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Warida kinship, Badimaya First Nation.
Born:        Subiaco, Western Australia.
Lives:       Maddington, Western Australia.

education

1995       – 1st year Associate Diploma in Visual Arts Management, Perth Metropolitan TAFE, WA
1992       – Bachelor of Fine Art, Curtin University, WA
1989       – Diploma of Fine Art, Claremont School of Art, Perth, WA​
2002      – Honorary Doctorate in Literature (Honoris Causa), Murdoch University, WA

solo/survey shows

2017      – ‘Malga Gurbarl (Hard Secret)’, K1 #5 -Seipple Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Yagu Gurlbarl (Big Secret), Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, Western Australia
2016      – Burda Burda Dhulga (Telling a Story with Songlines)’-Joondalup Art Gallery WA
2014      – ‘Wiru Bandyi (Spirit Possessions)’ – Heiser Gallery, Queensland, Australia
– ‘Mirnuwa Wagu (Showing Home) – Harvison Gallery, Northbridge, WA
2013      – ‘Eewa Warnda* – spiritual love’- Michael Reid, Sydney.
2012      – ‘Julie Dowling ’ – Niagara Galleries, Victoria
– ‘Julie Dowling ; Family & Friends’ – Lawrence Wilson Gallery, UWA, WA
2011      – ‘Maddington’-  Mossenson’s Gallery, Perth, WA
2010      – ‘Kuljak Djilba: Black Swan in September’, Brigitte Braun Gallery, Melbourne
2008      – ‘Oottheroongoo (Your Country)’ Multi Media Installation, PICA, Perth, WA
– ‘Eegarra Beearaba (To Arise From Sorrow)’ – Brigitte Braun Gallery, Melbourne
2007      – ‘Strange Fruit: Testimony and Memory in Julie Dowling’s Portraits’ – Ian Potter                     Museum of Art, Melbourne
2006      – ‘Widi Boornoo (Wild Message)’- fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne, VIC
– ‘Contrary Marban (Magic)’ – Caruana Reid, Sydney, NSW
– ‘Nidja Widi (This is wild) – Works on paper’ – Brigitte Braun Gallery, Melbourne,                  VIC
2005      – ‘Winyarn Budjarri (Sorry Birth)’- fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne, VIC
– ‘Marban Unna(Spiritual Magic Eh?)’ – Galerie Seippel, Koeln, Germany
2004      – ‘Warridah Sovereignty’- Artplace, Perth, WA
2003      – ‘…Yes, Boss!’ –  fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne, VIC
2002      – ‘…big womanhead…’ Artplace, Perth,WA
2001      – ‘Melbin’, Span Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
2000      – ‘Julie Dowling’ –  Artplace, Perth, WA
1999      – ‘Julie Dowling’ – Festival of Perth, Artplace
– ‘Julie Dowling’ – Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, SA
1996      – ‘Julie Dowling’ – Artplace, Claremont, Perth
1995      – ‘Secrets About Being Strong‘, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, WA

