LAUREN EDMONDS

CV

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

Selected GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024

Re[collected], Project Gallery, QCAD Griffith University South Bank QLD, 13 - 24 Aug

2024

Moreton Bay Art Prize, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Strathpine QLD, 22 Jun - 3 Aug

2024

Moreton Bay Art Prize Outdoor Gallery, two vinyl banners displaying artwork displayed on community banner poles, Redcliffe & Lawnton, 3 Jun - 7 July

2018-20

Experimenta Make Sense, national tour to different venues around Australia, 2 Feb 2018 – June 2020The Lock-Up (NSW), Plimsoll Gallery (TAS), Tweed Regional Gallery (NSW) and Rockhampton Art Gallery (QLD), Latrobe Regional Gallery (VIC), University of the Sunshine Coast Art Gallery (QLD), New England Regional Art Gallery, Armidale (NSW), Benalla Art Gallery (VIC), LibraryMuseum Albury (NSW)

2017

Experimenta Make Sense: International Triennial of Media Art, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, 2 Oct – 11 Nov

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

2015 Sunshine Coast Art Prize: New Media Award , Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens Art & Ecology Centre, 10 Oct – 1 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

2015

Digital Disruption, Exhibition of finalists in the Sunshine Coast Art Prize New Media Category, Caloundra Regional Gallery, 11 Feb -22 Mar

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

2009-2013
(each year)

Immanuel Arts Festival, Immanuel Lutheran College, Maroochydore, May

Selected Awards

2013

2nd in open Drawing and Print Media, Immanuel Arts Festival

2013

Finalist, SCAP T3 2013, Butter Factory Arts Centre, Cooroy

2012

Finalist, SCAP T3 2012, Butter Factory Arts Centre, Cooroy

2011

2nd in Open Student, 2nd in open drawing and Print Media, Immanuel Arts Festival

2010

1st in Open Student, 2nd in open Drawing and Print Media, Immanuel Arts Festival

2009

1st in Open Student, Immanuel Arts Festival

2008

1st in Junior Category, State Youth week competition Queensland, (with art animation)

2008

1st in wildest imagination, ABC Roller Mache Animation Competition, (Broadcast on National TV)

Grants & Bursaries

2011

Fr Francis Hefferan Memorial Bursary, Bursary in recognition of outstanding arts achievement

2008

Fr Francis Hefferan Memorial Bursary: Award for the arts, In recognition of outstanding Artistic achievement

Collections

2013

Immanuel Lutheran College Art Collection, 1 Large drawing

2013

WUNDERKAMMER 2014 , 1 print included in print folio box in the following collections:

Griffith Artworks Griffith University, Brisbane
The Library of Queensland Griffith University, Brisbane

Other Experience

2024

Attended ISEA2024, Brisbane (29th International Symposium on Electronic Art)
• Attended 3 day Symposium (academic, artist talks & presentations)
• Attended 2 day workshop Small-world Robotic Systems, QUT by Dr Marília Lyra Bergamo, Dr Ralph Kenke, A/Prof Craig Hight

2024

The Art of Projection (Projection Mapping Workshop)
Attended a three part workshop at The Edge, by Dr Waldemar Jenek

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

The Mix (27 Oct, 2017) ABC, http://iview.abc.net.au/programs/mix/NU1702H039S00, first 6 min covering Experimenta Make Sense: International Triennial of media art

Experimenta Make Sense: International Triennial of media art (2017) Experimenta Media Arts, p.40-41, 66, 73

Experimenta, Lauren Edmonds: I Dun Good, 2015 at https://experimenta.org/artworks/i-dun-good/

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 PDF Preview

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 https://news.griffith.edu.au/2015/02/12/young-artist-success-in-new-media-art-prize/

QCA Prints Archive, Wunderkammer 2014, at https://qcaprints.omeka.net/items/show/356

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

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

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

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