JAMES AVERY                                                           

1978    BA (hons) 1st Class - Fine Art Sculpture - Staffordshire University, UK
1979    PGCE - Art Education - Leicester Polytechnic, UK
1993    MA Art & Design Education - University of Warwick, UK

ELEANOR AVERY                                                                     

1994    BA (hons) 1st Class - Multi Media Textiles - Loughborough University School of Art & Design, UK
2000    MA Fine Art - Birmingham City University, UK



2016    HEROES  galerie pompom, Sydney, Australia
2013    THE GOLD ROOM  Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
2012    THE GOLDEN HIND  Boxcopy, Brisbane, Australia
2011    THE FOX AND HOUNDS  Schwartz Gallery, London, UK
2010    EMPIRE  Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
2010    MALLEUS MALEFICARUM  Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2009    FEEDER  Studio Trisorio, Rome, Italy
2009    FONTANA AMSTRADA  Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
2008    SUPERNOVA  Grantpirrie Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2007    FLIGHT DECK  Sherman Galleries Artbox, Sydney, Australia
2007    OUR DAY OUT space mission  Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia
2007    OUR DAY OUT yourspace  Artspace, Sydney, Australia     
2005    OUR DAY OUT City Limits  Spike Island, Bristol, UK


2017    OPEN STUDIOS / STUDI APERTI, The British School at Rome, Italy
2017    PRESENTISM, Boxcopy, Brisbane, Australia
2017    MORETON BAY ART AWARDS, Pine Rivers Regional Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia
2017    PUBLIC ASPIRATIONS: SMALL SCULPTURES/BIG IDEAS Onespace gallery Brisbane, Australia
2016    1000 2000s SOAP | CURTAIN CALL 2016 Blindside gallery Melbourne, Australia
2016    THIS PLACE OF OURS: works from the collection, Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, QLD, Australia
2015    WOOLLAHRA SMALL SCULPTURE PRIZE Finalists exhibition, Sydney, Australia
2015    THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES  Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville, New Zealand
2015    THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES M Contemporary, Sydney, Australia
2015    THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES Paul Nache Gallery, Gisborne, New Zealand (and touring internationally)
2015    CON | STRUCT: Celebrating Queensland Sculpture, Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, QLD, Australia
2014    LILY & MIM: A Department Store, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, an initiative of SMART gallery, Aberdeen
2014    MORETON BAY ART AWARDS, Pine Rivers Regional Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia
2012    GOLD COAST ART PRIZE 2012 Gold Coast City Gallery, Australia
2012    LIKE  Casula Powerhouse Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2011    CONVERSATIONS FROM HERE  3+1 Arte Contemporanea, Lisbon, Portugal
2011    SPACE STATION ZSA ZSA  Battersea Pump House Gallery, London, UK
2011    The University of Queensland NATIONAL ARTISTS’ SELF PORTRAIT PRIZE, Brisbane
2010    IN [TWO] ART  Maitland Regional Art Gallery, NSW, Australia. Touring nationally until 2014
2009    TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW… Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne
2009    THREE OF A PERFECT PAIR,  MOP, Sydney, Australia
2008    SPAZI APERTI  Accademia di Romania, Rome, Italy
2008    TUTTI FRUTTI  The British School at Rome, Italy


2010    MELBOURNE ART FAIR - represented by Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
2010    ARCO, Madrid, Spain - represented by Studio Trisorio, Rome and Naples, Italy
2010    ARTEFIERA, Bologna, Italy - represented by Studio Trisorio, Rome and Naples, Italy


2016    SIENA ART INSTITUTE Italy, studio residency
2014    MORETON BAY REGION ART AWARDS - WINNER, Pine Rivers Regional Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia
2013    AUSTRALIA COUNCIL New Work (Established) Grant
2011    THE  POWER INSTITUTE studio residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
2009    ARTS QUEENSLAND Career Development Grants to exhibit in Rome
2008    AUSTRALIA COUNCIL Visual Arts Board studio residency at the British School at Rome, Italy
2007    STUDIO RESIDENCY  Artspace, Sydney, Australia
2005    STUDIO RESIDENCY Spike Island, Bristol, UK
2004    AUSTRALIA COUNCIL Visual Arts/Craft Strategy New Work Grant


