|Date of Birth
1962, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Melbourne, Vic., Australia.
1980-1983 B.Ed. (Art) City Art Institute, Sydney CAE (now Univ. of NSW)
1985-1994 Secondary teaching at St Leoï¿½s College, Box Hill & Xavier College, Kew, Vic.
1995-1996 Post-graduate Diploma of Fine Art (Painting), Vic. College of the Arts.
1984 Teaching Art, Busby High School, Liverpool, NSW.
1985-1988 Teaching Design Ed, St Leo's College, Box Hill, Vic.
1989-1994 Part-time teaching Graphics, Xavier College, Kew, Vic.
1997 Part time teaching at Christian Brothersï¿½ College, St Kilda, Vic.
1998 Teaching Graphic Communication at Xavier College, Kew, Vic.
2003-2004 Drawing Teacher, Melbourne School of Fashion
1999-2009 Art Teacher at the Vision Australia School, formerly the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind School, Burwood, Vic.
2010 Art Facilitator at Supported Residential Service Accommodation, EACH Community Health.
2010 - Art Teacher, Statewide Vision Resource Centre, Donvale, Vic
2011 - Visiting Teacher (Vision Impairment), North Western Victoria Region, DET, Part-time.
2017 Preparatory Works, WellSpring Centre for Contemplative Spirituality, Ashburton, Vic.
2016 Vignettes, Chapel on Station Gallery, Box Hill, Vic
2014 Suburban Spaces, Chapel on Station Gallery, Box Hill, Vic
2009 Other Lands, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Caulfield, Vic.
2006 A Melbourne Passion, WellSpring Centre, Ashburton, Vic.
2003 Tablelands, St Francis Pastoral Centre, Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Vic.
2001 A Melbourne Passion, St Francis Pastoral Centre, Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Vic.
1999 Night Shrines, Gallery 2, West Space, Albert St, Footscray, Vic.
1998 The Light Shines in the Darkness. . St Francis Pastoral Centre, Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Vic.
The Night Gallery 2, Linden Art Centre & Gallery, St Kilda, Vic.
1997 Installation: Found Photos Talk Artists Initiative Inc. Melbourne , Vic.
1995 Christ in Melbourne, Monoprints, St Johns Southgate, Melbourne, Vic.
1994 The Melbourne Pictures, Roar 2 Studios, Fitzroy, Vic.
1989 Drawings, The Eclectic Easel, Fitzroy, Vic.
1988 Black and White to Colour, Waverley City Gallery, Vic.
1985 Mostly Pencil, Butcher's Exhibit, Darlinghurst, NSW.
|Selected group exhibitions
2014 'Through a Glass Dimly', Chapel on Station Gallery, Box Hill, Vic.
Blake Prize 2013 Directors Cut Online Exhibition
2013 Conceal/Reveal, UCA Centre for Theology & Ministry, Parkville and Toorak Uniting Church, Toorak, Vic.
‘From Darkness to Light’, Chapel on Station Gallery, Box Hill, Vic.
Blake Resonances, Kinross House Gallery, Toorak Uniting Church, Toorak, Vic.
Exhibition of Work by Artists of Ashburton Uniting Church, Ashburton Festival, Vic.
Exhibition of Work by Artists of Ashburton Uniting Church, Ashburton Festival, Vic.
Summer Exhibition, Hawthorn Studio & Gallery, Auburn, Vic
2012 Belle Arti Art Award Show, Chapman & Bailey, Abbottsford, Vic.
Advent Art Show, Chapel on Station Gallery, Box Hill. Vic.
Mandorla Art Award Finalist, Perth Town Hall, W.A.
Maritime Art Award finalist, Mission to Seafarers, Melbourne, Vic.
‘Finding Hope’, Kinross House Gallery, Toorak Uniting Church, Toorak, Vic.
‘Rivers of Life’, Wisdom’s Feast, St Andrew’s Church, Bendigo and then at Forrest Street Uniting Church, Bendigo, Vic.
‘Family Frameworks’, Chapel on Station Gallery, Box Hill, Vic.
Rick Amor Drawing Prize Finalist, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Vic.
2011 Blake Prize 2011 Directors Cut Exhibition, Online, 26/10/2011-31/01/2012.
Hutchins Art Prize Exhibition, Hobart, Tasmania.
'In the Image of God' &, ‘Red’, Chapel on Station Gallery, Box Hill, Vic.
2010 Archangel Prize, St Michael's Grammar Art Show.
2009 Rhythm of Life, Chapel on Station Gallery, Box Hill, Vic.
2007 Daring, Dancing Deity, Chapel on Station Gallery, Box Hill, Vic.
Dominique Segan Drawing Prize Exhibition, Old Castlemaine Gaol, Vic.
2006 Blake Exceptions, Chase Contemporary and Tribal Art Gallery, Annandale, NSW
Robert Jacks Drawing Prize Exhibition, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo. (September)
R & M McGivern Art Award, Maroondah Art Gallery, Ringwood. (Judge's Prize)
Herring Island Festival, CAS Group Exhibition, Herring Island, Vic.
