CURRICULUM VITAE  ~  KARYN FENDLEY


Born 1970, Brisbane, QLD Australia.

Education 1989 Bachelor of Visual Arts QCA, Brisbane, QLD Australia


Solo Exhibitions:

2016    “Sun and Shadow” Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina, NSW

2016    “Natural Connection” (trio show) LAC Gallery Lennox Head, NSW

2015    “Stone Samplers” (duo show)  Tweed Regional Gallery Murwillumbah, NSW  

2014    “Landscapes of Desire” (duo show) The Channon Gallery, NSW

2013    “Heathlands” Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina, NSW

2012    “Return to Girraween” Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina, NSW 

2011    Caldera Art Byron Shire Fellowship Exhibition, Mullumbimby NSW

2010    “Along the Coast” Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina, NSW 

2009    “Remnant Wilderness” Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina, NSW 

2007    "Landscapes”   Neo Gallery, Brisbane, QLD 

2006    "West From Here”  Artizanzoo Artspace, Ballina, NSW 

2002    "Three" Tub Gallery Byron Bay NSW

2001    Asia Pacific Earth Charter Congress Soka Gakkai Centre Brisbane, QLD

2001    “The Patterns of Nature” Fox Gallery Brisbane, QLD

2000    “Remembered and Imagined” Fox Gallery Brisbane, QLD

1999    “Recent Work” The Orient Restaurant, Byron Bay, NSW

1998    “Recent Work” Urban Groove Art Space, Brisbane, QLD

1997    “Eastern Encounters” (trio show) Orient Restaurant, Byron Bay, NSW 


Group Exhibitions:

