Stephen Newton
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curriculum vitae

Name

Stephen Newton

Vocation

Sculptor

Email

stephen@newtonsculpture.com

Web

www.newtonsculpture.com

Lives

Queensland, Australia

Education

PhD (ongoing), Australian National University, Canberra
Master of Arts, Queensland University of Technology
Graduate Diploma in Education, Griffith University, Qld
Bachelor of Arts Fine Art, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University

Individual exhibitions

2015 Metcalfe Gallery – Brisbane Institute of Art, 'Moreton Island: returning to place'         
2013 Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, Qld, 'Time and the Elements'
2012 Doggett Street Studio, 'Figura Reverto'

2009 Doggett Street Studio 'terra silva saxum'
2007 Australian Art Resources 'Sculpture 2007'
2006 Doggett Street Studio,'Sculpture + works on paper', Queensland
2004 Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane, ‘Groundswell’
2002 Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane, ‘Landmarks’
2002 Bond University, Gold Coast, ‘Intergrowth’
2000 Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane, ‘Spirit of Place’
1999 Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane, ‘Recent sculpture and corporate profile launch’
1999 Gateway Gallery, Brisbane,‘Survey Show - Sculpture & Works on Paper’
1998 Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane,‘The eternal and the ephemeral’
1998 Nona Gallery, Brisbane Institute of Art,‘Works on Paper’
1997 Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane, ‘Darwin ‘...a series of adaptations’
1996 Nona Gallery, Brisbane Institute of Art, ‘Drawings’
1995 Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane, ‘Recent Sculpture’
1994 Gold Coast Arts Centre, ‘Fulcrum - A Pivotal Survey’
1994 Queensland University of Technology, ‘Verb - Sculpture + Works on Paper’
1993 Queensland University of Technology, ‘Recent Drawings’
1992 Savode Gallery, Brisbane, ‘Sculpture + Seat’
1991 Savode Gallery, Brisbane, ‘Sculpture & Works on Paper’
1990 Savode Gallery, Brisbane, ‘Sculpture & Works on Paper’
1987 Queensland College of Art, ‘New Sculpture’

Selected group exhibitions

2015 Caboolture Hub Regional Gallery, CONSTRUCT celebrating Queensland Sculpture
2012 Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane, Summer Show
2010 Montalto sculpture Prize, Montalto Vineyard and Olive Grove, Victoria
2010 Palmer Sculpture Biennial, South Australia
2009 Palmer Sculpture Biennial, South Australia
2009 Montalto Sculpture Prize, Montalto Vineyard and Olive grove Victoria
2008 Palmer Sculpture Biennial, South Australia
2008 Montalto Sculpture Prize,Montalto Vineyard and Olive Grove, Victoria
2007 Sculpture 2007,Australian Art Resources, Victoria
2007 Thursday Plantation Sculpture Show, New South Wales
2005 Thursday Plantation Sculpture Show, New South Wales
2003 Strand Ephemera, Townsville
2002 Riverside Centre Brisbane, The Colours of Peace and Harmony
2002 Dayboro Butter Factory Art Gallery,A Day in the Country
2002 Gladstone Regional Gallery, Awoonga Immersion
2000 The Toowoomba Biennial Acquisitive Award and Exhibition, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
1999 Bondi Beach, Sydney, New South Wales, Sculpture by the Sea
1998 Noosa Heads National Park,Queensland, Sculpture by the Sea
1998 Thursday Plantation Sculpture Show, New South Wales
1998 Smith and Stonely on Stratton, Brisbane, Grounding
1997 Evandale Council Chambers, Gold Coast,Gold Coast International Sculpture Award
1995 Old Queensland Museum, Brisbane, Artists at the BIA
1994 Australian High Commission, Singapore, Australian Universities Exhibition of Visual Art
1994 Brisbane City Centre, Sculpture Satellite Exhibition
1993 Royal Australian Institute of Architects, Brisbane, Happenstance
1993 Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Duets
1992 Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, Sculpture in Wood
1992 Queensland University of Technology, Survey Show
1991 Savode Gallery, Brisbane, Survey Show
1991 Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, From the Landscape
1990 Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast Invitation Art Prize

Awards

2008 Palmer Sculpture Biennial, First prize
2005 Thursday Plantation Sculpture Show, TAFE Arts Prize
2004 Casuarina Sculpture Walk NSW, First Prize acquisitive
2001 Thursday Plantation Sculpture Show, First Prize, Acquisitive Award
2000 Gold Coast Global Sculpture Award, First Prize
1998 Sculpture By The Sea, Noosa, Queensland, Site Specific Acquisitive Award
1998 Thursday Plantation Sculpture Show, First Prize, Acquisitive
1998 Stanthorpe Art Gallery, Queensland, Acquisition Prize
1998 Professional Development Grant, Queensland Office of Arts and Cultural Development
1998 Redland Art Awards, First Prize - Sculpture
1997 Gold Coast International Sculpture Award, First Prize
1993 Professional Development Grant, Queensland Office of Arts and Cultural Development
1990 Gold Coast Sculpture Award, First Prize
1990 Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Acquisition Prize
1989 Caloundra Art Awards, Sunshine Coast, First Prize - Sculpture
1988 Churchie Exhibition of Emerging Art, Brisbane, Palmer Tube Mills Award for Sculpture
1988 Churchie Exhibition of Emerging Art, Brisbane, National Australia Bank Award - Overall Winner
1988 World Expo ‘88, Brisbane, UTA Airlines Sculpture Award, French Pavilion

Grants

1998 Project Grant, Arts Queensland
2008 Career Development Grant, Arts Queensland

Public Collections

Queensland Art Gallery
Noosa Regional Gallery, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Stanthorpe Art Gallery, Queensland

Gold Coast City Art Gallery
Brisbane City Gallery
Commonwealth of Australia, Federal Law Courts, Brisbane

Corporate Collections

Artbank, Sydney, New South Wales
Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane
Thursday Plantation Sculpture Park, Ballina, New South Wales
Queensland Cement and Lime Limited
Wesley Private Hospital, Brisbane
Australian Catholic University, Brisbane
Anglican Church Grammar School, Brisbane
Transfield Corporation, Brisbane
Savode Gallery, Brisbane
Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane
Mudanjiang Cardiovascular Hospital, China.

