Curriculum Vitae

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Education
– Southern Cross University, Bachelor of Visual Arts with Hons. 2014

Shows
– 2017 Australian National Veterans Arts Museum “A March to Art: Identity”, Melbourne
– 2016 Site Van Project “Eastern Freshwater Cod”, Lismore City Council, Lismore
– 2016 Lay Down Your Swords, No Comply, Toowoomba
– 2016 Lay Down Your Swords, Lismore Regional Gallery
– 2016 “Stag Horned”, Back Alley Gallery, Lismore
– 2016 Emerging Arts Australia February Group Show, Prahran
– 2015 Arts Northern Rivers, Pop Up Lismore
– 2015 Kytte, Back Alley Gallery, Lismore
– 2015 Street Level, Lismore Art Space
– 2015 Fight // Flight, Northern Rivers Community Gallery
– 2014 Transit 2014 (Honours), Southern Cross University
– 2013 Transit 2013, Southern Cross University
– 2013 The Red Paintings You’re Not One Of Them Stage Painter, The Great Northern, Byron Bay

Articles
– Liana Turner “Why Kate’s art has been chosen for Parliament House” The Northern Star, 7th April 2018
– Lismore City Council “Local Matters” Local Matters”, Issue 48, January 2017
– Liz Calligeros “IN THE STUDIO: Kate Hallen” Byron Arts Magazine, 6th September 2017
– Jess Glover “Art Gives a Voice” ARTWRITE | 58, 1st June 2015
– Liana Turner “Former Tweed Girl Takes a Fresh Look At War Art” Tweed Daily News, 20th November 2014
– Margaret Burin “Artist explores father’s PTSD after military service”, ABC North Coast NSW, 11th October 2013
– Sharlene King “Artistic journey to culminate in Transit graduation exhibition”, Discover SCU, September 2013
– Liana Turner “Kate Hallen”, Raw Ink Magazine, vol. 9, May 2012 p. 72-85

Work Experience
– 2018 Mao’s Last Dancer: A Portrait of Li Cunxin, Museum of Brisbane, build team.
– 2017 Splendour In The Grass Arts “Gateway” with Sam Songailo, Construction and Installation.
– 2016 Woodford Folk Festival “The Elders project” with Daniele Poidomani, Puppet repairs and performance.
– 2016 Splendour In The Grass Arts “Program Two” with Sam Songalio, Construction, painting and Installation.
– 2016 Southern Cross University, Visual Arts Technical Oficer
– 2015 Splendour In The Grass Arts “Program One” with Sam Songalio, Construction, painting and Installation.
– 2014 Parliament of NSW Aboriginal Art Prize 2013, Lismore Regional Gallery Installation
– 2014 Southern Cross University, Guest Lecturer, Design I ART00630
– 2014 Splendour In The Grass, Byron Bay “Art Camp SITG 2014” Official Art Department Painter/Sign writer
– 2014 Protest Songs: Artful Actions, Lismore Regional Gallery Installation
– 2014 Duo: Learning The Ropes, Lismore Regional Gallery Installation
– 2013 The Falls Festival, Byron Bay “The Kellie O Collective” The Village Painter/Installer
– 2013 Eternity, Lismore Regional Gallery Installation
– 2013 Retracing Bundjalung National Park, Lismore Regional Gallery Installation
– 2013 Buyuhyn-Wana: The Transformative Persona, Lismore Regional Gallery Installation
– 2013 Transit 2013, Southern Cross University Installation
– 2013 The Wilson Visual Arts Award Installation

Curatorial Projects
– 2013 Just Between Us, StudioOne29

Grants and Prizes
– 2016 Milburn Art Prize Finalist
– 2014 William Fletcher Tertiary Grant
– The Border Art Prize 2013 Finalist
– The Wilson Visual Arts Award 2013 Finalist
– 2012-2014 AVCAT & TPI Association of Australia Scholarship