CURRICULUM VITAE

VERA ZULUMOVSKI
BORN: 1962, Newcastle.

STUDIES

1988   

Hunter Institute of Higher Education

 Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts).

1984   

Newcastle University

 Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics).

EXHIBITIONS

2014

Exhibition of recent work scheduled for May, Art Systems Wickham. Newcastle (SOLO)
“Scope” Staff  Show, Newcastle Art School, Hunter TAFE
Pop Up Exhibition,The Emporium, Newcastle

2013

Silk Cut Print Award, Glen Eira Gallery, Victoria
Kiss my Art Exhibition, Finite Gallery, Newcastle
Collector Care, Newcastle Art School,Hunter TAFE

2012

“Hot House” Staff  Exhibition, Newcastle Art School, Hunter TAFE
Silk Cut Print Award, Glen Eira Gallery ,Victoria

2011

“Voice Over”, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery.
Gosford Art Prize, Gosford Art Gallery
Staff Exhibition, Newcastle Art Space, Hunter TAFE
Samaritans Exhibition, Newcastle Art School, Hunter TAFE

2010

Staff Exhibition, Newcastle Art School, Hunter TAFE.
Samaritans  Exhibition, Newcastle Art School, Hunter TAFE

2009

“Entwined”, PODspace Gallery, Newcastle. (SOLO)
Forsythe “Collectors Care” Exhibition, Newcastle Art School, Hunter TAFE.
Staff  Exhibition, Newcastle Art School, Hunter TAFE
“20:20” , Watt Space, Newcastle     
Burnie Print Prize”, Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania.

2008

“Black & White”, University of Newcastle Gallery
“Jam”, Staff Exhibition, Newcastle Art School, Hunter TAFE.
Forsythes “Collectors Care” Exhibition, Newcastle Art School, Hunter TAFE.

2007

“Revealing Unusual Beauty”, Ford Commission, Newcastle Region Art Gallery.(SOLO)
Staff Exhibition, Newcastle Art School, Hunter TAFE.
Forsythes “Collectors Care” Exhibition, Newcastle Art School, Hunter TAFE.
“The Story of Australian Printmaking, 1801 to 2005”,  National Gallery of Australia.

2006

Samaritans Exhibition, Newcastle Art School, Hunter TAFE.

2005

“Looking Inside”,  Newcastle Region Gallery. (SOLO)
Walkom Manning Art Prize Exhibition, Manning Region Art Gallery, Taree.

2004

Wallsend Library Art Box Exhibition, Wallsend, Newcastle.
Currabubula Art Prize Exhibition, Currabubula, NSW.

2003

Helen Maxwell Gallery, ACT. (SOLO)

2002

John Miller Gallery, Newcastle. (SOLO)
“Newcastle by Name”, John Miller Gallery, Newcastle.

2001

Nick Mitzevich Gallery, Newcastle. (SOLO)
Silkcut Collection (Touring).

2000

Nick Mitzevich Gallery, Newcastle. Inaugural exhibition.
TAFE & University Staff Show, School of Fine Art Gallery, University of Newcastle.
“A Contemporary Perspective”, Port Stephens Community Art Centre.

1999

 “The Embellished Image”, Survey exhibition curated by Nick Mitzevich, Newcastle University Gallery. (SOLO)
“Watt Decade”, Watt Space Galleries, Newcastle.
“Staff Show”, Newcastle University Gallery.

1998

 “Burning Heart”, aGOG, Canberra. (SOLO)
Survey Exhibition 1990-1998, Lindsay Street Gallery, Newcastle. (SOLO)
“Steelworks, A Regeneration”, Maitland City Art Gallery, Maitland.
“A Flourishing Resource”,  Side Space Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, and Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Burnie.

1997

Muswellbrook Art Prize Exhibition, Muswellbrook, NSW.
Newcastle Regional Show Exhibition, Newcastle.
Heart Foundation Exhibition, TAFE Gallery, Newcastle.
“Proof of the Proof”, University of Newcastle Gallery, Newcastle.
City of Hobart Art Prize Exhibition, Hobart.

1996

Two Person Show, John Paynter Gallery, Newcastle.
Australian Print Media Acquisitive Exhibition, Casula Power House, Sydney.
“Go Figure”, Newcastle Region Gallery.
“Veiled Woman on a Balance Beam”, Recent Prints, aGOG, Canberra. (SOLO)
Silk Cut Acquisitive Award  Exhibition, RMIT Storey Hall Gallery, Melbourne.

