CV/Resume

Born Brisbane, Australia. Living in Tokyo, Japan

 

Associate Professor, Joshibi University of Art & Design, Japan

女子美術大学芸術学部、共通専門 / 芸術文化専攻 准教授

 

 

EDUCATION

2006 – 2010   Doctorate of Fine Arts, Oil Painting Department, Tokyo University of the Arts

2004 – 2006   Master of Fine Arts, Oil Painting Department, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music

2003 – 2004   Research studies, Oil Painting Department, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music

2000 – 2001   Research Studies, Sculpture Department, Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan

1999 – 2002   Bachelor of Visual Arts with Honours, Awarded First Class Honours. Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane

1994 – 1998   Bachelor of Visual Arts in Fine Art, (Part-Time) Graduated 1998. Painting – Major, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University , Brisbane

1991 – 1993   Bachelor of Arts (Visual) Ceramics – Major. Sculpture – Sub Major. Canberra School of Art, Australian National University, Canberra (Discontinued)

1988 – 1990   Arita College of Ceramics, Saga Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan

1982 – 1985   Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Graduated June 1985. University of Queensland, Brisbane

Note: The English name of “Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music” was officially changed to “Tokyo University of the Arts” in 2008

 

AWARDS

2010 Tsumizuken Commemoration Cultural Promotion Foundation Grant. For Artline Kashiwa Project – Linda & Kyumakobo

2007 & 2008 Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship, Rotary Yoneyama Memorial Foundation, Japan

2005 Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students. Administered by Japan Student Services Organization

2005 May Excellence Award, The Recent Moving Image Projects, Beijing Film Academy, New Media Art Festival, China (work – Closed Position)

2004 Hakumon scholarship, Administered by Chuo University, Tokyo

1999 The Dyason Bequest, Administered by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

1999 Mar The 1999 Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship, Category of Sculpture. Administered by Arts Management, Sydney

1998 Dec Hobday and Hinkston Bursary. Awarded by the Queensland Art Gallery. For the most outstanding graduate of 1998, chosen from Queensland tertiary art institutions

1998 Australia Council Grant, New Media Arts – New Work. Group Name – Meme. Members – L.Dennis, R.Davidson, E.Goodrich, S.Monkivitch, T.Nagamura, I.Thompson

1998 Dec Highly Commended Certificate, 1998 ADFAS Student Prize, Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society, Brisbane

1998 Mar Judges Commendation, Artistcare Drawing Prize, Queensland College of Art Gallery, Brisbane

1997 Dec Second Prize – $1000.00, National T-shirt Design Award, Noosa Regional Art Gallery, Tewantin

1996 May Golden Key National Honour Society, Griffith University Chapter. Granted membership in recognition of outstanding scholastic achievement

1990 Oct Special Judges Prize. Kyoto Exhibition ’90 of the “Articles for Daily Use for Disabled Persons” Design Competition, Kyoto, Tokyo, Japan

1980 Academic Awards for Modern History, Economics and Biology. Everton Park State High School

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 Apr  “On Touch: Coexist”, Omuro Museum, Mie Prefecture, Japan

2016 Apr  “On Touch: Extend”, Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Yanagihara Yoshitatsu Memorial Gallery B & Inner Courtyard, Mie Prefecture, Japan

2016 Apr  “On Touch: Gather”, SEA – FOLK MUSEUM, Toba, Mie Prefecture, Japan

2012 Jan   “Hand Stands”, Gallery Zero Hachi, Ginza, Tokyo

2011 Feb   “Pressions”, Youkobo Art Space, Nishi Ogikubo, Tokyo

2009 Aug   “Escort“, Gallery Zero Hachi, Ginza, Tokyo

2007 Jul   “Revolution 1”, Gallery 58, Ginza, Tokyo

2006 Nov   “Don’t Forget Your Handkerchief”, Youkobo Art Space, Nishi Ogikubo, Tokyo

2004 Nov   “The End”, Youkobo Art Space, Nishi Ogikubo, Tokyo

2003 Apr   “Closed Position”, Youkobo Art Space, Nishi Ogikubo, Tokyo

2002 Sep   “Touch and Go”, Gallery Chika, Ebisu, Tokyo

2001 Aug   “Terra Nullius”, Yamaguchi Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo

1998 Oct   “Letting Through”, Metro Arts Development Space, Brisbane

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Sep  Kameyama Triennale 2017, Kameyama City, Mie Prefecture, Japan

