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louise flaherty


Quietly Thinking About Tennant Creek, 2009

Louise Flaherty is an artist based in Tennant Creek, Northern Territory currently working as the Arts Program Manager for Barkly Regional Arts, which covers the Tennant Creek area and the surrounding Barkly region. Barkly Regional Arts is a networking and resources organisation working in response to community needs it works in partnership with individuals and organisations to facilitate and promote artistic activities; nurturing the creative expression of the Barkly Region and showcasing our diverse cultural riches to the global community. Louise is a graduate of the Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours), South Australian School of Art and is currently works in a number of mediums including ceramics, video and installation.

View video of the Desert Harmony & Culture Festival (YouTube)


louise flaherty - cv

Born 10th November 1977, Australia
1996-1999 Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours First Class), South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia, Adelaide
2000 The Hill-Smith/Malaysia Airlines Travel Award, Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition
  Successful applicant for South Australian Youth Arts Board Artists in Studios Grant
Professional Experience
2008 – current Arts Program Manager at Barkly Regional Arts
2005 – 2008 Administration Officer at SA School of Art (including SASA Gallery)
2005 – 2007 Advisory Board Member Downtown Art Space
2002 – 2004 Associate Director of Downtown Art Space (Founding member)
2002 Participating Artist for Art for Life workshops, Flinders Medical Centre
Selected Exhibitions
2008 December Exhibition, artroom5, Adelaide
2007 Met Tales, Light Square Gallery, Adelaide Centre for the Arts
2006 Things will be great, MOP, Sydney
2004 A molecular history of everything, Australian Centre of Contemporary Art, Melbourne
  Project for a Revolution, Westspace, Melbourne
  Birds and Bees, Downtown Art Space, Adelaide
  Manifesto, Downtown Art Space, Adelaide
  Downtown comes to Perth, Breadbox Gallery, Perth
  Pucker, the Institute Port Adelaide
2002 Plans & Diasters, Downtown Art Space
  Trace, Adelaide Central Gallery, Adelaide
2000 Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition, Gerard and Goodman Building, Adelaide
  Struth, Adelaide Fringe Event, Hindley Street, Adelaide
  All I can do is knit…; Sue Tweddel Gallery, Adelaide Central School of Art
1999 20 x 20 Exhibition, Artspace, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide
  Duty Free, Gallery J111, University of South Australia, Underdale
  Fin, Honours Graduate Exhibition, University of South Australia, City West Campus
  No Frills, Carclew Youth Arts Centre, Adelaide
1998 Supermarket, Graduate Exhibition; Gerard and Goodman Building, Adelaide
  20x20 Exhibition, J1 11 Gallery, University of South Australia, Underdale Campus


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