HEATHER SHAIN ELLYARD

1939   BORN Boston USA

1961   BSc Simmons College Boston USA

1970   migrated to Canberra Australia

1970-03p/t lecturer art schools Canberra, Adelaide, Melbourne

1974-76   art reviewer ABC radio

1976-79   resident Papua New Guinea

1980-89   resident Adelaide

       worked, Roundspace Studios

1985-89   board of Artbank, Sydney

1989-14   resident Melbourne

                  worked, Oxcart Studios, then Ovens St. Studios

1985-onward   writer, art publications

1986   forum speaker Artists Week, Adelaide Festival

1994   video: from ash into metaphor

2014-onward   resident, Tarrengower, Central Victoria

 

27 solo shows 1974 – 2016 (selected)

2016   Janet Clayton Gallery, Sydney

2015   MRAG, Maitland Regional Art Gallery

2013   Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne

2012   Janet Clayton Gallery, Sydney

2009   Kristian Pithie Gallery, Melbourne

2008   Wilson Street Gallery, Sydney

2006, 03, 00, 98   Span Galleries, Melbourne

1999, 95, 93   Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

1998   Jewish museum of Australia, Melbourne

1993, 91   Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne

 

group shows 1975 – 2016

more than 50 group shows throughout Australia

20       from Paper, Beijing China

2002We Are Australian, Durban South Africa

1995Exposition d’Art Contemporain, Euro Inter Art, Paris

 

grants

1994   Creative Development Grant, VACB of Australia Council

1988   Project Grant, VACB of Australia Council

1985   Artists’ Grant, South Australian Dept. for the Arts

 

commissions (selected)

2012   Honouring Etta, Hirsh family

2007   New Under the Sun, Jewish Museum of Australia

2003   Under the Covers, Jewish Museum of Australia

2000   Peysha ha Shayna, Hirsh family

1999   Permanent Timeline of Jewish History, Jewish Museum of Australia

1991   Damned if We Do, by Dorothy Broom, cover art, Allan and Unwin, publ.

1989   Angry Women Anthology, cover art, Hale and Iremonger, publ.

1988   Museum Views, outside wall painting, South Australian Museum, Adelaide

1975   Australia ’75, mural for amphitheatre, Sculpture Garden, Canberra

 

collections

National Gallery of Australia

Commonwealth Parliament House

Artbank

Art Gallery of South Australia

Office of the Premier of South Australia

Commonwealth Bank, South Australia

University of South Australia

Taxation Dept. South Australia

University of Canberra

Monash University Medical Centre, Melbourne

Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne

Gawarshad Institute of Higher Education, Kabul Afghanistan

private collections: Australia, Europe, Canada, USA

 

bibliography (selected)

2016   Constellations USA, vol. 5

2012   Artist Profile issue 20

2011   Constellations USA, vol. 1

2006   Artlink vol. 26 #3

1998   Artlink vol. 18 # 1

1998   Generation vol. 7 #3

1996   New Visions New Perspectives, Anna Voigt, Craftsman House publ.

1994   Images 2: Contemporary Painting, Neville Drury, Craftsman House publ.

1992   Sight Lines, Sandy Kirby, Craftsman House publ.

 

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