SH Portrait Artist

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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

Photo: Stephen Harrison Portrait Artist 


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: Stephenís Super 8
2014 Granddadís 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

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


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


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