Laurel McKenzie CV

EDUCATION

2018 PhD, James Cook University
1986 Graduate Diploma of Visual Arts, Monash University (Gippsland)
1972 TTTC, Hawthorn State College
1970 Diploma of Fine Art - Printmaking, RMIT

EHIBITIONS SOLO:
2017 Venus Rising, Furies Raging: Bodies Re-dressed, Umbrella Studios, Townsville
2015 Re-representation, KickArts Contemporary Arts
2012 Imagining and Imaging, Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts, Townsville
2010 Stephen McLaughlan Gallery, Melbourne 
2008 Stephen McLaughlan Gallery, Melbourne
2006 Stephen McLaughlan Gallery, Melbourne, 2006 Girlie! Cairns Regional Gallery
1985 Works Gallery, Geelong
1983 Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney, 1983 Bolitho Gallery, ACT
1979 Hawthorn City Art Gallery, Melbourne

EXHIBITIONS:  Recent Selected Group
2017 Partners in Print, KickArts Contemporary Arts, Cairns and Spot81 Gallery, Sydney
2017 Flavours of the Tropics, ArtRoom@Vivo, Palm Cove
2016-17 Postcards from the North and South, Hawkes Bay Printmakers, New Zealand; Umbrella Studios, Townsville; Firestation Print Studio, Melbourne
2016 Eight-by-Ten, KickArts Contemporary Arts, Cairns
2016 Inkmasters Print Exhibition 2016, Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns
2016 Her letters: shifting perspectives in the global age of anxiety, Shophouse 5, Singapore
2016 Recent Works, Tablelands Regional Gallery, Atherton
2015-16 Thinking of Place, KickArts Contemporary Arts, Cairns; Eastside Gallery, Christchurch; The Depot Artspace, Auckland; Post Office Gallery, Federation University, Ballarat
2015 Take it Home, Cairns Regional Gallery
2015 Encounter: a Japan-Cairns connection, Canopy Art Centre, Cairns
2015 Northern Encounter, Impress Gallery and Studio, Brisbane
2015 Beastie and the Beaut: old tales, new skins - collaborative prints with Margaret Genever - Artroom @ Vivo, Palm Cove
2015 Sorority, Tanks Art Centre, Cairns
2014-15  Wanderlust, Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts, Brisbane and Manhattan Graphics Studio, New York
2014 Merge, Canopy Art Centre, Cairns
2014 Sub-0, Tanks Art Centre, Cairns
2014 Start Collecting Art 2014, Cairns Regional Gallery
2014 Compact Prints, Umbrella Studios, Townsville, then travelling nationally and internationally
2014 Postcards from the North and South, Umbrella Studios, Townsville, Firestation Print Studio, Armidale, Vic and Cork Printmakers Gallery, Ireland
2014 XOXO, Artroom@Vivo, Palm Cove
2014 Of Sense and Sensibilities, Canopy Art Centre, Cairns
2013/14 Sentinels, KickArts Contemporary Arts and Tablelands Regional Gallery
2013 Heat and Serve, Curator's Choice, KickArts Contemporary Arts, Cairns
2013 Starkers: from naked to nude, Canopy Art Centre, Cairns
2013 Conform/Confront, Honk Kong Graphic Arts Fiesta
2013 Paper: Works on and of, Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns
2013 Stephen McLaughlan Gallery, Melbourne  (with David Gatiss and Don Gore)
2013 Asian Influence, Canopy Artspace, Cairns (scheduled July)
2013 Inside / Out: Mapping spiritual journeys, c.1907, Cairns and touring Qld via ArtsLink, 2014 & 2015
2013 Collecting in the Tropics, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville

AWARDS & GRANTS:
1981 Moya Dyring Studio residency, Cite Internationale des arts, Paris

COLLECTIONS:
National Gallery of Australia                                              
Cite Internationale des arts, Paris
Artbank Australia                                                                     
Hawthorn Institute of Education
Hamilton Collection - Australian Prints in Schools 
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery
La Trobe Valley Regional Art Gallery                             
Victorian College of the Arts School
Private collections in Australia & overseas



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