About

See below link to film trailer: Marfa Texas: The Hairy Man from the East – made 2012.

https://www.google.com.au/search?q=jules+mccue+marfa&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en-au&client=safari#fpstate=ive&vld=cid:177506a4,vid:WFtryvTahwc,st:0

http://www.annemccue.com [See music, upcoming shows and video clips]

RECENT WORK – Lake Walk paintings [Illawarra] and Industrial Bodies – Port Kembla –  2017 – 18 – exhibition at The Village, 160 Shellharbour Road Port Kembla from 30th November till 14th December 2018.

Industrial Bodies – Port Kembla 2017
Morning Lake 3, 2018 -Lake Illawarra

                                                      

LATEST NEWS:

I have been shortlisted for the 2019 Len Fox Painting Award at the Castlemaine Art Museum in Victoria. Out of 190 entries, 50 were selected. My entry is “Exotica in Her Finery at the Lake.”

Exotica in All Her Finery at the Lake. 2018-19

I am taking part in a group exhibition, to be held as the inaugural show at “The Village” art and crafts space in Port Kembla. My work will be a selection from the series: Industrial Bodies: Port Kembla  and Glimpses of Lake Illawarra. [2017 – 18]

MacDonnell Family Home Kilygola Monaghan  2014

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   Joyce Family Home at Clare Galway Ireland,  in 1977

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Sailing into Storm Bay from the d’Entrecasteaux Channel near Denne’s Point North Bruny Island, Tasmania 2006

Lithographic Planer Study 1 Art School 1979 

    Jervis Bay Planar Study 1980

Lithographic Planar Study 2 Art School 1979 [After Paul Klee] 

 Point Perpendicular Jervis Bay 1984

   

4th Year Art School Planar Studies in Perspective 1979

Self Portrait 1985

Robe South Australia 1987 
Song for Keven The Blue Lake Mt Gambier 1987

 

Detail Dance of the Reeds 1987   [Cawdor]

Wonderful Water 1986 [Cawdor]

Rock Pool 1987  [Jervis Bay]        Pods in a Watery Phosphor  1987

Jervis Bay Abstract VI
The Smallest Spiral Holds the History 11

Jervis Bay Abstract 1989             The Smallest Spiral Holds the History 1994

Jewels in Memory of Louise Moillon 1993

First Little Home in Picton 1997

Second Home in Picton: Redbank Chapel 2003

Picton Tunnel V 1992

Thirlmere Way Picton tunnel 1992

9. Durbar

Marfar Texas Series: Durbar 2011-13

Landing back at my Bruny Island shack, Denne’s Point. 2006

       

            Forgive      Bruny Boat Shed 2009

     

The shack I built at Denne’s Point Bruny Island [2004 – 2011]

               

                Ancient Boat Shed Nebraska Beach,  Bruny Island

the canary

Bruny Island Boat Shed Canary 2006-10     

Old Jervis Bay Abstract VII

          Jervis Bay Abstract 1980

Lurking Sky and Little Creatures 1986
Lake Walk 1

                       

 Lurking Sky and Little Creatures 1986    Autumn Lake  2016 – Lake Illawarra

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Shed Assemblage 2012 [Bruny Island Boat Sheds]

        Pimpinella                                                                                          Bruny Boat Sheds:  Pimpinella     2009-2010

wcg.2015.-6095.Preview.New Work: Celtic Studies  2012-  Gaelic Influence

 

Devotion 

St Bede’s New Town 2015

Church stage converted at St Bede’s 2014

The studio/hall at St Bede’s New Town

Converted church St Bede’s New Town 2014

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Church Stage at St Bede’s  Hobart  

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   Studio at St Bede’s            2013

My new home in the Illawarra 2016

   

Industrial Bodies [latest work]   2017-2018

Illawarra Studio  2018

  Honk Oz Gong Street Music Festival 2019 

    Folk in the Field Music Weekend Coolangatta Shoalhaven 2018

Klezmer Valley Girls performance at Wollongong Art Gallery

EXHIBITIONS, PUBLICATIONS, MUSIC AND OTHER PROJECTS

2019 -22  Playing cello in the Five Islands String Orchestra, a Wollongong Conservatorium community ensemble directed and conducted by Adrian Davis, senior viola player in the Steel City Strings.

