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CHERYL BRIDGART

 Curriculum Vitae  (Abridged)

 

EDUCATION

  • Advanced Diploma of Fine Art (SA School of Art) (Credit)
  • Bachelor of Education Adelaide College of Arts and Education (Credit)
  • Diploma of Teaching Secondary Art (Distinction)
  • Accredited Member of Guildhouse formerly Craftsouth
  • Fellow Member Royal SA Society of Arts
  • Member Contemporary Collectors Art Gallery SA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (A SELECTION)

2018

  • “Art of Being Different” SALA Beltana House Gallery Aug 12-31, Adelaide

2017

  • “A Masquerade” SALA Beltana House Gallery Aug 12-29, Adelaide

2016

  • “Master Maker” SALA Beltana House Gallery Aug 8-31, Adelaide

2015

  • “3,000= Hours + 1 Exhibition” SALA Beltana House Gallery Aug 9-31, Adelaide

2014

  • ‘A Black Tie Affair’  SALA Beltana House Gallery, Aug 9-24, Adelaide
  •  ‘It’s all about the Journey’ Bay Discovery Centre Gallery, Glenelg Mar 7- April
  •  ‘Cheryl Bridgart Expertise’  Feb 13-15, Christchurch NZ,
  •  ‘Cheryl Bridgart Expertise’  Feb 20-22, Palmerston Nth. NZ,

2013

  • ‘A Little Attitude”, SALA Aug 10 -18, Beltana House Gallery, Adelaide
  •  ‘Colourful Encounters –with a twist’, July 3-31, Q Gallery Strathalbyn
  •  ‘It’s All about The Journey’ (main gallery)  April 19-Jun2, Murray Bridge Regional Gallery SA

2012

  • ‘Unfinished Journey’, SALA Beltana House Gallery, Aug 18-19, Adelaide
  • Expertise Events’- Guest Artist, travelling exhibition of Bridgart’s Embroidery Art
    •  April 27-29, Silverdome, Launceston, Tasmania
    • May 23-27, Convention exhibition Centre, Perth
    • June 13-17, Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney
    • Jul.26-29, Melbourne Exhibition Centre Southbank, Melbourne
    • August 9-12, Exhibition Park, Canberra
    • September 6-9, Claudelands Events Centre, Hamilton, NZ
    • October 17-21, Brisbane Exhibition Centre, Brisbane
    • November 8-11, Adelaide Showground, Wayville, SA

2011

  • Are We Different’ (Solo extended for an extra month) Nov. 24th 2011 to 31st Jan 2012, Santos Conservation Centre, Adelaide Zoo
  • Cheryl Bridgart @ The Fringe’- (SA Life:- ”10 Highlights of the Fringe”)   Feb 18 to March 13, Beltana House GalleryAdelaide

2010

  • ‘Time to Dream, SALA July 30 to Aug. 22, Adelaide Town Hall
  • Ethereal Expressions’ SALA July 30 to Aug. 22, Innovation Science, Adelaide Arcade

2009

  • ‘All in the Detail’  Beltana House Gallery, Sep 25 to Oct 3,Adelaide

1998

  • Fashion Craft Embroidery Exhibition (Guest Overseas Artist) Harrowgate, Yorkshire, UK

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (A SELECTION)

2018

  • Finalist, Commended, ‘Characters of the Fleurieu’, Stationmasters Gallery Strathalbyn – April 23 – may 29
  • ‘Fleurieu Biennial’, Dog Ridge Gallery, McLaren Flat – Jun. 16 –Jul. 22
  • ‘Goolwa Art & Photographic Exhibit’., Signal Point Gallery Goolwa Mar. 23-April 7
  • Royal SA Society of Arts-‘Winter Exhibition’ July 31-Aug. 30
  • “Beyond the Colour Palate”, Stationmasters Gallery Strathalbyn, July 22 – Aug 19

2017

  • Finalist, “SALA/RSASA Biennial Portraat Prize”, RSASA Jul. 30- Aug.31

2016

  • Finalist”Authentic Adelaide” Adelaide Town Hall, Dec.1 – Jan.15
  • Finalist,”Petite Textiles” Wangaratta Gallery, Jun.4 _ Jul.17
  • Finalist,”Fleurieu Food& Wine Art Prize” McLaren Vale, Jun.4 _ Jul.17

2015

  • October at the Rising Sun, 60 Bridge ST Kensington Oct.13- Nov.7
  • Spring Exhibition RSASA – Sep. 27 –Oct. 18
  • SA Weekend SALA Edition, 31 Waymouth St Adelaide Aug 4-31
  • Royal SA Society of Arts-‘Salt of the Earth’ July 31-Aug. 30
  • Finalist RSASA Portrait Prize Exhibition- June 28-July 26.  RSASA

