COWELL, Chris

CREDENTIALS, DEGREES, DIPLOMAS, GENERAL ART BACKGROUND:
Dip.Art.Ed National Art School Newcastle/NCAE 1971 – 1974
Visual Arts teacher NSW DEC schools 1975 – 2011, HSC BOW marker 2006.
Founding Member Rogue Sculptors Inc. 2007, president 2010, secretary 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
Involved in own sculpture practice @ home-studio since 2012.
Exhibited with Rogue Sculptors Inc. and individually at Orange Regional Gallery, various private
galleries and in annual pop-up exhibitions in Central West NSW.

SPECIAL AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

Finalist Clifton’s Art Prize Canberra – 2014

AREAS OF SPECIALISATION OR EXPERTISE:
Working in lightweight materials, frequently borrowing from the construction, architecture and other
industries for materials with a recent focus on repurposed industry discarded materials. Plastics –
acrylics, polycarbonates, thermoplastics, aluminium, copper, stainless steel appeal for their
particular translucent and reflective qualities. Often incorporate graphic elements, which stem from
a photographic/digital design base.

WHAT ARE YOUR MAIN INTERESTS/NEEDS AS A SCULPTOR?
As much of my work is modern, I see it as particularly relevant to city culture and feel that it may
appeal to city audiences. I am keen to see my work exhibited in Sydney.
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Phone: 02 6362 1695

Mobile: 0419 010 923

Email: chrissycowell@gmail.com

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Biography

CREDENTIALS, DEGREES, DIPLOMAS, GENERAL ART BACKGROUND:
Dip.Art.Ed National Art School Newcastle/NCAE 1971 – 1974
Visual Arts teacher NSW DEC schools 1975 – 2011, HSC BOW marker 2006.
Founding Member Rogue Sculptors Inc. 2007, president 2010, secretary 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
Involved in own sculpture practice @ home-studio since 2012.
Exhibited with Rogue Sculptors Inc. and individually at Orange Regional Gallery, various private
galleries and in annual pop-up exhibitions in Central West NSW.

SPECIAL AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

Finalist Clifton’s Art Prize Canberra – 2014

AREAS OF SPECIALISATION OR EXPERTISE:
Working in lightweight materials, frequently borrowing from the construction, architecture and other
industries for materials with a recent focus on repurposed industry discarded materials. Plastics –
acrylics, polycarbonates, thermoplastics, aluminium, copper, stainless steel appeal for their
particular translucent and reflective qualities. Often incorporate graphic elements, which stem from
a photographic/digital design base.

WHAT ARE YOUR MAIN INTERESTS/NEEDS AS A SCULPTOR?
As much of my work is modern, I see it as particularly relevant to city culture and feel that it may
appeal to city audiences. I am keen to see my work exhibited in Sydney.
Page

Contact

Phone: 02 6362 1695

Mobile: 0419 010 923

Email: chrissycowell@gmail.com

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