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curriculum vitae

Name

Jenny Mulcahy

Vocation

Ceramicist/ mixed media artist & educator

Email

jenny.km@bigpond.com

Web

http://www.jennymulcahy.com

Citizenship

Australian

Lives

Magnetic Island, Queensland,  Australia

Works

Gustav Creek Studio, Mandalay Avenue, Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island

Education

2009 PhD in Creative Arts, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland
2004 Post Graduate Cerificate of Tertiary Education, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland
1995 Graduate Diploma of Visual Art, Monash University, Victoria
1984 Diploma Fine Art, Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE, Townsville, Queensland & Warrnambool Institute of Advanced Education (1981~82)

 

Employment

2004~2011 Course Facilitator Ceramics & Sculpture, Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE, Townsville
2003~2004 Sessional  lecturer in Ceramics, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland
2001~2002 Tutor for Flying Arts, Queensland
1998~1999 Sessional lecturer in Ceramics, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland
 

Gallery representation

Umbrella Studio for Contemporary Art, Townsville.

Individual exhibitions

2011 Beyond Borders, Umbrella Studio for Contemporary Art, Townsville, Queensland
2006 Sensing the Silence: Mary Kathleen, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville, Queensland
2001 Forgotten Places,  Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville
2001 Forgotten Places,  The Other Gallery, Banff Centre fot the Arts, Banff, Canada
2000 Beneath our Feet (2), Craft Queensland Gallery, Brisbane
1999 Beneath our Feet, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville
1997 Passages of Earth, Fusions Gallery, Brisbane
1994 Fumed and Quenched, Flinders Gallery, Townsville
1989 Jenny Mulcahy, North Queensland Potters' Association Gallery, Townsville
1987 Jenny Mulcahy, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville
1985 Jenny Mulcahy, Alfred St Community Art Centre, Cairns 

Selected group exhibitions

 

2014 I Like this Place, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, Wales, U.K.

2012 The Expanded Field of Printmaking, Umbrella Studio for Contemporary Arts, Townsville
2011 Twenty Five Women, Artspace, Townsville
2009 Q150, Umbrella Studio for Contemporary Arts, Townsville
2008 Salute, Fusions Gallery, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
2008 Remantled, Umbrella Studio for Contemporary Arts, Townsville
2004 Gold Coast International Art Award, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Gold Coast
2004 Walk This Way, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Townsville & Rockhampton Regional Gallery
2003 The Rye Crop, Moura Clay Gallery, Sydney
2002 Austcare A4 Refugee Project, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2002 House, Vincent Gallery, James Cook University, Townsville
2000 View points, Pinnacles Gallery, Thuringowa
1999 Feastival,  Pinnacles Gallery, Thuringowa
1999 Mantled, Umbrella Studio for Contemporary Art, Townsville
1998 Gold Coast International Art Award, Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast
1998 Between the Sea and the Shore, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville
1997 Townsville Ceramics Aquisition, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville
1995 Motif and Decoration; a contemporary view, Crafts Council of Queensland Gallery, Brisbane
1995 Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award, Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast
1994 Immortal Clay, Cairns Regional Gallery
1994 The Fire Within, Palms Gallery, Townsville
1990~94 Alice Springs Ceramics Award, Alice Springs
1990~93 Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award, Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast
1989 Magnetism Island Artists, Upstairs for Art Gallery, Townsville
1988 Quality 5 Crafts, Adelaide Festival of Art, Adelaide
1986 North of Capricorn, Inaugural Exhibition North Queensland Potters Association, Townsville
1984 Inaugral Exhibition, Alfred St Community Art Centre, Cairns

Touring Exhibitions

2004 Walk This Way, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Townsville & Rockhampton Regional Gallery
2000 Beneath our Feet (2), Craft Queensland Gallery, Brisbane

Published Papers and Essays

Mulcahy, J. (2010) Conceptual Dilemma in Journal of Australian Ceramics 49, 2 Web link
Mulcahy, J. (2009) Sensing the Silence: Mary Kathleen, Thesis, James Cook University, Australia (Thesis)
Mulcahy, J. (2009) Kulcha Link in Journal of Australian Ceramics 49, 2, 64~66
Mulcahy, J. (2007) Artists at the Forefront of Societal Change, Environmental Research Event, James Cook University Cairns

Awards

1998 Claycraft Award, Townsville Ceramic Awards
1997~98 New Work Development Award, Arts Council of Queensland
1994 Fourex Award, Townsville Pacific Festival
1993 Claycraft Award North Queensland Potters Association Anniversary Exhibition, Townsville
1984 H.Spee Tiling award, Townsville Pacific Festival
1983 Student Award, Townsville Pacific Festival

Grants

2013 Individuals Fund Award, Arts Queensland
2013 Cultural Development Award, Townsville City Council
2013 Residency Grant Umbrella Studio.
2005 Professional Development Award, Arts Queensland
2001 Cultural Development Award, Townsville City Council
2000 Professional Development Grant Arts Queensland
1998 Cultural Development Award, Townsville City Counci
1998 Cultural Development Award, Townsville City Council

