Tours of Tuscany

Tours of Tuscany
Join this small group tour and immerse yourself in the current of sensation for a week of food, wine and culture in Tuscany.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Sebastian Di Mauro

Sebastian Di Mauro is a Senior Lecturer at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University. Since 1987 he has held over 35 solo exhibitions. His work has been included in excess of 90 group exhibitions and has been exhibited in Australia and overseas. His paintings, sculptures, artist books and installations are featured in the collections of many of Australia's key art institutions, including the Queensland Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Western Australia,McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park (Victoria), Besen Collection and Artbank (Sydney and Melbourne).In September 1998, Between Material, an account of his work to date, was launched and his work was exhibited in Enjoin in Manila. Di Mauro received a ‘New Work’ grant in 1999 from the Australia Council to develop an installation of sculpture for Brisbane City Gallery in 2000  He won the Inaugural Woollahra Sculpture Prize and his work was selected for the National Sculpture Prize and Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia in 2001. In 2003 his work was selected for the Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award and Exhibition. And was a finilist in The McClelland Survey and Award 2003, McClelland Gallery, Langwarrin, Victoria. He won the 2003 Montalto Sculpture Prize (Mornington Peninsular, Victoria). Sebastian was awarded a residency with Parks Victoria, Melbourne in 2002, 2003 through the Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast City Gallery, and received a residency at the British School, Rome through the Australia Council in 2002.

Di Mauro has completed several public art commissions. His first commission was completed for 175 Eagle Street, Brisbane in 2002. He has also undertaken the largest single public art commission to date for 33 Charlotte Street, Brisbane and created an artwork for the Brisbane Magistrates Court, Queensland. He has collaborated with architect Alice Hampson on several public art projects including Logan Community Health Centre and Gabba Members Area (Gabba Cricket Ground). Di Mauro recently completed a commission for Taylor, Cullity and Lethlean Landscape Architects in Adelaide.

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