Angela Gardner: CV.

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Angela Gardner: CV.


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Angela Gardner CV.


Master of Art in Visual Art, Queensland College of Art (Griffith Uni) 2001-2002
Fine Art, Cardiff College of Art (now UWIC) 1975-1978

Career Highlights

Prizes and Awards:

2008 Visual Arts and Crafts Strategy grant ‘NightLadder’ Arts Queensland
2008 Australia Council for the Arts Tyrone Guthrie Literature Residency (Eire ‘09)
2007 Churchill Fellowship “Establishment of collaborative print/poetry small press for emerging practitioners”
2006 Winner, Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Prize 2006 for Unpublished Poetry for the manuscript Parts of Speech.
2004Winner, Central Queensland University Bauhinia/Idiom 23 Prize for Poetry
2001 Eckersley’s Prize (non-acquisitive), June 2001 title print in the Touching Darkness series

Book length Publications:
Views of the Hudson(selected poetry) Shearsman Press UK 2009
Parts of Speech (selected Poetry) University of Queensland Press September 2007

Solo Exhibitions:
Calligraphy Cunningham Library, CSIRO St Lucia QLD 8-26 August 2005
What are the 38 words Soapbox Gallery Fortitude Valley May-Jun 2004
Touching Darkness Gallery9, 9 Duncan St, Fortitude Valley 8-29 Nov2002

Public Collections
National Gallery of Australia (part of a folio)
National Library of Wales
Queensland State Library, James Hardy Collection
Resim ve Heykel Müzesi, Ystanbul Turkey
Centre for Fine Print Research, University of the West of England, Bristol UK
James Cook University Queensland
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Fryer Library, University of Queensland
Australian National University, PM&D Book Studio, Canberra, Australia
International Drawing Research Institute, University of New South Wales
Griffith Artworks Griffith University, Brisbane

Other Relevant Achievements

Selected Publications – Poetry & Multmedia:
Poetica, ABC Radio 5/9/09; Another Lost Shark Mar09; Jacket vol35Apr08; Stylus No. 29 April 2008; The Age 28/4/2007; Blue Dog Australian Poetry Jul07; Meanjin, vol 64, no 1 &2, 2005; What are the 38 words in CDRom publication papertiger#4 2004; Famous Reporter 27, June 2003; - 2002 Website design and Publication; Journal of Australian Studies Creative Arts Review 2000

Out of the Box Ed Jill Jones & Michael Farrell, Puncher and Wattmann, Sydney, 2009 (2 poems: Bel Canto & parts of speech (built structures))
In the Telling Cinnamon Press UK 2009 (3 poems)
Idiom23, Poetry Anthology 2004; (2 poems)
Small Packages 8 anthology, New Century Press, 2004 (2 poems)

Selected Publications – Prose and Criticism
Ian Friend: Thirty Years of Works on Paper 1977-2007 ArtLink Sept 2008
Review Ocean Island Julian Croft in Famous ReporterDec07
‘An impressive record of community collaboration’ in IMPRINT 2007

Oral Presentations:
Great Works Readings Series, Café Otto Dalston, London, UK 16 Dec 2009 forthcoming
Text and Image, seminar, UWIC School of Art Cardiff Wales UK Nov 2009
Small Publisher’s Fair Readings, Conway Hall, London, UK 14 Nov 2009
National Library of Wales Readings Series, Aberystwyth, Wales 10 Nov 2009
Shearsman Readings Series, London, UK 6 Oct 2009
Blue Bus Poetry Series, London, UK 18 Aug 2009
Traditional and emerging formats of artist’s books: where do we go from here? Centre for Fine Print Research, University of West of England, Bristol UK July 2009 Invited speaker http://
Multimedia conference presentation - Poetic Myth, University of Melbourne, October 2008
Artist's Talk - Text and Image Network Artists Northeast and Horsley Printmakers, Kirkharle, Northumberland, UK June, 2008
Poetry Reading, St Marks Poetry Center New York USA May 2008
Qld Poetry Festival Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts Brisbane, September 2007. Invited speaker.
Riverbend Books – Poetry Reading Brisbane, Feb 2007
6th National Print Symposium, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra MarApr 2007
Artist’s Talk - 15 Artists Redcliffe City Gallery October 2006 (invited)
Qld Poetry Festival Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts Brisbane, October 2004. Sounds and Silence – Multimedia presentation and poems.
5th National Print Symposium, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra April 2004

2008 finalist Dame Mary Gilmore Award for first books
Hot off the press! Print Council of Australia Emerging printmakers and writers project 2004 finalist
The Arts Queensland Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize, 2004: highly commended
for an unpublished manuscript Touching Darkness.

