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Kay Lawrence

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Training
Diploma of Art Teaching, South Australian School of Art and Western Teachers College, Adelaide, SA, 1965-67; Postgraduate studies in Painting and Printmaking, South Australian School of Art, Adelaide, SA, 1968; Tapestry Weaving, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK, 1977-78.

Related professional experience
Lecturer Painting and Printmaking, Salisbury C.A.E., Adelaide, SA, 1971-78; Lecturer Textiles, Hartley C.A.E., Adelaide, SA, 1980; Lecturer Sculpture, 1983-85, Textiles 1988, First Year Studies, 1990, South Australian College of Advanced Education, Adelaide, SA, 1983-90; Lecturer, 1992-95, Coordinator Textiles Studio, 1995-2000, Portfolio Leader of Research, 2001-02 and Head of School since 2002; South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA.

Selected solo exhibitions

Llewellyn Galleries, Adelaide, SA, 1971; Yureilla Galleries, Adelaide, SA, 1977;
Jam Factory Gallery, Adelaide, SA, 1981; Lessness, Festival Theatre Gallery, Adelaide, SA, 1985; Close Ties (with Marcel Marois), University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, Qld, Object Galleries, Sydney, NSW and University of South Australia Art Museum, Adelaide, SA, 1999.

Selected group exhibitions since 1992
Banners of the World, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow, UK, 1992; Drawing 1, University of South Australia Art Museum, Adelaide, SA, 1993; Identities: Art from Australia, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, 1993; Texts from the Edge: Tapestry and identity, Jam Factory Craft and Design Centre, Adelaide, SA, and travelling in Australia, 1994-95; Crossing Borders: Contemporary Australian textile art, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, for Exhibits USA, USA tour, 1995-97; VicHealth Craft Awards, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Vic., 1995; The Language of Thread, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA, 1996; 17th National Craft Acquisition Award, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT, 1997; A Response to Lake Mungo: Works in progress, Long Gallery, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, 1997; Small Tapestries From Australia, Galleria Forum, Lodz, Poland, 1998; Origins and New Perspectives: Contemporary Australian textiles, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, Tas., for tour to Lodz, Poland, 1998-99; Threefold: Elsje Van Keppel, Kay Lawrence, Ernabella Arts, Canberra School of Art Gallery, Canberra, ACT, 1998; Textiles in Focus, Parliament House, Canberra, ACT, 1998; Drawn in Form, Brisbane City Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD, 1999; Frisson: 14th Tamworth Fibre Textile Biennial, Tamworth City Gallery, Tamworth, NSW, 2000 and Australian tour 2000-02; Lake Mungo Revisited, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, Goulburn, NSW, 2000; Chemistry: Art in South Australia 1990-2000, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, 2000; Home is Where the Heart Is, Burra Regional Gallery, Burra, SA, 2001.

Public collections
Ararat Gallery, Ararat, Vic.; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA; Artbank, Sydney, NSW; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT; Parliament House, Canberra, ACT; Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW; Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, Tas.; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Qld; Riddoch Art Gallery, Riddoch, SA; Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tas.; University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW.