MARTIN WALCH

 

QUALIFICATIONS

2009                PhD in Fine Art (Research), Tasmanian School of Art, University of Tasmania, Hobart.

                         ‘Beyond Linearity: Contemporary Drawing and the Naturalistic Representation of Experience’.

1998                MFA in Fine Art (Research), Tasmanian School of Art, University of Tasmania, Hobart.

                         ‘An Analysis of Experiential Space at the close of the Twentieth Century’.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018                2018 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize,    Finalist, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne . 

2017                The Derwent,    with David Stephenson, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart. 

                         Curated by Mary Knights and Jane Stewart.

2016                Fleurieu Art Prize – Finalist with David Stephenson. Samstag Museum, South Australia.

                         Tidal: The City of Devonport National Art Award – Finalist with David Stephenson. Devonport Regional Gallery.

2015                27° South to 19° North: Contemporary Australian Photography. Museum of the City of Cuernavaca, Mexico.

                         Curated by Dan Armstrong.

                        The Derwent ProjectMARS Gallery, Melbourne for CLIMARTE 2015.

                         Curated by Guy Abrahams.

                        Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award – Finalist with David Stephenson. Gold Coast City Gallery.

2014               The Derwent ProjectNight Projection Window. Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne.

2013                Into the Wild – Wilderness Photography in TasmaniaQueen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston.

                         Curated by Damien Quilliam and Jon Addison; texts by Nic Haygarth and Deb Malor.

                         Testing GroundSalamanca Arts Centre.

                         Curated by Dr Julie Gough.

                         Touring Tasmania, South Australia and New South Wales through Contemporary Art Tasmania.

2012                Wonderland: New Contemporary Art from AustraliaMuseum of Contemporary Art, Taipei.

                         Curated by Antoanetta Ivanova.

2010                EncodedEla Video / Art Taipei 2010, Taipei, Taiwan.

                         Curated by Antoanetta Ivanova.

2009                Impact by DegreesAustralian Perspectives on Art and Climate Change. Embassy of Australia, Washington DC, USA.

                         Curated by Antoanetta Ivanova.

                         The LakeAustralian Centre for Photography, Sydney.

                         Curated by Malcolm Smith.

2008                My Favourite AustralianNational Portrait Gallery of Australia, Canberra. 

                         An exhibition of video portraits commissioned on the occasion of the opening of the new gallery wing.

2004                ARTVAustralian Centre for the Moving Image, Federation Square, Melbourne. 

                         An exhibition of film and animation commissioned by ACMI and SBS Independent.

                         Curated by Clare Stewart, ACMI as part of New 2004: mapping contemporary Australian Art and New Media

                         Australian Centre for the Moving Image, The Ian Potter Centre and the National Gallery of Victoria.

 2003               FotoFestival NaardenNaarden, Nederlands. 

                         An international photographic festival including selected works by Australian photographers.

                         Curated by Alisdair Foster, Director Australian Centre for Photography.

                         Photographica Australis- Asia TourBangkok, Singapore, Bangladesh. Asia Link Tour.

                         Curated by Alisdair Foster, Director Australian Centre for Photography.

2002               2002 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art. Art Gallery of South Australia. 

                         An exhibition of selected contemporary Australian Visual Artists.

                         Curated by Linda Cooper.

                         Photographica AustralisARCO 2002 International Art Fair, Madrid. 

                         An exhibition of works by selected Australian photographers.

                         Curated for the Australia Council by Alisdair Foster, Director Australian Centre for Photography.

                         Proto-type. Experimenta BlackBox, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne. 

                         An exhibition of selected interactive multi-media.

                         Curated by Liz Hughes for Experimenta Media Arts Inc 2002, as part of the 

                         Interact 2002 Asia Pacific Multimedia Festival.

2001                Seeing through Landscape. Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, NSW. 

                         An exhibition of selected contemporary Australian artists working with landscape.

                         Curated by Alisdair Foster, Director Australian Centre for Photography.

2000                Exploding the Myth. Hunter Street Gallery, Queenstown, Western Tasmania.

                         A one man touring exhibition of stereoscopic imagery from the Mt Lyell Mine residency.

                         Regional tour of Tasmania, South Australia and Victoria by Tas Regional Arts.

1998               Living In / Living Out. The Royal Derwent Hospital, New Norfolk, Tasmania. 

                         A collaborative exhibition of sound, text and stereo images, drawn from the experience of 

                         work at the Royal Derwent. With Miranda Morris and George Khut.

                         Curated by John McQueenie, Arts Project Officer for the Tasmanian Trades and Labour Council.

 

 

GRANTS, AWARDS and COMMISSIONS

2017                 Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship.

2015                 Cross-Disciplinary Incentive Grant, University of Tasmania.

2014                 Australian Research Council Discovery Project Grant – The Derwent Project.

2012                 Research Enhancement Grant (REGS), University of Tasmania.

2011                 New Appointees Research Grant (NARGS), University of Tasmania

2009                 Community Engagement Grant, University of Tasmania.

2008                 City of Hobart Art Prize – Winner.

2004                 Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship, PhD, University of Tasmania.

2003                 City of Hobart Art Prize – Winner of the Moorilla Prize for a Tasmanian Artist.

2000                 Arts Tasmania New Work Grant.

1999                 Australia Council for the Arts New Media Development Grant.

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016                ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE.

                         Published by Melbourne University Press, 2016.

                         Edited by Guy Abrahams, Bronwyn Johnson, and Kelly Gellatly.

                         ISBN 9780522869569.

                        Artlink. Art Land Issue 36:3 September 2016.

2013               Into the wild: wilderness photography in Tasmania.

                         Launceston, Tasmania: Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

                         ISBN 9780977595587.

2010               Look: Contemporary Australian Photography since 1980. Anne Marsh. Macmillan Melbourne Australia.

                         ISBN 978-1-921394-10-2.

2006               Tasmanian Visions.  p334-5, Roslynn D. Haynes. Polymath Press, Tasmania.

                         ISBN. 097757380X.

2002               2002 Adelaide Biennial- ConVerge, where Art + Science meet.

                         ISBN 0-7308-3013-6.

                         Photographica Australis.

                         ISBN 0-9093-3915-5.

 

COLLECTIONS

 

2018                Australian National University Art Collection.

2013                Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra.

                         Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery.

2008               The National Portrait Gallery of Australia.

                         ABC TV.

                         Hobart City Council.

2004               Australian Centre for the Moving Image.

                         SBS TV.

                         Art Gallery of South Australia.

                         Moorilla Collection Tasmania.

                         Henry Jones Art Hotel Permanent Collection

                         Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

1992-              Private Collections.

 

COMMITTEE and PANEL INVOLVEMENT

 

2018                 Selection panel for the Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship.

2009-14           Board of Contemporary Art Tasmania.

2005                 Selection panel for the Australian Antarctic Division Humanities Birth.

2005-08           Arts Tasmania International Residencies Selection Panel.

2003-05           Visual Arts and Crafts Board Member, Australia Council for the Arts.

 

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