Kelly Manning is a female artist born in Australia, currently working in Melbourne, COLLINGWOOD, Victoria, Australia.
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Kelly Manning
Kelly Manning is a Melbourne based visual artist with 20 years experience. She is an honors graduate of the Royal Institute of Technology, in Fine Arts. She has become known for her Vietnam related works and technique of utilising stamping, latex and aerosol spray paint in her paintings.
Current Drivers Licence, Vic.
Current First Aid Level 11, St John Ambulance.
2008 Cert II Multi-Media, NMIT, Melbourne.
2002 Honours in Fine Arts, Drawing, RMIT, Melbourne, Vic.
2001 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Drawing, RMIT, Melbourne, Vic.
1999 Visual Arts Diploma, Printmaking, RMIT Tafe, Carlton, Vic.
1993 Associate Diploma in Fine Arts, Painting, Hunter Institute of Technology, Newcastle, N.S.W.
work experience
2011 Artistic Advisor and set maker, Jodee Mundy and Sam Davies.
2011 Gallery Attendent, Woawa Aboriginal College, Healesville, Vic.
2011 Artistic Assistant, Snuff Puppets and Leep Project, Koorie Unit, Sunraysia Tafe. Mildura.
2011 Set Design and Construction, The Future Sound of Mime, for writer and actor Jodee Mundy,
The Fringe Festival, Melbourne.
2009-10 Landscaper, Bannenberg Landscape Designs, Melbourne.
2007-present Art Instructor and Support Worker, Churinga Support Services, St John of God,
Greensborough, Vic.
2007-present Art Facilitator, working one on one in disability support, Vic.
2008 Acting, Indigenous Anti-gambling Commission, Vic.
2007 Art Co-ordinator, Palmerston Association for Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation, Western Australia
2003-07 Industrial Cleaning, NMP, Melbourne.
2006-2007 Gallery Manager, Goya Galleries, The Docklands, Melbourne.
2006 Gallery Manager, Gallery Teneleven, Armadale, Melbourne.
2006 Acting, Getting Up and About,‘a roving play about Graffiti History’
St Kilda Youth Services [SKYS], St Kilda, Melbourne.
solo exhibitions
2006 Space In-Between, City Lights, Melbourne.
2005 The Quiet, Maroondah Regional Gallery, Vic
2003 Standing Room Only, Aikenhead Gallery, Fitzroy, Vic.
2002 Heirloom, Aikenhead Gallery, Fitzroy, Vic.
group exhibitions
2012 Traditional Artists are Priests/Contemporary Artists are Whores, Seventh Gallery, Fitzroy, Vic.
2011 The Brunswick Show, Horse Bazaar, Melbourne, Vic.
2011 Identity, Forty Five Downstairs Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.
2010 Chemical Agents, Artists of the 17th Parallel (A17P), The Library Artspace, Fitzroy, Vic.
2010 21@21, Easey Street Studios, Collingwood, Vic.
2009 Nam Bang, Casula Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, N.S.W.
2009 Tips for Anxious Gardeners, Curated by Benedict Ernst, The Library Artspace, Fitzroy, Vic.
2008 The Dollshouse Gallery, Preston, Vic.
2007 Linden Postcard Show, Linden Gallery, Vic.
2005 Dominique Segan Drawing Prize, Old Castlemaine Gaol, Vic.
2004 Metro 5 Award, Metro 5 Gallery, Armadale, Vic.
2002 Surface, Span Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.
artist residencies & awards
2010 Research and Development, Lake Mungo, Rufus River & Lake Victoria & the Djab wurrung & Jardwadjali people of western Victoria.
2009 Research & Development, Czech Republic, Barcelonia & Berlin.
2009 Short Listed for the Flanagan Prize, Victoria.
2009 Nam Bang Funding, Liverpool Museum, N.S.W & Australian Arts Council, exhibition held at Casula Powerhouse Museum, N.S.W.
2006 Arts Victoria funding for ‘Space In-Between’
2005 Short listed for Metro 5 Award, Armadale, Vic.
2005 Short listed for Dominique Segan Drawing Prize, Castlemaine, Vic.
2003-4 Hanoi Artist Residency, Vietnam.
2002-3 Artist in Residence, St Vincent’s Hospital, Vic.
2002 RMIT Community and Culture Grant, Melbourne, Vic.
1999-02 Australian Children of Vietnam Veterans Trust Scholarship.
2010 Crane Girl, with Performer Jodee Mundy.
2010 Make a Fuss, multi media works on paper with Photographer Lock Morley, The Library Artspace, Fitzroy, Vic 2009 AM180 Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic, with Czech born Visual Artist Linda Studena.
2003 Sea of Hands, Design and co-ordintion with Yorta Yorta man, Bryan Andy, Treasury Gardens, Melbourne, Vic.
2012 we do projects, 50/50 collective, an Indigenous and non-Indigenous collaborations initiative.
2009 till present A-17P (Artists of the 17th Parellel)
publications and reviews
2011 Featured artist in International Contemporary Art Book, 2012.
2011 Art Monthly, June 2011.
2011 Midsumma, Joy FM Radio Interview.
2010 Future Sound of Mime by Jodee Mundy, Review by Chloe Walker, Rabbit Hole Urban Music.
2009 Nam Bang, A 2009 Casula Powerhouse Project, Curated by Boitran Huynh-Beattie.
2009 ‘The Viet Nam War Explored,’Journal for Vietnam Veterans Peacekeepers & Peacemakers of the Vietnam Veterans Federation. March 2009, P24.
2009 Jason Sutton’s Queer Tastes blog.
2008 ‘Nam Bang! An Exhibition about the aftermath of the Viet Nam War.’Journal for Viet- nam Veterans Peacekeepers & Peacemakers. Cover and pages 10-12. Including an essay by Lucy Lippard.
2001 ‘Orange an Agent of Body Fragility.’ Northcote Leader, Cover and P11.