EDUCATION
1999 – 2005
Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts) with 1st 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
2018
Abstractions
City Arts Space, Northbridge, Perth, WA
Included artist talks

2016
Exhibition by Lorraine Corker
Joondalup Art Gallery, WA
Includes: residency/durational work/installation/ interactive work/artist talk

2008
The Armadale Project Exhibition – conclusion of a six months residency
The Old Post Office, Jull Street, Armadale, WA
Includes: whole building installation with sound/video/interactive & duration works/photographic documentation and wall art

1999
Artworks by Lorraine Corker
Gallery at Houghton, Mahogany Creek
Includes: artist in residence

1995
Prelude
Mundaring Arts Centre, Mahogany Creek, WA

1994
First Impressions
Mundaring Arts Centre, Mahogany Creek, WA

CURATED EXHIBITIONS & ART AWARD EXHIBITIONS
2018
Mainly Miniatures
Juniper Art Gallery, Darlington, WA

2017
6°S 121°E | ON THE MAP curated by Laura A Taylor
A survey exhibition of contemporary Western Australian printmaking
Mundaring Arts Centre, Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring.

Minnawarra Art Awards – curated by Robert Burratti
Armadale District Hall, Armadale, WA

Perth College – by selection
Perth College Pavilion, Lawley Crescent, Mount Lawley

Newman College – by selection
Newman College, Empire Ave, Churchlands

2016
So Unexpected – by selection
Avocado’s, Kelmscott, WA
Includes: drawing demonstration

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

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

2008
Everyday Art – curated by Helen Michaelsen
Rainier Gallery, Armadale
Includes: wall art/video Installation

D & K Art Award – Curated by Dave Turley and Korin Gaff
Trans-Pose – with Lorretta Gibbs
Kurb Gallery, Northbridge, WA
Includes: Exhibition plus video installation & durational performance

2005
Honours Grad Show
Spectrum Project Space, Northbridge, WA
Includes/wall art/video Installation

2003
Reverberations – for Graduate Exhibition
Edith Cowan University Campus, Mount Lawley, WA
Includes: wall art and video installation

2000
Of Earth & Water with Lorretta Gibbs – by invitation
The Hills Art Gallery & Studio. Kalamunda, WA

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

1996
Mandorla Art Award 1996– by invitation
The Moore’s Building, Fremantle, WA

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

Shire of Mundaring Invitational Art Acquisition Exhibition
Mundaring Arts Centre

Connecting – with Eve Wolfe, Helen Corker & Thomas Corker
Mundaring Arts Centre, Mahogany Creek, WA
Includes: installation/paintings/sculpture/objet d’art/

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

Shire of Mundaring Invitational Art Acquisition Exhibition – by invitation
Mundaring Arts Centre, Mahogany Creek, 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 Moore’s Building, Fremantle, WA

Mazenod College Inaugural Art Exhibition – by invitation
Lesmurdie, WA 6076

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

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

Official Opening of the Upstairs Gallery – Curated by R N Gomboc
Gomboc Gallery, Middle Swan, WA

Local Harvest – by invitation
Midland Enterprise Centre, Midland, WA.

Once Upon a Friday – curated by Ian Hill
Mundaring Arts Centre, Mahogany Creek, Mundaring

Kuljak Art Exhibition – by special invitation
Midland Enterprise Centre, Midland, WA

PUBLIC/PERFORMANCE ART
2005
BlackBox – with live performance by Lorraine Corker, Lorretta Gibbs & Helen Corker
RSC Building, Edith Cowan University, WA
Includes: whole building installation with live performance/sound/video/interactive & duration works

Beta Lab – open day
Video Installation with live performance – by invitation
Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley Campus, WA

Beta Lab – honours performance
Video Installation with live performance with Lorretta Gibbs
Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley Campus, WA

Terminal : The Space Between (Closing event) – by invitation
Installation & Live Performance
Fremantle Passenger Terminal, Fremantle, WA
Assisted by artist Rebecca Rossi

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

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

2003
By Post – Lorraine Corker & Lorretta Gibbs durational performance
Free Range Gallery, Subiaco, WA

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

2002
The Last Supper – curated by Andrew Frost
Kurb Gallery, Northbridge, Perth

Why Are You So Fat… – public performance
National Review of Live Arts 2002
Midland Railway Workshops, Midland

2001
Making an Exhibition of Myself
3 months of using my body as a canvas
A 24/7 project that became part of my everyday life

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

Making an Exhibition of Myself – Art Gallery of Western Australia
Unofficial exhibition in which the tour guides included me in their talks
Western Australian Art Gallery, Perth Cultural Centre, WA

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

WORKING WITH/FOR OTHERS

2005

Multiple Maids – live video & performance
The Bakery Artrage Complex, Northbridge, WA.
Directed by Matilde Dale, actors Dag Sorlie and Brendan Ewing

2004
Walking with Water – Sarah Jane Pell’s Doctorial Exhibition
Video: Hydrophilia by Lorraine Corker:
Video: Under Current by Lorraine Corker
Western Australian Maritime Museum

A Day in the Life by Korin Gaff
The Bakery Artrage Complex, Northbridge, WA.
Cast member

2003
Putting on an Act : Jury selection night – by selection
Undercurrent performed by Sarah Jane Pell with Lorraine Corker (live video)
PICA, Perth Cultural Centre, Perth.