2003 Reclaiming the Mainstream: Contemporary Humanist Ideals, Counihan Gallery in Brunswick, Brunswick, Vic
2002 Artists' Advent Exhibition, St Johns Southgate, Melbourne, Vic.
2001 Fruition, The Barn, Montsalvat, Vic.
2000 Jesus 2000, (Touring Exhibition) Pace University, New York, NY, USA.
1999 Artists' Advent Exhibition, St Johns Southgate, Melbourne, Vic.
Anti-Cancer Council Daffodil Art Award, St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, Vic.
Nillumbik Art Award, Eltham, Vic
1998 Artists' Advent Exhibition, St Johns Southgate, Melbourne, Vic.
Overview of 1998 Artists, Linden, St Kilda, Vic.
National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Vic.
Faith Works! VicHealth Access Gallery, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
1997 Nillumbik Art Award, Eltham, Vic
Roar Studios 15th Anniversary Show, Fitzroy Town Hall, Fitzroy, Vic.
1996 Rupert Bunny Foundation 2 Exhibition, Linden, St Kilda, Vic.
Roar Studios at the 5th Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne, Vic.
VCA Student Union Acquisitive Art Award, VCA School of Art Gallery, Melbourne.
ANZ Visual Arts Fellowship Award, Cathedral Room, ANZ, Collins St, Melbourne.
Bike, with Sandra Bridie, Fictional and Actual Artists Space, VCA, Melbourne, Vic.
1995 Pulp Faction, Works on Paper, Roar 2 Studios, Fitzroy, Vic.
Roar 2 Studios at the Works on Paper Fair, NSW State Library, Sydney, NSW.
1994 Roar 2 Studios at the 4th Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne, Vic.
1993 Diamond Valley Acquisitive Art Award Exhibition, Greensborough, Vic.
City of Melbourne Pavement Art Competition, Swanston Street, Vic.
In the Roar, Life Models Society Exhibition, Roar 2 Studios, Fitzroy, Vic.
1992 Swan Hill National Print and Drawing Show, Swan Hill Regional Gall., Vic.
On Line Drawing Exhibition, Sojourners Gallery, Preston, Vic.
1991 Diamond Valley Acquisitive Art Award Exhibition, Greensborough, Vic.
Faber-Castell Drawing Competition, Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney, NSW
Ego and Image - Being Male in a Dying Patriarchy,Sojourners Gallery,Preston,Vic.
Point and Line, Reflections Gallery, Canterbury, Vic.
John Olsen Prize, Bathurst Regional Gallery, NSW.
1990 Dominique Segan Drawing Prize, Castlemaine, Vic.
Viewpoints - Works on Paper, Sojourners Gallery, Preston, Vic.
1989 Diamond Valley Acquisitive Art Award Exhibition, Greensborough, Vic.
Whitehorse Art Collection, City of Whitehorse, Box Hill, Vic.
Archive of Humanist Art, Melbourne, Vic.
Ashburton Uniting Church, Vic.
Forethought Research, Melbourne, Vic.
Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, VIc.
Xavier College, Kew, Vic.
2010 Artist-in-Residence, King’s Bridge Cottage, Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania
2009 Melbourne Reflections, Poetica Christi,
2006 Peter J Elliot et al Catholic Studies for Senior Secondary Students, p224, James Goold House Publications, Melbourne.
Crown Of Thorns: Ancient Prophecy And The (Post)Modern Spectacle The Bible And Critical Theory, Volume 2, Number 1, Monash University EPress 2006.
2003 William Kelly Art and Humanist Ideals: Contemporary Perspectives, p236, 263, MacMillan Art Publishing, South Yarra, 2003.
2000 The Many Faces of Christ, Ed. Michael Mohi, Addwall Pty Ltd, Sydney.
1999 Jesus 2000, (catalogue) National Catholic Reporter Supplement,
Ed. Michael J. Farrell, Kansas City, MO, USA. 24th December 1999.
Folio: Michael Donnelly, Jesus Streets, Zadok Perspectives, p24,25, No.65 Spring/Summer 1999/2000
1998 Australian Religious Diary 1999, Aurora Books / David Lovell Publishing, Melbourne, Vic.
1997 S. Bridie Talk 10: Michael Donnelly, Found Photos Interview with the artist,
Talk Artists' Initiative Internet Site: http://www.vicnet.net.au/~talk/10md.html
S. Bridie Michael Donnelly, Actual Artist, Interview with the artist, Fictional and Actual Artists Space, VCA, Internet Site: http://yarra.vicnet.net.au/faas/13md.html
1996 J. Bryant Australian Visions, p12, Hodder and Headline, Sydney, 1996.
Australian Religious Diary 1997, Aurora Books / David Lovell Pub.Melbourne,1996.
S. Bridie Interview with the artist, Fictional and Actual Artists Space,VCA, May 96.
1994 Provocative art makes you think, Waverley Gazette, p1,32, 21st September 1994
Best Weekend, Good Weekend, The Age, p66, 17th September 1994
Baring his soul on the canvas, Progress Press, p3, 13th September 1994
Baby and saint in an art show that may startle, The Age, p6, 10th September
Art Almanac, Profile p57, September 1994.
Promise stands out in patchy, diffuse jumble, The Age p15, 18th February 1994.
1992 History's gone to his head, Herald-Sun p9, 7th May 1992.
1990 Art Almanac, Victorian Editorial, October 1990.
1989 Art Almanac, front cover illustration, August 1989.