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Mixed media on canvas 
30 x 40 cm
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40 x 50 cm
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Mixed media on canvas 
40 x 50 cm
$1200

 

b. 1954, Cowra.

Lives and works in Adelaide.

Paul Hoban was born in Cowra, New South Wales in 1954. He completed a Diploma in Fine Art (Painting), SA School of Art, University of South Australia (1976); Master of Visual Arts, SA School of Art, University of South Australia (1993); Post Experience Program, Royal College of Art, London (2000); PhD Visual Arts candidate, SA School of Art, University of South Australia (2006). Exhibitions include CACSA Contemporary 2010: The New New, Adelaide (2010); The Green Candle, collaborative exhibition with John Barbour, SA School of Art Gallery, Adelaide (2008); Chemistry, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide (2000). Collections include the University of South Australia, Art Gallery of South Australia and Artbank. Formerly Studio Specialisation, Head of Painting and Drawing, SA School of Art, University of South Australia.

“...Between ‘mind’ as autonomous, and ‘culture’ as collective. Between process, method, and product as the record of the process and the evidence of method. Picture the works as a play between trance dance and open-ended, ‘high-art’ speculation. The whole project a complex of binary oppositions - non-binding - with each term unattached, perhaps even expedient. The whole a web of branching stems: tuberous, pulsing, rhizomatic, symptomatic. A cluster of energy sources brought to earth and grounded, immured now in physical matter; feeding like yeast... “

(excerpt from Index P. by John Barbour, 2001)

 

BIOGRAPHY

1954   Born Cowra, New South Wales

1976    BA Fine Arts, South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia

1993    Master of Arts (Visual Arts), South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia

1999    Awarded Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship

2000   Post Experience Program, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2006   PhD Visual Arts candidate, SA School of Art, University of SA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015    Wraptures, GAGPROJECTS | Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

2012    Transformal, Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

2010    After Image, Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

2009   Paintskin Survey 1993-2008; curated by Peter McKay, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia

Paintings 2003-2009, curated by Trevor Fuller, Place Gallery, Melbourne

2008   Flatland, Place Gallery, Melbourne

2007    Circa, Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

2006   ObVerses, Watson Place Gallery, Melbourne Rounder, Downtown Art Space, Adelaide

2005  Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide (SALA Festival ’05 exhibition)

2004   Watson's Place Gallery, Melbourne

2003   Antipodean Antlers, Samstag Disclosures Project, Adelaide

Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney

Ground Zero/Windows, Art Museum University of SA

DGZ, installation for University of South Australia Art Museum 'windows' series

4Mal, Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

2001    Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

2000   Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London

1999    Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

1998    Pinacotheca Gallery, Melbourne

1997    Voice Box, Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

1995    PS, Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

1993    Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2010    Orange Wrappers, FELT space, Adelaide

2010    Green Candle 2 (collaborations with John Barbour), The New, Contemporary Art Centre of SA

Quiet Reader, Adelaide Central School of Art Gallery, Adelaide

2009   Recycled Library: Altered Books, touring national regional galleries, museums, and cultural centres in Gladstone, Grafton, Mornington Peninsula, Dubbo, Wagga, Bathurst, Noosa, Hervey Bay, Port Lincoln, Port Pirie, and Murray Bridge, touring 2009-2012

Left Field, Felt Space, Adelaide

2008   The Green Candle, collaborative exhibition with John Barbour, SA School of Art Gallery, Adelaide

2007    Audio-Visual, Downtown Art Space, Adelaide

2006   Mentor-Mentored, Contemporary Art Centre of SA

Things Will Be Great, MOP Gallery, Sydney

Snapshot, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide and Country Arts SA touring exhibition

2005   Dialect line, Drawing Conference Exhibition, Prospect Gallery, Adelaide

Translations, Glass Work exhibition, Hill-Smith Fine Art Gallery

Livres, Libraries Milles camps Perigueux, France

2004   Isle of Refuge and 3 Years to Life, Flinders University Gallery, Adelaide

Works on Paper, Watson Place Gallery, Melbourne

2003   ARCO 2003, International Art Fair, Madrid, Spain, Greenaway Art Gallery stand

A small private eye, Horsham Regional Art Gallery and touring

Surfaces, Forum Exhibition, South Australian School of Art, Liverpool St Gallery, Adelaide