2017 Jul  Uta to Naru Kotoba to Katachi Art Exhibition, Field Museum, Gujo, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

2017 Mar  Kumano Kodo Art Exhibition presents “The Art Festival”, Kihoku-cho, Mie Prefecture, Japan

2016 Oct  The 1st Toba Art Exhibition, Toba Marine Terminal & Toba Shimin no mori Park, Toba, Mie Prefecture, Japan

2016 Jun  Honeycomb Catalogue, Gallery Senbyakudo, Ueno, Tokyo

2016 Mar  Kumano Kodo Art Exhibition in Kii-Nagashima 2016, Mie Prefecture, Japan

2015 Nov  Beginning from Keiichiro Kume ─ Medical Art & Illustration of the History and the Present, Tokyo University of the Arts, Ueno

2015 Oct  Complex Topography: The Garden, Shōkō Shōreikan, Ritsurin Garden, Takamatsu, Japan

2015 Mar  (Exhibition Co-organization) Kumano Kodo Art Exhibition in Kii Nagashima 2015, Mie Prefecture, Japan

2014 Oct   CAVE -KANDA PROJECTION-, Trans Arts Tokyo 2014, Tokyo

2014 Sep   Accidental Tools, presented by GALAXY Lab, The Open Lab. Graduate School of Film and New Media, Tokyo University of the Arts. Shibuya HIKARIE 8 COURT, Tokyo

2014 Jul   Thoughts on Painting – Oil Painting Teaching Staff of Tokyo University of the Arts. Nihonbashi Takashimaya, Tokyo

2013 Dec   Orality in the Moving Image,  presented by GALAXY Lab, The Open Lab at the Graduate School of Film and New Media, Tokyo University of the Arts, Shibuya HIKARIE 8 COURT, Tokyo

2013 Aug   Thoughts on Painting – Oil Painting Teaching Staff,  Geidai Art Plaza, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo

2013 Aug   Oil Painting Teaching Staff of Tokyo University of the Arts, 6th Floor Art Gallery B, Nihonbashi Takashimaya, Tokyo

2013 Jun   NEWS 2013, Oil Painting New Staff Exhibition, Art Space 1 & 2, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan

2013 Jun   Tohoku Earthquake Charity Exhibition, Organized by the Painting Department of Joshibi University of Art & Design, Gallery Anita, Zama, Japan

2012 Sep   Oui Oui, Level, Brisbane, Australia

2012 Sep   Garland, collaborative Project, WATARASE Art Project 2012 “PARADE”, Tochigi, Japan

2010 Dec   Joshibi 110 years, Resistance & Obedience, The Ueno Royal Museum

2010 Oct   Clayskins, Artline Kashiwa 2010, Kashiwa, Chiba

2010 Jul   Trans, Art works by Linda Dennis & Zoe Porter, Gallery Zero Hachi, Ginza Tokyo

2010 Jun   The Searcher, Atsuo Ishii Retirement Commemoration Exhibition, Tamabi Art Museum, Tama Center, Tokyo

2009 Dec   Doctoral Program Final Exhibition, Works and Thesis Summaries, Tokyo University of the Arts, Ueno, Tokyo

2009 Oct   Tsuzuki Art Project, Centa- Kita, Yokohama

2008 Dec   Carnivale Illuminata, Woodford Folk Festival, Australia

2008 Nov   Trolls in the Park, Outdoor Art Exhibition, Zenpukuji Park, Tokyo

2008 Oct   Kiryu Saien 14, Kiryu Moriyoshi Studio, Kiryu City

2008 Sep   Planet Ueno, Australia-Japan exchange exhibition, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music & Griffith University, QLD College of Art. Held at the former Sakamoto Elementary School, Shitaya

