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curriculum vitae

Name

HELEN MALONE

Web

http://visualartist.info/helenmalone

Blog

http://biblio-tout.blogspot.com

Citizenship

Born Queensland Australia

Lives

Brisbane Australia

Education

B.A. (Double Majors in Art History and French) Univ. Qld. 1991
Brisbane Institute of Art, 1994 - 1995 and 2000
 

Selected group exhibitions

2017 Between the Sheets, Gallery Central, Perth, W.A., 18 March - 8 April 

2017  Manly Library Artist's Book Award, The Creative Space, 105 Abbott Rd, North Curl Curl, NSW

 

2016 Al Mutanabbi Street Starts Here, Print Exhibition, Exeter Library, Exeter, England, 1 Feb - 30 March.

2016  Delires de Livres, La Lanterne, Pole Culturel, Rambouillet, France, 2 April - 21 May.

2016 Art on Show Awards, Mackay Show Association, Mackay, 20 - 23 June

2016 Libris Awards, Artspace Mackay, 26 August - 16 October

 

2015 4X4 SEQ/NQ Book Artists, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns NQ, 2 - 29 March: Second Exhibiiton at Brisbane Square Library, Brisbane, 1 July - 30 September.

2015 Passages, Al-Mutanabbi Street Event, Univ. Qld. Library, 5 March - 31 March 

2015 Between the Sheets, Central Gallery, Perth WA, 7 March - 2 April

2015 Artists Book Award 2015, Manly Library, Sydney, 20 March - 12 April 

2015 Of Peace and War, Caloundra Regional Gallery, 25 March - 10 May

2015 100 Books, Personal Histories International Artists Book Exhibition, Redland Art Gallery, 27 March - 10 May.

2015 Delires de Livres, Collegiale St. Andre, Chartres, France, 25 April - 17 May

2015 Absence and Presence, Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here Project, various venues in UK and USA.

2015 DIY Justice, part of DIY Cultures, Cafe Gallery, Rich Mix Cinema and Arts Centre, Bethnal Green, London, 24 May - 12 June

2015 Artspace Mackay Artist Book Awards, Art on Show Awards, Mackay, 22 - 25 June

2015 Personal Histories Artist's Book Exhibition, University NSW Canberrra Campus, Canberrra ACT, 28 September - 11 December.

2015  Sheffield International Artists Book Prize, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield, UK, 7-31 October

 

2014 Al-Mutannabi Street Starts Here, Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County, Rochester, NY, USA, June 2 - September 2014

2014 Art on Show Awards, Mackay Show Association, Mackay Qld, 16-19 June 

2014 Bookworks 2014, PCBA Members Show, Skylight Gallery, San Francisco Public Library, USA,  18 June - 6 September

2014 Australian Bookbinders Exhibition 2014, Art Gallery NSW Research Library, Sydney, 19 November - 13 December

2014 Pieces for Peace, Cultuurcentum Het Perron, Ypres, Belgium, 20 November - 14 December

2013 Highlights: Libris Awards 2006-2010, Artspace Mackay, 8 Feb -23 June
2013 Manly Library Artists Book Award ,Manly Library, Sydney NSW 18-28 March
2013 Book Art Object Edition 4 Part 1, Bower Ashton Library, UWE Bristol UK, 4 March - 14 April
2013 Delires de Livres 2013, Collegiale Saint Andre, Chartres France, 27 April - 19 May
2013 An Inventory of Al-Mutanabbi Street, John Rylands Library, Manchester UK, April - 29 July 
2013 Libris Awards 2013, Artspace Mackay, Qld, 10 May - 30 June
2013 Impressions 7, Metcalfe Gallery, Brisbane Institute of Art, Brisbane, 31 May - 12 June
2013 Book Art Object Edition 4 Part II, Bower Ashton Library, UWE Bristol UK, 3 June -30 June
2013 The Collections on View, Pratt Institute Library, Brooklyn Campus, New York, May - August
2013 Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here,
Center for Book Arts, New York, 10 July - September 21. 
2013 Books...Beyond Words - Revolution, East Gippsland Art Gallery, Bairnsdale Vic, 10 August - 4  September
2013 Featured Book, The Last Chapter, Sheffield UK, August 
2013 Artist Book Exhibition, Artisan Books, Fitzroy, Victoria, 14 September - 12 October
2013 Sheffield International Artists Book Prize, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield UK, 5 Oct - 30 November
2013 A selection of books from Book Art Object, University of NSW Library at ADFA Canberra, 17 October - 28 November
2013 Australian Bookbinders Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW Research Library, Sydney, 6 November - 13 December


