CV

Curriculum Vitae

Education
1998-99 Advanced Diploma, Electronic Design and Interactive Multimedia, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne.
1995-96 Post Graduate Diploma, Fine Art, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne.
1988-90 Bachelor of Arts, Photography, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane.
Individual Exhibitions  
2013 Metallic, Rubicon ARI, Melbourne.
  Noise Noise Everywhere, Central Goldfields Art Gallery, Maryborough.
2011 Glob Life, Greenwood Street Projects, Melbourne.
2002 SWIRL random acts of the kinetic, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra.
1997 Not Suitable for Roach, Talk Artists Initiative, Melbourne.
1995 Sue Jones, Fictional and Actual Artists Space, Melbourne.
1992 Offal, Space Plenitude, Brisbane.
1990 Sometimes it’s hard to get out of bed, Queensland College of Art Gallery, Brisbane.
Collaborative Exhibitions  
2016 Portal for propositions, in collaboration with Sandra Bridie and James Morrison, Bus Projects, Melbourne.
2015 Slap Pals get sacked — an art improvement program, Slap Pals collaboration with Astrid Scott, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne University, Melbourne.
2013 Coloured Light Plays, Slap Pals collaboration with Astrid Scott, as part of Coloured Light Plays, curated by Sandra Bridie and Craig Burgess, Melbourne.
2012 PM: An incidental video opera, collaboration with Sandra Bridie and presented by Chamber Made Opera as part of their Living Room Opera series, Preston, Melbourne.
2011 Variations on Ten Words, video collaboration with Sandra Bridie and Cynthia Troup, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne University, Melbourne.
2002 Transitional Play Unit, collaboration with Dr Warren Harmer, as part of Six Conjectural Modules, coordinated by Sandra Bridie, Tower Studio, Queens College, Melbourne University, Melbourne.
1999 Magazine, collaboration with Michael Pogia, Talk Artists Initiative, Melbourne.
Selected Group Exhibitions  
2018 WE ARE HERE, Palmer Hall, State Library Victoria, Melbourne.
2017 POETRY, George Paton Gallery, University of Melbourne, Melbourne.
2014 Vital Signs: Interpreting the archive, Blindside, Melbourne.
2012 Photographic Abstractions, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne.
2011 Out of the Darkness, Gallerysmith, Melbourne.
  Unearthly Garden, curated by Carolyn Dew, Colour Factory Gallery, Melbourne.
2010 Markers, Greenwood Street Projects, Melbourne.
  Strange Nature, Red Gallery, Melbourne.
2008 Botanica 08, Pigment Gallery, Melbourne.
2005 We Are All Animals, Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo.
2002 IQ, NewQ 2002, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne.
2001 The No Know Space, for Midsumma Festival, poster project throughout Melbourne.
2000 Travelsick Part 2, Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Hanover Galleries, Liverpool, UK.
  Sally’s Paddock Art Prize, Patrizia Autore Gallery, Melbourne.
  On the Beach, Talk Artists Initiative, Melbourne.
1999 Roadkill#1, Slide@200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne.
1998 Anniversary, Talk Artists Initiative, Melbourne.
  Oscillate, Nextwave Festival, Stop 22, Melbourne.
1997 Introduction, Talk Artists Initiative, Melbourne.
1995 Shuck, Southgate, Melbourne.
1994 Eidetic Experiences, Noosa Regional Gallery, Noosa. Tour of regional Queensland 1994-95.
  Neophytes III: After Taste, Gallery 101, Melbourne.
1992 Move Over, Space Plenitude, Brisbane.
  Who do you take me for?, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane. National tour 1992-93
1989 In Full Sunlight, AGLASSOFWATER, Brisbane.
Awards and Prizes  
2017 Finalist: William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne.
2015 Finalist: The M Collection Finalists Award, Gallerysmith, Melbourne.
2014 Winner: The M Collection Finalists Award, Gallerysmith, Melbourne.
1993 Finalist: Felix H. Man Memorial Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Tour of regional Victoria 1993-94.
1991 Finalist: Suncorp Art Awards, School of Arts Building, Brisbane.
Residencies  
2006 Mirrored Holes-An Alternative Landscape of Bendigo, La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo.
2002 Transitional Play Unit, as part of Six Conjectural Modules, Tower Studio, Queens College, Melbourne University, Melbourne.
Commissions  
2005 Brimbank Beat, interactive CD-ROM commissioned by the Brimbank City Council.
1993 Knowledge and/or/of Experience, (cover image) edited by John Macarthur, published by the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.
Collections
Memory Grid, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Melbourne.
Bushells’ Corporate Collection, Melbourne.
Private collections throughout Australia.
Bibliography
Australian Pride Network “Vital signs: interpreting the archive”; available online here. Accessed on 30 October 2020.
Coulter-Smith, G “Eidetic Experiences”; catalogue essay published by the Noosa Regional Gallery, Noosa.
Fotakis, N “Revisiting past darkness through a lens of bright colour”; available online here. Accessed on 14 February 2018.
Holsworth, M “Slap Pals Potato Art”; available online here. Accessed on 20 March 2015.
Knox, K “Artists we work with: Peter Lambropoulos”; available online here. Accessed on 10 November 2014.
McQualter, A “Sandra Bridie: Portrait of the Artist”; no longer available. Accessed on 26 March 2010.
Neville, G “Conditioned reflex, but students lively”; The Age, February 1994.
Richards, M “Paintings the way they ought to be”; The Courier Mail, August 19 1992, page 26.
Russell, S “From butterflies to flower cocks – Vital Signs”; no longer available. Accessed on 7 August 2014.
Smith, J “Vital Signs”; catalogue essay published by Blindside, Melbourne. Also available online here. Accessed on 7 August 2014.
State Library of Victoria “WE ARE HERE: contemporary artists explore their queer cultural heritage”; available online here. Accessed on 30 October 2020.
Smith, S “Black humour in photos creates gothic drama”; The Courier Mail, October 19 1992, page 17.
Turpie, S “Discover a magical world of colour”; The Bendigo Weekly, October 27 2006, page 21.
van Wyk, S “Felix H. Man Memorial Prize”; catalogue essay published by the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
Webb, P “Queer archive shows impact of AIDS”; The Age, July 12 2014, page 43. Also available online here. Accessed on 7 August 2014.
Williamson, C “Who do you take me for?”; catalogue essay published by the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.
Other
2000 Project coordinator, The No Know Space?, for Midsumma Festival 2001.
1996-2000 Founding member and active participant in Talk Artists Initiative.