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Me-and-m-25Name: James Parrett

Born: 12/7/1976, Melbourne, Vic.

Education:
1998: B.A. in Sculpture, Monash University, Caulfield, Vic.
2002: B.A. (Honours) in Sculpture, Victoria College of the Arts, Melbourne, Vic.

Solo Exhibitions:
2017: Lines, Gould Galleries, Melbourne, Vic
2014: Studio Open Day, Coburg, Vic
2013: Arc, Gould Gallery, Melbourne, Vic
2011: Intersect, Gould Gallery, Melbourne, Vic,
2006: 4square (Presented by Andrew Gaynor), Upstairs Flinders, Melbourne
2003: Some New Sculptures, Murdoch & Barclay Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.
2001: Recent Sculptures, Murdoch & Barclay Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.

Selected group Exhibitions:

2018:
Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney, N.S.W.
Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards, Yarra Glen, Vic.
Sculpture on Clyde, Batemans Bay, NSW
Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize. Red Hill, Vic.
The Lorne Sculpture Biennale, Lorne, Vic.
Art in the Vines at Hanging Rock Winery, Newham Vic.

2016:
Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize. Red Hill, Vic.
Woollahra Sculpture Prize, Woollahra Council Chambers, Sydney, NSW.

2015:
Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards 2015, Yarra Glen, Vic.
Sculpture on the wharf Exhibition 2015, Woolloomooloo, NSW.
The Directors Choice – Celebrating 35 years, Gould Gallery, Vic.

2014:
McClelland Contemporary Sculpture Survey and Award, Langwarrin, Vic.
Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards 2014, Yarra Glen, Vic.
Toyota Sculpture 14 Exhibition, Port Melbourne, Vic
The Lorne Sculpture Biennale, Lorne, Vic.
Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, Vic.

2013:
Sculpture for sight, Adelaide, South Australia.
Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards 2013, Yarra Glen, Vic.
Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, Vic.

2012:
McClelland Contemporary Sculpture Survey and Award,Langwarrin, Vic.
The Melbourne Sculpture Prize 2012, Melbourne Vic.
Toorak Village Festival of Sculpture, Melbourne Vic.
Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, Vic.

2011:
Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards 2011, Yarra Glen Vic.
Spectacle and Observer, Traffic Jam Gallery, Neutral Bay, NSW.
Allsorts 2011, Gould Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.
Sculpture 2011, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney, N.S.W

2010:
McClelland Contemporary Sculpture Survey and Award, Langwarrin, Vic.
Deakin University small sculpture prize, Burwood, Vic
Yering station sculpture prize, Yarra Glen, Vic
Swell Sculpture Festival, Currumbin Beach, QLD
Toorak Village Festival of Sculpture, Melbourne Vic.
Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, Vic.

2009:
Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney, N.S.W.
Lorne Sculpture Prize, Lorne, Victoria
Object and Construct, Axia Modern Art, Melbourne
Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, Vic.

2008:
Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney, N.S.W.
Toorak Village Festival of Sculpture, Melbourne Vic.
Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show Sculpture Show, Vic.
Contempora 2 Sculpture Prize, Docklands, Vic.

2007:
McClelland Contemporary Sculpture Survey and Award, Langwarrin, Vic
Sculpture 2007, Australian Art Resources, Southbank, Vic.
Exploration Seven. Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.
Keith & Helen Murdoch Travel Scholarship, VCA Gallery, Melbourne
Montalto winery sculpture prize, Red Hill, Vic.

2006:
Moreland Sculpture Prize, Melbourne, Vic.
Williamstown Festival – Tattersall’s Contemporary Art Prize, Melb, Victoria
Montalto winery sculpture prize, Red Hill, Vic.

2005:
McClelland Contemporary Sculpture Survey and Award. Langwarrin, Vic.

2003:
Design Festa, Odaiba Big Site Convention Centre, Tokyo, Japan.
Keith & Helen Murdoch Travel Scholarship, V.C.A Gallery, Southbank, Vic.

2002:
Grad show, V.C.A School of Art, Melbourne, Vic.
Woollahra Sculpture Prize, Woollahra Council Chambers, Sydney, NSW.
The Honours Show, V.C.A Student Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.

2001:
Association of Sculptors of Victoria Annual Exhibition, Telstra Building, Melb, Vic.
Ox cart studio group exhibition, Preview Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.

2000: Is that the time-no that is a wrist watch, Mass Gallery, Melbourne Vic. (Next Wave Festival)

1999: Central Gold fields Sculpture Award, C.G.R.A.C, Maryborough, Vic.

1998: Monash Uni <-> Ararat Gallery, Ararat Tafe, Ararat, Vic. (Next Wave Festival)

1997: What’s all that about, Fresh Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.

Awards/ Residencies/ Commissions:
2018:
Recipient of the 2018 Aqualand Sculpture Award at Sculpture by the Sea Bondi, NSW

2016: Recipient of the 2016 Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize

2014: M-twentyfive. Private collector, South Yarra, Vic.

2012: The Rebaul and Montevideo Maru Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT.

2011: Invited (one of ten sculptors shortlisted) for the Southern Way/McClelland Peninsula Link Major Sculpture Commission, Mornington Vic.

2010: Short listed (one of four sculptors) for the Red Hill shopping centre public art Commission, Red Hill, ACT

2009: Metricon ‘Mandalay at Beveridge’ Hume Highway Commission, Beveridge, Vic.
Short listed (one of three sculptors) for proposed Chadstone Shopping Centre western forecourt entrance commission, Chadstone Vic.

2008: Australand foyer commission, Rhodes Corporate Park, Rhodes N.S.W

2007: Short listed (one of four sculptors) for Proposed Crown Towers Hotel Lobby Commission, southbank, Vic.

2006: Wall piece for the new Becasse restaurant, Sydney C.B.D, NSW.

2002: BMW Executive Lounge/sales room commission, Southbank, Vic.

2001: Second Prize, The Tina Wentcher Prize, Association of Sculptors of Victoria Annual Exhibition, Telstra Building, Melbourne, Vic.

1998: Hotel Sofitel Banner Project, Melbourne City Council and Hotel Sofitel.
3rd year Open Day Sculpture Prize, Monash University.

Collections:
Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Sydney Harbour Trust
Monash University
Becasse Restaurant, Sydney
Spring and Parks Commercial and Industrial Property Consultants, Melb
Numerous private collections