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Dr. Deborah Walker
|Area||School of Communication & Creative Arts|
|Phone||+61 3 925 17664|
|Location||Building P, Room 4.41|
|Role and profile||
Deborah Walker is a lecturer in the visual arts and has exhibited regularly in Australia and internationally. She is currently represented by Andrew Baker Gallery, Brisbane and Hill-Smith Fine Art, Adelaide. Her work is represented in Australian and international collections.
Her research is concerned with the intersection of art and philosophy, particularly the relationship of enigma and the ideas of the metaphysical painter, Giorgio de Chirico within a Nietzchean perspective.
1988 Judge, St.Kilda Festival, Art Prize
1988 Forum, School of Art, University of Tasmania
1987 Women's Register Slide Kit Co-ordinated Deakin University's participation in National Student Exhibition at Exhibition Buildings
1992 Co-ordinated Deakin University in Next Wave Festival
1992 Ministry of Education Slide Kit, included in Women in Contemporary Art
1993 Queensland University College of Arts, included in Slide Kit
1994 Discovery Media - Art CD - Rom, in Contemporary Australian.
1st Year Studio, 3rd Year Studio, Honours, P/grad
Bachelor of Creative Arts - Visual Arts major sequence
The Italian metaphysical painter Giorgio de Chirico's and his relationship with the Philosophical ideas of Nietzsche, particularly in connection to visual enigma and the metaphysical.
Graphic imagery, particularly intaglio and lithography.
Cinema and its reference to the painted image.
|Current research projects||A series of paintings reflecting the metaphysical significance of the objects that populate our lives|
1978, Warrnambool Print Acquisition Award, Warrnambool Gallery
1980, Victorian College of Arts, Graeme Brown Prize
St.Kilda Festival Acquisition Award
Visual Arts Board Traineeship Grant
Print Council of Australia, Member Print
1981, St.Kilda Festival Acquisition Award, Highly Commended
Victorian College of the Arts, Scholarship,
National Gallery of Victoria, Mid-year Trustees Award
1985, Diamond Valley Acquisition Award
1986, Visual Arts Board, Project Grant
Visual Arts Board, New York Travel Grant
1989, Trades Hall Studio Residency, Melbourne
1991, Deakin University, Research Grant
25th Anniversary Commission, P.C.A. The Approaching fin de siecle.
1992, St.Kilda Art Gallery, Postcard Show Prize, Ist Prize.
Melbourne Theatre Company programme commission.
Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, Slide Registration
1994, Post-graduate scholarship, M.A., Monash University
1995, Outside Study Grant, Deakin University
2000, Post-graduate scholarship, Deakin University
2003 Artist in Residence, Griffith University, Queensland
2004 Artist in Residence, Griffith University
2005 Artist in Residence, Bundanon, Arthur Boyd Trust, Shoalhaven
1974 Diploma of Fine Art, Monash University, Australia
1981 Post-graduate Diploma, Victorian College of the Arts,
1994 Master of Arts, Monash University, Australia
2002 PhD, Deakin University, Australia
1998 Double Dialogues Conference Paper, Deakin University
2004 Artistís floor talk, Stonington Stables Museum of Art
2005 Journal article, Double Dialogues, on-line journal
2010 Double Dialogues, Conference Paper, MelbourneUniversity
|Research link||View Deakin associated research data|