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Education:

2003         

Master of Fine Arts, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California

1999        

B.A. (Honours), Visual Arts, University of Western Sydney (Nepean)

1994         

Bachelor of Visual Arts, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney

 

Selected Exhibitions

2021         

Space YZ, Campbelltown Arts Centre

2018         

The Modern Danse, Articulate Project Space, Sydney

The Parent Material, Winslow Garage, Los Angeles

2016         

New Art, Wollombi Cultural Centre, Wollombi

The Parent Material, Winslow Garage, Los Angeles

2015         

Future Feminist Archive, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney

Affiliated text. Notes Towards a Future Feminist Archive, Cross Art, Sydney

Wellspring, Cessnock Regional Gallery

Bookish II, Fisher Library, University of Sydney

2014         

LA Connection, Winslow Garage, Los Angeles

Selfish, Marrickville Garage, Sydney

2013         

Bookish, Marrickville Garage, Sydney

+1, Marrickville Garage, Sydney

2011         

20/20, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney

2010         

Time and Space, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery

2009         

Imprint, Artspace, Sydney

Rising Tide: Film and Video works from the MCA Collection, Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego

Anne Kay, Irmina van Niele, Sera Waters, artroom 5, South Australia

2008         

Figure of Plastic, Institute of Contemporary Art, Newtown, Sydney

2007         

Loose Ends, Loose Projects, Sydney

2006         

It’s a new day, Artspace, Sydney

Acquisitions 06, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Cones of Zontact, Loose Projects, Sydney

2005         

Artist Archive, Situation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

2004        

Junket, Instituto de Cultura de Baja California, Tijuana, Mexico

Re-group, Scott Donovan Gallery, Sydney

2003        

We've Moved, The Armory, Pasadena, California

...Landscape, Westspace, Melbourne

2002        

Whatever, The Lifestyle Channel, Scott Donovan Gallery

Modus Operandi, joint exhibition with Ryszard Dabek, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2001        

Boot Camp, Block, Sydney

The Secret of Grey Walls, BlauGrau, Sydney

Caravan, elastic at Scots Church, Sydney

Vanishing Point, BlauGrau, Sydney

Gettin' Lucky, Penrith Regional Gallery, Penrith, New South Wales

Trailer Life, Blaugrau, Sydney

Trailer Life, The Cube, Canberra Contemporary Art Centre, Canberra

2000        

Conversational Portraits, Elastic Project Space, Sydney

Resident's Exhibition, 18th Street Arts Complex, Santa Monica, California

King's Lead Hat, BlauGrau, Sydney

Emergency Rescue, RubyAyre Gallery, Sydney

10 Day City, Gallery 19, Sydney, collaborative installation

Political education, California Institute of the Aarts, Los Angeles

1999        

20:20 Vision, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney

evergreen archive, Platform2, Melbourne

S---Hot, Artspace, Sydney

Helen Lempriere Travelling Art Scholarship Exhibition, Artspace, Sydney

Oblique-The Otira Project, site-specific project, Otira, New Zealand

1998         

Visiting Pieces, collaboration with Lisa Kelly, Westspace, Melbourne

Helen Lempriere Travelling Art Scholarship Exhibition, Artspace, Sydney

Pin, South, Sydney

Pillow Talk, South, Sydney

1997        

Sterile Until Opened, Artspace, Sydney

1996        

Ten Year Anniversary Show, first draft, Sydney

1+1+1+1+1=? ARDT Gallery, Sydney

1995        

The Viaduct Project, Federal Park, Annandale, Sydney

Critical Spaces, Artspace, Sydney

1994        

Floral Clock, first draft, Sydney

Home, Pendulum, Sydney

Home, Catacombs, Sydney

1993         

Untitled 93, Performance Space, Sydney

1992         

Untitled, First Draft (West), Sydney

1991         

SPI Space, Airspace, Chippendale

Word of Mouth, Performance Space, Sydney

1982         

Photographs, One Flat, Brisbane

1980         

Fairfax Photography Competitions Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales

 

Public Art Commission

2005-6      

Place as embodied time, video installation and interactive control system, Westpac Place, Kent St, Sydney

 

Selected Awards / Grants

2008         

Australian Post-Graduate Award

2002        

Australia Council for the Arts, New Work Grant (Elastic group)

2001        

Anne and Gordon Samstag International Travelling Scholarship

 

Collections                

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Campbelltown Art Centre

 

Selected Writing / Publications

2009         

Artists pages, Imprint exhibition, Column 4, Artspace, Sydney

Loose Papers: Loose Projects 2006-2007

2008         

‘Failure to Communicate,’ Conversations issue, with Josie Cavallaro, in Runway, issue 11

Artists pages, Column 1, Artspace, Sydney

2006         

‘The Copy and Paste Life,’ Runway, issue 7

 Cones of Zontact Catalogue, Loose Projects

2005         

‘Don’t ask don’t tell,’ Situation catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

 

2003        

Elastic Printed Project, Chapter: ‘Point of View,’ Elastic, Sydney

2000

Artist's pages, Uniglory, 1 Infection, Evergreen

Reviews / Publications:

2015         

Catalogue, Future Feminist Archive, 2015, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney

2010         

Catalogue, Time and Space: Art and Artist-Run Spaces 1970 to now, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery

