Australian Art

JIM CROKE





Born: 1952 Sydney, NSW.
  • Abstract
  • Contemporary
  • Drawings
  • Mixed Media
  • Sculptor
  • Established
Jim Croke
Jim Croke

SELECTED BIOGRAPHY
2005 Sculpture By The Sea, SMH Represented Artists Prize.
2004- Currently - Lecturer, NAS, Sydney.
1998-03 Acting Head, Sculpture, NAS, Sydney.
1997 Lecturer (p/t), Sculpture, UNSW.
1996 M.Ed Creative Arts, UNSW.
1995-97 Taught (p/t), National Art School, Sydney.
1993-94 Taught BTS Program, Department of Education.
1989-96 Taught (p/t), St. George TAFE.
1989 Community Arts Officer, Campbelltown.
1988 Taught (p/t), Meadowbank TAFE.
1986-87 Diploma of Education, Sydney CAE.
1996 Taught (p/t), Dept Corrective Services.
1985-89 Taught, St.Patricks College, Strathfield.
1980-84 Taught (p/t), Riverina CAE (Goulburn Campus).
Taught (p/t), Dept of Corrective Services (Goulburn).
1979 Taught (p/t), Goulburn TAFE.
1978 Travelled and Worked in Europe.
Artist in Residence, Ireland (Australia Council).
1975-76 Diploma of Art, Alexander Mackie CAE.
1972-74 Studied National Art School, Sydney.
1952 Born in Sydney.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010 Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
2009 Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
2008 Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
2006 Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
2005 Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
2004 Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
2003 Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
2002 Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
2000 Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney.
2000 Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney.
1998 Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney.
1997 Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney.
1995 Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney.
Gilchrist Gallery, Brisbane.
1994 Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney.
1993 Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney.
1991 Access Gallery, Sydney.
1989 Access Gallery, Sydney.
1984 Goulburn Regional Art Gallery.
1979 Goulburn CAE Gallery.

MIXED EXHIBITIONS
2010 The 14th Annual 6x6x6" Miniature Sculpture Show,
Defiance Gallery, Sydney.
Green, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
Sculpture 2010, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
2008 Still Life, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
The 13th Annual 6x6x6" Miniature Sculpture Show,
Defiance Gallery, Sydney.
Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melb.
Sculpture 2008 - In the Elements, Brenda May Gallery, Syd.
2007 Art + Humour Too, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
The 12th Annual 6x6x6" Miniature Sculpture Show,
Defiance Gallery, Sydney.
2006 Applied Arts - Form + Function, Brenda May Gallery, Syd.
SMALL, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne.
The 11th Annual 6x6x6" Miniature Sculpture Show,
Defiance Gallery, Sydney.
2005 Sculpture 2005-Kinetic Art, Brenda May Gallery.
Couples/Collaborators + Other Partnerships, Brenda May
Gallery, Sydney.
Sofitel Wentworth Works on Paper, IWOPF, Sydney.
Walking The Line, Drawings, National Art School, Sydney.
The 10th Annual 6x6x6" Miniature Sculpture Show,
Defiance Gallery, Sydney.
Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney.
2004 Sculpture 2004, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
The Frank Saxby Bequest Invitation Art Acquisitions Prize, Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree.
Deeper Draft, Sir Herman Black Gallery, Sydney.
Three Colours - White, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melb.
2003 Sculpture 2003 - Dangerous Toys, Brenda May Gallery.
Three Colours - Blue, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
2002 New Objects/New Things - 1&2, Brenda May Gallery, Syd.
Three Colours - Red, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
Self Portrait Exhibition, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
2001 Represented Artists, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
2000 Sculpture 2000, Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Syd. Tribal Echo, Oceanic Arts Australia, Paddington and
Big Thoughts Small Works, Defiance Gallery, Sydney.
Campbelltown City Gallery, Sydney.
Artfair 2000, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne.
The Importance of Being Small, King Street Gallery and Defiance Gallery, Sydney.
Elements of Sculpture, two artists, Tamworth Regional Gallery, NSW.
1999 New Sculpture '99, Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Syd.
Five Easy Pieces, Defiance Gallery, Sydney.
1998 Figure in the Landscape, King Street Gallery, Sydney.
Outside, Inside, Sir Hermann Black Gallery, USYD Union.
Australian Contemporary Art Fair•6, Royal Exhibition
Building, Melbourne.
The Defiant 6", Defiance Gallery, Sydney.
1997-99 International Works on Paper Fair, Sydney.
1997 The Biggest Little Sculpture Show in Town, Defiance
Gallery, Sydney.
1995 Minima Maxima, Curator Nick Vickers, Sir Hermann Black
Gallery, University of Sydney Union.
1994 Australian Contemporary Art Fair•4, Royal Exhibition
Building, Melbourne.
1993 On the Other Hand, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney.
1992 New Art Eight, Exhibition & Book Launch, Access
Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney.
Australian Contemporary Art Fair•3, Royal Exhibition
Building, Melbourne.
1990-00 Birthday Exhibition, Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Syd.
1983 Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, Regional Art Teachers Exhib.
1981 Australian Sculpture Triennial, Melbourne.
1978 Mildura Sculpture Triennial.
1977 Sculpture Centre, Opera House.

PUBLISHED/REPRODUCED
2007 Sydney Star Observer (Object Supplement), 31 May, p16.
2005 Sydney Magazine, SMH, Art, Victoria Hynes, July, p101.
2004 Reproduced, The Week's Best, Metro, SMH, Jan 16-22, p.2.
TV Feature, 'Sculpture 2004', Today show, TCN9, Jan 28.
Human Rights Defender, Vol. 13, issue 3, Dec. p12.
2003 Human Rights Defender, Vol. 12, issue 3, p11 & 21.
2002 Exhibitions, critic's pick, Metro, SMH, Jun 28 - Jul 4, p.27.
2000 Reproduction, Sculptors embrace a touchy, feely new century, SMH, Spectrum, Bronwyn Watson, Jan 8.
Review/Reproduction, Pick the Primitives, Sebastian Smee, Spectrum Art, SMH, April 22.
Review, Object, No.1.
Review, Sculpture 2000 at Access Contemporary Art Gallery, World Sculpture News, Peter Harris, Winter 2000.
Reproduced, Leeuwin Estate Art Series Pinot Noir 1998.
An Accident of Found Objects, Peter Harris, World Sculpture News, Summer 2000, p60.
1998 Art-i-facts 2, Vaughan Rees, McGraw Hill.
Review/Reproduction, SMH, Metro, Heavenly Metal, Sebastian Smee, Oct 2.
1997 SMH, Galleries, Bruce James, Feb 28.
1995 Catalogue, Minima Maxima, Calligraphies of Pleasure, George Alexander, March.
Review/Reproduction, Following in the steps of Picasso, Sue Smith, Courier-Mail, Aug 4.
Who's Who of Australian Visual Artists, DW Thorpe (in association with NAVA).
1993 New Art Eight, Profiles in Contemporary Australian Art, Nevill Drury, Craftsman House.
Art & Australia, Exhibition Commentary, Vol.30 #4, p104.
1990 Art & Australia, Exhibition Commentary, Vol. 27 #4, p613.
1989 Sydney Morning Herald, Christopher Allen, August 25.
1986 Australian Artists' Index, Jan McDonald, Sydney.
1981 Australian Triennial Catalogue.
1978 Mildura Triennial Catalogue.

REPRESENTED
University of Sydney Union Collection, NSW; UTS Union Collection, NSW; Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, NSW; Artbank; Optus, QLD; Artradies, Qld; Leeuwin Estate, WA; NSW Teachers Federation.

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