Chris Casali

EDUCATION                             

2018                        Master of Fine Art with Excellence – UNSW Art & Design, Sydney

1998                        Diploma of Graphic Design, Enmore Design Centre, TAFENSW, Sydney                            
1994                        Diploma of Fine Arts, National Art School, Sydney
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016                         Season Fray, Wellington Street Project Space, Sydney. 
2015                         Experiments of the Curious Goings On, Sheffer Gallery, Sydney. 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021                        Australian Watercolour Institute, 98th Annual Exhibition:

                     Taiwan-Australia International Watercolour Exhibition, Juniper Hall, Sydney 

2021 - 2023              Regional Tour, Dobell Drawing Prize 22#, Gosford Art Gallery NSW, Logan Art Gallery QLD,

                                 Bank Art Museum Moree NSW, Cowra Regional Art Gallery NSW,

                                 Griffith Regional Art Gallery NSW, Bega Valley Regional Art Gallery NSW

2021                         Dobell Drawing Prize 22#, National Art School, Sydney, Australia

2019                         International Watercolour Exhibition and the 3rd Taiwan Watercolour Award Exhibition,

                                 Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Taiwan

2019                         Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize, Sydney
2019                         Australian Watercolour Institute 96th Annual Exhibition, Juniper Hall, Sydney

2018                         Splash McClelland Contemporary Watercolour Award 2018, McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery, Langwarrin, Victoria.

2018                         Tibetan Vision, Museum of Toscolano Maderno, Italy

2018                         Australian Watercolour Institute 95th Annual Exhibition, Juniper Hall, Sydney 
2018                         Biennial International Prize “Marche dÁcqua” Fabriano Watercolour, Paper & Watermark Museum of Fabriano, Italy.
2018                         Flux, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney
2017                         Australian Watercolour Institute 94th Annual Exhibition, Juniper Hall, Sydney. 
2017                         Eternal, Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong
2017                         XII International Watercolour Biennial, The Alfredo Guati-Rojo National Watercolour Museum, Mexico City.
2017                         Fusion Chinese/Australian Art Exhibition, ARO Gallery, Sydney 
2017                         Alternate States, Gallery 49, Sydney
2016                         Ephemeral Inscriptions, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney 
2016                         Fusion Chinese/Australian Art Exhibition, Desheng Art Museum, Shunde, China
2016                         Macquarie Group Emerging Art Award. Macquarie Group Gallery, Sydney 
2016                         Tim Olsen Drawing Award, Kudos Gallery, Sydney 
2016                         Kedumba Drawing Award, Orange Regional Gallery 
2016                         Australian Watercolour Institute 93rd Annual Exhibition. Juniper Hall, Sydney 
2015                         Australian Watercolour Institute 92nd Annual Exhibition, Gosford Regional Gallery
2015                         Street Stories, Delmar Gallery, Sydney
2015                         Looking Out/Looking In, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney 
2015                         Kedumba Drawing Award, Orange Regional Gallery
2014                         Fishers Ghost Art Prize, Campbelltown Art Centre 
2013                         W&N Emerging Art Award, UNSW Art & Design Galleries, Sydney 


MEMBERSHIP

Current – 2015          Australian Watercolour Institute (AWI)
Current – 2016          Secretary (AWI)

COLLECTIONS

2019                          Ravenswood Australian Women's Art, Australia

2018                          Paper & Watermark Museum of Fabriano, Italy

2016                          The Kedumba Collection of Drawings, Australia
2016                          The Macquarie Group Collection, Australia

AWARDS 

2021                          Dobell Drawing Prize 22#. Finalist.

2019                          2019 KAAF Art Prize. Semi-Finalist.

2019                          3rd Taiwan Watercolour Award Exhibition. Finalist.

2019                          Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize. Winner, Emerging Artist Category

2018                          Splash McClelland Contemporary Watercolour Award 2018. Finalist.

2018                          Biennial International Prize “Marche dÁcqua” Fabriano Watercolour. Finalist
2016                          Kedumba Drawing Award. Collected
2016                          The Macquarie Group Emerging Artist Prize. Highly Commended & People's Choice Award
2016                          Tim Olsen Drawing Award, Finalist
2015                          Kedumba Drawing Award, Finalist
2014                          Fishers Ghost, Drawing/Printmaking Award. Finalist
2013                          Winsor & Newton Emerging Art Prize. Highly Commended Award


RESIDENCIES 

2019                          Bilpin International Ground for Creative Initiatives (BigCi), Australia