2012 Between the Sheets Artists Book Exhibition, Gallery East, North Fremantle WA 15 January - 5 February
2012 The Battle Within, on display at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT, from March for about six months
2012 Bank Street Arts at Leeds Contemporary Artists Book Fair, Leeds, UK, 9-10 March
2012 Life's Journey, Artist Books from Queensland Collections, Redland Art Gallery Cleveland Qld, 6 May - 17 June
2012 El Ultimo Libro "The Last Book", Carl von Ossietzky Staats und Universitats Bibliothek de Hamburg, 15 May - 1 July
2012 Book as Witness: The Artist's Response, Center for Book Arts, New York, 11 July - 15 September
2012 Artist Books Exhibition, Artisan Books, Fitzroy, Victoria, August 11 - 8 September
2012 Cover to Cover Bribie Island Seaside Museum, Bribie Island, Qld, October 4 - December 2
2012 Australian Bookbinders Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW Research Library, Sydney, October 31 - December 14
2012 BAZE, Book and Zine Exhibition, Hand Held Gallery, Melbourne Vic, 20 December 2012 -23 January 2013 

2011 El Ultimo Libro "The Last Book" (collaborative book installation), New York Public Library (Aguilar), NYC, USA, 2 February - 29 May
2011 Manly Library Artist Book Award, Manly Library, Sydney, 1-17 April.
2011 Delires de Livres, Collegiale Saint Andre, Chartres France, 16 April - 8 May
2011 Books...beyond words evolution, East Gippsland Art Gallery, Bairnsdale, Vic, 6 August - 3 September.
2011 Opus, Artisan Books, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Vic, 13 August - 3 September.
2011 The Silent Scream: Political and Social Comment in Books by Artists, 26 September - 25th November, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria
2011 Artbound 2011, Gallery Red, Glebe NSW, 30 September - 18 October
2011 Australian Bookbinders Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales Research Library, 11 October - 2 December
2011 In Suspense, Hand Held Gallery, Melbourne, 3 - 26 November
2011 JCA Steel Bookbinding Design Competition, Leichhardt Municipal Library, Sydney NSW, 15 December - 31 January 2012 

2010 Paper + Wood, Kingaroy Shire Art Gallery, Qld 26 Feb - 28 March
2010 El Ultimo Libro "The Last Book" (Collaborative book project) Zentral Bibliothek de Zurich, Switzerland, 10 March - 31 July
2010 Libris Awards, Artspace Mackay, Qld, 10 April - 23 May
2010 The Story is the Thing, ACT Writers Centre Exhibition, Tuggeranong Arts Centre, Canberra, 27 May - 6 June
2010 Artbound, ABI Exhibition, Gallery Red, Glebe NSW, 29 May - 15 June
2010 On paper, in time and in others' minds, Art Piece Gallery, Mullumbimby, NSW, 5 - 25 August
2010 Finely Bound, Queensland Bookbinders Guild, in conjunction with SLQ, State Library Qld, 16 August 2010 – 9 January 2011.
2010 Biennale del Libro d’artista, Merolla Palace, Marano di Napoli, Italy, 18 September - 18 October
2010 Selected books from 5th International Artist's Book Triennial Vilnius 2009, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia, Cannaregio, Venice, 8 - 29 October
2010 Your Documents Please, Alma in Manhattan, New York USA, 3 - 21 November.
2010 XIII Australian Bookbinders Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW Research Library, 10 November - 17 December
2010 Calligraffiti, Bunker Cartoon Gallery, Coffs Harbour NSW, 3 December – 8 January 2011
2010 JCA Steel Bookbinding Design Competition, Leichhardt Municipal Library, Sydney NSW, 22 December - 28th January 2011

