Erika  Gofton

Erika Gofton

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Curriculum vitae

1971 Born in Hobart, Tasmania, Lives and Works Melbourne, Australia
   

Education

2006 Study tour of Italy, France, London and New York - portrait workshop in New York
1996 Diploma of Education Secondary Visual Arts, University of Tasmania
1995 Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of Art University of Tasmania
   

Solo Exhibitions

2010 Quiet Voice The Substation: Centre For Art and Culture Melb
2008  Shhh… Schubert Contemporary Gallery, Gold Coast Queensland 
2007 She is… Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne
  She is… Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney
2002 I Spy Smyrnios Gallery Australia, Melbourne
   

Select Group Exhibitions

2012 Apple From The Tree Roslyn Smorgan Gallery, Melb
2011   8 Days Before Christmas Our Artists' Special Christmas Show, Anthea Polson Art, Qld  
2011  Safe At Home Cube Contemporary Art Space, Adelaide 
2011  EXCHANGE Exhibition, Gatakers Gallery, Maryborough, QLD 
2010 NETWORK: The TLF Exhibition, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Vic  
2010 The Exquisite Palette Show St Luke's Artist Colourmen, Melb 
2010 First Anniversary Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2009 New Work Dickerson Gallery, Melb 
2009 40 x 40 Special First Christmas Show Anthea Polson Art, Main Beach, Qld  
  Gallery Show Dickerson Gallery, Sydney 
  40 x 40 x 40 Dickerson Gallery Melbourne
2007 Group Show Frances Keevil Gallery Sydney
2006  Melbourne Art Fair 06 Exhibition Building, Melbourne
  Cocoon Hobsons Bay Melbourne
2005 Group Show Frances Keevil Gallery Sydney
  The artist and the Environment, Domain House, Melbourne
  Discovery Art Show Gasworks Art Park Melbourne
  Urban Tide Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Melbourne
  The Long Dinner’ Newport Substation Art Centre, Melbourne
  Art in Public Places - Williamstown Festival Phaze3 Gallery, Melbourne
2004 Sydney Art Fair Melbourne Independent Artists, Sydney
2003 Work Circles Dantes Gallery, Melbourne
2002 Lygon St Artists Lygon St Studios, Melbourne
  Kiss my Art Melbourne Fringe Festival, Melbourne
2000 Summer Salon Entrepot Art Gallery Tasmanian University Union, Hobart
1996 Tomorrow Windmill Gallery, Hobart
1995 Synergy The Bond Store Museum of Tasmania Hobart
   

Awards & Prizes

2015 Finalist SCAP, Caloundra Regional Gallery Qld
2012  Finalist Albany Art Prize, Albany WA
2010 Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, Newport Substation Art Centre 
2009 Finalist EMSLA Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
  Finalist Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery Sydney
  Finalist Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery Qld
  Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize Newport Substation Art Centre
  Finalist R & M McGivern Art Prize, Maroondah Art Gallery Vic
2008 Finalist City of Albany Art Prize, Vancouver Arts Centre, Albany WA
  Finalist Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, Newport Substation Art Centre, Melbourne
2007 Finalist Tattersalls Contemporary Art Prize, Newport Substation Art Centre, Melbourne
2006 Short listed for the Toyota career Development Award
  Finalist Redland Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
  Finalist Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
  Finalist Tattersalls Contemporary Art Prize, Newport Substation Art Centre, Melbourne
2004 Highly Commended Smorgon Steel Contemporary Art Prize Customs Wharf Gallery, Melbourne
2003 Finalist Smorgon Steel Contemporary Art Prize, Williamstown, Melbourne
2001 Finalist Redland Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
  Finalist Darebin-Latrobe Art Prize Bundoora Homestead, Federation Centre for the Arts, Melbourne
   

Bibliography

Capone, A Six of Best Star Newspaper March 2012
Dr. Trouton, L First Night: Paintings by Erika Gofton http://artistrun.org/blog/?cat=102 Jan 2009
Saint Martin, M Sensual Icons in Female Form Weekend Bulletin Dec 13 2008
King, R Paintings depict Womanhood The Gold Coast Bulletin Dec 10 2008
Press, C Case for Lace Vogue Australia December 2008
S, Gray Online interview Art Re-Source www.stevegray.com.au/blog/erika-gofton/ November 2008
Carapic, V Exhibition Review The Graceful Ladies www.australianart.com.au/ 2007
M, Murphy Brushing on Femininity Hobsons Bay Leader October 2007
Dann, C About a Girl Herald Sun September 2007
L, Martin-Chew Exhibition Review Redland Art Awards www.redlandartawards.org.au 2006
Warren, A Workshop: Starters Inside/Out Australia May/June 2006
Weston, C Newport Artist in running to win a world study trip September 2006
Scott, C Artists in a flutter over ‘skipper’ Fairfax Community Network 2006
Ross, K Art Goes Public Thanks to Commercial Mix Star Newspaper February 2005
Murphy, M Dinner for Art’s Sake The Times May 2005

Related Professional

Teacher Drawing Victorian College of the Arts - sessional
Founder, operator and teacher at The Art Room an art class, workshop and mentoring facility located at the Cotton Mills in Footscray
Tutor Drawing, Painting and mentored classes at The Substation: Centre for Art and Culture Melb
Teacher at Heide Museum on Modern Art - School holiday program
2011 Judge Art In Public Places - Hobson's Bay
2011 Judge, Paint The Gardens - Hodson's Bay
Professional Development workshops for Amaroo Day Program and outreach service
2007 - 09 Member of Art Committee, The Substation: Centre for Arts and Culture Melb

