Biography

Gloria Stern studied drawing and painting for ten years, with teacher and painter Patrick Moss. She completed a Bachelor of Arts at Melbourne University, a Diploma of Graphic Design at Caulfield Institute of Technology, and a Diploma of Education at Melbourne State College.

 

Gloria Stern has held solo exhibitions at Helen Gory Galerie (1996 and 1999) and Gallery 101 (2003, 2005 and 2007), and displayed at the Melbourne International Art Fair (2002) and the Boroondara Town Hall Gallery (2006). She has been recognised in several awards including Finalist positions in the Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize (2009) and the Calleen Art Award at Cowra Regional Art Gallery (2010 and 2011).

 

Her works are featured in the collections of Cowan Design, Melbourne, and the City of Boroondara Collection, Melbourne. Her paintings have been acquired for private collections in Australia, UK, USA, and New Zealand.

Education

 

1981

Diploma of Education, Melbourne State College

1974-1976

Diploma of Art and Design, Caulfied Institute of Technology, Melbourne

1967-1970

Bachelor of Arts, Melbourne University

Solo Exhibition
 
2019
Altered Space, Tacit Galleries, Melbourne Vic
2016
Exploration, Tacit Galleries, Melbourne Vic
2015

Points of View, Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne Vic

 

2015
Gloria Stern Exhibition, Holloway Gallery, Sunshine Coast,  Qld
2013

The Viewer, Artman Gallery, Victoria

 

2012

Metropolis, Artman Gallery, Victoria

 

2007

Human Landscape, Gallery 101 Melbourne

 

2006

Impression of Yemen, Town Hall Gallery

Boroondara Council, Melbourne

 

2005

Inner City Living, Gallery 101 Melbourne

 

2003

Moments in Time, Gallery 101 Melbourne

 

1999

Recent Paintings, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

 

1996

Recent Paintings, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

 

Prizes and Commendations
 
2015
Porttrait Prize Cambridge Studio Gallery Melbourne Vic

 

2014

Finalist - Lethbridge 10,000 Small Scale art Award, Brisbane QLD

 

2012

Finalist - She, Walker St Gallery Dandenong, VIC

Finalist - Lethbridge Small Scale Art Award Brisbane QLD

 

2011

Finalist - Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Art Gallery NSW

 

2010

Finalist - Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Art Gallery NSW (Highly Commended)

 

2009

Finalist - Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, VIC

 

2008

Finalist - Corangamarah Art Prize, VIC

Finalist - Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, VIC

Finalist - Stanthorpe Art Prize, QLD

 

2005

Finalist - Walkom Manning Art Prize, Manning Regional Gallery, Taree NSW

Finalist - Tattersall's Contemporary Art Prize. Williamstown Festival, Melbourne

 

2004

Finalist - Wyndham City Contemporary Art Prize VIC

 

2003

Finalist - Wyndham City Contemporary Art Prize VIC

 

2002

Finalist - Smorgon Steel Contemporary Art Prize VIC

 

1995

Finalist - James Farrell Self Portrait Award, Castlemaine, VIC

 

1994

Finalist - Victoria Police Art Exhibition. (First Prize)

 

 
Selected Group Exhibitions
 
2015
Place: Town Hall Gallery City of Boroondara Melb Australia

 

2014

Act of Seeing, Town Hall Gallery, City of Boroondara Melbourne Australia

 

2014

Four Rooms, Cambridge Studio Gallery, Melbourne

 

2013

Marker: 10 Years of the Town Hall Gallery Collection (City of Boroondara) Vic

 

2013

Stock Show, November, Artman Gallery, Victoria

 

2012

Stock Show, May, Artman Gallery, Victoria

 

2011

Director's Choice, Artman Gallery, Victoria

Calleen Art Award, 2011 Cowra Regional Art Gallery NSW

 

2010

Calleen Art Award, 2010 Cowra Regional Art Gallery NSW (Highly Commended)

Linden Postcard Show, Linden Gallery Melbourne

 

2009

Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize 09, Melbourne

Mount Buller Art Prize 09, Victoria

 

2008

Corangamarah Art Prize, con`ceit 08, Victoria

Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, Vic

Stanthorpe Art Prize, Qld

 

2007

Linden Postcard Show, Linden CCA, Melbourne

 

2006

Affordable Stock Show, Gallery 101, Melbourne

Clubhouse,Town Hall Gallery, Boroondara Council, Melbourne

 

2005

Walkom Manning Art Prize, Manning Regional Gallery, Taree, NSW

Williamstown Festival Tattersalls Contemporary Art Prize, Melbourne

 

2004

She, Walker Street Gallery, Melbourne

Wyndham City Contemporary Art Prize

 

2003

Wyndham City Contemporary Art Prize

 

2002

Smorgan Steel Contemporary Art Prize

Williamstown Festival, Melbourne

She, Walker Street Gallery, Melbourne

Melbourne International Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Buildings. Represented by Gallery 101

 

2001

She, Walker Street Gallery, Melbourne

 

1999

Finding Before Seeking, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

 

1998

3rd Annual Summer Show, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

 

1997

2nd Annual Summer Show, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

 

1996

Annual Summer Print Show, Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

 

1995

James Farrell Self Portrait Award Exhibition, Castlemaine Art Gallery, VIC

Salon Fringe Arts Festival, Melbourne

Violet Teague Portrait Prize, Melbourne

New Exhibition Members, Victorian Artists Society Exhibition, Melbourne

 

1994

Art Acquisition Exhibition, City of Footscray

 

1993

Self Portraits, Makers Gallery, Melbourne

 

Interviews

2006

Impressions of Yemen, The Chalk and Cheese Show with Christine Hardiman. 3WBC Community Radio

 

Collections

Private Collections in Australia, UK, USA, New Zealand

Cowan Design, Melbourne.

City of Boroondara Collection purchased 2005 and 2013

© 2019 by Gloria Stern

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