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JOHANNA DE MAINE

 (Cert teach, B. Ed, B.A, Grad Dip Vis Arts, MFA, Churchill Fellow 2001)

1948.       Born Rotterdam, Holland

1954        Emigrated with parents to Aus. 

1966-67   Certificate of Teaching, Secondary: QUT, Brisbane

1973-75   Travelled S.E. Asia and settled in UK 

1974-75    “A” level Art and Design, Ceramics: UK 

1975         Returned to Aus.

1992-93    Graduate Diploma Visual Arts: Monash University: Gippsland

1994-95    Master of Fine Art: QUT, Brisbane

1996         Bachelor of Education: QUT, Brisbane

1997-98    bachelor of Arts: A Computer Based Art & Design: USC, Sunshine Coast

2001         Twelve week research project in Europe and UK as a Churchill Fellow

2001-24    Continuous self development adding the use of digital design, sand etching and the plotter cutter to                   skill set.                    

2017-24   Living between Australia and Japan

2023

Pamela Whitlock Memorial Acquisitive Award in the 48th Rio Tinto & QAL Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum, major prize winner and acquisition

Arita International Ceramics Competition, Kyushu  Ceramics Museum, Arita, Japan, Finalist

2022 

International Friendship Award, Arita International Ceramics Competition, Kyushu  Ceramics Museum, Arita, Japan, 

Arts Qld Individuals Fund Grant to develop online teaching and new work.

2021

Finalist, Arita International Ceramics Competition, Kyushu  Ceramics Museum, Arita, Japan,

2020 

Arts Qld stART Grant for new work development

Myer Foundation, National Assistance Program for the Arts.

Acquisition Caloundra Regional Gallery

Johanna DeMaine – the form: the function: the aesthetic, Retrospective, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Qld

Sublime Realities, joint show with Tatsuya Tsutyui, Art on Cairncross, Maleny, Qld

2019 

A Lifetime’s Journey with Clay, GRAGM, Gladstone, Qld

Collected Landscapes, Caloundra Regional Gallery’s

Queensland Regional Art Award, Finalist

Muswellbrook Art Prize, Finalist

Clunes Ceramic Award, Finalist

Siliceous Award for Ceramic Excellence, Brisbane, Finalist

Bundaberg Art Prize, Finalist

2018  

Fragments of the Sublime, Art on Cairncross, Maleny, Qld.

Re-View: Selected works from the Sunshine Coast Art Collection, CRG, Qld

Rio Tinto Alcan Marty Hanson Award, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum,  Finalist

Siliceous Award for Ceramic Excellence, Brisbane, Finalist

2017 

Sailing the Unknown, Mansfield Gallery, Sydney

The Glass Houses, Caboolture Regional Gallery

Rio Tinto Alcan Marty Hanson Award, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum,  Finalist

Siliceous Award for Ceramic Excellence, Brisbane, Finalist

Clunes Ceramic Award, Finalist

From the Mountains to the Sea, Sunshine Coast Stories, UniSC, Qld

Starting the Fire, Skepsi Gallery, Victoria

Assessor RADF program, Sunshine Coast RegionalCouncil

Tutor overglaze decorating workshop Arita, Kyushu

2016

Sublime Beauty, Art on Cairncross, Maleny, Qld.

Recipient AQ Grant for rresidency Arita Japan

Rio Tinto Alcan Marty Hanson Award, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum,  Finalist

Starting the Fire, Skepsi Gallery, Victoria

Assessor RADF program, Sunshine Coast RegionalCouncil

2015 

Feature Artist, Art on Cairncross, Maleny, Qld.

Clunes Ceramic Award, Finalist

Particpant group show “Glasshouse” group show Art on Cairncross, Maleny

2014

Finalist “Moreton Bay Art Awards”, 

“Landscapes of the Mind” solo show Art on Cairncross, Maleny

Finalist  “Rio Tinto Alcan Marty Hanson Award”, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and  Museum.

Finalist  “Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award”, Gold Coast City Art Gallery. 

Selected “Melting Pot 2014, 11th biennial National Ceramic Exhibition,” Cairns  Regional Gallery.  

2013

Winner, “3D Rio Tinto Alcan Marty Hanson Award”, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery  and Museum, 

Finalist “Moreton Bay Art Awards”, 

Finalist “SCAP 3D Award”, Sunshine Coast Regional Council Art Gallery, Noosa, 

Finalist “Vasefinder International”, Online selected exhibition, 

Finalist “Clunes Ceramic Award”. 

Articles published in Ceramic Monthly, Pottery Making, Ceramics Technical, review  in Ceramic Art and Perception.  

From 2020 retrospective at the Caloundra Regional Gallery: Johanna De Maine: the from: the function: the aesthetic
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