E.M. Christensen - Career Resume

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1984 Joan Gough’s Studio Gallery, South Yarra, Victoria.
1985 Women’s Gallery, Fitzroy, Victoria; Doncaster City Gallery
Massoni’s, St Kilda; Caulfield Art Centre
1992 The Lost Boys –
an exhibition of paintings about War: Ararat Regional Gallery, Victoria
1993 War – Allegories of Conflict – Woolloomooloo Gallery, New South Wales;
Alien Artefacts and other Curiosities (sculpture) – Carringbush Library, Victoria
1994 The Spherical Bird – Moorabbin Arts Centre, Victoria
1996 Miscellaneous Paintings – Gallery 101, Melbourne, Victoria
1997 Fables and Truths – Crawford Gallery, Sydney, New South Wales;
Solo exhibition – Gallery Two, Launceston, Tasmania
1999 Waiting for Y2K – Gallery 101, Melbourne, Victoria
2000 Ring of Fire – Stables Gallery, Cleveland, Tasmania
2001 Angels and Elephants – Stables Gallery, Cleveland, Tasmania
2003 Solo exhibition – Tasmania Shop and Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania
2004 Solo exhibition – Stella Dimadis Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

77, 78, 80, 81 Victorian Artists Society
79, 80, 81 Melbourne Festival of Surrealisms
1983 - 95 Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Inc
1987 Blake Prize Exhibition
1988 Diamond Valley Invitation Art Exhibition
1992 Australian Contemporary Art Fair 3; Drawing the Veil – Artworks Gallery, Ballarat, Victoria
1993 City of Hobart Art Prize Exhibition;
Aspects of Contemporary Surrealism - Gallery 101, Melbourne
Two States of the Art – Seymour Centre, Sydney
Spring Festival of Drawing – Mornington Peninsula Arts Centre
1994 Box of Fun – Centrepoint, Melbourne
1995 Women Artists of the Twentieth Century – Stanthorpe, Queensland
and Penrith, New South Wales
1996 World in a Matchbox – Grand Central Gallery, Melbourne
Australian Contemporary Art Fair
1997 Tasmanian Art Award Exhibition; Visionfest – Liverpool, UK
1998 Exhibition of work by Australian Artists – Hyatt Regency, Singapore
Images of Tasmania – Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
1999 Images of Tasmania 2 – Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
2000 Wrest Point Invitation Art Exhibition, Hobart; Square 2000 – Gallery 101
2001 Images of Tasmania 4 – Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
2002 Material Girl – Moonah Art Centre, Tasmania; Images of Tasmania 5
2003 Material Girl – Moonah Art Centre, Tasmania;
Art from the Eastern Shore - Rosny Schoolhouse Gallery, Rosny Park;
Images of Tasmania 6 – Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
2004 City of Clarence Art Award - Schoolhouse Gallery, Rosny Park;
Images of Tasmania 7 – Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
2005, 2006, 2008 Material Girl – Moonah Art Centre, Tasmania
2008 Weld Echo – Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
City of Clarence Art Award - Schoolhouse Gallery, Rosny Park;
 

SITE SPECIFIC INSTALLATIONS
(Including Paintings and/or sculpture)

1991 Picnic at Gallipoli – 189 Collins Street, Melbourne
1992 Christensen on Collins – 187 Collins Street, Melbourne
1993 The Monument to Corrupted Endeavour – Regent Theatre, Melbourne
1994 The Magician – 189 Collins Street, Melbourne
1995 On the Shores of the Inland Sea – 67 Glenferrie Road, Malvern, Victoria
1996 The Angel in the Marketplace – 415 Sydney Road, Brunswick, Victoria
1998 Road-kill on the Information Superhighway - Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, Tasmania
 

AWARDS

1985 Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Inc (CAS) – second (judge George Mora)
1986 Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Melbourne – first (judge Ernst Fries)
CAS – second (judge Geoffrey Edwards)
1987 Capcon Science Fiction Convention, Canberra ACT – best painting
CAS – Third (members’ vote)
1988 CAS – Second (members’ vote)
1989 CAS – Second (judge Ken Scarlett)
1990 CAS – First (judge Robert Lindsay); CAS – First (members’ vote)
1991 CAS – Second (judge Joe Pascoe)
1999 HWHC Art Award (Tasmania) – First (judge Lorraine Jenyns)
2003 Soroptimists International Womens Day art award - best pen and ink
(judge Pat Brassington)
2004 Two paintings acquired by Clarence City Council (judge Luke Wagner)
2005 Comalco art award - best painting
2006 Material Girl Exhibition - Popular Choice Award
2008 Clarence Open Art Exhibition - best painting (judge Sean Kelly)
 

PUBLICATIONS / PRESS

1989 The Melbourne Herald Tuesday Magazine, Jan 24;
The Melbourne Herald Thursday Magazine – review: Allison Harding, Feb 2;
The Age Entertainment Guide, Feb 3; The Age – review: Louise Bellamy, Feb 3;
Melbourne Times Feb 8; Southern Cross (Melbourne), Feb 22;
Weekend Australian – review: Robert Rooney Aug 19
1990 The Age – article: Virginia Trioli, Oct 5;
Directory of Artists and Galleries of Australia: Max Germaine
1991 The Melbourne Times, May 1; Herald-Sun – article: Jason Romney, Oct 10
1993 The Sydney Morning Herald – review: Bronwyn Watson, Apr 30;
The Weekend Australian – review: Elwyn Lynn, May 8;
Australian Women Artists: Max Germaine
1994 Artlink, Winter edition; The Age Entertainment Guide, Sep 13
Moorabbin Standard, Sep 15
1995 Who’s Who in Australian Art
1997 The Examiner, Sep 20; – review: Jo McIntyre, Oct 4; The Mercury, Sep 27
2000 The Mercury – reproduction of painting, Feb 5
2002 The Mercury – reproduction of painting, Dec 17
2003 The Mercury, Nov 8;
Eastern Shore Sun, Nov
2004 The Mercury –Sep 16
Eastern Shore Sun, Jul
2005 The Mercury –Mar 12
Eastern Shore Sun, Mar

Numerous illustrations, cover designs and articles for a variety of newspapers and magazines.
Designs for Community Art Projects: The Clarence Bicentenary Quilt - for Eastern Shore Regional Arts;
Sails and Stays - for Rajah Bicentary Quilt Project, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery;
In Our Lifetime - for Senior Momentum (seniormomentum.kingston.org.au)

Work acquired by Monash University, Clarence City Council, and by private collectors in all Australian capital cities, Germany, USA, Canada, UK, New Zealand, Singapore and Japan

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