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
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)

ARTTRA: Art Contained, 1-2 April 2017, Claremont

The Elaine Bermingham National Watercolour Prize in Landscape Painting finalist exhibition, QCA, Brisbane, 2017
Gunyulgup Galleries, Yallingup (current)
Fine Art at Hale, 2016, Hale School, Perth
Minawarra 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
Young Artists with Artitude Exhibition, 17 May – 11 June 2010, Burswood Intercontinental
Melville Art Awards, 29 May – 5 June 2010, Melville Civic Centre
City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award, 29 October 2009, Heritage House, South Perth
The Clothespeg Project Volume 3, September 2009, Sydney, & October 2009, Perth
Young Artists with Artitude Exhibition, 23 June – 19 July 2009, Burswood Intercontinental
Melville Art Awards, 30 May – 6 June 2009, Melville Civic Centre
National Youth Week Group Show, 28 March – 5 April 2009, Perth Town Hall
Mullalyup Muster, March 2008, Mullalyup Galleries
Young Artists with Artitude Exhibition, 12 May – 5 June 2008, Burswood Intercontinental
The Clothespeg Project Volume 2, May 13 – June 13 2008, La La Orange, Northbridge
Emerging Artists Group Exhibition, May – June 2008, Brazen Art Space, Fremantle
Hatched, 2007, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
Mullalyup Muster 2007, Mullalyup Galleries
South West Times Survey 2007, Bunbury Regional Art Galleries
City of South Perth Art Award, October 2007, Heritage House, South Perth
Artists Car Boot Sale, September 2007, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
Sketchpo, October 2007, 19 Blinco St, Fremantle
The Clothespeg Project, December 2007, Behind the Monkey, Mt Lawley

AWARDS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
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

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE/STUDIO
Studio Kura, Fukuoka, Japan, May – June 2017
Artsource Ashfield Studio, Ashfield, 2016
Westside Studios, Subiaco, 2011-12