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Pamela See (Xue Mei-Ling)

Pamela See
In Australia, creatures from all over the world have made their home 2012
Canson Mi-Teintes paper
16 x 35 cm

  Pamela See (Xue Mei-Ling)

Born
28 March 1979, Brisbane

Education

2001
Master of Business, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
2000
Graduate Diploma of Communications, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
1999
Bachelor of Visual Arts, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane

Solo Exhibitions

2012
Coverage, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
2011
White-wash, fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne
2010
The Fold, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
Modernity, Egg Gallery, Beijing, China
Grey Water, Noosa Regional Gallery, Tewantin, Queensland
Entropy, John Paynter Gallery, The Lock-up Cultural Centre, Newcastle, New South Wales
2009
On the Move, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Queensland
Impact, Logan Art Gallery, Queensland
Insurgent, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney
2008
Intervention, Museum of Brisbane, Queensland
Prohibition, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne
2007
Float, Heiser Gallery, Brisbane
Consumption, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney
2006
He (her; unstressed), TCB art inc., Melbourne
2004
Eco-Tourism, SOApBOx Gallery, Brisbane
Flocking Down Under, Umbrella Studio, Townsville, Queensland

Selected Site-specific Installations

2009
Conflux City, as part of the Conflux Festival, New York, NY, USA
The Brown Cloud, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, USA
2008
In the Shade of Willow, Sydney Olympic Park Authority, Homebush, Sydney
Surface Tension, 24HR Art, Northern Territory Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin
Offshore Processing, 24:7 Lismore Regional Gallery, New South Wales
2007
High and Mighty, Lowly and Meek, 24HR Art, Northern Territory Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin
2006
Taking like a fish to ..., KickArts, Cairns, Queensland
Chinese Takeaway, The Window@QPAC, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane
2005
Home to Roost, The Vitrine, Queen Street Mall, Brisbane
2004
A Change in Frequency, Starterspace, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
2003
Window of Opportunity, Artspace Mackay, Queensland

Joint Exhibition

2010
China Song (with Catherine Croll), The University Gallery, The University of Newcastle, New South Wales

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012
Made in China, Salamanca Art Centre, Hobart
Transience, Redcliffe City Art Gallery, Queensland
Light Sensation, Egg Gallery, Beijing, China
2011
Birds of a Feather, Cairns Regional Gallery, Queensland
Art + Architecture II, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney
Hawksbury One: Citizen Collectors, Newcastle Art Gallery, New South Wales
Generations, Wollongong City Gallery, New South Wales
In the Vicinity, University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Arts Gallery, Toowoomba, Queensland
Happily Ever After, John Paynter Gallery, The Lock-up Cultural Centre, Newcastle, New South Wales; Artspace Mackay, Queensland
2010
New Acquisitions, Parliament House, Canberra
Multiplicities: Self Portraits from the Collection, The University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
Paper Trail: Drawings from the collection, Newcastle Art Gallery, New South Wales
Downside, Metro Arts, Brisbane
Synchronicity, Redcliffe City Gallery, Queensland
Construction of Situations, Newstead Gasworks, Brisbane
The Unusual Suspects IV, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
China Song, The University Gallery, The University of Newcastle, New South Wales
2009
A Chinese Legacy, The University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
One World, One Home, Qing Tong Museum, City of Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China
Spectral Bequest, Andrew Baker Art Dealer, Brisbane
Coming Home: 37 Chinese Australian Artists, Linda Gallery, Beijing, China
Object and Construct, Axia Modern Art, Melbourne
Art on Paper, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney
Paper, KickArts, Cairns, Queensland
2008
The Year of the Bird, Hawkesbury Regional Galley, Windsor, New South Wales
Bird Flower, Egg Gallery, Beijing, China
Heavenly Bodies, Asia-Australia Arts Centre, Sydney
Shoot low! They are riding Shetlands, Queensland Centre of Photography, Brisbane
Clayton Utz Travelling Scholarship, Metro Arts, Brisbane
Papercut, 24HR Art, Northern Territory Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin
Multiplex, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney
From Mao to Now, Sydney Olympic Park Authority, Homebush, Sydney
ABN AMRO Emerging Artist Award 2008, ABN AMRO Tower, Sydney
Bird Watching: A selection of works by Queensland artists, Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland, Queensland
Scissors as Brush, Two Lines Gallery, Beijing, China
2007
Exploration 7, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
Shift: Changing Places, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, New South Wales
Open Door: Artists in Residence in Beijing, 798/Red Gate Gallery, Beijing, China
Ways of Being, Pickled Art Centre, Beijing, China
Installation Mode, NY Arts, Beijing, China
My Own Private Oasis, International Studio and Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2006
Pacific Edge, Artspace Mackay, Queensland
A Summer Still Life, Heiser Gallery, Brisbane
Animals as Allegory, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
2005–08
Echoes of Home: Memory and mobility in recent Austral-Asian art, Museum of Brisbane, Queensland; Cairns Regional Gallery, Queensland; Orange Regional Gallery, New South Wales; Fremantle Arts Centre, Western Australia; Geraldton Art Gallery, Western Australia; Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney; Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales; RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
2005
San Bao Zhi, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney
Lingua Franca: ARC Art Design & Craft Biennial, Brisbane City Hall, Queensland
Thing, What is on Our Side, Rocket Art, Newcastle, New South Wales
The Home Show, Intrude Gallery, Melbourne
CALD Exhibition, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane
2002
Yellow Children’s Art Exhibition for Chinese New Year, Hands On Art, Brisbane
2001
Scissors, Paper, Stone, Modus Studios, Brisbane
1999
Cluster, Campbell Mahoney Gallery, Brisbane
1998
The Exhibition for No Apparent Reason, Grunt Gallery, Brisbane
1997
Dolls and Other Objects, Palma Rosa Gallery, Brisbane

Selected Commissions

Art Built-in, South Bank Parklands, Brisbane
Brisbane Central Towers, 136 Albert Street, Brisbane
Crown Casino, Melbourne
Crown Towers, Taipa Island, Macau, China
Darwin Convention Centre, Northern Territory
Donor Boards, Mater Mothers’ Hospital, South Brisbane
Pao Cha, Chinatown information kiosk, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Stockwell, 199 Grey Street, South Bank, Brisbane
The Opposite House, Beijing, China

Selected Awards and Grants

2009
Professional Development Grant, Australia Council for the Arts, Canberra
2006
Commended, Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra, Queensland
Creative Sparks, Lord Mayor’s Young and Emerging Artists Fellowship, Brisbane
2005
General Funding, Australia-China Council, Brisbane
2004
Regional Art Development Fund, Mackay, Queensland
2001
Small Project Grant, Arts Queensland, Brisbane
1998
Griffith Award for Academic Excellence, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane

Selected Bibliography

Aldred, Debra. ‘A celebration of cultural diversity’, The Courier-Mail, 4 February 2002
Anon. Art Built-in South Bank, Public Art Agency, Arts Queensland, Brisbane, 2002
Anon. ‘Community Focus Key of Festival’, The Daily Mercury, 24 February 2003
Anon. ‘Intransient’, Map Magazine, 5 March 2005
Anon. ‘Pivot Points’, Townsville Sun, 30 May 2004
Bates, Elizabeth. ‘Pamela Mei-Leng See’, in Clark, Christine. Echoes of Home: Memory and mobility in recent Austral-Asian art [ex. cat.], Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane, 2005
Bladen, Victoria. ‘Animals as Allegory’, Machine, Vol 1, No. 4, 2006
Chester, Rodney. ‘Art of the state will be off the wall’, The Courier-Mail, 3 July 2002
Craig, Gordon. ‘Exquisite Precision’, World of Antiques & Art, February 2005
Craig, Gordon. Ways of Being [ex. cat], Pickled Art Centre, Beijing, China, 2007
Croll, Catherine. ‘Pamela See’, Coming Home: 37 Chinese Australian Artists [ex. cat.], Sydney Olympic Park Authority, 2009
English, L. ‘Bread and Butter’, Time Off, 6 February 2002
Hampson, Jane. ‘Paper Cuts’, Australian Art Collector, Issue 43, January–March 2008
Higson, Rosalie. ‘Fluid Bridges to China’, The Australian, 11 February 2008
Giliberto, R. ‘Artist draws on cultural background’, Townsville Bulletin, 27 May 2004
Lord, C. ‘Folk Art’, Home, 5 June 2005
Maier, Heidi. ‘On the move: Pamela Mei-Leng See’, Art Guide Australia, January/February 2009
Robson, Diana. The Year of the Bird [ex. cat.], Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor, 2008
Rogers, Emma. ‘Homage to her Chinese heritage’, The Courier-Mail, 22 November 2006
Rothnie, Susan. Bird Watching: A selection of works by Queensland artists [ex. cat.], Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland, Queensland, 2008
See, Pamela. Paper [ex. cat.], KickArts, Cairns, 2009
See, Pamela. ‘Insurgent’, Pamela Mei-Leng See, [ex. cat.], Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney, 2009
Stowell, Jill. ‘Poulet at play’, Newcastle Herald, 11 December 2010
Turner, Tonya. ‘Traditional art of papercutting’, The Courier-Mail, 27 September 2007

Collections

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Parliament House, Canberra
Artbank, Sydney
Artspace Mackay, Queensland
Cairns Regional Gallery, Queensland
Griffith University, Brisbane
Museum of Brisbane, Queensland
Newcastle Art Gallery, New South Wales
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane
University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland
The Lock-up Cultural Centre, Newcastle, New South Wales
The University of Queensland, Brisbane
Artworkers Alliance, Brisbane
Australia Council for the Arts, Sydney
Brisbane Airport Corporation, Queensland
Brisbane City Council, Queensland
Chinachem Group, Hong Kong
Crown Casino, Melbourne
Crown Towers, Taipa Island, Macau, China
Gadens Lawyers, Brisbane
Grand Hyatt, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Hawkesbury One, Newcastle, New South Wales
International Buddhist Association of Queensland, Brisbane
McCullough Robertson Lawyers, Brisbane
Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens, Queensland
Mater Mothers’ Hospital, Brisbane
Queensland Transport, Brisbane
Swires Properties Ltd, Beijing, China