2009 Without Boundaries, Australian Bookbinders Inc Artists Books Exhibition, Mundubbera Regional Art Gallery, Qld 2 January – 14 February.
2009 Shared Journeys, Victoria University Gallery, Melbourne, 3-21 March
2009 Your Documents Please, Galerie Kurt im Hirsch, Berlin, Germany 9 Jan 2009 -2 Feb; Galeria Z, Bratislava, Slovakia, 12 Feb – 8 March; Galeria Ajolote Arte Contemporaneo, Guadalajara, Mexico April 17 - May 8.
2009 5th International Artists Book Triennial, Gallery Arka, Vilnius, 30 April-16 May; Leipzig Book Fair, Germany 12-15 March; Art Centre Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg Denmark, 12 Sept – 13 Dec; Gallery Hubner Bokform, Halmstad, Sweden, Spring 2010, Seoul International Book Arts Fair, Seoul Korea, May 2010.
2009 BeyondWORDS: Bookfest 2009, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, Loveladies, NJ, USA, 11 June – 29 June
2009 Palm Reader, Hand Held Gallery, Melbourne, Vic., 6-29 August
2009 Between the Lines, Artisan Books, Fitzroy, Victoria 15 August - 5 September
2009 Closure, Artworks-MK, Great Linford, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, 15 August - 19 September
2009 Southern Cross University Acquisitive Artists Book Award 2009, Barratt Galleries, Alstonville, NSW August 15 - September 22
2009 The 2nd Sheffield Artists Book Prize 2009, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield, UK, 8-31 Oct
2009 Le livre est une oeuvre d’art, 15 Artists/4 Countries, Galerie Europ’Art, Aigues Mortes, France, 11 Oct – 31 Dec
2009 Australian Bookbinders Exhibition, Gallery Red, Glebe Sydney, NSW, 24 Oct – 10 Nov
2009 Books and Boxes, Brush and Quill Gallery, Toowoomba, Qld, 12 Nov – 9 Jan 2010
2009 Travel Notes, Hand Held Gallery Melbourne, Vic, Nov - Dec 2009

2008 Finalist, Libris Awards, Artspace Mackay, Feb 9 – 23 March
2008 Your Documents Please, Museum of Arts & Crafts-Itami, Hyogo, Japan, 4 -20 April, ZAIM, Yokohama, August 2 – August 17; 2B Galeria, Budapest, Hungary, 28 November – 30 December
2008 Artist Book: Exploring the Art of the Book, Owl&Lion Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, 19 June–11 July
2008 Boundaries, Australian Bookbinders Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW Research Library, 19 June – 3 October
2008 Bookworks 2008, PCBA Triennial Members’ Exhibition, Skylight Gallery, San Francisco Main Public Library, San Francisco, USA, July 1 – September 26
2008 Into the Fold, Artisan Books, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, 2 – 30 August
2008 Southern Cross University Acquisitive Artists’ Book Award 2008, Barratt Galleries, Alstonville NSW, 8 Aug – 18 Sept
2008 Expressive Lines, The Bunker Cartoon Gallery, Coffs Harbour, NSW, 5-29 September
2008 The Last Book “El ultimo libro” (Collaborative Book Installation), The National Library of Argentina, Buenos Aires, 31st October 2008 – March 2009
2008 Without Boundaries, Australian Bookbinders Inc Artists Book Exhibition, Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, Chippendale, NSW, 19-30 November
2008 Books and Boxes, Brush & Quill Gallery, Toowoomba, 17 November-24 December

