FULL C.V.

Email: johntarlton8@gmail.com

I hold United States, Australian and New Zealand citizenships.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy. School of Vocational and Arts Education (Visual Arts/Aesthetics), (VTA), Faculty of Education, Griffith University, Australia. 2007. Dissertation title: Neglected knowing: Some positive characteristics of aesthetic experience in painting.

(Abstract and full text may be viewed online: http://www4.gu.edu.au:8080/adt-root/public/adt-QGU20080414.142352/index.html)

Master of Education. (Vocational Art education). School of Vocational and Arts Education (VTA), Faculty of Education, Griffith University. Australia 2004. (Griffith award for academic excellence, highest GPA in faculty of education, Griffith University Postgraduate Students Association Award for Academic Excellence 2004, Southbank Institute Study and Research Assistance Grant (SARAS).

Bachelor of Training. School of Vocational and Arts Education (VTA), Faculty of Education, Griffith University. Australia 2003. (Awarded Southbank Institute SARAS study grant).

Master of Arts (Fine Arts). State University of New York at Albany. New York. l974. Printmaking teacher-assistant for Thom O’Connor (Master printer from Tamarind) and Robert Cartmell (intaglio).

Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art). State University of New York at Albany. New York. l973.

Certificate of Proficiency (II Painting). Ilam School of Art, University of Canterbury, Christchurch. New Zealand. 1972.

Credentials related to Queensland Vocational Education Teaching Requirements:

Diploma of Training and Assessment Systems. Southbank Institute of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. 2001.

Diploma Front line Management. Southbank Institute of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. 2000.

Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training. Southbank Institute of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. 2000 (Upgraded in 2010).

Employment History

April 1999 to June 2012

Full time permanent tenured Senior Leading Vocational Lecturer (this ranking would equate to that of Professor in the American educational system) in Graphic design/Visual arts units, Creative Industries, Southbank Institute of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. http://www.tafe.qld.gov.au/about_us/institutes/southbank/index.html. This is a two-year institution that prepares students for work and transfer to four-year degree programs. My position entails delivery, curriculum writing, assessment and resources development at all student levels, assessment and industry/community networking. I taught drawing, painting, illustration, manual design, composition, materials and techniques, art history/theory/appreciation. I have also taught intaglio printmaking, life drawing and children’s book illustration (traditional materials and techniques).

http://www.tafe.qld.gov.au/about_us/institutes/southbank/index.html

February 1999 to April 1999

Part time casual lecturer in Centre for Visual Arts, Southbank Institute of Technology (Drawing/illustration). Position entailed curriculum development and delivery.

1995 to 1998

Casual part time lecturer, University of Auckland (Children’s book illustration/writing).

Position entailed curriculum development and delivery.

1988 to 1998

Part time lecturer at Artstation (Auckland City Council) (children and adult classes in drawing, painting and collage). Position entailed curriculum development and delivery.

1981 to 1988

Full time self employed artist, illustrator and writer.

February 1981 to September 1981

Part time Instructor in printmaking, State University of New York at Albany, Albany New York.

Position entailed curriculum development and delivery.

April 1979 to Jan 1980

Part time lecturer, Outreach (Auckland City Council) (children and adult classes in drawing, painting and collage). Position entailed curriculum development and delivery.

June 1978 to January 1979

Full time lecturer (Head of Printmaking), Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin , New Zealand.

Position entailed curriculum, assessment and resources development, delivery, assessment and industry/community networking.

1977 to 1978

Curator of New Zealand painting and sculpture, Auckland City Art Gallery, New Zealand.

Fine Art Selected Exhibitions, One Man

2018    New paintings, Creative Arts Napier, Napier (13-26 April)

2017    “Food for Thought” Paintings, Creative Arts Napier. Napier (March 3-10)

2016    Paintings and prints, Creative Arts Napier. Napier (January 8-28)

2014    Paintings and Prints, Kelley Gallery, Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center. Venice Beach (2 February-1 March)

