Resume

Pamela Rataj

Born Essen, Germany, lives and works in Melbourne, Australia

Education and Qualifications

2000-2002

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sculpture). Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia

Selected Grants and Awards

2018

Finalist. Wyndham Art Prize.

2017

Finalist. Wyndham Art Prize.

2016

Finalist. Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards.

2016

Shortlisted. Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize.

2013

Finalist. Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award.

2012

Finalist. Wilson Art Award.

2011

Shortlisted. Australia Council Berlin Residency, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien.

2003

Finalist. Baldessin Sculpture Award.

2002

City of Melbourne Cultural Development Grant. Melbourne, Australia.

2001

City of Port Phillip Cultural Development Grant. Melbourne, Australia.

1998

Project Development Grant. ARTSA in conjunction with the Adelaide Festival of Arts and the Adelaide City Council, Adelaide, Australia.

1997

Project Development Grant. ARTSA, Adelaide, Australia.

Collections

Artbank, Sofitel, Corporate and Private Collections Australia and internationally

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017

The Interstices of Content. West End Art Space, Melbourne.

2012

Netz. Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne.

2012

Ryoan-ji. Earin festival, ABC studios, Adelaide.

2010

The Morphology of Forgetting. Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne.

2008

Greenwich Mean Time. Anita Traverso Gallery.

2006

Without Subtitles. Red Gallery, Melbourne.

2005

Roger McGovern and the Sparrows of Dresden. Red Gallery, Melbourne.

2004

Sleave. Mad Gallery, Lancefield, Victoria.

2003

Fugue. Verve, Melbourne.

2002

The Light Piece. (Dancers/choreographers: Lynne Santos, Gretel Taylor; sound: composer David Harris; originally in collaboration with Gavin Blake). Melbourne Museum.

1998

Compossible. (Sound: composer David Harris). Adelaide Festival of Arts.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

Wyndham Art Prize Finalist Exhibition

2018

BONANZA, Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Abbotsford

2017

Wyndham Art Prize Finalist Exhibition

2016

Yarra Valley Arts/Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition.

2014

Salon 2 Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne.

2013

Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award. Deakin University Gallery.

2011

Carta Mista. Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne.

2011

Precursor. Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne.

2009

Shadow. Anita Traverso Gallery, Melbourne.

2009

Cut + Collate =Construct. Anita Traverso Gallery.

2007

The Only Constant. Anita Traverso Gallery.

2003

Baldessin Sculpture Award, VCA Gallery, Melbourne.

Selected Bibliography

ART Web Radio, August 2013 official selection

Anna Briers, Catalogue Essay Anita Traverso Gallery, 2012

Dr. Marcus Bunyan, Art Blart 2010

Rosalie Ham, Catalogue Essay, Anita Traverso Gallery 2008

Stephanie Radok, Blue Note, The Adelaide Review, 1999