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Liz Williamson

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Training
Bachelor of Education and Commerce, Melbourne University, Melbourne, Vic., 1967-70; Handloom weaving course, Melbourne College of Textiles, Melbourne, Vic., 1978-80; Tapestry weaving course, Victorian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne, Vic., 1980; Bachelor of Art (Textile Design), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Vic., 1981-83.

Related professional experience
Lecturer, Textiles Workshop, Canberra School of Art, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 1991-96; 1997- present: Lecturer, Textiles and Honours Co-ordinator, School of Design Studies, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.

Selected solo exhibitions
Wraps and Scarves, Brown Paper Gallery, Lawson, NSW, 1992; Pieces of Colour, Jam Factory Craft and Design Centre, Adelaide, SA, 1993; New Colour, Craftspace, Sydney, NSW, 1994; Undulations, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT, 1995; Wraps, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT, 1998; Surface, Crawford Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 1999.

Selected group exhibitions since 1992
VicHealth National Craft Award, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Vic., 1992, 1995; Design Visions: Australian International Crafts Triennial, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA, 1992; Textiles and Praxis, Craftwest Gallery, Perth, WA, 1992, National Craft Acquisition Award, Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences, Darwin, NT, 1992; Jahresmesse Kunsthandwerk, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe and Galerie L, Hamburg, Germany, 1992; Discerning Textiles, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, Goulburn, NSW, 1993 and national tour 1993-95; Decoration and Diversity: New textiles, Craftspace, Sydney, NSW, 1993; Scarf: Social fabric of a nation, Greenway Gallery, Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney, NSW, 1993; Crossing Borders: Contemporary Australian textile art, University of Wollongong for ExhibitsUSA, travelling exhibition to USA, 1995-97; The Art of the Object, Craft Australia travelling exhibition, Salon Municipal de Exposiciones, Montevideo, Uruguay and Instituto Cultural de Las Condes, Santiago, Chile, 1994; Interior, National Museum of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia, 1994; Crucible: Materials of invention, Craft Victoria Gallery, Melbourne, Vic., 1994; 11th Tamworth Fibre Textile Biennial, Tamworth City Gallery, Tamworth, NSW, 1994; Wool in the Australian Imagination, Greenway Gallery, Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney, NSW, 1994; Below the Surface, project, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, Goulburn, NSW, 1994-96; 8th International Triennial of Tapestry, Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland, 1995; The Language of Thread, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA, 1996; Second Look: Prospect Textile Biennial, Prospect Gallery, Nailsworth, SA, 1996; Made to Matter, Craft ACT Gallery, Canberra, ACT, 1996; 12th Tamworth Fibre Textile Biennial, Tamworth City Gallery, Tamworth, NSW, 1996; Tracing Purpose, Leedy Voulkos Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, 1997; Australian Korean Textile Design, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Vic., 1997; Origins and New Perspectives: Contemporary Australian textiles, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, Tas. for 9th International Triennial of Tapestry Lodz, Poland, 1998; 2nd Biennale du Lin Contemporain, Linen Museum, Normandy, France, 1998; Scintilla, Craft ACT Gallery, Canberra, ACT, 1998; Seppelt Contemporary Art Awards, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, NSW, 1998; Mapping Identity, Centre for Contemporary Craft, Sydney, NSW, 1998; Skill, Craft Victoria Gallery, Melbourne, Vic., 1998; Contemporary Australian Craft, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan, 1999; Kimono as Canvas, Gallery East, Perth, WA and national tour 1999-2000; Water Medicine, John Curtin Gallery, Curtin University, Perth, WA, 1999 and national tour 1999-2000; Textiles and the Body, Kudos Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 2000; Colonial to Contemporary, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW, 2000; e-textiles: Ventures - Jacquard weaving, Le Centre des Textiles Contemporains de Montréal, Montreal, Canada, 2000 and North American and Australian tour 2000-01; Frisson: 12th Tamworth Fibre Textile Biennial, Tamworth City Gallery, Tamworth, NSW, 2000; From Lausanne to Beijing - Beijing 2000 International Tapestry Art Exhibition, Academy of Art and Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2000; Histories in the Making, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 2001; Possibilities of Cloth, Sheehan Gallery, Walla Walla, WA, USA, 2001.

Public collections
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Vic.; Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT; Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW; Tamworth City Gallery, Tamworth, NSW; Victorian State Craft Collection, Melbourne, Vic.