Tina Douglas is a muliti-disciplinary artist with an emphasis on painting. Explorations have included improvised sound, video and DIY conductive painting and constructed works. She has First Class Honours, Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts), Latrobe University, and Masters in Art by Research (Media Arts) RMIT University. She was the recipient of the first Southern Cross Travelling Scholarship at Latrobe University. Her works is held in private and public collections. Tina lives and works in Melbourne, Australia

Email: tinamaritadouglas@gmail.com     

Instagram: tinadouglas_here

 

EDUCATION

Masters in Art by Research (Media Arts) RMIT University, Melbourne

Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) Honours, La Trobe University, Bendigo

Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art), Bendigo College of Advanced Education, Bendigo

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

Backscatter FiveWalls, Footscray

2017

node Alternating Current Space, Windsor

Process Hawthorn Art Centre, Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn Civic Space, Hawthorn

Signal Box Five Walls Projects, Footscray

Artist talks. Tina Douglas, Arcade, Troy Innocent, Five Walls, Emily Chen, Wall Space and Knees, Trocadero Artspace, Footscray

2016

the introduction of z Arcade, Five Walls, Footscray

holding pattern fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne

draw Studio 5, Fitzroy, Melbourne

2013

Random Access: Charts for Thinking Place Gallery, Richmond

2012

X, Y, Z Mundi Place Gallery, Richmond

2011

Paintings Place Gallery, Richmond

2010

Works on Paper Place Gallery, Richmond

2009

Paintings Place Gallery, Richmond

2007

Paintings Place Gallery, Richmond, Melbourne

2004

Paintings Watson Place Gallery, Melbourne

2003:

betaversionpack Melbourne Fringe Festival, Studio 15, Abbey Studios, Richmond

betaversion 4.2 First Site Gallery, RMIT University, Melbourne 2003

2001

Paintings on Art Gallery Walls Pinacotheca, Richmond

1998

Paintings Pinacotheca, Richmond

1995

Paintings Pinacotheca, Richmond

1993

Paintings: Pinacotheca, Richmond

1993

Tina Douglas La Trobe University, Bendigo

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Coming up: Tech-Xiety, 17-28 September, Vernissage Gallery, Prahran. Part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival . Daniel Gardeazabal, Amaya Iturri, Tina Douglas. Curated by Alojz Babic.

Nicholas Projects Presents: Shit That I Like, programmed by Ben Aitken. 6 Sept - 6 Oct, 208 Lennox St, Richmond. Adam Stone, Casey Jeffrey, Chris Coatham (UK), CookedWithJack, Cyrus Tang, Dane Lovett, Fiona Lowry, Hayley Arjona, Jamie North, Jelena Telecki, Jon Cattapan, Jonny Niesche, Kate Benyon, Leslie Rice, Meagan Streader, Michael Vale, Megan Cooe, Natasha Beniek, Peter Atkins, Phaptawan Suwannakudt, Phuong Ngo, Sam Leach, Tina Douglas, Tristan Jalleh, Yhonnie Scarce.

2018

Support 18. Five Walls projects, Footscray

Abstraction Twentyeighteen. A collaborative exhibition between Five Walls Projects, Justin House Museum, Stephen MacLaughlin Gallery, Langford 120 in Melbourne and Factory 49 in Sydney

2017 - 2018

Let's Play: The art of our time 14 December 2017  - 25 February 2018, Bunjil Place Gallery, Narre Warren. Curated by Rodney James. Artists: Brook Andrew, Terry Batt, Polly Borland (UK/USA), Tina Douglas, Emily Floyd, Shaun Gladwell (AUS/UK), Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro, Chayni Henry, Troy Innocent, Jess Johnson (NZ/USA), Jeff Koons (USA), Maria Kontis, Fiona McMonagle, Jan Nelson, Trent Parke, Patricia Piccinini, Robert Pulie, Nick Selenitsch, Tim Silver, Fleur Summers and Miwa Yanagi (Japan)

2017

Her Way A group exhibition,  5 Rankins Lane, Melbourne. Melbourne Artists Lily May Waters, TIna Douglas, Kari McInneney, Jess Milne and Emily Raubenheimer

