Artist CV   

Represented by Spiro Grace Art Rooms, Brisbane. Australia.

Born: Ipswich, Australia | 1985

 

Academic staff. University of New South Wales. Art & Design. Sydney. 2017.

Academic staff. Queensland College of Art. Griffith University. Brisbane. 2012- 2016.

Flying Arts Queensland. Artist on Tour regional/ rural workshop facilitation. 2011 - 2015.

Independent arts facilitator. Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Gold Coast, Townsville, 2012 -

 

2017. PhD commenced. University of New South Wales. Art & Design.

2012. Bachelor of Photography 1st Class Hons. Queensland College of Art. Griffith University.

 

Selected Exhibitions

* Heatwave. Solo exhibition. Gould Galleries. Melbourne. 2017.

* Subtropics. Solo exhibition. Spiro Grace Art Rooms. Brisbane. 2016.

* Paradise. Solo exhibition. Spiro Grace Art Rooms. Brisbane. 2015.

* Paradise. Solo exhibition. Kick Contemporary Arts, Cairns. 2014.

* Creature. Solo exhibition. Brisbane Powerhouse. 2014.

* A Million Bucks. Solo exhibition. Ipswich Art Gallery. 2013.

* Beast. Solo exhibition. Spiro Grace Art Rooms. Spring Hill. 2013.

* 50ft McQueenie, Solo exhibition. Metro Arts. Brisbane. 2012.

* Steel Town Disciples Solo exhibition. Queensland Centre for Photography. 2012.

 

* Photo LA. Los Angeles, USA. 2012.

* Flipside: Contemporary Australian Photography, Bergamot Station, Los Angeles, USA. 2012

* Photo LA. Los Angeles, USA. 2011

* Sunshine Coast Art Prize. Caloundra Regional Gallery. 2017.

* Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Prize. Gold Coast City Gallery. 2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014.

* The Churchie Emerging Art Prize. Griffith University Art Gallery. 2014.

* Polarized: Political Photomedia in Queensland. Colour Factory Melbourne. 2013.

* Uncanny. Group Exhibition. Judith Wright Centre. Fortitude Valley. 2013.

* North by Northwest, Head On Photo Festival. Sydney.

* Synchronicity: Queensland Contemporary Photography, Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW.

* Reveal: Midsumma, 1000 Pound Bend, Melbourne.

* No Longer So Linear, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane.

 

 Publications & Presentations

* British Journal of Photography. Gerwyn Davies’ Beast. September 2013.

* Sturgeon Magazine. Gerwyn Davies: Chux, Glitter and the Occasional Hissy Fits. April 2015.

* Plastik Magazine. Gerwyn Davies: The Tacky & Grotesque of Life Down Under. Spring 2017.

* Carnival Magazine. Gerwyn Davies. Beast | Paradise. 2014.

* Lisa Bryan-Brown. Glisten: Gerwyn Davies' Subtropics. 2016.

* Dr Nadia Buick. The Body Made Strange: Gerwyn Davies' Beast. 2013.

 

* GoMA | Gallery of Modern Art. Brisbane. Cindy Sherman: Public program artist talk. July 2016.

* Museum of Brisbane. Costumes from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Public artist talk. April 2015.

 

Collections

* ArtBank Roland (2015) and Milk (2013),

* Gold Coast City Gallery Prawn (2016) and Paradise (2014)

* Redlands Gallery Tropics (2016)

* Lady Cilento Hospital Pineapple (2016) Tropics (2016) and Banana (2013),

* Queensland Centre for Photography Butcher (2010) collections;

* Australian, US, German, Chilean private collections

 

Selected Awards & Grants

* Art Bank/ QPAC Photo Playhouse Commission. 2015.

* Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Prize finalist 2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014.

* Sunshine Coast Art Prize finalist 2017.

* Clayton Utz Art Award finalist 2016.

* Churchie National Emerging Art Prize finalist 2014.

* Arts Queensland Creative Development Grant.

* National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) Australian Artists Grant

* Ipswich Arts Foundation Scholarship 2012 recipient.

* Capture Magazine Top Emerging Fashion/Editorial Photographer of 2012.

* ACMP Australian Student Photographer of the Year, ACMP. 2011.