Danie Mellor
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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2007
Voyage and Recovery Fire-Works gallery Brisbane Queensland
From the Landscape of the Curious Uber Gallery St Kilda Victoria
NATSIAA Northern Territory Museum and Gallery Darwin Northern Territory
Culture Warriors: National Contemporary Indigenous Art Triennial (curated by Brenda L. Croft) National Gallery of Australia Canberra Australian Capital Territory
Visions of a Curious Wonderland Caruana and Reid Fine Art Elizabeth Bay New South Wales
Indigenous Ceramic Art Award Shepparton Gallery Shepparton Victoria

2006

In memories lie fragile dreams Solander Gallery Canberra
3 Large Rooms Fireworks Gallery, Newstead
Art Sydney ’06 Rex Irwin Art Dealer
NATSIAA, Northern Territory Museum and Gallery, Darwin, NT
Voyages of Recovery or An Ongoing Catalogue with Moments of Reason from the Cabinet Canberra Museum and Art Gallery
Artbank: Celebrating 25 Years of Contemporary Art National touring exhibition
More from the Cabinet Despard Gallery, Hobart
Important Aboriginal Art Caruana and Reid Fine Art, Elizabeth Bay
2005
Important Works on Paper Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra
Predominantly White Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane
A Backward Glance Fireworks Gallery Brisbane
Landscape Now Solander Gallery, Canberra
NATSIAA, Northern Territory Museum and Gallery, Darwin, NT
Primavera, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, curated by Felicity Fenner
2004
Fremantle Print Award and Exhibition, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
Important Works on Paper, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney
National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, VIC
NATSIAA, Northern Territory Museum and Gallery, Darwin, NT
NATSIAA Touring Exhibition
Sydney Affordable Art Fair
Important Works on Paper Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra
2003
Shield and Show Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville, Queensland
NATSIAA, Northern Territory Museum and Gallery, Darwin, NT (Highly commended)
Story Place – the art of Cape York and the Rainforest Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Fremantle Print prize and Exhibition, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
Trees Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra
Kultur Hund Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra
What have you done lately? Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane
2002
Cultural Collations, CSA
Melbourne Art Fair
2001
Cows & Kanguroos, CSA
Artists’ Books and Limited Editions, 3, Drill hall Gallery, ANU
International Works on Paper Fair, Sydney
Fremantle Print Show, WA
NATSIAA, Northern Territory Museum and Gallery, Darwin, NT
Kanagawa International Print Triennial, Japan
Reena Ellen Jones Print Acquisitive, Warrnambool City Gallery, VIC
2000
The Art of Place, Heritage Commission, Old Parliament House, Canberra, ACT
National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, VIC
Fremantle Print Prize and Exhibition, WA
NATSIAA, Northern Territory Museum and Gallery, Darwin, NT (Highly commended)
Canson Student Print Award and Exhibition, Sydney College of Arts, NSW
1997
Reena Ellen Jones Print Acquisitive, Warrnambool City Gallery, VIC
Rotary Art Prize and Exhibition, Tuggeranong Community Arts Centre, Canberra
1998
Bathurst City Gallery Acquisitive Exhibition, Bathurst, NSW
Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Prize, Sydney, NSW
The Alice Springs Art Prize, Araluen, NT
1996
Graduating MAFA Exhibition, UK
Open to Print 4, British Student’s Print Competition, University of Sunderland, UK
Native Titled Now, Tandanya, SA
Fragile Objects, National Library, Canberra
Rotary Art Prize and Exhibition, Tuggeranong Community Arts Centre, Canberra
1995
Sorak Biennale, Korea
Catch 22, mid-term MAFA exhibition, Custard Factory Arts Complex, Birmingham, UK
Open to Print 3, British Student’s Print Competition, University of Sunderland, UK
Internationaal Exlibriscentrumi, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
1994
Perpetual Motion, Tandanya, Adelaide
Passage, Kyoto Seika University, Japan
Bingo, Graduating Exhibition, Drill hall Gallery, ANU
1993
Annual Students Drawing Prize, CSA
1992
Jacaranda Drawing Prize, Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW
Annual Students Drawing Prize, CSA
Internationaal Exlibriscentrumi, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium

AWARDS
Australian National University Award, 1994
DEETYA Overseas Study Award, 1995
Rotary Art Prize, 1996
Post Graduate Study Award, ANU, 2000-2004
Australian Research Council Research grant, 2000-2003
Research and Development grant, University of Sydney, 2006
Canberra Critic’s Choice Award for Visual Arts, 2006

COLLECTIONS
National Gallery of Australia
Queensland Art Gallery
National Gallery of Victoria
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Art Gallery of South Australia
Canberra Museum and Gallery
Kerry Stokes Collection
Packer Collection
New Parliament House Art Collection
Artbank
Adelaide Festival Centre
Muswellbrook Regional Gallery
Australian National University
Flinders University
Jabal Centre
Mallesons, Stephens, Jaques
Warrnambool Art Gallery
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
Muswellbrook Regional Gallery
Cairns Regional Gallery
Campbelltown Arts Centre
Tuggeranong Arts Centre

COMMISSIONS
Community Access Program, AIATSIS
Jabal, ANU
Tandanya, Adelaide
Australian Indigenous Cultural Network, AIATSIS
Baulderstone Hornibrook, Australian National University

EMPLOYMENT
1996 – 2004 Visual art teacher, Orana School for Rudolf Steiner Education, Canberra Sessional lecturer, Graphic Investigation Workshop and Printmedia and Drawing Workshop, School of Art, National Institute of the Arts, The Australian National University
2005 Lecturer, Theories of Art Practice, Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney

EDUCATION
Mount Barker Waldorf School for Rudolf Steiner Education, SA
Constantia Rudolf Steiner School, Cape Town, RSA
Certificate in Art, North Adelaide School of Art, SA
Bachelor of Arts (Visual) with Honours, Canberra School of Art, ANU
MA (Fine Art), Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, University of Central England, UK
PhD, School of Art, National Institute of the Arts, ANU

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Djon Mundine Cows & Kanguroos and Cultural Collations MUSE, October, 2002
Brook Turner Out of the Grid The Financial Review, 25th June, 2003
Peter Denham and Trish Johnson Story Place The Courier Mail, 26th July, 2003
Rosemary Sorenson The Story of the Cape The Courier Mail, 19th July, 2003
Ian Were Story Place (catalogue) Queensland Art Gallery, July, 2003
Chloe Flynn Telling Stories State of the Arts, July, 2003
Rosalie Higson Cool and Collectable The Australian, 28th August, 2003
Ted Snell Unfolding a Winner The Australian, 15th September, 2003
Lisa Byrne Discrepant MUSE, September, 2003
Sandra McClean, Art of the Accidental, The Courier Mail, March 12-13, 2005
Sunanda Creagh Young artists redraw perceptions of the land, Sydney Morning Herald, September 7th, 2005
Sasha Grishin Concept of Display, on Show Sunday Times, Canberra Times, August 20: 8-9

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