Anne Wallace Biography


1970

Born Brisbane, Australia
Lives Brisbane, Australia

EDUCATION

1990                     

Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts), Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

1989-93                 

Arts Faculty (Part Time), University of Queensland

1994-96                 

Master of Arts (Distinction), Slade School of Fine Art,

University College, London

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

Strange Ways, curated by Vanessa Van Ooyen, Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, Australia

Strange Ways, curated by Vanessa Van Ooyen, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Australia

2019

Strange Ways, curated by Vanessa Van Ooyen, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane, Australia

Plain Sight, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2017

Anne Wallace: Recent Paintings, Kalli Rolfe at Neon Parc, City, Melbourne

2011

The Shades, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2009

Release the Bats, Queensland Art Gallery – Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

2008

Recent Paintings , Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2005

Song Cycle, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2004

Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2002

High Anxiety, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia, Brisbane

(with Michael Harrison), Ivan Anthony Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

The Go-Betweens Paintings, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2001

The Go-Betweens Paintings, Pestorius Sweeney House, Brisbane, Australia

Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2000

Private Rooms, Brisbane City Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

A story that can’t be told, University of South Australia 

Art Museum: City West Campus, Adelaide, Australia

1999

Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1998

Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1997

Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1995

Darren Knight Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

1993

Darren Knight Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

Know My Name - Australian Women Artists 1900 to Now, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and nationwide

2019

New Woman, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane

2018

The Horse, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Darren Knight Gallery at Spring 1883, Windsor Hotel, Melbourne 1 – 4 August 2018

2017

Darren Knight Gallery at Spring 1883Room 55, The Establishment Hotel, Sydney

Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane

2016

Narratives, Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

2015

Lurid Beauty, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Collectors' Space, Surry Hills, Sydney

2012

Nadine Christensen and Anne Wallace: Recent paintings, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria, Australia

2011

People and Places, Heiser Gallery, Brisbane

Nobody knows – Simon Mee, Rob McHaffie, Anne Wallace, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Queensland

2010

Nobody Knows: Simon Mee, Rob McHaffie, Anne Wallace, Gold Coast City Gallery, Queensland, Australia

The Wallpaper Project, a touring exhibition curated by Simon Mee and William Wilding

Slow Burn, National Trust S H Ervin Gallery, Sydney

2009                    

In every Dreamhome a Heartbreak, Galerie Frank Schlag & Cie., Essen, Germany.

Darren Knight Gallery at Auckland Art Fair, Auckland, New Zealand

2008                    

Home, Lismore Regional Gallery, New South Wales, Australia

2007                    

Darren Knight Gallery at Ryan Renshaw, Ryan Renshaw, Brisbane Australia

2006                    

Parallel Lives: Australian Painting Today – TarraWarra Biennial 2006 TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville,

Victoria, Australia.

21st Century Modern – 2006 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

2005                    

Repositioning Photography, Number 2: Idiosyncrasy: Painting andPhotography, Queensland

Centre for Photography, Australia

2005: The year in art National Trust SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

The Influence of Anxiety, Blindside Artist Run Space Inc., Melbourne, Australia

The Sound of Painting, The Arts Centre, George Adams Gallery, Victoria, Australia

2004-2005            

Kindle and Swag. The Samstag Effect, University of South Australia Art Museum, Adelaide and

QUT Art Museum, Brisbane, Australia      

2004                    

Blur, Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland, Queensland, Australia

The Ten Commandments, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany

2003-2004            

Art Australia, touring Germany: Kunst Raum Sylt-Quelle, Gallerie Seippel, Köln, Stätische

Gallerie, Delmenhorst, Germany

Hothouse, the Flower in Contemporary Art, State Library of Victoria; Geelong Art Gallery; Ballarat

Fine Art Gallery; McClelland Art Gallery; Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia  

One Square Mile: Brisbane Boundaries, Brisbane City Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

2003                    

The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize 2003, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia          

2002      

2002 The Year in Art, S H Ervin Gallery, Sydney, Australia

World Art: Art by QUT Alumni, Art Museum, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane,

Australia

It’s a beautiful day. New painting in Australia 2, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of

Melbourne, Melbourne and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Tales of the Unexpected: aspects of contemporary Australian art, National Gallery of Australia,

Canberra, Australia

Femme Fatale: Anne Zahalka, Anne Wallace and Annette Bezor, Institute of Modern Art,

Brisbane, Australia

2001                     

Painting - An Arcane Technology, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne,

Melbourne, Australia

A Studio in Paris, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2000                     

Fortitude – New Art from Queensland, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Sebastian, touring exhibition, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia, Hervey Bay

Regional Gallery, Pialba, Queensland, Australia

1999-2000             

Moral Hallucination: Channelling Hitchcock, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia.

