MICHAEL DOOLAN CV
Michael. J. Doolan. BA, MA.
2005-11 Candidate, PhD. Monash University, Victoria, Australia.
2001 M.A (By Research) Monash University, Victoria, Australia.
1981 B.A. Chisholm Institute of Technology, Victoria, Australia.
2010-11 Lecturer, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney.
1998-2007 Lecturer, Department of Fine Arts, Monash University.
1992-93 Lecturer, (sessional) Ceramics Studio, Monash University.
1987-94 Lecturer, Sculpture Studio, RMIT University.
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010 Once Upon A Time: Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia.
2008 For Ever For Now: Depot Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
2007 For Now and For Ever: Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2005 Boo Who? Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2004 Never Ever Land: Academy Gallery, University Of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
2003 Good as Gold: Brisbane City Gallery, Queensland, Australia
2001 The Good the Bad and the Cuddly: Faculty Gallery, Monash University Caulfield, Victoria, Australia
2000 SHELF: Craft Victoria, Fitzroy, Vic, Australia.
1998 Pharaohs’ Prescription: Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne, Australia.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011 Light Moves, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane
You’re Move: Australian Artists Play Chess, Bendigo Art Gallery,VIC, Australia
Melbourne Contemporary Art Fair: Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Hobart Art Prize: Tasmania Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, TAS, Australia
ZEN to KAWAII: THE JAPANESE AFFECT. Queensland University of Technology Museum, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
KORERO, Taiwan International Ceramics Biennale, Yingge Museum, Taipei
New Acquisitions: Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, TAS, Australia
CLASH, Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Art For Science, Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Deakin Contemporary Small Sculpture Award, Deakin University, VIC, Australia
Hobart Art Prize: Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, TAS, Australia
Figuration: Jam Factory, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Trouble in Toyland: Counihan Gallery, Brunswick, VIC, Australia
Conversations: Bett Gallery: Hobart, TAS, Australia
Trajectory of Memories: Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, NT Australia
Bright and Shiny: Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich, QLD, Australia
Select Gallery Artists: Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Surface (Detail): Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
PLAYTIME: Amusing Melbourne through the ages, City Museum, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
McClelland Sculpture Survey: McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, Langwarrin, VIC, Australia
Art for Science: Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Making and Meaning: Object Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia
BLAST! The influence of Manga and contemporary Japanese culture on Australian artists: Redcliffe City Art Gallery, Logan Art Gallery, QLD, Australia
Snap Freeze: Still Life Now. TarraWarra Museum of Art, VIC, Australia
Strange Cargo: Contemporary art as a state of encounter, Newcastle Region Gallery, Tweed River Regional Gallery,Ipswich Art Gallery, Broken Hill City Art Gallery, Orange Regional Gallery, Bendigo Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery
Melbourne Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Sidney Myer International Ceramics Award, Shepparton Art Gallery,VIC, Australia
Hobart Art Prize, Museum and Art Gallery of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
Trans Ceramic Art, 3rd World International Ceramics Biennale, Seoul, South Korea
You’re So Vain, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne, VIC Australia
2004 Boogie Jive and Bop, Plimsol Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
Hypercrafting, Faculty Gallery, Monash University, Caulfield, VIC, Australia
Gold Coast International Ceramics Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Friend of the Family, Discreet Projects, Arts VIC, Melbourne, VIC Australia
2000 The Good the Bad and the Cuddly, Faculty Gallery, Monash University Caulfield, VIC, Australia
Contemporary Australian Craft, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia,
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, JapanTakaoka Art Museum, Japan
Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, Otsu, Japan
Space & Time, Faculty Gallery, Monash University – Caulfield, VIC, Australia
Sidney Myer International Ceramic Award, Winner of Premier Award, Shepparton Art Gallery, VIC, Australia
IMPACT: Art for a World Identity, Monash University Museum of Art- Clayton, VIC, Australia
Auto Art, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Sidney Myer Fund, International Ceramic Award, Shepparton Art Gallery, VIC, Australia
Artists at Ord Minet: Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
BOX: Next wave Festival, Craft Victoria Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
National Craft Acquisition Award, Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory, NT, Australia
Delinquent Angel: Australian Contemporary Ceramics, Museum of International Ceramics, Faenza, Italy, touring Japan, Singapore and Australia 4th International Ceramics Competition, Mino, Japan
The Object Sublime, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Sidney Myer Fund Australia Day Award, Shepparton Art Gallery, VIC, Australia
Deakin University, VIC
Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich, QLD
Shepparton Art Gallery, Shepparton, VIC
Chateau Museum, Vallauris, France
Shepparton Art Gallery, Shepparton, VIC
Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast, QLD
Newcastle Region Gallery, NSW
City Of Manningham, VIC
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, TAS
AWARDS / GRANTS
2009 Connections Residency, Australia Council for the Arts
City of Manningham Contemporary Ceramics Award
2005 Arts Development Grant, Australia Council for the Arts
2002 London Studio Residency, Australia Council for the Arts
1998 Sidney Myer International Ceramics Award. (premier award)
1995 14th International Biennale, Ceramique d’Art, (gold medal) Vallauris, France
