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SUSAN CHANCELLOR                          



2018           Doctor of Philosophy (Visual Arts), Painting Workshop, School of Art and Design, College of Arts and Social                                  Sciences, Australian National University, ACT.

                   The Monotype as a distinctive form: a practice-led investigation into how the monotype can deliver affect.

1980           Diploma of Arts, Alexander Mackie College of Advanced Education.

1969           Diploma in Physiotherapy, Sydney, NSW.

Solo and 2-3 person Exhibitions

2022          Transmission with Sue Banks and Phil Page at CCAS, Manuka, ACT 

2022           A Journal of a plague year with Sue Banks and Phil Page at M16 Artspace ACT

2020           Road Trip, Bega Valley Regional Gallery:Tarmac program at Merimbula Airport

2019           Road Trip, M16 Artspace, Griffith, ACT
2018           water drawn - Aspects of weather with Julie Krone and Heather Burness, Form Gallery, Queanbeyan, NSW.
2018           Graduating Exhibition, School of Art and Design Main Gallery, ANU, Canberra, ACT. 

2017           One Way or Another, with Leah Bullen, Foyer Gallery, SoAD, ANU, Canberra, ACT.
2016           Re:Space - Generations, with Elisa Crossing and Phil Page, M16 Artspace, Griffith, ACT.
                   Within, Figures in Space Ivy Hill Gallery, Wapengo, South Coast,  NSW
2015           Inside Spaces/Outside Spaces, Annie's Room, with Phil Page, Photo Media Space, School of Art, ANU,                                        Canberra , ACT.

2014           Post Grad Painting Exhibition, Family Portraits, Painting Workshop, SOAD, ANU, Canberra.

2012           Silver City, Megalo Print Gallery, Canberra, ACT
2011           Figure in the Landscape, Ivy Hill Gallery, Wapengo, South Coast, NSW.Estuary, Spiral Galley, Bega, NSW.

2009           West by South East with Catherine Drinan, Washhouse Gallery, Rozelle, NSW

2008           Estuary, Spiral Gallery, Bega, NSW.

2007           Merimbula Jazz Club, Ivy Hill Gallery, Wapengo, South Coast NSW
2006           In and out of the Garden, Ivy Hill Gallery, Wapengo, South Coast, NSW.

                   Shorelines, Spiral Gallery, Bega, NSW

2004           Reveries, Spiral Gallery, Bega, NSW.Shorelines, Spiral Gallery, Bega, NSW

Selected Group and Travelling Exhibitions

2021           Bega Valley Art Month:Inaugural Motel Art Fair participant

2019          Geo: Art of the Collection, ANU School of Art and Design and Geoscience Australia, ACT

2019           Promised the Moon, ANU School of Art and Design Gallery, ACT
2011/12      The Hill, see: The Hill1and The Hill 2; with Poppy Benton, Lorna Crane and Jen Mallinson. A travelling exhibition to                        the Albert Kerston Geocentre, Broken Hill, Raglan Gallery, Cooma and Bega Regional Gallery, NSW

2010           Carte Postale, Angela Fitzpatric Gallery, Broken Hill, NSW.
2008           Sun Prints, Travelling Exhibition to  Megalo Access Arts,Canberra, ACT,  Spiral Gallery, Bega, NSW and Bega                              Regional Gallery, Bega, NSW
2007           Site Specific Bega Regional Gallery, Bega, NSW
2006           Figuratively Speaking, Mechanics Institute, Moruya, NSW.

2004           Stroke and Smudge, Bega Regional Gallery.


2019           Regional Initiative recipient for a solo exhibition - M16 Artspace - ACT 

2018           M16 Drawing Prize - selected finalist.

2014           Basil Sellers Art Award, Eurobodalla, Bega Valley, Cooma Monaro, and Snowy Mountains Shires - winner

                   Judges- Deborah Ely, Denise Ferris, Martin Beaver.

                   Bega Valley Art Award  – winner

                   Judge Nicholas Harding

                   M16 Drawing Prize - selected finalist
2012           Bega Valley Art Awards - selected finalist

                   Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize - selected finalist

2011           Bega Valley Art Awards – selected finalist
2010           Basil Sellers Art Award, Moruya – selected finalist

                   The Outback Prize, Broken Hill – selected finalist
2009           South East Modern Art Group Exhibition – selected finalist.

2008           Bega Valley Art Awards – second prize

                   Judge Nigel Lendon
2007           South East Modern Art Group Prize – commended.

                   Judge Helen Geier

2006           South East Modern Art Group Prize – selected finalist.

2005           Lilith art prize, for International Women’s Day, Spiral Gallery, Bega – winner

                   Bega Valley Art Awards – selected finalist

2004           Beyond the Square, Spiral Gallery, Bega – peoples’ choice award - winner.

                   Merimbula District Art Awards, Merimbula. Best Contemporary Painting - winner

                   South East Modern Art Group Prize  -  selected finalist

2003           South East Modern Art Group Prize  -  highly commended

                   Judge Peter Haynes

                   Shirley Hannan Portrait Prize – selected finalist


Residencies, Grants and Professional Activities 

2023           Speaker engagement to give a presentation to the Regional and Public Galleries conference, 2023

2022          Recipient of a Country Arts Support Program Grant funded by Create NSW and South East Arts.

                   completed and acquitted February, 2023.

2021          Participant in Art Month 2021 Bega Valley Regional Gallery; inaugural Motel Art Fair

2020          Participant in Art Month Bega 2020 Bega Valley Regional Gallery

2013          Field Studies trip to Zurich, Amsterdam, Paris and Madrid

2011          Selected for Speed Dating 4 Artists funded by Industry and Investment, NSW.

2009          Residency at Broken Hill Art Exchange partly funded by a CASP grant

2008          Participated in group project Sun Prints, a joint project between Spiral Gallery and Megalo Access Arts,                                         receiving a Regional Arts Grant. This included solar plate printing workshops, production of work, exhibitions and                         teaching of techniques to youth groups and others in Bega NSW

2007          Participated in a group project, Site Specific, partly funded by a CASP grant for investigation of a coastal area,                               including production of art work and workshops on curating the exhibition led by Rita Lazauskas, curator at Albury                        Regional Gallery.
                  Past committee member/director Spiral Gallery, Bega (five years).

                  Past committee member South East Modern Art Group (five years)


2018        Review: Canberra Times, water drawn with Heather Burness and Julie Krone. Peter Haynes – Different ways of                             expressing water, 10 September 2018 – 10:19am

2017        Essay: Julie Brooke - One Way or Another with Leah Bullen.

2014        Bega District News: Liz Tickner – December 17 2014 – 9:11AM Bega Art Prize winner

                an emotional sketch of mother's final days.

2014        Magnet News: Emily Barton – October 9 2014 – 8.15PM Basil Sellers Art Prize winner announced.

                Bega District News: October 10 2014 – 10.55AM Basil Sellers Art Prize won by Merimbula artist

                ABC South East: Know the Story ABC Radio online. Interview between Jen Hunt and judge, Nicholas Harding,                             regarding my winning work in Bega Art Awards, Sitting with Pattie. - link

2008        Review: Canberra Times 30th August 2008 Sasha Grishin - Solar Plate Technology Shines, for group travelling                             exhibition, Sun Prints.


ACT Legislative Assembly Collection

Basil Sellers Collection.

Private Collections

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