Rosslynd Piggott

 

ROSSLYND PIGGOTT

Solo Exhibitions

2008 Extract in 3 parts, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne.

Circling Ether-New paintings, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

2006 Storm 2 , Tracing Sky and Island A.R.T (Artist Residency Tokyo) Tokyo / Ebisu space , Japan .

Yamazakura Shinsei Bank Art Project . LCD DVD screen and installation , Omotesando Hills Building , Harajuku . Tokyo , Japan .

Dividing Infinity Sutton Gallery, Melbourne .

Night Eye and Blossom Face Gallery 360 Degrees, Tokyo, Japan

Yamazakura Melbourne Art Fair V.I.P room

Night Eye , Blossom Face and Yamazakura Sutton Gallery warehouse

New paintings Bellas Milani Galley , Brisbane .

2005 Commissioned 3 Dimensional displays incorporating archaeological artefacts. The Urban Workshop, Melbourne. Architect John Wardle.

2004 Endless blossom space, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

2003 Storm 2 & Tracing Sky and 2 New Paintings, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

Gallery 360º, Tokyo

2002 Horizon-love unpeeled Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

Storm 2 & Tracing Sky, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

Storm 2, Church Gallery, Perth

2001 Storm Citylights, Centre Place, Melbourne

2001 Nature in Black, Gallery 360º, Tokyo

Nature in Black, Window Gallery at Walter Van Beirendonck, Antwerp, Belgium

2000 This moment in Nature: objects recording Night, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

This moment in Nature: paintings recording Night, Bellas Gallery, Queensland

Rosslynd Piggott: Object and Material, Canberra School of Art Gallery, The Australian National University

1999 Echo 2, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

Echo, Gallery 360 Degrees, Tokyo, Japan

1998 Suspended Breath, an extensive survey at The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Swallowing Night 2- This perfect cube of empty night, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

1997 Swallowing Night, Kitamoto Cultural Centre, Saitama, Japan

La Somnambule, Mori Gallery, Sydney

1996 Measuring the distance between Paris and pure blue, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

1995 Conversation: an installation, Westspace, Melbourne

Two Spaces: Here, there, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

1994 Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

1992 Palace 2, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

Palace 2, Centre for Contemporary Art, Adelaide, 1992 Adelaide Festival

Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne

1990 Palace, installation, Ian Potter Gallery, Melbourne University

Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne

1988 The Back of a Princess, Powell Street Graphics, Melbourne

1987 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne

 

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2007 Cross Currents, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

2006 Reverie Gippsland Centre for Art and Design Monash University

A Decade of Acquisitions 1996 – 2006 Bendigo Art Gallery

2005 Moist : Australian Watercolours, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and travelling nationally

2004 So You Wanna Be A Rock ‘n’ Roll Star, Australian Painting from the NGV Shell Collection. An NGV Victorian regional touring exhibition.

2004 Clouded Over, Laurence Wilson Art Gallery, The University of Western Australia.

2004 Robert Jacks Drawing Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery.

2004 Fletcher Jones Art Prize, Geelong Art Gallery.

The Joseph Brown Collection at NGV Australia, Melbourne

2002 The Cicely & Colin Rigg Contemporary Design Award, The Ian Potter Centre NGV:A Federation Square, Melbourne

The Arthur Guy Prize for Painting, Finalist, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria.

2003 The Heimlich unHeimlich, RMIT Storey Hall, as part of Melbourne Festival

Australia at ARCO ’02 Sutton Gallery at ARCO, Madrid, Spain

The Shape of Air (flat) Dick Bett Gallery, Hobart

The Shape of Air, Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart

A Modelled World Mc Clelland Art Gallery

2001 Our Place – Issues of Identity in Recent Australian Art Monash University Museum of Art at Prato, Palazzo Vaj., Prato, Italy

National Sculpture Prize and Exhibition National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Cecily and Colin Rigg Contemporary Craft Award, National Gallery of Victoria

Desire, RMIT Gallery

A Studio in Paris – Australian Artists at the Cité, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney

2000 Uncommon World, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

The Paris Syndrome, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

La Cadavre Exquis, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo

John Leslie Art Prize 2000, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale

1999 Trace, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK

Look Again – Contemporary Prints & Drawings from the Collection, National Gallery of Victoria

1998 Graphic, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne

The Infinite Space- Women, Minimalism the Sculptural Object, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne

