Marion Manifold

MARION MANIFOLD – Curriculum Vitae


EDUCATION:                   2001 PhD, Deakin University (Visual Arts)

1996 Bachelor of Arts with Honours (Visual Arts), Deakin University

1995 Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts), Deakin University

1978 Higher Diploma of Teaching University of Melbourne

RESIDENCYS:                   2013 Shortlisted for State Library of Victoria Fellowship

2013 Waterhouse Natural Science Art Award, Adelaide

2011 Print Council of Australia Commissioned Artist

2009 RMIT Stony Rises Project

2008 Paris Cité International Residency, Australia Council for the Arts

2005 RMIT Summer Residency

2005 Print Council of Australia Commissioned Artist

AWARDS:                           2013 Waterhouse Natural Science Art Award – Highly Commended

2008 Silk Cut Award Acquisition

2007 Geelong Gallery Print Award Acquisition

2002 Silk Cut Award. Commended by Judge, Bruno Leti

2001 Shell Fremantle Print Award – Winner

2000 Shell Fremantle Print Award – Second Prize

1999 Rena Ellen Jones Print Award Acquisition, Warrnambool

1997 Rena Ellen Jones Print Award Acquisition, Warrnambool

SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 2014 Port Jackson Press, Melbourne

2014 Cité des Arts Internationale, Paris

2013 Maroondah Art Gallery

2012 Ballarat Art Gallery

2012 Geelong Art Gallery

2008 Studio 1537 Cité des Arts Internationale, Paris

2006-7 ‘Exquisite’ Warrnambool City Art Gallery

2004 ‘Lace Trimmings’ Stonington Stables, Melbourne

2004 ‘Raby’s World’ The Dolls House, Melbourne.

2003 ‘Of Essence and Lace Trimmings’ Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle

2001 ‘Sub rosa’ Glen Eira City Gallery, Melbourne

2000 ‘Sub rosa’ Warrnambool Art Gallery


2014 Trajectories – SCOPE, Warrnambool, Deakin University Burwood & Geelong

2014 Fremantle Print Award

2014 Silk Cut Award

2014 Tacit Contemporary Art, ‘Editions’

2014 SCOPE Galleries Environmental Award

2013 Silk Cut Award

2013 Geelong Print Award

2013 Waterhouse Natural Science Art Award

2012 Silk Cut Award

2012 ‘Impressions’ Australian Print Workshop

2010 Silk Cut Award

2010 Fremantle Print Award

2010 ‘Impressions’ Australian Print Workshop

2009 Banyule City Council Works on Paper Award.

2008 Silk Cut Award

2007 ‘50’ Geelong Art Gallery.

2007 Geelong Print Award.

2007 ‘Artists’ Ink’. Warrnambool Art Gallery.

2006 Silk Cut Award.

2006 ‘New Social Commentaries’. Warrnambool Art Gallery

2005 ‘Unstrung: The Bead in Contemporary Art’. La Trobe Regional Gallery. Morwell.

2005 ‘Bookscapes’ Port Jackson Press. Melbourne.

2005 ‘Ex Libris’ RMIT. Melbourne.

2005 ‘Survey’ Warrnambool Art Gallery;

2005 ‘The Female Nude’. Monash Gallery of Art Travelling Exhibition

2005 ‘All Creatures Great and Small’, Motor Works Gallery, Melbourne

2004 ‘Seeing Red’. Maroondah Art Gallery, Melbourne

2004 ‘23’ Port Jackson Press, Melbourne, & La Trobe University, Bendigo

2004. ‘New Social Commentaries’ Warrnambool Art Gallery

2004 Hutchins Art Prize, Hobart.

2003 Hutchins Art Prize, Hobart.

2003 Geelong Print Award

2002 Silk Cut Award.

2003 International Travelling Exhibition. 1000 Women and 1 Work.

2001 Shell Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle

2001 ‘Allure. The Feminine in Print.’ Maroondah Art Gallery, Melbourne

2001 Hutchins Art Prize, Hobart

2000 Shell Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle

2000 ‘Figure, Fashion & Fetish.’ George Lance Gallery, Warrnambool Art Gallery

1999 Shell Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle

1999 Geelong Print Award


2013. Marion Manifold ‘Identity and Fragmented Bodies: Remembering the Feminine’ Imprint. Australian Print Council. Vol. 48, No. 4.

2012. 774 ABC Radio – ‘Marie Antoinette through the Notebook’ Interview with Michael Pavlich 2 Oct.

2012. 774 ABC Radio – ‘Marie Antoinette through the Notebook’ Interview with Michael Veitch 3 Oct.

