Katie West

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'muhlu garrwarn / cool time hot time', 2018, bush-dyed silk, cotton and thread, yirrarla (calico), cardboard, glass jars, bawa (water), watharn (green leaves), birditha (dry leaves), jurdubirri (native flower), burlaawa (non-native flower), birra (bark), dimensions variable. Photograph by Lucia Rossi.

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Education

Current       Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Melbourne, VIC

2017          Master of Contemporary Art, Victorian College of Art, University of Melbourne, VIC

2013          Bachelor of Art – Sociology, Murdoch University, WA

2009          Bachelor of Art – Visual Art, Edith Cowan University, WA

Solo Exhibitions

2018   Muhlu Garwarrn / cool time hot time, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney NSW

2016   Decolonist, Perth Centre for Photography, Perth WA Decolonist, West Space, Next Wave Festival 2016, Melbourne VIC

2016   Decolonist, Perth Centre for Photography, Perth WA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018   Standing Still; looking back, looking forward, curated by Jessica Clark, Incinerator Gallery, Melbourne VIC Summer Residency: Museum Incognita, Blindside, Melbourne

2017   When the other meets the other, Curated by Biljana Ciric, Cultural Centre of Belgrade, Serbia

2017   Holding is next to knowing, Sister Gallery, Adelaide SA

2017   Sky Country, Blak Dot Gallery, Melbourne VIC

2017   Feedback Loop, Blak Dot Gallery, Melbourne VIC

2017   The List, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne VIC

2016   Gathering Three Frogs, PastPresent, Kadist, San Francisco

2016   Roll on, Roll on, Phenomena (until you are no more), curated by Eloise Sweetman, Jan van Eyck Academy, The Netherlands

2016   FlashBlaks to the Future, curated by Megan Cope, MCA ARTBAR – Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney NSW

2016   50 Shades of Blak, Blak Dot Gallery, Melbourne VIC

2016   Tell me what you have and I will know what you are, Dissect Journal, Melbourne VIC

2016   Seeking Asylum in Country: Western Australian Landscapes, PS Art Space, Fremantle WA

2016   Radical Ecologies, PICA, Perth WA

2016   Miss-Represent, Incinerator Art Space, Sydney NSW

2016   Stations of the Cross, Wesley Church, Perth WA

2015   Revealed, Gallery Central, Perth WA

2011-13   Familiar Unfamiliar – Print Council of Australia 45th Anniversary Exhibition, Curated by Rona Green; Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery, VIC (2013), s.p.a.c.e Gallery, TAS (2012), Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW (2012), C3 Contemporary Art Space, VIC (2011)

2009   Australia Does Not Exist, Kurb Gallery, Perth WA

Collections        

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

Central TAFE Art Collection, Perth, Australia

Print Council of Australia, Melbourne, Australia

Awards / Grants / Professional Development

2017   Dominik Mersch Gallery Award, Victorian College of the Arts & Dominik Mersch Gallery

2017   Falls Creek Resort Indigenous Art Award, Victorian College of the Arts & Falls Creek Resort

2016   VicArts Grant, Creative Victoria

2015   Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups, Australia Council

2015   2016 Arts Grants Program, City of Melbourne

2015   Kickstart, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne VIC

2018
'muhlu garrwarn / cool time hot time', 2018, bush-dyed silk, cotton and thread, yirrarla (calico), cardboard, glass jars, bawa (water), watharn (green leaves), birditha (dry leaves), jurdubirri (native flower), burlaawa (non-native flower), birra (bark), dimensions variable. Photograph by Lucia Rossi.
'muhlu garrwarn / cool time hot time', 2018, bush-dyed silk, cotton and thread, yirrarla (calico), cardboard, glass jars, bawa (water), watharn (green leaves), birditha (dry leaves), jurdubirri (native flower), burlaawa (non-native flower), birra (bark), dimensions variable. Photograph by Lucia Rossi.
'muhlu garrwarn / cool time hot time', 2018, bush-dyed silk, cotton and thread, yirrarla (calico), cardboard, glass jars, bawa (water), watharn (green leaves), birditha (dry leaves), jurdubirri (native flower), burlaawa (non-native flower), birra (bark), dimensions variable. Photograph by Simon Strong.
'muhlu garrwarn / cool time hot time', 2018, bush-dyed silk, cotton and thread, yirrarla (calico), cardboard, glass jars, bawa (water), watharn (green leaves), birditha (dry leaves), jurdubirri (native flower), burlaawa (non-native flower), birra (bark), dimensions variable.
'muhlu garrwarn / cool time hot time', 2018, bush-dyed silk, cotton and thread, yirrarla (calico), cardboard, glass jars, bawa (water), watharn (green leaves), birditha (dry leaves), jurdubirri (native flower), burlaawa (non-native flower), birra (bark), dimensions variable. Photograph by Lucia Rossi.