curriculum vitae 2012

Currently lecturer in the Department of Fine Arts, Faculty of Art Design and Architecture, Monash University, Caulfield East 3145 Victoria Australia

2010      The poetics of geometry Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell, Victoria                               2008      Post-Op Faculty Gallery, Faculty of Art & Design, Monash University                          2002      Histories of... Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
                 foreshadow Linden, Melbourne
2000      seven enigmas Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
1997      Night scenes and allegories Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney
1996      Recent paintings Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
                An enquiry into allegory Switchback Gallery, Monash University
1995      Iconologies of Antarctica Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney
1994      Anatomy of melancholy Kingston Arts Centre
                Collection in context Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
1993      Recent work Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney
1991      Plant: works on paper LaTrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell, Vic

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS                                                                              

2013 (forthcoming) Reading the space: Contemporary Australian Drawing #3 New York Studio School, New York

2012                                                                                                                                                                                    Art, Pattern and Complexity curated by Margot Osborne, The Science Exchange, Adelaide                    New Drawing Subject Matter Art Space, Melbourne                                                                                            Contemporary Australian Drawing 2: drawing as notation, text and discovery curated by Irene Barberis for Drawing Out 2012 at the University of the Arts, London                                                          2011      

Banyule Award for works on paper, Banyule Arts Space                                                               Cosmologies Impact7, Monash University                                                                                                   Burnie print prize, Burnie Regional Gallery, Tasmania
Footprint: 2nd international printmaking biennale Centre for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk,    Connecticut                                                                                                                          
The outsider Trocadero Art Space, Melbourne                                                                                                       
Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award                                                                                                    
City of Hobart Art Prize                                                                               
Magistery Latrobe Regional Gallery                                                                        
Slowing Down Glen Eira City Gallery, Melbourne                                                        
Artist's Ink, printmaking from the Warrnambool Art Gallery Collection 1970-2001, Warrnambool Regional Gallery                                                                                                                      
Dominique Segan Drawing Prize, Old Castlemaine Gaol, Castlemaine, Vic
Geelong Print Prize, Geelong Gallery, Vic
Aomori Print Triennale, Aomori, Japan
Hazelhurst Art Award, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, NSW
Banyule Works on Paper Art Award, Melbourne
Hutchins Art Prize, Hobart, Tas
50, Geelong Gallery, Vic
Solstice Antarctica, Hobart, Tas
Dobell Prize for Drawing, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Interior design, Alliance Française Gallery, Melbourne
Round and round and round and round, Albury Art Gallery
Masks and motifs: prints from the Print Council of Australia collection, QUT Art Gallery, Brisbane and touring throughout 2007
Float, Project Space, RMIT Melbourne
Swan Hill Print and Drawing Acquisitive Awards, Swan Hill Regional Gallery
Hazelhurst Art Award, art on paper
Heat, Noosa Regional Gallery
Impressions of Antarctica, Parliament House, Canberra
Geelong Print Prize, Geelong Regional Gallery
National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
Exposition colléctif, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
Villa Alba, Villa Alba, Melbourne
Rena Ellen Jones Memorial Print Award, Warrnambool Art Gallery, Vic
Shell Fremantle Print Award
Willoughby City Art Prize
Fleming Muntz Albury Art Prize
Swan Hill National Print and Drawing Acquisitive Awards
The exquisite corpse Bendigo Art Gallery and touring
Shell Fremantle Print Award
Rena Ellen Jones Memorial Print Award
Warrnambool Art Gallery
Decalogue: a catalogue of ten years of Australian printmaking 1987-1997 Metropolitan Museum of Seoul, Korea
Geelong Print Prize, Geelong Art Gallery
Shell Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Arts Centre
National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
The Hutchins School Art Prize, Tasmania
The decorated egg Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
Redlands Westpac Art Prize
Spring Festival of Drawing Survey Exhibition Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
Pacific Rim International Print Exhibition University of Hawai'i, Hilo, Hawai'i
Understanding Antarctica Parliament House, Canberra
Works on Paper, LaTrobe Street Gallery, Melbourne
Working Art, Steps Gallery, Carlton   
New Works, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
St.Kilda Festival Postcard Exhibition, Linden Gallery, St.Kilda
Troisième Triennale Mondiale D'Estampes Petit Format Chamalières, France
Australian Universities Exhibition of Visual Art Australian High Commission, Singapore
Images 2, Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney
Fourth Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne
Mornington Peninsula Arts Centre Drawing Biennale
Correspondences, Dom Kultury Podgorze, Krakow, Poland
Walkom-Manning Art Prize, Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree, NSW
Small Works-Wide Visions, Downlands Art Exhibition Toowoomba, Qld
Paper Works 3,  Seagate Gallery, Dundee, U.K.
City of Richmond Acquisitive Art Award, Richmond, Vic
Henri Worland Memorial Print Award, Warrnambool Art Gallery, Victoria
The Postcard Show, St Kilda Festival Exhibition, Linden Gallery St.Kilda
Indo-Eco,  Latrobe Valley Arts Centre, Morwell, Victoria and regional venues in Victoria
Diamond Valley Art Award, Victoria
10th Spring Festival of Drawing Mornington Peninsula Arts Centre, Victoria  

