Born 1986, Canberra. Lives and works, Melbourne.
Masters of Arts & Cultural Management, University of Melbourne (current).
Bachelor of Fine Arts (First Class Honours), RMIT University/ Glasgow School of Art.
Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction, RMIT University, Melbourne.
Selected exhibitions/ projects:
Synthetica (NETS touring exhibition), with Simon Finn, Bonnie Lane, Kristin McIver, Kate Shaw, Alice Wormald and Paul Yore, curated by Claire Anna Watson.
A Second Shadow: Prelude and Trail, with Davina Adamson, Fiona Estelle Blandford, Jade Burstall, Beau Emmett, Doug Heslop, Elyss McCleary, Mark Reid, Brad Rusbridge and Mignon Steele. The Lock-Up Cultural Centre, Newcastle, curated by Elyss McCleary and Doug Heslop.
Yangmingshan, collaboration with Mark Reid. Kings ARI, Melbourne.
Goal, SAMPLE Space, Platform.
Vertigo (Asialink touring exhibition), with Cate Consandine, Simon Finn, Justine Khamara, Bonnie Lane, Kristin McIver, Kiron Robinson, Tania Smith, Kate Shaw and Alice Wormald, Galeri Soemardja, Institute of Technology, Bandung, INDONESIA, Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA), Taipei, TAIWAN, POSCO Museum of Art, Seoul, SOUTH KOREA, curated by Claire Anna Watson.
Residency and site specific installation at MoCA Taipei.
My avant-garde is bigger than yours, with Damiano Bertoli, Jessie Bullivant, Cheryl Conway, DAMP, Sue Dodd, Marco Fusinato, Tamsin Green, Raafat Ishak, Danius Kesminas, Yvette King, Lucas Maddock and Madé Spencer-Castle. Kings ARI, curated by Nik Papas.
Winter Night Screen Program, Counihan Gallery with Sean Rafferty, Danielle Hakim and Tristan Jellah.
Bon mot, with Song-Ming Ang, Catherine Ross and Kieran Seymore, BUS Projects, curated by Kim Brockett.
I’ll pop your eyes like busted eggs, Gallery Smith Studios, curated by Malcolm Lloyd.
Bigger than me, with Alex Cuffe, Greta Edmondson, Chloe Langford, Ben Leslie, Shanna Muston, Sherry Paddon, Kate Power, Todd Robinson, Carly Snoswell and Jake Walker, Light Square Gallery Adelaide, curated by Madison Bycroft.
Curtain Call: End of the world party, with Patrick Rees, Kirsty Audrey Hulm, Drew Pettifer and Joel Zika & Simon Pericich, curated by Blaine Cooper, Elise Murphy & Claire Anna Watson.
Start, with Jessie Bullivant, Craig Burgess, CJ Conway, Darren Munce, Makiko Yamamoto, Blindside Gallery, curated by Julia Powles.
The New Sensorium International Symposium, BIOS, Athens, Greece, curated by Giorgos Dimitrakopoulos and Gioula Papadopoulou.
Firstdraft Gallery Emerging Artist Residency, Firstdraft Studios, Woolloomooloo, Sydney.
A matter of when (solo exhibition), Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney.
Kick-Off, commission for Queensland Dept Public Works, to be screened at Metricon Stadium, curated by Renai Grace.
These things happen (solo exhibition), Kings ARI, Melbourne.
Point of no return, with Raphael Buttonshaw, Tobi Clark, Katie Lee, Jessie Lumb & Becc Orszag, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne, curated by Rachel Feery & Bettina Garnier.
Jellies, selection for Video Art Festival, Miden 2011, Kalamata, Greece, curated by Giorgos Dimitrakopoulos and Gioula Papadopoulou
Count to a hundred, then repeat, public art project in association with Palace of Art and Bellahouston Park Land and Environmental Services, Glasgow.
Fresh! 2010: Craft Victoria Graduate Exhibition, Craft Victoria Gallery, Melbourne.
Proposition, with CJ Conway, Sean Crossley and Ed McAliece, RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne.
Beam, Library Artspace, Melbourne.
Variable actions, with Adam John Cullen, Rebecca Delange, Elyss McCleary, Alice Parker, Sarah Martin, curated by Boe-Lin Bastian and Mark Reid, Projects Gallery, Melbourne.
Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship Finalists’ Exhibition.
Four Flights, Guildford Lane Gallery, Melbourne, curated by Peter Westwood.
Displacement: Liquid Architecture 9, Old Melbourne Gaol, curated by Que Nguyen.
Still Life (solo exhibition), First Site Gallery RMIT, Melbourne.
Grants/ awards/ residencies:
2014: Asialink Residency with Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei as part of Vertigo, curated by Claire Anna Watson.
2012: Firstdraft Emerging Artist Studio Residency, Sydney
2012: Artstart Australia Council Grant
2011: Janet Holmes A Court Grant NAVA
2011: Vice Chancellor’s list for Academic Excellence
2011: RMIT University Visual Arts Grant
2010: Winner Artichoke Award
2010: Finalist Craft Victoria Fresh! Graduate Exhibition
2010: RMIT University Visual Arts Grant
2009: Finalist Brett Whiteley Traveling Art Scholarship
2008: RMIT University Travel Grant
Citations/ Catalogue Essays:
MIRANDA 2013, Bigger than me exhibition, Rip it Up [online] http://www.ripitup.com.au/lifestyle/article/bigger-than-me-exhibition, 21 May.
RAINFORTH, D. 2012, At World’s End, M Magazine, The Sunday Age, 16 December.
FEHILY, T. 2012, End of the world party at Blindside, The Thousands [online], 20 December, Available at: http://thethousands.com.au/melbourne/look/end-of-the-world-party-at-blindside
SHIRBIN, M. 2012, Blindside, Curtain Call: End of the world party and opening, The Thousands [online], 20 December, Available at: http://thethousands.com.au/melbourne/calendar/blindside-curtain-call-end-of-the-world-party-and-opening
POWLES, J. 2012, At the beginning; initially, Start catalogue essay, Blindside, Available at: http://www.juliapowles.com/writing.html
COLQUHOUN, S. 2012, Start, exhibition review, Artshub [online], Available at: http://au.artshub.com/au/news-article/reviews/visual-arts/start-191621
SHIRBIN, M. 2012, Start, The Thousands [online], 3 September, Available at: http://thethousands.com.au/melbourne/calendar/boe-lin-bastian-cj-conway-jessie-bullivant-craig-burgess-darren-munce-and-makiko-yamamoto-start-exhibition-opening/
GARNIER, B. & FEERY, R. 2011, Point of no return, catalogue essay, Dianne Tanzer Gallery.
WESTWOOD, P. 2010, Proposition, catalogue essay, RMIT School of Art Gallery.
HOLSWORTH, M. 2008, Still life, exhibition review, Black Mark: Melbourne Art & Culture Critic [online], Available at: http://melbourneartcritic.wordpress.com/2008/04/06/