Bio

‘We are two people working as one, with a single vision  something no one else is doing in art’.

Initially, Gillie and Marc painted and designed, but have now become very interested in sculpture creating commissioned works for venues such as: Australia Zoo; Sydney Children’s Hospital; Australian Red Cross Blood Service; Hilton Hotel Singapore; McDonald’s Corporate Headquarters in Singapore; and the Ying Ren Four Seasons Hotel in Beijing.

The artists produce sculptures in a variety of mediums including bronze, brass, steel, wood, fibreglass and polyresin. Awards and accolades are numerous for the Schattners. In 2006 they were Archibald Prize finalists. The painting He’ll never be famous but he doesn’t give a damn, he’s a musician, earned them first prize at the 2009 Chianciano Biennale in Tuscany, Italy.

Their life-like fibreglass sculptural piece, Bondi Coffee Dog, appeared in the Florence Biennale in the same year. Stretching controversy further is their work, If Jesus was alive today he would be a skateboarder, which featured in the inaugural 2009 Blake Prize Director’s Cut, an online exhibition. Gillie and Marc has also featured work in the 2012, 2015 and 2016 Sculptures by the Sea at Bondi Beach where they won the People’s Choice and Kids Choice Awards in 2016, for Shandu, Buried Rhino.

With over 20 years of collaboration, Gillie and Marc’s works have received acclaim worldwide and are held in collections both nationally and internationally.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Live, Love and Together, Ode to Art Gallery, Singapore
2016 Paparazzi Dogs, Ruth Wittenberg Triangle, Greenwich Village, New York, USA
2016 Paparazzi Dogs, Pearl Street Triangle & Anchorage Place, New York, USA
2015 The Celebrity Animal, Entertainment Quarter, NSW, Australia
2015 Some things you can’t explain, Gallery One, QLD, Australia
2015 Kiss Me, Linton & Kay Galleries, Perth, WA, Australia
2013 Mini Paceman, George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2013 We are one, Milk Factory Gallery, Bowral, NSW, Australia
2013 Coffee with friends, Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2012 Go dogs go, Rex-Livingston Art Dealer, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2012 Animal Attraction, Linton & Kay Galleries, Perth, WA, Australia
2011 Wild at heart, Richard Martin Art, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2011 The road less travelled, Linton & Kay Galleries, Perth, WA, Australia
2010 Returning to the animal within, Nexus, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2009 The dog in us all, Linton & Kay Galleries, Perth, WA, Australia
2009 I love my dog and my dog loves me, Richard Martin Art, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2008 Wishful Thinking, Linton & Kay Galleries, Perth, WA, Australia
2007 Modern Addictions, Libby Edwards, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2007 New Paintings, Libby Edwards, QLD, Australia
2006 Creature Comforts, Libby Edwards, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2005 Life can’t wait, Darling Park Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia
1999 Sex in the city, New York, USA
1996 Circus, New York, USA
1994 Expats, The Substation, Singapore
1993 Blue-eyed view, The Substation, Singapore

