EMMA BEER : CURRICULUM VITAE

Born in Echuca, Victoria, Australia in 1987.

Lives and works in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2009   Bachelor of Visual Arts (Painting) with First Class HONOURS

at the Australian National University – School of Art. Canberra, ACT. Australia.

 

AWARDS & GRANTS

2017   Recipient of the Bundanon Residency, Sholhaven, NSW.

2016   Recipient of the Canberra Critics’ Circle Award, Canberra, ACT.

2016   Shortlisted for the Readlands Art Award, Cleveland, QLD.

2016   Shortlisted for the Inner-North Art Prize, Canberra, ACT.

2016   Nominee for the Albany Artist Art Prize.

2015   Nominee for the Redlands Emerging Artist Art Prize, Sydney, NSW.

2016   Shortlisted for the Fremantle Art Centre Print Award, Frematle, WA.

2014   Arts ACT traveling exhibitions Grant recipient.

2014   The Brett Whiteley Traveling Scholarship Finalist with Highly Commended.

2014   PRINT residency, Megalo print studio & gallery, Canberra, ACT.

2013   Recipient of the Reading Room C.A.P.O. London Award.

2012   The Brett Whitley Traveling Scholarship Finalist.

2012   Nominee for the Qantas Foundation of Encouragement of Australian Contemporary Art Award.

2012   Finalist for the M16 Drawing Prize, M16 Artspace Gallery, Canberra, ACT.

2011   ArtsACT Start-Up Grant, 2012.

2011   Short listed for The Hobart City Council Art Prize.

2011   PRINT PRESS residency, Megalo print studio & gallery, Canberra, ACT.

2010   The Spanish Embassy Torres Scholarship for Young Australian Artists, 8th Edition.

2009   The Emerging Artist Support Scheme-M16 Solo Show, Canberra, ACT.

2009   The Emerging Artist Support Scheme-Canberra Contemporary Art Space Residency.

2009   Honours Painting Studio Endowment Scholarship, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT. 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017   WHAT IS IT YOU CAN’T FACE, FIVEWALLS Gallery, Melbourne, VIC.

2017   WHAT IS IT YOU CAN’T FACE, Pope Street Gallery, Canberra, ACT.

2016   It’s all about Eve. Australian National Capital Artist Gallery, Canberra, ACT.

2014   Princess of the Riverina :LONDON. Reading Room Gallery, Soho, London, UK.

2014   Princess of the Riverina SEVENTH gallery, Melbourne, VIC.

2013   Lashings of Ginger Beer PHOTOSPACE GALLERY ANU with Jas Hugonnet Gallery, Canberra, ACT.

2012   SHE LIKES YELLOW Jas Hugonnet Gallery, Canberra, ACT.

2011   SHORT-FAST-LOUD Jas Hugonnet Gallery, Canberra, ACT.

2011   RUBIA! RUBIA!, PHOTOSPACE GALLERY Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.

2011   THE INFORMALITIES OF SHIT MIRACLE Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Maunka, Canberra, ACT.

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2017   Emerging from Canberra, Watters Gallery, Sydney, NSW.

2017   Off the Grid, MAYSPACE Gallery, Sydney, NSW.

2011   OBNOXIOUS LADIES –curated by Sabrina Baker, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, ACT.

2015   Residence Show Megalo print studio & gallery, Canberra, ACT.

2015   Going Steady -curated by Annika Harding Australian National Capital Artist Gallery, Canberra, ACT.

2014   HUE -curated by Jessica Ausserlechner Nishi Gallery - NewActon, Canberra, ACT.

2013   The Country Show Bega Regional Art Gallery, Bega, NSW.

2012   The Spanish Embassy Torres Scholarship Anniversary Exhibition ANU, Foyer Gallery, Canberra, ACT.

2012   Word of Mouth -curated by Mark Bayly Canberra Museum and Gallery, ACT.

2012   M16 Drawing Prize Finalists M16 Artspace Gallery, Canberra, ACT.

2012   CCAS Members Show Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Gorman House, Canberra, ACT.

2011   PRINT PRESS Megalo print studio & gallery, Canberra, ACT.

2011   Wonder Shaper Sawtooth ARI, Launceston, TAS.

2011   The Kids Are Alright -curated by Fernando do Campo The Paper Mill Gallery, Sydney, NSW.

2011   The Hobart City Council Art Prize Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania.

2011   THINGS WE DENOTE TO KEEP -curated by Fernando do Campo Sawtooth ARI, Launceston, TAS.

2011   BLAZE five, Residence Show, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra.

2010   THIS WAY Up: abstraction survey Australian National University, SOA Gallery, Canberra, ACT.

2010   BEER ‘n’ BLISS, M16 Artspace Gallery, Canberra, ACT.

 

COLLECTIONS

Canberra Museum and Gallery, Canberra, ACT.

The Australian National University, Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra, ACT.

The Embassy of Spain, Canberra, ACT. 

Private collections throughout Australia, Singapore, France, Scotland, England, and Spain.