CHRIS DOLMAN

Born 1977 in Vancouver, Canada. Lives and works in Sydney

Education
2016

Masters of Fine Arts (Research), Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney University

2010

Bachelor of Fine Art with 1st Class Honours (Printmaking), Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne

Selected Solo and Collaborative Exhibitions
2021

The door is ajar, The exit a dead end, Galerie pompom, Sydney

2019

Falling from a broken ladder, Galerie pompom, Sydney

2018

Bad Luck Feels…, MARS Gallery, Melbourne

2017

Good Grief! and other Calamities, Galerie pompom, Sydney
An Anxious Tableau, SCA Gallery, Sydney

2016

Born Toulouse, Fontanelle, Adelaide

2015

Death Wobbles, MOP Projects, Sydney
Adventures in the Neodrome, MARS Gallery, Melbourne

2014

Pipe Down FELTspace, Adelaide (with Paul Williams)
Empty Vessels, Awkward Advances, Wellington St Projects, Sydney
Other Day Ornamental SafARI, Alaska Projects, Sydney (with Paul Williams)

2013

Trompe l’ol, Firstdraft Sydney

2012

Roads?…Where we’re going we don’t need roads, Inflight, Hobart
Sick’s & Seven’s, West Space, Melbourne
Arrange/Rearrange/Deranged, MARS Gallery, Melbourne

2011

Superegular, Seventh, Melbourne

2010

Autoretro, Seventh, Melbourne

Selected Group Exhibitions
2021

Salon des Refusés, S. H. Ervin Gallery
Shaping Wit, Art Space on the Concourse, Chatswood

2019

Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship, SCA Galleries
The Portrait, [email protected] Gallery, Sydney

2018

Home Ground Advantage, Tillman Park, Sydenham
All the Parts I Like About You, Artspace Sydney, Ideas platform
SPRING1883, The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne
Installation Contemporary, Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks
Video Contemporary, Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks
Still Life Pt.1, Irene Rose, Melbourne
Bad Mannerism, Galerie pompom, Sydney
Suburbia, Cement Fondu, Sydney
Pulp Fiction, Galerie pompom, Sydney

2017

Alice Guitard, Chris Dolman, et Louis Matton, VillaBelleville, Paris, France
Double A-side, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney
Nice One Picasso, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney
Weird Ceramics, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale, Victoria

2016

Solid Gold Easy Action II, Galerie pompom, Sydney
Auckland Art Fair
Interiors/Exteriors, Grace Cossington Smith Gallery, Sydney
Project 16: The Agency of Things, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne
Landings, Merry Crisis, Sydney
Sunday Punch, SCA Galleries, Sydney

2015

Grace Cossington Smith Award, Finalist, Grace Cossington Smith gallery, Sydney
Friends With Benefits: Sharing is Caring, Part of TINA, Cooks Hill, Newcastle
Biggie Smalls, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
Leisure, curated by Lara Merrington, Fontanelle, Adelaide
The Dreams Our Stuff is Made Of, Verge Gallery, Sydney
Exploring BigCi, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery

2014

Glazed and Confused, Ceramics in contemporary art practice, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery
Perpetual Horizon, Turner Gallery Tokyo
Notfair Artfair, 12 Peel St Melbourne

2013

Art on Paper Prize Finalist, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery NSW
Home and Hosed Hazelhurst Regional Gallery NSW

2012

Eye Candy Orange Regional Gallery NSW

2011

Stonehenge, Rearview, Melbourne

2010

Graduate Exhibition (Honours) VCA Melbourne
The Wildman The Library Artspace Melbourne

2009

Wallara Traveling Scholarship Winner, Margaret Lawrence Melbourne
Graduate Exhibition VCA Melbourne

2008

Habitats Print Exchange, Diagako Geijatsu University. Tokyo

Awards, Scholarships & Residencies
2021

Finalist, Grace Cossington Smith Art Award
Artist in residence, Rydalmere Studio

2019

Winner, Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship
Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery,
Artist in residence, Artspace, Sydney

2018

Artist in residence, Parramatta Artist Studios

2017

Artist in residence, Villa Belleville, Paris
Artist in residence, Frans Masereel Centrum, Belgium
Artist in residence, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
Dyason Bequest, Art Gallery of NSW
Finalist, Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award, Hazehurst Regional Gallery

2016

Finalist, Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre
Art Gallery of New South Wales Studio Scholarship, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

2015

Finalist, Grace Cossington Smith Art Award

2014

Australian Post Graduate Award, Sydney University
Artist in Residence The Prop Room, St George Institute of TAFE

2013

Artist in Residence Ceramic Design Studio, Sydney Institute of TAFE
Artist in Residence Bundanon Trust NSW
Artist in Residence BigCi Bilpin NSW
ArtStart Grant Australia Council for the Arts

2011

New Work Grant, Early career Australia Council for the Arts

2010

George Hicks Award, VCA Graduate award

2009

NGV Womans Association Award, VCA Graduate award
Carbon Black Award, VCA Graduate award
Tania Brougham Award, VCA Graduate award
Wallara Traveling Scholarship VCA

2006

Artist in Residence Haefliger’s Cottage, Hill End, NSW

Bibliography
2018

Chelsea Lehmann, ‘Bad Mannerism’, exhibition essay
Giselle Stanborough, ‘Suburbia’, Art Guide Australia

2017

Simon Gregg, ‘Hello Weird’, exhibition catalogue essay for Weird Ceramic

2016

Naomi Riddle, ‘Solid Gold Easy Action II’, exhibition essay
Kent Wilson, ‘The Agency of Things’, exhibition essay

2015

Stella Rosa McDonald, ‘Death Wobbles’, The Art Life, 1 June
Mia Van den Bos, ‘Objectifying the social’, fineprintmagazine.com
Ashley Crawford, ‘Bong Nose Long Socks Goes To Town’, exhibition essay

2014

Chloe Wolifson, ‘Colouring outside the lines’, exhibition essay for artist fold out poster publication
Liz Nowell, ‘Other Day Ornamental’, SafARI 2014 exhibition catalogue essay

2013

Benjamin Ryan, ‘White Out’, Trompe l’ol exhibition essay

Collections

Gippsland Art Gallery
Artbank
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
Wallara Asset Management