Professor Callum Morton

Professor Callum Morton

Professor Callum Morton

Director, Monash Art Projects

Department of Fine Art

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Anna Schwartz Gallery
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery

Graduate research supervisor

Callum Morton has exhibited nationally and internationally since 1990.

His selected solo exhibitions include shows at the Santa Monica Museum of Art, Los Angeles (1999), Tommy Lund Gallery, Copenhagen (2000), Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne, The National Gallery of Victoria @ Federation Square (2003),The Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney (2003), GOMA, Brisbane (2010) and at The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2005).

Selected group shows include Face Up at the Hamburger Bahnhoff in Berlin (2003), Architypes at the Charles H Scott Gallery in Vancouver, Public/Private: The Auckland Triennial, Auckland, New Zealand, The Indian Triennial in New Delhi, India (2004), The 2nd Istanbul Pedestrians Exhibition in Istanbul (2005), Everywhere, The Busan Biennale in South Korea, High Tide: Currents in Contemporary Australian Art at the Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw Poland and Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania (2006), Archeology of Mind (2008), Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden, Kunsti Modernin, Taiteen Museo, Vaasa, Finland, Stardust (2009) at The Fundament Foundation in Tilburg, The Netherlands, and 21st Century: Art in the First Decade, GoMA, Queensland (2011).

In 2007 Morton was one of three artists to represent Australia at the Venice Biennale. In 2008 he completed the work Hotel on the Eastlink Freeway in Melbourne. In 2009 the pavilion Grotto, which he designed for the Fundament Foundation in the Netherlands was opened. In 2010 Morton completed a major outdoor commission for the new premises of MUMA in Melbourne. In 2011 his work was the subject of a 20-year survey exhibition at the Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne.

MFA, RMIT; BFA, Victoria College, Melbourne.

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Petrosphere public art project launched

A new public art project ‘Petrosphere’, crafted by Senior Lecturer Dr Matthew Bird, has been unveiled at the Casey Fields soccer precinct in Cranbourne East.


Painted Light

A major installation activating the eastern façade of the Geelong Arts Centre.

Washington Monument

Winning competition entry for the Embassy of Australia, Washington USA.

Let’s Go Outside: Art in Public

An examination of creative practices in the public realm.

Graduate research opportunities

Art in public space

Monash Art Projects (MAP) is seeking PhD and MFA proposals that critically engage art in public space. The research proposals should explore engagement with various forms of public media, communication, and information in the contemporary world that animate how urban spaces are created, experienced, valued and understood. MAP welcomes applications in fields of Fine Art, Curatorial Practice, Art History and Theory, Architecture and Design.

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