Biography

Sue Rado (van Kempen)

Education

1984 – 1986   Sydney College of the Arts – Post Graduate Diploma – Ceramic Sculpture
1979 – 1982   Sydney College of the Arts – Visual Arts Degree – Ceramic Sculpture & Photography

Exhibitions

2016   (Nov) Ballinalé, group exhibition – ‘Topknot in Window’ – SOLD
2016   (Jun) Budapest Restaurant, Elsternwick, VIC – ‘Changing Perspective’
2015   (Aug) Woolloongabba Art Gallery (WAG Upstairs), Brisbane, QLD – ‘Changing Perspective’
2015   (Jan) Northern Rivers Community Gallery, Ballina, NSW – ‘Changing Perspective’
2012   (Nov) Innio Gallery, Budapest – ‘Overview’
1987   James Hardy Showcase, Sydney Selected by Craft Australia Magazine
1987   Bonython Meadmore Gallery, Sydney – ‘Three Young Ceramists’
1987   The Pier Gallery, Sydney – Post Graduate Exhibition
1986   Irving Sculpture Gallery, Sydney – ‘Transformations’
1981    Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney – Graduate Exhibition

Competitions

2016   Border Art Prize, Tweed Regional Gallery – ‘7th District Rainforest’
2016   Byron Arts Classic – ‘Topknot in the Window’
2015   Byron Arts Classic – 2nd Prize Photography – ‘Flat Rock meets VIII Ker’
2014   Border Art Prize, Tweed Regional Gallery – ‘Tierras’
2014   Ocean Shores Art Expo – ‘Shadow of a Memory’
2014   Byron Arts Classic – SOLD – ‘Overview’
2013   Postcards of Lennox Head – Highly Commended
1999   20th District, Budapest, Local Council Photography Competition – 3rd prize

Collections

2015 from ‘Changing Perspective’
9 in private collections
3 Brisbane Girls’ Grammar School
2016 from ‘Birds’
1 in private collection

Sculptural pieces
Orange Regional Gallery, Orange, Australia
Union Bank of Switzerland, Sydney
Baker & McKenzie Lawyers office, Sydney & Melbourne

Publications

1987   Craft/Arts Magazine
1987   Craft Australia
1987   Pottery in Australia
1986   Sydney Morning Herald
1981   Craft Australia

Theatre Design

Set Design
2017   Louis Nowra: The Incorruptible – The Drill Hall Theatre, Mullumbimby
1998   Agatha Christie: Towards Zero – International Buda Stage, Budapest, Hungary
1994   Dorothy Hewitt: A Chapel Perilous – New Theatre, Sydney
1993   David Williamson: Sons of Cain – New Theatre, Sydney
1993   Bob Ellis: The Legend of King O’Malley – New Theatre, Sydney
1991   Anton Chekhov: The Proposal – New Theatre, Sydney

Costume Design
2017   Louis Nowra: The Incorruptible – The Drill Hall Theatre, Mullumbimby
1998   Agatha Christie: Towards Zero – International Buda Stage, Budapest, Hungary
1996   Shakespeare: Hamlet – New Theatre, Sydney
1996   John Guare: Six Degrees of Separation – Zenith Theatre, Sydney
1996   A Night at the Concert – New Theatre, Sydney
1994   Shakespeare: King Lear – New Theatre, Sydney