Artist C.V.  [1]

Artist C.V.

Education

2007/2008 Masters of Arts, Art in Public Space, with H Distinction, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

2004/2005 Diploma of Arts, Visual Arts, Final Year Monyx Best Overall Portfolio Award, Chisholm Institute, Frankston, Melbourne, Australia 

Bachelor of Education, Teaching Degree, Creative Dance Major, UAI, J. M. Estrada University, Bs As, Argentina

Scholarship for Academic Excellence & Outstanding Professional Practice, UAI, J. M. Estrada University, Bs As, Argentina


Grants, Prizes, Awards & Residencies

Upcoming 

Police Point Shire Park Gatekeeper's Cottage Artist Residency, supported by the Mornington Peninsula Shire & the MPRG, April 2018

2017

Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition & Award Finalist                                                                                                                                                                                                           AADK Spain Artist in Residence, supported by the City of Blanca, Murcia, Spain & the Consulate of Spain in Melbourne, August 2017

'Unitatis' Public Art Commission, supported by Aktuelle Architektur Der Kultur, Spain and the City of Blanca, Spain, August

'38.178° N, 1.3698° W', Public Art Commission, supported by Aktuelle Architektur Der Kultur, Spain & the City of Blanca, Murcia, Spain, August

Hanakotoba Solo Exhibition, Matsudo, Japan, supporte by the city of Matsudo, Japan & the Whitehorse City Council

Hanakotoba Solo Exhibition, BHCAC, supported by the Whitehorse City Council, May 2017

BHCAC Artist Residency, supported by the Whitehorse City Council, April 2017

2016

Winner Best Overall Exhibition Award, Immerse Exhibition Program, Knox, supported by the Knox City Council (November)

20th Anniversary Toolangi Sculpture Trial 2016 Artist in Residence, Toolangi, Victoria, supported by the Australia Government, Kinglake Ranges Foundation, Parks Victoria & the Murrundindi Shire Council  
Toolangi Sculpture Trial 2016 Sculpture Commission, Toolangi Bushland Reserve, Toolangi, Victoria, supported by the Australia Government, Kinglake Ranges Foundation, Parks Victoria & the Murrundindi Shire Council

Kings Bridge Cottage Artist in Residence, Cataract Gorge Reserve, Tasmania, supported by the Launceston City Council Parks & Recreation Department (July)

'Apertus', Public Art Commission, The Big Screen, Harmony Square, Greater Dandenong City Council Civic Centre,  Dandenong, supported by the City of Greater Dandenong (February - April)

'The Public Narratives of Multiples_Architectural Elements I', Garnar Lane Light Boxes Commission, Dandenong, supported by the City of Greater Dandenong & Art in Motion Autographics (Jan - July)    

2015

Gunyah Artist in Residence, NSW (June)

Ayatana Artistic Research Program, Biophilia Artist in Residence, Ottawa, Canada (May)

Heritage Hill Museum & Historic Gardens Artist in Residence, supported by the City of Greater Dandenong (Feb - March)

AusVels Educator Outstanding Achievement Award 2015, VSL,Melbourne

2014

Bayside Artist in Residence, Billilla Historic House, supported by Bayside City Council (January - June)

2013

Outdoor Sculpture Grant, supported by Moreland City Council

Bayside Artist in Residence, Billilla Historic House, supported by Bayside City Council (June - Dec)

'Shelter', Bunjil Reserve Ephemeral Public Art Commission, supported by the Nillumbik Shire Council & Parks Victoria, Panton Hill

Laughing Waters Artist in Residence, supported by Nillumbik Shire Council & Parks Victoria, Eltham

Finalist Toorak Village Sculpture Show & Awards, Toorak

2012

Artist in Residence Contemporary Sculptors Association, Yarra Sculpture Gallery, supported by the City of Yarra, Melbourne