2008        City of Melbourne arts grant for Paradise Lost (with co-curator Dr. Catherine Bell)   2004        Australian Postgraduate Award
2003        Residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris supported by
                        Monash University Faculty of Art & Design Research Grant
1994        Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions
                        humanities program berth to Antarctica
1994        Monash University post-graduate scholarship

2006        Shortlisted for the $30,000 City of Melbourne Laneway Commissions 2007
2006        Swan Hill Regional Gallery Print and Drawing Acquisitive Award (Drawing)
2001        Rena Ellen Jones Memorial Print Award
2000        Fleming Muntz Albury Art Prize
1996        Santos Whyalla Art Prize Industrial Art Award
1993        Print Council of Australia Member Print Commission
                  Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery Drawing Acquisitive
1992        City of Richmond Acquisitive Art Award
1991        Grafton Regional Gallery Acquisitive Drawing Prize

National Gallery of Australia
Art Gallery of New South Wales                     
Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery
Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery
Latrobe Regional Gallery                             
Grafton Regional Gallery                     
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Monash University Clayton Campus
Monash University Gippsland Campus               
Latrobe Regional Arts Board
Print Council of Australia                                   
City of Richmond
Mildura Arts Centre                                
Australian Paper Manufacturers
Canson Australia Pty Ltd        
Deakin University Library                                   
BHP Australia
Australian Antarctic Division                                 
Albury Regional Art Gallery                                                      
South Australian Country Arts Trust
Warrnambool Art Gallery                                 
Private collections


Balmond Studio Thinking in Practice online journal Issue 9 Beauty, April 2012 available here

Stephen Garrett 'Caroline Durre: reforming the earth' Artlink Vol 32 no 1 March 2012 cover and pp.54-55; also available here

Anna Hoyle 'Post-Op: Caroline Durre' Imprint Vol 44 No 1 March 2009 available here (pdf 1.3 MB)

Ross Moore 'Into the abyss' The Age 14 Nov 2008

Lynne Andrews Antarctic eye: the visual journey Studio One, Hobart, Tas 2007

Vivien Gaston, catalogue essay, seven enigmas, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne 2000

Sasha Grishin, Australian printmaking in the 1990's-artist printmakers 1990 to 1995  Craftsman House Sydney 1996

Courtney Kidd, 'The Unframed Eye: Perspectives on Antarctica' Art and Australia Winter 1996, Vol. 33 No. 4

Robert Nelson, 'Generating inspiration for industry falling from grace' The Age 10 April 1996

David Hansen, catalogue essay, Contemporary Gippsland Artists Touring Exhibition Morwell 1990

