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Angela Gardner - Artist's Profile:


Master of Art in Visual Art, Queensland College of Art (Griffith Uni) 2001-2002
Fine Art, at Cardiff College of Art (now University of Wales Cardiff Institute) UK 1975-1978

Solo Exhibitions

Calligraphy Cunningham Library, CSIRO St Lucia QLD  8-26 August 2005
What are the 38 words  Soapbox Gallery Fortitude Valley May-Jun 2004
Touching Darkness Gallery9, 9 Duncan St, Fortitude Valley 8-29 Nov2002
Recent Work  The Red Wall QCA July/Aug 2002
Touching Darkness Foyer Gallery QCA June 2001


Group Exhibitions

* II International Printmaking Exhibition Resim ve Heykel Müzesi, Ystanbul Turkey Dec 2006
* Compact Prints  Umbrella Studio Townsville  November/December 2006; forthcoming 2008
* 15 Artists  Redcliffe City Gallery  October 2006 (invited)
Seduction Sedation Sedition XO Gallery Tweed Heads September 2006 then Circle Gallery Brisbane November 2006
On a Roll, The Arts Factory Brisbane September 2005 travelling to Redcliffe Cultural Centre and Robina Gallery, Gold Coast
In Your Dreams, The Economist Gallery Hong Kong 3-12 September 2005 travelling to The Arts Factory Brisbane October 2005, Paris 2006, Shanghai 2006
Pressplay! Robina Art Gallery, Gold Coast March 2005 then Habitus Gallery Hong Kong May 2005
Intransigent , Soapbox Gallery, Mar/Apr 2005
* Linden Postcard Exhibition, St Kilda VIC Jan-Mar 2004
timing and seeing , Soapbox Gallery, Nov/Dec 2004
* Linden Postcard Exhibition, St Kilda VIC Jan-Mar 2004
*CPM National Print Awards Murwillumbah, NSW Aug-Sept 2003
* Destination Drawing', Kudos Gallery, Sydney,NSW  July 2003
3 degrees of separation Soapbox Gallery Fortitude Valley 8-25 April 2003
Postgraduate Exhibition 2002 Project Gallery QCA Southbank  2-15 December 2002
Recent Work Star Gallery Southbank Dec 2002 - Feb 2003
* Compact Prints  Umbrella Studio Townsville  Aug-Sept 2002 then touring Nationally
* Shell Fremantle Print Award 2002  Fremantle Arts Centre WA August- 2002
RBH & RWH Art Award 2002 Brisbane June/July 2002
* 4th Artists Books and Multiples Fair  Brisbane Oct 2001
Art Venture 2000+ QUT H Block Gallery Kelvin Grove June 2001

* indicates National and or Competitive exhibitions


Prizes and Fellowships

Churchill Fellowship 2007
Winner, Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Prize 2006 for Unpublished Poetry for the manuscript Parts of Speech.
Finalist, Hot off the press! Print Council of Australia Emerging printmakers and writers project 2004
Winner, Central Queensland University Bauhinia/Idiom 23 Prize for Poetry 2004
Eckersley’s Prize (non-acquisitive), June 2001 title print in the Touching Darkness series


Public Collections

National Gallery of Australia
National Library of Wales
Queensland State Library, James Hardy Collection
Resim ve Heykel Müzesi, Ystanbul Turkey
Centre for Fine Print Research, University of West of England
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
James Cook University Queensland
Fryer Library, University of Queensland
International Drawing Research Institute, University of New South Wales
Griffith Artworks Griffith University, Brisbane


Corporate Collections

Impress Printmakers Studio Brisbane Inc
Hong Kong Open Print Workshop, Hong Kong China
Magnani Papers Australia, Melbourne
Creative Cohesions P/L, Queensland
Franklin Professional Bookbinders, Brisbane
QCA Printmaking Studios Brisbane
Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane



What are the 38 words in CDRom publication papertiger#4 Oct 2004  - Oct 2002 Website design and Publication - Issue Four (March 2007), Issue Three (March 2006), Issue Two (March 2005), Issue One (March 2004) Website design and Publication
Both websites are indexed by AustLit the Australian Literature Gateway and archived by The National Library of Australia (Pandora Project)


Oral Presentations

Multimedia conference presentation - Poetic Myth, University of Melbourne, October 2008
Artist's Talk - Text and Image Network Artists Northeast and Horsley Printmakers, Kirkharle, Northumberland, UK June, 2008
6th National Print Symposium, National Gallery of Australia, Mar/April 07
Artist’s Talk -  15 Artists  Redcliffe City Gallery  October 2006 (invited)
Printmaking in Brisbane, Queensland University of Technology 2 March 2005
Qld Poetry Festival Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts Brisbane, 8-10 October 2004. Sounds and Silence – Multimedia presentation and poems.
5th National Print Symposium, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 2-4 April 2004 -Getting Started - Impress Print Studio Brisbane Inc.



Postcard Poems Aug/Sept 2004 Heather Matthew
Postcard Poems Oct/Nov 2003 Jill Jones


Professional Associations

Print Council of Australia
Impress Printmakers Studio Brisbane Inc.
Artworkers Alliance


Other experience

Brisbane Tour co-Organiser for travelling exhibition In Your Dreams 2005-2006 Hong Kong, Brisbane, Paris, Shanghai
Demonstrator Stencilling Printmaking  Techniques Australian Graphic Design Association Queensland  June 2005
Demonstrator Monoprinting Printmaking  Techniques Australian Graphic Design Association Queensland  December 2004
Demonstrator Printmaking  Techniques Queensland Art Gallery Guides May 2004
Treasurer, Impress Printmakers Studio Brisbane Inc. 2004- continuing
Editor foam:e online ezine (continuing)
Editor poetryesspresso chapbook May Postcards 2002
Curatorial Assistant  Russell  Cole Retrospective exhibition Gallery Nona Brisbane 2000.
Story-telling residency  Fantastical Beasts Rosario School Dominican Republic



San Francisco Center for the Book - Letterpress workshops April 2008
Wim de Vos  - Perspex workshop Aug 2002
Ron McBurnie  - The Artists Book workshop Oct 2001
Adele Outtridge -  Bookbinding workshop Dec 2000
Madonna Staunton  - Collage workshop July 2000
Wim de Vos  - Painting and Printmaking  'The Studio West End' Brisbane 1999-2003
BIA Brisbane  - Etching 1998-1999
Coloundra Artists co-operative 1995-1997
Camden Institute London U.K. - Screenprinting 1984-85



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