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About Jeff Gardner

Born: 1960 Melbourne, Australia


1979 – 1982 Victorian College of Arts, Melbourne
Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art – Painting
1990 Certificate II in Arts (Interactive Multimedia)
Holmesglen Institute of TAFE, Burnley
1998 RMIT Melbourne
Small busines NEIS course


2016 Lucy the Dragon – children’s book illustrations and new prints, Cascade Print Room, Maldon (Castlemaine State Festival – Open Studios and Galleries)
2015 Full Moon and Stars – paintings, limited edition prints
Officially opened by Author Alex Miller
Cascade Art Gallery, Maldon (Castlemaine State Festival – Open Studios and Galleries)
2012 Hill form – new paintings, limited edition prints and ceramics,
Officially opened by Belinda Wilson, Artist and Programme Manager, School of Art RMIT
The Muse Gallery, Milawa
2012 Experimental Concerns – painting and limited-edition prints
Officially opened by Former Head of Painting, Monash University, Artist, Craig Gough
QDOS Gallery, Lorne, Victoria
2011 The Birds and the Bees – painting and limited-edition prints
Cascade Print Workshop Gallery, Maldon
2009 Fragments of Landscape – painting and limited-edition prints
Cascade Print Workshop Gallery, Maldon
2004 Jeff Gardner – etchings and book signing, The Muse Gallery First Birthday
Muse Gallery of Milawa
2002 Little Journeys – limited edition drypoint etchings, QDOS Gallery, Lorne
2002 Jeff Gardner – new release etchings
Armadale Fine Art Gallery, Armadale
2001 Two Noisy Miners Went to Sea – limited edition prints and book launch
Officially Opened by the Director of the Box Hill Community Arts Centre and
Curator, Jacquie Nicholls-Reeves
Armadale Fine Art Gallery, Armadale
2001 A Quiet Moment – limited edition drypoint etchings, NIBS Gallery,
Victorian Trades Hall, Melbourne
2000 Scratchings – an Exhibition of Etchings
Box Hill Community Arts Centre
1998 Memories and Feelings – new paintings and prints, Box Hill Community Arts Centre
1991 Jeff Gardner Solo – paintings, Box Hill Community Arts Centre
1982 Solo exhibition – Society Rooms, National Gallery of Victoria


2019 Artists at Work Photographic Paste-ups by Photographer Jodie Hutchinson, selected portrait, Visual Arts Biennial, Castlemaine State Festival
2019 The Long Summer Salon – Officially opened by Creative Arts Facilitator -Regional Arts Victoria, Kim Bennet, Cascade Art Gallery, Open Studios and Galleries, Castlemaine State Festival
2017 Drawing from the Line – invited Printmakers, Officially Opened by Director of Bendigo Writers Festival, Rosemary Sorensen, Cascade Art Gallery, (Castlemaine State Festival Open Studios and Galleries)
2012 Cascade Print Workshop presents Biting Issues – Central Goldfields Regional Art Gallery Maryborough
2011 The Tree Show – prints, Cascade Print Workshop Gallery, Maldon, (Castlemaine State Festival Open Studios and Galleries)
2011 Made 3 metre ‘Horse’ sculpture for Heri Dono installation project, Pressing Issues Visual Arts Biennale, Castlemaine State Festival
2011 ArtMelbourne11 – Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
2011 The Country Trail – Lauriston Press, Kyneton
2010 ArtMelbourne10 – Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
2010 ArtSydney10 – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney
2009 Jeff Gardner, Robert Maclaurin, David Frazer, and Gunter Wilhelm – Opening exhibition of new gallery space, Officially Opened by Peter Perry, Director of Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, Cascade Print Workshop Gallery, Maldon
2009 Craft Cubed – Central Goldfields Printmakers, Craft Victoria Festival, Cascade Print Workshop, Maldon
2009 Biting Issues – prints, Cascade Print Workshop Gallery, Maldon, (Castlemaine State Festival Open Studios and Galleries)
2008 Between the Pages – limited edition prints
Cascade Print Workshop Gallery, Maldon
2008 Inside / outside – limited edition prints with David Frazer and Robert Maclaurin
Cascade Print Workshop Gallery, Maldon
2004 Nine Printmakers – Officially Opened by Head of Printmaking, La Trobe University and
Artist, Jennifer Marshall, Penny School Art Gallery, Maldon
2004 Printmaking – Jeffery Malesa Gallery, Sorrento
2003 Small Print Run – unique Artist made books, Books Illustrated
Gasworks Arts Park, Albert Park
2002 Collected Works – 69 Smith Street Gallery, Collingwood
2001 The Love Exhibition – Four Cats Gallery, Abbottsford
2000 Post Goughists Return Home – West Space Gallery, Footscray
2000 Post Goughists – invitation exhibition, Kingston Arts Centre, Moorabbin
2000 Christmas at Da Noi Restaurant, South Yarra
1999 Drawing and Prints with Kareen Anchen, Box Hill Community Arts Centre
1999 Post Goughists – 69 Smith Street Gallery, Fitzroy
1998 Post Goughists – invitation, ‘Dunmoochin’ Residence of Artist, the late Clifton Pugh
1997 Post Goughists Turn Ten – Footscray Community Arts Centre
1996 Only Fools and Horses – Post Goughists, Roar Studios, Fitzroy
1996 Strange Brew – Fringe Festival, Lord Newry Hotel, Fitzroy
1996 5th Australian Contemporary Art Fair, represented by Roar Studios
Melbourne Exhibition Buildings
1995 Yippee at Yume Ya – Yume Ya Gallery, Collingwood
1995 The Post Goughist’s Big Adventure – Atomic Bar, Williamstown, The Great Hall – Montsalvat, Eltham, Roar Studios, Fitzroy & Cyberspace
1995 Three Friends – Gary Parkinson, Jeff Gardner, Lewis Yangste, Box Hill Community Arts
1995 Inner Space – Suburb to Cosmos, Yume Ya Gallery Collingwood
1993 Toys Through the Ages Humpty Dumpty – a riddle, Waverley Gallery, Monash
1993 Two Views – Jeff Gardner and Gary Parkinson, Highway Gallery, Mt Waverley
1991 Jeff Gardner paintings and prints – Box Hill Community Arts Centre
1988 Group show – Gallery 677, Box Hill
1987 Five Friends – Waverley Gallery, City of Monash
1983 Jeff Gardner Art – Christopher’s bookshop, Fitzroy


