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Paul Selwood - Curriculum Vitae






Born 20 June 1946, Sydney.

1964-65    Sculpture student, East Sydney Technical College
1965-70    Travelled in Europe visiting museums, galleries etc.
1966          Marble carving at Lit Nitus Marble Quarries, Greece
1966-68    Technical Assistant, Royal College of Art, Sculpture School, London
1969          Lecturer in Sculpture, Bath Academy of Art, U.K.
1970          Visiting Sculptor, Wolverhampton College of Art, U.K.
1971          Travelled in the East
1972          Lecturer in Sculpture, National Art School, East Sydney Technical College
                   Lecturer in Sculpture, Woollahra Arts Centre
                   Lecturer in Sculpture, Macquarie University Union
1977- 83   Lecturer in Sculpture, Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education,
                   Toowoomba, Queensland
1984          Invited Artist, Sculpture Symposium, Canberra School of Art
                   Invited Artist, First "Artists Speak" Forum, Queensland Art Gallery
1986          Teaching Sculpture, Newcastle TAFE
1988-91    Lecturing in Sculpture, Newcastle University
                   Lecturing in Sculpture, City Art Institute, Sydney
1989          Lecturing in Sculpture and drawing, National Art School, East Sydney Technical
                   College
1993          M.F.A.  University of New South Wales


Solo Exhibitions

1972    Recent Paintings and Sculptures, Watters Gallery, Sydney
1973    Orange City Council, New South Wales
1974    Rainforest Pictures, Watters Gallery, Sydney
1978    Paul Selwood: Recent Sculpture, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
1981    Sculpture, Watters Gallery, Sydney
1983    Recent Sculpture, Watters Gallery, Sydney
1984    123 Charlotte Street, Brisbane
1986    Recent Sculptures, Watters Gallery, Sydney
1988    Sculpture and Linocuts, Watters Gallery, Sydney
1990    Recent Sculpture, Watters Gallery, Sydney
1992    Recent Sculpture, Watters Gallery, Sydney
1993    Cellular Forms, Watters Gallery, Sydney
1996    Landscape As Still Life, and Other Sculptures, Watters Gallery, Sydney
1998    Paul Selwood: An Exhibition of Sculptures, The Sir Hermann Black Gallery,
             University of Sydney
             Sculptures and Drawings, Watters Gallery, Sydney
1999    Beltore Group and Other Sculptures, Watters Gallery, Sydney
2000    Tragedie Comedie Sculpture, Watters Gallery, Sydney           
2002    Paul Selwood – Recent Sculpture, Watters Gallery, Sydney
2003    Recent Sculpture, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
2004    New Works, Watters Gallery, Sydney
2005    Recent Sculpture and Paper Constructions, Stephanie Burns Fine Art, Yarralumla,
             ACT
2006    Sculpture, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
             Recent Sculpture, Watters Gallery, Sydney


Group Exhibitions

1967    Sculpture '67, AIA Gallery, London
             Preview London, Camden Arts Centre, London
1969    Three Artists, touring Britain, sponsored by the Arts Council of Great Britain and
             Kasmin Ltd
1971    The Sculpture Garden, Sydney
1973    Sculpturescape '73, Mildura Arts Centre
1974    Ten Years, Watters Gallery, Sydney
             Lennox Head Exhibition, Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney
   
          Trustees Exhibition, Queensland Art Gallery
  
           Australia '75, Commonwealth Gardens, Canberra
1981    The First Australian Sculpture Triennial, La Trobe University, Victoria
1984    Australian Sculpture Now, 2nd Australian Sculpture Triennial, National Gallery of
             Victoria
             Canberra School of Art Sculpture Symposium Exhibition, Australian Centre for
             Photography, Sydney
             The Sculpture Garden Exhibition, Woollahra, Sydney
1986    Hunter Valley Sculptors, Newcastle City Art Gallery
1987    Off the Pedestal, Irving Sculpture Gallery, Sydney
1988    First Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
   
