Michael Bullock. Born, Perth WA lives in West Footscray, Victoria
Education and Qualifications
|2009||Master of Fine Art, Monash University|
|2003||Graduate Diploma of Visual Art, Victorian College of The Arts.|
|1988-90||Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts), Curtin University of Technology. Western Australia. Painting Major.|
Relevant Professional Positions
|2013-2015||Monash Art and Design, Teaching Associate, Woodwork and Metal Construction, Fine Arts Department|
|2009-11||Monash Art and Design, Teaching Associate, Painting and Drawing, Fine Arts Dept.|
|2007-08||Monash Art and Design, Assistant Lecturer, Level A, Painting and Drawing, Fine Arts Dept.|
|2005-2015||Monash Art and Design, Painting and Drawing Technical Officer.|
Selected Recent Solo Exhibitions
|2017||Market Values, Five Walls Gallery, Footscray.|
|2014||The Washing Away of Time, SpacedHub, North Perth|
|2013||Michael Bullock, One Shanthiroad, Bangalore India.|
|2013||The Sandalwood Project, Fremantle Arts Centre|
|2012||Enlightenment Figures, Linden Innovators Program, Linden Center for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne.|
|2007||Duo,Kings ARI, Melbourne|
|2003||Chuyen The, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne.|
|2001||Rubber Fish, Gallery 4a, Australian Asian Artists Association,Sydney.|
|1999||Rubber Fish, Australian Embassy, Ha Noi, Vietnam.|
Selected Group Exhibitions
|2015||Spaced 2: Future Recall, Western Australian Museum, as part of the Perth International Arts Festival|
|2014||Merchant Cities, The Substation, Newport.|
|2013||The Substation Art Prize, The Substation, Newport.|
|2011||Beautiful Volcanoes (Curator Michael Vale), Monash Faculty Gallery, Caulfield
The Gravity of the Situation, Auction and Exhibition, Monash Faculty Gallery, Caulfield
|2009||Albury Art Prize, Albury Art Gallery, NSW|
|2008||Stan and Maureen Duke Art Prize”, Gold Coast City Art Gallery
Proof of Life, O Projects Melbourne (Curator, Carl Scrase)
30 x 30 x30, Monash Faculty Gallery Caulfield.
|2007||Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Traveling Fellowship, VCA Gallery, Melbourne|
|2006||Boryoung International Stone Carving Symposium, Mosan Art Museum, Mosan, South Korea.
Memories and Imaginings,Contemporary Interior Visions. Ord Minnett Foyer, (Curator , Kirsten Rann). Melbourne
Life Is Getting Longer,VCA Gallery, Melbourne (Curator, Steven Rendall, May 2006)
|2004||Life is Very Long,Yarra Sculpture Gallery,Melbourne.(Curator, Steven Rendall)
Quatrain VCA Alliance Francaise Art Award, Alliance Francaise gallery Gallery, Melbourne.
120 Degrees of Separation, Linden -St. Kilda Centre for Contemporary Arts. Melbourne
|2003||The Fourth International Sculpture Symposium, Chau Doc, An Giang Province, Vietnam.
Victorian College of the Arts Graduate Show, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne.
ANZ Visual Arts Fellowship Award, 380 Collins Street, Melbourne.
Toorak Village Festival of Sculpture, Toorak Village, Melbourne.
|2002||The Third International Sculpture Symposium, Song Huong River, Hue, Vietnam.
2002 National Works on Paper, Mornington Regional Gallery, Mornington.
Half a World Away, Hallwalls Gallery, Buffalo New York. USA (Curator, Simon Rees)
Open For Inspection, 60 Stirling St. Footscray (Curator, Nguyen Tran Hoang)
|2001||Gallery 4a Members Exhibition, Gallery 4a,Sydney|
|2000||2000 National Works on Paper, Mornington Regional Gallery.|
|2013||Asialink/ Spaced Reciprocal residency Program, Bangalore India|
|2011||Artist in Residence Program, Fremantle Arts Centre|
|2010||a window until the rains come”, ALBB open studio program, Pi-Channel Studios, Saigon, Vietnam.|
|2006||Boryoung International Sculpture Symposium, Mosan Art Museum, Mosan, South Korea.|
|2003||The Fourth International Sculpture Symposium, Chau Doc, An Giang Province, Vietnam.|
|2002||The Third International Sculpture Symposium, Song Huong River, Hue, Vietnam.|
|1999||Studio Residency at The Hanoi College of Industrial Design, Hanoi, Vietnam. Asialink Visual Arts Residency Program|
|2013||Asialink Residency Laboratory Program, Bangalore, India as part of IASKA Spaced 2 Future Recall Program.|
|2011||New Work Grant, VACB, The Australia Council.|
|2010||Finalist, Georges Mora Foundation Fellowship|
|2009||Finalist, Albury Art Prize|
|2007||Finalist, Stan and Maureen Duke Art Prize|
|2006||Finalist, Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship|
|2005||Rolco Award, Monash University|
|2004||Awarded Arts Victoria, New Work Development Grant|
|2003||VCA Alliance Francaise Art Award.
