Kerry Holland


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Curriculum Vitae


Curriculum Vitae May 2016  Kerry Holland 


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2012- 2015                   Brisbane Institute of Art; Ceramics with Peter Biddulph

2012                            Ignatian Immersion Course Manresa, Spain

1995                            Professional Practice, Glen Henderson

1994                            Advanced Painting, with Madonna Staunton

                                   Brisbane Institute of Art, Queensland

1983-84                       Fine Arts, Claremont Art School, Western Australia

1980                            Portraiture with Basil Hennessey RA, Oxford Polytechnic, Oxford, UK

1970                            Dip. Ed. University of Western Australia

1978                            B.Sc. (Physics) University of Western Australia


Current Work               “A New Gravity”, paintings and ceramics, Percolator Gallery,

 Paddington, Qld, May 2016


Selected Exhibitions


2014                            Innately Tender, Percolator Gallery, Paddington, Brisbane,

2013                            The Possibility of Lightness, Percolator Gallery, Paddington, Brisbane,

2011                            Song Graydon Gallery, New Farm. Qld,  

2008-10                       Requiem/from death through to new life , ACU Gallery, Melbourne, Vic. 

     and St John's Anglican Cathedral; Brisbane.

2004                            Distillations, Charles Ginn Gallery, Paddington, Qld,  

2005                            Gloria in Excelsis, ACU National Regional Gallery, Banyo, Qld,

2000                            Portraits 1996 – 2000 An Exhibition by Kerry Holland, Customs House Art Gallery, Qld.e                            


Joint Exhibitions

2010                            Interior Dialogue, Graydon Gallery, New Farm, Qld, with Jennifer Long

2005                            Something True, Ochre Gallery, Melbourne, Vic., with Isobel Clement

1996                            Through the Back Door, Robert Hughes Gallery, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Qld,

   with Patricia Harper


National Exhibitions

2013 - 2014                  Blake Prize Exhibition , University of Sydney Gallery, N.S.W., selected to tour

2010                            Mandorla Art Award Exhibition, Fremantle, W.A, selected to tour

2001-2007                    National Portrait Gallery, semi-permanent collection , Canberra.              

2006                             Melbourne Affordable Art Show, Royal Exhibition Hall, Vic.

                                   Prospect Portrait Prize 2001,Prospect Gallery, Adelaide, S.A.,selected

1996                            Portia Geach Memorial Art Award, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, N.S.W.,                                   selected 1995                         Portia    Geach Memorial Art Award, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, N.S.W.,                           

   Mary MacKillop a Tribute; Power House Museum, Sydney N. S. W., toured to ACU.


Selected Awards

2012                  Nona Metcaffe Award, BIA

2012                           Ceramics Prize, BIA

2012                           Delphine O'Shea bequest funding for Ignatian Immersion Course, Spain

2006                           Highly Commended Gwenda Donaldson Art Award, Brisbane,Qld

2005                           Highly Commended Gwenda Donaldson  Art Award, Brisbane,Qld

2004                           Scots PGC College Art Prize, Warwick, Qld

                                  Gwenda Donaldson  Art Award, Brisbane, Qld


Selected Collections

                        La Cova, Centre for Ignatian Spirituality, Manresa, Spain.

                        St Ignatius College Riverview, NSW

                        Wesley College, Sydney University, NSW

                         The Wesley Hospital, Brisbane

                         St John’s College, University of Queensland, Brisbane. QLD.

                                 Cromwell College, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld.


Selected Publications

                  Australian Catholic Magazine; Arts interview, March 2013.

                  Painting Life, Kerry Holland; DVD by Bardon Studios, 2011

                  Requiem/from death through to new life, small book, Kerry Holland, 2007

                  The Age –review of ‘Something True’ exhibition, P. Webb, Oct 2006

                  Never upstaged biography of Babette Stephens, Jay Mckee, 2004

                  Speech by Governor General – Launching of the Circle of Friends of National Portrait Gallery,                  ACT, 2001.

                  ArtSound – Radio interview with Philip O’Brien at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra;

                  Textile Fibre Forum, Vol 18, issue 3, no.56, 1999

                  David Busch Programme – 4QR, ABC Radio National Interview by David Busch 10-9-1996.

                  A Breach of Trust – The Weekend Australian, Giles Auty.Portia Geach Prize Exhn, 12-13                                     October, 1996.

                  MacKillop A Tribute – Honeysett press. Editor; Andrew Wilson Leichhardt, N.S.W. 1995.

                  Hands on for Babette – Courier Mail, Richard Waller. 22-8-1995

                  Compass – Channel 2, ABC TV, February, 1995 (still of ‘Butterflies for Mary’).