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SUSAN SCHMIDT

 

Born-

1960 South Australia

 

Resides–

Noosa Heads, Australia

 

Qualifications-

current – 1993 Visual arts practice
1981-1993 Freelance Illustrator/Designer, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane
1978-1980 School of Art and Craft, Adelaide

 

Exhibitions-solo and selected

2017 . Singapore Contemporary Art Show (selected solo artist dialogue) Singapore
2016 . Singapore Contemporary Art Show (selected solo artist dialogue) Singapore
2015 . Art San Diego (self represented) California USA
Fibro Coast Exhibition (curated exhibition) Bribie Island Seaside Museum, QLD Australia
2014 . Contemporary Istanbul (selected)
see.me Takeover Times Square 2014 (selected) New York USA
Fibro Coast Exhibition (curated exhibition) University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery, QLD Australia
Fibro Coast Exhibition (curated exhibition) Gold Coast City Gallery, QLD Australia
2013 . SCOPE see.me Art Takes Miami (selected) Miami USA
Seaburbia Art2Muse, Sydney, NSW Australia (charity-Surf Lifesaving Australia)
Asia Contemporary Art Show, Hong Kong (self represented)
see.me Creatives Rising (selected) New York USA
Seaburbia Kartspace Gallery, Sunshine Coast, QLD Australia
see.me The Story of the Creative (selected) New York USA
2012 . Asia Contemporary Art Show, Hong Kong (self represented)
2011 . Seaburbia Sydney Art Show, (self represented) NSW Australia
2010 . Seaburbia Art Sydney, (self represented) NSW Australia
Seaburbia The Studio, Art Melbourne (selected) VIC Australia
‘Up the Coast’ (curated exhibition) Sunshine Coast Heritage Collections, QLD Australia
2009 . Seaburbia The Studio, Art Sydney (selected) NSW Australia
Balmain Art and Craft Show (feature artist) Sydney, NSW Australia
2008 . River Neo Gallery, Brisbane, QLD Australia
2007 . Streetscapes Neo Gallery, Brisbane, QLD Australia
2005 . Rivers and Reeds Noosa Regional Gallery, QLD Australia
2004 . Mixed Works Artbank Studio, Kin Kin, QLD Australia
2003 . Images of Cape York and T.I. Sheraton Noosa Resort, QLD Australia
Postcards from Noosa, (invitation) Cooroy Butter Factory, QLD Austrralia
2002 . Five days on Fraser Sheraton Noosa Resort, QLD Australia
2001 . Noosa Bay Series Sheraton Noosa Resort, QLD Australia
Indigenous Series Noosa Council Library, QLD Australia
2000 . Indigenous Series Artbank Studio, Kin Kin, QLD Australia
1998 . Pandanus, primal seed, savage splendour Framed Darwin Gallery, NT Australia

 

Awards and Commissions-

2016 . Sunshine Coast Public University Hospital – commissioned works
2015 . Local Content Art Prize (finalist) Sunshine Coast, QLD Australia
2013 . Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital – commissioned works
Noosa Integrated Catchment Association – Design for Place Project
2012 . 27th Chelsea International Art Competition (finalist) Agora Gallery, New York USA
Sunshine Coast Art Prize (finalist) QLD Australia
2011 . Noosa Integrated Catchment Association – Surface Design Project
Kenilworth Art Prize (finalist) QLD Australia
Sunshine Coast Art Prize (finalist) QLD Australia
2009 . The Kenilworth Art Prize (finalist) QLD Australia
2007 . The Mayors Prize (finalist) Kenilworth-Maroochy Art Prize, QLD Australia
2004 . Noosa Art Prize (highly commended) QLD Australia
Kin Kin Telstra Exchange – Mural
2002 . Kin Kin State School – Mural
2001 . Sheraton Noosa Resort & Spa – commissioned works for refurbishment

 

Grants and Residencies-

2016 . One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives
2016-2012 . Austrade – Export Market Development Grant
2012 . Sunshine Coast Council – Individual Development Grant

 

Collections-

BraMa Boxhagener, Berlin
Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital
Sunshine Coast University Hospital
Australian Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong
Noosa Integrated Catchment Association
Rydges Darwin Airport Inn
Rydges Darwin Airport Resort
Kin Kin Telstra Exchange (mural)
Kin Kin State School (mural)
Sheraton Noosa Resort
Cairns International Resort
Grand Pacific Resort, Caloundra
ArtHouse Reproductions, Brisbane (Giclee reproductions)
Origin Publishing, Brisbane (Giclee reproductions)
Private Collections national/international

 

Publications and Media Coverage-

Imago Mundi – ‘Looking Down Under, Contemporary Artists from Australia’
http://newswhistle.com/archives/2158
http://www.zoneonearts.com.au/2013-20-05-susan-schmidt.htm
Interview – Easy Street, Noosa Community Radio, 14th November 2012
http://www.luxury-insider.com/events/431/asia-contemporary-art-show-debuts-in-hong-kong
ArtMap Express, Hong Kong, Asia Contemporary Art Show, October 2012
Oryx Magazine, QATAR airways, Asia Contemporary Art Show, October 2012
Artplus Magazine, Hong Kong, Asia Contemporary Art Show, August 2012
The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2012 Exhibition Catalogue, 2012
Chanel 7 News, Sunshine Coast Art Prize, August 16, 2012
The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2011 Exhibition Catalogue, 2011
Harbour View Magazine, Colourful Stories, Headland Gallery, May 2011
Darwin Life, Bursting with Colour, Claire Melhuish, May 2011
Art Nation Series 1, Episode 13, works featured from Art Melbourne 2010, May 2010
Queensland Getaway, Television Segment, May 9th 2009
Profile Magazine, For Art’s Sake, Angela Bueti, April 2009
River Living, front cover, July 2008
Brisbane Affair, Banking on Colour, Lucinda Dean, August 2007
Style Sunshine Coast, front cover and editorial, Accidental Artist, Janine Hill, June 2007
City Life Magazine, editorial, May 2007
Cairns City Life Magazine, Big, Bold and Bright, Trevor Marsh-Booth, January 2006
Noosa Magazine, front cover and editorial, Kin Kin Creator, Sherine Conyers, July 2005
Noosa Magazine, front cover and editorial, Artistic Hideaway, Gail Arnold, January 2004
Weekender Noosa, editorial, August 2003
beachfrontnoosa(Noosa Journal), front cover and editorial, June 2003
Noosa Magazine, front cover and editorial, May 2003
WIN Television, images from Noosa Bay Series followed local news, July 6th 2001