Glen Mackie (Kei Kalak)

STUDY
1995, 98-99 Diploma of Visual Arts, Cairns TAFE
2015-16  Study towards BA in Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art, Griffith University, Brisbane, Qld

Solo Exhibitions
2017    Glen Mackie (Kei Kalak) – Recent Works, Canopy Art Centre, Cairns
2015    The Coming of Sigai and other Stories, Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane
2014    Rear Visions: Stories from Home: The Prints of Glen Mackie, Canopy Art Centre, Cairns (Cairns Indig. Art Fair)
2011    I am Kulkalgal, UMI Arts, Cairns
2011    Ngai Lamalaig – Me a Yam Islander, Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane

Group Exhibitions
2021   Explore Sydney Contemporary – Paper (online), Sydney Contemporary Art Fair
2021   Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (online), Cairns
2021   WARWAR: The Art of Torres Strait, Newcastle Art Gallery, NSW
2021   Reimagining: Between Tradition and Innovation, Cairns Art Gallery, Qld
2021   Cairns Art Society 73rd Annual Exhibition, Cairns Art Gallery, Qld
2020   Critical Mass: The Art of Planetary Health, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Gallery, Katoomba, NSW
2020   Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, online and exhibition at Tanks Arts Centre
2020   From the Sea, Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane Qld
2020   Between the Moon and the Stars, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
2020   Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (online), Cairns, Qld
2020   Recent Prints, joint exhibition with Daniel O’Shane, Caffiend Cafe, Cairns
2020   Shiver, Onespace Gallery, Brisbane
2019   Works by FNQ Indigenous Artists, Pullman Hotel, Cairns
2019   Sydney Contemporary – Paper, Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Carriageworks, Redfern, NSW
2019   Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF), Cairns
2018   Old Stories and New Narratives: Recent Indigenous Prints, for the 2nd Australian Print Triennial, Mildura, Vic.
2018   Printing as Process, Incinerator Gallery, Moonee Ponds, Vic.
2018   Sydney Contemporary – Paper, Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Carriageworks, Redfern, NSW
2018   Inkfest, Inkmasters Biennial Exhibition, Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns, Qld
2018   Glen Mackie and Daniel O’Shane: A celebration of the work of two artists from the Torres Strait Islands, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2018   Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF), Cairns
2017   ARTNOW FNQ, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns, Qld
2017   Letters from Australia, (joint exhibition with Theo Tremblay), National Library of Latvia, Riga
2017   Sydney Contemporary – Paper, Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Carriageworks, Redfern, NSW
2017   25th Mabo High Court Win Celebration, Gallery Gilimbaa, Brisbane
2017   Partners in Print, with Sydney Printmakers, Janet Clayton Gallery, Sydney, NSW, and KickArts Contemporary Arts, Cairns, Qld
2017   Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF), Cairns
2016   Gondwana’s Garden, Tanks Art Centre, Cairns, Qld
2016   Thancoupie Bursary Fund, Fundraising exhibition, Canopy Art Centre, Cairns
2016   Here and Now, Canopy Art Centre, Cairns, Qld
2016   Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF), Cairns
2016   Tracing the Line, Blue Mountains City Art Gallery, Katoomba, NSW (in conjunction with Print Council of Australia)
2016   Sydney Contemporary – Paper, Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Carriageworks, Redfern, NSW
2016   ARTNOW FNQ, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns
2016   Pathways, touring exhibition curated by UMI Arts, Cairns (touring exhibition)
2015   32nd Telstra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Museum & Art Gallery of the NT, Darwin (Finalist)
2015   Silk Cut Print Award, Melbourne, Vic (Finalist)
2015   Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Cairns, Qld
2015   Mapping Memories, Tracking Visions, Bungendore Woodworks Gallery, NSW
2015   Encounter/Northern Encounter, Impress Gallery, Brisbane
2015   Encounter/Northern Encounter, Canopy Art Centre, Cairns
2014   Indigenous Artists from Australia, Jeffrey Moose Gallery, Seattle, USA
2014   International Print Exhibition (Australia & Japan), Kyoto, Japan
2014   Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF), Cairns
2013   30th Telstra Indigenous Art Award, Museum of Arts & Sciences, Darwin,, NT (Finalist – Works on Paper)
2013   Inside/Out: Mapping Spiritual Journeys, Circa 1907 gallery, Cairns, Qld
2013   Prints from the Torres Straits, Surry Hills Library, Sydney
2013   Cairns Indigenous Art Fair exhibition, Canopy Art Centre, Cairns, Qld
2012   Big WetGallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
2012   Sense of Place, Inkmasters Exhibition, Canopy Artspace, Cairns
2012   Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF), Cairns
2011    Land, Sea and Sky: Contemporary Art of the Torres Strait Islands, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
2011    Inkmasters Inaugural Members Exhibition, Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns, Qld
2011    Pathways, UMI Arts, Cairns
2011    Storyboat, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns
2011    CIAF Exhibition, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns
2010    Zenadh Kes Printmakers, Jeffrey Moose Gallery, Seattle USA
2010   One Family Our Way of Life, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
2010   Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF), Cairns
1999   Exhibition with Nino Sabatino , Banggu Minjaany Art Gallery, Cairns TAFE

