Helen Mueller C.V.

 

 

Education

 

 

Masters of Fine Art, College of Fine Art, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2011

 

Bachelor of Visual Arts (Hons), Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney University,1997

 

Certificate in Design and Colour, Meadowbank TAFE, Sydney, 1991

 

Bachelor of Arts (Sociology double major), University of New South Wales, Sydney, 1978

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

 

 

2019

‘Nowhere to go’, May Space, Waterloo, Sydney

2018

‘Roots’ May Space, Waterloo, Sydney

2014

‘Ships in the Night’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2013

‘Forest Requiem’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2009

‘Navigating the Unknown’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2007

‘Travelling North’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2005

‘Cursive’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2004

‘Water’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

1999

James Harvey Gallery, Balmain, Sydney

 

Selected group

Exhibitions

 

 

Australia

 

2020

‘In the Shade II’, Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie, NSW

2020

‘Sydney Printmakers 2020’ May Space, Waterloo, Sydney

2020

‘In the Shade II’, Gallery Lane Cove, Lane Cove, NSW

2020

‘As far as the eye can see’,Cowra Regional Gallery, Cowra, NSW

2019

‘Splendacious’,Neospace, Collingwood, Vic.

2019

‘Borderless’, Sydney Printmakers at Megalo Print Studio and Gallery, Canberra, ACT

2019

‘As far as the eye can see’, Riddoch Art Gallery, Mount Gambier, SA

2019

‘As far as the eye can see’ Horsham Regional Gallery, Victoria

2019

‘As far as the eye can see’ Devonport Regional Gallery, Tas

2019

‘As far as the eye can see’ Tamworth Regional Gallery, NSW

2019

‘As far as the eye can see’ Toowoomba Regional Gallery, Queensland

2019

‘Shelf Life’, May Space, Waterloo, Sydney

2018

‘As far as the eye can see’ Redcliffe Art Gallery, Queensland

2018

Australian Print Triennial Print Awards, Mildura, Vic – finalist

2018

‘As far as the eye can see’ Noosa Regional Gallery, Noosa, Qld

2018

National Works on Paper Awards, finalists show, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington, Vic

2018

‘As far as the eye can see’, Logan City Gallery, Queensland

2018

‘Mugged’, May Space, Waterloo, Sydney

2018

‘In the Shadow’, Sydney Printmakers at Umbrella Studios, Townsville, Qld, Australia

2017

Ceramic Revisions II, May Space, Waterloo, Sydney

2017

Sydney Printmakers, selected work from 30 members, Gallery 43, Wagga Wagga, NSW

2017

Partners in Print, Janet Clayton Gallery, Paddington, Sydney

2017

‘Partners in Print’, Kick Arts Gallery, Cairns, Qld

2017

Sydney Printmakers at Printmaker Gallery, Fitzroy, Melbourne

2016

‘Yeah, cheers, thanks a lot’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks St, Waterloo, Sydney

2016

‘As far as the eye can see’, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba, NSW

2015

Art on Paper Award finalists’ exhibition, Hazelhurst Gallery, Sutherland, NSW

2015

Paperworks III, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2015

Small Publishers,Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2014

Christmas Show, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2014

‘Elephant in the Room’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2014

‘New and Old Territories’, Grace Cossington Smith Gallery, Abbotsleigh, Wahroonga, Sydney

2014

‘On the same page’, collaboration Sydney and Hobart printmakers,  See St Gallery, Meadowbank, Sydney

2014

‘On the same page’, collaboration Sydney and Hobart printmakers’, Henry Jones IXL Atrium, Hobart

2014

‘Crossing Boundaries’, Australian/NZ exchange exhibiton, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney

2014

‘Revelations: Sculpture from the RMIT University Art Collection’, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne

2013

‘Christmas Show’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2013

Silk Cut Award for Linocut Prints finalists exhibition, Glen Eira Gallery, Caulfield (Melbourne),

2013

‘Mighty Small’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks St, Waterloo, Sydney

2013

Paper Works II, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks St, Waterloo, Sydney

2012

The Australian Bookbinders Exhibition XV, Art Gallery of New South Wales Research Library, Sydney

2012

‘Lessons in History Vol. II: Democracy’, Grahame Galleries and Editions, Brisbane