Sidney Myer Fund Australia Day Award
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & REVIEWS
L. Martin-Chew, Zen To Kawaii: The Japanese Effect. Artlines, Dec, Jan, Feb.
F. Do Campo, Artnotes Tasmania. Art Monthly, Issue #236, December.
G. Hickey, Impressions of Japan. Art Monthly, Issue #236, December.
R. Nelson, Artists Game to Get On Board. The Age, November 10.
M. Backhouse, Your Move. Art Guide, November/ December.
A. Wilson, Artist’s on Board with Piecework. The Australian, October 28
T. Curtin, K.Quinlan Your Move: Australian Artists Play Chess, Ex Cat, Oct.
V. Van Ooyen, ZEN to KAWAII; THE JAPANESE AFFECT. Ed Resource.
I. Walton, Fractured Fairy Tales, C.R, Sept/Oct.
R. Scanlon, Art Notes: Art Monthly, #232, August.
M.Elliot, S.Chiang, L.Ching, Korero: Taiwan International Ceramics Biennale, Ex Cat, August.
The Age: (Melbourne) Magazine, August: Issue #70 August.
E.Colless, J.Stuart, HOBART ART PRIZE: Ex Cat, July.
A. Fielding, Conversations: C.R. Issue, 243, May/June.
U. Rey, ART: THE HERALD, February 20.
A. Kenny, Crackle: Contemporary Art from the Middle of Nowhere, Art and Australia, vol47 #2, Summer.
P. Anderson, Editors Choice: Australian Art Review, August/October.
J. Kang, Clay In Art, International: Clayart International, Nea Smyrni, Greece.
K. Hill, Qantas: The Australian Way, Gallery Slaves, July.
M. Kunda, Hobart Art Prize, Ex Cat, July.
S. Bowers, Figuration: Ex Cat, May.
C. Armstrong, The Warsons: ART WORLD, Issue#7, Feb/ March.
E. Bartlam, Trouble in Toyland: Ex Cat, January.
S. Koop, CRACKLE: Contemporary Art from the Middle Of Nowhere,
Institute of Modern Art Publishing, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.
M. Gates, Trajectory of Memories, Object, issue#57, December.
A. Groom, For Ever For Now, TWOTHOUSAND, issue#162, November 13
M. Merten, Bazaar Culture, Harpers Bazaar, Dec.
J. Hampson, Remembrance of things past, Jakarta Post, September 14.
S. Dartanto, A. Grey, Trajectory of Memories: Ex Cat, July.
H. West, Trajectory of Memories, Art Monthly, issue#211, July.
P. Finnigan, Surface (Detail) Ex Cat, Febuary.
M. Backhouse, Art around the galleries, The Age, A2, Feb 2.
A. Stephens, All the fun of the fair, The Age, A2, Dec 9.
E. Howes, Making and Meaning: Object, issue#54, Dec/Jan.
J. Cooper, S. Gregg, PLAYTIME: Amusing Melbourne through the ages, Ex Cat, November.
R. Lindsay, P. Tealle, The McClelland Sculpture Survey & Award 2007, Ex Cat, November.
Art, Michael Doolan: for now and for ever, The Age,October 6.
R. Nelson, Play on death still shines with fun, The Age, October 3.
S. Knezic, Snap Freeze: Artlink, vol 27 #3, September.
F. Johnson, SIGHTLINES: Happy Ever After, The Age, September 21.
L. Slade, For Now And For Ever: Ex Cat,September.
Events, Monument, Issue#80, September/October
M. Backhouse, Galleries, The Age Melbourne Magazine, Issue#35, August.
Cover Illustration, Object, Issue 53, Aug/Nov
B. Parkes Making and Meaning: Ex Cat,
B. Adlington, BLAST! The influence of Manga and contemporary Japanese culture on Australian artists: Ex Cat, June.
J. Blyth, M. Palmer, Snap Freeze: Still Life Now. Ex Cat, June.
M. Backhouse, In galleries it’s show time, The Age, January 20.
L. Slade, N.Mitzevich, R. Woodrow. Strange Cargo: Contemporary art as state of encounter. Ex Cat,
S. Koop, Michael Doolan: Object, issue #51, Dec/Mar.
M. Matsushima, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Ex Cat, August.
Melbourne Contemporary Art Fair, Ex Cat, August.