2007 Effects of War: Altered Lives, Altered Books, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, USA, April 2 – May 31
2007 The Waterhouse natural history Art Prize, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, 4 August – 9 September
2007 Southern Cross University Acquisitive Artists’ Book Award 2007, SCU, Lismore 9 -30 August
2007 Text/TXT, Artisan Books, Fitzroy, Victoria, August 10 – September 1
2007 Page or Not–An exhibition of artists books, East Gippsland Art Gallery, Bairnsdale Vic 17 Aug-4 Sep
2007 Books.07 The Search for the Impossible, Noosa Regional Gallery, August 24 – September 30
2007 5th artists’ books and multiples fair, Grahame Galleries held at Dell Gallery, Griffith University, Brisbane, 7-9 September
2007 Boundless Books, Textile Fibre Forum, Sinclaire Gallery, Geelong Grammar, Vic. 23-29 September
2007 Guest Exhibitor Botanical Rhythm Coffs Calligraphers Botanic Garden, Coffs Harbour, 28 Sep–7 Oct
2007 Cutting Edge Books, California State University East Bay, Hayward, USA, Oct 22-Nov 29

2006 The Waterhouse natural history Art Prize, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, 5 August – 10 September
2006 Books.06, Ten + Beyond, Noosa Regional Gallery, 22 Sept – 22 Oct
2006 Red/Read, Artisan Books, Fitzroy, Victoria, 10 August – 2 September
2006 Southern Cross University Acquisitive Artists Book Award 2006, SCU Lismore 18 July – 10 August
2006 From the Rainforest to the Sea, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, 10 June-9 July
2006 Fourth International Artists’ Book Exhibition, Csok Istvan Gallery and City Gallery Deak Collection, Szekesfehervar, Hungary, 20 May – 17 September
2006 Finalist, Churchie Art Prize Exhibition, Brisbane, 19-21 May
2006 Arte Musica Poesia celebrano il libro in occasione della Giornata Mondiale del Libro da UNESCO, Artetica Gallery, Rome, Italy, 23 April – 14 May
2006 Artetica Book-Art, Itinerario Festival, Cesena, Italy, 20-25 June
2006 Red: In Print, Redcliffe City Art Gallery, 5 - 29 April
2006 Libris Awards, Artspace Mackay, 3 February- 26 March

2005 Finalist, Churchie Art Prize Exhibition, Brisbane 12-15 May
2005 Books.05 Image as Text as Image, Noosa Regional Gallery 9 Sept-17 Oct
2005 Southern Cross University Acquisitive Artists Book Award, Lismore August
2005 Black and White Books, Artisan Books, Fitzroy Vic. August
2005 Textile Fibre Forum Exhibition, Geelong Grammar School, Vic. September
2005 Brisbane Grammar School Art Show, Brisbane August
2005 Courier Mail Art Show Brisbane March
2005 Art & Soul Exhibition, La Boite Roundhouse, Brisbane November

2000-2004 Exhibitions include: Books.04 Nature; Books.03: Watermarks; Books 2002; Noosa Regional Gallery, 2002-2004; Brisbane Grammar School Art Shows Brisbane, 2001 – 2004; Nudgee Art Shows, Brisbane 2001 – 2004; The Sacred Garden Art Show, Palma Rosa, Brisbane 2002; Goddesses Art Show, Brisbane 2002; Courier Mail Art Show Brisbane 2001

1994-1999 Exhibitions include: Gold Coast Calligraphers Exhibitions, Nerang, 1999; Broadbeach 1998; Word as Art, James Hardie Library of Aust. Fine Arts, State Library of Qld, 1995; Coffs Harbour Arts Festival, Coffs Harbour 1995; Southern Cross Arts Festivals Ballina 1994-1995; Images, Southbank, Brisbane 1994; Logan Art Award, Kingston Butter Factory 1994

1988-1993 Exhibitions include: Illuminating Words, State Library of Qld. Aug-Oct 1993; Logan Art Awards, Logan Qld 1991-1993; Southern Cross Arts Festivals, Ballina, NSW 1991-1993; Calligraphy, Clay and Colour, Redcliffe 1991; The Printed Word in conjunction with The Artist’s Book Show, State Library of Qld. 1991; Lettering Arts Society of Qld. Exhibitions, Brisbane 1988 – 1994.

