2007/2009 MFA, Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne.
2000/2003 Victoria University of Technology, Electronic & Interactive Media, Melbourne, Australia.
1995/1997 Athens School of Fine Arts, Postgraduate Program in Printmaking, Athens, Greece.
1992/1995 Athens School of Fine Arts, BA (Hons.) Printmaking, Athens, Greece.
1993/1994 Royal College of Art, Postgraduate Program in Printmaking, London, UK.
1990/1992 Athens School of Fine Arts, Postgraduate Program in Sculpture & Installation, Athens, Greece.
1984/1988 Academy of Fine Arts Minerva, BA (Hons.) Painting/Sculpture, Groningen, The Netherlands.
Selected solo exhibitions
2010 Nikki & Joaquin, Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane
2009 Laudanum & De Breeder, Neon Parc, Melbourne.
2009 Elastic Rebound Theory, Stephan Balleux (Think21 Gallery, Brussels) & Irene Hanenbergh, Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane
2009 Resort Nadir, Sydney University Museum & Galleries, Sydney.
2007 Vlad July Egoiste, Neon Parc, Melbourne.
2007 Freedom Holidays in The Rudolphine, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne.
2007 Auckland Artfair - Neon Parc at Hilton Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand.
2005 Wolga Banshees, Apartment Gallery, Melbourne.
2003 Presence between Alborz and Hekla, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne.
2002 Trinity deLuxe Commander, TCB Art. Inc, Melbourne.
1997 This is What I Like So It's How I Do It And That Is What You See, Gallery Georgadeas, Athens.
1995 New Painting, Gallery Bert Mertens, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
1994 Gloria, it's never too late, Gallery Olga Georgadeas, Athens, Greece.
1991 Irene Hanenbergh, Corazon, Groningen, The Netherlands.
1989 Irene Hanenbergh, Gallery Biemoldsbelang, Groningen, The Netherlands.
1989 Irene Hanenbergh, Gallery Rumpff, Haarlem, The Netherlands.
1988 Irene Hanenbergh, Gallery Voorheen Schoolholm 33/1, Groningen, The Netherlands.
1988 Irene Hanenbergh, AIR, Corazon, Groningen, The Netherlands.
Selected group exhibitions
2009 FREMANTLE PRINT AWARD 2009, Fremantle, WA
2009 Dark Liaisons, curated by Ashley Crawford, Darwin, NT
2009 ART LA 2009, Los Angeles International Contemporary Art Fair, Los Angeles, USA (with Neon Parc).
2009 Some Recent Painting: The Director's Cut, 2009, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne.
2008 The Resurrectionists, curated by Ashley Crawford and Sam Leach, Block Gallery, Melbourne.
2009 Neo goth: back in black, curated by Alison Kubler, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane.
2009 Revolving doors (in memory of Blair Trethowan), Uplands Gallery, Melbourne.
2009 Show Me Your World, curated by Hannah Matthews, Gitte Weise Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
2009 Bal Tashchit, Thou Shalt Not Destroy, curated by Melissa Amore and Ashley Crawford, Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne.
2007 Old Skool (never lose that feeling), curated by Hannah Mathews & Robert Cook, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth.
2007 Dream Wheels, Mahara Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand.
2006 one god, no masters, Hamish McKay Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand.
