EDUCATION

 

MFA. College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Australia.

G. D.P.A.S. College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Australia.

BVA. Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Australia.

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBTIONS

 

2016 Blind, Featured Artist. Pingyao International Festival of Photography, Pingyao, China.

2015 Return, Sara Nightingale Gallery, Water Mill, NY, USA.

2014 Sun to Sun, Simone Douglas & Christopher Bucklow. Artereal Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

2013 External Return. Featured Artist. Pingyao International Festival of Photography.

2011 Ever, Artereal Gallery, Sydney, Australia. 

         Promise. Featured Artist. Pingyao International Festival of Photography.

2007 Vanishing Point, Vassie Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2006 Sky of the Skies, Artereal Gallery, Sydney, Australia. 

         Flight of the Eye, PII Contemporary Art Space, Philadelphia, USA.

2002-03 Blind, CoFA Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

2000 Stasis (Blind), First Draft Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

1998 Passage, 4A Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

1996 An Uncertain Exchange, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

         Simone Douglas, Byron Mapp Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

1994 Aberrations. Curator Ruth Charity, The Photographers Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018  Antipodean emanations: cameraless photographs from Australia and New Zealand. Curated by Stella Loftus-Hills Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, Australia. Presented by MGA in                                association with Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

        Serial Structures: The Object in Performance, JHB Gallery, The Photography Show, Presented by AIPAD, NYC, USA

        From the Studio, Curated by Don Porcaro, Gallery MC, NYC, USA

2017 Sites of Knowledge, Curated by Melissa Bianca Amore & William Stover. Jane Lombard Gallery. NYC. USA.

         Contemporary Female Photo-Artists, Curated by Barbara Douse. Artereal Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

2016 Emanations, The Art of the Cameraless Photograph, Curator Geoffery Batchenovett Brewster Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand.

2015 Reinventing the Helm: Self-Styled Nautical Activists Pirate the Canon of Maritime Art, Sara Nightingale Gallery, Water Mill, NY, USA.

2014 Sequester, Curator Chris Hanrahan, Australian Consulate. Washington D.C. USA.

2013 RE: Conceptualising Vision, Elam Project Space, Auckland, New Zealand.

2012 Light Works, Curator, Dr Isobel Crombie, Senior Curator of Photography, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.

2011 Photography & Place. Australian landscape photography 1970’s 

         Until Now, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

         Under the Willow, Curator Virginia Wilson, Flinders Street Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

         RE: Conceptualizing VisionPingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China

2010 Stand in Landscape, Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China.

         Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award (Finalist), Gold Coast Gallery, Surfers Paradise, Australia.

2007 Light, Artereal Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

         Stocking, Artereal Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

2006-07 Zero, Curator Di Halstead, Traveling Exhibition: Te Manawa, Palmerston North, The Suter, Nelson Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Southland Museum and Art Gallery, Invercargill, New                      Zealand.

2006 Beautiful Decay, Curator Matt Glenn. Loose Projects, Sydney, Australia.

2005 Highlights from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

2004 Sight Seeing, Curated by Sioux Garside, CAFA Gallery, Beijing, China.

         Sight Seeing, Curated by Sioux Garside, SCA Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

         New Acquisitions, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.

2003 First Impressions, Curated by Dr. Isobel Crombie, Senior Curator of Photography, Ian Potter Centre, The National Gallery of Victoria,Melbourne, Australia.

2002 Vanishing Point, Curator Ryzard Dabek, Blau Grau, Sydney, Australia.

2000 Minimal, Curator Alasdair Foster (Director), The Australian Centre For Photography, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

         Harmonia, Curator Ryzard Dabek, Next Wave Festival, West Space, Melbourne, Australia.

         Triggered, First Draft Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

         Silver, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

         Trigger, First Draft Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

1999 Every (other) day, First Draft Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

1998 Exhibition, Curator Melissa Chui, 4AGallery, Sydney.

1996 Photography is Dead! Long Live Photography! Curator Linda Michael, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia.

         Portrait of my Mother, Curated by Vivienne Esders, Galerie Matisse, Institute Français, London, United Kingdom.

