Fabric Layerism ~ Mark Ewenson

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Contact the artist at:  markewenson@gmail.com

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

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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