Zoë MacDonell


Resolved: Journeys in Australian Design

Cairns Regional Art Gallery, QLD. Zoe is flown up for artist talk and workshops during May 2015

Resolved: Journeys in Australian Design

Tamworth Regional Art Gallery, NSW.

Cross Street Project

Work Installed in Bronte Designer Apartment as part of the Cross St Exhibition


Signal 8

Group Exhibition August 2014

Cat St Gallery, Hong Kong

DESIGNEX: The Design Experience

May 28-30 2014

Work presented as part of Workshopped stand at DesignEX

Sydney Exhibition Centre Glebe Island

Art Equity: Sweet Edge

8- 23 May 2014

Solo Exhibition

Art Equity, 66 King St, CBD, Sydney

Here is The link for the show:

Zoe MacDonell | Sweet Edge    

Object: Australian Centre for Design

May 2014

Zoe taught a workshop in the gallery space on printing and mark making

Resolved: Journeys in Australian Design; Object: Australian Design Centre

April 4- June 22

Zoe has created the fabric for a Tony Parker Chair

An exhibition of the most compelling works from 12 designers from the highly acclaimed “Workshopped” exhibitions held in Sydney as part of Sydney Design Week. This exhibition will tour Australia's Regional Art Galleries over 2 years. 

Level 1, 417 Bourke St, Surry Hills, Sydney

Resolved Exhibition Micro Documentary on Zoe MacDonell Liquidland

Documentary made on the creation of the Tony Parker upholstered chair for Object Gallery by Sabrina Organo


Decollage Design

Artist Profile Published in Spanish Journal Decollage (see Press section for article)


Art Equity

December 2013

Art Equity Group Show

66 King St, Sydney Australia

Art Fairs 2013

Works travel to Art Fairs in Singapore, Amsterdam and Stockholm with Art Equity, Sydney

Fleurieu Art Prize 2013

26 October - 25 November 2013

The Worlds Richest Landscape Painting Prize

Curated by Nigel Hurst Director of the Saatchi Gallery, London. McLaren Vale and The  Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia.

Event: The Art of Making a Difference, Lloyds International, Australian Technology Park, Sydney.

November 2012

A selection of my work on display for Lloyds International dinner and event 

Funeral Songs Project, Museum of Old and New Art MONA, Tasmania.

September 2012- to be part of MONA Collection

Curator and artist Daniel Mudie Cunningham included me in the selection of artist's funeral song's for his project for MONA, Tasmania

Here we Are, MICK Gallery, Sydney.

August-September 2012

Group exhibition at Sydney based gallery MICK

Matisse Derivan (painting medium), Sydney.


Artist Talk

Exhibition: gallery@oxo, OXO Tower, London

October 7 - 23 2011 

Exhibition of the four international artist recipients of the Royal Overseas-League Visual Art Scholarship; London and Scotland Artist in Residence Program.

OXO TOWER, South Bank, London.

Young Guns, London Exhibition

June 20-26 2011

Group exhibition curated by Contemporary Modern Australian Art COMOODA 

Royal Over Seas League Visual Art Scholarship

October - November 2010

Royal Over Seas League Visual Art Scholarship, London, Hospitalfield Residential Art Centre Arbroath & Edinburgh Print Workshop, Scotland. 


Antarctic Separation, Solo Exhibition

22nd July - 7th August 2010

Chalk Horse Gallery
56 Cooper St
Surry Hills, NSW

College of Fine Arts University of New South Wales (Australia) lecture commission

Case study on practice of Zoe MacDonell, Managing Creativity: Masters of Interdisciplinary Art & Design.



Portrait of Zoe MacDonell by Angus McDonald titled 'Beyond', 2009, 125 x 240 cm, oil on canvas, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, Australia.

Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Studio Residency Program, Sydney.

March 24th - November 2009

From March 24th through November 2009, Zoë completed an Artspace Studio Residency Program. This is located at Artspace, 'a leading international residency-based contemporary art centre' located at 3-51 Cowper Wharf Road, Woollomooloo NSW 2011, Sydney, Australia.

Ecstatic Shadow, Solo Exhibition

March 17 - April 3 2009

Bus Gallery
117 Lt Lonsdale St, Melbourne
03 9662 2442
Artist Run Initiative

Bundanon Artist in Residency Program

February - March 2009

Arthur Boyd, Bundanon Trust.

Artist In Residence - aboard the Marina Svetaeva, Antarctica

10th of December 2008 to 10th of January 2009


Hill End Artist in Residency

November - December 2008

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, with the assistance of Arts NSW.

ABN AMRO (now Royal Bank of Scotland Emerging Artist Award) 2008, Finalist

September 2008

Harpers Bazaar


Harpers Bazaar, October. pp.32 & 54. 


Website supported by NAVA

This project was supported by a grant from the New South Wales Government- Arts NSW, through a program administered by the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA).

Soft Tension, Solo Exhibition

17 May - 14 June 2008

Grantpirrie Gallery, Window
86 George Street
Redfern NSW 2061

Vogue Living Feature

August 2010

Lambardo, F. Vogue Living, ‘Shadow Play’, Artist Profile, May/June 2008, pp.65-68.

Shadows on the Floor, Solo Exhibition

March 20 - 5 April 2008

Chalk Horse Gallery
56 Cooper St
Surry Hills, NSW

Art Bank Purchase

March 2008

Art Bank Australia purchased drawings Absent Presence  (2007) and Shadow Shift (2007)

Book Publication: Art Textiles of the World


 Koumis, M. (ed). Art Textiles of the World: Australia, Telos Art Publishing, London.