Rosalind Lawson

Master of Fine Art, R.M.I.T.  1995
Diploma of Fine Art, R.M.I.T
Diploma of Physical  Education, University of Melbourne
Trained Teachers Certificate,  Melbourne  Secondary Teachers College .

Lecturer in painting, drawing, papermaking, tutor in Art History at the Arts Academy University of Ballarat, 1989-2012.

Artist in Resident at Barnacoyle House, County Wicklow, Ireland, 1978-80. Organized by Noel Sheridan and the Australia Council.

My studio practice includes painting, drawing and paper art using handmade paper and I have exhibited extensively in Australia and Ireland. My work can be found in the following collections: Mornington Peninsula Arts Centre, Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Artbank, Western Mining, Broken Hill City Art Gallery, Horsham Regional Art Gallery, University of Ballarat, Hanji  Centre, Wonju  South Korea.

Study tours in papermaking and I.A.P.M.A conferences have taken me to Thailand, Japan, Burma, South Korea and throughout Australia.

Recent solo shows include:

Flow and Eddy, backspace, Ballarat, 2012

The 4 Rivers 2010, Space 22, Ballarat, 2010

The 4 Rivers, Yarra Sculpture Space Melbourne, 2009

I am a driver on the Western Highway. Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, 2006

From the Gardens,  Horsham Regional Art Gallery, 2005

My next solo exhibition opens at Brunswick Street Galleries, August 24th 2012

Recent selected exhibitions:

I.A.P.M.A exhibition Wonju South Korea, 2010

Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, 2010

St Patricks College Art Prize, 2009

John Leslie Art Prize, Gippsland Art Gallery Sale, 2008


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Paper Makers

Membership of Organisations

International Association of Paper Makers and Artists
Papermakers of Victoria Inc