2012

‘Chiaroscuro’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2012

‘Artworks and Artwords’, Project Space, National Art School, Sydney

2012

‘Personal Space: Contemporary Chinese and Australian Prints, Tweed River Gallery, Murwillumbah NSW

2012

‘Paper Now’, Incinerator Gallery, Willoughby, Sydney

2011-12

Sydney Printmakers 50th anniversary touring show – NSW regional galleries

2011

Sydney Printmakers 50th anniversary exhibition, Manly Art Gallery Manly NSW 

2011

‘Body Language’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks St, Waterloo, Sydney

2011

‘Art+Humor Me’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks St, Waterloo, Sydney

2011

‘Personal Space: Contemporary Chinese and Australian Prints’, Manly Art Gallery and touring

2011

‘Tasmania 1:100,000 Mapping the Island – selected for touring show to Tasmanian regional galleries

2010

‘Paper Works’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2009

‘The Flower Show’ Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2009

‘Drawcard 09,’ National Art School, Sydney

2009

‘Tasmania 1:100,000 Mapping the Island’ IXL Atrium, Hobart

2008

‘In Your Dreams’ touring Queensland and NSW regional galleries

2008

‘Memento Mori’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks St, Waterloo, Sydney

2008

Brenda May Gallery at the Melbourne Art Fair 2008

2008

‘In Your Dreams’ touring Queensland and NSW regional galleries

2008

‘Silk + Sand’, Chinese and Australian Prints, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, COFA, Paddington

2008

swiss + oz art expo, Bondi Pavillion, Bondi Beach, Sydney

2008

Libris Awards finalists show, Artspace, Mackay, Qld

2007

Christmas show, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2007

Books.07 works of imagination, Noosa Regional Gallery, Noosa, Queensland

2007

‘I’m Mad as Hell…’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2007

Sydney Prints, Hawkesbury River Gallery, Windsor and Tamworth Regional Gallery

2006

Sydney Prints, S H Evin Gallery, Sydney

2006

pARTnership, Australian and Canadian Art, Alcan, Plaza Terrace, Brisbane

2006

‘Small’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2005

‘Object Show’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2005

10th Sydney Art on Paper Fair, Sydney

2005

‘Couples/Collaborators…’ Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2005

‘Collaboration’, Sydney Printmakers exhibition touring Gosford, Tweed River and Noosa Reg. Galleries


2004

‘Books 2004’, Noosa Regional Gallery, Noosa, Queensland

2004

‘Art for Labor’, Michael Nagy Fine Art, Woollahra, Sydney

2004

‘Three Colours-White’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Steet, Waterloo, Sydney

2004

‘Scratch, Pull, Grind & Scrape’, Sydney Printmakers exhibition, Grafton Regional Gallery, Grafton NSW

2004

Sculpture 2004, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2003

‘Scratch, Pull, Grind & Scrape’, Sydney Printmakers exhibition,  Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman NSW

2003

‘Books 2003’, Noosa Regional Gallary, Noosa, Qeensland

2003

‘Boxes’, Multiple Box, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2003

‘Three Colours – Blue’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2002

‘1st Birthday Show’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2002

‘Paper 2’, Stella Downer Fine Art, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2002

‘ART & ABOUT– the city as a canvas’, City of Sydney art on banners project

2002

‘Books by Artists’, Damien Minton Gallery, Newcastle, NSW

2002

‘Kraft + Paper’, Gallery 482, Brisbane

2002

‘Staff Show’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2002

‘Beyond the Surface’, Sydney Printmakers’ exhibition, UTS Gallery, Sydney

2002

‘Three Colours – Red’, Brenda May Gallery, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2002

‘Text Art Multiples’, Multiple Box, 2 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney

2002

Pastels and Prints, Trinity Delmar Gallery, Summer Hill, Sydney

2001

Group Show, The Depot Gallery, 2 Danks St,  Waterloo, Sydney

2001

Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award finalists exhibition, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Gymea

2001

4th artists’ books + multiples fair, School of Arts, Brisbane, Qld

2001/02

‘No Muttering’, contemporary print exhibition, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney and touring

2001

26th Annual Shell Fremantle Print Award finalists exhibition, Fremantle, WA

2001

The Hutchins Art Prize 2001 finalists exhibition, The Long Gallery, Hobart, Tas.

