Anna McMahon DMG Award 2016

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Untitled #1, from the series There’s no easy way to say this, 2016, carpet, ginger, dimensions variable

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 Anna McMahon is an artist and curator.  She completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) at Sydney College of the Arts (USYD) in 2010, a Master of Art Curatorship at The University of Sydney in 2011 and a Master of Fine Arts at Sydney College of the Arts (USYD) in 2015.  She is a 2015/2016 Co-Director at Firstdraft Gallery Sydney, and a resident artist at Parramatta Artist Studios in 2016.  McMahon also collaborates with fellow artist Kate Beckingham as OK YEAH COOL GREAT.  She has shown nationally and internationally in solo, group and curatorial projects in various galleries including, MOP Projects (upcoming 2016) (NSW), Open Source Gallery (NY), Raygun (QLD), Gaffa (NSW), Metro Arts (QLD) and Verge Gallery (NSW).  As OK YEAH COOL GREAT, she was part of the 2014 SafARI Live program.

Solo Exhibitions

2016
Becoming and returning, MOP Projects, Chippendale
On the turning point, Peacock Gallery, Auburn

2015
How to live together, Wellington St Projects, Chippendale

2014
The floral gift: in sear of the meaningful, Open Source Gallery, New York (with Sarah Ryan)
The world is weary of me, and I am weary of it, Raygun Gallery, Toowoomba
new order, c3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne (with OK YEAH COOL GREAT)

 

Group Exhibitions

2016
(upcoming) Basic Poetry, Verge Gallery, Sydney

2015
The stuff our dreams are made of, Verge gallery, Sydney
Trial & Error, DedSpace Gallery, Sydney College of the Arts
Friends with Benefits: Sharing is Caring, This is not art (TINA) festival, Newcastle
SCA Graduate Exhibition, Sydney College of the Arts, Rozelle
Breathing Room, Gaffa, Sydney

2014
SafARI Live 2014, Wellington Street Projects, Sydney (BATTLE ROYALE with OK YEAH COOL GREAT)
Free Association, Verge Gallery, Sydney
Pass it on, Verge Gallery, Sydney

2012
Narelle Jubelin: Vision in Motion – Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne

2013
live and let die, Performance Space, Sydney (with OK YEAH COOL GREAT)

2010
OK YEAH COOL GREAT vs CLARK BEAUMONT Vegas Spray, Brisbane curated by Travis Dewan (with OK YEAH COOL GREAT)
SCA Degree Show, Sydney College of the Arts Galleries, Rozelle
Ice Cream, Spare Room, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

2009
Tales from the Cold Ghost III, Tiny Gold, Gold Coast
The Churchie National Emerging Artist Competition, Anglican Church Grammar School, Brisbane

2008
The Churchie National Emerging Artist Competition, Anglican Church Grammar School, Brisbane

 

 

Curated Projects

2015
To the lovers of the true and the beautiful, TWENTY THIRTY SEVEN, Glebe

2015
THE SURVEY: The inaugural SCASS (Sydney College of Arts Student Society) Art Prize, Verge Gallery, Sydney

2014
FLEET, Metro Arts, Brisbane (with OK YEAH COOL GREAT)
The Value of Nothing, Raygun Gallery, Toowoomba

2012
the re-invention of gravity, Verge Gallery, The University of Sydney (co-curated)

 

Published Work

2012
Catalogue Redgate, J 2012 ”Depth of Field’ 2012, with Jessica Mais Wright, Anna Mc Mahon and Leah Newman, Jubelin N, Mould P, Parker,  L &  Stephen, A 2012, Narelle Jubelin: Vision in Motion, University Art Gallery, The University of Sydney, Pp. 40-64.

2016
Untitled #1, from the series There’s no easy way to say this, 2016, carpet, ginger, dimensions variable
Untitled #2, from the series There’s no easy way to say this, 2016, carpet, ginger, cock ring, velcro strap<br />
Untitled #3 from the series There’s no easy way to say this, 2016, neon, phalaenopsis orchid, edition of 3,
Untitled #4 from the series There’s no easy way to say this, 2016, neon, sunflower, edition of 3
Untitled #2 from the series There’s no easy way to say this, 2016, carpet, ginger, cock ring, velcro strap
2015
Untitled # 22 from the series the world is weary of me, and I am weary of it, 2015, neon, orchid
Untitled # 24 from the series the world is weary of me, and I am weary of it, 2015, basketball hoop and ball, wattle, red hot poker
Untitled # 23 from the series the world is weary of me, and I am weary of it, 2015, Palm, glass