Jennifer Tyers     

Curriculum Vitae

Resides in Brisbane, Australia.



2005     Advanced Diploma of Multimedia, Swinburne, Victoria

1992     Graduate Diploma of Art Craft and Design, Tasmania University, School of Art

1991      Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration/Design, Printmaking, Tasmania University, School of Art


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016     New Works, Koskela Gallery, Sydney

2014     Tropical Garden, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane, online exhibition.

2013     Double Dipper, Art Park Gallery, Byron Bay

2011     Sweet, Helen Gory Gallerie, Melbourne

2010     Salt Lickers, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2009     Fight, Helen Gory Gallerie, Melbourne

2008     Silent Forest, Helen Gory Gallerie, Melbourne

2007     Bear Hour, book launch and exhibition, Imp Above, Melbourne


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Of Paper on Clay, St Cloche Gallery, Sydney

2016     Green, Boom Gallery, Geelong, Australia

2015     One, Chiang Mai Chaiyo Gallery, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2015     Bricolage, Rimbun Dahan, Malaysia

2014     Sense of Surround, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

2012     Visible Horizons, Airy Gallery, Kofu, Japan

2012     Christmas Show, Helen Gory Gallerie, Melbourne

2009     Small Works, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2006     Under the White Tablecloth, online exhibition,


Awards and Grants

2013     Finalist in Mackay Libris Awards. An award for artist books

2013    Winner Tasart watercolour prize

1999     Finalist in MGDA awards for illustration

1996     Australian Society of Authors grant to produce children's picture book, Cicada Daughter

1996     Shortlisted, Crichton award, When it is Night, When it is Day


Published work and commissions and events

2011     Images selected for bus shelters in Perm, Russia. Public Arts Project

2006     ‘Bear Hour’ artist book, published by Blabbermouth Books, Melbourne, 3D Animation 'Dinner Break' screened at Fitzroy Shorts, Melbourne

2005     Designs exhibited at Tokyo International Fashion Festival, Animation 'Snow Drift' screened at Technokunst festival, Melbourne

2000     Etchings commissioned for the Sebel Hotel, Melbourne

1999     Book illustrations commissioned, 'Once Upon a Collins Street,' published by Hoyne Design, Melbourne

1995     'When it is Night, When it is Day' published by Penguin books, Australia, 'When it is Night, When it is Day' published by Houghton Mifflin, USA, 'When it is Night, When it is Day' published by Tuttle-Mori, Japan


Artist Residencies

2014/2015     Artist in Residence. Rimbun Dahan, Malaysia

2014     Artist in Residence. Kofu, AIRY, Japan

2014     Artist in Residence. Morning Glory Guesthouse, Kuching, Borneo

2013     Artist in Residence. ArtPark/Atlantic residency, Byron Bay, Australia



National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Prints and drawings

Artbank, Australia

Sebel Hotel, Melbourne

Melbourne State Library, rare books collection

Mackay Regional Council Art Collection, Queensland

Rimbun Dahan, Malaysia

Private collections internationally


Feature in the book 'The watercolor Ideas Book.' Published by Ilex Press, 2018.

Interview in Design Files :

Interview in Yen Magazine, online and printed :

Feature :


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