Modulated by Noise Zine launch. Neon Parlour Gallery & Studios, Brunswick. 13 performances by those involved. thisisnonlinear.com

2008

Portraits of Artists Exhibited short film The History Of The Things That Go Missing -a portrait of the artist Jim Fuller. Produced and co directed by Tina Douglas. Filmed at Veronica Gardens Retirement Village, Northcote. Place Gallery, Richmond

2004

Works on Paper Watson Place Gallery, Melbourne

1996: who3 Shepparton Art Gallery, Shepparton

1995

12th Biennial Spring Festival of Drawing Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington

1994

Salon Pinacotheca, Richmond

1993

Acquisitions Bendigo Art Gallery

Bendigo Honours Graduate Show La Trobe University, Bendigo

SOLO SOUND PERFORMANCE

2019

Bush Fashion/Ketokai/Tina Douglas Nighthawks, Collingwood

Siphonophore/Realms/Tina Douglas*/Seclude Radio Bar, Fitzroy

2018

Live Electronic Showcase 20 Swamplands Bar, Thornbury. Featuring: Justin Ashworth: Sound Artist, Cleaning lady, Tina Douglas, Mr Rachele

Diffusion II Horse Bazaar, Melbourne, Beliegha (Curse Ov Dialect), Xenosine, Tina Douglas*, Exogene + Puscha

Resonant House Party Iron Rose, Tina Douglas*, Chris Rule and Skuene, Scenic Recovery, Niddrie

PAY ATTENTION! Performed as part of event. 8 Acts. The Tote, Collingwood | Tina Douglas - Laptop, sensor devices synthesizing 3D position data projector, found & recorded sounds, sound reactive video feed, Make It Up Club, Fitzroy

*sound/ conductive objects/sound reactive video projection

COLLABORATIVE SOUND PERFORMANCE

2018

Blindfold test: a showcase of instrument builders The Burrow, Fitzroy. Clinton Green & Ernie Althoff, Tina Douglas & Michelle Nguyen, Jen Tait (Gwenhwyfar) & Zela Papageorgiou

COOPER ENGINEERING NOISE ORCHESTRA ROUND 2!! Make It Up Club, Fitzroy

New Dimensions in Incomprehensibilities 2 - Admin.Bldg./ Paul Kidney Experience & Sean Baxter / Tina Douglas & Dave Brown, The Burrow, Fitzroy

Rcktsrgry, kutuk, chris rule & skueue, Eamon C-J, Grumpy's, Fitzroy

Sacred Order of Magnitude - Justin Ashworth - Die Like a God | Kutuk, The Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar, Melbourne

Shabara/Suryadi/Pbbbt/Parwata; Reidy/Douglas/Pultz; ES, The Make It Up Club, Fitzroy

2017

Douglas/Mikayama, Slithers/Chen, Liebscher/Scott Make It Up Club, Bar Open, Fitzroy

PKE-Tina Douglas-Hi Vis play AESO, AESO Studio, Fitzroy

Powered by Steam 3 Grant Overend + Nat Grant, Anthony Cooley + Sorcha Wilcox, Tina Douglas + David Prescott-Steed, The last Chance Rock n Roll Bar, Nth Melbourne

2016

Melbourne Drone Orchestra. Supported by Galereh Pour & Adam Simmons, Sacred Order of Magnitude, Memo Hall, St Kilda | 5 Rankins Lane, Melbourne. Showing selected work by Sarah de Teliga, Tina Douglas, Brooke Fitzsimons, Adrienne Gaha, Conner Grogan, Tim Maguire, Matthew Martin, Stefan Mau, Ilya Milstein, Marlee Pasinetti

BK Opera Presents: Carmen, Howler, Brunswick.Supporting act ****Sacred Order of the Magnitude featuring Matt Refund, Shane Van Den Akker, Tina Douglas, Nik Kennedy