Finalist Artecycle Exhibition and Awards, Incinerator Arts Complex, Melbourne

Finalist Yering Station Sculpture Awards, Yarra Glen

2010

Finalist Toyota Community Spirit Artist Travel Award, Melbourne

Finalist Current Sculpture Biennial, Wangaratta

2009

Winner Moreland Sculpture Ephemeral Prize , supported by Moreland City Council

Finalist Montalto Sculpture Prize, Red Hill

Finalist Yering Station Sculpture Awards, Yarra Glen

2008

Winner Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition & Awards, Worrells Mercedes-Benz/ Melb. Weekly Magazine Award

Finalist Yering Station Sculpture Awards, Yarra Glen

Finalist Artecycle Sculpture Awards, Melbourne

Artist in Residence Incinerator Arts Complex, supported by Moonee Valley City Council, Melbourne

2007

Artist in Residence Shaanxi University of Art and Textiles, China

Winner John Tallis Art Prize, Works on Paper/Sculpture, supported by Tallis Foundation, Oak Hill Gallery, Mornington

Finalist Artecycle Sculpture Awards, Melbourne, supported by the Moreland City Council

'All Times Favorites' 'Food Glorious Food' Windows/Laneways Commission, supported by the City of Greater Dandenong

'Ventana Latina' Public Art Project Commission, supported by Frankston City Council

2006

Finalist Heritage Hill Art Award, Dandenong

2005

Finalist Senini Art Award, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, Langwarrin

Winner Best Overall Portfolio, Chisholm Institute Frankston

Winner John Tallis Art Prize, Painting, supported by The Tallis Foundation, Oak Hill Gallery, Mornington

Finalist Ron Rado Memorial Prize

2004

Finalist Heritage Hill Art Award, Dandenong

2002

'Mi Tierra' Public Art Project, supported by the Embassy of Argentina in Canberra

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017 'Hanakotoba' Matsudo, Japan, Supported by the City of Matsudo & the Whitehorse City Council

2017 'Hanakotoba' BHCAC, Melbourne, Supported by the Whitehorse City Council
2016 'Vortex', Basin Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania, supported by the City of Launceston

2016 'Apertus', Public Art Project, The Big Screen, Harmony Square, Greater Dandenong City Council Civic Centre,  supported by the City of Greater Dandenong

2015/2016 'The Public Narratives of Multiples_Architecture Elements I', Garner Lane, Light Boxes Commission, supported  by the City of Greater Dandenong

2011 'The Light from the Abysm', Frankston Arts Centre, supported by Frankston City Council

2008 'Metamorphosis and Permutations', Incinerator Arts Complex, supported by Moonee Valley City Council

2007 'A Transition', Building 50, RMIT University, Melbourne, supported by RMIT University

2007 'Momentum', Digital Projection, Cube 37 Glass Space, supported by Frankston City Council

2006 'Ambiguous', Cube 37 Glass Space, supported by Frankston City Council

2006 'Present Voice', Mornington Peninsula Library, supported by Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

2004 'Curved Wall', Frankston Arts Centre

2004 'Awareness', Dromana State at Tuerong

2003 Summer Festival CAE Exhibition, Melbourne

2002 'Mi Tierra', Embassy of Argentina, Canberra

2002 'Mother and Child', Oak Hill Gallery

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
'The Beach Verandah Project', Wishart Gallery, Port Fairy

2016

'Iconic', Immerse Exhibition Program, Knox, supported by the Knox City Council

'AIR Showcase' Heritage Hill Museum & Historic Gardens (March/April)

2015

'Memory Bank', Concordia University, Montreal, Canada (June - August)

Canadian Society of Microbiologists Conference, University of Regina, Canada (June)

2014 

'Bonanza" Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Sculptors Association, Melbourne (December)

'Literati', Chinese Museum, Melbourne (January - April)

