About Gordon Monro

Gordon Monro — CV

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Gordon Monro is a digital media artist who lives in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. Gordon has a background in science and mathematics; he became involved in computer music in the 1990s, subsequently moving to multimedia and eventually visual art. Gordon commenced exhibiting visual art in 2008. He completed a PhD at Monash University ( Melbourne) in 2016, working on computer-generated art.

Education

1968 BSc (Hons), Monash University, Melbourne.
1972 PhD (in Mathematics), Bristol University, U.K.
1996 Grad Dip Mus Comp, University of Sydney.
2007 MMus (Composition), Sydney Conservatorium of Music (University of Sydney).
2016 PhD (in Fine Art), Monash University, Melbourne.

Awards

2009 Winner of the University of Ballarat Emerging Artist Prize, St Patrick’s College Art Exhibition, Ballarat.
2007 Small grant from the Music Board of the Australia Council (category New Media).
2007 Mención especial in the III Muestra Monográfica de Media Art, Manizales, Colombia.
2006 Mención especial in the II Muestra Monográfica de Media Art, Manizales, Colombia.
2004 Work chosen for concert of brainwave sonifications in the Sydney Opera House, for the 2004 International Conference on Auditory Display
2003 Multi-media award at the Kaleidoscope Festival, Metro Screen, Sydney.
2002 Granted representation by the Australian Music Centre.
1999 Joint prize-winner, First Australian Flute Composition Competition, Brisbane.
1996 Honourable mention, Prix Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria.

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Shaping Evolution (digital prints and video), Gallery on Sturt, Ballarat.
2013 Four Generative Videos, Ararat Regional Art Gallery, Ararat.
2012 Video shown in the Projection Window of the Art Gallery of Ballarat.
2011 Shaping Evolution (digital prints and video), Pigment Gallery, Melbourne.
2010 Difference Engine (installation and digital prints), Arthur Gallery, Ballarat.
2009 Ab Initio (digital prints), Radmac Gallery, Ballarat.
2008 Cloud Drum (installation), Trocadero Art Space, Footscray, Melbourne.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017 Digital: The World of Alternative Realities, Justin Art House Museum, Melbourne.
2016 Art exhibition, 19th Generative Art Conference, Florence, Italy.
2016 Anita Traverso Pop-up Gallery, Prahran, Melbourne.
2016 Aspect, Stephen McLaughlan Gallery, Melbourne.
2016 Globelight, Off the Kerb Gallery, Collingwood, Melbourne.
2015 Banyule Award for Works on Paper, Hatch Contemporary Art Space, Ivanhoe, Melbourne.
2015 Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, Western Australia.
2015 AT_Salon2, Anita Traverso Gallery, Richmond, Melbourne.
2014 Without a Shadow of a Dao, Anita Traverso Gallery, Richmond, Melbourne.
2013 St Patrick's College Art Exhibition, St Patrick's College, Ballarat.
2013 Sensorium, Red Gallery, Fitzroy, Melbourne.
2013 Globelight 13, Anita Traverso Gallery, Richmond, Melbourne.
2012 Non-Objective Conversations x 4, Sydney Non Objective, Marrickville, Sydney. The exhibition was also shown at the Visual Arts Centre, La Trobe University, Bendigo, in 2013.
2011 St Patrick's College Art Exhibition, St Patrick's College, Ballarat.
2011 Orbit, Space 22 Gallery, Ballarat.
2010 Showcase Ballarat, Gallery on Sturt, Ballarat.
2010 Greater Than One, Faculty Gallery, Monash University, Melbourne.
2009 Design After Nature, Guildford Lane Gallery, Melbourne. The exhibition was also shown at the Frankston Arts Centre, Melbourne, early in 2010.
2009 St Patrick’s College Art Exhibition, St Patrick’s College, Ballarat.
2009 Art exhibition for the Time, Transcendence, Performance conference, Monash University, Melbourne.
2008 Art exhibition for the Australasian Computer Music Conference, University of Sydney.

Performances and Screenings:

Approximately 100, from 1992 to the present, in Australia and several overseas countries.

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