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Margaret Ackland

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Curriculum vitae

1954 Born in Sydney
   

Education

2008 Painting and Drawing, The Sydney Gallery School, St George TAFE
2003  Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment 
1985 Sydney Morning Herald Travelling Scholarship, Europe, UK
1977 Dip Ed, Sydney Teachers Collage
1973-6 National Art School, Sydney
   

Solo Exhibitions

2013 The Arid Zone Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2013  Vestiges Flinders Lane Gallery, Melb 
2011  Worn Anthea Polson Art, Qld 
2011  Histories, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melb 
2009  Mementos Flinders Lane Gallery, Melb
2008  Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney 
2007 John Gordon Gallery
2006  Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney
2006  John Gordon Gallery
2005  Brisbane Art Fair 
2005 John Gordon Gallery
2004 Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney
2003 Lake Russell Gallery
2002 Wagner Art Gallery
2002 Lake Russell Gallery
2001 Wagner Art Gallery
1999 Lake Russell Gallery
1999 Von Bertouch Gallery
1998 Wagner Art Gallery
1997 Delmar Gallery
1996 Wagner Art Gallery
1995 Wagner Art Gallery
   

Selected Group and Mixed Shows

2012 The Artist Revealed Christmas Self Portrait Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2012  Not The Way Home 13 Artists paint the desert, S.H Ervin Gallery Sydney 
2011 8 Days Before Christmas Our Artists' Special Christnas Show, Anthea Polson Art, Qld 
2010  The Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
2010  Christmas Portrait Show, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2010 First Anniversary Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2009  Treasures, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne 
2009 40x40 Special First Christmas Show, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2008 Blake Prize, Touring Show 
2007 Come Hither: Interpretations of the Boudoir, Wagga Regional Gallery
2007 Sydney Harbour: Seldom Scene, Mitchell Library, Sydney
2007  Blake Prize, National Art School Gallery, Sydney 
2006  Redlands Westpac Art Prize  
2004 Portia Geach Portrait Prize, S H Ervin Gallery
2004 John Gordon Gallery, Coffs Harbour
2004 PRAXIS Parramatta Heritage Centre
2004 Five Still Life Artists, Taylor Galleries, Summer Hill
2003 The Studio Tradition, Coffs Harbour City Gallery
2001 Our Place, Coffs Harbour City Gallery
1998 'Out of Australia,' Australian Contemporary Painting, Shanghai
1994 Blake Prize, Braxland Gallery and touring exhibition
1993 Salon de Refuse, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney 
   

Art Awards and Prizes

1993 Uniting Church Last Supper project
1992 North Sydney Art Prize
1992 R.A.S. Modern Figurative
1991 R.A.S. Portrait Prize (2nd place)
1988 Portia Geach Portrait Prize
1988 Archibald Prize, AGNSW 
1987 Portia Geach Portrait Prize (Highly Commended)
1987 Archibald Prize, AGNSW  
1986 Portia Geach Portrait Prize (Commended)
1986  Archibald Prize, AGNSW  
1985  Portia Geach Portrait Prize (Commended) 
1984 Sydney Morning Herald Travelling Scholarship
1984  Portia Geach Portrait Prize (Commended) 
1984 Queen Victoria Art Prize (3rd Place) 
1983  Archibald Prize, AGNSW 

Collections

Artbank, Deakin University, Holmes a Court, Mitchell Library, Phillips Fox, Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Trinity Grammar School, Willoughby Library, Sydney Grammar School, Uniting Church of Australia, Christ Church St Laurence, Sydney University, Scotts College, Private collections throughout Australia.

Selected Bibliography

Howe, Elin Margaret Ackland: Vestiges, The Melbourne Review, May 2013
Not The Way Home - 13 Artists Paint The Desert, Artists Profile, Issue 18, 2012
Touching The Past, Weekend Magazine, Gold Coast Bulletin April 2011
Elle Italia, Sring 2008
Compass, ABC TV 2008
Sydney Morning Herald, April 2008
Seldom Scene catalogue, Mitchell Library NSW 2007 

Max Germaine, Artists and galleries of Australia
The Refining Fire, Dawn Mendham (Albatross Books)
Art and Australia, vol 23 (Fine Arts Press)
Judi Fischer and Janet Wood, ed, A Place At The Table 
Who's Who Of Australian Visual Artists, 2nd Edition
Susan McCulloch, Australian Art Encyclopeadia