1994-95 Recent Acquisitions for the Photography Collection, Curator Mark Haworth-Booth, The Victoria and Albert Museum. London, United Kingdom.

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom

The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

New South Wales Department of Education, Sydney, Australia

State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

The University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia

SELECTED CURATORIAL

2016 International Guest Curator for Home, The Auckland Festival of Photography, The Silos, Auckland, New Zealand

2008 Exquisite Corpse, a visual research project, The Kellen Gallery, Parsons School of Design, The New School, NYC, USA

2007 Exquisite Corpse, a visual research project, Sydney College of the Arts Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2003 Set, First Draft Gallery, Sydney

2000 – 01 Conjecture C, Sydney, Australia, Koln, Germany

2000 Landmarks for the 21st Century, Olympic Arts Festival Exhibition, The Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia

1999 Picture Sydney; Landmarks of a New Generation, The Australian Museum. Sydney, Australia

SELECTED LECTURES, CONFERENCES AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Forthcoming

2018 Anywhere ElsewhereJohn L.Tishman Auditorium, The University Center and Theresa Lang Student Center, The New School University

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2018 Ice Boat S.T.E.M is nothing without S.T.E.A.M. The New School Minute, John L.Tishman Auditorium, The University Center, The New School University

2016 Artist Talk. Montclair State University, NJ, USA

         Home, Art Gallery of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

         Radio interview Radio NZ, Program. Interviewed by Kim Hill. June 7. New Zealand

                    http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/saturday/audio/201803343/simone-douglas-photographing

         Featured Artist Talk Pingyao International Festival of Photography, Pingyao, China

         Blind Artist Talk Pingyao International Festival of Photography, Pingyao, China

         Ice Boat, Parsons School of Design. The New School

         Co-Convenors; Douglas S, Lowry, ANYWHERE AND ELSEWHERE. Art at the Outermost

         Limits of Location-Specifity. Parsons School of Design, The New School, NYC, USA

2015 Panelist. RAPID RESPONSE TEAM, Rapid Response, PACT Centre for Emerging Artists. Sydney. Australia

         Promise. AJC Architects Annual Artist Talk, Sydney, Australia

2014 Simone Douglas in conversation with Barbara Dowse, Sun to Sun. Simone Douglas &

         Chris Bucklow, Sun to Sun. Artereal Gallery, Sydney, Australia

         External Return, Pingyao International Festival of Photography, Pingyao, China 

         Co-Convenors; Douglas S, Lowry, ANYWHERE. Art at the Outermost

         Limits of Location-Specifity. Parsons School of Design, The New School, NYC, USA

         Panelist. “The Art of Experimental Thinking, Saturday Sessions #4”: The Art of Experimental Thinking., PACT Centre for Emerging Artists,  Sydney. Australia.

2012 Simone Douglas, Jim Ramer. New York Photo Festival, NY, USA. Co-facilitator with Prof. Dr Uta Brandes for Gender Play Inaugural conference of iGDN

2011 The Photographic Universe. Parsons The New School for Design. Paper: The Universe Returned. In conversation with Michael T Jones, Google.

                   http://photographicuniverse.parsons.edu/

         Simone Douglas, Arthur Ou, Jim Ramer. New York Photo Festival, NY, USA

        The Universe Returned. Artist talk. The Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, Australia

        Art Chat. Simone Douglas with Tom Robertson. Video recording. The Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, Australia

        Artist talk, Ever, Art Month Sydney, Artereal Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2010 What is a Critique? Symposium. Platypus Affiliated Society, New School Union of Political Science Students, and Parsons Fine Arts Department. Panelists; Tom Butter, Simone Douglas,                      James Elkind, Gregg Horowitz, J. M. Bernstein, Lydia Goehr, Chris Cutrone. 