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Art Park, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2016 Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Beach, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2016 Jing’an Sculpture Park, Shanghai, China
2016 Raining Elephants, Milk Factory Gallery, Bowral, NSW, Australia
2016 Paparazzi Dogs, New York, USA
2016 Art3f Paris, Paris, France
2016 Aaf Brussels, Belgium
2016 Antiques and Art Fair, Luxembourg
2016 Affordable Art Fair, London, UK
2016 Asia Contemporary Art Show, Hong Kong
2016 Affordable Art Fair, New York, USA
2016 Affordable Art Fair, Singapore
2016 Affordable Art Fair, Hong Kong
2015 Considered, .M Contemporary, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2015 Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Beach, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2015 Sculpture on the Wharf, ARTPark, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2015 Sculptures in the Garden, Mudgee, NSW, Australia
2015 Huntington Music Festival, Mudgee, NSW, Australia
2015 South Korea Affordable Art Fair, Seoul, Korea
2015 Stockholm Affordable Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden
2015 Hamburg Affordable Art Fair, Hamburg, Germany
2015 Harbour Sculpture, Woolwich Dock, NSW, Australia
2015 Metalheads, Sculpture at Scenic World, Katoomba, NSW, Australia
2015 New Faces, Cooks Hill Galleries, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
2015 Affordable Art Fair, London, UK
2015 Asia Contemporary Art Show, Hong Kong
2015 Affordable Art Fair, Hong Kong
2015 ArtMuc Art Fair, Munich, Germany
2014 Affordable Art Fair, Singapore
2014 Swell Sculpture Festival, Currumbin Beach, QLD, Australia
2014 Sculptures in the Garden, Mudgee, NSW, Australia
2014 Huntington Music Festival, Mudgee, NSW, Australia
2013 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Finalist, Woollahra Municipal Council, NSW, Australia
2013 Morrison Gallery, New York, USA
2013 Milk Factory Gallery, Bowral, NSW, Australia
2013 Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2013 Milk Factory Gallery, Bowral, NSW, Australia
2013 Federation Square, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2013 Sculpture Inside, Cottesloe, WA, Australia
2012 Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2012 Yering Station, VIC, Australia
2011 Mosman Art Prize, Finalist, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2011 Charlatan Ink Art Prize, The Carlton Arms, New York, USA
2010 Florence Biennale Artists of Australia, Smart Artz Gallery, VIC, Australia
2010 BSG General Art Prize, Finalist, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2010 London Biennale, Gagliardi Gallery, London, UK
2009 The Blake Prize Directors Cut Exhibition, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2009 The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, The South Australian Museum, Adelaide, SA, Australia
2009 Florence Biennale, Florence, Italy
2009 Biennale di Chianciano, Tuscany, Italy
2008 Summer Exhibition, Linton & Kay Galleries, Perth, WA, Australia
2008 Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Finalist, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, QLD, Australia
2007 New Paintings, Libby Edwards, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
2007 Mosman Art Prize, Finalist, Mosman Art Gallery, NSW, Australia
2007 Water, Libby Edwards, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
2006 Blake Exceptions Exhibition, Chase Contemporary & Tribal Arts Gallery, NSW, Australia
2006 New Paintings, Libby Edwards, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2006 Archibald Prize, Finalist, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2006 Corporate Art, Burleigh, QLD, Australia
2000 Mamaroneck Artist Guild, New York, USA
1998 Mamaroneck Artist Guild, New York, USA
1997 Asian Scenes, Singapore

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS/COMMISSIONS
Gillie and Marc have private collections in Australia, New Zealand, USA, UK, Italy, France, Spain, Hong Kong, Japan, Indonesia, China and Singapore.

2017 Shandu, the Buried Rhino, Monarto Zoo, SA, Australia
2016 Lady Mary, Gympie Council, QLD, Australia
2016 Sir Hilary Lawliss, Lourdes Hill College, QLD, Australia
2016 Camden White Gum, Oran Park Administration Building, Camden, NSW, Australia
2015 Paying Respects, Citipointe Christian College, Carindale, QLD, Australia
2015 Ricky Ponting, Bellerive Oval, Hobart, TAS, Australia
2015 Run for your life, Australia Zoo, QLD, Australia
2015 Run for your life, La Trobe University, VIC, Australia
2015 Sir Russell Drysdale’s Easel, West Wyalong, NSW, Australia
2015 Standing Watch Anzac Soldier, Darwin Military Museum, NT, Australia
2014 Darrel Baldock, Latrobe Recreation Ground, TAS, Australia
2014 Dick Suter, Boulia Shire Council, QLD, Australia
2014 Lavalla Table and School Boys, St. Augustine’s College, Cairns, QLD, Australia
2014 Anything is Possible, Barker College, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2014 Pit Pony, Collinsville, QLD, Australia
2014 Wheat Lumper, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula, Cummins, SA, Australia
2013 Black Rhinos, Dubbo City Council, NSW, Australia
2013 Bull Rider, CQ University, QLD, Australia
2013 Coffee Drinkers, Adelaide Central Plaza, SA, Australia
2013 Crab Riders, Lake Macquarie, NSW, Australia
2013 Diprotodon, Cunnamulla, Paroo Shire Council, QLD, Australia
2013 Henry Lawson, Weddin Shire Council, NSW, Australia
2013 Happy Birthday Mr President xo, Westfield Shopping Centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2013 Matthew Bowen, Hope Vale Aboriginal Shire Council, QLD, Australia
2013 Miner, Newcrest Mining Limited, NSW, Australia
2013 Pope John Paul, John Paul College, Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia
2013 School Children, Emanuel School, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2013 The Journey Ahead, Mosman Preparatory School, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2013 William Nelson, William Nelson Park and Skatepark, Hastings District Council, Hastings, NZ
2013 Zoo Animals, Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, Indiana, USA
2012 Busker, Waiter and Father & Son, Gladstone Park Shopping Centre, VIC, Australia
2012 Cheeky Chimps, Wellington Zoo, Wellington, NZ
2012 Coming Home, 101 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2012 Cuddles, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, QLD, Australia
2012 It takes two, Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, QLD, Australia
2012 It takes two, Paddington, NSW, Australia
2012 It’s a beautiful day, Sydney Children’s Hospital, NSW, Australia
2012 Jumping Gator, Ballarat Wildlife Park, VIC, Australia
2012 Lioness and Cubs, National Zoo and Aquarium, ACT, Australia
2012 Now and forever, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, TAS, Australia
2012 Paparazzi Boy, Ying Ren Hotel, Beijing, China
2012 Rhino Rider, Crown Casino, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2012 St Lucy’s Dog, St Lucy’s School, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2012 Tandem Riders, Beaufort Street, Perth, WA, Australia
2012 The travellers have arrived, McClelland Sculpture Park, Langwarrin, VIC, Australia
2012 Wild Child, National Zoo and Aquarium, ACT, Australia
2012 William Barak, Healesville Sanctuary, VIC, Australia
2010 Fetch Boy, Maitland Regional Gallery, NSW, Australia
2008 Charles Blackman, Cranbrook School, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2006 John and his black dog, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, NSW, Australia
2005 Life can’t wait, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA, Australia
2005 Life can’t wait, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
1994 Eat Well in Singapore, Checkers, Hilton Hotel, Singapore
1994 Peranakan Painting, McDonald’s, Singapore

