CV
 

GEOFF LEVITUS - CV


Qualifications.

Bachelor of Arts (BA), University of Sydney.

Bachelor of Law (LLB), University of Sydney).

Master of Visual Arts (MA - Vis Arts), City Art Institute, now Art and Design, University Of New South Wales.


Artist Experience

Selected Solo Exhibitions.

2016      ‘A Foreigner’s Glimpse’, Stanley Street Gallery, Sydney.

2015      ‘Boat’, installation, Barim, Gwangju, South Korea.

2015      ‘Four Videos’, satellite event of Ooasa Art Festival, Kitahioshima-chou, Japan.

2014      ‘Five Videos’, Ultimo Project Space, Sydney.

2011      ‘Forest of Memories’, installation with Kristine McCarroll, Newspace Arts Foundation, Hue, Vietnam.

2009      'Fragmentary Travels', Galerie Marie-Laure de l'Ecotais, Paris.

2007      'Varese to Hanoi', The Depot Gallery, Sydney.‘Recent Work’, Galerie Marie-Laure de l'Ecotais, Paris.

2004      ‘Evoke’, Mary Place Gallery, Sydney.

               ‘The New England Suite’, NERAM

2003      ‘Island, Floating’, Alliance Francaise, Sydney.

              ‘Mirage’, John Miller Gallery, Newcastle.

2002      ‘Decadent Voyage’, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris.

               ‘Ile Seguin and other things’, Galerie Etienne de Causans, Paris.

2001      ‘Transitions’, Grafton Regional Gallery.

               ‘A Deep Well of Memory’ (with Paul Miller), Manly Art Gallery & Museum.

2000      ‘Place to Place’, Orange Regional Gallery

1999      ‘Recent Sculpture’, New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM).

1998      ‘Out of Place VII’, Tin Sheds Gallery.

1994      ‘Out of Place VI’, Armidale Art Museum.

              ‘Out of Place VI’, University of Southern Queensland Contemporary Art Gallery, Toowoomba.

1993      ‘Out of Place IV; Two Journeys’, University of New England Contemporary Art Gallery

               ‘Out of Place V’, Victor Mace Gallery, Brisbane.

1992      ‘Out of Place II’, James Harvey Gallery, Sydney.

1992      ‘Out of Place III’, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra.

1992      ‘Paradise Lost Again’, Grafton Regional Gallery.

1989      ‘Politics of the Interior’, Lismore Regional Art Gallery (LRAG)..

1988      ‘Out of Place’, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney.

1986       ‘Persona Non Grata’, Lismore Regional Art Gallery (LRAG).

1985      ‘Objects of Worship and Other Things’, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney.

1983      Hogarth Galleries, Sydney.


Selected Group Exhibitions.

2015      Gwangju International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Hall.

2014      ‘One Metre Max’, Ultimo Project Space.

               ‘Juxtapositions’, video installation, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne.

2013      ‘Juxtapositions’ with Kristine McCarroll and DocLab, Hanoi artists, video installation, Hanoi, Vietnam.

2011      ‘Dream Nation – Personal meets Political’, Ultimo Project Space.

2010      ‘Art Upstairs’, Orange Regional Gallery;

              ‘Clouding the Issue’, Ultimo Project Space.

2009      ‘Salon Show’, Ultimo Project Space, Sydney.

             ‘Controversy and Acclaim', Mosman City Gallery, Sydney.

2008      Galerie Marie-Laure de l'Ecotais, Paris.

2007      Art House Gallery, Sydney

2006       'Twenty/20 Vision', NSW Parliament House.

               'Philanthropy Rules OK', Orange Regional Gallery.

2005      'Watermarks', Orange Regional Gallery.

2004      Keevil at Shapiro Galleries, Sydney.

2003      ‘Love Your Work’, Muse Gallery Ultimo; ‘

               fifty/50’, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale;

               ‘Peace’, Manly Art Gallery & touring.

2002      Blake Prize, SH Erwin Gallery, Sydney

1999      ’Jacaranda Drawing Award’, Grafton Regional Gallery & touring.

               ‘Sculpture by the Sea’, Sydney

1998      ‘69 Sculptors’, King St  & Defiance Gallery.

1997      ‘Landmarks - Contemporary Visions of the Australian Landscape’, Campbelltown City Art Gallery

1995      ‘Raise the Roof’’, Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney.

