Curriculum Vitae

 

EDUCATION

2008 Doctor of Philosophy (Fine Arts), UNSW Australia

2000 Master of Fine Arts, UNSW Australia 

1998 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours Class 1), UNSW Australia 

1989 Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences, Canberra College of Advanced Education, Australia


SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND COLLABORATIONS

2016

Beast People (with Brenda Factor), AirSpace Projects, Sydney 

2015     

She Bush, AirSpace Projects, Sydney

 2014     

Concentric Eccentric (with Brenda Factor), Articulate Upstairs, Sydney

2013       

Break Down, Factory 49, Sydney

2012       

Power Play, Factory 49, Sydney

2008       

The Transplanted Bush, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

2006

In Part, Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra  

2005

Out on a Limb 2, FCA Gallery, University of Wollongong 

2004

Figs in Space (with Brenda Factor), Atrium, Federation Square, Melbourne

Out on a Limb, Bathurst Regional Gallery  

2002

What Goes Around, Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra

Figs in Space (with Brenda Factor), Sydney Powerhouse Museum and Brisbane Powerhouse 

2000

Interiority Complex, Rubyayre Gallery, Sydney 

1998

Playing House, First Draft Gallery, Sydney


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 2016

 Grey Area, AirSpace Projects, Sydney

Drawing Conversations, part of the National Art School Drawing Symposium

2015        

A Brief Scatological Survey, curated by Jane Polkinghorne and Michael Goldberg, Fisher Library, Sydney University

Second Comings, curated by Jane Polkinghorne and Sarah Newall, Marrickville Garage

Notes Toward A Future Feminist Archive, curated by Bronia Iwanczak and Lynne Barwick, Affiliated Text, Sydney

2014          

Monochrome, Sheffer Gallery, Sydney

Daisy Chain, Marrickville Garage, Sydney

The Democracy of Drawing, AirSpace Projects, Sydney

2013          

Lost and Found, Articulate, Sydney    

Drawing Now, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, an exhibition of drawings by the staff of COFA, curated by Peter Sharp and Kylie Banyard.

Intra-Sections, curated by Sarah Newall, Verge Gallery, Sydney University

Group Show, Factory 49, Sydney

Fundraiser, Marrickville Garage, Sydney

Impasse, Garage Door, Marrickville Garage, Sydney

2012        

Open Studio Exhibition, Redgate Studios Beigao, Beijing

Height x Width, Sheffer Gallery, Sydney

2011        

Modern Ritual, curated by Catherine Benz, Delmar Gallery, Sydney

Tin Sheds Fundraiser, Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney

Artwords and Artworks, curated by Joe Frost, National Art School, Sydney

2010        

In(two)Art, curated by Joseph Eisenberg, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney (2012), Goulburn Regional Gallery (2013), Grafton Gallery (2014)

2008

Brave New Worlds, Tap Gallery, Sydney 

2004

COFA Building Project Fundraising Exhibition, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

Drawcard, National Art School, Sydney 

metal element seven, (collaboration with Brenda Factor) Quadrivium, Sydney

2003

Picturing Paradise, Fundraiser Exhibition to Protect Public Lands, Mori Gallery, Sydney 

2002

Members Exhibition, Gallery 4A, Sydney

Days in Paris, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney 

2001

Alice Springs Contemporary Art Prize, Araluen Centre

Tactile Art Exhibition, Great Movements in Art: Figs 1-3, a collaboration with Brenda Factor, Object Galleries

Willoughby City Art Prize, Sydney

Occupied, with Brenda Factor and Fiona Hooton, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney 

2000

Dialogue, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

Mum Shirl Tribute Exhibition, Boomalli Aboriginal Artist's Co-operative, Sydney 

1999

Members Exhibition, Gallery 4A, Sydney 

1998

Exposed, Art Society Auction, Art Gallery of NSW

Raw Nerve Acquisitive Award, Raw Nerve Gallery, Sydney

Hatched, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Western Australia

Uncommon Masters, COFA Gallery, UNSW The Jenny Birt Award, COFA Gallery, UNSW

 1997

Unfinished Business, COFA Gallery, UNSW

Dissonants, COFA, UNSW

Beyond Queer, Raw Nerve Gallery, Sydney

Field of Dreams, A project organised by AAAR! in support of Native Title and Reconciliation, S.H. Ervin Gallery grounds, Sydney 

Which Machine must be Plugged into this Machine to Work, Performance Space, Sydney 

The Jenny Birt Award, COFA Gallery, UNSW 

1996

Out of the Frame, Curated by Professor Elizabeth Ashburn, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney 

1995

Joseph Lebovic Print Prize, COFA Gallery, UNSW

Squishy, Arthaus Gallery, Sydney

 

PROJECTS

2016 -

Memory Machine is an ongoing project where my car functions as a large mobile camera. From its interior I capture the observed world in plasticine outlines, allowing the memory of one place to be relocated and layered over another, whether that be an actual place or through the layering or collision of drawings. The drawings are destroyed from time to time, through melting heat, by the need to wind the window down, by dogs pawing or through my desire for change. Viewers from the outside of the car see my memories in reverse, they never see what it was that I originally observed, in the way I did. Even passengers in the car will see the drawing in a different context, from a different perspective. The lines will never match up again for either the viewers or myself.

