Denese Oates Curriculum Vitae
Solo Exhibitions
2012 Hybrids, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT
2011 Sculpture, Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG), Maitland, NSW
2011 A Walk in the Woods, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
2010 Sculpture, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, NSW
2009 Sculpture, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT
2009 Sculpture, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
2007 Vascular, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
2007 Recent Work , BMGArt, Adelaide, S.A.
2007 sculpture, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT
2004 Cu Flotilla, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT
2003 New Works in Metal, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
2001 sculpture, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT
1999 embodiment, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT
1998 Cargo Cult, Cargo Road Wines Gallery, Orange, NSW
1996 Metal Delusions, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT
1994 New Works in Metal, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, NSW
1994 Masks, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT
1993 Masks, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, NSW
1989 Warshirts and Wings, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, NSW
1987 Body Decoration, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, NSW
1985 The Kimono Show, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, NSW
1984 The Valentine Show, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, NSW
1983 Quipus Memoirs, Penrith Regional Art Gallery, NSW
1983 Quipus Memoirs - Masks in Paper, Fremantle Art Gallery, WA.
1983 Quipus Memoirs, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, NSW
1981 The Uniform Show, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, NSW
1979 Padded Portraits, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, NSW
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Group Exhibitions
2012 Small Works, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT
2012 Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne.
2012 2012 UWS Sculpture Award
2012 Sculpture 2012, Group Sculpture Show, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney.
2011 Willoughby Sculpture Prize, Incinerator Art Space, Sydney
2011 Sculpture Ten, Incinerator Art Space, Willoughby
2010 Artisans in the Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney.
2010 2010 UWS Sculpture Award
2009 The Packsaddle Exhibition, New England Regional Art Museum, NSW.
2009 Willoughby Sculpture Prize, Sydney
2009 Windows on Pain, NSW
2008 Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne.
2006 Shelf Life. Delmar Gallery, Sydney.
2006 UWS Acquisitive Sculpture Award 2006. Sydney.
2006 Artisans in the Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney.
2006 Willoughby Art Prize, finalist, Willoughby Council, Sydney.
2006 Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne.
2006 The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, South Australian Museum, S.A.
2006 Winter Solace: Indulgence, Cowra Art Gallery, NSW.
2006 Featured Artist, Eden Gardens, Sydney .
2006 Sculpture 2006, Group Sculpture Show, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney.
2005 2005 ‌ The Year in Art, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2005 Recent Sculpture: Metamorphosis and Materiality, The Delmar Gallery, Syndey.
2004 University of Western Sydney Acquisitive Sculpture Award and Exhibition
2004 Melbourne Art Fair, with Stella Downer Fine Art.
2004 Singular Visions, Cowra Art Gallery, NSW.
2004 Sculpture 2004, Group Sculpture Show, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney.
2003 The Alumni 2003, Kudos Gallery, Sydney.
2003 50 / fifty exhibition, New England Regional Art Museum, NSW.
2003 Sculpture in the Vines, Hunter Valley, NSW
2003 Sculpture 2003, Group Sculpture Show, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney.
2002 50 / fifty exhibition, New England Regional Art Museum, NSW.
2002 Sculpture in the City, Martin Place, Sydney.
2002 Sculpture 2002 Twelve Galleries, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney.
2001 The Alumni 2001, Kudos Gallery, Sydney.
2001 CoFA Alumni Exhibition Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney.
2001 alumni on paper, Kudos Gallery, Sydney.
2001 Packsaddle Studio Exhibition, New England Regional Art Museum, NSW.
2000 Postcards – Images of the 20th Century, Fairfield City Museum and Gallery, NSW.
1999 The Packsaddle Exhibition, New England Regional Art Museum, NSW.
1999 On The Tiles, The Sir Herman Black Gallery, Sydney.
1999 The Alumni 1999, Kudos Gallery, Sydney.
1998 The Alumni 1500, Kudos Gallery, Sydney.
1998 The Sculptors Society Show, Parliament House, Sydney.
1998 Sculpture By The Sea, Bondi to Tamarama walk, Sydney.
1997 The Packsaddle Exhibition, New England Regional Art Museum, NSW.
1997 Memento, Makers Mark Gallery, Sydney
1996 The Alumni Show, Works Gallery, Sydney
1996 Head First, Craftwest Gallery, Perth, WA.
1996 50 / fifty exhibition, New England Regional Art Museum, NSW.
1995 Ironside, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.
1995 The Packsaddle Exhibition, New England Regional Art Museum, NSW.
1995 The Alumni Show, Works Gallery, Sydney.
1995 The Really Big Paper Show, Broken Hill Regional Gallery, Tamworth Regional Gallery.
1994 The Really Big Paper Show, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney University.
1994 The Alice Prize Exhibition, Alice Springs, NT.
1994 The Alumni Show, Works Gallery, Sydney.
1992 The Packsaddle Exhibition, New England Regional Art Museum, NSW.
1992 The Alice Prize Exhibition, Alice Springs, NT.
1992 Open Endings, University of NSW College of Fine Arts Alumni Association Exhibition. CFA Gallery.
1989 Individual Views of Eroticism, Breewood Galleries, Katoomba, NSW.
1988 Women 88 Awards, Devise Arts, Melbourne.
1988 In Context, Cockatoo Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania.
1987 Australian Papermakers, Breewood Galleries, Katoomba, NSW.
1985 The Kimono Show, Crafts Council Gallery, ACT.
1985 Evolution of Style - Ornamental Sources, Craft Centre Gallery, Sydney.
1984 Ah Tissue, Tasmanian School of Art Gallery, Hobart.
1984 Paper Chase, The Robert McDougall Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand.
1983 Represented in the Australian Paper Exhibition at the International Paper Conference, Kyoto, Japan.
1982 The Paper Show, Women and Arts Festival, Wollongong City Gallery.
1982 The Jabberwock Paper Show, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney.
1981 Continuum, The Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney.
1980 Ten Young Artists, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney.
1979 The Archibald Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW.
1978 The Sulman Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of NSW.
1978 The Harbour Exhibition, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney.
1977 Blaxland Gallery, Sydney.
1976 Hogarth Gallery, Sydney.
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Collections
Maitland Regional Art Gallery
University of Western Sydney
Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra
University of Sydney Union Art Collection
New England Regional Art Museum
Alexander Mackie Collection
Wollongong City Art Gallery
Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Artbank
Rockhampton Art Gallery
Christchurch City Collection
Orange Regional Gallery
University of New South Wales
Private Collections
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Publications


