Camping vase 2013

© Stephen Bird

H 33.5cm x Diameter 17cm  $4,000

ceramic, glaze



Man with Stick and Dpg

© Stephen Bird

25 x 25cm  $900

ceramic    SOLD



Adam and Eve with Eyes II

© Stephen Bird

36 x 42cm  $1,600

ceramic    SOLD



Australia Fare

© Stephen Bird

34 x 46cm  $1,600

ceramic    SOLD



Cry no more

© Stephen Bird

20 x 20cm  $600

ceramic    SOLD



Get a real job

© Stephen Bird

26 x 26cm  $900

ceramic    SOLD



I am indigenous

© Stephen Bird

26 x 26cm  $900

ceramic    SOLD



Man with insects

© Stephen Bird

54 x 44cm  $2,000

ceramic



Roller Girl

© Stephen Bird

39 x 26cm  $1,600

ceramic



Tit

© Stephen Bird

29 x 29cm  $900

ceramic    SOLD



Walk on the beach

© Stephen Bird

24.5 x 24.5cm  $900

ceramic



You have never worked

© Stephen Bird

26x26cm  $900

Ceramic    SOLD



Every day vase 2013

© Stephen Bird

Height 27cm x diameter 13cm  $3,500

ceramic, glaze



Man fighting kangaroo 2013

© Stephen Bird

36 x 43cm  $1,700

clay, pigment and glaze    SOLD



Dark power 2012

© Stephen Bird

21.5 x 29cm  $900

Clay, pigment and glaze    SOLD



Last muster of the Tasmanian Aborigines at Risden with paint tin 2012

© Stephen Bird

20 x 37 x 36cm  $4,000

Ceramic, glaze



Paint tray 2012

© Stephen Bird

21 x 35 x 31cm  $5,000

clay, pigment, glaze    NOT FOR SALE



Pink Ecce Homo 2011

© Stephen Bird

40 x 50cm  $2,000

clay, pigment, glaze



Landscape with Kangaroos 2012

© Stephen Bird

44 x 53cm  $2,000

clay, pigment, glaze    UNDER OFFER



Jumpers at Wattamola 2009

© Stephen Bird

50.5 x 40cm  $850

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Stephen Bird

  

 CV  
 1964 Born, Stoke on Trenk, UK
  Lives and works in Sydney (AUS) and Dundee (UK)
  Nationality: British/Australian
   
 EDUCATION:  
  1998   Higher
National Certificate, Ceramics, Angus College of Further  Education


   1988
Post
Graduate, Cyprus College of Art, Lemba, Paphos


 

 1987 B.A.
(Hons) Fine Art, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee
    

 SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
 2013   My
Dad Was Born On The Moon
. Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
 2012 Where
the wild roses grow
. Rex Irwin Art Dealer. Sydney,  Australia
 2011 Staffordshire
Psycho.
Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane, Australia


 2010 War on pottery. Rex Irwin Art Dealer. Sydney, Australia

Irony
makes a country strong.
Gould gallery. Melbourne,  Australia


 Industrial
Sabotage Phase-3
. Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland


  2009 New
work
, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia


Windows
show
, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool, UK


  2008 Industrial
Sabotage,
Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia


The
view from here
, paintings from Australia. Open Eye Gallery,  Edinburgh


  2007 Compass
Gallery, Glasgow


 Figure
this,
The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke on Trent


 2006 Scottish
Gallery, Edinburgh


 2005 Ray
Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia


 2004 England
& Co, London


One
Five Two Gallery, Dundee Contemporary Arts
 
  2003 A
journey to Australia through India, S.E. Asia.
Open Eye Gallery


England
& Co, London (concurrent show with David Larwill) 


 2001 Compass
Gallery, Glasgow
 2000 England
& Co, London


 1998 Works
on paper,
Wysing Arts, Cambridge


  1994 Open
Eye Gallery, Edinburgh


Psychology
Institute, Edinburgh


 1989 Tower
Gallery, Dundee University
   
SELECTED
GROUP EXHIBITIONS:


