gareth colliton

Identifying & Locating the Artist

Gareth Colliton currently resides in Warrnambool. Despite his neat casual attire, he is unmistakably one of those creative types.

He can be reached at enquiries@garethcolliton.com

Employment :

2003 > 2006 - Owner, Baimbridge Antiques & Art (Gallery & Shop)
2004 > Present - Self Employed Artist
2008 > 2012 - Sessional Art Teacher at South West Tafe
2009 > 2012 - Sessional Art Lecturer at Deakin University
2011 > Present  - Curator of Exhibitions & Outreach, Warrnambool Art Gallery

Selected Awards :

2012 -  Australia Day ‘Local Achiever’ Award from Warrnambool City Council

Selected Exhibitions :

2004 - ‘New Social Commentaries’ (Prize Show), Warrnambool Art Gallery
2004 -  'Salon des Refuses' (Archibald Prize Show), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2005 - 'The Hamilton Connection' (Group Show), Hamilton Art Gallery
2007 -  ‘Household Gods’, Solo Exhibition, Hamilton Art Gallery
2008 -   ‘Holy S#!+’, Solo Exhibition, Warnambool Art Gallery
2008 -  ‘New Social Commentaries’, (Prize Show), Warrnambool Art Gallery
2010 -  'Making Faces', Solo Exhibition, Deakin University Art Gallery, Melbourne
2010 -  'Hamilton Connection 2010' (Group Show), Hamilton Art Gallery
2011 -  'Biblio Art Prize’ (Prize Show), Blarney Books & Art, Port Fairy
2012 -  ‘The Warrnibald’ (Prize Show), Artlink Gallery, Warrnambool
2014 -  ‘The Promise of Shadows’, The Artery, Warrnambool
2014 -   'Stadtumbau’, (Group Show), Berlin, Germany
2014 -   ‘Embedded’, (Group Show), Scope Galleries, Warrnambool

Selected Portraits :

2003 -  James Nicol, Mayor of Warrnambool
2004 -  Paul Jennings, Children's Author
2006 -  Simon O'Dwyer, Photographer with The Age
2007 -  David Hawker, Speaker of the House of Representatives
2008 -  Brian Dunlop, Artist
2010 -  Abbie Cornish, Actress
2011 -  John Goold, Footballer
2012 -  Jacinta Ermacora, Mayor of Warrnambool
2013 -  Jackson McLaren, Musician

Represented
Held in Hamilton Art Gallery, Warnambool Art Gallery and various private Collections.

Committees :

2004 > 2007      -  Moyne Arts & Culture Committee

2007 > 2011      -  The F Project, Warrnambool Artist Run Initiative

2007 > Present  -  Kanawinka Global Geopark Creative Committee

2009 >                -  Director of South West Film Festival

2013 > Present  -  Aus Music Festival

Publications
On the Road 2013
NGV Gallery Magazine 2013
New Social Commentaries 2004
New Social Commentaries 2008
Imprint 2014
Tafta 2014