Matthew Newkirk Artist CV

PhD Fine Art - Queensland College of Art    2019 -

BA. Fine Art - Queensland College of Art  (Honours 1st Class)   2018

Maj. Sculpture

Maj. Printmaking

Collections

Centre for Fine Print Research, UK     2019

National Gallery of Australia      2018

National Library of Australia     2018

Artspace Mackay      2018, 2020

Megalo Print Studio     2018

State Library of Queensland     2017,2018, 2020, 2021

Griffith University Art Collection     2017, 2018, 2021

Gladstone Regional Art Gallery     2016

Art Prizes and Awards

President of the Griffith University Printmakers Club

Queensland College of Art, Griffith University     2017, 2021

Vice-President of the Griffith University Printmakers Club

Queensland College of Art, Griffith University     2020

Libris Art Book Award Finalist

Artspace Mackay     2018, 2020

Iain Turnbull Memorial Award

Queensland College of Art, Griffith University     2018

Griffith Award for Academic Excellence in the Bachelor of Fine Art

Queensland College of Art, Griffith University     2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award Finalist

Fremantle Arts Centre, Western Australia     2017

Brisbane Art Prize Finalist

Judith Wright Centre, Brisbane     2017

Lethbridge 10 000 Small Scale Art Award Finalist

Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane     2017  

Recipient of The Bush Family Award for works on Paper

The Rio Tinto 41st Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards – Gladstone Regional Art Gallery     2016

Stencil Art Prize Finalist

aMBUSH Gallery, Sydney     2014, 2015

Australian Stencil Art Prize Finalist

Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Sydney     2013

 

Solo Exhibitions

Total Sellout! - Grey Street Gallery, Brisbane     2021

Selected Group Exhibitions

SUPERCUT - Project 2 - Outer Space, Brisbane     2022

Melbourne Art Book Fair Showcase - National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne    2022

Gertrude St Projection Festival - Melbourne     2021

Awagami Interntatioal Print Exhibition - Inbe Art Space, Tokushima, Japan    2021

DEPART - Onespace Gallery, Brisbane     2020

Status Unknown - POP Gallery, Brisbane     2019

Pivot - Onespace Gallery, Brisbane     2019

Social Conscience - Articulate Artspace, Sydney     2019

Plate Tone - Print Council of Australia, Melbourne     2018

Libris Art Book Award - Artspace Mackay, Mackay     2018, 2020

Liminal Print - Queensland Academies of Creative Industries     2017

Brisbane Art Prize – Judith Wright Centre, Brisbane     2017

The Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards – Gladstone Regional Art Gallery     2016, 2017, 2021

Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award - Fremantle, Western Australia     2017

Salvage - Brisbane City Council Sculpture Exhibition - Judith Wright Centre     2017

UndergrowthQCA Undergraduate Invitational Exhibition - Webb Gallery, Brisbane     2017

Sculpture 16 – Queenland College of Art, Brisbane     2016

Digital Horizons – The White Box, Brisbane     2016

Dirty Fingers – LoveLove Studio, Brisbane     2015

Pastemodernism3 – Outpost Art Festival, Sydney     2011

Pastemoderism2 – LO-FI Collective, Sydney     2010

Ecology – Lotte Gallery, GwangJu, South Korea     2009

New Eyes Open – aMBUSH Gallery, Sydney     2009

Trailblazers – Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney     2009

Speaking Engagements

IMPACT 12 International Printmaking Conference - Panel Presentation - Printmaking and the Spectacle 2.0 - University of the West of England, Bristol, UK     2022

IMPACT 12 International Printmaking Conference - Panel Presentation - Digital/ Dark side of Printmaking - University of the West of England, Bristol, UK     2022

Cobalt Editions Undercurrent Conversations Lecture - Multiplicity in Print -  Griffith University     2022

Commissioned Projects

Dept. Health QLD – Commissioned Mural Project Mentor

Jacaranda Place, Queensland     2020

Lendlease / Sunshine Plaza – Commissioned Mural Project Manager

Sunshine Coast, Queensland     2018

Redland City Council - Community Arts Mural Project

Cleveland, Queensland     2017

Redland City Council - Community Arts Mural Project

Wellington Point, Queensland     2016

Rural Health Tasmania - Community Arts Mural Project

Smithton, Tasmania     2016

Big hART – Community Arts Mural Project

Roebourne, Western Australia     2015

Walls and Colours – Brisbane City Council Mural Project

Wynnum, Northgate, Inala. Brisbane     2013

Conrad Jupiter’s Casino – Commissioned Mural

Gold Coast     2007

Conrad Treasury Casino – Commissioned Mural

Brisbane     2007