curriculum vitae


G L E N   H E N D E R S O N


Educational Qualifications

1996 Master of Fine Art Queensland University of Technology Brisbane

Artist Statement

As multi-media artist, designer, curator and Project Manager, my continuing interest and involvement in contemporary practice has developed both independently and in collaboration with architectural, science and technology professionals.

Represented in Australia : Artereal Gallery    Queensland Centre for Photography
Represented by Fuxin Contemporary Art Gallery Shanghai: New York

Selected Professional Activities

2017 Launch of The Alchemy of Change: The University of NSW Opening Week. Introducing my series of short videos on CHANGE, in acknowledgment of 20 years since my sculptural / performative Exhibition Event 1997 at PERFORMANCE SPACE Sydney with the interaction of selected COFA UNSW Visual Art Students and time based artists.
2016 International Women’s Day:  Alchemy_Prehension was featured on Federation Square Screen Melbourne for International Women’s Day
2015 Project Management:  A long term contract to create a permanent Interactive Contemporary Heritage Centre in Sydney for a globally recognized Institution, to bring their foundation stories to today’s society.

Fairweather: A collaborative presentation for The Brisbane Festival and at The Queensland Conservatorium of Music.  Video Artist Glen Henderson; music Clocked Out; writer / narrator Rodney Hall.

Planet Jupiter of The Planets  A multisensory performance Willoughby  Symphony Orchestra conducted by Anthony Legge featuring the work of 7 video artists.  Performed August 2013

2012 Perceptions in Celltime 1 Selected for the O'Brien Centre in consultation with the Brain and Mind Research Institute, St.Vincent's Hospital, Sydney. 

Resource:Resourceful, Public Art feature JKRMC Building The University of Queensland

Artist-In-Residence - Creative Industries PrecinctParer Place QUT involving access to new technology to create a three part moving image work on the Parer Place outdoor screens with sound construction by vOiCeArT. The Project involves exhibition one November 2010 - exhibitions two and three extending across 2011 - 


Transition, Public Art feature Institute for Glycomics, Gold Coast Campus Griffth University


Pecha Kucha, at Brisbane Powerhouse artist slide talk for Architecture week

Curator Inner Northern Busway, Queen Street to Upper Roma Street, with Arcimix/Keith Ward, Project Management in association with Queensland Transport and INK HUB Alliance


Concept Design Commission Entry Statement, Gabba Cricket Ground Project Services, Department of Public Works.

2005 Publication Launch : A Monograph, Glen Henderson 1995-2005 - University Art Museum, Mayne Centre, The University of Queensland; Esa Jaske Gallery Sydney; Span Galleries Melbourne.
2004 Design Team City Design for Gregory Park Playground - April onwards
Curator, Collectables Craft Queensland, An Installation of innovative work from Queensland collections - March-July
2003 Concept Design Commission 111 George Street Tower ll Site 5
Project Services, Department of Public Works
2002 Curator, Suncorp Metway Stadium Lang Park with Arcimix/Keith Ward, Project Management in association with hok SPORT/pdt architects 2001-2003
Source twenty two, Design Presentation, Brisbane based manufacturers, artists, designer companies - February
Lecturer in painting/sculpture/ practice. Brisbane Institute of Art. l983-2003
2001 Retail Therapy, in collaboration with Conrad & Gargett Architects. curator Amanda Greeves - September
2000 Public Art Design Commission, Breakfast Creek Environs - Parks North, Brisbane City Council - October
Development Design Team, Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering QUT. Headed by Professor Peter Latz Munich, Professor of Landscape Architecture Harvard. Four leading Architects, four Designers and four leading Artists who work in the public realm. Working on and off a site selected for urban renewal to produce a design and publish outcome - December

Curator, Project Manager Tekhne artists + architects, Royal Australian Institute of Architects, Brisbane - a collaborative public art project, 7 Architectural firms (local and national) and 7 contemporary artists - September/October.
Site specific public art in collaboration with DEM Design - September/October
Lecturer Sessional sculpture Qld University of Technology l994-l999
Postgraduate Supervisor (external) Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga 1996 -1999

1997 Visiting Lecturer - University of West Sydney, Nepean -
College of Fine Art, University of NSW Post Graduate Lecture Program
University of Sydney, Sydney College of the Arts
Curator HaBiDiMaP, Site specific artwork addressing aspects of the city for exhibition within public spaces - Brisbane CBD Foyers - October/November
Presenter, 'Rethinking the Social' Conference- Griffith University Nathan - August
1996 Curator No One Receiving - Soap Box Gallery, Brisbane - September
Visiting Lecturer Sculpture. University of Southern Queensland

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015 Catherine McAuley Had a Dream: : Launch of a five minute video to commence an ongoing introduction of stories from the past. 

