Julie Payne has exhibited in many solo and collaborative exhibitions within Australia. Her interests are wide ranging which has led to a diverse arts practice incorporating sculpture, site specific gardens, drawings and installations. Site specific text gardens have been commissioned at the Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens, Woolmers Historic Site, the Cataract Gorge and at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. Julie has lectured within the fields of Architecture, Furniture Design, and Sculpture at the University of Tasmania.

Julie Payne has exhibited in many solo and collaborative exhibitions within Australia. Her interests are wide ranging which has led to a diverse arts practice incorporating sculpture, site specific gardens, drawings and installations. Site specific text gardens have been commissioned at the Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens, Woolmers Historic Site, the Cataract Gorge and at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. Julie has lectured within the fields of Architecture, Furniture Design, and Sculpture at the University of Tasmania.

AWARDS

Andrew Pederson Prize for Small Sculpture – Queensland Art Gallery – Winner
Caltex Design Award – Crafts Council of Tasmania – Winner
Waterhouse Prize for Natural History – South Australian Museum – 2nd Works on Paper
Glover Prize – finalist  2019, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Hadleys Art Prize – finalist 2017
Hutchins Art Prize – finalist  2015
Rick Amor Drawing Prize – finalist 2014

ARTS RESIDENCIES

Cite des Arts – Paris
Draw International – France
Tyrone Guthrie Centre – Ireland

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS

2014 Salamanca Arts Centre: “Mr Peacocks Garden” text-garden
2010 Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens: “ The Garden of Human Happiness”
2003 10 Days on the Island : Woolmers Estate “Garden of His/Her Story”
2001 Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery: “Garden of the Lost and     Forgotten”
1995 Riverside High School: “Solar” Art in Public Buildings Scheme 

EXHIBITIONS

2019 Glover Prize: Finalist “Beauty Displaced”
2019 Handmark Gallery: “Landscape Exhibition” - Evandale
2018 Handmark Gallery: “Black and White”
2018 Handmark Gallery: “Works on Paper”
2017 Allport Museum: Installation “Settling”- 10 Days on The Island
2017 Handmark Gallery: Solo Show “Flood Sticks”
2017 Handmark Gallery: “Landscape Exhibition” – Evandale
2016 Glover Prize: Finalist “Night Passage”
2016 Handmark Gallery: “Landscape” (group show – March 2016)
2015 Glover Prize: Finalist “Learning to Swim”
2015 Hutchins Art Prize: Finalist
2015 Handmark Gallery: “A Sculptor’s Handbook” (solo show – April 2015)
2015 Handmark Gallery: “Landscape” (group show- March 2015)
2015 Henry Jones Art Hotel: “Exquisite “ (group show – February 2015)
2014 Glover Prize: Finalist “Mr Glovers Palette of the Divided Heart”
2014 Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Ballarat Art Gallery: Finalist
2014 Handmark Gallery: “The Tasmanian Landscape” group show
2013 Glover Prize: Finalist “The Floating Landscape: the Gorge in 100 Parts”
2013 Handmark Gallery: Solo exhibition “Diary of a Wandering Line”
2012 Glover Prize: Finalist “Mr Glovers Specimen Garden”
2012 Handmark Gallery: Solo exhibition “Specimen Garden”
2012 South Australian Museum, Adelaide: Waterhouse Prize for Natural History
2011 South Australian Museum, Adelaide: Waterhouse Prize for Natural History
2011 Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Hobart: “Yield”,
2011 National Archives of Australia, Canberra “Waterhouse Prize for Natural History”.
2009 Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, survey of Tasmanian artists.
2003 Woolmers, 10 Days on the Island , “Natural/History” text garden.
2001 Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery “Garden of the Lost and Forgotten” .
2001 Cataract Gorge, Launceston “Botanical Series 1 to 3”
2001 Sculpture by the Sea” Site Specific Installations, Tasman Peninsula.
1997 Despard Gallery, Hobart. sculpture exhibition with Christl Berg
1996 University of Tasmania Gallery, Launceston. Sculpture exhibition
1995 Silpakorn University Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand. jewellery
1987 Tasmania: Student Award for Architectural Design
1987 Long Gallery, Hobart. sculpture and jewellery, group show
1983 Fremantle Art Gallery Western Australia. Sculpture (group show)
1983 Chameleon Gallery. Sculpture (group show)
1982 Queensland Art Gallery. Andrew and Lillian Pederson Prize for Sculpture :
1982 Crafts Council of Australia, Sydney. Sculpture (group show)
1981 Queen Victoria Art Gallery and Museum and Burnie Art Gallery