Brian Tisdall's Curriculum Vitae
Contact Details:  
Address: 44 Pringle Road, Nambour Qld 4560
Phone: (07) 5476 3010
Mobile: 0415 839 184
Email: briantisdall@hotmail.com
Website: briantisdall.com.au
Brief History:
  • Born in Arusha, Tanzania 10-11-1954
  • Moved to Ireland 1964
  • Moved to Australia 1966
  • School in Nambour 1967-1972
  • Lived in Brisbane 1973-1983
  • Lived in Darwin 1984-1996
  • Resides Nambour with partner and two children 1996 to present
 
Education:
  • Primary School - Boarding at Arusha School, Tanzania 1961-1963
  • Boarding at Gloucester House, Pretora Royal School, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland 1964-1965
  • Nambour State School 1967
  • Secondary School- Nambour High School 1968-1972 Matriculation
  • Other - Eastaus Art School, Brisbane, evenings 1973-1974
  • Griffith University, Brisbane-1976-1978 BA Degree (Sociology and modern Asian Studies)
 
Work History:
  • 1973: Screen printer's assistant, Associated Metal Products, Brisbane
  • 1973: Commercial Artist, USP Needham Advertising, Brisbane
  • 1973-1974: Commercial Artist, Tickle Wholesale Distributors, Brisbane
  • 1974-1975: Commercial Artist, Noel Chowne Advertising, Brisbane
  • 1979-1980: Part Owner/Manager Raffles Restaurant, Brisbane
  • 1981-1982: Partner, 3CC Custom Designs, Custom Painting, Redcliffe
  • 1983-1984: Travel/Work: Labouring, Concreting, Kitchen Hand, Offshore Oil Rig Roustabout, Fencing Sub-contractor, Youth Hostel Manager
  • 1984-1985: Overseas Travel; USA, Canada, Ireland, UK
  • 1985-1986: Youth Hostel Manager/Assistant Manager; Darwin, Kakadu
  • 1986: Began own airbrush painting and art business, Brianart, Darwin
  • 1986-Present: Own business; Airbrush T-Shirts, Murals, Illustrations, Custom painting, Fine Art, Teaching in Darwin, and Nambour Qld
 
Practical Art Experience:
  • 3 years Commercial Artist, 1973-1975
  • Student/assistant teacher Australian custom painting school, 1980
  • Partner/artist "3CC" custom painting and murals, 1981-1982. Won awards at several car shows in Qld and NSW
  • Over 20 years full time self employed professional artist, 1985 - present, Including:
    • 1995-1996: Various murals in Darwin and Kakadu
    • Airbrush Illustrations for NPWS, NT
    • Northern Territory TAFE Adult Airbrush course
    • Wulagi State School airbrush workshop
    • Murals in Children's Wing of Royal Darwin Hospital
    • 1985-1995: "Brianart" Airbrush T-Shirts at Mindil Beach Markets, Darwin
  • 1997-Present: "Brianart" Airbrush T-Shirts/Aprons at Eumundi Markets
  • January 1999: Mooloolaba Early Childhood Centre fence mural (MSC)
  • January 2002: Woombye Cobb and Co mural
  • June 2002: King of Mountain mural (Lions)
  • August 2002: Woombye Bullocky mural
  • December 2002 - January 2003: Nambour Library Children's Mural workshops. MSC
  • February/March/April 2003: Woombye State School Mural Panel workshops, for Years 4, 5, 6 and 7
  • August 2004: Repairs to Bury Street Mural, Nambour
  • October 2004: Woombye State School Year 5 Art Workshops
  • July 2005: Maroochy Library Murals for construction area walls
  • August 2005; Woombye State School Mosaic project workshops
  • 2006: Watercolour Workshops Year 6, Woombye State School
  • Scout Workshops and Mural project, Woombye Scouts
  • Teaching Master Art classes, Eumundi Artists, Eumundi, Qld
  • Public Art with Theatre Of Life Artistry at Gympie Muster
  • Noosa Jazz Festival, Cancer Relay for Life
 
Awards:
  • Acquisition Award: Northern Territory Parliament House
  • Prizes at Maroochy, Caloundra, Kenilworth, Nambour and Darwin Art shows