Erika Gofton

Curriculum vitae

1971 Born in Hobart, Tasmania, Lives and Works Melbourne, Australia
   

Education

2006 Study tour of Italy, France, London and New York - portrait workshop in New York
1996 Diploma of Education Secondary Visual Arts, University of Tasmania
1995 Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of Art University of Tasmania
   

Solo Exhibitions

2010 Quiet Voice The Substation: Centre For Art and Culture Melb
2008  Shhh… Schubert Contemporary Gallery, Gold Coast Queensland 
2007 She is… Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne
  She is… Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney
2002 I Spy Smyrnios Gallery Australia, Melbourne
   

Select Group Exhibitions

2012 Apple From The Tree Roslyn Smorgan Gallery, Melb
2011   8 Days Before Christmas Our Artists' Special Christmas Show, Anthea Polson Art, Qld  
2011  Safe At Home Cube Contemporary Art Space, Adelaide 
2011  EXCHANGE Exhibition, Gatakers Gallery, Maryborough, QLD 
2010 NETWORK: The TLF Exhibition, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Vic  
2010 The Exquisite Palette Show St Luke's Artist Colourmen, Melb 
2010 First Anniversary Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2009 New Work Dickerson Gallery, Melb 
2009 40 x 40 Special First Christmas Show Anthea Polson Art, Main Beach, Qld  
  Gallery Show Dickerson Gallery, Sydney 
  40 x 40 x 40 Dickerson Gallery Melbourne
2007 Group Show Frances Keevil Gallery Sydney
2006  Melbourne Art Fair 06 Exhibition Building, Melbourne
  Cocoon Hobsons Bay Melbourne
2005 Group Show Frances Keevil Gallery Sydney
  The artist and the Environment, Domain House, Melbourne
  Discovery Art Show Gasworks Art Park Melbourne
  Urban Tide Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Melbourne
  The Long Dinner’ Newport Substation Art Centre, Melbourne
  Art in Public Places - Williamstown Festival Phaze3 Gallery, Melbourne
2004 Sydney Art Fair Melbourne Independent Artists, Sydney
2003 Work Circles Dantes Gallery, Melbourne
2002 Lygon St Artists Lygon St Studios, Melbourne
  Kiss my Art Melbourne Fringe Festival, Melbourne
2000 Summer Salon Entrepot Art Gallery Tasmanian University Union, Hobart
1996 Tomorrow Windmill Gallery, Hobart
1995 Synergy The Bond Store Museum of Tasmania Hobart
   

Awards & Prizes

2015 Finalist SCAP, Caloundra Regional Gallery Qld
2012  Finalist Albany Art Prize, Albany WA
2010 Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, Newport Substation Art Centre 
2009 Finalist EMSLA Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
  Finalist Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery Sydney
  Finalist Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery Qld
  Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize Newport Substation Art Centre
  Finalist R & M McGivern Art Prize, Maroondah Art Gallery Vic
2008 Finalist City of Albany Art Prize, Vancouver Arts Centre, Albany WA
  Finalist Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, Newport Substation Art Centre, Melbourne
2007 Finalist Tattersalls Contemporary Art Prize, Newport Substation Art Centre, Melbourne
2006 Short listed for the Toyota career Development Award
  Finalist Redland Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
  Finalist Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
  Finalist Tattersalls Contemporary Art Prize, Newport Substation Art Centre, Melbourne
2004 Highly Commended Smorgon Steel Contemporary Art Prize Customs Wharf Gallery, Melbourne
2003 Finalist Smorgon Steel Contemporary Art Prize, Williamstown, Melbourne
2001 Finalist Redland Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
  Finalist Darebin-Latrobe Art Prize Bundoora Homestead, Federation Centre for the Arts, Melbourne
   

Bibliography

Capone, A Six of Best Star Newspaper March 2012
Dr. Trouton, L First Night: Paintings by Erika Gofton http://artistrun.org/blog/?cat=102 Jan 2009
Saint Martin, M Sensual Icons in Female Form Weekend Bulletin Dec 13 2008
King, R Paintings depict Womanhood The Gold Coast Bulletin Dec 10 2008
Press, C Case for Lace Vogue Australia December 2008
S, Gray Online interview Art Re-Source www.stevegray.com.au/blog/erika-gofton/ November 2008
Carapic, V Exhibition Review The Graceful Ladies www.australianart.com.au/ 2007
M, Murphy Brushing on Femininity Hobsons Bay Leader October 2007
Dann, C About a Girl Herald Sun September 2007
L, Martin-Chew Exhibition Review Redland Art Awards www.redlandartawards.org.au 2006
Warren, A Workshop: Starters Inside/Out Australia May/June 2006
Weston, C Newport Artist in running to win a world study trip September 2006
Scott, C Artists in a flutter over ‘skipper’ Fairfax Community Network 2006
Ross, K Art Goes Public Thanks to Commercial Mix Star Newspaper February 2005
Murphy, M Dinner for Art’s Sake The Times May 2005

Related Professional

Teacher Drawing Victorian College of the Arts - sessional
Founder, operator and teacher at The Art Room an art class, workshop and mentoring facility located at the Cotton Mills in Footscray
Tutor Drawing, Painting and mentored classes at The Substation: Centre for Art and Culture Melb
Teacher at Heide Museum on Modern Art - School holiday program
2011 Judge Art In Public Places - Hobson's Bay
2011 Judge, Paint The Gardens - Hodson's Bay
Professional Development workshops for Amaroo Day Program and outreach service
2007 - 09 Member of Art Committee, The Substation: Centre for Arts and Culture Melb