Cassandra Lehman-Schultz

Freelance Artist & Article Writer

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Location:Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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CASSANDRA LEHMAN-SCHULTZ

PROFILE
In over two decades, Cassandra Lehman-Schultz has honed her ability to multitask in the positions of artist, academic and manager within the professional fields of the visual and performing arts.

An extensive background in visual arts, photography, theatre production and interests in cultural studies, museology and social justice inform her research and arts practices. Lehman-Schultz combines a variety of media with strong literary, cultural and historical themes in creating artworks to challenge audience perceptions of authenticity, equity and intercultural dialogue.

Lehman-Schultz has held supervisory positions in theatre production/design and art finishing on costumes at the Australian Ballet, The Victorian State Opera and Cameron Macintosh Australia. She has successfully coordinated productions and events for organizations such as The Brisbane River Festival, The Alice Springs Town Council, Ipswich Art Gallery and as a project coordinator with Qld College of Art, Griffith University. She has travelled extensively and held arts management and teaching positions in Melbourne, Singapore, Alice Springs and Brisbane.

Awarded a Masters degree in Visual Arts from Qld College of Art, Griffith University in 2002,Schultz has maintained an exhibition profile in Australia and Internationally. Reviews of her work have appeared in Australian Art Collector, Eyeline, and Photofile. Additionally Schultz has contributed to publications including Flying Arts Gazette, Art Monthly, Australiana and various exhibition catalogues.

Working closely with Indonesian artisans and American artist Ann Wizer, Lehman-Schultz co¬developed Luminaide, an arts and design company, to develop strategies that question cultural perceptions of waste. In 2009 she received assistance through Asialink to travel to Indonesia as artist in residence with Cemeti Art House in Jogjakarta. Collaborating with local artists, she developed the project The Museum of the Unworthy. Returning to Australia, she obtained funding to develop the Arts Consulting service Paris's Sister, providing management and creative services to galleries, artists and the creative audience.

Currently the consultant manager to the Woolloongabba Art Gallery in Brisbane, she is passionately committed to broadening audiences for the contemporary arts and to extending intercultural understanding through the visual arts.

Education
2010 ¬
Doctor Visual Arts [Research] incomplete
Griffith University, Brisbane Qld Australia

2000 -2
Master Visual Arts [Research]
Griffith University, Brisbane Qld Australia

1999
Certificate Fine Art [Painting]
Gateway TAFE, Brisbane QLD Australia

1997
Certificate Computer training, Windows/Word/Excel/Access
Pollard & Partners, Melbourne Vic Australia

1990

Postgraduate Diploma Theatre Design (incomplete)Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology [RMIT], Melbourne Vic Australia

1988
Intensive course in Italian Language, (2 months)Universita Per Stranieri, Perugia Italy

1982 -5
Diploma Illustrative Photography [Fine Art] Photography Studies College, Melbourne Vic Australia

1981
Tertiary Orientation Program [Fine Art]Caulfield institute of Technology, Melbourne Vic Australia

1980
Secondary school [Art, Art Theory, English, English Literature, History, Geography] Ardoch High School, Melbourne Vic Australia

ACHIEVEMENTS
2008
Asialink Visual Arts Residency, Cemeti Art House, Jogjakarta, Supported by ArtsQueensland and The Australia Indonesia Institute

2008
Finalist Toyota Community Spirit Artist Travel Award, Toyota Community SpritGallery, Melbourne Vic Australia

2005
Finalist Conrad Jupiter's Art Prize, Gold Coast Arts Centre, Gold Coast QLD Australia

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
speaking engagements
2011
Opening address, Wash, Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

2009
Artists talk, Indonesian Visual Arts Archive, Jogjakarta Indonesia
Australian Fine Art Photography, Postgraduate dept ISI, Jogjakarta, Indonesia

