Marion Borgelt

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‘Bloodlight Strip: Fig. 9’, 2015, canvas, acrylic, timber, pins, perspex shadow box, 73 x 73 x 11 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

2014

Luminous Light, Allens Art Projects, Melbourne

Full Circle Red, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne
Wabi-Sabi and Other Influences , Port Macquarie Glasshouse Regional Gallery, NSW

2013

So Near So Far, inaugural exhibition, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

To see a world in a grain of sand…, Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne

2012
Musical Geometry, Turner Galleries, Perth

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

2010
Marion Borgelt: Mind & Matter, A 15 Year Survey, Drill Hall Gallery, The Australian National University, Canberra

2009
Exotic Particles, Turner Galleries, Perth
Moonlight in my Veins, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney
Hong Kong International Art Fair, (Dominik Mersch Gallery), Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

2007
Flux & Permanence, Sherman Galleries, Sydney
360º, inaugural exhibition, Turner Galleries, Perth
Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize 07, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC (G)
Poets Paint with Words, Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, NSW (G)
The Last Decade, NERAM Acquisitions, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, NSW (G)

2006
Nothing is Invisible, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
Fortuna: Art, Collecting and Benefaction, University Art Gallery, The University of Sydney (G)
The People’s Choice, Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong, NSW (G)

2005
Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize 2005, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC (G)

2004
Sol y Sombra, Sherman Galleries, Sydney
Site: [Unseen], curator Laura Murray Cree, Sherman Galleries at Danks Street, Depot Gallery, Sydney (G)
Festivus 04: One Of, curators Anthony Whelan & Amanda Henry, Sherman Galleries, Sydney (G)
Equilibrium: Selected Women Artists, Latrobe Regional Gallery, VIC (G)

2003
Hourglass, Newcastle Region Art Gallery, NSW
White Room Black Room, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
Festivus 03, curators Anthony Whelan & Amanda Henry, Sherman Galleries, Sydney (G)
Significant Tilt, curator Rod Pattenden, Macquarie University Art Gallery, Sydney (G)
Newcastle Region Art Gallery Acquisitions 2001–2003, Newcastle Region Art Gallery, NSW (G)
Indecorous Abstraction 2: Contemporary Women Painters, curator Margot Osborne, Newcontemporaries, Sydney (G)
Fundraising Exhibition 2003, curator Linda Goodman, Asia-Australia Arts Centre, Gallery 4A, Sydney (G)
Hermanns Art Award, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne; Shepparton Regional Gallery, VIC (G)
Quadrivium, QVB, Sydney; Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW (G)
In the Flesh, Wollongong City Gallery, NSW (G)

2002
Allegoria, Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Sydney
Festivus, curators Anthony Whelan & Amanda Henry, Sherman Galleries Goodhope & Hargrave, Sydney (G)
A Silver Lining + A New Beginning, curators Felicity Fenner & Nick Waterlow, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, COFA, UNSW, Sydney (G)
Inheritance: The Art of Victoria, The Gold Treasury Museum, Melbourne (G)
Melbourne Artfair 2002, Exhibition Building, Melbourne (G)
Indecorous Abstraction: Contemporary Women Painters, curator Margot Osborne, Light Square Gallery, Adelaide (G)
National Works on Paper, 2002, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, VIC (G)
Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, US (G)
Dressing & Dreaming, curator Dr Gene Sherman, Sherman Galleries Hargrave, Sydney (G)
O Soul O Spirit O Fire, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, COFA, UNSW, Sydney (G)
Australian Women Artists 1920–2000, Vanessa Wood Fine Art, Sydney (G)
Group Exhibition, Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Sydney (G)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Artbank Australia, Sydney
ANU Art Collection, Canberra
Auckland Museum of Contemporary Art, NZ
Australian Paper Corporate Art Collection, Melbourne
Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, Canada
Bendigo Art Gallery, VIC
Campbelltown Regional Art Gallery, NSW
City of Hamilton Art Gallery, VIC
Cyprus Lakes Collection, NSW
Derwent Collection, TAS
Diners Club International, Melbourne
Faber-Castell Collection
Gold Coast City Art Gallery, QLD
Goldman Sachs
Gravity Discovery Centre Foundation, Perth
Griffith University Collection, QLD
Holmes a Court Collection, Perth
Horsham Art Gallery, VIC
Kedumba Blue Mountains Grammar School Collection, NSW
KPMG, Perth
JP Morgan Chase
Lake Macquarie City Art Collection, NSW
Latrobe Regional Art Gallery, VIC
Limerick City Gallery, Ireland
Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery, VIC
Macquarie Bank
Macquarie University Collection
Murdoch University Collection, Perth
Muswellbrook Regional Art Gallery, NSW
National Australia Bank
Nepean Hospital Collection, NSW
Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, NSW
New England Regional Art Museum, NSW
News Limited Collection, Sydney
Orange Regional Art Gallery,NSW
Peter Mac Hospital Art Collection, Melbourne
PricewaterhouseCoopers
St Vincent’s Hospital Collection, VIC
State Library of Queensland, Brisbane
Wesfarmers Collection, Perth
Westin Hotel Collection, Sydney
Wilson HTM
W.M.C. Resources Ltd, Melbourne
Wollongong City Gallery, NSW
Visy Industries Collection, Melbourne

 

2011
Marion Borgelt’s Universal Nature, by John McDonald
Australian Art Collector

2010
Marion Borgelt: Mind and Matter, by Glen Israel, Catalogue essay for 2010 exhibition Marion Borgelt: Mind and Matter 15 Year Survey

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,

2006
Janine Simpson, People’s Choice: The permanent Collection of the Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong, 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
‘Bloodlight Strip: Fig. 9’, 2015, canvas, acrylic, timber, pins, perspex shadow box, 73 x 73 x 11 cm
‘Bloodlight Strip: Fig. 10’, 2015, canvas, acrylic, timber, pins, perspex shadow box, 73 x 73 x 11 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