Mark Eliott

Curriculum Vitae

Mark Eliott

Education

2016

Currently undertaking PHD at the Australian National University, Canberra

2012

Graduated in Master of Visuals Arts research degree – SCA

2011

Voice training (film narration) with The Voice Professionals, Sydney

2008

Graduated in ‘Master of Studio Art’ degree, Sydney College of the arts

2005

Flame-workshop with Robert Mickelsen (USA)

1990

Associate diploma, jazz (saxophone) Sydney conservatorium

1990

Pre 1990 Scientific glass training with Peter Minson and Max Murphy

Group Exhibitions

2016

Intern, Craft ACT supported by Corning Museum of Glass (upcoming)

2016

Kiga, Illuminated glass. Kirra gallery Melbourne

2016

Tom Malone finalists exhibition, Gallery of Western Australia

2015

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney

2015

SAS Animation Conference, (installations) Christchurch University, Kent UK

2014

Deakin Small Sculpture award, Finalist. Melbourne, Victoria

2014

Mage studio glass exhibition, Mansfield Victoria 

2014

Flame on Glass, Group show at Kirra Gallery Melbourne Victoria

2014

Ranamok, touring group show

2014

Flair, Group show Perth

2014

My Unique Self, Group Show Alpha House Gallery Sydney 

2014

The Agar Dish, Intersect Arts Sydney

2014

Encore Plus, Glass Artists gallery Sydney

2014

Life Forms, Illinois Wesleyan University USA

2014

Life Forms, National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia USA

2013

Comments in Glass, Pop up exhibition, Art and About, Sydney

2013

Prelude, Pop up exhibition, Art and About, Sydney 

2013

Life Forms, Pittsburgh Glass Center Pittsburgh USA

2013

Oceans. Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark March

2013

Ensemble. Ausglass conference Members Show 

2012

30/30. Group show  at Glass artists Gallery, Sydney

2012

Glassimations. Group show at Canberra Glass works 

2012

IlluminationsGroup show Bondi Pavilion Sydney

2012

Flame on Glass. Group show at Kirra Gallery Melbourne

2012

Glassimations. Group show at Deakin University Melbourne

2012

Alphabet. Group show Craft ACT, Canberra

2012

Small scale. Group show  at Glass artists Gallery, Sydney

2011

Flame on Glass. Group show at Kirra Gallery Melbourne

2011

Gig Gallery. Group show Sydney

2010

ESP directors show. ESP gallery Sydney

2010

Aint seen the sunshine Since I Don’t Know When’. SCA group

2010

SCA. Mid-year postgraduate exhibition

2010

Blast Off. Group show Glass Artist Glass

2009

GIG Gallery. Group show of SCA students

2009

Ranamok 2009. Finalists touring exhibition 

2009

Acoustoopticaldinoratorio, Delmar Gallery exhib and perform

2009

Launch. Group show at GiG gallery Sydney

2009

Special Drinking Vessels. Group show at Jam Factory, S.A.

2008

Shaping Perspectives. Group show, Horus and Deloris,Sydney

2008

Glass on Flame. Group show at Kirra, Melbourne

2008

Open Slather. Ausglass members show Canberra

2007

SCA Postgrad exhibition. Sydney

2007

Glass Plus. AusglassNSW show and opening address GAG Sydney

2007

Glass on Flame. Group show and demo at Kirra Gallery, Melbourne

2007

Rhythm of the Flame. Artcase galleries group show, (Co-conceived and planned, exhibited, talked and demonstrated) KL Malaysia

2006

Tom Malone Prize. Finalist 

2006

SOFA GLASS ART FAIR. Chicago. Pieces on show with Kirra

2006

Ode to the blues. Group show at GAG Sydney

2006

Glass on flame. 'Music in Glass' collaborative performance Kirra Gallery, Melbourne

2006

Post it. Show of collaborative sketches. Post it gallery, Sydney

2006

Flair. Ausglass group show Perth

2006

Encore. Group show of Runamock finalists at Glass Artist Gallery

2005

Figurativelyspeaking. Group show Collaboration with T.Vankoeverden Glass Artist Gallery

