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Ms Elvis Richardson Name: Ms Elvis Richardson
Lecturer (Graphics/Graphic Design)
Email
elvis.richardson@acu.edu.au
Phone
+613 9953 3207
Mobile
0401346520
Organisational Area
Faculty of Education and Arts
Department
School of Arts (VIC)
Location
Melbourne
Building 412 - Arts Precinct (34-36 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065)-Level 2-Room 412.2.07
Biographical Information

Elvis Richardson is a visual artist, curator, and graphic designer specialising in web design. 

Elvis Richardson has taught units in basic to advanced grahic design including print and web design, motion graphics and video editing visual arts units - self directed studies, photography, sculpture, drawing and printmaking.

Her recent exhibitions and activities can be viewed on her website http://www.elvisrichardson.com

Elvis is founding editor of countesses.blogspot.com an online resource for understanding the contemporary arts in Australia.

Education
PhD Deakin University 2019
MFA, Columbia University, New York 2002
MA University of New South Wales, Australia 1996
BFA University of New South Wales, Australia 1992

Related Activities
2008-current Founder and editor of Countess
2017-18 Director True Estate Gallery
2009-11 Director DEATH BE KIND, Melbourne
2007-09 - Member Ocular Lab, Melbourne
2000 - Founding Director 'Elastic Gallery, exhibitions and curated projects
1996-97 - Director First Draft Gallery, Sydney Australia
 

Awards
Australia Council Individual Project Grant 2018
Creative Victoria Project Grant 2018
Winner ACUADS Innovative Research Award 2016
Second Prize Fremantle Art Award 2016
Australia Council Individual Project Grant 2015
Winner ROI Art Prize 2014
NAVA Artists Grant 2013
Arts Vic Project Grant 2012
Australia Council New Work Grant for Elastic Projects 2005
NSW Marketing Grant 2004
Australia Council New Work Grant for Elastic Projects 2001
Columbia University Presidents and Provosts Initiative Award 2003
Columbia University School of the Arts Travel Grant 2003
The Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship 2000
Pat Corrigan Artists Grant 1996

Publications

Selected solo and group exhibitions

2020
Solo show, Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide

2019
Concrete, Jam Factory, Adelaide (touring)
Solo show Galerie Pompom
For Love or Money, curated by Sophia Chai, Hawthorne Arts Centre, Melbourne
Fires, Fires Gallery, curated by Nicholas Kleindenst, Sydney

2018
Force Fields, Kyneton Contemporary Art Triennale, VIC
Elvis Richardson&rsquos PhD Show, True Estate Gallery, Melbourne
True Estate, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne and Knulp, Sydney
Borrowed Scenery, curated by Jasmine Kean, Campbelltown Art Centre, with Countess

2017
Vs Rodin curated by Leigh Robb, Art Gallery of South Australia
Sports &ndash curated by Ross Taylor, Kyneton Stockroom
Open House, True Estate Gallery, Melbourne
Boundless Volumes, Parliament House Gallery, Canberra
Unfinished Business: Perspectives on Art and Feminism, ACCA, Melbourne
Public Billboards for Moonee Valley Council and Incinerator Art Gallery
Video Contemporary curated by Serena Bentley, Sydney Contemporary, Carraigeworks

2016
Settlement @ Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide
Vote For Me! Curated by Powerhouse, Format Gallery, Adelaide
Name That Artist! Ideas Platform, Artspace Sydney
#Winning @ The Bearded Tit, Sydney
Future Feminist Archive @ Cross Art Projects,
Fremantle Art Award - Fremantle Arts Centre - Second Prize
Sydney Green Eyed Monster curated by Barry Keldoulis, Art Monthly
CCP Declares! curated by Pip Murray @ Centre for Contemporary Photography
Representing Hugo Michell Gallery at Spring Art Fair, Melbourne 

