Curriculum Vitae

Name: Joel Gailer.   Born: 1976

Qualifications and training:

2012 -  Phd candidate RMIT Melbourne

2011 – present Lecturer in Printmedia RMIT

2008 -  present Curator Dark Horse Experiment, Melbourne

2007 -  present Registrar Niagara Galleries, Melbourne

2003 – Fine ArtsHonours (1st class) at Monash University.

2002 - Bachelor of fine Arts, printmaking, Monash University, Victoria.

2001 - Medieval and Renaissance study, Monash, Prato, Italy.

1998 - Diploma of visual arts, 2nd year, Cooloola institute of T.A.F.E.  Queensland.

1997 - Diploma of visual arts, 1st year, East Gippsland institute of T.A.F.E. Victoria.


 2014RMIT research fund grant for international travel

New work grant for production of Performprint, Artshouse, VIC

            Art Haus International Artist in Residence, Solomon Islands National Art Gallery

            Artist in Residence City of Yarra Youth Art Space

            Artist in Residence Huneyhum Farm, Kangarilla, SA

2013-    Australian Post Graduate Award

2012   Artist in residence Fremantle Arts Centre, WA

2011   Artist in residence Megalo print studio, Canberra

Artist in residence RMIT, Melbourne

2009     Commendation, Books…Beyond Words, East Gippsland Regional Gallery,         


Artist in residence, Blender Studios, Melbourne

2008     Fremantle Acquisitive Print Award

2003     Commendation for outstanding results, Fine Arts honours Monash University.

2003     Printmedia Award, Monash University.

2002     Monash graduate screen-print award.


National Gallery of Victoria

University of Southern Queensland

National Art School

Curtin University

Art Almanac

RMIT University

Burnie Regional Gallery

City of Fremantle Collection

Private collections

Group Exhibitions:

2014   2004, Brunswick Arts, Brunswick VIC

Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle Art Centre, WA

2013     Artlife international art fair. Sunshine Coast QLD

            Libris artist book award, Mackay Regional Gallery, QLD

Artecycle environmental arts prize, Incinerator Gallery, Melbourne

2012     Artists for kids culture (annual charity art auction), Melbourne

Recycled dreaming (artists books), Sydney, NSW

Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award, WA

Art of the cuff, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Melbourne

Ctrl copy, Gallery one three, Melbourne

Artecycle (sculpture prize), Incinerator Gallery. Moonee Ponds Victoria

2011   Blender Christmas Exhibition, Dark Horse Experiment Melbourne

RMIT summer residency exhibition, RMIT Melbourne

Light House Foundation, former Charles Abraham Gallery, Melbourne

Hazelhurst works on paper prize, Hazelhurst regional gallery, NSW

2010    Federation Square Big Screen Project, Melbourne

Light House Foundation, ACCA, Melbourne

Heterodoxia, Next Wave, Melbourne

Heterodoxia, Next Wave, Kyabram Rodeo

Swan Hill National Print Award, Swan Hill, Victoria

2009    Geelong Print Prize, Geelong, Victoria

Books…Beyond Words, Artists book prize, East Gippsland Regional Gallery, Victoria

St Michaels Exhibition and Archangel Prize, St Kilda, Victoria .

Burnie Print Prize, Burnie Regional Gallery, Tasmania.

2008   Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle, Western Australia.

Resist Collaborate Destroy, Michael Koro Galleries, Melbourne, Victoria.

Future Melbourne, Docklands, Victoria.

2007   Mision Mexico, Delshan Galleries, Armadale, Victoria.

2006     Acquisitive Artists’ Book Award, Next Gallery, Southern Cross University, Lismore, New South Wales.

2005     Exit, Brunswick Arts, Brunswick, Victoria.

            The Drawn Image, Brunswick Arts, Brunswick, Victoria.

2004     Umbrella, Brunswick Arts, Brunswick, Victoria.

            Shell Fremantle Print prize, Fremantle, Western Australia.

            Scratch Video Project, Blank Space, Surrey Hills. New South Wales.

            Scratch Video Project, King’s ARI, Melbourne, Victoria.

            Territory, group exhibition. Fitzroy Gallery, Fitzroy, Victoria.

2003     Monash Graduate Show, Fine Arts Monash Caulfield, Victoria.

Four Views, Printmaking and Photography. 80 Gold Street Studios, Collingwood, Victoria.

2002     Hatch, Fine Arts graduate exhibition Monash university. Caulfield campus.

Level 5, New Work by Young Printmakers.80 Gold Street studios, Collingwood, Victoria.