2017  “Size Matters ” PAN group show  Lone Goat Gallery Byron Bay  NSW

2016    Finalist - The Border  Art Prize, Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW

2016    c.a.s.e. Postcard Show, Art Piece Gallery Mullumbimby NSW   

2015    “PAN 2” Lone Goat Gallery Byron Bay  NSW

2015    c.a.s.e. Postcard Show, Art Piece Gallery Mullumbimby NSW   

2014    Finalist - The Border  Art Prize, Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW

2014    c.a.s.e. Postcard Show, Art Piece Gallery Mullumbimby NSW   

2013    “Dreaming” Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina, NSW

2013    c.a.s.e. Postcard Show, Art Piece Gallery Mullumbimby NSW

2012    Finalist -The Border  Art Prize, Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW     

2012    Finalist - Art Felt Art Prize, Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina, NSW

2012    Finalist Caldera Art Prize, The Centre Beaudesert, QLD

2012    "Of Sand and Dust" The Channon Gallery, NSW

2011    Finalist - Caldera Art Fellowships Exhibition The Centre Beaudesert, QLD 

2011    "A Divergence, Drawn Together", The Channon Gallery, NSW

2011    "A Recollection of New Beginnings", The Channon Gallery, NSW

2011     Finalist - Border  Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery  QLD

2011    Finalist - Art Felt Art Prize, Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina, NSW

2011    Finalist - Caldera Art Prize, Tweed Regional Gallery Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW

2010    Finalist - The Border  Art Prize, Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW     

2010    “Pantastic” Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina, NSW 

2010    Finalist - Caldera Art Prize, Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina, NSW 

2010    “Postcards from Home”  Station Street Studios Mullumbimby NSW 

2010    Selected - "Articles of Interest" Next Gallery, Southern Cross University, NSW

2010    Selected - "Rivers of Life" Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina, NSW 

2010    Byron Arts Classic, Byron Bay, NSW 

2009    Finalist - Border Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery  QLD 

2009    FEHVA, (Forty Eight Hours of Visual Art) Bangalow , NSW 

2008    "12 x 12" Retrospect Galleries Byron Bay NSW 

2008    "Marine Visions" Retrospect Galleries Byron Bay NSW

2008    FEHVA, (Forty Eight Hours of Visual Art) Bangalow , NSW 

2007    "Small Treasures" Greenstone Gallery Coffs Harbour

2007    "Sprung" Greenstone Gallery Coffs Harbour

2007    Christmas exhibition Neo Gallery Brisbane

2007    Downlands College 21st Annual Art Exhibition Toowoomba 

2007    FEHVA, (Forty Eight Hours of Visual Art) Bangalow , NSW 

2006    Finalist - Flying Arts Regional Arts Awards, Pinnacles Gallery, Thuringowa QLD 

2006    “Smalls” Waywood Gallery, Byron Bay, NSW 

2006    Finalist - Pine Rivers  Art Awards, Pine Rivers Regional Art Gallery, Strathpine 

2005    Selected - International Contemporary Art Biennale  Fortezza da Basso Florence Italy 

2005    The Collectors' Exhibition Steps Gallery Melbourne VIC 

2005    Finalist - Pine Rivers  Art Awards, Pine Rivers Regional Art Gallery, Strathpine 

2004    "Pandora's Box" Pan Gallery Byron Bay NSW 

2002    “Talls” Waywood Gallery, Byron Bay, NSW

2001    FinalistQCL Art Award, Logan Regional Gallery, Logan, QLD 

2001    “Third Annual Eclectic” Fox Gallery, Brisbane QLD 

2001    “20 000 strokes under the sea” 2001 Tub Gallery Byron Bay 

2001    “Christmas PANtomime Exhibition” Artmix Gallery Byron Bay

2001    “Wetlands and Estuaries Art Exhibition” Byron Bay, NSW

2001    “Pandemonium” Byron Art Space, Byron Bay, NSW 

2001    “Talls” Waywood Gallery, Byron Bay, NSW 

2000    “Second Annual Eclectic” Fox Gallery, Brisbane QLD 

2000    6 degrees of modern art, Byron Bay, NSW 

2000    Easter Arts Classic, Byron Bay, NSW 

2000    Celestial Gallery  Brisbane, QLD 

2000    “mmm....yes” Virtuosity Gallery, Byron Bay, NSW 

2000    “Talls” Waywood Gallery, Byron Bay, NSW 

1999    “Smalls” Waywood Gallery, Byron Bay, NSW 

1999    Easter Arts Classic, Byron Bay, NSW 

1998    Easter Arts Classic, Byron Bay, NSW 

1998    Finalist Women Artists Diary Exhibition Brooklet House Gallery,  NSW 

1997    Easter Arts Classic, Byron Bay, NSW 

1997    North Coast Women's Festival, Mullumbimby, NSW 

1996    “OctaveByron Artisans, Byron Bay, NSW 

1995    Finalist  - The National Redcliffe Art Awards, Redcliffe QLD 

1995    Queensland University, Brisbane, QLD



Catalogues and other published works

2014    Tweed artifacts vol 15 #4

2010    Catalogue 2010 Caldera Art Prize Finalists Catalogue 

2010    Catalogue "Articles of Interest" Next Gallery, Southern Cross University, NSW 

2005    Catalogue 2005 International Contemporary Art Biennale Florence Italy 

1997    Women Artists Diary 

1997    Cover artwork, Qld University Womens Handbook 

1995    Cover artwork, Semper Magazine, Qld University



Media coverage:


2016    Editorial - The Northern Rivers Echo April  4

2014    Editorial - The Byron Shire Echo  January

2013    Editorial - The Northern Rivers Echo November 6 

2013    Editorial - The Northern Rivers Echo January 10

2013    Editorial - The Byron Shire Echo January 8

2010    Editorial - The Northern Rivers Echo November 18 

2009    Editorial - The Byron Shire Echo October 3 

2007    Editorial - The Brisbane News May 19 

2007    Editorial - The Courier Mail May 27 

2006    Editorial - Northern Star 31 Oct 

2006    Editorial - Weekend Star 9 Dec 06 

2006    Editorial - Coast living magazine summer 06/07 

2002    Editorial - Byron Shire News December 10 

2002    Editorial - The Byron Shire Echo  December 11 

2001    Editorial - The Weekend Northern Star September 15 

2001    Editorial - The Courier Mail May 23 

2000    Editorial - The Brisbane News July 20



Awards:

2011    Caldera Art - Byron Shire Fellowship

2010    Highly Commended Prize, “Postcards from Home” Mullumbimby NSW 

2001    Mixed Media First Prize, “Wetlands and Estuaries Art Exhibition” Byron Bay, NSW 

1997    2nd Prize Painting, Easter Arts Classic, Byron Bay, NSW


Residencies & Travel:

2000    travel in Japan, Holland, Paris 

2004    travel in Spain 

2004    travel in UK and studio exchange with British sculptor Roy Smith, self initiated 

2005    travel in Hong Kong & Macau

2012 - 2014  various research trips Girraween National Park QLD

2013 - 2016  various research trips Bundjalung and Yuraygir National Parks NSW

2015    studio residency/research trip Lennox Head NSW  self initiated



Professional:

2014 - 2016 co-ordinator Art There Collective

2011    Caldera Art Fellowship

2006    Workshop - mixed media painting, yrs 9,10,11 Hillbrook School

2003 -  2007 Art tutor



Memberships

National Association for the Visual Arts 

Art There Collective  http://www.arttherecollective.com/