BIOGRAPHY

 

Claire Mooney

Born    

1977, Melbourne

 

EDUCATION

2010     

Postgraduate Diploma of Education (Visual Art),  University of Melbourne

2004     

Master of Visual Art , Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

1999    

Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting), RMIT University, Melbourne

 

AWARDS & GRANTS 

2018    

Finalist / St Kevin's Art Award

2015     

City of Yarra Small Projects Grant

2014     

Finalist / City of Albany Art Prize

2009     

Finalist / Agendo 2009

Finalist / Substation Contemporary Arts Prize

2008     

NAVA Janet Holmes à Court grant
Melbourne Fringe Festival Visual Arts Award

2004     

Winner / Athenaeum Club Visual Arts Award
Highly Commended / ANZ Visual Arts Fellowship Award
Winner / David Teleskivi Memorial Sculpture Prize
Winner / Galloway Lawson Award

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020     

A part and between, Five Walls, Melbourne

Fugitive Geometries, Gallerysmith, Melbourne

2019     

Uncertain Equilibrium  (mural) Richmond Library, Yarra Council

2016     

Pattern Remains, Rubicon ARI, Melbourne

2015     

Lost Forms, c3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne

2013    

 A Slow Swarm Across the Surface, Red Gallery, Melbourne

2008     

Over & Out, Bus, Melbourne

2006     

At which point…, Bus, Melbourne

2005     

26 Colours, Bus, Melbourne


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018     

Accession, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre

Exploration 18, Flinders Lane Gallery

St Kevin's Art Show, St Kevin's College

2017      

Notfair Artfair 5, Windsor, Melbourne

2016      

Resolutions: Creating liminal spaces, studioFive Gallery, Melbourne

2015    

The Mad Minute: Rubicon Fundraiser Exhibition, Rubcion ARI, Melbourne
Place & Space, Red Gallery, Melbourne

2014     

City of Albany Art Prize Exhibition, City of Albany Town Hall, WA
Connections: Teaching, Art & Life, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne

Pinpoint: Banyule Contemporary Art Fair, Curated by Claire Watson, Hatch          Contemporary Art Space

2013      

Sensations of Artmaking: Triumphs, Torments & Risk-taking, Curated by Purnima Ruanglertbutr, Victorian Artists’ Society, Melbourne

2012      

Crossing Boundaries: Teacher Artmaker Project, Curated by Purnima Ruanglertbutr, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne

2010      

Something in the Air, Curated by Martina Copley, Gipps Street Gallery, Melbourne

2009      

Post, Place Gallery, Melbourne

Agendo 2009, Phoenix Gallery, Deakin University, Melbourne
Substation Contemporary Arts Prize Exhibition, Substation, Melbourne

2008      

Postcards, messages from the past, Curated by Shanley Burney, 141 Mailbox, Melbourne

Bus vs Blindside: Rumble in the Gallery, Curated by Charity Bramwell, City Library Gallery, Melbourne

2006      

Lexicon, Curated by Martina Copley, City Library Gallery, Melbourne
Postscript, Curated by Simon Gregg, RMIT Project Space, Melbourne
Minute Possibilities, Red Gallery, Melbourne

2005      

Translation, Curated by Martina Copley, 101 Gallery, Melbourne

New Painting Heroes, Curated by Viv Miller, Downtown Art Space, Adelaide
Graduates 2004, Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne

2004      

Special, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne
VCA Graduate Show, Victorian College of the Arts
Athenaeum Club Visual Arts Award Exhibition, Athenaeum Club, Melbourne

 ANZ Visual Arts Fellowship Award Exhibition, ANZ Bank, Melbourne

 

COLLECTIONS

Bundoora Homestead (Darebin City Council) Art Collection

Athenaeum Club Contemporary Art Collection
Private collections, Melbourne