b. 1988

Lives and works in Sydney, AUS

Please note: Exhibitions marked with * refer to collaborative works produced with Lachlan Herd and Beth Dillon under the collective name, 110%.

 

EDUCATION

2016 - 

Masters of Fine Arts [Research] candidate, UNSW Art & Design, University of New South Wales, Sydney, AUS 

2011 - 2014

Bachelor of Fine Arts [Honours Class 1], UNSW Art & Design, University of New South Wales, Sydney, AUS

TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016

in between, presented as part of 'A Work in Process' [with Claire Johnson], SquiggleSpace, Sydney, AUS 

2015

KB / KB [with Kieran Butler], Kudos Gallery, Sydney, AUS

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS/PERFORMANCES/PROJECTS

2017

* FieldWork, presented as part of 'looking at me through you', Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, AUS
squirt le jet [petite], presented as part of 'Cache', Down / Under Space, Sydney, AUS
* Holiday Feelings, presented as part of 'Reckless Acts', Fringe World 2017, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), Perth, AUS
2016
Fishers Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, AUS
* A Summit Wouldn’t Do Without You [Training is the Essence of Transformation], Bus Projects, Melbourne, AUS 
Kudos Emerging Artist and Designer Award, Kudos Gallery, Sydney, AUS
* A Summit Wouldn’t Do Without You [Dreaming the Dream], Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney, AUS 
techno chicken, Free Fall: Oxford Art Factory, Sydney, AUS 
* Some Three Somes, ~after pARTY June, Freda’s, Sydney, AUS 
* Saturation Point, Free Fall: Oxford Art Factory, Sydney, AUS 
* BusyBusyBusy, presented as part of 'ART/WORK' [curated by Anna May Kirk], Kudos Gallery, Sydney, AUS 
techno chicken [neither techno nor chicken], presented as part of 'Tell ya m8s', No Pressure Space, Arc @ UNSWAAD, Sydney, AUS 
Desert Wail, Should I have stayed home, and thought of here? publication launch [curated by Beth Dillon], 55 Sydenham Rd, Sydney, AUS
* Tri-Hard, HASHTAGWINNING, The Bearded Tit, Sydney, AUS
Human 3.0, aMBUSH Gallery, Sydney, AUS
bubbles, Carbonation Nation: Secret Garden Festival, Sydney, AUS

2015

Creative Corner Festival, Verona Cinema Paddington, Sydney, AUS
Fishers Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, AUS
* Do Something/Do Nothing, The Corner Cooperative, Sydney, AUS 
* Future Looking Forward [hosts], National Experimental Arts Unconference, Perth, AUS
* pre-Future Looking Forward, presented as part of 'CRINGE festival', Perth, AUS
* Puff Piece, presented as part of 'Soapbox: Performance Space', Surry Hills Festival, Sydney, AUS
* Low Profile, Performance Contemporary, curated by Connie Anthes and Emma Price, Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Carriageworks, Sydney, AUS
* TrailRazors, Trailblazers performance tour, curated by Connie Anthes and Emma Price, Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Carriageworks, Sydney, AUS
* Holiday Feelings, presented as part of 'Underbelly Arts Festival', Cockatoo Island, Sydney, AUS 
* Carpe Carpe Carpe (Diem!), presented as part of 'MCA Art Bar - Futures' [curated by Dara Gill], Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, AUS
* At your service, Underbelly Arts Supper, Redfern Town Hall, Sydney, AUS
* Positive Returns, Archive Space, Sydney, AUS 

2014

frustrated catharsis, presented as part of 'Annual 14', UNSW Galleries, Sydney, AUS
* Finding it blue to think of you, Rocks Village Bizarre, Sydney, AUS
Refining, Kudos Gallery, Sydney, AUS
* A couple of nice guys, presented as part of 'NightTime: Talent Quest', Performance Space, Sydney, AUS
Young Artists Initiative, M Contemporary, Sydney, AUS
2013
COFA Annual, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney, AUS
Bivouac. Et. Al, George Revival Cinema, Melbourne, AUS
Kudos Emerging Artist and Designer Award, Kudos Gallery, Sydney, AUS
* Getting Going, 107 Projects, Sydney, AUS
* 110%, presented as part of 'Underbelly Arts Festival', Cockatoo Island, Sydney, AUS
Rise Exist Demise (RED), Nishi Gallery, Canberra, AUS
::our skin::grandma's skin::, presented as part of 'MCA Art Bar - Art is for Lovers' [curated by Emma Price], Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, AUS

2012

Keep On The Grass, Beijing Design Week, 751 Design Precinct, Beijing, China
CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2013

After the Mayans, Kudos Gallery and COFAspace, Sydney, AUS [co­-curated with Lachlan Herd for Art Month Sydney 2013]

