Susan Wald


Susan Wald has been exhibitingin Melbourne since 1987.  Solo exhibitions of Susan’s work have been held at prestigious commercial galleries in Victoria including Langford 120 (2015, 2013 and 2012), Ochre Gallery (2006, 2008) and Helen Gorie Gallery (1996 and 1998).  Solo shows have also been presented by major regional and privategalleries: The Art Vault Mildura (2016, 2014), Gippsland Art Gallery (2006), Geelong Gallery (2005), Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery (1994) as well as a number of group shows at these and other galleries both in Australia and overseas.

A feature of Susan Wald’s career is her theatre collaborations with theatre directors Jean Pierre Mignon at the Anthill Theatre (1991, 1992 and 1994), Barrie Kosky at the Gilgul Theatre (1992) and Adena Jacobs with Fraught Outfit (2010), Footscray.

Her work has been reviewed and discussed by writers and critics including Dr Thomas A Middlemost, (2016), Janet Mackenzie for Studio International (2015), Michael Cathcart, Radio National (2015), Maria Zagala Imprint Magazine (2016) Dr Christopher Heathcote (2012, 2008, 2007, 2001)  and Meaghan Backhouse and Penny Webb, The Age (2006).

Susan Wald’s painting, prints and drawings are included in collections at the Australian Catholic University, The Australian National Gallery, BHP, Charles Sturt University, Gipplsand Art Gallery, Mornngton Peninsula Regional Gallery The Art Vault, Mildura, the Victorian College of the Arts, and the Australian Print Workshop.

The artist studied under Patrick Moss at the Melbourne School of Art in the late 1980s and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting with first class honours at the Victoria College of the Arts in 1991.





Ros Auld


Ros Auld   CV

Tertiary Qualifications 

1974Ceramics Certificate, National Art School, Sydney

1969Bachelor of Art Education, National Art School, Newcastle


2016 Tableau, Narek Galleries, Tanja

2014 The Dining Room, Pop Up Gallery, Orange

2014Common Ground, Form Gallery, Queanbeyan

2013Layers of Landscape, Patina, Orange

2013Unearthed, Narek Galleries, Tanja

2012Ros Auld Ceramics, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

2010Connect, Narek Galleries,Tanja

2009Space + Place, Koomaloo, Orange

2008Essentially Landscape, Cudgegong Gallery, Gulgong

2007Landmarks, Narek Galleries, Tanja

2005Skin, Narek Galleries, Tanja

2004The Ceramic Art of Ros Auld, Orange Regional Gallery

2000Ros Auld Ceramic Sculptures, Luxulyan, Orange

1996Painterly Ceramics, Orange Regional Gallery and Pentimento, Bathurst

1995Ros Auld, Ceramic Art Gallery, Sydney 

1991Clay and Paper, Distelfink Gallery, Melbourne

1990Surface Evolution - a review of 15 yearswork by Ros Auld,      

           Orange Regional Gallery; Dubbo Regional Gallery 

1985Ros Auld, Distelfink Gallery, Melbourne


2015Overland, with Tim Winters, Form Gallery, Queanbeyan

2013Aspect with Ben Hall, Janet Clayton Gallery, Sydney

2008Layers Marks Tracks, Ros Auld and Gabriella Hegyes, Orange Regional Gallery

2004Landscapes, Ros Auld and Tim Winters, Blackheath

2000Collaborative Ceramics with John Olsen, Olsen Gallery, Sydney

1998Collaborative Ceramics with John Olsen, Olsen Gallery, Sydney

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 Call+ Response, Orange Regional Gallery

2012 Quiet Connections, Orange Regional Gallery

2012 Sculpture, Wilson Gallery, Sydney

2011 Place, Artsite Gallery, Sydney 

2010 Time + Place, Cudgegong Gallery, Gulgong

2009From the Region, Variations in Clay, Cowra Regional Gallery

2008Salute, Fusions Gallery, Brisbane

2007Out of the Blue, Orange Regional Gallery, Bondi Pavilion

2007Beyond Hill End,  Cudgegong Gallery, Gulgong 

2005Earthly Encounters, Survey of Regional Ceramics, Orange, Mosman, Bathurst, Bega 