Published Papers and Essays

Malone, H. “The Art of Politics: A Discussion of Thomas Ingmire’s The American Way in the Context of Jasper Johns’ Flag”. Letter Arts Review, USA, Vol. 12 No. 2 1995, pp.28-31
Malone, H. Graffiti: Vandalism or Art, Newslettering, Vol 8, No 2, June 1995, pp.17-21
Paper + Wood, Works on paper and fine woodwork, Exhibition review in Imprint, Vol 45, No 2, 2010 page 18
 

Awards

2nd Prize, JCA Steel Bookbinding Design Competition, Sydney, December 2010
Finalist, Libris Artist Book Awards, Mackay, Qld, 2010
Finalist, Libris Artist Book Awards, Mackay, Qld, 2008
Finalist, Libris Artist Book Awards, Mackay, Qld, 2006
Finalist, The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Adelaide, 2007
Finalist, The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Adelaide, 2006
Finalist, Churchie Emerging Art Prize, Brisbane, 2006
Finalist, Churchie Emerging Art Prize, Brisbane, 2005
First Prize (Acquisitive), Law Order and Justice Section, Southern Cross Arts Festival, Ballina, 1991

Public Collections

Pratt Institute Artists Books Collection, Brooklyn , New York, USA

State Library of Queensland, Ausralian Library of Fine Art, Artists Books Collection, Brisbane

Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT

Art Gallery of New South Wales Research Library, Sydney, NSW 

Manly Library Artists Book Collection, Manly, Sydney, NSW

Redland Art Gallery Collection, Cleveland, Qld

Mackay Regional Council Artists Books Collection, Artspace Mackay, Queensland

Melbourne University Library Special Collections, Melbourne Victoria

Bibliotheca Librorum Apud Artificem, Library for the Artists Book, Sydney, NSW

Bank Street Arts, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Iraq National Library, Baghdad, Iraq, included in Al-Mutannabi Street Coalition

We love your Books Archive, University of Northampton, United Kingdom

Bokartas Permanent Collection, Vilnius, Lithuania

Csok Istvan Deak Collection, Szekesfehervar, Hungary

Archivio Book-Art Associazone di Promozione Sociale Artetcia, Roma, Italy

Lineadarte Officina Creativa, Naples Italy

 

Corporate Collections

Janet Holmes a Court Collection, Perth W.A. 

Private Collections

Private Collections in Australia, England, New York and San Francisco USA,

Commissions

Limited Edition of ten Artists Books for Karuna Hospice Services 2002

Selected Publications

Chen, Julie: 500 Handmade Books Volume 2, Lark Publishers, September 2013
Salamony, Sandra (Editor): 1000 Artists Books, Rockport Publishers/Quarry Books, June 2012.
Oppen, Monica and Lyssiotis, Peter: The Silent Scream. Political and Social Comment in Books by Artists, Ant Press for Bibliotheca Librorum apud Artificem/Australian Scholarly Publishing, Australia, 2011, p.88-89.
Pelachaud, Gaelle: Livres Animes du Papier au Numerique, L'Harmattan, France, 2011, p.195-196
Australian Book Arts Journal, Issue 1, 2010, p.6-9
Saunders, Kay: Between the Covers : Revealing the State Library of Queensland’s Collections, Focus Publishing 2006
Hunter, Anne-Maree: Constructing the Eclectic Bibliotheque, PhD Exegesis, Newcastle University 2006.
Work is featured in printed and online publications by the State Library of Queensland including Treasures of the State Library, State Library of Queensland Publication, 2005; on the SLQ digital Artists Books Collection website; Faber. J.: Artist Books for a Year Ten Visual Arts Unit, with Artists Books from the State Library of Qld Artists Books Online Collection, Education Queensland Curriculum Exchange, 2007; Cover of State Library Planning Books 2005-2006 and Financial Report 2005-2006; SLQ 'Artists Books Online' Calendar 2006.
Bibliotheca librorum apud artificem, Library for the Artists Book, Sydney, online collection.

Work is included in many printed exhibition catalogues, journals and online exhibition catalogues in Australia, USA, France, UK, Italy, Lithuania and Hungary.
Exhibition reviews including Fogwell, D., 5th Artists Books and Multiples Fair, in Imprint, Volume 42, No 4 Summer 2007 and Cooper, V., Visiting the Southern Cross University’s 2006 Acquisitive Artists Book Award, review online.