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Katarina Vesterberg

Katarina Vesterberg
King Tide 2012
Oil on linen
120 x 200 cm

  Katarina Vesterberg

Biography

1962
Born Karlstad, Sweden

1971
Migrated to Australia

1998
Elected as a member of Konstnärernas Riksorganisation (KRO), Stockholm, Sweden

Solo Exhibitions

2018
Novus florilegium (New gathering of flowers), Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
2016
… of life's prism, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
Nature's Tryst, Redcliffe City Art Gallery, Queensland
2014
A Temporal View, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
2013
Katarina Vesterberg, Vida, Adelaide
2012
Bodies without Surface, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
Expressions of Light, Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, Queensland
2011
A Temperate View, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2010
Estuary, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
2009
Portals, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2008
Homelands, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
2007
Noontide, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Reverie, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
2006
Eventide, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Passage, Michael Reid Art Merchant, Sydney
2005
Seaborne, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
Land by Sea, Scott Livesey Art Dealer, Melbourne
Solitary Journey, Esa Jäske Gallery, Sydney
2004
Ephemeral Life, Scott Livesey Art Dealer, Melbourne
Katarina Vesterberg: Paintings and Drawings, Esa Jäske Gallery, Sydney
2003
A Stranger’s Beach, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
2002
Objective Desire, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
Moreton Bay, Kemi Art Museum, Finland
South-East, Sininen Komuuti, Oulu, Finland
2000
Bloodties, Grafton Regional Gallery, New South Wales
1997
Katarina Vesterberg, Milburn Gallery, Brisbane
1996
Katarina Vesterberg, Milburn Gallery, Brisbane
1994
Cape Moreton, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland
1993
(going) from the Arawatta, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Adelaide
Recent Work, Milburn Gallery, Brisbane
1992
Katarina Vesterberg, Milburn Gallery, Brisbane
Canary Tops and Dog Roses, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Katarina Vesterberg, Access Gallery, University of New England, Lismore, New South Wales
1991
Recent Works, First Draft West, Sydney
1990
Carkasse without Motion, Galerie Brutal, Brisbane
1987
Katarina Vesterberg, Balmain Loft, Sydney

