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Curriculum Vitae
 
Artist Studio
2014

City of Port Phillip Shakespeare Grove Artist’s Studios. St Kilda

2008

Wilson Street Studios Wilson street, South Yarra

 
Artist Gallery Representation
2013/2014

Jackman Gallery St Kilda. Vic

2009-2013 Edges Gallery Elsternwick. Vic
2012 Manyung Gallery Mt Eliza, Vic
 
Education
2007 RMIT New York study Tour
2005 Graduate Diploma in Education The University of Melbourne
2002-2004 Bachelor of Arts - Fine Art - With Distinction (Painting) RMIT University Melbourne
2000 Certificate in Counseling & Psychotherapy Cairnmillar Institute
1981-1983 Diploma of Arts - Major in Interior Design RMIT (Incomplete)
1980 T.O.P Art & Design Footscray Technical College
   
Awards & Scholarships
2007 MLC Acquisitive Art Exhibition Melbourne Short Listed for Art Prize
2006 Body & Soul Images of Women Photographic Competition Eating Disorder Network of Queensland.
  Highly Commended Certificate Award for image “Great Escape”
2004 RMIT University School Of Art And Culture Winner. Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award.
  Awarded Prize of $200.00 - Sponsored by Professional Photography Services
2004 Siemens RMIT Fine Arts Scholarship RMIT Gallery, Melbourne. Finalist
2004 RMIT University Chapter - Golden Key International Honour Society Scholarship Award
  Winner. Placed as one of five top students for academic excellence, participation and leadership in activities and involvement in extracurricular activities Prize of $600.00.
2004 RMIT University Chapter - Golden Key International Honour Society Award.
  For academic achievement, being top 15 percent of undergraduate students at RMIT University.
   
Presentations
2009 Double Dialogues “Hidden Stories” Conference.
  Victorian College of the Arts and Music, University of Melbourne and the Faculty of the Arts and Education,
Deakin University. Presentation of Paper and Video of “Al As Cyborg” and Barb And Jodie With Heart”
   

Publications

2012 "The art of Being Melbourne" by: Maree Coote, Published by: Melbourne Style Books Australia
  Chapter on Enza Benincasa. P 76, 172-175
2009 "Queensland Women's Health Network" by: Amanda Dearden, Published by: Queensland Women's Health Network
  Image "The great escape" 2004
2009 "Imaginary Journeys" by: Trevisan International Art
  Chapter on Enza Benincasa. p 28-29
2004 "Bachelor of Arts" by: RMIT University. Enza Benincasa No.5
 
Exhibitions
2016 Shakespeare Grove Artist Studios: Selected Works 2016 The Gallery, St Kilda Town Hall. Melbourne
2016 George Haidar Gallery Exhibition. Group Show. Highpoint Shopping Centre. Maribyrnong.
2015 Shakespeare Grove Artist Studios: A Recent Survey The Gallery, St Kilda Town Hall. Melbourne
2014 "Brightspace"  St kilda. Shakespeare Grove Studios
2014 "Jackman Gallery" St Kilda. Landscape Group Display
2014 "National Gallery Of Victoria" Melbourne Now. Open Studios St Kilda
2013 "Enza Benincasa Solo Exhibition" Edges Gallery, Elsternwick, Melbourne
2012 Le Scratch. "Enza and Al as Cyborg" Assemblage Performance. Laundry Bar, Fitzroy. Melb
2012 Le Scratch. "Enza and Al as Cyborg" Assemblage Performance. Workers Club, Fitzroy. Melb
2012 "Inside, Outside, Four Bags Full" Manyung Gallery Mount Eliza.
2011 "Art Melbourne 2011" Seven Contemporary Artists, Carlton Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
2011 "Wonderscape" Area Contemporary Art Space Inc. Fitzroy, Melbourne
2011 "Madonna in the City" Displayed at: St Mary's Star of the Sea Church, Melbourne
2010 "Art Melbourne 2012" Seven Contemporary Artists, Carlton Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
2009 “Imaginary Journeys” Trevisan International Art. Imbarcadero Rooms, Estense Castle - Ferrara - Italy
2009

"Art Melbourne 2009" Seven Contemporary Artists, Carlton Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne

