613 Stanley St, Woolloongabba Qld 4102
p: +61 7 3891 5551 ~ e: email@wag.com.au
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Saturday 9am-3pm

Clare Purser

Bio

Web www.clarepurser.com
instagram www.instagram.com/clarepurserstudio 

Education

1996 Bachelor of Art with Honours, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane

1993-95 Bachelor of Art, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane

1991 Certificate of Art and Design, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane

Awards

2017 Finalist, The Brisbane Art Prize, Judith Wright Centre, Brisbane

2017 Finalist, Moreton Bay Region Art Awards, Pine Rivers Art Gallery,

2016 Winner, Milburn Art Award, Metcalfe Gallery, Brisbane Institute of Art, Brisbane

2016 Finalist, The Brisbane Art Prize, The Judith Wright Centre, Brisbane

2016 Finalist, Moreton Bay Region Art Awards, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Strathpine

2015 Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2015, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Caloundra

2015 Finalist, Milburn Art Award, Metcalfe Gallery, Brisbane Institute of Art, Brisbane

2015 Finalist, Moreton Bay Region Art Awards, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Strathpine

2014 Finalist, Redland Art Awards, Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland

2014 Finalist, Lethbridge 10 000 - Lethbridge Gallery, Paddington, Brisbane

2004 Winner, The Jack McClure Memorial Award, The Pumphouse North Shore Art Awards, Takapuna, Auckland

1996 Winner, The Tweed Valley Art Prize for Painting, Tweed Valley Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah, New South Wales

Individual Exhibitions

2017 Between Land & Sea Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Brisbane

2016 To The Island, The Manly Gallery, Manly, Brisbane, Australia

2004 Land Water Sky, The Depot Artspace, Devonport, Auckland

2003 Night Sailing, Doggett Street Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

1999 Departure, Doggett Street Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Recent Group Exhibitions

2016 Artists Choice, Anthea Polson Art, Main Beach, Brisbane

2016 23 Degrees, A Landscape Exhibition, Woollongabba Art Gallery, Woollongabba

2015 LoveScape, Lovelove Studio, Milton, Brisbane

2014 Depot Artspace Members Show, The Depot Artspace, Devonport, Auckland

2012 Vernacular Landscapes, The Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, Devonport, Auckland

2010 Small Studies, Paintings by Clare Purser & Robyn Gibson, Satellite Gallery, Auckland

2009 The Landscape Within, The Depot Artspace, Devonport, Auckland

2008 100 Women Self Portraits, Oz Gallery, Ponsonby, Auckland

Recent Publications

‘Considerations of place and belonging; Australia and the idea of ‘landscape’’, Alicia Lane, print catalogue, 23 Degrees, Woolloongabba Art Gallery, 2016

Milburn Art Prize ‘Judge’s Comments’ by Pat Hoffie, online catalogue, Milburn Art Prize, 2016 https://brisart.org/index.php/enter/judges-comments

‘The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2015’, exhibition print catalogue, The Sunshine Coast Council

‘41 finalists contest for prestigious Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2D category’, My Sunshine Coast,

16th June 2015, online - http://mysunshinecoast.com.au/news/news-display/41-finalists-contest-for-prestigious-sunshine-coast-art-prize-2d-category,38840

‘Redland Art Awards 2014’, exhibition print catalogue, Redland Art Gallery

‘Vernacular Landscapes at the Torpedo Bay Navy Museum’ by Erin Forsyth, The Depot Press 2nd October, 2012, online - https://nzculturalgenealogymapping.wordpress.com

‘Small Studies’, The Auckland Herald, 2nd September, 2010, New Zealand, online - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/aucklander/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503372&objectid=11001689

‘Big scope in small art shows’, T.J. McNamara, The New Zealand Herald, New Zealand, 25th September, 2010, online - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=10676040

‘Small Studies’, The Big Idea, New Zealand, 1st September, 2010, online - https://www.thebigidea.nz/news/whats-on-show-reviews/2010/sep/73981-small-studies