Louise Tate

CV

b. 1992
Lives and works in Melbourne/Naarm, Australia




Education

RMIT University, Melbourne
Bachelor of Fine Art Honours (1st Class)
2013—2016

Utrecht School of the Arts, the Netherlands
Semester abroad
2014

RMIT University, Melbourne
Certificate IV in Visual Arts and Contemporary Crafts
2012

Solo exhibitions

2021
 Flowerings, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane

2020
Looking at trees, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne
Getting warmer, Boom Gallery, Geelong
In the midst of disappearing, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane (online)

2018
History is a variable narrative, SEVENTH Gallery, Melbourne

2017
Intimacies, Boom Gallery, Geelong

2016
Like a lingering silence, the solitude, 69 Smith Street Gallery, Melbourne
An irrational tenderness for inanimate objects, First Site Gallery, Melbourne

Residencies

2021
Parramatta Artist Studios, Parramatta NSW (forthcoming)

2019
NARS Foundation, Brooklyn NY, U.S.A.

2017
Macfarlane Fund, Kyneton VIC

Group exhibitions

2020
Looking Forward While Looking Back: A Self in Construction curated by Elisa Gutiérres Eriksen, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn NY, USA (online)
Spring Group Exhibition, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne (online)

2019
Summer 2019  (online), Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
The churchie national emerging art prize curated by Naomi Blacklock, the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Here: A Bit of Everywhere and Everyone They've Been curated by Vanessa Kowalski, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn NY, USA
Seventh Gallery Fundraiser, SEVENTH Gallery, Melbourne

2018
Memory and Paint, Boom Gallery, Geelong
Salon Gallery Warming, Gallery Salon, Melbourne

2017
The Macfarlane Fund, Stockroom Space, Kyneton VIC

2016
Boom Christmas Show, Boom Gallery, Geelong
RMIT Honours Graduate Exhibition, RMIT University, Melbourne
Hornsby Art Prize, Wallorobba Arts and Cultural Centre, Hornsby NSW
Current, Boom Gallery, Geelong
Emerging Artist Award, fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne
Green, Boom Gallery, Geelong
Summer Projects IV, Boom Gallery, Geelong

2015
End of Year Prize Show, 69 Smith Street Gallery, Melbourne
Graduate Exhibition, RMIT University, Melbourne
Light and Shade, GreySpace: RMIT, Melbourne

2014
Foreingers, Kuub 99, Utrecht, The Netherlands


Awards

2020
—Finalist, The Hopper Prize

2019
—Semi-finalist, The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Juniper Hall, Sydney
—Finalist, the churchie national emerging art prize, the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
—Semi-finalist, The Brett Whitely Travelling Art Scholarship, Brett Whitely Studio, Sydney
—Highly Commended, Contemporary Art Awards, online exhibition

2017
Emerging Writers Program, SEVENTH Gallery, Melbourne
The Macfarlane Fund Graduate Residency Award, Kyneton, VIC

2016
—Finalist, Hornsby Art Prize, Wallarobba Arts and Cultural Centre, Hornsby NSW
Finalist, Emerging Artist Award, fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne

2015
—Winner: Student Section, End of Year Prize show, 69 Smith Street Gallery, Melbourne


Texts / Publications

2021
 —Sasha Gattermayr, 11 Affordable, Emerging Painters You Should Know!, The Design Files, 22 February

2020
—Mickey Egan, Review of 'Getting warmer', Boom Gallery, 5 July
—Dylan Foley, Q & A with Louise TateBoom Gallery, 20 June
—Simone Agius, comfort in creativitysimétrie, 13 April
Hopper Prize: Spotlight on the ArtistsContemporary Art Curator Magazine
Hopper Prize Finalist InterviewThe Hopper Prize, 26 March

2019
—Lois Hazel, Monday Muse: Louise TateLois Hazel - Honest Women Series, 29 September
 —Gyun Hur & Louise Tate, Louise Tate's gardenfLoromancy online journal, 22 September
—Naomi Blacklock, "the churchie national emerging art prize 2019," catalogue essay, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
—Di Erlichman, "Louise Tate: A Fiction of Others," Contemporary Art Awards

2018
—Sophie Morrow, "Girl from Chios Goes Soul Searching," Exhibition Essay for History is a variable narrative, SEVENTH Gallery

2017
—Louise Tate, "You're a complex Freudian hallucination having something to do with my mother, but you have very lovely legs and you’re a very nice tiny person," SEVENTH Emerging Writers Program

2016
Voiceworks issue 103: Bang

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