Curriculum Vitae

Born Melbourne, Australia
Lives and works in Melbourne & Tasmania, Australia

Biography


  • 1989-1992  Bachelor of Fine Arts (photography), RMIT, Melbourne
  • 1977-1979  Bachelor of Behavioural Sciences, Latrobe University, Melbourne

Solo Exhibitions


  • 2014  Winter works, Penny Contemporary, Hobart, Tasmania
  • 2013  No Matter How Clean And Quiet Edmund Pearce Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2011  arcadie,  Cafe Galerie Der des Ders, Montreuil, Paris, FRANCE
  • 2006  Out on a limb, (2 person show) Latrobe University Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo, Victoria
  • 2005  sugar mountain, Conical Gallery, Fitzroy
  • 2001  jan parker, Metropolis Gallery Window Space, Melbourne
  • 1999  defenceless, Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP) Melb.
  • 1997  uncomfortable pleasure, Westspace, Melbourne
  •          Jan Parker, 24 HR ART, Darwin, NT
  • 1996  Luxe,calme et volupte, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
  • 1994  Desire Lines, Studio 12 @ 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
  •          Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Melbourne
  •          Constellation Hominem, Grand Central Gallery, Melbourne

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2012  jan parker 'naturally' @ spacebar gallery, Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania
  • 2010  Atelier ouverts des artistes en residence l'automne a CAMAC, Marnay sur Seine, France
  • 2010  Strange Nature, Red Gallery, North Fitzroy, VIC 
  • 2009  Albury Art Prize, Albury City Art Gallery, Albury, NSW
  • 2008  35th Alice Prize, Alice Springs Art Foundation, Alice Springs
  •          Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery QLD
  • 2007  Postcard show, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
  •          Churchie Emerging Art Prize, Brisbane
  • 2005  Short ride in a fast machine @ Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces
  •          Operation Art, Meat Market Gallery, North Melbourne
  • 2004  Flora Nova, Nellie Castan Gallery, Sth Yarra
  • 2002  flat pictures, Mass Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2001  Octopus 2 @ 200 Gertrude Street Gallery, Melbourne
  • 1999  48 Hrs Arts House, North Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne
  • 1998  Body Object, Steps Gallery, Melbourne
  • 1997  Colloquy, CCP, Melbourne
  •          A4 Art, Westspace, Melbourne
  •          Art Working, Working Art, Steps Gallery, Melbourne
  • 1996  Rumble @ CCP, Melbourne
  •          Moonee Valley Acquisition Art Prize, Melbourne
  •          TEN, CCP, Melbourne
  • 1995  Australia Felix Visual Arts Festival, Benalla, Victoria
  •          Decadence, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
  •          I Did It For Love @ CCP, Melbourne
  • 1994  John Doe, 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
  •          Big Group, Foyer Gallery, Arts Victoria, Melbourne
  •          The Postcard Show, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
  •          AGFA Summer Salon @ CCP, Melbourne
  •          The Art of Nursing, Steps Gallery, Melbourne
  • 1993  (un)authorised duplication @ 200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne
  •          Vitae: An Installation Publication #7 RMIT Faculty Gallery, Melb
  •          Parcel Post Show, Room 4, Melbourne
  •          Elsewhere @ Helen Schutt Gallery, Melbourne
  • 1992  Being @ Temple Studio, Melbourne
  •          Three @ Ertia Gallery, North Melbourne

Collections

  • Lowenstein Arts, Victoria, Australia
  • Private collections in Vietnam, France, Italy and Australia

Awards/Residencies/Commissions


  • 2010          CAMAC Marnay Sur Seine Residency, Marnay sur Seine, France 3 months
  • 2002-2003  Hot Glass Installation - Private Commission in Saigon, Vietnam
  • 1997          Artist in Residence, Northern Territory University, School of Fine Arts, Darwin
  • 1993-1995  Studio Residency @ 200 Gertrude Street inc. Gertrude Street
  •                  Artists Spaces, Melbourne
  • 1994          Pat Corrigan Artists Grant

Bibliography

  • 2013  No Matter How Clean And Quiet exhibition catalogue
  • 2012  jan parker 'naturally'  publication of photographic works 
  • 2006  Out on a Limb catalogue, essay by Russell Storer, curator, MCA. Sydney
  • 2005  a short ride in a fast machine gertrude contemporary art spaces
  •          1985 to 2005 publication edited by Charlotte Day
  •          Operation Art catalogue Megan Evans- Curator
  • 2001  Octopus 2 catalogue, Russell Storer - Curator
  • 2001  The Age, 21/7, Robert Nelson
  • 2001  The Melbourne Leader, July issue
  • 1999  Broadsheet, 1st issue, Larissa Hjorth
  • 1997  Artlink, vol. 17, no. 2
  • 1996  Broadsheet, vol 25, no. 4, (artists page)
  •          Rumble, exhibition catalogue, Stuart Koop, CCP, Melbourne
  •          Luxe, calme et volupte exhibition catalogue, Louise Paramor
  • 1994  John Doe exhibition catalogue, 200 Gertrude Street, Robert Nelson
  • 1993  The Age, 12/3, Greg Neville
  • 1992  The Sunday Age, 13/9, Louis Montague

Research Travel

  • 2010  Champagne-Ardenne, France, Berlin and Budapest
  • 2006  Vietnam
  • 2003  Vietnam
  • 1999  France, Italy
  • 2000  New York, Berlin
  • 1997  Darwin, Australia