BIOGRAPHY

Kim Schoenberger is a Queensland based artist who has established a strong exhibition profile.
Her recent solo exhibitions include Papillon, Caloundra Regional Gallery (2016), Resilience, Butter Factory Art Centre (2016), Expressions of Love II, Noosa Regional Gallery (2014), and  Insight: Journeys in Steel and Clay, Gympie Regional Gallery (2013).  Her work has also been selected for several curated group shows including You, Me and a Cup of Tea, Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery (2017), Unearthed Treasures, Caloundra Regional Gallery (2015), Sunshine Coast Satellite Reef, Caloundra Regional Gallery (2105), and Teasing the Domestic, Artslink Queensland (2013-14).

Schoenberger, who is an RADF grant recipient, released a self-published book entitled Expressions of Love in 2015, and in 2016, her website was archived by the National Library of Australia as part of the Pandora Archive. In 2015, Schoenberger was finalist in the Moreton Bay Regional Art Award and Stanthorpe Art Prize. She was also twice a finalist in the Queensland Regional Art Award (2012 and 2013) for Flying Arts Alliance.

Schoenberger’s work is held in the Sunshine Coast Council Art Collection and The Catherdal of Saint Stephen Art Group. Her works are also held in private collections throughout Great Britain, Germany, Japan, USA, Australia and New Zealand.

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Personal Details
Kim Schoenberger (b.1966, South Australia)

Employment
2003 to present – Professional Artist, full-time.
2000 to present – Horticulturist Enviro Scapes, Owner partner.

Education
Cooloola Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE (CSIT), Adv. Diploma of Visual Art: Ceramics, 2001-2002.
Cooloola Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE (CSIT), Certificate II – Visual Art, 2000.

Solo Exhibitions
2017-18 Domestic Duties Chp.3, Noosa Regional Gallery, Qld – forthcoming
2017 Papillon, Redland Art Gallery, Qld – forthcoming
2016 Papillon, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Qld.
2016 Resilience, Butter Factory Arts Centre, Cooroy, Qld.
2014 Expressions of Love II, Noosa Regional Gallery, Qld.
2013 Insight: Journeys in Steel and Clay, Gympie Regional Gallery, Qld.
2012 Domestic Duties Chp.2, Studio 4 Gallery, Marcoola, Qld.
2011 Domestic Duties Chp.1, Coolum Civic Centre, Qld.
2010-11 Deconstruction Reconstruction, Studio 4 Gallery, Marcoola, Qld.
2010 Expressions of Love, Main Street Gallery, Montville, Qld.

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 You, Me and a Cup of Tea, Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery, Qld
2016 Cuppa : A Cup Survey, Makers Gallery, Brisbane, Qld.
2015 Unearthed Treasures, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Qld.
2015 Sunshine Coast Satellite Reef, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Qld.
2015 Reflections, Noosa Regional Gallery, Qld.
2014 Living Change, Flying Arts Alliance, Queensland Regional Art Award Touring Exhibition.
2014 The Apron: Beneath the Skin, collaborative touring exhibition, Gympie Regional Gallery, Qld.
2014 Moreton Bay Region Art Award, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Qld.
2014 Stanthorpe Art Prize, Stanthorpe Regional Gallery, Qld.
2014 Make Your Mark, Noosa Regional Gallery, Qld.
2013-14 Teasing the Domestic, Artslink Queensland Touring Exhibition Program.
2013-14 Minutiae, Rosebed St Gallery, Eudlo, Qld.
2013 A Letter A Week: Artistic Travels Through the Alphabet, Butter Factory Arts Centre, Qld.
2013 The Essential Character of Queensland, Flying Arts Alliance, Qld Regional Art Award.
2013 Immanuel Arts Festival, Buderim, Qld.
2013 Restoring the Lost and the Broken, Cathedral of Saint Stephen, Brisbane, Qld.
2013 Roses of Rosebed, Rosebed St Gallery, Eudlo, Qld.
2012-13 International Cone Box Show, Lawrence Arts Centre, KS & NCECA Houston, USA.
2012-13 Small is the New Big, Studio 4 Gallery, Marcoola, Qld.
2012 Small Works : Small Town, Rosebed St Gallery, Eudlo, Qld.
2012 Ignition, Butter Factory Arts Centre, Cooroy, Qld.
2012 Tribe, Rosebed St Gallery, Eudlo, Qld.
2012 If, Brisbane Grammar School Art Show, Qld.
2012 Culture 2 Culture, Rosebed St Gallery, Eudlo, Qld.
2012 Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane Riverside Centre, Qld.
2012 Rosebed St Collection, Rosebed St Gallery, Eudlo, Qld.
2011-12 Collective, Studio 4 Gallery, Marcoola, Qld.
2011 Momentum, Brisbane Grammar School Art Show, Qld.
2011 Artist by Artist, The J, Noosaville, Qld.
2011 Small Work : Small Town, Rosebed St Gallery, Eudlo, Qld.
1999-2011 exhibited in over fifty group shows.

