Biography

QUALIFICATIONS:

1993 Doctor of Creative Arts: 

         University of Wollongong

1976 Advanced Dip.T. (Fine Art):

         Torrens C. A. E.

1974 Certificate Hot and Flat Glass:  

         Georgian College, Canada

1974 Master of Science, Education:

          Alfred University, USA

1971 Certificate Printmaking: 

         SA School of Art

1970 Certificate Ceramics: 

         SA School of Art

1966 Awarded Post Graduate Year: 

         SA School of Art

1965 Diploma of Art Teaching: 

         SA School of Art

 

 

 

AWARDS and HONOURS:

 

2011 Honary Life Member

         Ausglass,The Australian

         Association of Glass

         Artists

2007 Grant:

         Austrade

         Government of Australia

2006 Grant: 

         Department of the Arts,

         Government of S A

         Austrade,

         Government of Australia

1995 Cultural Exchange Grant:

         Australia/Korea

         Foundation

1988 Cultural Exchange Fellowship

         Bank of Tokyo

1980 Grant: 

         Department of the Arts,

         Government of South

         Australia

1975 Grant: 

         Crafts Board of the

         Australia Council for the Arts

1974 Phi Kappa Phi

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS: [Selected]

 

2011

Iconic Memory

SABBIA GALLERY, Sydney

2009

INTO THE FOURTH DECADE:

a retrospective,

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, NSW

2006

30 YEARS IN GLASS –

The art of Gerry King

ARTSingapore, Singapore

2002

Habatat Galleries:

Detroit, Mi., USA

The Glass Gallery:

Bethesda, MD, USA

1999

Galerie L, Hamburg Germany

Museo Municipal De Arte En Vidrio

De Alcorcon, Madrid, Spain

Gallery Nova Imagem, Lisbon, Portugal

1998

Glass Artists' Gallery, Sydney

Distelfink Gallery, Melbourne,

Fusions Gallery, Brisbane

1992

City Gallery of Wollongong, NSW

Gallery L, Hamburg, Germany

1991

Seibu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Glass Art Gallery, Toronto,

1990

Masterworks Gallery, Auckland,

New Zealand

Solander Gallery, Canberra

1988

Solander Gallery,Canberra

1982

Handmark Gallery, Hobart

Gallery Maronie, Kyoto, Japan

Solander Gallery, Canberra

1981

Distelfink Gallery, Melbourne

1980

Studio 20, Adelaide

1979

Studio 20, Adelaide

 

 

INTERNATIONAL CURATED EXHIBITIONS:

 

2014

Hsinchu City International Glass Art Festival: Hsinchu Glass Museum, Taiwan

2011

Kaplan-Ostergaard Glass Center Exhibition2011-12: Palm Springs Art Museum, USA

Our Glass World, 4th International Egerart Art: Izmir Gallerisi, Turkey

Transceudence:

Municipal Gallery of Marinha Grande, Portugal

2009

GlasHart

Fort Vuren, Holland

2003

Contemporary Glass by Australian Artists:

Taiwan Craft Design Centre, Taipei, Taiwan

A Thirty Year Perspective:

Eleven Eleven Sculpture Space

Washington, DC, USA

2002

Bombay Sapphire Prize:

London and touring, UK

Mitsukoshi International

Glass Festival:

Tainan, Taipei and Taichung, Taiwan

2001

The International Exhibition

of Glass: Kanazawa, Japan

Hsin Chu International Glass Art Festival:

Hsin Chu, Taiwan

1999

Creative Australia:

Osaka, Japan

1997

En Verden i Glass:

Hadeland Glassverk. Norway

1996

The Glasmuseum – The First 10 Years:

Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark

1995

Ausglass:

Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark and touring

1994

World Glass Now:

Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan

The Art of the Object:

South America, touring

1992

The International Exhibition of Glass:

Kanazawa, Japan

1991

International Glass Art: 

Galerie Fur Angewandt Kunst, Munich, Germany

1990

The International Exhibition of Glass:

Kanazawa, Japan

1988

The International Exhibition of Glass: 

Kanazawa, Japan

1984

Glass from Australia and New Zealand: 

