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Bin Dixon-Ward

 

phone + 61 408 888 173

email bdixon-w@bigpond.net.au

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Awards and Prizes

2015            

Finalist, Victorian Craft Award

 

2013

Itami Award, Museum of Art and Craft, Itami, Japan

Australian Postgraduate Award, Research Scholarship

 

2012          

RMIT Foundation Honours Travelling Scholarship.

Don Begbie Award for Excellence in Gold and Silversmithing, RMIT.

Vice Chancellors List for Academic Excellence, RMIT.

 

2011          

Toowoomba Contemporary Wearables 2011 Student Prize

 

2010          

Koodak Award for Best Student (3rd Year) RMIT

 

Solo Exhibitions

2014

Grids. Craft Victoria, Melbourne, 1-30 August.

2012          

Urbanhabits.  First Site Gallery RMIT Melbourne (31 July- 14 August)

Morphed Habitat, The Curio at Gaffa. Sydney (28 June 10- July)

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2015

 

2015            

Electric, Craft Victoria, Melbourne

Victorian Craft Award, Craft Victoria, Melbourne

Azimuth, RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne

2014  

A Fine Possession: Jewellery and Identity, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney

The Future is Here, RMIT Design Hub, Melbourne

Schmuck, Internationalen Handwerksmesse, Munich.

Digital Promises, Artscape Triangle Gallery, Toronto Design Offsite Festival, Toronto

Close to Hand 2 First Site Gallery, Melbourne

Ephiphyte Truss, Greenwood Street Projects, Collingwood

New Weave, Object: Australian Design Centre, Sydney

                                                                                                           

2013          

Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

[CTRL][P] Objects on Demand, Object: Australian Design Centre, Sydney

Beyond Precious, (invited) Gallerie 19 Paul Fort, Paris

2013 Itami Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition, Museum of Art and             Craft, Itami, Japan

Close to Hand 2, First Site Gallery, RMIT, Melbourne

Making it Real, (selected), Open Gallery, OCAD University, Toronto

Breath Into…, (invited) COTA Gallery, Sydney and Jam Factory          Adelaide

New Edition, (invited) Gallery Funaki, Melbourne

Atlas For the Devil, (Curator, Donald Holt) Greenwood Street Project, Melbourne

 

2012 

Fresh, (invited) Craft Victoria, Melbourne   

As Above, So Below RMIT Graduating Exhibition, Victorian Artists Society, Melbourne National Contemporary Jewellery Award(selected), Griffith Regional Art Gallery. NSW.

RMIT Foundation Honours Travelling Scholarship Exhibition,              (selected) RMIT School of Art Gallery

 

 

 2011

Contemporary Wearables 11, (Selected) Toowoomba Regional Art       Gallery.  QLD 

Galerie Marzee International Graduate Exhibition, (Selected) Nijmegen, Netherlands.

Contemporary Australian Silver and Metalwork Exhibition- Buda 2011. (Selected) Castlemaine, Victoria

Fluxation (Selected) Society of North American Goldsmiths, Seattle.USA

 

2010          

Romantica, Shabana Jackson Gallery, Fitzroy.

Bell Weather, RMIT Graduating Exhibition, 1000£ Bend, Melbourne.

2009          

Wondernamel, First Site Gallery Melbourne.

In The City… City Library Gallery, Melbourne.

Found In Translation, RMIT First and Second Year Gold and Silversmithing Annual exhibition. School of Art Gallery RMIT.

2008          

Medium Rare RMIT First and Second Year Gold and Silversmithing Annual exhibition. School of Art Gallery RMIT.

 

Public Collections

2014          National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

2013          Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (Powerhouse Museum), Sydney

                 Musee Des Arts Decoritifs, Le Louve, Paris

2012           The McMillan Collection, RMIT University

2011           Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, Queensland.

 

Public Art

2005           The Other Mother. (with Kate MacNeill) Public Art Commission for the Shire of       Golden Plains, Family Centre, Bannockburn. Victoria

2004           Roos Loose, temporary installation, Horsham, Victoria.

 

Publications

2016           Out of Hand:Materialiasing the Digital, Matthew Connell, Ronald T Labaco, Thomas Birtchnell

2009           Julie Blyfield: Natural Selection in Craft Culture, Craft Victoria.

 

Education

2013           PhD (current ) RMIT.

2012           Bachelor of Fine Arts (First Class Hons) RMIT.

1995           Graduate Diploma Arts and Entertainment Management, Deakin University

1983           Graduate Diploma Recreation and Leisure Studies, Phillip Institute of Technology

1982           Bachelor of Arts, La Trobe University