Strolling, The Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne

1997 Fragments-Relation, Lunami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

13th Biennial Spring Festival of Drawing, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington

Multiplication: the multiple object in art, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne

Other Stories, Asialink exhibition touring to South Asia 1997/8

Australian artists of the 1980s, Murdoch Court, National Gallery of Victoria

International Multiples, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Still life, Still lives, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Nature, Project Space RMIT, Melbourne

Deacons, Graham and James ARTS 21 Award, Melbourne University Gallery, Melbourne

The Vizard Foundation Art Collection of the 1990s, Hamilton Art Gallery, Geelong Art Gallery, Bendigo Art Gallery

1996 Reservoir, Lake Macquarie City Gallery, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales

Imagining the Real, Parliament House, Canberra

The Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair, Gramercy Park Hotel, New York

Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Australian Art, Murdoch Court, National Gallery of Victoria

Perception and Perspective, Next Wave Festival, Murdoch Court, National Gallery of Victoria

1995 The Blundstone Contemporary Art Prize, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, Penrith Regional Art Gallery, Waverly City Gallery, Melbourne

Artists Editions, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

NON - Artists against Nuclear Testing, The 1995 Greenpeace Artists Fundraiser, Ether Ohnetitel, Melbourne

Lovers, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne

Decadence: 10 years of exhibitions at 200 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne

Carnivale des animaux, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne

1994 The Aberrant Object: Women, Dada and Surrealism, Museum of Modern Art at Heide (Installation, Fall 1993/94)

Creators and Inventors: Australian Women's Art at the National Gallery of Victoria (installation: Double Breath (contained) of the Sitter 1993/94)

1993 Arrangement: Australian Still Life 1973-1993, Museum of Modern Art at Heide

Inner Space, Fifth Australian Sculpture Triennial, National Gallery of Victoria

The Art of Collecting, Geelong Art Gallery

Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition, Australian State Galleries

Bellas Gallery, Brisbane

1992 Mori Gallery, Sydney

Above the Lake, Below the Sky, Benalla Art Gallery

The Nude, Heide Park and Art Gallery, Melbourne

The Angelic Space, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne

Works on Paper by Contemporary Australian Artists, RMIT gallery

Domino I, Ian Potter Gallery, University of Melbourne

Rediscovery: Australian Artists in Europe 1982 -1992, Jardin Pabellion de les Artes Expo 92, Seville, Spain; Australian Embassy, Paris

...but never by chance..., Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide; Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; School of Art, Canberra; Ian Potter Gallery, University of Melbourne;

Wilderness Society, Linden Art Gallery

1991 Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Australian Art, Australian National Gallery, Canberra

The John McCaughey Memorial Art Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Moët & Chandon Touring Exhibition

1991 Ellipses, 13 Verity Street, Richmond

Logos, 200 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

Artists Make Books, Linden Art Gallery, Melbourne; Chameleon Gallery, Hobart; Latrobe Valley Arts Centre, Morwell; Contemporary Arts Space, Canberra

1990 Monash University Collection - Recent Acquisitions, Monash University Gallery

Architecture of Light, Mori Gallery, Sydney

Anonymous Exhibition, Anderson St, West Melbourne

New Art, Recent Acquisitions of Australian Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

1989 The Intimate Object, 200 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Australian Art, Australian National Gallery, Canberra

Outlines of Australian Art, The Joseph Brown Collection, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Physical Culture, 200 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

Scotchman's Hill Prize, The Geelong Art Gallery

New Work, Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne

1988 Quartet, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

A New Generation 1983 - 1988, The Phillip Morris Arts Grant Purchases, Australian National Gallery, Canberra

1987 Quiddity, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne

The Golden Shibboleth, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne

Young Australians, Budget Transport Industries Collection, National Gallery of Victoria, and touring nationally

1986 Slouching Towards Bethlehem - Working Drawings, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne

Fears and Scruples, Melbourne University Gallery

St Kilda Acquisitive Show, Linden, Melbourne

1985 2D - 3D, Art About Fashion, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

Figure, Fantasy, Fetish , RMIT Gallery, Melbourne

1983 New Work - Drawing, Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne

1982 Brim-Brim Gallery, Queenscliffe

1981 Noise and Musak, George Paton Gallery, University of Melbourne

 

 

 

 

Selected Collections

ANZ Bank Collection

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Art Gallery of Western Australia

