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KATHERINE MARMARAS
Multidisciplinary Artist
Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia

EDUCATION
2007 – 2010
Diploma of Visual Art (Printmaking) – RMIT University (TAFE), Melbourne, Victoria
2006
Certificate I in Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft – Council of Adult Education, Melbourne, Victoria
Numerous masterclasses and workshops with established artists including Judy Watson, David Fairbairn, Marco Luccio, Christine Willcocks, and Martin King

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Finalist – PETITE Miniature Textiles Exhibition (2018)
Finalist – Manly Library Artists’ Book Award (2017)
Finalist – Burnie Print Prize 2017
Finalist – Noosa Art Award and SHE (2016)
Finalist – Borough of Queenscliffe 150th Anniversary Art Awards (2013)
Finalist – Silk Cut Award for Linocut Prints (2012)
Finalist – 41st Muswellbrook Open Art Prize (2011)
Purchase Prize Winner – Silk Cut Award for Linocut Prints (2008)
Highly Commended Print Award – Inaugural St Peters Eastern Hill City of Melbourne Art Show (2004)

COLLECTIONS
Silk Cut Foundation Collection, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Various private collections – nationally and internationally

MEMBERSHIPS
Print Council of Australia
The Australian Ceramics Association (TACA)
CRAFT Victoria (Accredited Member)
Creative Women’s Circle
National Association for Visual Artists (NAVA)

CURRENT
Artist in Residence, Box Hill Community Arts Centre, Box Hill, Victoria (until December 2018)

UPCOMING
Piecing together…, Community Project Wall, Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn, Victoria (April 2019)

EXHIBITION HISTORY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 CRAFT Cubed Window Walk Project – Katherine Marmaras x Print City, Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria
2018 CRAFT Cubed Festival Satellite Event – Photo Drawing – online and workshop
2018 Artist in Residence Exhibition, Box Hill Community Arts Centre, Box Hill, Victoria
2018 Metamorphy, Fitzroy Library Showcases, Fitzroy, Victoria
2015 Obscuring the [not so] obvious…, Community Project Wall, Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn, Victoria
2012 Pieces of Peacefulness, Anita Traverso Gallery, Richmond, Victoria

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018
Pop-Up Posters Paddington, Paddington Library, Paddington, NSW (September to November)
From Nature 2018, Gasworks Arts Park, Albert Park, Victoria
Compact Prints 2018, Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts, Townsville, Queensland
PETITE Miniature Textiles Exhibition, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Wangaratta, Victoria
St Kevin’s College 48th Art Show, KC Smith Hall, Moonga Rd, St Kevin’s College, Toorak
Art for Epilepsy 2018, online fundraising auction (May 2018)
Pop-Up Posters Paddington, Paddington Library, Paddington, NSW
Linden Postcard Show, Linden New Art at Domain House, South Yarra

2017
Ceramic, Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy, Victoria
Morning Light, Incube8r Gallery, Fitzroy, Victoria
Relief Print Exhibition, Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop, Queenscliff, Victoria
ABBE 2017, 6th artists’ books + multiples fair, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland
Burnie Print Prize 2017, Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Burnie, Tasmania
Manly Library Artists’ Book Award, The Creative Space, North Curl Curl, New South Wales
Bellarine Printmakers, Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop, Queenscliff, Victoria
Art for Epilepsy, Online Fundraising Auction

2016
Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, California, USA
Art4All Gallery and Pop-up Shop, Fairfield Primary School, Fairfield, Victoria
‘Primavera’ exhibition, Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop, Queenscliff, Victoria
Compact Prints 2016, Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts Gallery, Townsville, Queensland
36th Mini Print International of Cadaques, Taller Galeria Fort, Cadaques, Spain and “L’Etangd’Art”, Bages, France
Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop June Group Exhibition, Queenscliff, Victoria
2016 Noosa Art Award Exhibition, Noosa Regional Gallery, Tewantin, Queensland
‘Lettered’ Print Exchange, Queenscliffe Literary Festival, Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop, Queenscliff, Victoria
SHE 2016 Exhibition, Gallery One, Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong, Victoria