2012 Nicholas Soames. ‘Marie Antoinette through the Notebook’ Surf Coast News. 6 Sep.

2012. Marion Manifold. ‘Marie Antoinette through the Notebook’. Catalogue Essay.

2010. Lisa Byrne et al. Designing Place: An Archaeology of the Western District. Melbourne Books, Melbourne.

2010. Robert Nelson. ‘Rock art, but not as we know it’. The Age. 28 July.

2009. Marion Manifold. ‘Journey to the Centre of the Stony Rises’. Catalogue Essay. Liza McCosh’s ‘Fusion’. Deakin Univeristy

2008. Anne McDonald. ‘Marion Manifold. Rosy Dreams and Spring’. Artonview, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. 46-7.

2008. State Library of Victoria – Marion Manifold website on Pandora, Australia’s Web Archive

2008. Jared Lynch. ‘To Paris and a date with history’. Warrnambool Standard. June 6. 7

2007. Tony Birch. ‘If Jesus came to Miller Street: Life meets life at the Dolls House’.

2006. John Holden. Capturing Cultural Value. Artwork. Issue 65. December. 6-23

2006. Vivienne Glance. ‘The Artist as Divine’. Fremantle Art Gallery

2004. Julie Copeland. ‘The Maker’. Radio National. 17 October.

2004. ‘Visitors see red at show’. The Journal. 24 Feb. 13.

2005. Jazmina Cininas. Ex Libris. RMIT. Melbourne

2003. RTR FM 92. Perth, 4 August.

2003. Marion Manifold. ‘Where Corals Lie’. Catalogue Essay for Shell Fremantle Print Award

2002. Marion Manifold & Louise Tegart. ‘The view from here.’ Imprint. Autumn. Vol.37. No.1.

2001. Di Waite. ‘Allure. The Feminine in Print.’ Catalogue Essay, Maroondah Gallery, Melbourne

2001. Juliet Peers. ‘Allure: The Feminine in Print.’ Artlink, Vol. 21. 3. Sept. Henley Beach, South Australia

2001. Holly Story. ‘Shell Fremantle Print Award’. Imprint. Vol. 36. No.4.

2001. Clive Barstow. ‘Less and More.’ in Imprint. Vol. 36. No. 4.

2001. Ted Snell. ‘Botticelli’s ideal transformed’. The Australian. Oct.1.

2001. Jazmina Cininas. ‘Allure: The Feminine in Print.’ Imprint. Winter.Vol. 36. 2

2000. Gail Cameron. ‘The Power of Print’. Art Monthly. Nov.


2013 Kardinia International College, Geelong

2012 Maroondah Art Gallery – Marie Antoinette through the Notebook

2012 Geelong Art Gallery – Marie Antoinette through the Notebook

2012 Loreto College, Ballarat – Marie Antoinette through the Notebook

2011 Ballarat Art Gallery – Stony Rises Project

2010 RMIT – Stony Rises Project

2006 Von Guerard Wetlands Tour, Camperdown

2005 Monash University Art Forum

2003 Fremantle Arts Centre

2003 Camperdown Hospital Auxiliary Art Show

2000 Deakin University, Warrnambool

JUDGE:                                2003 Shell Fremantle Print Award


2002-2003 Deakin University – Art Theory, Painting, Drawing, Printmaking

2001-2004 Koorie Institute of Advanced Education – Honours and Masters Art Theory & Thesis Writing


2012 Australian Print Workshop “Impressions 2012”

2011 Print Council of Australia. Commissioned Artist

2010 Australian Print Workshop “Impressions 2010”

2005 Print Council of Australia. Commissioned Artist

National Gallery of Australia

Cité des Arts Internationale, Paris

State Library of Victoria

Print Council of Australia

City of Fremantle

Geelong Art Gallery

Warrnambool City Gallery

Hamilton Art Gallery

US Embassy, Canberra

Deakin University Art Collection

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery

Wesley College, Melbourne

St Catherine’s School, Toorak

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

Presbyterian Ladies College, Burwood

Shelford Girls Grammar, Caulfield

RMIT Gallery, Melbourne

City of Yarra, Vic.

Oak Hill Gallery, Mornington, Vic.

Arjo Wiggins/Canson Australia

Australian Print Workshop

Anglican Church Grammar

Academy of Mary Immaculate

Gippsland Centre for Art & Design

Ipswich Art Gallery

Gladstone Regional Art Gallery

Latrobe Regional Gallery

Queensland University of Technology Art Museum

St Ursula’s College

Tintern Girls’ Grammar School

University of Wollongong

Genazzano College Melbourne

Loreto College, Ballarat

Kardinia International College, Geelong

SJ Menzies Pty Ltd

Corangamarah Collection

Camperdown Hospital

Corangamite Shire

Private Collections Australia, France & Sweden


Marion is a printmaker and has a PhD in female body imaging and identity

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