DAVID HAMILTON CURRICULUM VITAE 2015


Tasmania, Australia
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2011 Doctor of Philosophy (Visual and Performing Arts) University of Tasmania

1969 Diploma of Fine Arts (Major Sculpture) Education Department of Tasmania (Tas School of Art)

1968 Teachers Diploma of Art (Major Sculpture) Education Department of Tasmania (Tas School of Art)

1970 Tasmanian Teachers Certificate Education Department of Tasmania

AREA OF SPECIALISATION

History and Technology of Fine Art Metal Casting. PhD research, Fragments: Beyond the Object.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015 Post Graduate Examiner, School of Art, ANU, Canberra.

2014/15 Vice Chair/Interim Chair Sawtooth Artist Run Initiative, Launcesto, Tasmania.

2014 Post Graduate Examiner, Tasmanian College of the Arts, University of Tasmania

2014 Conducted bronze casting workshops, Badu Island, Torres Strait.

2014 Lecturer, Tasmanian Creative Arts , Summer School , University of Tasmania.

2014 Vice President, Sawtooth Artist Run Initiative, Launceston, Tasmania.

2013 Board Member, Sawtooth Artist Run Initiative, Launceston, Tasmania.

2012-13 Post Graduate Examiner, School of Art, Australian National University, Canberra.

2012 Consultation and establishment of Fine Art Foundry on Badu Island, Torres Strait.

2011 Completion of PhD, Fragments: Beyond the Object

2010 Lecturer, Creative Arts Summer School School of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Tasmania

2009 Artist in Residence ANU, Canberra, ACT
Art forum lectures, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT

2009 Lecturer, Creative Arts Summer School School of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Tasmania

2008 Volunteer Coordinator 11th International Architecture
Exhibition, Biennnale di Venezia

2006-2007 Post Graduate Supervisor in Hons, M.F.A and PhD program
(SVPA) University of Tasmania

2003-2005 Post Graduate Supervisor in Hons, M.F.A and PhD program (SVPA Part Time Lecturer, Sculpture (SVPA)
Part Time Lecturer Design & Technology, School of Education, University of Tasmania

2000-2002 Sub Dean and Head Fine Arts, School of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Tasmania

1997-1999 Sub Dean and Deputy Head, Tasmanian School of Art at Launceston, University of Tasmania

1996 Artist in Residence, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

1996 Six months exchange lectureship, University of Hawaii, USA.

1995 Sub Dean, Tasmanian School of Art at Launceston, University of Tasmania

1994 Presented paper with Pat Hickman, International Collaboration in the Pacific Rim at the 15th International Sculpture Conference, San Francisco, U.S.A.

1992-1994 Head, Tasmanian School of Art at Launceston, University of Tasmania

1992-1994 Deputy Academic Dean, School of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Tasmania

1992 Attended workshop on ceramic shell casting techniques at the University of the Arts,Philadelphia U.S.A.

1992 Attended 5th World Sculpture Conference Philadelphia, U.S.A.

1991 Six months exchange lectureship University of Hawaii, USA

RESEARCH GRANTS AND AWARDS

2002 Secured two travelling scholarships under the Federal Govt UMAP scheme for SVPA students to study in Thailand.

2002 Secured teaching and development grant with Dr Deborah Malor to investigate off campus/internet teaching of Fine Art theory and studio subjects.

2001 Secured Federal Govt UMAP grant to travel to Thailand to investigate the establishment of the in country elective Thai Art and Culture.

2000 Secured commission for casting of an aluminium sculpture panel for Gertrude Parker, Tiburon California, USA

1997 Secured major commission for the Pilot Art Foundry to cast three sculpture panels for the Honolulu Convention Centre, Hawaii, U.S.A.

1996 Awarded six months study leave to research a book on fine art metal casting.

1994 Secured major commission for the Pilot Art Foundry to cast a large bronze sculpture for the SAFTI army base, Singapore.

