Mela Cooke
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curriculum vitae

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melacooke@bertrand.com.au

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mela cooke

Citizenship

australian

Lives

brisbane

Works

brisbane

Education

university of melbourne
university of queensland
brisbane institute of art 

Gallery representation

red hill gallery    61 musgrave rd red hill qld 4059 

moulton gallery  777 military rd mosman nsw 2088

without pier gallery 1/320 bay rd cheltenham vic 3192

stony creek gallery 10 stony creek rd, daylesford vic 3460

 

 

 

                                                                                         

                                                                                         

Individual exhibitions

urban angels 2002
 

Selected group exhibitions

society of sculptors queensland annual exhibition 1992-2017

brookfield sculpting exhibition 1999-2003, 2017

maria perides annual sculpting exhibition 2003-,2005

real art, the air gallery, london 2003

"frankly speaking", brisbane 2008

brisbane grammar art exhibition 2008- 2017

live life villages art exhibition 2010-2012


nundah village art exhibition 2011-2015

"frankly speaking again" newstead brisbane 2011

fifty shades of fine art, Brisbane 2012

toorak village vic sculpture exhibition 2012-2014

sculpture for the senses waterfront place 2013

expressions in sculpture  riverside centre 2014

nudgee art exhibition 2011-2016

royal queensland show 2012-2017

rotary art spectacular samford 2013-2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

Projects

Maryborough Qld Sculpture Trail: 6 bronze sculptures 2015

                                                     7 bronze sculptures 2016

Hervey Bay Qld                            Family of life size dingoes 2017

Fig Tree Pocket             Two  bronze fish pond covers complete with bronze waterlillies, lilypads,                                        frogs, dragonflies and an egret  2017

Awards

society of sculptors queensland 'dramatic moments'exhibition 1999 celebating 30 years, winner of the comerford stone sculpting award

brookfield sculpting exhibition people's choice award 2001,2003, second prize 1999,third

1998,first prize 1997

winner live life villages 1st prize for sculpture 2010

winner nundah village art exhibition 1st prize for sculpture 2011

winner nudgee college art exhibition 1st prize sculpture 2012

3rd prize sculpture RNA 2012

2nd prize sculpture nundah village art exhibition 2012

winner 3rd prize royal qld show for sculpture 2013

winner first prize royal qld show for sculpture 2014

winner nudgee college art exhibition 1st prize sculpture 2015

winner 1st prize royal qld show for sculpture 2017

grand champion sculptor royal qld show 2017

highly commended royal qld show for sculpting 2017

Corporate Collections

queensland

melbourne

london

USA

France

Private Collections

queensland

victoria,

nsw

california

france

new zealand

uk

 

Commissions

various

Other Media Publication

courier mail oct 2002
sth west news oct2002
eye on brisbane 2002
sunday mail nov 2002
westside news august 2012

westside news october 2012

art/edit oct/dec 2015

westside news may 2016

 

Professional Memberships

member society of sculptors qld 1988-2015

president sculptors qld  2015/2016

vice president sculptors qld 2014, 2017