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Bern Emmerichs, Résumé
 
Personal Details:  
Address 46 Glasshouse Road
  Collingwood 3181
  Victoria, Australia
Telephone (03) 94177645
Mobile 0400162537
   
Year of Birth: 1961, Australia
   
Education:  
1979 - 1980 Foundation Year Art, Prahran College of Advanced Education, Melbourne
1980 - 1982 Diploma of Fine Art, Phillip Institute of Technology, Melbourne
   
Professional Development:  
2012-2013 Northern Hospital Tapestry Design, Australian Tapestry Workshop
2004 Artists in Schools Project, Altona West P.S.
2000 - 2002 Studio residency in Kamp-Lintfort, Germany
1996 Winner of the 'Conwarr Contemporary Clay Award'
1995 Australia Council Artist Development Grant
1991 - 1997 Co-Winner of the annual 'Sidney Myer Fund - Australia Day Ceramics Award', Shepparton Art Gallery
1987 Founding member of the Collective Workshop for Applied Arts,'Whitehall Enterprises', in Melbourne
1986 Gasworks Art Centre, Melbourne, 'Logo Award' Winner
1982 - current Freelance artistic career working on commissions and exhibition pieces.
   
Exhibitions  
2013 Ceramic Paintings, Scott Liversey Galleries, Melbourne
2013 Ceramic Paintings, Maunsell Wickes, Sydney
2012 Ceramic Paintings, Maunsell Wickes, Sydney
2011 Ceramic Paintings, Scott Liversey Galleries, Melbourne
2011 "Boat People" Ceramic Paintings, Maunsel Wickes at Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney
2011 "Blood, Sweat and Fears" Ceramic Paintings, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2010 "First Contact" Ceramic Paintings, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2010 Ceramic Paintings, Maunsel Wickes at Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney
2010 First Contact, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2010 Playing Field, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
2009 Ceramic Paintings, Maunsel Wickes at Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney
2009 White Heat, Manly Art Gallery, Sydney
2009 Dog Exhibition, Adelaide Artroom 5
2009 Facing History, Melbourne Style Gallery, South Melbourne
2008 First Contact, Maunsel Wickes at Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney
2008 Australian Stories, Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, NSW
2008 New Under The Sun, Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne
2006 Ceramics, Maunsell Wickes at Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney
2005 - 2006 Transformations, The Language of Craft, Australian National Gallery, Canberra
2004 Masters Exhibition, Skepsi Gallery, Melbourne
2003 Sofa Chicago '03, Chicago, USA
2002 Baroque Exhibition, Despard Gallery, Hobart
2001 Zwischenstation Heimat, Ordensmuseum Abtei Kamp, Germany
2001 Manu Factum, Niederrheinisches Museum für Volkskunde undKulturgeschichte e.V., Kevelaer, Germany
2001 Transformacion / Verwandlung, Galleria L'Unico,Palma De Mallorca, Spain
2000 Australien - Keramische Kunst der Gegenwart,Gallerie Marianne Heller, Heidelberg, Germany
1996 Sofa Chicago '96, Chicago, USA
1995 - 1996 Bern+Gerhard Emmerichs - Ceramic, Glass and Design,Craft Victoria, Melbourne - Craftspace Gallery, Sydney
1995 Delinquent Angel - Australian Ceramic Art, Museo Internationale DelleCeramiche, Faenza, Italy
1994 Colin & Cecil Rigg Craft Award, National Gallery of Victoria,Melbourne
1993 Fresh Clay Australia, Meat Market Craft Centre,North Melbourne
1992,'93,'94 '96,'97,'99 Sidney Myer Fund - Australia Day Ceramics Award,Shepparton Art Gallery, Shepparton
1991 Decorated Clay, Queensland Art Gallery,Brisbane
1990 Whitehall at the Adelaide Arts Festival, Festival Centre, Adelaide
1989 International Crafts Triennial, Art Gallery of Western Australia,Perth
1988 Bicentennial Art / Craft - Awards, Showgrounds, Melbourne
1988 Whitehall Enterprises, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
1988 Stuart Devlin Award Exhibition, Meat Market Craft Centre,North Melbourne
1987 Bern Emmerichs - Paintings,Mosaic,Glass, Devise Gallery, South Melbourne
1985 The Romps, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne
1984 Bern Emmerichs - Paintings, Adelaide Arts Festival Fringe
1983 Bern Emmerichs - Paintings, Graham Cornell Gallery,Melbourne
1983 Australian Printmakers Association Touring Exhibition,West Coast USA
   
Commissions (selected):  
1995 - 2009 Bjork, Janet Jackson, Paul Kelly, Michael Gudinsky, Deborah Conway, Mel C, Ben Harper, Rachel Griffith, Lee Kournagahan, Ben Elton, Li Cunxin, Spike Jonze, Katherine Keener, Lindsay Fox ......(commemorative pieces)
2005 Bula Residence (tile murals), Carlton (Melbourne)
2004 Syme Residence ( mosaic garden sculpture), Toorak (Melbourne)
1999 Platform M.B. - Espresso Bar & Gallery (mosaic, tiles), Brighton (Melbourne)
1998 Christmann Residence (tiles), Kamp-Lintfort (Germany)
1995 Hornery Residence (mosaic), Darling Point (Sydney)
1994 The Food Gallery (mosaic, tiles), Daylesford (Victoria)
1991 Villa Parma (mosaic), Hepburn Springs (Victoria)
1988 Wine Victoria (mosaic), World Trade Centre, Melbourne
1987 Crabtree & Evely (mosaic), Block Arcade, Melbourne
1987 Scanlan & Theodore (mosaic), South Yarra (Melbourne)
   
Featured in:  
2012 The Art of Being Melbourne, Maree Coote, p.184-187
2010 Vogue Living, April issue (scheduled)
2009 Australian Ceramics, July issue
2008 500 Plates, Platters & Chargers, Lark Books
2007 Australian Ceramics, April issue
2006 Handmade in Australia Geoff Slattery Publications
2005 Australian Ceramics, Volume 44#2 2005
2004 Australian Ceramics, Volume 43#2 2004
1997 INSIDE Australian Interiors, Janne Faulkner
1994 International Crafts, Thames & Hudson
1993 Australian Arts Diary, Maria Prendergast
1992 Crafts Movements in Australia, Grace Cochrane
1992 Ceramic Art & Perception, Issue 9
1990 Australian Arts & Crafts Book of Days, Bow Press
   
Collections: Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne
  Museum of Hobart
  Artbank Collection, Melbourne
  Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
  Sydney Casino Collection
  Kyneton Collection
  Meatworkers Union Collection Melbourne
  Shepparton Art Gallery
  National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
  Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
  Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
  Australian National Gallery, Canberra
   
   

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