Sarah Berners is a Melbourne based artist.

 


 

EDUCATION   

 

2009-2010     Master of Fine Art (by Research), Victorian College of the Arts

 

2007                BA Fine Art (Honours), Victorian College of the Arts 

 

2004-2006     BA Fine Art (Painting), RMIT University

 

2002-2003     Diploma of Visual Art, Swinburne University of Technology


 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2018                Bad Ideas, Gogo Bar - Chin Chin, Melbourne

 

2015                Cornucopia, Lindberg Contemporary, Melbourne

 

2013                Play Pen, Area Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne

 

2012                Emotional Intelligence, Conduit Arts Space, Melbourne

 

2011                 Object-Appendage, C3 Gallery, Melbourne

 

2010                Master of Fine Art Graduate Exhibition, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, VCA

 

2010               The Garment-Body, Bus Gallery, Melbourne

 

2009               Soft Freeze, Area Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne

            

2008               Skin-Job, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne     

       

2008               Butchers Wives, Off The Kerb Gallery, Melbourne

 

2006               Sex, Lies & Videotape, First Site Gallery, Melbourne

        

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018                Shifting Space, 222 Roslyn St, West Melbourne

 

2016                Group Show, Lindberg Contemporary, Melbourne

 

2014                NOTFAIR, Peel St, Collingwood

 

2014                Dusk to Dark, Queensland Festival of Photography, Brisbane 

 

2013                Material Dialogues, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne

 

2013                Under the Influence of the Divine, Colour Factory Gallery, Melbourne

 

2013                Vortex Wearable Art Prize, Stone Villa Studios, NSW

 

2012                A Hand Up for Prahran Mission Charity Auction, Deutscher & Hackett

 

2012                Melodies in the Air, No Vacancy Gallery, Melbourne

 

2012                Put Out The Sun, C3 Gallery, Melbourne

 

2011                The Seductive and the Subversive, Paradise Hills Gallery, Melbourne

 

2011                 Paradise...a hell of a place, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne 

 

2009               The Deafness Foundation Charity Auction, Jackman Gallery, Melbourne

 

2009               Seppuku, Lindberg Gallery, Melbourne    

        

2009               Artifice & Desire, Kings A.R.I, Melbourne    

 

2007               Hungry Like the Wolf, VCA Gallery, Melbourne

 

2007                VCA Graduate Exhibition (Honours), Melbourne

 

2007                Athaneaum Visual Arts Club Award, Melbourne

 

2006               RMIT Graduate Exhibition, Melbourne    

     

2006               The Nino Sanciolo Art Prize, Italian Institute of Culture, Melbourne

 

2003                Swinburne University Graduate Exhibition, Melbourne


 

AWARDS & GRANTS

2020               City of Melbourne Quick Response Covid 19 New Work Grant

 

2014                Australia Council Tokyo Studio Residency

 

2014                Art Gallery of New South Wales Paris Scholarship, Cite Internationale Des Arts

 

2014                Ian Potter Cultural Trust Travel Grant

 

2012                Australia Council New Work Grant (Early Career)        

 

2011                 Australia Council Visual Arts Board ArtStart Grant

 

2010                The Vulcan Steel Art Award 

 

2009-2010     The Henry James Williams Scholarship 

 

2007                National Gallery of Victoria Trustees Award

 

2006               Tolarno Hotel Art prize


 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2013                Kelly, M; There is a light that never goes out, Art Monthly, Issue 257,March, pp. 36            

 

2012                Rule, D; The Age: In the Galleries, May 12th, pp. 2

 

2010                Boyack, N; Artist Profile & Cover Image, Trouble Magazine, March 2010, pp.1&67

 

2010                Rule, D; The Age: In the Galleries, Saturday March 13th, pp.43

 

2008               Colless, E; Undiscovered, Australian Art Collector, Issue 44, April-June, pp.152-153 

 

2008               Robertson, R; Artist Profile, Poster Magazine, Issue 17, Autumn, pp. 24-27



ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT


2013                Tutor, La Trobe College of Art & Design, Melbourne

 

2011                 Tutor, Drawing Department, Victorian College of the Arts


 

MENTORSHIP


2011-2012       Mentorship with Kathy Temin

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