Collections

National Gallery of Victoria

R.M.I.T University, Victoria

Monash University, Victoria

Deakin University, Victoria

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery Launceston , Tasmania

Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery , Victoria

Private Collections in Australia and overseas

Professional

2008-10

2000

Acting member of the Deakin University Aquisition Advisory Group

Sessional tutor, painting department, Monash University, Caulfield campus

1996

Sessional tutor, printmaking department, Monash University, Caulfield campus

Awards Prizes and Grants

2012

2009

2007

Arts Victoria "New Works" International Residency Grant

Rio Tinto Alcan, Queensland Aluminia Ltd Award for Works on Paper

Linden Postcard Show (Second prize)

2005

54th Blake Prize for Religious Art

2005

Award for Highly Commended, City of Banyule Works on Paper Art Award

2001

Monash Graduate Scholarship, Monash University

2000

M.F.A Faculty Scholarship, Monash University

1996

Australian Print Workshop Collie Trust Award

1994

Victorian Campus Art Prize awarded for Critical Merit - University of Melbourne

Bibliography

2013

 

2012

2011

2009

2009

"On the Ground and in the Know"-The Victoria-Asia Cultural Engagement Research Report,

p.74-75

Kindness/Urdata:Australia - India Cultural Exchange, Published by RMIT Gallery, p44, 128

Rosemary Crumlin, The Blake Book - Art, Religion and Spirituality in Australia, p.166,168

Rosemary Crumlin, The Spirit Within Australian Contemporary Art, exhibition catalogue

Stephen Gilchrist & Allison Holland, "Spiral nebulae and deep space", Shared Sky exhibition catalogue, p.27, National Gallery of Victoria, 2009

2008

Robert Nelson, “Vigilance of the machine”, The Age p.22, 3 December, 2008

2008

Dianne Soumilas, “Direction of a Circle”, Trace exhibition catalogue, Deakin University Art Gallery , 2008

2005

Rosalie Higson, “A creative ‘rant’ on creationism”, The Australian, The Nation 6, 18 November, 2005

2005

Sunanda Creagh, “A work of devotion, though not necessarily to religion”, Sydney Morning Herald, News 3, 18 November, 2005

2005

Elizabeth Fortescue, “Reaping rewards of arty recycling”, The Daily Telegraph, p.73, 18 November, 2005

2002

Vicki Fairfax, “An Artistic Focus 4: The Fusion of Dance and Installation”, The Culture Review, The Age, p.4, 30 July, 2002

2000

Robert Nelson, “Taking a shine to life”, The Age p. 7, 20 December 2000

2000

Jasmina Cininas, “Measuring Memories: the Time Pieces of Louise Rippert” Imprint Magazine, p.15 Volume 35

2000

Robert Nelson, “Hidden depths in pet show” The Age 1 January, 2000

1998

Anna Clabburn, “Warmth & Richness of Crafty Installations” The Age p.23, 22 April 1998

1995

Robert Nelson, “Two More than Junk Junkies” The Age p.23, 3 May 1995

1995

Robert Nelson, “The Situation Now”, The Age

1995

Robert Nelson, “Commuter Images”, The Age p.17, 6 September 1995

Solo Exhibitions

2012

“Lights Across the Sea", Public installation of 3 "wall works", Varanasi, INDIA

2002

“Return”, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC

1999

“Time Pieces” – Linden Gallery, St. Kilda, VIC

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2012-13

 

 

 

2011

2010

 

2009

The Blake Prize Exhibition and Touring Exhibition, Opening night - National Trust S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, NSW

The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, South Australian Museum, S.A

Silver 1987-2012, Wangaratta Art Gallery, VIC

Unfold-Works from Paper, fourtyfive downstairs, Melbourne, VIC

"Where Are They Now?", Australian Print Workshop Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC

Shelved, Dear Patti Smith, Fitzroy, VIC

Constellations:A Large number of Small drawings, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne,VIC