2005

Sculpture by the Sea. Collaborative works with Manjit Dugal-Eliott

2005

Glass on Flame. Group show and demo at Kirra, Melbourne

2005

Runamok 2005. Finalists touring exhibition

2005

Prometheus Art Awards Exhibition. Queensland 

2005

MaunselWikkes. Group show. Collaboration with Manjit Dugal-Eliott

2005

Science Fiction Exhibition. Group show. Kick Gallery, Melb

2005

Southern Lights. (Ausglassmembers exhibition) Adelaide

2005

Material Instincts. (Ausglass NSW - artists talk) Manly Art Gallery

2005

Coast Line Exhibitionand Demo. 1000 Degrees, Sydney

2004

Grooves in Glass. 3 man show / demo to music: DMDP. GAG Sydney

2004

Runamok Finalists Touring Exhibition

2004

Dragon Exhibition. 1000 Degrees Sydney

2004

Glass on Flame group show and demo, Kirra Gallery, Melbourne

2003

Group Show. Freeman Galleries, Hobart

2001

CHEER Exhibition. Queensland

2001

Aust. Scientific Glassblowing Symposium. Exhibition, Sydney

2001

Open Day exhibition. Northstar Glass USA

2000

Royal Botanic Gardens. Native Flowers. Sydney 

2000

Bombay Safire Martini Glass. with Max Murphy for Collette Dinnigan Volvo Gallery, Sydney 

1999

RFC Glass finalist 

Solo Exhibitions

2002

Flying Entities. exhibition and glassblowing demonstration. Bali, Indonesia 

2000

Life, Form, Diversity. Glass Artists Gallery, Sydney

Film Screenings

2016

GAS Conference, Corning USA (upcoming)

2014

Fox studios, International Dive Expo, Sydney. Dr Mermaid

2013

Glebe Street fair, Sydney. Dr Mermaid

2013

European Film College, Ebeltoft Denmark. Dr Mermaid

2013

The Animation Workshop, Viborg Denmark. Dr Mermaid

2013

Glasmuseet Ebeltoft. Denmark. Dr Mermaid, Experiments in living in Glass#1 Slow growth improvisations #1 and #2

2013

Melbourne international Film Festival. Dr Mermaid

2013

2012-2013 Canberra Glassworks, Glassimations. Dr Mermaid, Experiments in living in Glass#1, Slow growth improvisations #1 and #2

2012

Glebe St fair, Sydney. Dr Mermaid

2012

Illuminations, Bondi Pavilion Sydney. Dr Mermaid, Experiments in living in Glass#1, Slow growth improvisations. #1 and #2

2012

Deakin University Melbourne, Glassimations. Dr Mermaid, Experiments in living in Glass#1, Slow growth improvisations #1 and #2

2012

Bondi Pavilion. Sydney. Bondi the Beautiful festival, Dr Mermaid

2012

RMIT, Melbourne. The Animation Machine’ International Society for animation studies conference, Dr Mermaid

