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Instagram  @carolinegraley  @carolinegraleymakes   @carolinegraleyclay



2011 Certificate 4 in Work Place Training and Assessment

2003 Cretificate 4 in Small Business Management

2001 Diploma of Transpersonal Counselling

1992-1997 Studied Dance Movement Therapy, Drawing Process, International Dance Therapy Institute

1991-92 Studied Graduate Diploma in Dance and Movement Studies, Melbourne University

1987   Graduate Diploma in Education, Deakin University

1986   Diploma of Art and Design, Monash University 



2022  Finalist Yering Station Exhibition and Sculpture Award

          Finalist INterior Small Sculpture Exhibition, YAVA, Healsville

2021  Finalist Southern Buoy Studios Landscape Prize; 

          Finalist upcoming Yering Station Sculpture Prize 2021

2020  Finalist Southern Buoy Studios Portrait Prize ; 

          True Form, Group Exhibition, Black Spot Gallery

2019  Finalist Yering Station Sculpture Award,

          Finalist Gippsland Sculpture Prize 

          Drawing on Nature  Frankston Art Centre,

          Small Forty Five Downstairs Melbourne

2017  Finalist Gippsland Sculpture Prize, Arc Yinnar.

2016  Finalist Arc Yinnar Biennial Drawing Prize, judges John Wolseley, Geoffery Dupree 

2015   Winner Little Archies Portrait Prize, Oakhill Gallery, Mornington

2013  Semi- Finalist Doug Moran National Portrait Prize,Sydney

           Finalist Portia Geach Portrait Prize, Erwin Gallery ,Sydney       

2010   Finalist 333 Collins Street Sculpture Exhibition,

           Melbourne, Tesselar Sculpture Prize

2008   Finalist Contempora2, Docklands Melbourne,

           St Johns Heritage Exhibition Melbourne

2007   Finalist Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Award, Yarra Glen          

           Finalist Contempora 2 Sculpture Awards,

           Docklands, Montalto Sculpture Prize

2006   Finalist Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Award, Yarra Glen       .

           Finalist Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award,

           Montalto Sculpture Prize  

2005   Finalist Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Award, Yarra Glen        

           Finalist Montalto Sculpture Prize, Shoreham

           Invited Artist Deja View Cube 37 Frankston           

2004   Invited Artist, Desire Cube 37 Frankston Arts

           Toorak Village Festival of Sculpture Toorak 



2021  Arabesque Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre, Frankston, multi-media Installation 

2019   Cosmic Garden Installation with John Noordennen, Arc Yinnar

2018   Full Bloom multi-media installation with J Noordennen, Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre

2018   Body of Work, Arc, Yinnar

2017   Flourish Gallery Arc, Yinnar  

2010   Headlands Whitehill Gallery, Dromana 

2005   Interspace Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre, multi-media installation

2004   Divers 2 Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre, multi-media installation

           Passion Flower Cube 37 Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre, multi-media installation

           Peek Experience Oakhill Gallery, Mornington multi-media installation

2003   Divers Cube 37,Frankston Arts Centre, multi-media installation

           Curve Cube 37,Frankston Arts Centre, multi-media installation           

2002   Elemental Goya Galleries, Melbourne; 

           Recollect Oakhill Gallery, Mornington              .

           Red Square Mira Fine Art, Flinders St, Melbourne

2001   Art Moves in Space Oakhill Gallery, Mornington            

1998   Out of a Dark Space Fitzroy Gallery, Fitzroy



2022 Artist Residency at Police Point Mornington Peninsula

2020  Virtual Artist Residency  Mornington Peninsula Shire 

2014   Little Archies Portrait Prize Oakhill Gallery, Mornington. Judge Ivan Durrant

2008   Commission, Mornington Peninsula Botanic and Rose Gardens Civic Reserve

2007   Public Choice Award, Contempora2, Docklands, Melbourne 

2006   Peoples Choice Award, Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards  

           Shortlisted artist, Lakeside Sculpture Commission, Cardinia Shire Council

2005   Highly Commended, Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards

           Pennon Hill Peoples Choice Award and Mitchell Family Choice Award, Montalto Sculpture Prize 

2004  Judges Special Commendation, Toorak Village Sculpture Festival



Mornington Library, Mornington

Mornington Peninsula Botanic and Rose Gardens Civic Reserve, Mornigton

Monash University, Melbourne 



Andrea Louise Thomas article "Multifaceted" Peninsula Essence Magazine, Sept, 2022 

Artist spotlight Mornington Peninsula Gallery, MPRG Connect, @MPRGConnect 2021

Artist in spotlight Mornington Peninsula Arts and Culture, @artsandcullturemornpen 2021 

In Full Bloom , Peninsula Essence Magazine, August 2018

Peninsula Visitor Magazine, Autumn /winter 2010, p. 40

Australian Art and Artists file, State Library Victoria 

‘Headlands a Caroline Graley Survey Showcase’, Goodlife Magazine, November 2008, p. 44

 Postcards Lifestyle Program, Channel Nine, June 2005

Megan Backhouse, Mixed Media, The Age, May 2005

Russell Williamson, 'Shaping the Imagination', Driven Magazine, March 2005, p. 32

Michael Berry, 'A Figurative and Conceptual Artist', Views Magazine,October 2003, p. 40 

Melbourne Fringe Festival Guide, Impress Magazine, October 2003, p. 13

Fringe Guide, Beat Magazine, October 2003, p. 25

3RRR Arts Program, October 2003

Michael Berry, 'Figures from an Intimate World', View Magazine, July 2003, p.37-39

Radio Interview, Arts and Environment Program, June 2003

'Curve’, Arts Review Frankston, May 2003, p. 6

Mornington Peninsula Leader Newspaper, various articles 1996-2004

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