Short Curriculum Vitae

Cecile Williams

 

Education
1986-88Diploma Fine Art (Sculpture) Claremont School of Art Perth WA
1982-84Diploma Graphic Design Perth Technical College WA
Creative Development
2018"Objects as metaphor" by Dr Clare Dyson, Albany WA
Master class in "Poetic affect and innovation", Canberra ACT
2016Ideas Development master class, Canberra ACT
2014Articulating Practice master class, Melbourne VIC
2010Mid Career Fellowship research and development Department of Culture & Arts WA
2008New Work Grant Australia Council resulting in solo exhibition CONTAINED
New Work Grant Department of Culture & Arts WA
2001Artist Residency INTERNATIONAL ART EXCHANGE TRIANGLE PROJECT at Dingo Flats Walpole WA
2000New Works development grant Dept Arts WA resulting in PEEP Solo exhibition Fremantle Arts Centre WA
1999VLAM International Community Arts Collaboration Cape Town South Africa & Southern Edge Arts WA
BEYOND SOUND Installation in collaboration with sound artist Peter Keelan, Hanoi Vietnam
1996WHAK Art/Music/Theatre performance Edmonton International Street performers Festival & Canada Tour
1991Artist Exchange Award Department Arts WA Basel, Switzerland
Selected Exhibitions and Commissions
2018OUT OF THE BLUE, Bribie Island Seaside Museum QLD
2017THE HABITS OF HORSES, Mundaring Sculpture Park WA
SCULPTURE AT BATHERS, Kidogo Arthouse, Fremantle WA
2016BUNBURY SOUTH WEST SURVEY SHOW, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery
2015TRAPPED Solo exhibition Perth Winter Arts Festival Gallery Central, Northbridge
2014COAST Exhibition Holmes a’Court Gallery, Vasse Felix Margaret River WA
2013FINGERS & PETALS The Gallery, Ellen brook WA
2012SCULPTURE BY THE SEA Ghostnets Australia collaborative Artwork Sydney NSW
2011GHOSTNETS AUSTRALIA Group exhibition Butter Factory Arts Centre QLD
2010CONTAINED Festival of Perth Solo exhibition Gallery Central, Perth WA
REPAIRED LOG commission for Southern Forrest Sculpture Walk, Northcliff WA
2008 SILVER Artrage 25yrs Exhibition Perth Institute of Contemporary Art Perth WA
RESURECT-TIP TEMPLE Installation Exhibition Vancouver Arts Gallery, Albany WA
2007PEEP Glimpses of of Kerry Stokes Collection, Tarrawarra Museum of Art VIC
2006THIRD EYE FORTH HAND Exhibition, Heathcote Museum and Gallery Perth WA
2001INTERNATIONAL ART EXCHANGE Exhibition John Curtin Gallery Curtin University WA
PEEP Solo Exhibition, Fremantle Art Centre WA
Selected Art Projects
2018Arts worker AWSOME ARTS , Gascoyne Junction WA
CD, ADVENTURES IN THE CREATURE GARDEN, Barking Gecko WA
Props maker, TOM VICKERS EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURE, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre WA
2016Marine debris art workshop tutor, Port Hedland WA
Set and costume designer/maker GREENS POOL THE MUSICAL, Denmark WA
Set designer THE LIVING TESTAMENT, Denmark WA
2015Co-produced IMMERSION an event combining arts, science & environmentalists WA
2014Designer for set & costume RHYTHMS OF LIFE multi media performance, Denmark Western Australia
2013Artist in Residence TAGIMOUCIA ENVIRONMENTAL ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL Taviuni Fiji
Community Artist for WESTERN DESERT KIDNEY HEALTH PROJECT Laverton WA
2012Artist for GHOSTNETS AUSTRALIA Mapoon,Weipa, Goulburn Is, Gove Yirrkala, Groote Eylandt NT
Artist in residence RECYCLE SCULPTURE PROJECT Albany Grammar School WA
2011Artist in residence SEA GONDWANA AIR Environmental Arts Project in six Southwest Schools WA
Artist for CULTURE LOVE workshops environmental based, Hammond Island Torres Strait
Artist for CANWA Noongar Doll Textile Workshops for YARNS OF THE HEART Narrogin Pingelly WA
Artist for GHOSTNETS AUSTRALIA Groote Is, Mapoon, Aurukun Cape York QLD
2010Artist for GHOSTNETS AUSTRALIA Saibai Is Torres Straits QLD
Designer for Visual Theatre BIRTHDAY Spare Parts Puppet Theatre Perth WA
Artist in residence in collaboration with Sandy MacKendrick for environmental Art Trail Christmas Island
2009Designer for Circus Theatre performance COLLIDESCAPE Christmas Island
2008Artist in Residence recycle sculpture & sound project RESURECT-TIP TEMPLE, Albany WA
Designer for sets, costumes & community artist for THE BIG 50 YEAR CELEBRATION, Christmas Island
Collections

Art Gallery of Western Australia, Kerry Stokes collection, Edith Cowan University WA, Janet Holmes a'Court,
Christoph Merian Foundation, Basel Switzerland and numerous private collections throughout Australia