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JESS HALL
Jess Hall is a painter working primarily in watercolour and oils.  Jess has a continuing interest in creating new forms out of existing scientific diagrams and collections of botanical and insect specimens. Jess completed first class Honours at Queensland College of Art and relocated to Melbourne in 2006 where she completed the Masters in Fine Art at Victorian College of the Arts and Music.  Jess' work has been purchased for public collections and has also featured in numerous art prizes, group and solo exhibitions.  Jess was awarded an Australia Council Art Start Grant in 2010.

 

EDUCATION

2010 Masters in Fine Art at Victorian College of the Arts and Music (VCAM)
2005 First Class Honours in Fine Art, Queensland College of Art (QCA) Griffith University, Brisbane
2003 Bachelor of Visual Art in Fine Art, Majoring in Painting, QCA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 New Work, St Heliers Street Gallery, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne
2012 Swarm Series, red gallery, Melbourne
2011 St Heliers Street Gallery, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne
2010 Exhibition at Tape Space, Melbourne
2009 Hidden Futures, c3 contemporary art space, Melbourne
2009 Exhibition at Postgraduate Gallery, VCAM, Melbourne
2004 Unknown Southern Land, Klug Contemporary, Brisbane

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013 Clayton Utz Launch Art Award Finalist, Brisbane
2013 Linden Postcard Prize, Melbourne
2012 Belle Arti Chapman & Bailey Art Award, Melbourne
2012 Clayton Utz Launch Art Award Finalist, Brisbane
2012 Interstate Romance, Pseudo Space, Sydney, curated by Jonathan Mcburnie
2011 The rest is silence, Death be Kind, Melbourne, curators Claire Lambe & Elvis Richardson
2011 Belle Arti Chapman & Bailey Art Award, Melbourne
2011 Salon exhibition, St Heliers Street Gallery, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne
2011 Agendo Emerging Art Prize Finalist, St Heliers Street Gallery, Melbourne
2011 Charity art raffle for the Asylum Seekers Resource Centre, Mars Gallery, Port Melbourne
2011 St Heliers Street Gallery, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne
2010 Other Msconceptions, Level Ari, Brisbane, curator Jo Diball
2010 The Curious Collector, Project Gallery, QCA, Brisbane
2009 Graduate Masters Exhibition, VCAM, Melbourne
2009 Mid year show at the Postgraduate Gallery, VCAM, Melbourne
2009 Order/Disorder, c3 contemporary art space, Melbourne
2008 We Make Good Pets, Metro Arts, Brisbane, curator Jo Diball
2007 The Micro Macro Show of the x-umbiliQCA, College Gallery, Brisbane
2007 Linden Postcard Prize, Melbourne
2005 Thiess Art Prize Finalist, Dell Gallery, QCA, Brisbane
2005 Chimera Graduate Honours Show, QCA
2005 Collaberratum, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2005 Studio 6.09, College Gallery, Brisbane
2004 Science Meets Art Finalist, Parliament House, Brisbane
2004 15 Artists Finalist, Redcliffe City Gallery
2004 Churchie Emerging National Art Prize Finalist
2003 Thiess Art Prize Finalist, Dell Gallery, QCA, Brisbane

WORKSHOPS AND RESIDENCIES

2008 Artist in Residence at Siena College, Camberwell, Melbourne
2005 Artist in Residence at Somerville House Girls School, Brisbane
2004 Facilitator for workshops in painting for Ministers Art Award Recipients, QCA, Brisbane

COLLECTIONS

2011 Gold Coast University Hospital
2010 Mater Private Hospital Collection
2009 Mater Children's Hospital Collection
2004 Moreton Bay Regional Council Art Collection
2004 Gadens Lawyers

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2011 Recipient of an Australia Council ArtStart Grant (2010-2011)
2003 Griffith Award for Academic Excellence

 

 

 

 

 

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