Artist CV

Get to know the exhibiting artists a little better

Michelle Ripari

1974. Bendigo, Victoria 

Resides Melbourne, Victoria 

Awards 

2019 Shortlisted Wyndham Art Prize ‘Quintessence’ 

2018 Shortlisted Wyndham Art Prize ‘Foundation’ 

2017 Highly Commended Australian Society of Coloured Pencil Artists International Colourbrations Exhibition ‘Fragile’ 

Shortlisted Wyndham Art Prize ‘Discarded’ 

2016 Highly Commended Camberwell Art Show ‘Halls Gap Sentry’ 

Shortlisted Wyndham Art Prize ‘Halls Gap Sentry’ 

Highly Commended Royal Melbourne Show ‘Halls Gap Sentry’ 

2015 Highly Commended Royal Melbourne Show ‘Kaleidoscope’ 

2014 Best New Artist Werribee Rotary Art Show ‘Death of a Gum Tree’ 

Winner Australian Coloured Pencil Network ‘Death of a Gum Tree’ 

Exhibitions 

2019 Saltwater Art Studio Artist Display, Point Cook 

Wyndham Art Prize 

2018 Red Arcade, Werribee 

Hobsons Bay Art Show 

Hobsons Bay Art Society ‘Spring Art & Artisan’ Exhibition 

Bayside Art Show 

Point Cook ‘Unknown’ 

Wyndham Art Prize 

2017 Australian Society of Coloured Pencil Artists International ‘Colourbrations’ Exhibition 

Toorak Village Art Walk 

Wyndham Art Prize 

Lulu Gallery ‘Traveling Home’ Exhibition 

2016 Bayside Art Show 

Camberwell Art Show 

Australian Society of Coloured Pencil Artists International ‘Colourbrations’ Exhibition 

Wyndham Art Prize 

2015 Camberwell Art Show

Publications 

2019 April Ann Kullberg’s CP Hidden Treasures Volume V – Page 31 

April Colored Pencil Magazine ‘Latest & Greatest Gallery’ – Page 48 

February Wyndham Star Weekly – Interview ‘My Wyndham’ – Page 17 

January Wyndham Writing Group Anthology Illustrations – Pages 2 & 59 

Short Stories ‘The Wrong Journey’ – Page 21 & ‘Turn Back Time’ – Page 39 

2018 September Wyndham Childhood Adventures by Vicki Williams & Wyndham Writing Group – Illustrations 

September Hypophora Journal Vol. II – Page 20 

April Wyndham News Magazine – Page 10 

March Featured Artist – OzArt Finder 

2017 November Ann Kullberg’s CP Treasures Vol 5 – Page 86 

April Ann Kullberg’s Color Magazine Vol 208 – The Pencil Box Featured Artwork Page 39 

January Ann Kullberg’s COLOR 2016 Collection Book – Page 219 

January Colored Pencil Magazine – ‘Past and Present Gallery’ – Page 12 

2016 October Australian Artist Magazine -Portfolio ‘Colourbrations’ Australian Society of Coloured Pencil Artists article Pages 6 – 

July Artist’s Drawing and Inspiration Magazine – Insight Article ‘Pencils are an Extension of my Fingertips’ Pages 20 – 24 

July Artist’s Drawing and Inspiration Magazine – Demonstration ‘The Craggy Old Gum Tree’ – Pages 25 – 30 

June Ann Kullberg’s CP Hidden Treasures Volume III – Page 86 

March Artist’s Drawing and Inspiration Magazine – Gallery Page 8 

March Colored Pencil Magazine – Tutorial ‘Drawing the Old Gum Tree’ – Pages 24 – 27 

January Ann Kullberg’s COLOR 2015 Collection Book – September Spotlight Artist – Pages 178 – 179 

2015 December Artist Palette Magazine Yearbook – Insight Article ‘Pencils are an Extension of my Fingertips’ Pages 20 – 24 

December Artist Palette Magazine Yearbook – Demonstration ‘The Craggy Old Gum Tree’ Pages 26 – 30 

September Ann Kullberg’s Color Magazine Vol 189 – Spotlight Artist Pages 16 – 17 

July Colored Pencil Magazine – Gallery Page 20 

January Australian Coloured Pencils Network – Featured Artist 

2014 October Australian Coloured Pencils Network Calendar 2015 

October Colored Pencil Magazine – Gallery Page 6 

September Ann Kullberg’s CP Hidden Treasures Volume II – Page 23 

2013 October Just A Little Unwell by Julie Toner – Front Cover Illustration 

February The Bendigo Advertiser – Interview ‘Sketch at home in Hospital’ 

