Curriculum Vitae



Education
2010         Doctor of Philosophy by research, University of Ballarat
2005         Master of Arts by research, University of Ballarat accepted in full without change
2003         Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training, Northern Melbourne TAFE
1988         Graduate Diploma (Fine Art) with distinction, RMIT University
1987         Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) with distinction, RMIT University

Individual exhibitions
2016        Principia, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
2015        It's The Thought That Counts, Kunsthuis LOOF, Netherlands
                Off The Grid, in collaboration with Fabrizio Fortini, Piscinacomunale, Milan
                Terri Brooks, Bird in Hand Winery/Aptos Cruz Galleries, Adelaide Hills
2014        Brown and Bone, Flinders Lane Gallery
2013        Over the Edges, Orexart, Auckland
2012        Echoes of the Land, Aptos Cruz Galleries, Stirling, SA 
                      (with Kate Briscoe, Virginia Kaiser, Milton Moon and Aurukun sculpture)
2011       Over the Edge, Flinders Lane Gallery
2010       Beyond the Surface, Aptos Cruz Galleries
                      (with Keren Seelander, Peter Syndicas and Wendy Fairclough)
2009       White Open, University of Ballarat Post Office Gallery, Ballarat
  New Works, Flinders Lane Gallery
2007       Found Marks, Flinders Lane Gallery
2006       Painting forever and ever—part two, Harris Courtin Gallery, Sydney
2005       Painting forever and ever, Flinders Lane Gallery
2004       Harris Courtin Gallery
2003       Marked by Time, Flinders Lane Gallery
2002       Harris Courtin Gallery
2001       Flinders Lane Gallery
1999       Flinders Lane Gallery
1997       Flinders Lane Gallery
1994       The Tapping of the Tin, Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery
1992       Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery
1990       Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery
1989       A Portrait of Space, Friends of the Earth Gallery

Two and three person exhibitions
2017       Kosmos Stan Van Steendam, Drawing Series, Terri Brooks, Kunsthuis LOOF, Netherlands

2016       Rock Paper Scissors, Ruth Levine (studioLEVINE) and Terri Brooks, Fanuli Event, Melbourne
2011       Distill, Katherine Boland and Terri Brooks, Gadfly Gallery, Perth
2010       Forgotten Spaces, Alan Bates and Terri Brooks, Salt Contemporary Art, Queenscliff
               Pilven, Pilven and Brooks, Neville Pilven, Peter Pilven, Terri Brooks, Stefano’s Gallery 25,

                 Mildura
2009       Zerbrechliche Weite : Fragile Vastness, Terri Brooks and Bernd Kerkin, 2007–09,
                 Kunstsammlung Neubrandenburg, Germany
              Antipoden II, Rob Whitton, Terri Brooks, Bernd Kerkin, University of Ballarat Post Office Gallery,
                 Ballarat
1994       Andrew Trahair and Terri Brooks, Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery


Selected group exhibitions
2017         Dirty, Filthy Painting, BSA Project Space, NSW
                Doofword, Cross Gallery, Cooroy, Sunshine Coast, QLD
                Shades of Grey, Tacit Art Galleries, Melbourne
                This Matters, Galerie LOOF, Jubegga, Netherlands
                This Wild Song launch and forum at the Art Room, Footscray
                Denfair, with Flinders Lane Gallery, Convention Centre, Melbourne
                Cross Gallery @ Relish Festival, Gatakers Art Space Maryborough, QLD
                Painting, Installations, Objects, curated by M. Paczkowska, ZPAP, Galleria Kierat, Szczecin, Poland
                Timelines, Boekercontemporary, Heidelberg, Germany
                Gloss over Rawness, grand opening WestEnd Art Space, curated by Anna Prifti
                Rotterdam Contemporary Art Fair, Kunsthuis LOOF, World Trade Centre, Rotterdam
2016        ArtTheHague, Kunsthuis LOOF, The Hague         
                Paper 5, curated by Clinton Cross, Creative Regions Ltd. Bundaberg QLD.
                Of Colour and Light, Yarra Sculpture Space, Melbourne
                KunstRAI Amsterdam, Kunsthuis LOOF
                Shades of Grey, Tacit Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne
                Mail Art, PiscinaCommunal, Milan
                Purpurri, Milan
                35 x35 cm art project, The Copelouzos Family Art Museum, Athens
2015        Direction Now, Caboolture Regional Art Gallery
                Direction Now, Lismore Regional Art Gallery
2014      Nero su bianco, PiscinaCommunale
                Direction Now, Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn
                Place, Aptos Cruz Galleries, Stirling, SA
                25th Anniversary Exhibition, Flinders Lane Gallery
                Melbourne Art Fair (MAF)
                Sedimentation, curated by Alessandra D'Arbe, Linton and Kay Galleries, Perth
                Direction Now, Glasshouse Gallery, Port Macquarie
                9 Irwin St, Yarralumla, Form Studio and Gallery

