Creative Macau

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Visual Arts

Carol Archer

Carol Archer graduated form Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney (Australia).1981 Graduate Diploma of Education (Art), Sydney Teachers College (now University of Sydney), Australia.1987-1989 Associate Diploma in Painting, Canberra School of Art, Australia (now part of Australian National University).1992 Graduate Certificate in T.E.F.L., G.L.S. Gaigo Gakuin, Kyoto, Japan.1994-1998 Master of Arts (Honours), University of Western Sydney (Nepean), Australia. 2001-2006 Doctor of Philosophy, Comparative Literature Department, University of Hong Kong. he is now Assistant Professor, Visual Studies Programme, Lingnan University, Hong Kong. Here are some of the exhibitions she has held: Near and Far and Mostly Macao: Carol Archer and Christopher Kelen, University of Macau Library Gallery;23rd Asia International Art Exhibition, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou University Town, Panyu District, Guangzhou; Blue is Blue (Cityfestival 2001 featured visual artists programme), Hong Kong City Hall Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong etc…2003 Recipient of Hong Kong Arts Development Council project grant for the New Territoriespublication. 2001 Recipient of Hong Kong Arts Development Council project grant for the Sleep to Dreaminstallation and publication. Artworks are included in private collections in Japan, Italy, Hong Kong, Macao, Canada and Australia.



2nd April, 2007

KNOT, TOUCH, TRACE is an exhibition of mixed media works by Carol Archer, an Australian artist who has lived in Macao for the past six years. The exhibition includes paintings of apparently insignificant details of the Macao cityscape: knots that hold together bamboo scaffolding, market stall displays, broken window shutters. Not quite inanimate, these knots record […]