Marcel Cousins

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Curriculum vitae


Born 1972 Melbourne, currently resides in Tokyo, Japan. Co-founder of KINGS ARI Melbourne
Qualifications
2007 Research Student, Monbukagakusho Scholarship, Tama Art University, Japan
2002 Master of Arts, Monbusho Scholarship, Tokyo National University of Music and Fine Art
1999 Research student, Monbusho Scholarship, Tokyo National University of Music & Fine Art
1998 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Printmaking, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
1993 Bachelor of Graphic Design , Swinburne University, Melbourne


Solo Exhibitions


2008 Lustre, Melbourne Art Fair 2008, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
2007 Built Environment, Helen Gory Galerie at Depot Gallery, Sydney
2006 Parallel Lines, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
Surface Tension, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2004 Official Language, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
2003 Fishing in a Bath Tub, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
2002 Looking in the Rear Vision Mirror, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
Please Pass The Pepper, Miyuki Gallery, Tokyo
2001 If you want to be moved take the bus, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
1999 Careful! I know judo and four other Japanese words, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
1998 Insert Coins, Maki Gallery, Tokyo


Selected Group Exhibitions


2008 Neo-Pop, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne
Stan + Maureen Duke Gold Coast Art Prize 08, Gold Coast Art Gallery, QLD
2007 Blast! The influence of Manga and Contemporary Japanese Popular Culture on Australian Artists,
Redcliffe City Gallery, QLD
Blast! The influence of Manga and Contemporary Japanese Popular Culture on Australian Artists,
Logan Art Gallery, QLD
2006 Sold! The Gold Coast Real Estate Dream, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Queensland
Traditions & Departures, Craft ACT, Canberra
Traditions & Departures, The Cowra Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2005 Luminous Two, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
Half-Life, (Co-curator) Kings A.R.I, Melbourne
Half-Life, Inflight Gallery, Hobart
Orientalism, curated by Renai Grace, Blindside, Melbourne
10th Anniversary Show, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Prometheus visual arts award, Gold Coast, Queensland
Hobart City Council Art Prize, Hobart, Tasmania
New Social Commentaries, Warnambool Art Prize, Warnambool Art Gallery, Victoria
2004 33 Degrees, (Co-Curator) Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
2003 Royal Rumble, Kings artist run space, Melbourne
Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast
2002 The Mysteries of Japan, Satellite Gallery, Paris
D'lan contemporary art space, Brisbane
2001 This is me, ddm gallery, Shanghai, China
1999 Trash, live exhibition, Tokyo waterfront site - curated by Mr Yamagishi, owner/director Maki Gallery
1998 Victorian College of the Arts, Union Grant Exhibition
Larger Than Life Gallery Chika, Ebisu Tokyo with Daisuke Deguchui, Ikuyo Kawaguchi, Trinh Vu
Fremantle Print Award Exhibition, Fremantle, Western Australia
1997 ActivArt Asiz Gallery, Tokyo (supported by the Australian Embassy)
Fremantle Print Award Exhibition, Fremantle, Western Australia
Australian Printmedia Award, Casula Powerhouse Art Centre, Sydney
1996 Annual Summer Print Show Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
Hong Ik University 50th Commemorative Exhibition, Hong Ik University, Seoul, South Korea
Faraway So Close, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
Computer Art and Technology Exhibition, Stop 22 Gallery, Melbourne
1995 Fremantle Print Award Exhibition Fremantle, Western Australia


