Stephen Harrison Artist

Curriculum Vitae


Email : stephenharrison156@hotmail.com

Website : harrison.mogkat.com

Ph: 0405 924 437






Tertiary Qualifications:

2011 - 2012: Master of Visual Art (Sculpture) - School of Art, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, ACT - graduated High Distinction

2011: Graduate Certificate of Art (Sculpture) - School of Art, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

2009 - 2010: Diploma of Art (Sculpture) - School of Art, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

1983 - 1988: Bachelor of Arts (Visual) - Graphic Investigation, Canberra School of Art

Awards, Grants and Sponsorship:

2017: Axolotl Sponsors for Sculpture by the Sea

2017: Indoor Main Prize winner, Sculpture in the Valley NSW

2015: AMP Tomorrow Fund recipient (for production of sculpture and solo exhibition in Sydney)

2015: WABA/Mulligans Flat Artist-in-residence

2014/2015: Sculpture in the Paddock Main Prize Winner

2010-2102: Whitehorse Industries, Allstrut

2011-ongoing: Sponsorship: Bondall and Crommelin (major sponsors)

1999: ACT Arts Grant

1992-1999: Archival Oil Sponsorship, Chroma Acrylic Sponsorship

Recent Solo and Group Exhibitions:

2017: Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, NSW

2017: Lucern Video work ANU

2017: Lakelight Sculpture, Jindabyne NSW

2016: Queanbeyan Clearwater Sculpture Prize NSW

2016: Equus Homo, Tuggeranong Arts Space ACT

2016: Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, Perth

2016: Sculpture on the Edge, Bermagui NSW

2015: Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi NSW

2015: Floriade Sculpture installation/exhibition, ACT

2015: Wildlife and Botanical Artists/Mulligans Flat: Artist-in-Residence, 2015

2015: Random, group exhibition, CSA Gallery, ACT

2015: Scenic World Sculpture event, Blue Mountains, NSW

2015: Imaginarium- installation, curated by Amanda Stuart, Belconnen Arts Centre, ACT

2015: Racoon-eyed Woman and Rat Boy, short film, YouTube: Stephen’s Super 8

2014: Granddad’s Sculpture, short film, YouTube.

2014: Steampunk Show (invited guest), Marsden Arts Group Watson Art Centre, ACT

2014: Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, NSW

2014: Canberra Grammar Sculpture Prize, ACT

2014: Hidden Rookwood Sculpture Prize, NSW

2014: Sculpture in the Paddock, (main prize winner), Yass, NSW

2014: Installation of outdoor sculpture, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, NSW

2014: Harrison Art Show, ACT

2014: Sculpture on the Edge, Bermagui Sculpture Prize NSW

2014: Sculpture Installation, Downer Shops ACT

2013: Sculpture in the Garden, Lambrigg Estate, Tharwa NSW

2013: Director, Sculpture in the Street, Downer ACT

2013: Sculpture in the Paddock, Yass NSW

2013: Splinters-Massive Love of Risk, Canberra Museum and Gallery, ACT

2013: Intersections, Belconnen Arts Centre, ACT

2013: Pop-up sculpture/Installation, Canberra School of Art, ANU

2013: Harrison Art Show, Harrison, ACT

2013: Sculpture on the Edge, Bermagui Sculpture Prize, NSW

2013: Canberra 100, The Front gallery, ACT

2012: Graduate Season Masters Exhibition, Canberra School of Art gallery

2012: Sculptural Installation, Chifley Library, ANU

since 1987: 23 more solo exhibitions and 35 group exhibitions

Relevant Art Employment:

2016: Art handler, installer Drill Hall Gallery and ANU art collection

2010: Graphic Artist for Web, Screen presentation, Bookmarks and Print based material - University of Canberra

2008 - 2009: Streetwize Comics/Productions, Redfern, Sydney-Cartoonist, Reseacher, Producer.

1989 - Ongoing: Cartooning and Comic Workshops, Streetwize Comics, ACT Indigenous Young People, Megalo Access Arts, Canberra School of Art Open Workshop, Studio One, Gorman House Arts Center, etc

1989 - 2007: Muse Magazine, Canberra Arts, Chief Cartoonist, ACT

1990 - 1995: Art Designer, Sets, Posters, Flyers:  Various Theatre Companies including Elbow Theatre, The Company, BITS Theatre Company, Splinters etc.

1989 - 1992: The Canberra Times, Cartoonist, Fyshwick, ACT

1986 - Ongoing: Cartoonist, Designer, Poster Maker, numerous Publications, Canberra, Sydney

1992: Politics in the Pub, Ainslie, Poster, Flyer Designs

1987 - 1994: Splinters Theatre of Spectacle, Writer, Designer, Poster Images

Recent Workshops 2015/16:

WABA/Mulligans Flat artist in residence, series of sculpture workshops adults and kids

Sculpture by the Sea Education program teacher: sculpture workshops adults and kids

Collections:

Australian National University

Canberra Museum and Gallery

National Library of Australia

ACT Legislative Assembly

Phoenix Bar Canberra City

Numerous private collections in Australia and overseas

Travel:

2002: Lived, worked in Prague, Czech Republic

1993: Lived, worked and exhibited in Paris, France

1986 - Present: Ongoing extensive travel in Australia, Europe, Scandinavia, America, Japan, Asia