2005Prevision, Narek Galleries, Tanja

2001Alchemy, Orange Regional Gallery

1998Desert Journey, Orange, Dubbo, Moree and Wollongong Regional Galleries

1996Sentinel, Potters Society of Australia, Manly Art Gallery 

1993Spirit, Place, Identity, Orange Regional Gallery

1990Potters Society of Australia, Manly Art Gallery

1990Distelfink, Melbourne

1988Newcastle Contemporary Art Gallery

1987Homage to Bonnard, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney

1986Saltzbrand, Galerie Handswerkskammer, Koblenz, Germany


2006Ros Auld-Ceramic Artist, Mullion Creek Productions 

1981Something Creative, Producer Gillian Lahey










Joanna Gambotto

Joanna Gambotto 



2010–13 - Bachelor of Fine Arts, National Art School, Sydney

Solo Exhibitions:

2015 – Junk Yard, Gaffa, Sydney CBD

2015 – New Works, Gallery 307, Northbridge

2015 – ORIENTed - collection of works from Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia

2014 – Finders Keepers, The Art Space on The Concourse, Chatswood


2013 – Places We Go, collaboration with Jemma Burke and Caitlin Hespe, Library Stairwell Gallery, National Art School; Darlinghurst 

2012 – Transitions In The Landscape, collaboration with Gaybo Head, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2015 – Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Art Gallery - finalist

2014 – Saatchi & Saatchi Exhibition Award

2014 – Clyde & Co Community Art Award - winner

2013 – Hornsby Art Prize - winner

2013 – Mosman Art Prize - finalist

2013 – Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award - finalist

2013 – Waverley Art Prize - finalist

2013 – Gold! Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick

2011 – Rather Be Naked 2011, Tortuga Studios

2008 – Summer Moments, Art Moment Gallery

2008 – Figurative Moments, Art Moment Gallery


2014 – Clyde & Community Art Award - winner

2013 – Hornsby Art Prize - winner

2009 - Art on King, People’s Choice Award

2010 - Northbridge Art Prize for works on paper


Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick

Private collections in Australia, Poland, USA, Greece, Malaysia and The Netherlands


Nov 2014 – Jan 2015 – Artist’s Residency in Penang, Malaysia

2013 – Judge for Inspire – secondary school competition organised by the Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick 

2013 – Cover artwork for Caged without Walls – book by Anthony J. Langford

Junko Asaba

Junko Asaba was born in Yokohama, initially studying art at the Women's College of Art, then going on to teach Japanese.  25 years ago she moved to Australia, continuing her career as a Japanese teacher in Northern NSW and Campbelltown.  In 1998 she returned to art, studying at the University of Western Sydney then later, in 2003, achieving her Masters in Visual Arts at the Sydney College of the Arts.

Over the past 15 years she has exhibited her at the University of Western Sydney and the Sydney College of the Arts, but has also held exhibitions at Sturt Gallery in Mittagong. Most recently her work has been featured in two exhibitions at Hazelhust Gallery in Sydney, Fragile in 2014 and Real Time in 2016

Max Dingle Long CV

Max Dingle    (b. 1945  Maryborough Qld CV

Artist, independent curator and writer

Max Dingle’s main focus is painting and sculpture in many mediums ranging from welded steel to stone, ceramic and found material. Since he graduated from the National Art School in 1974 he has been included in numerous group and solo exhibitions, the most recent have been a solo at the Shoalhaven Regional Gallery and group exhibition at Defiance Gallery in Newtown. He was awarded the Catalyst Award for small sculpture in 2010 and is represented in the Shoalhaven Regional Gallery Collection as well as in private collections in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and the Kaplan Sculpture Collection in Sydney. 

1971 – 1972                Nowra TAFE
1973 – 1974                National Art School
1977                           Sculpture Centre, The Rocks
1981 - 1983                 Screen Printing – Sydney Technical College
2004                           Welding – Meadowbank TAFE
2007                           Art Welding – National Art School short course
2009                           Art Welding – National Art School short course

Personal Journeys : 40 years of Australian Women’s Abstract Art 2009  ISBN 978-0-646-50832-0
Black is the Colour….   2010       ISBN 978-0-646-52904-2
Phaedra: Explorations in the Abstract  2011ISBN 978-0-646-54520-2
Less is More: More or Less   2012ISBN 978-0-646-57149-2
Margaret Dredge – Retrospective 1960 to 2001 ISBN 978-0-646-57900-9
Elisabeth Cummings - Landscapes and Interiors ISBN 978-0-646-93063-3

