Education and Training

2014                 Certificate IV in Education Support (Special needs), Fast Track Training Australia, Perth, Western Australia

2011 Certificate III in Printing & Graphics, Curtin Vocational Training and Educational Centre, Esperance, Western Australia               

1995 Diploma in Art & Design, Cardiff Institute of Higher Education (now called Cardiff Metropolitan University) Cardiff, Wales, U.K.

1986                 B A (History & political Science), Punjabi University, Patiala, India


Group Exhibitions in Australia  


1 to 2 June 2019                               Radford Art Show, Radford college, 1 College St, Bruce, ACT

23 May to 9 June 2019                    Same Time, Same Place, M16 artspace, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith, Canberra ACT 2603

3 May to 6 June 2019                        Metamorphosis, Foyer Gallery, Belconnen Arts Centre, Belconnen, ACT

5 July to 12 August, 2018             Barton Estate Drawing Prize 2018, Woolshed Gallery, Strathnairn Arts, Holt, ACT, Australia

05 April to 29, 2018             Twitter Art Exhibit (TAE18), Strathnairn Arts Gallery, ACT, Australia 13 April to 26, 2016                            Artist By The River Project 8, Atwell Gallery, Applecross, Perth, WA, Australia                                                            (Facilitated Silk painting a major project by the students of varying physical abilities). 13 April to 23, 2015                  Artists by the River Project 7, Atwell Gallery, Applecross, Perth, WA, Australia                                                          (Permanent mural at Atwell Gallery "Tree of Ability" - 35 individual boards painted by teachers                                                            and students)

01October to 02 Nov, 2013              Members Exhibition, Bracks Library, Melville, Perth, WA, Australia

09 Sept to 29 Nov, 2013             A Brush with Spring, Atwell Gallery, Alfred Cove, Perth, W.A.

November 2013                           Members exhibition, Canning Art Centre, Riverton, Perth, WA, Australia

July 2012                                         Mother Nature’s Exhibition, ChoiceART, Perth (online group exhibition 1 year) & group exhibition at                                                            Mercor Group, George St, Perth, WA, Australia

November 2010                  Member's Exhibition, Cannery Art Centre, Esperance, WA, Australia

17 Oct to19, 2003                     Rotary Art, Max Fry Hall, George Road, Trevallyn, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

03 Dec to19, 1999             Member’s Exhibition 1999, CAST Gallery, 27 Tasma Street, North Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

22 Oct 1999            Max Fry Exhibition, Max Fry Hall, George Road, Trevallyn, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

27 July 1999 to 12 June, 2000       9” x 12’ National Touring Exhibition of Contemporary Art. Part of CAST Victoria, sponsored by Grace                                                            fine Art, Hobart City council, Art Spectrum, Art Almanac and Burnley Timber & Trading Pty. Ltd.                                           

25 June 1999              Tones and Textures (@ NISART, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia


May 1999             Group exhibition @ The Mill, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia


Selected Group Exhibitions in Cardiff, Wales, U.K.


11 to 13 May 2019                                 Twitter Art Exhibition 2019, Out of the Drill Hall, 32-36 Dalmery St, Edinburgh, U.K

                                                              Media coverage https://www.pscp.tv/twitrartexhibit/1YqxojnyaaBJv


31 July to12 Aug, 1997              Unity in Diversity, Washington Gallery, 3 Stanwell Rd, Penarth, Cardiff, Wales, U.K


14 June to 29 July,1997           One Tribe Festival 1997, Cardiff Central Library, Cardiff, Wales, U.K

                            Media coverage on BBC channel (Cardiff).


21 June to 29 July,1997        One Tribe Festival 1997, Living Archive, Barry Memorial Hall, Barry, Cardiff, Wales, U.K


03 July to 29, 1997             One Tribe Festival 1997, Norwegian Church Arts centre, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales, U.K


03 March to 27, 1997                    International Women’s festival 1997, University of Wales staff Dining Hall, Cardiff, Wales, U.K


03 March to 27, 1997               Open Exhibition at St David’s Hall, Cardiff, Wales, U.K


15 Feb to 03 March, 1997             Multicultural View of Wales, St. David’s Hall, Cardiff,Wales, United Kingdom, with media coverage on S4C                                                           (local Welsh channel).


06 Dec to16 Dec 1996     Art Auction, Butetown History & Arts Centre, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom


25 Aug 1996              Outdoor Art Show, Art Around the Bay, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom


15 June to 15 August 1996                One Tribe Festival 1996, Cardiff Central Library, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom


Solo Exhibitions/Open Studio 10th November 2018                         Open Studio, Co-Hosted with Design Canberra Festival, Canberra, Australia

 

02 Dec to10 Jan,1997           Journey in Colour, Wyndham Street Community Centre, Cardiff, Wales, U.K


13 Jan to 31Jan, 1997 Going Solo Again, County Hall, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff, Wales, U.K


Artist Residency

May 2019 to April 2020 Lanyon Art Residency, (Lanyon Art Group), Lanyon Homestead, Lanyon, ACT


Publications/ Media

 

23 Oct 2018                 Write up in HerCanberra online newsletter.


July 2018                Interview with TAE. twitterartexhibit.org/meet-the-tae-artist-kiran-grewal


April 2001            Tamar Community Times, April 2001, pp 16, Tasmania, Australia


March 2000            Contemporary Art Society of Victoria (Online catalogue link no longer available), 9” x 12’ National Touring                                                     Exhibition of Contemporary Art

                            

05 Dec 1996             The Post, Cardiff, Wales, U.K, pp 23.


1996             Publication Multicultural Arts Directory of Wales, published by CADMAD, Boston Buildings, 70 James Street,                                                    Cardiff, Wales, U.K. pp 31, 102


15 June 1997           Western Mail, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, pp10


13 June 1997        The Post, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, pp23


 Feb & Mar 1997         St David’s Hall –The Way To The Stars, pp14, Cardiff, United Kingdom


 Mar 1997         Women’s Arts festival, Permanent Waves, Women’s Arts Association, brochure Feb/March 1997.

 

Grants/Awards/Recognition

 

14 April 2015           Pride of Workmanship, for dedication to the ‘Artists By The River’ project 7, Rotary Club of Swan Valley,Perth,                                                 Western Australia


Dec 1997         Grant for Solo exhibition by Moving Pictures & Arts Council of Wales, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom


25 Aug 1996           Recognition in helping to raise over 2,500 pounds for the Children’s Hospice Appeal by taking part in Wales's                                                      largest Open-Air Art Show in Cardiff, Wales, U.K “Art Around the Bay”.

 

Teaching

 

2012 to present.          Teaching Art classes from Studio.

24 March 2019                         Silk painting Workshop, co-hosted with TroveCanberra, Canberra, Australia

10 Nov 2018           Silk Painting Workshop at Open Studio day Co-hosted with Design Canberra Festival 2018, ACT, Australia


13 April 2014 to 23, 2016   Artists by the River Project 7 & 8, Atwell Gallery, Applecross, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

17 Jan and 24 Jan 2015     Silk Painting Workshop, Atwell Gallery, Applecross, Perth, Western Australia, Australia


2013                        Teaching at Canning Art Centre, Riverton, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

 

Current Memberships

 

National Association for the Visual Arts, Sydney

Craft ACT (Associate member)

Women’s Art Register, Melbourne

Artist Society of Canberra, Canberra

Strathnairn Arts, Canberra