News, galleries and information on sculptor Karleena Mitchell 



Education:Bachelor of Arts, 1980: Auckland, New Zealand
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sculpture), 2001: Monash University, Melbourne
Awards & Selections:
2018London International Creative Competition - Honorable mention
2016Lorne Sculpture Biennale - Finalist
2015Moonee Valley Council Public Art program – solo outdoor sculpture, July-October
2014Toorak Sculpture Prize – selected to exhibit (withdrew due to bereavement)
2013McClelland Sculpture Survey and Award - Finalist.
2013Soho20Gallery Chelsea, New York - Group Show
2013Gold Coast Art Prize - Finalist
2012McClelland Sculpture Survey & Award 2012, Selected Finalist
2012Finalist Woollhara Small Sculpture Prize
2012Toyota Community Spirit Gallery - finalist
2012McClelland Sculpture Survey & Award 2012 - Selected
2011Blake Prize Directors’ Cut Online Exhibition
2011Human Rights Arts and Festival – Kural 6
2011 Rhythm & Rights / Human Rights Arts and Film Festival - Melbourne
2011 Glass Artist Gallery Sydney – Invitational Group show
2010Sculpture Now – Yarra Sculpture Gallery – Invitational Group Show
2010Ranamok Prize for Contemporary Glass, Canberra. Finalist
2007Ranamok Prize for Contemporary Glass, Sydney. Finalist
2005 S.O.C.A. Gallery. Auckland – Joint Exhibition
2005 Montalto Sculpture Prize – Selected to exhibit
2004Metro 5, Melbourne - Group Show
2004Wallace Art Award 2004, New Zealand – Selected to exhibit
2004S.O.C.A. Gallery. Auckland, New Zealand – Invitational group show
2004Montalto Sculpture Prize – Selected to exhibit
2003Metro 5, Melbourne - Group show
2003Solo Show sponsored by BMW. Premises of BMW South Yarra, Melbourne
2003Tom Malone Art Prize, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth - Selected to exhibit
2002Sculpture By The Sea, Sydney - Selected to exhibit
2002The George Baldessin Travelling Fellowship - Selected to exhibit
2001RFC Glass Prize, Volvo Gallery, Sydney - Selected to exhibit. Touring exhibition 2001-2002 Australia and US
2001Cancer Council Awards Exhibition, Melbourne. Commended Award
2001International Women’s Day Exhibition, Walker Street Gallery, Melbourne - Selected to exhibit
Grants and Sponsorship:
2003 Eldridge Wines
2002Primelife Corporation
Public Collections:
2012Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre, Melbourne
Private Commissions:
2014Private commission (glass) – anon (Melbourne)
2012Private commission NZ – K. Turner
2011Private commission (glass) – Ms Srikantharajah
2010Private commission (glass) – E Graves
2009Private commission (4 glass sculptures) - Dr A Churchyard
2009Private commission (glass) – Dr A Jager
2008Private commission (bronze and glass) - Dr A Churchyard
2005Private commission (bronze) – E Graves
2005Private commission (glass, bronze) – Dr A Jager
2004Private commission (bronze and glass) – anon, Waiheke Is, NZ
2002Private commission (fiberglass sculpture) - J Sant-Mire Private commission (bronze sculpture)