Lottie Consalvo Biography

Born 1985.

EDUCATION

2009
Engineering – Fabrication and Welding, Victoria University Melbourne

2007
Gold and Silver Smithing – Monash University Melbourne

2006
Bachelor of Business Entrepreneurship degree – RMIT University Melbourne

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
‘The Aerial View of An Anthem’, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney
Clayton Utz, Melbourne partnership with 333: Art Projects, Melbourne
‘Somewhere Else’, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Maitland
‘I Tried To Make A Horizon For You’, Casula Powerhouse, Casula

2018
‘In The Remembering’, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Victoria

2017
‘in silence’, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney

2016
‘Momentary Alters’, NKN Gallery, Melbourne
‘Mid-fall’, Alaska Projects, Sydney

2014
‘Everything reminds me of you’, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney
‘Public memories’, Conductors Project, Sydney

2012
‘The Life Exchange’, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney

2011
‘And all around is Desert’, Damien Minton Gallery Annex, Sydney (curated by Kim Fasher of SuperKaleidoscope)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020
‘Sydney Contemporary Presents 2020’, Sydney
‘Secret Garden’, Domink Mersch Gallery, Sydney

2019
‘Poetic of the Line’, Curated by Tim Marvin, Kudos Gallery, UNSW Art and Design, Sydney
‘Sydney Contemporary’, Carriageworks, with DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney
‘Auckland Art Fair’, with DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Auckland, New Zealand
‘From The Mudbrick House’, Newcastle University Gallery, Newcastle

2018
‘Video Contemporary’ at Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney
‘Sydney Contemporary’ with DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Carriageworks, Sydney
‘Melbourne Art Fair’ with DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Melbourne
‘Auckland Art Fair’ with DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Auckland, New Zealand

2017
‘Realising Mother’, Kudos Gallery, UNSW, Sydney
‘Into Abstraction II’, Macquarie University Gallery, Sydney

2016
‘The Ancestors’, Curated by Catherine Benz, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, SydneyNew Strokes, Gallery9, Sydney
‘New Strokes’, Gallery 9, Sydney

2015
‘Paris/Hunter’, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Booragul
Millerntor Gallery#5, Hamburg

2014/2015
‘Wild Side: The animal in Art touring exhibition’, Lake Macquarie Art Gallery & Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo
‘Until I am there I will be here’, Art Bender, The Lock-Up

2013
‘Mono No Aware’, Curated by SuperKaleidoscope, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
‘Sound and Fury’, Art Not Apart, Canberra

2012
‘Collectors Choice’, Friends of the university, University of Newcastle
‘Traces,’ Leipzig Art Fair, Germany
’31 Pillows’, Damien Minton Gallery Annex, Sydney
‘Five Bells’, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney

2011
Kurz und Wichtig, Leipzig, Germany
‘Australian exhibition’, Australian Embassy, Berlin

2010
‘A Perfect Day to Chase Tornadoes (White)’, Curated by SuperKaleidoscope, Kunstquartier Bethanien Studio 1Berlin, Berlin

PERFORMANCES

2015 – 2016
‘Desires’, a year long performance of living out desires

2014
‘I mouthed I love you’, Wild Side group exhibition, Lake Macquarie City Gallery, Booragul
‘Until distance passes’, Tiny Stadiums Festival, Erskineville, Sydney(commission)
‘Near your sorrow’, Enduring Parallels (endurance performance exhibition) The Lock-Up, Newcastle (artist & curator)
‘It’s too early to love you’, ALASKA projects, Sydney
‘Public memories’, Conductors Project, Sydney

2013 – 2014
‘Compartmentalise’, a year long performance living with minimal possessions

2013
‘Do you love me’, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney

2012
‘Steer a steady ship’, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney

2011
‘The weight of the physical mind’, Leipzig International art program (LIA) Spinnerei Leipzig, Germany
‘Happiness is an extreme emotion’, 12hour public performance, Berlin, Germany
‘Black feet’, Leipzig International art program (LIA) Spinnerei Leipzig, Germany
‘Beyond these walls’, Engels, Berlin, Germany

COLLECTIONS

Artbank
The University of Newcastle Art Gallery
Stevenson Collection NZ
Allens Collection
Warner Music Australia
Macquarie University
Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2017
Finalist, Cossack Art Award, Invited artist
Finalist, Calleen Art Prize

2015
Marina Abramović artists’ residency program, part of Marina Abramović: In Residence presented by Kaldor Public art projects, Project #30

2014
Finalist for photography and open prize, Fishers Ghost Award

2013
Artist residency, Lake Macquarie City Gallery, in conjunction with Christo: John Kaldor Family collection artist rooms

2012
Artist residency, Titjikala art centre NT
Artist residency, Freestone print studio, Gippsland, Victoria
Artist residency, Familia Mojo Family orphanage Nairobi, Kenya

2011
Artist residency, Leipzig International Art Program (LIA) Germany

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018
In the Remembering – Art Almanac by Melissa Pesa

2017
Black magic, exploring Lottie Consalvo’s dark world – D*hub – https://www.dhub.org/black-magic-exploring-lottie-consalvos-dark-world/

2016
Maintaining the Manifesto – Runway by Amelia Wallin  http://runway.org.au/maintaining-the-manifesto/

2015
Imitation games: Marina Abramovic, ABC documentary series
Forecast: Lottie Consalvo – Vault Magazine by Rebecca Gallo
Lottie Consalvo Up close and personal – Newcastle Herald http://www.theherald.com.au/story/3079491/lottie-consalvo-up-close-and-personal
The art of self
-incarceration, RealTime Feb-Mar 2015 http://www.realtimearts.net/article/125/11856

2014
Pushing boundaries, Newcastle Herald, November 29
Performance art, ABC radio
Artist profile, Lottie Consalvo & James Drinkwater, Design Satellite http://www.designsatellite.com.au/artist-profiles/artist-profile-lottie-consalvo-james-drinkwater/
Mini
mal living, rejecting excess and finding clarity with Lottie Consalvo, Concrete Playground http://concreteplayground.com/melbourne/arts-entertainment/art/minimal-living-rejecting-excess-and-finding-clarity-with-lottie-consalvo/

2013
‘Lottie Consalvo’s Insecure Act at Damien Minton’ – Blourin Artinfo International edition, December 20

2012
‘See Artist Lottie Consalvo Endure Water Torture For Art’s Sake’ – Blourin Artinfo International edition, October 8
‘Australian Artist recreates water torture’ – SBS World News, October 8
‘The art of torture’- Sydney Morning Herald/The Age/Canberra Times/WA Today/ Brisbane Times, October 6

2011
‘Berlin, We didn’t just go there for a hair cut’ National Art School, Sydney: Speaker for presentation, March 23
‘Berlin’ Fine Arts Department, Newcastle Tafe: Speaker for presentation, March 25
Spectrum, Sydney Morning Herald March 19
‘City of Freedom’ The Australian Financial Review, March 17
The Art Gallery Society of NSW: Speaker for 2day talk March 16,17
‘EXHIBITION’  Sydney Morning Herald, March
‘Buzz of Berlin returns to show fruits of bohemian living’ Sydney Morning Herald, March

2010
‘Facetten’ The daily magazine, Beriln, November
Nelou TV exhibition, Berlin

2009
Herald Sun, August
MX newspaper Melbourne,  July


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