1998                     

Primavera, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

Things Visible and Invisible, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia

In Absentia, Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra, Australia

Collaborations (with Eugene Carchesio), Bellas Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Ladies and Gentlemen, Cameron House, Brisbane, Australia

1996                     

Slade Postgraduate Degree Show, Slade School of Art, London, England

1995                     

Lovers, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne, Australia

Salon 3 x 6, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

Have a Look, University Art Museum, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

1994                     

Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarships, University of South Australia Art

Museum, Adelaide, Australia

An Exotic Otherness: Crossing Brisbane Lines, touring exhibition, Contemporary Art Services

Tasmania (CAST)

1992                     

Inaugural exhibition, Darren Knight Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Potential Space, Warwick Regional Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia

1991                     

Nine Brisbane Artists, Butterfactory Contemporary Artspace, Brisbane , Australia

GRANTS & AWARDS

1999                     

Six month residency at Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, awarded by the Power Institute of Fine

Arts, University of  Sydney and the Australia Council

1999                     

Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

1995                     

Melville Nettleship Award, Slade School of Fine Art, London, England

1993                     

Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarships

1990                     

Hobday and Hingston Bursary, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Oxlades Prize, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

COLLECTIONS

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

Queensland Art Gallery, Australia

Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia

Brisbane City Art Gallery, Australia

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia

Macquarie Bank Collection, Sydney, Australia

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Backhouse, M. TWMA Biennial, The Age Melbourne Magazine, 28 July 2006

Backhouse, M. Dreaminess time in Around the galleries The Age Review Saturday 29 October

2005

Biesenbach, K. Die Zehn Gebote (The Ten Commandments), catalogue, Das Deutsche

Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, 19 June- 5 December 2004

Bland, M. Nobody Knows in Art & Australia, Vol. 48 No. 2, p. 351

Butler, R. Anne Wallace’s Confessions, Art and Australia, volume 32, number 3 1995

Butler, R. An Uncertain Smile, book published by Artspace, Sydney 1996

Clarke, S. etc. 48 hours, Courier-Mail, 7-8 July 2007, p. 2

Conomos, J. Art and cinema as the perfect crime, Art Monthly Australia, Number 128 April 2000

Colless, E. Dressed like a set, Australian Art Collector, cover story,  Issue 29, July-Sept 2004

Colless, E. Double Jeopardy, catalogue essay, Anne Wallace – Recent Paintings, 1999

Creed, B. Hitchcock: Art, Cinema and … Suspense. The aesthetics of shock in painting and film,

 review, Art & Australia, Vol. 38 No.2, 2000

Curnow, B. Primavera 1998, catalogue essay, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney 1998

Daw, R. In the absence of narrative, catalogue essay, Fortitude, Queensland Art Gallery, August

2000

Ed. Griffith Review 67, Brisbane 2020 (cover image)

Engberg, J. Lovers, catalogue essay, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne 1996

Giudici, A. Eight days, The Age – Preview  27 August 2006 p. 4

Green, C. Anne Wallace, Eyeline, no.28 1995       

Grishin, S. Flights of fantasy into an alternative reality, The Canberra Times,  2002

Hall, K. Moments Away, in absentia exhibition catalogue, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National

University, Canberra, 1998

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Australia, Canberra, 2002

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Helmrich, M. Out of Exile and Into the Nineties, catalogue essay, Contemporary Art Services

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Helmrich, M. Mianjin ngatta yarrana (Brisbane, I’m going), catalogue essay, 1 Square Mile:

Brisbane Boundaries, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City Council 2003

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November 2002

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exhibition catalogue, 2006

Lynch, M. Against the wall: the art of Anne Wallace, interview, Real Time, Oct-Nov 2000

McCulloch, S. Focus on structure: Highlighting our modern past, The Australian Financial

Review, 23 March 2006

McDonald, J. A Nation of Art Lovers for $252 Million, The Age, 22 October 1994

McDonald, J. An abstract blast from the present, Sydney Morning Herald, 19-20 February 2011.

McLean, S. Artistic Go Between, The Courier-Mail, 2001

McLean, S. Filmic Femmes, The Courier-Mail, 26 January 2002

McLean, S. Nine Queensland artists are most collectable, The Courier-Mail, 18 December 2002

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Nelson, R., Lurid Beauty review: National Gallery of Victoria's showcase of Australian surrealism not what you might expect, The Age, 19 November 2015

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Ravenswood, K, Nine Brisbane Artists: Sources and Outcomes, Eyeline, Number 5, 1993

Rooney, R. Satire’s Light Relief, The Weekend Australian, 18-19 September 1993

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Scott and Anne Wallace, Art and Australia, vol.35, no.2 1997

Smith, S. Moody hues, The Courier Mail, 9 August 2000

Stanhope, Z. Everlasting, catalogue essay, Hothouse, Monash University  Museum Of Art, May

2003

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