2011

GAS conference, Seattle USA Dr Mermaid

2011

Gaffa Gallery, Sydney. Experiments in Living Glass #1

2011

Sydney College of the Arts, Ausglass conference. Dr Mermaid

2010

NZ glass conference, Auckland, NZ. Dr Mermaid

2010

Sydney Underground Film Festival. Dr Mermaid screening

2010

Sydney College of the Arts. Mid-year postgrad. exhibition Dr Mermaid

2010

Australian Museum, Sydney Blaschka Times and Influence

2010

Delmar Gallery. Experiments in Living Glass #1 screening

2009

Chauvel Cinema. Dr Mermaid launch Sydney

2009

Sydney College of the Arts, Agar Dish. Experiments in Living Glass #1

Grants and Awards

2016

KIGA award for innovation in illuminated glass

2016

ANU Vice-Chancellor's HDR Travel Grant

2015

Emru Townsend award for travel to SAS conference UK

2014

Mage studio glass award: High commendation

2013

NAVA NSW artists grant to travel to Denmark with Jack Mcgrath $2500

2010

NSW Underground Film Festival Awards

2009

University of Sydney Post Graduate research Support Scheme

2005

NAVA NSW artists grant

1991

Jazz Action Society award for composition

Relevant Work Experience and Projects

2016

Invited to present at GAS Conference, Corning, New York USA 2016

2015

Sculpture by the Sea Education program

2015

Presenter at SAS Animation Conference, Christchurch University, Kent, UK

2014

Presenter at Australia and New Zealand Scientific Glass  symposium – Canberra

2014

Artist talk with Jack McGrath at The Australia International Dive Expo,Sydney

2013

Lecture on Glass and animation with Jack McGrath at The European Film College in  Ebeltoft, Denmark

2013

Lecture on Glass and animation with Jack McGrath at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark

2013

Interactive public Flame-work demonstration at the Glassmuseet, Ebeltoft,Denmark

2013

Glass components included in the installation by Maria Fernanda Cardoso MCA Artbar, Sydney

2012

Artists talk with Jack McGrath at the Glassimations exhibition curated by Lienors Torre at Deakin University Melbourne and Canberra Glassworks

2012

Glass components included in the work ‘Museum of Copulatory Organs’ installation by Maria Fernanda Cardoso and Ross Harley at Sydney Biennale

2012

Co-curator with Jack McGrath of the ‘Illuminations’ animation and sculpture exhibition at Bondi Pavilion

2012

Presented at ‘The Animation Machine’ International Society for animation studies conference, RMIT Melbourne

2012

Accepted for international book ‘Wildlife Art Today’ by Cindy Coldiron

2012

Co-directed ‘Bondi and Beyond: the filmic sketch’ – with Jack  McGrath

2012

Co-directed ‘Bondi and Beyond: the workshop’ - documentary directed and produced by Jack McGrath

2012

Hosted the first Glass Flame-ation workshop at Waverley Woollahra Art School with Jack McGrath

2012

Compass program Demonstrations, Sydney University

2012

A six month residency at Waverley Woollahra Art School, Sydney 2012

2012

Demo, and flame-workshops - University of Sydney EMBA program

2011

Residency with $1000 stipend to do glass animation at Canberra Glassworks

2011

Dr Mermaid requested for the National Film and Sound Archive, ACT

2011

Introduction to Dr Mermaid at GAS conference Seattle

2011

Dr Mermaid requested for the Corning Museums Rakow Library

2011

Finalist, University of Sydney ‘Sea of Hands’ Design competition

2011

Co-presentation, demo and exhibition - Sydney Ausglass conference

2011

Conceived, co-directed and or performed at ‘Agar Dish’ events SCA

2010

Co-presentation on Glass animation - NZ glass conference

2010

Talk and demo Aust.Museum: The Blaschkas, times and influence

2009

Collaborative glass animated film projects with Jack McGrath: ‘Dr Mermaid and the Abovemarine’ and ‘Experiments in Living Glass #1

2009

Commenced research survey on improvisation in art

2008

Commenced Glass animation project with Jack McGrath

2008

TA for Roger Parramore workshop – Canberra Glassworks

2008

Member of Ausglass NSW ‘state rep’ committee

2005

Regular Cartoonist for ‘The Bondi View’ Newspaper

2004

Australian Distributorship, NorthStar Glass (USA)

2003

Member of ‘Voices from the Vacant Lot’ a cappella singing group

2000

Musician/performer in Sydney Playback Theatre company

2000

Technical assistant for James Minson’s Flame-workshop, Melbourne

1990

Glass training with Peter Minson and self-taught musicianship

Professional Practice

2016

Conducted regular flame workshops – Canberra Glassworks

2015

Interactive flame-work demo at Kingston Power House Centenary, ACT

2015

Flame-work performance at gallery 107 open day, Sydney

2015

Flame-work performance at agar dish Gallery 107, Sydney

2015

Produced glass components for the work of Anne Ferguson

2014

Teaching glass Flame-workshops at Canberra Glassworks

2014

Flame-work demonstration for Williams syndrome conference, Macquarie University

2014

Visited Museums and galleries in Europe including The Mus’ee De La Faience in Nevers,   France and the Prada in Madrid

