930s to Now' McClelland Gallery, Melbourne; Made Budhiana Gallery, Ubud Bali; Tate London Gallery; Edinburgh Festival; Conny Dietzschold, Sydney and Cologne. Founder of Pav Modern that hosted Jake Chapman and Matthew Collings tours to Australia. Awarded Apex Art New York Franchise Exhibition; Artist Residency Ubud Writers Festival and Tate Tokyo Residency.
'Untitled - Bamboo Laminate 1'
Bamboo on Ply
VCA 2014-2016 BFA. 2015-2016 MLG Gallery Assistant, 2017 MLG Coordinator
Biographical details coming soon
‘Broad, Binocular, Binaural’
Acrylic on laser cut wood
VCA 2004-2006 BFA Painting
Represented by Station Gallery. Studio Artist Gertrude Contemporary 2014-16 and residencies at Last Ship, Mumbai; Australia Council Barcelona Studio and Bundanon Trust. Also works collaboratively as The Telepathy Project, presenting performances at Primavera, MCA, Sydney; Melbourne Now, NGV and Dark Mofo.
‘incy wincy conspiracy’
Various glass and crystal beads, upholstery thread, monoammonium phosphate, aluminium potassium sulphate, ritalin.
VCA 2005-06 MVA
Exhibited at the Substation, Fremantle Arts Centre, Block Projects, Paradise Hills, Trocadero Gallery, Bus Projects, PICA, Perth; NUS Museum, Singapore. 2007-2008 Gertrude Contemporary Artist studio. Awarded Qantas Foundation Traveling Award, Anne and Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship. Represented by MARS Gallery.
‘Don't tell me that grubby little mechanics a pallbearer/ Avalon Swingers Society’
Oil on ply
VCA 2007-09 BFA Painting
Exhibited at El Dente Expo Chicago; Imperial Leather, Utopian Slumps; A streetcar named re·tir·ee/ If slippers could talk Station Gallery; also at TCB Art Inc; Rearview, Lowrise Projects; Blindside; Platform Contemporary Art Space.
Oil on board
1979-81 BFA Painting, 1996-98 MFA, 2000-2017 Lecturer in Drawing and Printmedia
Exhibited in Melbourne Now NGV; Painting, More Painting ACCA; Black to Blackest, Geelong Gallery; Theatre of the World, MONA Hobart; also at IMA Brisbane; TarraWarra Museum of Art; Heide MoMA; Galleri Konstepidemin, Sweden. Awarded Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize. Represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery.
'Untitled (Kris holding a towel)'
Chromogenic print and resin
VCA 2008-09 Grad Cert
Exhibited in Palimpsest Biennale, Mildura, Melbourne Now, NGV; and at CCP, Melbourne; Metro Arts and Brisbane Festival, Brisbane; Nellie Castan Gallery, Firstdraft; No No Gallery, Blindside, Kunstraum Tapir, Berlin; WestSpace, The Substation. Gallery Manager, Bus Projects (2009-11) Guest editor, Das Superpaper (May 2013) Represented by Daine Singer; Residencies : Taktprojektkunstraum, Berlin; Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo; Fremantle Art Centre, Australia Council JUMP National Mentorship.
Recycled rubber, plastic, adhesive paper, builder's twine on board
VCA 2008-09 Grad Dip, 2011-12 MFA, 2013-2017 PhD.
Exhibitions at Factory 49, Blindside, Margaret Lawrence Gallery. Curatorial projects The F Word, Gippsland and Ararat Galleries, f generation: feminism, art, progressions George Paton Gallery; A Dinner Party: setting the table, Wespace; Awarded NARS Foundation studio New York, International Feminist Art Residency, Toronto; Moya Dyring Studio, Cité International des Arts, Paris.
Graphite on paper
1988-1991 BFA, 2014 Honorary Staff member, 2016 Doctor of Visual and Performing Arts (honoris causa), 2017 Enterprise Professor.
Australian Artist at Venice Biennale. Exhibited at Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography; Centro de Artes Visuales, Lima; MCA Sydney; ACCA; The Atrium, Spain; CCBB, Brazil; University of Quebec Art Museum; Frye Museum, Seattle; Hara Museum, Tokyo. Represented by Tolarno and Roslyn Oxley9 Galleries.
‘Double particles-ice and cherry blossom’
Oil on ply
VCA 1994- 99 Sessional Lecturer in Painting.
Solo exhibitions at NGV, ACCA, Tarrawarra Museum of Art. Exhibited in 17th Biennale of Sydney; Liverpool Biennial, UK; NGA Canberra; Lunami Gallery, Tokyo; Heide MoMA; AEAF Adelaide. Awarded Australia Council Studios London and Rome, Power Studio Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris; and residencies at Murano, Venice; Sai-no Kuni, Japan. Represented by Sutton and Milani Galleries.
‘Taking it on the chin’
Acrylic on board
VCA 2010-2012 BFA Painting, 2013 Honours.
Exhibited in New 14 ACCA, She smiled at me, Chan Hampe Galleries, Singapore; and at Shepparton Art Museum Firstdraft, Sydney, LON Gallery, Galerie Pompom, MUMA, West space, PICA, Perth. Curator of Kenneth Biennale at TCB inc, Rearview, and Margaret Lawrence Gallery. Residency at Melbourne Biennial Lab, Cowwarr Art Space. Awarded Redlands Konica Minolta Emerging artist award, Moreart VicTrack Award, ArtStart Grant, Meyers Place Mick Pettifer Memorial Award.
Spray enamel on wood
VCA 2011- 2017, PhD Centre for Ideas
Exhibited in NETWORKS (cells & silos), MUMA; Less is More Heide MoMA; and at Ian Potter MoA; NGV; Melbourne Living Museum of the West; Artspace Auckland; Sarah Cottier, Tolarno. Site specific works Highpoint Centre; Watergate, Dockland; Olympic Car Park, Sydney; Pipemakers Park, Maribyrnong; Member of Store 5, editor of Circular. Represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery.
Plaster, beeswax, blue dye from rosemary flowers
1975-77 Dip of Art Sculpture, 1993-2017 Head of Centre for Ideas
Exhibited in Lorne Sculpture Biennale, Alliance Française de Melbourne; MARS Gallery; Éditions Galilée, Paris; Meru Art Gallery, Brooklyn, New York; Linden Gallery, Melbourne. Residencies at Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo; Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle; Power Institute studio at Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris; Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore.
Acrylic on ply
VCA 1989-92 Head of Painting.
Exhibitions at Girne American University Gallery, Cyprus; The Art Lounge, Beirut, Lebanon; The Art Gallery, Singapore; Roz MacAllan Gallery, Brisbane; University of Sharjah Gallery, UAE; Red Door Gallery, Singapore. Included in 14th Singapore International Film Festival, Singapore; 1982 Sydney Biennale and Australian Perspecta ‘81 AGNSW, Sydney. Author The Art of Man Ray Vols I & II (E.Mellen Press, NY).
‘Blood lemons (Factory Sample)’
Cardboard, inkjet print, acrylic, sponges, masking tape, acrylic sheet
VCA 2012-14 BFA
Exhibited Blindside, TCB, Testing Grounds, Kings ARI, The John Fries Award Exhibition, UNSW Galleries, Sydney; Spring 1883 showed with Fort Delta. Recipient of the Majilis Encouragement Award.
Artwork documentation by Alex Walker