Fabric  Layerism ~ Mark Ewenson

C.V / bio / writings / contact

Contact the artist at:  markewenson@gmail.com

       Studio Visits/online sales by appointment,Melbourne…Works for sale or sold as indicated

Work can also be purchased online via my page on Bluethumb Online Gallery. Please contact me to arrange this. If a work on here is not displayed on Bluethumb, it can be loaded on to the Bluethumb page and purchased via their PayPal system.

page 078.Venus tussocks,oil,0.9 mtrs,1994,SOLD copy

  Artist’s Statement

2018 statement      

 

  • Below: Mark Ewenson at Mount Warning summit,sketching Byron Bay in the distance  (with respect to the indigenous owners of this land),NSW 2014

mount warning summit,Mark drawing

Curriculum Vitea

  • D O B:             7/9/1964
  • Education:      1981-82  Studied art at Huntingdale Technical college,Melbourne
  •  1983   Studied fine art painting at Prahran technical college,Melbourne
  • 1984-1990  MUSIC ; Full time musician; percussionist/multi instrumentalist in various art rock,jazz,experimental groups and soundscape recording artist,Melbourne…(see music C.V)
  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  • 1991                 Bakers Cafe ,Fitzroy,Melbourne
  • 1994                 Joan Gough Studio Gallery- Contemporary Art Australia
  • 1996                 Darebin Arts Centre,Preston -Melbourne.
  • 1997                Darebin Arts Centre,Pretston- Melbourne.
  • 1998                 Hotel Sofitel- Cafe La,Collins St. Melbourne. (work purchased by Sofitel)
  • 1999                 Fitzroy Gallery,Fitzroy,Melbourne
  • 1999                Rippleside Gallery,Inverloch,Victoria.
  • 2000                Silkstone Gallery,Korumburra,Victoria.
  • 2001-02          Tsunami Cafe,Inverloch,Victoria
  • 2003                 Muse Bar Gallery, East St.Kilda,Melbourne
  • 2004                 Studio Gallery exhibition,Elwood,Melbourne
  • 2006                 Online Gallery launch: markewenson.com
  • 2006                Gallery 112, St.Kilda,Melbourne.
  • 2009                 Online Gallery launch: markewenson-artist.com
  • 2011                 Andrianakis- Fitzroy Gallery,Fitzroy,Melbourne.
  • 2015                 The Breslin Gallery,Carnegie,Melbourne…Art/Music retrospective;Art ebook retrospective disc,1981-2014…’14 Soundscapes’ music CD,1986-1999.
  • 2018                Updated website for markewenson-artist.com: Fabric Layerism-Fabric and mixed media visions of the feminine form…
  • GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • 1991-93             Exhibited in several group shows around Gippsland,Victoria: Meeniyan,Phillip Island,Fish Creek,Tarwin Lower (first prize,best local painting award)
  • 1993                  Majoring in group show with Neil Douglas,John Quinn-Venus Bay Gallery,Venus Bay,Victoria.
  • 1995                   Finalist- Herald/Sun art prize,Melbourne- judges: Leo Schofield,Sally Smart,Alex Holt,Simon Plant.
  • 1995-96             Gretz Gallery,Albert Park-Melbourne
  • 1995-97              Contemporary Art Australia travelling group show to Paris France and Puge Rostang,South of France.
  • 1998-99             Represented by Dempsters Gallery,Canterbury,Melbourne.
  • 1999                   Venus Bay artists showcase,Venus Bay,Victoria
  • 1998                   Jackman Gallery-group exhibition in conjunction with website launch for ‘Artists Online’; one of Australia’s first commercial online galleries.
  • 1998-2001         ‘Artists Online’ website gallery – Jackman Gallery, St.Kilda,Melbourne
  • 2000                   ‘New Energies’ -Artists showcase- Leongatha,Victoria.
  • 2001                   ‘New Energies’ Gippsland artists – Chapel off Chapel,Prahran,Melbourne.
  • 2000-/01             Dunes Gallery, Inverloch, Victoria.
  • 2004                    ‘Spirit of place’ – Gallery 112, St.Kilda, Melbourne.
  • 2005                    Affordable Art fare with Gallery 112- Exhibition Buildings,Melbourne.
  • 2006-08              Gallery 112- St.Kilda, Melbourne
  • 2009-14             Louey & Lane gallery, Glen Huntly – Melbourne.
  • 2009                   20th Anniversary,Life Models Society- Dantes Gallery,Fitzroy,Melbourne.
  • 2009                  Lord Ivy Lounge- Flinders Lane,Melbourne
  • 2011                   ‘Beauty’  Collingwood Gallery, Collingwood, Melbourne.
  • 2011                    Carbon Black gallery- Prahran- Melbourne.
  • 2012                   Princes Hill Community Centre,Princes Hill, Melbourne
  • 2013                   ‘Freedom’   Collingwood Gallery,Collingwood, Melbourne.
  • 2013                   ‘Eclectica’  Breslin Gallery, Carnegie, Melbourne.
  • 2013-18              Nexus Modern Art- Online Gallery, Melbourne- ‘Emerging Artists’
  • 2018                   –People’s Choice award- Glen Eira Artists Society annual group exhibition,Caulfield Arts Complex,Melbourne.
  • 2018                    Bluethumb Online Gallery….’Featured Artist’
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • Nov 1993            Sentinel Times-South Gippsland
  • Jan   1994           The Star-South Gippsland
  • July  1994           National Gallery Society magazine-Melbourne
  • July  1994           Radio interview with Bill Hartley,3CR- ‘Art Attack’
  • Spring 1994       Art and Australia magazine
  • May 1996           Sentinel Times-South Gippsland
  • March 1997       Sentinel Times-South Gippsland
  • June 1997           Preston Post Times-Melbourne
  • Feb 1998             At the Sofitel-Melbourne
  • Feb 1999            Herald-Sun, Melbourne
  • March 2000       Village Crier-Korumburra,Gippsland
  • June 2000          New Energies-artists showcase,Leongatha,Gippsland
  • June 2000          The Star-South Gippsland,Victoria
  • March 2001       Sentinel Times-South Gippsland
  • March 2003      Port Phillip Leader-Melbourne
  • Nov  2006          Port Phillip Leader-Melbourne
  • Nov  2006          Art Almanac – Australia
  • Oct   2011          Port Phillip/Glen Eira Leader-Melbourne
  • 2013                  ‘The Art and The Curious’; online art blog by Celeste Hawkins
  • 2013                   Port Phillip Leader-Melbourne
  • 2015                   The Breslin Gallery-online newsletter
  • COLLECTIONS
  • PRIVATE-          Melbourne,Sydney,Bribane,Adelaide,Perth,Gippsland,London,USA.
  • PUBLIC-            SOFITEL Art Collection,Australia

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