2014

Meeting with Miranda Lowe curator of the Blascka glass collection at the Museum of Natural History, London

2014

Joined writers group, Sydney

2014

Produced glass components for work by Sarah Harvey

2013

Interactive Flame-work demonstration at Festival of the Winds Bondi

2013

Interactive Flame-work demonstration. Bondi the Beautiful festival

2013

Ausglass Conference interactive demonstration

2013

Interactive Flame-work demonstration – Glebe St fair

2013

Commission for the Edith and Joy London Foundation, Kioloa Coastal Campus of the ANU

2012

Festival of the Winds interactive demonstration Bondi

2012

Production of glass elements for Maureen Cahill’s work

2012

Flame-work demonstration. Bondi the Beautiful festival

2012

Teaching at Sydney Glass blowing College Mascot

2012

Assisting Shoufey Derz with production of glass for her work

2011

Production of glass components for Take Takamura

2011

Glass Installation performance – Compass program, Sydney University

2011

Glass and music performance Glass Artists Gallery Sydney

2011

Making of components for Doc Griffiths work in Sculpture by the Sea

2011

Demonstration at International ‘Flame On’, Sydney

2011

Animation work shown in GAS conference talk by Bandhu Dunham

2011

Agar dish performance Sydney College of the Arts

2011

Glass components for Tevita Havea

2010

Animation for ‘Journey to the Centre of the Mind’ by Jack McGrath

2010

Flame-workshop for indigenous women at Canberra Glassworks

2010

Flame-workshops for Australian Museum members

2010

Produced components for work by Maria Fernanda Cardos

2009

Flame workshops at Queenwood and Beecroft Highschools

2009

Flame-workshop at Canberra Glassworks

2009

Invitation to present at TTP conference Monash Melbourne

2009

ABC radio 702 Live glass teapot making event, Easter show

2009

Conducted flame-workshop at Forrest Glen Glassworks

2008

Demo at SCA open day

2008

2008-2010 Teaching of Flame-work Glass elective and BVA classes at SCA

2008

Demo at Samsung Television launch

2008

Demos at Canberra Glassworks 1st birthday ACT

2008

Demo and ‘Green2’ lecture panel Ausglass conference, ACT

2007

Conducted 2 flame-workshops at Queenwood School for girls

2007

Two ‘Glass-to-music performances’– Sydney College of the Arts

2007

Collaboration Sculpture with Raja Idris, Estelle Dean, Beth Newman Michelle Mayes and Zuzila Zain from  live gamelan music

2007

Artist talks and demos - Great Eastern mall KL, Malaysia

2007

Conducted 3 Flame-workshops KL Malaysia

2007

Flame-work Demo at opening: Canberra Glassworks

2007

Flame-work Demo for World Environment Day, Bondi Pavilion

2007

Produced Magnolia commemorative for Magnolia foundation

2006

2006-2007 Conducted flame-workshops at Bondi Pavilion Sydney

2006

Demonstration for AMA Xmas party, Canberra

2006

Conducted 2 flame-workshops at Queenwood School for girls

2006

Demonstration for Ocean-care day, Bondi Pavilion, Sydney

2006

Commenced 'artist in residence' at Bondi Pavilion, Sydney

2005

2005-2009 Senior citizens music workshops, Bondi Pavilion

2005

2005-2014 Childrens art and wood workshops Bondi Pavilion

2005

2005-2008 Wave youth Music workshops, woodwinds, Bondi Pavilion

2005

Conducted 2 flame-workshops at Queenwood School for girls

2005

Demonstration at Australian Craft Galleries, Sydney

2005

Demonstration at 1000 Degrees gallery

2005

Conducted 3 day flame-workshop in Leichhardt studio

2005

Demo with Chris Arnold and Mystic Beats,G.A.S confer. S.A.