2006 ZOO Art Fair 2006 London, Bureau Gallery, Manchester, UK.
2006 Someone shows something to someone, Canberra Contemporary Art Spaces, Canberra.
2006 This is the thing I thought would never come, BUS Gallery, curated by Tony Garifalakis, Melbourne.
2006 Collection CBK Centrum voor Beeldende Kunst, curated by L. Grotenhuis, The Netherlands.
2006 Melbourne Reign, New Melbourne Painting, Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney.
2006 Kids Stay Free, Neon Parc, Melbourne. 2005
2006 A portable model of (touring), curated by Tristian Koenig, La Trobe Regional Gallery, Morewell, VIC.
2006 Arts Aporia, curated by BUS & Phatspace (Australia), Osaka, Japan.
2006 Neo Folk, curated by Julian Holcroft, Lithuanian Club, Melbourne.
2006 Drops in the ocean, curated by Ewoud van Rijn, Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
2006 Magic, curated by Andrea Gilbert, Vamiali's Gallery, Athens, Greece.
2006 Salon de Freehands, curated by Rob McHaffie, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne.
2006 Prog: ME Programma de midia electronica, curated by C. Sansolo & E. Fraenkel, Rio de Janeiro,Brazil.
2006 Nature by Proxy, curated by John Nicholson, Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney.
2006 Slave, curated by C.Hill, K.Picken, R.McKenzie, N.Selenitsch, The Margaret Lawrence Galleries, Melbourne.
2006 VII Intl. Art & Film Festival, Centro Cultural Pablo de la Torriente Brau, Havana, Cuba.
2006 A portable model of (touring), curated by Tristian Koenig, Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania.
2004 Addressbook, curated by Tristian Koenig, BUS Gallery, Melbourne.
2004 VideoLoveHateVideo, curated by Tristian Koenig, Phatspace, Sydney.
2004 Instinct, curated by Liza Vasiliou, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne.
2004 Imagens Que Jamais VocÊ Jamais VerÁ Na TV, curated by C. Sansolo & E. Fraenkel, Sesc Vila Mariana, São Paulo, Brazil.
2004 VI Intl. Art & Film Festival, Centro Cultural Pablo de la Torriente Brau, Havana, Cuba.
2004 laisle.com Hole 04-02, screening curated by Sansolo & Fraenkel, Cine Buraco, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2004 Girlpower 3, GAZI Contemporary Artspace, curated by T. Spiliotis, Athens, Greece.
2003 Posted, MOP Projects, curated by Anton Marin, Sydney.
2003 V Intl. Art & Film Festival, Centro Cultural Pablo de la Torriente Brau & Gallery Carmen Montilla, Havana, Cuba.
2003 WallCandy, curated by Greg Deftereos, Conical Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne.
2002 Only the Lonely, curated by Clare Firth-Smith (Penthouse & Pavement), BLOCK Gallery, Sydney.
2001 ABSOLUT: Selected works from the European Collection (touring exhibition), Paris (France), Warsaw (Poland), Stockholm, Millesgarden, Sweden.
2000 MoNa, Museum of New Art, Detroit, USA. Snapshot, Contemporary Museum, curated by G. Sangster, Baltimore, USA.
1999 ABSOLUT Cult, DESTE Contemporary Art, in collaboration with ABSOLUT, Stockholm, Sweden.
1999 Galerie d'Art Contemporain Jacques Cartier, Chauny, France.
1999 ArtZine, organised by Phil Edwards, Spencer St. Gallery, Melbourne.
1999 Gallery Olga Georgadeas (Groupshow), Athens, Greece.
1999 Gallery monohoro (Groupshow), Athens, Greece. 1998 Westspace Gallery, A4Art, Melbourne. Gallery Olga Georgadeas (Groupshow), Athens, Greece.
1997 Gallery Olga Georgadeas (Groupshow), Athens, Greece.
1997 Gallery monohoro (Groupshow), Athens, Greece.
1997 sweet egg, O Exerevnitis, Athens, Greece.
1996 Athens School of Fine Arts (graduation exhibition), National Gallery of Athens, Athens, Greece.
1996 BasaArt, Gallery monohoro, Athens, Greece.
1995 ABSOLUT Cult 95, curated by Y. Kolokotroni & E. Athanasssiou, Pieridis Museum of Contemporary Art, in collaboration with ABSOLUT, Stockholm, Sweden.
1995 CHAOS, Artspace CHAOS Art & Design, Athens, Greece
1994 Gallery Olga Georgadeas (Groupshow), Athens, Greece.
1993 Het Boudoir van PM, curated by Tanya Von Barnau-Sythoff, AIR Artist International Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
1992 Greece-The Netherlands: Contemporary Artists. Centre for Contemporary Art. Organized by the Royal Dutch Embassy, Athens, Greece.