4 June The Grevillea Variations: A moving image work.  Showing on The Concourse Urban Screen Chatswood August September October


The Grevillea Variations: A moving image work.  An Exhibition Launch, The Big Screen, Federation Square Melbourne 14 August  continues daily until 14th September 2014

The Grevillea Variations: A moving image work.  Showing on The Concourse Urban Screen Chatswood August September October

2013 The Lightness Matrix 3: GRANDE SEARCH, An Exhibition Launch, The Big Screen  Federation Square March 2013 continues to 30 4 2013 The Lightness Matrix 2 Space, The Concourse Urban Screen Chatswood, August
2012 The Lightness Matrix 3:  GRANDE SEARCH, Parer Place Screens QUT, 13 - 30 September

The Lightness Matrix 3:  GRANDE SEARCH, Plaza Screen;  Atrium Screen, Federation Square Melbourne,

The Lightness Matrix 2 Space, Chatswood Centre Big Screen, August


The Lightness Matrix 2 Space, Plaza Screen, Atrium Screen, Federation Square Melbourne, October – 30 December

The Lightness Matrix 2 Space, Parer Place Screens QUT, July - August


The Parer Place Screen QUT ‚€“ The Lightness Matrix, a moving image work. Sound construction vOiCeArT. November 24 ‚€“ December 5

Nightly projections on The Parer Place outdoor screens Queensland University of Technology Creative Industries Precinct


Percept, 100 seconds of silence, Artereal Gallery, Sydney

Percept, and Perceptions in Cell Time,
QCP Brisbane

Arc Biennial of Art, Perceptions in Cell Time
– Projections and large scale photographic prints Shed E Howard Smith Wharves 


MARS [Melbourne Art Rooms], QCP Queensland Centre for Photography, Artereal Gallery Sydney , Shimmer


End of Year Exhibition, a curated exhibition at Ryan Renshaw Gallery Brisbane December.Queensland Performing Arts Centre , Cross Section An Installation, The Window Art Space - August to October

Queensland Performing Arts Centre , Directorate Art spaces, a survey exhibition covering 19 years selected by Mia Kempel, coordinator of Visual Art Projects


University Art Museum, Mayne Centre, The University of Queensland
- An introduction to the Synapsis project- May/June
- Span Galleries Melbourne - September


Craft Queensland, Ivory St Window. Launch and Lecture - An Architecture of the Body - October

2001 Brisbane Powerhouse, The Riverside Gallery the architecture of a bug with projections by 15 leading National and local architects, designers - August/September
Craft Queensland the architecture of a bug - crated bugs - November

IMA, Craft Queensland, Satellite Studio 17. Brisbane Mini-Museum - September


Soap Box Gallery Brisbane Threshold - November

1998 The University of Qld Art Museum Mapping the Substance - October / November
National Sculpture Forum, Canberra. The Body and the City - April
1997 Casula Powerhouse, Sydney The Brain and City Atlas - August
Griffith University Gallery 'Rethinking the Social' Conference Installation - July
The Performance Space, Sydney Which Machine must be plugged into this machine to work - April
1996 White Box, Brisbane - Which Machine must be plugged into this machine to work - September
White Box, Brisbane - The Whole Body Thinks - October
Regional Galleries Assn. tour of Qld. Twelve Gates to Regions Lost and Found 1995/6
1995 Brisbane Festival Fringe. Places for the Body. Bauhaus Gallery, Brisbane - May
1994 Noosa Regional Gallery Festival of Installations. Places for the Body

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Macquarie Mall Screen, Liverpool Projections of The Alchemy of Change March/April
2016 Artereal Gallery Sydney /10 Year Anniversary: February/March The Alchemy of Things – 2 minute video

The Alchemy of Things_Prehension: Giclee Print Birthing the Technology Bug,  


Tarrawarra Museum of Art presented on screen: Fairweather from the six part Fairweather Production. Rodney Hall as writer,narrator, composer Erik Griswold video-artist Glen Henderson

Communicate Symposiouim screening:  UTV and UNSW Art & Design projects. By French Curator Céline Jouenne from Videospread as part of the Vivid Ideas program 2015. An invitation to contribute video works to the VIP Exhibition screening.   


