Steven Carson
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curriculum vitae

Name

Steven Carson

 

Email

steven.jon.carson@gmail.com

 

Works

Hobart, Australia

 

Education

2016  Doctor of Philosophy, University of Tasmania

1997 Master of Arts, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane

1991 Graduate Diploma of Arts, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane

1986 Diploma Creative Arts (Visual Arts), Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education, Toowoomba

 

Gallery representation

Despard Gallery, Hobart 

http://www.despard-gallery.com.au/

 

 

Individual exhibitions

2016 The Ordinary Everyday, PhD Examination Exhibition, Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart

2010 Casting & Weeding, Despard Gallery, Hobart

2006 Woodwork, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne

2005 Peel, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne

2002 Air Kiss, Installation Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide

2001 Decorum: Retro Chic, Installation Global Arts Link, Ipswich

2001 Lines Going Somewhere, Upstart Gallery, Port Adelaide, South Australia

2000 Telephone, Installation, University Art Museum, University of South Australia, Adelaide

2000 Memento, Installation, CAST (Contemporary Art Services Tasmania) Hobart

1999 Boutique, nstallation, Moonah Business District Shop-front Hobart

1997 Wrestle, Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane

1996 Ponytail, Installation, University Of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba

1995 For Father, Installation, City Hall Art Gallery, Brisbane

1995 Family Jewels, Installation, Linden Gallery, St Kilda

1994 Decorism, Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane

1994 Linda and Ron's Family Jewels, Installation, Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane

1991 Faux, The New Finishing School, nstallation, Ipswich City Regional Art Gallery

1990 Souvenirs, Savode Gallery, Brisbane

 

 

Selected group exhibitions

2015  New Makings Mark II  - UPSI Gallery, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjong Malim, Malaysia

2014  New Makings  - Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania

2013  Plimsoll Enquiry - Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart

2012  Sensation Seekers - Fontanelle Gallery and ARI, Adelaide

2010  Steven Carson, Senkki Design - Jamfactory Centre for Contemporary Craft and Design, Adelaide

2011 Red, Despard Gallery, Hobart

2010 Heartlines, Curated by Dr Mary Knights, Site-specific installations for Adelaide Festival of the Arts, University of South Australia, Adelaide

2008 Breeding Ground, Jam Factory, Adelaide, Curated by Annabelle Collette

2008 Onaroll, Plimsoll Gallery University of Tasmania, Hobart,Curated by John Vella

2008 City of Hobart Art Prize, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart

2007 20/20, Museum of Brisbane, Curated by Frank McBride

2006 The Colour of Saffron, University of South Australia, Adelaide

2005 Letitia Street Artists Survey, Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart curated by Michael Edwards

2004 Less ordinary legends, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, curated by Jay Younger

2004 Bigmouth, Nexus Multicultural Art Centre, Adelaide

2003 Homostrata, Artspace Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide

2003 Lounging Topographies, Light Square Gallery, Adelaide

2000 Cache New Art from Tasmania, Glen Eira City Art Gallery, Melbourne

2000 Cache (Letitia Street Studio Artists), CAST Gallery Hobart

2000 Ready, Set….Go, Global Arts Link, Ipswich Curated by Timothy Morell

2000 Represented by Artbank, Melbourne Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne

1999 City Of Hobart Art Prize, Carnegie Gallery, Hobart

1999 People, Places, Pastimes: Challenging Perspectives of Ipswich, Inaugural Exhibition of Global Arts Link, Ipswich, Curated By Rodney James

1999 The Organic and the Artificial: Reinventing Modernist Design,  Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart Toured by CAST (Contemporary Art Services Tasmania) to SA, QLD, NSW, VIC Curated By Jennifer Spinks

1998 Precious Little, Fine Art Gallery University of Tasmania, Hobart

1997 Couch 4,  Collaborative Installation Metro Arts, Brisbane

1997 Whim - Humour in the Extreme, Linden Gallery, St Kilda

1997 The Big Deal, Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane

1996 Couch 1, Collaborative Installation Whitebox Gallery, Brisbane

1996 Artists' Books, City Hall Art Gallery, Brisbane

1996 3x8+1,  Flying Arts Inc. 25th Anniversary Commemorative Show Tour Qld and NSW

