Emma Fielden

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'States of Matter', 2018, site-specific thread installation in two parts and action for one person (after)

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Born 1977. Lives and works in Parramatta NSW Australia.

SELECTED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Since 2007      Full time studio practice (art practice / self employed hand-engraver)
2009 – 2011    Committee member (Secretary), JMGA-NSW.
2004 – 2006    Advanced Diploma in Jewellery and Object Design, TAFE NSW Sydney Institute Design Centre.
2005 – 2006    Certificate III in Hand Engraving, TAFE NSW Sydney Institute Design Centre.
1995                Associate Diploma in Music, Australian Music Education Board.

RESIDENCIES

2016    Parramatta Artists Studios tenancy.
2007   Jewellery and Object Design Award and Residency. TAFE NSW Sydney Institute Design Centre.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Dark Matter, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney

2015
Iota, Gallery Funaki, Melbourne
Infinity, Courtesy Of The Artist, Sydney

2013
Draw, Courtesy Of The Artist, Sydney

2008
Emma Fielden, Studio 20/17, Sydney

2007
Emma Fielden, Metalab, Sydney

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Parramatta Artists Studios Idea Platform exhibition, Artspace, Sydney
The Blake Prize, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney
Phenomena, Parramatta Artists Studios / Parramatta Lanes, Sydney
Parramatta Artists Studios at The Kings School 37th Annual Art Show, Sydney
The F Show, North Contemporary Art Space, Sydney

2015
Sydney Contemporary, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney
Drawn To Form: The Matter in Hand, Blacktown Arts Centre, Sydney

2014
National Contemporary Jewellery Award, Griffith Regional Art Gallery, COTA, Sturt Australian Contemporary Craft and Design, Mittagong

2013
Earth to Earth, Ashes to Ashes, Studio 20/17, Sydney
Breathe Into, Courtesy Of The Artist, Jam Factory Contemporary Craft and Design, Adelaide
Profile, Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia NSW, Percolator Gallery, Queensland

2012
Profile, Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia NSW, Gaffa, Sydney
National Contemporary Jewellery Award, Griffith Regional Art Gallery, Metalab, Sturt Australian Contemporary Craft and Design, Mittagong
The Year Was 2006, Studio 20/17, Sydney

2011
In Line/In Metal, Aaron Faber Gallery New York, SOFA Chicago
11th Ernest Leviny Commemorative Silver Exhibition, Buda Historic Home and Garden Castlemaine, Victoria

2010
Tea Wares, Jam Factory Contemporary Craft and Design, Adelaide
Winter Brooches 10, Studio 20/17, Sydney
Wrapped, Studio 20/17, Sydney
Say Your Piece, Gaffa, Sydney

2009
10th Ernest Leviny Commemorative Silver Exhibition, Buda Historic Home and Garden Castlemaine, Shepparton Art Gallery, Arts Centre Melbourne, Geelong Art Gallery, Mornington Peninsula Regional Art Gallery
Winter Brooches 09, Studio 20/17, Sydney

2008
Profile, Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia NSW
Graduate Metal XI, Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia
Winter Brooches 08, Studio 20/17, Sydney
Vessel, Studio 20/17, Sydney

2007
Cracker, Metalab, Sydney

2005
Contemporary Wearables ’05, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery Mosman Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, Maroondah Art Gallery

Griffith Regional Art Gallery
Private collections in Australia, New Zealand and abroad

AWARDS, GRANTS AND SELECTED COMMISSIONS

2016
The Blake Prize. Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Finalist

2014
National Contemporary Jewellery Award, Main Acquisitive Award

2013
Australia Council Visual Arts Awards brooch commission
New Work Grant (mid-career), Visual Arts Board, Australia Council for the Arts

2012
National Contemporary Jewellery Award, Finalist

2009
Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society Award, Buda Silver Exhibition

