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About

Emma Gardner is an Interdisciplinary artist based in Brisbane, Australia. Graduating in 2016 from Queensland College of Arts with a bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours. She has exhibited extensively in Brisbane, and further a field in Sydney and Melbourne. Gardner has carried out practice-led research internationally and this year will be exhibiting a collaborative project in Vienna, Austria.

Using the self as a site for exploration, her practice explores the subtleties of contemporary femininity: where vulnerability and strength are synonymous with each other.

Education

2017 Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies – University of Queensland, Brisbane
2016 Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours - Queensland College of Arts, Brisbane
2013/15 Bachelor of Visual Arts - Southern Cross University, Lismore

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions
2018
Material Ambiguity, Air Space Projects, Sydney NSW

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018
The Moving Image – The Image Moves/Space and Structure, Vienna, Austria

2017
Contemporary Survey, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne VIC
I Know You Are, but What Am I, Jugglers Arts Space, Brisbane QLD
Pop Up, Collaboration with Ka-He, Brunswick street, Melbourne VIC
Drawing Blue, House Conspiracy, Brisbane QLD, collaboration with Rachael Wellisch
As We Unfold, The Pod, Brunswick Street, Brisbane QLD, collaboration with Rachael Wellisch & Rebekah Evans
Drawing 2017, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne VIC

2016
40x40, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne VIC
Christmas Pop-up, Maverick Art Space, Coolangatta QLD
Fastplant 111, No Comply Gallery, Toowoomba QLD
Mint, Pop Gallery, Brisbane QLD
Transversing, Webb Gallery QCA, Brisbane QLD
Something Like This But Not This, The Laundry, Brisbane QLD

2015
Transit, Studio One 29, Lismore NSW
Collective, Kirra Hill Community and Cultural Centre, Coolangatta QLD
Arts Classic, Community and Cultural Centre, Byron Bay NSW
Draw to Perform - International Drawing Symposium, with Kellie O'Dempsey,
London UK (Event/Performance)
White Night Festival, with Kellie O'Dempsey, Melbourne VIC

2014
Investigation into Strength, Lone Goat Gallery, Byron Bay NSW
Automainia, Studio One 29, Lismore NSW
You Show Me Yours, Studio One 29, Lismore NSW
Arts Classic, Community and Cultural Centre, Byron Bay NSW
‘The Kellie O Collective’, Falls Festival, village painter/installer, Byron Bay NSW
Raw Showcase, The Beach Hotel, Byron Bay NSW
Byron Vibes, director for participatory sculptures, Byron Bay NSW (Event)

Press

Publications
2017 Fine Print, ‘Unfold In View’, Review by Jenna Green
http://www.fineprintmagazine.com/current/#/unfold-in-view/

2015 ‘Drawing through Travel Experiences’, Blue Gum - Barcelona University, Spain Issue 2 http://www.ub.edu/dpfilsa/Blue_Gum/BlueGum_Vol2/2.%20emma%20gardner.pdf

2014 ‘Emma Gardner’, Holistic Living, EPub - Issue 4, October

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