2010    New Works, Southbank Institute of Technology Art Gallery. Brisbane (1-12 March)

2001    Brisbane City Council (Bulimba Library)

1999    Southbank Institute of Tafe (Morningside Gallery) Brisbane

1993    Warwick Brown Gallery, Auckland

1992    RKS Art, Auckland

l991    RKS Art, Auckland

1990    RKS Art, Auckland

1990    Waikato Museum of Art and History, Hamilton

1989    RKS Art, Auckland

1989    Lopdell House, Titirangi

1988    Charlotte H. Galleries, Auckland

1988    Rotorua City Art Gallery, Rotorua

1979    Gallerie Legard, Wellington

1978    Rotorua City Art Gallery, Rotorua

1978    Barry Lett Gallery, Auckland

1977    Barry Lett Gallery, Auckland

1977    Barry Lett Gallery, Auckland

Fine Art Selected Exhibitions, Group

2014    South Bay Focus (Juried), Torrance Art Museum (8 November – 5 December)

2004    Technical and Further Education (Tafe) Teachers and Tutors Group Exhibition, Southbank Insitute of Tafe

2003    Tafe Teachers and Tutors Group Exhibition, Southbank Institute of Tafe

2002    Brisbane Illustrators Group (American Bookstore, Brisbane)

2002    Tafe Teachers and Tutors Group Exhibition, Southbank Institute of Tafe

2000    Brodie/Tarlton/White. Space 43, Brisbane

2000    Christmas Exhibition. 482 Gallery, Brisbane

1997    Nola Holmwood Portrait Award (finalist) ASA Gallery, Auckland

1996    Waitakere Licensing Trust Art Award Exhibition, Henderson, N.Z.

1996    “Celebrating the New Zealand Coastline,” North Shore City Art Award

1996    Tokoroa Art Award Exhibition (finalist)

1996    Art and Science Selected Group Exhibition, Portfolio Gallery, Auckland

1996    Pumphouse Art Award (Award winner), North Shore City

1996    Norsewear Art Award Exhibition, Auckland

1995    James Wallace Trust Art Award, Auckland

1995    James Wallace Trust Finalist Art Award, Auckland

1995    Copy Art (Artist Alliance), Outreach, Auckland

1995    Self Portraits, Outreach, Auckland

1995    The Alphabet Show, Pakuranga Community Centre, Pakuranga

1994    Out of the Black (Artists’ Alliance), Outreach, Auckland

1994    Selected Prints, Portfolio Gallery, Auckland

1993    Invited Group Exhibition, Chiaroscuro Gallery, Auckland

1993    Modern Myths, Chiaroscuro Gallery, Auckland

1992    Coastlines, Lopdell House, Titirangi

1992    Isolated and Immuned, Fischer Gallery, Pakuranga

1991    Invited Printmakers, Portfolio Gallery, Auckland

1991    The Nude Show Invitational, Charlotte H. Galleries, Auckland

1991    Drawing Invitational, Portfolio Gallery, Auckland

1991    Still Life Invitational, Charlotte H. Galleries, Auckland

1990    Self-Portrait Invitational, Canterbury Society of Arts, Christchurch

1990    Acquisitions Review, Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland

1990    Animals, Animals, Lopdell House, Titirangi

1990    The Wild West Show, Lopdell House, Titirangi

1990    The Realists, Charlotte H. Galleries, Auckland

1979    Figurative Artists, Peter Webb Galleries, Auckland

1979    Air New Zealand Rotorua Civic Art Award, Rotorua

1979    New Year, New Works, Barry Lett Gallery, Auckland

1978    Works for Children, Peter Webb Galleries, Auckland

1978    Rangitoto Special, Peter Webb Galleries, Auckland

1978    New Year, New Works, Barry Lett Gallery, Auckland

1977    Opening Group Exhibition, Rotorua City Art Gallery, Rotorua

1977    Group Print Show, Peter Webb Galleries, Auckland

1977    New Year, New Works, Barry Lett Gallery, Auckland

1976    New Zealand Drawing Invitational, Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland

1976    Prints from the Permanent Collection, Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland

1975    Barry Lett Gallery, Auckland

1975    Barrington Gallery, Auckland

(The gap in exhibition record relates to time spent in pursuing theoretical aspects of visual arts, i.e. PhD and MEd study. However, during this period I actively produced art and sold privately.)