Awards & Grants


2008 Finalist, Stan + Maureen Duke Gold Coast Art Prize 08, Gold Coast Art Gallery, QLD
2007 Finalist, Mosman Art Prize
Finalist, Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo
Short listed, RIPE, Art & Australia/ ANZ Private Bank Contemporary Art Award
2006 Japanese Government Monbukagakusho Scholarship for study at Tama University, Tokyo
Invited entrant, ABN Amro Emerging Artist Award 2006
Finalist, Fletcher Jones Art Prize, Geelong
Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Sunshine Coast
Finalist, Mosman Art Award, Mosman Gallery, NSW
Finalist, Conrad Jupiters Award, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Gold Coast
2005 Short listed, 2005 Canberra Contemporary Art Space Award Show
Short listed, Metro5 Award, Metro5 Gallery, Melbourne
Finalist, Conrad Jupiters Award, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Gold Coast
Short listed, Japanese Ministry of Educations Monbukagakushyo Scholarship
Prometheus Visual Arts Award, Gold Coast, Queensland
Hobart City Council Art Prize, Hobart, Tasmania
Finalist, Alice Springs Art Prize, Alice Springs
2004 Finalist, Geelong Art Prize, Geelong Gallery, Victoria
Kao Foundation Grant, Japan
2003 Acquisition Award, Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Queensland
2002 Finalist, Geelong Contemporary Art Prize, Geelong Gallery, Victoria
Finalist, Fremantle Print Award, Western Australia
2000 Monbusho Scholarship, Japanese Ministry of education, Masters Student
Dyson Bequest awarded by the Director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales
1999 Japanese Monbush Scholarship, research project, National University of Fine Art, Tokyo
Victoria College of the Arts, Student Union Grant
Queens Trust Young Achievers Award
1996 Principal Lecturer's Award VCA, Melbourne
T'gallant wine label award, work placed on the Chardonnay 1996
Queens Trust Young Achievers Award
Finalist, Logan City Art Award, Logan Art Gallery, Queensland
Finalist, Canson Print Award
1995 Victoria College of the Arts, National Gallery of Victoria Women's Association Encouragement Award


Bibliography


2006 McCulloch's Encyclopedia of Australian Art, co-written by Susan McCulloch
Sold! Catalogue essay, Virginia Rigney, pg 24
‘Parallel Lines' catalogue essay Michael Ascroft
State of the Arts, Lee Tran Lam, Jan-Mar issue p 89
2005 Sesame #3, Dear Diary, Marcel Cousins
Delmare magazine, Mithila Gupta, issue 1# p 42-43
Orientalism, Catalogue essay, Kirsten Matthews
Orientalism, un.magazine, Olivia Poloni, issue 5#
Half-Life, Catalogue essay, Mark Penny
2004 The Sunday Age Preview, Ashley Crawford, October 2004, pg 32-33
Imprint, Spring 2004, Vol 39, number 3, pg 25
Official Language, Catalogue essay, Ashley Crawford
Catalogue No 18, full page image in Conrad Jupiters Art Prize Catalogue
Vogue Mag, Nov 2003, FRAMED
ABC TV, Asia Focus, closing the progamme, Sunday Nov 19
‘Kissing Cousins', Cream magazine, artofficial, oct/nov/dec 2003
Monument Issue #57, Nick Dent, Site Exhibition
Australian Art Collector Issue #26, Edward Colless
2002 The Age, Domain, Holly Evans, 2002
MVC, Micheal Magnusson, June 2002
Oyster, Magazine Issue 40 June/July 2002
Australian Style, Holly O'Neil, July 2002
Black and White, Felicity Loughrey, Issue 61 June/July 2002
Catalog Magazine, Ishil Ishytar, www.catalogmag.com
Art Monthly, Neilton Clark, March 2002
Monument, Issue 47 April/May 2002
Australian Art Collector, Andrew Frost, Issue 20, April-June 2002
Ticket To Ride, Andrew Frost, Australian Style, June Issue 2002
Learning To Look Both Ways, Printmaking Today, Vol10No1, London E2 8AG
1999 The Sunday Age, Kay Stewart, 28 November 1999
Debut Leaves lasting Imprint, Monty Dipietro, Asashi Evening News, Japan
Contributions to publications
2005 Sesame #3, Melbourne
2002 Australian Art in the National Gallery of Australia
Printmaking Today, London, United Kingdom


Collections


BHP Billiton
Artbank
Gold Coast City Art Gallery
The Michael Buxton Collection
National Gallery of Australia
Victoria College of the Arts Collection

