Gomboc Gallery Sculpture Park

 

Artists

Campbell Robertson-Swann

 

Born Sydney, Australia 1949
   
Studies, Work & Travel
2005 Curator – Art Omi International Artist Residency Retrospective for Australian Sculptors
  Cell Block Theatre, National Art School, Sydney
2004 Selection/judging panel University of Western Sydney Sculpture Prize
  Curator – Sculpture at the Seymour Centre, Sydney
  Curator – S2004, Campbelltown Bicentennial Art Gallery, Sydney
  Co-ordinator – Sculpture 2004, Sculpture Festival throughout 23 Sydney Galleries
2003 Curator – Defined by Defiance, Sir Herman Black Gallery Sculpture Terrace, Sydney
  Curator – Sculpture at the Seymour Centre, Sydney
  Curator – S2003, Campbelltown Bicentennial Art Gallery, Sydney
  Co-ordinator – Sculpture 2003, Sculpture Festival throughout 22 Sydney Galleries
2002 Co-curator – Woollahra Sculpture Prize, Redleaf Council Chambers, Sydney
  Curator – Create Gallery, Australian Craft Show, Circular Quay, Sydney
  Curator – S2003, Campbelltown Bicentennial Art Gallery, Sydney
  Co-ordinator – Sculpture 2002, Sculpture Festival throughout 12 Sydney Galleries
2001 Co-curator – Woollahra Sculpture Prize, Redleaf Council Chambers, Sydney
1999 - present Part-time lecturer (sculpture). National Art School, Sydney
1998 Guest teacher, Tom Bass Sculpture School, Sydney
1995 Established Defiance Gallery, Newtown, Sydney
1988 Designed shop and gallery for the Aboriginal Arts Australia Exhibition, Brisbane Expo (winner, Platypus Award for the best shop)
  Designed the Outback Armchair of Paul Hogan in Crocodile Dundee II
  Australian Craft Show, Sydney Showgrounds
1984 - 85 Invited to be part of Neiman Marcus Australian exhibition – Dallas, Texas & San Francisco, California
1982 Opened ‘Outside In’, Paddington, Sydney - specialising in bush furniture and Australian crafts
1960s - 1970s Worked as a stockman in the outback, also making bush furniture and sculpture from found objects
   
Solo Exhibitions
1999 King Street Gallery, Sydney (small survey show to coincide with the ‘Sculpture by the Sea' exhibition)
1998 ‘No Simple Matter’, King Street Gallery, Sydney
1996 ‘Play and Obsession’, King Street Gallery, Sydney
   
Group Exhibitions
Since 1991 Exhibited in numerous group exhibitions
   
Commissions
1999 - 2000 Outdoor sculpture, ‘As Light Falls’, Tedworth Hall, Tasmania
   
Prizes and Residencies
2003 Finalist - McClelland Survey and Award, Melbourne
1999 Artist-in-residence, Omi, Connecticut, USA
1998 Winner, ‘Sculpture by the Sea’, Sydney, Olympic Arts Festival event
1996 Artist-in-residence, Knox Grammar School, Sydney
1991 - 94 Artist-in-residence, Dunmoochin Foundation, Victoria
   
Collections
  Art Omi, Connecticut, USA
  Jackson Smith Solicitors, Australia
  Tetsuya Wakuda
  Minimbah Collection
  Beautree Pty Ltd Australia
  The Niland Collection, Australia
  Campbelltown Bicentennial City Art Gallery
  Tedworth Sculpture Garden, Tedworth Hall, Tasmania
  Queen Victoria Museum and Art Collection, Tasmania
THE WATCHTOWER
2007
Perspex and stainless steel
ALONG THE WATCHTOWER
2007
Perspex, mild steel and stainless steel
ONE
Maquette, 2003, edition 4/6
Mild steel painted black and stainless steel
   
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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