Collections

Represented in private collections in Australia, New Zealand, United States and the public collections of:

Te Papa, New Zealand National Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

Rotorua City Art Gallery, Rotorua, New Zealand

Waikato Museum of History and Art, Hamilton, New Zealand

University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

State University of New York at Albany

Commissions

Fletcher Fishing Industries Drawing Suite, Fletcher Industries, l989

Selected References Concerning My Art (Fine Arts)

Brown, Warrick. (1996). Another 100 New Zealand Artists. Auckland: Godwit Press.

New Zealand Herald, Oct 14, 1993

Auckland Star, Oct 10, 1993

Art New Zealand, Spring 1992

New Zealand Listener, April 29, 1991

Art New Zealand, Winter, 1991

Waikato Museum of Art and History (1990)

(Catalogue: Housebound (works by John Tarlton))

Art New Zealand, Summer, 1989

New Zealand Listener, Oct 14, 1989

Art New Zealand, Summer, 1988

New Zealand Listener, July 30, 1988

Publications

Tarlton, J., Young, E., McCormick, E. (1977). Introduction and catalogue notes. The Two Worlds of Omai. (book and exhibition catalogue). Auckland: Auckland City Art Gallery.

Tarlton, J. (1978). Myths in Aspic (poetry). Dunedin: Brief Press.

Prior to going into periods of full time art practice or teaching, I published art articles/criticism extensively throughout the late 70’s- mid 80’s in New York State and New Zealand. These were published in (among others) Auckland City Art Gallery Quarterly,  Art New Zealand, New Zealand Listener, Auckland Star, New Zealand Herald, Signature Magazine, School Journal and the Albany Times Union. Only a sampling is listed below (available on the net).

Tarlton, J. (1977). Some Younger Abstract Painters. Auckland City Art Gallery Quarterly. Auckland: Auckland City Council.

http://www.aucklandartgallery.gov.nz/quarterley/docs/q64.pdf

Tarlton, J. (1977). Some Recent Sculpture Acquisitions. Auckland City Art Gallery Quarterly. Auckland: Auckland City Council.

http://www.aucklandartgallery.gov.nz/quarterley/docs/q65.pdf

Tarlton, J. (1976). The Biennale (First Pan Pacific biennale, 1976). Auckland City Art Gallery Quarterly. Auckland: Auckland City Council.

http://www.aucklandartgallery.gov.nz/quarterley/docs/q62-63.pdf

Tarlton, J. (1976). The object in the art of Fernand Leger. Art New Zealand. No. 2, Oct/Nov 1976. Auckland: Art Magazine Press.

http://www.art-newzealand.com/Issues1to40/leger.htm

Scholarships in teaching, awards, grants, conferences and other relevant information

Nominated (group) within Creative Industries group for Innovation and Technology Staff Recognition Award for DET (Qld. Government Department of Education and Training) 2008.

VET Teaching and Training Conference, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, 2008.

Co-presenter “Creativity in the Arts” (break out session) Southbank Institute of Technology Teaching and learning Conference 2007.

Recipient (group) Southbank Institute of Technology, Innovations and Ideas Award 2007.

Recipient (group) Southbank Institute of Technology Online Learning Award, Moving Forward 2006.

Recipient of DET (Qld. Government Department of Education and Training) award for excellence in coaching and mentoring, 2004.

Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence 2004.

Griffith University Postgraduate Students Association Award for Academic Excellence 2004.

Recipient of four Southbank Institute Study and Research Assistance Grants (SARAS) from Southbank Institute of Technology (Highly desirable category) for study in Bachelor of Training and MEd. (relating to professional pedagogical development).

12th Annual International Conference on Post-compulsory Education and Training, convened by Centre for Learning Research, Griffith University. 2004.

Mentor for four faculty members in their Bachelor of Training in Vocational Education (Art) and Master of  Education (Art) programs.

Recipient of Southbank Institute of Tafe Staff Award for Values Category, 1999.

Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council Grant 1989. New Zealand.

Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council Grant 1988. New Zealand.

Previous Full Memberships and Affiliations

Australian Institute of Art Education Society of Book Illustrators (Australia)
Queensland Artworkers’ Alliance Australian Society of Authors
ArtsQueensland/EducationQueensland Queensland Writers’ Centre
Children’s Book Council (Qld) SCBWI (Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators) (World-wide).