1992 Different Opinion, curated by Miltos Manetas and Maria Papadimitriou, Gallery VIA Farini, Villa Addormentata, Boffalora, Ticino, Milan, Italy.
1990 De Blokkendoos, Zwolle, The Netherlands.
1990 Relics, Gallery Relics, Thessaloniki, Greece.
1989 Noordkunst Artfair & Central Exhibition: Young Talent, curated by Frits Maats, Zuidlaren, The Netherlands.
1989 Project Dineke Van Huizen, Gallery Arcadia, Finsterwolde The Netherlands.
1989 Salon der Debutanten, Slagharen, The Netherlands.
1989 Summer Art Korenbeurs, Center for Art, Groningen, The Netherlands.
1988 Start 88, Centraal Beheer, Zeist, The Netherlands.
1988 Academy Minerva (graduation exhibition), De Oosterpoort, Groningen, The Netherlands.
1987 Spatial Design, Academie Minerva, Groningen, the Netherlands.
Public and private collections in Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the USA
Museum of Old and New Art (Australia),
ABSOLUT European Collection (Sweden)
Center for Contemporary Art (The Netherlands)
Collection ASKT (Greece), Rabobank (The Netherlands)
Awards, scholarships, residencies
2007-2009 APA award, The University of Melbourne, MFA Victorian College of the Arts.
2008 6 month Art residency New York City, USA.
2006 Arts Victoria, Arts Development Grant, Melbourne.
2005 Arts Victoria, Export and Touring Grant, Melbourne.
2003 Pat Corrigan Artist Grant, NAVA, Australia Council, Sydney. Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT)
Conference & Workshop Travel Grant. V Intl. Art & Film Festival, Havana, Cuba.
2002 Siggraph Singapore; Shortlisted in International Digital 3D Competition
2002, Singapore. Experimenta selected Interactive shockwave work The Forest (2001) for online exhibition, Melbourne.
1995-1997 IKY Postgraduate Scholarships. Grant for 2 Academic Years Postgraduate studies, Foundation for Government Artist Scholarships (IKY), Athens, Greece.
1995 ABSOLUT Cult. Commission/Prize by ABSOLUT Vodka, Stockholm, Sweden.
1993 Royal College of Art Sponsorships, Renswoude, Tesselschade and Stoop (private sponsorship foundations) for Postgraduate studies at the Royal College of Art, London, UK. European Grants Program PETRA II, Grant for Artists Residency ASKT (Delphi annex), Greece.
1992 Promotional Grant Voorzienings Fonds voor Kunstenaars (VVK), Production & Publication of Exhibition Catalogue, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, Artist Development Grant (1 year), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
1990-1994 NUFFIC Netherlands University Federation for International Cooperation. Awarded 4 Scholarships within the funding program of the Dutch & Greek Ministry of Culture (European Cultural Agreement:Exchange & Residency program), The Hague, The Netherlands.
1990 Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, Artist Development Grant (1 year), Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Rens-Holle Foundation, Grant for Postgraduate studies and artist residency (Athens), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
1989 Centre for Contemporary Art, Artist Material & Development Grant, Groningen, The Netherlands. Centre for Contemporary Art, Exhibition Grant, Groningen, The Netherlands.
1988-1989 Stipend (Startstipendium) awarded by Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam.
Selected recent collaboration & artist pages
2006 Love Song Book. Artistpage contribution. Artistbook by Lisa Radford & Narelle Desmond, Melbourne.
2004 Girlpower 3. Art & charitable campaign. Initiated by A. Kollaros and T. Spiliotis in association with the Hellenic Cancer Society, Athens, Greece.
2003 HomeComing. Artistpage contribution 'SuperWish'. Artistbook by Hilde Aagaard. Oslo, Norway. ISBN:960-87354-4-0. RUBIK#14. Artistpage contribution, Melbourne. Issue 14. Curated by Julia Gorman, James Lynch, Michelle Ussher.
2002 Vanilla Sigaartje, video with Lane Cormick, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne.
2000 The Politics of Everyday Fear. Australian Perspecta Project, Artspace Sydney, in collaboration with Tony Garifalakis.