1993 Secured major commission for the Pilot Art Foundry to cast five large gates for the Maui Cultural Centre, Hawaii, U.S.A

ONE/TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2010 Fragments: Beyond the Object, Academy of the Arts Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania.

2009 Beyond Object, Foyer Gallery, ANU, Canberra, A.C.T.

2005 Living Artist Week, Pipers Brook Vineyard, Pipers Brook, Tasmania

2005 Converging Threads, Ten Days on the Island, Academy of the Arts Gallery, Launceston

2004 Converging Threads, Shaeffer International Gallery, Maui Arts & Cultural Centre Hawaii, U.S.A.

1989 Design Arts Exhibition, Design Centre of Tasmania

1984 One person exhibition, Recent Bronze Castings, Cockatoo Gallery, Launceston

1978 Two person exhibition, Eric Carr Gallery, Perth, W.A.

1977 One person exhibition, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 Growth Change Influence QVMAG, Launceston, Tasmania.

2015 Festivale Sculpture Exhibition, Design Centre of Tasmania.

2015 Reorder, Tasmanian International Arts Festival, Spring Bay, Tasmania.

2015 Works on Paper, Gallery Pejean , Launceston, Tas.

2014 Winner $10,000 Artentwine Sculpture Prize, Goaty Hill, Tas.

2014 Sculpture 2014, Gallery Pejean, Launceston, Tas.

2014 Summer Show Gallery Pejean , Launceston, Tas.

2011 Think Tank, Artists Visual Diaries, Academy Gallery, UTAS, Launceston

2010 Finalist, Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award, Melbourne.

2010 Eat the View, Mill Gallery, Launceston.

2010 Connections, Scotch Oakburn College, Launceston

2007 Island-to-Island Travelling exhibition,Academy Gallery Launceston; University of Hawaii Gallery, Hawaii,
Universiti Sains, Penang, Malaysia

2006 Fifty Trees of Launceston,Academy Gallery, UTAS, Launceston

2006 9th International Shoe Box Sculpture Exhibition, University of Hawaii, U.S.A.

2005 Midnight Painters Guild and Associates, Long Gallery, Hobart

2005 Finalist Woolahra Sculpture Prize, Woollahra, Sydney

2005 Finalist Peppermint Bay Sculpture Prize, Woodbridge, Tasmania

2005 Rhapsody 21C Tasmanian Contemporary Art, Academy Gallery, UTAS, Launceston

2004 Dare To Look, Academy Gallery, UTAS, Launceston

2004 Walls of Jerusalem, Academy Gallery, UTAS, Launceston

2004 White Line Fever, Academy Gallery, UTAS, Launceston

2003 Our Piping Lane, Academy Gallery, UTAS, Launceston

2003 Travelling the Roundabout, Academy Gallery, UTAS, Launceston & Centre for the Arts, Hobart

2002 Melbourne Cup Show, Academy Gallery, UTAS, Launceston

2002 Spur, Academy Gallery, UTAS, Launceston

2001 Souvenir Show, University Gallery, Launceston

1999 Jack in a Box, University Gallery, Launceston

1998 Divergent Views, University Gallery, Launceston

1998 The Garden Exhibition, Mclachlan Studio, Deloraine

1997 The Melbourne Cup: Glory in three minutes, two miles, Northcote Pottery, Melbourne

1997 Boxed: gifts, treasures, memories and possessions,
Institut Teknologi Mara, Malaysia

1996 6th International Shoe Box Sculpture Exhibition, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, U.S.A.

1996 Pins and Needles: Identity and Meaning, Silpakorn University, Bangkok & Chiang Mai University, Thailand.

1995 Made in Norway Sculpture Exhibition, University of Northern Territory, Darwin

1994Tasmanian Artists exhibition, Freeman Gallery, Hobart

1994 Pins and Needles, University Gallery, Launceston

1994 Fourth Contemporary Art Fair, Contemporary Australian Sculpture, Melbourne

1994 Sculpture Invitation Exhibition, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

1994 5th International Shoe Box Sculpture Exhibition, University of Hawaii U.S.A.

