Kim Perrier Curriculum Vitae

Born Edmonton Canada 1953, Resident of Australia since 1977.

1972 - 1976 Vancouver School of Art

Artist - Sculptor, Industrial Design, Digital Artist, Jeweler, Multi Media, Film Maker, Technologist, Inventor.

I have not been part of the main stream arts community for many years now prefering to work in Issolation.

I generally produce work for commisions or myself hence why you don't see a great list of exhibition's.
Most of my work is purchased by International Collectors.

All design development, technology development etc. has been in-house.

2010 - Finish Rush (Bronze Crystal)
- Finish Butterflies are Free (Bronze, Crystal)
- Exhibition - Southwest Survey, Southwest Regional Gallery

2009 - Finish Madonna
- 4 short documentary films - production for cross cultural education package to all
schools in WA
- Feature length film (Taking the classroom to the Bush) 1 hr.10
- Sculptural work

2008 - Creation of Madonna, life size sculpted directly in plaster
(Fallen angel struck by lightning)
- Sculptural work

2007 - Video and photographic documentation of Blackwood Basin Catchment.
8 months in the field
- Production of 5 short films on NRM Nature Resource Management
- Sculptural work

2006 - Currently working towards Tour within Southern Europe.
- 2 month Southern European study and travel
- Sculptural work

2005 - Local Launch of Perrier Studio Glass Art - Bridgetown

2004 - Greg James Sculpture Studio Gallery - Fremantle - Launch of Perrier Studio Glass Art

2001-2004 - Developed skills in design, casting glass and finishing to achieve personnel standard.
- Produced, Directed, Filmed, 60 minute musical 'media' production (Walk Awhile in my Blues)

2001 - IDM Laser Scanning Technology
- Worlds first Topographic Representation of a Continent (Australia) from Satellite Data, via 3D grey scale (IDM) replicated in bronze.
- Development of procedures for 3D milling using Photoshop graphic image filters. (Worlds first use of technology)
- Scanned and replicated The Mask of Genghis Khan for International Mongolian Touring Exhibition.

2000 - Produced 2000 Millennium Medallion Limited Edition (Australian National Mapping Library)
- Developing procedures for replicating Laser Scanned objects via CNC machines - IDM Technology

1999 - IDM Laser Scanning Technology
- Developed world's first topographic map of the earth from satellite data for CNC Reproduction from 3D grey scale imaging.
- Developed the Millennium Medallion (topographic relief representation of the Earth) 360 million scale, a Boxed Limited Edition Series.
- Design for Pressed Glass Molds for Glass production

1998 - IDM Laser Scanning Technology
- Developed world's first reproduction of the human face with 3D grey scale for CNC application.
- Cast Glass Fox Studio
- Design for Pressed Glass Molds for Glass production.

1997 - Started Development work with IDM Laser Scanning Technology
- Design for Pressed Glass Molds for Glass production
- Cast Glass Fox Studio
- Created Digital Fine Art Prints

1996 - Developed Pressed Glass Molds for Glass production from IDM technology.
- Cast Glass Fox Studio
- Exhibited Digital Fine Art Prints in Invitational Group Exhibitions US/Europe.

1995 - Design and Engineering of 60 mtr. (W) Waterfall and Production facility for the RBGC, Brunei.
- Engineering Consultant "Crystal Arch" Brunei, (Largest known diamond replica in the world).
- Exhibited Digital Fine Art Prints in Invitational Group Exhibitions US/Europe

1994 - Designed Interactive Historic, Environmental Learning Centre and Tourist Facility.
- Design and implementation of interactive Frog for Environment Centre.
- Exhibited Digital Fine Art Prints in Invitational Group Exhibitions US/Europe

1993 - Developed Products for Pewter Manufacturing
- Designed Natural learning Aids for Blind.
- Developed Pewter Products for Glass and Wood Art Objects
- Exploration of Digital Fine Art practice

1992 - Developed of Products for Pewter Manufacturing
- Commissioned to design range of Wildlife products for Franklin Mint
- Bronze Sculptures and Electroformed Terra Australis Series
- Multiple Group Exhibitions in WA and Eastern States

1991 - Bronze Sculptures and Electroformed Terra Australis Series
- Multiple Group Exhibitions in WA and Eastern States
- Production of Limited Edition Cast Polyester Sculpture

1990 - New York ArtExpo attended and exhibited.
- Produced Limited Edition Cast Polyester Sculpture
- Created Bronze Sculptures and Electroformed Terra Australis Series
- Multiple Group Exhibitions in WA and Eastern States

1989 - Created Bronze Sculptures and Electroformed Terra Australis Series Sculptures
- Multiple Group Exhibitions in WA and Eastern States.
- Developed Polyester Resin Sculpture Concepts.
- Developed Limited Edition Monkey Mia Dolphin Sculpture; a World's First in Concept and Procedure.

1988 - Created Bronze Sculptures and Electroformed Terra Australis Series Sculptures.
- Multiple Group Exhibitions in WA and Eastern States.
- Hot Glass Work - Gaffer, Blowing, Finishing, Gene Polt Studio.

