COL HENRY - SCULPTOR CURRICULUM VITAE
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COL HENRY SCULPTURE PARK, STUDIO AND GALLERY.
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138 Yarramalong Rd., Wyong Creek, NSW. Australia 2259.
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It’s very important to make your art, make your marks.
Important to pass on your understanding
Emotionally rewarding to share your feelings
Essential to leave something behind, a thought, an idea or sometimes something more tactile. CH.
A FEW SELECTED ACTIVITIES
Col Henry - Born 28th April 1947 in Gosford, NSW.
Completed two Degrees, several Diplomas and Certificates and numerous Short Courses related to his artistic development since 1973 and practiced his art for four decades.
Full Time TAFE Teacher for 23 years, retiring in 1995.
Conducted Private Art and Sculpture Classes at his Studio for the last 20 years.
Completed many commissions for private companies and private collections.
Organised and contributed to several large group sculptures.
Five month study tour Europe 1997. Including collaborative sculpture/installation with Designer of the venue for the 1994 Winter Olympics ( Jan Inge Lindeberg ) – France.
Exhibit Sculpture at the opening of the Gosford Regional Gallery 2000.
Artist/sculptor involved with, Beyond The Frame, Gosford Regional Gallery 2002 and 2003 (an initiative between Gosford Regional Gallery and NSW Dept. of Education).
Guest artist, Sculpture by the Bay - 2004 and 2005.
Invited to exhibit in many sculpture exhibitions during each year.
“AN EXCEPTIONALLY CREATIVE EFFORT” FROM JUNE 2007
Col Henry has tirelessly worked as a Sculptor for four decades.
His ‘Gossamer Series’ has gained great interest for many quarters since its debut in June 2007
1. A Solo Sculpture Show of 50 new and innovative Sculptures at Galeria Aniela in Kangaroo Valley in June 2007.
2. Opening / Release for BMW Australia, Gosford. - New Series X5. 30 July 2007.
3. Selected to exhibited in the prestigious Gosford Regional Gallery ‘Gosford Art Prize’, 4 August – 28, September 2007.
4. The 12th Annual Thursday Plantation Sculpture Show in Ballina. 30 September 2007 - 31 January 2008. There where 59 stunning new Sculpture works.
5. ‘Sculpture by the Lake’, Wallarah Peninsula, Murray’s Beach on Lake Macquarie, 29 September – October 2007. Seven Sculptors displayed their latest works. The exhibition featured the ethereal works of Col Henry’s acclaimed ICEMEN and the RESTING SPIRIT, and his images of ‘ICEMEN’ were used for extensive advertising.
6. ‘Sculpture in the Vineyards’, Hunter Valley . There are at least 60 large-scale outdoor sculptures along the Wollombi Valley wine trail in four venues. Anthony Bond, Director of Curatorial Services at The Art Gallery of New South Wales and Anne Graham, artist and Head of School of Fine Arts, Faculty of Arts and Education at the University of Newcastle will be delivering the joint opening address at the Official Opening at 5pm, 20 October – 7 December 2007. Once again, images of Col Henrys’ Sculptures were used to advertise the exhibition.
7. Exhibit in Maree Mizon Gallery, Woolahrah, with several more commissions for Gossamer Sculptures almost completed. From November 2008.
8. Montalto Sculpture Prize. Selected from a record number of entries. 17 February – 27 April 2008.
9. Accepted to exhibit ‘University Western Sydney Sculpture Award and Exhibition’ which has many selection criteria including – “originality and the expression of creative and expressive ideas”. 2 May – 1 June 2008.
10. Three separate large Stainless Steel Public Sculptures have been installed at Beenleigh near the Gold Coast in a Public Park, with discussions being negotiated for two other public commissions.
11. Some of these events have been reported in the media, including two interviews on ABC radio. Sculptures featured on Channel Nine Home Show.
12. Works are currently being shown in 4 outdoor venues in the Greater Hunter Region.
13. Invited to exhibit again in the Wyong Festival of the Arts as a guest Sculptor. 14 – 30 March 2008.
14. Winner of Maitland City Sculpture Prize, judged by the Director of the highly acclaimed 460 Gallery- now Borg Galleries. “The work stood out as outstanding sculpture and had a great presence”. 8 – 18 February 2008.
16. Winner of Peoples Choice - Maitland City Sculpture Prize 18 February 2008.
17. Short Listed for large Public Stainless Steel Sculpture. North Sydney Council. 19 February 2008.
18. Lake Light Sculpture in Jindabyne 20 – 24 March 2008.
19. Solo Sculpture Exhibition of new and innovative works, Cookshill Gallery 7 – 24 March 2008.
20. Invited Artist, with Euon McCloud and other Archibald Winners, Sydney College of the Arts Exhibition, Food, Water, Shelter, Charity. 14 – 17 March 2008.
21. Awarded a rare ‘Highly Commended’ in the Wyong Festival of the Arts Sculpture Prize, represented by thirty well known sculptors. 14 March 2008.
22. Winner of the ‘Perisher Blue Sculpture Prize’ amongst 50 entrants in the Lake Light Sculpture Prize Jindabyne. 21 March 2008. The organizers also used Col Henrys images to advertise and promote the exhibition.
Thanks for your interest Col Henry