ANNE MESTITZ | Curriculum Vitae


EDUCATION
2011 PhD (Research) TSA/UTAS
2004 MFA (Research) TSA/UTAS
1999 BFA with Honours (Sculpture), HF, TSA/UTAS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2009 Tilted Constant: a site-referenced installation at Pigment Gallery, Melbourne
2009 OMG: a site-referenced installation at Entrepot Gallery, Hobart
2007 Electric Love: Bett Gallery, Hobart
2004 to gaze and to glance: Kelly’s Garden, Hobart
2001 Drawing the Line: a solo installation at Foyer café, Hobart
1997 Impulse: Fine Arts Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (curated)
2015 Mad women in the attic: Plimsol Gallery, Hobart. Curators: Mary Scott and Maria Kunda
2015 Standback: MAC, Moonah, Hobart. Curator: Josie Hurst
2014 Geocritical AAANZ: Sawtooth ARI, Launceston. Curator: Natalie Holtsbaum
2014 SNO 101: SNO, Marrickville, Sydney. Curator: Susan Andrews
2013 The Z Factor: Plimsol Gallery, Hobart. Curator: Meg Keating
2012 Frames of Reference: Langford120, Melbourne. Curator: Wilma Tabacco
2010 Online(fishing): Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart. Curator: John Vella
2010 Conceptual: CAST Gallery, Hobart. Curator: Colin Langridge
2010 Zero: Poimena Gallery, Launceston. Curator: Paul Snell
2009 Hobart City Art Prize: finalist exhibition at the Tasmanian Museum and Art
Gallery
2009 Chance Encounters: South Australian School of Art Gallery, Adelaide (see below)
2009 Chance Encounters: Ten Days on the Island Festival, Long Gallery, Hobart,
Curators: Maria Kunda and Mary Knights
2009 Tasmania 1:100000 Mapping the Island: Ten Days on the Island Festival, Hobart,
Curators: Penny Carey-Wells and Dianne Perndt
2009 Geometric Nature: Devonport Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania. Curator: Lucy
Hawthorne
2008 Ephemeral Art at the Invisible Lodge: Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, (in
collaboration with Sculpture by the Sea), Curators: Peter Timms, Dick Bett and
David Handley
2008 Sweet Observations of an Interior World: Devonport Regional Art Gallery,
Tasmania. Curator: Jane Stewart
2007 Revelation: Port Arthur Project (Ten Days on the Island Festival): Port Arthur
Historic Site, Tasmania. Curators: Noel Frankham and Julia Clark
2006 Ephemeral Art at the Invisible Lodge: Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, (in
collaboration with Sculpture by the Sea). Curators: Bridget Arkless, Dick Bett
and David Handley
2005 Resonator: Long Gallery, Hobart. Curator: Derek Hart
2005 Vehicle: CAST gallery, Hobart. Curator: Felix Ratcliff
2005 Hwy#2:10 Days on the Island (Forth). Curator: Jane Deeth
2005 Acidophilus: 10 Days on the Island, TMAG Hobart. Curator: John Vella
2001 Sculpture by the Sea: Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania (part of Ten Days on the
Island Festival). Curators: David Handley and Dick Bett
2001 Island Postcards: State Library of Tasmania, Hobart (part of Ten Days on the
Island Festival). Curators: Penny Carey-Wells and Di Perdnt
1999 Sculpture by the Sea: Bondi Beach, Sydney. Curator: David Handley
1998 Sculpture by the Sea: Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania. Curator: David Handley

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (other)
2012 Sculpture Now: Colville Gallery, Hobart.
2008 Delivery: Plimsol Gallery, Tasmanian School of Art, Hobart
2006 Object: 5 Tasmanian Sculptors: Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmania
2005 Against the wall: Inflight Gallery, Hobart, a collaboration with Ona Kaukenas
2003 Hutchins Art Prize: Long Gallery, Hobart
2003 Poimena Art Award: Poimena Gallery, Launceston
2003 Linden Postcard Show: Linden Gallery, Melbourne
2001 Halfway there: (current postgraduate student show at the University of
Tasmania) Plimsol Gallery, Hobart Tasmania
1999 Hatched: PICA, W.A.

AWARDS RECEIVED
2013 Tasmanian recipient Qantas Art Award
2008 Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) for PhD research
1999 Sculpture by the Sea Sydney (awarded exhibition at Access Gallery, Sydney)
1999 University of Tasmania Honours Scholarship
1998 Sculpture by the Sea / Roaring Beach, Tasmania: $5000 Blundstone Sculpture
Award (joint-winner)
1998 Moonah Arts Centre Artist in Residence Grant (with Brigita Ozolins)

PUBLICATIONS
2011 Sculpture by the Sea: the first fifteen years 1997-2011

BIBLIOGRAPHY
MacDonald, John: Ephemeral Art at the Invisible Lodge: Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, The Sydney Morning Herald March 2008
Watkins, Philip: Electric Love, Bett Gallery, Hobart, Artlink, vol 27 no4 2007
Andersch, Joerg: Electric Love, Bett Gallery Hobart, The Mercury August 18 2007
Andersch, Joerg: Object: 5 Tasmanian Sculptors, The Mercury May 13 2006
Timms, Peter: On being (almost) invisible, Art Monthly Australia April 2006, pp26-28
Downes, Briony: Acidophilus, Eyeline Number 57, Winter 2005, p.52
Rankin-Reid, Jane: Garden finally comes alive with creativity, The Mercury, October 2004
Rankin-Reid, Jane: Taking Risks, The Mercury, October 21, 2001
Dysart, Dinah: Sculpture by the Sea, Art and Australia VOL 38 NO 1 2000, pp 63-64
Scarlett, Ken: Down by the Sea, World Sculpture News, Winter 1999, pp 33-35
Pos, Margaretta: Sculptors give shape to rugged coastline, The Mercury, Friday November 13, 1998
Lamb, Eve: It’s interesting, it reaches out to people – and yes, it is art, The Mercury, Thursday June 25, 1998
Andersch, Joerg: Installed for the glow of magic, The Saturday Mercury, September 15, 1997

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2007-2012 Sessional Lecturer in Drawing at UTAS
2000-2006 Sessional Lecturer in Sculpture at UTAS