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Anthony Sawrey

Anthony specialises primarily in painting, but has also been involved in a myriad of art and culture activities since the late eighties, working in a variety of formats, producing a varied output of work. This ranges from multi-media installations, murals and sculpture, through to comics and illustrations. He has travelled widely and worked on numerous collaborative projects here and abroad, from East Timor, China, India, Spain, and Chile to Austria and Germany.

His earliest formal arts education includes studies in ceramics and audio engineering. In 2007 he completed undergraduate studies at Sydney College of the Arts BFA (honours) and a Master of Fine Arts post graduate degree at Victoria College of the Arts and Music in 2009. He currently resides in Melbourne Victoria.

EDUCATION
2008-09 Masters of Fine Art(research) Victoria College of the Arts, Melbourne University. Melbourne Vic
2004-07 Bachelor of Visual Art (honors) Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney University. Sydney, N.S.W.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010 Blues for the Red Sun, Longreach QLD
2009 Rain Skating, VCA Student Gallery Melbourne
Sawrey To Sawrey, Stockmans Hall of fame, Longreach Queensland
2008 Secret Content, Public Space Experimental Art Space, Melbourne University Melbourne
Bingo Nights @Newtown, Sydney
2007 House Fires and Other Social Events, Archetype Gallery, Sydney
D/A Converter Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
2006 Heroes of a Brief Moment in Time, Archetype Gallery Sydney
Never Arrived Almost Gone, Installation at the Sydney College of the Arts
2004 Anonymous bodies in an empty room, St Tropez Gallery, Surfers Paradise QLD
2001 Earth Dream y Mas Alla Barcelona, Catalunya

GROUP EXHIBITIONS/PROJECTS
2011
The Brunswick Show
Donkey Wheel House
Melbourne

Contested Territories
At The Vanishing Point Gallery
Sydney

BSG arts prize
Brunswick Street Gallery
Melbourne

Flight
Tortuga Studios
Sydney

2010
Word Candy
Peats Ridge Festival
NSW

Not a Christmas Show
Melbourne Art Rooms
Melbourne

Fitzroy Football Show
Artists Garden
Melbourne

Fear of a Tech Planet
c3 Contemporary Art
Melbourne

Eclectisim
ATVP
Sydney

Road Trip
Tortuga Studios
Sydney

2009
MFA Show
Victoria College of the Arts
Melbourne

Essence
Living Museum of the West
Melbourne

Balance
Tortuga Studios
Sydney

Breathing Space
Hawksbury Regional Gallery

Great Football Characters
Artists Garden
Melbourne

Someone Draws a Flower on a Wall Beside a Bed
School of Arts and Aesthetics Galleries
Jawaharlal Nehru University Delhi
India

Northern Exposure Festival
Bar 303
Melbourne

Skericks
VCA arts Space
Melbourne

Order/Disorder
C3 Contemporary Arts Space
Abbotsford Convent Arts Complex
Melbourne

Star Gazing
At the Vanishing Point Gallery
Sydney

Bushwacked
At the Vanishing Point Gallery
Sydney

2008
Re-stArt.
Re-C Art Space
Chengdu, China

Underbelly
Wilson St Carriage Works
Sydney

MFA works
Victoria college of the Arts
Melbourne

2007
SCA undergraduate show
Sydney College of the Arts

Trajectories of dissent
Tooth Gallery Sydney

Open Trajectory
Archetype Gallery Sydney

Absurdity
Horus and Delorus Contemporary Art Space
Sydney

2006
SCA undergraduate show
Sydney College of the Arts

Barley Touching the Earth
Newspace Gallery Sydney

Footy Socks & Sweaty Jocks
Newspace Gallery

2004
It’s The Economy Stupid
Newspace Gallery, Sydney

Persephones Paradox
Arts & Psychology in Dialogue Conference
School of African and Oriental Studies London

2002
Sound Of Impact
Mekanarky Studios Sydney

2001
Art Of Mekanarky
Mekanarky Studios Sydney

2000
Operation Alchemy
The Arena
Vienna Austria

Dolphins
Prater Kunst Akadamie
Vienna, Austria

PUBLICATIONS

2009
Masters Exhibition Catalogue 2009
Victoria College of the Arts
Melbourne

Wissenschaftpoesie
Lucas Pawlik
Verlag Presshaus Sonnenberg
Austria

Love3
Exhibition Catalogue
Restart Arts
Chengdu China

2007
Sydney College of the Arts
Degree show catalog

2006
Sydney College of the Arts
Degree show catalog

2005
Patterns:Journal of the American Society of Cybernetics
‘The happy accident’, A dialog with Lukas Pawlik.

GRANTS/SCHOLARSHIPS

2009
Regional Development Artists Grant
Mural project: Kogan Arts Festival
Queensland

2007
Fauvette Loureiro Traveling scholarship
awarded for exchange semester in Santiago Chile

2006
Sir Frank Packer Bursary
Sydney College of the Arts
Academic distinction award








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