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Artbank, Sydney

Bendigo Art Gallery

BHP Billiton

City of Banyule

Derwent Collection

Joseph Brown Collection

Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital

Holmes a Court Collection

Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra

Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art

S & M Smorgon Collection

St Kilda Council Collection

A.R.T Collection, Tokyo

Tarrawarra Museum Collection

The Vizard Foundation Art Collection, the University of Melbourne

Wesfarmers, Perth

Wesley College, Melbourne

Private collections; Australia, Tokyo, Paris, London

 

 

Selected Bibliography

Allen, Felicity ‘After Dark, it’s a Snap’, The Herald Sun, 1 December 2001

Allison Josephine “ Long road to digital expression “ The West Australian . 7 August 2002 .

Backhouse, M ‘Piggott at Citylights’, The Age, 28 November 2001

Backhouse, M ‘Piggott airs her delicate touch’, The Age, 8 May 2002

Rosslynd Piggott . The Age ( Melbourne ) magazine . March 2006

“ Artists speak up for city studios “ The Age . 20 September 2006

Barclay, Alison ‘Holding her breath’, The HeraldSun, 7 July 1998

Birmingham Fujii , Lucy “ Rosslynd Piggott , Roberto Giostra and Edison at Omotesando

Hills “ September / October 2006 Vol . 16 . no . 5 .

Bolton, Ken 'Piggott's Palace a memorable journey', The Advertiser (Adelaide) 11 March, 1992

'For Once the Erotic fails to shock', The Advertiser (Adelaide) 15 March, 1992

Bond, Tony Trace, ex.cat, The Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, UK, 1999

Brown , Jenny “ Style ? It’s art décor “ The Age . 29 July 2006 .

Burns , Karen “The Urban Workshop “ Architecture Australia July / August 2006 .Vol . 95 no 4 .

Cass, Naomi ‘Suspended Breath. Refining dreams and sensibilities’, Art and Australia, Vol.36, No.3, 1999

Fears and Scruples, ex.cat., University of Melbourne, 1986

'Empty vessels make the most sound', Rosslynd Piggott ex.cat. Powell St Gallery, 1992

Catalano, Gary 'States of Flux: an interview with Rosslynd Piggott', Art Monthly, August, No.72,1994

'Mysterious Art Challenges Reality', The Age, 27 February, 1987

'Correspondence, Whispers, Moods', The Age, 4 April, 1990

'Objects Cast Light on Imagination', The Age, 25 July, 1990

‘Building a Picture - interviews with Australian artists’, McGraw-Hill, Melbourne, 1999

Coslovich , Gabriella “ City’s arty image the in thing , but artists on the way out “ The Age . 7 September 2006

Clabburn, Anna “Three strolling artists lead the way at MOMA”, The Age, 11 Nov, 1998

“When less is much more”, The Age, 9 December, 1998

Colless, Edward The Error of my Ways, I.M.A., Brisbane, Australia, 1995

Cotter, Julie ‘Rosslynd Piggott’, Eyeline, No.39, Autumn/Winter, 1999

Crawford , Ashley “ Search for peace is true to nature “ The Age . 23 April 2004

Creed, Barbara 'The Aberrant Object. Women, Dada and Surrealism', Art Monthly, no. 69, May , 1994

Dannat, Adrian 'Australian Gambol - 5th Australian Sculpture Triennial', Flash Art, March, 1994

Edquist, Harriet& Engberg, Juliana, The Angelic Space, ex.cat., Monash University Gallery, 1992

Edquist, Harriet 'The Transformations of Rosslynd Piggott: From Pieroesque Painting to Crystalline Installation', Art and Australia, Vol.32, No.3, Autumn 1995

Edwards, Geoffrey ‘The Art of Glass – Rosslynd Piggott and Tony Cragg’, Art Monthly, no.129 June 2000

Engberg, Juliana 'Fast and Loose. The Fifth Australian Sculpture Triennial', Art and Australia, Vol. 31, No.3, Autumn , 1994

The Aberrant Object, ex.cat., Museum of Modern Art at Heide, 1994

‘Free Fall’, catalogue essay for Suspended Breath, The National Gallery of Victoria, 1998

Fall, Nicole ‘Rosslynd Piggott: a Void in Tokyo’, Worth Global Style Network, 19 June 2001

