© 2008-2019 GERA WOLTJER

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

2000          GradCert in Coordination Cultural & Artistic Design I, IVLOS Institute of Education, Utrecht                                             University, Netherlands

1987          Education in Arts, ARTEZ, former Arnhem Institute of the Arts, Netherlands. Graduated: 1989

1982          Fine Art in Education, HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, former SOL, NL. Graduated: 1987  

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018          Bunbury WA, BRAG, ⊢ C R O S S I N G 3 ⊣ 

2017          Ravenstein, NL, Garnizoenskerk, Coördinaten with Jos Verschaeren.

2017          Melbourne VIC, Gallerysmith Project Space, C R O S S I N G 2 

2016          Ede, The Netherlands, Huis Kernhem, Ver Plaats with Margo Nelissen

2015          Melville WA, Nyisztor Studio, C R O S S I N G

2009          Geraldton WA, Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, The Love Survey with Gabrielle Woodhams.

2009          Geraldton WA, Panaceum, Black, White and Red

2004          Veenendaal, The Netherlands, Government Social Work Office, Grafiek

2003          Arnhem, The Netherlands, Botticelli,  Faust

1990          Doetinchem, The Netherlands, Gallery De Wiemelink, Grafiek

1988          Utrecht, The Netherlands, Zeezicht, Engelen enzo

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019          Northbridge, Central Gallery, Between the Sheets Artists' Books, Curated by Gallery East

2019          Perth, WA, Flux Gallery, Abstracted, Curator Sandra Murray

2019          Bunbury, WA, Bunbury Regional Art Galleries, Finalist Bunbury Biennale 2019

2018          Karlsruhe, Germany, Die Gedok, Be Touched, Projekt3drei

2018          Fremantle WA, New Customs, Artsource New Customs House

2018          Joondalup WA, The City of Joondalup Community Invitation Art Award 

2017          Karlsruhe, Germany, Die Gedok, Zwischen Schwarz Weiß, Projekt3drei

2017          Bunbury WA, Bunbury Regional Art Galleries, Finalist Bunbury Biennale 2017

2017          Melbourne VIC, Australian Galleries, Between the Sheets Artists’ Books.

2017          Northbridge WA, Central Gallery & Gallery East. Between the Sheets Artists’ Books,

2016          Joondalup WA, The City of Joondalup Community Invitation Art Award 2016

2016          Busselton WA, Geo Art Complex, City of Busselton Art Award 2016

2016          Melville WA, Nyisztor Studio, Scene

2016          Fremantle WA, Moores Contemporary Art Gallery, The Call of the Sea 

2015          Bunbury, WA Bunbury Regional Art Galleries, Finalist Bunbury Biennale 2015

2015          Northbridge WA, Gallery East & Central Gallery, Between the Sheets 2015 Artists’ Books

2015          Geraldton WA, Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, Finalist Mid West Art Prize

2014          Kalgoorlie WA, Open Studio 5, Curator Lee Harrop

2014          Port Hedland WA, Courthouse Gallery, Finalist Port Hedland Awards

2014          Mundaring WA, Mundaring Art Centre, My Own Executioner, Curator Ron Nyisztor

2013          Melville WA, Nyisztor Studio, PCWK5 Pure Contemplation Without Knowledge 5

2013          Bunbury WA, Bunbury Regional Art Galleries, Finalist Bunbury Biennale 2013

2013          Port Hedland WA, Courthouse Gallery, Finalist Port Hedland Awards

2013          Geraldton WA, Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, Finalist Mid West Art Prize

2013          Armadale WA, Finalist Minnawarra Art Awards

2012          North Fremantle WA, Gallery East, Mid West Artists

2012          Melbourne VIC, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Linden Postcard Show

2012          Port Hedland WA, Courthouse Gallery, Finalist Port Hedland Awards

2012          North Fremantle WA, Gallery East & City of Swan, Between the Sheets: 2012 Artists' Books

2012          Armadale WA, Finalist Minnawarra Art Awards

2012          Roebourne WA, Finalist Cossack Art Awards

2012          Geraldton WA, Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, Finalist Mid West Art Prize

2011          North Fremantle WA, Gallery East, 30 x 30 x 30

2011          Geraldton, Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, Finalist Mid West Art Prize, winner Geraldton Award

