‘After Petrus Christus, Stone in the Air Stone in the Head’
Biro, acrylic and shellac
VCA 1984-1985 GradDip, 2011 PhD, 1986 - Present Lecturer, Coordinator MCA, Graduate Research and PhD Candidature
Exhibited NGV, West Space, Jewish Museum Australia, NKN Gallery, Melbourne. Included in Art Gallery of NSW; Australian National Gallery; Queensland Art Gallery collections. Represented by NKN Gallery.
‘Notes for the other side of history’
Collage, pen, pencil, rice glue, cigar label
VCA 2005-2008 BFA, 2009 Hons, 2010-2012 MFA
Artist and Musician. Exhibited Dark MoFO, Hobart; RMIT University Design Hub, Westspace, Ocular Lab, Techno Park Studios; c3 Contemporary; lan Potter Museum of Art, Havana Biennale 2018, Havana/Cuba private commission Vedado, Gertrude St Projection Festival and VicUni Footscray. Residencies at Casa Arianna, Havana Cuba; Villa Pandan Harum, Bali.
‘Mandatory Pineapple on Pizza’
Synthetic polymer paint and ink
1998-2002 BFA (Hons), 2007 PhD, 2003-2015 Tutor, Critical and Theoretical Studies Lecturer
Represented by MARS Gallery. Exhibited Castlemaine Art Museum, Darebin Art Prize, Cover Up Gallery, London; Wagner Art Gallery. Winner of The Keith & Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Scholarship and Gary Fell Award.
‘Fruit of Her Labour’
VCA 1996-1998 BFA Painting, 1999 Grad Dip, 2000-2004 PhD
Exhibited MCA, Gallery 4A Sydney; QLD Art Gallery, Brisbane; Museum of Arts and Design, New York; held international residencies in India, Spain and Italy. Represented by Murray White Room, Melbourne.
Collage of photographs
VCA 1977-1985 Head of Painting, 1986-1991 Dean School of Art
Over 50 solo exhibitions since 1959, curated exhibitions include Melbourne Now, NGV; Painting. More Painting ACCA; Seventh Triennale, India. Winner of Dobell Prize for Drawing; John McCaughey Memorial Prize, John Tallis Acquisitive Award. Represented by Station, Roslyn Oxley9 and Milani Galleries.
Oil on linen
VCA 1980-82 BFA
Founding member “Roar Studios”; Director of the Australian Artists Association. Exhibited Roar Studios, United Artists, Realities, Port Jackson Press, Metro Galleries, Melbourne; Coventry Gallery, Tim Olsen, Australian Art Resources, Sydney. Participated in ‘Lake Eyre and Beyond’ project.
‘Forever in situ’
VCA 2006-09 BFA Hons Painting
Archivist for Janenne Eaton, photographer, painter, member of Normal Gallery collaborative group. Exhibited c3 Gallery, West Space, RearView Gallery, Seventh Gallery, TCB, Melbourne. Former Board Member for Seventh Gallery. Received Myer Foundation Award.
‘Where we were meant to be’
Archival inkjet on cotton rag, glass, Victorian ash timber
VCA 2005-09 Sessional Lecturer in Drawing
Photographer. Exhibited CCP, MGA, c3 Gallery, Geelong Gallery, Edmund Pearce. Winner Pat Corrigan AM Acquisitive Award.
VCA 1992-2007 Senior Lecturer Printmaking
Exhibited in Snap Freeze: Still Life Now, TarraWarra MUseum; Arrangement: Australian Still Life 1973 – 1993, Heide MoMA; 7th Drawing Biennale, Drill Hall, Canberra. Solo exhibitions since 1975 at Stuart Gerstman, Powell Street, Joshua McClelland, MARS and Australian Galleries. Numerous Portrait commissions for Universities of Melbourne and Monash, French Embassy, Gippsland Institute.
Synthetic polymer paint
VCA 1999-2001 BFA Painting, 2003 Honours, 2008-2017 Lecturer in Painting
Exhibited in Like Mike, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts; New Psychedelia, UQ Art Museum, Brisbane; Freehand: Recent Australian Drawing, Heide MoMA; Melbourne Now NGV; and at West Space, Y3K, Utopian Slopes, The Substation, AEAF, Adelaide; Australian Embassy, Washington DC. Awarded Qantas Travelling Art Prize, Gertrude Contemporary Studio, Australia Council Studio, Helsinki. Represented by Sutton Gallery.
Cotton rag photographic print
VCA 2001-2004 BFA Photography, Honours, 2010-2015 PhD
Exhibitions at Monash Gallery of Art, Gertrude Contemporary, Conical, Bus Projects, Dudspace, Chapter House Lane, Queensland Centre for Photography, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne.
