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GIAN MANIK

ARTIST CV

Born in Perth, Western Australia and lives in Melbourne, Victoria
 

QUALIFICATIONS

2011      Master of Fine Arts, Monash University, Melbourne

2010      Bachelor of Arts Visual Art (Honours) Curtin University of Technology, Perth

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013        The Big Recorder, Alaska Projects, Sydney

2012       The Retreat to Representation, Venn Gallery, Perth

2011       Décorative Backings, Artbeat, Melbourne

               Simulation, New Low, Melbourne

               Shadow Cast Shadows, Venn Gallery, Perth

2010       Others, Alda's Artspace, Perth

2009       The Second Blow, Black and Blue Gallery, Sydney

               HOW WORKS, Perth Town Hall, Perth

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014        Summer Show 2014, Venn Gallery, Perth

                Paint 14, Artereal Gallery, Sydney

                Unveiled, Gallerysmith Project Space, Melbourne

                Foils, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne

                Slip, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne

2013       Summer Show, Venn Gallery, Perth

               3rd/4th Melbourne Artist Facilitated Biennial, curated by Christopher J G Hill, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne

               Pool, Compound Interest, Melbourne

2012       Fresh Paint, Sutton Projects, Melbourne

               A Failure of Painting, Rear View Gallery, Melbourne

2011       Pre-Mix, Galleria, Perth             

               Dialogues With The Landscape, Perth International Arts Festival, University of Western Australia, Perth

               Heinous Armani, with Thomas Jeppe, TCB, Melbourne

2009       Human Roll, Chinaheights Gallery, Sydney

               Transmission, Beaufort Street, Mt Lawley, Perth

               Joondalup Invitation Art Award, Lakeside Complex, Perth

               Soft Copy, Coastal Shelf, Perth

               Staffroom09, Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle

               YAWA, Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth

               Boom, Spectrum Gallery, Perth

               The Yellow Vest Syndrome, Recent Western Australian Art, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle

2008       Staffroom, Moores Building Contemporary Arts Gallery, Fremantle

               Groupshow, Plum Gallery, Perth

               Joondalup Invitation Art Award, Lakeside Complex, Perth

2007       Lucky Dip, Palmcourt Gallery, Perth

               Hatched National Graduate Show 2007, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth

               2007 Degree Show, Curtin University, Perth

               Public House, Little Creatures, Fremantle

               Cream of the Crop, Cannary Arts Centre, Esperance

 

AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

2009       The Gunnery, Artspace in Sydney funded by Artsource

               Joondalup Invitation Art Award Finalist, Perth
 
2008       Studio Residency at Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth

               Joondalup Invitation Art Award Finalist, Perth

               Graduate in Residence at Curtin University of Technology, Perth

               Studio Residency at C.I.A. (Centre for Interdisciplinary Arts), Perth

2008       DCA Young People and the Arts, Project Development, Perth

               City of Perth, Cultural Sponsorship, Perth

2007       Studio Achievement Award, 1st Class Honours, Top studio mark, Curtin University, Perth

2004-06  Deans Commendation for Outstanding Academic Achievement, Curtin University, Perth

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lyn DiCiero, Individual Spaces Overlapping, The West Australian, 6 April 2011

Erin Coates and Loren Holmes, zine for Transmission exhibition, October 2009

Jack Jeweller, catalogue essay for The Second Blow exhibition, Sydney, October 2009

Steph Kretowitz and Katie Lenanton, publication for Boom exhibition, June 2009

Ric Spencer, Undiscovered, Australian Art Collector, April-June 2009

Jasmin Stephens, Yellow Manoeuvres, catalogue essay for Yellow Vest Syndrome, March 2009

Giovanni Torre, Crafting a New Blurred Tradition, The West Australian, 18 February 2009

David Hall, How Works, X-Press Magazine, 12 February 2009

COLLECTIONS

Artbank

Art Gallery of Western Australia

Private Collections