1999-2001   What John Berger Saw, touring exhibition, IMA, Brisbane; Curtin University, Perth; Monash University Gallery, VIC; ANU Gallery; Orange Regional Gallery; University of South Australia Art Museum, Adelaide

2001    Blanc, Art space, Adelaide Festival Centre

2000   Chemistry: Art in South Australia Art 1990-2000, Art Gallery of South Australia

1999    The August Show, Port Community Arts Centre Gallery

1996    Messy and Restless, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia

ACAF5, Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Hall, Melbourne

White Hysteria, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia & Strip Gallery, Melbourne

1994-95   Collaborative Mural Project, Northfield Women’s Prison, Adelaide

1994    ACAF4, Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Hall, Melbourne

1993    Group Exhibition, Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide

1992-93  Masters & Graduate Exhibition, University of South Australia Art Museum

1983    Music for Eyes, Car Crash Gallery, London, UK

1982    Working Photography, Contemporary Art Society, Adelaide

1976    Graduate Student Exhibition, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

COLLECTIONS

University of South Australia

Art Gallery of South Australia

Art bank

Mitchell Collection, Australia

Jose Luis Cuerda Collection, Spain

Karina Kawai Collection, Japan

Marcello Collection, Argentina

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Mark Siebert: catalogue essay for the group exhibition ‘Audio Visual’ 2007

Anne Weckert: catalogue essay for the group exhibition ‘Things Will Be Great’ MOP Sydney

Jim Moss: Catalogue essay for group the exhibition ‘Mentor Mentored’, Contemporary Art Centre 2006

Jennifer Phipps: Catalogue essay for ‘ObVerses’ Watson Place Gallery Melbourne 2006

Sephanie Radok Raw and Cooked Margins – Artlink Vol 24 No 3 2005 pp40-45

Andy Fuller: What is Research -catalogue essay for Watson Place exhibition 2005

Wendy Walker: Artlink, December 2003

Paul Hoban: Mary T. Smith and Jungle Phillips (curatorial): Raw Vision #44, Fall 2003

Terry Ingram: Australian Financial Review, 27 March 2003

Wendy Walker – ‘A Lighter Touch’/review of ‘4mal’ /Greenaway Gallery, Advertiser July 19, 2003

Alain Reneau – ‘Archeo Echos’ Sud Quest, March 2003, Perigeux, France

ARCO 03 catalogue, ( Essay by Wendy Walker) February 2003,Madrid, Spain

Ken Orchard Review of 2001 solo show at Greenaway Art Gallery, Artlink Volume 21 Number 4, December 2001

John Barbour “Wired and Rooted” Broadsheet Summer Volume 28 No 4 1999/2000

What John Berger Saw (1999 Catalogue Essay by Merryn Gates, (Nikos Papastergiadis ed) ANU Canberra School of Art Gallery

Wendy Walker "Bohemian Sympathies" Advertiser Review July 20th 1999

Samstag Scholarship Catalogue (Catalogue Essay by M.A. Greenstein) University of South Australia 1998

Exhibition Catalogue Pinacotheca Gallery The Document Company (essay by John Barbour) 1998

Drury, N: Images 3 Contemporary Australian Art Craftsman House 1997

Helen Fuller Broadsheet August/September 1997

Adam Dutkiewitz  Advertiser Review June 17th, 1997

Gavin Malone "Loungeroom of Ideas: Messy and Restless' In Artlink Volume 17 No 1 1997

Stephanie Radok "Doin' the Limbo” Artlink Volume 15 No 4 1996/97

O'Connell, S: Messy and Restless, Exhibition Catalogue Contemporary Art Centre of SA 1996

John Neylon "White Hysteria" Adelaide Review July 1996

Brett Buttfield "Messy and Restless" dB Magazine Number 131, 6/19 November 1996

John Neylon Adelaide Review October 1996

Brett Buttfield "White Hysteria" dB Magazine No 121,27 Aug-4 Sept. 1996

Stephanie Radok Adelaide Review 1996

John Neylon 'Mixed Metaphor" Adelaide Review February 1996

Ken Bolton – Otis Rush No 11 1995

Drury, N: Images 2 Contemporary Australian Art Craftsman House 1994

University of SA Museum: Masters and Graduate Catalogue, South Australian School of Art University of SA 1993

David O'Halloran "Signs of Freedom" Advertiser Review October 6th 199