biography

Alex Maciver ArtistAlex Maciver

Born in Sydney, Australia, 1985.

Lives and works in Perth, Australia.

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Education

  • 2017: Master of Applied Design and Art, Curtin University, PERTH AUS. 
  • 2014: Postgraduate Diploma Project Management, Institute of Management, PERTH AUS.
  • 2011: National Progression Award, Carpentry & Joinery, Telford College, EDINBURGH UK.
  • 2011: National Progression Award, Web Design, Telford College, EDINBURGH UK.
  • 2010: Postgraduate Diploma Tertiary Education, James Cook University, CAIRNS AUS.
  • 2007: Bachelor (Hons) Fine Art, Dundee University, DUNDEE UK.

Solo Exhibitions

  • Jul 2016: ‘Alex Maciver: New Works’, Buratti Fine Art, Subiaco PERTH AUS.
  • Aug 2014: ‘PERF’, Melody Smith Gallery PERTH AUS.
  • Feb 2013: ‘I May Live on as a Ghost’, Paper Mountain, PERTH AUS.

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • Mar 2018: Reincarnation, STALA Contemporary, PERTH AUS. (Curator Sherri Staltari)
  • Feb 2018: Relay, Mundaring Arts Centre, PERTH AUS. (Curator Louella Hayes)
  • Nov 2017: ‘Aim to Please’, Another Project Space, PERTH AUS.
  • Sep 2015: Loser Unit, Up on Hay Street Gallery PERTH AUS. (Curator Elliot Green)
  • Jan 2014: ‘Painting is Dead, Long Live Painting’, Melody Smith Gallery PERTH AUS. (Curator Melody Smith)
  • Dec 2013: ‘Summer Mixer’, Melody Smith Gallery PERTH AUS. (Curator Melody Smith)
  • Nov 2013: ‘Recieve/Respond’, Crate 59 CAIRNS AUS. (Curator Ricky Beresford)
  • Jun 2013: Southside Visual Arts Festival, GLASGOW UK.
  • Dec 2012: ‘DOWN&OUT’, Crate 59, CAIRNS AUS.
  • Jun 2011: ‘Less Fluff’, Crate 59, CAIRNS AUS. 
  • May 2011: ‘Hunted Projects’ EDINBURGH UK.
  • May 2011: Icklefest Film Festival DUNDEE UK.
  • Mar 2011: ‘Nefarious’, Cupcake Gallery, CAIRNS AUS. (Curator Dominic Johns)
  • Oct 2009: ‘Mein Doppelganger’, Tanks Art Centre CAIRNS AUS. 
  • May 2008: ‘They May Not Mean To, But They Do’, KINBLETHMONT UK.
  • Sep 2007: ‘It’s a Hard Job’, Gamuso Chroma Gallery, TOKYO JAPAN. (Curator Tom Guichard)

Selected Curatorial Projects

  • Apr 2018: Director, 2018 Arts Season, TOWN OF VICTORIA PARK AUS.
  • Jul 2017: Curator, City of Bayswater 2017 Art Award BAYSWATER AUS.
  • Oct 2017: Curator, ‘Aim to Please’, Another Gallery, BASSENDEAN AUS.
  • Jul 2017: Curator, ‘SixZeroFiveOne’, Studio 281, MAYLANDS AUS.
  • Apr 2017: Director, 2017 Arts Season, TOWN OF VICTORIA PARK AUS.
  • Apr 2016: Director, 2016 Arts Season, TOWN OF VICTORIA PARK AUS.
  • Oct 2014: 2014 Victoria Park Art Award, TOWN OF VICTORIA PARK AUS.
  • Oct 2013: 2013 Victoria Park Art Award, TOWN OF VICTORIA PARK AUS.
  • Oct 2013: 2013 Invitation Art Award, CITY OF JOONDALUP AUS.
  • Jun 2013: 2013 Community Art Award, CITY OF JOONDALUP AUS.
  • Oct 2012: 2012 Invitation Art Award, CITY OF JOONDALUP AUS.
  • Jun 2012: 2012 Community Art Award, CITY OF JOONDALUP AUS.
  • Oct 2011: 2011 Invitation Art Award, CITY OF JOONDALUP AUS.
  • Jun 2011: 2011 Community Art Award, CITY OF JOONDALUP AUS.
  • Jun 2010: Co-Curator, ‘SafARI 2010’, SYDNEY AUS.
  • Oct 2009: ‘Mein Doppelganger’, Tanks Art Centre, CAIRNS AUS.
  • May 2008: ‘They May Not Mean To, But They Do’, KINBLETHMONT UK.

Residencies & Awards

  • Feb 2014: Film Freo 24 Winner, PS Art Space, FREMANTLE AUS.
  • Nov 2013: 3 month studio residency, Fremantle Arts Centre, AUS.
  • Sep 2013: Fremantle Print Award Winner ($15,000), Fremantle Arts Centre, AUS.
  • Jan 2013: 1 month studio residency, Paper Mountain, PERTH AUS.
  • Dec 2012: 1 month studio residency, Crate 59, CAIRNS,AUS.
  • Jan 2009: 8 month studio residency, Tanks Arts Centre, CAIRNS AUS.
  • Feb 2008: 1 month curatorial development residency, Scottish Arts Council NEW YORK US.

Collections

City of Fremantle Collection, AUSTRALIA & various private collections.