History

THE DERWENT PROJECT

Recent Exhibitions

Fleurieu Art Prize, Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide (2016)

The Derwent Project, MARS Gallery, Melbourne, for CLIMARTE (2015)

Into the Wild - Wilderness photography in Tasmania, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston (2013)

Time Frame: exploring the moving image, Poimena Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania (2013)

Domain: a contested environment, Domain House, Queens Domain, Hobart, Ten Days on the Island (2013)

Isle of Many Waters, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart (2012)

 

DAVID STEPHENSON

 Born 1955 Washington DC, to Australia 1982

MFA University of New Mexico (1982) PhD University of Tasmania (2001)

Australia Council Visual Artist Fellowship (2007)

Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Tasmania, Tasmanian College of the Arts

Recent Solo Exhibitions

Domes and Vaults, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta (2017)

Light Cities/Asia, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne (2014)

Dusk to Dawn, Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre, Melbourne  (2014)

Light Cities: Sea Level, Bett Gallery, Hobart (2012)

Transcendence: Photographs by David Stephenson, Monash Gallery of Art and Australian tour  (2011-15)

Light Cities, Julie Saul, NY; Boutwell Draper, Sydney (2011)

Heavenly Vaults, John Buckley, Melbourne (2009)

Dusk to Dawn, Boutwell Draper, Sydney (2009)

Star Drawings, John Buckley, Melbourne (2008)

David Stephenson, Regis University, Denver (2008)

Sublime Symmetries, Australian Embassy, Washington (2008)

Vaults, Julie Saul, New York; Boutwell Draper, Sydney (2007)

Marking Time, Carnegie Gallery, Hobart (2007)

Symétries sublimes, Gulbenkian Centre, Paris (2006)

Drawing Time, Boutwell Draper, Sydney (2005)

 Recent Group Exhibitions

Gravity (and Wonder), Penrith Regional Gallery, New South Wales (2016)

New in Town, Susan Boutwell, Munich, Germany (2016)

Tempest, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart (2016)

Vernacular in Place: Old and New Topographic Photography, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albaquerque (2015)

Perduti nel paesaggio/Lost in Landscape, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Italy (2014)

Remain In Light: Photography from The Museum of Contemporary Art Collections, touring Australia (2014-2015)

Australia: land and landscape, Royal Academy of Arts, London; organised with National Gallery of Art, Canberra (2013)

Flatlands: photography and everyday space, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2013)

Luminous World, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth and national tour (2012-15)

Geomorphometries, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane (2012)

Dark Sky, Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University, Wellington, NZ (2012)

Deep Water, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2011)

Photography and Place, Art Gallery of New South Wales (2011)

In the Balance, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (2010)

Stormy Weather, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2010)

Imagining the Everyday, Pingyao International Photography Festival, China (2010)

Shared Sky,  National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2009)

Vertigo, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne (2009)

Neo-Goth, Univerisity of Queensland Museum of Art, Brisbane (2008)

Ingenuidades, Fundação Gulbenkian, Lisbon (2007)

Light Sensitive, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2007)

Cross Currents, Museum of Contemporary Ar, Sydney (2007)

Different Dimension, Novosibirsk State Art Museum, Russia (2006)

Breaking Ice, Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University, Wellington, NZ (2005)

Points of View, Art Gallery of New South Wales (2005)

 

Books

David Stephenson: Heavenly Vaults: From Romanesque to Gothic in European Architecture, Princeton Architectural Press, New York (2009); German edition, Prestel Verlag, München (2013)

David Stephenson: Visions of Heaven: The Dome in European Architecture, Princeton Architectural Press, New York (2005); French edition, Éditions Citadelles & Mazenod, Paris (2007); German edition, Prestel Verlag, München (2012)

 

Selected Collections

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Museum of Modern Art, New York

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City

George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, New York

Bellevue Art Museum, Washington

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

National Collection of Photography, Centro Português de Fotografia, Oporto

Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart

Artbank, Sydney

Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra

Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Arizona State University, Tempe

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, New York

Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Queensland

La Grange College, La Grange, Georgia

Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne

Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston

Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska

University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque

University of New South Wales, Sydney

University of Sydney

University of Tasmania, Hobart

Wellesley College Museum of Art, Massachusetts

 

MARTIN WALCH

www.vimeo/martinwalch             

QUALIFICATIONS

2009            PhD in Fine Art (Research), Tasmanian School of Art, University of Tasmania, Hobart. ‘Beyond Linearity: Contemporary Drawing and the                               Naturalistic Representation of Experience’.

1998            Masters in Fine Art (Research), Tasmanian School of Art, University of Tasmania, Hobart. ‘An Analysis of Experiential Space at the Close of the                     Twentieth Century’.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017            The Derwent. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart. Curated by Mary Knights and Jane Stewart.                     

2016            Fleurieu Art Prize – Finalist. Samstag Museum, South Australia.

                    Tidal: The City of Devonport National Art Award - Finalist. Devonport Regional Gallery.

2015            27° South to 19° North: Contemporary Australian Photography. Museum of the City of Cuernavaca, Mexico. Curated by Dan Armstrong.

                   The Derwent Project. MARS Gallery, Melbourne for CLIMARTE 2015.

                   Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award - Finalist. Gold Coast City Gallery.

