CUrriculum Vitae

Education

2015 -  |  Current

Bachelor of Creative Art (Honours), University of Southern Queensland­­­

 

Solo Exhibitions

October 2018   |   A Matter of Form, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Queensland

November 2017   |   In Any Way, Shape or Form, Red Door Gallery, University of Southern Queensland

 

Group Exhibitions

October 2019   |   #1-Biennale of Reductive and Non-Objective Art, Store Building - Parramatta, Sydney, NSW

August 2019   |   Show Me, Dunmore Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD.

August 2019   |   Art Haus V, Artworx Foyer Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD.

July 2019   |   Foot Square, Aspire Gallery, Brisbane, QLD.

June 2019   |   Lions Art Extravaganza, Garden City, Brisbane, QLD.

June 2019   |   Emerging Artist Award 2019, Fortyfive Downstairs, Melbourne, VIC.

May 2019   |   Moreton Bay Art Awards, Strathpine, QLD.

May 2019   |  Within These Walls, West Village, Brisbane, QLD.

March 2019   |  Corporeal Experiences, The Apothecary Gallery, Chattanooga, TN.

March 2019   |  Open, Art Room Gallery, Virtual Exhibition.

March 2019   |   Grammar Art Show, Toowoomba Grammar School, Toowoomba, QLD.

February 2019   |   Abstraction, Envision Arts, Virual Exhibition.

February 2019   |  Abstract, Gallery Ring, Virtual Exhibition.

February 2019   |   For The Love of Art, Envision Arts, Virtual Exhibition.

February 2019   |   8x10 Group Exhibition, The Corner Store Gallery, Orange, NSW.

January 2019   |   50 Squared Art Prize, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne, VIC.

 

December 2018   |  More, More, More, First Coat Studios, Toowoomba, QLD.

October 2018   |   Young Artist Award, Royal Queensland Art Society, Brisbane, QLD.

October 2018   |   Future.Now., First Coat Studios, Toowoomba, QLD.

October 2018   |   New Modern, Red Door Project Gallery, USQ, Toowoomba, QLD.

October 2018   |   Before The Conundrum, Pink Ink, USQ, Toowoomba, QLD.

October 2018   |   Biennial Emerging Artists Award, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD.

July 2018   |   Art Haus IV, Artworx Foyer Gallery USQ, Toowoomba, QLD.

July 2018   |  Small Works Art Prize, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne, VIC.

June 2018   |   Stanthorpe Art Prize, Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Stanthorpe, QLD.

June 2018   |   Life Abstracted, Cambridge Studio Gallery, Melbourne, VIC.

April 2018   |   Milburn Art Prize, Brisbane Institute of Art, Brisbane, QLD.

March 2018   |   Grammar Art Show, Toowoomba Grammar School, Toowoomba, QLD.

 

November 2017   |   GraduArt, Foyer Gallery, University of Southern Queensland, and Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, QLD.

October 2017   |   Future. Now. No Comply Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD.

September 2017   |   Semiprecious, No Comply Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD.

September 2017   |   Downlands Art Exhibition, Downlands, Toowoomba, QLD.

July 2017   |   Art Haus III, Foyer Gallery, USQ, Toowoomba, QLD.

July 2017   |   Trans, Raygun Lab, Toowoomba, QLD.

July 2017   |   Shifting Sands, No Comply Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD.

April 2017   |   Public A.I.R. Exhibition, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD.

April 2017   |   Milburn Art Prize, Brisbane Institute of Art, Brisbane, QLD.

March 2017   |   Grammar Art Show, Toowoomba Grammar School, Toowoomba, QLD.

 

December 2016   |   Fast Plant III, No Comply Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD.

July 2016   |   Art Haus II, Foyer Gallery, USQ, Toowoomba, QLD.

April 2016   |   Islands Off The Coast, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD.

March 2016   |   Grammar Art Show, Toowoomba Grammar School, Toowoomba, QLD.

 

Awards and Prizes

March 2019   |  Honourable Mention, Open, Art Room Gallery, Virtual Exhibition.

February 2019   |  Honourable Mention, AbstractionEnvision Arts, Virual Exhibition.

February 2019   |   Crystal Award of Merit, Abstract, Gallery Ring, Virtual Exhibition

September 2018   |   Finalist and Successful Acquired Artist, Toowoomba Biennial Emerging Artists Award,

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD.

November 2017   |   Emerging Artist Award, GraduArt, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, QLD.

May 2013   |   Best Three-Dimensional Artwork, Escape from the Zoo, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, QLD.

 

Residencies

April 2017   |   Public A.I.R. Residency and Art Mentoring Program, First Coat Studios, Toowoomba, QLD.

 

Permanent Collections

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia

Tasmanian School of Arts, Tasmania, Australia

Royal Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia

National Art School, Sydney, Australia

 

Murals & Community Projects

October 2019   |   NEON Festival, Norfolk, Virginia

July 2019   |   Hoarding Mural Commissions, Grand Central Shopping Centre, Toowoomba, Queensland

July 2019   |   Play Me, I'm Yours, Brisbane, Queensland

May 2019   |   Brisbane Street Art Festival, Brisbane, Queensland

April 2019   |   Toilet Beautification Project, Warwick, Queensland

October 2018   |   Live Mural Painting at Future.Now., First Coat Studios, Toowomba, Queensland

3-5th October, 2018   |    Facilitator, Artiz Street Art, University of Southern Queensland, organised by Flying Arts Alliance

January - November 2018  |  Director/Co-Ordinator, Red Door Project Gallery, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba

February - May 2018   |   Internship, Flying Arts Alliance, Brisbane, Queensland

May 2017   |   First Coat Festival, Toowoomba, Queensland

 

Features

June 2019   |   Featured Artist, Murze Magazine, Issue 6 'Colour' , p. 23-24.

June 2019   |   Spotlight | Interview, The Field Guide, Toowoomba (https://www.thefieldguidetoowoomba.com/blog/karri-mcpherson)

June 2019   |   Featured 'Bronze' Artist, ArtAscent Magazine, 'Abstract', p. 20-24

April 2019   |   Featured Artist, Apero Catalogue, 'Movement'  p. 26-27

October 2018   |   Artist of the Month, ZNYAX Online Magazine, United Kingdom

5th October, 2018   |   Featured Artist, Style Magazine (The Chronicle), Toowoomba, Queensland