Marilyn McGrath

marilyn-mcgrath

Marilyn McGrath

Wave V bronze 1/3 36×55×52cm

My central artistic concern has been to communicate sculptural images, which evoke a sense of strength and timelessness out of volume and form

Biography

Born Sydney 1939

Solo Exhibitions

1991
Alliance Francaise, Sydney
1982
Von Bertouch Galleries, Newcasltle
1980
Bonython Gallery, Adelaide
1979
Von Bertouch Galleries, Newcastle
1975
Bonython Gallery, Sydney
1973
Commercial Bank of Australia, North Sydney

Group Exhibitions

1981-2008
Annual Group Sculpture Exhibition, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney
1992
Australian Galleries, Melbourne
Solander Gallery, Canberra
Sculpture, Robin Gibson Gallery
Selected Artists, Curated by Sonia Cetlan, Newcastle
Meridian, in Association with Australian Galleries, Group Sculptors Show
1990
Von Bertouch Galleries, Newcastle
1989
The Nude, Robin Gibson Gallery
1988
Von Bertouch Galleries
Cite Internationale des Artes, Paris
1983
Manly Art Gallery, Seaforth TAFE Teachers Exhibition
1979
Maitland Art Gallery
Newcastle TAFE Teachers Exhibition
1975
Society of Sculptors, Selected Members Exhibition, Sydney
Solander Gallery, Canberra
1974
100 Artists, Bonython Art Gallery, Sydney
Von Bertouch Galleries, Newcastle
International Women’s Year Exhibition, Sydney
1973
Von Bertouch Galleries, House Show, Newcastle
1972
Society of Sculptors, Selected Members, Exhibition, Sydney
National Art School Teachers Exhibition, Newcastle

Studies

1985
Graduate Diploma in Education, Sydney College of Advanced Education
1982
Graduate Diploma in Art, City Art Institute
1960-1962
National Art School, East Sydney Technical College
1958-1960
Newcastle Technical College Art School.

Overseas Studies

2006
Moscow and St. Petersburg
1997
Cite Internationale des Artes, Paris
1994-1995
Arabian Peninsula – Germany – Sri Lanka
1988
Scandinavia and Europe, United States of America
Department of Technical and Further Education
Project Fellowship to study Sculpture Departments in New York, (USA)
Art Gallery of NSW Studio at the Cite Internationale des Artes, Paris
1976-1977
Scandinavia, Europe and Asia
1964
Japan

Awards

1985
Finalist in Royal Blind Society National Sculptural Award, Art Gallery of NSW

Commissions

1977
Newton-John Award, University of Newcastle

Bibliography

  • Australian Sculptors
  • Ken Scarlett Nelson 1980
  • Artists and Galleries of Australia and New Zealand
  • Max Germanic Landowne Editions 1979
  • The New McCullocks Encylopaedia of Australian Art

Collections

  • Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • The University of Newcastle
  • Queensland Art Gallery
  • Wheeler Place Plaza – City of Newcastle (50th Anniversary Gift of Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited)
  • Hunter Region Botanic Gardens
  • Private Collections in Australia, Europe
  • Moree Plains Art Gallery


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