SHANNON BRETT

SHANNON BRETT CV

 

1973  Born Brisbane Australia.

 

Tertiary Education

 

2011 Master of Arts Management (inc); University of New England

2010 Bachelor of Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art; Fine Art and Photography,

       Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane

2004 Diploma of Multimedia, Cairns

 

 

Certificates and Licences

 

2011 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

2007 Certificate III Theatre Lighting

Traineeship Fashion Design

Video Conference Training Certificate

Current Blue Card

Current Open Drivers Licence

 

 

Panels & Boards

Current

Board Member: Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space

State Representative Editorial Board for Garland Magazine

Member: Girringun Art Centre Advisory Panel

Previous

Chair: Cairns Indigenous Art Fair Advisory Panel

Member: Cairns Regional Council Shield's Street Heart Project Selection Panel    

 

 

Employment

 

2020 Researcher/Writer, National Portrait Gallery; Canberra

2019/2020 Guest Curator, QUT Art Museum; Brisbane (Rite of Passage)

2019.. Independant Curator - Shannon Brett (2006 --)

2018/2019/2020 CEO & Designer, LORE by Shannon Brett  https://www.instagram.com/lore.the.label/?hl=en

2019 Corporate Affairs Manager, Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts; Brisbane

2018/2019 Curatorial Officer, Griffith University Art Museum; Brisbane

2019 Curatorial Consultant, Museum of Brisbane; Brisbane

2018/2019 Assistant Curator, Museum of Brisbane; Brisbane

2019 Peer Assessor, Arts Queensland; Brisbane

2019 Peer Assessor, Australia Council for the Arts; Sydney

2018 Indigenous Research Associate, National Portrait Gallery (Curatorial); Canberra

2018 Guest Curator (Art Fair) and Speaker Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair; Darwin NT

2018 Arts Facilitator Bana Yirriji Art and Cultural Centre; Wujal Wujal

2017/2018 Arts Facilitator/Photographer, Indigenous Art & Cultural Centres Far North Queensland; FNQ

2017/2018 Gallery Curator, UMI Arts; Cairns

2018  Peer Assessor, Arts Queensland; Brisbane

2017 Peer Assessor, Arts Queensland; Brisbane

2017 Indigenous Art Centres Fashion Designer: Yarrabah Art Centre, Hopevale Art Centre; Hopevale

2016/17 Peer Assessor, Australia Council for the Arts; Sydney

2015/16 Manager, Yarrabah Arts & Cultural Precinct (Yarrabah Art Centre, Menmuny Museum); Yarrabah

2015 Assistant Curator, Cairns Indigenous Art Fair; Cairns

2014/15 Acting Exhibitions (Curatorial) & Education Officer, KickArts Contemporary Arts Cairns; Cairns

2012/13/14 Lead Teacher/ Coordinator Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts, TAFE North Cairns; Cairns

2014  Radio Announcer, Black Star Radio; Cairns

2013 Sessional Lecturer - Media, James Cook University; Cairns

2012 Graphic Designer, Far North Queensland Indigenous Schooling Support Unit; Cairns

2012 HOD - Art Teacher, Djarragun College; Gordonvale

2011  Marketing and Administration, Parramatta State School; Cairns

2011 Key Speaker/Artist in TAFE Symposium, Cairns Indigenous Art Fair; Cairns

2010/2011 Graphic Designer, Forrest Architects; Brisbane

2008 – 2016 Shannon Brett Art & Design, Brisbane/Cairns

2006/2007 Curatorial & Marketing Management, CBD Gallery; Brisbane

2005 – 2008 Indigenous Support Officer/Tutor, Department of Education, Training & the Arts; Brisbane

 

 

Selected Exhibitions

 