2020-21    Continue to play cello in the Klezmer Valley ensemble.

2016 -22  Continue to play cello in the Jamberoo and Shoalhaven music ensembles of South Coast NSW.

2020          Exhibited in Group Show at Project Gallery Wollongong

2019         Shortlisted for finalist’s exhibition in “Flow” contemporary water based painting prize at Wollongong Art Gallery.

2019          Shortlisted for finalist’s exhibition in the Len Fox Painting Award at the Castlemaine Art Museum, Victoria.

2018          Group exhibition at “The Village” Port Kembla. Exhibited the “Industrial Bodies” and “Glimpses of Lake Illawarra” series.

2018           Finalist in The Eutick Memorial Still Life Award Exhibition. The finalist show held at Project                                               Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong, 9th November till 1st December.

2018             Exhibiting in “All on Board” Wollongong and local artist’s exhibition at the Wollongong Art Gallery from 3rd November 2018 till 10th February                             

2018                  Finalist in the Kangaroo Valley Art Prize September 29th till October 1st.

2017 – 18           Joined the Bluegrass Session and the Wind and Strings ensemble at the Jamberoo Soundspace. Joined                            a fledgling Klezmer ensemble at Wollongong – the Bisl Goylish Klezmer Group.

2016 -19     Working on the Lake Walks series, paintings and assemblages: the Celtic Series: and the Industrial Bodies series, based on the Port Kembla industrial and marine environment.

2017 –    Writing a huge book based on the history of Irish families in Ireland and Australia.

2017        Joined the Curious Rendition Orchestra Wollongong [CROw] operating through the Conservatorium  of Music Community Orchestras.

2016      Autumn Lake   [Lake Illawarra], Finalist Wollongong Contemporary Water Colour Art Prize – Wollongong City Art Gallery.

2014     September till October- six weeks research and travel from the west of Scotland across to Ireland and through Ireland.

2014           Marfa: Texas, exhibition of paintings and film Sydney. March – April. [Showing accompanying film [“The Hairy Man from the East”]

2013           CAST member’s exhibition. Hobart, Tasmania.

2010          Solo Exhibition Salamanca Side Space Gallery, Hobart: Bruny Island Boat Sheds: None but the lonely heart and other songs

2009          Finalist in Hobart Art Prize at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Drawing, graphite, ink and charcoal on paper.

2010          Exhibited drawings at The Point, Dennne’s Point, Bruny Island.

2004-2006     Designed and built shack/studio North Bruny Island, in the vernacular style of “Tasmanian Shacks”

2005               Cast Gallery member’s exhibition, Hobart.

2003               Group Show at Mt Annan Royal Botanical Gardens – The Evolution Series.

1997       Exhibited in the Celebrating 25 years at The Bell Gallery, Berrima, NSW.

1996       Finalist James Kiwi Watercolour Prize at the Wollongong City Gallery. Group exhibition 11th Birthday Show, presents of mind, at Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Redfern, Sydney.

1996       Solo exhibition Arrangements: Earthed and Floating at Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney. Exhibited in  Candid group exhibition by Wollondilly artists at the Campbelltown Bicentennial Art Gallery.

1995     In Rare Finds group exhibition by five regional artists at the Southern Highlands Regional Art Gallery at Mossvale. Solo exhibition silent poems to be read by the eye: Romans, Réaltiés, Rêves at the Alliance Française Gallery in Canberra.

1995     September to December – scholarship to study pedagogical techniques for teaching French as another language in Australia, at the University of Jean Monnet in St Etienne, France.

1994     Solo exhibition Pretty Still.  Master Creative Arts: Major Presentation at Access Contemporary Art Gallery in Sydney.

1994  Finalist in Drawing on the Illawarra.  The Long Gallery, University of Wollongong.

1993     Solo exhibition: The Picton Paintings at Tapas D’espana at Darlinghurst.

1988      Solo exhibition Rock Pools at Brookfield House Gallery, Camden.

1987       Solo exhibition Reed Songs at Brookfield House Gallery, Camden

1987-92   Finalist in the St Gregory’s Art Prize:

1988       Represented in the University of Western Sydney collection.

1985       Solo exhibition Jervis Bay and Still Life  at The Barn Gallery and Brookfield Gallery, Camden.

1980       Finalist in the NSW Travelling Art Scholarship Prize at the Blaxland Gallery, Myers Sydney. Finalist in The           Wollongong Art Purchase Prize, Wollongong City Gallery.

