Ellis Hutch CV

Contact: ellishutchart@gmail.com

Education

2011 – current       
Candidate for PhD, Photography and Media Arts, Australian National University (ANU) School of Art, ACT

2010       
Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing (Editing), University of Canberra, ACT

2000       
MA (Visual Arts) by Research ANU, School of Art, ACT

1995       
Bachelor of Arts (Visual Art) Hons, ANU, School of Art, ACT
 

Selected Exhibitions and Performances

 

2018

Fold, performance with Caroline Huf, for Art That Moves, Workshop Arts Centre, Willoughby, NSW (March) and Artidote, National Gallery of Australia (June).

2017

In Residence 16, exhibition of work by Megalo Artists in Residence in 2016, Megalo Print Studio and Gallery, ACT

Material World, curated by Dr Suzanne Moss, M16 Artspace, ACT

The Sublimation Project: experimental arts and accessibility, curated by Daniel Savage for You Are Here festival 2017, Canberra

2016
Dreams and terrors, with Jessica Brooke Anderson, Canberra Contemporary Art Space Manuka, ACT

Articulations of the unknown, with Jessica Brooke Anderson, Australian National University School of Art and Design Gallery, ACT

Preset memory, with Lee Grant, Brenton McGeachie, Mark Van Veen and Blaide Lallemand, M16 Artspace Griffith, ACT


2015        
All that fall, National Portrait Gallery of Australia curated by Dr Christopher Chapman and Dr Anne Sanders, received NPGA commission to create ephemeral installation work Last light for this exhibition, ACT

Innerspace, curated by David Broker, Canberra Contemporary Art Space (CCAS), Gorman House, ACT

Relative Constructions: The Poetic Lens­ with Caroline Huf, Blaide Lallemand and Genevieve Swifte, Tamworth Regional Art Gallery, NSW

Relative Constructions: The Poetic Lens with Caroline Huf, Blaide Lallemand and Genevieve Swifte, Carlton Project Space, Sydney, NSW

A case of polar depression with Danny Wild for Playful Sound, Ralph Wilson Theatre, Gorman House Arts Centre, ACT

2014       
Common ground, curated by Annika Harding, Australian National Capital Artists (ANCA) Gallery, ACT

Team training exercise 001, with Lucy Quinn as part of Pocket holiday CCAS, Gorman House, ACT

I heart video art, curated by Annika Harding, ANCA Gallery, Canberra and Sawtooth ARI, Launceston, Tasmania

Relative Constructions: The Poetic Lens­ with Caroline Huf, Blaide Lallemand and Genevieve Swifte, M16 Artspace, Griffith, ACT

2013        
Queanbeyan Regional Arts Prize exhibition, The Q Artspace, Queanbeyan, NSW

 Folding durational performance, Photospace, ANU School of Art, ACT

Lessons for Astronauts collaborative performance with Steven Holland, Caroline Huf and Amy Fiveash, QL2 Dance Theatre, Gorman House, ACT

2012       
Crossing the Rubicon with Erica Seccombe, Australian National Capital Artists Gallery, Dickson, ACT

 v.o.i.d with Helen Michaelsen and Mona Oren, Canberra Contemporary Art Space (CCAS), Gorman House, Canberra, ACT

GUMP: Geospatial Undefined Mapping Project presented in collaboration with Caroline Huf for Canberra Contemporary Art Space event Bone Idol, ACT

2011       
Natural digressions, University of Technology Gallery, Sydney; group exhibition with Erica Seccombe, Waratah Lahy, Penelope Cain, Kirsten Farrell, Rose Montebello and Al Munro, NSW

2010        
Natural digressions, Level 17 Artspace; group exhibition with Erica Seccombe, Waratah Lahy, Penelope Cain, Kirsten Farrell, Rose Montebello and Al Munro; Flinders St Melbourne, VIC

Koo Koo Ka Choo: Dysturbia, performer in Shoe Theatre production for Woodford Festival directed by Annie Lee, QLD

2009       
Phoenix prize for spiritual art, finalist, ANU School of Art Gallery, ACT

2008       
Touching space video installation exhibited at Canberra Contemporary Art Space (CCAS) Gorman House, ACT

2007–08       
Proximity, tour to Walter Reid Cultural Centre Gallery, Rockhampton QLD, Bega Regional Gallery, NSW and Tamworth Regional Gallery NSW, group exhibition with Blaide Lallemand and Caroline Huf

2006       
Social Capital, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, curated by Lisa Byrne, ACT

TouchFinish, CIT Fashion, Art and Design Staff exhibition, ANCA Gallery Dickson, ACT

2005       
Dwellers, High Court of Australia, part of 24/7: Temporary public art activating Canberra’s parliamentary zone curated by Bronwen Sandland, ACT