2013 
Peripheral
Visions
: Contemporary Art from Australia, Garis+Hahn,
New York, USA

Horizon – Landscapes,
Ceramics and Print
, The National  Museum
of Norway, Oslo

Quinticential
Australia,

Olsen Irwin Gallery, Sydney


The
Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize,
Sydney
 

Sydney
Contemporary Aft Fair 13,
gallery artist with Olsen Irwin

Adelaide
Perry Prize for Drawing,
Adelaide Perry gallery, Sydney

 NSW
Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize
, NSW Parliament House,
Sydney

 2012 Redlands
Westpac Art Prize,
National Art School gallery,  Sydney
Illumination, animation screening
festival. Bondi Pavillion, Sydney

Adelaide
Perry Prize for Drawing,
Adelaide Perry gallery,  Sydney

Melbourne
Art Fair. Represented by Gould Gallery. Royal  Exhibition
Building, Melbourne

 Vitrify. The Vitrify Alcorso
Ceramic Award, Jam Factory,  Adelaide,
South Australia

 Art
Works, Art Words.
Curated by Joe Frost. National Art  School
gallery, Sydney.

2011
Hyperclay:
Contemporary Ceramics.
Object Gallery:
  Australian
Centre for Design, Sydney.


Touring
to 12 regional and metropolitan venues across Australia.


Deakin
University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award. 
Melbourne,
Australia.


A
Cabinet of Curiosities.
NG art gallery, Sydney, NSW.


The
International Art on paper Exhibition
,


Chiang
Mai University Art Centre, Thailand.


Collaboration
and Connection
. Cicada Press: Incinerator Art  Space.
Willoughby, NSW


Intelligent
Trouble: Loop (International Focus)
, Contemporary
Applied Arts, London, England


Collect,
The Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York HQ, London, UK.


Big
Small
. Rex Irwin art dealer. Sydney, Australia.


Placement,
Oriel Davies Gallery, Wales, and St Andrews  Museum,
Scotland.


 City
of Radicals,
Bluecoat Display Center, Liverpool, UK.


2010
Collect,
The Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York HQ, London, UK.


 Laughter.
Curated by Victor Medrano.Contemporary Art  Space
Tasmania.


Gold
Coast International Ceramic Award.
Gold Coast City  Art
Gallery. QLD


2009
Collect,
The Sattchi Gallery, Duke of York HQ, London, UK


 LINK:
Korean and Australian ceramics exchange project


 National
Art School, Sydney


Woollahra
Small Sculpture Prize
, Sydney


Figuration,
The Jam Factory Contemporary Craft and Design,  Adelaide


2008
National
Sculpture Show, Bluecoat Display Centre,  Liverpool,
UK


 Collect,
Victoria and Albert Museum, London


Hey
Literary festival, Brook Street Gallery, Hey On Wye,  Wales


 Woollahra
Small Sculpture Prize
, Sydney


2007
Wunderkammer: 
A Cabinet of Curiosities.  Bluecoat
Display  Centre,
Scots Abroad, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh,  Scotland


Cup
Show
. Helen Stephen?s Gallery, Sydney


 2006 13th
Annual International Exposition of


Sculpture
Objects and Functional Art (SOFA)
, Festival Hall, Chicago,
USA


A
funny thing happened on the way to the kiln
. Delmar Gallery,
Sydney


 Dundee
Visual Artists Award Scheme.
Generator Project Space. Dundee,
Scotland


Society
of Scottish Artists,
RSA Edinburgh


 2005 Absolut
Secret,
National Art School, Sydney
 2004
On
a Plate.
With Richard Slee, Philip Eglin, Takeshi Yasuda, Scottish
Gallery
 2003
SOFA
Chicago,
USA. Represented by Scottish Gallery


New
Wave II. 6 Welsh, 6 Scottish Makers. Ruthin Craft Centre,  Wales


 Storylines.
Three applied artists explore narrative, Scottish  Gallery,
Edinburgh


 2002
Sydney
Myer International Ceramic Award.
Shepparton, Victoria

  2001   Obsessive
Visions. Art Outside The Mainstream.
England & Co, London


 Intuition.
Exhibition of self taught and visionary art, Crescent Arts,  Scarborough


 1999 The
Plate Show
. National touring exhibition curated by Collins  Gallery,
Glasgow


 Islington
Art Fair. London. Represented by England & Co


Society
of Scottish Artists.
Invited Artist as part of the year of  Scotland
Africa


T
he
Morrison Portrait Award,
RSA, Edinburgh


 New
Paintings.
The British Work House Gallery, Dallas, Texas,  USA.


