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Toni Dionysius

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Toni Dionysius

Born on the 24th January 1969, Toni has resided in Brisbane since attending art college, whereupon she succeeded in obtaining a Bachelor of the Arts Degree from the Queensland College of Art at Seven Hills, graduating in 1990, majoring in Sculpture and Painting. Over the years Toni has had many group exhibitions, displaying both paintings and sculpture. Toni has been a member of the Society of Sculptors Queensland since 1994 and also the editor for the same Society of Sculptors Queensland’s newsletter which is issued monthly. Toni has earned her crust as a Graphic Designer, Web Host Manager, Website Developer, Model and Fine Artist.

"I love to discover what each element can do, explore the contrast of living is to dead, play with the inner child that each one of us has, entertain possibilities and bear the fruits of resolve. Play."


Academic Qualifications:
   
Bachelor of Arts Fine Arts 1989
    Queensland College of Art Brisbane


 
 
 
Prizes:
  • Centenary Federation Pine Rivers Art Awards. Received Pine Rivers Art Scholarship Award - February 2001
  • Recipient of the Year 12 Art Award - 1986
  • Currumbin Community Festival of Arts Competition. Won Council Award - 1986
 
Exhibitions:
  • Easter Art Exhibition - Christian City Church, Bridgeman Downs - April 2007
  • ‘The Male Nude’ Exhibition Entry - Jasu Gallery, Margate, Brisbane - 20 Aug to 13 Sept 2003
  • ‘Crowded House’ - Annual Winter Students’ Exhibition - Brisbane Institute of Art - 28 June to 3 July 2003
  • End of Year Exhibition by Students of the Brisbane Institute of Art - “Eyes” Invited to exhibit for participation in the Moreton Island Art Camp - December 2002 
  • Exhibiting at Funtastic Furnarture Gallery - Feb 2002 - Aug 2002 
  • Exhibiting in Artists Own Gallery - Jan 2001 - Aug 2002
  • Exhibited in Brisbane Arts Bizarre at Bulimba - July 2002 
  • Bundaberg Arts Festival Poetry entry - September 2001 
  • Exhibited in Rosalie Art Show - August 2001 
  • The City of Redcliffe Excellence in Craft Awards submission - August 2001
  • Group Exhibition Annual Outdoor / Indoor Mt Coot-tha Brisbane Botanic Gardens for SOSQ - May 2001
  • Centenary Federation Pine Rivers Art Awards. Received Pine Rivers Art Scholarship Award - February 2001
  • Proposal for ‘Roche Contemporary Art Prize’ Darlinghurst NSW - February 2001 
  • Proposal for ‘Twelfth National Dame Mary Durack Outback Craft Awards - January 2001 
  • Proposal for ‘Sculpture by the Sea’ in Tasmania - January 2001 
  • Group Exhibition Christmas Gift Exhibition at Quisqualis Art Space with SOSQ - November 2000
  • Group Exhibition Annual Outdoor / Indoor Mt Coot-tha Brisbane Botanic Gardens for SOSQ - June 2000
  • Quisqualis Art Space Christmas exhibition with SOSQ - 1999
  • Spring Hill annual markets display for SOSQ - 1999
  • Group Exhibition Society of Sculptors, Qld. Held at Garden City - Upper Mt Gravatt - April 1997
  • Group Exhibition “3x3D/1=21” held at three libraries including Brisbane City Library, Mt Ommaney and Chermside Library - March 1997 
  • Group Exhibition 'Sculpture Satellite' in CBD - September 1996
  • Group Exhibition 'Sculpture in the Gardens' the Sculpture Society of Queensland - June 1996
  • Exhibited in Wilston Village Sunday Markets, a multicultural entertainment day - June 1995
  • Group Exhibitions “Sculpture Satellite” throughout Central Business District of Brisbane - Nov 1994, 1995 & 1996
  • Hillsdon Kindergarten Annual Art Exhibition - 1993 & 1994
  • Exhibited in Art Festival of the Creativity Centre Coorparoo - June 1991 
  • Group Exhibition 'Sculpture in the Gallery' Queensland College of Art  - Nov 1989
  • Group Exhibition for Queensland College of Art at McWhirters complex, Final year show - 1989
  • Group Exhibition 'Cross Currents' Exhibition Arch Lane Gallery - Oct 1989
  • National Art Award for State Competition - 1986
  • Currumbin Community Festival of Arts Competition. Won Council Award and $50 - 1986
  • Currumbin Community Festival of Arts Competition - 1985 
 
Involvements:
  • Webmaster for Sculptors Qld  Since 2007
  • Newsletter Editor for Society of Sculptors Queensland - 1999 to August 2002
  • Involvement in Artists Own Gallery - Jan 2001 - Aug 2002
  • Backup Newsletter Editor for Society of Sculptors Qld - 1997
  • Involved in Artists Collective “Terrace Street Studios” 35 Terrace St, Newfarm 4005 - Sept 1994 to 1996
  • Involved in NAVA Pat Corrigan Grant for opening of  “Terrace Street Studios” 35 Terrace St, New Farm 4005 - May 1995
 
Memberships (Current):    
   
Northfolk Lakes Art Group Since 2007
    Sculptors Qld Inc. Since 1994

Website: www.dionysiacarthouse.com


A random selection of three works.
moonstand & goblets
Crouching Man
Self
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