Amber Koroluk-Stephenson Curriculum Vitae

Born 1988, lives and works in Hobart, Tasmania

Gallery representation with the Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

Education

2011 Post Graduate Diploma in Fine Art (Painting), University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania

2010 Bachelor of Fine Art with Honours (Painting), University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania

2007-2009 Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting and Photography Double Major), University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania

Selected Solo Exhibitions and Projects

2017 Middle Ground (upcoming), 541 Arts Space, Sydney

2017 In the painter's veil (upcoming), Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne

2017 Homeland (upcoming), Devonport Regional Gallery Project Gallery, Devonport, Tasmania

2016 Outside the Garden Wall, Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

2016 Many Sided Face, Contemporary Art Tasmania Project Space, Hobart, Tasmania

2014 Beyond the Gate, Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

2014 Half Full / Half Empty, Archive Space, Sydney, NSW and Sawtooth ARI, Launceston, Tasmania

2013 Quixotic Habitation, MOP Projects, Sydney

2012 Spaces Between, Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

2011 Closer to Home, Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

Selected Group and Finalist Exhibitions

2017 Glover in Arcadia, Rosny Barn, coordinated by Clarence City Council in partnership with 10 Days on the Island, Hobart, Tasmania

2017 Never Even, Visual Bulk, Hobart, Tasmania

2017 Home Show, Constance Artist Run Initiative, Hobart, Tasmania

2016 Portia Geach Memorial Award - Finalist, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney

2016 Tidal: National Art Award - Finalist, Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmania

2016 Front Up, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney

2016 Redland Art Awards - Finalist, Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland, Queensland

2016 Albany Art Prize - Finalist, Vancouver Arts Centre, Albany, Western Australia

2016 Winter Salon : 30 Years of Exhibition, Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

2016 Appropriate Inappropriate Idea, The Curated Shelf, Hobart, Tasmania

2016 Tasmanian Portrait Prize - Finalist, Tasmanian Regional Arts, Touring Tasmania

2015 Ken Urban, Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania

2015 Under Kunanyi, Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

2015 Sawtooth ARI Review, 146 ArtsSpace, Hobart, Tasmania

2015 Long Weekend, Trocadero Art Space, Melbourne

2015 Yen Art Award - Finalist, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney

2015 Tasmanian Portrait Prize - Sponsors Choice, Touring Tasmania

2014 Take Home Archive, Archive Space, Sydney

2014 Open House, Arts Factory, Hobart, Tasmania

2013 Glover Prize - Finalist, Falls Park Pavilion, Evandale, Tasmania

2013 Paddington Art Prize - Finalist, Mary Place Gallery, Sydney

2013 Forged Environments, 146 ArtSpace, Arts Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania

2013 Poets and Painters, Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

2013 Affordable Art Fair, Gaffer, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

2013 A Century of Aesthetics, Hobart College Centenary Exhibition, Hobart, Tasmania

2013 A4, Sawtooth ARI, Launceston

2013 Constance makes the art grow stronger, Constance Artist Run Initiative, Hobart, Tasmania

2012 Sawtooth ARI Gala Fundraiser Auction, Sawtooth ARI, Launceston, Tasmania

2011 Preview Exhibition and Honours Award Exhibition, Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

2011 Open Doors, Entrepot Gallery, University of Tasmanian, Hobart, Tasmania

2011 Material Girl, Tasmanian Regional Arts, Coastal Art Gallery, Burnie, Tasmania

2011 Tasmanian School of Art: Painting Exhibition, Top Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, Tasmania

2011 Tasmanian School of Art: Petite Painting Prize, University of Tasmanian, Hobart, Tasmania

2010 Magna & Magister, Tasmanian School of Art Honours and Masters Graduate Exhibition, Plimsol Gallery, University of Tasmanian, Hobart, Tasmania

2010 Mixed Tape, Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, Tasmania

2010 Formal Please, Entrepot Gallery, University of Tasmanian, Hobart, Tasmania

2010 Birchalls Tertiary Art Prize - Finalist, NEW Gallery, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania

2010 Tasmanian School of Art: Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, Tasmania

2009 Tasmanian School of Art: Petite Painting Prize, University of Tasmanian, Hobart, Tasmania

2009 Future Legends, Tasmanian School of Art Graduate Exhibition, University of Tasmanian, Hobart, Tasmania

2009 Primed, Fine Arts Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania

Selected Awards and Residencies

2016-2017 Artist in Residence, 146 Art Studio, Arts Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania

