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Recent Acquisitions: Portland Arts Centre 16 Aug. – 9 Sept.

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Front Window Project: Carmel Wallace July 1 – July 30 2016

http://www.frontwindow.com.au/in-the-window/  69 Victoria Parade, Collingwood VIC 3066 Australia “I am interested in exploring the resonance of repurposed materials and the impact of multiples as compositional elements. For this installation I have woven beach-found fishing ropes to create a colony of enigmatic … Continue reading

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‘Petite’ at Wangaratta Art Gallery 4 June – 17 July 2016

My work Hybrid Reef has been selected for this exhibition. ‘Our fifth biennial Petite – Miniature Textiles exhibition goes from strength to strength, with artists from around the country participating in this project, displaying contemporary textiles that are no larger … Continue reading

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Select 20 pop-up exhibition 27 – 29 May

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Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition 1 May – 12 June 2016

My work Blue Wedge Forest was recently selected to be in the Toorak Village Sculpture exhibition in Melbourne, Australia. It was inspired by my local Portland environment and the wooden cargo wedges used on ships and sometimes found washed up along the coast. 

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Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Finalist 2015

I have been selected as a finalist in this year’s Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize with my work Daphne. Daphne was inspired by the Laurel tree in the Portland Botanical Gardens and the myth of Apollo and Daphne that has been interpreted widely in art … Continue reading

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Artist-in-Residence, Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

I am pleased to have been invited as the next Artist-in-Residence at the Sofitel Melbourne On Collins, beginning Sunday 31st May 2015. This residency program is organised by Global Arts Projects, consultant curators to the hotel. Previous artists-in residence have been … Continue reading

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Virtual Arboretum Project: FLORA

  http://virtualarboretum.com.au/2015/03/22/flora/ FLORA is a short film by Carmel Wallace and Colleen Hughson with music composed  by Michael Wallace  Flora is played by Ella Eade. Portland Victoria Australia 2015  Flora celebrates the richness and fecundity of nature, personified by a young … Continue reading

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‘four’ exhibition @ PAC, Portland Victoria Australia

This exhibition includes my newly finished installation Bare Bones of the Cobboboonee.    Bare Bones of the Cobboboonee 2006 -2015  copyright Carmel Wallace 2015 This work began as an investigation into the inner life of our local native forest, the Cobboboonee. … Continue reading

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Artists navigate MELBOURNE

 On 13 August 2014,  37° 48′ S: artists navigate MELBOURNE was officially launched at the  Sofitel Melbourne on Collins by the office of the Rt. Hon. Cr Robert Doyle, Lord Mayor of Melbourne.  Cr Beverley Pinder -Mortimer officiated. 37° 48′ S: artists navigate MELBOURNE  (co-curated … Continue reading

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