          Exquisite Corpse and the IPO Project, Co-authored with Benjamin Bacon and Jim Ramer. Claiming Creativity Conference. Columbia College of the Arts and the European League of the                    Institutes of the Arts

         Exquisite Corpse and the IPO Project. A Visual Research Collaboration between Parsons School of Design & Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Australia 

                   Tsinghua University, China

2009 Exquisite Corpse. Parsons School of Design, New School University, NYC, USA

2008 Sky of the Skies. Parsons School of Design, New School University, NYC, USA

2007 Collaborations. Parsons School of Design, New School University, NYC, USA

         Promise, The Degraded Sublime. University of Sydney, Australia

         Promise. The Sydney Gallery School, Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE, Sydney, Australia

2006 An Uncertain Exchange, The Contemporary Sublime. Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand

         Collaborative Process. Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand

         An Uncertain Exchange, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand

         In Conversation: Simone Douglas. Artereal Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2003 Conjecture C project. Köln International School of Design, University of Applied Sciences, Köln, Germany

2002 Blind, Köln International School of Design, University of Applied Sciences, Köln, Germany

2000 Material, Immaterial, The Edge of Vision, College of Fine Arts, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia

1999 Silence and Excess. Occlusions and the Edge of Vision. Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Sydney. Australia

1998 Afterimage. Blue as the Event. The National Art School, Sydney, Australia

1997 Shadow and Light. Charles Sturt University, Albury, Australia

         Aberrations. Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Australia

         Aberrations. National Art School, Sydney, Australia

1996 An Uncertain Exchange. Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

         Flight of the Eye. Campbelltown Regional Art Gallery, Campbelltown, Australia

SELECTED MEDIA AND PUBLICATIONS

2018  Ed, Douglas S, Lowry, S, Anywhere VII, Conveyor, 2018

                    https://issuu.com/projectanywhere/docs/pa_v.ii_2018

                    https://issuu.com/projectanywhere/docs/anywhere_v1_pages

2017 Sachs, Zachary, Sites of Knowledge, ARTFORUM Critics Picks.

                    https://www.artforum.com/picks/id=69327

         Sites of Knowledge at Jane Lombard Gallery, New York BLOUINARTINFO, June 16, 2017. 

                    http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/2275454/sites-of-knowledge-at-jane-lombard-gallery-new-york

         Sites of Knowledge at Jane Lombard Gallery, New York, United States

                    http://changenews.tk/news/‘Sites-of-Knowledge’-at-Jane-Lombard-Gallery,-New-York

2016 Bryt, Anthony. Feature Interview with Simone Douglas, Metro Magazine, Australia

                   http://www.metromag.co.nz/city-life/check- months-auckland- festival-photography/

         Batchen, Geoffrey, Emanations: The Art of the Cameraless Photograph, Govett Brewster Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand Del, Monico Books/Prestel, Munich-London-New York

         Ed, Douglas S, Lowry, S, Anywhere VI, Conveyor.

         Ed. Douglas S, Lowry, ANYWHERE AND ELSEWHERE. Art at the Outermost Limits of Location-Specifity. Conveyor.

         Douglas,S, Return, ed. Dr Douglas S, Lowry, ANYWHERE AND ELSEWHERE, Conveyor,

         Dr Foster, A, Disquietude: Landscape and the Australian Imagination, Auckland Festival of

                   Photography, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Auckland, New Zealand.

2015 Grisham, Sasha, Australian Art: A History, pub. The Miegunyah Press. Melbourne University Publishing, 2015, Melbourne.

         Promise. Interview ABC National Radio, Adelaide, Australia.

         Promise. Interview ABC Regional Radio. Broken Hill. Australia.

         Eternal Return (Sun to Sun) & Promise. Interview. 2SER Radio, Sydney, Australia.

2014 Dr Foster, A, Disquietude: Landscape and the Australian Imagination, Auckland Festival of Photography, Columbia International Festival of Photography. Bogota, Colombia.

        Promise. Interview. ABC Regional Radio. Broken Hill. Australia.

