RECENT/UPCOMING

BLUESTONIA west end of Linden st Brunswick

Exhibition datesOngoing

Public art exhibition in the bluestone laneways of Brunswick.

EDUCATION

PHD candidate RMIT School of Art (current)

Bachelor of Fine Art (Hons) – Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Melbourne Australia 2006

Bachelor of Fine Art – Drawing – VCA Melbourne Australia 2005

Diploma of Visual Art – Holmesglen College of TAFE Melbourne Australia 2002

Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (VET) – Box Hill Institute 2014

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE (and TAA) CAE Melbourne Australia 2012

CURATED

The Bureau for the Organisation of Origins (BOO) with Peter Burke at the AAANZ Conference at RMIT Melbourne. Dec 2018

The Bureau for the Organisation of Origins (BOO) collaborative project at Blindside Gallery January 2017

 “Following” [Ways and Means collaborative ‘Workshop Series’] Drawing International Brisbane  (DIB) Conference at Griffith University Oct 2015

“The Red and The Blue” [Ways and Means collaborative project] Westspace Melbourne Jan 2013

“Made any Swans (?)” [Ways and Means collaborative project] West Wing project space Melbourne Central August 2010

The edge of the line Utopian Slumps Collingwood October/November 2009

Pleasantries Alliance Française St Kilda May 2006

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / AWARDS

The Bureau for the Organisation of Origins at the AAANZ Conference at RMIT Melbourne. Dec 2018

BOO at the Biennale of Australian Art, BOAA Ballarat (Hit me with your best shot) Sept 2018

Double Bind, Testing Grounds Feb 2018 Feb 2018

Cattle and Cane, Dirty Dozen art space Melbourne 2018

Open House @ True Estate Above the Alderman, Brunswick 2017 – current

Bluestonia Brunswick laneways Melbourne 2017 – current

Anthropocene Firstsite Gallery RMIT Melbourne  February 2017

The Bureau for the Organisation of Origins at Blindeside ARI January 2017

Factivisim Counihan Gallery Brunswick November 2016

The Carousel The Abbottsford Convent, Melbourne Sept  2016

And how happy a time it is –  (solo) The Alderman, Melbourne June  2016

Finalist – Waterhouse prize South Australian Museum, Adelaide June/July 2016

Science Friction Counihan Gallery Brunswick November 2015

“Following” [Ways and Means collaborative ‘Workshop Series’] as above.

Doodle this… Firstsite Gallery RMIT Melbourne February studio residency 2015

Speak Out Counihan Gallery Brunswick December 2014

The Crown in the Jewell MoreART Brunswick November-December 2014

The Crown in the Jewell ARTland Billboard, Brunswick November 2014

Tools of the Trade Jugglers Art Space Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Oct 2014

Current Tendencies Counihan Gallery Brunswick November

Group exhibition Kreisler Gallery Brunswick 2013

Finalist Whyalla art prize Whyalla, South Australia 2013

Finalist Mortimore art prize Toured Australia 2012-13

“The Red and The Blue” [Ways and Means collaborative project] Westspace Melbourne Jan 2013

Moreland Summer Show Counihan Gallery Brunswick November 2012

Le Coq Counihan Gallery Brunswick August 2012 (solo)

Ginestrelle Group Exhibition Gallery Le Logge, Assisi Italy, October 2011

Le Coq DRAWInternational Caylus, France April 2011 (solo)

Shelved Dear Patti Smith Melbourne March 2011

Things I’d Wished I’d Known Westspace Melbourne October/November 2010

Spring Salon and Sculpture Prize Lot 19 Castlemaine October 2010

Made any Swans(?) [Ways and Means collaborative project] West Wing project space Melbourne Central August 2010

Structural Integrity Next Wave Festival Meat Market Arts Complex North Melbourne May 2010

The edge of the line group exhibition at Utopian Slumps Collingwood October/November 2009

Slide Space Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces Fitzroy May/June 2009

Resist Collaborate Destroy group exhibition at Michael Koro Galleries Melbourne August 2008

Group Exhibition for the inaugural opening of the new Alliance Française building St Kilda July 2007

Winner of The Casama Group Award Graduate Exhibition at VCA 2006

Finalist Athenaeum Prize at The Athenaeum Club Melbourne October 2006

Shades of Now solo exhibition at 24seven Art Space Melbourne May 2006

Flags installation Next Wave Festival at Arts Centre Undercroft Melbourne March 2006

Winner of Lowenstein Arts Management Award Graduate Exhibition at VCA 2005

COLLECTIONS

DRAWinternational, France

Joyce Nissan

The Casama Group

Various private AU, UK, FR, IT, US

PUBLICATIONS

For the Fun of it. Research paper presented at Drawing International Brisbane: Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 01 – 02 October. Griffith Centre for Creative Arts Research –to be published online this year

Featured in:

Sporting Colours- Fleidner, Kelly Available online at https://bensheppard.com.au/media/

Le Coq Motif- Murray, Phip Available online at Available online at https://bensheppard.com.au/media/

From Nothingness to the Infinite – Fleidner Kelly Available online at https://bensheppard.com.au/media/

 

Utopian Slumps: The Collingwood years Chase and Galley Published 2011

Making Space: Artist Run Initiatives in Victoria Published by VIA-N 2007

af Magazine Published by Alliance Française Melbourne April-May 2006

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