Andrew Gunnell

Andrew Gunnell was born in 1974 in Melbourne. He studied at the University of Ballarat 1993-95, and then at RMIT University. From 1997-2013 he was Master Printer at Chrysalis Gallery and Studio. From 2008 he has been Technician/Lecturer in the Printmaking studio at RMIT University and since 2011, Lecturer in Printmaking at Monash College. He has been a committee member of the Print Council of Australia since 2005.

He has participated in over 50 group and solo exhibitions. His work is held in several public and private collections, including the National Gallery of Australia, the State Library of Victoria, the Australian Print Workshop and the University of Melbourne.
He currently lives and works in Melbourne and The Bellarine Peninsula where he also runs a private press known as Tidespace Press.

ACADEMIC

1996 Bachelor of Arts Honours (Printmaking), RMIT, Melbourne
1993 – 1995 Bachelor of Arts (Visual Art), University of Ballarat
1992 Advanced Certificate of Visual Art, School of Mines, Ballarat

EMPLOYMENT

2011-Current Lecturer, Printmaking, RMIT University, Melbourne
2008-Current Technician -Printmaking, RMIT University, Melbourne
2011-Current Lecturer-Printmaking, Monash College
1997-2012 Master Printer, Chrysalis Gallery and Studio, Melbourne

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

2005 – Current Committee Member Print Council of Australia

EXHIBITIONS (recent)

2016
Out Of The Matrix, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
Eventide, Mornington Regional Gallery, Mornington
Lettered, Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop, Queenscliff
Bellarine Printmakers, Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop, Queenscliff
2015
Geelong Acquisitive Print Awards, Geelong Gallery, Geelong
Silk Cut Award, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Melbourne
Magical, Neo Space, Collingwood
The Rick Amor Print Prize, Montsalvat, Eltham
The Flanagan Art Prize, St Patricks College, Ballarat
2014
Impressions, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne
The Swan Hill Prints and Drawing Acquisitive, Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery, Swan Hill
Silk Cut Award, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Melbourne
The Flanagan Art Prize, St Patricks College, Ballarat
2013
Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition
, The Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper, Tokushima, Japan
Of Light: Reflections on Colour, The 2013 Banyule Award for Works on Paper, Hatch  Contemporary Art Space, Ivanhoe, Victoria
The Hutchins Art Prize, The Hutchins School, Sandy Bay, Tasmania
Silent Toil, Upstairs at the Napier Gallery Melbourne
2012
Silk Cut Award, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Melbourne
Swan Hill Prints and Drawing Acquisitive, Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Swan Hill
2011
Where Are They Now, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne
Branch Limb and Line (solo), Chrysalis Gallery, Melbourne
Rick Amor Print Prize, Montsalvat, Eltham
Idea Drift (Solo), The Art Vault, Mildura
Ex Change, Upstairs at the Napier Hotel, Melbourne
2010
52, Geelong Art Gallery
Silk Cut Award, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Melbourne
Summer Days, Chrysalis Gallery and Studio, Melbourne
Impressions, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne
2009
25, RMIT, Melbourne. Curtin University, Perth. National Art School, Canberra. University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba
RMIT Folio, University Of Ontario, Canada. RMIT, Melbourne
Heidelberg Artists, Fitzroy Gallery, Melbourne
2008
5×5, Chrysalis Gallery & Studio, East Melbourne
Double, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery
2007
Banyule Works on Paper Award, Banyule Art Space,
50, Geelong Art Gallery
2006
Andrew Gunnell, (Solo Exhibition), Chrysalis Gallery.
Ergon Energy Central Queensland Art Award, Rockhampton Art Gallery
Redland Art Awards, Redland Art Gallery
Impressions, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne
The Year in the Studio, Chrysalis Publishing Gallery, Melbourne

AWARDS AND COMMISIONS

1997 Print Council of Australia Member Print Commission
1997 Collie Trust Emerging Printmakers Scholarship
1996 Canson Student Print Award (Highly Commended)
1995 National Gallery of Victoria Trustees Award
1994 University of Ballarat Print Studio Award

COLLECTIONS

Art Associates Australia
Australian Print Workshop
Ballarat Grammar School
Canson Australia Pty. Ltd.
City of Campbelltown Regional Art Gallery
Crown Ltd.
Flinders Art Museum
Geelong Art Gallery
Kay Won School of Art, Korea
Lawrence Wilson Gallery
Mildura Art Centre
Monash University, Gippsland
Mornington Regional Gallery
Methodist Ladies College
Mullumbimby High School
National Gallery of Australia
Print Council of Australia
Sandgate High School
State Library of Victoria
The Westbourne School
Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
University of Ballarat
University of Melbourne Library
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

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