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CURRICULUM VITAE

June 2018

Karen Neal  (b. 1956 Melbourne, Australia)

Artist Printmaker

Phone:0412 338 054           Email: karenneal@optusnet.com.au   


Education

2016  - Chisholm TAFE Frankston – Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development

2014 – 2015 Chisholm TAFE, Frankston -Advanced Diploma of Visual Art

2012  - 2013 Chisholm TAFE, Frankston -Diploma of Visual Art

1975 – 1978 Latrobe University – Bachelor of Science (Honours)


Solo Exhibitions

April – June 2018 Brumfield Winery, Seville

December 2016 – February 2017 Suburban Parrots, Long Gallery, Montsalvat, Eltham

May 2015 Urban Parrots, Project Space, Chisholm TAFE, Frankston

March – April 2015 Brumfield Winery, Seville

March  – April 2012 Brumfield Winery, Seville

Dec 2009 – February 2010 Brumfield Winery, Seville

October 2008-February 2009 Squisito Café QV Centre Melbourne

August-September 2008 RACV Country club, Healesville

May-June 2008 Nature Mix, Brumfield at the Oaks Winery, Yering


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 Overwintering, Firestation Print Studio, Armadale

2018 Exquisite Palette, Tacit Gallery, Collingwood

2018 Firestation in Florence, Il Bisonte, Florence, Italy and

          Firestation Print Studio, Armadale concurrently

2018 Editions 2018, Tacit Gallery, Collingwood

2017 Imaginings, Neospace, Fitzroy

2017 Immerse , Knox Council Civic Foyer

2017 Gippsland Print Award,  Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale

2017 Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition, Tokushima, japan

2017 True Roots, Printmaking Exhibition, Oak Hill Gallery, Mornington

2017 In My Backyard, Castlemaine Press, Castlemaine

2017 Printmaking 2017, Brunswick Street Gallery

2017 By the Book Firestation Print Studio, Armadale

2017 Editions 2017, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne

2016, 2015, Summer Salon 2015, Firestation Print Studio, Armadale

2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 Chisholm TAFE Frankston Open Studios

2016 Deep South and Down Under, Firestation Print Studio, Armadale

2016 Across the Road, SAGRA gallery, Armadale

2016 Bird, Firestation Print Studio, Armadale

2016 50/50 Impressions Print Prize, Impress studio, Lutwyche, QLD

2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 Walker Street Gallery Ron Rado Memorial Prize - exhibition for Chisholm students 

2016, 2015, 2014 True Roots Printmaking Exhibition, Oak Hill Gallery

2016 Editions 2016, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne

2015, Rick Amor Print Prize, Monsalvat, Eltham

2015, Silk Cut Award, Glen Eira Town Hall, Melbourne

2015 Animalia Print Exchange, Milk Factory Gallery, Bowral, May 2015 – Nov 2015

2015,2014, 2013, 2012  Little Landscapes, Brightspace Gallery St Kilda

July 2014 – August 2014 Fig Tree Gallery, McCrae


Awards

2017 Best Linocut, Firestation Salon Show

2017 True Roots, Oak Hill Gallery Director’s Award,

2017 Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition, Tokushima, japan

           Semi-finalist

2015 Best Linocut, Firestation Salon Show

2015 Chisholm TAFE Frankston Printmaking Award

2015 Silk Cut Tertiary Award

2014 Chisholm TAFE Frankston Printmaking Award

2012 Ron Rado Memorial Prize Encouragement Award


Collections

Silk Cut Foundation donated to National Gallery of Australia

Animalia Print Exchange contributor –collection donated to National Gallery of Australia

BIRD Artist Book, contributor – State Library of Victoria  and National Library of Australia  collections

Chisholm TAFE Collection

Private Australian and overseas collections


Publications

2015 Silk Cut Catalogue


Print Exchanges


2015

Animalia Print Exchange

Postcards from the North and South , Firestation Print Studio

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Postcards from the North and South  Firestation Print Studio

Deep South and Downunder 2016, Firestation Print Studio

IPE Print Exchange, Green Door Studio U.K.

Print Exchange 9, Print Zero Studios, U.S.A

Cascade Print Exchange, U.S.A.

2 of a Kind  Postcard Swap Printbank Mackay 

Print Council of Australia Inaugural Print Exchange

2017

In My Backyard, Castlemaine Press

Animalia, , Print Exchange and exhibition

Imaginings, Print Exchange folio and exhibition

IPE , Green Door Studio. U.K.

Moth Migration Project – contributor Alberquerque,  U.S

2018

In My Backyard, Castlemaine Press

IPE , Green Door Studio. U.K.