Madonna Staunton

 

MADONNA STAUNTON

 

1938 Born Murwillumbah, New South Wales. Lives in Brisbane, Queensland

 

Selected Individual Exhibitions

2014  Madonna Staunton: Out of a Clear Blue Sky, Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

2013  Dream Trolly, Grahame Galleries + Editions, Brisbane

2012  New Work, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

2010  Homework, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

2006 Breaking the Line, Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane

2004 Difficult Accord, Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane

2003 Madonna Staunton, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

2002 Works from the Collection, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane

2000 Monotypes, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

Homage to Erik Satie, De Montforte University, Leceister

1999 Madonna Staunton, Metro Arts, Brisbane

1998 New Works, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

1997 Winged Archive, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

1996 Patience and the Provoked, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

1995 1 - 6 Recent Works, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

1994 Madonna Staunton: A Survey, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville

Madonna Staunton, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

1993 Paradigms, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

1992 Iconic Images, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

1991 Recent Works, Gary Anderson Gallery, Sydney

1989 Assemblage - Collage, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

1988 Gary Anderson Gallery, Sydney

1984 Gary Anderson Gallery, Sydney

1983 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane

1980 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane

1979  Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

1978 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane

1977 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane

1976 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016  Painting. More Painting. Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

Beyond the tower: 40 years and counting, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

2015  9/11, Moana Project Space, Perth

Streetwise: Contemporary Print Culture, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

2013   NEW 2013: Selected Recent Acquisitions, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

Born to Concrete: Visual Poetry from the Collections of Heide Museum of Modern Art and The University of Queensland', University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane.

2012  Lessons in History Vol 11 - Democracy, Grahame Galleries + Editions, Brisbane.

2010  A Geneoristy of Spirit: Recent Australian Women's Art from the QUT Art Collection, Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, Brisbane.

2008 Cubism & Australian Art, Heide Museum of Modern Art.

Under the influence: Art and Music, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane.

The contemporary collage: Australian collage and assemblage, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne.

2007 25 th Anniversary Exhibition, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

2006 La femme domestqiue, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane.

2005 Interesting Times, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

2004 From the Ephemeral to the Eternal, University of South Australia.

2002 LxWxD, Brisbane City Gallery, Brisbane

1998 Fluxus- The International and the Avant Garde, Queensland Art Gallery

Artists’ Books, Brisbane City Gallery

ex.cat, Smith & Stoneley Gallery, Brisbane

1997 New Works on Paper (with Jon Cattapan and Leonard Brown), Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

Gramercy International Art Fair, New York

1995 B.I.A. Annual Exhibition, Brisbane Institute of Art, Old Museum Building, Brisbane

The Paper Makers, Queensland Museum, Brisbane

1993 Fluxus and Beyond, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

1992 Domino I, Ian Potter Gallery, University of Melbourne

Abstract: The Non Objective, M.O.C.A. (Museum of Contemporary Art), Brisbane

1990 Osmosis, Gary Anderson Gallery, Sydney

Carchesio & Staunton, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

1989 Group Exhibition, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

1988 National Women's Art Award, Centre Gallery, Gold Coast

Charles Page, Madonna Staunton, Normana Wright, Graham Galleries, Brisbane

Painters and Sculptors: Diversity in Contemporary Australian Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane (touring exhibition)

The Age of Collage, Holdsworth Contemporary Galleries, Sydney

Cool quiet art, Ipswich City Council Art Gallery

1986 Aberdare Prize for Still Life, Ipswich City Council Art Gallery

1985 Sorry - I'm Thinking Aloud, Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane

Six New Directions, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

Queensland Works 1950 -1985, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

The First Exhibition, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney

Australian Perspecta, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

1984 Recent Acquisitions 1981-1983, Brisbane College of Advanced Education

1983 Acquisitions 1973 - 1983, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

Australian Perspecta, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

1982 The Collage Show, Visual Arts Board Regional Development Program No.10, Sydney (touring exhibition)

1981 Nine Queensland Artists, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville

Ray Hughes at Pinacotheca, Pinacotheca Gallery, Melbourne

1980 Drawn and Quartered: Australian contemporary paperworks, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Brisbane Women Artists, Kelvin Grove College of Advanced Education, Brisbane

Queensland Connection, Contemporary Art Society, Adelaide

MacPherson, Shepherdson, Staunton, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, (touring exhibition)

1979 European Dialogues, Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

1977 Collage, Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane

1966-71 Contemporary Art Society, Brisbane

1956-61 Royal Queensland Art Society Annual Exhibitions, Brisbane

 

Collections

Allen, Allen and Hemsley Collection

Artbank, Sydney

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth

Bendigo Art Gallery

Benalla Art Gallery

Brisbane City Gallery

Brisbane College of Advanced Education

Burnie Art Gallery

Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education, Toowoomba

Grifffith University, Brisbane

Monash University, Melbourne

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Parliament House, Canberra

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville

Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane

Undercroft Gallery, Perth

University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

Western Australia Institute of Technology, Perth

 

Awards

1990 Visual Arts/ Craft Board, Development Grant

1988-9 Selected National Women's Art Award, Centre Gallery, Gold Coast

1986 Visual Arts Board Overseas Studio Residency, Tokyo (not taken up)

 

Selected Bibliography

Airo-Farulla, Joseph, "Cool Quiet Art", Eyeline 2, 1987

Baker, James, M.O.C.A. Bulletin, Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, July 1992, no.55.

Bond, Anthony, Australian Perspecta,ex.cat., Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1985

Byrne, Dianne, "Art Review", Courier Mail, July 1978

Cooke, Glenn, "Madonna Staunton", Painters and Sculptors: Diversity in Contemporary Australian Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 1987

Dark, Tony, Madonna Staunton" A Recent Work", IMA Bulletin, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, September, 1979

Gates, Merryn, Domino I, ex.cat., Ian Potter Gallery, University of Melbourne, 1992

Jackson, Beth, "Lateral Spaces. The Art of Helen Lilliecrapp-Fuller and Madonna Staunton", Eyeline, No.18, Autumn 1992

Kirker, Anne “Interview with Madonna Staunton”, Eyeline, Autumn 2000

Langer, Gertrude, "Art Review: Madonna Staunton", Courier Mail, 5 April, 1976

Langer, Gertrude, "Artists Share A Sensitivity", Courier Mail, 4 August, 1980

Langer, Gertrude, "From Serenity to Anger", Courier Mail, 28 October, 1983

McIntyre, Arthur, Contemporary Australian Collage and Its Origins, Craftsman House, Sydney, 1990

McKay, Peter, 'Madonna Staunton: Out of a Clear Blue Sky' exhibition catalogue, Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2014

Murphy, Bernice, Australian Perspecta, ex.cat., Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1983

Rainbird, Stephen, "Brisbane Scene", Art and Australia, Vol.22, no.2, 1984

Rainbird, Stephen, Cool Quiet Art, ex.cat., Ipswich City Council Art Gallery

Staunton, Madonna, artists' statement in Third Biennale of Sydney: European Dialogue, ex.cat.,

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1979

Staunton, Madonna, artists' statement in Drawn and Quartered: Australian Contemporary

Paperworks, ex.cat., Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 1980

Webster, Sue, "Six Brisbane Artists", Art And Australia, vol.18., no.4, 1981