2008 Jul   textbook, Galleria Nike, Shin Nakano

2008 Jul   Video Relay 07051830, Muzz Program Space, Kyoto

2008 Mar   Machi ni Art, Open Studio, Kojima Art Plaza, Okachimachi

2007 Nov   KINCO – walking museum, Bank of Japan, Nihonbashi

2007 Nov   Trolls in the Park, Outdoor Art Exhibition, Zenpukuji Park, Tokyo

2007 Oct   Kojima Art Project 2007, Open Studio, Kojima Art Plaza, Okachimachi

2007 Apr   KEREN – colors be, The Chinretsukan Gallery, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Ueno, Tokyo

2006 Dec   Inter Image II, Australia-Japan exchange exhibition, University Student Hall Gallery, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Ueno, Tokyo

2006 Nov   Expanding Media Art – gleaming, moving, feeling, playing, Joshibi Art Museum, Kanagawa

2006 Oct   Inter Image Collaboration Presentation, Australia-Japan exchange exhibition, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane Australia

2006 Aug   Inter Image I, Australia-Japan exchange exhibition, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane Australia

2006 Aug   The Creation and Voice of the Woods 2006, Outdoor sculpture exhibition, Yokohama, Japan

2006 Jul   Happiness Stone House, Echigo Tsumari Art Triennial, Niigata

2006 Feb   2006 The Graduation Works Exhibitions, Master’s Course, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Ueno, Tokyo

2005 Dec   Chizu Ato, Joint project between Waseda University and Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Kojima Art Plaza, Okachimachi, Tokyo

2005 Sep   Rosa, the exposed colour: Pink, The Chinretsukan Gallery, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Ueno, Tokyo

2005 Apr   Lines Of Sight, Video Works by Three Australians, Part of the Alibabart event in the Nishiogi Machi Media Festival, Nishi Ogikubo, Tokyo

2004 Apr   Trolls in a Metropolitan Green Park. Unique Art Installations in Zempikuji Park. Nishiogi Machi Media Festival, Nishi Ogikubo, Tokyo

2003 Jul   The Creation and Voice of the Woods 2003, Outdoor sculpture exhibition, Yokohama, Japan

2002 Mar   2002 Inaugural Thiess Art Prize, Queensland College of Art Gallery, Brisbane

2001 Nov   Launch, Queensland College of Art Honours Students Graduation Exhibition, Southbank Campus, Brisbane

2001 Oct   Tachikawa International Art Festival 2001, Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan

2001 Mar   Exhibition of Graduation Works, Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan

2000 Dec   Exhibition by International Students at T.A.U., Design Gallery, Tama Art University, Tokyo

2000 Sept   Exhibition of Finished Works, Sculpture Gallery, Tama Art University, Tokyo

1999 Feb   Artistcare Student Drawing Prize” Exhibition, Queensland College of Art Gallery, Brisbane

1999 Feb   Art and the Automobile, painting competition, Brisbane International Motor Show, Convention Centre, South Bank, Brisbane

1998 Dec   1998 ADFAS Student Prize Presentation, Queensland College of Art foyer, Morningside, Brisbane

1998 Dec   Ocular, Exhibition of 1998 painting major students, Smith and Stonely, Newstead, Brisbane

1998 Nov   Impact, QLD College of Art Graduation Exhibition, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

1998 Aug   Riding the Creative Boundaries, Queensland College of Art Gallery, Brisbane

1998 Mar   Artistcare Drawing Prize, Queensland College of Art Gallery, Brisbane

1998 Jan   The Post-Postcard Show 1998, Linden Arts Centre & Gallery, St.Kilda, Melbourne

1997 Dec   National T-shirt Design Award, Noosa Regional Gallery, Tewantin

1997 Aug   Champagne Box Lid Auction, donated artwork, Royal Australian Institute of Architects, South Brisbane

1997 Jun   Who Better Found, Doggett Street Studio, Newstead, Brisbane

1997 May   Off the Wall” An innovative exhibition of 3 dimensional prints, Gallery Aesthete, New Farm, Brisbane

1996 Dec   The inaugural (Art) T-shirt Prize Exhibition, Noosa Regional Gallery, Tewantin, Queensland

1996 Jul   Solitary Confinement, A Site Specific Installation Exhibition, Boggo Road Gaol Second Division, Dutton Park, Brisbane