Terror! The Exhibition. Post September 11. Dandenong Ranges Community Cultural Centre, Upwey, Victoria.

            Canterbury Art Exhibition, Canterbury primary school, Canterbury,     Victoria.

            Emerging Artists, group exhibition, Mira` Fine Art Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria.

            Mira` Emerging Artist’s prize exhibition, Mira` Fine Art Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria.

2001     Monash Prato, Italian studies-students work exhibition, Monash painting studio,           Caulfield, Victoria.

2000      Group exhibition, Aardwolf art gallery, Melbourne, Victoria.

            Artists book exhibition, Monash printmaking studio, Caulfield, Victoria.

1998     Yawn! Graduating exhibition, Noosa, Queensland.

1997     Student photography, Runway gallery, Sale, Victoria.

Solo Exhibitions:

2014     Joel Gailer, Solomon Islands National Art Gallery, Honiara, Solomon Islands

            Performprint, Artshouse, VIC

2012   Performprint, Fremantle Arts Center, WA

Unique state, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, ACT

Art Monthly, issue 250 August 2012

Im your distant cousin, Stockroom, Kyneton Victoria

2011     Print, Dark Horse Experiment, Melbourne

2010     New Print, Michael Koro Galleries Melbourne

2009     Art Almanac, July issue

Art Collector, Summer issue

Island Literary Journal, issue 117

2008     Face book, Ad space

            Art Almanac, August and Septemeberissues

2006     Gunslinger and Whore, two person exhibition, Victoria Park Gallery, Abbortsford, Victoria.

2005   Austral Gothic, Brunswick Arts, Brunswick, Victoria.

2003     1997, Rowan’s Place fine art gallery. Maffra, Victoria.

1999     Landscapes, Riverside art gallery, Stratford, Victoria.

            People and places, Ultraglow art gallery, Brunswick, Victoria.

Articles, Citations and Reproductions:

2013     Gemma Weston Art in Australia February 2013

2012     Louise White Fremantle Gazzette October 14 2012

Louise White Fremantle Gazzette October 2 2012

Fremantle Print Award catalogue WA September 2012

Lyn DiCiero West Australian WA September 21 2012

56 4GY WA September 21 2012

Brendan Foster Fremantle Herald WA September 15 2012

Fremantle Arts Centre Catalogue WA July 2012

Circuit arts catalogue WA July 2012

Canberra City News Canberra ACT August 24 2012

BMA Magazine Canberra ACT September 11 2012

Canberra Contemporary Art Space catalogue August 2012

Art Monthly Australia issue 250 June 2012

Helen Brack Imprint Issue       2012

Filipe Cardeira February 2012

Stockroom exhibition catalogue March 2012

2011     Impact 7 Monash university Fremantle City Art Gallery presentation

            Impact 7 Monash university Richard Harding dissertation

RMIT summer residency catalogue

Broadsheet July 12 2001

Island of contrasts The Advocate Tasmania March 8 2011

Lee Gailer The Gympie Times Qld August 4 2011

2010     Deborah J. Beaumont. A dissertation:Print as continuum: repropriation and the spoils of multiplicity. University of Southern Queensland Doctor of Philosophy.

Ric Spencer The West Australian October 15 2010

Fremantle Arts Centre Print catalogue

2009     Geelong Acquisitive Print Award catalogue

Books Beyond Words catalogue East Gippsland Regional Art Gallery

Lee Gailer The Gympie Times Qld July 5, 2009      

2008     RRR September 1 2008

Ted Snell The Australian August 28 2008

The Weekend Australia August 23 2008

Freemantle Gazette Tuesday August 26 2008

Freemantle Herald August 24 2008

Paul Uhmann Imprint summer edition 2008

Stephen Bevis The West Australian August 27 2008

Art Monthly, Art notes issue 212 2008

Art Almanac September 2008

The Age 22 October 2008

Lee Gailer The Gympie Times Qld November 4, 2008

Fremantle Arts Centre Print catalogue

2005     The Age October 1 2005

Robert Fedele Moreland community news October 11, 2005 Melbourne

Robert Fedele Moreland community news August 20, 2005 Melbourne

2004     PBS September 10 2004

Kate Kyriacou Moreland Leader November 4, 2001

Robert Fedele Moreland community news November 30, 2004 Melbourne

2002     Rachelle Unreich Herald Sun January 26, 2002 Melbourne


Helen Brack - Artist

Surrey Hills


3127 Australia

Richard Harding – Artist and senior lecturer

Print imaging practice studio

School of Art

RMIT University


3000 Australia