Personal details

           230 Hoya Road
           BOONAH QLD 4310          
           Email: cjbronzes@hotmail.com
          

       Qualifications
        Double Associate Degree in Science and Business - 

        Solano College, Fairfield,California                                                         
        Philosophy — University of California, Berkeley , California 

 
      
       Exhibitions
        Swell Sculpture Festival, Currumbin-invitation only
        Linden Gallery, Gold Coast — joint exhibition with Harold Lane.
        Boonah Regional Art Gallery —“Impressions – Expressions”(Four-artist exhibition).
        Boonah Regional Art Gallery — “Quintessence” (Invitation-only artists).       

        Rotary International Art Show - invitation only-

        Old Courthouse Gallery -- “Just Nudes” , 2005, 2006, 2008
        Boonah Regional Art Gallery—“Factory Girls”
        Lexus Mortimore Art Prize – invitation only
        SRRC International Sculpture Symposium 2008
       
      Current Galleries
       Tweed Shire Regional Gallery-Permanent Collection       
       Art and Soul Gallery - Boonah, Queensland.
       CWM Gallery – Sydney
       Montville Art Gallery, Montville, Queensland
      
     Awards
      Australia Day Culturalward  - 2004
      Community Event of the Year  -  2001 and 2002
      Winner, sculpture section, Just Nudes Exhibition 2005 and 2006
      Finalist, Lexus Mortimore Art Prize  2007

     Commissions and installations

2011 Queensland Water Infrastructure, Wyaralong Dam -bronze  wedgetailed eagle relief   sculpture commemorating RAAF Heritage in the area.

2004    Queensland Emergence Services – Bronze relief entitled “Caring Through the Ages” 1 metre by 1.5 metres

2004    Tweed Regional Art Gallery Permanent Collection “Flow” 2.8 m Bronze/Stainless sculpture

2003 Lamington National Park – Binna Burra section CERRA World Heritage Area: Bronze relief sculpture depicting world heritage listed flora and fauna specific to the park.

2002  Scenic Rim Regional Council, Year of the Outback - ¾ life-size bronze figure — “With an Eye on the Sky”.

1997 National German Shorthaired Pointer Society trophy for Grand Champion Dog of the Year.

1989 Australian Professional Rodeo Association limited edition series “The Steer Wrestler”.

1989  Australian Professional Rodeo Association Perpetual Trophy for the International Rodeo Series (Oceanic & United States of America).

1988 Australian Rough Riders Association 40th Anniversary Commemorative Bronze Sculptures — “Duelling Bandits”

Community cultural development Projects:
2009- 2012  Scenic Rim Regional Council Open Studios Program annually May & September

2001 Regional Arts Development* 'Cirque de lune' – principal artist and major performance puppet-maker in a performance art event involving
artists and community through workshops in making large-scale puppets based on traditional circus animals and figures.

2002 Regional Arts Development* 'Strictly Boonah' a further development of 'Cirque de Lune’ based on a historical journey of Latin music.
Co-Director and Principal artist constructing major performance puppets.

*Both performance art events collaborated with Boonah Shire Council’s Regional Economic Development Institute designed to showcase the creative talents within our rural community.

2006 Spar Arts Festival   Facilitating community workshops for the design and construction of 8-metre boat lanterns as part of performance art event “Ebb and Flow” ,  comprising part of Boonah's Spar Arts Festival.