2015
FEMMO&trade, with Virginia Fraser BoxCopy, Brisbane.
Octopus 2015 Lost and Profound curated by Daniel Mudie Cunningham, Gertrude Contemporary Melbourne
Exhibit A curated by Carrie Miller, The Lock Up, Newcastle
Crafted Histories curated by Lisa Byrne, Maroondah Art Gallery, Melbourne
Finalist Fremantle Print Art Award (Highly Commended)
Finalist Darebin Art Prize

2014
Rendezvoodoo curated by Bridgid Noone, Fontanelle Gallery, Adelaide
Curating Feminism, Sydney College of the Arts Galleries, Sydney
Benglis 73/74, curated by Geoff Newton, Sutton Project Space, Melbourne
Re-raising Conciousness curated by Fayen deEvie, TCB, Melbourne
FIN, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne
Winner ROI Art Prize

2013
National Housing Search Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
Slide Show Land, Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne
Game On curated by Toni Baily, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney
Dirt Ruins and Dust curated by Zanny Begg, Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney
Regimes of Value curated by Elizabeth Gower VCA Gallery
CoUNTess @ Rae and Bennett Gallery Melbourne

2012
Because I did it first, Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide
Ocular Lab Inc. VCA Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne
Westpac Redlands Art Prize, National Art School, Sydney

2011
It's about time, DEATH BE KIND, Melbourne
Have you ever, Hotel Lincoln Art Projects in partnership with the Ian Potter Museum of Art
The fall before the fall, UTS Gallery, Sydney (with Daniel Mudie Cunningham)
Trophy Wife, curated by Sarah Jones,
DEATH BE KIND, Melbourne

2010
DEATH BE KIND Gallery founder and Director Melbourne
Because I am different &ndash Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide
Because I am Lucky &ndash Conical Melbourne

2009
Housed - VCA Margaret Lawrence Gallery Melbourne Illume &ndash Campletown Arts Center commissioned building projection
Reality Check &ndash Hazelhurst Regional Gallery curated by Daniel M Cunningham
Photographer Unknown- curated by Kyla McFarlane, Monash University Museum of Art

2008
Televisuals/SalueElvis, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne Now 7 Years Later - Freemantle Arts Center, Freemantle
Finalist &ndash Basil Sellers Art Prize Ian Potter Museum, Melbourne
Dream Home &ndash Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart curated by Mary Pridmore

2007
Ocular Notes &ndash George Patton Gallery, Melbourne University
An edge meets an edge &ndash Edith Cowan University Spectrum Project Space
Clip Art &ndash curated by Daniel Mudie Cunningham, First Draft Sydney

2006
Domain &ndash temporary public art project Canberra If you leave me can I come too? Curated by Bec Dean, Australian Centre for Photography
Shelf Life &ndash curated by Daniel Mudie Cunningham MOP, Sydney
Tomorrow Again &ndash curated by Scott Donovan, Artspace Sydney

for full cv see http://www.elvisrichardson.com

 

Research

Elvis Richardsons research focuses on feminism and contemporary visual art - she is the author of the renown blog Countess and this ongoing research is the focus of her writting and research.

Conferences
AAANZ Auckland 2019
Are We There Yet? Cruthers Collection of Womens' Art, University of Western Australia October 2012
Sexes? Carraige Works Performance Space, Sydney March 2013
Transgressive Teaching, Contemporary Art and Feminism, University of Sydney March 2014
Curating Feminism, Contemporary Art and Feminism, University of Sydney October 2014

Experience

Elvis Richardson has taught units in basic to advanced grahic design including print and web design, motion graphics and video editing; visual arts units - self directed studies, photography, sculpture, drawing and printmaking.

Her recent exhibitions and activities can be viewed on her website http://www.elvisrichardson.com

Elvis is founding editor of countesses.blogspot.com an online resource for understanding the contemporary arts in Australia.

Professional Memberships

Elvis Richardson is a member of NAVA (National Association for the Visual Arts)

 

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