1999 R.I.P. Artzine, in collaboration with Tony Garifalakis. GLUE NO.6, in collaboration with Tony Garifalakis, Melbourne.
2008 Neo goth: back in black, Exhibition Catalogue (hardback), University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane.
Show You My World, Exhibition catalogue, essay by Hannah Matthews, Gitte Weise Gallery, Berlin.
Artlink, vol 28 no 3, Sophie Knezic, Review Bal Tashchit:Thou Shalt Not Destroy.Bal Tashchit, Thou shalt not Destroy, Environmental Apocalypse and the Hebrew Bible, Exhibition Catalogue by Melissa Amore (Author), Ashley Crawford (Author) Paperback: 35 pages Publisher: Jewish Museum of Australia (April 2008) ISBN-10: 1875670475 ISBN-13: 978-1875670475
Australian Art Collector, Ric Spencer, December 2007
The Perth Voice, Old skool's never out of fashion, Saturday 1 December 2007, p15 The West Australian, Old-skool vintage back from 2004, Wednesday 5 December 2007, p6-7
Art Monthly Australia, Old Skool Rules and the Yearning for Roots, #208, April 2008, p10-12
The Australian, Nostalgic school of thought, Tuesday 11 December 2007, p9
The West Australian, Old Skool attitude rules PICA, Friday 11 January 2008, p7
X-Press, Blast From The Past, Thursday 20 December 2007, p37
50 Most Collectible Artists, Carrie Lumby, Australian Art Collector, Issue 43, Jan-March 2008, p 142.
Old Skool, Ric Spencer, Review Australian Art Collector, Issue 43, Jan-March 2008, p 307.
Old Skool attitude rules PICA, Ric Spencer, Review The West Australian, Jan 11 2008, pg 7.
2007 Old Skool (Never Lose That Feeling), Exhibition Catalogue. ISBN 1 875386 81 5. Dec 2007.
Blast from the past, X-press Magazine, Review Collette Swindells, 20 Dec 2007.
Old Skool (Never Lose That Feeling), Ted Schnell. Review The Australian, Dec 11 2007.
Art Around the Galleries, Vlad July Egoiste, by Megan Backhouse. The Age Nov 10, 2007.
The Supernatural world of Irene Hanenbergh. Feature by Megan Backhouse. Gallery Guide Australia. Nov-Dec 2007.
Vlad July Egoiste. Review, Brigitte Barta, Good Weekend, The Age Nov 3 2007.
Metallic Magic. Review, Frances Johnson. Critical Sightlines - Art and Culture, The Age Nov 16 2007.
Irene Hanenbergh: Vlad July Egoiste. Review, Natalie King. Art It, Japanese-English bilingual Art Quarterly 2007/11/20.
Vlad July Egoiste, Exhibition Catalogue, text by Edward Colless, 2007.
Freedom Holidays in The Rudolphine, Exhibition catalogue, essay by Lisa Radford, May 2007.
Review MCV (online), Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, May 23, 2007.
Art around the Galleries, Freedom Holidays in the Rudolphine, Ashley Crawford, The Age, May 19, 2007.
Ghost in the machine. Ashley Crawford. Australian Art Collector, Issue 40, April-June 07, Sydney.
50 Most Collectible Artists, Andrew Frost. Australian Art Collector, Issue 39, Jan-March 07 p. 170-171, Sydney.2006
Hothouse Flowers: one god, no masters. M.Amery. Dominion Post, Oct 27, Wellington, NZ.
Oz Dutch darkly, This is the thing I thought would never come. A.Crawford. The Sunday Age, Aug 20, 2006. Melbourne.
Australian Art Collector. A.Crawford. Quarterly. April-June, 2006, Sydney.
I.Gerogianni, Review 'Magic', CONTEMPORARY, no 78 p.76, 2006. London. UK.
A.Crawford. KIDS STAY FREE. Review. The Sunday Age (Preview), April 16, 2006. Melbourne.
A.Crawford. Hell's Kitchen, exhibition catalogue Melbourne Reign, Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney.