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curriculum vitae

Name

Athene Currie

Vocation

Artist Photographer

Phone

0417 799 066

Email

athenecurrie@gmail.com

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Athene Currie

Lives

Australia

Works

Australia

Education

 

2016  PhD Candidiate, Griffith University, Australia 

 

2010 Post Graduate Diploma in Education, Queensland University of Technology, Australia 

 

2002 Bachelor of Photography with Honours, Queensland College of Art, Australia.

 

1991 National Art School, Sydney, Australia.


 

Employment


2011 - 2015 

Visual Arts Teacher


2006

Tutor. Queensland University of Technology Oodgeroo Unit, Brisbane, Australia


2005

Tutor. Video Production for Brisbane primary schools WildWorlds Program, Australia


2004

Tutor. Flying Arts Inc, Video and Photography. Regional Queensland, Australia


2003

Tutor. Flying Arts Inc, Video. Regional Queensland, Australia 


2001-2007

Freelance Photographer


2000

Tutor in Photography and Conceptual Art,
Dpt of Intermedia, 2nd year students, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia


2000

Tutor. Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Program (ATAS) Gummurri Centre, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia



 

Individual exhibitions

2016

Meconnaissance - New Rites of Passage, POP Gallery, Brisbane, Australia  


2013

Eastern Face, Queensland Centre of Photography, Brisbane, Australia 


2008

'11 Years of Sleeping' Video installation 1770 Mt Glorious Road, Mt Glorious, QLD


2003

Clouty. Installation - photography, video, assembled found objests.
Artworkers exhibition space. 60 Merivale Street, Brisbane, Australia.


2002

Sacra Loci - The Borderland:
Photographs from the Himalayas of Nepal and work in progress from the Sacra Loci series.
Artists studio, Mount Glorious Qeensland, Australia.


2002

Images from the Himalayas. Photographs.
Arana Hills library, Queensland, Australia.


2000

The Other Room . Installation - photography / video /sculpture.
Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia.


1991

Ocean. Paintings.
Balmain East Gallery, Sydney, Australia.


1990

Lyttelton Studio. Paintings and drawings.
Artists studio, Lyttelton, New Zealand.


1989

Jean Pierres Cafe. Paintings.
Lyttelton, New Zealand.


1988

Artists Studio. Paintings.
Chritchurch Arts Centre, New Zealand


1987

CSA Gallery. Paintings,
Christchurch, New Zealand.


1986

Unfolding. Paintings.
Several Arts Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
 

Selected group exhibitions

 

2015 

Morton Bay Regional Art Awards.  Award winner - Best Artwork by a Local Artist 

Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Strathpine, QLD, Australia 

 

2013

Olive Cotton Portrait Photography Award. ‘8’ Finalist. NSW

 

2010

Mt Glorious Creators, Pine Rivers Gallery
Video '11 Years of Sleeping'


 

2009

Olive Cotton Photography Award
Finalist

 


2008

Urban Screen Melbourne, Video 'Water/milk'.


Xstrata Portrait Prize
Finalist


 

2007

'Red Hat' - film screening International Conference on Playback Theatre, Sao Paulo, Brazil.


 

2006

Womens Eye on Peace II.
International Womens Development Agency, Artery Gallery, Melbourne and Sothebys, Sydney. Australia.


 

2004

Harvest
Flying Arts (tutors section), Waterfront Place, Riverside, Brisbane.

 


Photography Exhibition,
Brisbane Grammer School, Queensland, Australia.

 


2003

Photography Exhibition,
Brisbane Grammer School, Queensland, Australia.

Didgy Ridge. Artists from MT Nebo and MT Glorious. Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Strathpine, Queensland, Australia

 


2002

Inaugural THIESS Art Prize. Video: Water/milk.
Queensland College of Art Gallery, Southbank, Australia


 

2000

Project Wall. Image from the Slightly Distorted Series 1998. Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia.


 

1998

GA = R Marumba. Photographs - Spirit Guide series. An exxhibition to raise funds for Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Brisbane City Hall, Australia.


 

1997

A Future Without Limits. Paintings. International Womens Day, Queensland University Art Museum Brisbane, Australia.


 

1997

Women as Activists, Women as Survivors. Photographs - Solitary series 1997. Exhibition for Amnesty International. Palace Gallery, Brisbane, Australia.


 

1997

Separation Reunion Reconcilliation . Drawings - In Utero series.
Australian Conference on Adoption, Qeensland University of Technology and City Travel Lodge, Brisbane, Australia.


 

1996

End of year Clearance. Painting - Future Shock.
Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia.


 

1996

{dis} intergrassi - Painting.
Artists for East Timor, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia.


 

1995

Drawings. Child series. Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia.


 

1995

Identities - Painting. Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia.


 

1990

Jouissance - Part of the Dissonance Program.
National Art School, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.


 

1989

Venus Visions. Photographs- Karamea series.
Christchurch Library, New Zealand.


 

1988

Mansfield Gallery
Paintings. Christchurch,New Zealand.


 

Curatorial

 

2012


Morton Art Photography Event (MAPE), Samford Valley and Mount Glorious, Queensland, Australia  

 

Scholarships



 

Published Papers and Essays

 

2000


In Dialogue with the Other-The Artworks of Judith Wright, Fiona Foley and Lin Li.

Honours dissertation published by Queensland College of Art, Southbank, Australia.



1999


30th World Congress on Art In Education (INsea).
 

'Where do ecofeminist values come from and how can these values create social change'? paper published on CD rom. 


 

Awards

 

2015

 

Morton Bay Regional Art Awards - Best Artwork by a Local Artist.  Award 

Commissions

 

 

2002

Public art aquisition of photogprahic series Touch, level 1, Education House, Brisbane.

 


2005

Commissioned to Film/Direct Red Hat 
Sunshine Coast Playback Theatre Company, Australia  
 

Selected Publications

 

1998


30th World Congress on Art In Education (INsea). 'Where do ecofeminist values come from and how can these values create social change?' paper published on CD rom.

 


2002

Douglas Heck and Burrell, Image Prayer Flags published in corporate calendar 2003.

Catalogues

 

2000

Australian Centre of Photography image Slightly Distorted  (catalogue)


2001


Promise review by Holly Arden, The Other Room - photography, sculpture, video 

Metro Arts, Brisbane 


The Inaugural Thiess Art Prize catalogue. Video still Water/milk

Radio and Podcasts

 

1999

The Art Show Radio Triple Z. Interview with David Broker and Anna Marsden (Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane) on video installation Funky Himal Mandala made after expedition to Himalalyas and Stonehenge.

 


2000

The Art Show, Radio Triple Z. Interview with David Broker and Anna Marsden (Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane) on The Other Room, photography, video and installation, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Queensland.
 

Artist Talks

2013

 

Queensland Centre of Photography, Brisbane  

 

2011

 

Mitchelton State High School, Brisbane 

 

2001 

Ministers Award for Excellence in Art (High School Students)

QCA Gallery, Brisbane 

 

Professional Memberships

 

 

Queensland Art Teachers Association (QATA) 

 

     2005-2007

     Board Member, Flying Arts Inc