Vince Vozzo

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BORN 1954 Sydney Australia

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES

1975-77 Studied Art @ East Sydney College, Art Certificate
1978-81 Studied Art at Alexander College of Adv.Edu. Art Diploma
1981-85 Art teaching at Charlton Boys Home Liverpool, Sydney University
1986-89 Illustrator for Arts Alive Magazine, Artist in residence at Busby High School, sand sculpture workshop at Bondi Beach.
1990-92 Sculpture Workshops, Sydney Opera House, Bronze Foundry.
1993-96 Art Teacher at Bankstown Art Society, Sydney Community College, WEA and North Sydney Leisure Centre.
1997-99 Illustrator for The Hub & Wellbeing magazines, Lecturer at Meadowbank Technical College and St. George Technical College.
2000 Commission for NSW Parks and Wildlife Service Commission
Olympic Games 2000 Homebush
2000-2006 Sculpture workshops, Curator for Sculptors that draw exhibition at Trevor Victor Harvey Gallery, Private studio lessons, Lecturer at various Technical Colleges, Sculpture and stone carving workshops at Ingleside and Tom Bass Sculpture School,
2006 Travel to Italy Pietrasanta, Carrara, Milan, Venice, Florence, La Spezia, Rome, Assisi, Calabria, Sicily
2009 Travel to Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco – USA
2010 Judged Hunters Hill Art Prize
2011 Travel to Seattle, Los Angeles, New York – USA
2013 Travel to London, Berlin, Leipzig, Paris -Europe
2014 Artist in Residence – Sturt, Contemporary Craft & Design – Mittagong, NSW
2015 Winter Workshop – Sturt Gallery Mittagong NSW – Pulp Fiction
2016 Redgate Artist Residency –Beijing, China

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018      Siren, Demons & Wowsers – Harvey Galleries, Sydney
2018      Testa Dura II – Mildura Arts Centre, VIC
2016      Manly Art Gallery and Museum – Dreaming of Galileo
2016      Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Sydney
2015      Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Sydney
2014      Neram, Armidale Regional Gallery, NSW
2013      Eva Breuer Gallery, Sydney
2012      Orange Regional Gallery, Orange
2011      Newington College, Sydney – Carrara Caresses and Kisses
2011      Eva Breuer Gallery, Sydney
2010      Eva Breuer Gallery, Sydney
2009      Harrison Gallery, Sydney – God of the gaps goes to Hollywood
2008      Casula Powerhouse, Sydney-Testa Dura-Mule Head
2005      Richard Martin Gallery, Sydney
2003      Phillip Bacon Gallery, Brisbane
2003      Gomboc Gallery, Swan, Western Australia
2002      Michael Nagy Gallery, Sydney
2002      Eastgate Gallery, Melbourne
2001      Sir Hermann Black Gallery at Sydney University
2000      Eastgate Gallery, Melbourne
2000      Bathurst Regional Gallery
1998      Eastgate Gallery, Melbourne
1998      Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney
1995      Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney
1995      Chapman Gallery, Canberra
1994      Chapman Gallery, Canberra
1993      Australian Galleries, Sydney
1991      Artarmon Galleries, Sydney
1989      Breewood Galleries, Katoomba
1988      Artarmon Galleries, Sydney
1986      Woolloomooloo Galleries, Sydney
1984      Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney
1983      Sculpture Centre, the Rocks, Sydney
1983      Lewers Regional Gallery, Penrith
1982      Allegro Gallery, Kenthurst, Sydney
1981      Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney
1979      Fairfield City Council Central Library, Cabramatta

