Curriculum Vitae

Maryika Welter Curriculum Vitae
Australian Creative Visual Artist

Born Victoria: Australia
Resides in Queenslands South East – Darling Downs

Diploma of Visual Art.
Cert. IV in Assessment and Workshop Training
Cert. in Applied and Visual Art
Cert. in Women’s Studies
Various training workshop in Life Drawing, Mixed Media, Abstract Painting

Solo Exhibitions
2014 Fusing Point, Feather & Lawry Design Gallery, Toowoomba.
2014 Imprint, TRAG, Toowoomba. Queensland
2013 Reflections, Landsborough Art Gallery. Queensland

2013  Clifford Gouldson Lawyers, Artist in Residence, Toowoomba, Queensland
2008 Fine Lines, Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy, Melbourne Victoria.
2008 Fine Lines, Crows Nest Regional Gallery, Crows Nest, Queensland
2007 New Conversations
, Feather & Lawrey, Toowoomba, Queensland
2007 Fifteen Fabulous Years, Myart Gallery, Toowoomba, Queensland
2007 Fifteen Fabulous Years,Toowoomba Art Society, Queensland
2007 Fifteen Fabulous Years, Rosalie Galery, Goombungee, Queensland
2006 Resonance, RM Galleries, Hamilton, Brisbane, Queensland
2006 Golden Horizons, Rosalie Art Gallery, Goombungee, Queensland
2005 Connected, Ascot Art Gallery, Brisbane.
2005 Relocated, Myart Gallery, Toowoomba.
2004 Golden Horizons, Myart Gallery, Toowoomba.
1999 Sofa So Good, The Artist’s Gallery, Toowoomba.
1999 Happy as Larry, Crows Nest Regional Art Gallery, Crows Nest, Queensland
1995 Treasures, A.N.Z. Bank, Toowoomba.

Selected Group Shows
2017 – 07 Moving Canvas, Brisbane City, Queensland
2017 – 13 Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane, Queensland
2017 – 10 Downlands Art Show, Toowoomba, Queensland
2017 – 10 Grammar School Art Show, Toowoomba
2015 2 High Festival, Brisbane Power House, Queensland
2015  Compact, T.R.A.G. Toowoomba, Queensland 
2015 Reflections of Self, St Vincent’s Hospital, Toowoomba
2015 MacGregor Lions Art Show, Brisbane
2014 – 13 The Grid, Toowoomba
2009 Florence Biennale, International Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy
2009 Imaginary Journeys, Museum of the Estense Castle, Ferrara, Italy
2009 Palm Art Award, Germany
2009 The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, South Australian Museum. Adelaide, South Australia
2009 Downlands Art Show, Toowoomba, Queensland
2009 The Prometheus Art Prize,
 Gold Coast, Queensland
2009 Changing Times, Kath Dickson Community Art Space, Toowoomba, Queensland
2009 Collectors Exhibition, Rosalie Art Gallery, Goombungee, Queensland
2009 Rotary Art Spectacular, Brisbane, Queensland
2009 Grammar School Art Show, Toowoomba, Queensland
2009 5 Senses, Flying Arts, Queensland State Library Brisbane, Queensland
2008 Splash, Central Plaza 1, Brisbane, Queensland
2008 Warwick Art Prize, Warwick, Queensland
2008 Downlands Art Show, Toowoomba, Queensland
2008 Works on Paper, Brunswick Street Gallery, Brunswick. Victoria
2008 Rotary Art Spectacular,
 Brisbane, Queensland
2008 About Us, Rosalie Art Gallery, Goombungee, Queensland
2007 New Works, Design Gallery, Toowoomba, Queensland
2007 A Palette of Artists, Central Plaza 1, Brisbane, Queensland
2007 Grammar School Art Show, Toowoomba, Queensland
2007 Group Exhibition, RM Galleries, Hamilton, Brisbane
2007 Under One Umbrella, Rosallie Art Gallery, Goombungee, Queensland
2006 Discovery, Central Plaza 1, Brisbane, Queensland
2006 The Oakey Collection, Rosalie Art Gallery, Goombungee.
2006 Artsalike 5, Potters Club, Toowoomba.
2006 Let the Colours Run, Myart Gallery, Toowoomba.
2005 Smile, Ascot Art Gallery, Brisbane.
2005 The Collector’s Exhibition, Steps Gallery Melbourne, Victoria.
2005 Artsalike 4, Potters Club, Toowoomba
2005 Art With Heart, White Gums Gallery, Chinchilla.
2004 Cultivation, Toowoomba Regional Gallery, Queensland.
2004 Art at Burnley Harbour, Victorina Contemporary Art Society. Melbourne.
2004 Woman of Substance, St Margarets Anglican Girls School, Brisbane
2004 Antipodes, Bark Modern Art, Hongkong.
2004 Artsalike 2, Potters Gallery, Toowoomba.
2004 St Tropez Gallery 2nd Birthday, Surfes Paradise, Queensland.
2003 Artsalike 2, Potters Club, Toowoomba.
2003 Broad Brush Strokes, Toowoomba Regional Gallery.
2003 Play On….. , Coulour Key’s Gallery, Toowoomba.
2003 Artist Across the Downs, Burke & Wills, Toowoomba
2002 Artsalike 1, Potters Club, Toowoomba.
2002 Jondaryan Shire Federation Exhibition, Queensland Museum, Brisbane.
2002 Green Room, Repertory Theater, Toowoomba.
2001 Polish Art, 8th Festival of Polish Arts, Queensland Museum, Brisbane.
2001 The Peoplescape, Parliament House, Canberra, A.C.T.
2001 Green Room, Repertory Theatre, Toowoomba.
2000 Green Room, Repertory Theatre, Toowoomba.
2000 Upstairs Gallery, Toowoomba.

