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
             Ngai Lamalaig – Me a Yam Islander, Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane

Group Exhibitions
2020    From the Sea, Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane Qld
              Between the Moon and the Stars, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
              Recent Prints, joint exhibition with Daniel O’Shane, Caffiend Cafe, Cairns
2019-20 Shiver, Onespace Gallery, Brisbane
              Works by FNQ Indigenous Artists, Pullman Hotel, Cairns
2018     Old Stories and New Narratives: Recent Indigenous Prints, for the 2nd Australian Print Triennial, Mildura, Vic.
               Printing as Process, Incinerator Gallery, Moonee Ponds, Vic.
               Inkfest, Inkmasters Biennial Exhibition, Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns, Qld
2017-18 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
              ARTNOW FNQ, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns, Qld
              Letters from Australia, (joint exhibition with Glen Mackie and Theo Tremblay), National Library of Latvia, Riga
2017     25th Mabo High Court Win Celebration, Gallery Gilimbaa, Brisbane
              Partners in Print,
with Sydney Printmakers, Janet Clayton Gallery, Sydney, NSW
              Partners in Print,
with Sydney Printmakers, KickArts Contemporary Arts, Cairns, Qld
2016     Gondwana’s Garden, Tanks Art Centre, Cairns, Qld
              Thancoupie Bursary Fund,
Fundraising exhibition, Canopy Art Centre, Cairns
              Here and Now,
Canopy Art Centre, Cairns, Qld
              Tracing the Line,
Blue Mountains City Art Gallery, Katoomba, NSW (in conjunction with Print Council of Australia)
              ARTNOW FNQ,
Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns
              Pathways,
touring exhibition curated by UMI Arts, Cairns (touring to a variety Australian locations)
2015     32nd Telstra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Museum & Art Gallery of the NT, Darwin (Finalist)
             Silk Cut Print Award,
Melbourne, Vic (Finalist)
             Canopy Art Centre at the Terminal,
Cruise Liner Terminal, Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Cairns, Qld
             Mapping Memories, Tracking Visions,
Bungendore Woodworks Gallery, NSW
             Encounter/Northern Encounter,
Impress Gallery, Brisbane
             Encounter/Northern Encounter,
Canopy Art Centre, Cairns
2014    Indigenous Artists from Australia, Jeffrey Moose Gallery, Seattle, USA
             International Print Exhibition (Australia & Japan),
Kyoto, Japan
2013   30th Telstra Indigenous Art Award, Museum of Arts & Sciences, Darwin,, NT (Finalist – Works on Paper)
            Inside/Out: Mapping Spiritual Journeys,
circa 1907 gallery, Cairns, Qld
            Prints from the Torres Straits,
Surry Hills Library, Sydney
            Cairns Indigenous Art Fair exhibition,
Canopy Art Centre, Cairns, Qld
2012   Big WetGallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
            Sense of Place, Inkmasters Exhibition, Canopy Artspace, Cairns
2011    Land, Sea and Sky: Contemporary Art of the Torres Strait Islands, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
            Inkmasters Inaugural Members Exhibition,
Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns, Qld
            Pathways,
UMI Arts, Cairns
            Storyboat,
Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns
            CIAF Exhibition,
Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns
 2010  Zenadh Kes Printmakers, Jeffrey Moose Gallery, Seattle USA
            One Family Our Way of Life,
Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
1999   Exhibition with Nino Sabatino at Banggu Minjaany Art Gallery, Cairns TAFE

Festivals

2020       Represented by Canopy Art & Editions Tremblay NFP , VIRTUAL Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF)
2010-19  Represented by Canopy Art & Editions Tremblay NFP at Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) – Tanks Art Centre and Passenger Terminal Gallery, Cairns
2016-19  Represented by Canopy Art & Editions Tremblay NFP at Paper (Sydney) Contemporary, Carriageworks, Redfern, NSW

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
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
Yam Island Council Community Store mural
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
Resident Artist (12 months), painting and printmaking demonstrator, The Cultural Place, Cairns
2012    Big Wet Monoprint Workshop with Theo Tremblay, Editions Tremblay, Cairns
Resident Artist, Woodford Folk Festival, Qld

Awards
2016    Finalist, Telstra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Darwin
Finalist, National Works on Paper Award, Victoria
2015    Finalist, Telstra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Darwin
Finalist, Silk Cut Print Award, Melbourne
2014    Finalist, Telstra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Darwin
2nd Prize, 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
             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
             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
+ private collections in Australia and international