2006
Craft Australia, [email protected], Highly Commended

2018
'States of Matter', 2018, site-specific thread installation in two parts and action for one person (after)
'States of Matter', 2018, single channel high definition video, 05:27 mins, performed at Dominik Mersch Gallery
'States of Matter', 2018, site-specific thread installation in two parts and action for one person (before)
‘An Act for one String’, 2018, single channel high definition digital video, 15:15 minutes, edition of 3 +1 AP
'One word from One bird is better than a million words', 2018, 20 unframed miniature works on paper
'Cleave', 2018, single channel high definition video, 29 seconds, from installation in two parts + action for one person. Developed and performed at Art Omi Artists Residency. Performer: Emma Fielden. Filmed by Orkhan Huseynov.
‘Cleave’, 2018, site-specific installation, two suspended stones, string, developed and performed at Art Omi Artists Residency
'We are two molecules floating together in space and our distance is infinite… then the sound of birds',<br />
2018, single channel high definition video, 5 minutes 26 seconds, from installation in two parts + action for two people. Developed and performed at Art Omi Artists Residency. Performers: Emma Fielden and Hanae Utamura. Filmed by Orkhan Huseynov.<br />
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‘We are two molecules floating together in space and our distance is infinite… then the sound of birds’, 2018, site-specific installation in two parts, stones, developed and performed at Art Omi Artists Residency
‘Cleave’, 2018, diptych, household acrylic on Saunders Waterford 425gsm paper, each 56 x 76 cm
'Binary I', 2018,  ink  on  Arches  300gsm  paper,  44  x  59cm.
'Binary I' (detail), 2018,  ink  on  Arches  300gsm  paper,  44  x  59cm.
'Binary  II', 2018,  ink  on  Arches  300gsm  paper,  44  x  59cm.
'Binary  II' (detail), 2018,  ink  on  Arches  300gsm  paper,  44  x  59cm.
'Two  Mountains  I', 2018,  household  acrylic  on  Saunders  Waterford  425gsm  paper,  56  x  76cm.
'Two  Mountains  II',  2018,  household  acrylic  on  Saunders  Waterford  425gsm  paper,  56  x  76cm.
'Void  Studies  I', 2016,  ink  on  black  paper,  20  x  29  x  10cm.
'Void  Studies  I' (detail), 2016,  ink  on  black  paper,  20  x  29  x  10cm.
'Void  Studies  I', (detail), 2016,  ink  on  black  paper,  20  x  29  x  10cm.
'Void Studies II', 2017,  ink  on  Arches  300gsm  paper,  74  x  49  x  11cm
'Void Studies III', 2017,  ink  on  Arches  300gsm  paper,  40  x  29  x  8cm
'Void Studies III' (detail), 2017,  ink  on  Arches  300gsm  paper,  40  x  29  x  8cm
'Gravity and Lightness I’, 2018, drawing, archival ink on Arches paper, <br />
76 x 56cm unframed<br />
‘Gravity and Lightness II’, 2018, drawing, archival ink on Arches paper, <br />
76 x 56cm unframed<br />
2017
'An Infinite Line (1km)',<br />
2017, 1 kilometre of hand cut linen thread, dimensions variable.<br />
'Orb',<br />
2017, hand crushed ferrite magnets, iron oxide pigment, rare earth magnets, linen thread.<br />
2016
‘DARK MATTER I’, 2016, iron oxide pigment and neodymium magnets on black primed linen and steel, 33 x 33 cm
‘DARK MATTER I’ (detail), 2016, iron oxide pigment and neodymium magnets on black primed linen and steel, 33 x 33 cm
‘NOTHING’, 2016, ink on Arches 300 gsm watercolour paper, 83 x 66 cm framed
‘NOTHING’, 2016, ink on Arches 300 gsm watercolour paper, 83 x 66 cm framed
‘NOTHING’, (detail) 2016, ink on Arches 300 gsm watercolour paper, 83 x 66 cm framed
‘RELICS: The Lord’s Prayer’, 2016, ink on Fabiano Artistico 300 gsm paper, 38 x 38 cm framed<br />
‘RELICS: The Nicene Creed', 2016, ink on Fabiano Artistico 300 gsm paper, 38 x 38 cm framed
‘RELICS: The Rosary’, 2016, ink on Fabiano Artistico 300 gsm paper, 38 x 38 cm framed
‘RELICS: Hail Mary’, 2016, ink on Fabiano Artistico 300 gsm paper, 38 x 38 cm framed
‘ZERO’, 2016, ink on Arches 300 gsm watercolour paper, 83 x 66 cm framed
‘ZERO’, (detail) 2016, ink on Arches 300 gsm watercolour paper, 83 x 66 cm framed
‘ZERO’, (detail) 2016, ink on Arches 300 gsm watercolour paper, 83 x 66 cm framed
‘DARK MATTER II’, 2016, iron oxide pigment and neodymium magnets on white primed linen and steel, 33 x 33 cm
‘DARK MATTER II’, (detail) 2016, iron oxide pigment and neodymium magnets on white primed linen and steel, 33 x 33 cm
'MAPPING THE VOID' (detail), 2016, iron oxide pigment, crushed ferrite magnets, neodymium magnets, linen thread, site specific installation, dimensions variable
TERRAIN I’, 2016, iron oxide pigment, ferrite magnets, steel, 10 x 10 cm
`TERRAIN II’, 2016, iron oxide pigment, ferrite magnets, steel, 15 x 15 cm
`TERRAIN III’, 2016, iron oxide pigment, ferrite magnets, steel, 20 x 20 cm
'Dark Matter', 2016, installation
'Axis Mundi: The Line and The Matter', (detail) 2015, crushed ferrite ceramic magnets, neodymium magnets, glass mirror, dimensions variable
‘Axis Mundi: The Point’, 2015, crushed ferrite ceramic magnets, neodymium magnets, glass mirror, dimensions variable
‘Grid’, 2013, ink drawing on paper, 22 x 31 cm
'Infinite I', ink drawing on Arches 300gsm paper, 50 x 50 cm