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Karen Genoff Artist /Arts Teacher

Shortlisted for an SA Ruby Award 2011
Sustained Contribution by an Individual to The Visual Arts In SA.

Over 30 years of service in 3 areas: Public Artwork, Exhibition Work & Visual Arts Education.


"I consider all areas of my professional career to be mutually inclusive.
Through my professional Arts practice and engagement with all areas of the Visual Arts community in SA

I am able to with connect with community in every aspect of my practice.
The delivery of quality Arts Education should be on the National Agenda and the basic right of all children not just the privileged few."

Karen Genoff


Born: 1958 Adelaide Education: BFArt, University of SA, Underdale 1979 Over 35 years Visual Art Educator, Adelaide


Professional Experience:

1980
1984
1988
1982-99
1987
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2014
2015
Art teacher (part-time), R-12 Pembroke School, SA over 30 years
Travel Europe 1 year 
Artist In Schools work Over 30 projects in Schools Metropolitan Adelaide
Member, SA Workshop (SAW), Artists' Collective Studio, SA 17 years
Public Sculpture Projects, SA and International
International Public Sculpture Tokyo Japan Representing Australia
Travel -Paris and Barcelona
International Public Sculpture Christchurch New Zealand Representing Adelaide Sister City
Travel -Venice Biennale and Nothern Italy
Travel - Vietnam and Hue Artist Studio

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

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Alphabetica Imaginata, BMG Art - April -May
Reinventing Histories, BMG ART' November - December
This Strange Eden, BMG ART, April - May
Mizon Gallery, Woolhara, Sydney
The Mother lode BMG ART March - April
The Dreaming House BMG ART Adelaide 
The Hem Of Her Dress, Installation. Adelaide Festival, Adelaide Central Gallery (Feb - March)
Port Dock Art Gallery (July -August)
Tanzer Gallery Melbourne 1998
The Covered Ground, Greenaway Gallery, Adelaide
Self / Other, Greenaway Gallery, Adelaide
Retrospective Work, Wilderness School Gallery, Adelaide
Walking Beaches, CAC Gallery, Adelaide.


Selected Group Exhibitions:

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SALA Open Home Studio and Garden
Curious Objects, Signal Point Gallery, Goolwa
50 Years Guildhouse, Art Gallery of South Australia
SALA Open Home Studio and Garden, Croydon, Established Artist SALA Event
40 years Visual Arts, Pembroke School
SALA, Open studios Exhibition, Home Gallery and Artists Garden
Heysen Sculpture Biennial, Adelaide
Heysen Sculpture Biennial, Adelaide
Revealing Meaning In Cloth March 2009 (Craft south design Fringe Show. Prospect Gallery Adelaide.)
Maree Mizon Gallery Woollahra Sydney
Halswell international sculpture project Christchurch New Zealand 
Sculpture Show BMG ART Adelaide
We are Australian Touring South Africa Durban, Monash Uni Gallery, Pako Festival 
World conference Against Racism 2001, Queensland Cultural Centre Brisbane,
Albury Regional Arts Centre, Volvo gallery Sydney
The Child Within, Adelaide Central Gallery, S.A.
We are Australian, George Adams Gallery. Victorian Arts Centre, Victoria.
Port dock Gallery, SA.
She 4, Box Factory Adelaide
Animal Instincts, Art Gallery S.A.
Smile, Azabu Juban Tokyo, Japan
Public Art, Festival Centre Gallery, Adelaide
Focus, Tynte Gallery, Adelaide
Touring Art Exhibition, Riverland Cultural Trust, SA
Shift, Greenhill Gallery, Adelaide
Box Show, Jam Factory, Adelaide
Torso, Gray Street Gallery, Adelaide
Art of Architecture, Art Images Gallery Norwood, SA
9th Mildura Sculpture Triennial, Mildura Gallery, Victoria
4 Sculptors, North Adelaide School of Art, SA
Monuments: metaphors for memory, CAC Gallery, Adelaide
9 out of 14, EAF Gallery, Adelaide
Table Show, Art Gallery of SA
SA Workshop Exhibition, Jam Factory, Adelaide
9th Mildura Sculpture Triennial, Mildura Gallery, Victoria
Disarm Nuclear Apathy, Adelaide Festival Centre, SA
2nd Australian Sculpture Triennial, National Gallery, Victoria 
26 Characters, Adelaide Fringe, Lion Arts Centre, SA
Recent SA Sculpture, Art Gallery of SA 
Working Photography Show, CAC Gallery, Adelaide
Young Artist's Exhibition, Festival Centre, Adelaide.

