Julia Church

Julia Church (born 25 October 1959) is an Australian artist and has works in painting, printmaking, poster art and graphic design.[1] She is also an author having written multiple books and journal articles on Australian women's art and artistic culture.[2] Her work is held in the collection of the National Gallery of Australia.

BiographyEdit

Church lived in London, England for the first 10 years of her life until her family moved to Australia in 1969.[1] In 1977, Church attended the Australian National University and achieved a Diploma of Art, majoring in photomedia at Canberra School of Art from 1979 to 1981.[1] Since 1981, Church has been a member of several print workshops and collectives such as Acme Ink in Canberra in 1981, Bloody Good Graffix and Jill Posters forming in Melbourne in 1983, as well as Another Planet Posters forming in Melbourne in 1985.[1] Her practice is based mainly in screen printing and printmaking.[1] After being awarded an Australia Council Travel Grant, Church spent six months traveling and creating in Europe. She has been living in Italy since 1990.[1] She has been active from 1980 and is still active today.[3][4]

WorksEdit

  • Blind dates calendar 1982 (women), 1981, screen print, 42.8 x 32.8 cm.[3]
  • Canberra Youth Theatre's Troupe presents Treatment.Directed by Gail Kelly, 1981, screen print.[4]
  • Names witheld., 1981, screen print.[5]
  • Dim your headlights, 1981–83, screen print, 102 x 65 cm.[6]
  • Double dissolution, 1982, screen print.[7]
  • SuperDoreen, 1982, screen print.[8]
  • Fools Gallery Theatre presents: Original sin., 1982, screen print.[9]
  • Superdor-een (Yip)., 1982, screen print.[10]
  • Superdoreen is Miss Galaxy, 1982, screen print.[11]
  • Superdoreen asks: 'dear, do you lack confidence?', 1982, screen print.[12]
  • Superdor-een.presents An Exhibition of Canberra Women artists. 'The Women and Arts Festival', 1982, screen print.[13]
  • V.I.R.G.I.N. Press, 1982, screen print.[14]
  • Women's Weekly, c.1982, screen print.[15]
  • Beat, Australian pop and rock culture 1958-1984, 1983, screen print.[16]
  • The Garden State. ... Choking to death in Fitzroy. A true air-pollution epic, 1983, screen print.[17]
  • Lest we forget, 1983, screen print.[18]
  • A nuclear war for a radiation suntan, 1984, screen print.[19]
  • Life ... in the nuclear firing line, 1984, screen print.[20]
  • Postcard: Aloha from St Kilda, 1984, screen print.[21]
  • Technical skills are out of this world!, 1984, screen print.[22]
  • This is the way the world ends, not with a bang but a whimper. Stop uranium mining, 1984, screen print.[23]
  • Who cares for childcare workers?, 1984, screen print.[24]
  • Sacred object, 1987, screen print.[25]
  • Lizard dresses, 1988, screen print.[26]
  • L'egalite, la liberte, la surete, la propriete for all indigenous people in the Pacific, 1989.[27]
  • Peace Concert for victims of the Gulf war, 1991.[28]

ExhibitionsEdit

  • The Last Ten Years of Australian Art, Australian National Gallery, 1982.[29]
  • Last Five Years of Womens Posters, Bitumen River Gallery, 1982.[29]
  • Images of Women Prints and Drawings of the Twentieth Century, University of Melbourne Art Gallery, 1983.[30]
  • Eighth British International Print Biennale, Cartwright Hall, 1984.[31]
  • Post-Atomic Card Show, Australia wide, 1984.[29]
  • Gallery 7 Serigraphy Collection, Australian National Gallery, 1985.[29]
  • With the Imprint of Another Culture, Print Council of Australia Gallery and Fine Arts Gallery (Hobart), 1988 and 1990.[32]
  • [Untitled], Linden Gallery, 1991.[33]
  • A little beastiary: Works on paper by Julia Church, aGOG, 1991.[34]
  • Right Here Right Now Australia, 1988–1998.[35]

