Biography

Brenda Walsh
e brendajoy.walsh@gmail.com

Born Melbourne

Education

1997 Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art (Painting) Honours RMIT
1994-96 Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art (Painting) RMIT
1991-93 Advanced Diploma, Art & Design, Northern Metropolitan TAFE, Preston, Vic

Solo Exhibitions

2018 The Ark, Tacit Art Galleries, Collingwood Vic
2014 The Flood, red gallery, Fitzroy North. Vic.
2011 After the Fall, red gallery, Fitzroy North. Vic.
2007 Art of the Dog, Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum, Castlemaine, Vic
2003 Picture This, Conical Gallery, Fitzroy, Vic
2001 Cods & Robber’s Dogs, Collingwood Gallery, Collingwood, Vic
1998 Emergence, Roar Gallery, Fitzroy, Vic
1997 Transformation, Fitzroy Gallery, Fitzroy, Vic

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 Blake Prize Finalist, Casula Powerhouse Art Centre Liverpool N.S.W
2017 “All teeth and swagger” Red Gallery Contemporary Art Space, Fitzroy North, Vic
2017  ‘Red Stocking Show’ Red Gallery Contemporary Art Space, Fitzroy North, Vic
2016 Blake Prize Finalist, Casula Powerhouse Art Centre,NSW
2010 Linden Postcard Show, Linden Gallery, St Kilda, Vic
2009 Chapman & Bailey *****
2009 Linden Postcard Show, Linden Gallery, St Kilda, Vic
2008 Linden Postcard Show, Linden Gallery, St Kilda, Vic
1997 Naked, RMIT Honours (Painting) Exhibition, Stripp Gallery, Fitzroy, Vic
1996 Exit, Town Hall, Fitzroy, Vic
1996 Reclaiming the Night, The Women’s Gallery, Fitzroy, Vic

Awards & Commissions

2009 Winner of Linden Postcard Prize, Linden Gallery, St Kilda, Vic
2003 Commission for the late Gabrielle Pizzi, Private Collection, Melbourne, Vic
1993 First Prize in Painting, Northern Metropolitan TAFE, Preston, Vic
1993 First Prize in Drawing, Northern Metropolitan TAFE, Preston, Vic

Collections

Represented in private collections in Australia , Italy and U.S.A.

Arts Related Experience

1998-2001 Arts Tutor, Learn for Yourself Program, Mary Kehoe Centre, Port Melbourne, Vic
1999 Volunteer, Heidi Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen, Vic