Awards and Public Art Commissions Won

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Work Purchased, Ross Adler Collection
2 works purchased, Art Gallery of South Australia
Large Private commission for the Holden Family
Semaphore Road Signature Works. Public Art Projects Adelaide SA
Ruby Award Shortlisting for Sustained Contribution By An Individual to the Visual Arts
Air New Zealand Cultural Exchange Award. Public Art Commission Christchurch NZ
Oscart Award 'Best Exhibition For 2002 Arts Critics and Editors Adelaide Advertiser
Adelaide / Christchurch N.Zealand Sister City Sculpture Project Representing Adelaide in N.Z
Cast Bronze Entrance Markers Christchurch New Zealand: Halswell Quarry.
Grant recipient Arts SA, exhibition costs
Grant recipient, Arts SA, exhibition costs.
The Apron, East End Redevelopment Public Sculpture Project, Adelaide,
Cast Bronze, Timber, Lyten Steel, Granite
Package Deal, Representing Australia in Tokyo. Azabu -Juban
Public Art Project near Australian Embassy Tokyo, Cast Bronze 
Navigators III, Centennial Park Cemetery War Memorial, Outdoor Public Sculpture Installation, Granite, Lyten
Book cover, Making The Future Work (Crisis and Change in the SA Economy), published Allen and Unwin
Untitled, TAFE Entrance Sculpture, Coober Pedy, SA,
Granite and Cast Iron
Navigator, Sculpture Memorial To Lost Seafarers,
SA Department of Marine and Harbours, Port Adelaide,
Granite, Lyten Steel, Breakwater Rocks, Timber
Grant, SA Department Arts, materials and equipment
The Jigsaws, Outdoor Entrance Sculpture, Modbury Hospital, Adelaide, Stainless Steel
Grant, Victorian Ministry for the Arts, to attend The Creative City Seminar, Melbourne
Grant, SA Department for Arts, exhibition costs
Maude-Vizard Wholohan Purchase Prize, Art Gallery SA
Young Artist's Award, Presented by SA School of Art.

Collections

Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Art Gallery of South Australia
City of Christchurch NZ
Wilderness School Collection
Uni.South Australia Art Collection
Private collections SA and Interstate
Pat Corrigan Collection Queensland
Art Gallery of south Australia, 2015
Ross Adler Collection
Pembroke School Collection

 

Community Based Collaborations Artist in Schools Projects.
Working as Project Coordinator/ Collaborator and Artist at Pembroke Junior School.

2016
2015
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Large Mural Project ,SpinFX, Australia, Rachel Merritt, Karen Genoff
Dreaming House, AIR Pembroke School, Karen Genoff
Pop Up Museum project, 40 years Pembroke, Sue Kneebone, R Merritt and Karen Genoff
Black and White Project, Annabelle Collette, Rachel Merritt and Karen Genoff
Animal Antics David Archer Automata Rachel Merit and Karen Genoff
Weaving Project Recycling Sandy Elverd and Karen Genoff
Animation Experiments Jonathan Daw and Karen Genoff
The Mandala Project / Henna Art. Humna Mustafa , Karen Genoff
The Wardrobe Project, Annabelle Collettte, Karen Genoff, Rachel Merritt
The Light Fantastic. Gavin Blake, Karen Genoff
Ephemeral weaving project Yvette Sunset, Karen Genoff and Liz Williams 
Indigenous Weaving Project Yvonne Koolmatrie, Karen Genoff and Liz Williams
Puppet Project - Cindy South Czabania, Karen Genoff, Liz Williams
Mosaic project - Jeanette Salazar, Karen Genoff, Liz Williams
Leafy Living Project - Jo Crawford, Karen Genoff, Liz Williams
The Boomerang Project - Bluey Roberts, Karen Genoff, Liz Williams.
Fabric Garden Quilt Project - Sarah Crowest, Robyn Henwood, Karen Genoff and Liz Williams
Sculpture in a Box Project - Karen Genoff and Liz Williams
Sand Sculptures - Petrus Spronk, Karen Genoff and Liz Williams
Around The Corner - Vicki Davis, Andrew Petrousevics, Peter Mc Farlane, Karen Genoff and Liz Williams
Rainbow Window Project - Jan Aspinal and Karen Genoff
The Gaming Mural - Anna Platten and Karen Genoff