        Simone Douglas & Chris Bucklow. Interviewed by Barbara Dowse, Sun to Sun, Artereal.,

                  http://artereal.com.au/home/sun-to- sun

         Sun to Sun., Time Out. Sydney., 2014/Oct

                  http://www.au.timeout.com/sydney/art/events/40451/sun-to- sun

         Wolff,S. Sun to Sun, Art Life, 2014/Sep

                http://theartlife.com.au/2014/sun-to- sun/

         Eveson, Imogen, Sun to Sun at Artereal Gallery, Broadsheet, 2014/Sep

         Walcott, Rhianna, External Return, Artereal blogspot, 2014/Sep

                http://arterealgalleryblog.blogspot.com/2014/09/simone-douglas- exhibits-work- at-pingyao.html

         Zhou, Amelia, Christopher Bucklow and Simone Douglas: Sun to Sun, Concrete Playground, 2014/Aug

                http://concreteplayground.com/sydney/event/christopher-bucklow- and-simone-douglas-sun- tosun/

        Hanrahan,C & Croggan, N. Sequester, Sequester.

2013 Rachel Bentley (producer). ArtExpress, TVS. Three part Documentary series. Featured Artists: Simone Douglas, Ben Qulity & Paul Riggio. Documentary series commissioned                           by the Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney Australia.

2011 Landscape and place. Australian Photography since the 1970’s. Art Gallery New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 

         AETHER-ART: Simone Douglas at Artereal and Art Gallery of New South Wales.

                  http://aether-art.blogspot.com/2011/03/simone- douglas-at-artereal-and- agnsw

         Walcott, Rhianna, Simone Douglas: Eve” http://www.rococoproductions.com/500/500037.html. Web

         Douglas, S, The Universe Returned. Conveyor Magazine, NY, April.

         Douglas, S. Tell the World I’m Coming Home. OUTPOST. Kid Zoom at Cockatoo Island

2010 Marsh, Anne (essays), Zimmer, Jenny (ed). Look: Contemporary Australian Photography since 1980, Macmillian Press, London, United Kingdom

2009 Ed.Ou, Arthur. Blind Spot. Photo-Based Art Inc., Issue 40, Hackensack, NJ, United States

2007 Annear, Judy (ed), Photography, Art Gallery of New South Wales Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales. Sydney Australia

         Perriz, Ingrid, Australian Artists in the United States of America, Art & Australia, Vol. 44 Winter No. 4. pp. 600–605. Paddington, Australia.

         Kirkner, Anne, Zero, Photofile, Winter, Australian Centre for Photography. Paddington, Australia

2006 Erlhoff, Michael. Sky of the Skies, pub. Artereal. Sydney, Australia. 

         Halstead. D and Tuato’o Ross Cathy, Blind Visions, Zero,  New Zealand.

                 Key Note Essay, Lionel B, Zero

                 Halstead.D, Tuato’o Ross. C , The indexical, Zero, New Zealand

         Douse, Barbara, Light, Artereal Gallery, April, Sydney, Australia

         Clement, Tracey, Sky of the Skies, Sydney Morning Herald, March Sydney, Australia

         Douglas, S, Quiet Passage, Breathing Space, Artereal Gallery, Sydney.

         Garside, Sioux (ed), Sightseeing, CoFA, University of New South Wales Kensington, Australia.

         Maral, Louise (ed.), Sightseeing in Beijing–Sydney, The University of Sydney News, Sydney, Australia

         Glenn, Matt, Beautiful Decay, SCA Fold, Sydney, Australia

2005 Erlhoff, Michael, et all, Blind Visions. pub. Birkhäuser Architecture, Basel, Switzerland, Boston, Massachusetts. Berlin, Germany

         Douglas, S, Mediations, Mediations I-XII

2004 Sightseeing, pub. University of Sydney and China Academy of Arts, Beijing, China

         International Edition, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Volume 36, No. 16 

         Douglas, S, Marking Time, Set.