Marcel Cousins

Curriculum vitae


Born 1972 Melbourne, currently resides in Tokyo, Japan. Co-founder of KINGS ARI Melbourne
Qualifications
2007 Research Student, Monbukagakusho Scholarship, Tama Art University, Japan
2002 Master of Arts, Monbusho Scholarship, Tokyo National University of Music and Fine Art
1999 Research student, Monbusho Scholarship, Tokyo National University of Music & Fine Art
1998 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Printmaking, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
1993 Bachelor of Graphic Design , Swinburne University, Melbourne


Solo Exhibitions


2008 Lustre, Melbourne Art Fair 2008, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
2007 Built Environment, Helen Gory Galerie at Depot Gallery, Sydney
2006 Parallel Lines, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
Surface Tension, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
2004 Official Language, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
2003 Fishing in a Bath Tub, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
2002 Looking in the Rear Vision Mirror, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
Please Pass The Pepper, Miyuki Gallery, Tokyo
2001 If you want to be moved take the bus, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
1999 Careful! I know judo and four other Japanese words, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
1998 Insert Coins, Maki Gallery, Tokyo


Selected Group Exhibitions


2008 Neo-Pop, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne
Stan + Maureen Duke Gold Coast Art Prize 08, Gold Coast Art Gallery, QLD
2007 Blast! The influence of Manga and Contemporary Japanese Popular Culture on Australian Artists,
Redcliffe City Gallery, QLD
Blast! The influence of Manga and Contemporary Japanese Popular Culture on Australian Artists,
Logan Art Gallery, QLD
2006 Sold! The Gold Coast Real Estate Dream, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Queensland
Traditions & Departures, Craft ACT, Canberra
Traditions & Departures, The Cowra Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2005 Luminous Two, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
Half-Life, (Co-curator) Kings A.R.I, Melbourne
Half-Life, Inflight Gallery, Hobart
Orientalism, curated by Renai Grace, Blindside, Melbourne
10th Anniversary Show, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Prometheus visual arts award, Gold Coast, Queensland
Hobart City Council Art Prize, Hobart, Tasmania
New Social Commentaries, Warnambool Art Prize, Warnambool Art Gallery, Victoria
2004 33 Degrees, (Co-Curator) Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
2003 Royal Rumble, Kings artist run space, Melbourne
Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast
2002 The Mysteries of Japan, Satellite Gallery, Paris
D'lan contemporary art space, Brisbane
2001 This is me, ddm gallery, Shanghai, China
1999 Trash, live exhibition, Tokyo waterfront site - curated by Mr Yamagishi, owner/director Maki Gallery
1998 Victorian College of the Arts, Union Grant Exhibition
Larger Than Life Gallery Chika, Ebisu Tokyo with Daisuke Deguchui, Ikuyo Kawaguchi, Trinh Vu
Fremantle Print Award Exhibition, Fremantle, Western Australia
1997 ActivArt Asiz Gallery, Tokyo (supported by the Australian Embassy)
Fremantle Print Award Exhibition, Fremantle, Western Australia
Australian Printmedia Award, Casula Powerhouse Art Centre, Sydney
1996 Annual Summer Print Show Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
Hong Ik University 50th Commemorative Exhibition, Hong Ik University, Seoul, South Korea
Faraway So Close, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
Computer Art and Technology Exhibition, Stop 22 Gallery, Melbourne
1995 Fremantle Print Award Exhibition Fremantle, Western Australia


