Sarah Greenwood completed a BVA in Fine Art from the Queensland College of Art in 2000. Since this time she has worked in a number of capacities in the arts including residencies‚ exhibitions‚ public art‚ workshops‚ gallery work and arts admin. Currently Sarah is the owner/ manager of Grace Art Events where she organises & facilitates life drawing classes‚ workshops‚ exhibitions and art events. Sarah's favorite art form is drawing and she mostly works in a combination of charcoal‚ graphite (including liquid graphite, water soluable graphite and graphite putty), Conte crayons & inks.
2014 Disability Awareness Training- Access Arts
2004 Navigation for Young Artists-Youth Arts Queensland and TAFE
2004 Soft Sculpture-TAFE
2004 Short course in Public Art- TAFE
2004 Course in General Safety Induction (Construction Industry)- TAFE
2001 Bachelor of Visual Arts in Fine Art- Queensland College of Art‚ Griffith University
1999 Diploma of Freelance Cartooning and Illustration- Australian College of Journalism
1996 Certificates I‚ II & III in Arts- TAFE
July 2015- June 2017 Assistant Facilitator for Visual Arts Workshops (Explore Art Forms & Extend Your Skills) with Access Arts at SWARA
(Sunshine Welfare and Remedial Association).
March -May 2017 Visual Arts Mentor for Access Arts Member in photoshop development skills and website development and online marketing.
May 2014- Jan 2015 Visual Artist at Jane du Rand Ceramic & Mosaic Artistfabricator of ceramic work, particularly ceramic carving and mosaicing for large scale architectural ceramic mosaic projects for both public and private commission.
2006/7 Administrative and research assistant at Positive Solutions (research, policy and cultural planning, facilities planning, business planning and organizational development, visual arts projects and board development.)
2005/7 Blacklab International- Gallery and Production Assistant, Contemporary Art Gallery and Production Company. (Later known as the Ryan Renshaw Gallery)
2003-05 Associate at SOFA (Stephanie Outridge Field and Associates). Work included lino cutting, printing, ceramics work, public and large-scale projects and community cultural development. Residencies and other professional activities
2012-2013 Owner / Manager at Grace Art Events- Life Drawing Facilitation, School Life Drawing Workshops, Life Drawing Hens Parties, Life Model Training, Co-ordination of Group Exhibitions, drawing instruction, event management.
2005 Artist in Residence at Art Club for Children with Cerebral Palsy, Cerebral Palsy League of Queensland and Zillmere Visible Ink. Art workshop program.
2004 Artist in Residence at The Transit Lounge, Youth Arts Queensland, Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts.
2003 Facilitated workshops at Eagleby State School with Stephanie Outridge Field where the children illustrated postcards about the local area that informed forthcoming local government projects.
1999 Artist in Residence, St Peters Lutheran College
1997 Volunteer for the arts program at the Salvation Army Adult Day Care Centre, for adults living with Dementia, Hobart TAS
2014 Drawing to a Close- recent life drawings- Artspace Espresso, West End
2005 Urban Brisbane Series: Urban Grind‚ West End‚ Brisbane.
2004 Brisbane City: Self Portrait‚ Exhibition of Photographs that resulted from The Transit Lounge‚ Youth Arts Queensland Residency‚ Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts.
2004 100 Points of View: The Self-Portraits Project‚ The Transit Lounge‚ Youth Arts Queensland‚ Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts.
2000 Through the Looking Glass- Site Specific Installation piece‚ Morningside‚ Brisbane
2015 Grace Art Events 2015 End of Year Exhibition at Salisbury Studios / Atelier Art Classes
2015 Grace Art Events- The Musicians Exhibition- Portraits of some of Brisbane’s most talented musicians who came and posed for Grace Art Events and were subsequently booked to play while the exhibition hung at Bass Espresso throughout January and February.
