Sian Watson

Visual Artist

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2017 Bachelor of Arts, Australian National University

2015 Bachelor of Visual Arts Honours (First Class), Australian National University

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

Future Fables, Tuggeranong Arts Centre, Greenway, ACT

2018

Anthropocene Who?, M Contemporary, Sydney, NSW

Pending, Canberra Grammar Gallery, Red Hill, ACT

Unattended (Contour 556), Canberra Airport, ACT

2017

Horse Moments, Tiniest Gallery, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Heroine- Celebration and Protest in Women’s Art, M Contemporary, Sydney, NSW

The Way We Wear, Australian Embassy, Washington DC, USA

Bark, Gold Creek Station, Hall, ACT

Underscore Gallery, Whitefish, Montana, USA

2018

Contour 556, Lake Burley Griffin, ACT

Sculpture in the Paddock, Murrumbateman, NSW

Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney, NSW

Place and Presence, Red Gallery, Melbourne, VIC

Sculpture Bermagui, Bermagui, NSW

X 1, ANU Foyer Gallery, Acton, ACT

Cross Pollination, The Hive, Queanbeyan, NSW

2017

Shake It Up, Art Not Apart, Acton, ACT

At the End of the World, M Contemporary, Sydney, NSW

2016

Clear Water Sculpture Prize, Queanbyan, NSW

Margaret Munro Award Exhibition, ANU Foyer Gallery, Action, ACT

Love is in the Air - Members Show, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Braddon, ACT

Hidden, Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney, NSW

Personal Geography, ANU Foyer Gallery, Action, ACT

Menagerie, Tuggeranong Arts Centre,  Greenway, ACT

EASS 2016, Strathnairn Arts, Holt, ACT

Habitual Creatures, Belconnen Arts Centre, Belconnen, ACT

Let there be Sculpture, Strathnairn Arts, Holt, ACT

Synthesis, M Contemporary, Woolarah, Sydney, NSW

Sculpture On The Edge, Bermagui, NSW

Faculty Staff Exhibition, Canberra Grammar School Gallery, Red Hill, ACT

2015

ANU School of Art Graduating Exhibition 2015, Acton, ACT

Sculpture in the Paddock, Yass, NSW

Random 2015, ANU Foyer Gallery, ACT

TRYA Awards, Tuggeranong Arts Centre, ACT

You Are Here – East Row Museum, Civic, ACT

You Are Here and So Are We, Civic, ACT

Sculpture on the Edge, Bermagui, NSW

2014

ANU School of Art Graduating Exhibition 2014, Acton, ACT

Sculpture on the Edge, Bermagui, NSW

TRYA Awards, Tuggeranong Arts Centre, ACT

ANU Open Day Exhibition, Acton, ACT

#Sculpture, ANU Foyer Gallery, ACT

2013
Bermagui Seaside Fair Arts and Crafts Exhibition, Bermagui, NSW

ANU Sculpture Foundry Exhibition, Acton, ACT

 

AWARDS
2018

McGrath Woden Emerging Artist Award, CAPO

Tuggeranong Arts Centre Emerging Artist Solo Exhibition Prize, Sculpture in the Paddock

2016

ClearWater Sculpture Prize, Queanbeyan City Council

2015

Margaret Munro EASS Prize, ANU Emerging Artist Support Scheme

Crafted Inc./ Tuggeranong Arts Centre Public Sculpture Commission, ANU Emerging Artist Support Scheme

M Contemporary Exhibition Award, ANU Emerging Artist Support Scheme

Strathnairn Arts Foundry Residency Award, ANU Emerging Artist Support Scheme

Canberra Grammar School Exhibition Award, ANU Emerging Artist Support Scheme

Canberra Grammar School Residency Award, ANU Emerging Artist Support Scheme

Sculpture in the Paddock Encouragement Award, Yass Soldiers Club


2014
Sculpture on the Edge Packers Prize, Cardog Designs, Bermagui


RESEARCH

2016
 Research Field School, Da Nang, Vietnam

2014
Anthropology Field School, Halmahera, North Maluku, Indonesia

2013
Research Study Tour, Kyoto Seika University, Kyoto, Japan


RESIDENCY    
2016

Artist in Residence at Canberra Grammar, Red Hill, ACT

Artist in Residence at Strathnairn Bronze Foundry, Holt, ACT

2014
Artist in Residency at Mulwaree High School, Goulburn, NSW


PUBLCATIONS

2018

Vogue Living Australia, 2018, January/February , Page 100

2015

ANU School of Art Graduating Catalogue

2014
Lost/Found, Woroni, ANU Student Media

ANU School of Art Graduating Catalogue