|2014||PhD, Monash University. Melbourne.|
|1995||Master of Arts, RM I T University, Melbourne.|
|1974||Diploma of Education, Teachers College, Melbourne.|
|1973||Diploma of Art & Design, Prahran College of Advanced Education, Melbourne.|
|2018||Cuttings- Elizabeth Gower Geelong Art Gallery, curator Lisa Sullivan|
|2017||Delineations, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.|
Rotations, Wall Installation, Shepparton Art Gallery.
he loves me, he loves me not, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
|2015||Cycles Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.|
365 Rotations AC Institute, New York, USA.
Regimes of Value PhD exhibition, MADA Gallery, Monash University.
|2013||The Cutting Table Sutton Project Space.|
|2012||Monochrome Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.|
Savings Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
Cuttings (from New York) Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
Amor Infiniti AC (Institute Direct) New York.
he loves me, he loves me not AC (Institute Direct) New York.
Genera series 09 Longwood University, Virginia.
|2008||Cuttings (from Paris) Sutton Project Space, Melbourne.|
Artefacts Galerie 4, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris.
Urban Artefacts Rewak Gallery, University of Sharjah, UAE.
Prismatics ll Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane.
Prismatics l Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.
B/W Cuttings Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.
|2005||Conversations 1955 - 2005 and Sites 1980 - 2005 VCA Gallery, Melbourne.|
Urban Artefacts Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.
Cuttings (from St.Kilda) Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.
Artefacts Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane.
|2003||Beyond the everyday: The art of Elizabeth Gower 1974 - 2002 Mildura Arts Centre, Hamilton Art Gallery and Wangaratta Exhibition Gallery, Vic.|
Beyond the everyday: the art of Elizabeth Gower Glen Eira City Gallery, Melbourne.
Line of Thought 1975-2002 Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman 1974 - 2002 Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.
|2001||Cuttings (from Barcelona) Sutton Gallery, Melborne, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.|
|2000||Artefacts from the 20th Century Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.|
|1999||Chance or Design Bellas Gallery Brisbane.|
|1998||Amor Infiniti (works from London) Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.|
Variants Arthouse, London.
Genera series Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.
Chance or Design Geelong Art Gallery , Sale Art Gallery, Victoria.
New Work Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.
Chance or Design Mildura Arts Centre, Mornington Peninsular Art Gallery, Shepparton Art Gallery , Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria
|1995||Chance or Design Ian Potter Gallery, University of Melbourne.|
|1994||A Fragile Life Contemporary Art Space, Canberra.|
A Fragile Life Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.
Small Works Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.
Beyond the Everyday Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.
Works on Paper Bellas Gallery, Brisbane..
|1990||Beyond the Everyday Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne.|
|1989||Found Images Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.|
|1987||Found Images Lennox Street Gallery, Melbourne.|
|1984||All Life Long Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne.|
|1983||City Series Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne.|
Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.
Paper works Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne.
|1981||Coventry Gallery, Sydney.|
|1980||Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne.|
|1977||Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne.|
Ewing & George Paton Gallery, Melbourne.
Central Street Gallery, Sydney.
|1975||Hawthorn City Art Gallery, Melbourne.|
GRANTS / AWARDS
|2017||Studio residency, Phasmid Studios, Berlin.|
Project Grant, Australia Council.
Arts Grant, City of Melbourne.
Artists Residency, Nillumbik Shire Council, Laughing Waters, Melbourne.
|2014||Artists Residency, Point [B], Brooklyn, New York.|
|2012||New Work Grant, Australia Council, Visual Arts/Crafts Board.|
|2009||Co-recipient, American Australian Association, Dame Joan Sutherland Fund.|
|2008||Artists Residency, Australia Council, New York Studio, USA.|
|2007||Artists Residency, Dr Denise Hickey studio, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris.|
|2006||Australian Postgraduate Award.|
Fellowship grant, Australia Council.
Arts Victoria, Professional Development grant
|2000||Artists Residency, Australia Council, Barcelona Studio, Spain.|
Project grant, Australia Counci.
Purchased Mornington Drawing Prize
|1990||Project grant, Australia Council.|
|1983||Artists Residency, Australia Council, Paretaio Studio, Italy.|
Special Projects grant, Australia Council.
Artists Residency Jabberwocky Papermill, Hobart Centre for the Arts.
|1980||Alliance Francaise Art Fellowship.|
|1978||Georges Art Prize.|
|1977||Travel grant, Australia Council.|
|1973||Lynch Prize for Painting, Toorak Art Gallery. Melbourne|
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
One Last Time, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.
Unfinished Business: perspectives on feminism and art, curators Max Delany and Annika Kristensen, in collaboration with Paola Balla, Julie Ewington, Vikki McInnes, Elvis Richardson, ACCA, Melbourne.
