EMMA BORLAND

born 1968 Melbourne, Australia
lives and works in Melbourne, Australia

EDUCATION

2016 Graduate Certificate Autism, Griffith University, Brisbane
2013-4 Master of Fine Arts (Teaching), Monash University, Caulfield
2011 Klaus Moje and Kirstie Rea Masterclass, Glassworks, Canberra
2009-11 Master of Fine Arts: Glass (By research), Monash University, Caulfield
2003-6 Bachelor of Fine Arts: Glass (Honours), Monash University, Caulfield
1999 Kiln Formed Glass Applications, Ornamental and Architectural Workshop
Aesthetic Leadlight Studio, Melbourne
1998 Kiln Formed Glass Workshop, Mary Lockley Studio, Melbourne
1995-96 OCNWM Glass Techniques and Technology, Brierley Hill International
Glass Centre, Dudley College of Technology, Brierley Hill, England
1995 Glassblowing Workshop, Peter Hewlett, Craft Centre Bristol, England
1989-90 Foundation Course, Prahran College, Melbourne

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020 Polarity, Murray White Room, Melbourne
2015 Borland + Borland, Emma and Polly Borland, Canberra Glassworks, Canberra
2014 Neurotypical, MADA Gallery, Monash University, Melbourne

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 Spring 1883. Art Fair, Murray White Room, The Establishment, Sydney
1919 Salon, Galerie pompom, Sydney
Model, Murray White Room, Melbourne
2018 Polymorph, Sullivan + Strumpf, Sydney
2017 In Relationship, Contemporary Glass Society, London, England
2016 National Emerging Glass Prize, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga
2013 Redland Konica Minolta Art Prize, National Art School, Sydney
2012 Eat!, Canberra Glassworks, Canberra
A4, Glass Artists Gallery, Sydney
Pupa, Murray White Room, Melbourne
National Student Glass Prize, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga
Hidden and Forbidden Identities, Palazzo Albrizzi, Venice, Italy
2011 Media Specific, Fine Art Gallery, Monash University, Melbourne
2010 Masterworks in Miniature, Kirra Galleries, Federation Square, Melbourne
Melbourne Art Fair, Kozminsky Galleries, Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
2008 Some Like It Hot, Glass Plus Gallery, Melbourne
Annual Exhibition, The Association Of Sculptors of Victoria, Montsalvat, Melbourne
Melbourne Art Fair, Kozminsky Galleries, Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
2006 Emergence, Glass Artists’ Gallery, Sydney
She – Who Belongs, Walker Street Gallery, Melbourne
Manyung Glass Show, Manyung Gallery, Melbourne
Depart, Degree Exhibition, Monash University, Melbourne
Annual Exhibition, The Association of Sculptors of Victoria, Montsalvat, Melbourne
2005 She – Who Inspires, Walker Street Gallery, Melbourne
Continental Drift, Ausglass Members Exhibition, Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Melbourne
Southern Lights, Ausglass Members Exhibition. Light Square Gallery, Adelaide
Annual Exhibition, The Association of Sculptors of Victoria, Montsalvat, Melbourne
2004 Golden Key Art Prize, 4cats Gallery Contemporary Art, Melbourne
Mixed Media Members Exhibition, Contemporary Art Society of Victoria, Melbourne
1996 First Gather, Himley Hall, Himley Park, UK
1990 Foundation Year Art Exhibition, Prahran College Melbourne

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2020 The Monthly Edit, Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne
Murray White, Polarity, Murray White Room, Melbourne
2015 Keaney, Magda, ‘World Making: Glass + Photography’ Borland + Borland,
Canberra Glassworks
Cousins, Kerry-Anne, Borland + Borland, Review, Canberra Times, 10 December
2012 Cousins, Kerry-Anne, Eat!, Review, Canberra Times, 25 May

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2006 Winner, She – Who Belongs, Walker Street Gallery, Melbourne
Winner, Kirra Prize for Excellence in Creative Glass Making, Kirra Galleries, Federation Square, Melbourne
Winner, The Andor Meszaros Prize, The Association of Sculptors of Victoria, Montsalvat, Melbourne
2005 Northcote Pottery, Most Outstanding Student Award, Fresh, Monash University, Melbourne
Axess Glass, Most Outstanding Student Award, Fresh, Monash University, Melbourne
Winner, People’s Choice, Continental Drift, Ausglass Members’ Exhibition, Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Melbourne
2002 Winner, The Blackwood Crystal Award, Monash University, Melbourne

COLLECTIONS

Manny and Eta Hirsch Collection, Melbourne
Commission, Foyer Installation, Jackson Architecture, Melbourne, 2011
Commission, Foyer Installation, Jackson Architecture, Melbourne, 2012
Commission, Foyer Installation, Jackson Architecture, Melbourne, 2013
Commission, Internal Windows, Bernard Ring, Railway Place, Melbourne, 2014