Morgan Shimeld

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Morgan  Shimeld Vertical Corner Relief
Vertical Corner Relief
Mild steel, powdercoated
120 x 60 x 10 cm
Morgan  Shimeld Horizon Blue
Horizon Blue
Mild steel, powdercoated
50 x 200 x 12 cm
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Morgan  Shimeld

Morgan Shimeld

Morgan Shimeld Biography

The work of Sydney based sculptor, Morgan Shimeld, is primarily concerned with the aesthetic and theoretical concepts of modernist architecture and design. Shimeld’s work, characterised by attention to structure and form, incorporates cast, welded and fabricated bronze and steel.

In 2000, Shimeld graduated with a Bachelor of Visual Arts, from the University of Sydney, Sydney College of the Arts. Shimeld has been a finalist in a number of prestigious art prizes including: The Mt Buller Sculpture Award 2013, The Montalto Sculpture Prize 2013, Sculpture at Scenic World 2013, Willoughby Sculpture Prize 2011, The UWS Acquisitive Sculpture Award and Exhibition 2010, The Deakin Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award 2010, The Sawmillers Reserve Sculpture Prize 2010, and Sculpture by the Sea 2009. Shimeld’s work has been sought after by many private collectors and has also been acquired by Artbank Australia.

Morgan Shimeld Resumé

Education 
1998-00     Bachelor of Visual Arts, SCA, University of Sydney. Glass Studio Major

Solo Exhibitions     
2015            Vertex, Gallery 2010, Surry Hills
2015            Morgan Shimeld Sculpture, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
                    Sculpture Park, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
2014           Finalist Sculpture by the Sea 2014, Sydney
                    Finalist Minumental, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
                    Winner – Normyle Artist Residency (Minumental)
                    Finalist Sculpture in the Vineyards, Wollombi
                    Artisans in the Gardens, Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney
                    Highly Commended - Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize 2014, Sydney
                    Finalist University of Western Sydney Sculpture Award 2014, Sydney
                    Winner – Janice Reid Emerging Artists Award (UWS Sculpture Award)
                    Finalist Sculpture at Scenic World 2014, Katoomba
                    Finalist, Sculputre at Sawmillers Reserve 2014, Sydney
                    Winner – Mayor’s Award (Sculpture at Sawmillers)
2013           Finalist, Mt Buller Sculpture Award 2013, Victoria
                    Finalist, Montalto Sculpture Prize 2013, Victoria
                    Finalist, Sculpture at Scenic World 2013, NSW
2012           Heat, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
                    Au Courant, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney                    
                    Finalist, Sculpture in the vineyards 2012, NSW
                    Finalist, 6 inch show, Defiance Gallery, Sydney
2011           Converge, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
                    
Sculpture 11, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
                    Group show, Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Sydney
                    Lust, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
                    Self Portraits, China Heights Gallery, Sydney
                    Willoughby Sculpture Prize 2011, Sydney 
2010           Sculpture 10, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
                    UWS Acquisitive Sculpture Award and Exhibition 2010, UWS, Sydney
                    Finding Form Creating Space/ Disrupting Space, UWS, Sydney
                    Sawmillers Reserve Sculpture Prize 2010, Sawmillers Reserve
                    Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award, Melbourne 
2009           Winner - Royal Show, glass category, Sydney
                    Encore, Glass Artists Gallery, Sydney
                    Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London                   
                    Sculpture by the Sea 2009, Bondi, Sydney
2008           Tracing Constructs, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
                    Sculpture 2008, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
                    Open Slather, Ausglass Conference members exhibition, ANU,
                    ACT Winner - Hisglass trade show award, Ausglass Conference
                    Winner - Hunters Hill Council Art Prize, sculpture category
                    Finalist, Ranamok Glass Prize 2008
2007           Architectural Evolution, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
                    
Hunters Hill Council Art Prize, Sydney (commended)
                    New from Australia, Chappell Gallery, New York
2006           Small, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
                    Finalist, Ranamok Glass Prize 2006
2005           Sculpture 2005 - Kinetic Art, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
                    New 7, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
                    Object Show, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
2004           Sculpture 2004 Rock, Paper, Scissors, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
                    Three Colours - White, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
                    Nonennui, 100 artists, Level 7, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo, Sydney
2003           Sculpture 2003, Koshland Studio, Sydney
                    Three Colours - Blue, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
2000           Open day and graduating exhibition, SCA, The University of Sydney
                    Designate, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney
                    Third Degree Burns, Glass Artists' Gallery, Sydney

Commissions 
2012           Gowings state Theatre Hotel, Sydney
2011           Intercontinental Crown Hotels, Melbourne
2010          Smirnoff bottle Smirnoff Black launch      
2009          Family sculpture in conjunction with Sam Crawford Architects
                   Torch of Knowledge sculpture for Danebank Girls School
1998          Operation Break Free - charity auction
                   Footprints in the Sand, for Australian sporting identities

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