PublicationsEdit

BooksEdit

  • Melbourne : our city, our culture : profiling a city's arts and cultural achievements, 1995.[36]
  • Per lʹAustralia : the story of Italian migration, 2005–2006.[37]
  • True bird grit : a book about Canberra women in the arts 1982-83, coauthored with Alison Alder, 1983.[38]
  • An ear, an eye and a heart : Footscray Community Arts Centre in words and pictures, coauthored with Lin Tobais, 1992.[39]
  • Pressing issues : contemporary posters from local co-operative presses, 1990.[40]
  • A little bestiary works on paper, 1991.[41]

Journal articlesEdit

  • Fighting fire with fire: cultural movements, Can News, no.5, Mar 1988, p. 6-11.[42]
  • Ladies and bagpipes: the 'world's greatest novelty' [The history of the Australian Scottish Ladies Pipe Band], Memento (Canberra, A.C.T.), no.38, Jan 2010, p. 10-12.[43]
  • Greener than green, challenging the advertising myth. -Ecover's recycled advertising campaign for soap powder in Great Britain-, Habitat Australia, v.21, no.1, Feb 1993, p. 48-52.[44]
  • Somebody's daughter. -Melbourne theatre company whose members are predominantly ex prisoners from Fairlea Women's Prison-, OZ Arts Magazine, no.3, July/ Sept 1992, p. 68-71.[45]
  • Truth rules II: Experimental Art Foundation: February/ March 1986. -A review of an exhibition of political posters-, Artlink, v.6, no.1, Apr 1986, p. 3-5.[46]
  • Seagrass story: community theatre and conservation, Habitat Australia, v.19, no.6, Dec 1991, p. 24-28.[47]

PostersEdit

  • Eden pair in computer dating scandal! : a handpainted calendar, 1982.[48]