1990 Oct   Kyoto Exhibition `90 of the “Articles for Daily Use for Disabled Persons, Design Competition, Kyoto, Tokyo, Japan

1990 Feb   Graduate Students’ Exhibition of Arita College of Ceramics, Kyushu Ceramic Museum, Japan

1989 Feb   Exhibition of Thrown Work from the Traditional Ceramic Throwing Course, Kyushu Ceramic Museum, Japan

 

PERFORMANCE EVENTS

2004 Aug 19   Moving Stories, dance performance and video presentation, Queen Street Mall Upper Stage, Brisbane, Australia

2000 Dec 15   Tamabi Wall Foundation Party, and performance, Sculpture Department, Tama Art University, Tokyo

1998 Oct 16-22   Machines, Processes and Transmissions, Hybrid art event, presented by Meme, Metro Arts Gallery, Brisbane

1998 Sept 9-13   DUST , part of Volt, Brisbane Festival, Old Transport House 381 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

1998 May 9   Flux Concert, Hybrid art event, performed by Meme, Metro Arts Theatre, Brisbane

 

CURATION, PROJECT CREATION, PROJECT MANAGEMENT

2017 May-Aug  Curriculum and Project Development: Art Nets in Toba Nakamachi Exhibition, Toba Art Stories. Service Learning Subject at Joshibi University of Art & Design

2017 Feb  Curriculum Development, Project Development & Co-teaching, Overseas Art Studies Trip 2B for Joshibi University of Art & Design students. Location: Loughborough University School of Art, Education and English, UK

2016 Oct  Curation & Project Development: The 1st Toba Art Exhibition, Toba Marine Terminal & Toba Shimin no mori Park, Toba, Mie    Prefecture, Japan

2016 Sep  Co-Curation & Project Development: DRAWING WATER (DIG TOKYO 2016). An exchange project between students from Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, Tokyo University of the Arts, and Joshibi University of Art and Design. Venue: AIR 3331 Nishikicho Studio, Kanda, Tokyo, Japan

2016 Aug  Workshop: Net Bag Making, Sea-Folk Museum, Toba, Mie, Japan

2016 Mar  Organization: 3.11 Film Festival in Kii-Nagashima. (Satellite event of the 3.11 Film Festival)

2016 Mar  Advisor: Kumano Kodo Art Exhibition in Kii-Nagashima 2016, Mie Prefecture, Japan

2016 Feb  Curriculum Development, Project Development & Co-teaching, Overseas Art Studies Trip 2B for Joshibi University of Art & Design students. Location: Loughborough University School of Art, Education and English, UK

2015 Feb- 2016 Mar  Project Co-ordination and Teaching: Global Art Joint Project between Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London and Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts. Classes were held in London, Tokyo, and Takamatsu City. Related Exhibition: Complex Topography: The Garden, Shōkō Shōreikan, Ritsurin Garden, Takamatsu, Japan

2015 Jul  Organised “Touch Base (at Geidai)” Meeting. Presentations were made by participating artists of Touch Base related project: Kumano Kodo Art Exhibition in Kii Nagashima 2015.

2015 Mar  Exhibition Co-organization: Kumano Kodo Art Exhibition in Kii Nagashima 2015, Mie Prefecture, Japan

2014 Apr – Dec  Organised “Touch Base (at Geidai)” Meetings in the Oil Painting Department of Tokyo University of the Arts. Total of 8 meetings. The meetings were open to students and other Touch Base members. They consisted of short presentations by guest artists, curators, and researchers, and collaborative activities aimed at stimulating interaction between the attendees.

2014 Oct   Exhibition Curation: Video Art Station – Accidental Possibilities, Experimental Mobile Video Art Exhibition in Shibuya station. Part of Accidental Tools, presented by GALAXY Lab, The Open Lab. Graduate School of Film and New Media, Tokyo University of the Arts, Shibuya HIKARIE 8 COURT, Tokyo

2014 Apr   Established “Touch Base Creative Network”. Connecting people, ideas, and information. A platform for creative research, and project development. http://touch-base-create.net

2013 Nov   Symposium Co-design with Prof Hirotoshi Sakaguchi, and Keith Whittle, Art School Futures: What does it mean to be an art graduate in 2013? A one-day International Symposia at Tokyo University of the Arts in collaboration with Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.

2013 Nov   Workshop Facilitation, Graham Ellard Workshop, Things to Come: Camera Vision and Material Objects, Tokyo University of the Arts in collaboration with Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.

2013 May   Exhibition Co-curation with AIRPLANE Gallery, New York: “Transmissions” an international, artist-run exhibition held simultaneously in Brooklyn and Tokyo at 3331 Art Chiyoda.

2012 Jul   Project Creation & Curation: Joshibi Spring School 2012 Exhibition, Held at Joshibi University of Art & Design, Sagamihara Campus. Exhibition of works made by students during the 2012 Spring School art program at Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, Australia

2006   Project Creation: Inter Image Collaborations, Australia-Japan Exchange, Initiated and co-managed collaborative art projects between graduate students of Tokyo National University of Fine Art and Music, Queensland College of Art Griffith University. Activities included three exhibitions, online discussions, and group visits to Japan and Australia. An official exchange agreement was signed by the the universities following these projects.

2005 Apr   Project Creation & Curation: Lines Of Sight, Video Works by Three Australians, Alibabart event, Nishiogi Machi Media Festival, Nishi Ogikubo, Tokyo

 

ART RELATED EMPLOYMENT

2016 Oct – present  Associate Professor, Joshibi University of Art & Design, Japan

2015 Feb – 2016 Sep  Specially Appointed Associate Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan. Working on the Global Art Joint Project between Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London and Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts

2004 Apr – 2016 Sep  Part Time Lecturer, Joshibi University of Art & Design, Japan

2014 Apr – 2015 Mar   Part Time Lecturer (full academic year), Department of Oil Painting, Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan

2014 Apr – 2015 Mar   Part Time Lecturer, Joshibi University of Art & Design, Japan. Subjects: Introductory Contemporary Art Theory, Introduction to Gender Art, International Art Seminar, Installation Art (co-teaching), Art Practice 1 & 2 (co-teaching), Workshop Seminar (co-teaching), Global Communication 1.

2014 May   Guest Lecturer, Joshibi University of Art & Design Junior College, Tokyo. Lecture Title: Tactile Sense, Feeling, and Art. For Common Program II

2013 Apr – 2014 Mar   Part Time Lecturer (full academic year), Department of Oil Painting, Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan

2013 Apr – 2014 Mar   Part Time Lecturer, Joshibi University of Art & Design, Japan. Subjects: Introductory Contemporary Art Theory, Introduction to Gender Art, International Art Seminar, Installation Art (co-teaching), Art Practice 1 & 2 (co-teaching), Workshop Seminar (co-teaching).

2013 May   Guest Lecturer, Joshibi University of Art & Design Junior College, Tokyo. Lecture Title: Tactile Sense, Feeling, and Art. For Common Program II

2013 Jan   Guest Viewer, Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan. Second Year Undergraduate Painting Student Exhibition for the End-of-Year Projects

2012 Apr – 2013 Mar   Part Time Lecturer, Joshibi University of Art & Design. Subjects: Introductory Contemporary Art Theory, Introduction to Gender Art, International Art Seminar, Installation Art (co-teaching), Art Practice 1 & 2 (co-teaching)

2012 May   Guest Lecturer, Joshibi University of Art & Design Junior College, Tokyo. Lecture Title: Tactile Sense, Feeling, and Art. For Common Program II

2012 May & Nov   Guest Lecturer, Tokyo University of the Arts. Title: International Artwork Presentations. Intensive Course (four sessions) organized by the Department of Oil Painting

2012 Jan – Feb   Part Time Lecturer. Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Australia. Classes: Aspects of the Landscape Project, Plein Air Project. For Joshibi Spring School Program.