2014

  • FinalistPetite Textiles, Wangaratta Art Gallery June 14- july 27
  • Finalist Solar Art Prize, RSASA North Tce. Adelaide Mar 23 –April 20
  • ‘Well Made’ Adelaide-Guildhouse Light Sq. Gallery Feb 21-Mar 14
  • Rotary ART Show Victor Harbor Jan19 to Jan 18
  • ‘Summer Daze’ RSASA Members Summer Dec 6- Jan 12

2013

  • “Winter Blues’ SALA members Royal SA Society of Arts, July 21-Aug18
  • ‘Full Circle’ SALA on Hutt Westpac Bank Aug 2 -25
  • Finalist  ‘The Inaugural Portrait Prize”, Royal SA Society of Arts, selected exhib. June 23 to July 14
  •  ‘Tassels &Tales’, Royal SA Society of Arts, Feb 24-Mar 24

2012

  • ‘Boing Boing’, Royal SA Society of Arts, Nov18-Dec 9
  • The Melting Pot’, Royal SA Society of Arts, Jul 22–Aug 19

2011

  • ‘Wish List’ Craftsouth, SALA, Hindley St Adelaide’(a selected exhibition)
  • ‘SALA on Hutt, Westpac Bank, Buenos Aires Restaurant, Adelaide Overall winner and Winner Peoples Choice Award
  •  ‘All of a Twitter, Art to Wear, Darling Harbour, Sydney
  •  ‘Brunswick Small Art Show, 14- 30 June Brunswick St Gallery, Victoria
  • Adelaide Fringe “Starting Point” – group exhibition to showcase leading visual artists participating in The Fringe SA

2010

  • ‘Art to Wear, Guest Retrospective Artist, Darling Harbour, Sydney
  • ‘Stirling Fine Arts, Nov 5-7, Stirling
  • ‘Classic Oz Rocks, Gosford Gallery, NSW & Coffs Harbour NSW
  • ‘CIBO Arancio, Finalist Adelaide
  • ‘SALA on Hutt, Westpac Bank, Hutt St Adelaide Winner Peoples Choice Award
  • Wish List”, Craftsouth, Prospect Gallery SA

2008, 2006, 2005, 2002, 2000, 1998

  • TAFTA Exhibition and Tutoring Geelong

2006

  • ‘Road to California, Los Angeles, (Overseas Guest Artist) USA’s largest textile exhibition Cheryl’s work then went on a 12 month travelling USA

 

PUBLICATIONS (A SELECTION)

2018

    • Textile Magazine March -June 2018 Cover & pgs.26-30

2017

    • Pinery Fire Commemorative Book
    • Textile Magazine Dec 2017 -March 2018 pgs. 20-25
    • -‘Dreaming in Colour’ Inspirations Magazine Issue 93 2017 pgs. 4-5

2016

    • ‘Best Practice’ Textile Fibre Forum Magazine Issue 123 Sept pg.32.
    • ‘A Thread Runs Through it’, Adelaide Review, Issue 437 July pg. 31
    • ‘Before they were artists-SALA artists-child art’’ Adelaide Now Jul 28

2015

    • ‘Tactile Portraits’, “Down Under Textiles”, Issue 20, pp. 14-15
    • ‘The Art Issue’, SA Weekend Magazine”, August 1-2, The Cover
    • ‘Every Stitch Every Line’, SA Weekend Magazine, Aug 1-2 pg. 7
    • ‘Artist Follows a Thread’,” The Advertiser”, July 25, pg. 29

2014

2012

    • Channel 10, Nov.8 SA
    • Canberra Times, Aug 9
    • ABC Radio, Canberra, Aug 9. Tasmania, Apr 28
    • The Examiner, Tasmania, Apr 29
    • Win TV Tasmania, Apr 29
    • SALA Arts Festival “Cheryl Bridgart SALA Festival Art Lovers”

 

 

2011

  • Postcards Channel 9 Feb.29 One segment of this show was dedicated to Cheryl and her art. This can be seen at Postcards SA Webiste
  • SA Life Feb 2011 page 18, Lance Campbell the arts editor chose Cheryl’s exhibition as one of the 10  highlights of the Adelaide Fringe and Womadelaide out of 750 shows

2010

  • “Portraits” a short film featuring Cheryl’s wearable art
  • The Advertiser SA Weekend Magazine, 31 Jul 2010 Pages 24 and 25. A two page colour feature article about Cheryl and her art ”In Stitches” by Samela Harris
  • Textile Fibre Forum No 97 2010