Education

2010

Residency at the Cite International des Arts Paris, France

2007

Masters of Fine Art, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney Residency at the Cite International des Arts Paris, France April – June

2006

Worked with the Bell Shakespeare Company during rehearsals for Romeo and Juliet

2003

New York Studio School Painting Marathon, Adelaide School of Art, Adelaide

2001

New York Studio School Drawing Marathon, Adelaide School of Art, Adelaide

1998

Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney

1991

Diploma Fine Arts, Meadowbank TAFE, Sydney 1988-90 Ass. Diploma Fine Art, Meadowbank TAFE, Sydney

1979

Diploma of Education, Kuringai College of Advanced Education, NSW

1978

Bachelor Drama with Honours, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Solo Exhibitions

2016

A cup of sea to sail in Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

2014

Moonlighting with Ai Wei Wei, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

2013

Moon Days, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

2011

Battle for the day before, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

2008

There’s A Moose In The Stairwell, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

2007

Nothing Personal, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney
Master of Fine Art Exhibition, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney

2001

Cumulus, The Beatty Gallery, Sydney

2000

Jumprope, The Beatty Gallery, Sydney

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Adelaide Perry Drawing prize, Adelaide Perry Gallery

2017

A Stella Renaissance, Stella Downer Fine Art Gallery

2016

Chippendale New World Art Prize, Ng Gallery Chippendale
A Stella Renaissance Stella Downer Fine Art Gallery Waterloo

2015

Kedumba Drawing Prize  2015   Orange Regional Gallery, Orange, NSW
Chippendale New World Art Prize, Ng Gallery Chippendale
Gallery Artists, Stella Downer Fine Arts, Sydney
Lethbridge  10 000 Small scale art award Lethbridge Gallery Queensland

2014

Gallery Artists, Stella Downer Fine Arts, Sydney
Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

2013

Fishers Ghost Art Prize, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney
Blake Prize, College of Fine Arts, Sydney
Gallery Artists, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney
The North Sydney Art Prize, Coal Loader Centre, Sydney
Zoologica, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

2012

Fishers Ghost Art Prize, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney
Melbourne Art Fair, represented by Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney
anim(us), Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney

2011

The Dobell Prize for Drawing, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Fleurieu Art Prize, Hardy’s Winery, McLaren Vale, SA
Waverly Woollahra Art Prize, Waverly Woollahra Art School, Sydney
Salon de Refusés, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
The Papermill, Sydney

2010

The Dobell Prize for Drawing, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Melbourne Art Fair, represented by Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney
Stanthorpe Art Festival, Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Qld
Hunters Hill Art Prize, Sydney

2009

The Dobell Prize for Drawing, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
The Inaugural Blake Prize Directors Cut Exhibition, online exhibition
Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
Hunters Hill Art Prize, Sydney

2007

Weill Rooms at the Cite International des Arts, Paris, France
Willoughby Art Prize, Willoughby Council Chambers, Sydney
The 58th Blake Prize, National Art School Gallery, Sydney

2006

Art on the Rocks, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Gallery (Highly commended)

2005

Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
The Blake Prize, Sir Hermann Black Gallery, University of Sydney

2004

Blake Prize, Sir Hermann Black Gallery, University of Sydney
Works on Paper, Stella Downer Fine Art, Sydney
Art on the Rocks, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Gallery
Celebrating Ten Years, The Beatty Gallery, Sydney

2002

Generation 2002, The Beatty Gallery, Sydney
New York Drawing Marathon, Adelaide

1999

Delicious: Showcase 1999, The Beatty Gallery,Sydney
New York Drawing Marathon, Adelaide
Alumni Exhibition, Kudos Gallery, Sydney
Willoughby Art Prize, Willoughby Council Chambers, Sydney
Hunters Hill Art Prize, Hunters Hill Town Hall, Sydney

1998

Fishers Ghost Art Prize, Campbelltown City Art Gallery, Sydney
Waverley Woollahra Art Prize, Sydney (Highly Commended)
Willoughby Art Prize, Willoughby Council Chambers, Sydney
Graduating Students Exhibition, College of Fine Arts Gallery

Bibliography

2016

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A cup of sea to sail in Drawings

2014

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2013

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Moon Days The Art Life, Sharne Wolff, 29 November

2013

‘Zoologica’, etc, Sydney Morning Herald, 23 February 2012 Eleanor Pearson, ‘Arts ‘powerful whimsy’; Love of adopted Australian landscape inspires artist’s work’, North Shore Times, 16 March, p.13

2013

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2012

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2011

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Sydney Pundit ‘Tanya Chaitow @ Stella Downer Fine Art’
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2010

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2009

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2008

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2007

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2000

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1998

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