Kay Kane, (Dr.)
DVA (Griffith) DFA & BAFA (hons) London, Cert IV, FRAQS
2010 Doctor of Visual Arts, Fine Art, Queensland College, Griffith University.
1981 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Central College, London (awarded Special commendation, Art History)
1981 Diploma, Central School of Art and Design
1976-77 Foundation Year, St Martins College of Art, London
1974-76 City Literary Institute, London (Live drawing, art history, painting, and design)
1997-2007 Arts Academy, Balmoral QLD
1997-2015 Lecturer Life Drawing,Queensland College of Art ,
2019-2020 Lecturer Life Drawing, Queensland University of Technology.
2015 Royal Society of the Arts, “Capturing Tacit Knowledge in an Innovative Society.” Brisbane QLD.
2014 The Animator, 26th Annual International Society for Animation Studies Conference, June 2014, Hosted by Sheridan College, Toronto, Canada. “Animation as Conservation: Classical Values in Contemporary Practice”
2014 The Representational Art Conference 2014, TRAC 2014, The Californian Lutheran University, Ventura, California, USA “Representation and the Real Thing”.
2012 The Representational Art Conference 2012, TRAC 2012, The Californian Lutheran University, Ventura, California, USA. “The Nude, Beauty and Modernist Misogyny”
2015 Animation Studies. Animation as Conservation: Classical Values in Contemporary Practice’
2014 Drawing illustration of Fly leaf of “The Craft of Governing: In Honour of Professor Patrick Weller”, Editors: Glynn Davis & RAW Rhodes (Crows Nest NSW: Allen and Unwin, 2014)
2013 “The Real Snake: Proceedings of The Representational Art Conference 2012". Foreword by Michael Pearce, PHD MFA, California Lutheran University, Book Chapter: “The Nude Beauty and Modernist Misogyny”.
Selected Solo Exhibitions
1981/2 Cale Art, Chelsea, London
2002 The Painters Gallery, Mona Vale Sydney
Selected Group Exhibitions
2021 Clayton Utz Art Award (QLD)
2021 The Inaugural Lethbridge Landscape Prize
2021 Lethbridge Gallery Home Exhibition
2020 Lethbridge Gallery
2019 The Kennedy Art Prize, Adelaide SA.
2019 The Lethbridge 20000, Brisbane Qld.
2018 Show your World, Exhibition, New York
2016 Queensland Figurative, (Winner 1st Prize)
2016 RQAS Annual, Petrie Tce Gallery, Works on Paper (Winner 1st Prize)
2015 Manning Art Prize, Naked and Nude, Manning.Regional Gallery,
2015 Moreton Bay Regional Art Awards,
2014 Journeys West Exhibition , Orange Regional Gallery, Orange NSW
2014 The Queensland Figurative 2014, Petrie Terrace Gallery Brisbane QLD.
2014 Andrew Fisher Portrait Prize, Gympie Regional Gallery
2014 Manning Art Prize, Naked and Nude, Manning.Regional Gallery
2013 Shadow of a Mouse, Petrie Terrace Gallery,
2013 Manning Art Prize, Naked and Nude, Manning.Regional Gallery
2013 The Reel Deal, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, USA,
2013 Royal Queensland Art Society Annual Art Competition (Winner 2nd Prize)
2013 Pastel Exhibition Petrie Tce Gallery (Winner 1st Prize)
2012 Alice Bale Art Prize, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Victoria
2012 Petrie Terrace Gallery, Inaugural Exhibition
2011 15 Artist Exhibition 2011; Redcliffe City Art Gallery Invitational Exhibition
2010/11 Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney
2010 Evolving Traditions, Queensland Contemporary Painters,
2010 Redcliffe City Art Gallery
2010 The GAS, Griffith University Graduate Show, Griffith University Gallery
2010/12 Harold and Agnes Richardson Drawing Prize (Winner 1st Prize both years)
2010 7 Stars 3, Gallery 419, Brisbane
2010 The Restoration of Venus, Doctoral Exhibition, QCA, Griffith University
2009 Art State Competition (Commended)
2003/08/12 Alice Bale competition, Melbourne
2006 Stanthorpe Festival Competition
2000/3 The Painter’s Gallery, Mona Vale, Sydney
1990/1 Childers Regional Art Gallery
1986 Royal Portrait Society, Mall Galleries, London
1986 Albermale Gallery London
1986 Royal Academy Summer Show, Piccadilly
1986 John Player Portrait Award semi-finalist / National Portrait Gallery, London
1984 Royal Overseas League, West End, London
1984 John Player Portrait Award semi-finalist/National Portrait Gallery, London
1984 Royal Society of British Artists, Mall Galleries
1980 Stowells Trophy Exhibition (Royal Academy London)
1980 Leicestershire County Council Annual Exhibition (UK)
1980 Young Masters Gallery, Brisbane
1980 Portrait Artists Society, Mall Galleries, London
Selected Portrait Commissions
2022 David Stabler, Orthopaedic Surgeon
2019 Suzannah Bentley
2019 Rona Bain
2013 Professor Pat Weller, Griffith University.
2006 Hon. Kev Mahoney, Mayor of Woocoo Shire, QLD
2004 Professor Glenice Hancock, Vice Chancellor Central Queensland University
1996 Professor Ian Shapiro, Yale University, USA
1992 The Hon.Barry Bolton, Mayor of Redcliffe City, Qld
1990 Mr Alan Templeton (Yandina Ginger Factory, Qld)
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