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RACHAEL POLSON

Visual Artist

Email: rapsdorson@hotmail.com

Website:

www.rachaelpolsonartist.wordpress.com

Bachelor of Visual Arts (Hons)  Adelaide Central School of Art, South Australia

EDUCATION AND AWARDS

2011               Helpmann Ashington Mentorship with NZ artist, Judy Millar, Helpmann Academy, South Australia

2009             Bachelor of Visual Arts (Hons),  High Distinction, Adelaide Central School of Art, SA

2008            Associate Degree in Visual Arts, Adelaide Central School of Art, South Australia

2007             Certificate of Visual Art, Adelaide Central School of Art, South Australia

2000            Diploma of Teaching, Early childhood Education, Dunedin College of Education, New Zealand

1991              Graduate Diploma, Psychology and Art History, University Otago, New Zealand

1990              Bachelor of Arts, University of Otago, New Zealand

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011                       “Translated Fields”, September 3 – 11, 2011, Seedling Artspace, Adelaide, South Australia

2011                       “Now & Always”, 1 March-Mid April 2011, Aigantighe Art Gallery,  Timaru, New Zealand.

2010                        “Who knows where the time goes”, 10  Sept – 23 Oct 2010, Adelaide Central Studio Gallery, Norwood, Adelaide, South Australia

GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND COMMISSIONS:

2010:            Chosen to Cast Lance Armstrong’s hands for Livestrong Foundation, Flinders Medical Centre, South Australia, Jan 2010

2010:            Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition 2010, Torrens Parade Ground, King William Road, Adelaide, South Australia (work selected from South  Australian art school graduates)

Wallpaper”, Adelaide Central Gallery, Norwood, South Australia

2009:                        Resonate, Graduate exhibition, Adelaide Central Gallery, Norwood, South Australia

Helpmann Academy Maestros and Apprentices Dinner and Auction (work selected from state art schools)

St Ignatius Art Show, Adelaide.

2008:            Helpmann Academy Maestros and Apprentices Dinner and Auction:

(work selected from state art schools), Adelaide, South Australia

Prince Alfred College Art Exhibition (work selected), Adelaide, South Australia

2007:            Life Painting exhibition, Student Gallery, Adelaide Central School of Art, Adelaide, South Australia

Drawing 2 exhibition, Student Gallery, Adelaide Central School of Art, Adelaide, South Australia

Adelaide Central School of Art: 25 years Celebration exhibition, Norwood Town Hall council chambers, (work selected to represent school), South Australia

2006            Art West, Bull and Bear, Adelaide, South Australia Group exhibition (work selected from state art schools)

Visual Language Exhibition, Student Gallery, Adelaide Central School of Art, Adelaide, South Australia

Walkerville Town Hall, Walkerville Primary School, Community Biennial Art Exhibition, Adelaide, South Australia

GROUP STUDIO:

2010:            Founding member of Our Cyber Studio. Graduates from Adelaide Central School of Art meet to exchange ideas, critique each others work and ask advice. www.ourcyberstudio.wordpress.com

PUBLICATIONS

Adelaide Central School of Art, Resonate, 2009, Graduate Exhibition Catalogue

Helpmann Academy Catalogue, http://www.helpmannacademy.com.au/page.php?parent=news&key=Grad%20show Download catalogue pdf

Louise Nunn, (2010) 2010 Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition, Adelaide Now (The Advertiser), March 10.

http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/entertainment/festivals/helpmann-academy-graduate-exhibition/story-fn489txf-1225838647245

SELECTED WRITTEN WORK (AUTHOR)

2009: Seeing the Now, Rachael Polson,Catalogue Essay for Bachelor of Visual Arts, Adelaide Central School of Art. See www.rachaelpolsonartist.wordpress.com

2007: The Portrayal of Children in the Work of Anna Platten, Rachael Polson,  2nd year Art History and Theory Research Project, Adelaide Central Art School, SA

1998: Talking with Children in Research, Rachael Polson, Children’s Issues Centre, Childrenz Issues: Journal of the Childrens Issues Centre, University of Otago, Dunedin. Published Research paper for postgraduate study in Advocating for Children

CURRENT/PREVIOUS WORKING LIFE

Currently              Tutor, (part-time) Early Childhood Education, Aoraki Polytechnic, Timaru, New Zealand

2012                        Kindergarten Relief Teacher, South Canterbury Kindergarten Association, Timaru, New Zealand

2003-2009            Registered Kindergarten Teacher, Relief Teaching, South Australia

2004                        Registered Kindergarten Teacher, Relief Teaching and Special Education Teacher, Australia andNew Zealand

1996- Mother of Seamus and Amy

1994                        Consultant Researcher, Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK

1993                        Policy Analyst, Ministry of Youth Affairs, Wellington, New Zealand

1992                        Assistant Analyst, Department of Health, Wellington, New Zealand

Advisory Officer, Department of Health, Wellington, New Zealand;

1990/91 General Management Trainee, Department of Health, New Zealand


Rachael Polson, 2014

DOB 5/11/68, New Zealand.

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