AWARDS
2016 Allens People’s Choice Award, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2016 Kids’ Choice Award, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2016 Brisbane Art Prize, Finalist, QLD, Australia
2015 The Waverley Council Parks Staff Prize, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, NSW, Australia
2015 Harbour Sculpture, Finalist, Woolwich Dock, NSW, Australia
2015 Metalheads, Sculpture at Scenic World, Katoomba, NSW, Australia
2014 Swell Sculpture Festival, Currumbin Beach, QLD, Australia
2014 Sculptures in the Garden, Mudgee, NSW, Australia
2014 Huntington Estate Music Festival, Mudgee, NSW, Australia
2013 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Finalist, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2013 Sculpture Inside, Cottesloe, WA, Australia
2013 The Landmarks Award – Art In Public Places, Winner, Hastings, NZ
2012 Sculpture by the Sea, Finalist, Bondi, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2011 Mosman Art Prize, Finalist, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2011 Charlatan Ink Art Prize, Finalist, The Carlton Arms, New York, USA
2011 Prometheus Visual Art Exhibition, Finalist, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
2010 Florence Biennale Artists of Australia, Smart Artz Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2010 BSG General Art Prize, Finalist, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2010 London Biennale, Gagliardi Gallery, London, UK
2009 Biennale di Chianciano, Winner, Tuscany, Italy
2009 Florence Biennale, Florence, Italy
2009 The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Finalist, Adelaide, SA, Australia
2009 The Blake Prize Directors Cut Exhibition, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2008 Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Finalist, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, QLD, Australia
2007 Mosman Art Prize, Finalist, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2006 Archibald Prize, Finalist, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
1999 Mamaroneck Art Prize, Finalist, New York, USA
1998 Cannes Advertising Festival for Scotch Brite and Ben Wear, Paris, France
1994 Singapore Creative Circle Art Prize, Winner, Singapore

ACHIEVEMENTS
Gillie and Marc are published authors:

2017 Gillie and Marc – 25 Years of Love and Art – New Edition
2016 Pup Art
2015 We Go Together
2013 Gillie and Marc – 20 Years of Marriage and Art
2009 I Love My Dog and My Dog Loves Me (Wakefield Press)
2008 True Love (Random House)
2007 The Perfect Gift (Random House)
2006 The Happiest Day of My Life (Random House)
2005 Zac’s PB (Hodder Headline)
1992 Wizards of Willow (SNP Publishing)