Biography

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  • Born 1977. Lives and works in Sydney, Australia
  • contact: ginabruce@gmail.com
Selected Exhibitions

 

  • 2017 – Year of the Rooster exhibition, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney.
  • 2016 – Plein Air Painting Prize exhibition, NSW Parliament House, Sydney.
  • 2015 – Stages of Birth (and Creativity), curated by Doug Purnell, Northmead Creative Arts High School.
  • 2014 – NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize finalists exhibition, NSW Parliament House, Sydney.
  • 2014 – Contemporary Watercolour prize, Wollongong Arts Centre, NSW.
  • 2014 – Portia Geach Portrait Prize finalists exhibition, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney.
  • 2013 – Face2Face, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney.
  • 2012 – Redlands Westpac Art Prize, National Art School Gallery, Sydney.
  • 2011 – Mosman Art Prize Finalists Exhibition, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney.
  • 2011 – Waverley Art Prize, Waverley Art School, Bondi, NSW
  • 2011 – NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize, NSW Parliament House, Sydney.
  • 2010 – Kedumba Drawing Award, Kedumba Gallery, Blue Mountains Grammer School, Blue Mnts NSW.
  • 2010 – Ten, Holmes a Court Gallery, Perth.
  • 2008 – Dobell Prize for Drawing, AGNSW, Sydney.
  • 2008 – ABN Amro Emerging Artist Award Finalists Exhibition.
  • 2005 – Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
  • 2004 – Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
  • 2004 – Parliament House Exhibition, Parliament House, Sydney.
  • 2003 – Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
  • 2003 – 4 New Artists, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney.
  • 2002 – Salon Des Refuse Exhibition, S.H.Ervin Gallery, Observatory Hill, The Rocks, Sydney.
  • 2002 – Nokia Art Awards, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 2002 – Recent Graduates, Robin Gibson Gallery, Darlinghurst.
  • 2001 – Degree Show, Cell Block Gallery, National Art School, Sydney
  • 2001 – Footwork, Shoebox Gallery, Darlinghurst.
  • 2001 – One Week in the City, an exhibition of drawings, William Wilkins Gallery, Bridge Street, Sydney.
  • 2001 – View from the Cell, Cell Block, National Art School, Sydney.
  • 2000 – 48 hours, Grand Pacific Blue Room, Oxford Street, Sydney.
  • 2000, 2002 – Lloyd Rees Memorial Art Prize Exhibition, Lane Cove Council Chambers, Sydney.
  • 2000 – Waverley Art Prize Exhibition, Waverley Art Centre, Sydney.
Art Awards/Residencies

 

  • 2011 – Waverley Art Prize
  • 2010 – Awarded NAVA Marketing Grant for NSW Artists
  • 2005 – Highly Commended, Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of NSW
  • 2003 – Denise Hickey Paris Studio Residency, Art Gallery of NSW
  • 2002 – Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award, Lane Cove Council
  • 2002 – 3 day residency in Bangkok, Thailand, as a finalist in the Nokia, Asia Pacific Region, Art Award
  • 2001 – Nokia Arts Award Australia (Joint Winner)
  • 2001 – Ken Done painting prize, National Art School
  • 2000 – Gruner Prize for landscape painting, Art Gallery of NSW

Collections

  • Waverley Council, NSW, Australia
  • Artbank Australia
  • Holmes a Court Collection, Perth, Australia
  • Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award Collection, Lane Cove Council

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2013 – Dreamhouse, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney.
  • 2010 – Sequence, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney.
  • 2008 – Treelines and Shadows, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney.
  • 2005 – Monuments and Shadows, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney.
  • 2004 – City Sequence, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney.

Reviews/Articles/Catalogues/Publications

  • NSW Parliament House Plein Air Painting Prize Banner (image), 29th June @ 12 noon, Centennial Park, 2016
  • Allen, Christopher, Video takes the prize for creativity, The Australian, 27/5/2011
  • Morgan, C, SMH Arts Diary, 2.12.2010
  • Mason, M, Arts and Tarts, 2RRR radio interview, 30.11.2010
  • Human Rights Defender magazine, UNSW, (image) Dream House 2, December issue 2010
  • Bruce G, Treelines and Shadows, Artist Profile Magazine, Issue 7 July 2009.
  • ABN Amro Emerging Artist Award 2008 catalogue.
  • Gunn, Nicholas, Jet Setting Artist Discovers there’s no place like home MX Magazine 10.3.2008.
  • Allen, Christopher, Walk the Line, The Australian, 20th-21st Sept 08.
  • Pakula, Karen Gina Bruce, Open Gallery, Sydney Morning Herald 15th-16th March 2008.
  • An Archibald for Olsen, Sydney Morning Herald, 29.04.05.
  • McDonald, John, Natural Wonders, Sydney Morning Herald 23-24th April 2005.
  • Angeloro, Dominique Gina Bruce : Critics Pics, SMH,13.2.04.
  • Fernandes, Michelle GinaBruce:CitySequence, EventsSMH 12.02.2004.
  • Andrew Taylor, Visual Arts Spotlight, SMH, 4.2.2004.
  • Keens, Leta, Me and my shadows, Belle Magazine Apr 04.
  • Nokia Art Awards Asia Pacific 2001 Eye on the World catalogue.

Education and related work

  • 2015 – Master of teaching, UNE
  • 1999-2001 BA(Fine Arts), National Art School, Sydney.
  • 1996-1998 B.Commerce, The University of Sydney.