1987 - Created Lost Wax Bronze Wildlife Sculptures.
- Bronze Sculptures, Multiple Group Exhibitions in WA and Australia.
- Development of Electroformed Terra Australis Series.
- Hot Glass Work - Gaffer, Blowing, Finishing, Gene Polt Studio.
- Southwest district themed display 6 D mtr x 11 W mtr. x 5 mtr. H

1986 - Design Development of "Australian Bush Babies" Series of 8 Australian Animals, Faux Bronze.
- Research and Development of Electroforming Techniques on Non Conductive Surfaces.
- Designed and Produced Wildlife Sculptures in Soapstone.
- Hot Glass Work - Gaffer, Blowing, Finishing, Gene Polt Studio.
- Southwest district themed display 6 D mtr x 11 W mtr. x 5 mtr. H

1985 - Research, Study and Experimentation in Electroplating and Electroforming.
- Built personnel Sculpture Studio and Electroforming workshop.
- Practiced Wildlife and Organic Cubism Sculpture in Soapstone.
- Hot Glass Work - Gaffer, Blowing, Finishing, Gene Polt Studio.
- Southwest district themed display 6 D mtr x 11 W mtr. x 5 mtr. H

1984 - Winner of the inaugural Houghton's Wine Sculpture Prize, Gomboc Gallery "Stone Sculpture"
- Participated in Mask Exhibition Fremantle, Art Centre - Fremantle.
- Practiced Wildlife and Organic Cubism Sculpture in Soapstone.
- Recipient of the 'National Craft Acquisition Award' Jewellery, Queensland Art Gallery, included in the Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
- Hot Glass Work - Gaffer, Blowing, Finishing, Gene Polt Studio.
- Southwest district themed display 6 D mtr x 11 W mtr. x 5 mtr. H


1983 - Participated in the Nexus Gallery Sculpture Exhibition 'A Bowl of Roses', Fremantle
- Participated in the Nexus Gallery Sculpture Exhibition 'Erotica Exhibition', Fremantle
- Practiced Organic Cubism Sculpture in Soapstone.
- Participated in the Royal Adelaide Show Exhibition, Adelaide Sculpture (Stone)
- Participated in the Napoleon Close Exhibition, Cottesloe - Jewellery and Sculpture (Stone)
- Participated in the Collectible's Gallery Opening - Jewellery and Sculpture (Stone)
- Hot Glass Work - Gaffer, Blowing, Finishing, Glass Nest Studio.
- Southwest district themed display 6 D mtr x 11 W mtr. x 5 mtr. H

1982 - Participated in the Makers Mark Jewellery Design Awards, Melbourne.
- Participated in the Eric Carr's Creators Exhibition Exhibition, Fremantle - Sperm Whale Tooth sculpture.
- Participated in the 'Australian Jewellery Contemporary & Historical' Australia Council Exhibition touring Europe.
- Participated in the Nexus Opening Exhibition - Sculpture (Soapstone).
- Hot Glass Work - Gaffer, Blowing, Finishing, Glass Nest Studio.
- Southwest district themed display 6 D mtr x 11 W mtr. x 5 mtr. H

1981 - Participated in the Meat Market Melbourne - Jewellery and Sculpture.
- Participated in the 'Creator's Exhibition' - Jewellery Eric Carr's Fremantle.
- Personal Exhibition, Greenhill Gallery, Perth - Sperm Whale Tooth sculpture, Netsuke's.
- Slumped Glass Work - Perrier Studio.
- Southwest district themed display 6 D mtr x 11 W mtr. x 5 mtr. H

1980 - Meat Market Melbourne Jewellery.
- Participated in the 'Creators' Exhibition, Eric Carr's Studio Gallery, Fremantle - Jewellery.
- Participated in 'Contemporary Australian Jewellery' Tour of Southeast Asia and Japan
- Practiced Contemporary Jewellery Design.
- Glass "Torch Work"
- Southwest district themed display 6 D mtr x 11 W mtr. x 5 mtr. H

1979 - Participated in the 'Creators' Exhibition - Jewellery - Eric Carr's Studio Gallery Fremantle.
- Participated in the 'Seven West Australian Craftsman' Exhibition Touring Australia, Jewellery, WA Craft Council
- Practiced Netsuke Design.
- Glass "Torch Work"
- Practiced Contemporary Jewellery Design combining multiple organic elements and precious metals.

1978 - Participated in the WA Craft Council Exhibition, Perth Showgrounds, Claremont- Jewellery
- Practice of Sculpting Netsuke's, (Sperm Whale Ivory). 'I have been forgiven.'

1977 - Arrived in Australia via New Zealand.
- Established Hunters Moon Gallery, First Craft Arts Gallery in regional WA, Bridgetown
- Work in Large Clay Objects

1976 - Sculptural Steel,
- Jewellery Design, Carving Bone, Jade Carving, - Design (Vancouver School of Art)

1975 - Sculptural Steel, Plastics
- Jewellery Design, Carving Bone, Jade Carving - Design (Vancouver School of Art)

1974 - Sculptural Steel Work - Design (Vancouver School of Art)

1973 - Large Timber Puzzles - multiple exhibition works from whole forms.
- Jewellery Design - Graphic Design (Vancouver School of Art)

1972 - Large Structual Timber Installations - photographic recording the degradation through time.
- Jewellery Design - Graphic Design (Vancouver School of Art)

1970 - Wood Carving Study Salvo Kenya


Publications


2010 Survey 2010 - Art in the South West, ISBN-978-0-9751947-4-4

1982 Australian Jewellery ISBN No. 0 908024 49 5
1980 Contemporary Australian Jewellery

Numerous Magazine Publications.
Numerous News Paper Stories.

Numerous Television Documentaries and Specials.

Perth Channel 31 Dec. 2004, Gallery Watch I/2 hr. special on Perrier Glass Sculpture Launch,
Greg James Sculpture Studio, Fremantle.

Public Collections
- National Gallery, Canberra
- National Mapping Library, Canberra
- Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth.
- Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin.

- Christensen Foundation Collection, Perth
- Whiteman Collection, Perth

- National and International Touring Exhibitions
- Recipient of a National Craft Acquisition Award