2009 “Linden Post Card Show 2007” Linden Gallery
2008 “7 Contemporary Artists”  45 Downstairs Gallery, Flinders lane, Melbourne.
2007 “7 Contemporary Artists”  45 Downstairs Gallery, Flinders lane, Melbourne.
2007 “MLC  Acquisitive Art Exhibition” Melbourne.
2007 “Linden Post Card Show 2007” Linden Gallery
2006 “Body & Soul Image of Women 2006” Photographic Competition. Eating Disorders Network of Q.L.D.
  (Awarded Highly Commended Certificate Award)
2006 “The Studio Open Day Art Exhibition”    “The Studio 18 Wilson St, Sth Yarra.
2006 "Linden Post Card Show 2006” – Linden Gallery
2005 “Open Collective 1” – Vanguard Gallery,  Melb
2005 "Linden Post Card Show 2005” – Linden Gallery
2004 "New Collectable's” Art Auction – First Sight RMIT Union Gallery
2004 “RMIT University Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art Painting Graduate Show" RMIT School of Art and Culture, City Campus
2004 “Siemens RMIT Fine Arts Scholarship” (Finalist) RMIT Gallery Melb
2004 "Siemens Headquarters Bayswater Melbourne" Work exhibited
2004 “Art Auction”  “The Lounge” Melb (3rd year Painting Graduate show fundraiser)
2004 “Nu Arte” Episode 4 Eckersely’s  Gallery Melb.
2004 “Two Thirds” Exhibitions - RMIT Faculty Gallery
2004 “Linden Postcard Show”  – Linden Gallery
2003 “New Collectable's” Art Auction - First Sight RMIT Union Gallery
2003 “Salon 03” A Collective Collection - RMIT Student Unions Women’s Room
2003 “Zevolution X” Art of Difference Festival – Gasworks Art Park (performance based)
2003 “Nu Arte” Episode 3 Eckersley’s Gallery Melbourne.
2003 ”Blood & Guts” Peace March Rally (State Library to Parliament House Melb) Performance based.
2003 ”Blood & Guts” Peace March Rally (State Library to Treasury Building Melb) Performance based.
2000 “Enza Benincasa Collection”  Vitality Chiropractic. Middle Park, Melb. (Solo Exhibition.)
1999 “Brilliant Captions of Love” Art Exhibition & Concert. St Marks Hall, Nth Fitzroy. Melb
1998 “Out Back”  Ezi-Tone,  New Age Fitness Centre/Art Gallery. Nth Fitzroy. Melb. (Solo Exhibition.)
   
Media
2012 "Artwork inspired by our city" Port Phillip Leader. News March 13
2007 88.3 Southern FM.  Radio Interview with Dave Kaffy.   7 Contemporary Artist Exhibition
2007

ABC Radio National. Radio Interview with Hellen Razor. 7 Contemporary Artists Exhibition.

2003 Newspaper Artcle MAKING THE BAD TIMES WORK”  “Zevolution X”
 

PORT PHILLIP/CAULFIELD LEADER

  (Re: Performance in Art of Difference Festival)
 

JACKIE GORDON WEBSITE   www.divalicious.biz
Including video of performance:
http:www.divalicious.biz/FriedChickenVideo.mov 

   
Teaching Experience
2014 Volunteering- Jewish Care- Smorgon NURSING HOME St Kilda. Facilitator of
ARTS AND CRAFT to High Care dementia patients
2006-2010 Teaching-Holmesglen Tafe Short Courses in Art 2006-2010
 
Events Organization
2009-2011 Organiser and Initiator of Seven Contemporary Artists at: Art Melbourne 2009 - 2011 Carlton Exhibition Building, Melbourne.
   
Singing Performances
2006

Currently - Performing with band “Tessa”

1996 2003 "BRILLIANT CAPTAINS OF LOVE”
( Funk, soul and gospel choir and band) Soloist singer / performer and choir member
Performing professionally throughout Victoria and New South Wales
at all major venues and festivals, some include:
 
  • SYDNEY BASEMENT PERFORMANCE
  • QUEENSCLIFF FESTIVAL
  • PROCESSION OF TRAMS ON PARADE AT MOOMBA
  • JACKIE GORDON’S FRIED CHICKEN THEORY
  • MELBOURNE FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL
  • CD LAUNCH AND RECORDING “brilliant captains of love’
  • (Lead singer on “how I got over” track played on air on -
  • PBS RADIO STATION, GEELONG RADIO and others
  • INTERNET AND INTERNET RADIO
  • MELBOURNE FRINGE FESTIVAL
  • MELBOURNE FESTIVAL
  • ST KILDA FESTIVAL
  • ESPLANADE HOTEL
  • BLACK BOX AT THE VICTORIAN ART CENTRE
 
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