                Drawing the Line, curated by Geoff Tolchard, Chapman and Bailey Gallery
                Portrait Show,  Flinders Lane Gallery            
                Gaffer back at 236 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan
2013        Summer Showroom, Flinders Lane Gallery
                Five, Form Studio and Gallery Queanbeyan, NSW
               Gaffer Showcase, 236 Hollywood Road, Hong Kong
               Spring Decorative Art Fair, Battersea Park, London, Wilson Stephens Fine Art
               Hong Kong Affordable Art Fair, Gaffer Ltd.
               London Art Fair, Wilson Stephens Fine Art
               Wilson Sephens and Jones
2012       Artist Relief Project, an international online exhibition
               Art for a cause, Form Studio and Gallery
               Five miles from the sea, Locale, Richmond Town Hall
               Space, Flinders Lane Gallery
               Summer Exhibition, Gaffer Ltd, Hong Kong
               'Der glückliche Griff' 'The Lucky Handle' Kunstsammlung Neubrandenburg, Germany
               ClimARTe Change, Form Studio and Gallery
               Covering Ground, Dark Horse Experiment, Melbourne
               Six Melbourne Artists, Gaffer Ltd
2011       The River, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, Melbourne
               Covering Ground, curator Dion Johnson, Harris Gallery, University of La Verne, California
               Five Miles from the Sea, curated by Geoff Tolchard, Level 17 Artspace, Victoria University
               Wet Paint, Flinders Lane Gallery
2010       Harris Courtin Gallery
2009       Golden Plains Arts Trail, Illabrook/Rokewood Junction Hall

               10:30, Graduate Works 1999–2008, University of Ballarat Post Office Gallery, Ballarat
               20 Plus: The sum of us, Flinders Lane Gallery
2008       Surface Tension, Flinders Lane Gallery
               Harris Courtin Gallery
2007        Pure, Flinders Lane Gallery
               22nd Packsaddle Exhibition, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, NSW
2006       21st Packsaddle Exhibition, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, NSW
               Melbourne International Art Fair
               Harris Courtin Gallery 
               Antipoden, kunstGUT Schmiedenfelde, Germany
               Whiteout, curated by Geoff Tolchard, Benalla Gallery; Switchback Gallery, Monash University,
                           Churchill.
2005        Australian Abstraction, Aptos Cruz Gallery, Adelaide
               JBM Art Consultancy, London, Brisbane and Melbourne Art Fairs
2004        Flinders Lane Gallery
               Melbourne International Art Fair
2003        Harris Courtin Gallery
2002        Melbourne International Art Fair
               Harris Courtin Gallery
               Abstraction on Paper, Flinders Lane Gallery
2001        JAPAN, Aptos Cruz Galleries
2000        Melbourne International Art Fair
1998        ACAF6
               Group Show Flinders Lane Gallery
1996        Works on Paper, Flinders Lane Gallery
1995        Australia Felix, Benalla
1992        Spoke, Site Specific Installation, curated by Louise Hall, 41 Gold Street
               Homage to Spain, MCA Gallery
1991        The Altarpiece Show—Personal Icons, Platform (Spencer Street)
               Selected Artists, Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery
1990        Australian Contemporary Art Fair 2
1989        Artists at the Mission, Mission Arts Centre
1988        Emergence, Raw-2 Gallery
1986        Faculty Gallery, RMIT University
1985        Faculty Gallery, RMIT University

Grants/Awards
2008       University of Ballarat, Research Travel Grant
2007–9    University of Ballarat Research Scholarship
2006       Ministry of Culture, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany (artist workshop)
1992       BP Australia Acquisitive Award
1991       Australia Council, Project Grant
1988       Pura Prize for work on paper, RMIT University
1987       Runner up John Abdullah and William J. Conn Travelling Scholarship, RMIT University

Residencies
2006       Plein Air Artists’ Workshop, kunstGUT Schmiedenfelde, Germany

