Marion Borgelt

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‘Lunar Ebb and Flow: Nos. 4 & 5’, 2015, Bending ply, hoop pine, MDF, acrylic, polyurethane,
34.5 x 198 x 168 cm

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1954
Born Nhill, Victoria, Australia

1973-76
South Australian School of Art, Diploma of Fine Art, Painting

1977
Torrens College of Advanced Education, Adelaide, Graduate Diploma Secondary Art Teaching

1979-1980
New York Studio School, Postgraduate studies, New York

1989
French Government Artist Residency, Paris
1989-1998
Lived and worked in Paris, France

1990
Collaboration with René Tazé etching atelier, Paris

1995
Collaboration with master printer Fred Genis for Sherman Genis Graphics, Sydney

2006-2007
Collaboration with Adriano Berengo Glass, Murano, Italy

2007
Art Angels Residency Program, Perth

Solo Exhibitions

2015
‘A Delicate Balance’, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

2014
‘Luminous Light’, Allens Art Projects, Melbourne
‘Full Circle Red’, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne
‘Marion Borgelt: Wabi-Sabi and Other Influences’, Port Macquarie Glasshouse Regional Gallery, NSW

2013
‘So Near So Far’, inaugural exhibition, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

2012
‘To see a world in a grain of sand…,’ Fehily Contemporary, Melbourn
‘Musical Geometry’, Turner Galleries, Perth

2011
‘Rhythms, Chords & Cadences’, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane Heartbeat, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

2010
Marion Borgelt: ‘Mind & Matter, A 15 Year Survey’, Drill Hall Gallery, AustralianNational University, 
 Canberra

2009
‘Exotic Particles’, Turner Galleries, Perth
‘Moonlight in my Veins’, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

2007
‘Flux & Permanence’, Sherman Galleries, Sydney
‘360º’, inaugural exhibition, Turner Galleries, Perth

2006
Nothing is Invisible’, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

2005
‘Man’s Destiny Resides in the Sole’, site-specific commemorative installation, Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, Canada

2004
‘Sol y Sombra’, Sherman Galleries, Sydney

2003
‘Hourglass’, Newcastle Region Art Gallery, NSW
‘White Room Black Room’, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

2002
‘Allegoria’, Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Sydney

2001
‘Incarnations: Suspended, Uniting Church’, Paddington, Sydney

2000
‘Fade to Red I’, Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Sydney
‘Fade to Red II’, Sherman Galleries Hargrave, Sydney

1999

‘Primordial Alphabet & Rhythm’, permanent installation, News Limited, Sydney
‘Flesh and Bone, Earth and Sky, Christine Abrahams Galley, Melbourne

1998
‘Tapestry of Detail’, Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Sydney

1997
‘Weaving the Labyrinth’, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

1996
‘Bloodlines’, Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Sydney
‘Touch of Light’, Limerick City Gallery, Limerick, Ireland

1995
‘Touche de la Lumière’, Cité des Arts, Paris, France
‘Hemispheres’, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

1994
‘A Field A Stream A Pool A Thought A Tear A Shadow A Skin A Scar’,
Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Sydney

1993
‘Dust to Dust: I’, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
‘Dust to Dust: II’, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

1991

‘Marion Borgelt: Recent Paintings & Works on Paper’, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
‘Into the Void’, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

1989
‘Woman in a Landscape’, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

1988
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
Milburn + Arté, Brisbane

1986
Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
Michael Milburn Galleries, Brisbane
‘Recent Work’, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

1985
‘A Link Between the Two’, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

1984
Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

1983
‘Recent Paintings’, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

1982
‘Recent Paintings’, Axiom Gallery, Melbourne
‘Charcoal Drawings’, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

1981
‘Paintings and Drawings’, David Reid Gallery, Sydney

1978
‘Works on Paper’, Bonython Gallery, Adelaide

1977
‘Marion Borgelt, Private House Exhibition’, Wattle Park, Adelaide

1976
‘Marion Borgelt, Private House Exhibition’, Wattle Park, Adelaide

 