2001

‘International Works on Paper Fair’, Fox Studios, Sydney

2001-04

‘Paper as Object’,  opened Noosa Regional Gallery, touring Regional Galleries in Australia

2001

‘Signs and Secrets’, Sydney Printmakers’ Exhibition, Port Macquarie Regional Gallery

2001

‘Books 2001 Works of Imagination’ Noosa Regional Gallery, Noosa, Qeensland.

2000/01

Artbox, Sherman Galleries, Hargrave, Sydney

2000

The Hutchins Art Prize 2000 finalists exhibition, The Long Gallery, Hobart, Tas.

2000

‘Surface Tension’, Sydney Printmakers’ exhibition, Hazelhurst Gallery, Gymea, NSW

2000

Silk Cut Award finalists exhibition, Glen Eira Arts Centre, Caulfield, Vic.

2000-03

‘Cutting Comments: Contemporary Linocut Prints 95-98’, Australian national touring exhibition

1999

Sutherland Shire Council Biennial Print award finalists exhibition, Sutherland, NSW

1998

‘Whimsy’, James Harvey Gallery, Balmain, Sydney

1998

Silk Cut Award finalists exhibition, Glen Eira Arts Centre, Caulfield, Vic.

1998

Artists’ Book Fair, School of Arts, Brisbane Qld.

1997

SPHC/Save the Children’s Fund student award finalists exhibition, SCA Gallery, Sydney

1996

‘Inscription’, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney

1996

Canson Student Print Award finalists exhibition, College of Fine Arts Gallery, Sydney

 

International

 

2018

Linolschnitte, Museumverband Nordfriesland, Husum, Germany

2018

Linolschnitte, Richard Haizmann Museum Niebuell, Germany

2017

‘Scharf Geschnitten’ Museum im Kulturspeicher, Würzburg, Germany

2017

EN538 Linolschnitt Heute, touring show of award work,  Museum fuer grafische Kuenste, Quedlinburg,

Germany

2014

‘Antipodes’, NorthArt, Auckland, NZ

2014

‘Sie haben die Wahl…’ Visitor’s choice exhibition Staedtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany

2014

‘Crossing Boundaries’, Taylor Jensen Fine Arts, Palmerston North, NZ

2013

‘Linolschnitt Heute IX’, finalists exhibition, Staedtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany

2013

‘Crossing Boundaries’, NorthArt, Auckland, NZ

2012

Personal Space: Contemporary Chinese and Australian Prints, China: Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing; Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts; Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, Shenyang;  Guanlan Original Print Base, Shenzhen

2011

Workshop exhibition, Skopelos Art Foundation, Skopelos Island, Greece

2010

‘Linolschnitt heute VII’, finalists exhibition, Staedtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany

2008

‘Silk + Sand’, Chinese and Australian Prints, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing

2007

In Your Dreams, Amerika Haus Munich and Museum fuer Papier, Lenningen, Germany

2006

In Your Dreams, The Art Gallery of SW Manitoba and  Winnepeg, Canada

2005

Thai-Australian Contemporary Prints 2005, Chiangmai University, Chiangmai, Thailand

2003

Contemporary Australian Prints, Campbell Hall Gallery, Western Oregon University, USA

2003

Folsom Gallery, San Francisco, USA

2002

Atelier Skara, Gressvik, Norway

2002

Print Australia, Northwest Print Council, Portland Oregon, USA

2001

‘Linolschnitt heute V’, finalists exhibition, Staedtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany

2000

‘Time’ competition finalists exhibition, 15th International Print Triennial, Grenchen, Switzerland

2000

The Art on Paper Fair, Royal College of art, London, UK

1999/2000

‘From Kandinsky to Corneille: Linoleum in 20C Art’ Cobra Museum, Amsterdam, Holland

1997

Small Prints and Book Exchange, Touring Show, USA

1995

‘Outpost’ Project, Venice Biennale, Italy

 

Awards

 

2018

Grace Cossington Smith Art Awards, Sydney, finalist

2018

Australian Print Triennial Print Awards, Mildura, Vic – finalist

2018

National Works on Paper Awards, Mornington, Vic – finalist

2015

Art on Paper Awards, Hazelhurst, NSW – finalist

2013

Silk Cut Awards for Linocut Prints – finalist and acquisition award

2013

Linolschnitt Heute IX, Staedtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany – finalist and acquisition award