Fenner, Felecity 'Erotica Blooms', The Sydney Morning Herald, August , 1992

Gates, Merryn Artists Make Books. An Annotated Index, ex.cat., 1991

'Perfume Proceeds by Analogy', ex.cat., for Adelaide Festival, Visual Arts Programme, 1992

'Perfume Proceeds by Analogy', Rosslynd Piggott ex.cat., Powell St Gallery, 1992

'Transparency and Reinvention in Rosslynd Piggott', Art and Text, no.25, 1987

‘A way of being in the world- a conversation with Rosslynd Piggott’, ex.cat.,Suspended Breath, The National Gallery of Victoria, 1998

Green, Charles 'The Art of Travel: Recent Australian Art', Tension no.18, October, 1989

Genocchio, B ‘Discrete charm of the allusion-ist’, The Australian, 12 June, 2000

Grishin, Sasha ‘Personal, unique language’, The Canberra Times, 31 May, 2000

Hammond , Kirrily Reverie catalogue Gippsland centre for Art and Design Monash University .

Haselton, Louise “Passages. A walk around Rosslynd Piggott’s ‘A Variable Pantheon.’” Ideal Work, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, 1998

Heathcote, Chris 'A show of modern colour', The Age, 15 June , 1994

'Poetic Works that bypass new theories', The Age, 26 August, 1992

'Humorous Expression', Art Monthly, April, 1989

'Tribes and their Territories', Art Monthly, no.30., May, 1990

Hillstrom, Laurie(ed) Contemporary Women Artists, St James Press, MI, 1999

Holmes, Jonathon & Colless, Edward, Rediscovery: Australian Artists in Europe 1982 - 1992, ex.cat, University of Tasmania, 1992

Kiely , Annemarie ‘ Let’s talk about Art “ Belle . February / March 2001

“ Vibrazioni di Colore “ Elle Décor / Italian edition . October 2003 .

Lancashire, ‘Of clear blue skies and our hands and feet’, The Age, 7 November 1996

Rebecca ‘Wrapped in fine detail’, The Age, 7 July 1998

Lindsay, Robert The Golden Shibboleth, ex.cat., Gertrude Street, 1987

The Shell Collection of Contemporary Australian Art, Melbourne, 1995

Marsh, Anne 'A Veiled Discourse', Photofile no 30, Winter, 1990

Marshall, Brenda 'Rosslynd Piggott : Creating a First Innocence', Binocular,

Moët & Chandon Contemporary Edition 1994

Martin, Lauren ‘Gallery Head Intent on Adding a bit of Colour’, Sydney Morning Herald, 28 August 2001

McAuliffe, Chris 'An Inappropriate Remark about Rosslynd Piggott', Rosslynd Piggott ex.cat., Powell St Gallery, 1992

'The Pleasure Principle', World Art, no.1, 1995

McCulloch, Alan The Encyclopedia of Australian Art, revised and updated by Susan McCulloch, Allen & Unwin, 1994

Mc Donald , Anne Moist – Australian Watercolors catalogue National Gallery of Australia 2005

McKenzie, Robyn ‘Next Wave of perception’, The Age, 22 May1996

Miller, Ronald 'Piggott's Very Personal View', The Herald, 4 April, 1990

Murray Cree, Laura & Drury, Nevill,  Australian Painting Now, Craftsman House, Sydney, 2000

Nelson, Robert ‘Calculating the measure of artists talents’, The Age, November 24, 1999

‘Learning to be Exotic’, The Age, October 18, 2000

Neri, Louise Quiddity, ex.cat., Gertrude Street, 1987

Nowak, Jolanta “Magic Carpets: Travelling towards and talking with the other.” A reading of Rosslynd Piggott’s Suspended Breath, National Gallery of Victoria, The University of Melbourne Fine Arts Society Bulletin, Vol.10, No.2, Spring 1998

Picinini, Patricia & Hennessy, Peter  'Corporeality and Representation', Agenda, June, 1990

Piggott, Rosslynd Interview with Elena Taylor, National Sculpture Prize and Exhibition 2001, ex. cat. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Artists pages. Dialogue, “Fashion”. No.11 May 1999

Young Australians, ex.cat., Budget collection, Powell St Gallery, 1987

'The Found Artist", Tension 21, June (from a paper given at "Foreign

Knowledge "series at Gertrude Street, 1989), 1990

Pataphysics G/H (drawing insert "Untitled" 26 July 1990)