2013

Moreart Public Art Exhibition

Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition

2012

'Brave New World' Toyota Community Spirit Sculpture Exhibition

Yarra Sculpture Gallery Winter Res. Exhibition Artecycle Sculpture Awards 

2011

Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition & Awards

'Flourish' Toyota Community Spirit Sculpture Exhibition

2012

'Of Snowflakes and Space Time', Toyota Community Spirit Sculpture Exhibition

Current Sculpture Biennial, Wangaratta

2009

'Hybrid', Toyota Community Spirit Sculpture Exhibition

Yering Station Sculpture Show

Montalto Sculpture Exhibition

Moreland Sculpture Show

Artecycle Ephemeral Sculptural Installation, Incinerator Arts Complex

2008

Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition

Yering Station Sculpture Show

Artecycle Sculpture Exhibition

Arnold Bloch Leibler Sculpture Exhibition, Melbourne

2007

'Art in Public Space at Docklands', Doklands Art Lab

'China Project', Area Contemporary Art Space

'Fiesta of Figurative Art', Manyung Gallery

'Intersection', City of Moonee Valley

2006

Senini Art Award Exhibition, McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

'Bohemian Rhapsody', Cube 37

'Vital 06', Heritage Hill, Dandenong

'Vertigo', Chisholm Institute, Federation Gallery, Frankston Arts Centre

The Mail Art Exhibition, Mornington

2005

'One Vision', Jeffery Malesa Gallery, Sorrento

Members Exhibition', Oak Hill Gallery

'Everything but the Kitchen Sink', Cube 37

'Ron Rado Memorial Prize Exhibition', Dandenong

'Little Landscapes', Bright Space, St Kilda

'Art & Design Exhibition', Chisholm Institute, Frankston Arts Centre

27th Mt Eliza Art Exhibition, Mt Eliza

2004

'Heritage Hill', Dandenong

Manyung Gallery April Exhibition, Mount Eliza

Little Landscapes', Bright Space, St Kilda

'Arte Latinoamericano Exhibition', Parliament House, Melbourne

2003

'The Latin American Art Exhibition', Frankston Arts Centre

'Frankston on the Edge Festival in partnership with the Melbourne Fringe Festival', Cube 37

Manyung Gallery Art Book Launch Exhibition

Wyndham Cultural Centre Latin American Exhibition

Delshan Galleries February Exhibition, Armadale

Frankston International Guitar Festival Exhibition

'Supreme Masters of the Imagination', Agora Gallery, SOHO, New York

2002

'Community of Communities', Immigration Museum, Melbourne

Manyung Gallery November Exhibition, Mount Eliza

'Arte Latinoamericano Exhibition', Parliament House, Melbourne

'Exhibition of Form', Delshan Galleries, Armadale

'Australian Women Artists', Manyung Gallery, Mount Eliza

Manyung Gallery January Exhibition

2001

'Arts Peninsula Exhibition', Cube 37

Commissions & Public Art Projects

2017 'Unitatis' Aktuelle Architektur Der Kultur Centro Negra, Murcia, Spain

2017 'Blanca: Unusual Perspectives' Aktuelle Architektur Der Kultur Centro Negra, Murcia, Spain

2016 Toolangi Sculpture Trial Sculpture Commission, Toolangi, Victoria

2016 'Apertus', Public Art Project, The Big Screen, Harmony Square, Greater Dandenong City Council Civic Centre, supported by the City of Greater Dandenong

2015/2016 'The Public Narratives of Multiples_Architecture Elements I', Garner Lane Light Boxes Commission, supported by the City of Greater Dandenong

2014 'Synapses' Public Art Project, Billilla Historic House, Brighton, supported by Bayside City Council

2013 'Shelter' Public Art Project Commission, Bunjil Reserve, Panton Hill, supported by Nillumbik Shire Council & Parks Victoria

April 2011 'Trilogy', Public Art Project, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

Jan/April 2011 'Gifted', Public Art Project, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

July/ Oct 2010 'Grid ', Public Art Project, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

April 2010 'Ancient II', Current Sculpture Biennale

Jan/Feb 2010 'Prisca Theologia', Public Art Project, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

Oct/Jan 2009 'Red Line II', Public Art Project, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

Sep/Oct 2009 'Red Line I', La Trobe University Museum of Art, LUMA

Sep/ Oct 2009 'Metamorphous II', La Trobe University Museum of Art, LUMA

Sep/Oct 2009 'Ancient I', La Trobe University Museum of Art, LUMA

July/Oct 2009 'Traces', Public Art Project, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