Selected finalist Art Prizes/Awards
2016       The 41st Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Awards, Paper section, Gladstone Regional Gallery
2015       Wyndham Art Prize, Wyndham Art Gallery
2013       Fleurieu Art Prize for landscape painting
2010       Tattersall’s Club Invitation Landscape Art Prize, Art Promotions Queensland
2010       Williamstown Festival Contemporary Art Prize, curator Julie Collins, The Substation, Newport
2007       Kedumba Invitation Drawing Award, Wentworth Falls, NSW.
2006       Hatched 06, National Graduate Show, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA)
2005       Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize, Art Promotions Queensland
2002       Fleurieu Art Prize and touring exhibition, Fleurieu Peninsula, SA.
1999       The Alice Prize, Alice Springs, NT.
1998       Fleurieu Art Prize, Fleurieu Peninsula, SA.
1997       Outback Art Prize, Broken Hill City Gallery, NSW.
1994       R. M. Ansett Art Award, City of Hamilton Art Gallery
1993       Diamond Valley Acquisitive Awards
1992       Diamond Valley Acquisitive Awards
1992       Artworkz Four, BP Acquisitive Art Awards at 101 Collins Street
1990       Diamond Valley Acquisitive Art Awards
              Artworkz Two, BP Acquisitive Awards
              Artworkz One, BP Acquisitive Awards
1988       John Abdullah and William J. Conn Traveling Scholarship, RMIT Gallery, Storey Hall
1987       Mitchell College Union (National Student Art Prize) Bathurst
              John Abdullah and William J. Conn Traveling Scholarship, Faculty Gallery, RMIT University

Refereed paper presentations and publications
2008       ‘Makeshift and the Australian Patina,’ Sites of activity: on the edge, Australia University Art and
                 Design Council (ACUADS), South Australian School of Art.

Paper and Abstract presentations
2008       ‘The makeshift qualities of the paintings of Tony Tuckson’, Crossing Boundaries, Annual
                  Research Conference, University of Ballarat.

Guest Speaker
2017        College of Advanced Eductation (Box Hill TAFE), Melbourne

                This Wild Song Launch and Forum, The Art Room, Melbourne
2016        Principia, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
2016        Rock Paper Scissors, panel disucssion, Fanuli Event, Melbourne
2014        Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn, Direction Now
2012        Art Industry Forum, Visual Arts Department, Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT).
2010        Artist Forum, La Trobe University, Mildura Campus
2009        Art Industry Forum, Visual Arts Department, Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT).
2009       Terri Brooks and Bernd Kerkin, Visiting artists forum, Kunstsammlung Neubrandenburg, Germany


Commissions
Private and public commissions including Henley Properties Group in 2006.

Publications
2017      
Marije Bouman, Materialen en kleurgebruik ... de voorstelling bij LOOF, Friesch Dagblad, Jul 19, p34.
              Glam Slam: The art of plush interiors, Domain, Sydney Morning Herald, Cover, March 10.
              Jurjen K.van der Hook, Recensie: Expositie in Kunsthuis LOOF, Heerenveen Courier, Mar 6.
              Niek Hendrix, Rotterdam Contemporary Art Fair 2017, Lost Painters, Netherlands, Feb 10.
2016      Dr Aubry Byrnes, The Profundity of nothing : Principia, Flinders Lane Gallery, Nov. 28
              Louise Lakier, A Worker's Cottage Embraces History and Efficiency, Houzz.com, Oct, 20
              Louise Lakier, Creatives at Home: Dr Terri Brooks in her backyard shed, Houzz Australia, Sept, 29
              Inside Vogue Living x Fanuli Furniture's exclusive Melbourne Launch, Vogue Living, September 23
              New York Men's Fashion Week, From runway to moodboard, cover feature, NSS Magazine, July
              In Black and White, Home, Daily Telegraph, cover, Sydney, July 3.
              Chris Pearson, House Tour: Sophisticated beachside Sydney Home, Vogue Living
              Chris Pearson, Dark Arts, Belle Magazine, May, 2016, p126-131.
2015      Eleni Gatsa, 35 x 35 Art Project Vol II, The Copelouzos Family Art Museum, Krios Design, Athens
              Jurjen K. van der Hoek, It's the thought that counts, Culture, Heerenveen Courier, October      
              It’s the thought that counts, exhibition catalogue, Kunsthuis LOOF, Netherlands
              Fabrizio Fortini, Off the Grid, exhibition catalogue, PiscinaComunale, Milan

              Jean Wright, Back to the Future, cover feature article, Belle Magazine, May, 2015, p146-153.
2014      David Clark, Meryl Hare, Hare + Klein : Texture, Colour, Comfort, Thames and Hudson, Aust. p245.
              The Tailored Interior, Greg Natale, Foreword Jonathan Adler, Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne.
              Alessandra D'Arbe, 'Sedimentation' exhibition essay, Linton and Kay Galleries, Perth

              Andrew Gaynor, 'Still on the Line', Brown and Bone exhibition essay, Flinders Lane Gallery
              'Behind the Scenes with a Dynamic Duo' Hare + Klein Blog
              Victoria Lynn, catalogue essay for ‘Direction Now’.
              Meredith Clisby, Art exhibition displays a residential work of art in Yarralumla, Canberra Times, 5, 21.
              Style Insider : Jules Lambe, Gaffer Limited, ButterBoom.com, March 13.