CollectionsEdit

Church's work is held in the following permanent public collection:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f Printmaking, Prints and. "Julia Church". www.printsandprintmaking.gov.au. Archived from the original on 29 September 2019. Retrieved 29 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Trove search results for 'exact_creator:"Church Julia"'". Trove. Archived from the original on 18 November 2019. Retrieved 16 October 2019.
  3. ^ a b Church, Julia various artists Megalo International Screenprinting Collective. "Blind dates calendar 1982 (women)". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  4. ^ a b Church, Julia Manderson. "Canberra Youth Theatre's Troupe presents Treatment. Directed by Gail Kelly". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  5. ^ Church, Julia Denton. "Names witheld". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  6. ^ Church, Julia Megalo Screenprinting Collective. "Dim your headlights". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  7. ^ Church, Julia Denton. "Double disillusion". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  8. ^ Church, Julia Acme Ink. "SuperDoreen". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  9. ^ Church, Julia Church. "Fools Gallery Theatre presents: Original sin". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  10. ^ Church, Julia Acme Ink. "Superdor-een (Yip)". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  11. ^ Church, Julia Church. "Superdoreen is Miss Galaxy". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  12. ^ Church, Julia Acme Ink. "Superdoreen asks: 'dear, do you lack confidence?'". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  13. ^ Church, Julia. "Superdor-een.presents An Exhibition of Canberra Women artists. 'The Women and Arts Festival'". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  14. ^ Church, Julia Denton. "V.I.R.G.I.N. Press". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  15. ^ Church, Julia Megalo International Screenprinting Collective. "Women's Weekly". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  16. ^ Church, Julia. "Beat, Australian pop and rock culture 1958-1984". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  17. ^ Church, Julia Jillposters. "The Garden State. ... Choking to death in Fitzroy. A true air-pollution epic". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  18. ^ Church, Julia Jillposters. "Lest we forget". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  19. ^ Church, Julia Shiels. "A nuclear war for a radiation suntan". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  20. ^ Church, Julia. "Life ... in the nuclear firing line". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  21. ^ Church, Julia. "Postcard: Aloha from St Kilda". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  22. ^ Church, Julia. "Technical skills are out of this world!". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  23. ^ Church, Julia. "This is the way the world ends, not with a bang but a whimper. Stop uranium mining". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  24. ^ Church, Julia. "Who cares for childcare workers?". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  25. ^ Church, Julia. "Sacred object". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  26. ^ Church, Julia Pieper. "Lizard dresses". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  27. ^ Church, Julia. "L'egalite, la liberte, la surete, la propriete for all indigenous people in the Pacific". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  28. ^ Church, Julia Cicd. "Peace Concert for victims of the Gulf war". Item held by National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  29. ^ a b c d 150 Victorian women artists. Women 150 (Group). [Melbourne?]: Women 150. 1985. ISBN 0958928606. OCLC 13214779.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: others (link)
  30. ^ "Images of Women Prints and Drawings of the Twentieth Century. at University Of Melbourne Art Gallery. (1983) · Australian Prints + Printmaking". www.printsandprintmaking.gov.au. Archived from the original on 16 October 2019. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  31. ^ "Eighth British International Print Biennale at Cartwright Hall (1984) · Australian Prints + Printmaking". www.printsandprintmaking.gov.au. Archived from the original on 16 October 2019. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  32. ^ "With the Imprint of Another Culture. at Multiple venues (1988 – 1990) · Australian Prints + Printmaking". www.printsandprintmaking.gov.au. Archived from the original on 16 October 2019. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  33. ^ "[Untitled]. at Linden Gallery (1991) · Australian Prints + Printmaking". www.printsandprintmaking.gov.au. Archived from the original on 16 October 2019. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  34. ^ "A little beastiary: Works on paper by Julia Church. at aGOG (1991) · Australian Prints + Printmaking". www.printsandprintmaking.gov.au. Archived from the original on 29 February 2020. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  35. ^ "Right Here Right Now Australia 1988. at Multiple venues (1988 – 1998) · Australian Prints + Printmaking". www.printsandprintmaking.gov.au. Archived from the original on 9 March 2020. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  36. ^ Church, Julia; Melbourne (Vic.) (1995). Melbourne : our city, our culture : profiling a city's arts and cultural achievements. South Melbourne : Hyland House. ISBN 9781875657742. Archived from the original on 21 February 2013. Retrieved 16 October 2019.
  37. ^ Church, Julia; Society (Vic.), Italian Historical (2005). Per lʹAustralia : the story of Italian migration. Carlton, Vic. : Miegunyah Press ... in association with the Italian Historical Society (COASIT). ISBN 9780522851113. Archived from the original on 21 March 2017. Retrieved 16 October 2019.
  38. ^ Church, Julia; Alder, Alison (1982). True bird grit : a book about Canberra women in the arts 1982-83. [Australia : s.n.]
  39. ^ Centre, Footscray Community Arts; Tobias, Lin; Walsh, Elizabeth; Church, Julia (1992). An ear, an eye and a heart : Footscray Community Arts Centre in words and pictures. Footscray, Vic. : Footscray Community Arts Centre. ISBN 9780958839624.
  40. ^ Victoria, State Library of; Church, Julia (1990). Pressing issues : contemporary posters from local co-operative presses. [Melbourne] : State Library of Victoria. ISBN 9780646033112.
  41. ^ Church, Julia; Gallery, aGOG Australian Girls Own (1991). A little bestiary works on paper. Canberra : aGOG.
  42. ^ Church, Julia (1988). "Fighting fire with fire: cultural movements. -Community arts-". Can News (5): 6–11.
  43. ^ Church, Julia (2010). "Ladies and bagpipes: the 'world's greatest novelty' [The history of the Australian Scottish Ladies Pipe Band]". Memento (Canberra, A.C.T.) (38): 10–12.
  44. ^ Church, Julia (1993). "Greener than green, challenging the advertising myth. -Ecover's recycled advertising campaign for soap powder in Great Britain-". Habitat Australia. 21 (1): 48–52.
  45. ^ Church, Julia (1992). "Somebody's daughter. -Melbourne theatre company whose members are predominantly ex prisoners from Fairlea Women's Prison-". OZ Arts Magazine (3): 68–71.
  46. ^ Church, Julia (1986). "Truth rules II: Experimental Art Foundation: February/ March 1986. -A review of an exhibition of political posters-". Artlink. 6 (1): 3–5.
  47. ^ Church, Julia (1991). "Seagrass story: community theatre and conservation". Habitat Australia. 19 (6): 24–28.
  48. ^ Church, Julia; Artists, Canberra Women (1982). Eden pair in computer dating scandal! : a handpainted calendar. [Canberra : Canberra Women Artists].
  49. ^ "NGA collection search results". artsearch.nga.gov.au. Retrieved 16 October 2019.