Chris Charstone

Nationality: English/Australian – An artist in Australia (Melbourne) for 12 years, I have been living and working in France for the last 10 years. Email: charstone@hotmail.com Website http://www.chrischarstone.com

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

2002
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia. 1994 Graduate Diploma (French), La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia.

1989
B.A. Fine Arts. Phillip Institute of Technology, Victoria, Australia. (Ceramic Sculpture and Art Theory).

SOLO EXHIBITIONS and MAJOR INSTALLATIONS:

2011
« Les jardins perdus du château de Voltaire à Ferney », Photo exhibition, Chateau Voltaire, Ferney Voltaire, France. et Assemblages et Photomontages – œuvres récentes, L’Archipel des Mots, Gex, France.

2010
«
Moi et Moi » an exhibition looking at two facets of my work, numeric photo images and sculpture works, Galerie Racines, Prevessin-Moens, France.

2004-2007
Internet exhibitions:
« And the Number Is:- » http://andthenumberis.chrischarstone.com
«Orgasm » http://orgasm.chrischarstone.com
« The Book of Today » http://TheBookOfToday.chrischarstone.com

2000
«
GENEVA », a 3 storey stairwell installation. Part of @ GLOBAL CITY, an exhibition linking international artists in 40 cities world wide, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. & @where&and?why, two room sculptural installation, 69 Smith Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia.

Nov 1998
A HUMAN DREAMING, sculptural installation, 69 Smith Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

May 1995
« On Second Thoughts…! »   installation, part of THE TRANSPARENT BOX event , Grand Central Gallery, Bourke St., Melbourne, Australia.

Jan/Feb 1992
«
TEMPLE »  ceramic and mosaic sculptural installation, Blackwood Street Gallery, North Melbourne, Australia

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2011
«
Sans Papiers dans une humanité sans frontières? »   une exposition et un débat, Galerie Racines, Prevessin-Moens, France.

2010
Australian Festival exhibition
, Chateau Vesancy, Vesancy, France. & « Older & Exposed »  , curated and participated in group exhibition addressing older women and self image, at 69 Smith Street, (A.R.I), Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia.

2009
«
Sea Level »  . Invited to participate in the exhibition dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Art Center Pushkinska, in St Petersburg, Russia. Also published at: http://GirtBySea.chrischarstone.com

2001 1989 – 2000
«
Euroart 2001 »  Invited to participate in international art fair, 4th – 6th October 2002, in Barcelona, Spain. Participated in various group exhibitions in Australia.

COLLECTIONS: Private collections in Australia, Switzerland and France.  

GRANTS: 1992 & 1998 Awarded Pat Corrigan Artist Grants.

Oeuvre exposée AeC 2012