Finalist, ANZ Visual Arts Fellowship Award, Highly Commended 380 Collins Street, Melbourne.
VCA Directors Discretionary Fund for Participation in the Fourth International Sculpture Symposium, Vietnam.
|2002||Awarded Visual Arts and Craft Board Australia Council, Skills and Arts Development Grant.
Finalist “2002 National Works on Paper”, Mornington Regional Gallery
|2001||Awarded Arts Victoria, New Work Development Grant|
|1999||The Asialink residency program,The Hanoi College of Industrial Design, Vietnam.|
|1991||Awarded Studio, Old Customs House, Fremantle, Western Australia.|
|1990||Monique Atlas Prize, Top Graduate in Painting Department, Curtin University. Western Australia|
Selected Bibliography and Media
|2015||Melissa Leo Cultural Exchange: Spaced 2, Future Recall brings artists to regional WA,
|2014||Doug Spencer, Michael Bullock: “The washing Away of Time’ Books and Arts Daily, Radio Interview:http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/booksandarts/michael-bullock3a-27the- washing-away-of-time27/5806204
|2013||Jayanthi Mudhukar Soap be it, Bangalore Mirror, Sunday Decemember 22, 2013
Laetitia Wilson, “Mad About The Freo Hub”, The West Australian, May 11, 2013.
Madelaine Dickie, Smoke, Sandalwood and Bronze: a sculptural poem, radio interview, http://www.abc.net.au/local/audio/2013/05/07/3753868.htm
|2012||Miles Allinson, Meaning in Delay, Linden Innovators 1, Catalogue essay.|
|2008||Kate Daw and Vicki McInnes (ed.) Bureau, VCA Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne, 2008.|
|2006||Ashley Crawford, Life is Getting Longer, Preview, The Sunday Age, June 11, 2006.
Helene Frichot, Life is Getting Longer, Catalogue Essay VCA Gallery, June, 2006.
Simon Gregg, “Life is Getting Longer” Artlink, Vol. 26, No. 4. 2006
Megan Backhouse “Life is Getting Longer”, Art Galleries, A2, The Age June 10, 2006.
|2005||Jazminas Cininas “Life is Very Long” Acca Mag, Issue 8, www.accaonline.org.au
Cliff Burtt “Life is Very Long”, Artlink. Vol.25 No. 1.2005
|2002||Suzanne Lecht “A Celebration of Differences” World Sculpture News, Vol.8,No. 4. Autumn. 2002.
“Creativity That Stands the Test of Time” Sunday Vietnam News, May 19 2002.
|2001||Victoria Hynes The Sydney Morning Herald Oct. 5-11.|
|2000||“Vietnam as a Fishbowl is One School of Thought”, Viet Nam News Dec 15, 1999|
|2010||“Darkroom”, Catalogue essay for Nguyen Tran Hoang, Red Gallery, Fitzroy.|
|2003||“Chuyen The” Catalogue Essay and Artists Statement, Gertrude Contemporary Artist Spaces.|
|2002||“After Images” With Christian Capurro and Tom Nicholson Meanjin, Portraits of the Artist’. Vol.62 Number 2, 2003.|
|2000||“Making the Land Go Salty: Issues Surrounding Sustainability For the Emerging Artist” Artists Talk: Issues Facing Australian Artists”, edited by Richard Holt and Brett Jones. West Space publication, Melbourne 2000|
|1998||“Greg Creek, Desktop Drawing” All This and Heaven Too 1998 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia. 1998|
Curtin University Art Collection
Christ Church Grammar School