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ARTISTS | Isobel Clement


Isobel Clement is a Melbourne based painter who has had more than ten solo exhibitions. Her work is included in collections such as National Gallery of Australia, the Australian Print Workshop Archive, Art Bank Australia and The Bundanon Trust. She has been shortlisted for the contemporary painting prize, the Bayside Art Award, on three occasions in recent years.



I AM WOMAN | A Group Exhibition for International Women’s Day 2021

On International Women's Day 2021 we acknowledge the achievements of girls and women around the world. We celebrate those who ...
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Isobel Clement, By the Sea, 2018

The Space Between | Isobel Clement

Isobel Clement's works are quiet meditations on tone and form, looking at simple still life compositions with a focus on the space between objects, the fall of shadow and the play of light on surface. This solo exhibition highlights recent examples of Isobel Clement's studio practice.
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The Mystery of Balance | Isobel Clement

Beauty is to be found in the mystery of balance. Attributed to Leonardo da Vinci - Alex Kerr, Lost Japan
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Adriane Strampp install shot for Denfair

DENFAIR 2017 | an art and design fair in Melbourne

DENFAIR is a boutique art and design fair held over three days in Melbourne. The fair presents a carefully curated selection…

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1989 B.A. Fine Arts – Painting, Printmaking, Drawing
Phillip Institute of Technology, Bundoora Victoria
1991 Graduate Diploma – Painting, Printmaking, Drawing
Phillip Institute of Technology, Bundoora Victoria

Solo Exhibitions

2017   The Mystery of Balance, Gallerysmith, Melbourne
2010  Intervals in Space, Ochre and Mix Gallery Melbourne
2007  Inhabited Space, Ochre and Mix Gallery, Melbourne
Oceanic, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
Of a larger, shapeless abstract thought, Eltham Victoria
2000  To Locate and Remember, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
1998  Across the River, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
1997  Views of Vladivostok, Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne
1996  The Opacity of other histories, The Transparence of one’s own, Pitspace Gallery, Bundoora Melbourne
1995  Flux, elements of a floating world, Pitspace Gallery, Bundoora Melbourne

Group Exhibition


Bayside Painting Prize, finalist

M Collection Award, Finalist.
Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize Finalist, The Gallery @ Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre. Brighton, Victoria

Kilgour Prize, finalist, Newcastle Gallery, NSW

EMSLA, finalist, Coffs Harbour NSW

arc Yinnar, finalist Victoria

Re /collected, curated by Petra Nicel at the Long Gallery, Montsalvat until 10th January. 2016
Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize Finalist, The Gallery @ Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre. Brighton, Victoria
Transience, with Dena Ashbolt, Emmy Mavroidis at Montsalvat from 8th November til 30th November
 Doug Moran Portrait Prize, Semi finalist
 Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, finalist,  Coffs Harbour, NSW
 Belle Arti, Chapman and Bailey, Abbotsford, Victoria
 Take Two, Nyora Gallery with Emmy Mavroidis, Eltham, Victoria
 Artist and Mentor, Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre, Brighton, Victoria
2011  Symbols of Loss and Recovery, Montsalvat, Victoria
Light Factory Gallery, Eltham
Nillumbik Prize Montsalvat Eltham, Victoria
Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize, PLC Sydney
 Belle Arte Prize, Chapman & Bailey, Abbotsford
 Naked, Dante’s, 20 years of the Artist Model Society
 Nude, Ochre Gallery, Collingwood, Victoria
 Nillumbik Prize, Montsalvat Eltham, Victoria
 Montsalvat Bushfire Fund raiser, Montsalvat, Victoria
 Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour
 According to my book of Rules, Shifted, Victoria
 Nillumbik Prize, Montsalvat Eltham Victoria
 Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour
 Paperwork, Bundanon Trust, Shoalhaven City Arts Centre, NSW
The inaugural Affordable Art Show, Montsalvat, Eltham, Vic
Nillumbik Prize, Montsalvat, Eltham Victoria.
 Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour
 Modern Mix Contemporary Paintings, Ochre Gallery
James Farrell Self Portrait, Castlemaine Art Gallery, Vic
Salon de Montsalvat, Landscape painting and Printmaking, Montsalvat, Eltham Victoria
Life Forms, ArtStreams Gallery, Warrandyte Victoria
Something True, with Kerry Holland, Ochre Gallery Melbourne
9 x 5, at Art Streams Gallery, Warrandyte, Melbourne
Salon de Montsalvat, Eltham Victoria
Lasting Impressions, Eltham Wiregrass Gallery, Eltham Victoria
Bei Gao I.D. with Denise Keele-BedfordManningham Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
10 Years at the Studio, stART Gallery, Collingwood
Interface, Ochre and Mix Gallery, Melbourne
Heidelberg School Artists Trail, Eltham Wiregrass Gallery
Dominique Segan Drawing Prize, Castlemaine State Festival Victoria
R & M McGivern Art Prize, maroondahartgallery, Ringwood Victoria
Nillumbik Prize, Eltham Victoria
Darebin-La Trobe Acquisitive Art Prize, Bundoora, Victoria
Western International School, Beijing China
2002  Made Here – Ten Years in the studio, Johnston St Collingwood
2000  Art Fair 2000, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
2001 Self portraits, Prospect Gallery, S.A
We are Australian travelling from the George Adams Gallery, Melbourne
Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Making Waves Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
ACAF# 6 Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne
The Australian Arts Crawl, Kyneton Victoria
Making a Spectacle of Ourselves, Eltham Library, Victoria
The Blu Stone Show, Fringe Festival Melbourne, Victoria
Mornington Spring Festival of Drawing, Victoria
Logan Art Award, Logan Regional Gallery, Queensland.
Nillumbik Art Award, Eltham Victoria
International Works on Paper Fair, State Library of NSW
By Invitation, Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne Victoria
12th Biennial Prints Acquisitive Exhibition, Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery, Victoria
Portia Geach Memorial Award S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, NSW
Out of the Box, Fringe Festival Yume Ya Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
Dominique Segan Castlemaine State Festival Drawing Prize
Ether ohnetitel fundraiser, ether ohnetitel Gallery Fitzroy
Four Printmakers: Joshua McClelland Print Room, Melbourne Victoria
Spring Festival of Drawing Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery Victoria
Masterposes, Roar 2 Studios Fitzroy Victoria
City of Footscray Acquisitive Art Award, Footscray Victoria
Methodist Ladies College Acquisitive Art Exhibition, Kew, Victoria
Recent Work, with Antoinette de Morton, ether ohnetitel Gallery, Melbourne
Imitation of Christ series Mario’s Restaurant Fitzroy Victoria
V.I.T.A.E @ 7A.I.P. Fifth Sculpture Triennial, Melbourne
City of Footscray Acquisitive Art Award, Footscray, Victoria
City of Richmond Acquisitive Art Award, Richmond, Victoria
Posthead, ether ohnetitel Gallery, Fitzroy Victoria
Recent Paintings, with Antoinette de Morton ether ohnetitel Gallery, Victoria
Artists using sound, installation, video, painting and sculpture Lost Gallery, Richmond, Victoria
Monash University Inaugural Exhibition Laser Prints, Cambridge Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Diamond Valley Acquisitive Art Award, Greensborough, Victoria
City of Richmond Acquisitive Art Award, Richmond, Victoria
City of Footscray Acquisitive Art Award, Footscray, Victoria
Post Graduate Exhibition Final Presentation  Roar 11 Studios, Fitzroy, Victoria
Swan Hill Print and Drawing Exhibition, Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Victoria
1989  Graduate Exhibition Phillip Institute of Technology, Bundoora, Victoria
1988  8 x 8 in 88 Curator – Mike Brown, Victoria and New South Wales

