Ewen Coates

Curriculum Vitae

Education

1988-99

1983-85

Post-graduate Diploma - Fine Art, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) Deakin University, Warrnambool

Solo Exhibitions

2012

‘the web’, installation project space, Incinerator Gallery, Melbourne

The Sculpture of Ewen Coates, Melbourne Art Fair, Anna Pappas Gallery , Melbourne

2011

‘hatchlings’, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne,Victoria

2010

‘Post Velcro’, Survey Show, Icon Gallery, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria

2007

‘overground’, Gippsland Regional Art Gallery, Sale, Victoria

2006

‘overground’, Warrnambool Art Gallery, Sale, Victoria

2002

‘Conversions’, McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, Langwarrin, Victoria Recent Work, Crossley and Scott, Melbourne

‘Coming up after the break Henry Moore with the weather’, Mass Gallery, Melbourne

1998/9

'Balsa Town', Stripp Gallery and Yarra Sculpture Space, Melbourne

1997

'One-off', Studio 12, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne

1996

'Miscreantics', Studio 12, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne

1995

'Blood.Sex.Money.Sudden Death', ether ohnetitel, Melbourne

'Japanima', ether ohnetitel, Melbourne

1994

'Golobia Ecstasia', Temple Gallery, Melbourne

'Atomic Cupcake', ether ohnetitel, Melbourne

1993

'Faith and Farce', ether ohnetitel, Melbourne

1987

Recent Work, Girgis and Klym Gallery, Melbourne

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013

Art Stage Singapore, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

2012

McClelland Sculpture Survey and Award, Langwarrin, Victoria

Sculpture 2012 new contemporary sculpture, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney

2011

Lorne Sculpture, Lorne, Victoria

2009

Lorne Sculpture, Lorne, Victoria

Montalto Sculpture Prize, Montalto Vineyard, Shoreham

2007

McClelland Sculpture Survey & Award, Langwarrin, Victoria

Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Prize, Werribee Park Mansion, Victoria

2005

National Sculpture Prize, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

2004

'Wet and Dry', Yarra Sculpture Space, Melbourne

2003

'Construct', Dante's Gallery, Melbourne

2001

Sculpture at St Kilda Botanical Gardens, Melbourne

2000

Moreland Sculpture Prize, CERES, Melbourne

1998

'Three Degrees of Separation', Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane

1996

'No Holds Barred', Stripp Gallery, Melbourne

'Dermatology', 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne

'Shamocracy', Lyall Burton gallery, Melbourne

1995

'Decadence', 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne

'1031 Kilograms', 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne

1994

The Baillieu Myer Collection of the 1980's, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne

'Midge Helium', Artist's Resource Collective, Yinnar, Victoria

1993

'Derr#1', ether ohnetitel, Melbourne

1992

The 21 st JIAC Annual Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

1998

World Expo '88, Canberra Pavilion, Brisbane

Awards and Grants

2011

Crown Casino, Mahogony Room, entrance lobby feature ‘multiverse’, Melbourne

2010

Warnambool Public Art Commission ($20,000) Liebig Street, Warrnambool, Victoria

2009

1st Prize ($20,000) Montalto Sculpture Prize, Shoreham, Victoria

1999  

1st Prize ($5000) Central Goldfields Regional Art Gallery, Maryborough

1995

Pat Corrigan Artist Grant, NAVA with assistance from the Australia Council

1988

National Gallery of Victoria Trustees' Award

Collections

Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Deakin University ( Both Warrnambool Campus and Burwood Campus), Werribee Park Sculpture Walk, Camberwell Grammar, Private Collections Australia, United States and United Kingdom

Selected Bibliography

Robert Hollingworth, ‘post velcro’, catalogue essay, 2010
Contemporary Art Studio, Beijing Art Media Center, China, 2008
Robert Lindsay, McClelland Sculpture Survey catalogue essay, 2007
Robert Nelson, ‘Sculptures reject formula for jocular’, The Age, Mar 14, 2007
Ruth Learner, ‘overground’ catalogue essay, 2006
Art Monthly, December edition, 2006
National Sculpture Prize 2005 catalogue essay, National Gallery of Australia, 2005
Penny  Webb, ’Wet and Dry…’, The Age, 28 May, 2004
The Melbourne Times, ‘Painting to the beat…” March 2003
Megan Backhouse, ‘Story behind…’ The Age, 19 June, 2002
Alice Eye, ‘Conversions’ catalogue essay, 2002, McClelland Gallery
Tim Sowden,’Suburban Rhythms’, Monument Magazine #27, 1998
Alice Eye, ‘Balsa Town’, Review, CSA, Issue #7, 1998
Steven O’Connell, ‘Dermartology’, (catalogue essay), 200 Gertrude Street
Tim Sowden,’ Japanima-The West Side Story’, (catalogue essay), 1993
Robert Lindsay, The Balillieu Myer Collection of the 1980's, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne, 1993
Gary Catalano, ‘Final triumph of the Bourgeois taste’, The Age, 1 July 1987