Awards
2014 Finalist, Moreton Bay Region Art Award, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Qld.
2014 Finalist, Stanthorpe Art Prize, Stanthorpe Regional Gallery, Qld.
2013 Finalist, Queensland Regional Art Award, Flying Arts Alliance Inc.
2013 Best Sculpture, Immanuel Arts Festival, Buderim, Qld.
2012 Finalist, Queensland Regional Art Award, Flying Arts Alliance Inc.
2011 Finalist, Artist by Artist, ABC Open and Artslink Qld (formerly Queensland Arts Council).
2003 Finalist, Graduate Award Exhibition, Fusions Gallery, Qld.
2002 Winner, Design Excellence Award, CSIT, Qld.
2000 Winner, Oustanding Achievement Award, CSIT, Qld.

Grants
2017 QASP, Arts Queensland
2015 RADF, Sunshine Coast Council, Qld.
2013 RADF, Sunshine Coast Council, Qld.

Collections

Sunshine Coast Council Art Collection, The Cathedral of Saint Stephen Art Group. Works held in private collections in Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, USA, Japan, Germany, and Great Britain.

Commissions
2016 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards Trophy, with Sunshine Coast Council.
Numerous private commissions.
A few key links: Awards Trophy, private commission No.11, ceramics Roman reenactment wares

Artist Talks/Conversations
2017 Arts Practice (including Individual Coaching sessions), Cultivate the Arts: Intensive, Professional Development for Creatives hosted by Moreton Bay Regional Council and presented by Edgeware Creative Entrepreneurship.
2016 Papillon, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Qld.
2016 Resilience, Butter Factory Arts Centre, Cooroy, Qld.
2015 Expressions of Love – Process and Praxis, Australian Textile Arts & Surface Design Association (ATASDA), Brisbane, Qld.
2014 Expressions of Love II, Noosa Regional Gallery, Qld.

Presentations/Demonstrations
2015 Expressions of Love – Spinning Tea Bags, Australian Textile Arts & Surface Design Association (ATASDA), Brisbane, Qld.
2014 Mark of the Artist, Noosa Regional Gallery, Qld.
2014 Expressions of Love II – Process and Spinning Tea Bags, Noosa Regional Gallery, Qld.

Workshops
2016 Facilitator, Tea Bag Collage for Sunshine Coast Council, Qld
2016 Facilitator, Tea Bag Book Making for Sunshine Coast Council, Qld
2016 Facilitator, Papillon, Butterfly Making (Adult), Noosa Regional Gallery, Qld
2016 Facilitator, Papillon, Butterfly Making (Adult and Children), World Environment Day Festival, Cotton Tree, Qld with Sunshine Coast Council.
2016 Facilitator, Papillon, Butterfly Making (Adult, Children), Caloundra Regional Gallery, Qld.
2016 Facilitator, ArtsCool (Children), Caloundra Regional Gallery, Qld.
2015 Facilitator, Art Attack (Children), Caloundra Regional Gallery, Qld.
2014 Facilitator, Art Activity (Children), Noosa Show with Noosa Shire Council, Qld.
2013 Facilitator, FOGlets Art Activities (Children), Gympie Regional Gallery.

Texts/Catalogues
Papillon, exhibition catalogue, essay Hamish Sawyer, Curator, Caloundra Regional Gallery, 2016.
Expressions of Love
, self-published book, ISBN 978-0-646-94423-4, 2015.
Expressions of Love II, exhibition catalogue, essay Jessica Jane Sammut, Freelance Writer, 2013.
Insight: Journeys in Steel and Clay, exhibition catalogue, essay Jessica Jane Sammut, Freelance Writer, 2013.
Domestic Duties Chp.3, exhibition catalogue, essay Meaghan Shelton, Artist, Arts Writer, 2012.

