While the World Rushes

By Alexandra Matthews

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

Size: 34cm by 34cm

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About the Artist

Education

1979-1981 Queensland College of Art, Seven Hills, Brisbane, QLD. 3yr Illustration and Design

 

 

Industry Roles

2014 – 2019

Artist in Residence - Brisbane Grammar School, Brisbane, QLD

 

1985 – 1995

Head of Computer Graphics, 2D and 3D Animation and Special Effects (Quantel Paintbox, Harriet and 3D)

 

1981 – 1985

Channel Ten, Brisbane Art Department. Graphic Artist, Animator, Computer Graphics (Quantel Paintbox)

 

Awards

2019

’Urban Gazing Behind the Vernacular’ Lethbridge Gallery, Paddington.

People’s Choice Award - Clayton Utz Art Award, Brisbane, QLD

Finalist - Clayton Utz Art Award, Brisbane, QLD

Finalist - Lethbridge 20000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

Finalist - Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane, QLD

 

2018

People’s Choice Award - Clayton Utz Art Award, Brisbane, QLD

Packing Room Prize (Inaugural) - Brisbane Grammar ‘Connections’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Finalist - Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane, QLD

Curators Choice - Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane, QLD

Finalist - Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

 

2017

People’s Choice Award – Nundah Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Finalist - Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane, QLD

Curators Choice - Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane, QLD

Finalist – Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

 

2016

Highly Commended ‘Originality’, Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

Finalist - Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

Finalist - Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane, QLD

  

2012

First Prize – Decorative Surface, Nudgee Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

2004

 

First Prize - Decorative Surface, Nudgee Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

First Prize - Professional Ceramics, Royal Queensland Show, Brisbane, Qld

 

 

2003

First Prize - Decorative Surface, Nudgee Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

First Prize - Professional Ceramics, Royal Queensland Show, Brisbane, Qld

 

2001

First Prize - Decorative Surface, Nudgee Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

 

1999

 First Prize - Decorative Surface, Nudgee Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

1998

First Prize - Professional Underglaze, Qld Ceramic Society Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

1997

First Prize - Qld Ceramic Society Show, Brisbane, QLD

Second Prize - Qld Ceramic Society Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

 

 

 

Exhibitions

2019

’Urban Gazing Behind the Vernacular’ Lethbridge Gallery, Paddington.

Lethbridge 20000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane, QLD

Clayton Utz Art Award, Brisbane, QLD

Brisbane Grammar ‘Aurum’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

 

2018

Clayton Utz Art Award, Brisbane, QLD

Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane, QLD

Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

Brisbane Grammar ‘Connections’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Nudgee College ‘Dimensions’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Royal Queensland Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

 

2017

Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane, QLD

Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

Brisbane Grammar ‘Evolve’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Nudgee College ‘Dimensions’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Nundah Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Royal Queensland Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

 

2016

Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane, QLD

Brisbane Grammar ‘Impressions’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Nudgee College ‘Dimensions’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Nundah Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Royal Queensland Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

 

2015

‘Two Locals’ Three White Rooms, Latrobe Tce, Paddington, QLD

Brisbane Grammar ‘Discover’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Nudgee College ‘Dimensions’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Nundah Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Royal Queensland Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

2014

Brisbane Modern Art, Group Show, Brisbane, Qld

Brisbane Grammar ‘Sapphire’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

2013

Brisbane Grammar ‘Illuminate’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Nudgee College Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

2012

Brisbane Grammar ‘If’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Nudgee College Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

 

2011

Brisbane Grammar ‘Momentum’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

2010

Brisbane Grammar ‘Contrast’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

2009

Brisbane Grammar ‘Forty’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

2008

Brisbane Grammar ‘Pure Passion’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

2007

Brisbane Grammar ‘Refresh’ Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

2006

Nudgee College Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

2005

Nudgee College Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

2004

Royal Queensland Show, Brisbane, QLD

Nudgee College Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

St Aiden’s 75th Celebrations Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

2003

Nudgee College Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Royal Queensland Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

2002

Brisbane Grammar Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Sacred Garden Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Nudgee College Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Royal Queensland Show, Brisbane, QLD

Redeemer College Art Show, Brisbane, Qld

 

2001

Brisbane Grammar Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Nudgee College Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

2000

Brisbane Grammar Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Redeemer College Gallery 2000, Brisbane, Qld

Nudgee College Art Show, Brisbane, Qld

 

1999

‘Tableau Faience’, Kathryn’s Gallery, Chelmer, QLD

Brisbane Grammar Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

Nudgee College Art Show, Brisbane, QLD

 

 

 

Collections

Brisbane Grammar School Art Collection

Australian and International Private Collections

 

Commissions

2017

Lord Mayor of Brisbane

 

 

Publications

Featured: Creative Inquiry, Angela Brown et al (2019) – Cambridge University Press, “Making Meaning Through Art” p25 Chapter 3 Cover Plate, p35-37

Featured: The Courier Mail, ‘Creative Passions’, Michelle Collins 2002

Featured: The Courier Mail ‘Our House’ Sandra Killen, “Modern Classics”, July 1999

Featured: Brisbane Times, Julia Ross July 1999

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