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BIOGRAPHY


1978     Born Geelong, Victoria, Australia

1999     Diploma of Visual Arts, Gordon Technical College, Geelong

2002     BA of Fine Art, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

2003     Certificate IV, Workplace Training & Assessment (Phase 1), Gordon Institute of TAFE, Geelong

2005     Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary – Visual Arts), The University of Melbourne

2011     Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110), Training Sense, Melbourne

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2020     ‘1.5 Degrees’, Fortyfive Downstairs, Melbourne. Feb 18 – 29

2020     ‘Editions’, Tacit Art Galleries, Collingwood. Feb 12 – 23

2019     ‘Splendacious’, Neo Space, Collingwood. Nov 23 – Dec 13

2019     ‘Joel Wolter, Peaks & Alleys’, Boom Gallery, Geelong. Oct 10 – Nov 3

2019     ‘Peebles Print Prize’, Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop, Qeenscliff. Sept 21 – Nov 24

2019     ‘Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’, Geelong Gallery. Sept 20 – Nov 24

2019     ‘B(g)ravura, An Exhibition of Contemporary Printmaking’ Montsalvat, Eltham. Jan 10 – Mar 3

2018     ‘Australian Print Triennial’, Art Vault, Mildura. Oct 31 – Nov 4

2018     ‘Ink Masters International Print Exhibition’, Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns. July 27 – Aug 19

2018     ‘Editions 18’, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne. February 7 – 18

2017     ‘Imaginings’, Neospace, Collingwood. Dec 1 – 19

2017     ‘Canicular Days’, Queenscliff Gallery &Workshop. Nov 30 – Feb 25, 2018

2017     ‘Paper Contempoary’ Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks Eveleigh. Sept 7 - 10

2017     ‘2017 Geelong Aquisitive Print Awards’, Geelong Gallery. Aug 12 – Oct 8

2017     ‘Streeton Prints’, Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop. March 4 – April 30

2017     ‘Editions 2017’, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne. February 8 – 26

2016     ‘Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award 2016’, Fremantle, Sept 23 – Nov 12

2016     “Bellarine Print Prize’, Tussock Gallery Point Lonsdale, Sept 26 – Oct 23

2016     ‘Corangamarah Art Prize’, Red Rock Regional Theatre & Art Gallery, August 7 - 28

2016     ‘Lettered’, Queenscliff Gallery and Workshop, Queenscliff. May 4 – 29

2016     ‘Bellarine Printmakers’, Queenscliff Gallery and Workshop, Queenscliff. April 1 – 26

2016     ‘Editions 2016’, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne. February 10 – 28

2015     ‘Rick Amor Print Prize 2015’, Montsalvat, Dec 3, 15 – Jan 24, 16

2015     ‘2015 Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’, Geelong Gallery, Aug 22 – Nov 22

2015     ‘Corangamarah Art Prize’, Red Rock Regional Theatre & Art Gallery, Aug 2 – Aug 30

2015     ‘Editions 2015’, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne. February 11 – 1 March

2014     ‘An Irish Connection’, Tussock Gallery, Pt Lonsdale. March 31 – April 27

2014     ‘Editions 2014’, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne. February 5 - 22

2013     ‘Stories from the Shore – Joel Wolter’, Geelong Gallery. Sept 19 – Dec 1

2013     ‘Impressions of Geelong – a portrait of the city and its region’, Geelong Gallery. May 18 – Aug 25

2013     ‘Borough of Queenscliffe’s 150th Anniversary Art Awards exhibition’, 4 May to 19 May

2012     ‘Beautiful Soup’, St Heliers St Gallery, Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford VIC. Oct 10 – Nov 4

2011     ‘2011 Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’, Geelong Gallery, Sept 17 – Nov

2011     ‘Rick Amor Print Prize’, Montsalvat, Eltham VIC, April 8 – May 22

2010     ‘Scape-ism: Mark Cairns & Joel Wolter’, Metropolis Art Gallery, Geelong, Aug 21 – Sept 4

2010     ‘Contemporary & Collectable Australian Printmakers’, Metropolis Art Gallery, Geelong, 17 – 31 July

2010     '52 Victorian Printmakers – a print exchange portfolio', The Geelong Art Gallery, Jan 30 – Mar 14

2009     ‘2009 Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’, The Geelong Regional Art Gallery, Sept 12 – Nov 29

2008     ‘Double’, The Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, NSW. Aug 1 – Oct 26

2008     'Print Traditions - sources of Australian Printmaking’, The Geelong Gallery, June 14 – Aug 10

2007     ‘50 Victorian Printmakers – a print exchange portfolio’, The Geelong Regional Art Gallery, Nov 3 – Jan 27

