Solo Exhibitions


16 -Iteration Part I, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
16 - Iteration Part II, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
15 - [Linear], Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
15 - Linear, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
14 - Medicated, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
13 - Striped, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
12 - Stripes, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
12 - Temporality, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
11 - Pixel, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
11 - Temporal Pixel, Scapes, 69 Smith Street, Melbourne
10 - Veiled in Plain Sight, Tacit Contrmporary Art, Melbourne
09 - Woven Figures, Guildford Lane Gallery, Melbourne
09 - Woven Fields, City Library, Melbourne
08 - [Fields], fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne
07 - [Fields], TJ Bateson Studio Gallery, Melbourne
07 - Fields, TJ Bateson Studio Gallery, Melbourne
06 - Spheres, Melbart Studio Gallery, Melbourne
04 - em’bodiment, Gallery NewQuay, Melbourne
04 - em’bedded, Horsham Regional Art Gallery
04 - en’shroud, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
03 - pause, 10 year retrospective, Tacit, Melbourne
01 - em’bedded, City of Glen Eira Gallery, Melbourne
02 - Drawing from the Past, Tacit, Melbourne
98 - Palimpsest, Prints Gallery High 445, Melbourne
97 - Palimpsest, Gallery High 445, Melbourne
93 - The Temporal Landscape, Switchback Gallery, Monash University, Churchill
92 - Works on Paper, Painting Gallery, La Trobe University, Bendigo
92 - Post Mungo, La Trobe University, Bendigo

Group Exhibitions



16 - Chroma, Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop
16 - Postcard Show, Linden New Art, Melbourne
16 - Belong In, Coalesce ARI, Melbourne
16 - Obscure Camera, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
16 - Shades of Grey, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
16 - Eventide, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
16 - Editions 16, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
15 - Shades of Grey, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
15 - Hutchins Art Prize, Long Gallery, Hobart
15 - Silk Cut Award, City of Glen Eira Gallery, Melbourne
15 - Editions, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
14 - Editions, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
13 - Editions, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
11 - Phantasy and Reality, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
11 - Scapes, 69 Smith Street, Melbourne
10 - Vivien St James 1964-2009, fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne
08 - Woven Fields, TJ Bateson Studio Gallery, Melbourne
08 - Awsome Foursome, TJ Bateson Studio Gallery, Melbourne
08 - Take the Piss, The Laird Hotel, Melbourne
08 - Stock Show, Paddington Contemporary Art, Sydney
06 - Stock Show, Thierry B. Gallery, Melbourne
05 - Stock Show, Paddington Contemporary Art, Sydney
04 - Stock Show, Gallery NewQuay, Melbourne
04 - Off the Wall, Ochre Gallery, Melbourne
04 - same, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
03 - Bent and Beautiful, Prahran Town Hall, Melbourne
03 - Pic, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
02 - Sole, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
02 - MSA Final Folio, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
02 - Tacit 2 , Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
01 - Embedded, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne
01 - Renderings 2001, City of Glen Eira Gallery, Melbourne
00 - Paper Show, St Kilda Town Hall, Melbourne
00 - Images 2000, City of Glen Eira Gallery, Melbourne
98 - in print, Harrison Gallery, Melbourne
97 - Batteries for the Torchbearer, Gallery High 445
94 - Today, Tomorrow and Yesterday, Doncaster Gallery
93 - M.U.G.C. Graduation Ceremony, Monash University
92 - Final Folio 92, Phyllis Palmer Gallery, LaTrobe University
92 - Under Water, Over Water, Phyllis Palmer Gallery, LaTrobe Uni
92 - Mungo, Travelling Exhibition, VCA, Sunraysia T.A.F.E.
92 - Selected Student Works, Phyllis Palmer Gallery, LaTrobe Uni

