Paul Blizzard

Born:             Melbourne, Victoria 1971

Studied:        School of Mines, Ballarat

                        T.O.P Art and Design 1988

                        Victoria College of the Arts, Melbourne

                        B.A Fine Arts 1991

 

Exhibitions:

 

1988               School of Mines, Ballarat

                        T.O.P Graduate Show

 

1989               A.N.Z Gallery, Melbourne

                        Group Show

 

1991               V.C.A Gallery, Melbourne

                        Group Show

 

1991               184 Collins St, Melbourne

                        `On View’ Window Exhibition

 

1991               Naive Art Gallery, Melbourne

                        V.C.A Graduate Sculpture Exhibition

 

1992               Arts Post, Ballarat

                        Spring Exhibition

 

1994               Butter Factory Gallery, Clunes

                        Group Show

 

1994               Electra Hall, Ballarat

                        `Mystified’ Flame Art Event

 

1995               Convent Gallery, Daylesford

                        3 Person Show with Peter Blizzard and Tatsibuchi Junichi (Japan)

 

1996               Bell Gallery 1 Saiki, Kyushu JAPAN

                        2 Person Show

 

1997               Chapel off Chapel, Melbourne

                        `Four Sculptors & a Dark Horse’

                        4 Person Show

 

1998               Dandenong Ranges, Melbourne

                        `Contrast and Concurrance’ Group Show

                        Curated by Ken Scarlet

 

1998               Eliza Taylor Sculptor Park, Mt Macedon

                        Opening Show, Group Exhibition

 

1999               Gallery 5, St Kilda

                        `Symmetries’ show with Tonya Blizzard

 

1999               Bulle Gallery, Melbourne

                        `Emerging Artists’ Group Show

 

2000               Grainery Lane Theatre and Gallery, Ballarat

                        Solo Exhibition

 

2000               Q’dos Scultpure Park, Lorne

                        First Annual Outdoor Sculpture Show

 

2001               Maesta Outdoor Sculpture Show, Ballarat

                        `Maesta @ Mopoke’ Group Show

 

2001               Ballarat Begonia Festival, Lake Wendouree

                        Featured Exhibit, Begonia Gardens

 

2001               BHG & S Fine Arts, Kyneton

                        `Horizon 01′ Group Show

 

2003               `Arts in the Gardens’ Yendon

                        Lal Lal Estate `Red Cross Charity Luncheon

 

2004               Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat

                        `Drowning and Waving’ Group Show

 

2004               Melessa Gallery, Sorento

                        `The Blizzards’ Family Show

 

2004               Toorak Village, Melbourne

                        `Festival of Sculpture’ Group Show

 

2004               Fairbanks Eye Gallery, Ballarat

                        `CHEEKY’ Solo Show

 

2004               Aquilla Eco Lodges, Dunkeld

                        `Sculpture in the Bush’ Group Show

 

2005               Docklands, Melbourne

                        `Contempra 1′ Group Show

 

2006               Q’dos Gallery, Lorne

                        Outdoor Sculpture, Group Show

 

2008/2009     Salt Gallery, Queenscliff

 

2010               Toorak, Melbourne

Toorak Village Sculpture Show

 

2010               Williamstown, Melbourne

                        Williamstown Sculpture Prize, Group Show

 

2012               Muse Gallery, Millawa

                        Group show

 

 

Overseas Exhibitions

 

1996               Bell Gallery 1, Saiki, Kyushu, JAPAN

 

 

Commissions

 

1997               Justice Department, Melbourne

                        1st Inaugural Emerging Sculptors Trust Award

                        `Fossil Stones’

 

2001               AXIA 360 Collins St, Melbourne

                        `Victorian Fossil Stones’

 

2002               Ballarat and Clarendon College, Ballarat

                        `Wetland Fossil Stones’

 

2005               Justice Department, Melbourne

                        `Fossil Boulders’

 

2006               VicUrban, Tenterfield, Melbourne

                        `Modern Fossils of the Western Plains’

 

2009               Treasury Place, Melbourne

                        `Fossil Artworks’

 

2011               Ballan Train Station

                        ‘Gateway Sculpture’

 

 

sculptor working in steel, bronze, brass and stone.