Public Art/Murals
2018    Munro Martin Parklands pump house building, part of Sea Walls Australia project, Cairns, Qld
2013    Snake Bay School, Melville Island (NT), mural
2012    Choice Australia, wall and floor murals for The Culture Place Gallery/Restaurant, Cairns
2011     Print Council of Australia print commission, two plate vinylcut Augud
2010    Dept of Immigration and Citizenship, Reconciliation Action Plan 2013-16 document, cover design
2010    Window decal project, Woodridge Medical Centre, Brisbane
2008    TNQ TAFE mural commission, Pre-school Child Care Centre
2004    Yam Island Council mural, community centre – ‘Kabusu’
2003    Queensland Health Commission mural for Health Clinic
2003    Yam Island Council Community Store mural
2003    Yam Island Airport, Yam Island Welcoming sign

Workshops/ Residencies
2018    Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, community workshop with Inkmasters Cairns Inc
2017    Cairns Regional Gallery, Xmas Holiday Workshop in Printmaking
2016    Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, vinylcut carving/printing workshop
2015    Print workshops, Thaiday memorial family festival, Two Brothers sports facility
2014    Woodford Festival of the Arts, Brisbane; talks, demonstrations in woodcutting,
2013    Print Workshops, NAIDOC Week, Australian Museum & Surry Hills Library, Sydney
2013    Resident Artist (12 months), painting and printmaking demonstrator, The Cultural Place, Cairns
2012    Big Wet Monoprint Workshop with Theo Tremblay, Editions Tremblay, Cairns
2012    Resident Artist, Woodford Folk Festival, Qld

Awards/Selected
2016    Finalist, Telstra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Darwin
2016    Finalist, National Works on Paper Award, Victoria
2015    Finalist, Telstra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Darwin
2015    Finalist, Silk Cut Print Award, Melbourne
2014    Finalist, Telstra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Darwin
2014    2nd Prize Winner, Inkfest: Festival of Printmaking, for handpainted vinylcut, The Coming of Sigai; Tanks Art Centre, Cairns
2013    Arts Queensland Bursary to study printmaking with master printmaker Theo Tremblay

Bibliography
2016    Creative Types, Cairns Eye, article by Roz Pulley, 16/1/16
2015    Darwin – The Bigger Picture, review by Jeremy Eccles, Aboriginal Art Directory, 14/8/15
2015    Dilemma of difference in indigenous art award, article by Nicolas Rothwell, The Australian, 13/8/13
2012    SBS NAIDOC Week short films featuring Tagai – Star Constellation print
2011     The past returns to the surface, article by Nicolas Rothwell, The Australian, p.17 Arts, 17/11/11
2011     Land, Sea & Sky – In and out of the Torres Strait, article by Jeremy Eccles, Aboriginal Art Directory, 6/7/11
2006    Gatherings II, Survey Publications, Arts Queensland, Keeaira Press, Brisbane
2002    Gatherings I, Survey Publications, Arts Queensland, Keeaira Press, Brisbane

Collections
Artbank
Art Gallery of NSW
Art Gallery of South Australia
Art Vault, Mildura, Vic
Australian Museum
Ballarat Regional Gallery
Cairns Regional Gallery
Canson Australia
City of Fremantle, WA
Art Gallery of NSW
Kluge Ruhe Collection, University of Virginia, USA
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
National Gallery of Australia
National Gallery of Victoria
National Museum of Australia
Newcastle Art Gallery
Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra
Print Council of Australia
Queensland Art Gallery
St Ursula’s College, Toowoomba, Qld
University of Queensland Art Museum
University of Woolongong, NSW
+ national and international private collections