Unfolding the Layers

Dianne Smith

Dianne Smith CV 


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Tasmania

Diploma of Education, University of Tasmania

Graduate Diploma, Art and Design, University of Tasmania


2020 Nancy Fairfax Artist in residency Tweed Heads, NSW (upcoming November 2020)

2017 Takt Artist Residency, Berlin, Germany, 

2015 CAMAC Artist Residency, Paris, France,

2012 Red Gate International Artist Residency, Beijing, China

Professional Development

2020  Selected to showcase several paintings on a National Television show Selling Houses Australia

2019  Tutor Caloundra Regional Gallery, Tutor Wallace House, Noosa -Adult workshops

2018  Selected for Curator mentoring Artist program, Caloundra Regional Gallery

2018  Finalists Artist Talk Caloundra Regional Art Gallery Art Prize

2018 Participant ‘No Human Being is illegal’ collaborative workshop Deborah Kelly, Noosa Regional Gallery, Qld

2018 Artist Talk ‘Reflections on my Berlin Artist Residency’ Noosa Regional Gallery, Noosa. Qld

2015 Nominated Sovereign Asian Art Prize, Hong Kong.  Representation Macey & Sons, Hong Kong

2015 Artist in Residence, Butter Factory Arts Centre, Cooroy, Queensland

2015 Participant in Curator mentoring Artist program Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2015 Tutor, Noosa Regional Gallery, Children’s after school Art Classes

2014 RADF Grant workshop with Emma Walker, NSW.  Tutor, Adult classes, Wallace house, Noosa

2012 Participant in the winner of the Partnership award, Australian Artists in Asia

2012 Masterclass workshops with Elizabeth Cummings and Tim Maguire, NSW

1981 Co-curated The Antipodean Suite: an exhibition of photographs by Fiona Hall, University of Tasmania

Solo Exhibitions

2019   Caloundra Regional Gallery/Maroochydore Library Art Space

2012  Art at St Francis Gallery, “Connections”  Lonsdale and Elizabeth Streets, Melbourne Victoria

2012  The Goulburn Gallery, “Water Garden” West Hobart, Tasmania

2010   New England Regional Art Museum, Dobell Gallery “Flowing” Armidale, New South Wales,

2007  The Salamanca Collection, “Vulnerable” Salamanca Place, Hobart Tasmania

2004  The Salamanca Collection, “Shared Spaces” Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania

2003  The Salamanca Collection, “Inhabited Spaces” Salamanca Place, Hobart Tasmania

2001  Handmark Gallery, “Transience” Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania

2001  Meadowbank Winery, “Cultural Patterns” Richmond, Tasmania

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020   Finalist  Du Reitz Art Prize 2020 Gympie Regional Gallery

2020   Finalist Art Lovers Art Prize 2020

2019   Finalist, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, Local Artists exhibition

2018   Finalist, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, Local Artists exhibition,

2017  ‘Multitudes’ exhibition 13347 Berlin-Wedding | Neue Hochstraße 8, Germany

2017   Group show, Stevens Street Gallery, Yandina,,Queensland

2015- 2019 Finalist,  Noosa Regional Art Gallery, Taste of Art,Noosa

2015  Open Studio, CAMAC Residency, Marney Sur Seine, France

2012  Open Studio, Redgate Residency, Fei Jiacun, Beijing, China

2012  Gallery Works, Mt Tambourine, Queensland

2009  Three Artists exhibition, The Salamanca Collection, Hobart

2008-2012 Finalist, Wrest Point Art Award, Hobart

2007  Finalist,  Salamanca Art Award, Hobart

2004  Adrian Slinger Gallery, Noosa, Queensland, 2004 

2003  Schubert Galleries, Sheraton Mirage, Gold Coast, Queensland

2003 The Salamanca Collection Summer and Winter exhibitions

2000, 2001  Members exhibition CAST, North Hobart

1991 Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, ‘Works by Honours and Graduate Diploma Students’               

Art in Public Spaces

Parliament House, Hobart,  The Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart,  Pandora House, Hobart, Ingomar Offices, Hobart,  Avalon Coastal Retreat, Swansea,  The Agrarian Kitchen, New Norfolk.

Publications  Photo-discourse – Contemporary Australian photographers. Sydney College of the Arts.1981

Tasmania Artists of the 20th Century, Sue Backhouse, Pandani Press, 1988

Mercury Arts Page Gallery Watch, George Andersch 2001, 2003,2004,2007

Armidale Independent 2010, NERAM exhibition, Dobell Gallery  

 Private Collections  France, London, Berlin, Hong Kong, Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Darwin, Brisbane