1982 – 86 various exhibitions at SBIC and at Australian Museum Shop Gallery
2009    Personal Journey: 40 years of Australian women’s abstract art
            exhibition Shoalhaven City Arts Centre
2010    Black is the Colour…   exhibition Shoalhaven City Arts Centre
2010    New Acquisitions   exhibition Shoalhaven City Arts Centre
2011    Phaedra: Explorations in the Abstract   exhibition Shoalhaven City Arts Centre
2011    Making Do : Art from found objects  exhibition Shoalhaven City Arts Centre
2011    Matej Andraž Vogrinčič ’s Car Park - Members Only : A Documentary
             Installation,  Shoalhaven City Arts Centre
2012    Less is More: more or less exhibition Shoalhaven City Arts Centre
2013    Margaret Dredge - Retrospective 1960 – 2001 Shoalhaven City Arts Centre
2014    "Mental Heath Art Prize" Shoalhaven City Arts Centre - Judge
2014    "Samuel Elyard" exhibition Shoalhaven City Arts Centre - opening Oct 2014
2014    "Elizabeth Cummings" exhibition Shoalhaven City Arts Centre - opening Dec 2014
2014    "NOW - Jervis Bay & Basin Contemporary Art prize - Committee (organisation & selection for exhibition)
2014    Escape Artfest "Alley Archies Portrait prize" - Judge
2014    Escape Artfest "RIPE : Sculpture at Cupitt's" prize - Judge
2015    "NOW - Jervis Bay & Basin 2015 Contemporary Art prize - curator (selection of finalists, planning & hang of exhibition)
2016    Metaphysical Edge- Shoalhaven City Arts Centre - group painting - curator

2016  Environmental Sculpture Prize – See Change Festival- Judge

2016  Out of Earth and Flame – Shoalhaven City Arts Centre – ceramics – curator

2016 WAAM ! : Its women’s abstract art man ! – Jervis Bay Museum – painting & sculpture - curator

1972to 2008various solo and group exhibitions – ceramics, sculpture, screen prints & painting

2009    Defiance Gallery “Sculpture 2009” (group)
            Arts in the Valley Garden Sculpture (group)
            Passion Café Gallery “1980’s Revisited” ( solo - screenprint & collage)
            Defiance Gallery “You Little Beauty!” (group - sculpture)
2010    Studio exhibition – “See-Change Festival” (solo screenprint & collage)
            Defiance Gallery “”Defiant Little Devils” (group - sculpture)
2011    Shoalhaven City Arts Centre “Phaedra” (solo painting and sculpture)
            Arts in the Valley Garden Sculpture (group)
            Shoalhaven City Arts Centre SMHF Art Award (group)
            Shoalhaven City Arts Centre “ Car Park “  (solo photography & installation)
            Shoalhaven City Arts Centre “Making Do” (group – painting)
            Passion Café Gallery(group – painting)
            Griffith Exposedartz 2011 (group- painting)
            Defiance Gallery “MiniMajors” (group - sculpture)
2012    “Inlet Connection” See-Change Arts Festival (group – screen prints and sculpture)
            “Moonarism” See-Change Arts Festival (group – painting & sculpture)
            Cossack Art Award  (Group – painting)
            Defiance Gallery “Tiny Titans & Miniliths” (group sculpture)
2013    Depot II Gallery, Dank Street, Waterloo "Fountain of Tears" ( solo - painting & sculpture)
            Defiance Gallery "Maximus Minimus" (group sculpture)
2014    Defiance Sculpture Park at the Gate Gallery, Wollombi (group sculpture)
            Shoalhaven City Arts Centre  (group sculpture)
            Defiance Gallery  (group sculpture)
2015    Shoalhaven City Arts Centre  (group  sculpture)

            Defiance Gallery  (group sculpture)

2016   Shoalhaven City Arts Centre Metaphysical Edge  (grouppainting)

           ShoalhavenCity Arts Centre & Regional Gallery Fetish: Sculpture & Collage (solo sculpture & collage)

Public collections
– Shoalhaven Regional Gallery Collection

Private Collections
- in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, regional NSW & Queensland.
- Ron Kaplan Collection

2010    15th Annual Sculpture Catalyst Award