Darmstadt, Germany

1981

Glass from Australia, Canada, USA and Japan:

Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo/Kyoto, Japan

 

 

AUSTRALIAN CURATED:

2015

evidence in possession

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

2014

Art Shanghai: Shanghai, China

2011

The Tom Malone Exhibition 2012:

Art Gallery of Western Australia

2009

Furnace: Contemporary Australian Glass

Deloraine, Tasmania

2007

The Hobart Prize:

Tasmanian Art Gallery and Museum, Hobart 

2001

Federation Exhibition of Contemporary Glass

Deloraine, Tasmania

Presiding Officers' Centenary

Acquisitive Craft Prize:

Parliament House, Canberra

GlassState 2001:

JamFactory Gallery, Adelaide

The Evolution of Australian Glass:

Latrobe Regional Gallery, Victoria

Resource Finance Corporation Prize:

Volvo Gallery, Sydney & touring

2000:

'Australia's Best':

Sydney 2000 The Games of

The XXVII Olympiad, IOC

VIP Lounge

1992

International Directions:

Art Gallery of W A, Perth

1988

4th National Studio Glass:

Wagga Wagga City Gallery, NSW

1985

Australian Hot Glass:

Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin

3rd National Glass Biennial:  

Wagga Wagga City Gallery, NSW

1983

2nd National Glass Biennial:     

Wagga Wagga City Gallery, NSW

1981

1st National Glass Biennial:  

Wagga Wagga City Gallery, NSW

1980

Batman Invitational Exhibition:

Queen Victoria Museum and

Art Gallery, Tasmania

 

 


 

REPRESENTED:

National Gallery of Australia:Canberra

National Art Glass Collection: 

Wagga Wagga, New South Wales

State Craft Collection of Victoria: 

Melbourne, Victoria

National Gallery of Victoria:

Melbourne, Victoria

Banyule Collection:  

Victoria

Latrobe Valley Arts Centre:

Victoria

The Art Trust:

Australia

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology:

Melbourne, Victoria

Queen Victoria Museum and

Art Gallery: 

Launceston, Tasmania

Queensland Art Gallery: 

Brisbane, Queensland

Flinders University of South Australia: 

Adelaide, South Australia

Art Gallery of South Australia: 

Adelaide, South Australia

Art Gallery of Western Australia: 

Perth, Western Australia

Niijima Contemporary Glass

Art Collection:

Niijima, Japan

Notojima Glass Art Museum

Notojima, Japan

International Collection of

Modern Glass Art: 

Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark

Auckland Institute and Museum: 

Auckland, New Zealand

Wustum Museum of Fine Art:

Racine, Wisconsin, USA

Museo Municipal De Arte En

Vidrio De Alcorcon:

Madrid, Spain

Marinha Grande National Museum

Marinha Grande, Portugal

Kaplan/Ostergaard Glass Center:

Palm Springs, USA

Sir Elton John Glass Collection: England

The World of Glass:

St Helens, Merseyside, England

Private Collections: 

Australia, Japan, New Zealand,

USA, Singapore, UK, Hong Kong,China

Private Commissions:

Australia, USA, Singapore

Public Commissions:

Australia

 

 

PUBLICATIONS: [Represented]

 

evidence in possession

Exhibition Catalogue,

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, 2015

50 Distinguished Contemporary Artists in Glass:

Neiswander J, Intelligent Layman,

London, 2006

Revealing the Mystery Veil of Glass Art:

Wang S, Artist Book, Taipei, 2006

Australian Glass Today:

Osborne M. Wakefield Press, Adelaide,

Artists in Glass: Late Twentieth Century Masters in Glass:

Klein D, Mitchell Beazley, London 2001

The Story of Studio Glass:

ed. Lynggaard F, RhodosCopenhagen,1998

The Dictionary of Art:

ed. Turner J, Grove, New York, 1996

Glass Art:

Layton P, A & C Black, London, 1996

Australian Studio Glass:  

Ioannou N, Craftsman House,

Sydney, Australia, 1995

National Art Glass Collection:

City Art Gallery Wagga Wagga,

Australia, 1995

Who's Who in Contemporary Glass Art:

