Jenny Gilbertson

Solo Exhibitions

2024Upcoming in October at Burt Streeet Gallery, Cottesloe WA
2010Seedbed, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, USA
2010 Southwest, Childers Regional Art Gallery, QLD
2008 Footprints on Fraser, Trek and Travel, Sydney, NSW
2007Wallum Echoes, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery, QLD
2007Prickly Heat, Bundaberg Arts Centre, QLD

Selected Group Exhibitions

2024Freo Street Gallery, Fremantle WA
2024Brunswick Small Works Prize, Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne VIC
2023Melville Art Awards, Wireless Hill Museum, Booragoon WA
2023Bundaberg Art Prize, Bundaberg QLD (winner, easel works)
2023Just Ideas, Cross Gallery, Bundaberg QLD
2022Melville Art Awards, Wireless Hill Museum, Booragoon WA
2022Castaways Sculpture Awards, Rockingham WA
2021-2022York Botanic Art Prize. Gallery 152 York WA
2020-2022Decadence (QLD Regional Art Awards) Flying Arts, Brisbane, touring regional QLD
2020-2021Of Birds, Cross Gallery, Bundaberg QLD
2020Konstellationen des Möglichen (Constellations of the Possible) Artenne Nenzing, AUSTRIA per Not With Us Anymore community arts project
2019-2020End of Year show, Cross Gallery, Bundaberg, QLD
2019Land, Bundaberg Regional Galleries, Childers, QLD
2019Moth Migration Project, Bundaberg & Gympie Regional Galleries, QLD
2019Ping Pong, Cross Gallery, Bundaberg, QLD
2018Icon, Cross Gallery, Bundaberg, QLD
2017-2019Spaced 2: Future Recall per Not With us Anymore toured to locations in WA, NSW, QLD, VIC and TAS
2017Land, Line, Sea, Artlacuna, Battersea, London, UK
2017Cross Pollination - Moth Migration, 516 Arts, Alburquerque, NM, USA International Crowd Sourced project coordinated by Hilary Lorenz
2017Some Things Large, Many Small, Unsettled Gallery, Las Cruces, NM, USA
2016Road to Somewhere, (joint show) Gatakers Art Space, Maryborough, QLD
2015Let’s Go Ornamental, Unsettled Gallery, Las Cruces, NM, USA
2015Project: Postcard, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, USA
2014Spaced 2: Future Recall, Museum of Western Australia, Perth, WA per Not With us Anymore
2014(Im)Permanence, Barker and Maree Gallery, Esperance, WA per Not With us Anymore
2013Sketchbook, Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery, QLD
2012Renew, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery, QLD
2012Cabinets of Curiosity, Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery, QLD
2010Winter Art Show, Josephina’s Old Gate, Mesilla, NM, USA
2010Grid II, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery, QLD
2009Construct, Construe, Contrive, Logan Regional Art Gallery, QLD
2009Marks in Time, Martin Galleries, Brisbane QLD
2009Seedbed, Noosa Regional Art Gallery, Tewantin QLD
2008Spirit of Mary, Cooloola Public Gallery, Gympie QLD
2008Sea, Sand, Water, Wind, Baboa Gallery, Brisbane QLD

Artist Residencies

2022Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, WA, Australia
2018El Buen Casita, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
2010Dancing Rocks, Tucson, Arizona, USA
2006Rockmirth Eco-Arts, Sapello, New Mexico, USA
2006Dancing Rocks, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Curatorial Projects

2019Here + Now, Bundaberg Regional Galleries, Childers
2018≈23° North & South, Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery. International project between Bundaberg, and Nanning, China
2015Wide Bay - High Desert II, Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery/Unsettled Gallery, Las Cruces, NM, USA. International group exhibition including artist residencies. Co-curated with Trudie Leigo
2013Wide Bay - High Desert, Childers Arts Space/Unsettled Gallery, Las Cruces, NM USA. International project co-curated with Trudie Leigo
2010Showing Their Bits, Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery

Selected Community Arts Projects

2022Sculpture by the Sea, (Exhibition Assistant) Cottesloe, WA
2021Sculpture by the Sea, (Exhibition Assistant) Cottesloe, WA
2020Sculpture by the Sea, (volunteer) Cottesloe, WA
2019Wara Art Trail, (volunteer) constructing large straw sculptures for annual community art trail in York, WA
2009-2019Lantern Making workshops, (tutor) Brisbane, Bundaberg region and Hervey Bay, QLD
2019Moth Migration Project, (coordinator) regional workshops and events, Bundaberg
2016-2018 Lantern Parade, (Project Manager) Chinese New Year Festival, Bundaberg region.
2018Whistle-Stop Shindig, (Project Manager) Watling & Bates music tour to small halls, Bundaberg region.
2017Colin Offord sound installation and workshops, (Project Manager) Childers Festival, Childers, QLD
2017Puppetry workshops, Dead Puppet Society, (Project Manager) Bundaberg region.
2017Text As Art, (Artist) collaborative street art installation project. Bundaberg
2014Knitting up a Storm: Yarn Bombing, (Project Manager) Bundaberg region
2013Olgeta Festival, Bundaberg. Celebrating 150 year anniversary of South Sea Islander culture in Australia. Facilitated and assisted with various aspects of the project including funding applications
2009Sculptor in residence, (Project Manager) Andrew MacDonald, at Vintner’s Secret Vineyard, Childers, QLD
2005Childers Chookfest, (Project Manager) community event, Childers, QLD

Arts Education

2010Bachelor of Creative Enterprise, Central Queensland University
1983Diploma Visual Art, Canberra School of Art, ANU
1979Art Certificate, TAFE NSW

Public Collections

Bundaberg Regional Galleries, QLD
Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW

Private Collections

New Zealand