2008
Paper Artists Making a Difference, Going Green ExpoMelbourne Exhibition Centre, Melbourne Vic Australia
Paper Sustainable Fashion, Sustainable Living FestivalFederation Square, Melbourne Vic Australia
MC: Eco Fashion Parade, Sustainable Living FestivalFederation Square, Melbourne Vic Australia
Paper: Waste + Art = XSProject, Pecha Kucha Brisbane Volume 3 Brisbane Powerhouse Arts, Brisbane QLD Australia
Artist Talk: pouch, solo exhibition by Cassandra SchultzUmbrella Studios, Townsville QLD Australia

2007
Lecture: Ann Wizer and the XSProject, Department of DesignQueensland College of Art, Griffith University, Gold Coast QLD Australia

2006
Opening Address: Supernormal solo exhibition by Andrew Moynihan Watch This SPACE, Alice Springs NT Australia

2005
Artist Talk: pouch, solo exhibition by Cassandra Schultz24HR Art – NT Centre of Contemporary Art, Darwin NT Australia
Artist Talk: snake eyes, solo exhibition by Cassandra Schultz Watch This SPACE, Alice Springs NT Australia
Paper: Foreign Domestic Workers and ?the houseWORK project' National Women's Studies Association Conference Women in the Middle – Borders, Barriers and Intersections, Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee Wisconsin USA

WRITING
2011
Article Nasi Goblok & Raja Kentut,
Art Monthly Australia, No 244, Oct 2011 ACT
Catalogue Essay, A Psychological Landscape, Independence Dead, Lugas Syllabus
solo exhibition, Taman Budyaya, Jogjakarta, Indonesia May, 2011

2010
Article, Facing the House, Commissioning a Portrait of Ipswich,
Art Monthly Australia, No. 235, Nov 2010
Article, George Dowden, Early Ipswich Furniture Maker,
Australiana, Vol 32, No 3, Aug 2011

2009
Article There Be Dragons,
Art Monthly Australia, No. 220, June 2009

2008
Text thread [...]s, Karee S Dahl solo exhibition catalogue, Rewak The Art Gallery,
College of Fine Arts and Design, University of Sharjah, Sharjah UAE

2007
Review Common Thread - DIS LOCATE, Raw Space, Brisbane, Australia

2005
Article Agency and Activism – Professionalising Practice, Flying Arts Gazette No. 90,
Dec. 2005, pp 25 – 28

2005 - 2006
Listing Contributor, Art Notes: Alice Springs, Australian Art Monthly, Canberra,
Australia

PUBLICATION

2008
Article: Clements, Tracey (2008), Oldies But Goodies, Australian Art Collector, #15, Sydney Australia, pp.55-57

2005
Review Lenzi, Iola (2005), Two installations by Karee Dahl & Cassandra Schultz, Eyeline, no.57 Winter, Brisbane, Australia, pp.33-35

2003 Review: Lenzi, Iola (2003) the houseWORK project, Eyeline, no.53, Brisbane Australia, p52
Catalogue: Dahl, Karee [ed] (2003), the houseWORK project, Print Dynamics, Singapore

1986
Review: Hinderaker, Mark (1986), The Melbourne Stage, Photofile, no.2 Winter, Melbourne Australia, pp.18-21

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2008
pouch, Umbrella Studios, Townsville QLD Australia

2006
snake eyes, Watch this SPACE, Alice Springs NT Australia

2005
pouch, 24hr Art - NT Centre of Contemporary Art, Darwin NT Australia
pouch, The Customs House, South Shields UK

2004
pouch, The Art Gallery, National Institute of Education, Singapore

2003
snake eyes, Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane QLD Australia

2002
snake eyes, Project Gallery, Brisbane QLD Australia

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2011

25 Women, Artspaced, Townsville, Australia 2010 Other Msconceptions, Gallery 3, Brisbane, Australia

2009
The Museum of the Unworthy, Cemeti Art House, Jogjakarta, Indonesia
"Trans Culture" in collaboration with Lugas Syllabus, Taman Budaya, Yogyakarta Cultural Centre, Indonesia
The Museum Effect, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, NSW, Australia 2008
Carnal Carnivale, Woodford Folk Festival, Woodford Qld Australia
The present (a secret), in collaboration with Juliana Yasin,
Exist in 08 - Performance Art Festival, Judith Wright Centre, Brisbane QLD Australia
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