selected group shows

2015        – Storm in a Teacup’ – Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, VIC
– ‘Stations of the Cross’ – McGlade Gallery, ACU, Strathfield NSW
– ‘Stations of the Cross’ – Wesley Uniting Church, Perth, WA
The Pinjarra Massacre Memorial exhibition’ Touring Western Australia
– ‘Object Lessons’ – Lawrence Wilson Gallery, UWA, WA
2014        – ‘Fields of Vision: Art & Astronomy’ –  Macquarie University Art Gallery, NSW
2013        – ‘Message Stick: Indigenous Identity In Urban Australia’ – Touring;  Australia,
South Africa, The Seychelles, Mauritius, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Nigeria,                                  Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia.
2012        – ‘murr-ma: Uncovering Aboriginal & Australian Contemporary Art’ – Halle am                         Wasser & Preview Berlin – Germany.
                – ‘LOOK. LOOK AGAIN : Cruthers Collection of Woemn’s Art’ – Lawrence Wilson                      Gallery UWA, WA
– ‘Wonderland’ – Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan.
– ‘Heiser Gallery (Queensland)Stand’ – Melbourne Art Fair 2012
2011        – ‘Pinjarra Massacre Memorial Exhibition’ – Western Australia Museum, Perth,                          WA
2010        – ‘Slow Burn’ –  S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2009        – ‘Culture Warriors’-  Katzen Arts Centre, American University, Washington USA
– ‘Terra Nullis’ – ACC Galerie Weimar, and Halle 14 Leipziger                                                         Baumwollspinnerie, Leipzig, Germany
– ‘Show you colours’, Musem voor Hedendaagse Aboriginal Kunst, Utrecht, The                       Netherlands
– ‘Women in the Bible: Tricksters, Victors and (M)others’ – Jewish Museum of                            Austrlia, Melbourne, VIC
2010        – ‘The National Artists’ Self Portrait Prize’ – University of Queensland, QLD
– ‘A Fairy’s Tale’ – Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, NSW
2008        – ‘Lines in the Sand: Botany Bay Stories from 1770’ – Hazlehurst Regional Gallery
– ‘Recovering Lives’ – Drill Hall Gallery, ANU, Canberra, ACT
2007        – ‘Culture Warriors – First National Indigenous Art Triennial’ – NGA, ACT
– ‘Accrochage – Malerei’ – Galerie Seippel, Cologne, Germany
2006        – ‘Prism-Contemporary Australian Art’ – Bridgestone Museum of Art, Tokyo,                             Japan
– ‘Stories: Country Spirit Knowledge & Politics’ – Lake Macquarie City Art                                   Gallery, NSW
– ‘Dreaming their Way’ – National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington                         USA
– ‘Right here, right now’- NGA,  ACT
– ‘Sub-terrain’ –  UWA, Perth International Arts Festival, PICA, WA
– ‘Dancelines’ – George Adams Gallery, Arts Centre, VIC
– ‘Land Marks’ –  National Gallery of Victoria, VIC
2005-6     – ‘Australië, het land en de mensen’ – Rijkesmuseum voor Volkerkunde, Leiden,                      Holland
2005        – ‘Murdoch University Art Collection presents Julie Dowling, Galliano Fardin,                          Theo Koning, Artopia’
– ‘The Human Image by Indigenous and non-Indigenous Artists’ – Kluge-Ruhe                            Collection, University of Virginia USA
2004        – ‘Artplace Group Show 2004’ – Artplace, WA
– ‘Colour Power’ – National Gallery of Victoria, VIC
– ‘Melbourne Art Fair 2004’ –  Artplace Stand, Melbourne, VIC
– ʻTerra Alterius- Land of Anotherʼ –  Ivan Dougherty Gallery, University of NSW,                     Paddington, NSW
– ʻSpirit & Vision: Aboriginal Artʼ, Sammlung Essl, Vienna, Austria
2003        – ‘Artplace Group Show 2003’ – Artplace, Perth, WA
– ʻPlaces that Name Usʼ – Kate Challis RAKA Award , The Ian Potter Museum of                         Art, Melbourne, VIC
– ‘The 2003 Portia Geach Memorial Award’ – S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney, NSW
– ʻART AUSTRALIA – Zeitgenössische Kunstʼ – Kunst:Raum Sylt-Quelle, Galerie                           Seippel Koeln and Staetische Galerie Delmenhorst, Germany
   – ‘MCA unpacked II : six Australian artists select works from the MCA collection’ Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
– ʻHeatʼ – Noosa Regional Gallery, Tewantin, QLD
2002        – ‘Artplace Group Show 2002’ – Artplace, Perth, WA
– “love your work” –  Fremantle Arts Centre, WA
– ‘Melbourne Art Fair 2002’ –  Artplace Stand, Melbourne, VIC
– “Urban Blackness” – Noosa Regional Gallery, QLD
