Phillip McKay


Academic Qualifications
1999 Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of Art, Hobart, 1999
2015 Professional Honours Human Services - Current
2014 Innovation and Creativity – Harvard Manage Mentor
2003 Young Offenders: “Including the Arts” –
Arts England and Justice Board, Tate Modern UK
2002 Artists in Schools, Bow Arts Trust, London UK

Professional History
2011 Artist: Urban Smarts Projects
Art Projects working with people from Risdon Prison & Headway
2004 Community Artist: Glenorchy City Council/Scobies Mural
2001-03 Art Therapy: Youth Offending Team, UK
2003 Art Teacher: Cambridge University. UK
2000-01 Art Teacher: Goldhay Arts Group, Cambridgeshire, UK
1996-98 Art Teacher: Risdon Prison, Hobart, Tas
1992- 93 Artist: Artwork Decorations, Sydney
1995 Artist: ‘Painting A Brighter Picture’, Cygnet
1994 Artist: Half-Twist Design, Hobart
1991-92 Artist: Designed Events, Sydney

Awards, Grants and Commissions
2015 Semi Finalist Doug Moran Portrait Prize
2004 MONA The Scholarship
2004 Richmond Fellowship Grant
2003 Arts England Grant St. Theresa’s Centre for Homeless, UK
2003 The Park Night Club Design UK
2002 Arts England Grant Axiom Housing - The Foyer
2001 European Funding Scheme Urban Graffiti Project UK
1998 Commonwealth Bank Art Prize
1997 St. Ives Hotel Club Surreal, Night Club Design
1991 Sydney City Council, ‘Teen Rage Mural’
1991 Mossman Art Prize, Sydney (Finalist)
1983 ANZ Bank Art Prize

Individual Exhibitions
2005 MONA ‘Silent and Sorry”
1999 ‘Future Memories’ Sidespace Gallery SAC
1998 ‘Stripes and Squares’ Entrepot
1997 ‘Immaculate Conceptions’ The Wilderness Gallery

Group Exhibitions
1999 ‘Flicker’ Entrepot
1997-98 Contemporary Art Services Tasmania (CAST)
1997 ‘Eight by Eight’ Dunce Gallery
1996 ‘Kissing the Blue Tongue’ Long Gallery

Curatorial
2001 The Millenium Show Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery, UK

Collections
MONA
Office of the Governor, Government House, Hobart

Private Collections
London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Norway, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart

Bibliography
Tim Martain: The Scholarship, The Mercury, May 2004
Jeorg Andersch: Future Memories, The Mercury, July 1999
Margaretta Pos: Streetwise Artist, The Mercury, July 1999
Jeorg Andersch: Flicker, The Mercury, Nov. 1999
Jeorg Andersch: Stripes and Squares, The Mercury, 1998
Jeorg Andersch: Dexterity and Daring, The Mercury, 1997