W. Shawn Gray: Curriculum Vitae.



Dec.1976 to       January 1977

Diploma in Art, (Majoring in Sculpture) National Art School, East Sydney Tech
and then
Alexander Mackie CAE [College of Advanced Education].

Exhibited paintings and sculptures at
St. Georges Gallery.

The Sydney City Festival. As the '
Upstairs Gallery' exhibiting paintings and sculptures with other artist

10-15 Jan. 1977

'Spiders' Received a Highly Commended, at "First National Youth Film Festival", N.S.W.

The New Zealand Computer Conference, Auckland 1977"
Spiders' Won:- 3rd prize in the film section of the Computer Graphic Art Competition



Assistant Animator at Hanna-Barbera.

Completed "
Symbolist Daydream" with a grant from the
Creative Development Branch of the Australian Film Commission.


Exhibited bronzes at Settlers Gallery, Paddington.
While working from home on; paintings, sculptures. freelance illustrating jobs,
University of NSW Students' Union Alternative Handbook".


Original design of 'Tank 115' mural project for the Total Oil Refinery, Matraville.

1979 Sydney Biennial:

'Symbolist Daydream' & 'Spiders' were exhibited during the Biennial at the N.S.W. Art Gallery as films
by the Sydney Experimental Film Group.

'Symbolist Daydream' & 'Spiders' included in Australian Video Art collection of the N.S.W. Art Gallery.

'Symbolist Daydream' & 'Spiders' were then included in a collection of approximately 36 video-tapes by 25 producers,
organized by Stephen Jones & Bernice Murphy on behave of the (Australian Gallery Directors Council).
That collection was exhibited as follows

3-24 Nov.1979
15 Dec. 1979.~
      18 Jan. 1980
4-25 Mar. 1980

* "Video Tapes from Australia in North America"
            "Kitchen Center for Video and Music", New York
            "Los Angles Institute of Contemporary Art",

            "Video Inn", Vancouver, Canada,

22 May 1980 ~
      8 June 1980
18-21 July 1980


* Project30 Some recent Australian Videotapes Art Gallery of N.S.W.

1980 Biennale of Venice; Italy

* Tour of regional galleries beginning at Ewing Gallery, University of Melbourne.
and finishing at N.S.W. Art Gallery.


Co-developed "The Light Begins" Science-Fiction film concept.


Entered the Australian Bureau of Statistics, then moved into Computer Services Branch,
doing Analysis / Programming, User Support and Training.


Initial development of the “Absolute Kinegraphic Notation System" [AKNS]
     "The AKNS is to the understanding of movement and space, what the invention
         of the musical score was for the notation of the harmony and rhythm of sound.


Bachelor of Arts (Conversion), Sydney College of Advanced Education.


Visiting lecturer on 'Aesthetics for Computer Graphics' at NSWIT / UTS,.


Part-Time lecturer 'Advanced Basic' ('Basic' as in the computer language ) at Penrith TAFE.


Bronzes / metal sculpture on consignment at Artarmon Gallery, Artarmon.

31 May 1989

Joined 'Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW' as a Planning & Control Officer (CSO2).

26 Jun 1990

Expert System Officer, Planning and Quality CSO4 as the 'Expert System Officer' 'ProFiSy'.
1994 transferred as a Business Systems Analyst, Business Systems Analysis Section.

19 July 1994
      24 June 1999

Business Systems Analyst, Business Systems Analysis Section (CSO4).
{made redundant from Roads and Traffic Authority } .

11~22 Sep. 1995

'Tower of Babel'.in Sculpture Societies Exhibition "Latest Works" at the NSW State Parliament House.

6 Dec. 1995
      4 Jan. 1996

"To Hunt Data in Arcadia" Solo exhibition of painting & sculptures at the Urban Exile Gallery, Newtown,
and on the World Wide Web (including my paper '
Aesthetics for Computer Graphics')

12-30 Jan. 1996

'Tower of Babel' in "The Temple of the Third Millennium" show
Urban Exile Gallery, Newtown, and on WWW.

13 May 1999
      to present.

Established family company AuzGnosis Pty. Ltd. ACN 087569391 to engage in the business of;-
Consultation, conceptualization, and realization of programs, structures, images & systems."
Built website the http:// www.auzgnosis.com/

Voluntary political work & policy research. Along with personal works;- VRML worlds, Stained-glass designs, drawing etc.

01 Feb.2000

Quality and Cyberspacearticle in "The Quality Magazine" pages 14-17 of February 2000 Vol.9 Num.1,
(the official publication of Australian Quality Council & Quality Society of Australasia).
Online http://www.auzgnosis.com/qal_arcl.htm

2000 to present.

Bronzes / metal sculpture on consignment and sold by at Artarmon Gallery, Artarmon.

10-08-2000 ~

Invited, then participated as part of a 26 international artist judging panel for the online University Gallery. uniservity.net being an UK wide semi-government website for students of all British Universities.


Conceived yet to be patterned 'Tangle_Ball_Vault' data obfuscation algorithm.

14~16 April 2001

Postcards for GlobalGreens2001

Feb. 2000 ~
      July 2001

"Dusk among the Rusty Megaliths" winning submission in the Universal Media World Altering Contest
         in conjunction with SigGraph2001.

02 Nov. 2001

"The ANZAC's Unease" included in "Intersculpt 2001: Sculpture for a Virtual World"
         The College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning at The University of Cincinnati.

30 Nov. 2001

Pixxelpoint 2001 international Computer Art Festival, City Gallery of Nova Gorica in Slovenia republished Aesthetics for Computer Graphics at the show as well as on their website.

      1 May 2003
1 May 2008

"Absolute Kinegraphic Notation System 2.0" released for comment on the on the internet.
Finalised as The Absolute Kinegraphic Notation System 2.2" [AKNS 2.2]

31 Jan.2002 ~
      7 Jan.2006.
4 Jun. 2010

Vizsic [Visual Music] Semantic Fusion

Spanish translation of Visual Music Semantic Fusion

30 Dec 2010
      2 Jan 2011.

'Post-Industrial Labor' & 'Stress' in Polymorph Art Gallery group-show “Restriction”.

2007 ~ 2012

Illustrated children’s book My Grandma Talks to Teddy Bears”

18 Nov. 2010

Pitch-Kleur” A Quest to Map Pitch to Visuals

Nov. 2008, ~
      3 August 2012

Post-Carbon Australian Options for Railway Locomotives”

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