Judy Barrass (a.k.a.Juanita Deharo)

Judy Barrass
studied at Goulburn CAE,  University of Tasmania, and University of New England. Her practice includes works in paper, artist books, surface design, printmaking, drawing, sculpture and environmental installations as well as video, projection, animation, generative and virtual art.

Public Collections
National Library of Australia, Queensland State Library,
Mackay City Artist Book Collection, Fryer Library, University of Queensland
Ipswich Public Gallery,Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford, Ireland,
Wagga Wagga Regional Gallery,The Bundanon Collection

Selected Recent  Gallery Exhibitions
Caloundra Regional Gallery Digital Disruption- January-March 2015
Redcliffe City Gallery Into Paper - Dec.2014-January2015
Redlands Museum Personal Histories - October-November 2014
University of Sunshine Coast Gallery Fibro Coast May-August 2014
Gold Coast City Gallery Fibro Coast Feb-March 2014
Gatakers Artspace, Maryborough Emerald January 2013
Grahame Galleries, Brisbane Lessons in History II - Democracy,  October - December 2012
Caloundra Regional Gallery Treeline, May- July 2012
University of Sunshine Coast Gallery  Berbagi, Jan-March 2012
Pirats Art Network Who Has Seen the Wind? Dec 2011 - March 2012
16th International Conference
on 3D Web Technology Maison et Jardin, Paris, June 2011
Bibliothèque Francophone
du Metavers Maison et Jardin, Lettres et Mots March-April  2011
Cooroy Library Precinct Neogeography Showcase, November 2010
Ipswich Art Gallery ‘The Ipswich House’, Oct/Nov 2010
Noosa Regional Gallery‘ Treeline’  April-June 2010
Mackay Regional GalleryNational Artist Book Prize May/June 2010
Sunshine Coast University Gallery 'Not the Flat Surface'  April-June 2009
IXL Atrium Hobart‘Tasmania 1:100,000’ March-April 2009 (Ten Days on the Island) and travelling to various galleries 2010-14 Burnie Regional Art Gallery ‘New Paper Old Land’  March-April 2009
Studio Red -Redcliffe ‘Size Matters’ October 2009
Cerveira PortugalBienial de Cerveira, 2009 and
Outdoor Art Festival, Cerveira 2007

Public Projection Performances
Lamkin Lane, Caloundra (Caloundra Fringe Festival) - September 2014
Spicers Tamarind Resort, Maleny -September 2014
University of Sunshine Coast June 2014
Floating Land Environmental Art Festival 2013
Balance Unbalance International Conference 2013
TEDX Noosa 2013
Noosa National Park 2013
Stage sets for ‘Epiphany’ production, Yandina 2013
Caloundra Lighthouse (Caloundra Fringe Festival ) 2013
Caloundra Water Tank 2012
Maroochydore Botanic GardensMarch 2012

Selected Recent Installations and Projects
Woodford Folk Festiva lDr Quixote Project, December 2014
Sculpture on the Edge -Artist in residence (ephemeral sculpture) September 2014
Floating Land Environmental Art Festival
                         ‘Converging Realities’ site specific installation May/June 2013
Treeline 2012      Sunshine Coast Galleries environmental art project (lead artist)
Treeline 2012 Schools Residencies - Caloundra City Private School and the River School Maleney
Collective Insites Artists Working with Maryborough Museums  (curator/project  leader)2011
NeoGeography, Queensland Writers Centre and Sunshine Coast Regional Council - 2010 (lead artist)
The Ipswich HouseArtists working with selected historic houses - commissioned works 2010
Voices on the Coast Youth Literature Festival 2011 (guest lecturer/workshop leader)
'Treeline' 2009/10Environmental art project, Sunshine Coast Galleries  (lead artist) 
Travelling the Culture 12 month project working with indigenous women from Ariila Paper, Mt. Isa -2007/8  (curator/project leader/artist)

Selected Public Speaking
Fibro Coast Forum - University of Sunshine Coast 2014
Balance Unbalance International Conference 2013
e-publishing, Lecture series - various Sunshine Coast Libraries 2011
Artspoken, Arts Queensland Conference, Mackay 2011
Lo Fi Forum, Arts Queensland - digital technology strategy conference 2011
National Artist Book Forum, Artspace Mackay - 2010
L’eBookFest, Fosdinovo, Italy 2010

Selected Publications
Treeline at the River School - with Renata Buziak (Blurb 2010)
Underwater - Beneath the Waters of the Sunshine Coast - with Catherine Cheung, (Blurb 2010)
Virtual Treeline - A celebration of Trees in Virtual Space (Blurb 2010)
earth lines- environmental art works in virtual space (Blurb 2010)
Der Eisbär und der Weihnachtsstern(with Giri Duranjaya) ulme-mini-verlag 2010
Ballads of Bungonia - illustrations (STEC 1983)
Backstrap Weaving (self published 1979)

Artist Residencies
Maleny, Queensland, Scultpure on the Edge, 2014
Cataract Gorge, Tasmania 2007 
Bundanon, NSW, 2005
Murray Bay, Qld, 2004
Hill End, NSW, 2003
Carisbrooke Station, Qld, 2003

Main Website:
Virtual Reality Art:

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