2016 ArtsBridge International Grant, Arts Tasmania

2016 Rosamond McCulloch Studio Residency, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris

2016 AiR, Artist in Residence at Don College, Arts@Work and Australia Council

2016 John Fries Award - Shortlisted

2015-2016 Artist in Residence, Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania

2014 Young Tasmanian Achiever of the Year (Arts), Nominated

2013 Australian Artists' Grant, National Association of Visual Art

2013 ArtsBridge National Grant, Arts Tasmania

2013 SOYA Visual Art Award- Highly Commended

2012 ArtStart Grant, Australia Council for the Arts

2012-2014 Artist in Residence, 146 Art Studio, Arts Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania

2012 Artist in Residence, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania

2012 Shotgun Professional Development Program in collaboration with MOP Projects, Contemporary Art Services Tasmania, Hobart

2011 Young and Emerging Artist Prize, Tasmanian Regional Arts

Selected Bibliography and Broadcasts

Andrew Harper, Fragments of Place, Island Magazine, Tempest, Volume 146, September-December 2016, p. 62-69

David Greenhalgh, A conversation with the Past & a Vocabulary for the Future, Catalog Essay for Outside the Garden Wall, Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania, 2016

Andrew Harper, It's hard to look away, TasWeekend, The Mercury, April 2-3, 2016 p.21

Briony Downes, Outside the Garden Wall : Amber Koroluk-Stephenson, Art Guide Australia, March-April 2016, Issue 100, p.55.

Geoff Parr, Catalog Essay for Ken Urban, Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 2015

Andrew Harper, Public Hangings, Ken Urban, Tas Weekend, The Mercury, August 15-16, 2015, p.20

Alasdair Doyle & Liam James, Artist Interview for Ken Urban with David Attwood & Shannon Field, Plain Air, Edge Radio, July 23 2015

Damien Peck, Artist Interview for Ken Urban with David Attwood & Shannon Field, ABC Local Radio 936 Hobart, July 27 2015

Clyde Selby, Mountain Musings: Under Kunanyi, Tas Weekend, The Mercury August 8-9, 2015, p. 21

Dr. Lucy Hawthorne, Catalog Essay for Beyond the Gate, Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania, 2014

Jess Bradford, #25 HALF FULL / HALF EMPTY, Archive Space Writer's Program, Sydney 2014

Polly Dance, What makes a house a home?, Catalogue Essay for Half Full / Half Empty, Sawtooth ARI 2014

Damien Peck, Artist Interview, ABC Local Radio 936 Hobart, October 30 2014

Rebecca Speer, Concrete Playground (online journal), Amber Koroluk-Stephenson: Quixotic Habitation - Urban Utopias with an Edge, Writeup for Solo Exhibition, MOP Projects, Sydney, 2013

Dr. Lucy Hawthorne, All that Glisters is Not Gold, Catalogue Essay for Quixotic Habitation, MOP Projects 2013

Hong Kong Magazine, Hong Kong Picks: Affordable Art Fair, March 8 2013, p. 6, 28

Bridget Hickey & Elissa Ritson, Artist Interview, Plain Air, Edge Radio, December 26 2013

Ashley Crawford, Australian Art Collector, 50 Things Collectors Need to Know 2012, Debutantes: Amber Koroluk-Stephenson, Issue 59, January-March 2012, p.151

Clyde Selby, The Mercury, Eye on Suburbia, December 29 2012, p. 22-23

Lucy Hawthorne, Australian Art Collector, Taswrap, Issue 61, October-December 2012, p. 241

Cate Harding, Untapped Tassie, Artist Interview, Edge Radio, August 11 2011

Clyde Selby, The Mercury, Dystopian Reminiscence, February 5 2011 p. 22

Professional Appointments and Experience

2016-2017 Mentorship with Danie Mellor, Arts Tasmania

2015-2017 Board Member, Constance Artist Run Initiative, Hobart

2014-2016 Guest Speaker, Theories of Practice, University of Tasmania, Hobart

2014 Invigilator and Front of House Volunteer, 19th Biennale of Sydney

2013 Sessional Lecturer (Painting), University of Tasmania, Hobart

2011-present Invigilator and Front of House, Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart

2009-2010 President, Painting Society, University of Tasmania, Hobart

Collections

Art Bank, Sydney

Hobart College, Hobart, Tasmania

Incat, Hobart, Tasmania

Don College, Devonport, Tasmania

Northern Suburbs Community Centre, Launceston, Tasmania (Art for Public Buildings Scheme)

Glen Dhu Primary School, Launceston, Tasmania (Art for Public Buildings Scheme)

Private collections in Australia and United States of America