Selected Prizes & Awards
Bursary Award, U.S.Q. McGregor Winter School Qld
2006 Drawing Award, Cloncurry, Qld
2005 Open award, Mt Isa Art Exhibition, Qld
2004 Murgon Rotary Art and Wine Show, Qld
2004 Water Colour Society of Queensland, Open Exhibition, Brisbane, Qld
2004 Sunshine Coast Art Festival, Abstract Award, Qld
2004 Aspects Art Show Goondiwindi, Contemporary Section, Qld
2004 Toowoomba Royal Show, Landscape Award, Qld
2004 Rainbow Shores Resort Award, Gympie Art Show, Qld
2004 Nanart, Nanango Arts Festival, Contemporary Section, Qld

Appointments & Participation

Member of Flying Arts Org and Toowoomba Art Society.
President & Membership Officer for Arts Council Toowoomba, 2016 – 17 member for 10 years (Volunteer)
Arts Co-coordinator for St Vincent’s Hospital, Toowoomba, 2014 -2017, includes NAIDOC week. (Volunteer)
Curator for Arts Council exhibition, Symbolic Self, 2017
USQ McGregory Winter School, Tutor, 2009,10, 12, 13 and Spring School 2017.
Casual Teacher Aide, Downlands College, Arts Department, 2015,16, 17, in 4 to 6 week blocks.

Artist in Residence
: Murrays Art & Framing, Toowoomba 2016 – 17
: Toowoomba Clubhouse Inc. Toowoomba 2015-2016
: Art Fernzi, Toowoomba. 2014-2016
: Clifford Gouldson Lawyers Toowoomba. 2013
Southern Queensland Institute of T.A.F.E. Guest Speaker.
Curator for the Rosalie Art Gallery. Goombungee.

Community Projects
Connecting Communities, Toowoomba. Multicultural Communities Queensland 2017
Dent Street Wall mural for Queensland Investment Corporation, Grand Central 2017
First Coat mural 2016
“Wave Lengths” project, The Grid, Toowoomba 2014
“The Black Board” project, Margret St  Toowoomba 2014
Animating Spaces, Gowrie Creek 2013
Numerous Judging appointments for local clubs and Show committees over the last 20 years.

Collections, Private & Corporate (selected)
Rosalie Shire Council (Toowoomba Regional Council)
Jondaryan Shire Council
Banana Shire Council
Mt. Isa Shire Council
Childers Shire Council
Rainbow Shores Resort. Qld
Duarings Shire Council
Immanuel Lutheran College, Maroochydore. Qld
Barcaldine Shire Council
Austrade, Hong Kong
Private Collections throughout Australia, U.S.A., Scotland, Hong Kong

Inspiration Bible, 2015
Toastmasters 100 International Artists 2014
Salt Magazine, 2013
Emerge, 2012
International Contemporary Masters Volume 3, 2010
ART Journal, Italy, 2009
Biennale Internazionale Dell’Arte Contemporanea, 2009
Imaginary Journeys, Italy. 2009
Artist’s Pallet Magazine. Australian 2007
Praxis. Australian 2005