Roslyn Kean CV


BIOGRAPHY
1953Born in Sydney, Australia
1971-72Studied at the National School of Art, Sydney.
1973-75Studied at the Stillito Design School, Sydney
1976-78Higher Diploma in Fine Art, Slade School of Fine art, University College London (UCL), London.
1978-79Visiting Tutor at the Slade School of Fine Art, London.
1978-80Visiting Tutor at the Byam Shaw School of Fine Art, London.
1981-82Research Assistant at the Slade School of Fine Art, (UCL), London.
1983-85Part-time lecturer at the City Art Institute, Meadowbank & St. George Technical College Art Schools.
1985Awarded a Japanese Government "Monbusho" Research Scholarship.
1985-87Research Graduate, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo.
1987Artist in Residence, Printmaking Workshop, Canberra Institute of the Arts, Canberra.
1987-90Lecturer, Printmaking Workshop, Canberra Institute of the Arts, Canberra.
1991Lecturer Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney University, Sydney.
1992-93Artist in Residence, Printmaking Department, Canberra Institute of Arts, Canberra ACT.
Lecturer in Printmaking, Meadowbank T.A.F.E. Art School, Sydney.
Visiting Artist, Griffith Art Works, Griffith University, Printmaking Workshop.
Lecturer in Printmaking, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Sydney.
Lecturer in Studio Arts, College of Fine Arts, UNSW, Sydney.
1987-98Conducted specialised lectures and workshops in the methods of Traditional Japanese Woodblock Printing for Universities and Colleges in Australia
1998Part-time Lecturer, Printmaking Dept., National Art School, Sydney.
19991999 Specialised workshops in Traditional Japanese Woodblock printing.
20002000 Traditional Japanese Woodblock Summer School, Adelaide Central School of Art, Adelaide S.A.
Specialised Workshops in Relief Printing , The Stables Print Studio, Sydney.
20012001 Lecturer, Ku-Ring-Gai Art Centre, Sydney. The Stables Print Studio, Sydney.
Lecturer, Adelaide central School of Art, Summer School. Traditional Japanese Woodblock.
20022002 Lecturer, Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne. Summer School, Traditional Japanese Woodblock.
Printmaking Instructor at Ku-Ring-Gai Art Centre and The Stables Print Studio, Sydney.
2003Printmaking Instructor, The Stables Print Studio, Sydney.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1976Arts Council Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
1980Contemporary Graphics Gallery, Athens, Greece.
1983White Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
Hogarth Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
1985Allegro Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
Hogarth Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
1986Okurayama Kinenkan Museum Gallery, Yokohama, Japan.
1988North Sydney Contemporary Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
1989Giles Street Gallery, Canberra, Australia.
Orange Regional Gallery, Orange, N.S.W., Australia.
1991"Sacred Garden" Stuart Gerstman Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
1992"Sacred Garden - The Shadow Inside the Stone",Blaxland Gallery, Sydney.
1996Quadrivium, QVB , Sydney, Australia
1998"Sacred Surface", UTS Gallery, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.
"Serenity of Surface", Forest Gallery, Benandarah, NSW Australia
1999"Silent Surface", Quadrivium QVB Sydney, Australia
2000"Reflection - Contemplation", Lake Russell Gallery, Coffs Harbour NSW.Australia.
Main Street Editions. Handorf, South Australia.
Atelier Skara, Fredrikdtad, Norway. Small works.
Ritual Space, Golden Canvas Gallery, Sydney.
2001"Surface", Beaver Galleries, Canberra, Australia
Graphic Symphony, Atelier Skara, Fredrikstad, Norway.
Graphic Symphony, Quadrivium, QVB, Sydney
2002Works on Paper, David Jones Gallery, City Store, Sydney