‘Sold for 300 Francs’
Gouache on found oil painting
VCA 2016-2017 Director of Margaret Lawrence Gallery
Artist, curator and art educator. Curatorial projects at Ian Potter Museum; NGA, Canberra. Exhibitions at AGNSW and MCA, Sydney; John Curtin Gallery, Perth; Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra, West Space. Recipient Australia Council Studio, Paris; Collex Museum of Contemporary Art Acquisitive Prize.
‘Right Before the Dawn’
Acrylic, sand, wood scraping
VCA 1983-84 Post Graduate Diploma Printmaking
Founding member and bass guitarist in Crowded House, created artwork for album covers, designed the costumes and stage sets. Exhibited Benalla Art Gallery. Art director of Crawford productions. Designed commemorative artwork for 30th ARIA awards.
VIVIENNE SHARK LE WITT
‘A Tail of Two Cats’
VCA 2014-2017 PhD candidate
Represented by Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney. Exhibited Ian Potter Museum, UoM; IMA, Brisbane; MCA, Sydney; NGV; Heide MoMA, ACCA, Artspace, MoMA, Paris; Art Gallery of NSW.
‘Contained Cows, Aso’
Photo relief print on fabric
VCA 2003-08 BFA Drawing Hons 2013-16 MFA, 2013-2017 PhD Centre for Ideas
Exhibited CCP, Melbourne; Sutton Projects, Perimeter, West Space, Conical; Youkobo Art Space, SLOPE, Tokyo; Bogong Center for Sound Culture, Bogong.
Oil paint, glitter
VCA 2015-2017 Lecturer in Sculpture and Spatial Practice
Exhibited Dark MOFO, MONA, Contemporary Art Tasmania, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Tasmania; Artspace, Sydney; Oxford Art Factory, MCA, Sydney. Residency at EIDIA House, New York.
‘Pollution is Possible’
VCA 2004-2010 Head of Sculpture and Spatial Practice, PhD Research Coordinator, Associate Dean Research
Exhibited CCP, Melbourne; State Library of Victoria, Linden CCA, West Space, Ian Potter Gallery, UoM, Melbourne; Artsite, Brisbane. Past ACCA Board Member, West Space and Linden Gallery committee member.
Oil on board
VCA 2002-2004 Bachelor of Fine Art
Represented by Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane & NKN, Melbourne. Exhibited Pieces of Eight Gallery, c3 Gallery, NKN Gallery, Melbourne; Arthouse Gallery, Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Iain Dawson Gallery, Sydney; Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane.
Cardboard, mirror foil, carrot
VCA 1992-94 BFA Sculpture, current PhD, 2006 - Present Sessional Lecturer, Head of Sculpture and Spatial Practice
Represented by Sarah Scout Presents, Melbourne. Exhibited CCP, ACCA, Horsham Regional Gallery, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne; India Art Fair, India. Awarded Anne and Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship.
SLOW ART COLLECTIVE
VCA 1997-99 MFA
Established in 2009, current members Dylan Martorell and Chaco Kato. Exhibited in Melbourne Now, NGV; Powerhouse Museum, Sydney; c3 Melbourne; Kochi AIR, India; Frukt, France. Commissioned projects for Atrium Federation Square, Warrnambool Art Museum, Town Hall Gallery Hawthorn, MPavilion, ACMI, Art Centre Melbourne, MisDesign, Castlemaine State Festival.
‘Eye collage (Femmage)’
Synthetic polymer paint, canvas, collage
VCA 1987-88, Postgrad Dip Painting, 1989-90 MFA Painting, 1991 Sessional Lecturer, 2015-2016, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, 2017 University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow
Exhibited Postmasters Gallery, New York; Purdy Hicks Gallery, London; Amelia Johnson Contemporary, Hong Kong; MADA Gallery, Monash University; GoMA, Brisbane; MuMA, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Melbourne. Collections include: NGA, Canberra; NGV; Art Gallery of SA, Adelaide; QLD Art Gallery, Brisbane; MCA, Sydney; MONA, Tasmania.
VCA 2003-2007 BFA Painting, 2013-16 Lecturer (Breadth Studies)
Represented by Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide. Exhibited Lindberg Galleries, West Space, C3 Gallery, Chapman & Bailey Gallery, Melbourne; Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide. Winner John Leslie Art Prize, finalist Metro Art Prize.
NGS 1972-74 Dip Art Painting, VCA 1980-81 Grad Dip
Represented by Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne. Exhibited Flinders Lane Gallery, Linden Art Gallery, Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria; The Long Gallery, Tasmania. Winner Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of Ballarat.