2011 Sept – 2012 Mar   Part Time Lecturer, Joshibi University of Art & Design. Subjects: Introduction to Gender Art, International Art Seminar, Installation Art (co-teaching), Art Practice 1 & 2 (co-teaching)

2010 Sep – 2011 Mar   Adjunct Professor, Art Department, Temple University Japan, Tokyo Campus. Subjects: Introductory and Intermediate Drawing, Introductory Computer Imaging, Conceptual Development Workshop

2010 Apr – 2011 Mar   Part Time Lecturer, Joshibi University of Art & Design. Subject – Art Practice 1 & 2. Department of Fine Arts, Art Theory and Practice Concentration. Co-teaching with Fram Kitagawa, Mizuki Endo

2009 Oct – Dec   Adjunct Professor, Art 101- Drawing 1, Lakeland College Japan, Shinjuku, Japan. Curriculum development and instruction

2009 Mar   Guest Speaker on Japanese ink painting & Zen, Artalking #1 – Art Encounters Before Dinner, Nonaca Co., Ltd

2009 Feb 2-4   Art Program Instructor, for Joshibi Spring School. Held in Griffith University, Q.C.A., Australia

2008 Sep – 2009 Mar   Art Teacher, Tokyo Jogakkan Junior High School & Tokyo Jogakkan High School, Hiroo, Tokyo. Taught JH 1 and H1 art courses.

2008 Nov 16   Instructor, “Touch The World” community art workshop, Ueno Town Art Museum Program

2008 Oct 11 & 18   Instructor, “Blood Sweat & Tears” art workshop, for students of Joshibi University of Art & Design

2007 – 2008   Teaching Assistant in Oil Painting Department, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo

2006 Oct – 2007 Mar   Teaching Assistant for Professor Michio Hayashi, Sophia University, Tokyo. Preparing powerpoint presentations and materials for undergraduate art history courses

2006 Oct-Dec   Tokyo Memories Art Class, Lakeland College Japan, Shinjuku. Developed and instructed a ten week evening class, exploring various ways of visually recording the experience of living in Tokyo.

2006 Jul   Conducted “Touch” Art Workshops, in English, Open College Program, Joshibi University of Art and Design, Suginami campus and Sagamihara campus

2005 Sep   Conducted “Touch” Art Workshops, in English, Open College Program, Joshibi University of Art and Design, Suginami campus and Sagamihara campus

2005 – pres   Freelance proofreading and co-translation work with Yuki Okumura

2004 Aug   Video Documentation Design, vision and editing, Moving Stories, community dance /reminiscence project, for Helicon Dance, Brisbane, Australia

2004 – 2010   Part Time Lecturer, Joshibi University of Art & Design, Art-Related English classes – curriculum development and instruction

1999 Mar   Relief work at Queensland College of Art Gallery, Morningside, Brisbane

1998 Mar-Apr   Art worker in Access Arts Inc. Workshop Program. Conducted Computer Art Workshops. (Two Classes)

1998 Feb-Mar   Support worker in Uniting Church / Access Arts Reminiscence Banner Project Workshops, Brisbane

1997 Mar-Apr   Art worker in Access Arts Inc. Workshop Program. Conducted Ceramic Art Workshops. (Six Classes)

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2017 Mar  Co-teacher, Shuni-e: Transcultural Feedback Project in Nara, for students of  Tokyo University of the Arts x Zürcher Hochschule der Künste x Joshibi University of Art and Design. Location: Nara, Japan

2017 Feb  Co-teacher, Overseas Art Studies Trip 2B for Joshibi University of Art & Design students. Location: Loughborough University School of Art, Education and English, UK

2016 Feb  Co-teacher, Overseas Art Studies Trip 2B for Joshibi University of Art & Design students. Location: Loughborough University School of Art, Education and English, UK

2015 Sep & Oct  Co-coordinator, Tokyo and Takamatsu Classes for Global Art Joint Project between Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London and Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts

2015 Aug  Independent Research Venice, Italy

2015 Jul  Co-coordinator, London Classes for Global Art Joint Project between Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London and Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts

2014 Oct   Artist in Residence, Yugakutei, Kihoku-cho, Japan

2014 Sept   Independent Research, Paris & Camargue, France

2014 Aug/Sep   Academic Advisor, Joshibi Summer School (four week art program), Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, Birmingham, England

2014 Mar   Artist in Residence, Yugakutei, Kihoku-cho, Japan

2013 Sep   Independent Research, Venice Biennale, Italy

2013 Aug/Sep   Academic Advisor, Joshibi Summer School (four week art program), Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, Birmingham, England

2013 Mar   Independent Research, New York, USA

2013 Jan/Feb   Resident Advisor, Joshibi Spring School (four week art program), School of Visual Arts, New York, USA

2012 Sep   Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany (independent research trip)

2012 Aug/Sep   Resident Advisor, Joshibi Summer School (four week art program), Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, Birmingham, England

2011 Mar 9   Instructor, Thank You Art Day workshop, Youkobo Art Space, Nishi Ogikubo, Tokyo

2011 – pres   Established an independent artist studio, Sagamihara, Tokyo

2010   Member of Boice Studio, group artist studio, Sagamihara, Tokyo

2007 May   Frottage, Touch the Town. (enjoy art in English) Workshops. For residents of Taito Ward, Tokyo, as part of Ueno Town Art Project, Tokyo National University of Fine Art and Music. Assisted in the development and running of the workshops.

2006   Australia/Japan international exchange activities between Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, and QLD College of Art, Griffith University. Initiated and assisted in the development of collaborative activities, exhibition program, and research trips.

2006 Mar   Research Trip to China: Shanghai and Hanzhou. Participant in exchange project of China Art Academy and Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music

2005 Aug   Speech, My Experiences Studying Fine Art in Tokyo. For groups of undergraduate and graduate students, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art, Australia

2005 Apr 14   Speech, Pursuing a Career in the Fine Arts, Queensland Week Creativity/Innovation Education Seminar, Australian Pavilion, Aichi World Expo, Aichi, Japan.

2004 – 2005   Participant in “Rosa” exchange project between Tokyo National University of Fine Art and Music and Bauhaus-Universitat Weimar

2003 –   Youkobo Art Space, English/Japanese interpreting and proofreading. Volunteer.

2002   Member of Boice Studio, group artist studio, Sagamihara, Tokyo

2001 Oct   Conducted community workshop, display design for Oceania team Tachikawa International Art Festival 2001, Tachikawa, Tokyo

1999   Fine Art Advisory Committee, student representative, Queensland College of Art, Morningside, Brisbane

1998   Metro Arts, Brisbane. Voluntary work in the Art Gallery

1996 Dec   Pausing for Effect Conference, Disability in the Arts, Disadvantage in the Arts, Australia, QLD Division, Queensland Cultural Centre, South Bank, Brisbane

1996 Sep   Queensland Art Gallery, Volunteer for the installation of ” The Second Asia-Pacific of Contemporary art Triennial ” exhibition.

1996 Jul   Access Art Inc.,Nundah. Japanese Interpreter

1995 Dec   Work experience with Neal Price, Artist in Residence, Prince Charles Hospital, Chermside.

1994 Nov   The Arts in Health Conference. Exploring the Role of the Arts in Health. Baillie Henderson Hospital, Toowoomba

1990 Dec   Certificate of Japanese-Language Proficiency,level 3. The Japan Foundation and Association of International Education, Japan

1987 May – 1988 Mar   Buzen Takano-Yaki Studio,Tagawa, Japan. I received general training in pottery related techniques at a small family run pottery studio for a ten month period, five days a week.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

PRINT MEDIA

Exhibition Catalogues

Youkobo Art Space Tenth Anniversary Catalogue, It’s Only Just Begun, 2012

Joshibi 110 years, Resistance & Obedience, The Ueno Royal Museum, 2010

The Searcher, Atsuo Ishii Retirement Commemoration Exhibition, Tamabi Art Museum, 2010

