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Name: Glen Skien

Mobile Phone Number: 0427 850 782
Email: silentparrot1@bigpond.com
Web: www.silentparrotpress.com

Education:
2007-2010 Master of Visual Art
Queensland College of Art Griffith University, Brisbane Australia
1985-1988 Diploma of Visual Art
Townsville Institute of TAFE, Queensland
Employment History:
2008 - 2009 Fine Art Printmaking Teacher
Queensland College of Art Griffith University, South Bank Campus, Brisbane Queensland
2004-2007 Exhibitions Assistant Mackay Artspace Regional Art Gallery Queensland
1990-2000 Self Employed Sign Writer, Mackay
1990-2000 Self Employed Artist - Established Silent Parrot Press Mackay, Queensland
Exhibitions & Residencies
Solo Exhibitions
2010
Matchbox Songs & Gypsy Hymns, Queensland College of Art Gallery, Brisbane Australia
Alter: Perc Tucker Regional Arts Gallery, Townsville Australia
Oh Bird, Handheld Gallery, Melbourne Austali
2009
Room, Letter Window, Map, Redland Art Gallery, Brisbane Australia
Trace, Artspace Mackay Regional Gallery, Mackay Australia
2008
Assemble: Galleria Queensland College of Art Gallery, Brisbane Australia
2007
Biography, Harvey Bay Regional Art Gallery
2006:
The Boat Sailed On, Umbrella Studio, Townsville Queensland
2005
Palimpsest: The Art of Glen Skien, Mackay Artspace, Mackay Australia. Touring Survey Exhibition
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville Queensland
Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, New South Wales
Icon Gallery, Deakin University, Victoria
2003 Small Ceremonies, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville
2004 Small Ceremonies II, Noosa Regional Gallery
2003 Illuminated Diaries, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery
2000 Preludes, Sendai, Japan
1998: The Leap Diaries, Mackay City Library Mackay Australia
1997 Women in Boats, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville Australia
1996: Life Moments, Etchings and Linocuts
 MCC Art Collection,Group Exhibition,Mackay Australia
1995: Songs from a Room, Mackay City Library Mackay Australia
1990 The Silent Parrot, Mackay City Library
1989 The Silent Parrot, Umbrella Studio, Townsville
Selected Group Exhibitions
2010
Curious Collector, Project Gallery Griffith University Brisbane Queensland Redcliffe
Invited Artists Exhibition, Redcliffe Regional Art Gallery

2009
New Order: Group Exhibition Redcliffe Regional Gallery, Moreton Bay Queensland
Framing Infinity: Group Exhibition Gympie Regional Gallery, Gympie Queensland
Altered Library, Artspace Mackay Touring Exhibition
2008/09
Bird Watching: Group Exhibition Redlands Regional Gallery, Redland Bay Queensland
Hard-Pressed - Retrospect Galleries ,Byron Bay Australia
2007
Sand Sea Water, Baboa Gallery Brisbane Australia
2006
Pacific Edge: Contemporary Art from Coastal Queensland
Group Exhibition, key visual arts component of Regional Arts Australia National Conference
Flying Arts Annual Retreat, Eungella
Artist-in-residence and workshop facilitator
2005
Occasional Images from the Botanic Gardens
Botanic Gardens Residency Exhibition Mackay Queensland
Great Walks of Queensland,Art + Environment Program. Artist-in-Residence/Exhibition at
Artspace Mackay & Executive Building, Brisbane
Quiet Letters, Noosa Regional Gallery
Regarding Retro,National Touring Group ExhibitionArt Centre Blacktown, NSW
2002
Fremantle Print Award, WA
Art For Earth, Group Exhibition – Mixed Media, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery
2001
Behind the Words, Adele Outteridge, Wim de Vos, Glen Skien
Etchings and Artists’ Books Mackay City Library

1994
 Group Exhibition University of Central Queensland, Rockhampton
1993 Northern Connections Invitation Exhibition St Patrick’s College, Mackay
1992 Place Person Myth Umbrella Studio, Townsville
Collections

Publications

Professional Membership



Referee:
Mr Michael Wardell
Director Artspace Mackay Regional Art Gallery
PO Box 41Mackay QLD 4740
Phone: (07) 4957 1737
Email: artspace@mackay.qld.gov.au

Mr Allen Owen
Course Convenor, Fine Art Printmaking Department, South Bank Campus
Phone (07) 373 7111
Email: a.owen@grifith.edu.au