2007     ‘Corangamarah Art Prize’, Otway Estate Winery & Brewery, Oct 6 – 14

2007     ‘2007 Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’ (finalist), Geelong Gallery, Aug 25 – Nov 18

2007     ‘CPM National Print Awards’, Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW, May 3 – June 17

2006     ‘Joel Wolter, Etchings’, Brougham Art School & Gallery, Geelong, Aug 14 – Sept 8

2006     ‘The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize’, South Australian Museum, ETSA Utilities Gallery, Aug 5 – Sept 10

2005     ‘2005 Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’, Geelong Gallery, Jun 3 – Jul 31

2005     ‘Joel Wolter – Etchings’, Bazil’s Café & Restaurant, Geelong, Jan 4 – Mar 5

2004     ‘Community Exhibition 1’, The Potato Shed, Drysdale. Nov 25 – Dec 15

2004     ‘The Geelong Experience (1)’, Little Malop Fine Art Gallery, Geelong, Apr 22 – May 13

2004     ‘Works on Paper, Brougham Art School Staff’, Brougham Art School and Gallery, Geelong, Feb 2 - Feb 11

2003     ‘2003 Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’ (finalist), Geelong Gallery, Jun 6 – Jul 27

2003     ‘Recent Works’ (group show), Goya Galleries, Southbank, Melbourne, Jun 9 –21

2003     ‘Geelong Regional Artists Exhibition / Survey (1)’, Gordon Gallery, Geelong, Mar 5 – Apr 4

2002     ‘School of Art Graduation Exhibition’, Victorian College of the Arts, Southbank, Melbourne, Nov 27 – Dec 5

2002     ‘Wallara Travelling Scholarship Exhibition’ (finalist), VCA Gallery, Southbank, Melbourne, Sept 4 – Sept 14

2002     ‘Unframed’, Fire Station Print Studio, Armadale, Aug 28 – Sept 8

2002     Printmaking Department Exhibition, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

2001     ‘Seni Art Award’, McClelland Art Gallery, Langwarren

1999     ‘Mod A’, Shearer’s Arms Gallery, Geelong, Jul 28- Aug 9

1999     Student Exhibition, Gordon Technical College, Geelong

 

 

AWARDS / GRANTS

 

2019 Recipient  ‘Peebles Print Prize’, QG&W, Queenscliff

2019 Finalist     ‘Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’, Geelong Gallery

2018 Finalist     ‘Australian Print Triennial’, Art Vault, Mildura

2018 Finalist     ‘Ink Masters International Print Exhibition’, Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns

2017 Finalist     ‘2017 Geelong Aquisitive Print Awards’, Geelong Gallery

2016 Finalist     ‘Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award 2016’, Fremantle

2016 Finalist     “Bellarine Print Prize’, Tussock Gallery Point Lonsdale

2016 Finalist     ‘Corangamarah Art Prize’, Red Rock Regional Theatre & Art Gallery

2015 Finalist     ‘Rick Amor Print Prize 2015’, Montsalvat

2015 Recipient  1st Prize (Printmaking), ‘Ocean Grove Rotary Art Show’

2015 Finalist     ‘Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’, Geelong Gallery

2015 Recipient  Highly Commended, Corangamarah Art Prize

2014 Recipient  2nd Prize (Printmaking), ‘Ocean Grove Rotary Art Show’

2013 Recipient  1st Year Entry Award, ‘12x12 Contemporary Art Prize’, Artis Studio & Gallery, Geelong,

2013 Finalist     ‘Borough of Queenscliffe’s 150th Anniversary Art Awards exhibition’

2012 Recipient  1st Prize (Printmaking), ‘Ocean Grove Rotary Art Show’

2011 Finalist     ‘Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’, Geelong Gallery

2011 Finalist     ‘Rick Amor Print Prize’ Montsalvat, Eltham

2009 Finalist     ‘Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’, Geelong Gallery

2007 Finalist     Corangamarah Art Prize, Otway Estate Winery & Brewery

2007 Finalist     ‘Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’, Geelong Art Gallery

2006 Finalist     ‘The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize’, South Australian Museum

2005 Finalist     ‘Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’, Geelong Art Gallery

2003 Finalist     ‘Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards’, Geelong Art Gallery

2002 Finalist     ‘Wallara Travelling Scholarship’, VCA Gallery

2002 Recipient  ‘George Hicks Artist Award’, VCA Graduate Exhibition

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 

2005     Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary – Visual Arts),The University of Melbourne

2003     Phase 1, Certificate IV, Workplace Training & Assessment, Gordon Institute of TAFE, Geelong

2002     Assistant to the Gallery Coordinator (Voluntary Training / Employment), Victorian College of the Arts

2001     Assistant to the Curator (Independent Studies Program / Training), Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

 

 

APPOINTMENTS

 

Current  Teacher – Visual Arts / Studio Arts (part-time), Bellarine Secondary College, Drysdale
Commenced: 2008

2017     Artist in residence - Streeton Prints, Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop, March 4 - 6

2016     Creative Conversations, panel member – Stars in the River, The Prints of Jesse Traill. Dr Sasha Grishin, Alexis Beckett and Joel Wolter. Geelong Gallery, January 23.

