C  H  R  I  S    D  O  L  M  A  N

1977  Born, Vancouver Canada
Lives and works, Sydney Australia


2016 Masters of Fine Art, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney University
2010 Bachelor of Fine Art, 1st Class Honours (Printmaking) Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne


2021 The Door is ajar, The Exit a deadend, Galerie pompom, Sydney
2020 Cigarettes and Soggy Eggs, NADA Miami with Lefebvre et Fils, Paris
2019 The Sun Is Setting, SCA gallery
          Falling from a broken ladder, pompom, Sydney
2018 Bad Luck Feels, [MARS], Melbourne
2017 Good Grief! and other Calamities, Galerie pompom
2016 Born Toulouse, Fontanelle, Adelaide
2015 Death Wobbles MOP projects, Sydney
          Adventures in the NeoDrome [MARS] Melbourne
2014 Pipe Down FELTspace, Adelaide (with Paul Williams)
          Empty Vessels, Awkward Advances Wellington St Projects, Sydney
          Other Day Ornamental Alaska Projects, Sydney (with Paul Williams)
2013 Trompe l’ol Firstdraft, Sydney
2012 Roads?…Where we’re going we don’t need roads Inflight, Hobart
          Sicks & Sevens West Space, Melbourne
          Arrange/Rearrange/Deranged [MARS] Melbourne
2011 Superegular Seventh, Melbourne


2022 Rookwood Cemetery Sculpture Prize
Chrome City, Durden and Ray, L.A
2021 The Stand Ups, BUS Projects
          Shaping Wit, Artspace Chatswood
2019 All the Parts I Like about You, Ideas Platform, Artspace Sydney
          Edibles, St Helier St gallery, Melbourne
Without Fail, Incinerator gallery, Melbourne
2018 Suburbia, Cement Fondu
Pulp Fiction, Galerie Pompom
Bad Mannerisms, Galerie Pompom
Still Life Part I, Irene Rose gallery, Melbourne
2017 Chris Dolman, Alice Guittard, Et Louis Matton, Villa Belleville, Paris
2016 Solid Gold Easy Action, Galerie Pompom
          Auckland Art Fair
          Interiors/Exteriors, Grace Cossington Smith gallery, Sydney
          The Agency of Things, Anna Pappas gallery, Melbourne
          Landings, Merry Crisis, Sydney
          Sunday Punch, SCA gallery, Sydney
2015 Grace Cossington Smith Award, Finalist, Grace Cossington Smith gallery, Sydney
          Friends With Benefits: Sharing is Caring, Part of TINACooks Hill, Newcastle
          Biggie Smalls, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
          Leisure, Fontanelle, Adelaide
          The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of,  Verge gallery, Sydney
2014 Perpetual Horizon, Turner Gallery, Tokyo
          Notfair Artfair 12 Peel St, Melbourne
2013 Art on Paper Prize Finalist, Hazelhurst regional NSW
          Home and Hosed Hazelhurst regional NSW
2012 Eye Candy Orange regional NSW
2011  Stonehenge Rearview Melbourne
2010 Graduate Exhibition (Honours) VCA, Melbourne
2009 Wallara Traveling Scholarship, Winner, Margaret Lawrence, VCA, Melbourne


2021-23 Artist in residence, PAS Rydlemere
2019 Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Traveling Scholarship, SCA
Artist in residence, Artspace Sydney
2018 Artist in residence, Parramatta Artists Studios
2017 Dyason Bequest, Art Gallery of NSW
          Artist in residence, Moya Dyring memorial studio, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, AGNSW
Artist in residence, Frans Masereel Centrum, Belgium
2014 Australian Post Graduate Award, Sydney University
          Artist in residence The Prop Room, St George Institute of TAFE
2013 Artist in residence Ceramic Design Studio, Sydney Institute of TAFE
          Artist in residence Bundanon Trust NSW
          Artist in residence BigCi Bilpin NSW
          ArtStart Grant Australia Council for the Arts
2011 New Work Grant, Early career Australia Council for the Arts
2010 George Hicks Award, VCA Graduate award
2009 NGV Womans Association Award, VCA Graduate award
          Carbon Black Award, VCA Graduate award
          Tania Brougham Award, VCA Graduate award
          Wallara Traveling Scholarship


ArtBank, Gippsland Art Gallery, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Wallara Asset Management
Private collections in Australia


2019 Chelsea Lehmann, Falling from a broken ladder review, Running
2018 Chelsea Lehmann, Bad Mannerisms exhibition essay
Giselle Stanborough, Suburbia, Art Guide, Australia
2016 Naomi Riddle, Solid Gold Easy Action II, exhibition essay
Kent Wilson, ‘The Agency of Things’, exhibition essay
2015 Mia Van den Bos, Objectifying the social,
2015 Stella Rosa McDonald, Death Wobbles, exhibition review,
2015 Ashley Crawford,  ‘Bong Nose Long Socks Goes to Town’, Adventures in the NeoDrome essay  
2014 Chloe Wolifson,  ‘Colouring outside the lines’, essay for artist fold out publication
2014 Liz Nowel, Other Day Ornamental, SafARI 2014 exhibition catalogue
2013 Benjamin Ryan, ‘White Out‘, Trompe l’ol exhibition essay