©TomboyBill

TOMBOYBILL, CV

 

 

Dionne Chambers ( A.K.A TomboyBill )



Employment/Industry Experience
2010 - present    Fine Artist
2000 - 2010         Senior Graphic Designer, Macmillan Publishers Australia
1993 - 1999         Illustrator/Graphic Designer, JM Artworks

 

Art Education

1989 - 92             NMIT, Diploma - Art/Graphic Design / Illustration


Exhibitions:

Solo Shows

2019                   X, (collab exhibition with Matthew Schiavello) Off The Kerb

2019                   JOLT, No Vacancy Gallery
2018                   Darkest Before Dawn, No Vacancy Gallery

2018                   Intermingling, West End Art Space
2017                   offcut, Birds Gallery
2016                   Creatures of the Deep, 69 Smith St Gallery
2016                   A Leap in the Deep, fortyfivedownstairs
2015                   Creatures Within, Mario’s
2015                   Catty Bird Man, Red Gallery
2014                   Untitled, APTE gallery
2013                   Block Head, Sourdough Kitchen cafe/gallery
2012                   Bird is the Word, APTE gallery
2012                   Untitled, Ethic cafe/gallery

Group Shows

2019                   Art Aviso 1.0, No Vacancy Gallery

2017                   45 at 45, (15 year anniv.) fortyfivedownstairs
2017                   All Teeth and Swagger, Red Gallery
2016                   Linden New Art / Postcard Show
2016                   Banyule Art Salon, Hatch Contemporary Arts Space
2015                   The Beast Beside Us, Red Gallery
2015                   Night Flight, Violet Town Art Show
2014                   Succulents, Camberwell Art Show
2014                   The Bald and the Beautiful, Women on Boards/Tap Gallery

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MATTHEW SCHIAVELLO, CV

email:                                  matthew@matthewschiavello.com 

web:                                    www.matthewschiavello.com 

                                             

 

Selected exhibitions* 

 

Sept     2019       Off the Kerb Gallery. ‘X’. Mixed media collaboration with artist TomboyBill. 

 

August 2017      Steps Gallery, Carlton.  Twenty Five pieces exhibited as part of a group exhibition (Photography Painting and Mixed media). 

 

April 2017          Balkon Art Incubator, Preston. One acrylic painting and Two photographic works 

exhibited as part of a group show (invited by the gallery owners to participate). 

 

March 2016        Balkon Art Incubator, Preston. Seventeen pieces (Photography and Mixed media) exhibited as part of a solo exhibition. 

 

August 2015      Steps Gallery, Carlton.  Ten pieces exhibited as part of a group exhibition (Photography and Mixed media). 

 

Jan     2015        Umberto espresso bar, Thornbury. Thirteen pieces exhibited as part of a two month solo exhibition. Two month exhibition. 

 

May     2014       Apte Cafe Gallery, Alphington.  Fifteen pieces exhibited as part of a Solo exhibition. 

 

March  2014       One of four invited artists to have a piece exhibited as part the project ‘cARTography: mapping the creative process’. This was part of the City of Darebin’s  ‘True North Festival’. 

 

July    2013       Steps Gallery, Carlton.  Thirteen pieces exhibited as part of a group exhibition. 

 

Oct    2011        Brunswick St Gallery, Fitzroy.  Five pieces exhibited as part of a group exhibition. 

 

* all exhibitions prior to August 2016 were photographic works only. 

 

 

Art projects 

 

March 2016        Seminal and Non-Seminal Works. A mixed media project which aims to bring the viewer’s attention to the (often subconscious) process, whereby the emotional value we have attached to words (and items) can affect our experiences. 

 

July    2015        Launched the project ‘Brave or beautiful?’ , which aims to create an opportunity for the viewer to explore their own prejudices about body shape and to reflect upon the impact of these prejudices. The project website contains a free downloadable e-book. 

 

Nov     2012 

     - present      ‘Feminine-masculine: exploring gender prejudice’. A photographic project on personally exploring our own gender prejudice. This project is a work in progress.. 

 

Awards 

 

Jan    2016Awarded Golden ‘Bready’ from Art Social Media blog ‘Your Daily Bread’ on Ello. 

                         (https://ello.co/yourdailybread/post/p0Fv2Dkbl_jjO7Knot2r6w)