2010

Linolschnitt Heute VIII, Staedtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany – finalist and acquisition award

2008

Libris Awards, Artspace, Mackay, Qld – finalist

2001

Art on Paper Awards, Hazelhurst, NSW – finalist

2001

Linolschnitt Heute V, Staedtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany – finalist and acquisition award

2000

Silk Cut Awards for Linocut Prints – finalist

1998

Silk Cut Awards for Linocut Prints – finalist and acquisition award

 

Publication

 

2019

‘Sydney Printmakers continue their high standard of work’ Sasha Grishin, Canberra Times 4.10.11

2018

Australian Print Triennial Print Award Finalists’ exhibition catalogue

2018

National Works on Paper finalists’ exhibition catalogue

2014

Revelations, Sculpture from the RMIT Art Collection exhibition catalogue

2013

Silk Cut Award exhibition catalogue

2013

Ludwigsburger Kreiszeitung (Germany) 17 August

2013

Ludwigsburger Wochenblatt (Germany) 25 July

2013

Linolschnitt Heute IX exhibition catalogue

2013

Imprint Vol 48. No 3.

2013

‘Ruth Burgess: From the Forest’ Imprint Vol 48, No 2 (author)

2012

Imprint Vol 47, No. 4

2012

Art Collector, Issue 61, July-September

2012

Centre for Fine Print Research, UWE, UK, Book Arts News Letter, February, Issue 71, featured artist

2011

Personal Space: Contemporary Chinese and Australian Prints exhibition catalogue

2010

Ludwigsburger Wochenblatt  (Germany)  21 October

2010

Linolschnitt heute VIII exhibition catalogue

2009

Art Collector, Issue 49, July-September

2009

Imprint Vol.44, No.1 ‘Silk and Sand: The Return visit” (author)

2008

Silk+Sand – Chinese & Australian Prints catalogue

2006

In Your Dreams exhibition catalogue

2005

SBS Radio – interview 6 November

2005

Thai-Australian Contemporary Prints 2005, exhibition catalogue

2004

Sculpture 2004, Today show, TCN9, 28 January

2004

Textile Fibre Forum, issue 2, No. 74

2003

‘Scratch, Pull, Grind & Scrape’ exhibition catalogue  essay;  ‘some thoughts on process’ (author)

2001

Artists’ Books in Australia, Patsy Payne, in Bodman S. Artist’s Book Yearbook 2001-2

2001

‘Linolschnitt heute V’ exhibition catalogue

2001

Artlink, Vol. 21, No. 4

2001

‘No Muttering’ exhibition catalogue

2001

‘Paper as Object’ exhibition catalogue

2001

Imprint Vol. 36, No. 2

2001

Stock Magazine, June/July

2000

‘Surface Tension’ exhibition catalogue

2000

Silk Cut Award finalists exhibition catalogue

2000

‘Cutting Comments…’ exhibition catalogue and education guide

1999

‘From Kandinsky to Corneille…’ exhibition catalogue and museum guide

1999

Imprint, Vol. 34, No. 3

1999

Galleries, Sydney Morning Herald 27.4.99

1998

Silk Cut Award finalists exhibition catalogue

 

Collections

 

 

RMIT Gallery, Melbourne

State Library of Queensland, Brisbane

Australian National Gallery

Art Gallery of NSW

Artspace, Mackay, Queensland

Federal Court of Australia

City Gallery Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany  (acquisitions 2001, 2010, 2013)

Silk Cut Foundation, Melbourne (acquisitive award 1998 and 2013)

Sutherland Shire Council, Sydney (acquisitive award)

Southern Pacific Hotel Corporation, Sydney (acquisitive award)

Private collections through sales and commissions

 


Teaching

 

2016 – 2020

National Art School Sydney, Sessional Lecturer

2010 – 2016

2010

National Art School Sydney, Lecturer and Co-Head of Printmaking

College of Fine Art, University of NSW, Sydney

2009

2009

National Art School, Sydney

College of Fine Art, University of NSW, Sydney

2002

Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney University

2001

Canberra School of Art,  Australian National University, Canberra

1999 and 2000

 Workshop Arts Centre, Willoughby, Sydney

1997 and 1998

Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney University

 

Membership

 

 

Print Council of Australia

 

Sydney Printmakers

 

National Association for the Visual Arts

 

Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

 

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney