MATT CALVERT b.1969, Smithton, Tasmania, Australia

EDUCATION
1994 Master of Art, Goldsmiths College, University of London
1993 First Class Honours, Tasmanian School of Art, University of Tasmania
1992 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Tasmanian School of Art, University of Tasmania

AWARDS/PRIZES AND GRANTS
2019 Montalto Sculpture Prize, Victoria — finalist (Dieback)
2016 The 2nd SEA + Triennale, National Gallery of Indonesia (Dieback)
2015 Montalto Sculpture Prize, Victoria – winner (Pointing Girl)
2015 Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi – finalist (The Navigator, with Michael Schlitz)
2015 Bay of Fires Art Prize, Tasmania – finalist (The Sand)
2015 Tidal Art Prize, Tasmania – finalist (The Birds)
2015 Toorak Small Sculpture Prize, Victoria – finalist (Ice Pig)
2014 McClelland Sculpture Survey, Langwarrin, Victoria – finalist (Dieback)
2013 Winner, Dick Bett Memorial Prize, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi (Pointing Girl)
2013 Sculpture By The Sea, Bondi – finalist (Pointing Girl)
2013 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, New South Wales – finalist (Little Elephant)
2012 McClelland Sculpture Survey Award – finalist (Night Imp)
2010 McClelland Sculpture Survey Award – finalist
2009 Montalto Sculpture Prize – finalist (Peter Stared into the Vast Unknown)
2009 Willoughby City Art Prize, New South Wales – finalist
2009 Hobart City Art Prize, Tasmania – finalist (Too Strange)
2009 Toorak Sculpture Prize, Victoria – finalist
2008 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize – finalist
2007 Hobart City Art Prize – finalist
2007 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize – finalist
2007 Wyndham City Council Acquisitive Award, Victoria – winner
2007 Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award – finalist
2006 Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award – finalist
2006 New Work Grant, Australia Council for the Arts
2005 Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award – finalist
2003 McClelland Sculpture Survey Award – finalist (Merge)
2001 Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award – finalist
2001 National Sculpture Prize, ACT – finalist
1993 Anne & Gordon Samstag Visual Arts Scholarship

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS
2019 Glenorchy City Council, Tasmania (untitled work under way)
2019 Plinth: Clarence City Council, Tasmania
2017 Aeroplane Boy: Knox City Council, Victoria
2016 Kangooroo: Kangaroo Bay, Tasmania, for Clarence City Council, Tasmania
2015 Tree Flower: Brooks High School, Tasmania, for the Tasmanian Government’s Art Site Scheme
2014 Garnish: Western BACE, Melton City Council, Victoria
2013 The Playground: Chigwell Family Health Centre, Tasmania for the Tasmanian Government’s Art Site Scheme
2011 Huonville High School, Tasmania, for the Tasmanian Government’s Art Site Scheme
2010 A Short Walk: Hindmarsh Drive, Weston, Canberra for Arts ACT
2009 Peter Stared into the Vast Unknown: Bendigo Regional Gallery, Victoria
2009 Boy Looking Up: Eastlink, Victoria
2007 Boy: Wyndham City Council, Victoria (winner of the acquisitive award at the Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award)
2006 Forth Primary School, Tasmania, Tasmanian Government’s Art Site Scheme
2005 Aerial Plan: Huonville Linc, Tasmania, Tasmanian Government’s Art Site Scheme
2002 Memorial: Ten Days on the Island, Tasmania

COLLECTIONS
Artbank, Sydney, NSW
Australian National Glass Collection, Wagga Wagga Regional Gallery, NSW
Bendigo Regional Gallery, Victoria
Burnie Regional Gallery, Burnie, Tasmania
BHP Billiton, Melbourne, Victoria
Contemporary Art Institute, Sapporo, Japan
Devonport Regional Gallery, Devonport, Tasmania
Eastlink Roadside Commission, Victoria
Faculty of Art & Design, Monash University, Victoria
Freycinet Resort, Coles Bay, Tasmania
Kasturi and Associates, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
MONA, Hobart, Tasmania
Port Leo Sculpture Park, Flinders, Victoria
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania
Wyndham City Council, Victoria
Private collections, Australia and overseas

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 Word of Mouth, Venice, Italy, curated by Dr Peter Hill
2018 BOAA, Ballarat (Regrowth)
2017 Art? Art! Art … curated by Jane Deeth, Rosny Barn, Tasmania

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2009 Shadows and doubts, Sullivan + Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
2007 With my little eye, Sullivan + Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
2007 I Spy, Criterion Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania
2006 Tableaux, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney, NSW

RESIDENCIES
2001 Faculty of Art & Design, Monash University, Victoria
2000 Sapporo Art Council, Sapporo, Japan
1999 Asialink – Rimbun Dahan, Malaysia
1998 Asialink – Rimbun Dahan, Malaysia

BOARDS/COMMITTEES
2010 Asialink Arts Advisory Committee (three-year tenure)