VIDEO
2010
Collaborations with Christine Tinter:
Tea? (Version 2)*
Devised and Performed by Lorraine Corker
Music by Christine Tinter, Video & Editing by Lorraine Corker

The Journey*
Devised by Lorraine Corker, performed by Brendan Ewing & Dag Soorlie
Music by Christine Tinter, Video & Editing by Lorraine Corker

*Videos used for Christine’s Final Assignment at Sydney Conservatorium of Music:
and successful application to Australian Film, Television and Radio School – AFTRS

2005
National Review of Live Art 05 – Videotheque
Midland Railway Workshops, Yelverton Drive, Midland

2004
Love the Skin You’re In – Pride WA, Official Festival Opening – by invitation
Video Presentation – Adaptations
Western Australian Museum, Perth Cultural Centre, WA

Feast Your Eyes – (Performance by School of Contemporary Arts)
Video Documentation
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth Cultural Centre
Perth Cultural Centre
James Street Mall

Terminal: – The Space Between (Closing event) – Videotheque,
Fremantle Passenger Terminal, Victoria Quay

2003
National Review of Live Art 03 – Videotheque
Midland Railway Workshops, Yelverton Drive, Midland

AWARDS, GRANTS & ACHIEVEMENTS
2008
DCA Arts Development Grant
$18, 848.00, for the Armadale Project

2006
Your Life is Grand : winner PICA video competition
If only…
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

1998
Albany Art Prize
Pen and Pencil Sketch: first prize

1994
Finalist Mandorla Art Award
The Moore’s Building, Fremantle, WA

RESIDENCIES
2016
Joondalup Art Gallery for the duration of the exhibition

2008
The Armadale Project – 6 month residency
The Old Post Office, Jull Street, Armadale, WA

1999
Spring in the Valley Festival
Houghton’s Winery

1996
Helena College – gifted and talented students program
Glen Forest, WA

OPEN STUDIO
2016
Armadale Hills Open Studio Arts Trail

2008
The Armadale Project – weekly open studio

COMMUNITY ARTS
2008
The Armadale Project
The Old Post Office, Jull Street, Armadale, WA
Includes: 6 month residency/2 exhibitions/interactive works/video installations/
open studios/twice weekly art excursions/daily blog/

WORKSHOPS attended
2005
Performance and Kindness (Lone Twin)
National Review of Live Arts 2005
The Bank, Midland

Installation & Hanging – Art on the Move
The Bank, Midland, WA:

2003
Writers WorkshopCritical Appraisal of Live Arts with Mary Brennan
(Art Reviewer for The Herald, Glasgow)
National Review of Live Arts 2003
Midland Railway Workshops

2002
Performance Strategies with Richard Lazell
National Review of Live Arts 2002
Midland Railway Workshops, Midland

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Exhibition by Lorraine Corker: Wanneroo Times, 22nd April 2016
Featured Artist
in ABC Pool: July 2012
Featured image on ABC Pool: February 2012, March 2012, July 2012, February 2013,
Frankie Magazine: Paper Chain by Georgia Frances King, 21st September 2010
The Armadale Project: Comment News, Feature Article, 29th July 2008
The Armadale Project: Artist’s Chronicle, Feature Article, Issue 123 Nov/Dec 2008
The Armadale Project: Comment News, Feature Article, 11th November 2008
The Armadale Project: STM, Feature Article by Alicia Bridges – November 2008
The Armadale Project: Examiner, Feature Article, December 2008
Exhibition Space: Harambee: Feature Article, Issue 1, May 2003
Artworks – The Reporter: Feature article by Bruce Hunt, March 1999
Fears & Fantasies of the Middle Aged – catalogue, 1997
Connecting – Gazette: feature article by Lyn Harkins, July 7th 1996
The Midland Centennial Art Acquisition Exhibition – catalogue, 1995
The Mandorla Art Award: West Australian Regional Tour – catalogue 1995
Prelude – Gazette: Feature article, 20th August 1995
Prelude – Midland Reporter: Feature article by Inga Butefisch, August 1995
Prelude – The West Australia: Review by Nikki Miller, 30th August 1995
Junction – catalogue by Philippa O’Brien 1994
Junction – Gazette: Feature article by Maureen de la Harpe, 14th August 1994
First Impressions – The Reporter: review by Judith McGrath, March 8th 1994
First Impressions – The Reporter: Feature article by Tessa Hopkins, March 1st 1994

OTHER
1995 – 1997 Board member of Mundaring arts Centre

1995
Established Studio Gallery @ Kalla Yeedip
E
stablished Art Resource Centre at Kalla Yeedip

LINKS
Bear Among Bees, interview with Claire Bushby, 2011:
http://bearamongbees.blogspot.com.au/2011/01/speaking-with-lorraine-corker.html

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