Selected Group Exhibitions
Vario Goulburn Regional Art Gallery 29 January– 12 March 2011(forthcoming)
Night Ladder 12 Mar-18 Apr 2010 Umbrella Studio Townsville QLD with Gwenn Tasker and Lisa Pullen (forthcoming)
First Edition Workhouse Gallery Llanfyllin Wales UK August 2009
Night Ladder June/July 2009 Barratt Galleries Alstonville NSW with Gwenn Tasker and Lisa Pullen
Bridging June2008 Kirkharle UK, Sept2008 Project Gallery QCA Brisbane Australia, Jan/Feb2009 Queens Hall Hexham UK
NightLadder – (with Gwenn Tasker, Lisa Pullen and Clyde McGill) Firestation Gallery Armadale Vic August 2008
Churchie National Emerging Art Exhibition –Brisbane May 2007 (finalist)
II International Printmaking Exhibition Resim ve Heykel Müzesi, Ystanbul Turkey Dec 2006
15 Artists Redcliffe City Gallery October 2006 (invited)

On a Roll, The Arts Factory Brisbane September 2005 travelling to Redcliffe Cultural Centre and Robina Gallery, Gold Coast
In Your Dreams, The Economist Gallery Hong Kong September 2005, Arts Factory Brisbane October 2005, Montmartre Paris 2006, Shanghai Feb 2007
Pressplay! Robina Art Gallery, Gold Coast March 2005 then Habitus Gallery Hong Kong May 2005

Linden Postcard Exhibition, St Kilda VIC 2003 & 2004
CPM National Print Awards Murwillumbah, NSW Aug-Sept 2003
Shell Fremantle Print Award 2002 Fremantle Arts Centre WA August- 2002
RBH & RWH Art Award 2002 Brisbane June/July 2002

Corporate Collections:
Impress Printmakers Studio Brisbane Inc; Hong Kong Open Print Workshop, Hong Kong China; Magnani Papers Australia, Melbourne: Creative Cohesions P/L, Queensland; Franklin Professional Bookbinders, Brisbane; QCA Printmaking Studios Brisbane; Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane

When I leave the stars Public Art for QUT Screen with ArtBunker (see
Postcard Poems Oct/Nov 2003 Poetry Angela Gardner and Jill Jones (artist book now in the collection of The Fryer Library, University of Queensland)

Membership / Involvement with relevant organizations

Print Council of Australia
Australian Society of Authors
Impress Printmakers Studio Brisbane Inc.
Artworkers Alliance
Poetry Australia Foundation

Other Community Activities
Founding Committee Member and previous past President of Impress Printmakers Studio Brisbane Inc
Organiser (Brisbane, Hawaii USA, Cardiff Wales) for Vario (Southern Highlands Folio Box), with an Australian Regional Galleries tour planned for 2009 onwards
Mentor for YAMP, Youth Arts Queensland (2008)
Brisbane Tour co-organiser for travelling exhibition Bridging 2008 Kirkharle UK, Project Gallery QCA Brisbane Australia, Queens Hall Hexham UK
Brisbane Tour co-Organiser for travelling exhibition In Your Dreams 2005-2007 Hong Kong, Brisbane, Paris, Shanghai

Selected Publications – About Angela Gardner

Churchill Fellowship travel furthers international research and collaboration, IMPRINT 2008
Poetry Survey review 2008,Goldsmith, Merle Appears in: Island no.113 Winter 2008 (pp.46-51)
Highlights from Churchill Fellowship travel, Appears in: Book Arts Newsletter no.43 August 2008 UWE UK (pp.19-20)
The Performance of Publication: Recent Australian Poetry review 2008, Prater, David Appears in: Overland no.191 Winter 2008 (pp.88-91)
Cordite Poetry Review, Braune, Bev, Appears in Cordite 2008 (online)
Delayed Lucidity: Book Review, Brown, Pam, Appears in Jacket 35 2008 (online)
Parts of Speech, Review, Polites, Sue, Appears in Studio 2008
Shape-shifting exiles, Poetry Review, Woodhouse, Jena, Appears in foame 5 (online)
Review 2007, White, Petra Appears in: Australian Book Review no.296 November 2007

University Wales Institute Cardiff UK, Oct-Dec 2009
Australian National University, School of Art Book Studio, April/May 2009
University Wales Institute Cardiff UK, June2008
Centre for Fine Print Research, University of West of England, Bristol UK June2008

As Publisher
The Twelve Labours Poetry Angela Gardner and Etchings Gwenn Tasker (Jun09 light-trap press)) ISBN: 978-0-9804863-1-5
The Night Ladder (Perrault Fairy Tales) Poetry Angela Gardner and Linocuts Lisa Pullen (Jun09 light-trap press) ISBN: 978-0-9804863-2-2
holding Job's hand light-trap press, West End 2008isbn: 978-0-9804863-0-8
A book-length sequence of poems exploring identity, loss and hope by Louise Waller with an original photopolymer etching cover by performance artist and printmaker Clyde McGill
Founding Editor foam:e online poetry journal (2004...continuing)
(Indexed by AustLit, archived by National Library of Australia, used as source for Best Australian Poetry...UQP.)