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Maris Raudzins - Biography

 

 

Date of Birth 27 March, 1946
1949 Arrived in Australia
1971 Returned from Europe to Western Australia
1982 Left for United States of America
1987-1996 Lived in Queensland
1996 Returned to Perth
   
Qualifications
2001, 2002 Studied Certificate 111 & 1V of IT - Central TAFE
  Studied Architecture at Perth Technical College
  Studied Graphics (part time) at Claremont Technical College, Claremont, Western Australia (WA)
1970-1971 Working / Study - Europe and United Kingdom
  Studied sculpture and casting, City and Guilds of London Art School, United Kingdom (UK)
1971 Set up own small foundry
1973 Co-founded Western Australian Sculptors Association (WASA)
1973-1976 Secretary and Treasurer of WASA for three years
   
Western Australian Sculptors Association Exhibitions
1981 Sculpture in the City 3, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, WA
1979 Sculpture in the City 2, Allendale Square, Allendale, WA
1976 Fine Arts Gallery, WA
1976 Sculpture in the City 1, Forrest Place, Perth, WA
1974 Drawing for sculpture, Desborough Gallery, WA
   
Solo Exhibitions
2005 Gomboc Gallery Sculpture Park, Middle Swan, WA
1999 Gomboc Gallery Sculpture Park, Middle Swan, WA
   
Joint Exhibitions
1999 New Endings Old Beginnings, painter Janice Winsor, Gomboc Gallery, Middle Swan, WA
  Work mainly in timber, steel, stone and bronze, Gomboc Gallery, Middle Swan, WA
1978 Albany Summer School Lecturer, Albany, WA
1974 Anne Maughan – painter, Old Fire Station Gallery, Leederville, WA
   
Group Exhibitions
2006 Invited artist, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, WA
2004 Mandorla Art Award, work requested to be donated to sponsor
2002 Invited artist, Gomboc Gallery Sculpture Park, Middle Swan, WA
2001 Invited artst, Sculpture Survey, Gomboc Gallery Sculpture Park, Middle Swan, WA
1979 150th Anniversary Sculpture Exhibition, W.A.I.T.
1979 University of Western Australia Architectural Students Retreat (York) Lecturer
1975-1980 Praxis
1978 Albany Summer School Lecturer, Albany, WA
  Latvian Artists in Australia, Perth Town Hall, Perth, WA
1976 Undercroft Gallery, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA
1974 Western Australian Artists, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA
   
Awards
1978 Bridging Finance, WA Arts Council
1976 Standard Grant, Visual Arts Board
   
Commissions
Murdoch University Inauguration Sculpture, Murdoch, WA
Bentley Library, Bentley, WA
Mandurah Shire Offices, Mandurah, WA
Several Office Buildings, West Perth, WA
Several Small Scale Works – private commissions
Collections
Art Gallery of Western Australia
Western Australian Education Department
Curtin University of Technology, WA
Murdoch University, WA
City of Mandurah, WA
Claremont Teachers College
Perth Radiological Clinic
Gomboc Gallery Sculpture Park
The Benedictine Community of New Norcia
Private collections in Australia (Western Australia, South Australia, Tasmania) New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA (California and Arizona) and Canada
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