OLIVIA ALEXANDER international




BOLD,  EXPRESSIVE and BEAUTIFUL





EDUCATION:
ADVANCED MIXED MEDIA – 2008-2011 
CERTIFICATE IN INTERIOR DESIGN – THOMSON DIRECT EDUC. 2007
FINE ARTS CERT. 1 – TAFE College, ALBURY 2004
CREATIVE & ADVANCED DRAWING  2004- 2007
PAINTING IN ACRYLICS- 2004-2006
PAINTING & DRAWING  2004 – Community Education Centre WODONGA
AWARDS:

Silver Medal & Diploma – International French Academy of Merit – FranceJune 2014
Pewter Medal & Diploma – Societe Academie Arts, Sciences, Letters, Paris. June2014
Feast, Pray, Love Art Prize – Melbourne. Finalist,  March 2014
Bronze Medal & Diploma- ‘Societe Academie Arts-Sciences-Lettres, Paris’- June2012
Finalist, Lethbridge 10000 Art Award, June, 2011
4TH Prize Overall, Kiama Art Society 32nd Exhibition, 2010
2nd Prize, ‘Surfaces’ Exhibition, International Competition, “Light,Space,Time’ Florida USA  2010
Best Mixed Media, International Online Competition, Manhattan Arts International, 2010
First Prize, Albury show 2003
Highly Commended, Albury Show 2003



PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Museum of the Americas – Representative for Australia/New Zealand
Mondial Art Academy – France
L’Assocation Merite  et Devoument Francais (France) 
National Association of Visual Artists, (Australia) 
Arts-Sciences-Lettres- Societe Academique d’Education et d’Encouragement (Paris)  
Copyright Agency/Viscopy (Australia)
Kiama Arts Trail – Administrator and Member
Trevisan International Art- Italy

GROUP & SOLO EXHIBITIONS- 2010- 2014

  • ASL EXHIBITION – PARIS coming in Dec. 2014
  • HABITAT- Beth Hulme Gallery, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA Sep 2014
  • PERCEPTIONS Workshop Exhibition GARGANO, ITALY June 2014,
  • KIAMA ARTS TRAIL GROUP EXHIBITION – KIAMA Mar 2014
  • FEAST,PRAY, LOVE ART PRIZE – MELBOURNE Feb – Mar 2014FINALIST
  • ABLAZE BRASSERIE SOLO EXHIBITION – NOWRA Feb- Mar 2014 
  • KIAMA ARTS TRAIL LAUNCH EXHIBITION, Kiama NSW, AUSTRALIA Oct-Nov 2013
  • KIAMA ART SOCIETY 35TH EXHIBITION, Kiama NSW, AUSTRALIA, Sept. 2013
  • CAMART EXHIBITION, Canterbury Victoria, AUSTRALIA, August, 2013
  • PREMIO NAPOLI 2013 Naples ITALY, MAY 2013 Nominated for People’s Choice award. 
  • ARTIST’S HAVEN GALLERY’ Ft Lauderdale, FLORIDA USA, Nov 2012
  • ‘SONGS FOR SYDNEY’-Alexander,Morant,Rowling, Cao- Global Gallery,SYDNEY, June 2012
  • POSTCODES FROM THE EDGE’, Wollongong City Gallery, AUSTRALIA, April 2012
  • L’ALTERNATIVE’, Salon d’Automne,  PARIS, October 2011
  • ‘INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY MASTERS’, Sth Nevada Museum of Fine Art, LAS VEGAS, USA  2011 -12.
  • LITTLE TREASURES, Galleria De’ Marchi, BOLOGNA, ITALY. April 2011,
  • ‘DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE’,  World Bar, SYDNEY 2010
  • BRUNSWICK STREET GALLERY, ‘Small Works’,  MELBOURNE, 2010
  • KIAMA ART SOCIETY 32ND EXHIBITION,  4th PRIZE OVERALL, 2010
  • TREVISAN INTERNATIONAL ART, Summer Exhibition, ITALY,2010   
  • ‘RATHER BE NAKED’   , Mils Gallery, SYDNEY, 2010
  • JAMES KIWI WATERCOLOUR PRIZE, Wollongong City Gallery – juried, 2010
  • ‘LITTLE TREASURES’,  Bologna, ITALY 2010 (Invitation only)
  • ‘THE DUBAI ART PROJECT’  Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 2010  (Juried)

2009-2002 EXHIBITIONS AVAILABLE BY REQUEST
PUBLISHED:
‘EVERYTHING IS ART’ MAGAZINE – Aug. 2012
'INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY MASTERS' VOL IV published - Jan 2011 
AUSTRALIAN ART COLLECTOR’ Magazine. Oct-Dec 2010 
‘ARTIST’S PALETTE’ magazine, Dec 2008, Issue 69, Jan  2009, Issue 70 ‘ 
‘AUSTRALIAN ARTIST’ magazine, September 2007 , April 2008 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP- Wollongong June 2012
ARTSPACE-Illawarra Children’s Services, Corrimal, Feb 2011
West St, Women’s Centre, Wollongong, July-Oct, 2010
PAWS IN THE PARK’ Wodonga Council Dog’s Day, Children’s Art class assistant.2007
CHILDREN’S FAIR’ Wodonga Council’s 2007
CEC Wodonga July 2007, Acrylic Painting Adult Classes
School of the 3rd Age Albury- Drawing - Adult classes, Temp position. 2006

BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • Daily Telegraph- ‘Best Weekend’ magazine, Nov 2013
  • Kiama Independent – Following the Trail, Oct. 2013
  • Illwarra Mercury – Kiama Arts Trail, Oct 2013
  • The Australian- ‘Songs for Sydney’, June 2012
  • Illawarra Mercury- ‘From Paris with Love’, May 2012
  • Shellharbour Advertiser- ‘Olivia on the World Stage’ Apr. 2011
  • ‘Hot Art” Southern Highlands – ‘All About Eve’ exhibition & artists. 2009
  • Southern Highland News – Celebrate Artistic Women Article. 2009
  • Art Matters – Dec 2008, Paintings & photo
  • The Southern Highlands News – June 6, 2008, interview-‘Paintings Do All the Talking Themselves’.
  • Border Country Mail, 7 July, 2007 ‘After The Rain’ Interview & photo.
  • Border Mail, 5 July  2007 ‘ARTS” & ‘PLAY’ Interview & photo
  • The Post 5 July , 2007 – Article about Stage 4 Exhibition
  • The Land Magazine – Aug 2, 2007 Interview & photos, ‘Seeing Beauty Behind the Dry Horror’
  • Prime TV News – Interview & Coverage of Exhibition Paintings – ‘Stage 4 Drought’ exhibition.
  • Border Mail, Thurs.  8 Feb, 2007,interview for 2 Poms & a Paintbrush exhibition.
  • Border Mail, Sat. 10 Feb, 2007 ‘What’s On’, Photo





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