‘We don't need no thought control'
VCA 1999-2002 BFA Hons, Sculpture
Exhibited Schoolhouse Studios, Bus Projets, C3 Gallery, Rae and Bennett Gallery, West Space, KINGS, Melbourne. Active board member C3 Contemporary Art Space. Wrote and illustrated two picture books with Thames and Hudson.Winner of Banyule Acquisitive Prize. Work included in Artbank and NGA collections.
Board, found sign
VCA 2011-12 MFA, 2013 Sessional Tutor
Exhibited CCP, C3 Gallery, Gertrude Contemporary, ACCA, Utopian Slumps, Sutton Gallery, Heide MoMA, Neon Parc, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney; Artspace, Auckland. Included in MCA, Sydney; GoMA, Brisbane; Artbank; NGV; Monash University; Melbourne collections.
‘Heide 2-Light. am’
Pigment inkjet print on paper
VCA 2002-3 BFA Drawing, 2003 Drawing Studio Technician
Exhibited Dark MOFO, Sutton Gallery, CCP Melbourne, Turner Galleries, WA; Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne; Ann & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide; MGA, Wheelers Hill; NGA, Canberra. Winner Bowness Photography Prize. Included in NGA, Canberra; NGV, ArtBank Collections.
Acrylic on ply
VCA 2004-2005 MVA
Represented by Sarah Scout Presents. Exhibited at Bus Projects, Ryan Renshaw Gallery and West Space. Shortlisted for the Brett Whiteley Travelling Scholarship and Geelong Art Prize. Included in Artbank, Griffith University and private collections abroad.
VCA 1994 Grad Dip in Film and Television (Animation), 1992-Present Lecturer in Drawing and Print Media
Exhibited at fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne; The Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra; Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Swan Hill Regional Gallery of Contemporary Art, Deakin University. Her animations are included in the Emily Carr Institute, Canada and Roehampton University London, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), ABC and SBS Television collections.
‘Involuntary Body/Third Hand’
VCA 2015-present PhD
Awarded a three year Fellowship from The Visual Arts/Craft Board, Australia Council; Honorary Professor of Art and Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh; Distinguished Research Fellow in the School of Design and Art, Curtin University; initiated and was director of the Alternate Anatomies Lab for two years. Represented by the Scott Livesey Galleries in Melbourne.
‘A moment in time’
VCA 2007-09 BFA, 2010 Honours, 2015- 2017 Lecturer in Sculpture and Spatial Practice
Exhibited ACCA, Heide MoMA, Roslyn Oxley9, Object Space, Sydney; Craft Victoria, Utopian Slumps, Rearview, The Substation, Blindside, Melbourne; Stockroom, Kyneton. Winner of the the Sir John Sulman Prize. Represented by Sarah Cottier Galleries.
‘Ghost of Stringy Bark Creek’
Oil on board
VCA 1988-1990 BFA
Exhibited Museum Villa Rot, Germany; The Louvre, Paris; The Art Gallery of Australia; Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne; Adelaide Biennial, Ian Potter Museum of Art, UoM. Awarded Australia Council Barcelona Studio Residency. Represented by Olsen Gallery, Sydney.
1987-2017 Lecturer in Ceramics and Sculpture, Honorary Senior Fellow
Exhibited Geelong Art Gallery, Tolarno Galleries, Sale Regional Gallery, MGA, Victoria; Omi, New York. Public Art commissions Victoria Harbour, Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne Museum. Residency Australia Council Studios Barcelona and Italy.
VCA 1979-81 BFA Sculpture, 1991-1992 Lecturer in Sculpture
Exhibited in Best of the Best, NGV; Environmental Sculptures, City Square, Melbourne; and at Nellie Castan Gallery, Fortyfivedownstairs, Stephan McLaughlan Gallery; Linden Gallery, Muka Studio, Auckland; Sculpture Square, Singapore; Heide MoMA. Residencies Poland Milchhof Studios, Berlin; MUKA Studio NZ; Burkina Faso Kossi Traore Studio, Winner Diamond Valley Art Award. Public Art commissions at Eureka Tower, Melbourne; St Kilda Town Hall.
2010-Present Sessional Lecturer in Painting and Photography
Exhibited VOLTA NY, New York; NAFA, Singapore; Australia Centre for Photography, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney; Neon Parc, NGV; Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney; Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. Represented by Sullivan & Strumpf and Neon Parc.
