Shining Rainbow
shiningrainbow11@ymail.com


    education

    2013            Private painting tuition with Naomi Ullmann
    2010            Cultural Productions III, Adv.Dip. Fine Arts, West Wollongong TAFE, distinction
    1997-1999   Adv. Dip. Fine Arts, painting major, West Wollongong TAFE 
    1998            Developing Visual Concepts - Responding to Unseen Images Summer School Workshop at The College of Fine Arts
    1997            Certificate of Fine Arts at West Wollongong TAFE
    1997            Jewellery Workshop at The College of Fine Arts 
    1995-1997   Ceramics with local artist Steve Allen and Visual Art with local artist Judy Bourke
    1995            Making Your Mark in Drawing, Open Learning course, RMIT, credit


    solo exhibitions

    2012            saltgate of the dream, Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong
    2005            Artist Trail exhibition, Thirroul Seaside Arts Festival
    2005            Home, Café of the Day, organic foodstore and gallery, Wollongong
    2004            Equanimity/Conflict, Café MMM, Austinmer
    2003            cross-sections of time seen as a whole, Lifespace 3 Healing Centre
    2002            we are the magic dancing, Gallery Equinox, Austinmer
    2002            Major studio-based installation, Artist Trail tour, Thirroul Seaside Arts Festival
    2001            Cycles, Crystal Day, Woonona
    2000            Headspace, Karoona Gallery, Wollongong


    group exhibitions

    2013            Local: Current, Wollongong City Gallery
    2013            Scarborough Art Show
    2013            Treasure Hunters, Project Contemporary Artspace
    2013            Firing on All Cylinders, Project Contemporary Artspace
    2012            mother nature daughter soul, with Diane Taylor, Clifton School of Arts, Clifton
    2012            Thirroul Seaside Arts Festival, community art activities 
    2011            Butterfly Effect, Toyota Community Spirit gallery, Melbourne
    2010            Thirroul Seaside Arts Festival
    2009            Scarborough Art Show 
    2008            Connections, Circle Gallery, Brisbane
    2007            Camden Art Prize
    2005            cross-sections of time seen as a whole, major installation in “x10”, Project Contemporary Artspace
    2002            Site specific artwork in Viva la Gong festival, Wollongong
    2000            who am I talking to when I’m talking inside my head?, major installation in “Melange”, Project                         Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong
    2000            Well I’m a Little Aeroplane Now, Art Arena gallery, Wollongong
    2000            Art and Sole, Project Contemporary Art Space, Wollongong
    1999            Truth or Myth, Queen Victoria on Head, Wollongong


    prizes and publications

    2013            Digital artwork published as cover for The Dragon and the Unicorn, A. A. Attanasio, ebook edition, 2011
    2012            saltgate of the dream reviewed by Maris Depers, Helter Smelter online arts publication,                         http://heltersmelter.com/2012/04/24/shining-rainbow-%E2%80%93-listening-to-the-mountain/
    2012            Awarded residency at Can Serrat, Centro de Actividades Artisticas, Barcelona
    2011            the lord of the dance makes time stand still selected for exhibition in the Toyota Spirit Gallery annual exhibition
    2011            Digital artwork published as cover for The Dark Shore, A. A. Attanasio, ebook edition, 2011
    2004            Received and acquitted a Small Grant from the Illawarra Youth Arts Support Program to complete the painting, time                         dances through the body of space
    2003            Self-published a range of cards and prints from original artwork
    2003            Participated in publication of Zombie Motel, Kiama Council, 2003
    2002            we are the magic dancing reviewed by Gareth Jenkins in SPARX magazine, August 2002
    2001            The Selves published as album cover for A Nice Little Package by The Archie Wah Wahs
    1999            The Selves finalist in Waverly City Council Arts Prize
    1998            Every Day I’m Different, Every Day I’m the Same finalist in TAFE NSW Arts and Design Prize, toured nationally

    


    relevant work experience (abbrev.)

    2013            Cover art and design for novel, The Dragon and the Unicorn, by A. A. Attanasio
    2013            Member of management committee, Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong
    2013            Graphic design and prepress for Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong
    2013            Promotional writing and press releases for Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong
    2013            Website design and maintenance for Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong
    2011            Cover art and design for novel, The Dark Shore, by A. A. Attanasio
    2011, cont.   Homeschooling my own creative child
    2011            Created own professional artist website
    2007, cont.   Solo parenting
    2005            Free-form crochet workshops
    2003, cont.   Retailing self-made craft at local markets
    2001, cont.   Life modelling for private and tertiary education art groups
    2001, cont.   Design and manufacture of wearable and functional artworks 
    2001            Design and production of signage for local businesses, freelance
    2001            Worked with a volunteer organisation to create the head float for the Viva La Gong festival, Wollongong
    2001            Private art tuition
    1999, cont.  Professional exhibition practice for solo and group exhibitions


    travel (abbrev.)

    2013            Maui, Hawai’i
    2012            Overland from Sydney to far north Queensland, including Daintree NP and Great Barrier Reef
    2011            Overland from Berlin to Strasburg, Salzburg, Vienna, Graz, Venice, Barcelona, Montserrat, Valencia, Granada and the                         south coast of Spain
    2010            Molokai, Hawai’i
    2009            Maui, Kauai, Big Island, Hawai’i
    2003            Central Australia, Uluru and Kata Tjuta
    1994            North and south islands of New Zealand

        

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