Robert Nelson, catalogue essay, 'The Vigorous Plant of Durré's Works on Paper' Morwell 1991

PUBLICATIONS (as author)   

(forthcoming) ‘Poetics of the studio: the allegorical impulse’ chapter in Doctoral writing in the visual and performing arts to be published by Libri UK/Sydney College of the Arts

'Phytophobia australis' with Susan Purdy, Antennae Issue 18, Autumn 2011 pp53-57

Regeneration catalogue essay for Rebecca Mayo and Marian Crawford RMIT Project Space Melbourne 2010

The poetics of geometry book published by Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell 2010 ISBN 9781921179730

Dexa-Dan: Danny McDonald' review, Artlink Vol 30 no 1 March 2010

 Texts in parallel: art research as allegory' refereed journal article, Creative Approaches to Research RMIT publishing Volume 1 Issue 2 November 2008

'Allegories of representation: the work of Maryanne Coutts' Catalogue essay for Maryanne Coutts: Telling Tales Bendigo Fine Art Gallery 2008                             

Out there: in light of remote possibilities
Felcity Spear catalogue essay, Monash University 2007

Natural selection: new sculptures
Dan Wollmering catalogue essay, Flinders Lane Gallery 2007

'Carmel Wallace: the art of the facade'
exhibition review, Imprint Vol 42 no 1 Autumn 2007

'Now: Gosia Wlodarczak drawing'
book review, Imprint vol 39 no 3 Spring 2004 p10

exhibition review, Imprint vol 38 no 3 Spring 2003 p10

'2000 years 2 spaces': Clive Barstow & Nicola Kaye
exhibition review, Imprint vol 37 no 4 Summer 2002 p22

'In the museum of extinction'
Tick Tock: 8 artists look at extinction catalogue essay
City of Melbourne/Melbourne Observatory 2002

Notes... on the oceanic
Isobel Clement catalogue essay, Diane Tanzer Gallery 2002

More songs about dancing and horses
Rodney Forbes catalogue essay, Australian Galleries 2001

'Raymond Arnold and Danny McDonald'
exhibition review, Imprint vol 34 no 4 Summer 1999 p13

'Geelong Print Prize 1999'
exhibition review, Imprint vol 34 no 3 Spring 1999 p10

'Twenty years of the Shell Fremantle Print Award'
exhibition review, Imprint  vol 31 no 4 Summer 1996 p8

'Libidinous vigour' (Review of Stewart MacFarlane: riddles of life  by Veronique Helmridge-Marsillian, Craftsman House 1996)
book review, Australian Book Review no. 183 August 1996 pp31-32
'The economy of printmaking: culture and commodity, part one: markets and values, institutions and collectors'
Imprint vol 29 no. 1 Autumn 1994 pp4-7

'The economy of printmaking: culture and commodity, part two: workshops and publishing, art education, developments in technology'
Imprint vol 29 no. 2 Winter 1994 pp5-8

'Searching for definition-the Second Australian Print Symposium'
Imprint vol 27 no. 4 Summer 1992 pp.10-11
2013      (forthcoming) The poetics of flatness: imperial cartography to sacred geography Impact 8 International Printmaking Conference, Dundee Scotland                                                                        2011      Studio, exegesis, research: the allegorical impulse Doctoral writing in the visual and performing arts: challenges and diversities conference, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney                                                                                                                                                                  2005     The landscape architecture of paranoia 'Badlands' Conference, University of Central Queensland at Bundaberg
2006     Texts in parallel: art research as allegory Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools Conference, Monash University, Melbourne
               Pastoral prison, abject arcadia: surveillance, militarism and the city 'Reinventing the Medium', Art Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference                                                          

EDUCATION                                                                                                                                                         2008        PhD Post-Op: on the experience and representation of paradoxical space Faculty of Art & Design, Monash University
1996        MA (Visual Arts) by research, Monash University
1987        Graduate Diploma in Education, Hawthorn Institute of Education
1975        Dip. Art, PIT (RMIT)