Dimensions Variable sculpture exhibition, ANU School of Art Gallery curated by Bronwen Sandland, ACT

2004       
Common time, performance presented in collaboration with Christina Merry for the exhibition There’s no time, Craft ACT Craft and Design Centre, ACT

Proximity with Caroline Huf and Blaide Lallemand, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Manuka, ACT

Common time in collaboration with Christina Merry as part of There’s no time Craft ACT Craft and Design Centre curated by Barbara McConchie, ACT

Place face down to copy, ANU School of Art Gallery, curated by Erica Seccombe, ACT

2003       
Living Room, Domain Temporary Public Art Project 2003, City Walk Precinct, ACT

Artists and musicians collaborations curated by Merryn Gates, ANU SofA Gallery, ACT

Domain, ephemeral public art project in Garema Place, Civic, Canberra coordinated by ArtsACT and ANU School of Art, ACT

2002       
Sleep, object produced and exhibited in performance devised by Wendy Morrow, ANU SofA Gallery, ACT

© artists who work with cardboard, Fremantle Arts Centre, curated by Paul Moncrieff, WA

On the Road, Canberra Contemporary Art Space (CCAS) members' exhibition, ACT

2001       
Blind Spot, curated by Lisa Byrne CCAS, ACT

Season 2001 ANU Canberra School of Art Postgraduate Exhibition, ANU SofA Gallery, MA Research (Sculpture), ACT

Who’s Brother, performer in Shoe Theatre production for Woodford Festival directed by Annie Lee, QLD

2000       
Anecdotes, with Pam Bailey and Tara Sheild, CCAS, Manuka curated by Emma Jean, ACT

Perkin Family Freak show, performer in Shoe Theatre production at Woodford Festival directed by Annie Lee, QLD

Dorothy Farmtruck and Lily Stationwagon’s fab tennis combo, CCAS Members Exhibition, ACT

1999       
Glue, Gallerie Constantinople, group exhibition coordinated by Neil Roberts Queanbeyan, NSW

Colour My World, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Gorman House, ACT
     
Light work, Strathnairn Gallery, Hawker, ACT

ACME presents A Quiet Drink With Friends, All Bar Nun, ACT

Withdrawing Room with Emma Jean, ANU SofA Foyer Gallery, ACT

1998       
Point of Departure, Installation/performance, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne, VIC, and Canberra National Sculpture Forum, ACT

Know Your Signs: From the Community Education Initiative, Canberra National Sculpture Forum, ACT

Construction/Renovation Project with Emma Jean, ANU SofA, Foyer Gallery, ACT
      
ACME addresses the Object, National Sculpture Forum, National Gallery of Australia Foyer, ACT

1997       
AAAR Australian Artists Against Racism, collaborative exhibition, ANU SofA Gallery Foyer, ACT

Room, installation produced in collaboration with Tina Waring, Strathnairn Gallery, ACT

ACME presents A Night at the Flicks, Electric Shadows Cinema, ACT

ACME, the opening Archive And The Everyday, Old Parliament House, ACT

1996       
Spirit House, site specific Installations Gorman House Festival of Contemporary Art, ACT

 Floriade Sculpture Exhibition, Floriade, ACT

 Space Cadets, Emerging Artist Support Scheme Award recipient exhibition, Studio One, ACT
      
Aprons, working drawings, CCAS Manuka, ACT

ACME meets Splinters in Faust The Heat of Knowledge, University House ANU, ACT

ACME presents D Block, October, Festival of Contemporary Arts, Gorman House, ACT

ACME presents D Block, July, Performance Space, Sydney, NSW

ACME presents Back Yard Performances, O'Connor, ACT

Citations

2015       
'Innerspace' catalogue essay by curator David Broker, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, July 2015 http://issuu.com/ccas_canberra/docs/2015_-_innerspace___ccas

2011       
‘Natural Digression: to see what we don’t yet know what we’re seeing’, by Kirsten Rann in Art Monthly Australia iss 237, March 2011

2006       
'Social Capital' exhibition catalogue introduction by curator Lisa Byrne, CCAS

2005       
'Dimensions variable' catalogue essay by curator Bronwen Sandland, Contemporary Sculpture Festival, published by CCAS, Canberra

2004       
‘Common time’ catalogue essay by Bronwyn Sandland for Metis: Time 04, science and the contemporary arts festival

2003       
'Domain: Temporary public art project', catalogue essays by Alison Munro and Bronwen Sandland published by ANU School of Art and ArtsACT

2001       
'Blindspot', catalogue essay by Lisa Byrne published by Canberra Contemporary Art Space

2000       
‘Anecdotes’, catalogue essay by Emma Jean in Tall Stories published by CCAS

