About

ANTON VEENSTRA

EXHIBITIONS

Tamworth Textile Trienniale, 2011

Hands On, Hazelhurst Gallery, Gymea, 2010

Miniartextil Cosmo, Paris, Venice, 2010

Miniartextil Cosmo Como, Italy 2009

My Place, The Society of Arts and Crafts NSW, The Rocks 2009

New Social Commentary 2008 Warrnambool Gallery

Brave New Worlds, Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras 30th Anniversary Survey Show, Tap Gallery Darlinghurst, 2008

Blake Prize for Religious Art, National School of Art Gallery, Darlinghurst, 2007

Blake Prize for Religious Art National Tour: Delmar Gallery, Trinity Grammar, Sydney 2008,

Icon Gallery Deakin University Melbourne 2008

Horsham Regional Gallery, 2008. Gippsland Regional Gallery, 2008

Fibres & Fabrics Survey Show, Perce Tucker Gallery, Townsville, 2007

New Social Commentary, Warrnambool Art Gallery, 2006

Downlands College annual Art Exhibition, Toowoomba, 2006

Christmas Show, Craft ACT Gallery, Canberra 2005

Becoming Visible, Gay and Lesbian Exhibition, ANU Canberra, 2005

Textiles from the South, University of South Qld, Toowoomba, 2005

Blake Prize Exhibition, Sir Hermann Black Gallery, Sydney, 2004

From this Place, Cowra Regional Gallery, 2004

Annual Members’ Exhibition, Gallery 4A, 2004

Colours of Night, curated by Helen Lancaster, Fairfield Regional Gallery, 2004

Masters of Cofa, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, 2003

Karantanija, solo show, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, 2002

Explorations, group show, Cofa Exhibition Space, 2002

Material Boys Unzipped, Object Galleries, toured nationally 2002.

Age of Consent, Object Galleries, 1999

Annual Acquisitive Award Exhibition, Sydney Textile Museum 1985.

Craft Australia Expo, Sydney, 1984

EDUCATION, WORKSHOPS

2003 Master of Design [Honours], COFA, UNSW

2000 Archie Brennan/Susan Maffei, tapestry workshop

1992 Lynne Curran, miniature textiles workshop

AWARDS, GRANTS

1999 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival Grant

1985 Annual Acquisitive Award, Sydney Textile Museum

CONFERENCES, TEACHING

2008 International Tapestry Symposium, ANU School of Art

2006 Guest speaker, Downlands Art exhibition, 75th anniversary

2005 Lecturer Tapestry Canberra School of Art ANU

2003 Tracking Cloth, University of Wollongong

2002 Frissons, Canberra School of Art ANU

PUBLICATIONS, REVIEWS

Textiles in the Blake Prize, Textile Fibre Forum, May 2008.

Migrant Tapestries, Textile Fibre Forum, Nov 2006

Meredith Hinchliffe,”A Travelling Show and Tell”, Canberra Times, 19 Aug 2005

A Migrant’s Journey, Craft Arts International No 61, 2004

Margins, DVD documentary by Cleon Prineas, Cowra Regional Gallery 2004

Benjamin Genocchio, Visual improvements speak for themselves, The Australian, February 2000

Rod Byatt, ”Anton Veenstra and Age of Consent”, International

Meredith Hinchcliffe, ”Age of Consent”, Canberra Times, 6 March 1999

Bruce James, ”Review”, Sydney Morning Herald, 20 Feb 1999

Bruce James, ”Galleries”: review Bask in Light, Sydney Morning Herald, 21 Feb 1997

Artist Profile, Craft Arts, May/July 1986

Copyright 2009 Anton Veenstra.

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