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

CodeDescriptionPercentage
130201Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2014 - LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Creative Arts
Australia

Professional appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/1972 - 1/08/1978Community Nurse, PsychiatricNewcastle Psychiatric Centre
Australia

Invitations

Participant

YearTitle / Rationale
2005Visiting 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For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.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)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Henderson GD, Songs From Salisbury, Art Systems Wickham (2013)
2013Henderson GD, Marked, Drawing Now, Cessnock Regional Art Gallery (2013)
2009Henderson GD, Ocean's Edge, University of Newcastle Gallery (2009)
2008Henderson GD, Glen 5 and Glen 6: Forsythes Collectors Care Art Exhibition, Front Room Gallery, Newcastle (2008) [J2]
2000Henderson GD, Masters and Apprentices, Lake Macquarie City Gallery, Lake Macquarie City Gallery (2000) [J2]
2000Henderson GD, Constructing Futures, Newcastle Region Gallery, Newcastle Region Gallery (2000) [J2]
2000Henderson GD, Five Red Songs, University of Wollongong, University of Wollongong Gallery (2000) [J2]
1999Henderson GD, Drawn from Italy, Anne Von Bertouch, Von Bertouch Galleries (1999) [J2]
1999Henderson GD, Rim, As above, School of Fine Art Gallery (1999) [J2]
1999Henderson GD, Recent Drawings, Robert Ward, University College,Bretton Hall University of Leeds, UK (1999) [J2]
1999Henderson GD, Still Life in 3 Parts "Outbreak Exhibition, As above, School of Fine Art Gallery (1999) [J2]
1999Henderson GD, Soundscape Do You Remember Exhibition, Debra Abrahams Director, Lake MacQuarie City Gallery (1999) [J2]
1999Henderson 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 grants4
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 bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMr Glenn Henderson
SchemeProject Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start1999
Funding Finish1999
GNoG0178118
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

19962 grants / $18,000

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

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Graham Gilchrist, Associate Professor Vlase Nikoleski, Mr Glenn Henderson
SchemeSmall Grant
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start1996
Funding Finish1996
GNoG0175758
Type Of FundingScheme excluded from IGS
CategoryEXCL
UONY

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

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMr Glenn Henderson
SchemeSpecial Project Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start1996
Funding Finish1996
GNoG0176558
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

19951 grants / $8,150

Sound-Form Investigation$8,150

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMr Glenn Henderson
SchemeProject Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start1995
Funding Finish1995
GNoG0174991
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY
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Research Supervision

Past Supervision

YearResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2006Modern Mythmaking in Contemporary Narrative Sculpture
Fine Arts, Faculty of Education and Arts
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

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

Office

RoomAT29
BuildingFine Art
LocationCallaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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