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Exegesis - Masters of Fine Art by Research 1998
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MARTIN WALCH

Ph 03 6228 5540 Mob 0438 285540
mw@martinwalch.com

 

 

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EDUCATION

 
 

2004

 

Commenced PhD studies, Tas School of Art, University of Tasmania, Hobart.

 
 

1994-98

 

Masters of Fine Art by Research, Tas School of Art, University of Tasmania, Hobart.

 
 

 

 

Digital Stereoscopic Photography and Landscape, ‘An Archaeology of Space in Representation’.

 
 

1993

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honors, Photography Major, Tas School of Art.

 
 

1990-92

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography Major, Tas School of Art.

 
 

1984-86

 

Certificate of Photography, Hobart Technical College.

 

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EMPLOYMENT

 
 

2002-2004

 

Course Coordinator and Lecturer – Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies, Tas Uni School of Art.

 
 

1998-2004

 

Self employed artist, writer, consultant and guide, working across a range of activities, (including commissions, residencies, art for public buildings projects, community arts projects), in a wide range of media (including animation, stereo-photography, digital imaging and drawing).

 
 

1996-1997

 

Freelance photographic work and part time study.

 
 

1995

 

Computing Technician Digital Imaging Studio, Tas School of Art.

 
 

1994

 

Part time Lecturer in Digital Imaging, Tas School of Art.

 
 

1990-1993

 

Freelance photographic work and full time study.

 
 

1984-1989

 

Professional Photographic Technician, Hobart.

 
 

1982-1983

 

Laboratory Technician, Quality Control – Tasmania.

 

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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 
 

2004

 

ARTV Australian Centre for the Moving Image Federation Square, Melbourne.
An exhibition of film and animation commissioned by ACMI and SBS Independent. Curated by Clare Stewart, ACMI. Vernon Ah Kee, Daniel Crooks, Cherine Fahd, Simryn Gill, Shaun Gladwell, Helen Grace, Guo Jian, Janet Merewether, Scott Redford, Julie Rrap, Daniel von Sturmer, Arlene Texta Queen, Hossein Valamanesh, Martin Walch , Craig Walsh, Guan Wei.

 
 

2003

 

FotoFestival Naarden Naarden, Nederlands,
An international photographic festival including selected works by Australian photographers curated by Alisdair Foster, Director ACP. Joachim Froese, Max Doyle, Deborah Paauwe, Martin Walch, Anne Zahalka, Glenn Sloggett.
Photographica Australis Asia Link Tour, Bangkok, Singapore, Bangladesh

 
 

2002

 

2002 Adelaide Biennial Art Gallery of South Australia.
An exhibition of selected contemporary Australian Visual Artists, curated by Linda Cooper for the Art Gallery of South Australia.Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr, Justine Cooper, Rebecca Cummins, Adam Donovan, Fiona Hall, Jason Hampton, Nigel Helyer, Joyce Hinterding, Jon McCormack, Mangkaja artists, Patricia Piccinini, Lynne Sanderson, Mari Velonaki, and Martin Walch.
Photographica Australis ARCO 2002 International Art Fair, Madrid.
An exhibition of works by selected Australian photographers, curated for the Australia Council by Alisdair Foster, Director ACP. Pat Brassington, Brown & Green, Brenda L. Croft, Max Doyle, Farrel & Parkin, Anne Ferran, Joachim Froese, Philip George, Deborah Paauwe, Polixeni Papapetrou, Scott Redford, Michael Riley, Glenn Sloggett, Darren Sylvester, Martin Walch and Anne Zahalka.
Proto-type Experimenta BlackBox, Victorian Arts Centre.
An exhibition of selected interactive multi-media, curated by Liz Hughes for Experimenta Media Arts Inc 2002, as part of the Interact 2002 Asia Pacific Multimedia Festival. Stephen Barrass, Richard Brown, Jane Crappsley, Chris Henschke, Isobel Knowles & Haima Marriott, Christopher Mether, Ben Morieson, Mott Raszewski & Sosnin, Bruce Mowson, Simon Norton, Martin Walch, Amy Youngs, Elizabeth Vander Zaag.

 
 

2001

 

Seeing through Landscape Australian Centre for Photography, NSW.
An exhibition of selected contemporary Australian artists working with landscape, curated by Alisdair Foster. for the Australian Centre for Photography. Cath Bowdler, Jason Davidson Hampton, Phillip George, Ian North, Patricia Piccinini, Juha Tolonen, Martin Walch, Gary Weber, Pamela Lofts, and Heather Winter.
Between Phenomena Plimsoll Gallery, School of Art, University of Tasmania.
An exhibition of panoramic imagery curated by Raymond Arnold for the Ten Days on The Island.

 
 

2000

 

Ingress RMIT Access Gallery, Melbourne.
Simon Cuthbert, Michael Schlitz and Martin Walch – A three man exhibition of photography, printmaking and digital imaging linked by a concern with reworking historic sources.
Exploding the Myth Hunter Street Gallery, Queenstown, Western Tasmania.
A one man touring exhibition of stereoscopic imagery from the Mt Lyell Mine residency. Regional tour of Tasmania, South Australia and Victoria. by Tas Regional Arts.

