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Simon Strong

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Solo Exhibitions
2010
 
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CURRICULUM VITAE

Born: Vietnam, 1974 (arrived Australia, 1975)
1993-95  Bachelor of Graphic Design, National School of Design

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010 Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney, New South Wales
2007 Even If You Leave, I Will Always Be With You...., John Buckley Gallery, Richmond, Victoria.
2005 Natural Selection, King Street Gallery on Burton, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
2004 Nature Strip, Span Galleries, Melbourne, Victoria
2003 Calling Earth, Span Galleries, Melbourne, Victoria
2003 Disturbia, The Church Gallery, Claremont, Western Australia
2002 Clone, Span Galleries, Melbourne, Victoria
2001 I Wannabe A Star, Mansour Galleries,  Melbourne, Victoria
2001 Of Two Minds (curated by John Buckley Fine Art) at Café Blu Pols, Prahran, Victoria
2000 Domestic Gods, Span Galleries, Melbourne, Victoria
1999 Domestic Gods, CASspace, Melbourne, Victoria

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2010 Phantasia (touring), Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Booragul, NSW.
2009 Phantasia (touring), Samstag Museum, Adelaide, SA.
2009 A Fragile State, Martin Browne Fine Art, Potts Point, NSW.
2008 John Buckley Gallery @ the Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, Victoria
2008 FX in Contemporary Photography, Elisabeth Murdoch Gallery, McClelland Gallery + Sculpture         Park, Langwarrin, Victoria.
2008 The Contemporary Collage: Australian Collage and Assemblage [curated by John Buckley],         John Buckley Gallery, Richmond, Victoria.
2008 Phantasia, Australian Centre for Photography (ACP), Paddington, New South Wales.
2008 Urban, King Street Gallery On William, Darlinghurst, New South Wales.
2007-08 The Summer Exhibition, John Buckley Gallery, Richmond, Victoria.
2007 The Tenth Hutchins Art Prize, The Long Gallery, Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania.
2007 William & Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Wheelers Hill, Victoria.
2007 Art For Science, Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) Charity Exhibition, Nellie                 Castan Gallery, South Yarra, Victoria.
2007 Snap Freeze: Still Life Now, Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Healesville, Victoria.
2007 Prometheus Visual Arts Award, All Saints Anglican School, Merrimac, Queensland.
2006-07 Light Sensitive: Contemporary Australian Photography From the Loti Smorgon Fund, The Ian         Potter Centre, National Gallery of Victoria, Federation Square, Victoria.
2006 Other Dimensions: Contemporary Australian & International Photo-media Art, Rockhampton Art         Gallery, QLD.
2006 The Christmas Collectors Exhibition, John Buckley Gallery, Richmond, Victoria.
2006 SPAN Xmas Show, Span Galleries, Melbourne, Victoria.
2006 Snapshot, John Buckley Gallery, Richmond, Victoria.
2005 Summer Exhibition, Span Galleries, Melbourne, Victoria.
2005 The Chandelier Show, Ladner & Fell Gallery, Armadale, Victoria.
2005 Art For Science, Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) Charity Exhibition, Nellie                 Castan Gallery, South Yarra, Victoria.
2005 Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Surfers         Paradise, Queensland.
2002 Christmas Show, Span Galleries, Melbourne, Victoria.
2002 Stranger Than Truth, Australian Centre For Photography, Paddington, New South Wales.
2000 Span Galleries @ the Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, Victoria.
2000 Emerging Artists Program, Bulle Galleries, Melbourne, Victoria.
2000 Maxwell Summer Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP), Fitzroy, Victoria.
1999 National Touring Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Australia.


COLLECTIONS


Artbank
Bryson Constructions, Sandringham, Victoria.
Hotel Westin, Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria.
Intrapac, South Melbourne, Victoria.
National Gallery of Victoria (NGV).
Rockhampton Art Gallery, Queensland.
Skin Cancer Foundation, Carlton, Victoria.

Private collections in Australia

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Blyth, Jenna, "Snap Freeze: Still Life Now", exhibition catalogue (20 May-11 November), Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Healesville, 2007, p.11-12, 46, 53, 59-60.
Bois de Chesne, Carole, Stuart, Rodney & Hock, Peter (Eds), Bois de Chesne: Top Art & Food- Melbourne, Bois de Chesne Design, Melbourne, 2005, p.25.
Crombie, Isobel (Ed.), 'Light Sensitive': Contemporary Australian Photography From the Loti Smorgon Fund, National Gallery of Victoria Publications, Melbourne, 2006, p.20, 86-87 & 108.
Curtis, Narelle (Ed.), "Art For Science", exhibition catalogue (26-28 July), Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI), Melbourne, 2007, p.29.
Curtis, Narelle (Ed.), "Art For Science", exhibition catalogue (21-23 July), Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI), Melbourne, 2005, p.29.
Jane, Sandra, “Photography Production and Appreciation” (Second Edition), John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd, Queensland, 2009, pg.189.
McCulloch, Alan, McCulloch, Susan & McCulloch-Childs, Emily (Eds), The New McCulloch's Encyclopedia Of Australian Art, Fourth Edition, Aus Art Editions/The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 2006, p.920.
Payes, Sonia R, Untitled. Portraits Of Australian Artists, (ed. Jenny Zimmer), Macmillan Art Publishing, Melbourne, 2007, p.21, 326-331.
[NB. Strong was responsible for the design of the entire 400 page book]

Walsh, John (Ed.), "Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award" exhibition catalogue, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Surfer's Paradise, 7 May-19 June, 2005 [unpaginated].

