Lucas Davidson Biography

Born 1971, Newcastle
Lives and works in Sydney, Australia

2012
Master of Fine Art, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney

2010
Master of Studio Art, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
I am a Strange Loop, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney
Casual Forces, Museum of Fine Arts, Croatia
Frame of Mind, Verge Gallery, Sydney

2016
Animal Magnetism, Canerra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra

2015
Untitled (Flat Screens), DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney
Model Citizen, Gallerysmith Project Space, Melbourne
Habitual Loop, The Substation Centre for Art and Culture
Embedded in You, ANCA Gallery, Canberra

2014
The Weight of Water, Linden New Art, Melbourne
Multiple drafts model, MOP Projects, Sydney
Innovators 3, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne
Agitations, Zadok Gallery, Miami

2013
Indefinite pause, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane
Limbo, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney
Immaterial, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney

2011
Present absence, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
10 Alive & Kicking, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney
Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Sydney
Art Central, Hong Kong
Synapse Bondi Pavilion Gallery, Sydney

2016
Identity, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney
Modes of Practice, Verge Gallery, Sydney
Auckland Art Fair, Auckland
Studio Wars, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Birmingham St Studios Exhibition, Art Month, Sydney

2015
NSW Visual Arts Fellowship, Artspace, Sydney
Video Platform, Art Stage Singapore 15
Doing Time. Verge Gallery, Sydney
Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize, National Art School Gallery
Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Traveling Scholarship

2014
Totally looks like, Stills Gallery, Sydney, curated by Bronwyn Rennex & Josephine Skinner
Sydney goes Berlin, Galerie Patrick Ebensperger, Berlin
Hangung 12, Kunstwerk Sammlung Klein, Berlin, curated by Valeria Waibel
Negative capability, Alaska Projects, Sydney
Contemporary fiction, Breezeblock, Sydney, curated by Elizabeth Reidy
The value of nothing, Raygun Projects, Toowoomba, curated by Anna McMahon
Gertrude St Projection Festival, Melbourne
Orbit Melbourne, Blindside, Melbourne
Burn out, Archive, Sydney, curated by Patrick Cremin
Human Landscape, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney

2013
State of flux, Delmar Gallery, Sydney, curated by Catherine Benz & Geoff Weary
All that remains, Dianne Tanzer Gallery screen space, Melbourne
A transposition of space, Concord Gallery, Los Angeles
Fieldwork, Conductors Project / Art & About, St James + Museum Station, Sydney
Ebb and flow, Articulate project space, Sydney
Orbit Hobart, Constance ARI, Hobart
Internal monologue, Addition Gallery, Brisbane

2012
Eon, Alaska Projects, Sydney
Transitory states, La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo
Laneway Festival, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney, curated by Ryzard Dabek
Between us, Paper Plane Gallery, Sydney
5, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney

2011
Uncover, Perth Centre for Photography, Perth
Open call, Verge Gallery, University of Sydney
SCA Recent works, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
Reflections, Bondi Pavilion Gallery, Sydney

AWARDS, GRANTS, AND RESIDENCIES

2016
OMI International Artists Residency, New York
Digital Portraiture Award, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra

2015
New South Wales Visual Arts Fellowship, Artspace, Sydney
Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Travel Scholarship, Sydney College of the Arts
Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize, National Art School, Sydney

2014
Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre
Alice Prize, Alice Springs Art Foundation, Alice Springs

2013
Gold Coast Art Prize, Gold Coast City Gallery
Waverley Council Artist in Residence, Sydney
International Emerging Artist Award, Dubai

2012
Australian Artists’ Grant, NAVA
Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photo Award, Gold Coast

2011
RBS Emerging Artist Award, RBS Building, Sydney
Olive Cotton Award, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah
The Prometheus Visual Arts Award, Merrimac
Sydney College of the Arts / DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY Award, Sydney


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