Sound of Not Doing #2 ****Sacred Order of the Magnitude, Magnet Studios, Coburg

Tina Douglas /Refund/Flat Effect LongPlay, Nth Fitzroy

R/P/W Curates Aeso Studio, curated by Richards/Palliser/Wadley. Ian Wadley/Seth Rees Duo - Guitar & Guitar. David Palliser/Tina Douglas Duo - Woodwinds, effects| Video & computer music. Stevie Richards/Maria Moles Duo - DIY Analog Modular Synth / Drums, effects

2015

SOUND OF NOT DOING #01 visuals: sound reactive video feed, Magnet Studios, Coburg

Fire & Sound 1 Barisal Guns* Magnet Studios, Melbourne

DISCO MULTIVERSE Barisal Guns* Tote Upstairs, Collingwood

Black Zenith w/ Vijay Thillaimuthu / Lloyd Honeybrook & Tina Douglas Conduit Arts, Fitzroy

Tina Douglas with Peter Webster Make It Up Club, Bar Open, Fitzroy

Tweak IV, Studio 5, Fitzroy. Julia Reidy + Lloyd Honeybrook, Rod Cooper, Left Hand Rath (Michael Famularo + Toby Brodel), Human Lard (Nik Kennedy, Stevie Richards), Barisal Guns* (Tina Douglas + Peter Webster)

2012

Noise Flash@ Liquid Architecture aka WilhelmScream (Tina Douglas), Laptop, sensor devices synthesizing 3D position data (Nintendo Will controller, Leap Motion controller, Xbox Kinect) found and recorded sounds, Melbourne Museum, Melbourne

Noise Flash aka Rhizome (Tina Douglas), Laptop, Nintendo Will controller, found and recorded sounds, Royal Botanical Gardens, Melbourne

2013

Drawing in Space Phillis Palmer Gallery, Latrobe University, Bendigo

DE-Light, Longplay, Melbourne aka As Yet Unnamed Universe (Nik Kennedy, Tina Douglas, Phil Holquinn)

Tweak Studio 5, Fitzroy, RCKTSRGRY**

Great Waitress @ Richmond Uniting Church supporting act RCKTSRGRY* Richmond

2011

Make It Up Club RCKTSRGRY**, w/Vintage B Space mashup projection (Tina Douglas), Bar Open, Fitzroy

2010

Stutter Holy Boner, with aka Grand Guigonal (Tina Douglas)- 100 ways to die - Horror mashup projection, Horse Bazaar, Melbourne

RCKTSRGRY** CD launch with Marco Fusinato, Brad Smith, & Chicks on Weed, Pony Bar, Melbourne

Off The Kerb Gallery RCKTSRGRY** collaboration with Eros, visual artist, Off The Kerb Gallery, Collingwood

2009

Make It Up Club RCKTSRGRY** Bar Open, Fitzroy

Stutter RCKTSRGRY** Horse Bazaar, Melbourne

Make It Up Club, Holy Boner, with aka Grand Guigonal (Tina Douglas) visuals: horror mashups, Bar Open, Fitzroy

AWARDS

Southern Cross Network Travelling Scholarship

RESIDENCIES & WORKSHOPS

2019

Tilde New Music Academy participant, Monash University, Clayton

COMMISSIONS

Felt 2017 for Let's Play: The art of our time, Bunjil Place Gallery, City of Casey 2017

Shortlisted for Experimenta Lifeforms Commission 2019

COLLECTIONS

Bendigo Art Gallery, La Trobe University Collection, La Trobe University FM Courtis Collection, Southern Cross Network Collection, Private collections

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019: Listening Space, www.eastsidefm.org/listeningspace Tape Way, Tina Douglas, Percy Grainger, Jad Fair, Jamie Fielding, Derek Bailey, Madoka Kouno. March 25 2019.