2009         

Robert L. Pincus, ‘Trading Places,’ San Diego Tribune, 2.4.09, p. 25

Catalogue, Rising Tide: Film and Video Works from the MCA Collection, Sydney. Museum of Contemporary Art

San Diego

2008         

Sean Lowry, ‘Monuments to Heroic Failure,’ Broadsheet, vol. 37, no.1, pp. 198- 201

2007         

B. L. Manger, “It’s a New Day,” Eyeline, no.64, p. 60

Catriona Moore and Jo Holder, ‘Woolloomooloo and the Expanded Neighbourhood of Process-driven Art Practice,’ Artspace Projects

 

2006

Artspace, Sydney, pp.132-150

‘The Artist Voice,’ DVD series 2, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

2006        

Catalogue, MCA Collection: New Acquisitions 2006, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Elvis Richardson, ‘Communicating with the future,’ Photofile, Spring, pp. 24-7

Ann Finnegan, ‘Good times & friendship: Artist initiatives and relational aesthetics,’ Art Monthly, no.190, pp. 18-22

Jacqueline Milner, ‘Situation Review,’ Eyeline, no.59, p. 53

2005      

Bec Dean, ‘Situation,’ UnMagazine, Issue 5, pp.12-3

Russell Storer, ‘Curating a Situation,’ Artfairs International, July/August pp. 88-89

John McDonald, ‘Westerly Directions’, Sydney Morning Herald, 23 July 2005

Sebastian Smee, ‘Capturing the Community,’ The Australian, July 7 2005

Adam Gezcy, ‘When Art is No Object,’ Broadsheet, Vol. 34, 4, Sept-Nov

Jane Polkinghorne, Why Tijuana? Natural Selection, Issue 3, Summer, pp. 21.1-21.4

2004         

Ann Finnegan, ‘Review of Elastic Printed Project,’ Eyeline, 55, 2004, pp. 11-14

2002      

Bruce James, ‘Flattering Highlights,’ Sydney Morning Herald, Dec 27 2002

Daniel Palmer, 'The Order of Things,' Photofile, 67, Dec 2002, pp. 18-22

Bruce James, ‘Carried Away by the People Movers' Sydney Morning Herald, Feb 19 2002, p. 14

Russell Storer, 'US bequest begets a Millennial million,' Australian Art Collector, no.15, Jan, 50-51

2001         

Alex Gawronski, 'Now You See It..,' Real Time, 44, July, 2001

Myra McIntyre, 'At Home with America's Nomads', Canberra Times, April 17 p.10

Broadcast, Artzone, Radio 2XX, Canberra, April 4 2001

The Premise of the Premises, Interviews by Elizabeth Pulie, elastic publication

Victoria Hynes, 'Lucky Stars,' Metro, Sydney Morning Herald, March 2 2001, p.26

Broadcast, Arts Today, Radio National, Feb 14

Russell Storer, 'US bequest begets a Millennial Million,' Australian Art Collector,15, Jan 2001, pp. 50-51

Robyn McKenzie, 'Art and Research,' Samstag Catalogue, 2001

2000        

Gettin' Lucky, Catalogue, Penrith Regional and The Lewers Bequest Gallery

Evergreen, Below and Behold, Platform Artists Group, pp. 38-41

Leah McLeod, 'Elastic Contemporary Art Projects,' Globe e, Issue 11

Bruce James, 'Undiscovered Artists,' Australian Art Collector, 12, April, p.69

1999        

Melissa Chui, S---Hot Catalogue, Artspace

Tiffany Lee-Shoy, 'Helen Lempriere Travelling Art Exhibition,' Eyeline, Summer, p.47-48

Bruce James, 'Flies in the Face of Reality,' Sydney Morning Herald, April 24 1999, p.12

Ben Genocchio, 'Thread-bare,' Object, April 1999, pp. 59-61

1995   

The Changing Critical Role of Artist Run Initiatives, firstdraft, p.57

 Linda Goodman, Catalogue essay, The Viaduct Project Catalogue

Critical Spaces Catalogue essay, Artspace.

1994        

Elwynn Lynn, 'Pleasures and Puzzles,' The Australian, Sept 17 1993, p. 13

1993        

Christopher Heathcote, 'Review Artworkz 5,' The Melbourne Age, Sept 24 1993

Alex Gawronski, 'Review Untitled 93,' Eyeline, no. 22, Sept 1992, pp. 65 –66

 

Artists Talks / Panel Discussions

2007         

Guest speaker, Faculty of Arts/School of Letters, Art & Media, University of Sydney

2006

Visiting artist lecture, Sydney College of the Arts

Acquisitions06 artist talk, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

2005         

Situation artist talk, Museum of Contemporary Art

2004         

Artists Talk, University of Newcastle, Faculty of Education and Art

 

Studio Residencies

2009         

Studio Residency, Artspace, Sydney

2008         

Studio Residency, Artspace, Sydney

2007         

Studio Residency, with Josie Cavallaro, Artspace, Sydney

 

Related Professional Activities

2009         

Member of the Museum of Contemporary Art Artist Advisory Group

2008         

Member of Free Association, Sydney-based group critical discussion group

2006         

Co-director, Loose Projects, Sydney

Initiated and managed: Loose talk, artist floor talks by exhibiting artists

2005-7     

Coordinator of multidisciplinary reading group

2000-3     

Co-director, Elastic Contemporary Art Projects, Chippendale, Sydney