February Bendigo Weekly – Interview ‘Pride of Place’ 

Teaching 

2019 Private Workshop Blackburn Adults 

Hobsons Bay Art Society Workshop Altona Adults 

Private Workshop Frankston Adults 

Manor Lakes P-12 College Wyndam Vale Teens 

Saltwater Art Studio Point Cook Adults/teens/children 

Artspa Workshop Daylesford Adults/teens 

2018 Workshop Coordinator – Ann Kullberg Melbourne, Australia Workshop 

Wyndham Art Prize Sunday Salon – Wyndham Art Gallery Werribee Adults 

Saltwater Art Studio Point Cook Adults/teens/children 

Art Republic Hoppers Crossing Children 

Wyndham Arts Incubator Werribee Adults/teens/children 

2017 Art Republic Hoppers Crossing Children 

Wyndham Arts Incubator Werribee Adults/teens/children 

Williamstown North Primary School Williamstown Children 

Saltwater CC Point Cook Adults/children 

Art of Shopping Workshop – Stockland Shopping Centre Point Cook Adults/children 

2016 Tullamarine Primary School Tullamarine Children 

Colour Pencil Classes at Monastery Hill Croydon Hills Adults 

Residencies 

2017 Art Republic Melbourne Hoppers Crossing 

2016 Saltwater CC Point Cook 

Collections 

Bellbridge Primary School Hoppers Crossing 

Homestead Financial Group Werribee 

St John of God Hospital Bendigo 

Private collections 

Professional Affiliations 

Australian Society of Coloured Pencil Artists Inc Founding member & Secretary 2015-2018 

Hobsons Bay Art Society 

National Association for Visual Artists NAVA 

RedWest Creatives Co op Secretary 2018 

Memberships 

Creative Kids Tales 

Gallery 247 – National Registry for Australian Art and Artists NRAAA 

Saltwater Art Studio 

Wyndham Arts Incubator 

Leesa Gray-Pitt

– Certificate II in Makeup Artistry

– Certificate in Dress Style Hair

– Hair and Makeup Artist of the Year

2014

– Diploma of Cosmetic Tattooing

2016

– Acrylics Workshop with Caroline Esbenshade

– Life Drawing Classes at Saltwater Community Centre

– Exhibited at Throw Up Your Art Exhibition- Colourbox Studios

2017

– Oils one on one with Caroline Esbenshade

– Artworks published on Galphia online gallery http://www.galphia.com

– Published interview and art in Not Random Art Magazine

– RED Redux installation art for Wyndham City “Heart of Armour”

2018

– Accepted as an Artist in residence at Chateau Orquevaux in France May 2019 receiving

the Denis Diderot (A-i-R) Grant

– Received a Community Pathways Scholarship Grant from Wyndham City Council to

help fund my trip to France.

– Member of Red West Arts Collective

– Member of NAVA

2019

– Shortlisted in the Wyndham Art Prize

– Accepted at RMIT to study Master of Fine Art 2020

– Artist in Residence at Chateau Orquevaux 2nd to 30th May

– All The Things That Remain Group Exhibition at NOIR Darkroom

– Exhibition proposal accepted for May13th 2020 at Black Cat Gallery

– Voted as Vice President for Red West Artist Co operative

Carolyn Warren-Langford

Professional Experience:

Job title Self employed Clay and Glass Artist and Sculptor

Business name Studio Pyra

Roles Making sculptures for galleries, the home and garden

Teaching Ceramics to adults and children

Saltwater Art Studio Lead Artist and Representative

Kiln Technician

Curate student Displays

Exhibitions:

