CLARE DAVIES


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CLARE DAVIES

Born Melbourne, 1976

EDUCATION

2002 Graduate Diploma in Film and Television (animation)

School of Film and TV, Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), Melbourne

2001 Drawing into Animation, Prince’s Foundation, Shoreditch, London

1996-1998 Bachelor of Fine Art (printmaking) School of Art, VCA, Melbourne

1995 Brighton Bay Art and Design School, Melbourne

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015  Plants for my Garden, East Melbourne Library, East Melbourne 

2014 Interior Scene, Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Melbourne

2013 Opposing Forces, C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne

2012 Window, 24hr art, Darwin NT

2011 Island Life, VENN Gallery Perth

2010 a miraculous memory, Fremantle Arts Centre Fremantle

2009 found horizons, freerange inc, Perth

2005 Two of You, Eisenberg Gallery, East Brunswick

2002 Works on paper, Ray Hughes Gallery, Surrey Hills, Sydney

2000 Quietly as I leave… Klinker Club, Dalston, London

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 A New Feminine? Airspace Projects, Marrickville, Sydney. Curated by Rafaela Pandolfini

2014 IMAPCT, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth

2013 What it means to be human, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle

2012 Conservatorium, Paper Mountain, Perth

2011 City of Jonndalup Festival Art Trail, Joondalup, WA

2010  Impressions, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne

2010 Constellations, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne. Curated by Vanessa Gerrans

2009 Diagram, Junction Gallery, Midland, Curated by Stuart Elliott and Perdita Phillips

2009/10 Joondalup Invitation Art Award, Joondalup

2008 Better Places, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth. Curated by Melissa Keyes

2008 Fremantle Print Award (acquired), Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle

2008 Printmakers Association of WA Annual Show, Moores Building, Fremantle

2007 Paperartzi – Albany Paper Sculpture Show, Albany, WA. Curated by Annette Davis

2006 Paperworks, Moores Building, Fremantle

2006 Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

2006 Paper Tree, Tanami Desert, Willowra, NT

2005 Art and Artist’s, Axia Modern Art, Armadale, Melbourne

2004 Dibujos, Taller 7, Medellin, Colombia

2004 Annual Group Show, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2001/2 Brett Whiteley Traveling Art Scholarship, Brett Whiteley Studio, Sydney

2000 Hidden Art, Clerkenwell Green Association, Clerkenwell, London

1998 Showcase, Prizewinners Show, VCA, Melbourne

RESIDENCIES

2015 City of Yarra Artist in Residence, Fitzroy

2009 Moores Studio Artist in Residence, Fremantle

2009 Bundanon Trust, Shoalhaven, NSW

2006 Fremantle Arts Centre Residency

2004 Moya Dyring Studio, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

AWARDS

2009 Australia Council for the Arts – new work grant

2009 Shortlisted for the Qantas Emerging Artist Contemporary Arts Award

2008 Dept. of Culture and the Arts WA- Development Grant

2007 Printmakers Association of WA Patron Award

2007 Rockingham Emerging Artist Sculpture Award

2001/2 Short-listed for the Brett Whiteley Traveling Scholarship

1998 The National Gallery of Victoria Women’s Association Award (VCA)

1997 George Hicks Award for printmaking (VCA)

1995 Brighton Bay Award

FILMS

2008 Hometown Story, 1.00min, Journey to Pompeii, 4min

2002/3 The Royal Tigress, 3:00 min, Pigeon Island, 4:40min, Leaving Bellingen, 0:30secs

2001 The Golden Puddle, 3:40min

FILM FESTIVALS

2008 The Gertrude Association, Digital Media Festival, Fitzroy, Melbourne

2004 Fried Lights, Eisenberg Gallery, East Brunswick, Melbourne

2002 Tele Montmatre, Paris, France, Melbourne International Animation Festival, ACMI, Melbourne, St Kilda Film Festival, Nova Cinema, St Kilda

BIBLIOGRAPHY & CATALOGUES

Jasmin Stephens, Island Life essay, April 2011

Ric Spencer, The West Australian, Waterfront tour hot, cold, February 2010

Noakes, Maria. Suspended in Time, The Sunday Times, February 2010

Gregory Pryor, Review – Better Places, Artlink, Vol. 29 no.1 2009

Erin Coates, Aspiration, Deflation in Opposition, The West Australian, 19 December 2009

Melissa Keys, Better Places essay and catalogue, November 2008

COLLECTIONS

Art Gallery of Western Australia

City of Fremantle Art Collection

Little Creatures Collection

Private collections Australia UK Europe and Japan

TEACHING/COMMUNITY ARTS/OTHER

2015 Yarra Youth Services, Fitzroy

2011  Australia Council Peer

2010  Awesome Arts, Homeground, Kalgoorlie, WA

2009 Samson Park Festival, community arts project, Fremantle

2009 Open Book, regional arts project, Mullewa, WA

2005/8 Visiting Artist, School of Art, Printmaking Department, VCA, Melbourne

2007 Animator/Artist in Residence, Shire of Morawa, Morawa/Mullewa, WA

2005 Visiting Artist, Willowra, NT

2003 The Royal Tigress, Animator/Director, World Tales Project, SBS Australia