2016 Artists Spaces of the Victorian Goldfields, Of the World Books, Jeff Gardner and Kareen Anchen, by Lauren Mitchell and Amy Doak
2015 The Tarrengower Times – Full Moon and Stars, Viv Markham
2014 The Weekly Times – Country Living, Jeff Gardner and Kareen Anchen turn Maldon’s Uniting Church into an Art Gallery by Sarah Hudson
2014 Weekly Times, Country Living, Message to Muse by Sarah Hudson
2013 A Month of Print by Rosa Ellen IMPACT7 PCA Month of Print, Melbourne
2013 Craft Cubed – Craft Victoria
2013 Art Fields – Castlemaine State Festival, Floor Talk, Market Building
2013 Profile – Industry Picture Framing magazine – Dinosaurs still Roam the Earth by Jeff Gardner
2011 Introduction to Drawing – Mervyn Peake by Jeff Gardner, Birds and the Bees catalogue entry
2010 The Age – What’s On top 10 things to do in regional Victoria
2010 The Bendigo Magazine, For Arts Sake, by Sue Turpie
2010 Artists Profile magazine, ArtMelb10 -Cascade Print Workshop Gallery
2005 Fairfax Community Newspapers, Artists gets on board to help African Refugees by Chris Scott
2004 Pulse in Review – The Muse Gallery
2003 Correspondanses Oceaniennes – Revie Culturelle Caledonienne
La Memoire edition – prints published to illustrate articles and poetry
2003 Vogue entertaining and travel – images from Da Noi restaurant
2001 The Leader (Glen Waverley) – Inspiration in a (noisy) Miner Key by Andrew Bownbill
2001 Two Noisy Miners Went to Sea published by Cascade Workshops Ed: 1000
2001 Victorian Trades Hall Magazine – Art at The Nibs Café, A Quiet Moment
2000 The Whitehorse Gazette, Work from Scratch by Kris Reichl
2000 Monash Journal, Fine Art by Kris Reichl
2000 The Mail, Glen Waverley Etching a Name in the Art World by Tanya Wilson
1998 The Whitehorse Post – Memories and Feelings, Paintings and Prints
1998 Sunday Herald – Balancing the Books by Mathew Charles
1993 The Waverley Gazette, Two Views intersect at The Highway Gallery by Eileen Vamos
1993 Waverley Gazette – Ready to Show of their Skills by Eileen Vamos
1987 Waverley Gazette, Five Friends put on a Show, Waverley City Gallery
1983 The Footscray Mail, Faces of Footscray Mural Project by Ross Brundrett


State Library of Victoria
The National Library of Australia
Olivia Newton-John Wellness Centre, Austin Hospital
Collected Works bookshop
Monash Medical Centre
Monash Hospital
Freemasons Hospital
Private Collections in Texas, USA, London, UK, Paris, France, Finland, Japan, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonnia,


2015 See video The Magician with Full Moon and Stars by Billy Minshull-Gardner.
2000 ABC – Snapshot. Cameo on Scratchings solo exhibition at Box Hill Community Art Centre, Melbourne


2019 Mount Alexander Shire Council Award, Cascade Art nomination finalist for Creative Industries, Cascade Art, Maldon
2011 Printmaking collaborations, Peter Lancaster, Lancaster Press, Brooklyn
2008 Printmaking collaborations, View Street, Latrobe Visual Arts Centre
2005 Western Sahara Refugee Shipping Container Mural project, Melbourne with Artist Ron Guy
2005 ASU magazine, Sweet relief sent to Western Sahara Refugees

2003 Designed Shiraz wine label Nil Desperandum for Nuggetty Vineyard Victoria
1986 The Wadham House Mural project, Mount Waverley with Artist Diane Ripper
1985 Altona Mural with Artist Sylvia Grava
1984 NGV Society Scholarship, Awarded by the National Gallery of Victoria
1983 – 84 The Faces of Footscray Mural project, Footscray Community Arts Centre with Artist Sylvia Grava
1977 Syndal High School Mural Project – Surrealism by Jeff Gardner
1976 3XY Radio Album Cover, First Prize – Thick as a Brick, Jethro Tull adaptation


2017 – Sole Trader/Proprietor Cascade Art, Maldon
1990 – 2019 Artisan Picture Framer (retired)
2001 – 2014 Printmaking workshops – Teacher/Tutor
2000 – 2013 Limited Edition Prints, Victorian Arts Centre Sunday Artists Market
1991 – 2013 Sole Trader/Proprietor Cascade Print Workshops
2013 – 2018 Sole Trader/Proprietor Cascade Print Room
1985 – 2005 Designer and manufacturer of Magic Tricks for Bernard’s Magic Shop, Melbourne

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