2011          Port Hedland WA, Courthouse Gallery, Finalist Port Hedland Awards, winner work on paper

2011          Roebourne WA, Finalist Cossack Art Awards

2011          Geraldton WA, Geraldton University Centre, Big Skies Small Works

2011          Fremantle WA, Dadaa Gallery, Carnivàle

2010          Roebourne WA, Finalist Cossack Art Awards

2010          Port Hedland WA, Courthouse Gallery, Finalist Port Hedland Awards, winner work on paper

2009          Geraldton WA, Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, The Love Survey with Gabrielle Woodhams

2009          Geraldton WA, ACDC The Arts and Cultural Development Council, Sp-AC-e-DC

2008          Geraldton WA, 335 Productions Gallery, Birds of a Feather

2007          Veenendaal, The Netherlands, Gallery Kunstplaats, Kunstroute

2005          Ede, The Netherlands, Cultura, Kunstdromen

2005          Veenendaal, The Netherlands, Kerkewijk 72-76, Kunstdromen

2003          Veenendaal, The Netherlands, Gallery Kunstplaats, Sensueel

1994          Arnhem, The Netherlands, Spijkerkwartier, Het detail

1992          Zierikzee, The Netherlands, Gallery Noordhavenpoort

1989          Arnhem, The Netherlands, De Oude Kraan, Graduation show 

1987          Utrecht, The Netherlands, City Theater, Graduation show

 

AWARDS & GRANTS

2015          Arts Development-2015, Western Australian Government: Department of Culture and the Arts

                  Mentoring project between Gera Woltjer and Gosia Wlodarczak (mentor) in 2016

2014          CGG Artist Opportunites Program, grant for sculpture project Mullewa with Roxanne Grant

2014          Grant CoPMI and Arafmi for sculpture project Mental Health Geraldton Regional Hospital

2013          CGG Artist Opportunities Program, grant for studio-based research project, Geraldton WA

2011          Winner Port Hedland Art Award for Best Work in Any Medium (other than painting), Port Hedland

2011          Mid West Art Prize: Winner Geraldton-Greenough Award, Geraldton WA

2010          Winner Port Hedland Art Award for Best Work in Any Medium (other than painting), Port Hedland

2006          First Prize Portrait & Overall Winner, Rural Health West Award, Burswood, Perth WA

COLLECTIONS

                  Artbank Australia, City of Melville Art Collection, State Library of Queensland, Artists' Book                                             Collection, City of Greater Geraldton Collection, Collection of Durack Institute of Technology, 

                  Private collections in WA and the Netherlands

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2014          Perth WA, PICA, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts

2012          Fremantle WA, Artsource Residential Studio

2012, 2017 Neerloon NL, Studio Jos Verschaeren

 

PUBLIC ART 

2017          Commission Geraldton Senior College, Percent for Art Scheme, Department of Education, WA

2013          Commission Fitzgerald Street Community Culture Garden Art Project, artist team. Geraldton WA

2012          Concept design Greenough Regional Prison, Department of Corrective Services, WA

2012          Concept design Wandina Primary School, Department of Education, WA           

2011          Concept design Mullewa Entry Statement, artist team. WA

 

PROJECTS IN PUBLIC SPACES

2011          Geraldton WA, If You Open Your Eyes, performance in collaboration with Roxanne Grant

2011          Meekatharra WA, Juvenile sculpture project with Roxanne Grant

2008          Geraldton WA, The Love Survey, collaborative project with Gabrielle Woodhams as part of GPS

2006          Red Bluff, Coral Bay and Carnarvon WA, Flying Hands

2004          Veenendaal, The Netherlands, Floating Art Dreams, collaborative project and performance                                             with Hedda Buijs, Veenendaal