Artist Bio - Cheryl Bridgart
Cheryl Bridgart Curriculum Vitae---brief
Advanced Diploma of Fine Art (SA School of Art) (Credit)
Bachelor of Education Adelaide College of Arts and Education (Credit) Diploma of Teaching Secondary Art (Distinction)
Accredited Member of Guildhouse formerly Craftsouth
Fellow Member of the Royal SA Society of Arts
Member Contemporary Collectors Art Gallery SA
Member Contemporary Art Centre of SA
Facebook-- Cheryl Bridgart Artist updated almost daily with new art work in progress--exhibition details etc
Website -www.bridgart.com My new website created--Nov 2015 -linked to Linkedin, Pinterest & Facebook
Full time Independent artist.
2015 -'3,000+ Hours =1 Exhibition' SALA Solo , Beltana House Gallery Adelaide Aug 8-31, sold 35 art works, 1,400 visitors, - 250 at opening.
opened by Robert Reason curator of Dec Arts Australia & Europe at Art Gallery of SA.
2015 Commissioned to create cover of SA Weekend Magazine (The Advertiser) Aug 1,for official SALA opening.
2014-'A Black Tie Affair' SALA Solo Beltana House Carrington St Adelaide Aug 9-24, ( 31 art works sold), 1,200 visitors + 230 at opening.
opened by Melinda Rankin, Director of Murray Bridge Regional Gallery
2014- 'Petite-minature Textiles' Wangaratta Art Gallery June 14-July 272014-Â ‘It’s all about the Journey’ Bay Discovery Centre Gallery, Glenelg Town Hall Adelaide Mar 7 to Apri
2014- ‘Expertise Events’ Christchurch & Palmerston Nth New Zealand Feb 12-202013-Â ‘A Little Attitude”, SALA Aug 10 -Â18, Beltana House, Adelaide
2013-Â ‘Colourful Encounters –with a twist’, July 3-Â31, Q Gallery Strathalbyn
2013-Â ‘It’s All about The Journey’ (main gallery) April 19-ÂJun2, Murray Bridge Regional Gallery -opened by Tracey Whiting, Chair of Art Gallery of SA.
2012-Â ‘Unfinished Journey’, SALA Beltana House, Aug 18-Â19, Adelaide2012- ‘Expertise Events’-Â Guest Artist, travelling exhibition of Bridgart’s Embroidery Art
April 27-Â29, Silverdome, Launceston, Tasmania
May 23-Â27, Convention exhibition Centre, Pert
June 13-Â17, Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney Jul.26-Â29, Melbourne Exhibition Centre Southbank, Melbourne August 9-Â12, Exhibition Park, Canberra
September 6-Â9, Claudelands Events Centre, Hamilton, NZ October 17-Â21, Brisbane Exhibition Centre, Brisbane November 8-Â11, Adelaide Showground, Wayville, SA
2011-Â ‘Are We Different’-Â (Solo extended for an extra month) Nov. 24th 2011 to 31st Jan 2012, Santos Conservation Centre, Adelaide Zoo, Adelaide--sold 30 art works at opening.
2011: “Cheryl Bridgart @ The Fringe’- (SA Life:-Â ”10 Highlights of the Fringe”) Feb 18 to March 13, Beltana House Adelaide
2010-‘Time to Dream’, SALA solo July 30 to Aug. 22, Adelaide Town Hall 2010- & ‘Ethereal Expressions’ SALA July 30 to Aug. 22, Innovation Science, Adelaide Arcade
Group Exhibitions (a selection)
2015-Finalist Portrait Prize RSASA North Tce, Adelaide
2015 Created Ian Henscke's portrait live in embroidery RSASA July 2015
2015 Created Rachel Sanderson, MP portrait live at RSASA in free embroidery.
2015-Tugs of War April 19- May 24 RSASA North Terrace Adelaide
2014-ÂFinalist Solar Art Prize, RSASA North Tce Adelaide Mar 23 –April 20 2014
‘Well Made’ selected -ÂGuildhouse Light Sq. Gallery Feb 21-ÂMar 14 2014-
ÂRotary ART Show Victor Harbor Jan19 to Jan 18
2013-Â ‘The Inaugural Portrait Prize’, RSASA, finalist June 23 to July 14.
2013- ‘Tassels &Tales’, Royal SA Society of Arts, Feb 24-ÂMar 24
2012-Â ‘Boing Boing’, Royal SA Society of Arts, Nov18-ÂDec 9
Overall winner and winner Peoples Choice Award
2010-Â ‘Art to Wear”, Guest Retrospective Artist, Darling Harbour, Sydney
2010-‘Stirling Fine Arts”, Nov 5-Â7, Stirling
2010- ‘Classic Oz Rocks”, Gosford Gallery, NSW & Coffs Harbour NSW
2010-Â ‘CIBO Arancio”, Finalist Adelaide
2010-Â ‘Wish List”, selected Craftsouth, Prospect Gallery SA
Publications (a selection)
2015 Cover SA Weekend Magazine -Sat Aug 1 for official opening of SALA Arts Festival in SA
2015 The Advertiser article--Sat. July 25-pg
2015 Down Under Textiles Magazine, Issue 20-article page 14 & 15
2012-Â Channel 10, Nov.8 SA--News at 5pm
2012-Â ABC Radio, Canberra, & Canberra Times Aug 9.
Â SALA Arts ‘Cheryl Bridgart SALA Festival Art Lovers’ Vimeo
2011-Â Postcards Channel 9 Feb.29 One segment of this show was dedicated to Cheryl and her art. This can be seen at:-www.bridgart.com
f2011-SA Life Feb 2011 page 18) Lance Campbell the arts editor chose Cheryl’s exhibition as one of the10 highlights of the Adelaide Fringe and Womadelaide out of 750 shows
Coffee table book-'Masters of Their Craft, by Noris Ioannou, Australian Contemporary Decorative Arts Craftsman House, Arts International
Awards (a selection)
2012- ‘Boing Boing’, Royal SA Society of Arts, -Â2 Merit Awards-Â 2012-Â ‘The Melting Pot’, Royal SA Society of Arts, -ÂMerit Award- 2011-
ÂWinner ‘Bernina National Textile Tattoo”’--art work was acquired & received a machine & publicity
2012-Â SALA Arts Festival “Cheryl Bridgart SALA Festival Art Lovers”