James Parrett

Born: 12/7/1976, Melbourne, Vic.

Education

  • 1998: B.A. in Sculpture, Monash University, Caulfield, Vic.
  • 2002: B.A. (Honours) in Sculpture, Victoria College of the Arts, Melbourne, Vic.

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017: Lines, Gould Galleries, Melbourne, Vic
  • 2014: Studio Open Day, Coburg, Vic
  • 2013: Arc, Gould Gallery, Melbourne, Vic
  • 2011: Intersect, Gould Gallery, Melbourne, Vic,
  • 2006: 4square (Presented by Andrew Gaynor), Upstairs Flinders, Melbourne
  • 2003: Some New Sculptures, Murdoch & Barclay Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.
  • 2001: Recent Sculptures, Murdoch & Barclay Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.

Selected group Exhibitions

2020

  • Sculpture on the wharf Exhibition, Woolloomooloo, NSW.
  • Art in the Vines, Hanging Rock Winery. Mount Mecedon, Vic.
  • Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, Vic.

2019

  • Sculpture on the wharf Exhibition, Woolloomooloo, NSW.
  • Art in the Vines, Hanging Rock Winery. Mount Mecedon, Vic.
  • Swell Sculpture Festival, Currumbin Beach, QLD
  • Spring 1883, Gould Creative room, Sydney NSW.

2018

  • Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney, N.S.W. (Winner)
  • Art in the Vines, Hanging Rock Winery. Mount Mecedon, Vic.
  • Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards, Yarra Glen, Vic.
  • Sculpture on Clyde, Batemans Bay, NSW
  • Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize. Red Hill, Vic.
  • The Lorne Sculpture Biennale, Lorne, Vic.

2016

  • Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize. Red Hill, Vic. (Winner)
  • Woollahra Sculpture Prize, Woollahra Council Chambers,
  • Sydney, NSW.

2015

  • Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards 2015,
  • Yarra Glen, Vic.
  • Sculpture on the wharf Exhibition 2015, Woolloomooloo, NSW.
  • The Directors Choice – Celebrating 35 years, Gould Gallery, Vic.

2014

  • McClelland Contemporary Sculpture Survey and Award,
  • Langwarrin, Vic.
  • Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards 2014,
  • Yarra Glen, Vic.
  • Toyota Sculpture 14 Exhibition, Port Melbourne, Vic
  • The Lorne Sculpture Biennale, Lorne, Vic.
  • Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, Vic.

2013

  • Sculpture for sight, Adelide, South Australia.
  • Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards 2013,
  • Yarra Glen, Vic.
  • Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, Vic.

2012

  • McClelland Contemporary Sculpture Survey and Award,
    Langwarrin, Vic.
  • The Melbourne Sculpture Prize 2012, Melbourne Vic.
  • Toorak Village Festival of Sculpture, Melbourne Vic.
  • Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, Vic.

2011

  • Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards 2011, Yarra Glen Vic.
  • Spectacle and Observer, Traffic Jam Gallery, Neutral Bay, NSW.
  • Allsorts 2011, Gould Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.
  • The Autumn Collection, Gould Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Sculpture 2011, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney, N.S.W

2010

  • McClelland Contemporary Sculpture Survey and Award, Langwarrin, Vic.
  • Deakin University small sculpture prize, Burwood, Vic
  • Yering station sculpture prize, Yarra Glen, Vic
  • Swell Sculpture Festival, Currumbin Beach, QLD
  • Toorak Village Festival of Sculpture, Melbourne Vic.
  • Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, Vic.

2009

  • Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney, N.S.W.
  • Lorne Sculpture Prize, Lorne, Victoria
  • Object and Construct, Axia Modern Art, Melbourne
  • Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize, Red Hill, Vic.

2008

  • Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney, N.S.W.
  • Toorak Village Festival of Sculpture, Melbourne Vic.
  • Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show Sculpture Show, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Contempora 2 Sculpture Prize, Docklands, Vic.

2007

  • McClelland Contemporary Sculpture Survey and Award, Langwarrin, Vic
  • Sculpture 2007, Australian Art Resources, Southbank, Vic.
  • Exploration Seven. Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Keith & Helen Murdoch Travel Scholarship, V.C.A Gallery, Southbank, Vic
  • Montalto winery sculpture prize, Red Hill, Vic.

2006

  • Moreland Sculpture Prize, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Williamstown Festival – Tattersall’s Contemporary Art Prize, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Montalto winery sculpture prize, Red Hill, Vic.

2005

  • McClelland Contemporary Sculpture Survey and Award. Langwarrin, Vic.

2003

  • Design Festa, Odaiba Big Site Convention Centre, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Keith & Helen Murdoch Travel Scholarship, V.C.A Gallery, Southbank, Vic.

2002

  • Grad show, V.C.A School of Art, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Woollahra Sculpture Prize, Woollahra Council Chambers,
    Sydney, NSW.
  • The Honours Show, V.C.A Student Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.

2001

  • Association of Sculptors of Victoria Annual Exhibition, Telstra Building, Melbourne, Vic.
    Ox cart studio group exhibition, Preview Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.

2000

  • Is that the time-no that is a wrist watch, Mass Gallery, Melbourne Vic.
    (Next Wave Festival)

1999

  • Central Gold fields Sculpture Award, C.G.R.A.C, Maryborough, Vic.

1998

  • Monash Uni <-> Ararat Gallery, Ararat Tafe, Ararat, Vic.
    (Next Wave Festival)

1997

  • What’s all that about, Fresh Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.

Awards/ Residencies/ Commissions

  • 2018: Recipient of the 2018 Aqualand sculpture award at Sculpture by the Sea Bondi. NSW
  • 2016: Recipient of the 2016 Montalto Winery Sculpture Prize
  • 2014: M-twentyfive. Private collector, South Yarra, Vic.
  • 2012: The Rebaul and Montevideo Maru Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT.
  • 2011: Invited (one of ten sculptors) for the Southern Way/McClelland Peninsula Link Major Sculpture Commission, Mornington Vic.
  • 2010: Short listed (one of four sculptors) for the Red Hill shopping centre public art commission, Red Hill, ACT
  • 2009: Metricon ‘Mandalay at Beveridge’ Hume Highway Commission
    Beveridge, Vic.
    Short listed (one of three sculptors) for proposed Chadstone shopping centre western forecourt entrance commission, Chadstone Vic.
  • 2008: Australand foyer commission, Rhodes Corporate Park,
    Rhodes N.S.W
  • 2007: Short listed (one of four sculptors) for Proposed
    Crown Towers Hotel Lobby Commission, southbank, Vic.
  • 2006: Wall piece for the new Becasse restaurant, Sydney C.B.D, NSW.
  • 2002: BMW Executive Lounge/sales room commission, Southbank, Vic.2001: Second Prize, The Tina Wentcher Prize,
    Association of Sculptors of Victoria Annual Exhibition,
    Telstra Building, Melbourne, Vic.
  • 1998: Hotel Sofitel Banner Project, Melbourne City Council
    and Hotel Sofitel.
    3rd year Open Day Sculpture Prize, Monash University.

Collections

  • Sydney Habour Federation Trust
  • Montalto Winery, Red Hill, Victoria
  • Australian War Memorial Canberra
  • Monash University
  • Becasse Restaurant, Sydney
  • Spring and Parks Commercial and Industrial Property Consultants, Melb
  • Numerous private collections