1995

 “Vera Zulumovski, An Exhibition of Recent Prints”, John Paynter Gallery. (SOLO)
“Glimpses of Everyday Life”, Lake Macquarie Gallery, Lake Macquarie.
“Comedie Humaine”, Australian Galleries, Sydney.
Muswellbrook Art Prize Exhibition, Muswellbrook, NSW.
“Body and Soul”, Exhibition with Phillip Doggart Williams. Toured Thailand, Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh Biennale. Organised by Asialink and NGA.
“Volatile Alliances”, International Print Exchange and Exhibitions, Africus Johannesburg  Biennale, South Africa.
Newcastle Regional Show Exhibition, Newcastle.

1994

 “Vera Zulumovski, Linocuts”, aGOG, Canberra. (SOLO)
“Preconceptions”, Watt Space, Newcastle.
“Only So Far”, Fremantle Arts Centre, Western Australia.
“Hunter Stories”, Headmaster’s Gallery, Sydney.
“Taree Art Prize”, Taree,  NSW.
Newcastle Regional Show Exhibition, Newcastle.

1993

 “Current States”, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney.
Group Exhibition, PWCS Space, Newcastle Region Gallery.
Muswellbrook Art Prize Exhibition, Muswellbrook, NSW.
Sutherland Shire Biennial Print Prize Exhibition, Sutherland.
Fremantle Print Award Exhibition, Fremantle.

1992

“My Head is a Map”, A Decade of Australian Prints, NGA, Canberra. Touring.
“Milestones”, Watt Space, Newcastle.
“Living in Glass Houses and Throwing Stones”, Newcastle Contemporary Gallery.
Fremantle Print Award Exhibition, Fremantle.

1991

 “In a Vision Once I Saw”, Newcastle Contemporary Gallery, Newcastle.
“Archival Revival”, Newcastle Contemporary Gallery, Newcastle.
“Postcards from the Edge”, Watt Space, Newcastle.
“Hunter Valley Printmakers”, Maitland City Art Gallery, Maitland.

1990

“An Exhibition of Prints by Vera Zulumovski”, Watt Space, Newcastle. (SOLO)
“Little Works”, Newcastle Contemporary Gallery, Newcastle.
“Shifting Ground”, Art Gallery of NSW.
Fremantle Print Award Exhibition, Fremantle.
“Sun, Smoke and Steel”, National Touring Exhibition 1990-1992.
Print Exhibition, Gallery You, Nagoya, Japan.
Goldfields Print Award Exhibition, Ballarat Fine Arts Gallery, Victoria; The Five Way Gallery, Sydney, NSW.
“Amazing Decade”, von Bertouch Gallery, Newcastle.
“Demo Expo”, Newcastle University, East Gate.

1989

“Mini Print International de Cadaques”, Catalunya, Spain.
Henry Worland Memorial Print Award Exhibition, Warrnambool Art Gallery.
Diamond Valley Art Award Exhibition, Greensborough, Victoria.
“Contemporary Blast I”, Newcastle Contemporary Gallery,  Newcastle.
“Mini Print Exhibition”, Newcastle Heritage Centre,  Newcastle.
“The Poet is the Thief of Fire”, Lake Macquarie Gallery, Lake Macquarie.
Shire of Eltham Art Awards”, Eltham, Victoria.
“Bright New Stars Exhibition”, Lake Macquarie Gallery, Lake Macquarie.

1988

Fremantle Print Award Exhibition, Fremantle.
National Student Printmaking Exhibition Print Council of Australia Gallery, Melbourne.
“The Store --- A Co-operative Phenomenon”, Newcastle Regional Museum.
“Plague of Arts”,  Final Year Exhibition, Hunter Institute of Higher Education, Newcastle.

1987

“Contemprint Exhibition”, Carrington Cottage, Newcastle.
Mitchell College National Student Art Prize Exhibition, Mitchell College Union.

1986

Maitland Tertiary Student Exhibition, Maitland City Art Gallery, Maitland.

PRIZES AND AWARDS

2013

Finalist, Silkcut print Award Glen Eira Gallery, Victoria.

2012

Finalist, Silkcut Print Award Glen Eira Gallery, Victoria.

2005

Walkom Manning Art Prize, 2D Section Winner.

2004

Currabubula Art Prize, Section 3 Winner.

2002

Newcastle Regional Show Prize, Grand Prize Winner.
Muswellbrook Art Prize, Works on Paper Section, Highly Commended.