Fairweather:  A collaborative presentation for The Brisbane Festival and at The Queensland Conservatorium of Music.  Video Artist Glen Henderson; music Clocked Out; writer / narrator Rodney Hall.

Planet Jupiter of The Planets  A multisensory performance Willoughby  Symphony Orchestra conducted by Anthony Legge featuring the work of 7 video artists.  Performed August 2013

Perceptions in Celltime 1 St. Vincent's Hospital, permanent collection. Selected for the Young Adult Mental Health Service Level 6 faculty, O'Brien Centre, Sydney

2010 Celltime Resonance 1:2, Artereal Gallery, Cranium supporting the breakthrough medical research of the Garvan Institute curated by Barbara Dowse
2008 Queensland Centre for Photography, Awakenings prints, moving image with ABC interview
2006 Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane
2004 Science Meets Art , provides researchers and innovators with opportunity to discuss contemporary science, Parliament House, Brisbane, September - October
2003 Elemental One , Noosa Regional Gallery, Contemporary Showcase curated by Kevin Wilson - November
2002 Incepta, Launch of Science Writers Festival, curated by Dusan Bojic & Emma Bendall - October
Source Twenty Two, census 2002 Corporate Installation curated by Jane Jell - February

Gallery 4a Curated by Melissa Chu Sydney November
Retail Therapy Curated by Amanda Greeves Fortitude Valley Brisbane - September
Ideas at the Powerhouse A Brisbane City Council Project curated by Kylie Murphy - August

2000 St Johns Cathedral Brisbane Design/Digitally Produced Artwork for Stained Glass Window
1999 Tekhne artists + architects A collaborative Exhibition RAIA - September / October
Interiors 99 Threshold, The Convention Centre Brisbane - October
1998 SOCOG 1998 Olympic Arts Festival Seeding - September
Boondall Wetlands Project, Seeding - The Navigational Circle - March
1997 HaBiDiMaP Coordinator and co-exhibitor with W.Mills, N.Davis, B.Penrose Brisbane CBD Foyers - October, November
'Das Subject' curated by Franz Ehmann, Soap Box, Brisbane
Dissect QUT Masters Graduate Exhibition, Metro Arts - April

The Toowoomba Biennial Acquisitive Fine Art Award - October
White Box Brisbane Das Object curated by Franz Ehmann - April / May
QUT Academy of the Arts Staff Exhibition - June

Selected Publications/Reviews/Catalogues

2015 ✗Communicate Symposiouim 2015: Publications and Online Promotions
2014 Eyeline 81: Fairweather  –  A Multi-sensory Production. The Brisbane Festival 2013 ; Brisbane City Hall Auditorium  Writer Jeremy Eccles
2013 Brisbane Festival 2013 Program and website

H S Publication: Perceptions in Celltime 1 Glen Henderson –St Vincent's Hospital Sydney.  Opened by Her Excellency Prof. Mari Bashir AC CVO.

2009 InDesign – Transition by Glen Henderson – Institute for Glycomics - Story by Margie Fraser – November issue
The Courier Mail - Cell Time  'In the Frame' by Arts Editor Suzanna Clarke  24th October 2009
2008 The Courier Mail - Space QWeekend - Words by Cindy Lord - March 22-23
The Courier Mail - Review by Fran Metcalf - Art transports commuters through history, Glen Hendrson Curator    May 26
2006 Monument No. 72 - review by Alice Hampson of monograph Glen Henderson selected projects 1995-2005 and review of three 2005 Synapsis exhibitions
2005 Sunday Morning Arts Program ABC Radio National - Feature Interview with Rhiannon Brown, Synapsis project and book launch
Indesign - Vol.20
- Making Connections, text Paul McGillick, photography John Linkins
2004 The Courier Mail - Collective Energy by Pat Watson 27/5/04
The Courier Mail - Confidential with Diane Butler and James McCullough 24/6/04
2003 Monument 54 - An Architecture of the Body, review by Sarah Foley
Public Art + Practice: East + West, Editor Martha Liew 2003
2002 Eyeline number 48 - Metamorphosis, Art and Architecture in the Work of Glen Henderson by Paul McGillick

