Dale Harding

 

b. 1982 Moranbah, Queensland. Lives and works, Brisbane

Bidjara, Ghungalu and Garingbal peoples, Central Queensland

 

Education

2009-2012


Bachelor of Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art, QCA, Griffith University, Brisbane

2013


Bachelor of Fine Art with First Class Honours

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018

The Drive Home, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

2017

To cast a bright shadow, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

2016

I refuse you my death, Milani Gallery, Brisbane 

2015

White Collared, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

2012

Colour by Number, Metro Arts, Brisbane

 

Group Exhibitions

2018

Soon enough: art in action, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm

Beautiful world, where are you? 2018 Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool

Continental Drift: From Blak to Black, CIAF, Cairns Art Gallery, Cairns

From Will to Form, 2018 TarraWarra Biennial, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, VIC

2017

National Self-Portrait Prize, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

Australian Collection (permanent exhibition), Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

dOCUMENTA (14), Athens and Kassel

The Dust Never Settles, University of Queensland Art Museum, St Lucia, Australia

The National: New Australian Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Close Enough: Young Queensland Artists, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Sunshine Coast, Australia

2016

Re-visioning Histories, Bundoora Homestead, Darebin, Victoria

Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Republic of Korea

15 Artists, Redcliffe City Art Gallery, Redcliffe, QLD

For Collective Unconscious, Artspace, Auckland, NZ

With Secrecy and Despatch, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia

Ua numi le fau, Gertrude Contemporary, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne, Australia

2015

GOMA Q, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

Shimmer, South Australian Museum, Jam Factory, Adelaide

2014


Seoul – Sydney: Contemporary Korean and Australian Prints, Chugye University for the Arts, Seoul, South Korea; UNSW Art and Design Campus, Sydney

Outlaws, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, St Kilda


Solid!, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns


SafARI 2014, Cross Arts Projects, Sydney


2013


Macquarie Group Emerging Artist Prize 2013, finalist


The GAS: Graduate Art Show, Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane


On Men, FELTspace, Adelaide


string theory: Focus on contemporary Australian art, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney

Down the Rabbit Hole, Project Gallery, Webb Gallery and POP, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University; USQ Art Gallery University of Southern Queensland


interconnectivity, The Backdoor Gallery, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane


My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Australia, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, (QAGOMA), Brisbane


Projecting our future 2013 by Tony Albert, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

2012


Apertivo, Project Gallery, Griffith University, Brisbane


Sovereignty, Webb Gallery, Griffith University, Brisbane
Addition3, Addition Gallery, West End, Brisbane


The GAS: Graduate Art Show, Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane


Pay Attention project by Tony Albert, unDisclosed National Indigenous Art Triennial, NGA, Canberra

2011


Second year sculpture, Project Gallery, Griffith University, Brisbane

2010


Pay Attention project by Tony Albert, Roundabout, City Gallery Wellington

 

Awards

2016

15 Artists Acquisitive Prize, Moreton Bay Regional Council Art Collection

2013


University Medal, Griffith University, Brisbane

2009-13


Griffith Award for Academic Excellence, Bachelor of Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art, Griffith University, Brisbane

2012


GAS 2012, Graduate Art Show Award, Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane

 

Collections

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

Artspace Mackay, Mackay

Griffith University Art Collection, Brisbane


Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane


Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney

University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane 

 

Publications

2017

Dale Harding: Body of Objects. Edited by Angela Goddard, with an Interview by Hendrik Folkerts. Brisbane: Griffith University; Kassel: documenta 14, 2017.

Selected Bibliography

2018
“Dale Harding: Always Painting, Always Sculpting,” Tim Walsh, ArtAsaiaPacific 111, Nov/Dec 2018: 68-69.
“'This is our time,’” Conversation with Tim Walsh, Art + Australia Online, Nov 2018: http://www.artandaustralia.com/online/discussions/our-time.
“How TarraWarra Museum of Art is Part of the Art,” Theo Chapman, Australian Financial Review, 17 August 2018.

2017
“The Present Continuum: A Conversation on Carnarvon Goge, Ambivalent Artifacts, and Reproduction as Artistic Method in the Work,” Conversation with Hendrik Folkerts, Mousse Magazine 57 (2017): 244-49.
“Dale Harding, Daniel Boyd: The Australian Collection Commissions,” Bruce Johnson McLean, Artlines, no. 4 (2017): 25-31.
“Telling the Story of Australian Art,” Kyla McFarlane, Artlines, no. 3 (2017): 22-31.
“Stand Up: Remembering the 1816 Appin Massacre,” Jessica Neath, Eyeline, no. 86 (2017): 66-69.
“The art of Station Time: the Aboriginal experience of pastoralism in Australia,” Darren Jorgensen, World Art 7, no. 1 (2017): 107-122.
“Dale Harding,” Tina Baum, Defying Empire exhibition catalogue, Canberra: National Gallery of Australia, 2017, 69-70.
“We Start with the First Australians,” Kyla McFarlane, QAGOMA Blog, September 2017, https://blog.qagoma.qld.gov.au/dale-harding/.
“Dale Harding discusses his incredible year,” Interview with Louise Martin-Chew, Art Guide Australia, September 2017, https://artguide.com.au/dale-harding-discusses-his-incredible-year.

2015
GOMAQ exhibition catalogue, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2015.
‘GOMA turns its attention close to home in new exhibition,’ The Sydney Morning Herald, July 10 2015.
“The Minimalism, Hessian and Steel,” Darren Jorgensen, Das Superpaper, no. 3 (2014): 50-53.

2014
Outlaws exhibition catalogue, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, St Kilda, VIC, 2014.
Dale Harding, artist. The Weekend Edition, Brisbane, 13 March 2014.

2013
My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Australia exhibition cat- alogue, Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, QAGOMA, 2013.
Artlink, vol. 33, no. 3, 2013, p. 92
‘String theory’, John McDonald, Sydney Morning Herald, August 31, 2013.
string theory: Focus on contemporary Australian art catalogue, Sydney: Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, 2013. 

2012
Edition 3, Addition3 exhibition catalogue, Addition Gallery, Brisbane
‘Colour By Number’, aired on AWAYE!, Radio National, Saturday 29 September 2012.
“Colour by Number,” Angelita Howell, Artlink, 32, no. 4, (2012): 92.
Hetti Perkins, “Colour by Number: Dale Harding” (catalogue essay), Metro Arts, Brisbane, 2012.
unDisclosed, 2nd National Indigenous Art Triennial catalogue, Canberra: National Gallery of Australia, 2012.