Margaret Worthington & Clive Rouse CV

Margaret Worthington

National Diploma of Art and Design, Natal Art College, Durban, South Africa
Master of Contemporary Art, Visual Arts, University of Tasmania
Clive Rouse

Engraver and Die Sinker, VH Smith, Johannesburg, First Class Machinist, Peachey’s Engineering, Gladstone
8 Talaba Road, Calliope, Q 4680 Australia


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Selected Projects


Bimblebox 153 Birds Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum March

Gladstone Hospital Art Gallery April May Dobby Tree Kangaroo prints


Rona 18 Exhibition Brisbane Australian Earth Laws Alliance

Dobby, Young Tree Kangaroo exhibition and workshops Cairns Botanic Gardens 

CQUniversity Creates Exhibition.

Visit Far North Queensland and do a series of Watercolour Paintings

Dobby, Young Tree Kangaroo Book self published

Boyne Island Hook Up Festival. Gail Sellers reads Dobby, Young Tree Kangaroo

Make BRUV frames for CQUniversity


Artist in Residence Shiro Oni Studio Japan

CQUniversity Art and Science Seagrass sculptures project for the Gladstone World Science Festival

Painting chosen for the Baynton exhibition, Rockhampton Art Gallery

Painting and sculpture chosen for CQU Creates exhibition CQU. Purchased by CQU Gladstone.


Colour- the refraction of Light, Year of Light Project, Calliope Library and Miriam Vale Library

AIR Project West School Teach the teachers

CQU Creates 2016 Exhibition work purchased, exhibition travelled Rockhampton, Bundaberg, Mackay

Artist in Residence Project Shetland RADF Concept Development Grant

Bimblebox 153 Birds Project participating artist

AIR, Bressay Island, Shetland

CQU Gladstone By invitation Campus Exhibition work purchased

Berwick Watch Tower Gallery United Kingdom Open Show 2016

Boyne Island Tannum Sands RSL Sculpture Concept Design


CQU Creates painting selected and purchased for travelling exhibition

Artist in Residence Sumburgh Heads Lighthouse and Visitors Centre Shetland  Islands

Finalist Rockhampton Regional Council Entry Signage and Sculpture Project

Install Owl Art Panels Rainbow Valley Early Learning Centre Gladstone

Flow Centre Rockhampton Owl Journeys book and paintings display, a school holidays program with Birdlife Capricornia

Final detail design and engineering of Life Circle Sculpture for Tondoon Botanic Gardens, Gladstone Regional Council, Gladstone


Musclemen exhibition, Kalgoorlie, WA, Arts and Edges, Australian Regional Arts Conference, aerial photographs by Allan Andrew, aluminium fabrication by Clive Rouse, 20×20 Pecha Kucha presentation about display, funded by Gladstone RADF and a Quick Response grant from Artslink Queensland

CQUniversity Rockhampton exhibition, purchase Heron Island coral spawning for Art Collection

Rainbow Valley Early Learning Centre, Gladstone work with children and design and fabricate aluminium panels and poles for the art circle in new building

Owl Project, a multi layered project includes an illustrated children’s book, a display of watercolour paintings and information panels and children and adult workshops, Gladstone Tondoon Botanic Gardens (GTBG) funded by QGC and GTBG

Romp in the Park, Rockhampton, Collaborative workshops at schools and performance at Botanic Gardens


Life Circle’ sculpture concept for Tondoon Botanic Gardens and the National Seniors Ass., Stage One concept design, Gladstone

Tutor Painting Birds for the Beginner, Birdlife Australia National Campout, Byfield
‘Enviro’ sculpture for BTAB and CA Turtle Way Artscape Project, image from “Industry sited within the Environment’, exhibition
Light sculpture ‘Fishfinger’ for the Queensland Musical Festival production of Boomtown
‘Celia’ dolphin sculpture for Bill Robertson Toyota showroom

‘Community’ Sculpture design for Goovigen community, Banana Shire Council as part of the Banana Shire Stories Trail project
‘Drilled’ Sculpture selected for the inaugural Baynton awards, Rockhampton RC
‘Scrubbage’, Community environmental art workshops for Boyne Calliope subregion, FBA

Scrubbage, Community environmental art workshops for Boyne Calliope subregion, FBA
Gladstone Heritage Retirement Village panel for Rio Tinto Alcan
Jono Walsh mentoring trophy, private commission for DERM, Brisbane
Line Honours trophy, Gladstone to Brisbane Yacht Race, Gladstone RC
Settlers Park interpretive panel, Sunshine Coast RC

Poster presentation, ‘Heart of Currimundi’, Launceston, Tasmania, Junction 2010
Wildflower workshops with Sue Aspland, Sunshine Coast RC
Guest Speakers at ABAF business workshop, GRAGM, Gladstone
‘Filament” courtyard sculpture concept design, CQ University, Rockhampton
Treeline Project with Sue Aspland, Sunshine Coast RC

‘Time Sticks” sculpture, Emerald CBD
Mentor local artist and fabricate ‘Hands on the Wall’ wall sculpture, Emerald CBD

‘Soaring’ Hinkler Hall of Aviation wall sculpture, Bundaberg
Concept design for Bell Park, Emu Park
Calliope C and K Kindergarten, concept design for artworks

Gladstone Tondoon Botanic Gardens-concept design for the new children’s educational playground
Winner Historical Category ‘Street scaping Emerald’
Rockhampton Riverbank Redevelopment –Crocodile and Bird Amenities concept design,
painting and fabrication,
Rockhampton Riverbank Redevelopment –design and fabricate a series of sculptural BBQ markers

Finalist concept design for Bundaberg CBD water fountain
Agnes Water State School-public art project, sculpture for front of school
Tannum Sands State School- Artist in residence, sculpture and murals for the new school building

NRG Gladstone Power Station- ‘Artifact’ for Head Office boardroom, Princetown, New Jersey, USA
Gladstone City Council Library Square project- suspended Kitty Hawk airplane

Awards and Grants  

RADF grant for project with Rainbow Valley Early Learning Centre

Exhibition Highlights 

Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum ‘Gone to the Dogs’
CBD exhibition, Emerald Art Gallery ‘Bird Dog’
Island Spirits, Gecko Valley Winery

Childers Art Gallery
Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum

Numerous Solo Exhibitions in the Central Queensland area-Gladstone, Bundaberg, Rockhampton and Calliope

Solo and joint exhibitions

Sydney, Brisbane, Australia
Durban, South  Africa
Taos, New   Mexico

Publications and websites 

On the Ground, Boyne Calliope Sub region newsletter, FBA May 2012
Coolum and North Shore News November 2010
Sunshine Coast Newsletter October 2010
Currimundi Lake Catchment News Autumn 2010
Tree Line website, Caloundra Art Gallery March 2010
CQ News Emerald Oct 11 2008
Style Magazine Central Queensland 2007 Arts
The Courier Mail Brisbane Jan 2007
The Courier Mail Brisbane Nov 2006
The Morning Bulletin Rockhampton and Observer, Gladstone var. 2006/7/8/9/10/11
The Public Art Agency Art Built –in News Sept.2003
Art Monthly Australia Oct. 2003