EDUCATION
1999 – 2005
Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts) with First Class Honours
Edith Cowan University, WA

1974 – 1976
Southern Regional Diploma in Design
Portsmouth College of Art and Design, UK

1968 – 1970
Art Foundation Studies
Bradford Regional College of Art, UK

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Exhibition by Lorraine Corker
Joondalup Art Gallery, Joondalup WA
Including: installation/durational and interactive works/
artist talk and wall art

2008
The Armadale Project Exhibition – conclusion of a eight month residency
The Old Post Office, Armadale, WA
Including: whole building installation with sound/video/interactive and durational works/photographic documentation and wall art

1995
Prelude
Mundaring Arts Centre, Mahogany Creek, WA

1994
First Impressions
Mundaring Arts Centre, Mahogany Creek, WA

JOINT EXHIBITIONS
2016
So Unexpected – by selection
Avocados, Kelmscott, WA

2013
Darlington Art Festival 50th Anniversary Exhibition – curated by Catherine Czerw
Darlington Hall, Darlington, WA
Including: Invitational and Sponsors Choice Exhibitions

2010
Porridge – The Oats Factory Inaugural Exhibition – curated by Melody Smith
The Oats Factory, Carlisle, WA
Including: video installation and wall art

2008
Everyday Art – curated by Helen Michaelsen
Rainier Gallery, Armadale
Including: video installation and wall art

D & K Art Award – Curated by Dave Turley and Korin Gaffe
Trans-Pose – with Lorretta Gibbs
Kurb Gallery, Northbridge, WA
Including: Mini gallery plus video installation and durational painting performance

1999
Artworks by Lorraine Corker
Houghton’s Winery, Mahogany Creek
Artist in residence for Spring in the Valley

1997
Fears and Fantasies of the Middle Aged – curated by Adrienne Buttrose/Jude van der Merwe
Mundaring Art Centre, Mundaring, WA

1996
Mandorla Art Award 1996 – by invitation
The Moores Building, Fremantle, WA

Summer ’96 – curated by Godfrey Blow
Kalla Yeedip Arts, Midland WA

Shire of Mundaring Invitational Art Acquisition Exhibition
Mundaring Arts Centre, Mahogany Creek, WA

Connecting – with Eve, Helen and Thomas Corker
Mundaring Arts Centre, Mahogany Creek, WA
Including: wall art/installation/sculpture/objet d’art

1995
The Mandorla Art Award West Australian Regional Tour
New Norcia, Geraldton and Kalgoorlie, WA

Midland Centennial Art Exhibition – by selection
Kalla Yeedip Gallery, Midland, WA

1994
Mandorla Art Award – finalist
Judges: John Stringer, Anthony Jones, William Boissevain, Sister Rosemary Crumlin, Father John Peter Kenny,
The Moores Building, Fremantle, WA

Mazenod College Inaugural Art Exhibition – by invitation
Lesmurdie, WA

Junction – curated by Philippa O’Brien
Kalla Yeedip Gallery, Midland, WA

1993
Celebrating Art – official opening of Midland Enterprise and Arts Centre – by invitation
Midland Enterprise and Art Centre, Midland, WA

Official Opening of the Upstairs Gallery – Curated by R N Gomboc
Gomboc Gallery, Middle Swan, WA
Local Harvest – by invitation
Kalla Yeedip Gallery, Midland Enterprise Centre, WA

Once Upon a Friday – by invitation
Mundaring Arts Centre, Mahogany Creek, Mundaring

PUBLIC/PERFORMANCE ART
2005
Black Box – with live performances by Lorraine Corker, Lorretta Gibbs and Helen Corker
RSC Building, Edith Cowan University, WA
Including: whole building installation with live performance/sound/video/interactive & durational works

Terminal : The Space Between (closing event) – curated by Kirsten Hudson
Fremantle Passenger Terminal, Fremantle, WA
Installation and Live Performance – assisted by artist Rebecca Rossi

Henry, Jacob… with artists Perdita Phillip and Clyde
Railway Workshops and surrounds, Midland, WA

2004
Drawing as Performance
The Space, Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley, WA
Including: twice weekly live performance/durational work/mini gallery

2001 – 2003
Painting as Performance
The Space, Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley, WA
Including: mini gallery and twice weekly performance/installation/durational work

2003
By Post – Lorraine Corker and Lorretta Gibbs painting performance and exhibition via postcards to the gallery
Free Range Gallery, Subiaco, WA

2001
Making an Exhibition of Myself – 3 month project
Travelling Exhibition
Using the body as canvas: A 24/7 project that took art into places where normal daily activities happen

Making an Exhibition of Myself at AGWA
Art Gallery of Western Australian,
Perth Cultural Centre, WA
Unofficial performance – ‘legitimized’ by unanticipated inclusion and in-depth discussion by tour guides

Mirroring – performance with Lorretta Gibbs
The Space, Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley, WA

Painting as Performance – by invitation
Youth Festival Conference
Perth Concert Hall forecourt

AWARDS, GRANTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
2008
Arts Development Grant
Department of Culture and the Arts
$18, 848 for the Armadale Project

2006
If only…
Your Life is Grand, video competition – winner
PICA, Perth, WA
Devised and performed by Michelle Siciliano
Video and editing by Lorraine Corker

2003
The 2003 Studio Coordinators Award
School of Contemporary Arts – Major Prize
Edith Cowan University, WA

1994
Finalist Mandorla Art Award
The Moors Building, Fremantle, WA

COMMUNITY ARTS
2008
The Armadale Project
The Old Post Office, Jull Street, Armadale, WA
Including: 6 month residency/exhibition/interactive works/video installations/open studios/twice weekly art excursions/daily blog

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Speaking with Lorraine Corker, Bear Among Bees –interview with Claire Bushby, 2011: http://bearamongbees.blogspot.com.au/2011/01/speaking–with-lorraine-corker.html
Lorraine Corker takes to the Streets, Artist’s Chronicle, Issue 123 Nov/Dec 2008 No Place Like Home, Sunday Times Magazine, Feature Article by Alicia Bridges – November 2008
The Midland Centennial Art Acquisition Exhibition –catalogue, 1995
The Mandorla Art Award: West Australian Regional Tour – catalogue 1995
The Midland Centennial Art Acquisition Exhibition –catalogue, 1995
Hills Alive with Local Mixed Media Works – The West Australian: Review by Nikki Miller, 30 August 1995
Junction – catalogue by Philippa O’Brien 1994