Reviews



16 - The Pinacoteca, Rhythm, by John Rabling thepinacoteca.org/2016/09/18/rhythm
14 - Time Out, Medicated, Critics Choice, Timeout
14 - Star Observer, Melbourne warms up for Midwinta, Medicated
14 - Midsumma Festival, Medicated, Midwinta
14 - Melbourne Art Gallery Opennings, Medicated by TJ Bateson, galleryopenings
13 - Leader, Abbotsford exhibittion inspired by silks and suits, Heraldsun
13 - Art News Portal, T J Bateson & ‘Striped’ at Tacit Contemporary art, Art News Portal
10 - Arts Diary 365, t j bateson@tacit, Eugene v Reisberg,wordpress.com/2010/19
10 - Arts Diary 365, Vivien St James, Eugene v Reisberg, wordpress.com/2010/01
10 - DNA - ‘Midsumma Dream’, art, Veiled in Plain Sight, P52,#120
09 - The Week Magazine - ‘Where to buy Art’, Peter Wright
09 - Art Almanac, December/January 09, exhibition profile, Midsumma Festival
09 - Seen something a little queer ‘Midsumma Reviews’, web.mac.com/jmacproductions
09 - QueerTastes, Canvas, Richard Watts, http://canvas.e-p.net.au
09 - The Melbourne Art Review, Emma Kirsopp Jan 09 melbourneartreview.com
09 - Kaye Sera blog spot ‘beneath-bonnet’, kayeseraspeaks.blogspot.com
08 - MCV - ‘Men on Men’, Richard Watts, feature story, p 5, 1 9/06
08 - MCV - ‘Art for everyone’ by Dark Lord
08 - Midsumma’s visual arts convener, Tim Bateson, Lucy Elliott. 16/01,mcv.e-p.net.au/frontpage/art
08 - Bnews - ‘Queer City’, Darren Pope, exhibition review, 10/01
08 - Man About Town, ‘Midsumma Visual Arts 08’, Richard Watts, Jan 08, richard watts.blogspot.com
04 - The Age - ‘Whats On’ Megan Backhouse, ‘em’bodiment’ exhibition review, 06/11
04 - IO Autum issue, Pauline Hoogen ‘Kitchen Update’, feature story, pages 2 0-24 issue 15
03 - IO Winter issue, Pauline Hoogen ‘Loft in Space’, lead story, front cover plus pages 12 -17 issue 12
03 - MCV, ‘Same’ exhibition review p13, 21 /11, MCV, Andrew Milnes, ‘We are Family’ lead story p7, 2 5/7
02 - Emerald Hill Times, ‘em’bedded’ exhibition review p7

Studies


16 - RMIT, Masters of Fine Art
00 - The Melbourne School of Art, Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment and Training
99/00 - The University of Melbourne, Masters of Education, Visual Arts Education - deferred
96/97 - The University of Melbourne, Graduate Bachelor of Teaching Honours, First Class Honours
94 - Deakin University, Melbourne, Written & Graphic Communication, Production Video for Training
93 - Monash University, Post-graduate Diploma, Visual Arts - Distinction
09/92 - La Trobe University Bendigo, Bachelor of Art (Fine Art) with Distinction