Public collections

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Auckland Museum of Contemporary Art, NZ
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, NZ
Limerick City Gallery, Ireland
Los Angeles County Museum, US
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Artbank Australia, Sydney
ANU Art Collection, Canberra
Artspace Mackay, QLD
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, NSW
Edith Cowen University Collection, Perth
Griffith University Collection, QLD
Macquarie University Collection, NSW
Murdoch University Collection, Perth
Parliament House Collection, Canberra
Port Macquarie Glasshouse Regional Gallery, NSW
Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
RMIT University, Melbourne
State Library of Queensland, Brisbane
University of Sydney, NSW
University of Southern Queensland
University of Tasmania, Hobart
University of Technology, Sydney
Ballarat City Art Gallery, VIC
Bendigo Art Gallery, VIC
Campbelltown Regional Art Gallery, NSW
City of Hamilton Art Gallery, VIC
Gold Coast City Art Gallery, QLD
Horsham Art Gallery, VIC
Lake Macquarie City Art Collection, NSW
Latrobe Regional Art Gallery, VIC
Maitland Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, VIC
Muswellbrook Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Newcastle Region Art Gallery, NSW
New England Regional Art Museum, NSW
Orange Regional Gallery, NSW
Wollongong City Gallery, NSW
Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, Canada
Gravity Discovery Centre Foundation, Perth

Corporate Collections

Aberdeen Asset Management, Sydney
Australian Capital Equity
Australian Dental Association
Australian Paper Corporate Art Collection, Melbourne Colonial First State
Cyprus Lakes Collection, NSW
Dimensional Fund Advisors, Austin, USA
Diners Club International, Melbourne
Faber-Castell Collection
Goldman Sachs
Holmes à Court Collection, Perth
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Washington D.C, USA
J P Morgan
Kedumba Blue Mountains Grammar School Collection, NSW
KPMG, Perth
Macquarie Bank
National Australia Bank
Nepean Hospital Collection, NSW
News Limited Collection, Sydney
Peter Mac Hospital Art Collection, Melbourne
PricewaterhouseCoopers
St Vincent’s Hospital Collection, VIC
Wesfarmers Collection, Perth
Westin Hotel Collection, Sydney
Wilson HTM
W.M.C. Resources Ltd, Melbourne
Visy Industries Collection, Melbourne
Private collections in the United States, France, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Dubai and Morocco

2006

Visual Arts Board, New Work Grant

2001–2003

Two-year Australia Council Fellowship

2002

Judges Award, Hutchins Art Prize

2001

Australian Paper Art Awards (acquisitive)

1998

Highly Commended, Blake Prize

1997

Visual Arts/Craft Board, New Work Grant

1996

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award, US (first Australian recipient)

Gunnery Studios Residency, NSW Ministry of the Arts

1994

Artist Grant, La Ministère de la Culture et de la Francophonie, France

Kedumba Drawing Award (joint acquisition)

1993

Visual Arts/Crafts Board, Artist Development Grant

1992

Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery (acquisitive)

1990

Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery (joint acquisitions)

1989

Dyason Bequest for work and research in Paris

1988

University of Technology Purchase Award, Sydney

Muswellbrook Open Prize (acquisitive)

Faber-Castell Art Award

Visual Arts/Craft Board, Artist Development Grant

French Government Art Fellowship and Residency

1987

Gold Coast City Art Gallery Purchase Prize

1986

The City of Lake Macquarie Art Prize (acquisitive)

Sixth Ansett Hamilton Art Award (acquisitive)

1984

Visual Arts Board, Special Projects Grant

1983

Muswellbrook Drawing Prize (acquisitive)

1979

Dyason Bequest for Post Graduate Study in the United States

1978

Peter Brown Memorial Travelling Art Scholarship, New York Studio School, New York

1976

Harry P. Gill, Memorial Medal for Applied Art, South Australian School of Art, Adelaide

1975

Channel 10 Young Artist’s Award, South Australia

2015
Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize, 2015, exhibition catalogue by Redlands Konica Minolta, p.6

2014
Louise Martin-Chew, Marion Borgelt: Wabi-Sabi and other influences, exhibition catalogue, Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie, 14th March – 27th April 2014
Maria Poulos, Luminous Light(2014)–The Art of Marion Borgelt, catalogue: Art Project Allens, Allens Melbourne

Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie, 14th March – 27th April 2014

2013
Contemporary Collection Benefactors 21 Years 1992 – 2013, Art Gallery of NSW, 2013
Art is of our Land Festival Program, Horsham Rural City Council, 2013, p. 15

