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Heather Fernon
Sydney Australia

EDUCATION
B&W Photography, ACP, Sydney 1989
Bachelor of Arts (Media Arts) RMIT 1992
Master of Arts (Media Arts) RMIT 1996

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2014
Solo Exhibition: Ageing with Resilience and Determination.
March 13-31 2014. Willoughby Council Chambers. Chatswood
2013
National Photographic Portrait Prize 2013 - National Portrait Gallery - finalist - March 8 - May 19 - touring Blue Mountains Regional Gallery - Katoomba,
Grafton Regional Gallery, Roma on Bungil Gallery -
Roma and Caboolture Regional Art Gallery during 2013/14
2012
Solo Exhibition Heather Fernon - Artist In Residence Photography in Progress
The Art Space, Concourse Chatswood.
Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award finalist The Arts Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
2011
Analogue is the New Digital SIGGRAPH Inaugural online exhibition
http://www.siggraph.org/connect/digital-arts/siggraph2011/gallery.html
2008
Solo Exhibition Heather Fernon Amati Fine Arts, Paddington.
2005
ArCade IV, “aniGma” State Museum, Novosibirsk, Russia.
2003
ArCade IV, Exhibition of Computer-Generated Prints, UK/Denmark
European Illustration Gallery, Lincoln University,
Sheffield Hallam University, UK
2002
Solo Exhibition Heather Fernon - Kirkcaldy Davies, Melbourne
ArCade III -; Surrey Institute of Art & Design, University College,
New Greenham Arts Centre, Berkshire,
London Guildhall University
Levall Gallery, Novosibirsk, Russia.
2001
Solo Exhibition - Tempest + Citadel - Kirkcaldy Davies Gallery, Melbourne.
CADE Conference Exhibition
Glasgow School of Arts UK, Greys School of Art Aberdeen UK,
New Greenham Arts Centre Berkshire UK,
London Guildhall University.
1999
CADE (Computers in Art and Design Conference) 1999, University of Teeside, England.
Transmute, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
GAMUT, Coleville Place Gallery, London
1997
Moet & Chandon Exhibition Touring -
Queensland Art Gallery
National Gallery of Victoria ,
Art Gallery of Western Australia
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Art Gallery of South Australia.
And regional galleries.
Re-View - Kirkcaldy Davies Gallery, South Yarra.
1996
Solo Exhibition Heather Fernon - Recent Works, Kirkcaldy Davies Gallery, South Yarra.
Moet & Chandon Exhibition 1996 Touring - National Gallery of Victoria
Queensland Art Gallery, Art Gallery of South Australia
Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Inheritance - Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney.
1995
Moet & Chandon Exhibition 1995 Touring - Art Gallery of New South Wales
Queensland Art Gallery
National Gallery of Victoria
Art Gallery of Western Australia
Tasmanian Museum Art Gallery.
ArCade - University of Brighton, touring England 1995/
Technothelylogia - Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
Artist Atelier - Siggraph 95 Los Angeles Convention Centre, LA
Zero One - Noosa Regional Gallery, Tewantin , Queensland.
Parallel Gallery Heather Fernon “Senseless” - EU archived site for early online artwork. http://va.com.au/parallel/x1/gallery/heather_fernon
1994
Agfa Summer Salon - Centre for Contemporary Photography Melbourne
SIGGRAPH 94 Art and Design Show, Orlando, Florida
Virtureal - Around the Coyotee - Chicago, Illinios
Artists on the Edge Iris Gallery, Mass, USA.
Still Photography - Argyle St Gallery, Melbourne
Doncaster Gallery, Melbourne
Faciality - Monash University Gallery, Melbourne - touring Hamilton and Benalla
Memento - New Media Network, Melbourne
Blow Up - Melbourne Fringe Festival , Southgate, Melbourne.
National Theatre, Melbourne
Bitmap 101 Gallery 101, Melbourne
Argyle St Gallery, Melbourne
Doncaster Gallery, Melbourne
Pollination Linden Gallery, Melbourne
Zero One - Noosa Regional Gallery, Tewantin , Queensland.
1993
Immortality - Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
Room - Kirkcaldy Davies Galleries, Melbourne.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS
Heather Fernon History of Sex catalogue essay, Kirkcaldy Davies Gallery, Melbourne, 1997.
Heather Fernon - Decoding the Virtual Unknown Leonardo Electronic Almanac MIT Press
Volume 4, No. 2 February 1996.
Heather Fernon/Scott Becker - "Whats Happening on the Global Canvas", SIGGRAPH 95, L.A. Convention Centre, Los Angeles.
Anna Clabburn Who is Art For?, Moet & Chandon Catalogue, 1996.
Giles Auty Sparkle of Sweet Success, The Weekend Australian, 1996.
Robert Nelson A Prize Alternative, The Age, 1996.
Palma Ragno Distant Relations, Next Wave Catalogue, 1996.
David Higgins - "Graphically Speaking, art is art", The Australian, February 21, 1995.
Zoe Sofoulis - "against the grain - woman artists in/on technology", technothelylogia catalogue,
Monash University Gallery, 1995.
Peter Timms - "The Case for Mannerism", Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition Catalogue, 1995.
Fiona Symington, "Faciallity: Beyond the Face", Photofile, Australian Centre for Contemporary Photography, November, 1994. SIGGRAPH Multimedia CD-ROM, Art and Design Catalog , ACM SIGGRAPH, New York, 1994.
Zara Stanhope - "The Territory of the Face", Faciality catalogue, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne, 1994.
Still Photography, Analogue and Digital Graphics, 1994.
Allison Croggon, "Pollination", Next Wave Art and Technology Catalogue, 1994.
Julie Clarke, "Pollination", Mesh#3, Autumn 1994.
Susan Fereday, Immortality Catalogue, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, 1993.
Greg Neville, "Wall to Wall in the Salon", The Age, 24/2/93.


AWARDS
National Gallery of Victoria Trustee Awards 1992
Agfa Summer Salon Inaugural award for “Best Digitally Manipulated Photograph”,
Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, 1994
RMIT University Postgraduate Overseas Travel Grant (Media Arts) 1995
International Photography Awards - 2013
"Crash-Still Life Cycle",
Honourable Mention - "Fine Art - Abstract - Pro"
Honourable Mention - "Fine Art - Collage - Pro"
Honourable Mention - "Fine Art - Still Life - Pro"


COLLECTIONS
Museum of Contemporary Art. Chicago
Novosibirsk Art Museum, Russia
Ord Minnett Melbourne
JP Morgan, Melbourne
AG Stores, Melbourne
Private Collections