2014 Grace Art Events 2014 End of Year Exhibition
2014 Local Life- An Exhibition of local Musicians, Performers and Models- with Performers Mamachair- Visions Gallery, West End
2013 EVERYTHiNG by Petri Dish- Multil Artist Event, Ran Life Drawing Session & exhibited drawings- Fringe Bar, Fortitude Valley
2013 Art Antics by Petri Dish- Multi Artist Event- Exhibited Life Drawings- Fringe Bar, Fortitude Valley
2013 Grace Art Events Friday the 13th Group Exhibition held as part of the Brisbane Fringe Festival 2013- Bird Studio/ Gallery, Brisbane City
2013 Grace Art Events Group Exhibition at Bass Espresso, West End
2013 Love Love Studio- Some Kind of Goodbye- Group Show/ Open Studios
2005 Fourth‚ fifth and sixth Gallaxy of Cellos- Performance by the Students of Mei-Lee and Markus Stocker at the Queensland Conservatorium Theatre
2005 Transit Lounge 1st Birthday Exhibition- A collaborative exhibition featuring all the artists who exhibited in the Transit Lounge in its first year.
2004 Drawing on Ann- A live drawing performance with artist Luke Lynam in the window of Ultra Suite (retail space) at the Ann’s Street Party as part of the 2004 Straight Out of Brisbane Festival.
2004 Transient Space- A photographic Exhibition looking at place and space. Part of the 2004 Straight Out of Brisbane Festival.
2004 Pieces of Art- 30 relief prints of the word \"Art\" in air-drying clay. These works featured in vending machines as part of Art Vendors‚ a Geelong Arts Alliance Inc project as part of the 2004 Next Wave Festival 18-30 May
2004 Exhibition of Concept Drawings / Designs and Maquettes for Public Artwork Proposal- Nona Gallery‚ Brisbane Institute of Art
2000 Exhibited artwork in the Queensland College of Art‚ Griffith University final year students\' exhibition- Barcode
2000 Exhibited artwork‚ participated in a performance and designed the logo for the English Teacher\'s Association of Queensland’s National Conference‚ Brisbane.
1999 Curated and Exhibited artwork for the Women\'s Week Exhibition at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music
1999 Exhibited artwork in a group exhibition at Campbell Mahony Gallery.
1998 Exhibited artwork in the Art From Trash Exhibition- The Long Gallery‚ Hobart
Residencies and other professional activities
2005 Artist in Residence at Art Club for Children with Cerebral Palsy‚ Cerebral Palsy League of Queensland and Zillmere Visible Ink. Art workshop program.
2004 Artist in Residence at The Transit Lounge‚ Youth Arts Queensland‚ Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts.
2003 Participated in workshops at Eagleby State School with Stephanie Outridge Field where the children illustrated postcards about the local area that are to be included in forthcoming local government projects.
1999 Participant in the Car Painting Competition at the Brisbane Motor Show.
1999 Artist in Residence‚ St Peters Lutheran College
1997 Volunteer for the arts program at the Salvation Army Adult Day Care Centre‚ Hobart.
LIFE ART – MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE, Feature Article, West End Magazine, September 28, 2015,| in Arts- http://www.westendmagazine.com/life-art-more-than-meets-the-eye
Time and Place‚ Queensland Heritage Council Magazine‚ Issue No. 9‚ Summer 2005 - Feature Article about photographic work resulting from the 2004 Residency at The Transit Lounge‚ Youth Arts Queensland.
Radio Interview‚ 4ZZZ‚ October 2004- Interview regarding the Inaugural Artist’s Residency at Youth Arts Queensland’s Transit Lounge and opening night for the exhibition 100 Points of View: The Self Portraits Project.
Radio Interview‚ 88FM‚ October 2004- Interview regarding the Inaugural Artist’s Residency at Youth Arts Queensland’s Transit Lounge and opening night for the exhibition 100 Points of View: The Self Portraits Project.
Francesco Clemente. Egon Schiele. Brett Whitely. Mirka Mora. Mattise. Hudertwasser. Gaudi.
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