David Le May

Ph, 0477165727

Address  7 Knight St North Toowoomba

Email lemayd1976@outlook.com

Website www.davidrlemay.com






2003    Masters of Fine Arts (Visual Art) by Research, Charles Darwin University.

1995    Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors, School of Fine Arts, University of Tasmania.

1992    Diploma in Fine Arts, New England College of TAFE, Armidale    NSW.

1988    Certificate in Introductory Art and Design, Mt Gravatt College of   TAFE, Qld..


Selected Exhibitions

2023    ‘Aclands Gardens’, Rosalie Gallery, Goombungee.

2019     ‘Tainted Landscapes’, Repertory Theatre, Toowoomba

2019    ‘Tainted Landscapes’, Locker Valley Regional Art Gallery, Gatton

2018    ‘Tainted Landscapes’, Warwick Art Gallery, Warwick

2017    ‘Tainted Landscapes’, The Condensery, Somerset Regional Art Gallery, Toogoolawah

2017    ‘Tainted Landscapes’, Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Stanthorpe

2013    ‘Between the Rabbit and the Hat’ Installation GRID Art Space, Toowoomba

2008    ‘Ripple’ Stanthorpe Fringe Festival, ‘Musical Marquetry’ musical performance in the Stunned Possums and The Bag o’ Cats.

2008    ‘Ripple’ Stanthorpe Fringe Festival, Looking for Aquila, ‘Shimmers’ experimental film exhibition

2007    Quiet Space, (David LeMay, Thomas Spence), Stanthorpe Art Gallery.

2004    Undone, (Damien March, Adrianna Linderman, Luke Lynam, David        

            Le May), curated by David Le May, Warwick Qld Warwick Art Gallery.

2004    Reading Room, Stanthorpe Qld, Stanthorpe Art Gallery.

2002    Granite Belt Artist Month, Stanthorpe: Stanthorpe Art Gallery.

2002    Orifice, Group show, Darwin: Wood St Gallery.

2002    Forgetfulness & Thunder, Solo Exhibition, Sydney: Performance Space.

2002    Forgetfulness & Thunder, Solo Exhibition, Darwin: 24Hr Art.

2002    Members Show, Darwin: 24Hr Art.

2001    11, Group Exhibition, Darwin: 24hr Art.

2001    Deep, Group Exhibition, Darwin: Wood St Gallery.

2001    Demountable, curated by Anne Oomms, Group Exhibition, Darwin: 24Hr Art.

2001    The Distance Between Us, Melbourne: Axiom Gallery.

2000    The Print Show, Group Exhibition, Darwin: Woods St Gallery.

2000    Size Matters, Joint Exhibition, Darwin: Wood St Gallery.

2000    Touch, Group Show, Darwin: Wood St Gallery.

1996    Freemantle Print Awards, Freemantle WA.



2006    Stanthorpe Art Gallery, Stanthorpe Arts Festival.




Selected Publications

2011    LeMay D. ‘Dear Dad’, Boheme Zine, SQIT, Toowoomba 2011.

2002    Le May D. 'Full moons in the dead of night', review of Not only skin and fabric an exhibition by F. Keiso in Broadsheet CACSA:  Adelaide.

2002    Le May D. NT Artnotes correspondent March-June.  Artmonthly  ANU:     Canberra

2002    Ooms A. Review of Forgetfulness & Thunder by Le May D, Real Time Magazine June/July 2002: Sydney

2001    Le May D. 'Swamp Dynamics', review of Swamp Dynamics an exhibition by Bronwyn Wright in Eyeline. Eyeline Publishing: Brisbane



2008    Qld Arts, Quick Response Grant, ‘Ripple’

2007    Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF), Fringe Festival, ‘Ripple’

2006    Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF), ‘Little Theatre Project’.

2006    Qld Arts Regional Arts Fund, ‘Public Places Open Spaces’

2005    Quick Response Grant (RADF), ‘Regional Arts Conference’, Mackay.

2003    Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF), Professional Development, The Reading Room.

2004    Quick Response Grant (RADF), Professional development, Artists Books, Art Space Mackay



Selected Professional Experience

2014 – Present  Teacher Aid Harristown High School Annex (special education)

2013                CHERBOURG MOJO PROJECT

                        Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE (SQIT)

Cherbourg Campus

2013                ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

                        GRID Art Space Toowoomba


                        Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE (SQIT)


2010                STUDIO TECHNICIAN

                        University of Southern Queensland

2008                PROJECT MANAGER

Manage, co-ordinate and perform in Stanthorpe’s inaugural

fringe festival Ripple. Granite Belt Arts Council.

1998–2006      PRODUCTION ARTIST                  

As a Partner in Talking Turtles

Talking Turtles offers a range of services but at base there are two main types of services: Linguistic and Material Production in Aboriginal Languages.

2002                N.T ARTNOTES CORROSPONDANT

March-June.  Artmonthly  ANU:  Canberra


Shadow Prints , 1A/390 Stuart Highway, Winnellie NT 0820


Diwurruwurru-Jaru Aboriginal Corporation, (Formerly Katherine Regional Aboriginal Language Centre), P O Box 89, KATHERINE  NT  0851.

1996-1998       PRODUCTION ASSISTANT/ARTIST- Bilingual Education

Northern Territory Department of Education, Barunga CEC,           BARUNGA    NT  0852.