INFO

EDUCATION

 

2000

Bachelor of Visual Arts, South Australian School of Art University of South Australia

 

2016

Masters of Fine Art (Research), University of New South Wales Art and Design

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2016

Twisted Floating Bodies, BlackBox Gallery, UNSW, Sydney

New Venus, LS2, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney

 

2014

STRATUM, Country Arts SA Touring Exhibition, Murray Bridge, Tanunda, Pt Pirie, Pt Lincoln Galleries,

Performing Arts Collection, South Coast Regional Arts Centre, Goolwa

Arts SA, Selected works, Hindley Street, Adelaide

 

2013

Art Images Gallery, Norwood

 

2012

STRATUM, Signal Point Gallery, Goolwa

STRATUM, Artspace Gallery, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide

 

2011

Out of the Shadows, Murray Bridge Regional Gallery Main Gallery, Murray Bridge

 

2010

Out of the Shadows, South Coast Regional Arts Centre, Goolwa

Currency Creek Winery, Currency Creek

 

2005

Chabbi, Tin Cat Cafe & Gallery, Kent Town

 

2004

Escobillar, Tin Cat Cafe & Gallery, Kent Town

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2015

Tim Olsen Drawing Prize, Kudos Gallery, Sydney

Embody, curated by Annabelle Collette, Signal Point Gallery, Goolwa

 

2014

Tim Olsen Drawing Prize, Kudos Gallery, Sydney

Mirror Ball, curated by John Neylon, BMG Gallery, Adelaide

Celebration, Geoffrey Stapleton Gallery, Prospect

 

2013

Portia Geach Memorial Award, The National Trust S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney

Fleurieu Art Prize, Adelaide Airport and Penny Hill Winery, South Australia

Interior Exterior, collaboration with Richard Hodges, SALA Festival, Cadell St Gallery, Goolwa

 

2012

Portia Geach Memorial Award, The National Trust S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney

Thinking of Margaret, SALA Exhibition, Art Images Gallery, Norwood

Portia Geach Memorial Award 2011, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah

Double Vision, South Coast Regional Arts Centre, Goolwa

 

2011

The Fleurieu Landscape Art and Environment Project, Fox Creek Winery, McLaren Vale Double Vision, The Arts Centre, Port Norlunga

Group Exhibition, Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide

Portia Geach Memorial Award, The National Trust S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney

Advertiser Business SA Contemporary Art Award, Keith Murdoch House, Adelaide

The Black Wedding Dress, South Coast Regional Arts Centre, Goolwa

Second of the Friends, Adelaide Festival Theatre Foyer, Adelaide

 

2010

Limestone Coast Art Prize, Keith

Water Show, Gallery@28, Woollahra, NSW

Erotic, Gallery@28, Woollahra, NSW

 

2009

Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Art of the Table, South Coast Regional Arts Centre, Goolwa

First of the Friends, Kerry Packer Civic Gallery, University of South Australia

 Not the Dow Jones, SALA Event, South Coast Regional Arts Centre, Goolwa

 

2008

Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, The Domain, Sydney

Melbourne on Canvas Art Prize, Zephyr Gallery, Docklands, VIC

6 Degrees Art Prize, Frankston Arts Centre, Frankston, VIC

 

2000

Testing Ground, J111 Gallery, University of South Australia, (co-curator)

PRIZES / AWARDS

 

2018

Finalist, 65th Blake Prize, Casula Powerhouse

 

2017

Finalist, Black Swan Portrait Prize, Art Gallery of Western Australia

Finalist, The Kilgour Prize 2017 , Newcastle Art Gallery

Salon des Refuses, S.H. Ervin Gallery

Finalist, RSASA Portrait Prize, Adelaide

 

2015

Winner, Robert Le Gay Brereton Memorial Award, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Australian Postgraduate Award

Semi Finalist 2015 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize

Finalist Kudos Art Prize

 

2014

Winner, Tim Olsen Drawing Prize

Finalist, Kudos Art Prize

Finalist, Emma Hack Art Prize

Merit Award, Goolwa Art Prize

 

2013

Finalist, Portia Geach Memorial Award

Finalist, Whyalla Art Prize

Merit Award, Finalist, Royal South Australian Society of Arts Inaugural Portrait Prize

 

2012

Finalist, Portia Geach Memorial Award

Semi Finalist 2012 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize

Finalist, Advantage SA Regional Awards, Dr+PC Arts Award

 

2011

Winner “Breaking Ground” Professional Development Award, Country Arts SA

Finalist, Portia Geach Memorial Award

Finalist, Advertiser Business SA Contemporary Art Award

Runner up, Advantage SA Regional Awards, Bang and Olufsen Award in the category of the Arts Finalist, Limestone Coast Art Prize

 

2010

Winner, Advantage SA Regional Awards, Bang and Olufsen Award in the category of the Arts Finalist, Advertiser Business SA Contemporary Art Award

 

2009

Finalist, Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

 

2008

Finalist, Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Finalist, Melbourne on Canvas Art Prize

Finalist, 6 Degrees Art Prize

 

2000

Winner Peoples’ Choice, Annual Art Purchase Prize, University of South Australia

 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS / REVIEWS

 

2012

John Neylon, “Exposed”, The Adelaide Review, November 2012, issue 393, pp 41 [ill inc.] Jane Hylton, “Yvonne East: Stratum”, Art Monthly Australia, October 2012, pp 38 – 39 [ill inc.]

 

2011

John McDonald, "The Portia Geach Memorial Award" Sydney Morning Herald, October 29, 2011 [Ill. inc]

Patrick McDonald, "Diversity Dazzels at SALA Festival", The Advertiser, Aug 6 2011, p 15

Michelle Murray, “The Black Wedding Dress”, Art Monthly Australia, August 2011, pp 40 – 42 [ill inc.]

 

2009

Leah Grace "Yvonne East... Featured Artist", Alex Arts, Vol II issue 1, May 2009 p1, 3, 4 [Ill. inc]

 

SELECTED COMMISSIONS

 

2015

Adelaide Festival Centre Mural SALA 2015, Adelaide City Council

 

2014

Adelaide Aquatic Centre Murals, Adelaide City Council

 

2013

National Trust, Portrait of Billy, Willunga Slate Museum

 

2012

Portrait Commission, Tim and James Olsen, Tim Olsen Gallery

Double Vision, Artists Exchange, City of Onkaparinga

 

2011

Artists in Schools Project, Workshops and Presentations, initiative of the Fleurieu Art Prize

Fleurieu Art Prize, Landscape Art & Environment Field Research Project

Faces of Reynella Mural, Reynella East High School, Artist in Residence

 

2010

Four Seasons Mural, Blackwood High School, Artist in Residence

The Nine Muses Mural, Reynella East High School, Artist in Residence

 

2008

Kondoli Mural, City of Victor Harbor, Franklin Parade, Victor Harbor