Artists

Joel Wolter

 

 

 


BIOGRAPHY


1978 Born Geelong, Victoria, Australia
1999 Diploma of Visual Arts, Gordon Technical College, Geelong
2002 BA of Fine Art, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
2003 Certificate IV, Workplace Training & Assessment (Phase 1), Gordon Institute of TAFE, Geelong
2005 Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary – Visual Arts)
The University of Melbourne

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2010 ‘Contemporary & Collectable Australian Printmakers’, Metropolis Art Gallery, Geelong, 17 – 31 July
2010 '52 Victorian Printmakers – a print exchange portfolio', The Geelong Art Gallery, 30 January – 14 March 2010
2009 ‘2009 Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’ (finalist), The Geelong Regional Art Gallery, September 12 – November 29, 2009
2008 ‘Double’, The Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, NSW. 1 August – 26 October, 2008
2008 'Print Traditions - sources of Australian Printmaking’, The Geelong Gallery, 14 June - 10 August, 2008
2007 ‘50 Victorian Printmakers – a print exchange portfolio’, The Geelong Regional Art Gallery, 3 November 2007 – 27 January 2008
2007 ‘Corangamarah Art Prize’ (finalist), Otway Estate Winery & Brewery, October 6 – 14, 2007
2007 ‘2007 Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’ (finalist), The Geelong Regional Art Gallery, August 25 – November 18
2007 ‘CPM National Print Awards’, Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW, May 3 – June 17
2006 ‘Joel Wolter, Etchings’, Brougham Art School & Gallery, Geelong, August 14 – September 8
2006 ‘The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize’ (finalist), South Australian Museum, ETSA Utilities Gallery, August 5 – September 10
2005 ‘2005 Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’ (finalist), The Geelong Regional Art Gallery, June 3 – July 31
2005 ‘Joel Wolter – Etchings’, Bazil’s Café & Restaurant, Geelong, January 4 – March 5
2004 ‘Community Exhibition 1’, The Potato Shed, Drysdale. November 25 – December 15
2004 ‘Brougham Art School Christmas Exhibition’, Brougham Art School and Gallery, Geelong, November 25 – December 10
2004 ‘The Geelong Experience (1)’, Little Malop Fine Art Gallery, Geelong, April 22 – May 13
2004 ‘Works on Paper, Brougham Staff and Associates’, Brougham Art School and Gallery, Geelong, February 2- February 11
2003 ‘2003 Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’ (finalist), The Geelong Regional Art Gallery, June 6 – July 27
2003 ‘Recent Works’ (group show), Goya Galleries, Southbank, Melbourne, June 9 –21
2003 ‘Geelong Regional Artists Exhibition / Survey (1)’, The Gordon Gallery, Geelong, March 5 – April 4
2002 ‘School of Art Graduation Exhibition’, Victorian College of the Arts, Southbank, Melbourne, November 27 – December 5
2002 ‘Wallara Travelling Scholarship Exhibition’ (finalist), VCA Gallery, Southbank, Melbourne, September 4 – September 14
2002 ‘Unframed’, Fire Station Print Studio, Armadale, August 28 – September 8
2002 Printmaking Department Exhibition, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
2001 Seni Art Award, McClelland Art Gallery, Langwarren
2001 Swan Bay Gallery, Queenscliff
1999 ‘Exit 17’, Shearer’s Arms Gallery, Geelong, 16- 22 November
1999 ‘Mod A’, Shearer’s Arms Gallery, Geelong, July 28- August 9
1999 Student Exhibition, Gordon Technical College, Geelong

 

AWARDS / GRANTS


2009 Finalist – Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards, Geelong Art Gallery
2007 Finalist – Corangamarah Art Prize, Otway Estate Winery & Brewery
2007 Finalist – Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’, Geelong Art Gallery
2006 Finalist – The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, South Australian Museum
2005 Finalist – Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards, Geelong Art Gallery
2003 Finalist – Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards, Geelong Art Gallery
2002 Finalist – Wallara Travelling Scholarship, VCA Gallery
2002 Winner – George Hicks Artist Award, VCA Graduate Exhibition

 


