Lesley Dickman


 
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EDUCATION AND RESIDENCIES

  • Bachelor of Fine Art - majoring painting and sculptures 1981 - 1984 Monash University
  • Graphic art,, Swinburne Technical College1964 to 1966
  • Philosophy Latrobe University (unit of post graduate diploma of art) 1994
  • Open Studio Guildford Lane Gallery August 2009
  • 12 months residency St Vincents Hospital, recent works, Melbourne 2008

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions

  • "Yarra Dreamscape" Tacit Gallery Collingwood, December 2017
  • Installation "Who Defines Me" Tacit Gallery Richmond, December 2014
  • Installation, "Sand Pit", Walkers St. Gallery, Dandenong February 2013
  • Installation, "Salt and the Dress 3", Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Swan Hill October 2012
  • Installation, "Salt and the Dress 3", Walker St. Gallery, Dandenong November 2011
  • Cambridge Studio Gallery, Collingwood "Salt and the Dress 2" recent paintings May 2010
  • St Vincent's Hospital Gallery, Melbourne recent paintings April 2010
  • Cambridge Studio Gallery Collingwood "Salt and the Dress" paintings, October 2009
  • Installation Guildford Lane Gallery Melbourne "Salt and the Dress" 2. June 2009
  • Installation Guildford Lane Gallery Melbourne "Salt and the Dress", November 2008
  • 'Pathways' Goya Gallery, Dockland, Melbourne 2006
  • 'Slow Motion' Goya Gallery, Southbank, Melb, 2003
  • 'Recent Works', Goya Gallery, Latrobe St. Melb, 2000
  • 'Connecting Separate Worlds/ Body Parts', Helen Gory Gallery Prahran 1999
  • 'The Nature of Change' The Steps Gallery, Carlton, 1996
  • 'Shelters in Time' The Steps Gallery, Carlton, 1993
  • Foyer of the institute of management, St Kilda, [through Linden Gallery] 1993

Invitation Art Awards

  • Wyndham invitation prize works on paper 2018
  • Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards 2014
  • She, Invitation Prize, Walker St Gallery Dandenong 2014
  • John Leslie Art Prize, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, [invitation prize] 2004
  • 'Art Now', Daribin Bienale, exhibition of contemporary visual art group, 2000
  • Contemporary works, Invitation prize, Williamstown Arts Festival 1996
  • Invitation Acquisition Prize, Linden Gallery, St Kilda, 1989

Collections

  • Essendon Arts Festival Exhibition Awarded acquisition prize for Best Contemporary Work.
  • St Vincents Hospital permanent collection (cultural gift program)
  • Private collections In Australia, America, and Japan (contact me for details)

Group Shows

  • Drawing show "Line" Tacit Gallery, March 2018
  • "Salt and the Dress Paintings" Lte Bourke St Melbourne, shared space with Sharman Fienberg October 2017/li>
  • "Artifacts" Linden Gate gallery Yarra Glen shared space with Sharman Fienberg March 2017
  • 9x5 Exhibition Walker St Gallery, Dandenong December 2016
  • Fragile Couture, Melbourne Fashion Festival, Cultural program Yarra Ranges Arts March 2014
  • 9 x 5 exhibition, Walker St. Gallery, Dandenong December 2013
  • Three Stories Gallery Healesville "Salt and the Dress" 2011
  • Installation, Three Stories Gallery, Healesville, May 2010
  • Exhibition of works, Brennon Hall St Vincents, Melbourne 2008 -2010
  • St Vincents gallery, Melbourne, 2008
  • Women's Art Register 'Genetics' Horti Hall Gallery, Melbourne 2004
  • Drawing show 'Straw hills', Hogan's Gallery Fitzroy, 2003
  • 'Crossing the Line', Wiregrass Gallery, Eltham, 2003
  • Small Canvases Exhibition, Queensland 2001
  • Goya Gallery, Latrobe St. Melb 2001
  • Goya Gallery, Latrobe St. Melb. 2000
  • Goya Gallery, Latrobe St Melb, 1999
  • Yume Ya gallery, 'Contemporary approaches to Collage', Ftizroy 1997
  • Spoleto Fringe, Brunswich, 1987
  • Spoleto Fringe, Brunswick 1986
  • Sculpture show for Tertiary Colleges, National Gallery Victoria, 1981

PERFORMANCE

  • Performance, at Monsalvat poetry festival and Ballerat Poets Society, 1988
  • Performed in 'The Studio' Arts Centre, movement drama by Deborah Hay 'Milk of The Cipher', 1986

PUBLICATIONS

  • Lilydale and Yarra Ranges Leader, "Fragile Couture ", March 2014
  • Dandenong Leader, "Conflict in Beauty", November 2011
  • Radio Interview, Neil Wanstall, 3wbc FM, NOVEMBER 2011
  • Melbourne Leader, "Salt and elegance combine in work", August 2009
  • Woman's Art Register, The Bulletin, 'GENETICS', 2004
  • Herald Sun, 'Critics Choice', Jeff Makin August 2000
  • Northcote Leader, 'Creator', August 2000
  • Yarra Valley Post, 'Fist time Solo', November 1993
  • Melbourne Times, ' Hip hip hooray for a dinkum touch of Fringe' 1986
  • Melbourne Age ' Spoleto Art', Gary Catalano 1986

PUBLIC ART

  • Employed as a scenic artist at Scenic Studios working on production for Australian ballet, Victoria State Opera, and Musical productions.1985 to 1995
  • Employed as a free lance artist for world Expo 1988, and theatre organizations such as; Melbourne Theatre Company, Circus oz, Alexander Theatre, and Anthill Theatre Company. 1998 to 1995

TEACHING

  • Healesville Living and Learning Centre, Visual Arts 2002, 2008
  • Box Hill College of TAFE, Visual Arts, life drawing and painting 2001
  • Box Hill College of TAFE , Scenic Art, theatre technology 1996 to 2001