03–08   Teacher – Printmaking/ Life Drawing: Brougham School of Art & Photography & Art Gallery, Geelong

2008     Judge – Geelong Art Society Members’ Bequest Exhibition

05-07    Port Jackson Press Australia, Fitzroy – Senior Printer and Technician

2005     Geelong College (Graduate Diploma in Education – school placement). October 3 – 21. (15 days)

2005     Teacher – Folio Preparation. Gordon Institute of TAFE, Geelong

2005     Clonard College (Graduate Diploma in Education – school placement). July 18 – August 5. (16 days)

2005     Geelong High School (Graduate Diploma in Education – school placement). April 18 – May 6. (14 days)

03-05    Teacher – Folio Preparation, Gordon Institute of TAFE, Geelong

03-04    Intaglio Print Technician, Littlewood and Hart Fine Art Gallery, Melbourne

2003     Assistant to Pro Hart / Intaglio Print Technician, Broken Hill NSW

2003     Artists talk / slide presentation, Brougham Art School, Geelong

2002     Artists talk / slide presentation, Gordon Institute of TAFE, Geelong

 

 

PROJECTS / COMMISSIONS


2017     Print Council of Australia Print Commission recipient

2002     Limited Print Edition, Victorian College of the Arts

Private Commissions

 


SELECTED ARTICLES


‘Home is where the art is’, Geelong Coast Magazine, Autum, 2013

‘Australian Prints with European connections: The Collection of Colin Holden’, Imprint: The Journal of the Print Council of Australia, Winter, 2012

'Double', Imprint: The Journal of the Print Council of Australia, Spring, 2008

'Print Traditions - sources of Australian printmaking', Imprint: The Journal of the Print Council of Australia, Winter, 2008

‘Music Arts & Entertainment’, Ocean Grove Voice, December, 2007

‘Joel Wolter’, Talking Heads Magazine, August, 2006

‘The Goss’, Geelong News, August 9, 2006

‘Landscapes on Exhibition’, Echo, August 10, 2006

‘Arts Diary’, Geelong Advertiser, August 15, 2006

‘Arts Diary’, Geelong Advertiser, August 22, 2006

‘Brougham Art Gallery Exhibition’, Geelong Advertiser, November 27, 2004

‘The Geelong Experience’, Geelong Advertiser, May 1, 2004

‘Exhibition Putting City in the Picture’, The Geelong Independent, April 16, 2004

‘Bright Future for Young Artist’, Geelong News, March 25, 2003

‘Gordon Sets Pace on Arts’, Geelong News, March 11, 2003

‘Showcase of Local Talent’, The Geelong Independent, March 7, 2003

‘Fine Art at Home’, Geelong News, March 4, 2003

BIBLIOGRAPHY


'Double' (exhibition catalogue), The Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, NSW, 2008

'Print Traditions - sources of Australian printmaking' (exhibition catalogue), Dr Colin Holden, The Geelong Gallery, 2008

‘Print Traditions – sources of Australian printmaking’, (exhibition catalogue) Holden, Colin

‘Print Traditions at the Gallery’, Go TV (Geelong television appearance), 2008

‘The View from Station Peak, Writings on Geelong’, Spurling, Tom & Peel, Geoff, 2007

‘Collection; The Gordon Art Collection 1977 – 2003’, Small Press Publishing, Gordon Institute of TAFE, 2003

‘Geelong Regional Artists Exhibition’ (exhibition catalogue), The Gordon Gallery, 2003

COLLECTIONS & REPRESENTATION

           
Boom Gallery, Geelong

Burnie Regional Art Gallery

Camberwell Grammar

Canson Australia

Charles Sturt University

Christian College, Geelong

City of Whitehorse

Geelong Gallery

Gordon Institute of TAFE, Geelong

Kardinia International College, Geelong

Melbourne Grammar

Parliament of Australia

PG Printmaker Gallery, Melbourne

Print Council of Australia

Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne

TACIT Gallery, Melbourne

Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

Wesley Grammar School

 

Private Collections: Australia, France, United States, UK

 

 

 

 

Current: August, 2020

 © Joel Wolter. 

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