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


2005 Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary – Visual Arts),
The University of Melbourne
2003 Phase 1, Certificate IV, Workplace Training & Assessment, Gordon Institute of TAFE, Geelong
2002 Assistant to the Gallery Coordinator (Voluntary Training / Employment), Victorian College of the Arts
2001 Assistant to the Curator (Independent Studies Program / Training), Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

 

APPOINTMENTS


Current Teacher – Visual Art / Media Studies: Bellarine Secondary College, Drysdale
Commenced: 2008
2003 - 08 Teacher – Printmaking/ Life Drawing: Brougham School of Art & Photography & Art Gallery, Geelong
2008 Judge – Geelong Art Society Members’ Bequest Exhibition
Jan 2006- Port Jackson Press Australia, Fitzroy – Senior Printer and
Sep 2007 Technician
2005 Geelong College (Graduate Diploma in Education – school placement). October 3 – 21. (15 days)
2005 Teacher – Folio Preparation. Gordon Institute of TAFE, Geelong
2005 Clonard College (Graduate Diploma in Education – school placement). July 18 – August 5. (16 days)
2005 Geelong High School (Graduate Diploma in Education – school placement). April 18 – May 6. (14 days)
03:04&05 Teacher – Folio Preparation, Gordon Institute of TAFE, Geelong
2003-04 Intaglio Print Technician, Littlewood and Hart Fine Art Gallery, Melbourne
2003 Assistant to Pro Hart / Intaglio Print Technician, Broken Hill NSW
2003 Artists talk / slide presentation, Brougham Art School, Geelong
2002 Artists talk / slide presentation, Gordon Institute of TAFE, Geelong

 

PROJECTS / COMMISSIONS


2002 Limited Print Edition, Victorian College of the Arts
Private Commissions


SELECTED ARTICLES


'Double', Imprint: The Journal of the Print Council of Australia, Spring, 2008
'Print Traditions - sources of Australian printmaking', Imprint: The Journal of the Print Council of Australia, Winter, 2008
‘Music Arts & Entertainment’, Ocean Grove Voice, December, 2007
‘Joel Wolter’, Talking Heads Magazine, August, 2006
‘The Goss’, Geelong News, August 9, 2006
‘Landscapes on Exhibition’, Echo, August 10, 2006
‘Arts Diary’, Geelong Advertiser, August 15, 2006
‘Arts Diary’, Geelong Advertiser, August 22, 2006
‘Brougham Art Gallery Exhibition’, Geelong Advertiser, November 27, 2004
‘The Geelong Experience’, Geelong Advertiser, May 1, 2004
‘Exhibition Putting City in the Picture’, The Geelong Independent, April 16, 2004
‘Bright Future for Young Artist’, Geelong News, March 25, 2003
‘Gordon Sets Pace on Arts’, Geelong News, March 11, 2003
‘Showcase of Local Talent’, The Geelong Independent, March 7, 2003
‘Fine Art at Home’, Geelong News, March 4, 2003

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY


'Double' (exhibition catalogue), The Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, NSW, 2008
'Print Traditions - sources of Australian printmaking' (exhibition catalogue), Dr Colin Holden, The Geelong Gallery, 2008
‘Print Traditions – sources of Australian printmaking’, (exhibition catalogue) Holden, Colin
‘Print Traditions at the Gallery’, Go TV (Geelong television appearance), 2008
‘The View from Station Peak, Writings on Geelong’, Spurling, Tom & Peel, Geoff, 2007
‘Collection; The Gordon Art Collection 1977 – 2003’, Small Press Publishing, Gordon Institute of TAFE, 2003
‘Geelong Regional Artists Exhibition’ (exhibition catalogue), The Gordon Gallery, 2003

 

REPRESENTATION & COLLECTIONS


Christian College, Geelong
Geelong Regional Art Gallery
Gordon Institute of TAFE, Geelong
Joshua McClelland Print Room, Melbourne
Kardinia International College, Geelong
Metropolis Gallery, Geelong
PG Printmaker Gallery, Fitzroy
Port Jackson Press Australia, Fitzroy
State Library of Victoria, Melbourne
Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
Private Collections

View: An Essay bu Dr Colin Holden