ar Architectural Review Australia, Spring - A New Hybrid by Dr. Helen Armstrong
Arts Today, August - ABC National Feature interview with Rhiannon Brown
Art & Australia, September - Architecture of a Bug-A site of Symbolism by Donna McColm
Eyeline number 44 - Reviews mini-museum: Glen Henderson by Elizabeth Ruinard

2000 Arts Today, September - ABC National, Mini-Museums Feature Interview with Bruce James
Monument, Sept/Oct - Mini-Museums, Timothy Morrell
Object Tekhne, July - Collaborative, Susan Ostling
Architecture Australia Vol.89 No.1 Art Dr. John Macarthur
1999 Art Monthly, Dec - Feb - Tekhne: Integrity and open-mindedness, Timothy Morrell
Monument 33 Dec /Jan - Exhibitions, Tekhne Artists + ArchitectsMarian Drew
The Courier Mail, September - Value Added Architecture Sue Smith
Art & Australia Gallery, Vol.36 No.4 l999
1998 Art & Australia Gallery, Volume 36 No 2
Catalogue, Building from the Body, October - Mapping the Substance Peter Anderson
Boondall Wetlands, Time & Tide
Arts Today Arts National, October - This week in the Arts, Courtney Kidd
The Courier Mail, April - Shape of the Future Sandra McLean
The Canberra Times, April - Sculptors come to Town Helen Musa
Arts Today - April, Arts National, The National Sculpture Forum Bruce James
1997 'Mapping'(1997) K.Jenkins, C.Peyiotis (Ed) 'Mapping the Substance'Syd: Sphere Press l997
The Review, December - HaBiDiMaP by Leonie Stanford
Eyeline No. 33 Inside-Out by Professor Ian Howard
Real Time by Jacqueline Millner,
The Sydney Morning Herald, April - by Bruce James

Grants Awards and Commissions


VA/CB Australia Council for the Arts, New Work Established Grant

The Design Institute of Australia Queensland Design Awards: Top award Public Art Category Design Excellence Award across all categories to ‚€˜Veil and Memory‚€™ integrated artwork, glass wall, Suncorp Stadium Artist Jill Kinnear: Project Manager Arcimix: Curator Glen Henderson: Architect HOK Sport

2003-2005 Arts Queensland Arts and Cultural Projects Grant to conduct introductory research with the Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland towards the development of new work and to produce a publication
2002 Craft Queensland quick response grant
2001 Arts Queensland Arts Development Grant the architecture of a bug Brisbane Powerhouse
2000 Public Art Design Commission - Brisbane City Council, Parks North
1999 Public Art Agency, Brisbane City Council, Crafts Q'land Tekhne Grants and Sponsorship
1998 The Arts Office Individual Professional Development Grant National Sculpture Forum
1997 Pat Corrigan Artists Grant 'HaBiDiMaP' Project
1995 Regional Galleries Assn of Q'ld. Exhibition Resource Fund Grant
Brisbane City Council. Design Commission / Pavement Sculpture
1994 Arts Queensland Project Grant
1992 Queensland Art Gallery, eight week residency Visiting Artist Studio
1991 VA/CB.Australia Council for the Arts. Professional Development Grant


BHP Australia Collection
Conrad & Gargett Architects, Brisbane
Cox Rayner Architects, Brisbane
Chase AMP
Kawana Estate Pty Ltd. Queensland,
Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College, Sydney
OPSM Pty Ltd. Brisbane
Queensland University of Technology
Redcliffe City Collection
Stanthorpe Regional Gallery
Tangetti, Brisbane
Townsville Regional Gallery
University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba
University Art Museum The University of Queensland,
Wesley Hospital Collection, Brisbane