Soula Mantalvanos CV

AMomentInGertrudeOpening9357Date of Birth
November 1969

Creative Director
1997 – Own graphic design company, ooi.

Current/upcoming
Mar 2015 Intermission. An exhibition of self portraits at Penny Contemporary Tasmania
Feb 2015 Editions group show at Tacit Contemporary Art Gallery
Feb 2015 Editions #1 group show at Penny Contemporary Tasmania
2014 Consignment to Port Jackson Press
2014 Consignment to Rathdowne Galleries/Joshua McClelland Print Room.

Solo exhibitions
July 2014 Dreamscape, a collaboration with Ellie Malin for the Gertrude Street Projection Festival 2014
Feb 2014 One night launch in collaboration with Aesop. A Moment in Gertrude
Oct 2012 French facades and portrait paintings and prints. The Convent, Daylesford
Oct 6 – 19 2008 Delightful. Gasworks Arts Park. Albert Park.
Oct 2007 – Jan 2008 Winter Light 2. French facades and prints. The Convent, Daylesford.
Aug 2006 Winter Light. French facades. BSG. Fitzroy.
Oct 2006 Nudes. BSG. Fitzroy.

Group exhibitions
Feb 2015 Editions group show at Tacit Contemporary Art Gallery
Feb 2015 Editions #1 Group show at Penny Contemporary Tasmania
June 2014 13 Melbourne Printmakers. Rathdowne Galleries/Joshua McClelland Print Room.
May-Jun 2014 Antipodean Palette exhibition. The Greek Australian Cultural League of Melbourne
May 2013 Borough of Queenscliffe 150th Anniversary Art Award, Queenscliffe
April 2013 Exquisite Palette Show. St. Luke Artists Colourmen, Collingwood
Jun 2013 Antipodean Palette exhibition. The Greek Australian Cultural League of Melbourne
Oct 2013 The Convent, Daylesford – French facades painted on panel and prints
Dec 2012 Alice Bale Art Award 2012. Glen Eira City Council
Sep 2012 French facades, portraits and prints. The Convent, Daylesford
Aug 2009 Corangamarah Art Prize – conceit’ 09. Otway Winery and Brewery, Barongarook
Mar 2009 Williamstown Festival Contemporary Art Prize. Substation Newport
Dec 2008 Alice Bale Art Award finalist in the medium of oil/acrylic

Commissions & prizes
Oct 2014 Semi finalist Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, painting
Jul 2014 The Hurting Strings – An Artist’s Story of Pain documentary by Peter Lamont
Dec 2013 Self published Art & Chronic Pain – A Self Portrait
Oct 2013 Semi finalist Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, painting
May 2013 Borough of Queenscliffe 150th Anniversary Art Award, Queenscliffe
April 2013 Exquisite Palette Show Winner. St. Luke Artists Colourmen, Collingwood
Dec 1 – 16 2012 Alice Bale Art Award 2012. Glen Eira City Council
2010 Mural of St.George at the Hellenic Republic. East Brunswick
2009 Nude portraits for Madam Sou Sou’s Restaurant. Fitzroy
Aug 2009 Corangamarah Art Prize – conceit’ 09. Otway Winery and Brewery, Barongarook
Mar 2009 Williamstown Festival Contemporary Art Prize finalist
Dec 2008 Alice Bale Art Award finalist in the medium of oil/acrylic
May 2008 Commissioned to draw Giovanni Battista Tiepolo’s The Banquet of Cleopatra for a kitchen splash back

Education
2010-2011 Mentoring and study with Jeff Makin
2010 Life drawing and art mentoring with Jeff Makin
2007 Etching 2, Australian Print Workshop with Warren Cooke
2006 Etching course, Firestation with Deborah Williams
2006 Monotype course, Australian Print Workshop with Martin King
1993 Bachelor of Arts degree, graphic design, Swinburne University
1988 Certificate in Art and Design, Box Hill Institute of TAFE
1987 T12 Graphic Design, Box Hill Technical College
1986 T11 Fine art, Box Hill Technical College

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