amanda van gils

Education

2000  

Graduate Diploma in Visual Arts, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

1999  

Studio Practice, LaTrobe Street College of Art and New Media, Melbourne

1987-89

Bachelor of Art - Fine Art, CIT (Monash University, Caulfield Campus), Melbourne

Solo Exhibitions

2009

Views from a Speeding Train, Jenny Port Gallery, Melbourne

2008 

So much to see and do, Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney

2007 

A Poetic Line, Rex Livingston Art Dealer, Sydney

2006 

alles ist möglich (Everything is Possible), Gallery Twenty-Four, Berlin

2005 

Play Time, Rex Livingston Art Dealer, Sydney

2005 

New Work, Montserrat, Soho, New York

2004 

Drifters, Stella Dimadis Galleries, Melbourne

2003 

Twilight Travels, Tilt Contemporary Art, Melbourne

2003 

Mistakenly, Metropolis Gallery, Melbourne

2003 

Irresistible Detours, Pantechnicon Gallery, Daylesford, Victoria

2002 

Subvisible, Red gallery, Melbourne

2002 

Cars Like Us, LaTrobe Street Gallery, Melbourne

2001 

Parameters, Eisenberg Gallery: The Victorian Museum of Experimental Art, Melbourne

Selected Group Exhibitions

2008 

Fleurieu Art Prize, Fleurieu Biennale, Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia

2008 

John Leslie Art Prize 2008, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, Victoria

2008 

Exquisite Palette, St Lukes Artist Colourmen, Melbourne

2008 

Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize, Tattersall's Club, Brisbane

2008

Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

2008 

Contempo 5, Libby Edwards Galleries Brisbane, Brisbane

2007 

Christmas Salon Show, Rex Livingston Art Dealer, Sydney

2007 

Whyalla Art Prize 2007, Country Arts SA, South Australia

2007 

Art Interview - 2007 International Award Exhibition, Gallery Twenty-Four, Berlin

2007 

Linden Postcard Show, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne

2006 

Christmas Salon Show, Rex Livingston Art Dealer, Sydney

2006 

A Taste of Salt, Salt Contemporary Gallery, Queenscliff, Victoria

2006 

Sommerwende International Arts Festival, Gallery Twenty-Four/Artline: Berlin Cultural Centre, Berlin

2006

Summer Samples, Intrude Gallery, Melbourne

2006 

Linden Postcard Show, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne

2005 

Christmas Salon Show, Rex Livingston Art Dealer, Sydney

2005 

ArtSydney05, Rex Livingston Art Dealer, Collectors Pavilion, Fox Studios, Sydney

2005 

2005 Sommerwende International Arts Festival, Gallery Twenty Four/Artline: Berlin Cultural Centre, Berlin

2005 

MLC Acquisitive Art Exhibition, Methodist Ladies College, Melbourne

2005 

The Discovery Art Show, Gasworks Arts Park, Albert Park, Vic 

2005 

Synthesis, Tilt Contemporary Art, Melbourne

2004 

Lasting Impressions, Eltham Wiregrass Gallery, Melbourne

2004 

MLC Acquisitive Art Exhibition, Methodist Ladies College, Melbourne

2004 

Melbourne Affordable Art Show, Tilt Contemporary Art, Melbourne Exhibition Building, Melbourne.

2004 

Wyndham City Contemporary Art Prize, Wyndham Community Cultural Centre, Werribee, Victoria.

2004 

Group Retrospective, Tilt Contemporary Art, Melbourne

2003 

The Christmas Show, Stella Dimadis Galleries, Melbourne

2003 

The Hutchins Art Prize 2003, The Long Gallery, Salamanca Place, Hobart

2003 

City of Banyule Works on Paper Art Award 2003, Ivanhoe Receptions, Melbourne

2003 

Darebin La Trobe Acquisitive Art Prize 2003, Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre, Melbourne

2003 

Nillumbik Prize 2003, Nillumbik Shire, Melbourne

2003 

Red Group Show, Red Gallery, Melbourne

2003 

Wyndham City Contemporary Art Prize, Wyndham Community Cultural Centre, Werribee, Victoria.

2003 

The Smorgon Steel Contemporary Art Prize, Williamstown Festival, Melbourne

2003 

St Kilda Art Supplies 10th Birthday Show, Metropolis Gallery, Melbourne

2003 

Linden Postcard Show, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne

2000 

ANZ Visual Arts Fellowship Award, ANZ Cathedral Room, Melbourne

Publications

2008

Nelson, Robert. ‘Vigilance of the machine’, The Age, 3rd  December, p. 22

2008

Bentley-Singh, Emily, 'All Aboard the Glory Train', Melbourne Weekly Eastern, Edition 46, 17th November.

2008

Modra, Penny. 'Visual Arts Reviews', M - The Sunday Age, 16th November, p. 32

2008

Nelson, Robert. 'John Leslie Art Prize', The Age, 8th October, p. 20

2008

Nainby, Bryony. 'The Fall into Understanding', John Leslie Art Prize catalogue essay, September, p. 5

2008

Gray Steve, 'Artists at Work - Interviews with Contemporary Visual Artists' Art Re-source blog, 13th November <http://stevegray.com.au/blog/amanda-van-gils/>

2008

Girdham, Ronnie. 'Exciting time in visual arts' Courier Mail, 24th February

2006

Montua, Gabriel. 'Amanda van Gils - A traveller between fiction and reality (The Go-betweener)', Mimosa Extra, Vol 3/06 Berlin, p.19 - 21.

2006

Davis, Brendan. Amanda van Gils Everything is possible, there are no limits, Art Interview Online Magazine, Issue 006/06, Berlin.

2006

World of Art, 'FAMOUS 100 Contemporary Artists Vol 3', London p. 203.

Awards

2008 

Finalist Fleurieu Art Prize, South Australia

2008 

Finalist John Leslie Art Prize 2008, Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria

2008 

Finalist Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane

2008

Finalist Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

2007

Finalist Whyalla Art Prize 2007, South Australia

2006 

Winner, Art Interview 4th International Online Artist Competition, Art Interview Berlin

2006 

Highly Commended (Prize of Excellence), Real-Time Global Art Annual, Artoteque, London

2004 

Finalist Wyndham City Contemporary Art Prize, Wyndham Community Cultural Centre, Victoria.

2003 

Finalist The Hutchins Art Prize 2003, The Long Gallery, Salamanca Place, Hobart

2003 

Finalist City of Banyule Works on Paper Art Award 2003, Melbourne

2003 

Finalist Darebin La Trobe Acquisitive Art Prize 2003, Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre, Melbourne

2003 

Finalist Nillumbik Prize 2003, Melbourne

2003 

Finalist Wyndham City Contemporary Art Prize, Werribee, Victoria.

2003 

Finalist The Smorgon Steel Contemporary Art Prize, Melbourne

collections

Monash University, Chisholm Institute of Technology & Private Collections in Australia, New York, London and Berlin