 

Commissions

2013 Jezzine Barracks/Kissing Point/Garabarra, Townsville Qld, Big Wind Coming, Wars, Coming Together
2013 Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Pinnacle
2011 City of Mount Gambier, South Australia, Anticus Lobus             
2010 Melton Shire Council, Victoria, The Melton Pinnacles
2009 FKP Property Group, Melbourne, The Pinnacles
2008 Clayton Community Centre, Monash 'The Clayton Pinnacles', Melbourne Vic
2008 Clare Holland House, Canberra 'Rain Pools'
2008 Caboolture TAFE QLD'Pinnacles and Reflections'
2007 Ballina Fair Shopping Plaza NSW, 'Bullenah - Ballina'
2007 Prince Charles Hospital Brisbane, 'Aqueous Interior'
2007 The Byron at Byron Resort Spa and Conference Centre, Byron Bay NSW
2005 Rotary Club of Wynnum and Manly, Brisbane City Council and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, Wynnum Jetty Entry Statement Sculpture, ‘Bulka Booangun – Calling the dolphins’
2005 Cooloola Shire Public Gallery, ‘Pinnacles’
2005 Lend Lease Hyatt Regency Coolum, 'Mount Coolum Dreaming'
2004 Charters Towers Community, ‘Connections to Community’
2003 Myall Park Botanical Gardens, Queensland, ‘Journeys and Connections’
2003 Surat Aboriginal Corporation, ‘Memory Poles’
2000 Ernst & Young, Waterfront Place, Brisbane
2001 Queensland Government, Access Education, Brisbane, ‘Vista’
1997 Bovis Lend Lease, Brisbane,‘Elevation’
1999 Queensland Cement and Lime Limited, ‘Chimney Stacks’ & ‘Flow Chart’
1998 Sunstar Fruit Pty Ltd, Pomona, Queensland, ‘Below the heavens, you know so well’,
1998 Supercool & Newtons Corporate Communicators, Gold Coast, ‘Logo’
1996 Vanderdrift Corporation, Australia
1995 Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, ‘Crook'
1994 Gold Coast Arts Centre, Outdoor Sculpture Walk, ‘Meeting Place’
1992 Commonwealth of Australia, Federal Law Courts, Brisbane, ‘Nexus’
1991 Chermside Hospitals Board, Brisbane

Catalogues

2008/09 Palmer Sculpture Biennial
2008/09 Montalto Sculpture Prize
2007 Thursday Plantation Sculpture Show
2000 The Toowoomba Biennial Acquisitive Award and Exhibition
1999 QCL’s Collection of Contemporary Art, Queensland Cement and Lime Limited, Brisbane
2000 Stephen Newton Sculpture, Revealing the Corporate Soul Corporate Profile
1996 Tim Morell, Foreword, Artists at the BIA Catalogue
1994 Dr Joe Airo-Farulla, A Message From the Coordinator of Post Graduate Studies, Verb Exhibition Catalogue
1993 John Armstrong, Introduction Happenstance Exhibition Catalogue
1993 Scott Brown, Fulcrum - Sculpture and Drawings by Stephen Newton, Fulcrum Exhibition Catalogue Gold Coast City Art Gallery
1991 Jim Baker, From the Landscape, Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane
1989 Chris Saines,Private Views - Public Spaces, Breens and the Queensland Art Gallery

Other Media Publication

2004 Sandmag Gold Coast, Artist interview
1999 Queensland Style, Spring, Wooden Heart for Art
1998 Gerry O’Connor,Abstract Chainsaw Massacre, Arts Weekend , The Courier Mail, August 15
1994 Patrick Quinn, Stephen’s Creation a Heavyweight Piece of Wooden Art, Gold Coast Mail, June 29, p. 1
1994 John Millington, Sculptors, a race apart, exhibition review, The Gold Coast Weekend Herald,February 24, p. 18
1994 Norman Ingram, The new, the established and the naive, exhibition review, Weekend Bulletin, February 5-6, p. 15
1992 Kath Shillam, Notes From Kath Shillam, exhibition review, Society of Sculptors Newsletter, September
1991 John Millington, Themed exhibition can often bring out the best,exhibition review, Gold Coast Bulletin, November 30, pp.11-12
1990 Leone Stanford, Stephen Newton - Savode at Saint Johns, exhibition review, MOCA Bulletin, August Issue No 34
1990 David Seibert, Keeping sculpture in the communities eye, exhibition review, Gold Coast Bulletin, September 15
1990 Michael Richards, Galleries, exhibition review, The Courier Mail, July 17,p.14
1989 Ron McBurnie, Stephen Newton - Recent Works,exhibition Review, Eyeline Magazine p.43

Professional Memberships

National Association Of Visual Arts