1998       
‘Interact With Sculpture’, by Priscilla Henderson, Muse, Canberra’s Art Monthly, April

‘Signs of the Times’, by Cassie Proudfoot, Canberra Times, 14 April

‘A Fleeting Glimpse of Inner City Living’, by Myra McIntyre, Canberra Times, 7 April,

1997        
ACME inc. performance A Night at the Flicks reviewed by Sarah Roberts, Muse, Canberra’s Art Monthly , September

‘New Images’ by David Malin State of the Arts April–July. The RTZ – CRA Cabinet of Curiosities, a collaborative project between eight artists (including myself) and the Australian Science Archives Project appears in the article

1996        
ACME inc. performance D–Block reviewed in ‘Sending up the World of Work’ by Allana Maclean, The Canberra Times, Friday October 3

 
Publications

2015        
Essay on the exhibition New Glass 2015: Archaeology, Excavation and the Arcane, commissioned by Canberra Glassworks
http://newglass.canberraglassworks.com/essay-1/
http://www.canberraglassworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/NewGlass-WritingComp-WINNERv2.pdf

2014       
'Closer' on the exhibition Tresspass by Genevieve Swifte at the Front Gallery in Lyneham, Canberra http://genevieveswifte.com/page/essay-by-ellis-hutch http://ellishutch.tumblr.com/post/99683888541/trespass

2012           
'All the empty places', essay for the exhibition Crossing the Rubicon with Erica Seccombe, ANCA Gallery, Canberra

2010       
'Call of the Small' review of exhibition curated by Anna-Maria Sviatko at Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre

2007       
'Proximity' exhibition catalogue with Blaide Lallemand and Caroline Huf

2005       
'A Matter of Time' review of the Tamworth Fibre Textile Biennale for Craft Culture online

2004       
Art Monthly Australia Review of Presence and Absence portrait sculpture exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery

‘Common time’ in Content(s): Significance and complexity in everyday objects, Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre ed. Alison Munroe, essay co-written with Christina Merry

2002       
Art Monthly Australia, ‘Walking Zero, Katsushige Nakahashi written in collaboration with Erica Seccombe, November 2002

2001       
Craft Arts International, article on the retrospective exhibition of the work to Hiroe Swen held at Craft ACT in 2000

2000/01       
Canberra news for the ‘Fresh’ section of Object Magazine

1998/01       
Various articles and reviews published in Muse Canberra's Arts Monthly

2000       
Catalogue essay for the exhibition 'Orbatron', part of Tall Stories Canberra Contemporary Art Space

Art Monthly Website: Review of Contemporary Art Space Performance Season

Broadsheet Contemporary Visual Arts and Culture Autumn 2000 – Review of 'Motel' off site exhibition by Canberra Contemporary Art Space

Residencies

2016
Forthcoming June-July 2016 - Artist in residence in collaboration with Jessica Brooke-Anderson, Megalo Print Studio and Gallery, ACT

2015 - 2016
Artist in residence for December and January, Arteles Creative Centre, Haukijärvi, Finland

2013       
Artist in residence for the month of December, Arteles Creative Centre, Haukijärvi, Finland

2011       
Photographer in residence, Hurtigruten cruise North Sea and the British Isles on the MS Fram, with Theme Media       

Artist in residence, Compeung Village of Creativity, Doi Saket, Thailand (January) working on collaborative project v.o.i.d with Helen Michaelsen and Mona Oren

2010       
Artist in residence, Compeung Village of Creativity, Doi Saket, Thailand (January) working on collaborative project v.o.i.d with Helen Michaelsen and Mona Oren

Artist in residence, Mulwarre High School and Trinity Catholic College, Goulburn, Pilot program for ANU Equity Office outreach program placing artists in residence in regional schools.

2009       
Artist in residence, Compeung Village of Creativity, Doi Saket, Thailand (January)

1996       
Graduate in residence in the Sculpture Workshop, August and September whilst working on Floriade Sculpture Project

Graduate in residence Studio One, ACT, Emerging Artist Support Scheme Award

Grants/awards/commissions

2015       
Commission to create ephemeral installation work Last light for the exhibition All that fall, National Portrait Gallery of Australia

2014       
Arts ACT Grant to undertake residency at Arteles Creative Centre, Finland in 2015

2012        
Winner Bone Idol Canberra Contemporary Art Space performance event – for GUMP with Cab Huf

2009       
Finalist Phoenix prize for spiritual art ANU SoA Gallery, ACT

2005       
Arts ACT grant to tour group exhibition Proximity to regional galleries

2002       
Arts ACT grant for group exhibition with Blaide Lallemand and Caroline Huf

1998       
Canberra School of Art postgraduate student materials award

Arts ACT grant to Point of Departure – materials and project costs

Arts ACT grant to ACME performance group – materials and costs

Arts ACT grant to the Community Education Initiative – materials

1997       
Pat Corrigan Artist Grant emerging artists grant to Kate Murphy and Tina Waring

1997       
Commission: The Australian Science Archives Project Cabinet of Curiosities made in collaboration with David Nugent