2005

Artists talk and demonstrations at Ranamok Port Macquarie

2004

Flame-working to music improvisation with Band, DMDP

2004

Conducted 2 flame-workshops at Sydney College of the Arts

2003

2003-2004 Teaching flame-workshops for Sydney University centre for  Continuing education

2003

Flame-working Demonstration for Premier of ‘Finding Nemo’

2003

Ran flame-workshops at S.C.A for Ausglass

2003

Flame-work Demonstration at "World Environment Day"

2002

Conducted Flame-workshop for SCA 

1997

Flame-work Demo at launch of  film 'Oscar and Lucinda’

Conducted 2 flame-workshops at Queenwood School for girls

Flame-work demonstration at NZ glass conference

Demo at Medieval party event Sydney

Collections

National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra

Barry Willoughby

Lexie Nelson

Margie Pearce

Toh Puan Kuan Mahani Idris Daim - Malaysia

Geoffrey Strutton

Solomon Trust

Elaine Pounder- Smith

Nora Shreiber

Andy and Deirdre Plummer

Australian national glass collection at Wagga Wagga

Northstar Glass USA

Rakow Research Library,Corning Museum of Glass, New Yor

National Gallery of Australia ACT

Canberra Museum and Gallery, ACT

Media, Reviews, Publicity

2016

KIGA catalogue

2015

Sculpture by the Sea calalogue

2014

Ranamok Glass catalogue

2013

Life Forms –online exhibition

2013

Sydney: Birth Place of a Nation – image in book

2013

Australian Signatures: The National Art Glass Collection. Image in book

2013

Ocean – Published catalogue. Glasmuseet Ebeltoft March

2012

Canberra Times – ‘Molten Magic in Story Telling’, Claire Lowe 17 November 2012

2012

Illuminations - Exhibition Catalogue

2012

International Society for animation studies - conference book 

2012

Glassimations – Exhibition Catalogue

2012

Wentworth Courier –article on my work

2012

Artscape – ABC TV (program on Maria Fernando Cardosa

2012

Secret Songs – (Sax on music Album by Lyn Bowtell and Janis Ian) 

2011

Remix magazine -Jewellery with stylist: Geoffrey Nolan

2011

New Glass Magazine -Image from Dr Mermaid and the Abovemarine

2010

Realtime Magazine - Aug/Sept–Image from Dr Mermaid and the Abovemarine

2010

Glassline Magazine June  Improvisation in borosilicate glass

2010

Explore magazine – Australian Museum

2010

Sydney Morning Herald ‘Art of glass: why a six-minute animated film takes a year to  make’  07 May 2010

2009

Ranamok Glass catalogue

2009

Ausglass Canberra conference journal published

2009

Richard Glovers’ Drive Time ABC Radio 702

2008

Continue to Breathe Normally–(saxophone on music album by Ben Fink)

2008

2008-2009 Cartoons in 5 issues of Australian R&D magazine

2007

NTV7-The Breakfast show ‘A New Dimension of Art’ (Malaysian Television)

2007

Articles in The Star and (Malaysia) and New Straits times

2007

Cartoon in Ausglass newsletter

2006

2006-2007 Article and pictures in summer edition of LINO magazine

2006

Demonstration report in GAS journal

2005

Statement and picture in summer edition of LINO magazine

2005

Image in Craft Arts International magazine, winter

2005

‘Reflections on Australia’ Presidents letter, GAS news Aug-Sept 2005

2005

Ausglass newsletter, winter 

2005

Ranamok Glass catalogue

2004

Glass Tunes, Sydney Morning Herald (Spotlight), 7 December 2004

2004

Ranamok Glass catalogue

1999

Tom Malone Glass prize Catalogue

1999

New Glass Magazine

1999

Ranamok Glass catalogue

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