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Kasia Lynch
Born in Warrnambool
Lives and works in Melbourne
kasia[at]behold.salon

 

 

 

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Education
2013
Master of Arts Research, RMIT University, Victoria, AU
2007
Bachelor of Fine Arts Sculpture (First Class Honours), RMIT University, Melbourne, AU
1999
Adv. Diploma of Electronic Design & Interactive Media, RMIT University, Melbourne, AU
1997
Diploma of Visual Arts, RMIT TAFE, Melbourne, AU                                                           

Selected group exhibitions
2018
ALTAR, C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne, AU
2016
Touch This, curated by MARS Gallery, private exhibition in the home of philanthropist Liz Gilles, Melbourne, AU
Art Trail, Open Spaces, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, AU
Kodak Summer Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, AU
2015
Spaces that bind us, curated by Alison Eggleton, Nati Frinj Biennale, Natimuk, AU
2014

Dance and Death, curated by Holly Durant with Supple Fox, Grant Street, Melbourne, AU
2013
The Gertrude Street Projection Festival, Site 29, Edegely, collaboration with artist Rosa Tato, Melbourne, AU
Doing Impressions, Conduit Arts, Melbourne, AU, curated by Kasia Lynch
Drawing Out Symposium, First Site Gallery, Melbourne, AU
2012
Commune, Construct, Convey, Conduit Arts, Melbourne, AU
2011
Paradise Lost, Strange Wolf Basement, Melbourne, AU
Kodak Summer Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, AU
Flag Lifting, Nine on Seven Artspace, Melbourne, AU
Inter-location Project, Thousand Pound Bend, Melbourne, AU
2010
Sports Club Project 2: The Arena, curated by Next Wave Festival, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, AU
2007
RMIT Sculpture Honours Exhibition, Dantes Upstairs Gallery, Melbourne, AU
Cheung Kong Awardees Exhibition: Kasia Lynch and Rosa Tato, RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne, AU
2005
Two Point Two, First Site Gallery, Melbourne, AU

Solo exhibitions
2016
Rebel or Excel, Little Ironing Room, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, AU
2015

Spirit Trumpet, MARS Gallery, Windsor, Melbourne, AU
2014
Mediumistic: experiential sound and sculpture walk, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, AU
2011
Exhausting objects 01, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne, AU
2005
Ornamental Abominations, First Site Gallery, Melbourne, AU

Awards, prizes, funding
2016

Tom Bass Prize for Figurative Sculpture – Finalist
2014
Clayton Utz Launch Art Award – Finalist
FECK Art Prize – Finalist
Abbotsford Convent Foundation ‘Spiritous’ funding – Recipient
The Linden Art Prize – Finalist
2013

‘The Churchie’ National Emerging Art Prize – Finalist
2012
Visualising Human Rights Art Showcase – Finalist
Linden Gallery Postcard Prize Award – Recipient
BSG Picture This Prize – Merit Award
2011
The Agendo Art Prize – Finalist
Clayton Utz Launch Art Award – Finalist
2006
Cheung Kong Endeavour Award – Recipient
The Baldessin Travelling Fellowship Sculpture Prize – Finalist

Residencies
2018
Tarkine In Motion, artists wilderness field trip, by invitation from The Bob Brown Foundation, The Tarkine,  Tasmania, AU
2013

Studio Start-up Initiative, 12 month studio scholarship, Abbotsford Convent Foundation, Melbourne, AU
2012
Commune, Construct, Convey, Artist in Resident, Conduit Arts, Melbourne, AU
2006
Student Artist in Resident Programme, East China Normal University Shanghai, CN, awarded by DEST

Public Lectures
2012
Guest Presenter, Practice Research Symposium Series, RMIT School of Art & the Design Research Institute, Melbourne, AU
2010
Guest Presenter, Making Objects Personal. Directed by Prof. Robert Baines of RMIT School of Art & the Design Research Institute in conjunction with Craft Victoria, Melbourne, AU

Publications
2017

A5 Magazine, June 2017
2014

The Lifted Brow, #21,The Sex Issue, pg 38 and 50.

Selected Biography
Rainforth, D. Next Wave Risks All, Artlink, Vol 30 no 3
Griffin, M. Footy to get the boot at the MCG, The Age, April 13, 2010
Leung, Jeremy, Mediumistic: experiential sound and sculpture walk, Abbotsford Convent blog, May 10, 2014
Lacey, Jordan, Sonic Rupture: A Practice-led Approach to Urban Soundscape Design, 2016, Bloomsbury Academic, pg 128 – 131

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