Shaun Gray
Curriculum Vitae.

1973-1976 Diploma in Art, (Majoring in Sculpture) National Art School, East Sydney Tech and then Alexander Mackie CAE.

1974-1976 Exhibited paintings and sculptures at St. Georges Gallery.

December 1976 to January 1977 with other artist organized the 'Upstairs Gallery' at the Sydney City Festival, exhibiting paintings and sculptures.

'Spiders' Received a:- Highly Commended, at the "First National Youth Film Festival", N.S.W. 10-15 Jan. 1977
'Spiders' Won:- 3rd prize in the film section of the Computer Graphic Art Competiton organized by "The New Zealand Computer Conference, Auckland 1977"

1977 Assistant Animator at Hanna-Barbera.

1977-1978 Completed "Symbolist Daydream" with a grant from the Creative Development Branch of the Australian Film Commision.

1978 Exhibited bronzes at Settlers Gallery, Paddington.

18-12-1978 12-1-1979 Help launch the 'Tank 115' Mural project at the Total Oil Refinery, Matraville.

1979 'Symbolist Daydream' & 'Spiders' were exhibited as films by the Sydney Expermental Film Group at the N.S.W. Art Gallery during the Biennial.

1979 Sydney Biennial: Videotapes of 'Symbolist Daydream' & 'Spiders' were exhibited at the N.S.W. Art Gallery as part of a collection of Australian Video Art. Videotapes of 'Symbolist Daydream' & 'Spiders' were then included in a collection of aproximately 36 tapes by 25 producers, organized by Stephen Jones & Bernice Murphy on behave of the (Austrailan Gallery Directors Council). The collection was exhibited as follows :

* "Video Tapes from Australia in North America"
   "Kitchen Center for Video and Music", New York Nov.3-24 1979
   "Los Angles Institute of Contemporary Art", 15 Dec 1979.- 18 of Jan1980 "Video Inn", Vancouver, Canada, March 4-25
* Project30 Some recent Austrailan Videotapes May 22-June 8, 1980 Art Gallery of N.S.W.
* 1980 Biennale of Venice; 18-21 July 1980 Italy
* 1980/81/82 Tour of regional galleries beginning at Ewing Gallery, University of Melbourne...and finishing at N.S.W. Art Gallery.

1978 Freelance illustrating jobs, Eg. "University of NSW Students' Union Alternative Handbook". While doing paintings and sculptures at home.

1980 Co-developed "The Light Begins" Sci-Fi film concept.

1981 Entered the Australian Bureau of Statistics, then moved into Computer Services Branch, doing Analysis / Programming, User Support and Training.

1983-1985 Developed "The Absolute Kinegraphic Notation System"

1984 Bachelor of Arts Conversion, Sydney College of Advanced Education.

1984-1989 Visiting lecturer at NSWIT / UTS, on 'Aesthetics for Computer Graphics'.

1989 Part-Time lecturer 'Advanced Basic' Penrith TAFE.

1989-1995 Bronzes / metal sculpture on consignment at Artarmon Gallery, Artarmon.

1989-present. Joined the 'Roads and Traffic Authority, of NSW' before being promoted to a CSO4 as the 'Expert System Officer' 'ProFiSy'. 1994 transfered as a Business Systems Analyst, Business Systems Analysis Section.

11~22-9-1995 Sculpture Societies Exhibition "Latest Works" at the NSW State Parliment House,
included sculpture 'Tower of Babel'.

6-12-1995 4-1-1996 "To Hunt Data in Arcadia" Solo exhibition of painting and sculptures at
the Urban Exile Gallery, Newtown, and on the World Wide Web.

12-1-1996 30-1-1996 "The Temple of the Third Millenium" show at Urban Exile Gallery, Newtown,
and on World Wide Web included sculpture 'Tower of Babel'.

 

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