Linda van Nunen, Curator, Sight Specific - September 2004
(Greek-Egyptian. b. Sydney, Australia 1968)
1990 Bachelor of Art,
1989 Commercial Screen Printing Certificate,
Higher Certificate Art,
1986 Certificate in art,
2007 The Game of Spheres – Rex-Livingston Art Dealer, Sydney.
2006 Survey 2002 – 2006 – Jackman Gallery, St. Kilda,
2005 Curious Cases – Maree Mizon Gallery,
2004 Digital Eyes – Maree Mizon Gallery,
2004 Play Up – Digital Prints + Animation, Arthouse Hotel,
2003 Drive, Maree Mizon Gallery,
2003 Toy Box, Arthouse Hotel,
2003 Portrait Collection, Arthouse Hotel,
2002 Imposter (Belle Ame),
2002 Witch Bitch Super Vamp, Sydney Gay + Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival Event,
2001 Mad Dog Red, open by Max Cullen,
2000 Raw Sex Box, open by Craig Hassall Olympic Arts Festivals, Art House Gallery,
1999 Mad Love, Global Gallery, Paddington.
1999 Aperture Terra Firma Natura, The Photographers Gallery, open by Lex Marinos, Sydney.
1999 Customs House,
2006 Christmas Salon Show – Rex-Livingston Art Dealer, Sydney.
2006 Xmas Exhibition – Michael Commerford Gallery,
2006 The Art of Music –
2006 Field Works – Michael Commerford Gallery, Sydney.
2005 Country Energy Art Prize – Grafton Regional Gallery, Parliament House –
2005 The Glenti Show – Gallery Philip Neville,
2005 Australian Icons Framed – National Trust Diamond Jubilee Auction,
2005 Salon des refuses Exhibition – Spin Cycle on Max, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney.
2005 The New Establishment – Online Gallery Apartment6 Launch – Barry Stern Galleries,
2004 Rats In The House - Artist’s In Residence – Sydney Theatre Company, The Wharf Gallery, Sydney.
2004 Country Energy Art Award – Benalong Gallery - The
2004 Sight Specific, curated by Linda Van Nunen – Invited Artist –
2004 Double Act – DaDa – Solander Gallery,
2004 Salon des Refuses Exhibition – Self Portrait, SH Ervin Gallery,
2004 This Way Up – Global Gallery, Sydney.
2003 Spiders and Flies – Newcontemporaries Gallery,
2003 Cross Projections – Photographic Multimedia Exhibition, Kings Cross Arts Festival
2003 Extinction Denied – The Arthouse Hotel, Humane Society exhibition.
2003 Creative Madness – Garvan Institute for research into Manic Depression.
2003 Bloomsday Exhibition – James Joyce Foundation, the Arthouse Hotel Gallery,
2003 Under the Hammer, Arthouse Hotel Gallery,
2002 Arthouse Hotel Gallery, “Portrait Artists
2002 Metro 5 Gallery, “First Birthday Exhibition”,
2002 Metro 5 Gallery, “Erotica Today”,
2001 SH Irvin Gallery, Salon des Refuses, Archibald Entry - Max Cullen.
2000 Robin Gibson Gallery,
00-01 Art House Gallery,
1993 The Women’s Gallery, Melbourne.
1993 First Draft West Gallery,
1989 The Blaxland Gallery,
1989 The Works Gallery (Ivan Dougherty Gallery),
1996 – ‘97 Allegri Art Associazione Culturale -
AWARDS + COMPETITIONS
2005 Country Energy Art Award, Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW.
2005 Salon des Refuses, SH Ervin Gallery, Finalist – Max Cullen + Self Portrait
2004 Paddington Art Prize, Finalist, Marlene Antico Fine Arts Gallery,
2004 Country Energy Art Award, Finalist,
2004 The Mosman Art Prize, Finalist,
2004 Salon des Refuses, SH Ervin Gallery, Finalist – Self Portrait
2003 Portia Geach Memorial Award – S.H. Irvin Gallery, Finalist – Self Portrait.
2003 Metro 5 Art Prize - Finalist
2001 The Archibald Prize,
2001 Salon des Refuses, SH Ervin Gallery, Finalist – Max Cullen.
2001 The Mosman Art Prize - Finalist,
THEATRE / PERFORMANCE
2004 DaDa Performance – Performance Art, with Max Cullen, Solander Gallery,
2004 Vincent in Brixton – Re-appropriation of seven Van Gough sketches for the play, Ensemble Theatre,