Rebus no.1, 1989

Moet & Chandon Australian Art Foundation, ex.cat., 1991

Moet & Chandon Australian Art Foundation, ex.cat., 1993

''Louise Bourgeios', Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, Oct.-Feb.1992-3, Artfan 1, Spring 1993

Fifth Australian Sculpture Triennial, ex.cat., vol. 1 & 2, Melbourne,1993

'Domenico de Clario - The Seventh Arit (Elemental Landscapes 1975-1993)', Artfan 2, Autumn 1994

'Rosslynd Piggott', Sutton Gallery, June 1994, Artfan 3&4, Spring 1994 (contributors - Jennifer Phipps, Joseph de Lutiis, Kerstin Thompson, Jill Giannios)

'Studios 1974-1995', Dialogue, Sept.-Oct. 1995

Pryor, Gregory 'I See Red', Rosslynd Piggott ex.cat., Powell St Gallery, 1992

Rooney, Robert 'Visions Bathed in Diaphanous Light', The Australian, 7-8, April, 1990

'Escape from Time Warp', The Australian, 29-30 August, 1992

'Camel ride from the real to the surreal', The Australian, 5-6 Sept., 1992

'Lovers', The Australian, 22 December 1995

‘Art of the ellusive and allusive’, The Australian, 10 July 1998

Rawlings , Ashley “ Rosslynd Piggott in collaboration with Roberto Giostra and Edison

- Yamazakura “ The Japan Times . 18 May 2006

Simons, Patricia 'The Italian Connection: Another Sunrise ? The Place of the Renaissance in Current Australian Art Practice', Art Network, Winter - Spring , 1986

Smith, Jason “Four shoes, many signs.” Artlink, ‘Mining the archive”, Vil.19, No.1, 1999

‘Elusive and Allusive- The Art of Rosslynd Piggott’, catalogue essay for Suspended Breath, The National Gallery of Victoria, 1998

Spunner, Suzanne “The thrall of the dress: blame it on Dior.”, Art Monthly, Australia, April 1999, No.118

Steffenson, Y Fetishistic Traces', Broadsheet vol.21., no.2, June, 1992

Tanaka, Yukito ‘Moan from the depths of Japan.’ Ex cat, Swallowing Night, 1997 Kitamoto Cultural Centre. Saitama, Japan

Thomas, Daniel 'Art at the Adelaide Festival 1992', Art & Australia, vol.30, no.1, Sp. 1992

Outlines of Australian Art - The Joseph Brown Collection, 3rd ed., 1989

Thorpe, D.W. Who's Who of Australian Visual Artists, D.W. Thorpe, 1995

Timms, Peter ‘Feats hard to warm to’, The Herald-Sun, 13 November 1996

‘Piggott’s dream-like world’, The Age, 15 July 1998

“Group exhibitions lead the way”, The Age, 30 December, 1998

Usher,Rod 'Dressing up the Nude', Time Australia, dec.21, no.51, 1992

Walker, Linda ...but never by chance..., Experimental Art Foundation, Marie ed. Adelaide, 1992

Weston , Neville “ Drawing definitive boundaries “ The West Australian . 24 August 2002 .

Williams, Don & Art Now - Contemporary Art Post-1970, McGraw Hill Book Co. Simpson Colin Sydney, 1994

Zimmer, Jenny 'A Flawed and Poignant Beauty'", The Sunday Herald, 1 April, 1990

'Imagery Puts Words in the Picture', The Sunday Herald, 27 July,1990

 

 

Awards, Prizes, Grants

2008 Helen Macpherson Smith Commission, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne.

2003 International Touring Fund, Arts Victoria.

2000 New Work Grant, Visual Arts/Craft Fund of the Australia Council

International Touring Fund, Arts Victoria

1998 International Touring Fund, Arts Victoria

1997 New Work Grant, Visual Arts/Craft Fund of the Australia Council

Sai-no Kuni Artist in residence, Saitama, Japan

1996 Arts and Cultural Development Grant, Arts Victoria

1993 Power Studio of the University of Sydney at Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris

1992 Sara Weis 1992 Nude Award

1990 Artists Development Grant, Visual Arts/Craft Board of the Australia Council

1988 Project Grant, Visual Arts/Craft Board of the Australia Council

1987-88 Australia Council Studio, 'Il Paretaio', Italy

1986 St Kilda Council Acquisitive Prize