Photographic credits


10 - Melbourne Leader, ‘Gender Bender divas center stage at Midsumma’, Jan 13, Melbourne-Leader
10 - Southern Star, Strong Midsumma visual arts program, Transmasculinities, #069, P5, 4 Feb
09 - MCV 469 , The Year in Local News, Andrew Shaw, P3 & P19, Janurary
09 - The Big Idea, Misperforming Symposium, thebigidea.co.nz/news/bulletin
09 - Auspicious Arts Projects, Testimonials,auspicious.com.au/testimonis
09 - PICA, A Slice of Light, pica.org.au/view/A+Slice+of+Light
09 - The Australian Jazz Bell Awards, bellawards.org/index2.php
09 - Midsumma Celebrating Queer Culture, Vivien St James,midsumma.org.au/vale-vivien
09 - Q Magazine, Vivian St James, issue 56 front cover & p4,qmagazine.com.au
09 - MCV, Vivian St James, p5, MCV official web site,mcv.e-p.net.au/features
09 - Andy and Adrian web site, Joy FM radio, andyandadrian.com/2009/03/04/
09 - Well-miss-you-Vivian-St-James, Midsumma, ‘Visual Arts Catalogue’, exhibition
08 - Hellen Sky, ‘The Darker edge of Night’, Australia Council promotional print and official web site
08 - Hellen Sky, ‘The Darker edge of Night’, exhibition, catalogue, Meat Market, p5
08 - AICE Australian Friends of Batsheva Dance Company,aicec.org/2009/06
07 - A.I.C.E. official web site, aicec.org
07 - Melbourne Jazz official web site, melbournejazz.com
06 - A.I.C.E. official web site, aicec.org
06 - Melbourne Jazz official web site, melbournejazz.com
06 - Hellen Sky, ‘Deep Sky’ exhibition catalogue, Zendai, Museum of Modert Art, Shanghai
06 - Hellen Sky, Deep Space, Zendia Museum of Modern Art, Shanghi, local.wasp.uwa.edu.au
06 - Arts Access Annual Report 05/06, The Other Film Festival p23
06 - Australian Jewish News ‘Been & Seen’, Jazz Awards p13, 2 8/04
05 - A.I.C.E. official web site, aicec.org
05 - A.I.C.E. annual newsletter
05 - Re-Discover Tessa catalogue p3-4
05 - Australian Jewish News - ‘AICE honours Gila Almagor’, p15, 4/03
05 - Australian Jewish News ‘Grand dame of Israeli stage feted in Melbourne’ p3, 2 5/02
04 - Contemporary Home Design, Tessa p21 , p27, Issue 3.3
04 - A.I.C.E. annual newsletter
04 - Australian Jewish News ‘Been & Seen’, AICE, Israeli Film Festival
03 - IO Winter issue, ‘Project Box’ p46, issue 12

Public Speaking & Lectures


10 - Midsumma Community Hub, regular guest ‘Visual Arts Report’ 94.9 FM
09 - Radio interview, RRR 1 02.7 FM
09 - Radio interview ‘Community Arts’ 94.9 FM
08 - Radio interview with Richard Watts, RRR 1 02.7 FM
08 - Radio interview ‘Community Arts’ 94.9 FM
07 - Radio interview ‘Community Arts’ 94.9 FM
04 - Kon Kroker Memorial Lecture, Horsham Regional Art Gallery
03 - Radio interview ‘Drive’ with Damien Nicholes 94.9FM
97 - Lecture to Bachelor of Teaching students, The University of Melbourne
95 - Workshop at the GCTA annual conference
94 - Radio interview, Arts Program, Gippsland 1 04.7 FM

Publications


14 - Medicated, Documentary
09 - Midsumma, ‘Visual Arts Catalogue’, exhibition catalogue, Celebtating Queer Culture
09 - Midsumma, ‘Visual Arts Catalogue’, exhibition catalogue, A Queer Coming of Age
08 - Hellen Sky and Collaborators Darker Edge of Night, Art House, Meat Market
08 - Midsumma, ‘Visual Arts Catalogue’, exhibition catalogue, Twenty One years of Midsumma
04 - Horsham Regional Art Gallery, ‘em’bedded’, catalogue essay by Kerrilee Ninnis
04 - Gallery NewQuay, ‘em’bodiment’, catalogue essay by Keith Lawrence
01 - T.V. Commercial Produced, directed and animated 30 second commercial for The Melbourne School of Art

Collections


Doncaster and Templestowe Municipal Council
La Trobe University College of Northern Victoria
Private Collections in Australia, United Kingdom and the United States.