RESIDENCIES

2017

Cité Internationale des Arts, UNSW studio, Paris, FR
The Art House, Wakefield, UK

2016

The Green House, Fowlers Gap Remote Research Station, Broken Hill, AUS

2015

* Brand X Studio Residency, Sydney, AUS
* Underbelly Arts Production Residency (The Lab), Sydney, AUS

2013

Porosity Studio: Small Spaces with Long Necks, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, CH
* Underbelly Arts Production Residency (The Lab), Sydney, AUS
The Green House, Fowlers Gap Remote Research Station, Broken Hill, AUS

2012

Porosity Studio: Bamboo City, Tsinghua University, Beijing, CH

AWARDS + GRANTS

2017

Recipient, Ross Steele Scholarship for Residency in Art & Design, University of New South Wales, Sydney, AUS

2016

Finalist, Fishers Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, AUS
* Australian Artist’s Grant, National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA), AUS
Finalist, Kudos Emerging Artist and Designer Award, Kudos Gallery, Sydney, AUS
* Art and Design Grant, Arc@UNSWAD, Sydney, AUS
Recipient, Australian Postgraduate Award, University of New South Wales, Sydney, AUS

2015

Finalist, Fishers Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, AUS
* Creative Partnerships Australia: Matched Funding, Underbelly Arts Festival, Sydney, AUS

2014

Recipient, UNSW Art & Design Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence, Sydney, AUS
Winner, Best Installation or Screen­Based Work, Annual 14, Sydney, AUS
* Art and Design Grant, Arc@UNSWAD, Sydney, AUS
Winner, The Gallery Barry Keldoulis Award, Sydney, AUS

2013

Recipient, AsiaBound Short­Term Mobility Grant, Department of Education and Training, University of New South Wales, Sydney, AUS
Finalist, Kudos Emerging Artist and Designer Award, Kudos Gallery, Sydney, AUS
Winner, Art & Australia Sculpture, Performance and Installation Prize, COFA Annual, Sydney, AUS

WORKSHOPS + PRESENTATIONS

2017

Stephen Cummins Workshop Intensive: Queer Development Program, Performance Space, Sydney, AUS

2015

* Future Looking Forward, SymbioticA: National Experimental Arts Forum, Perth, AUS

PUBLICATIONS + TEXT

2016

Beth Dillon by Kieran Bryant, Framework, #12 Form. Text. Language, Vol 4, Issue 1, pp.12-17, http://www.arc.unsw.edu.au/uploads/FormLanguageText%20WEBSITE.pdf 
pink overalls, Should I have stayed home, and thought of here? [edited by Beth Dillon] publication, 55 Sydenham Rd, 4 / 2016, Sydney, AUS

2015

* Pearce, Tulleah, 110%, Soapbox: Performance Space, catalogue, 26 / 9 / 2015, Sydney, AUS
* Low, Vanessa, 110%: July/August feature artists, The Monday Issue, 7 / 2015, https://themondayissue.com/2015/07/19/julyaugust-feature-artists-110/
* Groves, Alison, Positive Returns, exhibition review, Archive Space, 3 / 2015, Sydney, AUS, http://www.archivespace.net/2360868-40-positive-returns 
Frost, Andrew, KB | KB, exhibition review, The Art Life, 23 / 3 / 2015, Sydney, AUS, http://theartlife.com.au/2015/kb-kb/
Do, Micheal, KB / KB, catalogue essay, 3 / 2015, Kudos Gallery, Sydney, AUS
Low, Vanessa, Kb + kb: A Dialogue of Colour and Catharsis, catalogue essay, 3 / 2015, Kudos Gallery, Sydney, AUS, http://www.vanlow.com/writing/#/catalogue-essay-kbkb/

2014

Monsta Gras and the Spectacle of Performance [with Lachlan Herd], Framework, #5 The Spectacle Issue, Vol 2, Issue 1, pp.6-7, http://issuu.com/arcunsw/docs/spectacle-framework-final 

RELATED EMPLOYMENT

2017

Volunteer, galerie pompom, Sydney, AUS

2016

Volunteer, MOP Projects, Sydney, AU
Arc@Art & Design Grants Committee, USW Art & Design, Sydney, AUS

2014

President, Student Representative Council, UNSW Art & Design, Sydney, AUS
Management Committee, Kudos Gallery, Sydney, AUS
Faculty Education Committee, UNSW Art & Design, Sydney, AUS

2013

Student Education and Welfare Officer, Student Representative Council, College of Fine Arts [COFA], Sydney, AUS
Arc@COFA Grants Committee, College of Fine Arts, [COFA], Sydney, AUS