DENNIS MCCART Curriculum Vitae 2018

TERTIARY EDUCATION 

2012 | Griffith University, Queensland College of Art, South Bank, Brisbane, Master
of Arts in Visual Art with First Class Honours.  
2011 | Griffith University, Queensland College of Art, South Bank, Brisbane, Master
of Arts in Visual Art. 
2000 | Griffith University, Queensland College of Art, Seven Hills, Brisbane, Graduate Certificate in Digital Design. 
1998 | Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Bachelor of Arts (Drama). 

EMPLOYMENT 

2010 - 2016 | Practicing Artist
2005 - 2010 | Senior Visual Merchandiser, Myer Chermside, Brisbane, Queensland (Part‐time)
2001 - 2013 | Freelance Web Designer and Graphic Designer, BentelyWolff Designs, Brisbane, Australia (Part‐time).
2000 - 2016 | Stay at home Parent
1996 - 2000 | Senior Visual Merchandiser, Myer, Indooroopilly, Queensland
1987 - 1996 | Senior Visual Merchandiser, Myer Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland

EXHIBITIONS

2018 | Changes: Forty Years of Art Practice, POP Gallery, 27 Logan Rd Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Australia.
2016 | Above and Below, The Japan Foundation, Chippendale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
2016 | Unregulated Spaces, Redlands Regional Art Gallery, Redland City Council, Capalaba, Queensland, Australia.
2015 | Beneath our Feet, The Hold Art Space, West End, Queensland, Australia.
2014 | Journey Through the Edgelands, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.
2013 | Edgelands a Retrospective, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Moreton Bay Regional Council, Strathpine, Queensland, Australia. 
2013 | Banality to Beauty, Brisbane City Council Library, Bulimba, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
2012 | Edgeland 2, Graduate Art Show + Espresso Garage Awards, Griffith University Art Gallery, South Bank campus, Queensland, Australia.
2012 | Edgelands, POP Gallery, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
2012 | New Paintings, The 2012 Brisbane Senses Art Exhibition, Riverside Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
2011 | Servitude, Project Gallery, Griffith University, South Bank campus, Brisbane, Queensland,  Australia.
2011 | From Banality to Beauty, Percolator Gallery, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland.
2011 | New Paintings, The 2011 Brisbane Senses Art Exhibition, Riverside Centre, Brisbane, Queensland. 
2011 | The Stand, The Goondiwindi P&A Society Aspects Art Exhibition, Goondiwindi, Queensland.
2010 | Components, The 2011 Brisbane Senses Art Exhibition, Riverside Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
2009 | New Paintings, The 2009 Brisbane Senses Art Exhibition, Riverside Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
2006 | Brisbane Art Expo, RNA Show Grounds, Brisbane, Queensland.
2005 | Viewing the Viewer, Dogget St Gallery, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland.
1998 | The Master - an online theatre project, Graduation Exhibition, Digital Media Exhibition, QUT University, Brisbane, Queensland.
1998 | The Maker, Visual Theatre performance, QUT University, Queensland.
1998 | Duchamp’s Glass, multimedia CD-Rom and digital prints exhibition, QUT University, Queensland.
1997 | The Tearing, solo exhibition of paintings, Roar Studios, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria.
1997 | Ubu Roi, visual theatre performance piece, QUT University, Queensland.
1994 | Figure in the Landscape, an exhibition of paintings, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Queensland.
1994 | Chair, McWhirters Galleries, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland.
1993 | The Dancers, group exhibition, Roar Gallery, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria.
1993 | THREE ARTISTS, group exhibition, Metro Arts, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Queensland.

FINALIST

2018 | ‘Somewhere Else Unknown’, selected as finalist in the Marie Ellis OAM Prize for Drawing.
2018 | ‘A Moment for Stillness’, selected as finalist in the Lethbridge 10000 Small Scale Art Award.
2018 | ‘Into the Light’, selected as finalist in the Lethbridge 10000 Small Scale Art Award.
2018 | ‘The Long Walk Home’, selected as finalist in the Lethbridge 10000 Small Scale Art Award.
2016 | ‘The Weight of Stillness’, selected as finalist in the Redland Art Awards, Redlands Regional Art Gallery, Cleveland,
2017 | ‘The Weird’, selected as finalist in the Clayton Utz Art Prize. 
2017 | ‘The Fallen’, selected as finalist in the Moreton Bay Regional Council Art Award. 
2017 | ‘Remnants of Time Before’, selected as finalist in the Rotary Art Spectacular Award, Qld. 
2016 | ‘Monarch of the Edgelands’, selected as finalist in the Kennedy Art Award, Unley, SA, Adelaide. 
2016 | ‘The Weight of Stillness’, selected as finalist in the Redland Art Awards, Redlands Regional Art Gallery, Cleveland, 
2016 | ‘Rosetta enters the realm of Cerberus’, selected as finalist in the Annual Open Exhibition Prize 2016, Frankston Art Centre.
2016 | ‘The Arena - Colmslie drains’, selected as finalist in the Lethbridge 10000 Small Scale Art Award.
2016 | ‘Monarch of the Edgelands’, selected as finalist in the Moreton Bay Regional Council Art Award.
2016 | ‘A space for Imagination’, selected as finalist in the Millburn Art Prize.
2015 | ‘Crossroads’, selected as finalist in the Clayton Utz Art Prize.
2015 | ‘Obelisk’, selected as finalist in the Whyalla Art Prize.
2015 | ‘Lost Edgelands’, Tennyson Power Station selected as finalist in the Moreton Bay Regional Council Art Award.
2015 | ‘Rosetta enters the realm of Cerberus’, selected as finalist in the Lethbridge 10000 Art Award.
2013 | ‘Edgeland’, selected as finalist in the GAS Art Show, Griffith University.

AQUISITIONS     

2016 | ‘Beach of Detritus’, acquired by Redlands Regional Art Gallery, Redland City Council, Capalaba, Qld. 

MEDIA

Radio interviews

2015 | Radio Interview by Bep Torkington, 4EB Brisbane on the Beneath your Feet exhibition at the Hold Art Space.

2011 | Radio Interview by Richard Lancaster, 99.7FM Brisbane on the Banality to Beauty exhibition at Percolator Gallery

Newspaper articles

2015 | Southeast Advertiser 2015, Brisbane News: review Beneath your Feet exhibition.

2013 | Pine Rivers Press/North Lakes Advertiser 2013. review of Edgelands at Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Moreton Bay Regional Council, Strathpine, Queensland. 

2013 | Southeast Advertiser 2013, Brisbane News, review of the Graduate Art Show + Espresso Garage Awards, Griffith University Art Gallery, South Bank campus, Queensland. 

2005 | Southeast advertisers 2005, review of Viewing the Viewer at Dogget St Gallery, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland

Online articles

2018 | Griffith University Alumni newsletter 2018 - Link

2018 | Changes: Forty Years of Art Practice, The ARI Remix Collective _ Link

2016 | Award-winning Australian landscape artworks coming to the Redlands, Tattersalls Club Landscape Art Award 2016 _ Link

2016 | Brisbane artist brings beauty of manhole covers to life, Sydney Morning Herald _ Link

2016 | Dennis McCart: Unregulated spaces, Art Collector _ Link

2012 | Here Now, Queensland College of art Graduate exhibition Queensland College of Art, Brisbane _ Link

2011 | To that which is, Queensland College of art Graduate exhibition , Queensland College of Art, Brisbane _ Link