2004 Play Up – Digital art interpretation of 10 plays from Old Fitzroy Theatre,
2003 Looking up Lower – Bio-play with Max Cullen, Artistic Director, Set Designer,
Mime Dancer, and Audio Visual Production. - Kings Cross Arts Festival. Darlinghurst Theatre,
2002 Ten Unknowns, Ensemble Theatre, Paintings for Production + advisor to cast.
1997 NAVA Marketing Grant, National Association For the Visual Arts.
1995 NSW Marketing Grant, NSW Ministry for the Arts
1993 Pat Corrigan Grant, NAVA, Ministry for the Arts.
2002 – ‘05 The Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Auction of paintings for Manic Depression
Research – Creative Madness.
2002 Guest speaker – Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne – “Erotica Today”.
2001 Guest speaker – Salon Des Refuses – SH Ervin Gallery with Max Cullen.
2001 Guest speaker – Archibald Prize –
George Adams Gallery.
2000 Fuel 4 Arts,
2005 Goodweekend, Sydney Morning Herald, Icons by Janet Hawley
2004 State Of The Arts, Digital Eyes, by Alex McDonald
2004 The Sydney Morning Herald, Digital Eyes, by Lenny Ann Low
2003 The Sydney Morning Herald, Portia Geach Memorial Award, by Lenny Ann Low
2003 The Sydney Morning Herald, Creative Madness, by Lenny Ann Low
2003 The Sydney Morning Herald, Bloomsday Exhibition, by Tony Stephens
2003 The Sunday Telegraph, Under The Hammer, various journalists.
2002 CREAM Fifth Anniversary Edition, October by
2002 The Sunday Telegraph, Imposter, by
2002 The Mosman Daily, Ten Unkowns, by Sue Hicks.
2002 Sunday Metro, The Sun Herald, “Down to a Fine Art”, Ten Unkowns Production, by Colin Rose
2002 The Sunday Telegraph, “Unknown Qualities”, Ten Unknowns Production, by Dianne Simmonds.
2002 Daily Telegraph, “Journey to Unknown”, Ten Unknowns Production, by Chelsea Clark
2002 Vogue – “Painted Ladies” feature by Margaret Merton.
2002 The Sydney Morning Herald, “Art Review”, Lenny Ann Low, Witch Bitch Super Vamp.
2002 The Sydney Morning Herald, “Critics Picks”, Witch Bitch Super Vamp.
2002 The Sunday Telegraph, Express Social, “Witch Bitch Super Vamp”.
2002 The Australian, “Witch Bitch Super Vamp” Feature by
2002 SX Magazine “Witch Bitch Super Vamp”, Feature by Michelle Hespe
2001 The Sydney Morning Herald, “Framed and they’ve got form too”,
John McDonald + Darren Knight.
2001 The Australian, “She Who Must Be Displayed” Review by Jennifer Sexton.
2001 The Australian, The Nation by Benjamin Genocchio.
2001 Class Act, Artist Magazine, by Terri Dodd.
2001 State Of The Arts, Raw Sex Box by Margaret Meagher
2001 City Weekly, “Let me paint you a friend”, lead story by Anna Cronin.
2001 The Sun Herald, by Tara Moss.
2001 Interval Arts and Film Guide, Melbourne, “Coppin an Eye full” by Cameron Grace.
2001 MX Pix,
2000 The Sun Herald - Metro, Raw Sex Box,
2000 Vogue - The Buzz, Raw Sex Box.
2000 Capital Q, Review by Michelle Hespe, Raw Sex Box.
2000 The Sydney Morning Herald - Metro, Courtney Kidd, Raw Sex Box.
2000 The Daily Telegraph, Chelsea Clarke - Raw Sex Box.
1994 The Sydney Weekly - by Nell Schofield.
1993 The Sydney Morning Herald - Bronwyn Watson.
Qantas Corporate Offices,
Campbell International Real Estate Group,
Colliers Jardine (NSW) Pty Ltd.
Resmed Pty Ltd.
FPD Pty Ltd - Unidata House.
Commercial Property Monitor Pty Ltd.
Panalpina World Transport Pty Ltd.
Southern Cross Hotel,
BT Property Trust Pty Ltd.
National Insurance Advisory Pty Ltd.
Grenada Productions Pty Ltd.
Graham Ormsby Architects & Associates Pty Ltd
Financial Nexus Pty Ltd
Bridget Tyer Interior Design Pty Ltd
Forte Personal & Business Communications.
Sheraton Hotel On The Park, Sydney.