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  Biography: Patrizia Tonello
Gallery East

94 Stirling Highway
North Fremantle
Perth 6159, W.A.

Ph: (61 8) 9336 6231
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Born 1963 Perth, Western Australia. Lives and works in Perth


1982 Associate Diploma in Applied Arts and Sciences, West Australian

College of Advanced Education (now Edith Cowan University)

1986 Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art, Curtin University of Technology, WA



2012 ‘Metamorphosis, Gallery East, North Fremantle, WA

2010 ‘Semi-Permanent', Gallery East, North Fremantle, WA

2008 ‘Urban Evolution', Showcase Space, Central TAFE Art Gallery, Perth WA

2007 ‘Meditations', Showcase Space, Central TAFE Art Gallery, Perth WA

1998 'Heavy Metal', Artplace, Claremont, WA

1994 'Doors Windows Walls', Artplace, Claremont, WA

1992 'Affinities' (shared space with works by Gina Cinanni) Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, WA


2011 ‘Angel Hair', Alcoa Mandurah Art Gallery, Mandurah, WA

2011 ‘The Hollow City Chronicles', Junction Gallery, Midland WA (curator and participant)

2009 ‘The Underpass Motel', Turner Galleries, Perth WA

2008 ‘Closet Circus: Works from the Horn Collection', Bunbury Regional Galleries, Bunbury, Western Australia

2004 '(H)artlines'- Celebrating 50 years of the RPH Art Collection, 'Sir Claude Hotchin Art Gallery, Perth WA

2001 ‘The Edith Cowan University Collection', Australian Prospectors and Miners Hall of Fame, Kalgoorlie WA

2000 'Ai Margini', Curtin University Gallery, WA

1999 'Architectonic', Cullity Gallery, WA

1997 'Five Years At Artplace', Artplace, WA

1996 'Five Contemporary Figurative Painters, Artplace, WA

1996 '6 Western Australian Painters', Beaver Galleries, ACT

1996 Redlands Westpac Art Prize, SCECGS Redlands, NSW

1995 'Interventions', Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, WA

1995 'Urban Belonging', Art Gallery of Western Australia

1993 Inaugural Bunbury Biennale, Bunbury Art Galleries, WA

1993 'Expressions: 18 Italian Artists in WA', Fremantle Town Hall, Fremantle

1991 'Eros, Violence, Ris', In-Haus Gallery, Perth, WA

1990 'Here and Now', Art Gallery of Western Australia

1990 'Local Talent/Urban Living, Undercroft Gallery, WA

1989 'Thinking Big', Fremantle Arts Centre, WA

1989 'Memory & Identity', Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth, WA


Art Gallery of Western Australia, Bankwest, Curtin University of Technology, Edith Cowan University, Hospital Benefit Fund Kerry Stokes Collection, Lloyd and Liz Horn Collection, Murdoch University, Parliament House (Canberra), Perth Central TAFE, Perth City Council, Royal Perth Hospital , Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, University of Western Australia, Wanneroo City Council , Wesfarmers.



2009 ‘ Waves: The Edith Cowan University Collection' , David Bromfield, Brown Art Consultants, pp 156-157

2008 Closet Circus: Works from the Horn Collection , J. Stringer, L. Morrison, S. Elliott, Fremantle Press, 2008

2001 Book of Days, Edith Cowan University, Art Collection Curatorial Service, ECU, 2001, p. 'March'

1997 'Architectural Landscapes' by Paul McGillick, Monument magazine #17, p. 102 – 105

1996 The Figurative Edge' by Paul McGillick, Art and Australia , Spring1996, Vol.34 # 1, p.140

'Showing Six Who Characterise Painting in WA', by Sonia Barron, Canberra Times , February 17, 1996

'Perth's Dreamscape Finds Its Painters', by Paul McGillick, Australian Financial Review, February 9, 1996

1995 'Image Bank', Artlink, Autumn 1995, Vol.15 # 1, p.12

'Place and Perception: New Acquisitions' Parliament House Art Collection Catalogue, Deborah Hart, 1995

1991 '4 Artists From WA' by Julian Goddard, Artlink , Autumn/Winter 1991, Vol.11, # 1 & 2, p. 89

The Painted Image: Twenty Contemporary WA Painters , Ed. Ted Snell, Visual Culture Research Unit,

Curtin University of Technology, 1991, pp.72 – 75




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