CAROLYN ESKDALE - CV
1963 born, Bendigo ,Victoria. Lives and works in Melbourne
2019 PhD. Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne University.
2000 Masters of Fine Art, RMIT University, Melbourne.
1991-01 Co-founder & co-ordinator. Temple Studio Gallery, Melbourne.
1988-89 Graduate Diploma in Fine Art. Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne.
1983-86 Diploma of Fine Art, Latrobe University, Bendigo, Victoria
Awards, Grants and Commissions
2019 Individual Arts Project Grant, Australian Council for the Arts.
2018 Heidi II Museum of Modern Art exhibition commission
2015-16 Commission. Exchange Value, (when an artist is employed to an artist), curator Julia Powles,
North Melbourne. Australia Council for the Arts.
2013 My House is Too Small, Residency 4: West Melbourne Artist Residency Program, Victoria.
2008 Residency, Birrarung House, Parks Victoria and Nillumbik Shire Residency program.
2006 Residency, Barcelona Studio, Spain. Australia Council.
Commission. City of Melbourne Laneway Project.
2004 Commission. On Reason and Emotion. Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
2003 ‘Nillumbik Art Prize’, Eltham, Victoria, Australia
2002 Commission. Heimlich/UnHeimlich, Melbourne Festival, Melbourne.
2002 Residency. Boomerang House, Parks Victoria and Nillumbik Shire Residency Program.
2000 Individual Project Grant, Australia Council for the Arts.
1999 ‘Kedumba Drawing Award’ Leura, New South Wales, Australia
1998 Commission. IKON Gallery, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
1996 Artist-Run Initiatives Project Grant, Australia Council for the Arts
1994 Residency. Sydney University Power Institute Studio, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris.
1993 Artist-Run Initiatives Project Grant, Australia Council for the Arts.
1989 ‘National Gallery of Victoria Society Acquisitive Prize’, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
1988 ‘National Gallery of Victoria Society Award’, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
2020 memory horizon, Heide ll Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne
2017 carolyn eskdale objects drawings, Sarah Scout Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2013 My House is Too Small, ( Domestic Intervention ), West Melbourne,Victoria.
2011 after objects, Sarah Scout Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2010 untitled after room, Sarah Scout Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2008 Will to Build, Conical Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Will to Build, Birrarung House, Eltham, Australia
2006 City of Melbourne Laneway Commission Season.
2002 three rooms. Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra.
2001 untitled rooms. Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne.
1999 untitled room 6.99. Temple Studio, Melbourne.
1997 untitled room 4.97. Pendulum, Sydney.
1995 Drawings. Ether Ohnetitel, Melbourne.
the untitled room 8.95. Building 40 Project, RMIT University, Melbourne.
1994 Reconstructed Furniture. Temple Studio, Melbourne.
1992 I Trace You. 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
I Trace You, Projection piece #2 Temple Studio, Melbourne.
1991 Projection piece #1. Temple Studio, Melbourne.
Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 I don’t rhyme right now, Sarah Scout Presents,Melbourne
2018 Infrastructuralism, curator Kent Wilson, La Trobe Art Institute, Bendigo.
With Seeing Hands, curator Alice Mathieu, Incinerator Gallery, Melbourne.
2016 Gesture Manifest, Liquid Architecture project, Sound Series 2016,BLINDSIDE gallery, Melbourne.
2015 The Material Turn, curator Rebecca Coates, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, University of Melbourne.Melb.
2013 Reading the Space ; Contemporary Australian Drawing #3, New York Studio School, New York, USA
2012 Australian Artists and Louise Bourgeois, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne
Contemporary Australian Drawing #2, Wimbledon Gallery, University of the Arts, London, U.K
2010 Inside Out, DMU Cube Gallery, Leichester, UK & Object Gallery Sydney, Australia
2006 Dream Home, Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
2004 On reason and emotion. Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
2003 Orifice. Melbourne Festival. Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne.
2002 Heimlich/UnHeimlich. Melbourne Festival, RMIT University Gallery, Melbourne.
2000 Hard Candy. Project Space Rebecca. London, U.K.
1999 Moët & Chandon Fellowship Exhibition. Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.
Look Again: Contemporary Prints & Drawings from the collection. NGV, Melbourne.
1998 Eye Dreaming. Percy Grainger Museum, Melbourne University, Melbourne.
Claustrophobia. IKON Gallery, Birmingham, U.K. (touring U.K. and Denmark).
All this and Heaven Too, Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of S.A., Adelaide.
1997 Moët & Chandon Fellowship Exhibition. Art Gallery of Queensland, Brisbane.
2018 Laura Couttie, Infrastructuralism, Art and Australia, discursions (review). http://www.artandaustralia.com/online/discursions/infrastructuralism
2015 Rebecca Coates, Sarah CrowEST, Fayen D’Evie, Carolyn Eskdale, Nathan Gray, Bianca Hester, Susan Jacobs, Heln Johnson, Katie Lee, Elizabeth Newman, Charlie Sofo, Sophie Takach, Isadora Vaughan, Adhan Madden and Justin Clemens, Material Turn, BW digital print + interventions, edition 400, published by 3-ply, 2015, ISBN 978-0-9873555-8-4
2014 Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum, Jennifer Barrett and Jacqueline Miller, University of Sydney, 2014, p 88
2012 Linda Michael , “One and Others : Louise Bourgeois and Australian Artists.“ Museum of Modern Art Heide, Bulleen, Victoria, Australia, catalogue publication, 2012, p83
2004 Greg Creek. ‘Carolyn Eskdale’.’ On Reason and Emotion’, 14th Biennale of Sydney 2004. Exhibition catalogue, Biennale of Sydney Ltd, 2004, pp86.
2002 Saskia Beudel, ‘Topographies of Memory: Carolyn Eskdale’s room’, Carolyn Eskdale room, Canberra Contemporary Art Space & Carolyn Eskdale, Canberra, 2002, pp 48
1994 Chris McAuliff, ‘Pull Up a Chair’, World Art, G+B Arts International AG, Vol 1 #2, Melbourne, Australia, 1994, pp 48-51
Collections : private,collections Australia and France, Regional and National Collections Australia,