2019 April Wyndham Art Prize Exhibition (selected)

Wyndham Art Gallery, Werribee Victoria

2018 July – August Association of Sculptors of Victoria Annual and Awards Exhibition (selected)

Bourke Place, Melbourne, Victoria

2018 March – June Wyndham Art Prize Exhibition (selected)

Wyndham Art Gallery, Werribee Victoria

2018 March ‘Vessel’

Brunswick St Gallery, Fitzroy Victoria December

2017 December RED/REDUX Flaunt RED

Public Art Event, Werribee Victoria

2017 August The Australian Ceramics Association

Open Studios Event, Point Cook, Victoria

2017 May/June/July ‘The Bead Project’ Exhibition

Community Art Project, Saltwater Community Centre, Point Cook , Vic

2016 August The Australian Ceramics Association

Open Studios Event, Point Cook, Victoria

2016 Aug-Sept ‘Throw Up Your Art’ Exhibition

Colour Box Studio, VU Metro West, Footscray

2015 Nov ‘Throw Up Your Art’ Exhibition

Colour Box Studio, Docklands Melbourne

2015 Sept-Oct ‘As/If’ Exhibition When and Now

Women’s Art Register

Queen Victoria Women’s Centre Gallery, Lonsdale St, Melbourne

2015 August The Australian Ceramics Association

Open Studios Event, Point Cook, Victoria

2015 March Wyndham Art Prize Exhibition

Wyndham Art Gallery, Werribee, Victoria

2014 April Art in Public Places

Hobsons Bay, Melbourne, Victoria

2014 April ‘Body/Sex’ Exhibition (selected)

Brunswick St Gallery, Fitzroy, Victoria

2014 March ‘Private Pantheon’ (Solo Show)

Brunswick St Gallery, Fitzroy, Victoria

2012 July -Sept ‘Completely Corsetless’ (Featured Artist)

Metamorphosis Art Gallery, Willetton WA

2012 July ‘Catharsis’

Metamorphosis Art Gallery, Willetton WA

2011 ‘Emergin8’

Metamorphosis Art Gallery, Willetton WA

2011 Canning Art Award

Cannington Town Hall, Cannington WA

2010 ‘Elemental 2010’

Canning Arts Centre, Riverton WA

2009 ‘Elemental’

Canning Arts Centre, Riverton WA

2002 ‘Degree Show 02’

Curtin University, Perth WA

2002 Araluen Spring Festival

Araluen Botanic Gardens, Perth WA

2000 Be Active Exhibition (Selected)

Craftwest, Perth WA

Commissions:

2017 “Beyond the Olive Grove” Mixed media sculpture, paperclay, silver

Mari, Fremantle WA

2014 “Night Flight” Mixed media sculpture, paperclay, silver

Jackie Grljusich, Boulder, WA

Collections:

2012 “No More, No More” Pitfired Earthenware Paperclay sulpture

Jana Vodesil-Baruffi, Metamorphosis Art Gallery, WA

2012 “Flight in Magenta” mixed media sculpture, paperclay, silver

Anita Littlewood, Perth, WA

2011 “Stellar and Maris” Pit fired clay sculptures Pyre Born Women

Jennie Bolton, Cairns, Qld

2011 “Wrath” Earthenware Paperclay sculpture

Jana Vodesil-Baruffi, Metamorphosis Art Gallery, WA

2010 Jack and the Beanstalk Backdrop

Donated to Parkwood Primary School, WA

Artist in Residence:

2012 July – Sept Metamorphosis Art Gallery, Willetton, WA

Qualifications

2005 Certificate IV in Small Business Management

Mission Australia – (NEIS) WA

2002 Bachelor of Arts (Art)

Clay, Glass, Jewellery and 3D Design

Anthropology (Women in the World) 1 Unit

Curtin University Perth WA

Grants Received:

2016 October Enterprising Tarneit Business Start Up Program

Seed Funding Grant, Scanlon Foundation

2016 March ‘Identity, Inclusion and Connection’ Grant

‘The Bead Project’ Wyndham City Council, Victoria

Gallery Experience:

2018 December Curate Student Display

Saltwater Art Studio, Point Cook, Victoria

2018 August Exhibition sitting

Association of Sculptors of Victoria Exhibition, Bourke place Melbourne

2012 Gallery sitting

Metamorphosis Gallery, Willetton, WA

2012 Assist curate ‘Catharsis’ Exhibition

Metamorphosis Gallery, Willetton WA

2011 Assist curate ‘Emergin8″ Exhibition

Metamorphosis Gallery, Willetton WA

2010 October Assist curate ‘Elemental 2010’ Exhibition

Canning Arts Centre, Riverton WA

2010 May – Sept Volunteer ‘Pompeii Exhibition’

WA Museum Perth WA

2009 Assist curate ‘Elemental’ Exhibition

Canning Arts Centre, Riverton WA

2005, 2006, 2008 Assist curate 3D work

Canning Arts Group Exhibition, Cannington WA

Memberships and Groups:

Saltwater Art Studio (Lead Artist, Kiln Technician and Teacher)

RedWest Creatives Co-op (Board member)

Wyndham Arts Incubator

Wyndham Arts Collective

The Australian Ceramics Association

Association of Sculptors of Victoria

Women’s Art Register


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