Anne O’Sullivan

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2019 – Solo Exhibition, The Light, Wendland Fine Foods, Toowoomba
2019 – Women’s Work, Petrie Terrace Gallery, Brisbane
2019 – Facets of Fairholme, Fairholme College, Toowoomba
2018 – Toowoomba Grammar Art Exhibition, Toowoomba Grammar School
2018 – Downlands Art Show, Downlands College, Toowoomba
2017 – artwork selected for Rotary Art Spectacular, Central Plaza One, Brisbane
2016 – 2017 Selected touring artist, Flying Arts Regional Art Awards, Colours of Queensland
2016 Solo exhibition, After Hours, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
2016 Selected group exhibition, Seasons of the Mist, St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Toowoomba
2016 Downlands Art Show, Downlands College, Toowoomba
2016 Toowoomba Grammar Art Exhibition, Toowoomba Grammar School
2015 Fastplant, No Comply Gallery, Kontraband Studios, Toowoomba
2015 Toowoomba Grammar Art Exhibition, Toowoomba Grammar School
2014 Downlands Art Show, Downlands College, Toowoomba
2014 Toowoomba Grammar Art Exhibiton, Toowoomba Grammar School
2013 Not Your Day Job, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba
2013 Downlands Art Show, Downlands College, Toowoomba
2013 Finalist, Lethbridge 10 000 Small-Scale Art Award, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
2012 Imagine You Know, Toowoomba Biennial Emerging Artists’ Award Exhibition, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
2012 Stanthorpe Art Festival, Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery
2012 Toowoomba Art Society Members’ Exhibition, Toowoomba
2011 Toowoomba Art Society Members’ Exhibition, Toowoomba
2010 Toowoomba Art Society Members’ Exhibition, Toowoomba
2009 Acquisitive Kath Dickson Art Award, Kath Dickson Gallery, Toowoomba
2009 Toowoomba Grammar Art Exhibition, Toowoomba Grammar School
2009 Toowoomba Art Society Members’ Exhibition, Toowoomba
2008 Toowoomba Art Society Members’ Exhibition, Toowoomba
2007 (Concepts for) Avant Garden, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
2002 Works for the Blues, Waterfront Place, Brisbane
1999 Art as Art, Newspace, Sydney
1999 Graduating Show – Sydney College of the Arts
1999 Painting? Newspace, Sydney
1999 Untitled, New Aesthetix gallery, Newtown, Sydney
1998 Graduating Show, Sydney College of the Arts
1997 Blue Mountains Winter Magic Festival, Katoomba
1996 Coma 2, Polymorph Body Art Gallery, Newtown, Sydney
1995 New Art in Newtown No. 2, Newtown Public School, Sydney
1994 Walking the Street, Newtown, Sydney
1994 New Art in Newtown, Newtown Public School, Sydney
1991 Woman Making Art, 24 Hour Art, Darwin

Arts Employement

2013 – Present  Art Teacher, St Mary’s College, Toowoomba
2012 Art Teacher, St Joseph’s College, Toowoomba
2006 – 2011, Youth Art Teacher, Toowoomba Art Society
2006- 2012, Artist, ‘Snails and Spice,’ Toowoomba
2011 Curriculum Writer, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
2011 Teacher, Summer Art Workshops, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
2010 Teacher, Summer Art Workshops, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
2007 Teacher, Access Arts
2006 Art Teacher, Yeronga TAFE, Brisbane
2000 Art Teacher, Macquarie Fields TAFE, Sydney
1998 Art Teacher, Macarthur Community College, Sydney
1995 Specialist Painter, Diemme, Sydney
1986-1988, Assistant to Mary Shackman, Sydney

Art Projects / Community Art / Curatorial Work

2011–2012 Tutored youth and children to complete paintings for exhibition The Toowoomba Tsunami Through Our Children’s Eyes displayed at galleries and venues including Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery; Kids in Mind Gallery, Mater Hospital Brisbane; Australasian Conference of Child Trauma (ACOCT), Gold Coast; Takatsuki , Japan and Paju, South Korea
2011 Selection Panel for Junior Art Expo, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
2010 Designed and painted mural with environmental theme at Amaroo Environmental Education Centre
2009 Curated Around One Picture (Artworks by children and youth loosely in response to the work or Howard Arkley),Toowoomba Art Society
2008 Designed and painted mural with children and youth at the Emma Webb wing of the Toowoomba Base Hospital
2008 Selection Panel for Junior Art Expo, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
2007 Tutored children to complete the Shelton Artworks, a collection of paintings by children on permanent display at the Conference Unit at the Gatton Campus of the University of Queensland
2007 Avant Garden Project, Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers. The children who attend art classes at the Toowoomba Art Society painted PVC pipes which were installed in a fallow garden bed as the exhibit, ‘Junior Jungle.’
2007 Co-ordinated power box project. Worked with people living with disability to paint 2 power boxes in the Toowoomba CBD for the Carnival of Flowers.


2017 Flying Arts Regional Art Award, Colours of Queensland 
2016 Toowoomba Chronicle and various other regional newspapers to promote Solo Exhibition ‘After Hours’ – ‘Anne draws inspiration from her work-life balance struggle’
2012 Imagine You Know, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
2012 The Toowoomba Tsunami Through Our Children’s Eyes, The Australian Decorative & Fine Arts Society (Toowoomba) Inc
1991 Dissonance Project, a nationwide survey of Australian Women’s Art, 24 Hour Art Darwin,  Artspace, Sydney


2005 Banners for chapel, Toowoomba Base Hospital
2005 -2006 Cover for novel, Mercy, Grace and Verity, Tangerine Books


University of Queensland
Toowoomba Base Hospital
Private collections: Internationally and Australia wide


Bachelor of Visual Arts (Hons Class 1, Div. 1), Sydney College of the Arts, 1999
Higher Art Certificate, National Art School, Sydney, 1989