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Biography

Selected Biography

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 Painting 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 WeiWei, 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

2018 Stella Downer Fine Art Gallery  Group show 12 June-7 July 2018
2017 Adelaide Perry Drawing prize, Adelaide Perry Gallery
        A Stella Renaissance, Stella Downer Fine Art Gallery
2016 Chippendale New World Art Prize, Ng Gallery Chippendale
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

2014 Moonlighting with Ai Weiwei, Tracey Clement Art Guide January/February
2013 Moon Days The Planner, Metro, Sydney Morning Herald. 6 December
        Moon Days The Art Life, Sharne Wolff, 29 November
        Michael Fitzgerald, ‘Open gallery’, Spectrum, The Sydney Morning Herald, 17 – 18 August
2012 ‘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
2011 Andrew Frost, ‘Animal Instincts’, Metro, Sydney Morning Herald, 15 April
        Greg Doyle, Sydney Pundit ‘Tanya Chaitow @ Stella Downer Fine Art'
        Danny Gocs, ‘Whimsical Artworks’, Artbeat, Australian Jewish News, 1 April
        Hayley Morgan, ‘Tanya Chaitow, Battle for the day before’, TwoThousand 17 March
2010 Feature Artist, www.artwhatson.com.au, 15 July Kate Adams, ‘Tanya Chaitow’, Artist Profile, iss. 10, Summer
2009 John Mathews, ‘On the Dobell Prize 2009 @ AGNSW’, ArtKritique, 5 December
        Christopher Allen, ‘Tumult captured on paper’, The Australian, 13 November
2008 Daniel Mudie Cunningham, Artnotes, Art Monthly, December – February
2007 Jo Higgins, Australian Art Collector, iss. 39, January – March The Planner, The Sydney Morning Herald, March 3 2001
        The Australian Jewish News, November
2000 The Australian Jewish News, July 7
1998 Craft Arts International no. 43