Awards & Grants


2008 Finalist, Stan + Maureen Duke Gold Coast Art Prize 08, Gold Coast Art Gallery, QLD
2007 Finalist, Mosman Art Prize
Finalist, Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo
Short listed, RIPE, Art & Australia/ ANZ Private Bank Contemporary Art Award
2006 Japanese Government Monbukagakusho Scholarship for study at Tama University, Tokyo
Invited entrant, ABN Amro Emerging Artist Award 2006
Finalist, Fletcher Jones Art Prize, Geelong
Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Sunshine Coast
Finalist, Mosman Art Award, Mosman Gallery, NSW
Finalist, Conrad Jupiters Award, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Gold Coast
2005 Short listed, 2005 Canberra Contemporary Art Space Award Show
Short listed, Metro5 Award, Metro5 Gallery, Melbourne
Finalist, Conrad Jupiters Award, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Gold Coast
Short listed, Japanese Ministry of Educations Monbukagakushyo Scholarship
Prometheus Visual Arts Award, Gold Coast, Queensland
Hobart City Council Art Prize, Hobart, Tasmania
Finalist, Alice Springs Art Prize, Alice Springs
2004 Finalist, Geelong Art Prize, Geelong Gallery, Victoria
Kao Foundation Grant, Japan
2003 Acquisition Award, Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Queensland
2002 Finalist, Geelong Contemporary Art Prize, Geelong Gallery, Victoria
Finalist, Fremantle Print Award, Western Australia
2000 Monbusho Scholarship, Japanese Ministry of education, Masters Student
Dyson Bequest awarded by the Director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales
1999 Japanese Monbush Scholarship, research project, National University of Fine Art, Tokyo
Victoria College of the Arts, Student Union Grant
Queens Trust Young Achievers Award
1996 Principal Lecturer's Award VCA, Melbourne
T'gallant wine label award, work placed on the Chardonnay 1996
Queens Trust Young Achievers Award
Finalist, Logan City Art Award, Logan Art Gallery, Queensland
Finalist, Canson Print Award
1995 Victoria College of the Arts, National Gallery of Victoria Women's Association Encouragement Award


Bibliography


2006 McCulloch's Encyclopedia of Australian Art, co-written by Susan McCulloch
Sold! Catalogue essay, Virginia Rigney, pg 24
‘Parallel Lines' catalogue essay Michael Ascroft
State of the Arts, Lee Tran Lam, Jan-Mar issue p 89
2005 Sesame #3, Dear Diary, Marcel Cousins
Delmare magazine, Mithila Gupta, issue 1# p 42-43
Orientalism, Catalogue essay, Kirsten Matthews
Orientalism, un.magazine, Olivia Poloni, issue 5#
Half-Life, Catalogue essay, Mark Penny
2004 The Sunday Age Preview, Ashley Crawford, October 2004, pg 32-33
Imprint, Spring 2004, Vol 39, number 3, pg 25
Official Language, Catalogue essay, Ashley Crawford
Catalogue No 18, full page image in Conrad Jupiters Art Prize Catalogue
Vogue Mag, Nov 2003, FRAMED
ABC TV, Asia Focus, closing the progamme, Sunday Nov 19
‘Kissing Cousins', Cream magazine, artofficial, oct/nov/dec 2003
Monument Issue #57, Nick Dent, Site Exhibition
Australian Art Collector Issue #26, Edward Colless
2002 The Age, Domain, Holly Evans, 2002
MVC, Micheal Magnusson, June 2002
Oyster, Magazine Issue 40 June/July 2002
Australian Style, Holly O'Neil, July 2002
Black and White, Felicity Loughrey, Issue 61 June/July 2002
Catalog Magazine, Ishil Ishytar, www.catalogmag.com
Art Monthly, Neilton Clark, March 2002
Monument, Issue 47 April/May 2002
Australian Art Collector, Andrew Frost, Issue 20, April-June 2002
Ticket To Ride, Andrew Frost, Australian Style, June Issue 2002
Learning To Look Both Ways, Printmaking Today, Vol10No1, London E2 8AG
1999 The Sunday Age, Kay Stewart, 28 November 1999
Debut Leaves lasting Imprint, Monty Dipietro, Asashi Evening News, Japan
Contributions to publications
2005 Sesame #3, Melbourne
2002 Australian Art in the National Gallery of Australia
Printmaking Today, London, United Kingdom


Collections


BHP Billiton
Artbank
Gold Coast City Art Gallery
The Michael Buxton Collection
National Gallery of Australia
Victoria College of the Arts Collection