Jun 062013
 

SilkyOakPanel - CopyMatt Baird is an artist, designer, musician from Torquay.

 

 

 

 

 

MattBaird PanelSilky Oak Panel   is now in the Bolin Bolin Gallery

CURRICULUM VITAE FOR MATTHEW BAIRD
SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE
FESTIVALS, COMMUNITY GATHERINGS & GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
• ‘Froth & Bubble Literary Festival’ Torquay, Victoria: Committee Member, contributor (Songwriting and
performance) and organiser
• ‘High Tide Festival’ Torquay, Victoria: Committee member, contributor (Songwriting and performance)
and organiser
• ‘Festival of The Word’ Aireys Inlet, Victoria: Committee member, contributor (Songwriting and
performance) and organiser
• ‘Dissecting Park’ Contributed piece. Analysis, examinations, drawings, mappings and writings on
defining the notion of park and park typology) Julian Raxworthy
• ‘Evidence of Weather’ Contributed via sculptural pieces and installations (Commenting on the forces
and evidence of weather in the built environment). Curated by Sculptor, Cameron Robbins
• ‘Ear Witness’ contributed investigations via sculpture and installations (Examining and articulating
sound in the built environment). Curated by Composers, Jonathan Mills and Neil McLaclan
PUBLIC ARTS
• ‘The Auspicious Buoy’ Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 1999 Sydney NSW. Entry piece (submission only)
• ‘Antennae’ Public Art Project, Rialto Square Manly NSW Manly Council and Manly Art Gallery (entry
piece only)
NON-RELATED INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE:
(ACADEMIC RESEARCH, TEACHING & LECTURING EXPERIENCE)
RELATED FORMAL LECTURES& WORKSHOP (AUTHORED & DELIVERED) 1997- 2010
University of N.S.W. UNSW (College of Fine Arts, COFA. School of Design Studies)
• ‘Water Formed: Formed Water’, designs for public buildings, public arts & spaces close to water.
• ‘The Three EEE’s’, economy, elegance and efficiency in design.
• ‘Design and Art’, conflict and responsibility.
• ‘Concept vs. Theme’, basic principles in abstraction and abstract statements.
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology RMIT University (Faculty of Design & Architecture)
• ‘The launching pad for Transmigrating Souls’, monumentality and memory without the obligatory
plaque.
University of Sydney USYD (Design & Architecture Department)
• ‘The Integration of Buildings and Landscape’, the interface between built form and the natural
• Memory, Buildings and The Landscape’, landscape and building form as compositional focus.
University of N.S.W. UNSW (Faculty of The Built Environment)
• ‘The Visual Semiotics of The City’, the signs of materials, form and typology in urban design &
architecture.
• ‘Life and Death In The City’, monumentality & contemporary architecture.
Lyons Club Victoria (Key note presentation)
• ‘Think Locally; Engage Locally’, the importance of local knowledge, skill and enterprise in design &
construction for social and economic sustainability.
RELATED DESIGN STUDIOS. RESEARCH, WRITING & PRESENTATION 1997-2010
University of N.S.W. UNSW (College of Fine Arts, COFA. School of Design Studies)
• ‘24 hrs in the New York Underground’, elective studio, Masters of Design.
• ‘Minimalism & Abstraction’, 2nd year design elective.

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Matt also took part in the Lazy Days 2011 exhibition in the Bolin Bolin Gallery

Lazy DaysW

 

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