2014           The Derwent Project. Night Projection Window. Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne.

2013           Into the Wild – Wilderness Photography in Tasmania. Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston. Curated by Damien Quilliam and                        Jon Addison; texts by Nic Haygarth and Deb Malor.

                   Testing Ground. Salamanca Arts Centre - touring Tasmania, South Australia and New South Wales through Contemporary Art Tasmania.                              Curated by Julie Gough.

2012           Wonderland: New Contemporary Art from Australia. Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei. Curated by Antoanetta Ivanova.

2010           Encoded. Ela Video / Art Taipei 2010, Taipei, Taiwan. Curated by Antoanetta Ivanova.

2009           Impact by DegreesAustralian Perspectives on Art and Climate Change. Embassy of Australia, Washington DC, USA. Curated by                                        Antoanetta Ivanova.

                   The Lake. Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney. Curated by Malcolm Smith.

2008           My Favourite Australian. National Portrait Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Bob Brown video portrait commissioned for the opening of the                                new gallery building.  

2004           ARTV. Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Federation Square, Melbourne. An exhibition of film and animation commissioned by ACMI and                    SBS Independent. Curated by Clare Stewart, ACMI as part of New 2004: mapping contemporary Australian Art and New Media, Australian                          Centre for the Moving Image, The Ian Potter Centre and National Gallery of Victoria.

2003           FotoFestival Naarden. Naarden, Nederlands. An international photographic festival including selected works by Australian photographers                            curated by Alisdair Foster, Director Australian Centre for Photography.

                   Photographica Australis. Bangkok, Singapore, Bangladesh. Asia Link Tour.

2002           2002 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art. Art Gallery of South Australia. An exhibition of selected contemporary Australian Visual Artists,                                curated by Linda Cooper.

                   Photographica Australis. ARCO 2002 International Art Fair, Madrid. An exhibition of works by selected Australian photographers, curated for                        the Australia Council by Alisdair Foster, Director Australian Centre for Photography.

                   Proto-type. Experimenta BlackBox, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne. An exhibition of selected interactive multi-media, curated by Liz Hughes                    for Experimenta Media Arts Inc 2002, as part of the Interact 2002 Asia Pacific Multimedia Festival.

2001           Seeing through Landscape. Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, NSW. An exhibition of selected contemporary Australian artists                                working with landscape, curated by Alisdair Foster.

2000           Exploding the Myth. Hunter Street Gallery, Queenstown, Western Tasmania, Regional Tasmania, South Australia and Victoria. A one man                              touring exhibition of stereoscopic imagery from the Mt Lyell Mine residency. Regional tour of Tasmania, South Australia and Victoria. by Tas                          Regional Arts.

1998           Living In / Living Out. The Royal Derwent Hospital, New Norfolk, Tasmania. Curated by John McQueenie, Arts Project Officer for the Tasmanian                    Trades and Labour Council. A collaborative exhibition of sound, text and stereo images, drawn from the experience of work at the Royal                              Derwent Mental Hospital.

GRANTS, AWARDS and COMMISSIONS

2015           Cross-Disciplinary Incentive Grant, University of Tasmania.

2014           Australian Research Council - Discovery Project Grant – The Derwent Project.

2012           Research Enhancement Grant (REGS), University of Tasmania.

2011           New Appointees Research Grant (NARGS), University of Tasmania

2009           Community Engagement Grant, University of Tasmania.

2008           City of Hobart Art Prize – Winner.

2004           Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship, PhD, University of Tasmania.

2003           City of Hobart Art Prize – Winner of the Moorilla Prize for a Tasmanian Artist.

2000           Arts Tasmania New Work Grant.

1999           Australia Council for the Arts New Media Development Grant.

BIBLIOGRAPHY             

2016          ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE. Published by Melbourne University Press, 2016 Edited by Guy Abrahams, Bronwyn Johnson, and Kelly Gellatly.                           ISBN 9780522869569.

                  Artlink. Art Land Issue 36:3 September 2016.

2013          Into the wild: wilderness photography in Tasmania. Launceston, Tasmania: Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery. ISBN 9780977595587.

2010          Look: Contemporary Australian Photography since 1980. Anne Marsh. Macmillan Melbourne Australia. ISBN 978-1-921394-10-2.

2006          Tasmanian Visions.  p334-5, Roslynn D. Haynes. Polymath Press, Tasmania. ISBN. 097757380X.

2002          2002 Adelaide Biennial. ConVerge, where Art + Science meet. ISBN 0-7308-3013-6.

                  Photographica Australis. ISBN 0-9093-3915-5.

COLLECTIONS

2013          Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery.

2008          The National Portrait Gallery of Australia, ABC TV, Hobart City Council.

2004          Australian Centre for the Moving Image, SBS TV.

2003          Art Gallery of South Australia, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Moorilla Collection Tasmania, Henry Jones Art Hotel.

1992-         Private Collections.

COMMITTEE and PANEL INVOLVEMENT

2009-14     Member of the Board of Contemporary Art Tasmania.

2005          Member of selection panel for the Australian Antarctic Division Humanities Birth.

2005-08     Member of Arts Tasmania International Residencies Selection Panel.

2003-05     Member of the Visual Arts and Crafts Board, Australia Council for the Arts.