April/June 2009 'Evolution', Public Art Project, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

February 2009 'Metamorphous I ', Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, ACCA' Foyer

Jan/April 2009 'Metamorphous', Public Art Project, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

Oct/Dec 2008 'Transitory', Public Art Project, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

September 2008 'From Kyoto to Hiroshima', Public Intervention, Japan

July/Sep 2008 'Eternal', Public Art Project, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

August 2008 'Transcending Rhythms', AMP Building Commission, Melbourne, supported by the Global Cities Research Institute at RMIT

Jun/July 2008 'Metamorphosis & Permutations', Public Art Project, Incinerator Arts Centre

April/July 2008 'Ancient', Public Art Project, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

Jan/April 2008 'Spiral Timeline', Public Art Project, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

November 2007 'Remembering', Docklands Art Lab

September 2007 'Three Thousand Years', Shaanxi University of Arts & Textiles, China

June/July 2007 'Glorious Food', Greater Dandenong City Council

May 2007 'Memories', Public Art Project, City of Moonee Valley

March 2007 'Ethereal', Public Art Project, CERES Environmental Park, Brunswick

February 2007 'Manos Unidas/United Hands', Frankston City Council

December 2006 Sandhurst Age Care Centre Permanent Public Art Project

Public Lectures & Professional Experience

2017 Guest Speaker, Aktuelle Architektur Der Kultur Centro Negra, Murcia, Spain

2016 - MA External Examiner, RMIT University, Public Art Unit

2016 Guest Speaker, 20th Anniversary Toolangi Sculpture Trial, Toolangi

2015 Guest Speaker, The Hive City of Greater Dandenong, Heritage Hill, Dandenong

2013 Guest Speaker, 'The Arts & the Cognitive Process', VSL, Melbourne 

2012 Guest Speaker RMIT University, Masters of Art - Art in Public Space 

2011 Guest Speaker Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition & Awards

2009 Guest Speaker Castaways Sculpture Forum, City of Rockingham, Perth

Sep 2009 Guest Artist/Tutor La Trobe University Museum of Art Education Program, LUMA

Feb 2009 Guest Artist/Tutor Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, ACCA's Multicultural Education Program

2008-2011 Artist/Tutor Conduction of the McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park 'Art in the Park' Education Program

2008 Artist Talk, 'Metamorphosis & Permutations', Incinerator Arts Complex, Melbourne

May 2005 Guest Speaker, The Artists' Lounge, Cube 37, Frankston

Aug 2005 Artist Talk, Oak Hill Gallery, Mornington

2003 Guest Speaker, CAE Summer Festival, Melbourne

International Research - The Public Narrative of Multiples: A Language of Transcendence

2017 August Madrid, Granada & Barcelona, Spain

2016 December Field Trip, Seminyak, Indonesia

2015 May Field Trip, New York, USA

2015 May Field trip, Ottawa, Canada

2014 - 2015 Dec/Jan Field Trip, Vancouver, Canada

2010 June/July Field Trip, Buenos Aires, Neuquen & Rio Negro Provinces, Argentina 

2008 Sept Field Trip, Tokyo, Kyoto & Hiroshima, Japan

2007 Sept Field Trip, Shanghai & the Xian Province, China

Selected Bibliography

2017 Issuu Spain, August

2017 Art Almanac, May Issue

2016 'A Forest of Sculpture', by Alex Mullarky, WildMelbourne.com, Dec

2015 Ayatana Artist Residency Publication, June

2014 Bayside Artist in Residence Publication, May 

2013 Multiple Views on Public Art, Pearl Magazine, Issue #21, page 58, Nov

2013 Laughing Waters Artist in Residence Publication 

2013 Toorak Sculpture Show Catalogue

2012 Toyota Community Spirit Exhibition Catalogue, page 14

2011 Art Almanac, November Edition, page 4

2011 Toyota community Spirit Exhibition Catalogue, page 13

2011 Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition & Awards Catalogue, page 8 