2012
Artspace Mackay Foundation, Art Diary 2012, 2011, p. 90 Carrie Kibbler
Julian Beaumont, Felicity Fenner & John McDonald, The Macquarie Group Collection,The Land and its Psyche, Macquarie Group and NewSouth Publishing, 2012, pp. 38-9
The Macquarie Group Collection, The Land and its Psyche, Macquarie Group and NewSouth Publishing, 2012, pp. 38–9 David Bardas

2011
Macmillian Art Publishing, 2011, p. 143
Marion Borgelt’s Universal Nature, by John McDonald
Australian Art Collector
Gerard Vaughan and Jenny Zimmer, The Coppin Grove Collection of Sandra and David Bardas, Macmillian Art Publishing, 2011, p. 143

2010
Marion Borgelt: Mind and Matter, by Glen Israel, Catalogue essay for 2010 exhibition Marion Borgelt: Mind and Matter 15 Year Survey
Two Artists – 30 Years, Artbank Now, National Contemporary Art Rental, October 2010, pp. 16–17
Diana Robson, Form, exhibition catalogue, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, 3 September – 17 October 2010
Louise Tegart et al, Slow Burn: A Century of Australian Women Artists from a Private Collection, exhibition catalogue, National Trust, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 6 August – 19 September 2010
 Glenis Israel, Marion Borgelt: Mind and Matter, A 15 Year Survey, exhibition catalogue, ANU Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra, 27 May – 4 July 2010

2009
Natalie Blair, The art of the City: City of Dreams, Melco crown Entertainment, 2009, pp. 7-8, 27 – 28
Marion Borgelt at Dominik Mersch Gallery, by Gina Fairley
Asian Art News, 2009
Recycled Library: Altered Books, by Michael Wardell Catalogue essay for 2009-2011 touring exhibition Recycled Library: Altered Books
Prayer on a G String, by Ric Spencer, The West Australian, 2009
Michael Wardell, Recycled Library: Altered Books, Artspace Mackay, 2009, pp. 20-21, 36-41
The Brains Trust Art auction, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, 2009, pp. 20-21

2008
Glenis Israel, Artwise Contemporary 2, Jacaranda Plus, 2008, pp. 2-6
The Derwent Collection 2 1998 – 2008, Catalogue, pp.23,32
Katrina Rumley, Fifty Plus: Half a Century of collecting at Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre 2008, pp. 32, 33
Melbourne Art Fair 2008, Melbourne Art Fair Foundation Catalogue, Melbourne, 2008, pp. 138, 144
Penny Bovell, Wonder, Curiosity, Truth, belief, published by the Gravity Discovery Centre Foundation, Perth, 2008, pp. 5-6

2007
John McDonald and R. Ian Lloyd, Studio: Australian Painters on the Question of Creativity, R. Ian Lloyd Productions, Sydney, 2007

2006
John McDonald and R. Ian Lloyd, Studio: Australian Painters on the Question of Creativity, R. Ian Lloyd Productions, Sydney, 2007
Antonia Syme, ‘Enjoying the diverse Artbank collection’, catalogue, Artbank, Sydney, 2006
Sculpture on Acton Campus, Australian National University, Canberra, 2006
Sasha Grishin, The Art Collection, ANU: Acquisitions 1995–2004, Australian National University, Canberra, 2006
Laura Murray Cree (ed.), TWENTY: Sherman Galleries 1986-2006, Craftsman House, Melbourne,
Janine Simpson, People’s Choice: The permanent Collection of the Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong, 2006
Alan McCulloch, Susan McCulloch & Emily Childs, The New McCulloch’s Encyclopedia of Australian Art, Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 2006

2005
Goldman Sachs J B Were: Art Collection Viewing, catalogue, 2005
Horsham Regional Art Gallery, brochure, 2005
The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize 2005, exhibition catalogue, Bendigo Art Galley, 2005

2004
Sasha Grishin, ANU Art Collections: Acquisitions From the Past Ten Years 1995-2004, exhibition catalogue, Drill Hall Gallery, 11 November – 19 December 2004
Dinah Dysart & Jackie Dunn, Art Bank: Australian Art in Public Spaces, Art Bank Australia, 2004
Marion Borgelt, Ian chandler, Ian Chandler & Greenaway Art Gallery, 2004
Donna Brett, Sol y Sombra, Sherman Galleries & Marion Borgelt, 2004

