Joel Smoker Curriculum Vitae

Joel Smoker Curriculum Vitae

Professional Qualifications

 

Diploma of Teaching, Graylands Teachers' College, Graylands WA (1972)
Associateship in Art Teaching, Curtin University, Bentley WA (1976)
Bachelor of Arts - Design, Curtin University, Bentley WA (1978)
Bachelor of Education, Curtin University, Bentley WA (1981)
Certificate IV Photography, TAFE WA (2004)
Certificate IV Instruction and Assessment, TAFE WA (2013)

Exhibitions

1978 Four Young Potters, Carrols Art Gallery, Perth WA
1978 A Fine Line, WAIT Graduates Exhibition, Bentley WA
1979 Three Man Show, Ceramics, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle WA
1980 Invitation Ceramics Award, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle WA
1980 Around the Traps, Printmaking & Sculpture, WAIT, Bentley WA
1980 Some Things Clay, Undercroft Gallery, University Of WA
1981 Art for the Real World, Perth Potters' Club, Cottesloe WA
1981 Two Man Show, Ceramics & Painting, M Betts & J Smoker, Bonython Gallery, Adelaide SA
1982 The Great Variety Show, Ceramics, WA Crafts Council, UWA, Crawley, WA
1982 I Love a Sunburnt Country, Ceramics & Photography, Eric Carr Gallery, Fremantle, WA
1982 Advance Australia Where? Mixed Media, Jam Factory Gallery, Adelaide SA
1982 Advance Australia Where? Mixed Media, Nexus Gallery, Fremantle, WA
1983 Ceramics & Painting Exhibition, Undercroft Gallery, University Of WA
1984 Out on Highway One, Ceramics & Photography, NT Crafts Council, Darwin NT
1985 Home Country, Ceramics & Photography, Broome Gallery, Broome WA
1987 The Kimberley, Ceramics & Photography, WA Crafts Council, Perth WA
1987 The Kimberley, Ceramics & Photography, Broome Art Gallery, Broome WA
1987 The Kimberley, Ceramics & Photography, Leisure Centre, Kununurra WA
1988 Ceramics Exhibition, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle WA
1988 The Kimberley, Ceramics & Photography, Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney NSW
1989 Out on Highway One, Photography, Clancy's, Fremantle, WA
1989 Out on Highway One, Ceramics & Photography, NT Crafts Council, Darwin NT
1990 Out on Highway One, Ceramics, Photography & Drawings, Kreations Gallery, Broome WA
1990 Out on Highway One, Ceramics & Photography, Leisure Centre, Kununarra WA
1991 WA Painting & Pottery Exhibition, Gallery Sanyo, Tokyo, Japan
1992 The Kimberley, Photography, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney NSW
1992 Home Country, Photography, Birukmarri Gallery, Fremantle, WA
1992 Of Slabs & Spheres, Ceramics & Photography, Stafford Studios of Fine Art, Perth WA
1994 Clay & Glass Association of WA Inaugural Exhibition, Perth WA
1995 The Kimberley, Photography, Posters & Cards, Kalla Yeedip Arts, Midland, WA
1995 Celebrating the Fellows, Craftswest Gallery, Perth WA
1995 Plot: Sculpture, Kalla Yeedip Arts, Midland, WA
1996 From the Outback to the City, Ceramics, Drawings & Photos, Stafford Studios of Fine Art, Cottesloe WA
1996 From the Outback to the City, Durack Gallery
1996 From the Outback to the City, Kimberley Fine Diamonds, Kununarra WA
1997 From the Outback to the City, Ceramics, Drawings & Photos, Vancouver Arts, Albany, WA
1998 From the Outback to the City, Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, WA
1999 Landscape Line, Urban Edge, Stafford Studios of Fine Art, Cottesloe WA
1999 From the Outback to the City, Goldfields Art Centre, Kalgoorlie WA
2000 Out on Highway One, Photography & Ceramics, Kulcha, Fremantle WA
2001 From the Outback to the City, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury,WA
2003 Way Out West, Red Dirt Arts Studio, Stoneville, WA
2009 The Kimberley Series, Book Launch & Exhibition, The Gallery, Ellenbrook, WA
2010 The Ceramic Arts Association of WA Annual Selective Show, Central TAFE Gallery, WA
2011 The Ceramic Arts Association of WA Annual Selective Show, Heathcote Museum & Gallery, WA
2012 Way Out West, Exhibition & book launch, The Gallery, 34 Main Street, Ellenbrook, WA
2012 Mundaring Hills Open Studios, Mundaring Arts Centre, Mundaring, WA
2013 Where the Sun Sleeps, Mezzanine Art Gallery, Darlington Hall, Darlington, WA
2013 Churchlands Senior High School Community Art Exhibition, Joel Smoker Feature Artist
2014 Circle, Line and Square, Ceramics & Pastel Drawings, Zig Zag gallery, Kalamunda, WA

Represented

  Art Gallery of Western Australia
  Fremantle City Council Collection
  National Gallery of Victoria
  Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, Western Australia
  The Hon C. Lawrence Premier of Western Australia, WA Parliament
  The Hon G. Gallop Premier of Western Australia, WA Parliament
  The Shire of Mundaring Collection
  Numerous private collections

Awards

1980 Fremantle Arts Centre Invitation Ceramics Award
1993 WAM Song Contest: Country Category
1994 Fellow of the Crafts Council Of Western Australia

 

 

Kimberley Series Book

Joel Smoker's monograph, The Kimberley Series is now available.
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Way Out West book

Joel Smoker's second monograph
Way Out West is now available.
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The Outback Shop

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