Lauren Edmonds (b.1993 Brisbane)

lauren.m.edmonds@live.com.au | http://laurenedmonds.com/

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                                  EDUCATION
2012-15 Bachelor of Fine Art with Honours (Class I), Queensland College of Art, Griffith University

 

                                    SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012 Spyglass, Tree Frog Gallery, Maleny, 2 -13 Aug
2009-10 Illusions – Beyond the Barbed Wire, 11 large drawings, Butter Factory Arts Centre, Cooroy, 6 Nov 2009 – 30 Jan 2010

 

                                   AWARD AND FINALIST EXHIBITIONS
2015 2015 Sunshine Coast Art Prize: New Media Award Exhibition, Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens Art & Ecology Centre, 10 Oct – 1 Nov
2015 Digital Disruption, Exhibition of finalists in the Sunshine Coast Art Prize New Media Category, Caloundra Regional Gallery, 11 Feb -22 Mar
2014 Marie Ellis OAM Prize for Drawing 2014, an exhibition of 25 finalists, Jugglers Art Space INC. Gallery, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, 1 – 18 Aug
2013 SCAP T3 2013 finalists exhibition, Butter Factory Arts Centre, Cooroy, 15 Aug – 5 Oct
2012-13 Creative Generation Excellence in Visual art and Design Touring Exhibition, various galleries around Queensland, starting at The Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), 3 Mar – 3 Jun
2012 SCAP T3 2012 finalists exhibition, Butter Factory Arts Centre, Cooroy, 20 July – 25 Aug
2011 The Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art and Design – North Coast Region, University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery, 25 Aug – 15 Sep 

 

                                   GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Smoke Filled Room, exhibition of zine, illustration, animation, interaction, commentary, conversation and dialogue, The Laundry Artspace, East Brisbane, 10 Jun
2015 EXIT, QCA Honours graduate exhibition, Pop Gallery, Woolloongabba, 24 Nov – 6 Dec
2015 QCA Showcase 2015, Graduate exhibition, Griffith university, South Bank, 26-30 Nov
2015 The DIY Festival, The Stan Dup Ensemble, Cupo, Fortitude Valley Brisbane, 26-29 Nov
2015 Gas Leak, QCA Graduate Art Show, The Laundry Artspace, East Brisbane, 27 Nov
2015 Everything is Connected, exhibition of works by current QCA Honours students, The Hold Art Space, West End Brisbane, 20-23 May
2015 Wunderkammer, exhibition of prints from the QCA print media graduates’ folio box for 2014, The Hub Gallery, Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, 14 April – 9 May
2015 Student Gallery, Vibrant Laneways program, Brisbane City Council, Outdoor gallery of 6 selected works by QCA graduates of 2014 on light boxes in King George Square Car Park, March
2014 QCA Showcase 2014, Graduate exhibition, Queensland College of Art, Griffth University, South Bank campus, Brisbane, 27-30 Nov
2014 Do Not Consume, Final works by QCA print major graduates, The Hold Artspace, West End, Brisbane, 19 – 22 Nov
2014 Colossal, Impress Printmakers Gallery, Wooloowin, Brisbane, 28 Aug – 7 Sep
2014 First Impressions, An exhibition by the Griffith University Print-makers Club, Project Gallery, Queensland College of art, Brisbane, 25 Mar – 5 Apr
2013 How I look at it, Photographic Exhibition International Exchange project with Wurzburg University Griffith White Box Gallery, 23 Aug
2013  DEMO, An exhibition by the Griffith University Print-makers Club, POP Art Factory Gallery, South Brisbane, 9 – 21 Dec
2013 Immanuel Arts Festival, Immanuel Lutheran College, Maroochydore, May
2012 Immanuel Arts Festival, Immanuel Lutheran College, Maroochydore, May
2011  Immanuel Arts Festival, Immanuel Lutheran College, Maroochydore, May
2010 immanuel Arts Festival, Immanuel Lutheran College, Maroochydore, May
2009 Immanuel Arts Festival, Immanuel Lutheran College, Maroochydore, May
2008 Faith in Art, art festival organised by the St Joseph’s Parish/Primary school Nambour, exhibited at the Nambour Civic Centre, November
2007 Young@Art: Inspired by Music, Buderim Ginger Factory

