CAROL RUFF

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2019               Tableaux, Gallery East, Sydney

2015               Alice and the Mountain, Gallery East, Sydney

2011               Ancient Land, Australian Galleries, Sydney                       

2009               Love Creek Bitter Springs, Australian Galleries, Sydney

2007               Desert Air, Australian Galleries with Greg Weight, Sydney

2006               Habitat, Gallery East, Sydney

2004               Emoh Ruo, Gallery East, Sydney

2002               No Hiding Place, Migration Museum, Adelaide

2001               Coast, Gallery East, Sydney

1999               Back to Alice, Gallery East, Sydney

1994-97         Site Seeing, collaborative touring exhibition with Jon Rhodes

                        Araluen Centre, Alice Springs. Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

                        Hogarth Gallery, Sydney, Cairns Regional Gallery, Nth Qld  

1996-97         Java to Gepps Cross touring exhibition

                        Tin Sheds Gallery Sydney, Griffith Regional Gallery, NSW

                        Port Pirie Regional Gallery,SA, Prospect Gallery, Adelaide

1993               Around Alice, Helen Maxwell Gallery, ACT

1991               Once a Catholic, Helen Maxwell Gallery, ACT

 

MURALS AND PUBLIC ART

                 

2012               Restoration Proud of Our Elders, Randwick, Sydney

2002               Design co-ordinator, Native Title Holders Mural, Alice Springs Hospital

2001               Restoration Bush Tucker Murals, Yeperenye Centre, Alice Springs

2000               Restoration of Bondi Beach Public School Peace Mural

1999               St Andrews Cathedral School Auditorium, Stepping Into the Future

1998               Freedom Plaza, Cabramatta, commissioned by Fairfield City Council

1997               Royal Blind Society multi mural project, client- R.B.S.Sydney.

1997               St Andrews Cathedral SchoolAuditorium, The Spirit of St Andrews

1996               World Instrument Mural, client- Marrickville Council

1995               Estate of Many Colours, Riverwood Community Centre

1991               Environment is Everything client-Warringah Shire Council

1990               Enmore Swimming Pool, NoThird Runway Mural - Marrickville Council

1989               Billboard artist FEIPP Billboard Project Vic.Health Foundation

1988               Bicentennial Mural, Honour the Earth Collingwood City Council, Melb.

1988               Pulling Out the Rug, NSW Department of Housing

1988               Ivan Dougherty Apartments Banner Project, Willoughby Council

1987               Bush Tucker Murals, Yeperenye Centre, Alice Springs

1984               Niugini Panorama, University of Papua New Guinea, Port Morsby PNG

1983               Redfern Railway Bridge Mural, 40,000 Years is a Long, Long Time

1982               Adelaide Festival Centre Mural, Aboriginals Discovered Cook                                            

1982               Domain Parking Station Mural, Women and Arts Festival, Sydney

1981               Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Medical Centre multi mural project

1980               I’m Proud to be a Mango Muncher From North Queensland, 1980 

 

FILM AND THEATRE

 

1995-97         Co-Producer/Director documentary film, 50 Years of Silence

                        Winner T.V.Logie, Most Outstanding Doc.         

                        Winner Australian Film Institute Awards,

                        Winner Dendy Award, Sydney

                        Winner World Film Festival, Japan

                        Winner Atom Award, Sydney

1989               Production Designer feature film The Castanet  Club’s Big

                        Night Out, director Neil Armfield

 

COLLECTIONS

 

War and Women’s Human Rights Museum, Korea

Museum and Art Gallery NT, Australia

Human Rights Commission, NSW

Araluen Cultural Centre, Alice Springs, NT

Flinders University, SA

Prospect City Council, SA

Bondi Pavilion, NSW

           

EXPERIENCE

 

2016               CD release, Java Nights, Carol ‘Coral Reef’ Ruff

2015               Curator, The Great Apron Show, Gallery East, Sydney

2004-’11        Ukulele/vocalist The Plinkers

2004 -13        Curator Hula Dreams, re-interpreted ukuleles, Gallery East   

2010               Empowering Women, International Women's Day, Bondi Pavilion

1996               Established Gallery East artist space, Clovelly

1999-01         Desart Gallery Manager, Desart Aboriginal Enterprises, Sydney

1995               Visions Australia Grant, Pat Corrigan Grant, NAVA Grant

1994               Sydney University Arts Workshop Drawing Lecturer

1985-86         Artist-in-Residence Bondi Beach Public School

1983               Fellowship from Community Arts Board, Australia Council

1973               Diploma Fine Art Painting, South Australian School of Art

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2006               The Sound of the Sky, Museum and Art Gallery NT

2006               Bondi a Biography, Museum of Sydney

2004-13         Hula Dreams, Gallery East, Sydney

2004               Crossed Cultures, Westside Gallery, Marrickville

1994               Watch This Space­, Alice Springs

1993               Commitments, Art Space, Sydney

                        Institute of Modern Art, QLD

                        Canberra School of Art Gallery

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CONTACT

cruff@iinet.net.au

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Tel: +61 408 808 684

 

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