Dena Lester CV - Melbourne Studio of Art

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Dena Lester CV

1959 Born - Sydney, Australia

STUDIES

1985 The Midrasha, Tel Aviv, Israel

1992 Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art: Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

1993 Falmouth School of Fine Art: Exchange studies, England

1994 Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art (Honours), Royal Melbourne Institute of

Technology.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1997-

98

1998-

08

Tutor; Faculty of Art, Design & Communication, RMIT University,

Melbourne

Founder & Director: Art Encounters Pty Ltd, Melbourne

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008

Accidents?

, Gallery 101, Melbourne

2003

Dark Clouds/Silver Linings,

Gallery 101, Melbourne

A Retrospective Exploration of the Bay,

Access Gallery, St Kilda Town Hall

1998

Recent Photographs & Installations,

Gallery 101, Melbourne

1996

Three Thumb Breadths from the Edge,

Gallery 101, Melbourne

1995

Point of View,

Gallery 101, Melbourne

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2007

Clearings,

Gallery 101, Melbourne

2005

Unstrung,

The Bead in Contemporary Art, Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell

Death, Burial & Beyond,

Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne

Island Art Prize,

Tasmania

2004

Melbourne Art Fair, 2004,

Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne,

Represented by Gallery 101.

2003

Under the Covers,

Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne

2002

Melbourne Art Fair, 2002,

Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne,

Represented by Gallery 101.

2000

Melbourne Art Fair, 2000,

Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne,

Represented by Gallery 101.

Stand 33 at Gallery 101

- Gallery 101, Melbourne

1999

Review 99

- Director's Choice - Gallery 101, Melbourne

Contemporary Artists from the Department of Fine Art,

RMIT - Cultural

Centre, Seoul National University, Korea

1998

The Sixth Australian Contemporary Art Fair,

Royal Exhibition Buildings,

Melbourne

Review 98

- Director's Choice, Gallery 101, Melbourne

1997

Rupert Bunny Foundation Award Exhibition,

Linden Gallery, Melbourne

1996

Sulman Prize,

Art Gallery of New South Wales

The Art of Collecting #2,

Curated by Elizabeth Gower, Linden Gallery,

Melbourne

The Fifth Australian Contemporary Art Fair,

Royal Melbourne Exhibition

Buildings, Represented by Gallery 101.

1995

Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition: finalist,

juried exhibition; Art Gallery of NSW; Queensland Art Gallery, National Gallery of Victoria, Tasmanian

Museum and Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Western Australia

1994

Artworkz Six;

juried exhibition, Gallery 101, Melbourne

RMIT Postgraduate Exhibition:

333 Collins Street, Melbourne

1993

Richmond Acquisitive Award,

Richmond Town Hall, Melbourne

Target Award:

Geelong

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

101 Collins Street, Melbourne

RMIT University, Melbourne

Artbank

SELECTED BIOGRAPHY

2008

2008

2007

2005

Art Works

, Capture Magazine, July/August, pp. 46-49

Louise Tegart, Unstrung,

the bead in contemporary art, exhibition essay

Death Burial & Beyond,

Exhibition Catalogue

2003/4

Kyla Mcfarlane,

Dena Lester, Landscapes, Eyeline

2003

Anne Marsh, Ghostly Accidents

, Exhibition Catalogue

Sama Hugo-Giali

, Exhibition Review, Arts Hub Australia, September 15,

2008.

1996

Susan McCulloch; Paths Across the Great Divide,

The Weekend

Australian, September 27-28

Susie Ashkenazi; Photographic Art Finds New Boundaries,

Australian

Jewish News, September 19

Elizabeth Gower; The Art of Collecting#2,

Exhibition Catalogue

Tim Sowden; Dena Lester, Point of View,

Photofile #47, March

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