Michael Smithson: Curriculum Vitae

B. 1950, resided in Australia since 1977.

Primarily self-taught, and has been painting since the mid-1980's.

 

1995   

·        Solo exhibition, Palm Tree Gallery, Townsville Australia

1999   

·        Solo Exhibition, Cuppacumbalong Gallery, Canberra Australia

2000   

·        Artists Society of Canberra Annual Members Exhibition
First Prize: Mixed Media

·        Joint Exhibition, Cuppacumbalong Gallery, Canberra Australia

2001

·        Artists Society of Canberra Annual Members Exhibition
Second Prize: Mixed Media

2002

·        Artists Society of Canberra Annual Members Exhibition
Second Prize: Mixed Media

·        Canberra City Art Award Finalist

2003

·        Royal Canberra Show
Second Prize: Mixed Media Any Style

·        Tumut Art Exhibition
Commended: Tumut Shire Council Acquisitive Award (any medium)

·        Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize Finalist

·        Artists Society of Canberra Annual Members Exhibition
Second Prize: Acrylic

2004

·        Lions Snowy Hydro Show (Cooma)
First Prize: Pastel

·        Canberra Art Workshop Members Exhibition
ANU School of Art Prize, Most Innovative

·        Artists Society of Canberra Annual Members Exhibition
Second Prize: Acrylic

·        Artists Society of Canberra Annual Members Exhibition
Second Prize: Heritage and Lake Theme

2005

·        Artists Society of Canberra Annual Members Exhibition
Second Prize: Prints

2006

·        Solo exhibition, "Digital + Manual = Abstraction," 6-25 Feb. Megalo Gallery, Canberra, Australia

·        Artists Society of Canberra Annual Members Exhibition
First Prize: Prints

·        Artists Society of Canberra Annual Members Exhibition
Second Prize: Industry Theme

·        Artists Society of Canberra Annual Members Exhibition
Third Prize: Mixed Media

·        Artists Society of Canberra Annual Members Exhibition
Highly Commended: Prints

·        Completion of commissioned mural for St Monica's Church, Evatt, A.C.T. Australia

2007

·        Solo exhibition, "From the Quotidian to the Quixotic," 3 Oct.-13 Nov. Hughenden Hotel, Sydney, Australia

2008

·        Solo exhibition, "Blowing, Glowing, and Flowing: Glassworks," 2 Nov.-3 Dec. Kiku Arts Gallery, Bungendore, Australia

2010

·       Invited joint exhibition, Family Law Court Conference, 18-21 Oct. National Convention Centre, Canberra, Australia

·        Artists Society of Canberra Annual Spring Exhibition
Second Prize: Acrylic

·        Artists Society of Canberra Annual Spring Exhibition
Second Prize: Drawing

2011

·       Artists Society of Canberra Annual Spring Exhibition
Third Prize: Drawing

2013-15

·        Graphics and coding for the digital art-generating program, KaleidoPainter

2014-17

·        Graphics for videos and games in the Australian National University (ANUx) edX Massive Open Online Course, “Ignorance!”

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