Dipping in the Kool Aid, curator Mary Lou Pavlovic in conjunction with apexart NYC, Tony Raka Art Gallery, Ubud Indonesia.
Elevating the Everyday, curator Elle Groch, Town Hall Gallery, Melbourne.
Abstraction: celebrating Australian women abstract artists, from the National Gallery of Australia collection, curator Lara Nichols, touring to Geelong Art Gallery, Newcastle Art Gallery, Cairns Art Gallery, Tweed Regional Gallery, QUT Art Gallery.
Self /Selfie, Ballarat International Foto Biennale, curator Fiona Sweet, Backspace Gallery, Ballarat.
I love Pat Larter, curator Geoff Newton, Neon Parc, Brunswick.
Virtual Reality, curator Mark Parrish, Point [B], New York
18 x 8: from point A to PointB and back again…, Point [B], New York.
Howard Arkley (and friends), curators Anthony Fitzpatrick and Victoria Lynn, Tarra Warra Museum of Art, Victoria.
Wor(ds/rks), Sutton Projects, Melbourne.
Open Studio, Point [B], New York.
Spring 1883, The Windsor, Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne.
Domestic Bliss, curator Emma Cox, Deakin University Gallery.
Melbourne Now, curators Max Delany and Tony Ellwood, NGV: Australia & NGV: International Melb.
Regimes of Value, curator Elizabeth Gower with Dr Gillian Whiteley, Margaret Lawrence Gallery and The Substation Melbourne.
Collage: the Heide Collection, curator Lesley Harding, Heide MoMA.
Cut with a knife, curator Emily Jones, East Gippsland Art Gallery Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery, Central Goldfields Gallery,
Kenneth Biennale, curator Kenny Pittock, TCB, Melbourne.
Art Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Less is More: Minimal and Post-Minimal Art in Australia curator Sue Cramer, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne.
Cut with a knife curator Emily Jones, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne; Art Space Wodonga, LaTrobe Regional Gallery, Dubbo Regional Gallery,
Bakers Dozen curator Lorna Grear, UTS Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
Feminage: the logic of feminist collage curator Jo Holder, Cross Art Projects, Sydney.
The Rest is Silence, curators Elvis Richardson and Claire Lambe, Death Be Kind, Melbourne.
Black elastic, two umbrellas, a mint leaf and wheels: selected works from the Monash University Collection, curator Rosemary Forde, MUMA, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia.
Instructions for Initial Conditions Drift Station & Parallax Space, Nebraska , USA.
Extreme Beauty: Approaches to the Real curator Kate Briggs, Y3K, Melbourne, Australia.
Stick It! curator Alisa Bunbury, NVG : Australia, Melbourne, Australia.
Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue curator David Thomas, MUMA, Melbourne, Australia.
Imaging the Apple curator Dr.John R. Neeson and Elizabeth Gower, AC Institute, New York, USA.
Constellations: a Large number of Small Drawings curator Venessa Gerrans,,RMIT Gallery Melbourne, Australia.
Pulp Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
Cubism and Australian Artcurator Sue Cramer, Heide MoMA, Melbourne, Australia.
Live in the Limocurator Dr.Holly Crawford, Armory Art Fair, New York, USA.
Pan-demoniumcurator Dr. Gillian Whiteley, AC Institute, New York, USA.
Material Afterlifecurators Stephen T. Samson & Michael Wolf, UICA, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Michigan, USA.
Take Outcurator Jackie Borsanyi, Brevard Art Museum, Florida, USA.
6X6X2009Rochester Contemporary Art Center, New York State, USA.
Shilo Projectcurator Dr. Chris McAuliffe, Ian Potter Museum, University of Melbourne, Australia
1000 Drawings Artists SpaceNew York, USA.
When You Think About Artcurator Sandra Bridie, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Into the Closetcurator Geoff Nees, The Carlton Hotel, Melbourne, Australia
Contemporary Australian Collagecurator John Buckley, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne,
Tallis Foundation National Works on PaperMornington Peninsula Regional Gallery.
This Crazy Love curator Jan Duffy, Linden, Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne.
Paper/Scissors/Rock West Space, Melbourne
|2006||Regarding Retro: Reanimations of the Preloved curator Ingrid Hoffman, Bundaberg Arts Centre, Qld. Australian National University Student Gallery, ACT.|
Regarding Retro: Reanimations of the Preloved curator Ingrid Hoffman, Blacktown Arts Centre, NSW. Gladstone Regional Art Gallery, Qld.
Imaging the Apple curator Dr. John R. Neeson, McClelland Gallery, Vic. University of Sydney Gallery, NSW. Noosa Regional Gallery, Qld. Geelong Art Gallery,Vic.