1997

Newcastle Regional Show Prize, Print Section, Highly Commended.

1996

Silk Cut Print Award, Highly Commended.

 

Australian Print Media Acquisitive Awards, Highly Commended.

1995

Muswellbrook Art Prize, Works on Paper Section Winner.

1994

Newcastle Regional Show Prize, Print Section Winner.

1993

Muswellbrook Art Prize, Highly Commended.
Biennial Print Prize, Sutherland Shire, Print Section Winner.

1992

Fremantle Print Award, Special Award.
Visual Arts & Crafts Board, Studio Residency, Barcelona, Spain.

COMMISSIONS

2010

HMRI Print commission

2007

Chris & Helen Ford – Celebrating Newcastle Region Gallery’s 50th Anniversary

2004

Wallsend Library Art Box

2001 & 2002

Gateway Banners, Newcastle City Council.

1999 for 2000

Art Loud, Banner Commission for Newcastle Region Gallery.

1997

Bicentenary Gateway Artwork, Newcastle.
10 Banner Designs, Honeysuckle Precinct, Newcastle.
Hunter Urban Division of General Practice Commission.

1995

Member Print Commission, Print Council of Australia, Melbourne.

1990

Member Print Commission, Print Council of Australia, Melbourne.

1988

Cover for “Opus” Orientation Handbook, Newcastle University.

COLLECTIONS

National Gallery of Australia
University of Newcastle
Sutherland Shire Council
Parliament House Collection
Immigration Department, ACT
University of Western Australia
Art Gallery of Western Australia
Muswellbrook Regional Gallery
Print Council of Australia
Canson Australia Pty Ltd
Duroloid Silk Cut Collection

Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tas
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Qld
University of Southern Queensland
Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Qld
Fremantle Arts Centre
University of Western Sydney, Macarthur
Art Bank
Newcastle City Council
Newcastle Region Gallery
Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, Brisbane
Queensland Art Gallery

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2007

Artist’s lunch date reveals unusual beauty, Vera Zulumovski, 22/11/07, Newcastle Herald.
City art’s tripping the lino fantastic, Jane Parsons, 19/11/07, Newcastle Herald.

2003

Building the Collection, Pauline Green, National Gallery of Australia.

2002

Australian Art in the NGA, Anne Gray, National Gallery of Australia.

1997

Australian Printmaking in the 1990’s, Sasha Grishin, Craftsman House.

1996

Silk Cut Acquisitive, Catalogue, Duroloid and PCA, Melbourne.
Denoting Diversity, Catalogue, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, April, NSW.
Veiled Woman on a Balance Beam, Catalogue, aGOG Gallery, Feb, Canberra.

1995

Body and Soul, Catalogue, Touring exhibition (ongoing), NGA and Asialink.
Imprint, Vol 30, No 3, PCA, Melbourne.
Multicultural Arts News, Vol 1, Issue 2, Oct/Nov, Newcastle.
Prints from the Heart, The West Australian, Aug 13, Perth.
Autobiography dominates exhibition, Jill Stowell, The Herald, Jun 16, Newcastle.

1994

Imprint, Vol 29, No 1, PCA, Melbourne.
Ritual Close Up, Sonia Barron, Canberra Times, Feb 8, Canberra.
Profile on “Imagine”, SBS Television.

1993

Current State, Future Directions, Catalogue, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney.

1992

My Head is a Map, Catalogue, National Gallery of Australia (NGA), Canberra.
New Directions, Victoria Laurie, FAR, Oct/Nov, Fremantle.
Imprint, Vol 27, No 4, PCA, Melbourne.
Art introspective cuts right line, The Star, Oct 28, Newcastle.

1990

Sun, Smoke and Steel, Catalogue, Studio One, Canberra.
Imprint, Supplement to Vol 25, No 3, Print Council of Australia (PCA), Melbourne.

EMPLOYMENT

2011

Speaker at Print Symposium, Lake Macquarie Gallery.

1997 - 2014

Printmaking Teacher, Hunter Institute of Technology, School of Art & Design.

1996

Guest Lecturer, Hunter Institute of Technology, School of Art & Design.

1995

Guest Lecturer, University of Newcastle.

1994

Guest Lecturer, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA.
Guest Lecturer, Curtin University of Technology, WA.

1991

Demonstrator in Printmaking, University of Newcastle.
Demonstrator in Printmaking, University of Western Sydney.

1990

Demonstrator in Printmaking, University of Newcastle.