ARTICLES, ESSAYS AND REVIEWS

Allen, Felicity, "Focus on males" ('Arts & Entertainment'), in The Herald Sun, 8 February, 2000.
Backhouse, Megan, "Galleries", in The Age (melbourne) magazine, Issue #31, May, 2007, p.89.
Backhouse, Megan, "Art galleries" ('A2'), in The Age, 6 May, 2006, p.22.
Banks, Ron, "Digital helps to disturb" ('Today'), in The West Australian, 28 January, 2003, p.2.
Barclay, Alison, "Photos' synthesis", in The Herald Sun, 12 September, 2006, p.56.
Barry, Helen, "Natural Selection", in Artwrite [on-line], College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, February, 2005.
Blond, Simon, "Partners in provocative art" ('Weekend Extra'), in The West Australian, 8 February, 2003, p.13.
Clement, Tracey, "Woodfellas" ['Metro'], in The Sydney Morning Herald, 23 May, 2008, p.25.  
Considine, Simone, "Urban turmoil", in The Western Suburbs Weekly, 28 January, 2003, p.19.
Crawford, Ashley, "Around the Galleries", in The Age ('A2'), 23 June, 2007, p.22.
"Disturbia" [photo essay], Large Magazine, July, 2001, p.26-35.
Commons & Sense, Issue 19 ("Love"), Spring/February, 2002 [Japan] Ô guest designer & contributor for the entire magazine.
Faith-Dove, Melanie [photographer], "Around Town...Richard Clements survey", in The Age ('The Culture'), 18 July, 2002, p.2.
Landsman, Lexi, "Behind The Lens" ['Melbourne Life' cover], in The Australian Jewish News, Vol. 47/No.10, 16 November, 2007, p.6-7.
Leong, Owen, "Simon Strong", in Nothingmag [on-line], Issue 18, June, 2007.
Makin, Jeff, "Critics Choice", in The Herald Sun, 7 May, 2007, p.96.
Makin, Jeff, "Shining lights in our art market" ('Entertainment'), in The Herald Sun, 15 May, 2006, p.90.
McAuliffe, Chris, "Suburbia Revisited", in Photofile, Issue 69 ("Suburbia"), August, 2003, p.22-25.
McCulloch, Janice, "Profiles", in Art Almanac, May, 2007, p.197.
McFarlane, Robert, "Manipulation at the push of a button", in The Sydney Morning Herald, 14 May, 2008, p.16.
Nelson, Robert, "Imagination transcends camera's lens" ('Metro'), in The Age, 17 May, 2007, p.22.
Nelson, Robert, "Search for perfect kiss of content and form" ('Arts'), in The Age, 26 May, 2001, p.20.
Nelson, Robert, "A fraction too much fiction" ('The Culture', partial cover), in The Age, 2 February, 2000, p.1&6.
Nelson, Robert, "Hardy & Strong: Domestic Gods", in Photofile, Issue 59 ("Fictions" cover story), April 2000, p.55.
Teale, Penny, "FX in Contemporary Photography", catalogue essay, McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park, May, 2008.
[Unattributed], "Church Gallery", in The Sunday Times [WA], 2 February, 2003, p.56.
Valentine, Alana, "Sydney Festival 2", in Sydney Star Observer, Issue 592, 1 October, 2002.
Walton, Inga, "Poster-Culture: Simon Strong", in Poster, Issue 15: Belief, Winter, 2007, p.27.
Walton, Inga, "Even If You Leave, I Will Always Be With You....", catalogue essay, April, 2007.
Walton, Inga, "Natural Selection", exhibition essay, February, 2005.
Walton, Inga, "Making a Strong Point", in The Independent Arts Review, Edition 19, September, 2004, p.3.
Walton, Inga, "Nature Strip", exhibition essay, September, 2004.
Walton, Inga, "Calling Earth", exhibition essay, August, 2003.
Walton, Inga, "Disturbia", exhibition essay, January, 2003.
Walton, Inga, "Clone", exhibition essay, July, 2002.
Walton, Inga, "I Wannabe Be A Star", exhibition essay, September, 2001.
Walton, Inga, "Of Two Minds", exhibition essay, April, 2001.
Walton, Inga, "Domestic Gods", exhibition essay & captions, January, 2000.


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