Mr Glenn Henderson

Lecturer

School of Creative Arts (Fine Art)

Career Summary

Biography

Glenn Henderson is an artist educator currently teaching sculpture, drawing and painting. His personal research revolves around drawing having three dimensional possibilities. This investigation involves multidisciplinary approaches to artmaking including sound and time-based installation.

Research Expertise
Research into the spatialisation of drawing, utilising sound as an integral element of three dimensional composition. This research will provide new knowledge in relation to the understanding of sound in both urban and rural spaces, it will be of assistance particularly in architectural spaces and in the creation of a healthy sound environment which will be beneficial for the users of such spaces.

Teaching Expertise
I am proficient in teaching sculptural techniques, drawing , painting and printmaking. I am also very familiar with the contemporary art context and can provide my students with an understanding of this.

Administrative Expertise
I have co-ordinated various areas within my School including three and two dimensional studies. I have also co-ordinated the Honours students and run the School Gallery .

Collaborations
1996 ARC Grant, Iconography of Newcastle, with Gilchrist and Nikoleski


Qualifications

  • Master of Fine Art, University of Newcastle
  • Diploma of Art, Newcastle College of Advanced Education
  • Graduate Diploma of Art, Newcastle College of Advanced Education

Keywords

  • Drawing
  • Installation
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Sound
  • Space

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
130201 Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Creative Arts
Australia

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/01/1972 - 1/08/1978 Community Nurse, Psychiatric Newcastle Psychiatric Centre
Australia

Invitations

Participant

Year Title / Rationale
2005 Visiting fellow
Organisation: Leeds University UK Description: Invited as an expert in my field
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Creative Work (13 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2013 Henderson GD, Songs From Salisbury, Art Systems Wickham (2013)
2013 Henderson GD, Marked, Drawing Now, Cessnock Regional Art Gallery (2013)
2009 Henderson GD, Ocean's Edge, University of Newcastle Gallery (2009)
2008 Henderson GD, Glen 5 and Glen 6: Forsythes Collectors Care Art Exhibition, Front Room Gallery, Newcastle (2008) [J2]
2000 Henderson GD, Masters and Apprentices, Lake Macquarie City Gallery, Lake Macquarie City Gallery (2000) [J2]
2000 Henderson GD, Constructing Futures, Newcastle Region Gallery, Newcastle Region Gallery (2000) [J2]
2000 Henderson GD, Five Red Songs, University of Wollongong, University of Wollongong Gallery (2000) [J2]
1999 Henderson GD, Drawn from Italy, Anne Von Bertouch, Von Bertouch Galleries (1999) [J2]
1999 Henderson GD, Rim, As above, School of Fine Art Gallery (1999) [J2]
1999 Henderson GD, Recent Drawings, Robert Ward, University College,Bretton Hall University of Leeds, UK (1999) [J2]
1999 Henderson GD, Still Life in 3 Parts "Outbreak Exhibition, As above, School of Fine Art Gallery (1999) [J2]
1999 Henderson GD, Soundscape Do You Remember Exhibition, Debra Abrahams Director, Lake MacQuarie City Gallery (1999) [J2]
1999 Henderson GD, Mini Print, International Print Exchange Exhibition. USA, As Above, Purdue University, Lafayette. IN USA (1999) [J2]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 4
Total funding $33,150

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19991 grants / $7,000

'Counterpoint' An experimental investigation into the use of sound as an essential element in spatialised drawing.$7,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Glenn Henderson
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1999
Funding Finish 1999
GNo G0178118
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

19962 grants / $18,000

An iconography of Newcastle through sculptural forms - a sense of place$14,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding body ARC (Australian Research Council)
Project Team Professor Graham Gilchrist, Associate Professor Vlase Nikoleski, Mr Glenn Henderson
Scheme Small Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 1996
Funding Finish 1996
GNo G0175758
Type Of Funding Scheme excluded from IGS
Category EXCL
UON Y

Sculptor in Residence, University of Leeds and creation of major sculpture for the Yorkshire Sculpture Park$4,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Glenn Henderson
Scheme Special Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1996
Funding Finish 1996
GNo G0176558
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

19951 grants / $8,150

Sound-Form Investigation$8,150

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Glenn Henderson
Scheme Project Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1995
Funding Finish 1995
GNo G0174991
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed1
Current0

Past Supervision

Year Level of Study Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2006 Masters Modern Mythmaking in Contemporary Narrative Sculpture
Fine Arts, Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
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Mr Glenn Henderson

Position

Lecturer
School of Creative Arts
Faculty of Education and Arts

Focus area

Fine Art

Contact Details

Email glenn.henderson@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 6263
Fax (02) 4921 6909

Office

Room AT29
Building Fine Art
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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