Artist CV

Frances Belle Parker


Education & Training

2008 -2010– Indigenous Arts Development Officer, Arts Northern Rivers

2007/2006 – Masters of Indigenous Studies (Wellbeing), Southern Cross University

2007 – Indigenous Youth Leadership Program (National)

2005 – BVA Honours (Bachelor of Visual Arts), Southern Cross University

2003-2001 – BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts), College of Fine Arts (UNSW)

Selected Prizes, Awards & Residencies

2010 – Red Gate Gallery Cultural Exchange Program, Beijing

2010 – UNESCO Andorra International Art Camp

2009 – Country Energy Landscape Painting Prize, finalist

2009/2008/2007/2006/2005 – NSW Parliament Indigenous Art Award Finalist

2007 – ABC Artsnest Awards, Winner Visual Arts Category & Overall Winner.

Grafton, Lismore and Tweed Heads Regional Galleries.

2007 – Clarence Valley Indigenous Art Prize, ‘Highly Commended’, Grafton NSW.

2007 – NSW Parliament Indigenous Art Award, Winner ‘ CoFA Professional Development Award, NSW

2007 – Country Energy Landscape Painting Prize, Winner ‘Youth Encouragement Award’, Dubbo

2007 – Drawing Together National Art Award Winner ‘Youth Award’, Canberra ACT

2006 – Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award, finalist. Darwin

2000 – Blake Prize Winner, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney

Solo Exhibitions

2010 – My River, 3 rivers Aboriginal Art Space, Lismore

2009 – Fragmented, Lismore Regional Gallery

2009 – Identifying Ulgundahi, The Dreaming Festival

2008 – Identifying Ulgundahi, CoFA Art Space, Paddington

2002 – ‘Beiirrinba Araagyirri’ – Clarence River Sunrise, Ulgundahi Art & Culture Gallery, Maclean

Selected Exhibitions

2009 – Sculpture By the Sea, Bondi, NSW

2009 – ‘A Special Kind of Vision’, Retrospect Galleries, Byron Bay, NSW

2009 – ‘Collectors Paradise, Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina NSW.

2009 – ‘CarriageARTworks’, Carriageworks Art Space, Sydney, NSW

2008 – ‘The Premier State’ Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney NSW.

2008 – ‘Country Scapes’ (Country Energy Touring), The Gunnery, Sydney NSW.

2007 – Drawing Together Art Award, Canberra ACT

2007 – ‘I Saw the Sun’, Lismore Regional Gallery, The Dreaming Festival Woodford QLD

2006 – Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Darwin

2006 – Chrysalis, Lismore Regional Gallery

2004 – ‘Wingarri’, Parramatta Heritage Centre, Sydney

2003 – ‘Imaging the Land’, COFA Gallery, Sydney

Selected Curatorial

2009 –  Men’s Business, Northern Rivers Community Gallery

2008 – ‘The Year of the Apology’, Northern Rivers Community Gallery

2005 – ‘Spirit of the Valley’, Grafton Regional Gallery, Grafton, NSW


One thought on “Artist CV

  1. wow!!!…love the achievements…keep it growing…one day my list will look something close to this but by the time i do you will double up on me….hehe he

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