Personal profile

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. J.

21/08/1531/12/16

Project: Research

Royal Como Art Commission

Morton, C. J.

2/06/1531/12/15

Project: Research

Research Output 2007 2016

B17 Facade

BKK Architects, Morton, C., Agius, N. & Bonnice, A. 2016

Research output: ResearchDesign / Architecture

Come Away With me to the End of the World

Morton, C. 2016

Research output: ResearchDesign / Architecture

Cover Up #18: Cobbers

Morton, C. 2016

Research output: ResearchCommissioned or Visual Artwork

Cover Up #26

Morton, C. 2016

Research output: ResearchCommissioned or Visual Artwork

Future Happiness

Morton, C., Agius, N., Bonnice, A. & Reed, T. 2016

Research output: ResearchCommissioned or Visual Artwork

Prizes

2015 Melbourne Design Awards Gold Winner

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

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2014 2017

  • 1 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board
  • 1 Public lecture/debate/seminar
  • 1 Public event

Venice Selection Panel (External organisation)

Morton, C. J. (Chair/Co-Chair)
2017 → …

Activity: Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Interview - The Project Story

Fenella Kernebone (Host), Debbie Ryan (Contributor), Morton, C. J. (Contributor)
2015 → …

Activity: Public lecture/debate/seminar

In Conversation: Juliana Engberg with John Stezaker and Callum Morton

Engberg, J. (Host), John Stezaker (Contributor), Morton, C. J. (Contributor)
22 Mar 2014

Activity: Public event

Press / Media

TIME OUT: 'Monument Park'

Callum James Morton

17/05/17

1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Other

ART ASIA PACIFIC: 'Australia'

Callum James Morton

1/01/17

1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Other