 

                                   AWARDS AND BURSARIES
2015 Sunshine Coast Art Prize New Media Art Category 2014

  • $3,000 mentorship by Earth Base Productions
  • Design and web promotional advice by Analogue Digital and the opportunity to showcase at Analogue Digital Brisbane 2015, valued at $2,500
2013 Immanuel Arts Festival, 2nd in open drawing and print media category
2012 STUFFit Film festival, 1st award winner for the Animation Category
2011 Creative Generation Excellence Award in Visual art and Design
2011 Excellence award with a new media animation artwork, received a week-long workshop in Brisbane and inclusion into a state wide touring exhibition 2012-13, starting at The Queensland Gallery of Modern Art
2011 Fr Francis Hefferan Memorial Bursary, Bursary in recognition of outstanding arts achievement
2011 immanuel Arts Festival, 2nd in Open student category, 2nd in open drawing and print media category
2010 Immanuel Arts Festival, 1st in Open student category, 2nd in open drawing and print media category
2009 immanuel Arts Festival, 1st in Open student category
2008 State Youth week competition Queensland, winner of Junior Category with art animation
2008 Fr Francis Hefferan Memorial Bursary: Award for the arts, In recognition of outstanding Artistic achievement
2008 ABC Roller Mache Animation Competition, 1st in wildest imagination Category (Broadcasted on National TV)
2007 Young@Art “Inspired by Music”, Buderim Ginger Award for an Emerging Young Artist, Buderim    Ginger Factory 2007

 

                                  COLLECTIONS
2013 Immanuel Lutheran College art collection, 1 Large drawing

 

                                   ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
2014-16 Volunteering artist for The Game set up crew at the Woodford Folk Festival 2014/15, 2014/15, 2016/17, lead painter, intensive painting over 3-week period, concept art, web and shirt design
2013  International Study Tour (Art Theory QCA) to Germany and Venice, short courses at Wurzburg University and viewing 2013 Venice Biennale, 22 Jun-15 Jul
2012 Mural for James St Nambour Community Kindergarten
2008 -10 Three Mural paintings for St John’s College, Nambour 

bIBLIOGRAPHY

Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2015 Exhibition Catalogue (2015), Sunshine Coast Council, p. 24, covers

Emlyn-Jones, L 2015, Show Stopping News, Salt Magazine, Winter 15, pg.106-109

Hoffie, P 2015, Everything is Connected, Exhibition Catalogue, The Hold Art Space at

http://www.theholdartspace.com/images/everythingisconnected/everythingisconnected_catalogue.pdf

Harvey, D 2015, In the Spotlight: Lauren Edmonds, Engage Arts, Mar 11, 2015 at http://engagearts.com.au/2015/03/11/in-the-spotlight-lauren-edmonds/

Marino, L 2015, Young artist success in new media art prize, Griffith News, Feb 12, 2015 at http://app.griffith.edu.au/news/2015/02/12/young-artist-success-in-new-media-art-prize/

Queensland College of Art – Fine Art Graduate Catalogue 2014 (2014) Queensland College of Art Griffith University, p.28

Creative Generation Excellence in visual art and design 2012-2013 Touring Exhibition, Exhibition catalogue (2012) Department of Education and Training, Queensland Government and QAGOMA P. 11

‘Solo at 15’ 2009, Encompass Council Magazine, Nov issue, p.23

Berry, M 2012, ‘Rising new artist with an eye for the past’, Hinterland Times, Jul, p. 11

Warren, B 2011, ‘Astonishing talent in our midst: Meaning matters in acclaimed art’, The Range News, November 3

‘Commendations for artist Lauren’ 2011, Nambour Weekly, Jun 1

Dalla, H 2010, ‘Illusions; Beyond the Barbed Wire’, Hinterland Times, Jan

Purdon, F 2009, ‘In the footsteps of Pablo’, Queensland Courier Mail, Dec 10

Mackander, M 2009, ‘Peering into the soul’, Sunshine Coast Daily, Nov 15

‘Creative teen exhibits her art’ 2009, Nambour weekly, Nov 11

Long, E 2008, ‘Lauren puts her art where her heart is’, Sunshine Coast Daily, Sep 30, p. 8