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.
2016 Rotations, Wall Installation, Shepparton Art Gallery.
he loves me, he loves me not, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2015 Cycles Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2014 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.
2010 Savings Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
Cuttings (from New York) Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2009 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.
2007 Artefacts Galerie 4, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris.
Urban Artefacts Rewak Gallery, University of Sharjah, UAE.
Prismatics ll Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane.
2006 Prismatics l Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.
B/W Cuttings Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.
2005 Conversations 1955 - 2005 and Sites 1980 - 2005 VCA Gallery, Melbourne.
2004 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.
2002 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.
1997 Variants Arthouse, London.
Genera series Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.
Chance or Design Geelong Art Gallery , Sale Art Gallery, Victoria.
1996 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.
1993 A Fragile Life Sutton Gallery, Melbourne.
Small Works Bellas Gallery, Brisbane.
1991 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.
1982 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.
1976 Ewing & George Paton Gallery, Melbourne.
Central Street Gallery, Sydney.
1975 Hawthorn City Art Gallery, Melbourne.


2017 Studio residency, Phasmid Studios, Berlin.
2015 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.
2002 Fellowship grant, Australia Council.
Arts Victoria, Professional Development grant
2000 Artists Residency, Australia Council, Barcelona Studio, Spain.
1995 Project grant, Australia Counci.
Purchased Mornington Drawing Prize
1990 Project grant, Australia Council.
1983 Artists Residency, Australia Council, Paretaio Studio, Italy.
1982 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


2018 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.
2017 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.
2015 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.
2014 Open Studio, Point [B], New York.
Spring 1883, The Windsor, Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne.
Domestic Bliss, curator Emma Cox, Deakin University Gallery.
2013 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.
2012 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.
2011 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.
2010 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.
2009 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
2008 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.
2007 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.
2005 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.
2004 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.
2003 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.
2002 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.
2001 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.
2000 The Retrieved Object curator Elizabeth Gower, Linden Art Centre and Gallery, Melbourne.
Avant Gardism for Children curator Helen Nicholson, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne.
1999 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.
1998 Metamorphosis Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery.
Nature curator Kevin Wilson, Cooloola Art Gallery, Queensland..
1997 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.
1995 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.
1994 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.
1992 Inherited Absolute curator Elizabeth Gertsakis, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne.
Works on Paper by Contemporary Australian Artists curator Peter Ellis, RMIT Gallery,.Melbourne.
1991 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's been done before Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne.
1989 The Intimate Object curator Geoff Lowe, 200 Gertrude Street Gallery, Melbourne.
1988 Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition all Australian states.
The John McCaughey Memorial Art Prize National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
1987 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.
1985 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.
1984 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.
1983 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.
1979 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.
1978 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.
1977 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.
2000 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.
1993 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)
1992 Southbank, Melbourne.
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.


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)