1994 5th International Shoe Box Sculpture Exhibition, work selected to travel in USA and Pacific Rim countries

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2009 Sculpture, Twist, Newnham Campus, University of Tasmania

2007 Sculpture, Earthdrill Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery

2007 Sculpture, Bolt Academy of the Arts Campus, UTAS

2006 Collaborative Sculpture, Somersault, Punchbowl Primary School, Launceston

2006 Sculpture, Wrap, Tasmanian Fire Service, Youngtown

2001 Sculpture, Y2, Newnham Campus, UTAS

2000 Rack, Degrees Restaurant, Newnham Campus, UTAS

1998 Rack, University Bistro, Newnham campus, UTAS

1996 Sculpture, Strainer, Spreyton Primary School, Tasmania

1994 Sculpture, Pulse, Hellyer College Burnie, Tasmania

1989 Sculpture, Launceston General Hospital, Tasmania

1988 Sculpture, Rack, Tasman Regional Library, Rosny, Hobart, Tasmania

1975 Cross, St. Georges Church of England, Launceston

WORK IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston

Visual Arts Board Collection, Australia Council

Burnie Art Gallery

City of Mildura Arts Centre

University of Tasmania, Newnham campus

University of Tasmania, Inveresk campus

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart

Wesley College, University of Melbourne

University of Northern Territory

Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

West Tamar Council Sculpture Collection, Launceston, Tasmania.

REFERRED TEXTS AND JOURNALS

Backhouse, S 1988
Tasmanian Artists of the Twentieth Century
Pandari Press Hobart, pp 92-93

Berg, Pamille September 2004
Converging Threads
Maui Arts & Cultural Center pp 5

Brown, Paul James September 12 2004
MACC's Cool Threads the Maui News C1

Davies, J 1978
Earth and Steel, Mildura's Seventh Sculpture Triennial.
Art and Australia Vol. 6 No. 1, pp. 45-46.

Freedman, Steve September 2004
Hamilton & Hickman 'Converging Threads'
Maui Arts & Cultural Centre
Exhibition Catalogue pp 1,2,3.

Germaine, M 1979
Artists and Galleries in Australia
Boolarong Publications, Brisbane, p 219

Goldman, Rita August/Sept 2004
'Unlikely Connections'
Centerpiece, Maui Arts and Cultural Magazine
pp 14,15,16,17

Hansen, D 1994
City of Hobart Art Prize
Australian Art Monthly March No 67 pp12
April No 68, pp 38

Hutchison, N. 1985
Australian Sculpture Now
Art Network No. 17, pp 35

Kolenberg, H. 1985,
Six Contemporary Artists,
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
pp 6, 8 and 9

Malor, Deborah 2005
Claiming Ground, 25 years of Tasmania's
Art in Public Building Scheme pp 14, 38

Milford, Madeleine Oct 2001
University of Tasmania
David Hamilton
Alumni magazine Issue no 20,
pp 12 and 13

Morse, Marcia, September 2005
David Hamilton and Pat Hickman at
The Maui Arts and Cultural Centre
Art in America pp163, 164

Newport, Mark Summer 1995
Pat Hickman
Fiberarts, pp 11.

Ridgers, J 1983/1
Pilot Art Foundry
Craft Australia, Autumn, pp 64-65

Scarlett, K 1980
Australian Sculptors 1830-1977, pp 237
Thomas Nelson Australia, Melbourne

Sturgeon, G 1982
Sculpture at Mildura,
Mildura City Council, n.d. pp. 86, 105

Sturgeon, G 1984
Australian Sculpture Now, Second Australian
Sculpture Triennial.
National Gallery of Victoria pp 36, 100, 101

Taylor, Peter April 2005
The problem with Creative Sculpture and why
we care, Open Gates Converging Threads pp 2
University of Tasmania, Academy Gallery

Thomas, Daniel May 2005
Ten Days on the Island 2005
The exhibition round-up
Art Monthly pp 33

University of Tasmania May 1996
Warriors in bronze, Research News, Number 11