COL HENRY - SCULPTOR CURRICULUM VITAE March. 2008
COL HENRY SCULPTURE PARK, STUDIO AND GALLERY.
Specialising in Site Specific Stainless Steel Public Sculpture
Commissions, Classes, Consultations, Art Foundry and Art Sales
138 Yarramalong Rd., Wyong Creek, NSW. Australia 2259.
0243512789 0429444424 0438512787 firstname.lastname@example.org www.colhenry.com also -www.sculptorssociety.com.
Member – Sculptors Society, NAVA, ArtHub, Queensland Artworkers Organization
It’s very important to make your art, make your marks.
Important to pass on your understanding
Emotionally rewarding to share your feelings
Essential to leave something behind, a thought, an idea or sometimes something more tactile. CH.
A FEW SELECTED ACTIVITIES
Col Henry - Born 28th April 1947 in Gosford, NSW.
Completed two Degrees, several Diplomas and Certificates and numerous Short Courses related to his artistic development since 1973 and practiced his art for four decades.
Full Time TAFE Teacher for 23 years, retiring in 1995.
Conducted Private Art and Sculpture Classes at his Studio for the last 20 years.
Completed many commissions for private companies and private collections.
Organised and contributed to several large group sculptures.
Five month study tour Europe 1997. Including collaborative sculpture/installation with Designer of the venue for the 1994 Winter Olympics ( Jan Inge Lindeberg ) – France.
Exhibit Sculpture at the opening of the Gosford Regional Gallery 2000.
Artist/sculptor involved with, Beyond The Frame, Gosford Regional Gallery 2002 and 2003 (an initiative between Gosford Regional Gallery and NSW Dept. of Education).
Guest artist, Sculpture by the Bay - 2004 and 2005.
Invited to exhibit in many sculpture exhibitions during each year.
Sculpture Consultations for Professional Artists including Mike Worrall, John Earle. .
Continually adding to his private collection.
Invited Committee Member - Wyong Shire Council’s Public Art Strategy.
Sculptures featured in Best House 2007 – My Home Channel 9.
Reported in many Magazines, Newspapers and Arts Papers.
Sculpture PR images used for advertising, Stocklands and Sculpture in the Vines 2007
Member of Sculptors Society for 25 years, www.sculptorssociety.com. For images and information.
A FEW SELECTED GROUP and SOLO EXHIBITIONS1987 - 2006
10 Taylor St, Darlinghurst Taylor Square Festival of Arts
RMS, Balmain Laycock, Gosford
Metro Gallery, Sydney Access Gallery, Balmain
Rowntree Gallery, Balmain Avoca Fine Arts Gallery
Wyong Festival of the Arts Mulberry Park Sculpture Exhibition, Wyong
Artscrawl, Hunter Valley Van Guard Artists on the Edge, Yarramalong
Gosford Arts Festival Opening of the Gosford Regional Gallery.
Gosford Regional Gallery Lushart, Paddington
Grammar Arts Festival, Gosford Grand Gallery, Central Coast
Sculpture in the Vines, Hunter Valley Butterflies Gallery, Hunter Valley
Horse Heaven Gallery, Wollombi Major Public Sculpture – Gold Coast, Qld
Sculpture in the Vines, Hunter Valley Thursday Plantation Sculpture Show, Ballina
Gosford Regional Gallery University Western Sydney Sculpture Award Opening / Release BMW Australia Galeria Aneila, Kangaroo Valley
Paddington Contemporary Gallery Sculpture by the Lake, Wallarah Peninsula
Maree Mizon Gallery Cookshill Gallery, Newcastle.
Invited Sculptor Wyong Festival of Arts Lake Light Sculpture – Jindabyne
Verona Gallery – Hunter Valley Montalto Sculpture Prize 2008
Swells Sculpture Prize Who Art Thou Gallery
Sculpture by the Brook, Fernbrook, Karrajong ABC radio 92.5 Featured Artist.
Several Public Commissions and other Exhibitions are currently being negotiated including an installation in Town Centre Shopping Complex , Gosford.
ALSO See ‘Latest News’ for more info - - Winner, Maitland City Sculpture Prize and Peoples Choice, Winner, Perisher Blue Sculpture Prize, and Highly Commended, Wyong Arts Festival.
COMMISSIONS 2008 - 2009
Contact the artist for information re previous works
Major Public Stainless Steel Sculpture for Wollongong Council, sited at Osborne Park, in the CBD Waterfront Park, Wollongong
Major Public Stainless Steel Sculpture for DECC and National Parks. The works are a site specific work collaborationing with local Indiginous Groups and Traditional Owners to add significance to a major stainless steel sculpture for Baradine - Dandry gorge, National Park. A fantastic opportunity with cross cultural influence and benefits.
Private Collections include Australia, Japan, Europe, England and USA, South Africa and artists private collection.
Some Awards and Commendations include Gosford Regional Gallery for Sculpture, Artscrawl for Digital Photography and Winner in Quickflixs Short Movie Festival. First prize Maitland City Sculpture Show, and Peoples Choice, Perisher Blue Sculpture Prize