The Spirit Within Australian Contemporary Art -An exhibition program as part of the 2009 Parliment of the Worlds Relgions, held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, VIC

2009 Rio Tinto Alcan Martin Hanson memorial Art Awards, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum, Gladstone, QLD

City of Banyule Works on Paper Art Award, Banyule Arts Space, Ivanhoe, VIC

Art on Paper: Hazelhurst Art Award, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts centre, Gymea, NSW

 

Recent Acquisitions from the Deakin University Art Collection, Deakin University Art Gallery, Deakin University , Burwood, VIC

 

Shared Sky, Ian Potter Centre, NGV at Australia Federation Square , Melbourne , VIC

2007

Banyule City Council Works on Paper Art Award, Banyule Arts Space, Ivanhoe, VIC

 

Prometheus Visual Arts Award, All Saints Anglican School, Merrimac, QLD

 

Linden Post Card Show, Linden Gallery, St. Kilda, VIC

2006

“Lexicon”, City Library Gallery, Melbourne, VIC

2005-2006

2005 Blake Prize for Religious Art and Touring Blake Exhibition, Sir Herman Black Gallery, University of Sydney, N.S.W , Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Hawkesbury Regional Art Gallery, New England Regional Art Gallery, Albury City Regional Art Gallery

2005

City of Gladstone Works on Paper Prize, Bundoora, VIC

 

Banyule City Council Works on Paper Art Award, Banyule Arts Space, Ivanhoe, VIC

 

“Woollahra Small Sculpture Award”, Red Leaf Council Chambers, Sydney, NSW

 

Hazelhurst Art Award, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, Hazelhurst, NSW

2004

“Architecture of Hope”, Gallery 101, Melbourne, VIC

2003

“National Works on Paper”, Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery, Mornington, VIC

 

“Compendium”, Platform, Spencer Street Station, Melbourne, VIC

2002

“Focus Four”, 45 Downstairs, Melbourne, VIC

 

“Surface Tension”, Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery, VIC

2001

“Powder: The Controlled Space”, Monash Faculty Gallery, Monash University , Caufield, VIC

2000

“Surface”, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC

 

“Swan Hill National Print and Drawing Prize”, Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery , VIC

 

“Animal Magnetism”, Platform, Spencer Street Station, Melbourne, VIC

1999

“The Hutchins Art Prize”, the Purple Wall Gallery, Sandy Bay , TAS

 

“National Works on Paper”, Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery, Mornington, VIC

 

“Cartographs”, Glen Eira City Gallery, Caulfield, VIC

1998

“Loop” Touring Exhibition, 200 Gertrude Street , Fitzroy, VIC

 

“National Works on paper”, Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery, Mornington, VIC

1997

“Off the Leash”, Australian Print Workshop, Fitzroy, VIC

 

“Roundness”, Stop 22 Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC

 

“13th Biennial Spring Festival of Drawing”, Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery, VIC

 

“A Taste in Art”, an auction of work in support of Community Aid Abroad, Sotheby’s, Armadale, VIC

 

“City of Hobart Art Prize”, Carnegie Gallery, Hobart , TAS

1996

“New Artists”, Scope Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC

1995

“Excursion”, Linden Gallery, St Kilda, VIC

 

“The Situation Now: A Survey of Local Non Objective Art”, LaTrobe University , Bundoora, VIC

 

“The Portrait”, Platform, Spencer Street Station, Melbourne, VIC

 

“Blundstone Contemporary Art Award”, Queen Victorian Museum and Art Gallery , Launceston, TAS

1994

“Artworks 6” Prize Exhibition, Gallery 101, Melbourne, VIC

Education

2002

Master of Fine Arts by Research, Faculty of Art and Design, Monash University, Caufield, VIC

1995

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Honours, Faculty of Art and Design, Monash University, Caufield, VIC

1992

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Faculty of Art and Design, Monash University, Caufield, VIC

1989

Certificate of Art and Design, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, VIC