2017: James, Rodney, Let's Play: The art of our time (exhibit. cat) p 36-37 exhibition essay, Bunjil Place Gallery, City of Casey 2017 | Hawthorn Arts Centre website events page: http://www.hawthornartscentre.com.au/event/process-tina-douglas/ 2016: James, Rodney, Holding Pattern exhibition essay, fortyfivedownstairs (exhibit. cat) | Exhibition Briefs Art Almanac, April 2016 NO SIGNAL Sound Art Compilation (Vol. 1)*** | 2011: Webb, Penny, Exhibition review, The Age, Melbourne Magazine, Friday, 26 August, 2011 Hollingworth, Robert, Trans/Form, The Art Life, art blog, September 25 2011 | 2007: Backhouse, Megan. Art Around The Galleries, A2, The Age Newspaper, November 10, p. 20, 2007 Webb, Penny. Visual Arts, Art Review, M Magazine, The Sunday Age Newspaper, November 11, p. 29, 2007 | 2006: Fuller, Trevor, Bruce Pollard and Pinacotheca: psychological content, Artlink, Vol. 26 No.4, 2006: 92,93 (download)  | 2004: Douglas, Tina. The Parallels of Painting and Digital Reproduction Technology as Imitative Devices, 2004. Master of Arts RMIT University | Rubenstein, Arteena. Tina Douglas, [abstract painter] / Tina Douglas, Recorded at Deakin University, Warrnambool, July 30, 2004 2001: Heathcote, Christopher. p 580, Australian Painting, 1788–2000 Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1962 (updated 1991 with Terry Smith; & update 2001 with Christopher Heathcote) | 2000: Heathcote, Christopher. The Mark in Question – Allan Mitelman and Mostyn Bramley-Moore, Art & Australia, Vol. 37, No. 4, 2000, p. 574, 2001 | 1993 Hastings, Elizabeth. Bendigo Art Gallery Acquisitions 93,( exhib. cat), 1993 Heathcote, Christopher. Art Review, The Age Newspaper, April 14, 1993

ART COMMUNITY WORK

2007: Guest artist – National Gallery of Victoria. Animation workshop for young disadvantaged people 2006: Project Media Artist –Shepparton Access animation project, Shepparton. A twenty week/one day a week animation project 2005: CinemAbility – Personal Stories Told Through Animation Project, at the Vision Australia Centre, Shepparton. Works were screened at the Shepparton City Council coinciding with an exhibition of working drawings and models/sets at the Eastbank Centre, Shepparton. Also screened as part of Create Your State Of Mind , Euroa Community Centre as part of Mental Health Week | Project artist for a twenty week|one day a week animation project at St John of God, Churinga Social Services, Greensborough | Guest artist – Introductory animation workshop at Kangan Batman TAFE for participants of the Get Made community project, Broadmeadows ran by National Gallery of Victoria – Youth Access Unit 2004: Project Media Artist -Department of Human Service Innovations Grant for the CinemAbility – Personal Stories Told Through Animation Project, involving the City of Greater Shepparton (part of the North Shepparton Neighborhood Renewal Project) in partnership with the Greater Shepparton City Council, North Shepparton Community & Learning Centre, Shepparton Access and the Eastbank Centre | Project Media Artist -Arts Access/ Art Day South Dingley -Handmade animation project | 2003: Guest artist - Holmesglen Institute | Guest artist - Deakin University (Warrnambool) | Project Media Artist Arts Access Australia Guest artist -Art Day South Dingley Animation and special effects workshop, Art Day South group, Oakleigh. | Received Creative Capacity -Artist in Community funding, Arts Victoria for Art Day Animation project, Dingley, in partnership with Arts Access. Exhibited at the inaugral The Other Film Festival, Melbourne Museum | Produced and co directed the film The History Of The Things That Go Missing -a portrait of the artist Jim Fuller, Veronica Gardens Retirement Village, Northcote | 2002 Studio Manager–Development, Arts Project Australia | 2002 – 1996: Animation and Interactive Media Co-ordinator, Developer, Artsworker, Arts Project Australia Studios | 2001: magic movie screens: from vacuum cleaning to Plumpers dance party exhibition and screening, Arts Project Australia Gallery, Northcote. 2001 Opened by Victoria Lynn, Chair of Australia Council’s Visual Arts Craft Board and Curatorial Manager, Cinemedia (now ACMI) | Received National Exhibition Touring Scheme NETS funding for development of Clash of the Titans, proposed national travelling exhibition | Professional Development Co-ordinator at Arts Project Australia | Short Cuts screening and floor talk, Verve! – National Symposium of Arts and Disability, Gasworks , Melbourne | Short Cuts selected for Superfest –International Media Festival on Disabilities, Berkeley, California 2000 +Earthcore Festival | 2001 – 1994: Artsworker Arts Project Australia Studios | 2000: Short Cuts screened at Blue Octopus Club, London, England 1998+ National Film and Television School, England | 1999: Curated exhibition of work from the program FIVE, Arts Project Australia Gallery | 1998: Short Cuts, High Beam Festival screening and floor talk, Mercury Cinema, Adelaide 1998. Screening of Short Cuts | Performance of Terry Williams’ sound works (from Short Cuts), Fifty Record Players, Volt-New Visions, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane – Brisbane Festival 1998 | 1998 – 1999 | Outreach Artsworker at Statewide Forensic Centre, Kingsbury | 1997 – 1994: Outreach Artsworker, Pentridge K Division Jail, Intellectual Disability Unit, Coburg Curated exhibition of work from the program SEVEN, Arts Project Australia Gallery | 1996: Outreach Artsworker, Janefield Centre, Intellectual Disability Residential Centre, Kingsbury

