WENDY HOLMES   -  Curriculum Vitae

Formal Studies:       

 

1996-2002         Bachelor of Arts (Comparative Studies in Art, Science & Religion). Externally with Deakin University,

 

1988                  Second year BA (Visual Studies) at Edith Cowan Uni, Bunbury. Course withdrawn from campus in 1989.

 

1982-4              Diploma in Fine Art (Sculpture & Painting) at Claremont School of Art, Perth Technical College.

 

Selected Exhibitions:

 

Solo:   

 2009                 ‘Where the Veil is Thin’, Bunbury Regional Art Galleries, Bunbury, WA

 2006                 ‘Remembering Wind and Light’  Mullalyup Gallery, Mullalyup, WA

 2005                 ‘Whispers from a Journey”  Mullalyup Gallery, Mullalyup, WA

 2003                 ‘A Horse with No Name’ Margaret River Galleries, Margaret River, WA

 2001                 Manyung Gallery, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria (1 gallery space)

 2001                 Balingup Lavender Farm Gallery, Balingup, WA

 1999                 ‘Water from a Deeper Well’Margaret River Art Galleries, Margaret River, WA

 1996                 Margaret River Art Galleries, Margaret River, WA

 1995                 Evans and Tate Winery, Willyabrup, WA

 1989                 Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, WA

 

Group/Dual/Invitation: (* indicates a significant exhibition)

 

  2008                 Mullalyup Muster ‘Endangered Species’ Mullalyup Gallery

  2007                 Mullalyup Muster ‘Yarragadee Wells Up’, Mullalyup Art Gallery

  2007  *             Southwest Survey, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury

  2006  *             Southwest Survey, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury

  2005  *             Southwest Survey, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury

  2003  *             Southwest Survey, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury

  2001                 ‘Spirit of a United Australia’ Open Art Competition, Greenbushes

  2000&01          Lions Art Exhibition, Dunsborough, WA

  2000  *             South West Survey, Bunbury Regional Art Galleries, WA

  1999  *             Resilience - Past Winners of the South West Survey, Bunbury Regional A G

  1999  *             Postcards and Packages, Bunbury Regional Art Galleries,   Bunbury

  1998                 Brush with Southwest Artists, Framed Gallery, Darwin, NT

  1996                 Tattersall's Landscape Exhibition, Queensland

  1987-1998   *   South West Survey, Bunbury Regional Art Galleries, Bunbury

  1995                 Landscape as Metaphor, Claremont School of Art, Perth

  1995                 Zonta's Flight Exhibition, Dunsborough, WA

  1995  *             Drawing from the Past, Bunbury Regional Art Galleries

  1993  *             Integrations, Crafts Council, Bunbury Art Galleries

  1993                 Bunbury Regional Artist's Guild, New Collectibles Gallery, Perth.

  1993                 5 x 5, Claremont School of Art. Perth

  1993                 Margaret River Art Gallery Invitation, Margaret River

  1992                 Resident artist for Vasse Felix on Willyabrup Weekend.

  1992                 Artists for D'Entrecasteux, Perth

  1991                 Artist's Artists Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle

  1989                 My Town, My Place  Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle

 

Collection Representation:

Tinderbox- glass design 10m x2.1m    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  commissioned by Tinderbox 2015

Woodside, Perth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  commissioned by Art Co-ordinates

ConocoPhillips  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . commissioned by Art co-ordinates

Southwest Health Campus, Bunbury  (4 Paintings) . . . . . . . . . . . . .  commissioned by Pip Sawyer

Radisson Resort, Marybrook (2 paintings) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . commissioned by Art Co-ordinates

Omegatrend, Perth & Canberra (3 paintings) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . commissioned by Art Co-ordinates

1885 Restaurant and Inn, Margaret River (13 paintings) . . . . . . . . . commissioned by 1885

Homeswest, Bunbury (4 paintings) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . commissioned by Homeswest, WA

State Department of Public Prosecutions, Perth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . commissioned by Art Co-ordinates

Commonwealth Department of Public Prosecutions, Perth . . . . . . . commissioned by Art Co-ordinates

Ministry of Justice - Department of Corrective Services, Perth (2 paintings) . . comm. by Art Co-ordinates

Barclays Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . commissioned by Art Co-ordinates

British Consul General  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  commissioned by Art Co-ordinates

Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines, Kalgoorlie . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  commissioned by Art Co-ordinates

Artbank  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  placed by Art Co-ordinates

​ *plus numerous private and corporate collections in Australia, England, America & Japan.

 

Awards:  

      

2008     Award in ‘Endangered Species’ exhibition, Mullalyup Gallery

2007     Highly Commended ‘Yarragadee Wells Up’, Mullalyup Art Gallery

2005     ‘Art Happens’ Best Oil & Popular Choice, Balingup, WA

2003     Australian Artist Finalist, Challenge No. 15   , “Flowers and Gardens

2002     Australian Artist Finalist, Challenge No. 7,”Seascapes, Rivers & Lakes

2001      Australian Artist Finalist, Challenge No. 4. “Figures &/or Animals in the Landscape.

2001     Overall winner ‘Spirit of a United Australia’ Art Competition,Greenbushes

2000     Best Overall, & Best Oil Painting, Lions Art Exhibition, Dunsborough.

1996     Mural (21x2m) commissioned by SW Tourism Assoc. won Best Exhibit at Perth Holiday& Travel  Show

1992     South West Survey, Bunbury Regional Art Galleries.

          1991     1885/Margaret River Art Galleries Award

          1989     Harvey Art Show - Best Drawing

          1987     Harvey Art Show - Best Pastel

Teaching:      

2009                 Painting Tutor, ‘Studio 2 Art Classes’ Bunbury Regional Art Gallery

2008, 2009       Albany Summer School – 2 courses      

2005 & 07        Invited artist ‘Autumn Artsfest’ Tutor, Grafton, NSW

2002-2008        T.A.F.E. Art Lecturer in Nannup

2004                 T.A.F.E. Lecturer in Sculpture/Ceramics, S W Regional College, Bunbury

2003                 T.A.F.E. Painting Lecturer, South West Regional College, Bunbury

2002                 T.A.F.E. Drawing Lecturer in Greenbushes

1991-2003        Tutor for Dunsborough Art Society.

2000                 Tutor for Busselton Arts Society

1985-90            Lecturer in Painting, Drawing, Ceramics, 2D & 3D studies, TAFE campuses at South West Regional 

     College, Bunbury and Collie, WA

​Publications:            

 

Tinderbox (Herbal manufacture and retail) publications, labels and newsletter illustrations from 2007 - 2020

Australian Artist November 2003,

Australian Artist March 2004

Berry, Michael (2003) Selected Contemporary Artists of Australia Krispin P/L