Fiona Kennedy Altoft
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Name

Fiona Kennedy Altoft

Vocation

Contemporary, painting, drawing, printmaking

Address

From Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Currently Living  In Discovery Bay, Hong Kong 

Phone

+61414385785 even though I am overseas I will be able to check this number or email me on fionakennedyaltoft@yahoo.com.au

Email

fionakennedyaltoft@yahoo.com

Web

www.fionakennedyaltoft.com

Facebook

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Date of Birth

2 April

Citizenship

Australian

Ethnicity

Australian

Lives

Discovery Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong

Works

Discovery Bay, Hong Kong

Education

1993 Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, Australia.
Graduate Diploma of Education.

1990-1992 Queensland University of Technology,Brisbane,Australia.
Bachelor of Arts – Visual Arts
 

Professional Development

Too much to mention
2013  Solar etching with Wendy McGrath.  Brisbane Institute of Art  May 

Employment

Art Educator
2012-Awarded the Alan Drury Excellence in Teaching Award  Queensland Teachers, Parliament House Brisbane. 

Gallery representation


Retrospect Galleries Jonson St  Gold Coast and Byron Bay

Some pieces also are Gilligan Grant Melbourne and Gallery One Gold Coast
Try and represent my own work as much as possible 
 

Individual exhibitions

2013- Oct "In Search of Reverie"  Bundaberg Regional Gallery
Dec "In Search of Reverie"  Noosa Regional Gallery
2011- Feb 11-April 2 Offspring Gold Coast Regional Art Gallery

Frocks, Feathers, Fur June Retrospect Galleries Gold Coast

2009 June "Jocular" 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace Mermaid Beach
April Melbourne Art Fair- Artist Studio
March "Doggone Good Fun"Robyn Bauer Gallery Paddington Brisbane
Oct-@the Bar Chiang Mai Thailand(part of artist residency)
2006 Robina Art Gallery, Solo exhibition, Gold Coast Queensland.
1999 Campbell Mahoney Art Space, Brisbane, Queensland ‘Chapter 1’ Solo exhibition.
1998 Campbell Mahoney Art Space, Brisbane, Queensland, First solo exhibition ‘So far’

Selected group exhibitions

2012-Clayton Utz
2011-2012- "Connections" Flying Arts Touring Exhibitions
2011- Drawn Forth Retospect Galleries Gold Coast and Bryon Bay Shows

2010
Lightmares- 19 Karen Residency and Exhibition
Carnies, Kooks and Clowns- Retrospect Galleries Byron Bay
Exquisite Corspe- Jugglers Artspace Brisbane
Bari- Jugglers Artspace Brisbane
Marymount Art Exhibition- Feature Artist Gold Coast
2009
"Curvy" Booklaunch and Exhibition Ninelives Gallery Fortitude Valley July
Revolution of Art Retrospect Gallery Byron Bay July
Artworkers Award February
"Feminine Subconscious" Retrospect Galleries Byron Bay June
Artworkers Award February
2008 Border Art Prize Tweed Regional Gallery
Retrospect Gallery Byron Bay '12" x 12"
19 Karen Gallery Mermaid Beach
Robyn Bauer Gallery "Precint Walk"
Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne ‘Picture this 08’and Body Show
Josh Levi Gallery Woolloongabba
Robyn Bauer Gallery Group show
Art at the Woolshed Warwick
Gregory Terrace Art show, Brisbane
Selected for Pine Rivers Art Prize, Pine Rivers Regional Art Gallery Queensland
2007 Robina Art Gallery, Gold Coast Queensland
2006 Glass Bar, Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Art, Fortitude Valley, Queensland (continuous exhibition)
Warwick Woolshed Exhibition, Warwick, Queensland.

