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Brigit Heller

50 Showlersroad
Benloch, Victoria 3435, Australia
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Phone: 0432120766
Email: brigitheller@gmail.com
URL: http://www.brigitheller.com

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CV Brigit Heller

Born 1964 Switzerland, lives and works in Lancefield, Central Victoria

Art related education

-Masters of Visual Arts, Monash University, in progress                                  

-Bachelor of Fine Arts, Victorian College of the Art                                         

-Certificate of Art and Design, Auckland Institute of Technology                 

Currently employed at the Australian Academy of Design since 2009

Solo shows

 October 2012  “I don’t want to drown” Mars Gallery Melbourne                            

November 2005 “The Other Side” Icon Museum of Art, Deakin University,     

March 2005 “Island”, McClelland Sculpture Park, Langwarrin                       

April 2001 “His and Hers”, The Band Hall Gallery, Kyneton                    

January 2000 “Precieux” , The Band Hall Gallery, Kyneton

Selected recent group shows

November 2012               Backyard Exhibition, Art Gallery of Ballarat                 

October 2011                   2011 Lorne Sculpture Exhibition                    2011/08/06/05/04      Toorak Village Sculpture Festival, Melbourne                               

May 2010/11                   aRtECYCLE Incinerator Arts Complex                             

October 2010/11           Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award          

October 2011/09            Lorne Sculpture Exhibition, Lorne                                               

2007/2002                       The Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award                         

October 2003                   McClelland Survey&Award, Langwarrin VIC                         

March 2003                       “Site Unseen”, Bendigo Art Gallery                                

January 2003                       Montalto Sculpture Prize, Red Hill VIC                      

October 2002          Fundere Sculpture Prize 2002, Yarra Sculpture Space Melbourne

Awards

2011             Lorne Sculpture Exhibition, MARS Gallery Prize     

2011             Moonee Valley aRtECYLE Award                                              

2009             Regional Artist Award, Lorne Sculpture Exhibition  

2006             Winner of the Toorak Place Award

2003              Toorak Village Sculptre Festival, Highly Commended

2002              Winner of the world sculpture news prize

2001               The Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award, Highly commended and winner of popular choice award

2000              Central Goldfields Sculpture Award 2000 Highly Commended

1998              National Gallery of Victoria Trustees Award

 

Commissions    

 

2011                                    City of Ballarat,

2004                                    Wyndham City Council

2004                                     Deakin University Burwood Campus Melbourne

2003                                    Vic Health and Mt. Alexander Shire, (Sculpture by                                             the Creek)

2002                                    Parks and Wildlife, Tasmania

2001                                    Spaces Design Group, Armadale

2000                                    FHA Image Design, Melbourne

2000                                    Parks Victoria, Castlemaine

as well as numerous commissions around Australia, New Zealand and Switzerland