Publications
Pandora Archive, a digital archive dedicated to the preservation of and long-term access to Australian online electronic publications of national significance. By invitation, 2016.
‘Papillon’, Exhibition Review, Down Under Textiles Issue 26, 2016; pp.18-21.
‘Expressions of Love Kim Schoenberger’, book review by Kate Oszko, Editor, Down Under Textiles Issue 24, 2016; p.74.
Papillon, Salt Magazine Autumn edition, 2016; pp.103, 112-113.
‘Fantastic flora and fauna at gallery’, Sunshine Valley Gazette, June 15, 2016; p.20.
‘Recycled Hyperbolic Crochet’, Down Under Textiles Issue 20, 2015; pp.38-43.
‘Online Inspiration’, Down Under Textiles Issue 18, 2015; p.76.
Janet de Boer OAM, ‘Expressions of Love II Kim Schoenberger’, Textile Fibre Forum Issue No.114, 2014; pp.62-63.
‘Noosa turns out for local art’, Noosa Today, January 30, 2014; p.4.
‘Why art suits Kim to a tea(bag)’, Sunshine Coast Daily, January 24, 2014; p.11.
The Ulitmate Guide to Art Quilting by Linda Seward, 2014; pp.14, 226. By invitation.
Fiona Dempster, ‘A Letter A Week – Artistic Travel Through the Alphabet’, Down Under Textiles Issue 15, 2014; pp.56, 60.
Fiona Dempster, ‘A Letter A Week – Artistic Travel Through the Alphabet’, Bound & Lettered Volume 11, Number 2, 2014; p.40.
‘Kim Schoenberger new work at Noosa Regional Gallery’, Art Collector Issue 67, January – March 2014; p.192.
Expressions of Love II, Salt Magazine Summer edition, 2013/2014; pp.114-115.
500 Tea Pots Volume 2, Larks Books USA, 2013; p.218. By selection.
‘Schoenberger with the works’, Gympie Times, August 2, 2013; p.9.
‘Kim’s journey in Steel & Clay’, Hinterland Times, August 2013; p.36.
‘Teasing the Domestic take a walk on the woolly side’, Macquarie presents Noosa Long Weekend Festival Magazine, June 14-23, 2013; p.20.
‘Second-hand sculptor’, Sunshine Coast Daily – Arts, April 27, 2013; p.52.
Textiles: The Art of Mankind by Mary Schoeser, published by Thames & Hudson, London, First Edition, 2012, Chapter One, ‘Impact’ Context, p.26, plate 84 p.60. By selection.
‘The everday is Kim’s cause celebre’, Sunshine Coast Daily – Arts, June 9, 2012; p.47.
‘One Journey Stephanie Outridge Field discusses work and clay with Kim Schoenberger’, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, Volume 50/3, November 2011; pp.78-81.
‘Fiona Dempster writes on the art of Kim Schoenberger Expressions of Love’, Textile Fibre Forum Number 104, Issue 4, 2011; pp.24-25.
Kylie Jackes, ‘Art Space’, Weekender Issue 691, 2011; pp.38-39.
Jessica Jane Sammut, ‘Kim Schoenberger A Free Spirit’, Profile Magazine, December 2010; p.65.
‘Studio 4 attracts top artists’, Sunshine Coast Daily – Arts, November 20, 2010; p.51.
‘Two exhibits show in Montville’, Sunshine Coast Daily – Arts, April 24, 2010; p.51.
‘Auction suits Kim to a tea’, Caloundra City News, 2010; p.9.
500 Pitches, Larks Books USA, 2006; p.347. By selection.
‘Use an artistic approach to landscape design’, Suncoast Living, October 5, 2006; p.5.
”Everything I love is around me’ says Kim’, Buderim Chronicle, November 30, 2006; p.4.
‘National education pictorial survey’, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, Volume 42/2, 2003; p16.
‘Fresh clay : Fresh glass Marcus Huges reports on Fusions 2003 Graduate Award Exhibition’, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, Volume 42/2, 2003; p 81.
‘History passion now an artform’, Noosa News, November 12, 2002; p.16.
Artworkers Alliance Newsletter, Autumn 2003; p.8.

Professional Memberships
NAVA Premium Plus
Flying Arts Alliance
Friends Noosa Regional Gallery