Jennifer O’Brien   C.V

 

1954  Born in Sydney, lives and works in Australia

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Art Education, College of Fine Arts, Paddington 2007

Master of Art (Photomedia), College of Fine Arts, Paddington 1998

Bachelor of Visual Arts (Sculpture), Sydney College of the Arts, Balmain  1984                        

                          

EXHIBITIONS

2018  

Inaugural Annual Froghollow Studios Exhibition, ARO Gallery, Darlinghurst

Sydney Art Month , Level 3,  85 William St East Sydney

Linden Postcard Show, Linden New Art, St Kilda.

CCP Salon, Melbourne

Walker St Gallery, Dandenong

Articulate turns Eight, Articulate Project Space, Leichhardt

 

2017  

Art Detour, Level 3 85 William St East Sydney

CCP Salon, Melbourne

Articulate turns Seven, Articulate Project Space, Leichhardt

 

2016   

CCP Salon, Melbourne

40x40, Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne

What’s Next? Articulate Project Space, Leichhardt

 

2015  

MOST, May Street Studios, St Peters

CCP Salon, Melbourne

40x40, Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne

 

2014  

Compact Print Show, Umbrella Studios, Toowoomba

Disease, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne

Small Works Show, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne

40x40 Art Show, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne

Colour, line, Form, Articulate Gallery, Leichhardt

 

2013  

Click Photography Show, Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne

The Human Family Project, Parliament House, Sydney

 

2012  

Articulate Project Space Leichhardt

Photography 1A Show, Brunswick St Art Gallery, Melbourne

Linden Contemporary Art Centre, Melbourne

The Human Family Project, Pine Street Arts Centre, Chippendale

 

2011

Kodak Photography Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

Small Works, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne

John Fries Memorial Prize, Blackfriars off Broadway, Sydney

Click Photography Exhibition, Brunswick St Art Gallery, Melbourne

 

2010

Head On, ACP, Paddington

Picture This, Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne

Articulate Project Space, Leichhardt

 

2008

Open Studio, Alice Street, Newtown.

Untitled, Old Scout Hall Studio, Mt. Victoria

 

2007  

Open Studio, Alice Street, Newtown.

 

2006   

Gallery Exhibition, Katoomba

 

2005   

Red……. Ends, Level One, 16 Marsden St, Camperdown (Paintings).

 

2004

Criminal Expressions, Artists Gallery, Katoomba (Paintings).

 

2002 

The Radio Show’, Studio 69, Leichhardt (Drawings).

 

2001     

Body Parts, Rear 59, Annandale (Sculpture).

 

2000     

Object of Desire, Women Sculptors Exhibition, ABC Foyer, Ultimo.

 

1998    

Lure, Maudspace, Glebe.

Lost Dog, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Camperdown

 

1997   

Stepwise, Group show, Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney.

Colour,Paul Sorenson Gallery, Everglades Gardens, Leura.

 

1996

Journeys III, Ardt Gallery, Leichhardt.

Out of the Frame, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney University.

Snatch. Performance Space Gallery.

Femartism, International Women’s Day Group show, Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong.

Between the Teeth, Group show, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Camperdown.

Stepwise, Group show, Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong.

 

1995   

Out City Projections, Green Park, Darlinghurst.

Pieces, Group show, Spiral Arm Gallery, Canberra.

 

1993     

Slip, Group show, T.A.P. Darlinghurst.

 

1990     

Her Place, Group exhibition, Arena Art Space, Wollongong.

 

1988 

We Have Survived Exhibition and Auction, Australian Centre for Photography, Paddington

 

1987

Women’s Art Show, Sydney Wharf, The Rocks.

 

1985

Artificial Museum of History, Group Exhibitions by Mixed Metaphors, Bondi Pavilion Gallery.

 

COLLABORATIVE WORKS

2011 

Block, collaborative large drawing installation with Cath Brophy, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Camperdown

 

1999

The Virtual Cloakroom, Soft Where Hard Dithering Multimedia Show, with MMCC at Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Camperdown

 

1986

Catwalk Talks – Lessons in Femininity’. in collaboration with Linda Patterson, Heffron Hall, Darlinghurst.

 

1994 

The Secret lies in the Garden, Multi-Media installation, with Multi-Media Checkout Chicks (MMCC)

Fleeing from Victory’, mixed media installation, with MMCC, Metro Theatre, George St, Sydney.

 

1995

Hysteria, Group Show  with MMCC ,Polymorph Gallery, Enmore.

 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

Finalist John Fries Memorial Prize. Blackfriars Sydney 2011

Curator’s Prize, Bent Art, Katoomba 2006

Pat Corrigan Grant, NAVA 1999

Mardi Gras Funding Grant 1999

Pat Corrigan Grant, NAVA 1994

 

CURATED EXHIBITIONS

2017

Created  Project Kollective Spaces (PKS) a collective for artists, designers, and other fields of study

The Sky is Falling……., Bondi Pavilion Gallery, Bondi, September 19 – October 1, curating ten artists.

 

1999    

Curated show ‘Soft Where Hard Dithering’ with Jillian Hayden, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Camperdown as part of Mardi Gras Festival.

 

PUBLICATIONS

2017

MMCC Six Ways to Love a Tree, Sydney, Australia

 

1997

Ashburn, E. Lesbian Art: An Encounter with Power. Sydney: Art and Australia