VOLUNTARY + COMMITTEES

2017 - present: Shepparton Art Museum advisory committee member ( community representative).

2013 - present : Tweak, Studio 5, Fitzroy: Tweak I - IV Experimental sound events. Organizing and curating: Tweak I Studio 5, Fitzroy, 2013. Richie Cyngler, Monolith, cleaninglady, RCKTSRGRY**, Seame Camplbell (Sympathia, Phillip Holquinn. Curated by Nik Kennedy | Tweak II Studio 5, Fitzroy 2014. Tina Douglas - printed acetate, acrylic ink, clips, wires, single light source. Seame Camplbell (Sympathia), instrument builder, circuit bender, peiezzo lover. Julia Reidy, guitar, Phillip Holquinn + Nik Kennedy. Peter Webser, found objects, video. Curated by Nik Kennedy + Tina Douglas | Tweak III Studio 5, Fitzroy 2015 . Dale Gorfinkel + Brett Thompson, Robbie Avenaim + Julia Reidy Curated by Julia Reidy + Tina Douglas| Tweak IV, Studio 5, Fitzroy 2015 . Julia Reidy + Lloyd Honeybrook, Rod Cooper, Left Hand Rath (Michael Famularo + Toby Brodel), Human Lard (Nik Kennedy, Stevie Richards), Barisal Guns* (Tina Douglas + Peter Webster). Curated by Nik Kennedy + Tina Douglas.

2003 - 2004 Artful Dodgers, Collingwood: Media artist. Works developed were displayed at the Shelter Project, NGV fore-court, Melbourne Fring Festival.

2003 - 2004 The Other Film Festival : Member of inaugral Development/Selection Committee. First screening was held at the Melbourne Museum.

2000 - 2002 Arts Project Australia, Northcote: New building committee

1996 - 2002 Arts Project Australia, Northcote: Artsworker representative

1991 - 1992 Artspace Studios, Bendigo: Vice President. Artist run studios and gallery space.

 ****Sacred Order of the Magnitude is a microtonal/xenharmonic ambient group project, featuring Matt Refund, Shane Van Den Akker, Tina Douglas, Nik Kennendyi *Barisal Guns is a sound and visual collaboration between Tina Douglas & Peter Webster. Laptop, sensor devices synthesising 3D position data, sound reactive realtime video feed, found and recorded sounds **RCKTSRGRY is a sound & visual collaboration between Tina Douglas on laptop and Nintendo Wii controller/visuals, and Nik Kennedy on pedals, electronics, adapted instruments).*** A selection of artists both established and emerging making contributions to the sound + multimedia art scene in Melbourne and compiled in USB format. Contributing artists: ASPS, Aviva Endean, Carolyn Connors, Cheap Present, Colostomy Baguette?, David R. Coen, EN.V, Eves, Expurgatory, Karli White, Keith W. Clancy, Lara Soulio, Lisa Lerkenfeldt, Llara Isabell Arena, Louis Fourie, Michael Candy, Military Position, Miranda Liebscher, Papaphilia, Ruby Fiedler, Savage Nobles, Thembi Soddell, Tina Douglas