Current Full member: Society of Children’s book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) (Los Angeles)

Published Children’s books (Several with international distribution and foreign language translations)

Text and Illustrations

Cowboy Kid. (1996). Ashton Scholastic (NZ).

Peggy’s Pig. (1995). Harper Collins (NZ).

Snap Happy. (1995. Harper Collins (NZ) (co authored with Margaret Beames).

Clyde’s Ride. (1993). Ashton Scholastic (NZ). (Translated into Maori, 2000).

Going for Fish. (1991). Ashton Scholastic (NZ).

The King’s Cat. (1987). Ashton Scholastic (NZ). (Translated into French).

Joey’s Umbrella. (1987). Ashton Scholastic (NZ).

Going to Grandma’s. (1987). Ashton Scholastic (NZ). (Translated into French, Maori, 2001).

Have You Ever Seen? (1986). Ashton Scholastic (NZ). (Transcribed into Braille).

Danny’s Dilemma. (1986). Ashton Scholastic (NZ).

Text

The Day Pearl Ran Through Town. (1998).Scholastics (NZ). Illustrated by Brent Putze.

Clyde Klutter’s Room. (1988). Sunshine Books (Wendy Pye) MacMillans. (Translated into Spanish). (Illustrated by Geoff Fowler).

Illustrations

The Life Sized Inflatable Whale. (1998). Scholastics (NZ). Written by Gaelyn Gordon.

(Finalist and Winner, Children’s Choice Award, New Zealand Post

Children’s Book Awards, 1999).

The Mysteries of Blimp. (1995). Harper Collins (NZ). Written by John Parker.

I’m Not A Compost Heap. (1995). Harper Collins (NZ). Written by Janice Marriott.

Fortunate Flats. (1995). Reeds (NZ). Written by Gaelyn Gordon

Robert’s Robot      . (1994). Harper Collins (NZ). Written by Gaelyn Gordon.

The Technological Trolley. (1994). Ashton Scholastic (NZ)       Written by Cynthia Todd-Maguire.

Woody and Her Friend. (1994). Harper Collins. Written by John  Parker.

The Secret of Boomer Lake. (1994). Harper Collins (NZ). Written by Ken Catran.

Aunt Jasmine Reading Series. Reed Publishing (NZ). (1995). (10 books) Written by Terry Martin.

Cleo’s Christmas. (1992). Heinemann Educational (NZ). Written by Pam Neville.

You Do Ride Well. (1992). Heinemann Educational (NZ). Written by Linda Bruce.

The Tickle Bugs. (1990). Shortland Publications (NZ). Written by Ngarangi Naden. (Translated into Maori).

Jerome the Juggler. (1990). Murdock Books  (Australia). Written by Pauline Cartwright.

The Two Foolish Cats. (1990). Shortland Publications (NZ). Written by Leanna Traill.

The Lion and the Mouse. (1990). Shortland Publications (NZ). Written by Avelyn Davidson.

The Boy Who Liked Shopping. (1990). Murdock Books (Australia). Written by Carol Kreuger.

Waiting. (1989). Shortland Publications (NZ). Written by Jennifer Beck.

The Boo de Roo. (1989). Shortland Publications (NZ). Written by Ron Bacon.

Why Elephants Have Long Noses. (1989). Shortland Publications (NZ). Written by Ron Bacon.

Dad’s Day in Bed. (1989). Shortland Publications (NZ). Written by Roger Hall.

Sneezes: A traditional rhyme. (1989). Shortland Publications (NZ). (Translated into Spanish).

The Noise Festival. (1988). Sunshine Books(Wendy Pye). Written by Fleur Adcock. (Translated into Spanish).

No Dinner for Sally. (1988). Shortland Publications (NZ). Written by Margaret Mahy.

Selected References Concerning My Children’s Books

Keestra, J. (Ed.). (2006). The Puffin Treasury of New Zealand Children’s Stories, Vol. 3. Auckland: Penguin.

Fitsgibbons, T. (1993). Beneath Southern Skies: New Zealand Children’s Book Authors and Illustrators. Auckland: Scholastic.

© 2017 by John Tarlton. All rights reserved.

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