CV

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CV

Based in Melbourne, Australia 

EDUCATION

2001 Completed Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting) at the Victorian College of the Arts. 

 

AWARDS 

2018 Archibald Prize

2003 Inaugural Metro 5 Art Prize, Armadale 

2001 Maude Glover Fleay Award, VCA Graduate Exhibition 

 

 

COMPETITIONS

2018 Archibald Prize, AGNSW, Sydney, NSW and National Tour

Geelong Contemporary Art Prize, Geelong Gallery, VIC

Percival Portrait Prize, Perc Tucker Gallery, QLD 

2017 Archibald Prize, AGNSW, Sydney, NSW and National Tour 

Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney, NSW 

Rick Amor Self Portrait Prize, Montsalvat, Eltham, VIC 

2016 Archibald Prize, AGNSW, Sydney, NSW and National Tour 

Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Juniper Hall, Sydney, NSW 

Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney, NSW 

2015 Lethbridge 10000 Small Scale Art Award, Lethrbidge Gallery, Brisbane, QLD 

2014 Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW 

Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Juniper Hall, Sydney 

2013 Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney, NSW 

Rick Amor Self Portrait Prize, Montsalvat, Eltham, VIC 

Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW 

2011 The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Emerging Artist Award, RBS Tower, Sydney, NSW 

City of Perth Black Swan Prize for Portraiture, Perth Town Hall, WA 

Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery 

2010 Fletcher Jones art prize, Geelong Gallery 

Redland Art Awards, Redland Gallery, Cleveland QLD 

Stan and Maureen Duke Gold Coast Art Prize, Gold Coast City Gallery, QLD 

Xstrata Percival Portrait Award, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville 

2009 Archibald Prize, Art Gallery NSW and National tour 

2008 Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney 

Archibald Prize, Art Gallery NSW and National tour 

2007 Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney 

Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, State Library of NSW 

Metro5 Art Award, Metro5 Gallery, Armadale 

2006 Selected for 25/25 minimag (25 Visual Artists aged 25 & under), by Art&Australia and Noise 

Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, State Library of NSW & national tour 

Metro5 Art Award, Metro5 Gallery, Armadale 

2005 Metro5 Art Award, Armadale 

2004 Methodist Ladies College Acquisitive Art Prize, Kew 

Metro 5 Art Prize, Armadale 

2003 Alice Bale Art Award, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Caulfield 

Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H Ervin Gallery, Sydney 

Inaugural Metro 5 Art Prize, Armadale 

2002 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, State Library of NSW & national tour 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Companion Piece, Fort Delta, Melbourne 

Two Piece, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane 

Selected Works, Home@735, Sydney 

2015 Summer Arrangements, Fort Delta, Melbourne 

2014 Love Lifes, Rubicon ARI, Melbourne 

Love and Light, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne 

Love and Light, Gallery 9, Sydney 

2012 Art House, Chalk Horse, Melbourne Art Fair 

2011 Summer House, Gallery Ecosse, Exeter NSW 

Forever in Blue Jeans, Incu Window Project, Sydney NSW 

2010 Loft Suite, Chalk Horse, Sydney 

2009 The Opera Room, Horus and Deloris, Sydney 

Blue Series, Chalk Horse, Sydney 

2008 Gallery, Metro 5 Gallery, Armadale 

Blue Series, Blindside Artist Run Space, Melbourne 

2006 Still/Moving Linden St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Arts 

2004 Somewhere Here Linden St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Arts 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

From Where We Stand, curated by Tony Stephens, Artbank, NSW

Invitational, curated by Anthony Bautovich, Art Gallery Home, NSW

Charm School, curated by Geoff Newton, Neon Parc, Brunswick

This Wild Song, curated by Merryn Trevethan, Australian High Commission, Singapore

2017 Hyper Hyper, curated by Andy Gomez, Michael Reid, Berlin 

2016 35 Works on Paper, BEERS, London 

GOT IT FOR CHEAP VOL 2, 3, 4, Curated by Charlie Roberts, David Risley Gallery,Copenhagen. Steinsland Berliner Gallery, Stockholm. Agnes B's Gallerie du Jour, Paris 