2005 Marymount Art Festival, Gold Coast, Queensland.
Corporate Art Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
Glass Bar, Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Art, Fortitude Valley, Queensland.
Association of Women educators Awesome Art show

2004 ‘After Hours’, Griffith University Invitational Teacher Exhibition, Gold Coast, Queensland.
Association of Women educators Awesome Art show.
2003 Queensland Cancer Council Exhibition, Bruce Watling Gallery, Gold Coast, Queensland.
Griffith University Invitational Teacher Exhibition, Gold Coast, Queensland.
Association of Women educators Awesome Art show
Corporate Art Gallery, Gold Coast, Queensland.

2002 Border Art Prize Tweed Heads Art Gallery, New South Wales

2001 Marymount Arts Festival. Winner of Best Contemporary painting award, Gold Coast, Queensland.
Association of Women Educators Awesome Art show.

1999 Marymount Arts Festival. Winner of Best Oil/Acrylic , Gold Coast, Queensland

1998 Schubert gallery, Marina Mirage, Gold Coast
Campbell Mahoney Art Space, Brisbane, Queensland 3 group exhibitions.
• Figurative Art exhibition.
• End of Year exhibition.
• Room 11 exhibition.
Marymount Arts Festival. Awarded Emerging artist by John Walsh, Gold Coast Art Gallery , Gold Coast, Queensland.
Royal arts society. Broadbeach. Group exhibition.
Courier Mail Art prize, Brisbane Convention and exhibition centre.
Gold Coast Tropicarnival Open Art Exhibition, Awarded highly commended.



Touring Exhibitions

2011-2012 Flying Arts- Regional Touring Show "Connections"
2013  In Search of Reverie  Bundaberg Regional Gallery Oct- Nov 24, then Noosa Dec 11- Jan 19

Awards

2012
Finalist Clayton Utz Exhibition
2011
Finalist Flying Arts Regional Art Prize

Finalist Sunshine Coast Art Prize

Finallist Prometheus Art Prize

Finalist Gainsborough Green Art Prize

Selected as part of the collection for the Gold Coast University Hospital

2010
Finalist Calleen Art Prize,
Cowra Regional Art Gallery.

Finalist Cricket Art Prize Touring Exhibition Sydney Cricket Grounds

Finalist Caldera Art Prize Touring exhbition
2009
2nd Scots PGC College Warwick
2007 National and Queensland Award Winner "Going Public" Art Award, Melbourne, Victoria.
Winner Scots PGC College Warwick Art Prize.
2001 Marymount Arts Festival. Winner of Best Contemporary painting award, Gold Coast, Queensland.

Marymount Arts Festival. Winner of Best Oil/Acrylic , Gold Coast, Queensland

1998 Marymount Arts Festival. Awarded Emerging artist by John Walsh, Gold Coast Art Gallery , Gold Coast, Queensland.

1998 Gold Coast Tropicarnival Open Art Exhibition, Awarded highly commended.


Grants

2011 RADF Grant Gold Coast City Council for catalogues for Offspring
2007 RADF Grant from Gold Coast City Council
2009 RADF Grant for Melbourne Art Fair

Public Collections

Gold Coast University Hospital
Brisbane State Library 

Artist-in-Residencies

Lightmares Project 19 Karen Artspace April/May 2010
Prem International School Chiang Mai Thailand October 2009
Bridigidine College Brisbane
Helensvale State High School Gold Coast

Teaching Appointments

Discovery College Hong Kong July 2013-
Marymount College 1997-2013

Selected Publications

SemiPermanant 2009,2010, 2011
inRetrospect 10
Courier Mail April 2010 Bird Brain
Courier Mail March 2009 Doggone Good Fun
Gold Coast Bulletin June 2009
Realliving Magazine June 2009

Catalogues

Offspring-Gold Coast solo at Regional Art Gallery
Cricket Art Prize

Sunshine Coast Art Prize
Connections- Flying ARts Touring Exhibition 

Other Media Publication

http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,23739,25147479-7642,00.htmlhttp://www.19karen.com.au/files/pdf/Media%20Articles/MarinaSaintMartin-WeekendBulletinJune20-21.pdf

Professional Memberships

Artworkers Alliance
NAVA

Regional Arts Development Fund Committee Member 2007-current