Amanda Fraser (artist)

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Amanda Fraser (born circa 1973)[1] is an Australian artist, painter, draughtsperson, and printmaker.

Personal background[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Amanda Fraser was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She attended St. Columba's College, Essendon, majoring in drawing.[1] In 1994 she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne. In 1996, she received a diploma for studies in Printmaking from the Melbourne Institute of TAFE, Australia.

Professional background[edit | hide | edit source]

In 1993, Fraser pronounced her first CD presentation, with insert drawings for the album by Melbourne band Mr Floppy titled "The Unbearable Lightness Of Being a Dickhead."[citation needed]

After graduating, Fraser travelled and worked overseas, creating art in her spare time.[1] She has travelled throughout Australia and spent time in New York, London, Europe and the USA.

In addition to her own art practice, she has worked as an artist-in-residence, lecturer and tutor at several institutions including AIA International Academy[2] and also privately. Her work is in public, private and corporate collections throughout Australia including Swinburne University of Technology and the MCG Gallery of Sport.[citation needed]

Fraser turned from drawing to painting in 2006 and was able to concentrate on her art full-time in 2011.[1]

Exhibitions[edit | hide | edit source]

Fraser has exhibited in five solo exhibitions and ten group shows since 1995, in Melbourne, New York, and London.[3]

  • 1997–2001: PG Printmaker Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2002–2003: Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions
  • 2002–2003: Pollock Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2002–2003: New international Bookshop, Melbourne
  • 2002–2003: Artholes Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2002–2003: Fitzroy Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2004: Artholes Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2004: Contemporary Art Society of Victoria
  • 2006: Works Represented, Agora Gallery, New York
  • 2006: Ward-Nasse Gallery, New York
  • 2006: Pollock Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2006: McCulloch Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2007: Meli Interiors, Private and Public Collections, London, Melbourne
  • 2008: "The Golden Rule", Tom Halford Gallery, London
  • 2008: Works on Paper Exhibition, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2009: Art Melbourne (Melbourne)[4]
  • 2012: Incinerator Gallery (Moonee Valley, Melbourne)
  • 2012: Ward-Nasse Gallery (New York)[5]
  • 2012: Articall Gallery (Melbourne)[6]
  • 2012: Eaglesnest Fine Art Gallery (Aireys Inlet, Victoria)[7]

Honors and awards[edit | hide | edit source]

  • 1995: Sign and Display Exhibition, Melbourne[3]

References[edit | hide | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Robert Fedele (18 February 2013). "A bit of AC/DC and Amanda's in her element". The Weekly. Moonee Valley, Melbourne. Retrieved 2014-05-20.
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