 
 

1999

 

SOFA New York & Chicago.
An exhibition of work from 11 selected Tasmanian artists working in a variety of media. Organised by Tourism Tasmania, and E.A. Joyce-Despard Gallery.
Zero Horizon CAST Gallery, Hobart.
A group exhibition of artworks produced in response to landscape & environmental issues.

 
 

1998

 

Living In / Living Out The Royal Derwent Hospital, New Norfolk, Tasmania.
A collaborative exhibition of sound, text and stereo images, drawn from the experience of work at the Royal Derwent Mental Hospital, created by Poonkhin Khut, Miranda Morris and Martin Walch and installed in the disused maximum security Ward C of Willow Court. Curated by John McQeenie, Arts Project Officer for the Tasmanian Trades and Labour Council.

 
 

1997

 

QWERTY Linden Gallery, Victoria.
A Digital Media survey show curated by Christine Adams.

 
 

1995

 

Pivot 3 The Long Gallery, Hobart.
Contemporary Tasmanian Photographers working in alternate media. Curated by Dan Armstrong. Tasmanian tour.

 
 

1994

 

Navigators The Long Gallery, Hobart.
An exhibition of seven Contemporary Tasmanian Photographers, curated by Victoria Hammond and toured by Contemporary Art ServicesTasmania. Long Gallery, Salamanca Place Hobart, and University Gallery, Launceston.

 

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GRANTS, AWARDS and COMMISSIONS

 
 

2003

 

Hobart City Art Prize – winner of the Moorilla Prize for a Tasmanian Artist.
Commissioned to create a suite of 10 stereoscopic images and stereo-viewers, for Henry Jones Art Hotel, Hunter Street, Hobart.

 
 

2001-2002

 

Art in Public Buildings Scheme. Design of a climbing wall with integrated
artwork, Claremont College Gymnasium. Architects DesignInc.
Commissioned by Tas Govt to develop Interpretation Master Plan and design and install custom viewing devices at Coal Mines Historic Site, Tasman Peninsular.

 
 

2001

 

Commissioned by Tas Heritage Council as photographer, west coast location guide, and Conference speaker, for Cultural Landscapes Report.

 
 

2000

 

Arts Tasmania grant to undertake a portrait project at Mt Lyell.

 
 

1999

 

Australia Council New Media Development Grant to enable the making of
a multi-media artwork, focusing on mining at Mt Lyell on Tasmanias west coast.

 
 

1998

 

Selected by Arts Tasmania to attend Australian Film Commission’s Multimedia Conference “Being Connected”, at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.
Began self established Artist in Residence with Copper Mines of Tasmania, Queenstown.

 
 

1997

 

Arts Tasmania grant to undertake stereo-photographic documentation of
Mt Lyell and the Mt Lyell Mines, West Coast Tasmania.
Co- Winner of Siglo Magazine's National Collaborations Prize for Writers and
Photographers with writer Lisa Morissett.

 
 

1995

 

Selected by Arts Tasmania to attend Design Winter School at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Information Technologies and their impact upon Ecology.

 
 

1994

 

Selected by Arts Tasmania to attend Australian Network for Art and Technology
Summer School in Computer Aided Art and Design, Perth, West Australia.

 

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PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

 
 

2003

 

Refereed Paper ACUADS Conference, Hobart.
Art Forum Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Art Forum Deakin University
Interview ABC Radio
Artist Profile ABC Net www.abc.net.au

 
 

2002

 

Invited speaker New Visions Forum, Interact 2002 Asia Pacific Multimedia Festival.
Artlink p36 & 37, Vol 22 #2, June.
Invited speaker ConVerge Symposium, AGSA + Adelaide Festival 2002.
2002 Adelaide Biennial ConVerge, where Art + Science meet. ISBN 0-7308-3013-6
Photographica Australis ISBN 0-9093-3915-5
Art Forum School of Art, Uni of Tas.

 
 

1999

 

Art Forum College Of Fine Art, Sydney.
PhotoFile p25 – 28, Issue #57 Oct. ISSN 0811-0859
40 Degrees South p59, 60 & 62, Issue #13 Winter. ISSN 1325-1058-13
Siglo Journal for the Arts p20, 32 & 33, Issue 11. ISSN 1320-8411-11
1998 40 Degrees South p4 & 5, Issue #8 Autumn. ISSN 1325-1058-08
Siglo Journal for the Arts p30 – 34, Issue 10. ISSN 1320-8411-10

 

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COMMITTEE INVOLVEMENT

 
 

2003-05

 

Member of the Visual Arts and Crafts Board of the Australia Council for the Arts.

 
 

2000-03

 

Co-founder and Board Member of KickStartArts; Tasmanian Arts Development Organisation with a Community Cultural Development focus.

 
 

1997-99

 

Member of Salamanca Arts Centre Arts Sub-Committee.

 
 

1994-96

 

Member of Visual Art, Craft and Design Panel, Arts Tasmania.
Member of Youth Sub-Committee, Arts Tasmania.

 
 

1992-94

 

Member of Plimsoll Gallery Committee, Tasmanian School of Art, Hobart.