2020 Piinpi: Contemporary Indigenous Fashion, Bendigo Art Gallery

2019 Queen's Land Blak Portraiture, Cairns Art Gallery, Cairns

2019 Indigenous Design Now, Parliment House, Canberra

2017/18 ARTNOW FNQ, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns

2017 FLAME, Tanks Art Centre, Cairns

2015/16 ARTNOW FNQ, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns

2015 I Love A Son Burnt Country, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns

2015 Foxy Odessy, Cell Artspace, Cairns

2014 Depth of Field, Cell Artspace, Cairns

2013 Paper Works On & Off, Tanks Art Centre, Cairns

2013 Blunt Edge of Portraiture, Cairns

2013 Same Story Different Colour, Auckland, New Zealand

2013 Bodega Nights Resident Art Exhibition, El Bruc, Spain

2013 LUX Gallery Staff Exhibition, James Cook University, Cairns

2013 Exotic Weeds, KickArts, Cairns

2013 One, Two, Four or More, KickArts, Cairns

2012 I Didn’t Get To Cry Till Now, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane

2012 Love Local Murri, The Cultural Place, Cairns

2012 Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Indigenous Beautiful Art Spaces, Cairns

2012 FIRST Emerging Indigenous Art, LOVE LOVE Studio Brisbane

2012 I Didn’t Get To Cry Till Now, Tanks Art Centre, Cairns

2011 Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Cairns

2011 NEWflames Studio Exhibition, Canopy Artspace, Cairns

2011 The GAS Graduate Art Show, Griffith University Art Gallery, Southbank

2010 The GAS Graduate Art Show, Griffith University Art Gallery, Southbank

2010 SALT CAIA Graduation Exhibition, Project Gallery, QCA, Southbank

2010 BARI Festival, Jugglers ArtSpace, Brisbane

2010 Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Cairns

2010 Silent Art Auction, Brisbane

2009 The Art Factory, Brisbane

2009 Gallery South Woodford Folk Festival, Woodford

2009 Aspley Village Art, Brisbane

2008 Sun Sun Restaurant, Brisbane

2008 Naidoc Family Day, Musgrave Park, Brisbane

2007 Bracken Ridge Art Show, Brisbane

2007 Phobia, CBD Gallery, Brisbane

2007 Mystique, CBD Gallery, Brisbane

2006 Wonderland, CBD Gallery, Brisbane

2006 Avalon, CBD Gallery, Brisbane

2004 Multimedia Exposed (me), Cairns

 

 

Commissions and Awards

 

2017 Australia Council for the Arts Volunteer Exhibition Attendant, Venice Biennale. Venice

2015 National Gallery of Australia Indigenous Arts Leadership Program, Canberra

2014 Facilitator: Happy Holidays Hooray Children's Tank, Tanks Art Centre, Cairns

2014 Judge: Photographic Competition, Bloomfield

2014 Facilitator: NAIDOC Week Children's Tank, Tanks Art Centre, Cairns

2014 Understory Film Festival; Best Experimental Film, Cairns

2013 Can Serrat Artist in Residence, Can Serrat International Art Centre, El Bruc, Barcelona, Spain

2013 KickArts Artist in Residence in collaboration with Cora-Allan Wickliffe, Cairns

2013 Mentorship: Kick Arts Cairns

2012 Mentorship: Tanks Art Centre, Cairns

2011 NEWflames Artist in Residence, Cairns

2011 Graphic Art; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Community Health Centre, Charleville

2010 Australian Indigenous Arts Medal

2010 Godfrey Rivers Memorial Medal

2010 Guest Lecturer: Media Studies; Queensland College of Art, Griffith University Southbank

2009 Graphic Art; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Community Health Centre, Brisbane

2009 Griffith Award for Academic Excellence, Brisbane

2009 Postcard Art & Advertising (CAIA, QCA) Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Cairns

2008 Griffith Award for Academic Excellence, Brisbane

2008 Mural - Bracken Ridge State High School, Brisbane

2008 Educator & Presenter: Indigenous Art & Protocol Workshop, Samford Steiner School

2008 Commonwealth Scholarship

2007 Indigenous Art Design Queensland Ombudsman, Brisbane

2007 Mural - Norris Road State School, Brisbane

2007 Totem Sculpture (7) Norris Road State School, Brisbane

2005 Graphic Design and Construction Sadhana Inc, Cairns

2004 Winner - Signage Cairns Institute of TAFE and the Tropics Hospitality, Cairns

2002 Finalist ATSIC Logo Design, Cairns