Recent / Upcoming
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation
Recipient of a grant from The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, Canada
Adjunct professor at Rutgers University, Newark, Department of Arts, Culture and Media, teaching Painting 1: introduction to painting, Spring 2019
Obsession: Devil in the Detail
30 November 2018 – 17 February 2019 Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery Obsession: Devil in the detail examines our fascination with the meticulous and micro, the real and the hyperreal and brings together a range of historical and contemporary works under three broad themes of still life, portraiture and landscape. Featuring artworks that seduce us with the power of their realism and intricate detail, the devil in the detail becomes the ideas and concepts that exist beneath the surface. Natasha Bieniek, Chris Bond, Erin Coates, Audrey Flack, Juan Ford, James Gleeson, Sam Jinks, Jess Johnson, Anna Kristensen, eX de Medici, Tully Moore, Callum Morton, Jan Nelson, Sandra Selig, Vipoo Srivilasa, Ricky Swallow, teamLab, Eugene von Guerard and more Curated by Danny Lacy Catalogue available with exhibition essay by Danny Lacy
Recipient of an Australia Council for the Arts Career Development grant
Funding will support an 18 month program in New York, consisting of a mentorship, studio residency and skills development in flameworking glass
Video production for University of New South Wales Art and Design
7 videos produced for first year Painting classes at UNSWAD, Sydney. Each video is based around a basic painting topic – Tools, Materials and Supports; Tone and Value; Colour Interaction; Divergent Approaches; Convergent Approaches; Assemblage; Context and Installation. Written and directed by myself, editing and shooting by Lovecraft NYC.
Geelong Contemporary Art Prize
9 June – 19 August, opening Friday 8 June Geelong Gallery Geelong Victoria, Australia Judged by Lisa Sullivan, Senior Curator Geelong Gallery, Rebecca Coates, Director Shepparton Art Museum, and Justin Paton, Head Curator, International Art Art Gallery of New South Wales
7 – 28 January 2018 First Draft Gallery, Sydney Tarik Ahlip, Bonita Bub, Mitch Cairns, Thomas Jeppe, Anna Kristensen, Sanne Mestrom, Joshua Petherick Curated by Sarah Rees Exhibition essay ‘Making Words from Plaster’ by Naomi Riddle
19 September 2017 Interviewed by Varia Karipoff
Sydney Contemporary Art Fair
13 – 16 September 2017 Carriageworks, Sydney The Commercial – Group Show (E06) Bonita Bub, Mitch Cairns,Diena Georgetti, Patrick Hartigan, Anna Kristensen, Oscar Perry
Artist Profile: Australasian painters 2007-2017
8 July – 10 September 2017 Orange Regional Gallery, Orange, NSW Editors of Artist Profile magazine Kon Gouriotis and Lucy Stranger curated the exhibition from the magazine’s featured living painters.
Art Omi International Arts Residency
15 June – 11 July 2017 1405 County Route 22, Ghent, NY A residency inviting 30 international artists, representing a wide diversity of artistic styles and practices, to gather in rural New York State to experiment, collaborate and share ideas. During four weeks each June – July, concentrated time for creative work is balanced with the stimulation of cultural exchange and critical appraisal.