2003
Rod Pattenden, Significant Tilt: Art and the Horizon of Meaning, Macquarie University, Sydney, 2003
Margot Osborne, Indecorous Abstraction 2: Contemporary Woman Painters, curator Margot Osborne,
Newcontemporaries, Sydney, 2003
In the Flesh, exhibition catalogue, Wollongong City Gallery, NSW, 2003

2002
Laura Murray-Cree, Awesome! Australian Art for Contemporary Kids, Craftsman House, Sydney, 2002
A Silver Lining & A New Beginning, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, UNSW, Sydney, 2002
40th Festival of Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, Sydney, 2002
The Hutchins Art Prize 2002, Hutchins School, Hobart, Tasmania, 2002
Cherry Hood, Marion Borgelt: Allegoria, Sherman Galleries & Marion Borgelt, Sydney, 2002
Inheritance: The Art of Victoria, Gold Treasury Museum, Melbourne, 2002
Margot Osborne, Indecorous Abstraction: Contemporary Women Painters, curator Margot Osborne,
Light Square Gallery, Adelaide, 2002
Mornington Peninsula Regional Galleries, brochure, MPRG, 2002
Australian Women Artists 1920–2000, Vanessa Wood Fine Art, Sydney, 2002

2015
‘Lunar Ebb and Flow: Nos. 4 & 5’, 2015, Bending ply, hoop pine, MDF, acrylic, polyurethane,<br />
34.5 x 198 x 168 cm<br />
‘Bloodlight Strip: Fig. 9’, 2015, canvas, acrylic, timber, pins, perspex shadow box, 73 x 73 x 11 cm
‘Lunar Swell: No. 3’, 2015, Dutch gold leaf, hoop pine ply, MDF, timber, polyurethane,<br />
35 x 184 x 16 cm<br />
‘Bloodlight Strip: Fig. 10’, 2015, canvas, acrylic, timber, pins, perspex shadow box, 73 x 73 x 11 cm
‘Tsukimi Whorl: Nos. 22, 21 & 20’, 2015 (from left), Radiata pine, duck eggshell, oil paint, beeswax, steel plinth, Dutch gold leaf base
‘Lune Lumina Red: Nos. 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15’, 2015, oil, canvas, timber, configuration variable <br />
‘Lunascape Night: No. 1’, 2015, Kauri pine, MDF, duck eggshell, polyurethane, beeswax, 115 cm diameter<br />
‘Lunascape Day: No. 1’, 2015, Kauri pine, MDF, duck eggshell, polyurethane, acrylic, beeswax, 115 cm diameter<br />
‘Luna Tango: No. 1’, 2015, Oil on canvas with end frames, 200 x 160 cm
‘Luna Tango: No. 2’, 2015, Oil on canvas with end frames, 200 x 160 cm
‘Luna Tango: No. 3’, 2015, Oil on canvas with end frames, 120 x 120 cm
‘Liquid Light: Butterfly No. 17’, 2014, Acrylic, canvas, timber, pins, 145 cm diameter<br />
‘Moonlight Tsukimi No. 2’, 2014, Radiata pine, duck eggshell, beeswax, Perspex plinth, black Perspex panel, timber base, 65 x 340 x 80 cm<br />
‘Red Full Circle’, 2014, Bending ply, laminate, polyurethane,  250 x 240 x 21 cm (or configuration variable)<br />
‘Moondance Mural (8 panels)’, 2014, Oil on MDF timber panels, 220.0 x 352.5 cm
‘Lunar Warp: Sun No 6’, 2015, Dutch gold leaf, bending ply, mirror stainless steel, 46 cm diameter x 13 cm deep<br />
‘Lunar Warp: No 15’, 2015, duck eggshell, MDF, bending ply, mirror stainless steel 46 cm diameter x 11 cm deep
‘Full Circle Black/Gold (15 pieces)’, 2015, Dutch gold leaf, polyurethane, bending ply, laminate,175 cm H x 200cm L x 15 cm
2014
‘Tsukimi Swirl No.17’, 2014, solid glass sphere, metallic lustres, mirror, 16 cm diameter
2013
Lunar Swell: No. 4, 2013, aluminium leaf, tinted varnish, MDF, polyurethane, 37 x 179 x 15 cm