Selected Group Exhibitions since 1978
1978Selected Graduate Print Exhibition, Graffiti Gallery, London, U.K.
1979Australian Artists of Fame and Promise, N.S.W. House Gallery, The Strand, London, U.K.
1982"80 Prints by Modern Masters", Angela Flowers Gallery, London, U.K.
1984"Selected International Printmakers", Angela Flowers Gallery, London, U.K.
1986"Small Works", Michael Milburn Galleries, Brisbane, Australia.
198717th International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia.
"Geidai Printmakers", Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan.
1988"Religious Works of Art", Allegro Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
"14th International Exhibition of Prints", Kanagawa, Japan.
10th Annual Exhibition of Woodblock Artists, Katutoya Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
1989"10th Anniversary International Yoshida Hanga Exhibition" (prints), Gallery Kabutoya, Tokyo, Japan.
18th International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia.
"Selected Australian Woodblock Artists", Penrith Regional Gallery, Penrith, Australia.
"Selected Print Exhibition", Angela Flowers Gallery, London, U.K.
"Selected Exhibition", Swan Hill Print and Drawing Show, Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia.
9th International Exhibition of Graphic Arts, Frechen, Germany.
1990II Mediterranean Biennial of Graphic Arts, Athens, Greece.
International Museum of Graphic Art, Giza, Egypt.
"Affinities" Staff Show, Canberra School of Art Gallery, Canberra, Australia.
"Social Images" Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, ACT, Australia.
1991"Sun, Smoke and Steel", Touring Exhibition of Australian Printmakers, Australia.
"Grafica Internacional", Galeria Acuarelle, Valencia, Venezuela.
Swan Hill Print and Drawing Show 91, Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia.
16th Annual Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia.
5th International Print Biennale, Taipei, Taiwan.
1992"The Land", National Heart Foundation Portfolio of Prints, AGOG Gallery, Canberra, ACT, Australia.
Japanese Style - Contemporary Japanese Printmakers, Elizabeth Dolan, Sydney, Australia.
1993"Coast To Coast" Blaxland Gallery artists in Perth, W.A., Australia.
"Identity and the Environment", Sydney Printmakers, The Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
"10 Guineas and Under", The Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
1994"Cultural Identities", Sydney Printmakers, The Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
"Unified Diversity" Commissioned prints 1994, Print Council of Australia,Tin Sheds Gallery.
1995"Passages", Blaxland Gallery 65th Anniversary Exhibition, Sydney, Australia.
"Borderlines", Spiral Arm Gallery, Canberra, Australia.
"Partners in Print", Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne, Australia.
Japan - Australia Woodblock Exchange Exhibition, Japan Cultural Centre, Sydney, Australia.
"Heaven by a String", The Rodd Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
International Triennial Woodcut and Wood Engraving 1995 Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
1996"Perception - Printmakers of Sydney on View" Golden Canvas Gallery, Sydney
Sydney Printmakers - 35th Annual Members exhibition, Rex Irwin, Sydney
Sydney Printmakers - Burnie Regional Gallery, Burnie, Tasmania
Sydney Printmakers - Borderlines, Arts Workshop, Sydney.
Works on paper, Robb Street Gallery, Bairnsdale, Victoria.
"Heaven By a String", Japan Cultural Centre, Cowra, NSW.
"Cultural Identities", Guiyang City Art Gallery, China.
1997Sydney Printmakers - 36th Annual Members Exhibition, Rex Irwin Gallery , Sydney
22 International Biennial of Graphic Art 1997, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
National Print Symposium, Boston, USA
EXPOSE`, Sydney Printmakers, The Sir Hermann Black Gallery, Uni. of Sydney, Sydney
Quadrivium, Works on Paper, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney.
"Faces of Hope", Amnesty International, Art gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
"Gods, Gowns and Dental Crowns", Power House Museum, Sydney.
Works on Paper, Forest Gallery,Benandarah , NSW
Gallery Artists, Golden Canvas Gallery, Balmain, Sydney.
1998"Eclectasia" , Quadrivium, Queen Victoria Building , Sydney.
Sydney Printmakers- Travelling North, Lake Russell Gallery, Coffs Harbour,NSW.
TEXT , Sydney Printmakers 37th Annual Members Exh. Sir Hermann Black Gallery, Sydney
1999Oriental Calligraphic Exhibition, Alliance de Francaise Canberra, Australia.
12th Norwegian International Print Triennale, Fredrikstad, Norway.
Staff Show, Workshop Arts Centre, Willoughby NSW Australia
Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT, Australia
GRABADOS, Sydney Printmakers, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chile
"Fusions '99" UTS Gallery, Sydney
"Revelations" Sydney Printmakers, UTS Gallery, Sydney
2000Third Egyptian International Print Triennale, Giza, Egypt
Summer Group Exhibition, Gallery Jankovsky, Finland.
Triennial 2000, International Print Triennial, Crestochowa, Poland ( travelling exhibition )
Intergrafia - World Award Winners, Gallery Katowice, Poland
3rd. International Triennale "Colour in Graphic Art", Torun, Poland
2001Surface Tension, Sydney Printmakers, Hazlehurst Gallery, Sydney.
Signs and Secrets, Sydney Printmakers, Port Macquarie Hastings Regional Gallery.
"Quadriviums Finest". Quadrivium Gallery, QVB, Sydney.
Kedubma Drawing Award,National drawing award by invitation, Blue Mountains NSW
2002New Ground, Works on Paper by Australian Artist, Main Street Gallery, South Australia
Sydney Printmakers, UTS Gallery, Sydney
Mini Print Biennale, Montreal. Invitation to represent Australia
Scotch College Adeleide, Works on paper, South Australia
Intergrafia, World Award Winners Gallery ,Torun, Poland ( travelling exhibition )
Sydney Printmakers, International Graphics, Aterlir Skars, Norway
Works on Paper, Rebecca Hossack gallery, London
3rd International Small Engravings Exhibition - Cremona 2003 , Italy.
"Flying Carpet" 1000 Women and 1 Work, Switzerland,The Balkans and Australia
20032003 4th Egyptain International Print Triennale, Giza , Egypt. ( by invitation )
Mosman Regional Gallery, Sydney, Th,,je Sydney Printmakers

