Biography

LISA BARMBY

  

EDUCATION

 

1982          Diploma of Fashion and Design, McCabe Academy, Melbourne

1990-93     Graduate Drama Course, François Florent, Ecole de l’Acteur, Paris

1997-98     Diploma of Visual Arts, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2002       Still Paris, Paintings and Drawings, Antipodes Gallery, Sorrento, Victoria

2003       A Breath of French Air, Paintings, Le Louvre Collins St, L’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival

2003       Sous le Ciel de Paris, Paintings and Drawings, Galerie Vivienne, Paris, France

2006       The Paris Suite, Ord Minnett, Melbourne

2009       Peggy and Venice, Paintings and Sculptures, Mailbox 141, Melbourne

2010       Venetian Ensemble, Installation & Paintings Genazzano College, Melbourne

2010       Slender Harbour, Installation, Innovators 1, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, St Kilda

2012       A Venice of the Mind, Paintings, Installations, Italian Institute of Culture, Melbourne

2016       Vertus des Vices, Painting Installation, L’Atelier des Vertus, Paris, France

2018       L'Audace D'Annette, Photographic Collage Installation, L'Atelier des Vertus, Paris, France

 

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

1996        Fringe Salon, Paintings, Prahran Town Hall, Melbourne

1996        The Gondola Paintings, Fitzroy Gallery, Melbourne  

1998-12   Linden Postcard Show, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, St Kilda

2000        Sally’s Paddock Art Award, Paintings, Patrizia Autore Gallery, St Kilda

2001        Hutchin’s Works on Paper Award, Salamanca Hotel, Hobart, Tasmania

1999-03    A4 Art, Drawings, Westspace Gallery, Melbourne

2003        Artists for the Tarkine, Bright!, St Kilda

2003        Australian Self Portrait Show, Gertrude Street, Melbourne

2004        Art and Soul, Works for Windows, Acland St., St Kilda Festival, St Kilda

2004        Freaks, Fiends and Folly, Brightspace, St KIlda

2004       120° of Separation, Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, St Kilda                              

2005        Venezia-Australis Australian Artists in Venice: 1900-2000, Castlemaine Museum and Art

                Gallery, National Touring Exhibition           

2005        Art so Far, Paintings, 1 Treasury Place, Parliament House, Melbourne

2005-09   James Farrell Invitation Self Portrait Award. Castlemaine Art Gallery, Victoria.

2007        The Animal Show, Art so Far, Carlisle Medical Street Practice, St Kilda

2008        Childhood, Art so Far, Carlisle Medical Street Practice, St Kilda

2009-12   The ANL Maritime Art Prize & Exhibition, Port Melbourne

2009        Place Above the Trees, Sculpture, Falls Creek Artist Camp Exhibition, Victoria.

2010        Surface and Pop Up, Paintings, Art So Far, St Kilda

2011       “drawing IN”, Drawings, Australian Academy of Design, Melbourne

2011        Toorak Village Sculpture Prize, Melbourne

2011        Flourish, Toyota Community Spirit Sculpture Exhibition & Travel Award, Port Melbourne

2011-14   In (Two) Art, Maitland Art Gallery, National Touring Exhibition

2012-14   Belle Arti Prize, Chapman & Bailey Gallery, Melbourne & Brisbane

2012        National Works on Paper Award, Mornington Regional Art Gallery, Victoria

2015        Toorak Village Art Walk, Works in Windows, Toorak

2016        Industry Creative Collective, Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, Melbourne Town Hall

2016        Moth to the Flame, Salong Hang, Little Collins Street, Melbourne

2017        Horse Ladies, Paintings, Brightspace, Melbourne

2017        Nine Lives: A Cat’s Tale, Heiser Gallery, Brisbane

 

 

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

 

1998       Australia Council Grant, S.E.A.M., Mallarmé Festival, Alliance Française, St Kilda

2000       Winner, Linden Postcard Prize, Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, St Kilda

2002       Winner, Art Spectrum Prize, Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, St Kilda

2008       Linden Postcard Prize Member for Albert Park Local Artist Award, St Kilda

2009-12  Finalist ANL Maritime Art Prize, Port Melbourne

2009       Linden Innovators 1, 2010, Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, St Kilda

2010       Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant for Residency at La Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice

2011       Finalist, Flourish, Toyota Community Spirit Sculpture Exhibit & Travel Award, Port Melbourne

2012       Finalist, National Works on Paper Award, Mornington Regional Art Gallery, Victoria

 

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2002        Backhouse, Megan, ‘Art Spectrum Prize Winner’, The Age, Melbourne, February 13

2003        Strahan, Lucinda, ‘The Art of Fashion’, Melbourne Magazine, March

2005        Perry, Peter & Andrews, Rebecca, ‘Venezia-Australis, Australian Artists in Venice:

                1900-2000’, catalogue, Castlemaine Museum and Art Gallery, April

2005        Ellen, Judith, ‘Rich Pickings’, (Review of Venezia-Australis), The Australian, Sydney, May 14

2005        Hill, Peter, ‘Flying to a Higher Artistic Plane’, (Review Ven-Aust) The Age, Melb, October 22

2010        Eisenberg, Joseph, ‘In (Two) Art’, Maitland Art Gallery Catalogue

2012        Hubbard, Gabriell,  ‘A Venice of the Mind’, il Globo, February 10

2012        Humphries, Beth, ‘Lisa Barmby – Local Talent’, St Kilda News, November 2

2013        Gill, Raymond, ‘Coming Soon: The Big Kitty’, Daily Review, Crikey, December 3

 

 

PROJECTS

 

1993        Piou-Piou, film, principal role, directed by Jean-Philippe Oudin, Paris

1994        Knock, Performance, costumes, makeup, Melbourne French Theatre Company

1995        Le Bel Indifferent – Cocteau. Translation, performance, production, Melbourne Fringe Festival

1996        The Greville Street Music Promenade, Co-ordinator, Melbourne Fringe Festival

1998        S.E.A.M., Translation, Performance with Ros Warby Stephane Mallarmé Festival, Alliance Française, St Kilda

1998        Tuesday, Performance, Mallarmé Festival, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

1999        British School at Rome, 3 months painting and studying art in Rome

2000        The Paris Syndrome, Fashion as Paper Art, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne Fashion Festival

2009        Falls Creek Artist Camp, Pleine Air Painting and Residency, Victoria

2010        La Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Artist in Residence June-July, Venice, Italy

2009-16   Independent Feature Film, Actor, Co-producer, The Big Kitty, directed by Tom Alberts

2014-15   Compagnie Cultures & Performancess, 2 months painting & researching, Paris

 

 

COLLECTIONS

 

Genazzano College, Melbourne and several private collections Australia, U.S.A., France, Italy and London

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