1996 Cue, Fringe Festival, Adelaide Curated by Donna Confetti

1996 Cue on Tour, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Kick Arts, Cairns

1995 Post, Queensland College Of Art Postgraduates, Institute Of Modern Art, Brisbane

1995 Waste Not, Postpacked: Reduced, Reused, Recycled, National tour initiated by Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery

1994 Waste Not: A Material Issue, Inaugural Exhibition, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery

1994 Claiming Turf, Claiming Fortitude, Collaborative Installation with Santiago Bose, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

1994 Craft 1994, Collaborative Installation with Donna Confetti, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane

1994 Craft and Other Tricks of the Trade, Collaborative Installation with Donna Confetti, Umbrella Studio Townsville

 

Scholarships

2012  Australian Postgraduate Award - PhD Research Scholarship

 

 

Awards

2007 Winner of the City of Whyalla Art Prize

2000  Winner of the Moorilla Estate Prize, City of Hobart Art Prize

 

 

Public Collections

Brisbane City Hall Art Gallery
Brisbane City Council
Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
Ipswich Regional Art Gallery
City of Whyalla
Queensland Potters' Association
Library University of Southern Queensland
University of Southern Queensland
Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery
Anglican Church Grammar School Brisbane
James Hardy Collection State Library of Queensland

 

Corporate Collections

Artbank
International Pacific College Brisbane

 

Artist-in-Residencies

2005 Artist in Residence Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi, India 

1997  Artist in Residence  "Infestation" Project, Robina State High School, Gold Coast

1997  Artist in Residence Laidley State High School, Queensland

1996  Artist in Residence Runcorn State High School, Brisbane

1995  Artist in Residence Gold Coast Region

1995  Artist in Residence National Parks and Wildlife Service, Girraween National Park

 

Teaching Appointments

2014  Teacher (Part-time) - Visual Arts and Ceramics - TAFE Tasmania

2013  Teacher (Part-time) – Visual Arts - Ceramics - TAFE Tasmania

2012-15  Adjunct HDR Supervisor - School of Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia

2002-12  Lecturer in Visual Arts - Studio Head – Sculpture and Installation. School of Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia

2001  Lecturer in Visual Arts – Acting Program Director - Bachelor of Visual Arts Honours South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia

2001  Lecturer in Visual Arts - Acting Studio Head - Sculpture and Installation South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia

2000  Lecturer in Visual Arts – Acting Foundation Studies Coordinator South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia

2000  Lecturer in Visual Arts – Acting Studio Head - Sculpture and Installation

1998–00  Lecturer in Ceramics, Tasmanian School of Art, University of Tasmania

1997  Teacher (Casual) - Bremer Institute of TAFE, Richlands Campus Brisbane

1997  Lecturer (Part Time) - Griffith University, Faculty of Education, Mt. Gravatt Campus

1997  Lecturer (Part Time) - Griffith University, Faculty of Education and the Arts, Gold Coast Campus                                

1997  Lecturer in Sculpture (Part Time) - Griffith University, Queensland College Of Art

1997  Demonstrator in Painting (Part Time) - Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove Campus

1996  Lecturer in Visual Arts (Part Time) Griffith University Faculty of Education and the Arts Gold Coast Campus

1996  Demonstrator in Painting (Part Time) Queensland University of Technology Kelvin Grove Campus

1995  Lecturer in Ceramics (Part Time) Griffith University Queensland College of Art

1994  Lecturer in Ceramics (Full Time – Acting Studio Coordinator) University Of Southern Queensland

 

Judging Appointments

2008  Judge – Whyalla Art Prize, Whyalla, SA

2007  Judge – Outback Art Prize – Broken Hill regional Art Gallery, NSW

1998  Judge - Southern Tasmanian Potters Society Annual Ceramics Prize