2010 Outer Site: The international Projects of RMIT Art in Public Space, edited by Geoff Hogg & Kristen Sharp, foreword by Lucy Lippard, McCulloch & McCulloch Australian Art Books, pages 74, 109

2010 Current Sculpture Biennale Exhibition Catalogue

Oct 2010/Feb 2011 The McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park Newsletter

April 2010/Sep 2010 The McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park Newsletter

2010 Toyota Community Spirit Sculpture Exhibition Catalogue, pages 3, 13

2009 Three Degrees of Change Education Program News, La Trobe University Museum of Art, LUMA, La Trobe University

18 May 2009 Herald Sun Newspaper, The Arts & Entertainment, page 37

Aug 2009/March 2010 The McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park Newsletter

Mar/Oct 2009 The McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park Newsletter

2009 Art Almanac, February Edition, page 57|

2009 Montalto Art Prize Exhibition Catalogue, page 4

2009 Yering Station Exhibition Catalogue, page 8

2009 Toyota Community Spirit Sculpture Exhibition Catalogue, pages 2, 3, 13

2009 Moreland Sculpture Exhibition Catalogue

2009 Toorak Village Festival of Sculpture Exhibition Catalogue

2009 Artecycle Ephemeral Sculptural Installations Exhibition Catalogue

29 Sep 2009 Whittlesea Leader Newspaper

Sep 2008/Feb 2009 Inform, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, pages 10, 11

June 2008 Trouble Magazine, Issue 47, page 22

2008 Antique & Art Magazine, page 30

14/20 May 2008 Melbourne Weekly Magazine, page 25

7 May 2008 The Age Newspaper, page 19

2008 Toorak Village Festival of Sculpture Exhibition Catalogue

2008 Yering Station Exhibition Catalogue

2008 Moreland Sculpture show Exhibition Catalogue

2008 The Notion of Human Movement Exhibition Catalogue

Sep 2007/Feb 2008 Inform, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, pages 11, 12

2007 RMIT Public Art Building a Practice, pages 1,2,5,7

19 Feb 2007 Frankston/Hastings Leader Newspaper, page 20

30 Oct 2006 Frankston/Hastings Leader Newspaper

Feb 2006 Chisholm Institute Staff Insight, Edition 136, page 10

Jan 2006 Frankston/Hastings Leader Newspaper, page 9

12 July 2005 Mornington Peninsula Leader Newspaper, page 18

7 July 2005 The Mail Newspaper, Mornington & Southern Peninsula, Vol.20, No 27, page 1

Aug 2005 The Archetypical Acorn, Oak Hill Gallery, pages 1, 2

Aug 2005 Studio News, Peninsula Arts Society, page 7

April 2005 SBS Radio Interview 'Visual Arts & Poetry'

Nov 2004 ZZZ Radio Interview

April 2004 Art Almanac, page 68

Jan/March 2004 Cultural Bulletin No 14, Embassy of Argentina in Canberra, page 4

Nov 18 2003 Mornington Peninsula Leader Newspaper, page 42

Nov 2003 The Art of Marynes Avila, Channel 31 TV Interview

2003 Selected Contemporary Artists of Australia, Michael Berry, Krispin P/L, pages 5, 6

April/May 2003 Gallery & Studio Magazine, New York, page 40

March 2003 Art Now Gallery Guide, New York, page 21

Feb/Mar 2003 Supreme Masters of the Imagination Exhibition Catalogue, New York, p. 16

18 Feb 2003 Mornington Peninsula Leader Newspaper, page 70

Nov 2002 Art Gallery Guide, page 41

29 Oct 2002 Mornington Peninsula Leader Newspaper, page 81

16 April 2002 Mornington Peninsula Leader Newspaper, page 16

April/June 2002 Cultural Bulletin No 7, Embassy of Argentina in Canberra, page 1

Selected Publications (writing by the artist)

2004 The Power of the Word, Fiesta Magazine, Nov 2004 Edition, page 40

1998 Amelia, The Second Worst Thing, edited by Helen Annand, page 72

Collections

Represented in public, corporate and private collections in Australia and overseas