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EDUCATION

  • 1994 Master of Fine Arts Queensland University of Technology
  • 1984 Post Graduate Diploma Fine Arts Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney
  • 1982 Bachelor Visual Arts Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney
  • 1980-4 National Art School, East Sydney
  • 1980-4 Tom Bass Sculpture School, Sydney

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

  • 2002 Lecturer, Griffith University, Brisbane
  • 1992-4, 1997 Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
  • 1985, 1987-9 Tutor, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst
  • 1981-4, 1989 Lecturer, Sydney College of the Arts

SOLO AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2013/14 Fellow Humans, The Museum of Brisbane
  • 2013 The imperceptible something, Caboolture Regional Gallery
  • 2011 Spent Time, Michael Reid, Sydney
  • 2010 Something Like This, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane
  • 2008 Frank, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane
  • 2006 Wild Blue Yonder, Jan Manton Art Brisbane
  • 2006 Doubletake, Museum of Brisbane
  • 2006 Animals in Allegory, QUT Art Museum
  • 2005 A Silent Walk, QUT Art Museum
  • 2004 Light Reading, Gallery 482, Brisbane
  • 2004 Temperature A Survey of Queensland Sculptors. Museum of Brisbane
  • 2003 Leave your gloves at the door, Gallery 482, Brisbane
  • 2002 Woollahra Sculpture Prize, Sydney
  • 2002 The colour and the shape, Thornquest Gallery, Gold Coast
  • 2001 Gold Coast Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast
  • 2001 Whatmore new Sculptures, Gallery 482, Brisbane
  • 2001 Real World Art, QUT Cultural Precinct Art Museum, Brisbane
  • 2001 Thursday Plantation East Coast Sculpture Show, Ballina
  • 2001 Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
  • 2000 Gravitas, Gallery 482, Brisbane
  • 1998 Celebrating Conversation 1988 – 1998, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst
  • 1998 This Thing, Gallery 482, Brisbane
  • 1998 Gold Coast Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast
  • 1997 Still Moving, Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Woollahra
  • 1996 Queensland Designer Makers, Metro Arts, Brisbane
  • 1995 Living with the master, Palace Gallery, Brisbane
  • 1994 Everything must go, Loading Bay, Museum of Modern Art, Brisbane
  • 1993 Happenstance, Royal Institute of Architects, Brisbane
  • 1992 Sculpture, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst
  • 1991 The Bathurst 4, Bathurst Regional Gallery, Bathurst
  • 1990 Sculpture, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst
  • 1989 Under the Greenhouse, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney University, Sydney
  • 1985 Sculpture, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst
  • 1984 Graduate Diploma of Visual Arts Exhibition of 1983, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney
  • 1984 Sculpture, The Performance Space, Sydney

AWARDS / PRIZES

  • 2014 Winston Churchill Memorial Fellow
  • 2008 Finalist, Wynne Prize, Landscape & Sculpture, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
  • 2002 Australia Council New Work Grant
  • 2002 Finalist, Woollahra Sculpture Prize, Sydney
  • 2001 Winner, Gold Coast Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast
  • 2001 Jury Prize for Artistic Excellence, Thursday Plantation East Coast Sculpture Show, Ballina
  • 2001 Finalist, Wynne Prize, Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
  • 1998 Finalist, Gold Coast Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

  • 2003 Leaning Toward Heaven, Ruthven Street, Toowoomba City Council
  • 2000 Darra Surban Centre Improvement Project, Brisbane City Council
  • 2000 Bald Hills Suburban Centre Improvement Project, Brisbane City Council
  • 1999 Relief sculpture, Sebel Hotel, Brisbane
  • 1997 Relief sculpture, Mariner Reach, Newstead
  • 1997 Features furniture, Beaches Apartment, Gold Coast
  • 1988 Conversation, Bathurst

COLLECTIONS

  • Gold Coast City Art Gallery
  • Queensland University of Technology Cultural Precinct Art Museum
  • Sydney Children’s Hospital, Westmead
  • Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst
  • Quintrex Australia, Gold Coast
  • Private collections Brisbane, Sydney, Bathurst, Hong Kong, Los Angeles

PUBLICATIONS

  • Morrell, Tim, Preview, Australian Art Collector, Issue 44, April-June 2008, pg. 263
  • Exhibition listing, The Australian Financial Review, Thursday 1st May 2008
  • Feeney, Kate, Artist Gives a Frank, Brisbane Times Online, 21st May 2008 (Read Article)
  • Fraser, Margie, Something Old, something new, Indesign Magazine, Issue 26, August 2006, pp. 194-198
  • Brown, Phil, Imprisoned in these city walls, The Courier Mail, 17 October 2006, pg. 55
  • Kolenberg, Hendrik, Seeking the Human, exhibition catalogue, Jan Manton Art, 2006
  • Michele Helmrich, Gone Troppo, Australian Art Review, July 2004
  • Brown, Phil, ‘Homegrown’, Brisbane News, 14 June 2000
  • Maccheroni Collins, Kate, ‘Hart is a dab hand when it comes to artwork’, The Courier Mail, 4 July 1998
  • Durham, Alison, ‘Man made’, Australian Country Looks, August 1996, 86 – 87
  • Hedger, Michael, Public Sculpture in Australia, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1995
  • Donnelly, Fiona, ‘Style revolution’, The Courier Mail, 16 December 1995
  • Griffiths, Bruce, ‘Lasting gifts for future’, Western Advocate, 21 November 1988
  • Maloon, Terence, ‘Pure prodigy – no preservatives added’, Sydney Morning Herald, 3 December 1983