Biography / CV

Joe (Woodcut)

Joe (Woodcut)

BRIZI Brigitte Zimmermann CV
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
2016 – present       Art teacher
1999 – present        Practice Visual Artist

QUALIFICATIONS
2016 – present        study Diploma in Counselling, ACTE Brisbane
2014 -2015              Certificate Art Therapy, CECAT Sydney
2001                        Certificate III in Arts, TAFE Mackay QLD Printing Glen Skien, Sculpture Sue Linton, Painting Donna Free

WORKSHOP
2016                        Terry McKenna Woodcut, Scholarship, Mc Gregor School Towoomba
2014                        Tracey Johnson Cyanotype, Printmaking
2013                        Jet James –  Marks on PVC board, Printmaking
2012                        Peta Lloyd –  Nature Journal
2012                        Ben Stack – Abstract Painting
2012                        Ron McBurnie – Master Printmaking
2012                        G.W. Bot – Printmaking
2011                        Khadim Ali – Gilding Techniques
2011                        Jill O’Sullivan – Printmaking Woodcut/Etching
2010                        Peter Griffen –  Abstract Painting
2010                        Deanna Hitti – Collograph Prints
2010                        Basil Hall – Etching 3 colour plates
2009                        Donald James Water – Mc Gregor School, Toowoomba, Abstract Painting
2009                        Jenny Kelly – Acrylic Painting
2009                        Jullie Mc Emery – Palette knife painting
2008                        Anneke Silver – Concept of 20th C Art
2007                        Lyn Diefenbach – Oil Painting Flowers
2007                        Sara Larsen – Abstract Painting
2007                        Penelop NG – Pastel Painting Landscape
2006                        Michael Taylor – Figure Drawing
2006                        Julie Haas, Coloured Etching, Printmaking
2005                        Barry Back – Oil Painting Landscape
2005                        Ludij Peden – Watercolour Landscape
2004                        Graham Smith – Oil Painting Landscape
2004                        Ric Smith – Charcoal Drawing

PUPLIC ART
2009        Artstreet, Community Art in the City Heart
2002        Power Pole painting, City Heart – Mackay

ARTS MANAGEMENT
2016 – present       Volunteer Art teacher, Youth Centre Sarina
2015                       Key Artist for community Project, Mackay
2014 – present        Pop up Printstudio, Mackay (Founder)
2013 – present        Management Committee, Mackay Creative Website
2010 – 2014            Out of Box Shop, Mackay
2010 – 2016            RADF Committee
2010                       Coordinator Volunteer Exhibition, Expression of self, Artspace Mackay
2010                        Workshop Tutor, Modern Art (Acrylic Painting), Greenhill
2013 – 2015             Coordinator for Exhibition, Restaurant Claudie, Mackay
2009 – 2013             Coordinator for Exhibition, Cafe Unwined, Mackay
2009                        Workshop Tutor, Kids Gargett Gallery (Printmaking)
2009                        Workshop Tutor, Kids St Anna Scholl (Printmaking)2009                        Workshop Tutor, Kids Town Hall Mackay (Printmaking)
2008 – to Date         Workshop Tutor, Members Printbank Mackay (Printmaking)
2003 – 2013             Volunteer, Artspace Mackay

SOLO EXHIBITION
2012        Retrospective, Cafe la de da – Mackay

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013        Artist Potpourri, Old Town Hall – Mackay
2013        Rhythm of Life, Old Town Hall – Mackay
2013        10 years, Printbank Mackay Inc, The Upstairs Gallery – Mackay
2012        Rally for Relay Creative Art Exhibition – Mackay
2012        Compact Print, Umbrella Studio – Townsville
2012        Printbank Mackay Inc – TAFE Mackay
2012        Diversity, At The Upstairs Gallery, Mackay
2011        Postcard, Artspace – Mackay
2010        Bush to Beach Art Group, Milton Gallery- Mackay
2009        Printbank Mackay Inc, Listen to the ink, Artspace – Mackay
2009        Postcard, Artspace – Mackay
2009        Bush to Beach Art Group, Gargett Gallery – Gargett
2009        Printbank Mackay Inc, Print Award, Mackay Town Hall – Mackay
2009        Frangipani Dawn, Lagoons Gallery – Mackay
2008        Printbank Mackay Inc – Milton Gallery – Mackay
2008        Printbank Mackay Inc, Nude, Cafe la de da – Mackay
2008        Trio Palettes, Lagoon Gallery-Mackay
2008        Bush to Beach, Gallery – Sarina
2007        Off The Wall, Artspace – Mackay
2006        Art from the Heart, Private House Sarina Beach
2003        Realistic and Abstract, TJ’s Gallery – Mackay
2001        Mackay City Library – Mackay
2000        12 local Artists, Space MEC, Mackay

AWARDS
2015        Mackay Art Society, Most Promising Artist, Judge Penelope Ng
2015        Mackay Print Award, People’s Choice, Artspace Mackay
2014        Mackay Art Society, Commended Printmaking, Judge Anneke Silver
2013        Art on Show Awards, Highly commended, Local Artist Award, Judge Beckett Rozentals, National Gallery of Victoria
2013        Mackay Print Award, People’s Choice,
2012        Art on Show Awards, First prize, Local Artist Award Judge Emma Kindered, National Gallery Australia
2011        Sarina Art Extravaganza, Highly commended, miniature
2011        Mackay Art Society, Highly commended, miniature
2011        Sarina Show, 3rd Prize, Contemporary Painting
2008        Capricorn Art Festival, Yeppoon commended Print
2008        Sarina Art Gallery, 1st prize, Contemporary Painting
2008        Sarina Show, 3rd Prize, Contemporary Painting
2007        Sarina Show, 3rd Prize Contemporary Painting
2006        Sarina Scope Visual Arts, Commended Print
2005        Arts-is-in Regional Arts Awards, Realising Dreams Nominee, Mackay

GRANTS
2016        Jumbo Roller print, Sarina (RADF Grant)
2010        Mignon Parker – Figure Painting, Mc Gregor School, Toowoomba (RADF Grant)
2008        Bernhardine Mueller, Printmaking – Mc Gregor School, Toowoomba (RADF Grant)

MEDIA/PUBLICATIONS
2011                        Australian Book Arts Journal, Issue 7, December
2006                        Sarina Artists Book
2001 – to Date         Daily Mercury
2001 – to Date         Midweek

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
2017 – present       NDIS Provider
2017 – present       Mental Health Academy
2016 – present       NAVA Victoria
2012 – present        Umbrella Studio Townsville
2011 – present        Artspace Mackay Foundation
2010 – 2016            RADF Committee
2007 – present        Flying Art
2004 – 2016            Printbank Mackay, include  7years Committee
2000 – present        Mackay Art Society