Public Collections

Jezzine Barracks Trust

Gold Coast City Gallery
James Hardie Library of Fine Arts, Queensland State Library, Brisbane
Banff Centre for the Arts Ceramic Collection, Banff, Canada,
Museum of Tropical Queensland (on loan)
Townsville City Council
Thuringowa City Council
North Queensland Potters' Association, Townsville
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville

Corporate Collections

H.Spee Collection, Townsville
Fourex Collection, Townsville

Commissions

2014 Jezzine,  Jezzine Barracks/Kissing Point, Townsville
2014 Return to Country, Jezzine Barracks/Kissing Point, Townsville
2004 Burdekin Seed Pod, Outdoor mosaic water feature for the Burdekin Shire Council, Q'land
2001 9 Smiling Fish, Floor mosaic for L-Plates Bistro, Barrier Reef College of TAFE, Townsville
2000 Black River and The Bridge, Thuringowa city Council
1999 Bridging Gaps, Sculpture installation for the Townsville City Council

Artist-in-Residencies

2013 Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, Wales, U.K.
2008 Remantled, Umbrella Studio for Contemporary Arts, Townsville
2001 Creative Research Residency, Banff International Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada
2000 PCAP Artist in Residence, at remote area schools in Western Queensland
1999 Mantled, Umbrella Studio for Contemporary Arts, Townsville
1999 Xit 99, Artist in Residence: Hands on Art, Kirwan State High School

Teaching Appointments

2004-2011 Course Facilitator Ceramics & Sculpture, Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE, Townsville
2003-2004 Sessional  lecturer in Ceramics, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 
1998-1999 Sessional lecturer in Ceramics, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland
 

Selected Publications

Snyder, B. (2010) (Ed) Ceramics Today: USA Schiffer Publishing Ltd. 146~147.
Kelly, J. (2009) Thesis case study in The combination of Glass and Ceramics as a means of artistic expression: Sunderland University.UK 161~162.
Naylor, S. (2006) Sensing the Silence, in Ceramics: Art and Perception 67 34-38.
Machan, K. (2006) Artnotes Queensland Art Monthly #192 August 2006
Foulds, G. (2005) 23rd Gold Coast Ceramic Award, in Craft Arts International 63, 94~96.
Headley, C. (2003) Rye Crop, in Pottery in Australia 42, 44~52.
Gault, R. (2003) Paperclay. USA:New century Arts Inc
Wildeheart, M. (2002) Forgotten places in Pottery in Australia 41 1, 64~66.
Dean, T. (Ed) National Showcase, in Pottery in Australia 40, 1, 4.
Shaw, J. (2000) Creative Ceramics Link Past to Future, in The Courier Mail 20/8/2000, 43.
Stephens, H. (1999) Beneath Our Feet, in Ceramics: Art and Perception 37, 64~66.
Outridge_Field, S. (1997) Passages of Earth in Fusions 30, 3,2.
Pincott, K. (1996 ) Containers for Ideas, in Pottery in Australia 35, 4 58~59.
Buckle, S. (1996) The Australian Potters' Directory, Australia:The Potters' Society of Australia, 93.
Searle, R. (1994) Fumed and Quenched, in Ceramics: Art and Perception 18, 95~96.
Buckle, S. (1994) A Survey of Recent Work by Queensland Potters, in Pottery in Australia, 33,4, 32 &106.
Thorpe, D.W. (1994) Who's Who of Australian Visual Artists, Australia: NAVA, 221.
Mansfield, J. (1998) (Ed) Recent Work, in Pottery in Australia 27, 1, 34.
Mansfield, J. (1987) (Ed) Article Index, in Pottery in Australia 26, 2, 79.
Crafts Council (1986) Galleries and Exhibitors, in Craft Australia, 1986, 2, 10.

Catalogues

2012 The Expanded Field of Printmaking, Umbrella Studio for Contemporary Arts, Townsville
2011 Beyond Borders, Umbrella Studio for Contemporary Arts, Townsville
2008 Remantled, Umbrella Studio for Contemporary Arts, Townsville
2008 Salute, A salute to Australian ceramics, Fusions Gallery, Brisbane
2006 Sensing the Silence: Mary Kathleen, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville
1999 Beneath Our Feet, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville
2004 23rd Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award, Gold Coast
1998 Between the Sea and Shore, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville
2003 The Rye Crop, Mura Clay Gallery, Sydney 

Online Publications

 Mulcahy, J. (2010) Conceptual Dilemma in Journal of Australian Ceramics 49 Web -link

Other Media Publication

 Jezzine Barracks Trust, Jezzine: Coming Together

Professional Memberships

National Association for the Visual Arts
Australian Ceramics Association
Women's Art Register
Umbrella Studio  Assoc Inc
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery
North Queensland Potters' Association