Tim Olsen Gallery
Camie  Lyons

Camie Lyons

Education

Master of Fine Art, major sculpture, College of Fine Arts, Paddington (COFA)

Bachelor of Fine Art, major sculpture, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)

Concrete Course – Chalmers University, Sweden

Studied Butoh and Laban Movement Techniques, Soros Foundation, Bulgaria

Granite Course – Sten Academy & Chalmers University, Sweden



Selected Exhibitions

2010 – Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

2010 – ‘Sculpture 2010’ Tim Olsen Gallery, Woollahra, Sydney

2010 – ‘Signal 8’ Summer Show, Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong

2010 – Melbourne Art Fair with Tim Olsen Gallery

2010 – Hong Kong Art Fair with Cat Street Gallery

2009 – In the Zone, Sculpture and drawings at The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong

           Lyrical, Sculputure and drawings at Richard Martin Art, Woollahra, Sydney

          
Hong Kong Art Walk, Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong

2008 – Signal8, Sculpture, Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong

2007 – Ionosphere, Sculpture, Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong

          
Falling, Sculpture and drawings,  Richard Martin Art, Woollahra, Sydney

2006 – Friend Lyons Petrie, Stella Downer Fine Art, Waterloo

          
Sculpture 2006, Heavy Metal Ballet series, Global Gallery, Paddington

2005 – Casting Into Space Sculpture and drawings, kudos Gallery, Paddington

          
Ned & Bob Exhibition of works at Hungerford & Edmunds Architects, Camperdown

          
Illuminart Digital images of works projected around Marrickville sites, Marrickville Council Initiative

          
Walking the Streets Collection of works in Lenny & Kate, King Street, Newtown

2004 – e:Motion Exhibition of new sculpture and paintings, Spence & Lyda, Surry Hills, Sydney

           Art In The Park  Exhibition to launch Outdoor gallery at Maundrell Park, Marrickville Council

          
Without Reason  Installation of paintings, Biennale of Sydney, COFA Exhibition Space, UNSW

          
Push Hard, Cut Deep  Collection of granite sculptures displayed at Avja yards, Sweden

          
Greens Art Auction  Paintings Mori Gallery in CBD Sydney

2003 – Granite Plays  Granite sculptures and earth drawings, Hunnebostrand, Sweden

2002 – Urban Pods  Bronze and steel installation into foyer of Bouverie Close, Melbourne Apartments

          Breath  Becton Sculpture Biennale, bronze and steel sculpture, Gasworks Art Park, Melbourne

         
Working Drawings  Series of drawings on canvas, Gasworks Art Park, Melbourne

2001 – Breath/Stretch   Bronze sculpture, Gallery 4A, China town, Sydney

         
3D Cacophony  ‘Reclining Hula'  bronze sculpture, Firstdraft Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney

         
(text)iles ‘From the mouths of babes' paint on board, Australia Council for the Arts, Sydney

         
Local Branches  Bronze, public sculpture installed for Waverley Council, Bondi Junction, NSW

         
Lights, Camera, Auction  Wax works,  Firstdraft Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney

          ARCA  Bronze dance studies, Australia Council for the Arts, Surry Hills, Sydney

2000 – Earth Cycle  Concrete and steel, public sculpture installed in Gothenburg City Gardens, Swede n

          Moebius Dance  Bronze sculpture, Artbox, Sherman Galleries, Paddington, Sydney

1999 – Emerge, Multiply  Work featured in Sydney Design Week by Spence and Lyda, Sydney

1988 – Stepping Across  Series of work on canvas, The Spleen, City of Melbourne

1997-6:a 3D Exhibition  Swing, floating installation, Stop 22 Gallery, St Kilda, Fringe Festival

          Growth  RMIT grounds, planted bronze sculpture, Melbourne

         
Move  Rotating works on paper, Catwalk, Richmond

1996 – Secrets  Floor and light sculptures, Situation Studios, Richmond, Fringe Festival of Melbourne

         
Today's Special   Site specific sculpture installation, RMIT, Melbourne



Grants and Awards



2009 –  ‘Many Leaps Towards You' major wall installation, Pullman Project, Homebush Bay

2008 – Public sculpture commission, Hoi Ha Wan National Marine Reserve, Hong Kong

2006 – Public sculpture commission for Sydney City Council, Bedford Place Park, Surry Hills

2005 – Awarded Research Grant, College of Fine Arts, University of NSW

2004 – Guest Artist, Stone Academy Hunnebostrand Sweden

2003 – Chalmers University Sweden- Artist in Residence, stone sculpting course

2001 – Scholarship to attend Butoh and Laban Techniques in Sofia, Bulgaria, Soros Foundation

2000 – Winner of the Baron Edson Public Art Commission, Waverly Council, Bondi Junction

         
Artist in Residence at Chalmers University Sweden, attended concrete sculpting course

1999 – Finalist in the Green Square Sculpture Commission, City of Sydney

1997 – RMIT Arts Union Grant, project funding

          RMIT Student Union Grant – performance funding

1996 – Ella Donald Fine Art Scholarship, Department of Education



Publicity

 

Art2Art, Sculpture featured in The Sydney Magazine, Sydney Morning Herald, Aug 2010

Green Magazine – Copper sculpture in Cover featured Home, Issue 15, 2010

House and Garden UK, Sculpture featured in home in Languedoc France, Aug 2010

King Furniture – 2Continue, National Range Magazine, 2008

Luxury Homes Seaside – Edited by Cristina Paredes Benitez, published by Teneues, 2007

House and Garden – Sculpture on front cover, Sept issue, 2006

Vogue Living – Continuem and Amore, May-June 2006

Inside Out – Heavy Metal Ballet, Mar-April issue 2006

Belle- Trio/Forbidden Fruit, Jan issue 2006,

Belle, Collectors Edition – Lyons Share, Dec issue 2005

Australian Interiors, April, 2005

(the) Sydney Magazine, Issue 23, March 2005

Inside Out, March/April edition 2005

Belle – Collectors' Edition, Dec 2004

Reflex – In Sync, painting, featured in TV commercial Australia wide

AMEX – 2 sculptures featured in stills campaign, world wide usage

Vogue Apartments – special issue, work in D Richards apartment, July 2004

The White Issue – Vogue Living, September issue 2003

Vogue Living -May-June issue 2002

Sofia TV – interviewed by Bulgarian TV on scholarship experiences, Aug 2001

Sculptural Gardens, Sutherland and St. George Leaders and the Liverpool  and Fairfield Champion Newspapers, by Alvin Stone, Jan 2000

Marie Claire Lifestyle – sculpture featured in the story 'Metallica' – May/June 2000

A bit on the side – artist interviews on FBI radio 96.9FM, July 1999

Domain, Sydney Morning Herald, The Great Art Doors, by N Lehmann, 1999

By Design – episodes 5 & 10, The Lifestyle Channel, Foxtel 1999

Marie Claire Lifestyle – Growth, Dec 1999

 

Selected Performance

 

Butoh and Laban Experimental Performances – Redhouse Theatre, Sofia, Bulgaria

Red Hot and Hungry – Performed around Melbourne CBD public spaces

Bound – Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne

Storm in a Teacup Dance Theatre – full time member of company performing extensively around Victoria.  Seasons included – Something's Brewing, Braving the Element's, Storm, dance in education programs, film, open studio performances and collaboration, choreographic workshops, improvisation and dance exchange programs.

 

Collections  

 

Public and private collections in Australia, Sweden, London, Hong Kong, France and New York.


 
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