Waldrich Verlag J., Munchen,

Germany 1993/1994

Design Visions:  

ed. Bell R, Art Gallery of

Western Australia, Perth, 1992

Glass, A Contemporary Art:  

Klein D, Collins, London, 1989

Art in Australia:  

Richardson D, Longman Chesire,

Melbourne, 1988

1986 Year Book of the Crafts Council

of Australia:

Craft Australia

First Year Book of Australian Craft: 1984

Craft Australia

Stained Glass in Australia:  

Zimmer J, Oxford, 1984

Glass from Australia and New Zealand:  

ed. Zimmer J, Melbourne 1984  

Contemporary Studio Glass, An International Collection:

Weatherhill/Tankosha, New York, 1987 

Contemporary Glass in the Modern World:Tankosha, Japan, 1982

 

 

PUBLISHED as AUTHOR:  [Selected]

 

The Story of Studio Glass

Ed. Lynggaard F, Rhodos,

Copenhagen, 1998

Forceps of Language:  

Ed. Thompson B,C. C. of A, Sydney, 1992

Craft Arts International:

various issues, Australia

Monthly Design:

various issues, Korea

Craft Australia:  

various issues ,Australia

GlausHaus:

various issues, Germany

Education Gazette:  

Ministry of Education, Fiji

Asian Arts Education:  

Japan

Journal of Environmental Education:

Australia

Palmerston Teachers College Papers:

New Zealand

Journal of the Institute of Art Education: various issues, Australia

Bluprint: Philippines

 

 

RECENT GROUP EXHIBITIONS: [Selected]

 

2015

Crafted Light: Aptos Cruz Galleries, Adelaide

Illuminations: Ausglass Conference Exhibition, Adelaide

2014

Distant Horizons: : Kirra Galleries, Melb.

2013

Conversations with King:

Tshwane University, South Africa

Gerry King / Retiief van Wyk:

Modern Art Project, Pretoria, South Africa

Wheaton Village Glass Weekend:

NJ, USA

Ruby Ruby: Hahndorf Academy, SA

Hall of Flame: Adelaide Convention Centre

Ensemble: Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

PRIMA: SABBIA GALLERY, Sydney

2012

Salute VII, SABBIA GALLERY, Sydney

Director’s Choice: Kirra Galleries, Melb

SA Glass Survey: Worth Gallery, Adelaide

Palmer Sculpture Exhibition: Palmer, SA

2012

Palmer Sculpture Biennial 2102

Palmer SA

2011

Objects:

BMGART, Adelaide

Segue:

Kirra Galleries, Melbourne

Protégé:

Aptos Cruz Galleries, Adelaide

Geometry: Masters of Glass

SABBIA GALLERY, Sydney

Evolving Elements:

Aptos Cruz Galleries, Adelaide

2010

Heysen Sculpture Biennial:

The Cedars, Heysen Estate, SA

Palmer Sculpture Biennial, Palmer, SA

2009

Annual Summer Show:

Despard Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

SOFA New York New York, USA

3 from New York

Compendium Gallery,

Auckland, New Zealand

Maestros-Australian Studio Glass & Ceramics

SABBIA GALLERY, Sydney

2008

Hinterland,Country Arts SA

Travelling South Australia

Festival Exhibition,

Aptos Cruz Galleries, Adelaide

refigured/refined,Hahndorf Academy, Hahndorf, SA

Palmer Sculpture Biennial, Palmer, SA

Open Slather, Ausglass Members’ Exhibition, Canberra

2007

Mastery-In Contemporary

Glass,The Arts House, Singapore

Bombay Sapphire Exhibition, New Zealand, Singapore

Salute, SABBIA GALLERY, Sydney

Co][ect, V & A Museum,

London. UK,

Korea International Art Fair, Seoul, Korea,

2006

Australian Glass 2006,

Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto, Canada

The Bombay Sapphire Blue Room: Auckland, New Zealand

Mastery:

Gaffer Studio Glass Gallery,

Hong Kong

new masters : new glass:

SABBIA GALLERY, Sydney

Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art,

New York 2005

The 34rd Annual Invitational:

Habatat Galleries, Detroit, MI. USA