1996       
Act Cultural Council Grant awarded to Group Eleven for Spirit house exhibition

Act Cultural Council Grant awarded to Group Eleven for collaborative Sculpture work for Floriade

1995       
Interiors Australia Acquisitive Prize as part of the Emerging Artists Support Scheme, Canberra School of Art

Studio One Residency Award as part of the Emerging Artists Support Scheme, Canberra School of Art

Conference papers/lectures/workshops

2015            
Canberra Institute of Technology visiting lecture on Artist Residencies for visual art students

Artist panel discussion with curator Dr Christopher Chapman and artist Lee Grant in conjunction with the exhibition All that fall, National Portrait Gallery of Australia

Artist panel discussion about art and war in conjunction with the exhibition First Landing to Last Post, Parliament House, Canberra 19 April

Workshop on writing effective artist statements for Claybodies ceramics group

2014           
Conference paper: 'Partial truths and serious fictions: making paper rockets to fly to the moon', Queensland Festival of Photography Conference Photography and Fictions 23 April

2013           
Conference paper: 'Performing conversations: Bringing back new worlds, an investigation into ideas about exploration and the construction of exploratory spaces in the popular imagination'. Presented at What is Performance Philosophy? University of Surrey, Guildford, UK 11 – 13 April

2012           
Conference paper: 'Bringing back new worlds, an investigation into ideas about exploration and the construction of exploratory spaces in the popular imagination'. Postgraduate Photography Conference, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 31 August

2011           
Writing about your practice Canberra Contemporary Art Space talk on writing for artists 

2008–2010            
Workshops presented as an educator at the National Gallery of Australia:

  • Workshop presenter, watercolour painting workshop for carers of people with Altzheimers,
  • School Holiday Program Workshop for children presented with gallery educator Kate Collins drawing and storytelling ‘Buddha and his buddies’
  • Workshop presenter annual event: The big draw
  • Workshop presenter public event: Sculpture Garden Sunday.
  • Wolfensohn workshop – working with vision impaired children telling stories and running a hands-on art project inspired by the Elaine and Jim Wolfensohn Gift exhibition in a suitcase, working with Gallery Educator Adriane Boag
  • Wolfenshon visit to Yarralumla Primary – working with the Elaine and Jim Wolfensohn Gift exhibition in a suitcase presenting a workshop to children with autism.
  • Professional Development workshop to volunteers at Mosman regional gallery on facilitating groups working with the Elaine and Jim Wolfensohn Gift exhibition in a suitcase

2007, 2008            
Workshop presenter, Lachlan Chapter of Museums Australia conference Working spaces on Marketing small museums

Employment summary

2009 – 2015
Sessional Lecturer Art Theory Workshop, ANU School of Art, convening Professional Practices and Professional Practices Advanced 3rd year course (2009–14), Contemporary Australian Art (2009), Cyberculture (2012), tutoring in first year course (2010)

2014       
Sessional Teacher, Canberra Institute of Technology, Diploma of Visual Art – Critical and Cultural Theory

2012        
Sessional Lecturer Sculpture Workshop, ANU School of Art, teaching video installation workshop for 2nd year students

Sessional Lecturer Photography and Media Arts Workshop, teaching Photography and Public Space – performance workshop for 3rd year students

2009 – 2011       
Education Officer, National Gallery of Australia

2009       
Acting Curator Visual Arts, Canberra Museum and Gallery – temporary contract

2006 – 2008        
Project Officer, Travelling Exhibitions, National Gallery of Australia

2004 – 2006       
Program Manager Curriculum, and Teacher in Fashion, Art and Design, Canberra Institute of Technology

2004 – 2006       
Sessional Lecturer, Core Studies 3D, ANU School of Art

2004 – 2005       
Project Manager: Interact Contemporary Craft in a Digital Future online forum and publication, Craft Australia

2002 – 2004       
Managing Editor Art Monthly Australia Magazine

2000 – 2002       
Education and Public Programs Officer Craft ACT

1999 – 2000       
Gallery Assistant, ANU School of Art Gallery

1997 – 2000       
Business Manager, Art Association of Australia and New Zealand

1999       
Project Manager, Metis – Festival of Art and Science – for installation of Gondwana and the Cosmos – Listening to the Dead Stars Singing, Installation by artist Joan Brassil

1997 – 99       
Technical Officer ANU School of Art, Art Theory Workshop

1996 – 98       
Administrative Secretary Institute of the Arts Student Association