1994      ‘fifty/50’, Armidale Art Museum.

1991      ‘The Doors’, Gold Coast City Gallery.

1990      ‘New Art 1990’, Bonython-Meadmore Gallery (BMG), Sydney.

1989      ‘New Art 1989’, BMG, Adelaide.

               ‘Drawing the Line’, Tweed River Regional Gallery.

1988      Bonython-Meadmore Gallery (BMG), Sydney;

              ‘Landmarks’, Lismore Regional Art Gallery.

1987      Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney.

              Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of NSW

1986      ‘Interior Landscapes’, Grafton Regional Gallery.

1984      Solander Galleries, Canberra.

1983      Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of NSW

1982 - 84      Hogarth Galleries, Sydney.


Residencies and Awards

2015      Residency, Chula, Hoi An, Vietnam.

2015      Residency, Barim, Gwangju, South Korea.

2013     Artist-in-residence, Trinity Grammar School, Sydney.

2012-13 Residency/workshop, DocLab, Hanoi, Vietnam

2011      Residency, Newspace Arts Foundation, Hue, Vietnam.

2005, 2007, 2009   Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris.

2003      Studio Residency, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale.

2002      Power Studio, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris.

1991      North Coast National Art Prize

              Jacaranda Drawing Prize

1990      Trinity Art Prize

1990      Southern Cross Art Prize

1989      Jacaranda Art Prize

1985      Mosman Art Prize

1985      Macquarie Ports Art Prize


Citations.

‘Image - Art in Asia’ 1983.

‘Vis-Arts 85’, Lismore Regional Art Gallery, 1985.

Susanna Short, ‘The Force of Realism’, Sydney Morning Herald, 17 June 1985.

Richard Maude, ‘Legal Immigrants’, Catalogue essay, Lismore Regional Art Gallery, September 1986.

Jennifer Aspinall,’Clarity in Distance - A Perspective on Regional Art’, ‘Landmarks’ Cat, LRAG, July 1988.

Ray Rixon, ‘Perspective of North Coast Artists’, Periphery No.3, May 1990.

Catalogue, ‘Outlying and Far Reaching’, Umbrella Studios, Townsville, 1991.

Richard Maude, Catalogue essay for ‘Out of Place II’, James Harvey Gallery, Sydney, 1992.

Sonia Barron, ‘Reflecting links with the land’, Canberra Times, 29 August 1992.

Marilyn Walters, Cat. Essay, ‘Landmarks - Contemporary Visions of the Australian Landscape’, Campbelltown Contemporary Art Gallery, 1997.

Anne Sarzin, ‘Geoff Levitus: remembering past landscapes’, University of Sydney News, 7 May 1998

.John McDonald, ‘Lie of the Land’, Sydney Morning Herald, 16 May, 1998.

Julie Copeland, ‘A Brush With Landscape’, Radio National, August 1998.

Alan Sisley, ‘Images of Dislocation and Transience’, cat. essay for ‘Transitions’, Grafton RG, May 2001.

Alan Sisley, ‘A Deep Well of Memory’, Manly Art Gallery & Museum, August 2001.

SBS Radio interview for ‘Island, Floating’, 4 Feb 2003.

‘Recollection’, Grafton, Lismore & Tweed River Regional Galleries, 2003.

Art Almanac, March 2006.

Alan Sisley, 'Geoff Levitus, The Ephemeral', 2006.

La Gazette de l'Hotel Drouot, France, No. 36, Octobre 2007.

Alan Benjamin, 'Seduction and Critique' in 'Fragmentary Travels', Hanoi 2008.

Arts Gazette Internationale, France No. 564, November 2007.

La Gazette de l'Hotel Drouot, France, March 2009.

Van Than, Tuoi Tre (Hue Newspaper) 5 April 2011.

Bich Ngoc, ‘Fruit of the Forest’, Time Out, Hanoi, p.12, 11-17 April  2011.

‘Internatioal Artists Showcase’, in Barim Archive 2015, published by Barim, Gwangju, South Korea, 2015.

‘Geoff Levitus, A Foreigner’s Glimpse’, Artist Profile online review, 7 July 2016.

‘Traveller glimpses behind the surface’, Inner West Courier, 12 July 2016.

Eastside radio interview at htpp://eastsidefm.org/arts/friday/ beginning at 29.40, 22 July 2016.