Imaging the Apple curator Dr. John R. Neeson, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Vic.Plimsol Gallery, University of Tasmania. LaTrobe Regional Gallery,Vic. RMIT Project Space, Melb.
120 degrees of Separation curator Jan Duffy & Amy Barret Leonard, Linden, St.Kilda Contemporary Arts Centre, Melbourne.
Transit Narratives curator Jon Cattapan, QCA Gallery, Qld. VCA Gallery, Melb. & Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart.
Mesh curator Karee Dahl, The Art Gallery, National Institute of Education, Nanyan University, Singapore.
Pen to Pixel curator Kathy Leah, Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne.
The Barcelona Studio: Fragments of a brief History curator Jonathon Holmes, Plimsol Gallery, Hobart. Selections from the Clemenger collection Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia.
Fieldwork Australian Art 1968-2002 curator Jason Smith, Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia.
ARCO Contemporary Art Fair Madrid.
Transit Narratives curator Jon Cattapan, Centro per la Arti Vistve & Auronzo di Cadore, Italy.
Good Vibrations: the legacy of Op art in Australia curator Zara Stanhope, Heide Museum of Modern Art.
Fallout curator Marylou Pavlovic, VCA Gallery, Melbourne.
Interactions between Art & Science curator Nick Waterlow, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney.
Paperworks curator Ann Kirker, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.
The Retrieved Object curator Elizabeth Gower, Linden Art Centre and Gallery, Melbourne.
Avant Gardism for Children curator Helen Nicholson, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne.
Clemenger Contemporary Art Award curators Jason Smith and Max Delaney, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne.
Avant-gardism for children curator Helen Nicholson, University Art Museum, Brisbane.
Metamorphosis Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery.
Nature curator Kevin Wilson, Cooloola Art Gallery, Queensland..
On the Line curator Paul Hales, Hales Gallery, London.
Gramercy Art Fair Gramacy Hotel, New York.
Beyond the Quilt Maidstone Museum and Art Gallery, London.
Perspecta curator Linda Michael, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.
|1996||The Art of Collecting #2 curator Elizabeth Gower, Linden Arts Centre and Gallery, Melbourne.|
Review- works by women from the collection Art Gallery of NSW.
Collectable Eggbeater Plimsoll Gallery, Centre for the Arts, Hobart.
Eve evolution Newcastle Art Gallery, NSW.
Reference Points III: the Immediate Past Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.
Interfaces Art and Technology Griffith University, Brisbane.
|1993||The Art of Collecting #1 curator Elizabeth Gower, Linden, St.Kilda Art Centre, Melbourne; Geelong Art Gallery.|
Inherited Absolute curator Elizabeth Gertsakis, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne.
Works on Paper by Contemporary Australian Artists curator Peter Ellis, RMIT Gallery,.Melbourne.
Off The Wall - In the Air: A Seventies Selection curator Jennifer Phipps, Monash University Gallery,.Melbourne. Artists Make Books Linden Art Centre and Gallery,.Melbourne.
Artists Make Books curator Christine Johnston, Linden Art Centre and Gallery,Melbourne
Embracing Space Art Gallery of Western Australia.
Neighbours curator Julie Ewington, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Adelaide.
|1990||SPECIAL..it's been done before Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne.|
|1989||The Intimate Object curator Geoff Lowe, 200 Gertrude Street Gallery, Melbourne.|
Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition all Australian states.
The John McCaughey Memorial Art Prize National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
Backlash, Australian Drawing Revival: 1976 - 1986 curator Ted Gott, National Gallery of Victoria.
Domestic Contradictions curator Julie Ewington, Power Gallery of Contemporary Art; Arts Council Gallery,
Canberra; Shepparton Art Gallery and Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide.
10 x 10 curator Lesley Dumbrell, Gertrude Street Gallery, Melbourne.
Australian Perspecta curator Bernice Murphy, Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Gower, Jenyns, Neeson, Wulff curator Paul Zika, Fine Arts Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart.
Isolaustalia curator Judith Balckall, Gallerie Lillo & Fondazione Bevilacqua, La Masa, Venice, Italy.
Australiana curator Judith Blackall, Galerija Studentskog, Belgrade.
On Site curator Paul Zika, Tasmanian School Art Gallery, Hobart.
The John McCaughey Memorial Art Prize National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
Recent Australian Painting: A Survey, 1970-1983 curator Ron Radford, Art Gallery of South Australia
|1981||Australian Perspecta curator Bernice Murphy, Art Gallery of New South Wales.|
|1980||Drawn and Quartered: Australian Contemporary Paperworks curator Ron Radford, Art Gallery of S.A.|
Three Artists Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne.
John McCaughey Memorial Art Prize National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
Biennale of Sydney: European Dialogue curator Nick Waterlow, Art Gallery of N S W, Sydney.
Selections from the Michell Endowment curator Robert Lindsay, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
Lost & Found - Objects and Images curators Janine Burke and Meredith Rogers, Ewing and George Paton Gallery, Melbourne.
Australian Artists Cunningham/Ward Gallery, New York.
Treasures of a Decade, 1968-1978 curator Robert Lindsay, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
Five Melbourne Artists curator Elizabeth Gower, Coventry Gallery, Sydney.
The Map Show curators Kiffy Ribbo & Meredith Rogers, Ewing and George Paton Gallery, University of Melbourne.
The Women's Show Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide.
Fabric in Art Project 20, Art Gallery New South Wales.
|1976||East Coast Drawing -Towards some Definitions curator Dom De Clario, Institute Modern Art, Brisbane.|
|1975||Women in Art Western Australian Institute of Technology, Perth.|
|2017||9X5 NOW Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne.|
|2015||International Women’s Day, 40th Anniversary videos (with Lisa Radford) The Hub, VCA, Melb.|
|2014||3D Painting, VCA Student Gallery, Melbourne.|
|2013||Regimes of Value, Margaret Lawrence Gallery and The Substation Melbourne.|
|2010||Imaging the Apple (co-curator with John R.Neeson) AC Institute, New York, USA.|
The Retrieved Object Linden: St.Kilda Contemporary Arts Centre, Melbourne.
Excess Baggage VCA Student Gallery Melbourne.
|1996||The Art of Collecting (in camera) (images) Linden Art Centre and Gallery, Melbourne.|
The Art of Collecting #1 (objects) Linden Art Centre and Gallery, Melbourne.
The Art of Collecting #1 Geelong Art Gallery.
|1992||Inherited Absolute (with Elizabeth Gertsakis) ACCA Melbourne.|
|1986||The Source Centre for the Arts Gallery, Hobart.|
|1978||Five Melbourne Artists Coventry Gallery, Sydney.|
|2015||Brisbane City Council, Brisbane.|
|2012||Pulse on Inkerman, Melbourne.|
|1999||Super Dome, Sydney Olympics.|
|1995||Panorama Apartments, Melbourne|
|1994||City of Port Phillip, with John R. Neeson)|
|1991||M CG Southern Stand, Melbourne.|
|1990||World Congress Centre, Melbourne.|
|1988||Victorian Ministry for the Arts Painted Tram Priject.|
Artbank, Art Gallery of New South Wales; Art Gallery of South Australia; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Ballarat Fine Arts Gallery; Bendigo Art Gallery; City of Port Phillip; Deakin University; Geelong Gallery; Heide, Museum of Modern Art; Monash University; Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; National Gallery of Victoria; Newcastle Art Gallery; Parliament House Canberra; Sale Regional Arts Centre; Shepparton Arts Centre; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; Queensland University of Technology; University of Tasmania; University of Melbourne; Warnambool Art Gallery; Wesfarmers, Melbourne; Private collections in Australia, New York, Sharjah, London, Barcelona.
PUBLISHED ARTIST STATEMENTS AND ESSAYS
|2018||Cuttings - Elizabeth Gower, exhibition catalogue, Geelong Gallery, p18-53.|
|2014||Regimes of Value: the Collection and Utilization of Urban Detritus as a Contemporary Art Strategy, PhD exegesis, Monash University, Melbourne.|
|2013||Regimes of Value, exhibition catalogue, Margaret Lawrence Gallery and The Substation, Melbourne.|
|2000||The Retrieved Object exhibition catalogue, Linden Arts Centre & Gallery, Melbourne.|
|1997||Building a Picture: Interviews with Australian Artists, by Gary Catalano pp100-109 McGaw-Hill|
|1996||"The Paper Chase: An interview with Elizabeth Gower’ Art and Australia Vol 34 No.1|
|1996||The Art of collecting *2 exhibition catalogue, Linden Arts Centre & Gallery , Melbourne.|
|1995||Chance or Design, exhibition catalogue, Ian Potter Gallery, Melbourne University|
|1993||The Art of collecting *1 exhibition catalogue, Linden Art Centre & Gallery, Melbourne.|
|1990||Agenda 'Artists Wallpapers' 13/14|
|1989||New Art Three, Profiles in Contemporary Australian Art Craftsman House (P80-83)|
|1988||Moet and Chandon, exhibition catalogue|
|1981||Lip, Feminist Arts Journal 1981 (p8-9)|
|1979||European Dialogue exhibition catalogue, 3rd Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of NSW.|
|1977||Meanjin "Six Women Artists" No.38 (p 308)|