2003 Crombie, Isobel, First Impressions, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia (Exhibition Catalogue). First Impressions, The Ian Potter Centre: National Gallery of Victoria,                               Melbourne, Australia 

         Day, Charlotte, First Impressions: Contemporary Australian Photograms, Photofile, The Australian Centre for Photography, June, Paddington, Australia

2000 Harmonia, West Space, Melbourne, Australia 

         Silver, pub. by IDG Gallery, Sydney, Australia 

         Smee, Sebastian. Bare essentials, Sydney Morning Herald, 28/4/00, Sydney, Australia

         McFarlane, Robert. Stripping down to the bare minimum, Sydney Morning Herald, October 5 2000. Sydney, Australia

         Douglas, S, Picture Sydney; Landmarks of a New Generation, pub. Australian Museum. pp 3–7. Keynote essay & Photo Editor.

1999 Peterson, Tanya. An Uncertain Exchange

1998 Our Mothers, pub. Tabori & Chang Inc. New York, NY

         Chui, Melissa, Passage: Douglas, S. & Schumack, K pub. 4A Gallery, Sydney, Australia

         Cavernett, Wendy. Aberrant Art, (not only) black + white, no. 31, pub. Studio Magazines Pty Ltd, Darling Point, Australia. 

         Alexander, George. Up from the darkroom, Photofile. August, p. 3, Australian Centre for Photography. Paddington, Australia

1996 McDonald, John. Photography is Dead! Long Live Photography! Sydney Morning Herald, 26/8/1997, Spectrum, p 14, Sydney, Australia

         Michael, Linda, Introduction, Photography is Dead! Long Live Photography! Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia 

         Alexander, George, Freeze + Die + Revive, Photography is Dead! Long Live Photography! pub. Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia.

         Jolly, Martin, Photography’s Afterlife, Photography is Dead! Long Live Photography! Pub. Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

         Cavernett, Wendy, Simone Douglas at the MCA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

                 http://www.thei.aust.com/isite/igmcaphotorv.html.Web

         Cavernett, Wendy, Simone Douglas An Uncertain Exchange

                http://www.thei.aust.com/isite/igmcaphotorv.html.Web

1995 Peter Ride. Aberrations, Photofile. July/August, The Australian Centre for Photography, Issue #45. Paddington, Australia,

         Titterington, Chris. Simone Douglas, Aberrations, Creative Camera, Dec/Jan issue, Cornerhouse publications, United Kingdom

         Recent Acquisitions, The Victoria and Albert Museum. London, United Kingdom

1994 Charity, Ruth. Simone Douglas: Aberrations, pub. The Photographers Gallery, London, United Kingdom

SELECTED GRANTS:

2015-16     Parsons School of Design, The New School. School Based Fund Grant. AMT

2013-14     Parsons School of Design, The New School. School Based Fund Grant. AMT

2015-16     Faculty research fund grant for Ice Boat. Parsons School of Design, The New School

2015          Faculty research fund grant for Promise. Parsons School of Design, The New School

2014          Faculty research fund grant for Promise. Parsons School of Design, The New School

2013          Faculty research fund grant for Promise. Parsons School of Design, The New School

                  AMT faculty grant for China Project. Parsons School of Design, The New School

2012          AMT faculty grant for China Project. Parsons School of Design, The New School

2011          AMT faculty grant for Sight = Site China Project. Parsons School of Design, The New School

                  AMT faculty grant for Stand In Landscape, Pingyao Festival of Photography, China. Parsons School of Design, The New School

                  AMT faculty grant for Noir Festival exhibition. Parsons School of Design, The New School.

2009          AMT faculty grant for IPO and Exquisite Corpse Project. Parsons School of Design, The New School

                  AMT faculty grant for ICERI conference. Parsons School of Design, The New School

                  AMT faculty grant for HICAH conference. Parsons School of Design, The New School

2006 – 08  International Program Development Fund, University of Sydney

2004          International Program Development Fund, University of Sydney

2001          Australia Council Special Project Grant (for First Draft Gallery)

                  NSW Ministry for the Arts (for First Draft Gallery)

2000          Australia Council Special Project Grant (for First Draft Gallery)

                  NSW Ministry for the Arts (for First Draft Gallery)

1999          Australia Council Special Project Grant (for First Draft Gallery)

                  NSW Ministry for the Arts (for First Draft Gallery).

1996          New Work Grant. British United Provident Association

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