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Dr

Stephen Haley

Senior Lecturer In Art
Painting
Contemporary
Computer Art
Commentary
20th Century
Printmaking
Projection
Photography
digital
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Dr

Stephen Haley

 
Division
Fine Arts And Music
 
Primary Interest
Art History
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Dr

Stephen Haley

 

Stephen Haley, School of Art Dr Stephen Haley is a visual artist and a writer. Stephen came relatively late to art having completing a BA in the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Melbourne.

There followed a peripatetic period, travelling widely and working in a variety of appalling jobs until 28 years of age. Since then he has completed a BFA (RMIT), a Postgraduate Diploma (Victorian College of the Arts), a Master of Fine Art (Victorian College of the Arts) and a PhD (University of Melbourne). He has been a lecturer and tutor in Visual Art History and Theory as well as Painting Studio at Monash University, RMIT and the Victorian College of the Arts where he has lectured in various capacities since 2000. Stephen also has an extensive writing record, publishing a large number of critical essays, reviews and catalogue essays. Working primarily with painting and digital media, Stephen has produced over 20 solo exhibitions and participated in over 120 curated group exhibitions locally and internationally. His recent work is concerned with Western space - both actual and virtual - and how the actual is increasingly supplanted and preceded by the virtual forms of the digital model. The work regularly employs 3D modelling software to construct paintings, photographs and video works that play on repetition and difference. The iconography is often drawn from the localized landscape of the suburbs and the poetics of the mirror. The mirror as the defining metasign of our age, both as metaphor and defining mechanism, was the subject of his PhD thesis. Stephen's work features in wide number of local and international collections and has won several awards including the Deacon, Graham and James/Arts 21 Residency Award, the ANZ Visual Arts Fellowship Award, the R M McGivern Acquisitive Prize for Painting, the Australia Council Visual Arts Board studio residency in Los Angeles, the Australia Council Visual Arts Board New Work Grant and an Arts Victoria New Work Grant. In 2012 Somewhere About Now - a survey exhibition of his recent work was held at the City of Glen Eira Art Gallery. Stephen has coordinated the MFA(Visual Art) course since 2008 and has implemented a variety of innovations that have improved on the already proud tradition and record of one of Australia's most highly regarded graduate courses in art. He is an active member of various Faculty committees, supervises into the PhD, MFA, MCA and Honours courses. He also teaches into the undergraduate area and pops up in all manner of unlikely roles across the Faculty and the University.

Projects

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Projects

Project Types


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Research Grant


Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2016

Rupert Bunny Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship

Rupert Bunny Foundation

2012

New Work Grant

Arts Victoria

2010

New Work Grant, $20,000

Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council

2007

Christine Abrahams Award for Painting

Victorian College of the Arts

2006

R&M McGivern Acquistive Prize for Painting ($10,000)

City of Maroondah

2006

Overseas Studio Residency, Los Angeles, USA ($10,000)

Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council

2004

ANZ Visual Arts Fellowship ($10,000)

ANZ Bank Corporation

2002

Academic Activity Grant

School of Graduate Studies, University of Melbourne

2001

Australian Postgraduate Research Award (APA)

DEST

1998

Deacons, Graham & James/Arts 21 Award Research Residency, Tokyo ($20,000)

Deacons, Graham & James/Arts 21

1996

Pat Corrigan Award

NAVA/Australia Council

1995

Pat Corrigan Award

NAVA/Australia Council

1994

Prize Winner, The Postcard Show

City of Port Phillip

1994

Australian Postgraduate Reseach Award (without Stipend)

ARC

1991

Deutscher Prize for Best Final Year Essay on Aesthetics

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Senior Lecturer In Art

Victorian College Of The Arts

Nava

National Association of the Visual Arts

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Masters of Art

Victorian College of the Arts

Post-Graduate Diploma of Fine Arts

Victorian College of the Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Arts

University of Melbourne