Sasha Grishin, Twist on organic growth, The Canberra Times, 21 February, 2012

Sasha Grishin, Sculpture inspired by Keats' dream-vision of nature, The Canberra Times, 14 April, 2009

Stephanie Scroope, Delicate manipulations, The Canberra Times, 22 February, 2007

Charly Olgivie, Accomplished, engaging, The Canberra Times, 26 February, 2007

Bridie Macgillicuddy, Ambiguous Modalities, Craft Arts International, No. 64 2005

Sonia Barron, Wonder of nature in painstaking detail, The Canberra Times, 29 June, 2001

Cassie Proudfoot, Sculptures that grew out of canvas, The Canberra Times, 18 June, 2001


Myra McIntyre, Ideals found in works, The Canberra Times, 29 September, 1999.
Kathleen McNamara, Review of Cargo Cult , The Central Western Daily 21 November, 1998.

Meredith Hinchcliffe, Metaphoric masks come to life, The Canberra Times, 31 August, 1996.

NAVA, Who’s Who of Australian Visual Artists, Thorpe, 1995.

Meredith Hinchcliffe, Hidden mystery of the mask, The Canberra Times, 18 February, 1994.

Grace Cochrane, The Crafts Movement in Australia - A History, University of NSW Press, Aug 1992.

Max Germaine, “Dictionary of Women Artists of Australia”, 1991.

Max Germaine, “Artists and Galleries of Australia”, 1990.

Elwyn Lynn, "An Artist On The Ascent", The Weekend Australian, 1-2 July 1989.

Nevill Drury, "New Art Two - New Directions in Australian Contemporary Art", Craftsman House, 1988.

Leeta Keens, "Moulding Opinion", Belle Magazine, February/March 1988.

John Clare, "Works in Paper", Craft Arts, No. 5, February/April 1986.

Shan Small, "Be Crafty"' The Sun Herald, 25 August 1985.

Glena Neild, "Artists seek recognition in male-only domain", The Australian, 23 September 1982.

Fia Cumming, "Artbank Opens Doors To 'Valuables'", The Financial Australian, 13 August 1980.

Arthur McIntyre, "Harbour Theme Stimulates Touch of Satire", The Australian, 28 January 1978.

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