          The Intuitive Line, (with John Peart), Watters Gallery,    Sydney
  
           Works on Paper, (with Robert Klippel & Ken Whisson), Watters Gallery, Sydney
 
            Hunter Valley Sculpture, Maitland City Gallery
 
            The Face of Australia, Australian Regional Galleries Bicentennial Touring Exhibition
1989    Sculptors at the Table, (with 15 sculptors), Crafts Centre, touring Regional Galleries
             Wally Barda, Collage; Paul Selwood, Sculpture, Watters Gallery, Sydney
             Portrait of a Gallery, Watters 25th anniversary exhibition touring 8 regional centres
             until 1991
1990    Second Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
             40 Artists 40 Works, Works on paper, Watters Gallery, Sydney
             Shifting Ground,  Art Gallery of New South Wales
             College of Fine Art Staff Exhibition, Newcastle University
1992    Contemporary Australian Drawing, Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane
             Third Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
             Whaling Street Studios Print Show, POD Gallery, Sydney
1994    Fourth Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
1995    The First Eleven, University of Newcastle Gallery
             Negative Positive Positive Negative, Watters Gallery, Sydney
1996    A Box By Any Other Name, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
             The Real Salon de Refuses, Ardt Gallery, Sydney
             Fifth Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
             Artists of the Wollombi Valley, Maitland City Art Gallery
1997    It's a Box II, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
             The Biggest Little Sculpture Show in Town, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
1998    Wynne Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1999    The Innovators, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
             We Are Australian, Australian multicultural foundation, touring Capital cities, 1999-2000
             Sculpture By The Sea, Waverley Council, Bondi to Tamarama cliff walk, Sydney
2000    Sculpture 2000, Access Gallery, Sydney, 4 – 30 Jan.
             Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi – Tamarama cliff walk
2001    Rocks and Flesh, Artists Ties Gallery
             Woollahra Sculpture Prize Exhibition, Woollahra Council Chambers
2002    Briefcase 50, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney
             Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi – Tamarama cliff walk, Sydney
2003    Sculpture 2003, Watters Gallery, Sydney
             Sculpture in the Vines, Hunter Valley Vineyards
2004    Sculpture 2004,  Watters Gallery, Sydney
             Sculpture in the Vines, Hunter Valley Vineyards
             University of Western Sydney Acquisitive Sculpture Award & Exhibition,
             Campbelltown Campus, Sydney
2005    Homage Cezanne, Stephanie Burns Fine Art, Canberra
             Drawings and three Dimensions, Gallery Onetwentyeight, New York
             National Sculpture Award, invitation only, National Gallery, Canberra
   

Prizes and Awards

1972    Armidale Sculpture Prize, juror Daniel Thomas
1973    Liverpool Sculpture Prize, juror Douglas Dundas
1975    Commonwealth Arts Grant
1977    Townsville Sculpture Award
1988    Artist Development Grant, Australia Council


Commissions

2002    Victorian Bar Association for the Owen Dixon Chambers, Melbourne


Collections

Art Gallery of New South Wales
Mildura Arts Centre, Victoria
Stanthorpe City Council, Queensland
New England Regional Art Museum   
Macquarie University, New South Wales
Heidi Museum of Contemporary Art, Melbourne    
Orange Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
Liverpool City Council, New South Wales 
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales   
Townsville City Council, Queensland           
Gold Coast Regional Gallery, Queensland
Griffith University, Queensland
National Bank Collection


Bibliography

Baker, James:             From the Landscape:  A review of the influence of the landscape in
                                      contemporary art,
                                      Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane publication, 1991
Delaruelle, Jacques:  Paul Selwood, Art Monthly, July 1990 no.32
Delaruelle, Jacques:  Review, Sydney Review, June 1992
Fern, Lynette:             ‘Heavy Metal Inspiration’ Sydney Morning Herald     3/7/92
Germain, Max:             Artists and Galleries of Australia and New Zealand, Lansdowne 1979
Harris, Peter:               World Sculpture News, vol.6 No.1, p.71
Legge, Geoffrey:         Negative Positive Positive Negative (catalogue), Watters Gallery,
                                      Sydney
Lynn, Elwyn:              ‘Reflective tone from the pulpit’ The Australian, Weekend Review,
                                     13-14/2/93
McGillick, Paul: (1983) ‘Sculptures in a setting: Paul Selwood’, Aspect no. 28, 1983.
Scarlet, Ken:               Australian Sculptors, Nelson 1979
Shields, Harvey:         Serious Art.org - The Interview: Paul Selwood, online interview, May
                                      2006
Sturgeon, Graeme:    The Development of Australian Sculpture 1788 1975, Thames  1978
Sturgeon, Graeme:    Australian Sculpture Now, National Gallery of Victoria, 1984


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