Persian Strobe: No. 4 Revisited, 2013, oil on canvas, 120 x 120 cm
Tsukimi Swirl: No. 2, 2013, <br />
Solid glass sphere, metallic lustres, 16 cm diameter square
Persian Strobe: No. 12, 2013, oil on canvas, 200 x 160 cm
Liquid Light: Butterfly 13, 2012, canvas, MDF, acrylic, pins, 50 cm diameter
Persian Strobe: No. 5 Revisited, 2013, oil on canvas, 120 x 120 cm
Lune Lumina Nos. 9-15, 2013, oil canvas, timber: 115 cm diameter (No. 9)
Persian Strobe: No. 6 Revisited, 2013, oil on canvas, 120 x 120 cm
Persian Strobe: No. 8, 2012, oil on canvas, 180 x 240 cm
Liquid Light: 76 Degrees, 2013, acrylic, Belgium linen, pins, timber, 115 cm diameter
Tsukimi with Rings: Suite No. 1, 2012, solid glass spheres on timber wall mounted plinth, 58 x 200 x 20 cm
Liquid Light: Butterfly 15, 2012, canvas, MDF, acrylic, pins, 50 cm diameter
Lunar Warp: Sun, 2012, Timber, Dutch gold leaf, polyurethane, 80 cm diameter, 14 cm depth
Tsukimi Slice: Sequence B, 2012, Radiata pine, duck egg shell, beeswax, Perspex plinth, timber plinth, 63 x 340 x 80 cm
Liquid Light: Shield No. 1, 2013, acrylic, canvas, timber, pins, 180 x 280 cm
Liquid Light: 75 Degrees, 2013, acrylic, Belgium linen, pins, timber,115 cm diameter
Candescent Moon Linear: No,2, 2013, Duck egg shell, MDF, beeswax, oil paint, 70 x 453 x 40 cm
Bloodlight Arabesque: No. 1, 2000, oil and pigment on jute, 229 x 390 cm
2011
Persian Strobe: No. 1 (3 panels)<br />
2010-11, oil on canvas, 280 x 390 cm
Liquid Light: Honeycomb No. 1<br />
2011, canvas, acrylic, timber, pins, variable size and orientation, 190 x 360 cm
Installation
Liquid Light: Horizontal Triptych No 2<br />
2010, canvas, acrylic, timber, pins, 152 x 298 cm (overall size)
Liquid Light: Horizontal Triptych No 1<br />
2010, canvas, acrylic, timber, pins, 152 x 298 cm (overall size)
(Lunar) Ebb and Flow: No. 1<br />
2010, Hoop pine ply, duck egg shell, beeswax, polyurethane, 167 x 30.5 x 12 cm
(Lunar) Ebb and Flow: No. 3<br />
2010, Hoop pine ply, duck egg shell, beeswax, polyurethane, 167 x 30.5 x 12 cm
(Lunar) Ebb and Flow, 1 and 3, 2010, Hoop pine ply, duck egg shell, beeswax, polyurethane, 167 x 30.5 x 12 cm
Persian Strobe 2, 2011, oil on canvas, 120 x 120 cm
Liquid light Butterfly 11, 2010. Acrylic, canvas, timber, pins<br />
115 cm diameter
Persian Strobe: No. 3<br />
2011, oil on canvas , 120 x 120 cm
Lunar Circle: Figure H<br />
2011, Hoop pine ply, MDF, polyurethane, 150 cm diameter, 10 cm depth
Tsukimi Slice<br />
2011, Radiata pine, duck eggshell, polyurethane, MDF , 34 x 24 x 24 cm
Lunar Swell: No. 2<br />
2010, Hoop pine ply, duck egg shell, beeswax, MDF, polyurethane, 35 x 178 x 15 cm
Lunar Descent: No. 3 (6 pieces)<br />
2010, Hoop pine ply, iridescent acrylic, mirror polished stainless steel, polyurethane, 210 x 60 x 13 cm
Tsukimi Whorl: No. 1<br />
2011, Radiata Pine, duck eggshell, 50 cm diameter sphere
Tsukimi Worlds: Nos. 1 – 15<br />
Marion Borgelt (in collaboration with Andrew Lavery, SCA, 2010, solid glass spheres on Perspex plinth<br />
21 cm diameter (average), plinths of varying heights
2009
Time and Tide (wait for no man), 2004, JP Morgan Chase,<br />
Level 32 Grosvenor Place, Sydney, NSW, Australia<br />
Sandstone, stainless steel, onyx and pebbles<br />
1.25 by 3.7 by 3.17 m