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Sharon Jewell




Collaboration/ Collaborator names Keywords:


That Space, BAF Studio, The Butter Factory Dayboro, Doggett Street Studios, Canaipa Mudlines


Various Private Collections



Sharon Jewell


2015 PhD Visual Art, QUT Creative Industries, Kelvin Grove.

2010 MA, Visual Arts, QUT Creative Industries, Kelvin Grove

2002 Bachelor of Education, Queensland University of Technology.

2000 Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) Honours (1) Queensland College of Art, Griffith University.

1987 Bachelor of Art (Fine Art), Queensland College of Art.


2015 Tutor in Research Methods, QUT.

2007- 2016: Tutor in Studio practice, 1st and 2nd year, QUT, Kelvin Grove, QLD.

2007- 2016 Tutor in 2 and 3 D media, QUT, Kelvin Grove 2000 Tutor in sculpture, Queensland College of Art.

2011-2013 Curator/Director for Lines in the Sand Art and Environment festival, Stradbroke Island.

1996 Tutor in drawing, Queensland College of Art.

1993 Tutor in Sculpture, Queensland College of Art. 1992 Tutor in Drawing, Mt. Gravatt College of TAFE.

Individual Exhibitions

2016 Ground / Passage: A Poetic Mapping of Russell Island. Redland Regional Gallery, Cleveland.

2015 The Murmur of Surfaces, Caboolture Regional Gallery.

2014 Between Earth and Skin. Metcalfe Gallery, Brisbane.

2010 Fold, Dayboro Butter factory. Final exhibition for QUT MA.

2010 Jackie and Me, Level ARI, Brisbane.

2007 Drawings with Wood, Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane.

2005 Paintings, Dayboro Butterfactory Gallery.

2003 Gardening After Dark, Dayboro Butterfactory Gallery.

2001 Walking on Earth, Michel Sourgnes Fine Art, Brisbane.

2000 Vaulking, Dayboro Butterfactory and Wellington Point: Related site specific

1999 Pleasure Nerve: A Nervous Installation, XB Installation, Dayboro, QLD.

1998 Brittle Harvest, Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane.

1997 Summer, Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane.

1996 The Murmur of Walls, Michel Sourgnes Fine Art, Brisbane.

1995 Smania, Michel Sourgnes Fine Art, Brisbane.

1993 Still Life Over Toscana, Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane.

1992 Tales and Songs of a Lonely Voyage, Dayboro Butterfactory.

1991 A Fiddle in the Garden, BAF Studio, Brisbane.

1989 Lisbon, Young Artists’ Gallery, MOCA Brisbane.

Group Exhibitions / projects

2013 Naik Naik, collaborative performance event, MapFest, Malacca, Malaysia.

2012 Yatoo: Nature is Breathing, Romanian Fine Arts Association, Sepsiszentgyorgy, Romania.

2011 Twelve Degrees of Latitude, Regional Gallery and University Art Collections in Queensland. Touring Queensland.

2011- 2013 Lines in the Sand, Residency and outdoor exhibition, North Stradbroke Island.

2010 Eco Ephemeral Art Project, (Residency and workshop), North Stradbroke Island.

2000 2nd Yokohama Outdoor Art Exhibition, Midori, Japan.

1999 We Think Therefore We Art, Post Graduate Exhibition, IMA Brisbane.

1999 Yatoo Art and Nature Exhibition, Kong-Ju South Korea.

1998 TRAN visual Touring Exhibition, Regional Galleries and Schools, RGAQ.

1992 Fresh Quality Produce, Michael Milburn Gallery, Brisbane.

1991 Correspondences: The Andrew and Lillian Pederson Memorial Award for Drawing and Small Sculpture, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.

1990 Above the Apothecary, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.

Published Writing

2015Surface Materials and Aspects of Care: As Study in Modes of Being in a Creative Arts Practice, PhD dissertation, QUT eprints.

2011 Manifolds, Patterns and Transitions in a creative Life, Dissertation for MA, QUT eprints.

2014 Convolution. Catalogue essay for the exhibition “Convolution”, Redland Regional Gallery, Cleveland.

2013 Contracted site: artist on paper, drawing. Tracey: Drawing and visualisation research journal. . (Peer reviewed on line Journal)

2013 Matter and movement: expression as topological continuity or a return to Butades wall. AAANZ Conference: Interdiscipline. Published in conference proceedings, Victoria College of the Arts.

Awards, grants, scholarships.

2016 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award, Creative Industries Faculty, QUT.

2015 Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching: Sessional, QUT.

2012 APA Scholarship Creative Industries, QUT.
2011 Australia Council, Overseas Studio Residency, Helsinki Studio
2009 QUT Master’s Scholarship
2007 Pine Rivers Art Awards, first prize, open section—sculpture.
2006 Pine Rivers Art Awards, 1st prize, sculpture.
2004 Pine Rivers Art Awards, 1st prize, painting.
1999 Arts Queensland Project Grant to run XB Installation project gallery, Dayboro. 1996 Pine Rivers Art Awards, overall award.
1995 Church of England Grammar Art Award, 1st prize.
1995 Pine Rivers Art Awards, overall award.
1994 Australia Council, Overseas Studio Residency, Besozzo, Italy.
1992 Arts Queensland Project Grant: New woork.