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Sculpture at Hillview, Sutton Forest
2016 Scenic World, Katoomba Cultural Centre
2016 Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Wombat Hollow, Robertson
2016 Sturt Gallery, Mittagong – Drawn to Clay
2015 Kangaroo Visit, Rome, Italy
2015 Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Beach
2015 Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Sculpture 2015
2015 Sculpture by the Sea, Macquarie Decade Club
2014 Art and Architecture at Tempe House, Tempe
2014 Pieces of Eight, Art Month, Erskineville, NSW
2013 Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Beach
2013 Bradman Centre Art Gallery, Bowral NSW
2011 54th Venice Biennale, State of the Arts, Italian Cultural Institutes in the World
2011 Italian Forum Cultural Centre, Leichhardt – Merge
2011 Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Beach
2011 Sculpture by the Sea, Orange Regional Gallery
2010 Welch Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA
2010 Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Beach
2010 James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
2009 Welch Gallery, Palm Desert, CA, USA
2009 Ivan Dougherty Gallery “Curating the COFA Collection”, Sydney
2009 Carriage Works Gallery, “Windows of Pain”, Sydney
2008 Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney
2008 United Galleries, Perth
2008    Harrison Gallery Sculpture in 2008 Group show
2006    Sculpture by the Sea
2004    Sheer Diversity “Sculptors Who Draw” Trevor Victor Harvey Gallery, NSW
2004    Sculptures by the Sea, Oct-Nov
2004    Sculpture by the Sea, Sculpture Inside at Bondi Pavilion
2003    20th Sculpture Survey 03, Middle Swan, W.A., Gamboc Gallery
2002    New Gallery – Michael Nagy Gallery, Woollahra
2002    “Take it Outside”, Wombarra Sculpture garden
2002    Sculpture by the Sea, October – November
2002    Sculpture by the Sea, Sculpture Inside at Bondi Pavillion
2002    Melbourne Art Fair 2-6 October
2002    Bush Fire Appeal, Michael Nagy Fine Art, Potts Point
2001    Art on Paper Award, Hazlehurst Gallery
2001    McClelland Gallery Melbourne, The Joseph Brown Collection,
2001    Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Campbelltown, Hazlehurst and Wollongong
2001    Salon des Refuse, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2000-97    Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi
2000-99    Ansett Golden Wing Lounge, Domestic Airport, Sydney
2000-99    Dante Australia 2000, Atrium Gallery, Ultimo
2000-99    Sir Hermann Black Gallery, Sydney University
2000-99    Still life Sculpture, King Street Gallery Miniatures 99, Defiance Gallery, Newtown
1998-97    Sculpture 9 & 10, Robin Gibson Gallery
1998-97    Figure in the Landscape, Defiance Gallery, and Newtown
1997    The Box Show 11, Defiance Gallery
1997    Sculpture 8, Robin Gibson Gallery
1997    Salon des Refuses
1997    Ardt Gallery, Leichhardt
1997    Collectors Show, Wentworth Falls School of Arts
1997    Size does not Matter, Defiance Gallery
1995    Sculpture 7, Robin Gibson Gallery
1995    Dante in Australia, Westpac Gallery
1994    Sculpture 6, Robin Gibson, Mary Reiby Gallery, Enmore
1993    Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne
1993    Contemporary Art Fair, ANU, Canberra
1992    Sculpture 4, Robin Gibson Gallery, Meridian Gallery, Melbourne
1992    Invited Artists Exhibition, Camden
1990    Working up to Yellow, Campbelltown Regional Art Gallery
1989    Individual Views of Eroticism, Breewood Galleries, Katoomba
1988    St Gregory’s College, Wollongong
1988    University Gallery, The Italian Community in Australia: First 200 years
1988    Tenth Mildura Sculpture Triennial
1987    Mosman Gallery Bondi 3-d Exhibition, Bondi Gallery,
1987    Amnesty International Craft Gallery, The Rocks
1986    The Great Rail Art & Sculpture Exhibition, Central Railway, Sydney
1985    Woolloomooloo Gallery
1983    The Irving Sculpture Gallery, Sydney
1980    The Modern Art Gallery, Casula, The Sculpture Centre, Sydney

