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Catherine TRUMAN | Bone in bag

Catherine TRUMAN | Bone in bag
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TRUMAN, Catherine
Australia 1957
Bone in bag
'Six studies to shed light on black' series 2002
Woodwork
English lime wood, paraffin wax, paint
carved, painted, burnt, waxed
17.0 (h) x 5.0 (w) x 70.0 (d) cm
NGA 2005.256
© Catherine Truman
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
born Glenelg, South Australia, Australia, 1957

Training

1975–78  Diploma of Teaching, Bachelor of Education, Secondary Fine Art, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
1981–85  Associate Diploma, Jewellery/Metalsmithing, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
1990  Study of netsuke carving techniques, Tokyo, Japan
2004–05  Master of Fine Arts, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC

Selected solo exhibitions

Lifeboat: carvings by Catherine Truman, Jam Factory Gallery, Adelaide, SA, and touring, 1992; Catherine Truman: carvings, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT, 1997; Invisible places to be, Fingers Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, 1998; Sensuous interiors under scrutiny (with Sue Lorraine), Gallery Funaki, Melbourne, VIC, 2001

Selected group exhibitions since 1995

Seppelt Contemporary Art Award, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, NSW, 1998; Overseas: jewellery from Australia, Gallerie Ra, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 1998; Jewellery moves, Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK, 1998; SOFA, New York, NY, USA, 1999; SOFA, Chicago, IL, USA, 1999; Schmuck ‘99, Munich, Germany, 1999; Australian craft, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan, and Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW, 1999; Craft from scratch: 8. Triennale: form and matters: Australia and Germany, Museum für Kunsthandwerk, Frankfurt, Germany, 2000; Gray Street Workshop: 15 years, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, 2000; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, 2000–01; Circling the square: Gray Street Workshop 15 years on, Gray Street Workshop, Adelaide, SA, and touring, 2000–01; Orbit, Art Museum, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, 2001; Mikromegas, Museum of Applied Art, Munich, Germany, 2001; Material culture: aspects of contemporary Australian craft and design, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT, 2002; British School at Rome exhibition, BSR Gallery, Rome, Italy, 2002; Light black, Jam Factory Gallery, Adelaide, SA, and touring, 2003; 2004: Australian culture now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC, 2004; Academici, Monash Art Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, 2005; British School Gallery, Rome, Italy, 2005; Signs taken for wonders: Gray Street Workshop celebrates 20 years, Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2005

Public collections

Australia  Artbank, Sydney, NSW; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA; Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT; Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD; University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS
International  Auckland Museum, New Zealand; Danner-Stiftung, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany

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