BIBLIOGRAPHY
 Art and Australia - "The Printmakers" , Summer 1985 Vol 23 No. 2
 Directory 1988 - Australian artists producing prints
 Woodcut - "A Contemporary perspective" by Michael Crayford, August, 1989
 The 5th International Biennial Print Exhibit - Catalogue, ROC 1991
 Interior Designers Handbook - "Australian Resort for a Domestic Market", Volume 8 No. 3, 1991
 Sydney Morning Herald "Romancing the Stones" by Lynette Fern, March 6, 1992
 Imprint - "Sacred Garden the Shadow Inside the Stone" by Elin Howe, Winter 1992, Volume 27,No 2
 Imprint - Stepping Stones of Roslyn Kean, Winter 1996 Volume 31 No.2
 Contemporary Australian Printmakers 1990 - 95, by Dr. Sasha Grishin.
 Craft Arts international No. 47, 1999. "Silently Meeting the Maker" by Courtney Kidd.

COLLECTIONS
 Strang Print Room, University College London, U. K.
 Art Bank, Australia
 Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Swan Hill
 Australian National Gallery, Canberra
 Art Gallery of N. S. W., Sydney
 Brambles Australia Collection
 F. A. I. Collection
 Citybank Collection
 Kumagai / Pross Chiyoda Collection
 Park Plaza Collection
 Tomihari Museum Collection, Japan
 Ritz Carlton, Shanghi, China
 Qantas Collection, Singapore
 Radisson Plaza Hotel, Brunei.
 Private Collections in Japan, U. K., Europe and Australia.
 Hebler Center for International for Graphic Art , Norway.
 Duxton Hotel, Sydney
 Merchant Court Hotel, Sydney.

AWARDS
 Japanese Government (Monbusho) Research Scholarship 1985-87
 Research in Traditional Japanese Woodblock Printing at Tokyo National University of Fine Art
 Triennale Prize, 12 Norwegian International Print Triennale 1999
 Scandinavian Cultural Grant, Canberra, Australia, 2001

Roslyn Kean
The Stables Print Studio
11 Jarocin Avenue, Glebe NSW 2037
Australia Tel. 61 2 95523423
Email: rozkean@bippond.com