2015
BONANZA 2015, Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Richmond, Victoria
Collective X Slow Clay at the Slow Clay Centre, Collingwood, Victoria
7th International Artists’ Book Triennial Vilnius 2015, Leipzig Book Fair, Germany and Gallery “Titanikas”, Vilnius, Lithuania
Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition 2015, The Hall Awa Japanese Handmade Paper, Tokushima, Japan
7th International Print Exchange 2015, Green Door Printmaking Studio, Derby, United Kingdom
35th Mini Print International of Cadaques, Taller Galeria Fort, Cadaques, Spain and ‘L’Etangd’Art’, Bages, France
2015 International Contemporary Miniprint of Kazanlak, Kazanlak Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
Touring Compact Prints 2014, Gatakers Artspace, Maryborough and Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Fortitude Valley, Queensland

2014
Inaugural People’s Choice for the Kennedy Prize 2014 (online only)
6th International Print Exchange 2014, Green Door Printmaking Studio, Derby, United Kingdom
2014 International Mokuhanga Exhibition, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan
Compact Prints 2014, Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts Gallery, Townsville, Queensland
Postcards from the North and South 2014 Exhibition, Firestation Print Studio, Armadale, Victoria; Press North Printmakers, Townsville, Queensland; and Cork Printmakers, Cork, Ireland; also at Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts Gallery, Townsville, Queensland
Print Exchange 2014, 7 Dunham, Brooklyn, New York, USA
34th Mini Print International of Cadaques, Taller Galeria Fort, Cadaques, Girona, Spain; Wingfield Barns, Norfolk, United Kingdom; “L’Etangd’Art”, Bages, France; and Fundació Tharrats d’Art Gràfic, Pineda de Mar, Barcelona, Spain
2014 International Contemporary Miniprint of Kazanlak, Kazanlak Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
13th Lessedra World Art Print Annual – Mini Print 2014, Lessedra Gallery & Contemporary Art Projects, Sofia, Bulgaria
The Sketchbook Project Pop-up Library at Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2013
4th Annual Painting and Mixed Media Competition, Lessedra Gallery & Contemporary Art Projects, Sofia, Bulgaria
The Sketchbook Project: Melbourne, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, Victoria
The Drive Home, Print Exchange 2013, Robert Blackburn Printshop, New York, New York, USA and Graphic Arts Workshop, San Francisco, California, USA
Borough of Queenscliffe 150th Anniversary Art Awards, Salt Contemporary Art, Queenscliff, Victoria
Gala Charity Auction for SHINE for Kids, Gallery 43, TAFE NSW Riverina Institute, Wagga Wagga, NSW
Something for Kate, Fundraising Silent Art Auction & Exhibition, Gecko Studio Gallery, Fish Creek, Victoria
The Sketchbook Project 2013, Brooklyn Art Library, New York, USA (also toured to other locations within USA)

2012
Brave New World Exhibition – Sculpture 2012, Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Pink Lady Art Exhibition Number Five, Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre, Brighton, Victoria
2012 Silk Cut Award for Linocut Prints, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Caulfield, Victoria
2012 Sketchbook Project Limited Edition, Brooklyn, New York, USA
The Sketchbook Project 2012 World Tour, www.sketchbookproject.com

2011
made. Project: Art Journal 2011, made.Creative Space, Toowoomba, Queensland
We Touched It – We Got Dirty, RMIT Visual Arts Group Show, Cube Gallery, Richmond, Victoria
Camberwell Art Show, Camberwell Girls Grammar School, Canterbury, Victoria
41st Muswellbrook Open Art Prize 2011, Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, Muswellbrook, New South Wales

2010 and prior
New Collectables Auction 2010, First Site Gallery, RMIT, Melbourne, Victoria
If You Touch It, You’ll Get Dirty, Graduate Exhibition, RMIT, Melbourne, Victoria
The 2010 Pink Lady Art Exhibition, Brighton Town Hall, Brighton, Victoria
Belle Arti – Chapman and Bailey Art Award 2010 Exhibition, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Queensland
SJS Gallery Group Show, SJS Gallery, Fitzroy, Victoria
Red Exhibition, Red Earth Gallery, Mooroolbark, Victoria
2010 Linden Postcard Show, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne, Victoria
New Collectables Auction 2009, First Site Gallery, RMIT, Melbourne, Victoria
2009 Linden Postcard Show, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne,Victoria
2008 Silk Cut Award for Linocut Prints, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Caulfield, Victoria
RSPCA Art Prize Show, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Caulfield, Victoria
2008 Linden Postcard Show, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne, Victoria
Inaugural St Peters Eastern Hill City of Melbourne Art Show, East Melbourne, Victoria (2004)
SOLE, Tacit Contemporary Art, Thornbury, Victoria (2002)