 

Selected Publications:

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Transformation, Adelaide Review, May, page 36, John Neylon
Strange Brew, Adelaide Review, Feb,page 40, John Neylon
Ode to Venice, Adelaide Advertiser, Page 38 Article by Louise Nunn, SA Weekend, November 22-23
Ruby Award Catalogue Adelaide Sustained Contribution by an Individual to The Visual Arts.
Artlink The Motherload. Margot Osborne, vol. 29 no. 2. pg. 92
SA Weekend Advertiser Adelaide 'Creature Comforts' Louise Nunn, March 28. p.22, 23
Catalogue Revealing meaning in Cloth, Craft South Initiative March 2009
The Shapes of Private Memories, The Australian, Arts, March 17, pg.14.
Adelaide Arts Critics And Editors, The Advertiser, Dec. 28th 2002
Weekend Section Oscarts Awards Visual Arts Page 5.
John Neylon, Article, Adelaide Review March 2002 edition, Fantasia, pages 26,27.
Norris Iounou, Article, Advertiser, March 15, Dressing Up The Household, pg., 27.
Adam Dutklewicz, Article, Youthful approach to season, Advertiser Dec.7, p11.
David Thomas, We Are Australian, catalogue, p14 and 45.
Janice Lally, A Moment of Reflection, Artlink Going Public, vol 18, p 60 to 64.
ABC television, Stateline Programme, Interview on Public Art, July 12 and 13.
S. Harris, Taking It To The Streets, Adelaide Advertiser, March 11. p 36
M. Lloyd, Sculpture evokes market past in New East End Square, City Messenger Feb. p10
Smiles, catalogue, Azabu Juban Public Art Project, Tokyo
S Britton, 'Artrave', Artlink, Spring Issue
S Thomas, A Case of Travel Humour, Advertiser, April 15
C Speck, 'Women's War Memorials', Artlink, Summer Issue, p32
D O'Halloran, 'Alienation, a Cry from the City', Advertiser, Aug 17
J Neylon, Gridlock, Adelaide Review, Aug issue 
S Lee-Kerr, Memorial a Life Puzzle, Advertiser, April 19, p5
Public Art in SA, catalogue, Adelaide Festival Centre 
Art For Public Places, pamphlet, SA Dept Arts
Monument for Lost Seafarers, Messenger, Feb 12
Shift, catalogue, Greenhill Gallery/SA Crafts Council
S Raddok, Slippages, Adelaide Review, Feb
K Brooks, Shift into Top Gear, DB Mag, Feb
N Ioannou, Bringing Taste for Change, Advertiser, Feb 6
J Aland/M Darby, Art Connections, Heinemann Press, Australia
N Ioannou, Jam Packed, Advertiser, Dec 19
N Ioannou, Torso, Advertiser, July 31
F Kolleff, Marrying a Love of Art and Teaching, Advertiser, June 12
10th Mildura Sculpture Triennial, catalogue
M Osborne, Monuments: metaphors for memory, catalogue, CAC Gallery
T Bishop, Architects Please Note, Adelaide Review, June
J Neylon, Sculpture show, Advertiser, Jan 6
J Neylon, Sculpture show, Advertiser, May 20 
I Were, Installation: The Table, Adelaide Review, Nov
N Weston, Artwork Represents Social Comment, Advertiser, June 12
9th Mildura Sculpture Triennial, catalogue
26 Characters, catalogue, Adelaide Fringe
S Sturgeon, Australian Sculpture Now: The Second Australian 
Sculpture Triennial, catalogue, National Gallery of Victoria
T Brady/S Boult, After the Rage: SA Women's Art and Writing, catalogue
J Neylon, Insights Offer, The News, July 15
N Weston, Sights at the Beach, Advertiser, July 15
Recent SA Sculpture 1980-82, pamphlet, Art Gallery of SA.


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