Education

2016                       Grants Writing NAVA NSW

2015                       Certificate IV in Small Business Management SETS

2015                       Maximise Your Exposure (with Excellence) NAVA NSW

2015                       Art Business Basics (with Excellence) NAVA NSW

2015                       Felting Workshop with Anita Larkin Wollongong Art Gallery NSW

2010-2014              Research and Skills Development NSW

2010                       Photoshop Wentworth Falls Technical College NSW

2004                      Honours (1st Class) National Art School (NAS) NSW

1998-2000            BFA National Art School (NAS) NSW

Solo Exhibitions

2016                       “Fairy Tales, Myth and Imaginary Tales” Shoalhaven City Art Centre and Regional Art Gallery, NSW

2009                       “New Work by Megan Seres” Depot Gallery, Sydney

Group Exhibitions

2018                        The Other Art Fair - Saatchi Art, VIC

2018                        Here We See - Gallery There and Art World Women present 'Out There' VIC

2018                        Yellow House, Sydney - All We Can't See (Illustrating the Nauru Files) in collaboration with Human Rights Watch Australia

2018                        Willobats - Kiama Pavillion - Art Auction for Autism, NSW

2017                        Belconnen Art Centre, Canberra - Doug Moran Touring Exhibition, ACT

2017                        Gosford Regional Gallery - Doug Moran Touring Exhibition, NSW

2017                        Frida - Beachside Gallery, Kiama, NSW

2010                        Maitland Regional Gallery - Archibald Touring Exhibition NSW

2010                        Art Gallery of Ballarat - Archibald Touring Exhibition VIC

2010                        Bendigo Art Gallery - Archibald Touring Exhibition VIC

2009                        Echo - The Edge, Blue Mountains NSW

2007                        Crocket Group - The Edge, Blue Mountains NSW

2004                       Honours Exhibition National Art School Sydney NSW

2003                       Depot Gallery, Sydney NSW

2002                       The 4th Floor Gallery, Sydney NSW

2000                       BFA Graduation, National Art School Cell Block, Sydney NSW

Artist Residencies

2004                      Recipient - 2005 Bundanon Trust Residency (Unable to attend due to other work commitments) NSW

2017                       United Kingdom Self-directed Artist Residency UK

Awards and Prizes

2018                       Highly Commended  - Waverley Art Prize, NSW

2018                       Finalist - Sunshine Coast Art Prize, QLD

2018                       Finalist - Fleurieu Biennale Art Prize, SA

2018                       Finalist - Percival Portrait Painting Prize, QLD

2018                       Finalist - Wyndham Art Prize, VIC

2017                       Finalist - Mosman Art Prize, NSW

2016                       Recipient - Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, NSW

2016                       Finalist - The Kirribilli Centre 40th Anniversary Art Prize, NSW

2010                       Finalist - Archibald Touring Art Exhibition, Australia

2009                      Finalist - Archibald Portrait Prize, NSW,

2009                      Finalist - City of Whyalla Art Prize,

2009                      Finalist - Liverpool City Art Prize, NSW

2007                      Finalist - Crocket Group Art Prize, NSW

2006                      Finalist - Echo Art Prize, NSW

2005                      Finalist - Crocket Group Art Prize, NSW

2004                      Winner - Konica Minolta Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, NSW

2003                      Finalist - Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, NSW

2002                      Finalist - The Blake Touring Art Exhibition, Australia         

2001                       Finalist - The Blake Prize, SH Ervin Gallery, NSW

2000                      Winner - The Sydney Airport Award, National Art School, NSW

1998                       Most Outstanding Student Award - National Art School, NSW

Commissions and Collections

2018                         Adderton House of Heart & Mercy - Four Portrait Paintings QLD

2017                         Adderton House of Heart & Mercy - Four Portrait Drawings QLD

2017                         Diva Productions NZ - Painting NZ

2016                        Moran Foundation - Painting NSW

2016                        The House - Sculptural Installation NSW

2005                       Europe-short film by Brendan Cowell - Painting NSW

2004/5                    Love My Way TV Series by Southern Star - Paintings NSW

2003                       Modo Public Relations - Painting and Set design, Parkers Fine Art - Paintings NSW

2002                       Funkis Swedish Designs  - Paintings NSW

2001                        Lucky Duck Design - Paintings  NSW

2000                       Parkers Fine Art - Paintings, Rubicon Films - Paintings NSW

1999                        Serco Productions - Photography NSW

Private Collections        

Sydney, London, New York, New Zealand

Bibliography

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Text

“Fairy Tale, Myth and Imaginary Tales” Bronwyn Coulston, Shoalhaven City Art Centre and Regional Art Gallery, NSW, March 2016

Teaching, employment or professional appointments

2018                      Kiama Art Workshops - 9 Week Term - Beginner Oil Painting Still Life Workshop

2017                       Belconnen Arts Centre, Canberra - Artist Talk

2017                       Keynote Speaker for Kiama Australia Day Awards Night

2017                       Juniper Hall, Paddington - Artist Talk

2000                     National Trust S.H. Ervin Gallery – Artist Talk

1999-2003            Studio Assistant to Marion Borgelt

1995-2000            Props, Wardrobe, Assistant Art Director, Photo Lab Technician