– “itʼs a beautiful day” – New Painting in Australia: 2, Ian Potter Museum of Art,                      Melbourne, and Art Galleryof NSW
– ‘Archibald National Portrait Prize’ – Art Gallery of NSW, NSW
– ʻNative Title Business’ – Quay Street Gallery (touring Nationally ), QLD
– ʻSpirit Country: Gantner Myer collection of contemporary Aboriginal art’ –                             Melbourne Museum, VIC
2001        – ‘Blake Prize’ – UNSW(touring exhibition), NSW
– ‘Mine Own Executioner’ – Mundaring Arts Centre, Mundaring, WA
– ʻFederation’ – NGA, Canberra, ACT (Touring exhibition)
– ‘Bunbury Biennale’ – Bunbury, WA
– ‘City of Joondalup invitation art prize’, Joondalup, WA
– ‘Archibald National Portrait Prize’ – Art Gallery of NSW
– ‘Art 01’ – The WA Art Fair, Artplace Stand,Perth,WA
2000        – ‘Beyond the Pale – Adelaide Biennale’ – AGSA, Adelaide, SA
– ‘Melbourne Art Fair 2000’, Artplace stand, VIC
– ʻMum Shirl Tribute Exhibitionʼ – Boomalli Aboriginal Arts Co-operative,                                 Sydney, NSW
– ‘Doug Moran National Portrait Prize’ – touring exhibition, State Library NSW.
– ‘Mandorla Religious Art Award’ – Moores Building, Fremantle, WA
– ʻSide by Sideʻ –  AGWA, Perth, WA
– ʻAcrossʻ – Canberra School of Art, National Touring exhibition, ACT
– ‘Mornington Peninsula Works on Paper Prize’, Mornington Peninsula, NSW
1999        – ʻAboriginal Kunst aus West Australianʻ, Galerie Gaswerk, Schwabach,                                     Germany
– ʻPeople, places, pastimes: Challenging perspectives of Ipswichʻ, Global Arts                           Link, Ipswich, QLD
– ʻGenerations, the stolen years of fighters & singersʻ, Lawrence Wilson Art                               Gallery, Perth,WA
– ʻCeremony, identity and communityʻ – South African National Gallery,                                     Capetown, South Africa
1998        – ‘Kate Challis RAKA Award’ – Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of                                         Melbourne, VIC
– ‘Sixth Australian Contemporary Art Fair’, ACAF 6,Melbourne, Artplace Stand,                        VIC
– ‘15thNational Aboriginal & Torres Islander Art Award’, NT Museum & Art                               Gallery, NT
– ʻLandscapeʻ –  Charles Sturt University, NSW
– ʻCeremony, Identity and Communityʼ – Flinders Art Museum Gallery,                                       Adelaide,SA
1997        – ‘Art Fair Cologne’ –  Gabrielle Pizzi Gallery, Germany
– ʻDaughters of the Dreamingʻ – AGWA, WA
1996        – ‘Fifth Australian Contemporary Art Fair’ – ACAF·5, Artplace Stand, Melbourne
– ʻArt and Politicsʼ – UWA, Nedlands, WA
– ʻOut of Australiaʼ – PICA, Perth, WA
– ʻH.J Wedge and Julie Dowlingʻ – Gallery Gabrielle Pizza, Melbourne, VIC
– ʻGuddhabungarʼ – The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
-ʻWijay Na ……..?’ – 24HR Art, Darwin, NT
1995        – ʻUrban Belonging: The Raw Edgeʻ – AGWA, Perth, WA
– ʻOn a Missionʻ –  Boomalli Aboriginal Arts Coop, Sydney, NSW
– ‘11th National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awardʻ, NTMAG,
                    Darwin, NT
– ʻbur-ran-gur- ang (court out) – Women and the Lawʻ, Lawrence Wilson Gallery,                     UWA, WA
1994         – ‘Small Spaces: Curtin Students Painting’ Galerie Dusseldorf, Perth, WA
1993         – ‘National Graduate Degree Show, PICA, (Touring), Perth, WA
– ʻKyana Aboriginal Cultural Showʼ, Perth Esplanade, WA

grants & awards

2013         – Finalist – Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
– Finalist Archibald Portrait Prize
2008         – Finalist National New Media Award Queensland Art Gallery
2006         – Honorary Doctorate in Literature, Murdoch University, Perth WA
– Australia Council Fellowship
– Finalist Portia Geach Memorial Award
2003         – Finalist RAKA Award
2002         – Finalist Archibald Portrait Prize
2001         – The People’s Choice Award; 18th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Art Award
–  Finalist – Archibald Portrait Prize
2000         – Winner – Mandorla Award for Religious Art
– Winner (Painting) – 17th Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award
– Finalist – NAIDOC Aboriginal Artist of the Year
– Finalist – Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
1998         – Australia Council Development Grant
– Artist in Residence, Curtin University
– Finalist RAKA Award
1997          – Finalist Portia Geach Memorial Award
1995          – Australia Council Development Grant.

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