Grace Mercer-Gladdish
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curriculum vitae

Name

Grace Gladdish

Email

gracegladdish@live.com

Date of Birth

1971

Citizenship

Australian

Lives

Tasmania

Works

Tasmania

Education

1993 Honours – Visual Arts, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
1989-91 Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts), Queensland University of Technology

Employment

2009 Guest Artist, Varsity College, Gold Coast
2008 Guest Artist, Various High Schools across South East Queensland
1996 Tutor Art for the Masses Project Associated with Digitarts and funded by Brisbane City Council, Brisbane Australia
1996 Tutor Creative Studies in Visual Arts, a National Professional Development Project course funded by DEET for the Brisbane South Region, Loganhome State School, Brisbane, Australia
1996 Tutor Creative Studies in Visual Arts, a National Professional Development Project course funded by DEET for the Darling Downs Region, Toowoomba, Australia
1995 Technician/Demonstrator, Griffith University Summer School Programme, Education and the Arts Dept, Gold Coast Campus
1994 Tutor Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Education and the Arts Department
1994 Technician/Demonstrator, Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Education and the Arts Department
1994 Guest Lecturer, Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Education and the Arts Department
1993 Technician/Demonstrator, Queensland University of Technology, Visual Arts Department, Fibre Studio, Brisbane
1991 Guest Speaker, Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Education and the Arts Department

Individual exhibitions

2013 'trees for the wood', Ilk Gallery and Cafe, Tasmania
2007 'Sensible Shoes (and a good map)', Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane
2007 ‘Frocks and Fables’, Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane
2000 ‘Binding and Loosing’, Amfora Gallery, Paddington, Brisbane
1996 ‘Pregnant Pauses’, The Development Space, Metro Arts,Brisbane
1994 ‘Maps and Metaphors’, Ron McMaster Gallery, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus
1994 ‘Maps and Metaphors’, Randall Studio, Brisbane
1993 ‘Misconceived’, big/SMALL Gallery, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba
1992 ‘Feast of Eyes’, big/SMALL Gallery, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba
1992 ‘Matters of the Heart’, Palace Gallery, South Brisbane

Selected group exhibitions

2013 'Material Girl' touring exhibition Tasmanian Regional Arts, Tasmania 
2012 Selected Finalist for Tidal Devonport Art Award, Devonport Regional Gallery
2008 'Small Works 08', Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne
2008 'Stanthorpe Art Prize', Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery
2007 'Christmas Show', Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane
1997 ‘Here’s Lookin’ at you Kid’, Arts Gallery, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba
1996 ‘Art for the Masses – a real and virtual space poster project’, Grunt Youth Space, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
1996 ‘Women’s Work’, Grunt Youth Space, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
1994 ‘Silver to Spend with Gold to Keep’, Amfora Gallery, Brisbane
1993 ‘Phantoms’, Honours Graduate Show, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
1993 ‘Vent’, Metro Arts Gallery Two, Brisbane
1993 ‘National Graduate Show’, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth
1993 ‘Florid’, Space Plentitude, Brisbane
1991 ‘Paper Scissors Rock’, Graduate Show, Palace Gallery, Brisbane
1991 ‘x2 Exchange Exhibition’, Arts Foyer Gallery, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba

Awards

2013 Premiers Choice Award, Tasmanian Regional Arts Material Girl Exhibition
2013 Tasman Art Award
1994 Richard Randall Artist’s Studio Award, 5 Months, Funded by Brisbane City Council, Brisbane
1993 Dorothy Birt Memorial Prize, Post-Graduate Work in Fibre, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
1988 Colin Trapp Memorial Sculpture Prize, Clayfield College School, Brisbane

Grants

1992 Pat Corrigan Artist’s Grant, National Association for the Visual Arts

Public Collections

Griffith University Collection, Brisbane

Commissions

Clayfield College Colin Trapp Memorial Sculpture

Selected Publications

2000 ‘Amfora Returns Home’, Westside News, Brisbane, 10th May
p unknown
1996 Sharon Herr ‘Demystifying Life is Theme of Exhibition’, The
Weekend Independent, Brisbane, 5th April, p 19
1994 ‘Art Puts Human Body on the Map’, Gold Coast Bulletin, 5th October,p 13
1994 Prime Evening News, Prime Network, Review of ‘Maps and Metaphors’, Gold Coast, 11th October
1994 Visual Arts, Queensland University of Technology Publications, No 5, May, p 7
1993 Visual Arts, Queensland University of Technology Publications, No 4, August, p 5
1993 Review of National Graduate Show, Xpress Magazine, Western Australia, Date Unknown, p 15

Catalogues

1994 "Maps and Metaphors" Introduction by Donna Marcus, Artist and Visual Arts Lecturer

Other Media Publication

2007 Kirrily Boulton "Frocks and Fables", National Independent Radio Program "The Wire" for podcast go to www.thewire.org and search articles for Friday 16th February

Professional Memberships

Artworkers Alliance
NAVA