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ROD HOLDAWAY

Born 1958 New Zealand

EDUCATION

1995

Certificate of Learning Difficulties, University of New South Wales

1995

Bachelor of Education, Australian Catholic University

1989

Studied Philosophy and Linear Perspective in Italian Renaissance in Bachelor of Arts program, Deakin University

1979

Studied Painting and Sculpture in Bachelor of Fine Arts program, Adelaide College of Advanced Education

1977

Art Certificate majoring in printmaking and photography Meadowbank TAFE

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

People, Places and the Spaces Between, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

2014

When Paths Cross, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

2011

Familiar Terrain, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

1994

Equinox Studio/Gallery, Sydney

1993

Redbrick Gallery, Gosford, NSW

1989

Gallery X, Sydney

1987

Minds Eye, Kelly Street Kolectiv Gallery, Sydney

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Push and Pull of the City, alongside, Ebb and Flow of Nature sculptures by Denese Oates. Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney, NSW

2018

Group Show, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney, NSW

Ways of Seeing, fundraiser for The Sax Institute at Space Gallery, Sydney

2017

Europe is always a good idea, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney, NSW

 

A Stella(r) Renaissance, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

2016

Gallery Artists, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

2015

Art @23, Waratah Street, Freshwater, Sydney

2014

‘Just Paper’  Maitland Regional Gallery

Packsaddle Exhibition, New England Regional Art Museum Kogarah Art Prize, Kogarah Library and Cultural Centre, Sydney

‘Just Paper’  Maitland Regional Gallery

2013

Gallery Artists, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

Gallery Artists, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

2012

Janet Dawson, Gail English, Rod Holdaway, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

2010

Kedumba Drawing Award, NSW (Finalist)

2009

The Dobell Prize for Drawing, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (Finalist)

Waverly Art Prize, Waverly Woollahra Arts Centre, Sydney

Kings School Art Prize, Sydney (Finalist)

A Tale of Two Cities; Newcastle & Sydney by Merrick Fry & Rod Holdaway, Depot Gallery in association with Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

2008

The Dobell Prize for Drawing, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (Finalist)

Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

2007

The Nature of Things, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

The Dobell Prize for Drawing, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (Finalist)

One Small Step for Mankind, Defiance Gallery, Sydney

2006

Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney (Finalist)

2005

Defiance Gallery 10th Miniature Sculpture Show, Sydney

1999

Mosman Art Society Annual Exhibition, Sydney

Blacktown City Acquisitive Art Exhibition, Sydney

1992

Inaugural Group Exhibition Equinox Studio Gallery Sydney

1991

Mosman Shire Art Exhibition, Sydney          R.S.M. Mona Lisa Show

1988

Major Exhibition ‘Current work’ with Sculptor Maureen Clack Gallery X , Sydney Gallery X Christmas Show, SydneyDarling Harbour UTA painting competition, Sydney (finalist)

1987

Sydney University Staff Club Show with Kelly Street Kolectiv Kelly Street Kolectiv Gallery at the Seymour Centre and at the Performance Space, Sydney Group Show Stuttgart Gallery, West Germany

1986

The Hans Heysen Memorial Exhibition, Adelaide Dearman Gallery Festival Group Show, Adelaide

1985

West Lakes Mall Exhibition, Adelaide

1984

Faber Castell Drawing Exhibition, Sydney Mosman Shire Art Exhibition/Competition, Sydney

1983

Elizabeth Shire Exhibition, Adelaide West Lakes Mall Exhibition, Adelaide

1979

Alice Springs Art Exhibition, NT

1978

Gosford Art Group Exhibition, NSW

COLLECTIONS

Private collections in Australia, New Zealand, Germany and Ireland.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018

‘Ways of Seeing’, The Sax Institute, (catalogue), Space Gallery, Sydney

2018

Ways of Seeing’, The Sax Institute, (catalogue), Space Gallery, Sydney

2017

Alan Holley, ‘Doppler’s Web’ CD Cover and booklet illustrated by Rod Holdaway

2015

Alan Holley ‘Hammerings’, CD Booklet illustrated by Rod Holdaway, Hammerings Records ‘Just Paper’, Maitland Regional Gallery (catalogue)

2014

‘Rod Holdaway’, Process: Artist Feature, Artist Profile, Issue 28, Melbourne Art Fair Special Edition. Alan Holley, ‘King Street’, Illustrated by Rod Holdaway, Kookaburra Music

2013

Michael Fitzgerald, ‘Open Gallery’, Spectrum, The Sydney Morning Herald, 17 – 18 August

2012

Shirley Godlewski, ‘Weaving passions into professions’, Australian Catholic University Alumni e-news bulletin, 15 March

2010

‘Suspicious Minds’, Nobody in the Art World, http://nobodyintheartworld.tumblr.com/, 2 February

2009

Christopher Allen, ‘Tumult captured on paper’, The Australian, November 13

2006

Redlands Westpac Art Prize (catalogue), Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

2003

Barrington Stoke Reading Intervention Scholastic, Sydney