ARTIST CURRICULUM VITAe'
2013 – He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not (Solo Exhibition), Tin Cat Cafe
2015 - Forces Of Nature (Solo Exhibition)
2012 – Hunt – University of South Australia’s Graduates Exhibition
2013 – Great Expectations at the Pin-up Lounge
2013 – Rare – University of South Australia’s Graduates Exhibition
2015 - The Emma Hack Art Prize Finalist Exhibition.
2015 - She's Artistic
2015 - Australian Milano Art Invasion -Artmeet Gallery / Art Expo 2015 Milan (Artworks to exhibited in both locations for 3months in Milan - During the international World Expo)
2015 Official entrant of the Exposure Award Show at the Louvre, to be included in "The Dreamers Collection" in the digital display at the Louvre reception and in the online Exposure Award Gallery with a letter of recognition awarded for participation. To see the full portfolio I submitted please go to https://danaethyssen.see.me/exposure2015
1987 - SA Casting - Recognition for best upcoming actor.
2010 - University Merit Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
2011 - University Merit Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
2011 - Golden Key – New Member Scholarship Award
2012 - University Merit Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
2013 - Alumni Program - Recognition for Outstanding Academic Achievement
2013 - The Linda Lou Murphy Award Scholarship Award
2015 - Finalist in the Emma Hack Art Prize
2011 – Mentorship with Deborah Paauwe
2013 – Mentorship with Greg Donovan
2013 – Mentorship with Gee Greenslade
2013 – Mentorship with David Hobbs
2014 - Brooke Shaden Workshop
RELEVANT COURSES & EXPERIENCE WITHIN THE ARTS
1985 - 1997 Lead Singer in a variety of bands and choirs - “Unique Connection”, “Happening Thang”, “Feelin Good”, “Mister Bone”, # Four, “Gospel Groove” and “Sugar Hill” to name a few of the bands with which I was affiliated. Within these groups I performed a variety of Soft Rock, Pop, Disco, Mowtown , Jazz and gospel.
1986 - 1989 SA Casting -Various Acting Courses & Workshops, including “The Actor Within”
1986 - 1989 Various Acting Roles -Employed for a variety of acting positions, commercials, productions and presentations.
1993 – Concert Performance of “Notre Dame” at the Centre for Perfoming Arts - Personal Performance – the roles of Actress & Begger
2007 - 2012 Completed a Bachelor Of Visual Arts at Uni SA, majoring in photography, split minor in painting and drawing.
2013 - 2015 Currently undertaking a Masters by Coursework in Photography at the University of South Australia. This is part of a nested program for which the Graduate Diploma component was completed in 2013, and will complete the remainder of the Masters Program in 2015.
OTHER FORMAL EDUCATION
1995 - 1996 The Australian Centre for Transitional Health & Healing - Certificate in Professional Massage, Bodywork & Healing
1997 - 1998 The Australian Centre for Transitional Health & Healing -Certificates 1 & 2 in Advanced Bodywork & Healing
2009 - Craftsouth – Centre For Contemporary Craft & Design
2005 - 2009 Volunteer and Member for The Central Domestic Violence Service
2011 - 2012 Golden Key – Fundraising Officer & General Committee member