2009 Doctoral Program Final Exhibition, Works and Thesis Summaries, Tokyo University of the Arts

Tsuzuki Art Project, Centa- Kita, Yokohama, 2009

Carnivale Collaborata 08/09, Woodford Folk Festival, Griffith University QLD College of Art, Australia, ISBN 0-9757021-7-3

Closet 2009, Artist Critic Program Magazine, Joshibi University of Art & Design

Machinakaart, Ueno Town Art Museum, 2008, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music & Taito Ward

Trolls in the Park 2008, Open Air Art Exhibition, Nishiogi Machi MEDIA

Trolls in the Park 2007, Open Air Art Exhibition, Nishiogi Machi MEDIA

Kojima Art Project 2007, Ueno Town Art Museum, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music & Taito Ward

KEREN – colors be, GEISHO COMPANY, 2007, ISBN978-4-915790-30-0

Inter Image, Art Encounters, Contemporary Japan + Austra;ia, 2006, Queensland College of Art Griffith University & Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music

Expanding Media Art – gleaming, moving, feeling, playing, Media Art Forum, Joshibi Art Museum 2006

The Creation and Voice of the Woods 2006, Outdoor sculpture exhibition, Yokohama, Japan

Echigo Tsumari Art Triennial 2006, Niigata, Happiness Stone House Project

The Graduation Works Exhibitions 2006, Master’s Course, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Ueno, Tokyo

the exposed colour: Pink, 2005, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts & Music

Trolls in a Metropolitan Green Park 2002 – 2006, Nishiogi Machi MEDIA

The Creation and Voice of the Woods 2003. Outdoor sculpture exhibition, Yokohama, Japan

Inaugural Thiess Art Prize 2002, Queensland College of Art Gallery, Brisbane

Launch, Queensland College of Art Honours Students, Graduation Exhibition Catalogue, 2001

Impact, QLD College of Art Graduation Exhibition Catalogue, 1998

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

DENNIS Linda, Grasping the Notion of Touch, Focus: Touching the World, KIYO Research Publication, Joshibi University of Art and Design, 2014

DENNIS Linda, Grasping the Notion of Touch, Focus: Conventional Touch, KIYO Research Publication, Joshibi University of Art and Design, 2013

DENNIS Linda, Grasping the Notion of Touch, Focus: Emotional Touch, KIYO Research Publication, Joshibi University of Art and Design, 2011

HIRAMATSU Hiroshi, アボリジナル・アートの現在 (Aboriginal Art of the Present Day), book title -大人が旅するオーストラリア, Australia Comfortably Yours, Shinchosha, 2005, pp 142 – 145

BOYLE Francis, Disembowelled nostalgia, Real Time 28, Open City Inc, Sydney, December-January 98/99,  P41

CALLIGHAN Julian, Reel Time as Art , Courier Mail 22.10.98

MASON Carolyne, One QCA Students Road to Funding, Gravity, 3rd Edition, Griffith University Student Representative Council Brisbane, 1998,  pp53 &55

NADENSON T, Meme, Flux Concert, Metro Arts Theatre, Semper 4, University of Queensland, Brisbane, 1998

 

ELECTRONIC MEDIA

2003 Dec    Appeared with a selection of my art work on “Takeshi’s Dare Demo Picasso, an art entertainment television program, broadcast nationally around Japan

1998 Oct 18       Linda Dennis and Robert Davidson (MEME), Machines, Processes and Transmissions event. Art To Lunch program, ZZZ Radio Station. Interviewed by Anna Marsden, David Broker

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Art Access, Tokyo, Japan

Access Arts Inc., Brisbane, Australia

Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

Golden Key National Honour Society

 

COLLECTIONS

Art Access Permanent Collection (Tokyo, Japan)

Queensland College of Art Permanent Collection (Brisbane, Australia)

Arita College of Ceramics Permanent Collection (Saga,Kyushu,Japan)

Private Collections – Japan, New Zealand, U.S.A., Australia