1979        Group Show Minimalist / Constructivist paintings at the Argillion Gallery, Camden.

CONFERENCE PAPERS

2021 Presented paper/video via Zoom, at the Irish Studies Conference, held at the University of Auckland. Cadastrophe and Circumjacency: a glimpse into the role of mythology in Irish culture and colonial history.

2019  Presented paper/PowerPoint at the Irish Studies Conference, held at Flinders University, Adelaide. Kathleen and Kitty: Two women, one a painter, the other a composer and pianist, both born in the late nineteenth century, both with strong connections to Ireland.

1994   Not Surrealism: Magical Realism, Post Graduate Conference, University of Wollongong: a discourse explaining the relationship between my Master of Creative Arts’ painting presentation Pretty Still and the essays, Part.1.Wild         Flowers  and White Porcelain and Part.2.Circles and Seeds.

COMMISSIONS AND REPRESENTATIONS

 Represented in private/ corporate collections in Australia and internationally.

WRITING AND PUBLISHING

2021   ESSAY: From Cork to Coalcliff: Finding Richard Coady [2016] – published in the Journal of Local History Societies: Conascao nasCumann Staire Aitiula [Ireland]

2017  COMMISSIONED ESSAY: Behind the Scenes”; The Life. Art, Design and Community Work of Robert Bell – included in the Australian National Gallery Research Library. 

2017   ESSAY: From Cork to Coalcliff: Finding Richard Coady [2016] – published on the Illawarra Historical Society website

2010- 11     Completed art critique articles for “Tasmanian Life” publication: Dean Stevensen, Composer ,Musician, Song Writer; Rebecca Coote light artist; Allen Mansell, Indigenous Tasmanian artist. [and online]

2010     Article written about my work by Claire Andrews about my Bruny Island exhibition in “Tasmanian Life” magazine publication and online.

2008     Winner of a writing competition held by the ABC in Tasmania. The prize being free entry into a selection of events for “Ten Days on the Island”, and a commitment to write critiques which were published on the ABC website.

2006     Completed the essay The Nature of Things a critique of the woodblock prints of Michael Schlitz at the Bett Gallery North Hobart.

1996      Painting Amazing Ordinary Things from solo exhibition Arrangements Earthed and Floating published in Images 3,  presenting contemporary Australian artists, edited by Neville Drury, Craftsman House, Australia. Biographical cuttings: National Library of Australia collection. Australian Art and Artist’s files: World Catalogue.

1995   Article in Australian Country Style, Small Objects,a discussion of my paintings and Masters’ discourse, written by   Annabel Frost, June edition.

1995    Represented in the Who’s Who of Australian Visual Artists, DW Thorpe in association with NAVA.

1995    Essay commission for Peter Wilson’s exhibition, Orange Regional Art Gallery, Earthworks: Fire and Earth: From the Belly of a Pot-maker. Jules McCue:

1998  Newspaper reviews published, Extraordinary Exhibition: Holy Threads, an exhibition of Lao textiles and the art of Savandhary Vongpoothorn at the Campbelltown Regional Gallery and Black Man in a White Man’s World, an                exhibition by indigenous inmates from N.S.W. jails.

2006   Essay on woodcut prints of Michael Schlitz The Nature of Things published on the Bett Gallery website.

2007   Local Tasmanian ABC radio: reviewed various shows in the Ten Days on the Island events program. Two reviews published on the  ABC website.

2011    Article Tasmanian Life Magazine: Jules McCue : Artist, Thinker, Lover of History.

2011    Wrote articles for Tasmanian Life Magazine: Light and Space: artist Rebecca Coote and Dean Stevenson:              Composer, Songwriter, Performer.

2012   Wrote article for Tasmanian Life Magazine: Allan Mansell: The Creation of Visual Stories

2016   Commissioned essay “Behind the Scenes”; The Life. Art, Design and Community Work of Robert Bell. – also to write and design on her website: www.robertabell.com.au

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