Australian Art

DANELLE BERGSTROM



  • Figurative
  • Landscape
  • Painter
  • Portrait
  • Established




Danelle Bergstrom


Biography

Born 1957, Sydney

Education
1975-1980 Alexander Mackie CAE -Bachelor of Art Education
1974-1979 Julian Ashton Art School - Sydney


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2008 - Australian Masters - Solander Galleries, Canberra
2008 - Archibald Prize finalist "Two Movements" - Peter Sculthorpe
2007 - NG Art Gallery, Fragile Planet - "Whisper" (sculpture-instillation)
2007 - Paddington Art Prize
2007 - Delmar gallery - Shelf Life
2007 - Kedumba Drawing Award Exhibition
2007 - Portia Geach Memorial Prize "Consultation" - Dr Roger Dunlop
2007 - Artist-in-Residence – Cill Rialaig – Ireland, July-August
2007 - The Delmar Gallery, Trinity Grammar- Sydney –"Dusk to Dawn"
2007 - Solo Exhibition - Solander Gallery, Canberra – "Belonging"
2007 - Archibald Prize finalist, “Take Two” – Jack Thompson
2006 - Portia Geach Memorial Prize – “Nancy Borlase”
2006 - Solo Exhibition - Rex-Livingston Art Dealer, “In Search of Song”
2006 - Archibald Prize, “Back to Front” – Kevin Connor
2006 - Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
2005 - Portia Geach Memorial Award “Inspector Hobbs” – Michael Hobbs
2005 - Westpac Redlands Art Prize, “Veiled Landscape #2”
2005 - Solo Exhibition - Rex-Livingston Art Dealer – “The Landscapes”
2005 - Salon de Refusés, “Self Portrait with Morley” – Lewis Morley
2005 - Hill End Gallery Inaugural Exhibition
2004 - Kedumba Drawing Award Exhibition
2004 - Portia Geach Memorial Award –“FS Focused”
2004 - Norvill Art Prize “Wandering”
2004 - Archibald Prize finalist – “Larger Than Life” Franco Belgiorno-Nettis (
2003 - Archibald Prize finalist -“Conversation with Margaret Olley” – Margaret Olley
2003 - Portia Geach Memorial Award - “Nancy Bird Walton – Pioneer”
Collection - National Portrait Gallery
2003 -Tamworth Regional Gallery – DoubleVision “Winter from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons”
2002 - Portia Geach Memorial Award – “Contemplation - John Coburn”
2001 - Kedumba Drawing Award Exhibition
2001 - Hazelhurst Regional Gallery – Notes – “Talking Drums”
2001 - Archibald Prize finalist, “The Portrait and the Painter” John Firth-Smith
2000 - Tamworth Regional Gallery –Harmonic Vision “Talking Drums”
1999 - Hill End Art Exhibition
1999 - Portia Geach Memorial Award – “Life to Left” – Tom Uren
1998 - Archibald Prize finalist, “J. F-S Transposition” John Firth- Smith
1996 - Royal Easter Art Exhibition – “Constable sSlee”
1996 - Moran Art Prize –“Live in Hope” Jacqueline Gillespie
1995 - Archibald Prize – “Jon English"
1993 - Portia Geach Memorial Award –“Wendy Whiteley”
1992 - Community Mural, North Sydney (Supervisor and Coordinator)
1983 - Crown St Gallery
1982 - Crown St Gallery
1981 - Prouds Gallery
1981 - Sydney Art Exchange
1980 - Alexander Mackie Student Exhibition

AWARDS

2007 - Packing Room Prize - "Take Two", Jack Thompson - Archibald Prize
2006 - Peoples Choice - "Nancy Borlase" - Portia Geach Memorial Award
2005 - Peoples Choice - "Inspector Hobbs", Michael Hobbs - Portia Geach Memorial Award
2005 - Peoples Choice - "Veiled Landscape #2"- Redlands Westpac Art Prize
2004 - Peoples Choice - "Wandering" - Norville Art Prize
2004 - Highly Commended - "Larger Than Life" - Franco Belgiorno-Nettis - Archibald
2003 - Highly Commended - "Nancy Bird- Walton- Pioneer" - Portia Geach Memorial Award
1995 - Packing Room Prize - "Jon", Jon English -Archibald

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS
2008 - NT Supreme Court -Darwin - 5 Five Chief Justices for Centenary celebrations
2007 - Westmead Childrens Hospital -Sydney - CEO

JUDGING

2007 - Hunters Hill Art Exhibition
2004 - Grenfell, NSW – Henry Lawson Festival of Arts Exhibition
1996 - Hunters Hill Art Exhibition


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2008 - Who's Who of Australian Women
2007 - The Age, "Culture and Life", Robert Nelson, June 2
2007 - Canberra Times, (Review), “Subtle self-portrait among the layers of paint”,
Charlie Ogilvie, May 31
2007 - Art Sound 92.7 Canberra, Radio Interview , re: "Belonging" – Gary Noble
2007 - Canberra Times, Belonging Responds to Landscape, Ron Cerabona, May 2007
2007 - Wentworth Courier,"Jack's double take..", February 28
2007 - Daily Telegraph, "Jack’s our Favorite...", Elizabeth Fortescue, February 24
2007 - The Australian, "Jack the packers' choice...", Rosalie Higson, February 24
2007 - The Age, "Cheeky bugger..", Paul Bibby, February 24
2007 - Sydney Morning Herald, "Opportunists...", John McDonald, February 24-25
2007 - Sydney Morning Herald, "Capturing the Real Me...", Paul Bibby, February 24-25
2007 - ABC Radio Interview – re: Archibald Prize, February 23
2006 - Australian Art Review, "Art at the End of the World", Rod Pattenden, #10
2005 - Sydney Morning Herald - Spectrum, John McDonald, May 21- 22, 2005
2004 - Daily Telegraph, "What’s the Form....", Elizabeth Fortescue, March 23
2004 - Air News, front cover Nancy Bird Walton, June, No 212
2004 - Sydney Morning Herald, " Hung, drawn...", March 8
2004 - Sydney Morning Herald, "Honor for Portrait..", Lauren Martin, March 5
2003 - Sydney Morning Herald, The Good Week End, “The Two of Us” August, 2003
2003 - Sydney Morning Herald, "Bets on three of a kind..", Bruce James, March 14
2003 - Herald, "Framed faces in a row..", Miguel Holland, May 30
2003 - Art Monthly Australia, "Winning Women", Courtney Kidd, November, Issue 165

Professional Appointments

1981-1987 Condell Park High School – Art Teacher
1988-1989 Condell Park High School – Head Teacher, Art Department
1987-1990 Macquarie University – Life Drawing Lecturer
1991-1994 KVB College of Visual Communication, Head of Department, Visual
Communication – & Principal Lecturer
1994- 1996 KVB College of Visual Communication – Part-Time Lecturer





Travel

2008 - Darwin/Australia 5 Months Residency Northern Territory Supreme Court,
2008 - Paris/ Sweden
2007 - Paris, Ireland - Co Kerry Artist in Residence- Cill Rialaig
2006 - Northern Europe, USA- Washington / New York
2004 - Borneo
2003 - Fiji Islands
2000 - Sweden and Northern Europe

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