Education
2007 Bachelor of Arts (Visual) Honours (First Class), Australian National University School of Art

Solo Exhibitions

2018  (Forthcoming) Parting Words, Verge Gallery, Sydney
2015  Trips, Firstdraft, Sydney
2012  Two Dee/Three Dee, Platform Public Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne
2012  Drone dream, Sawtooth ARI, Launceston
2011  Error Machine, Canberra Contemporary Art Space
2009  oh eight/oh nine, Canberra Contemporary Art Space. Curated by Annika Harding
2008  Hum, Trocadero Art Space, Melbourne
2008  Dronemeat, Victoria Park Gallery, Melbourne

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018  (Forthcoming) New Sacred, Mosman Art Gallery. Curated by 
Katrina Cashman, Elizabeth Chang, Jane Gillespie, Sophia Kouyoumdjian
2018  (Forthcoming) Painting Amongst Other Things, ANU School of Art Gallery, Canberra. Curated by Peter Alwast, Raquel Ormella and Su Yilmaz
2018  (Forthcoming) National Works on Paper Prize, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery  
2017  PRIMAVERA 2017: Young Australian Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. Curated by Sophia Kouyoumdjian 

2017  Young Moderns, Penrith Regional Gallery, Sydney
2016  YOU ARE INVITED, Watters Gallery, Sydney
2015  Parramatta Artist Studios @ Artspace, Artspace, Sydney. Curated by Alexie Glass-Kantor, Talia Linz and Sophia Kouyoumdjian
2015  Annual Auction, Firstdraft, Sydney
2015  Art on Paper Award, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney
2015  Influence, Fire Station Arts Centre, Dubbo. Curated by Alex Wisser
2015  Going Steady, ANCA Gallery, Canberra. Curated by Annika Harding
2014  Wanderlust, M16 Artspace, Canberra. Curated by Annika Harding
2014  City Of Whyalla Art Prize, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide
2013  City of Whyalla Art Prize, Middleback Theatre, Whyalla
2011  2 x 4, M16 Artspace, Canberra. Curated by Ruth Waller
2011  Drawn, Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne. Curated by Laura Couttie
2011  Works on Paper Prize, Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne
2010  This Way Up, M16 Artspace, Canberra. Curated by Ruth Waller
2008  Brett Whiteley Traveling Art Scholarship Finalists Exhibition, Sydney 
2007  Brett Whiteley Traveling Art Scholarship Finalists Exhibition, Sydney

Awards, Prizes & Residencies
2018  (Forthcoming) Megalo Print Studio + Gallery- Artist in Residence
2018  (Forthcoming) National Works on Paper Prize, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
2017  Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris                                                                                                                                                                            
2016  Fisher's Ghost Art Award- Finalist (open category)
2016  Art Gallery of New South Wales Paris Studio - Recipient

2016  Eva Breuer Travelling Art Scholarship - Recipient
2015  Parramatta Artist Studios-Studio Residency
2015  New South Wales Artists’ Grant, National Association of Visual Arts (NAVA)
2015  Art on Paper Award, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery-Finalist
2014  Parramatta Artist Studios- Studio Residency
2013  City of Whyalla Art Prize-Highly Commended
2012  PhotoAccess Arts Centre-Artist in Residence
2012  Arts ACT Project Funding Grant
2011  ANU School of Art- Alumni in Residence
2011  Brunswick St Gallery Works on Paper Prize-Finalist
2008  Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship-Finalist
2007  Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship-Finalist
2007  Emerging Artists Support Scheme Award

Texts
2017  Young Artists Look to their Ancient Futures in Primavera, by Naomi Gall. Art Guide Australia
2017  
“Free, noisy, fickle and brilliant”: Primavera’s Ancient Futures Have Arrived, by Nicholas Carolan, Grazia
2017  Primavera, by Chloe Wolifson. ArtAsiaPacific

2017  Primavera 2017: Young Australian Artists, by Sophia Kouyoumdjian. Published by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
2016  Elena Papanikolakis by Alexandra English.
2015  Review, Going Steady by Jessica Oliver
2015  Catalogue Essay, Going Steady by Annika Harding 
2012  Art Monthly Australia, "Victoria". August 2012, page 60.
2012  Art Monthly Australia, "Opps". April 2012, page 64.
2010  This Way Up, Australian National University, Canberra ACT
2009  Evolution in Retrospect, The Canberra Times, Panorama February 28 2009
2009  oh eight/oh nine Exhibition, BMA Magazine, Feb 19 2009
Curatorial Projects
2017  MCA Artbar ‘THE NEW AGE’ with Kynan Tan, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia 29 September 2017

Workshops
2018  Art Month Workshop, Dulwich Hill School of Visual Arts & Design, Sydney
2017  Collage and texture, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney
2016  Magical mobiles with Linda Brescia, Parramatta Artist Studios, Sydney
2016  Drawing and stories with Felicity Castagna, Parramatta Artist Studios, Sydney
2015  Cutting out Matisse with Mason Kimber, Parramatta Artist Studios, Sydney

Selected Artist Talks/Panel Discussions
2018  FOMart Casual Chats. With Anna McMahon and Tom Polo, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2017  Artist Talk- Primavera 2017: Ancient Futures. With Jacobus Capone, Adam John Cullen, Nicole Foreshew, Dave Johnston and 
Sophia Kouyoumdjian, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney
2015  Artist Talk, Mover & Makers, Parramatta Artist Studios, Sydney

2015  Panel Discussion, Studio Stories, Parramatta Artist Studios, Sydney
2015  Artist Talk, Trips, Firstdraft, Sydney
Collections
The Molonglo Collection, ACT Legislative Assembly and numerous private collections






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