2017    ARIA Property Group commissioned sculptures 'Steam Machine' for Fish Lane/Hope Street, Brisbane
2015    RYDE GARDEN commissioned public artwork for two sculptures, Sydney, Australia (installation 2018)
2014    BRISBANE CITY COUNCIL commissioned permanent sculpture 'Tree' for Cannon Hill, Brisbane, Australia
2013    LAING O'ROURKE commission 'Hart' for M+A Laneways development, Brisbane, Australia- permanent artwork
2010    THE DARLING hotel at THE STAR casino, Sydney - 'Lucky Dip' commissioned permanent artwork
2008    PORTSIDE WHARF, Hamilton, Brisbane, Australia - temporary public art commission
2008    QUEENSLAND TRANSPORT permanent public art commission, Cycle Centre, Brisbane, Australia


2016    NOMAS FOUNDATION, Rome, Italy art collection
2014    MORETON BAY REGIONAL COUNCIL art collection
2013    The AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADOR to the HOLY SEE, Rome, Italy, loan of artwork for private residence (to 2016)
2012    HOTEL URBAN collection, Brisbane, Australia
2012    SEQUOIA TEES, T-shirt design commission, Amsterdam, Holland
2010    ARTBANK Australia collection
 - - -     Works in private collections internationally


2017    PUBLIC ASPIRATIONS exhibition catalogue, Onespace Gallery, Brisbane essay by Louise Martin-Chew
2016    ART NOW magazine, Noblesse publications, South Korea
2015    UAP catalogue, Brisbane, Shanghai, New York  uapcompany.com
2015    PICKLED MATTER 2 – New Faces of Contemporary Art, Nippon Standard (ISBN 978-1511708791)
2015    EYELINE magazine, Australia, Public Art in Queensland article by Louise Martin-Chew (issue 82)
2014    LILY & MIM: A Deparment Store exhibition catalogue, published by SMART gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
2014    THE PRESS & JOURNAL, Aberdeen, Scotland news article about Lily & Mim exhibition (1 Nov 2014)
2013    THE COURIER MAIL article by Sally Browne for M&A laneway public art commission (5 Dec 2013)
2012    AUSTRALIAN ART COLLECTOR If I could have… by Louise Martin-Chew (issue 62, ISSN 1440-8902)
2012    ARTIST PROFILE magazine, Urban Art Projects profile by Louise Martin-Chew (issue 18)
2012    THE GOLDEN HIND catalogue, Boxcopy, essay by Louise Rollman (ISBN 978-0-9872234-2-5)
2011    AUSTRALIAN ART COLLECTOR Cool Hunter by Alison Kubler, Australia (issue 55, Jan-Mar 2011)
2010    THE COURIER MAIL review by Alison Kubler of EMPIRE, Brisbane, Australia (4 Dec 2010)
2010    IN [TWO] ART exhibition catalogue, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, NSW, Australia
2010    THE AGE newspaper review of MALLEUS MALEFICARUM by Robert Nelson (23 June)
2010    EXPOSURE DVD profile, published by MSSR, Brisbane, Australia
2009    INSIDE ART magazine, Italy, FEEDER exhibition, Studio Trisorio, Rome, Italy
2009    TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW... catalogue, Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2009    ART & AUSTRALIA magazine, review of FONTANA AMSTRADA by Angela Goddard (winter 2009)
2008    THE BRITISH SCHOOL AT ROME catalogue (ISBN 978-0-904152-52-4), Rome, Italy
2008    SPAZI APERTI exhibition catalogue, Accademia di Romania, Rome, Italy
2008    COLUMN, essay by Anneke Jaspers, Artspace publication, Sydney (issue 1 ISSN 1835-3487)
2008    TIME OUT SYDNEY, review of SUPERNOVA by Emma White (issue 15 ISSN 1835-2367)
2007    EYELINE magazine, Australia, article by Robert Payne and images of Artspace show  (issue 64)
2007    RUNWAY magazine, Sydney, cover, and review by Clare Lewis (issue 9 ISSN 1448-8000)
2006    OUR DAY OUT exhibition catalogue (ISBN 0-646-45707-1)


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