Claire Mooney

Born     1977, Melbourne



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



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



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


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



Bundoora Homestead (Darebin City Council) Art Collection

Athenaeum Club Contemporary Art Collection
Private collections, Melbourne