© 2019 by Olivia Dryden

EDUCATION

  • 2011 – 2014 Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design, Adelaide Collage of the Arts

  • 1998 – 2010 Saint Peter’s Colligate Girls’ School

 

GRANTS, RESIDENCIES & AWARDS​​

2017 - RSASA Diploma of Fellowship (FRSASA)

2017 - $20,000 Helpmann Academy Fellowship for Professional Development

2017 -  RSASA Merit Award (3rd) - Wet, Wild & Wooly, 11th June- 2nd July

2016 – $100 Merit Award, ‘Youthscape Exhibition’, 12th June - 10th July

2016 - Highly Commended Award- ‘Characters of the Fleurieu’ Exhibition, 23rd April – 29th May

2016 – (2nd) RSASA Merit Award - Members’ Fringe Exhibition “Out of the Box” 14th Feb - 14th March2015 - Helpmann Academy Artist Residency at Sanskriti Kendra, 28 September - 6 November 2015

2015 – Associate Artist – Hill Smith Gallery

2015 - RSASA Merit Award (1st) -Members’ Exhibition “The Tugs of War” 18th April-24th May 2015

2010 – Prize for Excellence in Art Practical (Maclay Cup for Art) – Saint Peters Colligate Girls’ School

SOLO EXHIBITIONS​

2015 – ‘Life After Death’ Hill Smith Gallery

2017 -'Little Wonders' at Hill Smith Gallery

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS​

2017 – ‘Little Wonders’, Hill Smith Gallery 24th June- 24th July

2017 – ‘Wet, Wild & Wooly’, RSASA, 11th June– 28th July

2016 - ‘Authentic Adelaide’, Adelaide Town Hall 2nd Dec- 15th Jan

2016 – Helpmann Academy’s ‘kaleidoscope’, Peter Walker 4th - 13th August

2016 – ‘Youthscape 2016’, RSASA, 12th June– 10th July

2016 -- ‘Rainy Days’ Exhibition, RSASA, 15th May– 5th June

2016 – ‘Characters of the Fleurieu’, Signal Point Gallery, Goolwa, 
18th April – 29th May

2016 - RSASA Major Fundraiser Art Ballot, ‘Selection Royal 3’,RSASA, 17th April- 8th May 

2016 - Fringe Exhibition ‘Out of the Box’, Royal South Australian Society,20th Feb-14th March

2015 – ‘The Tugs of War’ - Royal South Australian Society Arts, April

2014 – ‘EXIT’ Graduation Exhibition- Adelaide College of the Arts, SA, November

 

STOCKISTS

2018 – Purple Cockatoo, Norwood, Adelaide

2018 – 167 Burmondsey, London

PUBLICATIONS

2018 - Royal South Australian Society of Arts history Volume 2, Adam Dutkiewicz

2017 - RSASA Kalori August issue

2017- Eastern Courier, 28th June

2017 – Adelaide Review, 3rd July Jane LLewellyn

2017 - The Advertiser, Louise Nunn, 10th April

2016 – Assam Times, November

TAXIDERMY

2018 - Fox cub, private class, British Academy of Taxidermy, London

2018 - Aus. frilled neck lizard, private class, British Academy of Taxidermy , London

2018 - Baby python, private class, British Academy of Taxidermy, London

2018 - Crow, British Academy of Taxidermy, London

2018 - Rouge Taxidermy- Jackalope, British Academy of Taxidermy, London

2018 - Hamster & Mouse, British Academy of Taxidermy, London

2018 - Squirrel, British Academy of Taxidermy, London

2018 - Bat skeleton articulation, private class, British Academy of Taxidermy, London

2018 -Guinea pig, A Field Guide Taxidermy, London

2018 -Pole cat, A Field Guide Taxidermy, London

2018 -hedgehog, A Field Guide Taxidermy, London

2018 -Wild rabbit, A Field Guide Taxidermy, London

2018 -Song Thrush, A Field Guide Taxidermy, London

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2018- Volunteer: restorations, Museum of Life Sciences, London

2018 – Volunteer: Helpmann Academy 2018 Graduation Exhibition

2017 – Volunteer: Helpmann Academy’s ‘A Night of Jazz’, Hilton

2017 – Volunteer: Helpmann Academy 2017 Graduation Exhibition

2016 – Conducted workshop with 40 children, Majuli, India 27th oct

2016 – Radio Interview, ABC Mornings with Geoff Hutchison, 23rd June

2016 – Radio Interview, ABC Afternoons with Sonya. 7th June

2016 – Organising committee for ‘2016 Youthscape’, June 12th - July 10th

2016 - Volunteer: Helpmann Academy 2016 Graduation Exhibition 


 

Olivia Dryden CV

Image: Tom Pakeman