CV

LAURA WILLIAMS
Born Bunbury, WA 1986

EDUCATION
Master of Arts and Cultural Management, The University of Melbourne, Graduated 2012
Bachelor of Fine Arts, The University of Western Australia, Graduated 2006

SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

Calm has no direction, July 2018, Assembly Point, Melbourne
Map, June 2017, Studio Kura, Fukuoka, Japan
Pocket Landscapes project, April 2017, ARTTRA Festival, Town of Claremont
Bearings, May 2016, Spectrum Project Space, ECU, Perth’
Lift, August 2015, Showcase Gallery, Perth
The Walls, February 2010, Free Range Gallery, Perth

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2018 Heysen Prize for Landscape, October – December 2018, Hahndorf Academy, SA

Group Exhibition, January 2018, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne

Linden Postcard Show, December 2017 – February 2018, Linden New Art, Melbourne

Perth Royal Art Prize finalist exhibition, September 2017, Perth
Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize, 2017, QCA, Brisbane
Gunyulgup Galleries, Yallingup, 2016-2017
Fine Art at Hale, 2016, Hale School, Perth
Minnawarra Art Awards 2016, Armadale District Hall, Armadale
Fine Art at Hale, 2015, Hale School, Perth
Black Swan Heritage Prize, 9-19 October 2014, Brookfield Tower, Perth
City of Bayswater Art Awards, 6-19 October 2014, The Rise, Maylands
4A A4 Exhibition, November 2013, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney
Linden Postcard Show, February 2013, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne
Return to Sender: An Exhibition of Postables, August 2012, Blindside, Melbourne
Porridge, October – November 2010, The Oats Factory, Perth
Melville Art Awards, 29 May – 5 June 2010, Melville Civic Centre
The Clothespeg Project Volume 3, September 2009, Sydney, & October 2009, Perth
Melville Art Awards, 30 May – 6 June 2009, Melville Civic Centre
National Youth Week Group Show, 28 March – 5 April 2009, Perth Town Hall
The Clothespeg Project Volume 2, 13 May – June 13 2008, La La Orange, Northbridge
Hatched: National Graduate Show, 2007, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
UWA Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition, 2006, Cullity Gallery, University of Western Australia
South West Times Survey 2007, Bunbury Regional Art Galleries
Sketchpo, October 2007, 19 Blinco St, Fremantle
The Clothespeg Project, December 2007, Behind the Monkey, Mt Lawley
Iluka Visions Exhibition 2001, 2002 & 2003, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery

 

AWARDS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Commended, Heysen Prize for Landscape, 2018

Highly Commended, City of Bayswater Art Awards, 2014
Winner, Category prize: Mixed Media, Melville Art Awards, 2010
Winner, Category prize: Mixed Media, Melville Art Awards, 2009
Upper School Painting Excellence Award, Iluka Visions Exhibition, Bunbury Regional Art Galleries, 2003

COLLECTIONS
City of Melville
Various private collections

COMMISSIONS
Ronald McDonald House, Perth, 2015
Various Private commissions

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE/STUDIO

River Studios, Creative Spaces, City of Melbourne (current) 

Studio Kura, Fukuoka, Japan, May – June 2017
Artsource Ashfield Studio, Ashfield, 2016
Westside Studios, Subiaco, 2011-12

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