2013      Stephen B. MacInnis, 'Have you met.... Terri Brooks', Painters Progress, Canada, December 8.
              Fleurieu Art Prize 2013 Catalogue,
              Sally Pryor, 'Direction Now, Silent Auction', Capital Life, Sydney Morning Herald, November 30
              Sally Pryor, 'Capital Life' Five Landscapes, Canberra Times, October 30.
              'An Innovative Collaboration', Memo, Canberra Times, October 12. 
              Karine Léger, ‘Terri Brooks – studio visit’, le temps est un bateau, Canada, July 15.
              Greer Versteeg, ‘Thirteen years of paint splatter’, Fall into the River, Canberra, July 13.

              Caroline Williamson, ‘Help artists recover from Hurricane Sandy: The print from the Artist Relief
                      Project’ Design Milk, Art, News/Events, March 5.
              Edward Symes, ‘The Artist Relief Project’, Frontrunner Magazine, Gallery Stories, February 17.
              ‘Art for Sandy Relief : A closer look at the Artist Relief Project’, New American Paintings,
                      January 31.
2012      Phe Luxford, 'Space', The Melbourne Review, August 6
              'Space' at Flinders Lane Gallery, Habitusliving.com, July 31
              Valerie Brennan, 'Terri Brooks' Studio Critical' Blog, July 21, Madrid
              Phe Luxford, 'Space', Flinders Lane Gallery Publication, July
              Helen Musa, ‘Arts with a focus on Climate Change’, Arts, CityNews.com.au, June 5.
              Julia Howland, ‘Covering Ground’, Dark Horse Experiment, The Melbourne Arts Club, April 18.
              'Covering Ground, ‘Melbourne : Art and Culture Events, Visit Victoria, April.
              'Covering Ground' in 'Art News', Austrailain Art Review, April 13.
              Gary Takle, ed. Australia's Best Interiors, Think Publishing, South Morang, Back Cover
              'Living in Art', AD China (Architecture China), Red Direct, 2009.
   2011   Robyn Gordon, ‘Rough around the edges’, Art Propelled Blog, Dec 1. 
              Phe Luxford, ‘Terri Brooks’, Australian Art Review, Nov-Dec. Issue 30, 58-61.
              Terri Brooks, ‘Waterways’, The River, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, October 28, 4-6.
              Susan Robson, ‘Flood of work pays tribute to creeks’, Northcote Leader, November 29.
              Susan Robson, ‘Flood of work pays tribute to creeks’, Preston Leader, November 29.
              Betty Ann Brown and Phe Luxford, Covering Ground, catalogue essays, University of
                      La VerneCalifornia. 
              The Renovators, Shine Australia, Network 10, broadcast September 2.
              Courtney Symes, ‘Melburnin’ Trouble Magazine, August 20.
              Ryan Paul, 'History overlooked and overgrown at key Aboriginal site' Intertribal Times, Native
                     and Aboriginal news stories from around the globe, May 6, 2011.
              Julia Irwin, 'History overlooked and overgrown at key Aboriginal site' Preston Leader, May 7,
                         2011, Lifestyle, Arts and Entertainment.
              Julia Irwin, 'History overlooked and overgrown', Northcote Leader, May 4, 2011, News 9. 
              'Something Exquisite', Hunters and Gatherers at Home, New York, April 14.
              ‘Salesmen and Australians: The Art of the Geometric', Hunters and Gatherers at home.
              Gina Morris, ‘Getting in the Zone’, Sydney Morning Herald, February 9, Domain.     
              Gina Morris, 'Getting in the Zone', The Brisbane Times, February 9,  Domain.
            Gina Morris, ‘Self Made Sanctuaries : Creative People in Creative Spaces’, The Age,
                       February 6, Domain, 1-3.
               Robyn Gordon, ‘The Listeners’, Art Propelled, January 12.
              ‘Wet Paint’, Beat Magazine.
2010      Andrew Nicholls, ‘Aptos Cruz – A convergence of minds’, Australian Art Review, Issue 25,
                      Nov-Jan, 32-33.
              Deirdre Carmichael, ‘Forgotten Spaces – Exhibition by Terri Brooks and Alan Bates’, Art