 1997 Noble
Grossart Painting Prize.
Glasgow Art School, Royal Scottish  Academy
Cross Reference. The Association of Applied Arts.  Touring
exhibition


 1996 Sitting
Pretty,
Exhibition of Art Chairs, Kirkaldy Museum and Art  Gallery


 1995 The
Decade Show,
Dundee Art Gallery and Museum
   
 COMMISSIONS:  
 1997 McManus
Redevelopment Project for Dundee Museum and Art  Gallery
involving educational elements exploring the processes  and
materials of ceramics.


 2004 Creative
Links Commission
. To explore my work within the context of
disability and create two new works for Woodlands and Hazelwood
schools. Funded by Scottish Arts
1999
Large scale ceramic mural at Charles Square on Old St, London

Commissioned by Hackney Borough
Council. Joint commission with artist Neil Irons. A
collaboration with local community, adding
personal local histories to the narrative of the mural. Completed work
was 3 x 25 m exterior on glaze ceramic mural, adjacent to
main    road Major site specific sculpture at Whitfield, Dundee.
Commissioned by Dundee District Council. A community based project to
design
and make sculpture to commemorate the rejuvenation of shopping center
and library. Completed sculpture was 2 m high cast concrete with ceramic
inlays.
   
PROFESSIONAL
& RESIDENCIES:
 2012 Speaker at Australian Ceramic Tiannale, Subversive
Clay
, Adelaide.

Ink Earth, article
published in The Journal of Australian Ceramics, Volume 51/3
Nov  

 2010 Lecturer, National Art School, Sydney
 2009 Artist in residence, University of South
Australia, Adelaide

Artist in residence, Hill End, support from Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW

Part
time lecturer, Sydney College of the Arts

Speaker at Australian Ceramic Tiannale, Sydney
 2008 Artist in residence, Cicada Press, College
of Fine Art, Sydney

Part time lecturer, National Art school,
Sydney
 2007 Elected member of Contemporary Applied Arts,
London
 2004 Artist in residence, Hazelwood school.

To explore work within the context of disability


Artist in residence, Craigie high school , Dundee. Big Hand Little Hand project
 1998 Artist in residence, Wysing Arts Centre,
Cambridge
 1989
Artist in residence, Fuente Studios,
Competa, Malaga, Spain
   
 AWARDS:  
 2011 Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award
 2010 New work grant, established artist, Australia Council for the Arts  

Special Commendation, Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

 2006 Dundee Visual Arts Award

Aberdeen artists design award

Shell
Expo Award
 2005 Engage Scotland Visual Arts Education Award
 2004
Professional Development Award. Scottish Arts
Council Lottery Grant

Creative Development Award. Scottish Arts Council
 2000 Dundee Visual Arts Award
 1997 Mott McDonald Painting Prize, Aberdeen Artists
Society, Travelled to N.Y
 1987 Elizabeth Greensheilds Memorial Award
 1986 Duncan of Drunfaulk Travel Award, Italy
 1985 Ian Eadie Memorial Award. Traveled to Holland and
Belgium
 1984 Mitchell Painting Prize. Traveled to Barcelona,
Spain

   
 COLLECTIONS:   
  Art
Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Artbank Sydney, Australia

Deakin University Art Gallery, Melbourne,

Aberdeen Museum and Art Gallery, Scotland

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Paisley Art Gallery and Museum, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Dundee Art Gallery and Museum, Scotland

Dundee District Council, Scotland

Hackney Borough Council, England

The Grainer Collection, Washington, D.C. USA

Consulate, Blairgowrie, Scotland