JEFF MINCHAM

CURRICULUM VITAE

Master of Australian Craft and 2009 Living Treasure; Member of  the International Academy of Ceramics

Education and Professional Experience

1974 Tasmanian School of Art; 1970-73 South Australian School of Art (Postgraduate Program). Judge in over 20 major Art and Ceramic Awards throughout Australia and New Zealand. Guest lecturer and demonstrator in Australia and overseas, including over 100 workshops and summer schools across Australia, the United Kingdom, USA and New Zealand. 86 solo exhibitions since 1976 in Australia, New Zealand and USA.  Winner of many awards and prizes nationally and overseas. Membership of many arts-related advisory panels.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017      

A Vision Splendid: Sabbia Gallery, Sydney, NSW

Ephemeris II: Sturt Gallery, Mittagong, NSW

Elemental: Despard Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

2016

Ephemeris I: BMG Art, Adelaide, SA

2015

Down to Earth: Sabbia Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2014

Forces of Nature: BMG Art, Adelaide, SA

2012

Time and Place: Despard Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

The Meaning of Place: Sabbia Gallery, Sydney, NSW

Jeff Mincham Living Treasure Ceramics Touring Exhibition: Hawkesbury Regional Art Gallery, NSW

2011      

Solacium Patria, BMG Gallery, Adelaide, South Australia

Jeff Mincham Living Treasure Ceramics Touring Exhibition: Tamworth Regional Gallery; Dubbo Regional Gallery, Cowra  Art Gallery NSW; Jam Factory Gallery SA

2010

Indelible Memories: Despard Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

Jeff Mincham Living Treasure Ceramics Touring Exhibition: Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery; Bathurst Regional Art Gallery; Canberra Potters Society; Manning Regional Art Gallery; Noosa Regional Gallery

2009

The Romantic Dimension: Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT

Jeff Mincham Living Treasure Ceramics Touring Exhibition: Object Gallery, Sydney, NSW 

In My View, Sabbia Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2008

Reminiscences and Reflections, Axia Modern Art, Melbourne, Victoria

Much in Common – Nothing Alike, Perth Galleries, WA (joint exhibition with Pippin Drysdale)

The Nature of Things, Sabbia Gallery, Sydney, NSW

Recent Works, BMG Gallery, Adelaide, South Australia

2007

Wide View, Despard Gallery, Hobart, Tasmani

Natural Perceptions, Axia Modern Art, Melbourne, Victoria

Jeff Mincham at Masterworks, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2006

Natural Perceptions, BMG Gallery, Adelaide, South Australia

Recent Ceramics, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT

2005

Enduring Nature: The Art of Jeff Mincham, Sabbia Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2004

A Potter’s Landscape – 30 year Survey Exhibition, JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design, Adelaide, South Australia

2003

A Sense of Place, Quadrivium, Sydney, NSW

Selected Group Exhibitions

Participated in over 200 group shows, including invitational, survey and touring exhibitions in Australia, USA, NZ, Italy, France, Japan, China, Taiwan, Britain and the Netherlands, including:

 

2018

Something Blue, Sabbia Gallery, Sydney, NSW

Sydney Biennale, Sabbia Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2016  

Fleurieu Art Prize for Landscape, South Australia - Finalist

2014

Above and Below, Art Gallery of South Australia

Heysen Prize, Hahndorf Academy, Hahndorf, South Australia (Highly Commended)

2013

Paddington Art Prize – Finalist, Paddington, NSW

Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize – Finalist, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, South Australia

Fleurieu Art Prize (Highly commended - Water and Environment Prize), South Australia

Expressions of Self, Montsalvat, Eltham, Victoria

Designing Craft-Crafting Design: 40 Years of Jam Factory, (National Touring Exhibition)     

A Ceramic Legacy, Moreton Bay Regional Gallery, Queensland

Stirring the Pot, Adelaide Festival Centre SA

2012

Life in Your Hands – Art from Solistalgia (National Touring Exhibition)

Fabric-Paper-Scissors-Clay:  Perth Galleries, Perth, Western Australia

2011

City of Hobart Art Prize, Tasmania

2010

Bravura, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia

2009

Conversations, Sabbia Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2007

Raw Earth, Sabbia Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2006

The Teabowl, invitational group exhibition, Sabbia Gallery, Sydney, NSW

Surface Connections, invitational group exhibition, Manningham Gallery, VIC

South Australian Icons, Royal South Australian Society of Arts, Adelaide, SA

Bowl.  Curated by Kai Liew Design, Adelaide, SA

SOFA, Chicago, USA

COLLECT, V&A, London, UK and ART LONDON, Chelsea, London, UK

The Crafted Object, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, ACT

2005

SOFA, Chicago, USA

Revealing Nature, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, NSW

2004

50 Years of Australian Ceramics, Newcastle Regional Gallery, NSW

Celebrating the Master, Skepsi on Swanston, Carlton, VIC 

Sydney Myer Fund International Ceramics Award, Shepparton, VIC

2002

Material Culture, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT

Cover Story – 40 Years of Pottery in Australia Covers, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW

2001

Presiding Officers Exhibition, Parliament House, Canberra, ACT

Art Seasons Gallery, Singapore

Landscape, Memory and the Imagination, Brisbane City Gallery, QLD

2000

Chemistry – Art in South Australia 1999-2000, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA

Place and Identity – Contemporary South Australian Ceramicists, Art Museum, University of SA

19th National Craft Acquisition Award, Darwin, Northern Territory

Selected Awards

2016

North Queensland Ceramic Art Award, Townsville - Winner

2011

Member, Order of Australia (AM)

2009     

Named Living Treasure for 2009 under the Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft series

2007

Recognised as a Master of Australian Craft under Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft

2000

19th National Craft Acquisition Award, Darwin, Northern Territory

2001

Centenary of Australia Medal

1998

Toowoomba Biennial Acquisitive Award; Bathurst Art Purchase Award; Townsville Ceramic Award

Winner, South Australian Ceramics Award

1997

Winner, Newcastle Regional Gallery Award

1996

Stanthorpe Arts Festival Sculpture Award

1995

Winner, Nillumbik Art Award

1992

Honorary Mention, 3rd Mino International Ceramics Award, Nagoya, Japan

Winner 11th Gold Coast National Ceramic Award

Winner, Alice Springs Craft Award

1991

Australia Council Fellowship

Selected Commissions

Electricity Trust of SA (Bronze Sculpture)

Playford Commemorative Memorial Trust (Bronze Sculpture)

Mary Mackillop College, SA (Ceramic Sculpture)

Park Lane Hotel, Sydney

Golden Coast Resort Hotel, Hong Kong

Hyatt International, Adelaide.

Collections

Represented in over 100 permanent public collections and all major State and Regional Galleries in Australia (except Art Gallery of NSW) including the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Parliament House, Canberra and Government House SA. Also represented extensively in Private Collections in both Australia and Internationally. International collections include: Australian Chancery, Saudi Arabia; Aberyswyth Arts Centre, Wales; National Galleries of Malaysia and Taiwan; State Collection of Hawaii; the Silber, Stephen Alpert and Johnson Collections, USA.