Selena Seifert

Education

  • 2012 Certificate in Art Administration – St George TAFE
  • 2001 Bachelor of Art Education – College of Fine Arts, UNSW. 1996 Diploma of Fine Arts – National Art School, Sydney.

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2015 ‘Remnants’ Wild Valley Art Park & Gallery
  • 2005 ‘Naturescapes’ Hazelhurst Community Gallery. Hazelhurst Regional Gallery 2002 ‘Variegation’ Alta Gallery, Surry Hills.
  • 2000 ‘Autumn Cyanosis’ The Sheep’s Back Gallery, Yass, NSW.
  • 2000 ‘Leaves’ The Blue Olive, Canberra, ACT.
  • 1999 ‘Fallen Leaves’ T.A.P Gallery, East Sydney.

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2017 ‘Hidden’ Rookwood Cemetery
  • 2017 ‘Sculpture at Scenic World’
  • 2016 ‘Sculpture In The Garden’ Mudgee
  • 2016 ‘Sculpture In The Village’ Toorak VIC
  • 2016 ‘Infinities of Blue’ NSW Parliament House
  • 2015 ‘Sculpture On The Green’ Wyong selected artist
  • 2015 ‘The Print Exchange’ Brooklyn Art Library New York
  • 2014 ‘Sculpture In The Vineyards’ selected artist
  • 2014 ‘Waste to Art’ Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
  • 2013 ‘Sculpture at Scenic World’ Scenic World Blue Mountains
  • 2012 ‘One’ Wild Valley Art Park and Gallery
  • 2011 ‘Sketchbook Project’ Brooklyn Art Library, New York
  • 2011 Hutchins Prize Art Exhibition’ Salamanca Gallery Hobart, Finalist
  • 2011 ‘Guest Artist’ Charles Hewitt Gallery Darlinghurst
  • 2011 Bathurst Art Show, Bathurst Regional Gallery
  • 2011 Spectaculart’ The Edge Katoomba
  • 2010 ‘Art with Altitude’ Exhibition, Armoury Galley Sydney Olympic Park
  • 2007 ‘Artist’s Show’ Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
  • 2006 ‘Teachers Art Exhibition’ Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Art Centre.
  • 2005 ‘Alumni Reuters Charity Exhibition’ The Stock Exchange Sydney.
  • 2005 ‘Small painting Prize Exhibition’ SODA Gallery Avalon.
  • 2004 ‘Alumni Exhibition, National Art School’ Parliament House, Sydney.
  • 2003 ‘Mosaic Addiction’ The Mosaic Addicts, Hazelhurst Regional Art Gallery.
  • 1997 ‘Alumni Exhibition’ Cell Block. N.A.S..
  • 1996 ‘Escapes’ Landscape exhibition, ARDT Gallery, Leichardt.
  • 1994 ‘Artspace Open’ Artspace Gallery, Woolloomooloo.

Public Art Projects

  • 2017 ‘Lyrebird Sculpture’ for Waste2 Art, commissioned by Blue Mountains City Council
    Springwood Community Hub and Highly Commended at Orange Regional Museum
  • 2015 ‘Bullock Train’ Mosaic Mural Oberon Town Common Commissioned by Oberon Art Committee with 9 local schools.
  • 2013 ‘Spring Mosaic’ All Saints College Bathurst
  • 2014 ‘Hampton Mural’ Artist in residence, Hampton Public School
  • 2012 ‘Winter Mosaic’ All Saints College Bathurst
  • 2013 ‘Crossing Of The Mountains’ Wentworth Falls Mosaic Mural- Commissioned by Blue Mountains Tourism honouring William Wentworth- Wentworth Falls Public school
  • 2012 ‘Autumn’ Mosaic Mural- All Saints College Bathurst
  • 2011 ‘Water Dragon Mosaic Mural’ Artist in Residence Project, Lawson Public School
  • 2010 Portland & District Olympic Pool – ‘Ocean Dream’ Mosaic Wall Mural 27sqm
  • 2010 Katoomba Neighbourhood Centre – Mosaic walkway,
  • 2009 Oberon Visitors’ Centre Mural- with Oberon Art Committee and Local High schools
  • 2006 Sydney Northcott Mosaic Murals – ‘Mosaic of Life’ Belvoir Street, Surry Hills, Commissioned by Dept. of Housing and Sydney City Council.
  • 2003 Mural Coordinator for Kids Earth Fund/Sydney Water Board Mural.
    AWARDS
  • WINNER – PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD –SCULPTURE AT SCENIC WORLD 2013
  • WINNER –RENOVATION CHALLENGE – Better Homes & Gardens – 2012
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED- WASTE2ART – Orange Regional ExhibitionHIGHLY COMMENDED –BLACKHEATH ART PRIZE 2012
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED – BLUE MOUNTAINS ARTISTS NETWORK PRIZE 2012
  • AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD 2011 – for Community Artwork, Portland Progress Association

Publications/Web Articles

  • ‘Blue Mountains Life Magazine’ Paint, Tiles and Desserts October 2017
  • ‘Sculpture at Scenic World’ Sydney Morning Herald 2017
  • ‘In The Studio with Selena Seifert’ Scenic World 2013
  • ‘Fish Out Of Water’ -Art Writer, Elizabeth Fortescue 2013
  • ‘Visit Blue Mountains’ Blue Mountains Lithgow and Oberon Tourism 20
  • ‘Draw On The Mountain – South Sydney Herald 2013
  • Wild About Art- Pecha Kucha – Tokyo 2012 The Cloudscape – 2012

Grants

  • College of Fine Arts GAS Scheme
  • City of Sydney
  • Department of Housing
  • Regional Arts NSW CASP
  • Lithgow City Council
  • Family First Credit Union
  • Cultural Partnership Grant – Blue Mountains City Council

Tutor

  • Aftercare – Disability Organisation NSW
  • Centrehouse Community Art Centre,
  • Lane Cove
  • Hazelhurst Regional Gallery
  • International Grammar School-Ultimo
  • All Saints College – Bathurst
  • Lawson Public School
  • Hampton Public School
  • O’Connell Public School
  • Black Springs Public School Oberon High School
  • Grafton Artsfest
  • Sutherland Community College
  • Sturt Contemporary Art Centre
  • Wild Valley Art Park