Jill Booth CV (Curriculum Vitae)
Bachelor of Art (Teaching) Edith Cowan University, Western Australia
Diploma of Visual Art (Textiles), Edith Cowan University, WA
Many short hobby-type courses, workshops and Tourism seminars, UWA, TAFE, self-directed studies.
2016: Co-curated 'Gondwana's Garden' exhibition at Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns. New series of silk scarves - abstract 'Patterns in Nature'. Teaching. Built new website, www.spiritofoz.com
2015: Barrier Reef range of silk scarves. Teaching.
2013, 2014: New range of silk scarves (Tropical Flowers). Printmaking studies. Curated 'Asian Influence' exhibition with Ross Bannister at Canopy Gallery, Cairns. Windows project at Reef Marina, Port Douglas. Teaching.
and 2012: Port Douglas Artists shared studio/gallery. Developed designs
for digitally printed silk scarves, launched February 2012. Paintings at JCU, Cairns.
2009 and 2010: Directed and coordinated Go Troppo Arts Festival, Port Douglas.
2007 – 2008: Built own art related website www.art-in-tropical-australia.com and www.go-troppo-arts-festival.com. Paintings on canvas and paper, hand painted and printed fabric lengths.
2008: With Louise Collier developed Go Troppo Arts Festival concept and managed this highly successful event. Own artwork.
Organised development of “ Low Isles – a fragile sanctuary”
exhibition, involving twelve artists. Function for 300 people held at
sugar wharf in Port Douglas. Continued own artwork.
2004 – 2008: Own art practice – painting and textiles.
2007: Developed Artquest Port Douglas – tour business visiting artists’ studios in the Port Douglas region.
2004 – 2008: Helped to establish Arthouse Port Douglas Inc and coordinated art classes for that group. Adult art teaching.
– 2005: Established, owned and managed Port Douglas Galleries of Fine
Art. Organised numerous exhibitions, competitions and auctions at our
galleries and at other venues. Own arts practice.
1995 – 2005: VIP GIFTS – a gift custom design service for the corporate market.
1985 – 1990: Study, travel, painting, silk scarves, sold at markets.
– 1985: Owned and operated tourist park at Kalbarri in WA. Own studio
art practice- painting, ceramics, jewellery . Intrinsic Art &
Design – hand printed gifts and souvenirs.
Pre 1975: Study, teaching, research, travel, family. Making silver jewellery from home studio.
Numerous group exhibitions over the years in Perth, Albany, Port Hedland, Indonesia, Cairns, Port Douglas.
1997 : Solo exhibition at Mowbray Gallery, Port Douglas.
Albany Town Council
Edith Cowan University