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BIOGRAPHY

1969
Born, Melbourne

EDUCATION

1992-3
Graduate Diploma in Fine Art [Painting], Victorian College of the Arts
1989-91
Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art [Painting], Victorian College of the Arts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
The Valley, Gallerysmith Project Space, Melbourne
2018
Double Portraits, Artlands Victoria 2018, Capital Theatre, Bendigo
2014
Beyond the Garden, Woodbine Art, Malmsbury
2011
New Work, Woodbine Art, Malmsbury
2010
Open Studio Malmsbury Festival, Malmsbury
2003
Portraits, Gallery 101, Melbourne
1999
Women and their Dogs, Temple Studio, Melbourne
1998
Portrait Works on Paper, Stop 22, Melbourne Fringe, Melbourne

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
St Johns Southgate 2017 Art Prize (winner), Southbank, Melbourne
A Whole Different Animal, Brightspace, Melbourne
2016
Best in Show: Dogs in Australian Art, Orange Regional Gallery, Orange
2015
Ocean, Studio Brunswick, Melbourne
2015
Castlemaine State Festival, Castlemaine Continuing Education, Castlemaine
2013
Len Fox Painting Award, Castlemaine Art Gallery, Castlemaine
2012
Recent Drawings, Prudence Flint, Peter Grziwotz, Gabrielle Martin, Richard Stringer, Deborah Walker, the Gallery @ City Library, Melbourne
2010
Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney. Juried exhibition
2005
Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney. Juried exhibition
We Are All Animals, La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre Gallery, Bendigo, Victoria
2004
The Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Victorian Art Centre, Melbourne. Juried Exhibition
Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney. Juried exhibition
Metro 5 Art Award, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne
2003
Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney. Juried exhibition
Compendium, Platform, Melbourne, Victoria
2002
Salon des Refusés, The Alternate Archibald & Wynne Prize Selection, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2001
The 2001 Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Sydney. Juried exhibition
2000
Art Fair 2000, Melbourne
2000
Stand 33 at Gallery 101, Gallery 101, Melbourne
Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney. Juried exhibition
1999
Review ’99 / Curators’ Choice, Gallery 101, Melbourne
Overview 1999, Linden Arts Centre and Gallery, Melbourne
Exposure, Linden Arts Centre and Gallery, Melbourne
1998-99
Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, National Touring Exhibition. Juried exhibition
1997
Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
1996
vis-a-vis, West Space, Footscray
1995
A Four Show, West Space, Footscray
1994
Out West, West Space, Footscray
1993
Postgraduate Exhibition, Victorian College of the Arts
1992
Images of Women, Gryphon Gallery, University of Melbourne
1991
Graduate Exhibition, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

COLLABORATIONS

1998
Fill this space, Next Wave Festival
1988
Mural, 101 Collins Street, Melbourne

GRANTS, AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2017
St Johns Southgate 2017 Art Prize (winner), Southbank, Melbourne
2004
Artist in Residence, Medley Hall, Melbourne University
1998
Pat Corrigan Artists Grant
1992
Mid-Year Award, Victorian College of the Arts
1993
Trustees of the National Gallery Award, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

PUBLICATIONS & REVIEWS

2017
Portraits: Gabrielle Martin, Selwyn Rodda, Setu,
http://www.setumag.com/2017/09/portraits-gabrielle-martin.html
2012
Dogs in Australian Art, A New History Of Antipodean Creativity, Steven Miller, Wakefield Press, pp.48,49,156,157
2011
Exhibition in Malmsbury, Castlemaine Mail, November 11,p. 17
2007
The Art of the Collection State Library of Victoria with Aitkin, et al (Melbourne: The Miegunyah Press, 2007) pp. 131-2
2005
James Taylor, Of Pets and People, The Advertiser, October 20, pp. 21,27Artist’s Animal Instincts, Bendigo Weekly, October 28, pp. 24
Simon Plant, Brush with Fame, The Herald Sun, April 2, weekend, pp. 7-9
2004
Penny Webb, Martin paints what can’t be said, The Age, Dec 26, p. 9.Homage to teacher wins Melbourne artist an Archibald spot, Arts Hub, Nov 17
Robert Nelson, Few prizes in Archibald, The Age, Dec 22, p. 6
Making Portraits: Five Years of National Portrait Gallery Commissions, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, ACT
Critical Mass, ABC Television
2003
Andrew Webster, Anxious Wait for Artists,Moreland Leader, 8 December
Kevin Hart, Portraits,Catalogue essay, Gallery 101, Melbourne, 19 August – 6 September
Gabrielle Martin Portraits, Visual Art, The A-List, What’s On Today, Review, The Age Newspaper, Melbourne
2001
Jennifer Sexton, Portia Geach Memorial Award,The Australian, 26 October
Diana Simmonds, Portia Geach Memorial Award, Sunday Telegraph, 28 October
Katie Pollock, Perfect Week, The Bulletin, 31 October
Critics Pick, Sydney Morning Herald, 9 November
Portia Geach Memorial Award, The Sydney Weekly, 13 November
2000
Gabrielle Martin Portrait Painter, Women’s Art Register, Bulletin, No. 31, January, pp.4-5
1999
Robert Nelson, Man’s best friend is also an artist’s tool, review, The Age, 10 November
Felicity Allen, Woman’s best friend, The Herald Sun, 15 November
Life’s a Bitch, Melbourne Weekly, 8-14 November
Dogged Relationships, Melbourne Star Observer, 12 November
Felicity Allen, Woman’s Best Friend, Herald Sun, 15 November
1999
Artist celebrates that canine bond, Moreland Sentinel, 15 November
Exposure – Artists’ Portraits of Artists, exhibition catalogue, Linden Arts Centre
Jeff Makin, Exposure – Artists’ Portraits of Artists, Herald Sun, 7 June
1998
Portraits of Australia 1998 No.6, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Exhibition Catalogue
Out There, Port Phillip Leader, 16 November
Artist draws out the true sense of a person, Moreland Sentinel, 23 November
Suzanna Spunner, Dumped by the Next Wave and Still Standing, Art Monthly, July
Myfanwy Warhurst, A Sense of Place, The Age, 8 May
1995
Catherine Lambert, St Kilda’s Underside, Herald Sun, 15 October

COMMISSIONS

2002-2014
Private Commissions
2001
Portrait of General Eva Burrows, General of the Salvation Army 1986 – 1993. Commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery, Australia

COLLECTIONS

2004
Deakin University Art Collection. The State Library of Victoria, Melbourne
2001
National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
2000
The State Library of Victoria, Melbourne
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