SAFFRON NEWEY CV

EDUCATION
2014-current Candidate PhD Fine Art. APA Scholarship recipient. Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
2013 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, AIET
2012 Master of Fine Art [Research], Monash University
1995 Bachelor of Fine Art [Honours], Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE

 2011-current Teacher, Diploma/Advanced Diploma of Visual Art, RMIT VE
2013-2014 Lecturer, Coordinator, year 2, Bachelor of Fine Art, Federation University. Gippsland
2008-2012 Lecturer, Bachelor of Communication Design, Monash University
2003-2006 Co-ordinator year 1, Lecturer, Bachelor of Communication Design, Monash University
1999-2003 Lecturer, Bachelor of Communication Design, Monash University

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
The Immediate Past, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane
Picturesque, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick
2014 Sullied Sublime [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms
2012 Overprocessed, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms
2010 Serious Moonlight, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms
2008 Background, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms
2007 Recent Paintings, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms
2003 Two Rooms, Linden – St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Art, St Kilda
2000 The Fast and Slow, Chapel off Chapel Gallery, Prahran
1998 Six Easy Pieces, Westspace, Footscray
1997 Room 11, Carlisle Lodge Motel, St Kilda 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS SINCE 2004

2016 The Ordinary Instant, The Gallery at Bayside Community Art Centre
2015 Science Friction Moreland Summer Exhibition, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick
2014
Autumn Salon, Switchback Gallery, Federation University, Churchill
Artists Books, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms
2013
Bay of Fires Art Prize, St Helens, TAS
Muswellbrook Contemporary Art Prize Muswellbrok, NSW 2013
On a wing and a prayer, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms
2012 Paper Nights, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms
2011
New Romantics, Gippsland Centre for Art, Sale
New Romantics, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms
2010 Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, Newport
2009 Paddington Art Prize, Menzies Art Brands Gallery, Kensington, NSW
2007 A0, The Narrows at Pelaton Gallery, Chippendale, NSW
2006
One Square Foot, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms
Making the Familiar Strange, ZOO, Port Melbourne
Reunion, West Space, Melbourne
The Narrows Launch, The Narrows, Melbourne
Translations, Switchback Gallery, Monash University
Dark Matter, In collaboration with The Spatial Research Group, Art & Design Faculty Gallery, Monash University
2005
Neue Romantics, MARS Gallery, Port Melbourne
A4 Art Westspace, Melbourne
The New Breed, Dickerson Gallery, Richmond
2004 A4 Art, Westspace, Melbourne 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2016 Finalist, John Leslie Art Prize, Gippsland Regional Gallery, Sale VIC
2015 RMIT School of Art HDR Candidate Research Fund Grant. Travel funding for conference in Italy
2014 Australian Postgraduate Award, 3 year Fine Art PhD Scholarship
2013
Finalist Bay of Fires Art Prize, St Helens, TAS
Finalist Muswellbrook Contemporary Art Prize Muswellbrok, NSW
2012 Certificate of Recognition, Outstanding Sessional Teaching Award, School of Art, RMIT
2010 Finalist, John Leslie Art Prize, Gippsland Regional Gallery, Sale VIC
2010
Finalist, Norvill Art Prize, Murrurundi, NSW
Finalist Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize
2009 Finalist Paddington Art Prize, Menzies Art Brands Gallery, Kensington NSW
2006 Creative Work Grant, Monash University
2005 3 IDEA awards for The Spatial Research Group, Monash University 

COLLECTIONS

Victoria University
Art Bank
The Public Office, West Melbourne
Westspace, Melbourne
Melbourne Art Rooms (MARS) 
Various private collections