                     in Geelong.
              Australian Interior Design Awards, Colour in Residential Design Award, Hare + Klein Interior
                     Design, Sydney Home, A Portrait of Memories, 2005, 153x183cm.
              Australian Interior Design Awards, Residential Design Commendation, Hare + Klein Interior
                     Design, Sydney Home, A Portrait of Memories2005, 153x183cm. 
              Williamstown Festival Contemporary Art Prize : Finalists 2010, dj projects.
2009      Patricia Anderson, ‘Editor’s Choice’, Australian Art Review, Issue 21, November, 79.
              'Must See: Exhibitions’, Artist Profile, Issue 8, 96–7. 
 Pieces of Victoria, Tourism Victoria Monthly Media Bulletin, August.
              10:30. Graduate Works 1999‒2008, University of Ballarat.
              Steven Alexander, ‘Terri Brooks’, Steven Alexander Journal.
              Detlef Stapf, ‘Kunstlerfreundschaften’, Nordkurier, May 6, Themen, 21.
              Terri Brooks, ‘Makeshift, Abstraction and the Australian Patina’. Confirmation of Candidature.
                     University of Ballarat.
2008      Terri Brooks, James Sillitoe, Allan Mann, ‘Makeshift and the Australian Patina’, Australian
                     University Art and Design Council (ACUADS), Sites of Activity on the edge.
              Terri Brooks, Crossing Boundaries, Annual Research Conference, University of Ballarat, book
                     of abstracts, 49.
2007      Kedumba Invitation Drawing Award, catalogue.
              ‘A Beautiful Set of Numbers’, Green: sustainable architecture and landscape design, Issue 2,
                     34.
             Jeff Makin, ‘Critic’s Choice’, Herald Sun, August 27, 95.
             2007–08 Post Graduate Research Guide,  University of Ballarat, 6.
2006     Kevin Brophy, What men and women do (Melbourne: Flat Chat Press), Cover painting;
                   Cawndilla Lakes1992.
             Silke Vob, ‘Von Gegensatzen und Gemeinsamkeiten’, Nordkurier, July 28, Kultur & 
                    Freizeit, 26.
             Diana Laarz, ‘Vom roten Kontinent zum Kunstgut’, Nordkurier, July 20, Altentreptow, 20.
             Greg Wayn, Whiteout, touring exhibition, http: www.whiteout.com.au
             Hatched ’06, National Graduate Show, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), Ballarat
                  University28.
2005      Vaughan Mauby, ‘Smoke stacks inspire artist’, The Western Times, October 25, 12.
             ‘Perfect Palette’, House and Garden, June, 36.
2004      Michael Walters, ‘Twin Peak’, Belle, Oct–Nov, 123.
2003      Lenny Ann Low, Sydney Morning Herald, Metropolitan, 13.
             Lucinda Strahan, Melbourne Magazine, May, 111.
             Andrea Lloyd and Kevin Brophy, catalogue essay; Marked by Time : Terri Brooks.
             Ross Layton, ‘Delectable’, Vogue Living, Dec–Jan, 120.
2002     Kevin Brophy, Portrait in Skin (Australia: Five Island Press), Cover painting; Infrastructure, 1999.
2000     Christopher Heathcote, ‘The Mark in Question’, Art and Australia, vol 37, no 4, 574.
1999     Jeff Makin, ‘Critic’s Choice’, Herald Sun, May 17, 105.
1991     ‘Gallery Commentary’, Art and Australia, vol 28, no 4, 513.
1987     ‘Course brochure’, B.A. Fine Art, RMIT University.

Collections
Kunstsammlung Neubrandenburg, Germany
The Copelouzos Family Art Museum, Athens
Albert Tucker
Macquarie Group Collection
Westpac Bank
101 Collins Street,
BP Australia BHP Ltd
BHP Petroleum
Queens Riverside, Frasers Property Australia
The Melboune House, Greg Natale
RLD Kent Street Project
Hare + Klein Cliff Top House - shortlisted, Interior Decoration, 2015 Australian Interior Design Awards
Hare + Klein Kirribilli Apartment - shortlisted, Interior Decoration, 2015 Australian Interior Design Awards
Henley Property Group
Sheraton Hotel, Melbourne
Mitsuii
Audit Victoria
Nauru House
Grand Chancellor Hotel
Buxtons at Southbank
kunstGUT Schmeidenfelde (Germany)
Private collections in Australia, America, England, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Greece and Hong Kong