PRIZE EXHIBITIONS
2016 Watercolour Society Art Prize, Gosford Regional Gallery
2015 Hidden, Sculpture Exhibition, Rookwood
2013 Fisher’s Ghost Art Award
2013 Manning Regional Art Gallery Sculpture Prize-Taree NSW
2012 & 2014 McClelland Sculpture Survey Award – Melbourne VIC
2012 Sunshine Coast Art Prize – 3D – Noosa
2011 Venice Biennale, Italian Pavilion, “Italians in the World”
2010 & 2014 Sawmillers Reserve Sculpture Prize, McMahons Point
2009 Liverpool City Art Prize, Casula Powerhouse
2008 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
2007 The Marrickville Contemporary Art Prize.
2006 UWS Acquisitive Sculpture Award and Exhibition, Landcom Awards, Campbelltown
2006 The Inaugural Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing 2006, Croydon, Sydney
2006 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
2005 Montalto Sculpture Prize, Victoria
2004 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
2002 Woollahra Sculpture
1992 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
1991 Blake Prize, Sydney
1990 & 1992 International Dante Bronze Biennale, Italy
1985 & 1986 Blake Prize, Sydney
1983/84/85/86 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

AWARDS

Represent in private and Institutional collections in Australia, U.K., Europe, USA and Asia

2014 Sturt Gallery, Mittagong Collection
2013 Orange Regional Gallery Collection
2009 Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
2009 Liverpool City Art Prize – Casula Powerhouse – Sculpture Prize
2009 ResMed collection – San Diego USA and Sydney Australia
2006 Liguria Society Art Grant for Travel to Pietrasanta, Italy
2004 Alexander Mackie College collection
2004 McClelland Gallery, Victoria
2001 Sculpture Prize, Hunters Hill Art Prize
2001 The Joseph Brown Collection
2000 NSW Parks and Wildlife Service, Sandstone Animal Sculptures
1993 Steve Vizard Collection
1986 Mildura Art Centre Collection

BIBLIOGRPAHY/CATALOGUES/MEDIA

1984 Artist and Galleries of Australia by Max Germaine
1988 Australian Mildura Sculpture Triennial
1990 Max Germaine – Artist and Galleries of Australia
2000 Sand Sculpture for “the Fatal Shore” Robert Hughes
2001 Italy Down Under – Vozzo’s Rotund idols defy art trendies”.
2004 Tarbs – World T.V. Vince Vozzo Artista “La Finestra sul Cotille”
2005 Daily Telegraph – Art attack as exhibits hit Sydney shores – Elizabeth Fortescue
2005 SMH – Staying in Touch, Losing his marble by David Dale
2006 McCulloch’s Encyclopaedia of Australian Art
2008 Testa Dura/Mule Head – (27th Sept 2008 – 26th October 2008) – A 2008 Casula Powerhouse Project, curated by Nicholas Tsoutas and published by Casula Powerhouse, October 2008. Opened – executive director, Kon Gouriotis.
2008 Dare to Dream Magazine – Issue 4, Success Story – The Sculptures of Vince Vozzo by Anthony Frater
2010 Sculpture + the enemies, Issue 2 Quarterly No. 1. Katherine Harrington.
2011 Venice Biennale – State of the Arts – Italian Cultural Institutes in the World, by Vittorio Sgarbi
2011 The ResMed Art Collection (selected works) 21 Years in the Making, Peter Farell.
2011 Sculpture by the Sea – the first fifteen years 1997 – 2011.
2011 Documentary – “Chipping away” by Phillip Myers (in progress)
2012 Artist Profile- Preview
2012 Art Monthly- Leah Haynes-Vince Vozzo Survey
2012 McClelland Sculpture Survey and Award- Catalogue
2013 Art Almanac- Exhibition Brief
2013 World Sculpture News- Humanity and Nature
2015 Published book -“The Life and Works of Vince Vozzo”–published by Captain Honey
2016 Manly Daily – “Dreaming of Galileo” Rod Bennett
2016 Inner-West Courier – “Master of form and Figure in spotlight” Steve Stickney
2016 Art Edit – “The Philosopher’s Stone” Camilla Wagstaff
2016 Street Smart with Ben Southwell – Cobden & Hayson “Romancing the Stone”

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