CV

A one-page resumé can be found below. For a full version of my CV, please click here: PringaDa - Full CV


BRON FIONNACHD-FEIN
  (aka PringaDa 2010-present) (prior to 2001 Bron/Bronwen Power)

Born 1955, UK. Lives and works in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

QUALIFICATIONS

2015    Master of Fine Arts, University of Tasmania, Australia (Supervisors: Marie Sierra, Penny Mason, Sue Henderson)
1995    Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons), University of Tasmania, Australia
1994    Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Tasmania, Australia
1983   
Bachelor of Arts in Librarianship, Robert Gordon’s University, Aberdeen, UK
1975   
Licentiate of Trinity College London (Class Music Teaching) and Licentiate of Trinity College London (Piano Teaching), Aberdeen College of Education, UK

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013    Modalities of Presence, Sawtooth ARI, Launceston, Tasmania
2003   
one season just like her, mixed media/sound installation, Stables Gallery, Cleveland, Tasmania (part of HWY1 curated by Jane Deeth for the Ten Days on the Island Festival)
1995    Duodecad, interactive textile and sound installation, Decibell’s, Launceston, Tasmania

COLLABORATIVE PERFORMANCES

2012     Exclamations!, Roanoke Marginal Arts Festival, Virginia, USA [two scores for Fluxus performance] [curator: Warren Fry]
2011     Exquisite Performance, Exquisite Corpse Festival, October 2011, Space On White, New York, USA [curator: Matt Taggart] [30 Fluxus artists from across the world were invited to submit an instruction piece/score for this performance]; subsequently performed at the George Maciunas Fluxus Festival, Kaunas, Lithuania and at Indiana University, USA, 2012
1996     Nerthuz,  Cataract Gorge, Launceston. Installation for performance written and directed by Olaf Savage
1994    
Samhainn,  collaborative performance and sound installation, Kelsall & Kemp Building, Launceston, Tasmania

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)

2016    Printed Stuff, Scotch Oakburn s.p.a.c.e. Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania [curator: David Marsden]
2014    Fluxjob: Purging the World of Bourgeoisie Sickness since 1963, Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA), Minnesota, USA [curators: Keith Buchholz and Jeff Rathermel]
2014    FluxBox, Joan Flasch Artistbook LIbrary at the School of the Art Institute, Chicago and subsequently at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA), Minnesota, USA.
2014    Fluxfest, Chicago, USA [curated by Keith Buchholz]. Scores included in Fluxfest Chicago Scorebook 2014.
2013    Wunderkammer Event: Hirsch [deer], Slatzburg, Austria [curator: Andreas Kuntner]
2012     La Puerta Tannhäuser, Plasencia, Spain [curator: Kris Mininger]
2012     These Hands, Massachusetts, USA [curator: Christine Tarantino]
2012     Red Lips: What is Your Version for Me?, Massachusetts, USA [curator: Christine Tarantino]
2012     Traces, Wörthsee, Germany [curator: Christina Blanks]
2011     Write Now: Artists and Letterforms, Fluxus Group Exhibition, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, USA [curator: Keith Buchholz]
2002     Bag That!, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, New South Wales [curator: Diana Robson]
2002     Self-Portrait Prize (finalist), Prospect Art Gallery, Adelaide, South Australia [curator: Gai Dudley]
2001     20th National Craft Acquisition Award (finalist), Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, Australia
1999     Do Not Touch, 1999: University Gallery, University of Tasmania at Launceston, 2000: Contemporary Arts Services Tasmania (CAST) Gallery, Hobart, Australia [curator: Kelly Squires]
1998     Tamworth Textile Biennial: Many Voices, Tamworth City Gallery, New South Wales, Australia and touring throughout Australia to 8 venues [curator: Gillian McCracken]
1998     Past Tense/Future Perfect, Moores Building, Fremantle (Sept 1998: Customs House, Sydney; April 1999: Carnegie Gallery, Hobart), Australia (national exhibition of emerging crafts-based artists) [curator of Tasmanian section: Jenny Spinks]
1997     Time and Space: A Woman’s Place, University Gallery, University of Tasmania at Launceston [curator: Gail Greenwood]
1997     Boxed: Gifts, Treasures, Memories, Possessions, Institut Teknologie Mara, Malaysia [curator: Gail Greenwood]
1995     Interaction, Decibell’s Gallery, ArtHouse, Launceston, Australia [curator: Jooles Whittle]
1995     Ripping Yarns: Fibre, Fable and Narrative, Burnie Regional Art Gallery (1996: University Gallery, Launceston; 1997: Boonah Regional Art Gallery and Ipswich Regional Art Gallery, Queensland) [curator: John Corbett]

REVIEWS, PUBLICATIONS, MEDIA (SELECTED)

2003     Thomas, Daniel 2003, ‘Ten days on the island’ (review), Art Monthly, no. 159, May, p. 33
2003     Britton, Stephanie 2003, ‘Ten days on the island’, (review) Artlink, vol. 23, no. 2, May, pp. 80–83 (incl 2 col. photos)
2001     Snapshot, ABC Television, Tasmania (18 July 2001). Bron Féin — artist interview.
2000     Flood, Caroline 2000, ‘The Fringe Festival: Tasmania’s experimental artists’, 40 Degrees South, issue 17, p. 29. (incl. col. photo).
1997     Bond, Clare 1997, ‘Should I stay or should I go? Emerging in Tasmania’, Object, no. 4, December, pp. 36–37 (artist feature incl. colour photo).

GRANTS/AWARDS

1998     Arts Tasmania grant to attend the Shift Textile Symposium at Canberra School of Art.
1998     Contemporary Arts Services Tasmania (CAST) grant to attend opening of Past Tense/Future Perfect national touring exhibition in Perth, Western Australia.
1996     Contemporary Arts Services Tasmania (CAST) grant to research and develop national touring exhibition: Time and Space: A Woman’s Place (Intertexture)

COLLECTIONS

Chicago Cultural Center Fluxus Collection, Chicago, USA. Work in private collections in Australia and UK.