Lots of Nudes, LON gallery, Melbourne 

Home, Modern Times, Melbourne 

2015 Return, Curated by Daine Singer, Daine Singer Melbourne 

Shots off the Dices, Curated by Rhys Lee, Nicholas Thompson Gallery, Melbourne 

Iconoclasts, Curated by Chelsea Lehman, Airspace, Sydney 

Man, Curated by Tristian Koenig, Tristian Koenig gallery, Melbourne 

Sound and Vision, Curated by Erin Raleigh, Mojo Record Bar, Sydney 

2014 F-Word, Curated by T. John & K. Robertson, Gallery Central, Central Institute of Technology, Perth 

No Werk, Curated by Ace Wagstaff, Trocadero Art Space, Melbourne 

Kaleidoscope, Curated by Rozalind Drummond, Platform, Melbourne 

Wild Places, Curated by Rozalind Drummond, Motorworks Gallery, Melbourne 

2013 Breathing Room, curated by Jaime Tsai Mop Projects, Sydney 

2012 Out and About, Glen Eira Artists' Exhibition, Glen Eira City Council Gallery 

2011 Saison Finale, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane 

Nothing is True, Everything is Permitted, Chalk Horse, Sydney 

Painting 11, Lindberg Gallery, Melbourne 

High Definition, Ausin Tung Gallery, Prahran 

High Definition, Paradise Hills, Richmond 

Between Sea and Sky, Shakespeare Grove Studio Artists, Brightspace, St Kilda 

2010 The Outsider, Trocadero Art Space, Footscray 

2007 Memento Mori, blkmrkt Gallery, Southport QLD 

2005 Selecta, Westspace, Melbourne 

New Growth (new acquisitions for 2004/05), Benalla Art Gallery 

 

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2018 Portrait workshops, The Art Room, Fitzroy Painting, Zart Art

2017 Teacher of Portrait Drawing and Painting Workshops, Sketching in the Gallery, Members Art Classes, NGV, Melbourne

2016 Artist in Residence, Geelong Grammar, Corio 

Teacher of Portrait Drawing Workshops, Members Art Classes, NGV, Melbourne 

COLLECTIONS + COMMISSIONS

Artbank 

Benalla Art Gallery 

Supreme Court of Victoria – Portrait of Justice Rosemary Balmford 

University of Technology Sydney – Portrait of Brian Wilson former Chancellor of UTS 

Trinity College, The University of Melbourne – Portrait of Rupert Myer AM 

The University of Melbourne, Portrait of Prof. Kenneth Hinchcliff, former Dean of Veterinary Science 

The Knox School – Portrait of Anthony Conabere 

Melbourne High School – Portrait of Ray Willis 

Temple Beth Israel – Portrait of Rabbi Fred Morgan 

Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne 

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY 

2018 Art Guide, Varia Karipoff, 6 July

Broadsheet, Will Cox, 8 August

The Saturday Paper, Kate Holden, Edition No. 211 JUNE 30 – JULY 6, 2018

2017 NGV Magazine, My NGV, edited by Gretta Voller, July/August edition,  p 78 - 81

2016 Portrait, Observation Point , National Portrait Gallery Australia, Summer Edition - December 2016 

Art Guide, Studio interview, Varia Karipoff, November 

2015 The Age, Shots off the Dices reviewd in Spectrum, by Dan Rule, 26 June

The Age, MAN reviewed in Spectrum, by Dan Rule, 28 March 

The Design Files, by Lisa Marie Corso, 3 March 

Triple R, MAN reviewed on Art Attack by Tai Snaith, Smart Arts with Richard Watts, 19 March 

2014 Artshub, Love and Light review, Peta Maya, 24 March, online 

Triple RRR, Smart Arts, reviewed on Art Attack, Ace Wagstaff, broadcast 20 March, 9am 

2013 Art Collector, Chameleonic Observations - Artists Profile, Phip Murray, Apr-Jun 2013, p 132-7

2011 Who’s Who of Australian Women, 2011 Edition, Crown Content Pty Ltd

2010 Who’s Who of Australian Women, 2010 Edition, Crown Content Pty Ltd, p. 254

The Sydney Morning Herald, Two side to a brush with fame, Tim Elliot, 27 Feb The Age,

2009 Feeling the chemistry and moving beyond portraiture, Kathy Kizilos, 27 May, p. 15

2008 The Age, Agitating the barriers around art and galleries, Robert Nelson, 17 Dec, p. 16

Artshub, Visual Arts Review of ‘Gallery’, Gordana Andjelic-Davila, 11 Dec, online

2006 ABC Radio, Sunday Night Safran, Triple J, 1 June

McCullough Alan & Susan, Encyclopedia of Australian Art, Allen & Unwin ABC

2002 Radio National, The Deep End with Francis Leech, 5 Feb, 8:50pm

Triple J, Artery with Fenella Kernebone, 5 Feb, 11:06pm

Channel 9, Today with Steve Liebman, 6 Feb, 8:49am

774 ABC, Sunday Show with Peter Clarke, 9 Feb, 11:45am

The Age, A family affair wins $40,000 for young Melbourne Artist, 6 Feb, p.7

The Australian, $40,000 helps make Yvette the face of art’s future, 6 Feb, p.2

The Australian Financial Review, Prize winner learns gentle art of media handling, 6 Feb p.7