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Brian Hirst

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Training
Diploma of Arts (Visual Arts), Gippsland Institute of Advanced Education, Churchill, Vic., 1977–79.

Selected solo exhibitions
Object and Image Series, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 1992; A Celebration of Glass, Narek Galleries, Canberra, ACT, 1993; Two Australians, The Glass Gallery, Bethesda, MD, USA, 1993; Glass by Brian Hirst, Sale Regional Art Gallery, Sale, Vic., 1994; Glass Now 17, Azabu Museum of Arts and Crafts, Tokyo, Japan, 1995; Makers Mark, Sydney, NSW, 1996, 2001; Gallery Nakama, Tokyo, Japan, 1997; Sacred Surface, University of Sydney Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 1996; Silent Surface, Quadrivium, Sydney, NSW, 1998; Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT, 1999; Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, USA, 1999; Brian Hirst Studio Glass, Quadrivium, Sydney NSW, 1999; Reflection, Lake Russell Gallery, Coffs Harbour, NSW, 2000; St Art, Strasbourg, France (Clara Scremini Gallery, Paris), 2000; Clara Scremini Gallery, Paris, France, 2001; Surface, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT, 2001; Relationships in form, Quadrivium, Sydney, NSW, 2002; Silent Surface, Sacred Surface, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY, USA, 2002.

Selected group exhibitions since 1992
Design Visions: Australian International Crafts Triennial, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA, 1992; International Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Detroit, MI, USA, 1993; Two Australians (with Robert Knottenbelt), The Glass Gallery, Bethesda, MD, USA, 1993; Glass Now 16, Tokyo, Japan, 1994; World Glass Now ’94, Hokkaido Museum Of Modern Art, Japan, 1994; Ausglass, The Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark, 1995; Venezia Aperto Vetro 1998: International New Glass, 5 sites in Venice, Italy, 1996; Glass Weekend, Millville, NJ, USA (The Glass Gallery, Bethesda, MD), 1997; The Art of Gold, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat, Vic., 1997; Masters of Australia Glass, Quadrivium Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 1998; SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA (Laurence Miller Gallery), 1998; Australian Glass: 10 Artists, Gallery Enomoto, Osaka, Japan, 1998; Contemporary Works from the Saxe Collection, Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco, CA, USA, 1999; Documenta 98, Kanazu, Japan, 1999; Drawn in Form, Brisbane City Gallery, Brisbane, Qld, 1999; Objects of Desire, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, USA, 1999; SOFA New York, New York, USA (Laurence Miller Gallery), 1999; Canberra Glass, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT, 2001; Clara Scremini Gallery, Paris, France, 2001; Glass Art in Australia, Quadrivium Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 2001; International Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Detroit, MI, USA, 2001; Prime Verre, Musée-Atelier du Verre de Sars-Poteries, Sars-Poteries, France, 2001; At the Edge: Australian glass art, Brisbane City Gallery, Brisbane, Qld; Object Galleries, Sydney, NSW; Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany; National Glass Centre, Sunderland, UK, 2000; Contemporary Australian Craft, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan, 1999; Glass: A celebration, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, USA, 2000; Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA, USA, 2000 International Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Detroit, MI, USA, 2000; Museo del Vidrio, Monterrey, Mexico, 2000; Shattering Perceptions, Dennos Museum, Michigan, USA, 2001; Transparent Things: Expressions in glass, National Gallery of Australia Travelling Exhibition, Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2001; 19th Annual International Glass Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2001; Facets of Australian Glass, Leo Kaplan Modern, New York, NY, USA, 2002.

Public collections (Australia)
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA; Artbank, Sydney, NSW; Australian National University, Canberra, ACT; Canberra Museum and Art Gallery, Canberra, ACT; Sale Regional Art Gallery, Sale, Vic.; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Vic.; Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Qld; Victorian State Craft Collection, Melbourne, Vic.; Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery, NSW

Public collections (international)
Corning Museum of Glass, NY, USA; Evansville Museum, Indiana, USA; Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan; Koganazeki Glass Museum, Japan; Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf im Ehrenhof, Dusseldorf, Germany; Musée-Atelier du Verre de Sars-Poteries, Sars-Poteries, France; National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan; The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, CA, USA; The Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark; Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan