Artist CV

Born 1983 Wagga Wagga. Lives and works in Sydney.

2014 - Current, Gallery Manager, SCA Galleries, Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney

2019, Curator, Unknown Scripture, Delmar Gallery, Sydney

2019 Tutor, MFA Printmedia, National Art School

2017, Curator, Nice One Picasso, St Jerome’s Laneway Festival, Sydney

2016, Curator, Sunday Punch, St Jerome’s Laneway Festival, Sydney

Education

2008 Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours Class 1), Sydney College of the Arts (SCA), The University of Sydney

Solo Exhibitions

2018 The Shepherds Crook, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

2017 There’ll Be No More Shepherds (The Homecoming), Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery

2013 To Kill The Saudade, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Project Space, Adelaide  

2012 There’ll Be No More Shepherds, Cassa da Zorra, Evora, Portugal

2012 The Old Times Were Certainly The Scariest, Megalo Print Studios + Gallery, Canberra  

 

Collaborative Exhibitions

2012 With Eyelids Cut Off, (with Adam Geczy), Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, Riddoch Art Gallery, Mt Gambier

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 Mountains become islands (curated by Alanna Irwin, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

2019 NEXT, Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney

2019 Pro Hart Outback Art Prize, Broken Hill Regional Gallery

2019 There Can Only Be Chaos, (curated by Ciaran Begley), Articulate Project Space, Sydney

2019 Unknown Scripture, Delmar Gallery, Sydney

2019 The Fall, (curated by Alanna Irwin), Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

2018 MCA Art Bar, (curated by Jonny Niesche), Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney  

2017 Macquarie Group Emerging Art Prize, Space Gallery, Sydney  

2017 Nice One Picasso, St Jeromes Laneways Music Festival, Sydney

2016 Sunday Punch Vol 2, St Jeromes Laneways Music Festival, Sydney

2013 The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists’ Travel Scholarship Finalist Exhibition, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney

2011 - 2013 Familiar/Unfamiliar, (curated by Rona Green) 3contemporary Art Space, Abbostsford Convent, Melbourne, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, s.p.a.c.c.e Gallery, Launceston, Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Swan Hill, Cessnock Regional Gallery, Cessnock, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell

2011 Freemantle Print Prize, Freemantle Arts Centre, Freemantle

2011 Performance 3, Peloton Gallery, Sydney

2011 Megalo Print Studios 2010 Artist in Residence Exhibition, Megalo Print Studios + Gallery, Canberra

2010 Print Big, (curated by Alison Alder) Fitters Workshop, Canberra

2009 Emerging, (curated by Tim Brahan) Gosford Regional Gallery, Gosford

2008 Graduate Exhibition, Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney

2008 3rd International Experimental Engraving Biennale, The Brancovan Palaces Cultural Centre, Mogosoaia, Romania

2008 Port Jackson Press National Graduate Printmaking Award, Centre for Australian Printmaking, Melbourne

 

Awards, Prizes and Residencies

2017 Winner, Macquarie Group Emerging Art Prize

2013 The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists’ Travel Scholarship, Finalist, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney

2012 Artist in Residence, OBRAS Centre for Arts and Science, Evoramonte, Portugal

2011 Australia Council ArtStart Grant

2010 Artist in Residence Award, Megalo Print Studios, Canberra

2008 The University of Sydney Honours Scholarship for Academic Excellence

2007 1st prize Drawing, Kempsey Council Art Award, (Judged by Prof Joanna Mendelssohn)

2007 The Charles William Wentworth Bursary, The University of Sydney

 

Bibliography

2019 A Irwin, Mountains become islands, exhibition catalogue

2018, J Guy, As the Crow flies: some notes on the recent work of Liam Garstang, exhibition catalogue

2018 A Stephens, Dark Country, Art Guide, Feature June/July 2018

2017, L Elliott, ‘From Downside with Love’, The Daily Advertiser, Riverina Weekender, 17 August, p 12

2013 A Geczy, To Kill The Saudade, exhibition catalogue

2012 A Geczy, With Eyelids Cut Off, exhibition catalogue

2012 A Geczy, ‘With Eyelids Cut Off’, IMPRINT, Vol 47 No.3, p28

2012 L Elliot, ‘Eyes Wide Open’, The Daily Advertiser, Riverina Weekender, 26th May, p 13

2012 J Guy, ‘Corvus Days’, The Old Times Were Certainly The Scariest, exhibition catalogue

2011 C Morrow, ‘Around the galleries’, The South Sydney Herald, 11th Sept 2011, Review p14

2011 A Alder, ‘Megalo Print Studio + Gallery, ACT’, IMPRINT, Vol 46 No.3, p5

2010 B McConchie, Print Big, exhibition catalogue

2010 J Williams, ‘Studio the image of success after 30 years’, The Canberra Times, Sat 16th Oct, News, p7  

2010 J Cheney, ‘In praise of printing to impress’, The Canberra Times, Sat 16th Oct, Review, p28

2008 C Ciuclea, 3rd International Experimental Engraving Biennale, exhibition catalogue (Romanian/English),p19

 

Artist Talks

2017 Twin Hanging Trees, Macquarie Group Foundation Week

2012 OBRAS Centre for Arts and Science, Evoramonte, Portugal Sat 18th August

2012 With Eyelids Cut Off, Riddoch Art Gallery, Mt Gambier, Sat 30th June

2010 Confidence Trick_Ghost, Megalo Print Studios, Canberra, Fri 6th April

 

Broadcast

2012 Win Network, Nightly News, Mt Gambier, Fri 29th June, Re: With Eyelids Cut Off

2012 ABC Radio, Thurs 28th June, Re: With Eyelids Cut Off

 

Collections

Macquarie Group

Print Council of Australia

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

Megalo Print Archive, Canberra

Private Collections, Sydney, Canberra