CV/BIO

Sarah Summers is an artist working within painting and drawing. Her work explores light, darkness, and connection to surroundings through shifting moments within the everyday. She is interested in the way limited light opens up new feelings for routine spaces. Summers grew up in Canberra, graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art from Curtin University in 2016, and now has a studio practice in Melbourne.

 

SARAH SUMMERS, b. 1990

EDUCATION

2016     Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art), Curtin University, WA

2011     Bachelor of Arts, Australian National University, ACT

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019     Evening spread against my eyes, Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Abbotsford, VIC

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019     Len Fox Painting Award, Castlemaine Art Museum, Castlemaine, VIC

2019     The Rubicon Experiment, Rubicon ARI, Melbourne, VIC

2019     Outside In, Art, Not Apart, New Acton, ACT, curated by Chloe Mandryk

2019     50 Squared Art Prize, Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC

2018     Behind the Curtain, Coalesce ARI, Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Abbotsford, VIC, curated by Julian Cobb

2018     Aberration, Coalesce ARI, The Burrow, Fitzroy, VIC

2018     Out of Place, Coalesce ARI, Aeso Studios, Fitzroy, VIC

2017     Between Black and White, Belconnen Artists Network, Canberra ArtWorks, ACT

2015     MERGE, RAW Canberra, Belconnen Arts Centre, ACT

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2019     Upcoming: Pickers Hut Artist Residency, Glaziers Bay, TAS

2019     Finalist: Len Fox Painting Award, Castlemaine Art Museum, Castlemaine, VIC

GRANTS

2019     Small Projects Grant 2018-2019, Yarra City Arts, Yarra City Council

PUBLICATIONS

2019     Rebecca Blake, Outside In, Exhibition Essay, ANCA Art Bus, Art, Not Apart