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Artists

Phil Spelman

 

Born in United Kingdom, 1962
   
Education
1987 Bachelor of Art (visual), Sculpture Major, Canberra School of Art
1982 Certificate of Applied Arts, Queensland College of Art
   
Teaching Experience
1991 - 2000 Technical Assistant, Glass Workshop, Canberra School of Art, Australian National University
1993 Guest Lecturer Sculpture/Landscape Design, University of Canberra
  Lecturer in Sculpture (part-time) Goulburn College of TAFE
   
Solo Exhibitions
2004 Phil Spelman Sculpture, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
   
Group Exhibitions
2007 Sculpture 2007, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
2006 Sculpture 2006, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
  How Much Art Thou Shrunk, 11th Annual Miniature Sculpture Show, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
  Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney
2005 10th Annual Miniature Sculpture Show, Defiance Gallery Sydney
2004 Sculpture 2004 with Defiance, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
  Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney
  Invisible Support, School of Art, ANU
  The March of the Miniatures, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
2003 Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney
  Sculpture Inside, Bondi, Sydney
  Sculpture from the Sea, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Campbelltown Regional Gallery
  Insiders, National Institute of the Arts, Canberra
  Sculpture 2003, Cambelltown Regional Gallery and Defiance Gallery, Sydney
2002 Sculpture Inside, Bondi, Sydney
  Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Sydney
  Selected Works, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
  Sculpture 2002, 12 galleries, Defiance Gallery, Sydney, Campbelltown City Bicentannial Art Gallery
  Lady Ethel Nock Sculpture Collection, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
2001 Revamp; a continuation of the miniature sculpture exhibition, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
  Small Wonders, The Annual 6x6x6 Inch Miniature Sculpture Show, Defiance Gallery & King Street Gallery, Sydney
  Sculpture 2001, Defiance Gallery, Sydney, Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery
2000 The Importance of Being Small, The Annual 6x6x6 Inch Miniature Sculpture Show, Defiance Gallery & King Street Gallery, Sydney
  Various Views, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
  Paintings and Sculpture, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
1999 Big Thoughts, Small Works, The Annual 6x6x6 Inch Miniature Sculpture Show, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
  Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Beach, Sydney
  Still Life, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
  Five Easy Pieces, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
1998 Defiant 6’, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
  Bronte & Scarlet, Canberra Museum & Art Gallery, ACT
  Defiance Opening Show, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
  Figure in the Landscape, King Street Gallery, Sydney
1997 Biggest Little Sculpture Show in Town, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
  Rough Trade, ANCA Gallery, ACT
1996 Size Is Not Important, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
  Short Back and Sides, Brindabella Community, ACT
  Tatt2, CSA Gallery, ACT
1995 National Sculpture Forum (selected participant) Link Theatre, ACT
  Other Duties as Required, CSA Gallery, ACT
1994 Playing with Fire, (staff show) Institute of the Arts, ACT
  Recent Furniture, Meridian Gallery, Melbourne
1993 Contemporary Outdoor Furniture, Cuppacumbalong, ACT
1992 Contemporary Outdoor Furniture, Cuppacumbalong, ACT
1991 Floriade Festival, Commonwealth Park, ACT
  Contemporary Outdoor Furniture, Cuppacumbalong, ACT
1990 Floriade Festival, Commonwealth Park, ACT
  Familiar Territory, Canberra Festival, ACT
1988 CSA Sculpture, Orange Regional Gallery, NSW
   
Commissions
  Civil & Civic, Woden Plaza, Canberra, ACT
  Burton Theatre, Canberra Grammar, Red Hill, Canberra, ACT
  Sydney City Council, King Street, Newtown, Sydney
  Willemson Group, Griffen Complex (4 works) Kingston, Canberra, ACT
  Corporate Diagnostics, Manuka, Canberra, ACT
  National Capital Development Authority, Gillmore Primary
  School, Gillmore, Canberra, ACT
   
Collections
  Canberra Museum & Art Gallery, Canberra
  University of Canberra, Canberra
  Queen Beatrix Collection, Commonwealth Park, Canberra
  Price Waterhouse, Canberra
  Private Collections, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
   
Bibliography
2000 Watson, Bronwyn, ‘In the Scale of Things’, Home and Design – Metropolitan, The Sydney Morning Herald, 11 November, p.10
  Harris, Peter, ‘A Wealth of Talent’, Sydney Feature – World Sculpture News, Vol.6, No.2, Spring, pp.23-27
AMONGST THE TREES
2007
Unique cast bronze
AFTER THE FIRE
2007
Unique cast bronze
GIVE AND TAKE
2007
Unique cast bronze
STAND ALONE
2007
Unique cast bronze
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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