Margaret Ackland

Curriculum vitae

1954 Born in Sydney
   

Education

2008 Painting and Drawing, The Sydney Gallery School, St George TAFE
2003  Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment 
1985 Sydney Morning Herald Travelling Scholarship, Europe, UK
1977 Dip Ed, Sydney Teachers Collage
1973-6 National Art School, Sydney
   

Solo Exhibitions

2013 The Arid Zone Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2013  Vestiges Flinders Lane Gallery, Melb 
2011  Worn Anthea Polson Art, Qld 
2011  Histories, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melb 
2009  Mementos Flinders Lane Gallery, Melb
2008  Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney 
2007 John Gordon Gallery
2006  Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney
2006  John Gordon Gallery
2005  Brisbane Art Fair 
2005 John Gordon Gallery
2004 Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney
2003 Lake Russell Gallery
2002 Wagner Art Gallery
2002 Lake Russell Gallery
2001 Wagner Art Gallery
1999 Lake Russell Gallery
1999 Von Bertouch Gallery
1998 Wagner Art Gallery
1997 Delmar Gallery
1996 Wagner Art Gallery
1995 Wagner Art Gallery
   

Selected Group and Mixed Shows

2012 The Artist Revealed Christmas Self Portrait Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2012  Not The Way Home 13 Artists paint the desert, S.H Ervin Gallery Sydney 
2011 8 Days Before Christmas Our Artists' Special Christnas Show, Anthea Polson Art, Qld 
2010  The Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
2010  Christmas Portrait Show, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2010 First Anniversary Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2009  Treasures, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne 
2009 40x40 Special First Christmas Show, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2008 Blake Prize, Touring Show 
2007 Come Hither: Interpretations of the Boudoir, Wagga Regional Gallery
2007 Sydney Harbour: Seldom Scene, Mitchell Library, Sydney
2007  Blake Prize, National Art School Gallery, Sydney 
2006  Redlands Westpac Art Prize  
2004 Portia Geach Portrait Prize, S H Ervin Gallery
2004 John Gordon Gallery, Coffs Harbour
2004 PRAXIS Parramatta Heritage Centre
2004 Five Still Life Artists, Taylor Galleries, Summer Hill
2003 The Studio Tradition, Coffs Harbour City Gallery
2001 Our Place, Coffs Harbour City Gallery
1998 'Out of Australia,' Australian Contemporary Painting, Shanghai
1994 Blake Prize, Braxland Gallery and touring exhibition
1993 Salon de Refuse, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney 
   

Art Awards and Prizes

1993 Uniting Church Last Supper project
1992 North Sydney Art Prize
1992 R.A.S. Modern Figurative
1991 R.A.S. Portrait Prize (2nd place)
1988 Portia Geach Portrait Prize
1988 Archibald Prize, AGNSW 
1987 Portia Geach Portrait Prize (Highly Commended)
1987 Archibald Prize, AGNSW  
1986 Portia Geach Portrait Prize (Commended)
1986  Archibald Prize, AGNSW  
1985  Portia Geach Portrait Prize (Commended) 
1984 Sydney Morning Herald Travelling Scholarship
1984  Portia Geach Portrait Prize (Commended) 
1984 Queen Victoria Art Prize (3rd Place) 
1983  Archibald Prize, AGNSW 

Collections

Artbank, Deakin University, Holmes a Court, Mitchell Library, Phillips Fox, Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Trinity Grammar School, Willoughby Library, Sydney Grammar School, Uniting Church of Australia, Christ Church St Laurence, Sydney University, Scotts College, Private collections throughout Australia.

Selected Bibliography

Howe, Elin Margaret Ackland: Vestiges, The Melbourne Review, May 2013
Not The Way Home - 13 Artists Paint The Desert, Artists Profile, Issue 18, 2012
Touching The Past, Weekend Magazine, Gold Coast Bulletin April 2011
Elle Italia, Sring 2008
Compass, ABC TV 2008
Sydney Morning Herald, April 2008
Seldom Scene catalogue, Mitchell Library NSW 2007 

Max Germaine, Artists and galleries of Australia
The Refining Fire, Dawn Mendham (Albatross Books)
Art and Australia, vol 23 (Fine Arts Press)
Judi Fischer and Janet Wood, ed, A Place At The Table 
Who's Who Of Australian Visual Artists, 2nd Edition
Susan McCulloch, Australian Art Encyclopeadia