Eileen Harrison

Eillen is a Koorie artist who has painted many murals and commissioned works around Warragul
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Eileen is an accomplished artist who is now also the subject of a book , Black Swan " telling her lifestory.

Her exhibition on Jacksons Track is a tribute to  the strong independant peole living at Jacksons Track Jindivick." They showd us how to live , with values, pride and connections. It is for these people. my family, that I dedicate these works" Eileen Harrison 2011

Education

1992 Year 11, McMillan Campus

1993 VCE Business Management ,McMillan Campus

2001 Victorian Certificate IV Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art & Design

2001 Certificate 3 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art & Design GippsTAFE MidValley Campus2002 Certificate 4 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art & Design GippsTAFE MidValley Campus

2003 Visual Arts ,Yallourn TAFE Campus

2004 Certificate 1 & 2 , Learning Pathways, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples

EXHIBITIONS:

1999 & 2000 Naidoc Week Art Display ,West Gippsland Arts Centre,2001,A Gathering Of Our Art, Group Exhibition, ARC Yinnar

2001 TAFE Exhibition , Mid Valley Shopping Centre Morwell2002 ,Ninde Doorahban, Drouin Butter Factory

2002 Mallacoota Exhibition of the Southern Ocean

2003 Art Exhibition , Serigraph Gallery,Neerim South

2003 Art Exhibition , Meeniyan Art Gallery, Meeniyan

2003 Restaurant ,Meeniyan , Work on Lease, 3 months

2004 Tribal Expressions Exhibition Launch, Melbourne

2004 Rotary Club of Warragul Exhibition , (Best Exhibit , Shared)

2004 Department of Innovation Industry Regional Development Melbourne , My Grandfather's Spirit ,Launch of Cards

2005 Solo Art Exhibition , Latrobe Regional Gallery ,Belong to Country (Loongwurk) Morwell

2005 Solo Art Exhibition ,West Gippsland Arts Centre ,Belong to Country (Loongwurk) Warragul

2005 Solo Art Exhibition , Koorie Heritage Trust , Melbourne ,Belong to Country (Loongwurk)

2005 Melbourne Affordable Art Show2005 Sydney Affordable Art Show

2005 APW Gallery Exhibition (Blood Country) (Australian Print Workshop)2005 Exhibition ,Nicholson Art Gallery AWARDS &

 

PRIZES:

2002 Outstanding Graduate (Koorie Unit) Morwell TAFE2002 George Bates Award (Outstanding Institute Student)2004 Artist of the Year ? Naidoc Week Recognition Award2004 Best Exhibit (Shared) Rotary Club of Warragul Art Show