1993  Victorian Ministry of the Arts Group Project

2008  Nillumbik Prize, Montsalvat, Eltham
2010  Highly Commended Nillumbik Prize

2008  Imprint, Spring, In accordance with my book of rules. Pge 16
2006  Imprint , Autumn Red Gate Gallery, Beijing Page 17
2005  ArtStreams Vol.10 No 4 Summer Edition
Artstreams Vol 9,. No 1 March/April Page 26 I.D
Sightlines Exhibition guide, October 1 2004q
The ArtsPeter Dougherty Diamond Valley Leader Feb 26
Art Streams, Peter Dougherty, Artin About page 28
Notes on the Oceanic Caroline Durre catalogue essay August Imprint
What’s On, The Age August
2001  Between, ELCG Art Streams page 28
Art Streams, March/April, To locate and remember, pg 29
Art Streams, July/August, The experience of Bundanon  Page 14
1999  Art Streams, Mar/Apr Interview
The Future is Ours, Nick Richardson Herald/Sun July 4
New Artists Boosted by Survey View, Robert Rooney
The Australian February 20
1996  Imprint, Spring, commissioned print
Flux: Elements of a Floating World Joseph De Lutiis Catalogue Essay 24th April
1994  The Wall Crawl Fiona Donnelly The Age June 10
Exploiters of Exotica Robert Rooney The Weekend Review, The Australian August 21

NGA Australian Print Workshop Archive 2
Art Bank Australia
Bundanon Trust
Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania
Canson Australia Pty Ltd
Central Queensland University
Print Council of Australia Inc
Nillumbik Shire Council, Victoria
City of Footscray, Victoria
St. Catherine’s Melbourne
Star of the Sea Convent, Melbourne
Balcatta Senior High W.A
Brisbane Grammar Qld
Methodist Ladies College, Victoria
Western Metropolitan Institute of TAFE
Private Collections Australia, Canada and China

Print Council of Australia Inc Member Print
Western Metropolitan Institute of TAFE 1996

National Association of Visual Artists –NAVA
Centre for Contemporary Photography – CCP
Print Council of Australia

Bundanon April/May 1999
Bundanon April 2000
Red Gate Gallery, Bei Gao Beijing China August 2003
Also Beijing International Art Camp publication page 245

Radio National Arts Today Sian Prior Out of the Box Exhibition
Fringe Festival Yume Ya Gallery Melbourne
ABC Sunday Arts with Sian Prior and Mary Lou Jelbart
Views of Vladivostok, Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne
2004  Sightlines, Penny Webb The Age, A3 Friday 1st October

1999  ABC Radio National, Sunday Arts with Sian Prior
2004  96.5 inner FM with Gail Humpreys 10 Years at the Studio


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