2014             

AirSpace Projects. At the beginning of 2014 Brenda Factor and I established AirSpace Projects, a contemporary art space that is dedicated to a program of trans-disciplinary, inter-generational and cross-cultural exhibitions and events.

2014, 2016               

In Motion, AirSpace Projects   

A biennial event of permanent exhibition and one-off street and gallery events where artists explore the relationship between art, motion and thematic influences. 2014 curated by Sally Clarke; 2016 curated by Anna May Kirk.

2010                

Five Dock Topiary Project, Five Dock Public School

 

CURATIONS AND EXHIBITION COORDINATIONS

2015

Grey Area, AirSpace Projects

Extinct Extant, AirSpace Projects

Openings, AirSpace Projects

2014

Intimate Worlds, AirSpace Projects

In Motion, AirSpace Projects

In Motion, Performance and Projection Night, AirSpace Projects and Junction Street Marrickville

Danger Will Robinson!, AirSpace Projects

The Democracy of Drawing, AirSpace Projects

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2015         Ashfield Council. Thirning Villa Residency secured by AirSpace Projects

                Marrickville Council Arts and Cultural Grant for In Motion 2016

2013        Marrickville Council Arts and Cultural Grant for In Motion 2014

2004        COFA Research Scholarship (2 years) 

2003 NSW Marketing Grant, NAVA 

2002 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival Grant

                Special Festival Award for Figs in Space, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

2001 Finalist, Tactile Art Award, Object Galleries 

1999 Australia Council Development Grant 

1998 Australian Postgraduate Award (2 years)

Runner-Up Prize, Raw Nerve Acquisitive Award

GAS Scheme Grant, COFA Students Association 

1997 Chroma Australia Painting Prize, Graduate Exhibition, COFA

Chroma Australia Award, COFA


RESIDENCIES

2012         Redgate Studio Beigao, Beijing

1999         Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2013    

White Collar Artists, ACUADS

2012     

The Erotic: Critical Issues. Interdisciplinary.net. Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom. Clarke, Sally, Seduction and Possession: The Power of the Erotic in Australian Landscape Painting, 2012.


COLLECTIONS

Artbank, Maitland Regional Gallery, Private Collections

 

EMPLOYMENT

2014 - present

Director, AirSpace Projects

2013                

BFA Honours Coordinator Session 2, College of Fine Arts, UNSW

2000-2014     

Lecturer, School of Art, College of Fine Arts, UNSW Australia

2010-2013     

Postgraduate Supervisor, School of Art, College of Fine Arts, UNSW Australia 

2010               

Third Year Coordinator, Painting and Drawing, Session 2, College of Fine Arts, University of NSW

2010-present   

Sessional Drawing Lecturer, National Art School, Sydney

 

PUBLICATIONS

Blessin J. and Clarke S. (editors), In The Mind of the Beholder: Conceptions of Eroticism, IDP Press, Oxford, UK, 2014.

Clarke, Sally, 'Seduction and Possession: The Power of the Erotic in Romantic Australian Landscape Painting' in Blessin J. and Clarke S. (editors), In The Mind of the Beholder: Conceptions of Eroticism, IDP Press, Oxford, UK, 2014, pp 181-196

Clarke, Sally, In Motion, catalogue essay, AirSpace Projects, November 2014.

 

CITATIONS

Eisenberg, Joseph, in (two) art, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, 2010, p32

Goulet, Rose-Marie E., 'Carnet de Voyage Australien', Espace 63, Printemps, 2003, p26

Grishin, Sasha, 'All Part of the Landscape', The Canberra Times, Thursday, September 14, 2006, pp8-9

Grishin, Sasha, 'Fun, with puns and subtle inventions', The Canberra Times, 23 September 2002, p18 

Hines, Victoria, Sydney Morning Herald Metro, 22 February 2002, p27

Hines, Victoria, 'Dealing with Artists: Artist-Run Spaces', Australian Art Collector, Issue 8, April-June 1999, p92 (reproduction)

Kidd, Courtney, 'Savvy artist spaces celebrate survival in a harsh, commercial climate', Metropolitan, Sydney Morning Herald, 14 March 2001, p20

Low, Lenny Ann, 'Taking the Lid off the Versatile Fig', Sydney Morning Herald, 7 December 2001

Mateljan, Linda, 'Hatched: Co-existence Captured', X-Press Magazine, Art Condition, 25 June 1998

Perram, Richard, 'Four Artists are Out on A Limb at the Gallery', Weekend Advocate, April 24, 2004, p18

Picoron, M. Michael, Close to Art, No. 15, 2013, http://mpartconsulting.com

Reich, Isabella, 'Tactile Art', Object, No. 3, 2001, p29

The Mum Shirl Working Group, Mum Shirl Tribute Exhibition Catalogue, Nov 22 - Dec 22, 2000, p20

Uren, Brigette and Wilton, Janis OAM (editors), Just Paper: Catalogue, 2 May - 21 June 2015, Maitland Regional Gallery, 2015, p47

_____ 'Exhibition Explores the Aussie Bush', Western Advocate, 16 April, 2004  

_____ 'Raw Nerve Art', Sydney Star Observer, 8 October 1998, p3

_____ Sydney Morning Herald, 6 February 2002, p20 (reproduction, back page)

_____ Craft Arts International, Issue No. 40, 1997, (reproduction, front inside cover)