Gracie Edwards (b. 1995, Australia)
Currently living and working in Melbourne, Victoria


CONTACT DETAILS

Email: graciefrancesedwards@gmail.com
Phone: +61 452209484


ARTIST STATEMENT
Gracie Edwards is an emerging artist, working predominately in acrylic, aerosol and photography. Influenced by photographers such as Louis Porter and Glenn Sloggett and painters such as David Ostrowski, Ed Bats and Tony Tuckson, she often employs strong compositions and colours to create abstract paintings and tightly cropped, almost painterly documentary photographs.

Education.
RMIT University, Bachelor of Fine Arts (with Distinction), 2017
 

Internship.
Ian Strange     Intern July 2017 –  January 2018
-        Assisted in ‘Open House’ project in Richmond, Melbourne
-        Assisted in commission installation at Off-White store, Melbourne.


Exhibitions.

Solo exhibitions.
2018    DON'T JUST LOOK, Noir Darkroom Gallery, Melbourne

2018    Abstract in Motion, Whitehart Bar, Melbourne


Group exhibitions.
2018 Postcards, Incube8er Gallery, Melbourne

2018    ABSTRAKT, MEA Gallery, Melbourne

2018    Kaleidoscope, SOMA Gallery, Melbourne

2017    Museum of Lost Public Notices, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne University

2017    Graduate Exhibition B.A. (Fine Arts) RMIT University

2016    CCP Salon, Centre of Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2016    Belle Arti Prize 2016, Chapman and Bailey Gallery, Melbourne

2016    IPF Photo Prize 2016, The Good Copy, Melbourne

2015    White Gloves Evening, RMIT University PIP Printmaking: Level 2, 67 Franklin Street, Melbourne

2014    The Museum of Abject Sentimentality, Site Eight Gallery, Melbourne

2011    Picture This 11, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne

 

Publications.
2018   Gracie Edwards Interviewed by James Whiting on Trouble Juice (http://troublejuice.co/2018/07/19/gracie-edwards/)

2017    Journal of Field Study International, David Dellafiora, Field Report 2017

2014    Journal of Field Study International, David Dellafiora, Field Report 2014

2013    Journal of Field Study International, David Dellafiora, Field Report 2013

 
Awards and Collections.
2017    RMIT Art Collection, Vice Chancellor's office, RMIT

2011    Picture This 11, Highly Commended, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne


Relevant industry work experience
Picture Framer (2013-)