Paul KAPTEIN


Born in 1970, he lives and works in Australia.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

     Black Holes > Wormholes > Portals+Potholes, Turner Galleries, Perth, Australia

     Future Perfect, Krause Gallery, New York, USA

2013

     The Contours Of Emptiness, Moores Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle, Australia

2012

     TransArt, Stirling Gardens, City Of Perth, Australia

2008

     The Continental Drifters, Windsor Gallery (ARI), Fremantle 2007 Invisible Garden, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

2005

     Kapow! Freight Gallery, Fremantle, Australia

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS and ART FAIRS

2016

     Scope Art Fair, Krause Gallery, NYC, USA

     Art Central Art Fair, .M Contemporary, Hong Kong

2015

     Sydney Contemporary, .M Contemporary, Sydney, Australia

     Mid West Art Prize, Geraldton Regional Art Gallery - WINNER

     Winter Group Show, .M Contemporary, Sydney, Australia

     Mandorla Retrospective 1985-2014, New Norcia Museum and Art Gallery

     Memories In Motion, .M Contemporary, Sydney, Australia

     Sculpture@Bathers, Fremantle, Australia

2014

     Bankwest Art Prize, Bankwest Building, Perth, Australia

     Albany Art Prize, Albany Town Hall, Albany, Australia

     Mandorla Art Award, Linton & Kay Galleries, Perth - WINNER, Australia

     Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Turner Galleries

     Emerging To Established, Krause Gallery, New York, USA

     Of Spears And Pruning Hooks, Spectrum Gallery, Edith Cowan University

2013

     Ketel One Modern Craft Project, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia

     The Sketchbook Project, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia

2012

     City Of Swan Contemporary Art Award 2012, Midland Sculpture By The Sea, Bondi

     Sculpture Inside, Bondi Sculpture By The Sea, Cottesloe

2011

     Sculpture By The Sea, Cottesloe Strand Ephemera, Townsville

     The Sketchbook Project, Art House, Brooklyn, NY, USA

     The Lost Generation Project, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

2009

     Bunbury Biennale, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury

2008

     Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Art Centre, Fremantle, Australia

     The Backpack Project, Suite 100 Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA

     Bicycle Film Festival, New York (Touring North America), USA

     The Other Film Festival, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Australia

2007

     City Of Perth Art Award, Perth Town Hall, Perth, Australia

2006

     Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Art Centre, Fremantle, Australia

2004

     Paint And Paper, Freight Gallery, Fremantle, Australia

2003

     Flash In The Can Animation Festival, Online

2002

     Significant Points, The Church Gallery, Claremont, Australia

2000

     Hatched: Healthway National Graduate Show, PICA, Perth, Australia

     …and away, Art Gallery Of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

1999

     Hatched: Healthway National Graduate Show, PICA, Perth

     Invisible Garden, Lancelin, Australia

     Sculpture Survey, Gomboc Gallery, Swan Valley

     Degree Show 1999, Curtin School Of Art: Curtin University, Perth, Australia

1998

     The Postcard Show, Claremont School Of Art, Claremont, Australia

     Licking For The Key, Tony Hayes Gallery, Claremont, Australia

     All Good Things, Claremont School Of Art, Claremont, Australia

1997

     Sculpture Survey, Gomboc Gallery, Swan Valley, Australia

     Wrapture, Mundaring Arts Centre, Mundaring, Australia

     Subiaco Redevelopment Wall Mural, Subiaco, Australia

     Installation For A Salt Lake, Ballidu

 

AWARDS

2015

     Mid West Art Prize - City of Greater Geraldton Overall Award for Excellence

2014

     Mandorla Art Award, Winner

2013

     Ketel One Modern Craft Project - Shortlisted

1999

     3rd Year Drawing Award, Curtin University

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

     Edith Cowan University, Australia

     New Norcia Museum, Australia

     Art Collection City of Wanneroo, Australia

 

EDUCATION

2001

     Diploma Of Technology (Interactive Multimedia), AMTC TAFE

1999

     Degree In Arts (Fine Arts), Curtin University Of Technology

1996 –1998

     Diploma Of Fine Art, Claremont School Of Art

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015

     Stephen Bevis, ‘Wood sculptor casts net into new markets’, The West Australian, Sept 2, Today p.6

     Sara Fitzpatrick, ‘Pop culture in wood sculpture’, Western Suburbs Weekly, Sept 1, p.16

     Sara Fitzpatrick, ‘Artist carving out his niche’, Guardian Express, Sept 1, p.14 (same article as above)

2014

     Ted Snell, ‘Banking on Sculpture for a winner’, The Australian, Nov 21, p22

2013

     Lyn Diciero, ‘Times contours viewed through wooden prism’, The West Australian, Arts, Nov 13, p4

2000

     Sam Scherr, ‘Hatched 2000 - Arty like it’s 1999’, Pelican, Vol 7, ed 4, May 2000, p21

1998

     David Bromfield, ‘Claremont farewells an institution’, The West Australian, Big Weekend, Dec 19, p6