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

FINALIST

2018 | ‘The Wayward’, selected as a finalist in the Bruny18, Alonnah, Bruny Island, Tasmania.
2018 | ‘Somewhere Else Unknown’, selected as Major Prize Winner 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