About The Artist

PERSONAL PROFILE – JOSIE DILLON LOWERSON

2016

  • Exhibition “Pazzi per Napoli” at Castel dell’Ovo, Sala Delle Terrazze, Naples Italy
  • Exhibition “Eight by Ten” at KickArts Contemporary Art Gallery, Cairns
  • Rotterdam International Art Fair, Netherlands

2015

  • Art fair – Paris 015 art salon at Carrousel Du Louvre, Paris, France
  • Exhibition- “Bienal De Arte at Museum of Modern Art (MEAM) in Barcelona, Spain. Opened by Jose Van Roy Dali son of Salvador Dali.
  • Exhibition – “Florence Art-” International collective at Guicciardini Bongianna Palazzo, Florence, Italy
  • Exhibition – 2nd International Biennale at Palazzo Sant Elia, Palermo, Sicily

2014

  • Art residency at Galleria Monteoliveto, Naples & Pollena Trocchea, Italy
  • Publication of artworks in “The best 2014 Modern & Contemporary artists”
  • Solo Exhibition – “The Great Art Hunt” – Interactive childrens exhibition at Cairns Regional Gallery

2013

  • Exhibition – “Portals of Perception”. at Agora Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
  • Organiser of “Art Aid” project to make & supply art packs for underprivileged school children in East Timor
  • State finalist for NEITA Excellence in teaching awards.
  • Publication of article on the Art scene in North QLD for Artbeat (ArtiSpectrum New York magazine Vol, 29)

2012

  • Exhibition- “Birds of a feather” -Cairns regional Gallery. Sponsored by the Chinese Assoc.

2011

  • Travel- “Walk to Art” – New York. U.S.A.
  • Award- Qld. Government International Year of the woman 100th anniversary- “Ordinary Women Extraordinary Lives” Certificate of recognition for contribution to Arts & education.
  • Exhibition – “Language of Art” – Carrington jewellery & art gallery – Noosa.

2010

  • Solo sculpture Exhibition  “Attire” Cairns Regional Gallery

2005

  • Exhibition – “Women in action” – Foyer Gallery, Atherton

2002

  • Exhibition – Atrium Gallery – Paradise Palms, Palm Cove

2001

  • Solo Sculpture Exhibition – “Extracted” – Cairns Regional Gallery

1998

  • Exhibition – “Works on paper” – Bendigo Art Gallery. Award winner for photography

1997

  • Exhibition – “Sandhurst Trustees women sculptors” – Capitol Theatre, Bendigo. Finalist in Sculptural works selected by Inge King.
  • Exhibition – Finalist in “Works on paper” at Bendigo Art Gallery
  • Organisation & construction of Sculptural “Peace Garden” – Bendigo (Victorian Govt. Violence to Harmony Initiative)

1996

  • Exhibition – “Second Agenda” – Convent Gallery, Daylesford
  • Worked on Artist in residence program (C.C.B Bendigo)

1994

  • Exhibition – “Agenda” Torii Gallery, Strathfieldsaye
  • Mural – Organised community project – Rosiland Park wall of Bendigo Art Gallery

1982

  • Continuing Education Course – life drawing

1980

  • Oxy & Arc welding course – C.I.G, Preston, Melbourne

1978

  • Exhibition – “Wood thoughts” – Gryphon Gallery, Carlton, Melbourne
  • Two artworks purchased by the Potter Foundation for the permanent collection at Melbourne University

1976

  • Participated in a volunteer program to bring art to remote areas

1975

  • University of Melbourne – (B.ed Degree in Visual Arts & Crafts) – Four Year degree course
  • Majors in painting, Drawing, Fine Art history and wood

1956

  • Born Wycheproof, Victoria, Australia and raised on a wheat property

European Museum of Modern Art, Barcelona, Spain

Cairns Regional Art Gallery