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015
Disassemble | Reassemble: Earth. Wind. Fire. Water. Heart., Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, Queensland
2014
The many lives of Moreton Bay, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane
Exhibition: 15 Artists Retrospective, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Queensland
2013
Drawing a line, Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, Queensland
The River: A History of Brisbane, Museum of Brisbane, Queensland
The Art of Sound, Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, Queensland
2012
Greenhill Galleries 40th Birthday Exhibition, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Spring, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2011
Squared, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Landmark: Impressions of the Glasshouse Mountains, Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, Queensland
2010
The Salon, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
Group Show 10, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2009
Squared, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Sketched, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2008
Opening Exhibition, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Group Show 08, Scott Livesey Art Dealer, Melbourne
Christmas Exhibition, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Stockroom Show 08, Scott Livesey Art Dealer, Melbourne
2007
Paintings and Works on Paper, Michael Reid at Murrurundi, New South Wales
The Unusual Suspects III, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
2006
Squared, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Into the Fold, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
Waterviews, Redcliffe City Gallery, Queensland
2005
Squared, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2004
Summer Show 2004, Esa Jäske Gallery, Sydney
2003
Works on Paper, Scott Livesey Art Dealer, Melbourne
Gallery Artists, Esa Jäske Gallery, Sydney
2002
Other Views: an exhibition from the Griffith University Art Collection, Queensland College of Art Gallery, Griffith University, Brisbane
2000
Accents Australiens, l’Espace Adamski Designs, Paris, France
1999
People, Places, Pastimes: challenging perspectives of Ipswich, Global Arts Link, Ipswich, Queensland
Shalom Art Exhibition, Shalom College, Bundaberg, Queensland
1998
Propositions Australiennes, Galerie Luc Queyrel, Paris, France
Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award, Grafton Regional Gallery, New South Wales (touring 1999–2000)
1997
South Pacific: The Construction of Paradise, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Art Nineties, University Art Museum, The University of Queensland, Brisbane
13th Biennial Spring Festival of Drawing, Mornington Peninsula Regional Art Gallery, Victoria
Alice Springs Art Prize Exhibition, Alice Springs Regional Gallery, Northern Territory
15 Artists, Redcliffe Regional Art Gallery, Queensland
1996
Shelf Works, Annandale Gallery, Sydney
Asia Pacific Hotel Art Fair, Coronation Motel, Brisbane
Run, Milburn Gallery, Brisbane
1995
An Exotic Otherness, ‘Crossing Brisbane Lines’, Long Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania; Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville, Queensland; University of Tasmania Launceston Gallery, Tasmania; Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney; Tamworth City Gallery, New South Wales; Brisbane City Art Gallery, Brisbane
Lingo: Images of a First Language, Brisbane City Art Gallery, Brisbane
Living the War, Central City Library, Brisbane (touring)
Katarina Vesterberg, Judy Watson, Judith Wright, Milburn Gallery, Brisbane
Accent on Australia, Galleri Babette, Knebel, Denmark
1994
The Graphite Crucible, Ipswich City Council Regional Art Gallery, Queensland
1993
Artright in the Public Eye, School of Arts, Brisbane
1992
Unfamiliar Territory, 1992 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
The Blundstone Invitation Prize, Chameleon Contemporary Art Gallery, Hobart,Tasmania
1991
Entropy, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
1990
Arch Lane Inaugural Drawing Prize, Arch Lane Public Art, Brisbane
Livid Festival, Sydney
1989
Works on Paper, Arch Lane Public Art, Brisbane
1988
National Women’s Art Award, Centre Gallery, Gold Coast
Awards
1997
Winner of the inaugural 15 Artists exhibition award, Redcliffe Entertainment Centre, Queensland
1990
Arch Lane Inaugural Drawing Prize, Arch Lane Public Art, Brisbane

Bibliography

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Anon. ‘Australialaista taidetta Kemin taidemuseossa’, Lounais-Lappi, 6 June 2002
Anon. ‘Australien i Knebelbro’, Ebeltoft Folketidende, 5 July 1995
Anon. ‘Australsk kunst i Galleri Babette’, Stiftstidende, 22 June 1995
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Anon. ‘Kemin Taidemuseon ja Historiallisen museon näyttelyistä: Katarina Vesterbergin näyttely 20.6.-28.7. Kemin Taidemuseolla’, Lounais Lappi, 4 July 2002
Anon. ‘Koralliriutat saapuvat Ouluun’, Oulun Seutu, 12 June 2002
Anon. ‘Koralliriutat saapuvat Ouluun öljyvärimaalauksissa’, Pohjolan Työ, 20 June 2002
Anon. ‘Näkyvät koralliriutat ja näkymätön aboriginaalien henki Oulussa nähtävissä’, Oulu-lehti, 27 June 2002
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Public Collections

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Kemi Art Museum, Kemi, Finland
Artbank, Sydney
ArtWorks Queensland, Brisbane
Parliament House, Canberra
Commonwealth Law Courts, Brisbane
Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Brisbane
Brisbane City Council, Brisbane
Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, Queensland
Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Queensland
Ipswich Art Gallery, Queensland
Lismore Regional Gallery, New South Wales
Redcliffe City Art Collection, Queensland
Griffith University, Brisbane
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
The University of Queensland, Brisbane
University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland
University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Brisbane Boys’ College, Brisbane 
Churchie (Anglican Church Grammar School), Brisbane
International Pacific College, Brisbane
Merikoski Vocational Centre, Oulu, Finland
Queensland Cement, Brisbane
Southernex Imaging Group Ltd (Wesley Hospital), Brisbane
Suncorp, Brisbane
Mater Mothers’ Hospital, Brisbane
The Blundstone Company, Hobart, Tasmania
The Macquarie Group Collection, Sydney
The Moreton Club, Brisbane