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Callum Morton

Professor

20072017
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Biography

Callum Morton has exhibited nationally and internationally since 1990.

His selected solo exhibitions include shows at the Santa Monica Museum of Art, Los Angeles (1999), Tommy Lund Gallery, Copenhagen (2000), Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, The National Gallery of Victoria @ Federation Square (2003),The Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney (2003), GOMA, Brisbane (2010) and at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2005).

Selected group shows include Face Up at the Hamburger Bahnhoff in Berlin (2003), Architypes at the Charles H Scott Gallery in Vancouver, Public/Private: The Auckland Triennial, Auckland, New Zealand, The Indian Triennial in New Delhi, India (2004), The 2nd Istanbul Pedestrians Exhibition in Istanbul (2005), Everywhere, The Busan Biennale in South Korea, High Tide: Currents in Contemporary Australian Art at the Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw Poland and Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania (2006), Archeology of Mind (2008), Malmandouml; Art Museum, Malmandouml;, Sweden, Kunsti Modernin, Taiteen Museo, Vaasa, Finland, Stardust (2009) at The Fundament Foundation in Tilburg, The Netherlands, and 21st Century: Art in the First Decade, GoMA, Queensland (2011).

In 2007 Morton was one of three artists to represent Australia at the Venice Biennale. In 2008 he completed the work Hotel on the Eastlink Freeway in Melbourne. In 2009 the pavilion Grotto, which he designed for the Fundament Foundation in the Netherlands, was opened. In 2010 Morton completed a major outdoor commission for the new premises of MUMA in Melbourne and in 2011 his work was the subject of a 20 year survey exhibition at the Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne.

MFA, RMIT; BFA, Victoria College, Melbourne.

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Projects 2014 2017

Parramatta Square

Morton, C.

21/08/1531/12/16

Project: Research

Royal Como Art Commission

Morton, C.

2/06/1531/12/15

Project: Research

Melbourne Grammar School Sculpture Commission

Morton, C.

19/09/1428/02/15

Project: Research

Research Output 2007 2017

18 Innovation Walk

Bonnice, A. & Morton, C., 2017

Research output: Non-textual formDesign / ArchitectureResearch

'Valhalla' - SM - TarraWarra Museum of Art

Morton, C., 2017

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkOther

Come Away With me to the End of the World

Morton, C., 2016

Research output: Non-textual formDesign / ArchitectureResearch

Cover Up #18: Cobbers

Morton, C., 2016

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkResearch

Cover Up #26

Morton, C., 2016

Research output: Non-textual formCommissioned or Visual ArtworkResearch

Prizes

2015 Melbourne Design Awards Gold Winner

Callum Morton (Recipient) & Charlotte Day (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

2018 Victorian Architecture Awards - Commendation Educational Architecture

Callum Morton (Recipient), Julian Kosloff (Recipient) & Michael Wright (Recipient), 28 Jun 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2012 2019

Monument #34: A Gentle Stroll in a Landscape Full of Wonders

Callum Morton (Contributor)
16 Mar 201916 May 2019

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPerformance/exhibition

Obsession: Devil in the Detail

Callum Morton (Contributor)
30 Nov 201817 Feb 2019

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPerformance/exhibition

Venice Selection Panel (External organisation)

Callum Morton (Chair/Co-Chair)
2017 → …

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Acquisition: 'Valhalla'

Callum Morton (Contributor)
2016 → …

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsAcquisition

Acquisition: 'Monument #28: Vortex', 2011

Callum Morton (Producer)
2016 → …

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsAcquisition

Press / Media

SMH: 'Monash University’s biology building gets a new skin'

Callum Morton & Andre Bonnice

16/02/19

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Article/Feature

NBC4: 'A sculpture of President Donald Trump turns heads in Australia'

Callum Morton

21/12/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Article/Feature

ARTSY: 'The Best Public Art of 2018'

Callum Morton

12/12/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Article/Feature

GRAZIA: 'The Australian artist who got inside Donald Trump's head'

Callum Morton

13/09/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Article/Feature