Archival inkjet print
1979-2017 Printmaking technician, Digital Resources Manager
Has works exhibited in Australia, Europe and USA. As a Master Printmaker and Photographer, he has accepted commissions and also assisted various artists locally and internationally.
‘Study for Departed’
Oil on ply
2003-2005 BFA Painting, 2013-present Sessional Lecturer in Breath Studies
Exhibited Alliance Francaise de Melbourne; Gippsland Regional Art Gallery, SA Museum, Adelaide; Sophie Gannon Dianne Tanzer and Lindberg Galleries. Awarded Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant, Centre Intermondes residency, La Rochelle, France. Represented by Peter Walker Fine Art and MARS Gallery.
‘Untitled #19 (Garage Day Revisited 1994)'
Pencil and acrylic
VCA 1996-98 BFA Drawing, 1999 Hons, 2001, 2003-04 Sessional Lecturer in Drawing and Printmedia
Exhibitions at MUMA; Heide MoMA; Margaret Lawrence Gallery; ACCA, Melbourne, West Space, The Narrows; TCB artinc, Y3K Gallery; Hell’s Kitchen, Metro Arts, Brisbane; SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney; Peloton, Sydney; CACSA, Adelaide; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo. Awarded Gertrude Contemporary Studio. Member of DAMP.
‘Lacrimae Rerum- 7403.00S’
Archival giclée print
VCA 2003- 2004 BFA Honours
Exhibited Anna Pappas Gallery, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Artereal, Gallery 4A, Incinerator Art Space, Sydney; Kallio Kunsthalle, Helsinki; ATTA Gallery, Thailand; National Art studio, South Korea. Represented by ARC ONE Gallery.
Ink on foil
VCA 1985-1987 BFA Painting
Exhibited in Fresh MOCA, Los Angeles; The Subversive Stitch Monash University Gallery; Australian Print Workshop; Rebecca Hossack Gallery, New York; Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert CA; Cat St Gallery Hong Kong; Royal Academy Print Fair, London. Member of the ACCA Board. Represented by Olsen Gallery.
‘Small orange fur monochrome’
VCA 1991-93 MFA, 2002-07 PhD, 2006, 2008 Sessional Lecturer in MFA
Exhibited New 05 ACCA; Today Tomorrow Yesterday MCA, My Kylie ICA, London; Second Asia-Pacific Triennial, QAG; Heide MoMA; AGNSW, Sydney; Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany; NGA, Canberra; NGV. Awarded Samstag International Scholarship; Melbourne Tram commission. Represented by Anna Schwartz and Roslyn Oxley9 Galleries.
Type C print
VCA 1997–1998 BFA Sculpture, 2004–2005 MFA (Research), 2003–2008 Lecturer in Critical & Theoretical Studies and Centre for Ideas.
Awarded Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship, exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery London and Royal Institute of British Architects Gallery, currently lectures at the London Southbank University.
‘The Yellow Peril Re-imagined A fantasy collaboration between Rosalie Gascoigne & Ron Robertson-Swann’
VCA 1997-99 BFA Sculpture
Exhibited at Artspace, West Space. Awarded Darebin Art Prize, Bowness Prize for photography. Collected by Artbank, the City of Melbourne and Melbourne University.
‘Jane Sutherland (c.1883) Student at the National Gallery School Student, Member of original 9x5 group’
Digital print on canvas
VCA 1986-87 BFA, 1998 MFA (Research), 1996-97 Senior Lecturer in Drawing
Exhibited Canberra Contemporary Arts Space, Gertrude Contemporary, George Paton Gallery, Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery. Awarded Australia Council studio residency in Los Angeles. Represented by Sutton Gallery.
Calico, digitally printed cotton, acrylic, adhesive, oil on board
VCA 2008 Grad Cert Visual Art, 2009 Grad Dip Visual Art
Exhibited Galerie Pompom, Chapter House Lane, Rubicon ARI, c3 Contemporary Art Space, Platform Public Art Space, LON Gallery, Tristian Koenig, Caves, Linden New Art, c3 Contemporary Art Space, Bus Projects, Art Stage, Singapore; SPRING 1883 with Dutton Gallery from New York. Represented by Daine Singer.
Veneer, lard, steel wire, sterling silver
2006-2010 Gallery Manager/Curator of Margaret Lawrence Gallery
Exhibited Bus Projects, West Space, CCP, Gertrude Contemporary, TCB, Craft Victoria, Daine Singer, NGV, Anna Pappas Gallery, Bendigo Art Gallery, Sarah Scout Presents, Pieces of Eight; Melbourne; Die Ecke, Santiago. Represented by Daine Singer.
Artwork documentation by Alex Walker