Awards


07/08 - Collaborated in the project The Darker Edge of Night, Australia Council for the Arts
The Inter-art Grant awarded to Hellen Sky and collaborators
98 - Australian Postgraduate Award with Stipend, The University of Melbourne
98 - Alice Taylor Memorial Prize, The University of Melbourne
Awarded triennially to the top final year student completing the Bachelor of Teaching in that period
97 - Dean’s Honours List, The University of Melbourne, Second Year Studies
92 - Bachelor of Art (Fine Art) with Distinction, La Trobe University, Bendigo

Courses


11 - Our Schools Our Future, Shaping the future of Australian Schools, Brian J Caldwell, David N Loader OAM
10 - ACARA Arts Shaping Paper Consultation Forum, Helen Champion and Michele Davies
10 - Artist in Schools De-brief evening, Arts Victoria, Belinda Pringle
09 - Artist in Schools Induction, Arts Victoria
08 - Victorian Institute of Teaching, Teacher Mentor training
03 - The Melbourne School of Art, Certificate of Studio Photography
99 - Swinburne University of Technology, Introduction to Quarkxpress
98 - GCTA, Look Out Annual Conference, Orthogonal Drawing, Architectural Modelling and Design
99 - Swinburne University of Technology, Packaging Workshop

Employment


07/16 - Tacit Contemporary Art, Abbotsford, Curator
11/14 - Thomastown Secondary College, Leading Teacher, ICT
09/10 - Thomastown Secondary College, Visual Arts Coordinator
09/10 - Bayside College, Paisley, Williamstown & Altona
07/08 - Bayside College, Paisley campus, Teacher , 08, Assistant Year 11 Coordinator
07/08 - T.J. Bateson Studio Gallery, Abbotsford, Director
04/06 - The Melbourne School of Art, Balaclava, Director
01/05 - Tacit Contemporary Art Gallery, Thornbury, Curator
00/04 - The Melbourne School of Art, Elsternwick & Thornbury, Director
98/99 - Lowther Hall, Anglican Grammar School, Essendon, Teacher
97/98 - Trinity Grammar School, Kew, Teacher
97 - Northern Metropolitan T.A.F.E., Sessional Teacher
94/95 - Dean’s Art, Fitzroy, Schools Representative
94 - La Trobe Regional Gallery, Morwell, Education Officer

Freelance


16 - OPI & Artist in Schools, Advisory panel member, Creative Victoria
15 - Artist in Schools, Advisory panel member, Creative Victoria
13 - Exam Assessing, Visual Communications, VCAA
13 - Artist in Schools, Advisory panel member, Creative Victoria
09 - Midsumma Festival, Design Visual Art Guide 09
09 - The Australian Jazz Bells Awards
08 - Hellen Sky ‘The Darker Edge of Night’, 3D illustration, video editing, promotional design
08 - Midsumma Festival, Design Visual Art Guide 08
07 - Victorian Healthcare Association, promotional portraits
07 - St Peter’s College, staff training in Adobe Photoshop
07 - The Australian Jazz Bells Awards
07 - Macdonald Johnston Engineering, design training
07 - Maddison Prints design and photography
07 - Intergraphiq, 3D design and photography
06 - The Australian Jazz Bells Awards
06 - Steven Browning promotional portraits
06 - Holland Hitch industrial products
06 - Vivian St James promotional portraits
06 - Calvin Klein, Davenport, Virgin & Play Boy catalogue photography
05 - A.I.C.E. Gila Almagor Gala event photography
05 - Boronia Cricket Club photography
05 - Barry Plant staff portraits
05 - Bridget Medical product photography podiatry equipment
04 - The Other Film Festival 2 005 event photography
04 - A.I.C.E. Israel Film Festival 2 004 photography
04 - Tessa furniture product photography studio/in situ
04 - Wedding contracts
97 - WaterEco Science, finished artist.
97 - River Basin Management Society, finished artist
93 - Envirotechniques Pty Ltd, Eltham, finished artist
93 - Melbourne Water, Templestowe/Pettys antique apple orchard, finished artist

Voluntary Work


08/10 - Director Visual Arts, Midsumma Festival
08/10 - Board Member, Midsumma Festival
07 - Visual Art Advisory Board Committee Member, Midsumma Festival
02/04 - Y on High Traders, Emma Black, Darebin City Council
02/03 - Elsternwick Main Street Committee, City of Glen Eira
97 - Kilvington Girls Grammar
92 - President of the La Trobe University, Bendigo, Art Club
89 - School Captain at Doncaster Secondary College