Artists

Susan Sutton

Curriculum Vitae - 2018

 

 

 


• Diploma of Art Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology R.M.I.T. 1967 - Fine Arts [1T] Melbourne University
• Trained Secondary Teacher’s Certificate [T.S.T.C. Art/Craft], Melbourne Teachers’ College - Secondary School Art Teaching 1968 – 1971
• Art / Craft retailer in Geelong and Lorne 1972 – 2003  -  Commenced professional visual arts career 1997
• Overseas painting expeditions from 1998-Italy, France, Austria, UK, Japan, USA, East Timor
• Voluntary workshops [x 3] presented to adult art students in East Timor, July and November 2003, also September 2004
• Instigated/ coordinated 6 week art project hosting three East Timor artists in Geelong at The Gordon Institute 2007
• Gordon Foundation Art Collections & Exhibitions Committee – Practising Artist Advisor [2006- 2009incl.] 
• Long-time member Geelong Art Society, also Victorian Artists’ Society [VAS Signatory Member]
• Works represented in private  and public collections in Australia and Overseas [England, Germany, Austria, Japan, USA, France, Hong Kong, Belgium, Sweden and East Timor]
• Significant commissions and numerous paintings purchased for official presentations
• Art Cards [reproduced art works] distributed Australia wide
• Career book 2018 – Biography and artworks – Susan Sutton – the artist and her art



Major acquisitions

2018  State Library, Melbourne, Victoria
2016  Epworth Hospital Collection,  Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
2014  St.John of God Hospital, Geelong –‘ Love and compassion’ – MURAL- 7.2 metres – commissioned for main entrance foyer
2014  National Library of Australia, Canberra, ACT – portrait of author Jill Jolliffe 
2014  AFL ‘Footy Almanac 2014’ painted design commissioned for published book cover
2012  National Sports Museum/MCC Fine Arts Collection … two paintings acquired … Melbourne, Victoria
2011  Lorne Surf Life Saving Club commissioned researched painting [image for Lorne SLSC History book wrap-around cover]
2009  The Gordon Foundation Collection, Gordon Institute [TAFE] Geelong. Victoria
2008  Geelong Regional Gallery Permanent Collection, Geelong, Victoria
2006  Christian College Geelong, Victoria
2004  Arte Moris Collection, Dili, East Timor
1998  Surfcoast Shire, Victoria




Selected Shortlisted Finalist


2018  Corangamarah Art Prize – Red Rock Regional Gallery, Colac, Otways, Victoria
2018 Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize – Brisbane, Queensland
2018  Kilgour Prize for portraits and figurative art – Newcastle Art Gallery, NSW
2017  Tattersalls Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane, Queensland
2017  Corangamarah Art Prize – Coac, Otways, Victoria
2017  Gallipoli Art Prize – Sydney, NSW
2016  Alice Bale National Awards – Oil/Acrylic – Melbourne, Victoria
2016  Tattersalls Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane, Queensland
2015  Gallipoli Art Prize [Centenary year] – Sydney, NSW
2013  Borough of Queenscliff 150th Anniversary Art Award, Queenscliff, Vic
2011  Alice Bale National Awards – Oil/Acrylic – Melbourne, Victoria
2007  Corangamarah Art Prize – Colac, Otways, Victoria
2006  Travel Scholarship – Alice Bale National Awards – Melbourne, Victoria
2003  Travel Scholarship – Alice Bale National Awards  - Melbourne, Victoria

 



Seventeen solo exhibitions


2018  South Coast – oils – QDOS Arts, Lorne, Victoria
2016  Water and Light – oils – QDOS Arts, Lorne, Victoria
2015  In Landscape – oils – Metropolis Gallery, Geelong
2014  Otway Collection – oils – QDOS Arts, Lorne, Victoria
2013  Recent works – Geelong, the Surfcoast and beyond – Metropolis Gallery, Geelong   
2012  Beach theatre – oils – QDOS Arts, Lorne, Victoria
2010  By day][By night – oils – Metropolis Gallery, Geelong
2010  Tides – oils – QDOS Arts , Lorne, Victoria
2008  Through seasons – Geelong and the Surfcoast – oils – The Geelong Regional Gallery, Geelong, Victoria
2008  Lorne,  confronting traditional  images – oils – QDOS Arts, Lorne, Victoria
2006  Surfcoast reflections – oils – QDOS Arts, Lorne, Victoria
2004  East Timor, a visual journey – oils and watercolours – Shearers Arms Gallery, Geelong, Victoria
2002  Palermo to Paris – watercolours – QDOS Arts, Lorne, Victoria
2001  Tokyo to Hagi – watercolours – Sartoma, Lorne, Victoria
2000  People and places – oils and watercolours – Wholefoods Café/Gallery, Geelong Victoria                   
1999  Portraits – oils - Wholefoods Café/Gallery, Geelong, Victoria
1999  Paris to Provence – watercolours – Wholefoods Café/Gallery, Geelong, Victoria

 


Shared exhibitionsby invitation


2018  Tattersall’s Landscape Art – Tattersall’s Club and Riverside Centre, Brisbane, Queensland
2018  Corangamarah Art Prize  – Red Rock Regional Gallery, Colac, Otways, Victoria
2018  Kilgour Prize exhibition for figurative and portrait art – Newcastle Art Gallery, NSW
2018  She kicks like a girl [AFLW season] – Red Gallery, North Fitzroy, Melbourne
2017  Gallipoli Art – Gallipoli Club, Sydney, NSW
2017  Tattersall’s Landscape Art – Tattersall’s Club and Riverside Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
2017  Marvellous Melbourne – Oz-link at Hilton South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria
2016  Tattersalls Landscape Art Prize – Brisbane, Queensland
2017  Corangamarah Art Prize Red Rock Regional Gallery, Colac, Otways, Victoria
2016  Alice Bale National Awards – Glen Eira Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
2016  The art of  football – The Art Vault, Mildura, Victoria … then at Berri, South Australia
2015  Gallipoli Centenary Art – Gallipoli Club, Sydney, NSW 
2014  Idols, Icons and Legends – The Artists Garden, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
2013  Borough of Queenscliff 150th Anniversary exhibition – Queenscliff, Victoria  
2013  Back to Basics – The Artists Garden, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
2013  Faces of Diversity – National Wool Musuem Gallery, Geelong, Victoria   
2013  Arte’Dall’ Australia – Turin, Italy
2011  Coast Watch – The Paintbox Gallery, Canberra, ACT   
2011  Kicking goals – Oz-Link at Hilton South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria
2011  Alice Bale National Awards – Glen Eira Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria   
2010  Justice and Football – The Artists Garden, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
2009  Geelong Regional Artists Exhibition, - The Gordon Foundation – Gordon Gallery, Geelong, Victoria
2009  Art Melbourne – with Metropolis Gallery, Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, Victoria
2007  The Great Ocean Road 75th Anniversary – National Wool Museum Gallery, Geelong, Victoria
2006  Little Malop Nudes – Little Malop Gallery, Geelong, Victoria  
2005  Coastal themes – Russell Davis Arcade Gallery, Queenscliff, Victoria 
2005  The Geelong Experience -  Little Malop Gallery,  Geelong,Victoria    
2005  Inspired by the Sea - Sue Ernst Gallery, Lorne, Victoria
2004  Six Geelong Regional Artists – The Gordon Foundation, Gordon Gallery, Geelong, Victoria