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

 

Individual Exhibitions

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.

 

Selected References

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,