Deborah Marks

Education and Travel

1978 Graphic Design Certificate – Randwick Technical College, Sydney

1980-81 Research in Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa

1985 Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts) – City Art Institute, Sydney

1987 Post. Grad. Dip. Professional Art Studies – City Art Institute, Sydney

1996 Grad. Cert. Adult Education – University of Technology, Sydney

2007 Research in Paris and London

2011 Master of Fine Arts – National Art School, Sydney

2016 Research in Munich, Berlin, Amsterdam, Madrid, Paris and London

Awards

2004 Glebe Art Prize, Sydney

2005 Glebe Art Prize “Works on Paper”, Sydney

2007 FONAS Paris Residency – Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris

2008 Hunter’s Hill Art Prize, Sydney

2011 ACUADS Scholarship – Creativity, Mind and Body Conference, Canberra

2014 Kedumba Drawing Award, Orange Regional Gallery, NSW

Teaching Experience

1986 Willoughby Arts Workshop – Painting

1988-1993 Waverley-Woollahra Arts Centre – Painting and Drawing

1994-1998 Sydney Community College – Life Drawing

1997-2001 PLC Croydon – Gifted and Talented Kindergarten Art Program

1999-2000 PLC Croydon – Year 11 and 12 – Life Drawing

1999 – Present Lecturer in Drawing, National Art School – Objective and Life Drawing

2003 – Present Lecturer in Drawing, National Art School – HSC Intensive – Life Drawing

2003 – Present Lecturer in Drawing, National Art School – Dobell School – Portraiture

2014 – Lecturer in Painting – School of Fine Art, Sydney

Workshops

2007 Art Gallery of New South Wales – Colour Interaction Workshop

2007 Hazelhurst Regional Gallery – Colour Interaction Workshop

2008 – Present WEA – Colour Interaction Workshop

2008 Workshop Arts Centre – Colour Interaction Workshop

2008 Hazelhurst Regional Gallery – Colour Interaction Workshop

2009 – Present WEA – Design Through Collage

2012 – 2013 Newtown Studio, Sydney – Design Through Collage, Colour Interaction

Publications

‘A History of the Blake Prize’ – Rosemary Crumlin

PAPER PRESENTATIONS

2011   ‘Creativity- Mind and Body’, Australian National University School of Art, Canberra