N. Dueble, The Hottest State. Queensland Architecture, Winter.
T. Wellesey, Inner Child. Abode, Issue #5, May/June.
E. Colless, Karen Woodbury: Seriously risky, Australian Art Collector, Issue #36, April/June
M. Veitch, Sunday Arts: Show and Tell, ABC, T.V. March, 26
L. Willis, A. Takamori, J. Mansfield, Sidney Myer Fund International Ceramics Award, Ex Cat, February.
A. Kiely, Generation Next. Belle, February/March.
R. Nelson, Alien in Categorisation. The Age, December 2
M. Backhouse, Child’s Play. The Age, Nov
T. Virgiotis, Toying With Form. The Age, November 16
Boo Who? S. Koop, Ex Cat, Nov.
S. Flint, Michael Doolan: Boo Who? Vogue Living Australia, Nov/Dec
J. Mcintyre, Iconic images inspiration for Doolan. The Examiner, July 16
M. Stevenson, Daughter’s borrowed toys inspire giant-sized art.
The Examiner, July 2
M. Bywaters, Never Everland. Ex Cat, July
P. Timms, Hobart Art Prize, Ex Cat, June
J. Kang, L S Kyung, Trans-Ceramic-Art, World Contemporary Ceramics.
Ex Cat, International Ceramics Biennale, Korea, April
B. Downes, Never EverLand, Object, April, Issue# 46
B. Wallace, Monash Ceramist in Korea. Art Monthly, May, Issue# 179
A. Crawford, You’re So Vain – Five contemporary sculptors,
The Sunday Age, April 3
Cover Illustration, Art Monthly, April, Issue #178
N. Cass,You’re So Vain, Art Monthly, April, Issue #178
B. Wallace, Korea ceramics a vehicle of culture. Art Monthly, April, Issue #178
M. Backhouse, It’s not what you think. The Age, April 2
L Bellamy, Figures of fun tell a toy story, The Age, April 2
J Kahn, You’re So Vain. Ex Cat, March.
T. Davies, Whistling up a Trojan horse. Ceramics Technical, Issue #19
B. Downes, Boogie, Jive and Bop. Artlink, Volume 24 #2
J. McIntyre, Cutting edge of bop. The Examiner, Sept 27
R. Nelson, Hyperlaughing. Ceramics Art and Perception, Issue #53
D. Melor (ed), Boogie, Jive and Bop, Ex Cat, September
R. Nelson, C. Headley, Hypercrafting Ex Cat, April
B. Stocks, Good as Gold, Ex Cat, January
B Hatton, Faenza 2003, Object, #40
2001 M. Bywaters (ed), Discreet Projects, Ex Cat, December.
MA Thesis, The Good the Bad and the Cuddly (15,000 words)
B. Stocks, The Good the Bad and the Cuddly. Ex Cat, May
A. Thorpe, Shaped by a Moral Imperative. The Australian, June 14
C. Critchly, Toying with Adults, Herald Sun, June 16
S. Koop, Michael Doolan. Art & Text, #70 August/October
B. Stocks, The Good the Bad and the Cuddly, Australian Journal of Ceramics, Vol 39.
S. Morris, Toys R Suss, Black and White, #45, September
I. Were (ed), The Good the Bad and the Cuddly, Object, #3
P. Rojas, La Ceramica Contemporanea En Australia, Conbaro, #3 1999
R. Nelson, Space & Time, Ex Cat
J. Pascoe, Images and Imagination. Contact, Spring
G. Cochrane, Contemporary Australian Craft, Ex Cat, April
J. Lawry, Ceramics At Shepparton, Ceramics Art & Perception, #35, March
R. Reason, The Sitcom? Australian Journal of Ceramics, Vol 37, No 1
J. Pascoe, Keramik Australian, Neue Keramik, Sept/Oct
M. Bywaters (ed), Impact: Art for a World Identity, Ex Cat, December
B. Emmerichs, L. Willis, Sidney Myer International Ceramics Award, Ex Cat
I .Were (ed), International Ceramics Award, Object, #1
P. Timms, Post Sitcom. Art Monthly, #107, March
A. Clabburn, A World of Cultured Clay The Age, January 28
1997 J. Pascoe, Delinquent Angel, Kunsthandwek and Design, January