All art is born of years of experiences and artistic activity. My artistic activity has been diverse. This CV focuses on formal art events and practice. Is does not include my extensive education background and achievements.
Post Grad. Dip. Ed. & Training (I.T.), Grad. Dip. Curric. Stud., B.Th., Grad. Dip. Ed., Dip App. Art, Dip. Min.
Areas of Arts Practice
Oil Painting – using glazing techniques in a plein air manner. The major focus of my art for over 50 years.
Two forms – art photographic journeys in the landscape, and individual traditional quality image making. Further information here or
Go to my Picfair store for purchases and licencing. https://russellmckane.picfair.com
Bespoke creative wearable art.
Poet and freeform slam artist using Shakespearian roots and iambic forms
1976 “100 Jelly” One person show RCAE Gallery
1978 “Creations from Creation” – Silver Group Show Wagga.
1981, 1982 The Alice Prize – Exhibited.
1984 “Landforms” One person Show Alice Springs
1988 “The A.R.T. Group” Group Show Mount Evelyn
1995,1996 Summer Salon Show Centre for Contemporary Photography
1996 “Centred Art” Group show Mount Evelyn
1999 “Kingdom Spaces” One Person Show St Johns Southgate Melb.
2014 “Arborphores Stories from the Wollemai One Person Show Purple Noon Gallery Freemans Reach
2003 “The Wood Show” Fairfield City Gallery
2015 “Tree Forms” One Person Show Poatina Tree Gallery
2018 “Justice and Mercy” One Person Show Poatina Tree Gallery
2019/20 “17 in Between 42” One Person Show -Painting, Silver and Photography Poatina Tree Gallery
2015-2020 Various Group Shows – Poatina Tree Gallery.
| Community Arts Project – Victorian/Mildura Arts Council “Dareton Bus Shed” 1982. |
Dareton Aboriginal Community Health Centre – After school program.
1981 – 1982 Member – ‘Artists for Reformational Thinking’
1983 – 1996. Member CCP (Centre for Contemporary Photography)
1994-1996. Member Celebration Arts 1998-1999.
Facilitator and Organising Committee “Art in Education Conference” NICE Katoomba – Calvin S Speaker. 1999
2005 Mount Tomah Restaurant Exhibitor
2005 Black Stump Festival Louvre Gallery Exhibitor
2008-2009 Black Stump Festival – Workshop presenter Christian Visual Arts
2008 & 2009 Member CVAN Christian Visual Arts Network
Purple Noon Gallery – general collection 2011
Artist in Residence – Poatina 2015
Member of Poatina Arts Colony 2015-Current
Tutor Silversmithing Annual FATA event 2016-2019