Sunday, September 4, 2011

Kit Wise opening Making Sense at Craft Victoria

Debbie and I are thrilled that Kit Wise artist and mentor, will be opening the exhibition.

Explosion (Peony) 2010, Duratrans C-Type photographic print on acrylic, lightbox, 1535 x 1895mm

Here is a little more on Kit and his amazing career thus far-

After graduating from Oxford University and the Royal College of Art with an MFA in Sculpture, Kit Wise received the Wingate Rome Scholarship in Fine Art in 1999, to study at the British School at Rome. In 2001 he received a Boise Travel Scholarship, administered by the Slade School of Fine Art, for subsequent research in New York & Australia. Since moving permanently to Australia in 2002, Wise has received three Australia Council grants in the categories of Presentation & Promotion (as curator), Skills Development (Tokyo Studio Residency) and New Work (Emerging).

Wise practices as an artist, art writer and curator. He has held 12 solo exhibitions in Australia and Italy, exhibited in group exhibitions in Australia, Taiwan, Korea, the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Holland, and has published numerous articles, reviews, book chapters and catalogue essays including texts for Australian and international art journals such as Frieze, Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies and unMagazine.

He is currently Associate Dean (Education) and a Senior Lecturer in Fine Art in the Faculty of Art & Design, Monash University, Australia; as well as the Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours Course Coordinator.

You can check out more on Kit here

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