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Simon Pankhurst Artist CurriculumVitae 2018


Contact information:

email adress:

postal adress: 21 Brooks St, Bright VIC 3741, Australia

phone: +61 408 057 379


facebook: Simon.Pankhurst.Artist.Blacksmith


Education Employment and Travel:

2007 on Employed full time as working Artist Blacksmith

2000-2007: Work and travel Australia wide and within the UK

1997-2000: Professional Practise, Landcape Architecture in Adelaide, SA

1992-1996: Graduated from University of Canberra, Bachelor of Landscape Architecture


Selected Exhibition Participation:


Sculpture on Clyde

A taste of arts Rutherglen

Lake Light Sculpture exhibition

Sculpture in an Orange Garden

Sculpture at Hillview


World Polo Championship exhibition

Sculptures in the Garden (Council Acquisition Award)

Sculpture in the Paddock

Sculpture on Clyde

Sculpture in the Valley

Sculpture Bermagui (Council Acquisition Award)


Sculpture in the Garden

Sculpture in the Vineyard


Benchmarking Birchs Bay Sculpture Trail, Art from Trash, Weld Echo, CRAG


Awards & Acquisition:

2018: First prize for sculpture (indoor) Taste of Arts Rutherglen

2017: Sculptures in the Garden, Mid-Western Regional Council       Acquisition Award

Sculpture Bermagui, Bega Valley Shire Council Acquisition Award

2016: Arts Rutherglen, First prize outdoor sculpture

2013: First Prize, Dorset County Show Blacksmiths Comp. Outdoor work

2012: Peoples Choice Award, Benchmarking Birchs Bay

2011: Art From Trash people's choice award

Joint winner Premiers Artist Award, Benchmarking Birchs Bay

Benchmarking Birchs Bay aquisition award

Kingborough Coucil aquisition

People's choice award CRAG Spring Exhibition

2008: Art From Trash people's choice award


Commissioned Public work:

  • Bellerieve Community Arts Centre: Decorative Gates, Clarence City Council 2015

  • Part of collaborative team selected by Hobart City Council to undertake Public Art Project for Newtown Rivulet Linear Park, Hobart 2014


Curatorial/Coordination Roles:

  • Bent Twisted and Upset, an experimental sound and live forging performance Mona Foma

  • Metal That Moves, an exhibition of Contemporary Tasmanian Artist Blacksmiths, Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre

  • Tasmanian Craft Fair, Tasmanian Artist Blacksmiths Association Inc. Working Demo

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