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Simon Finn

Simon Finn b.1976

Artist

Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia

Education

2013 
Master of Fine Arts (Research) Victorian College of the Arts

2007
Graduate Diploma in Education (Art) Melbourne University

2002-03 Electronic Design and Interactive Media Swinburne University

1995-99 Honours, First Class. Bachelor of Arts - Fine Art Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Solo Exhibitions

2016
Beyond the Frustum, Visual Arts Centre (VAC), Bendigo
Beyond the Frustum, LUMA La Trobe University Museum of Art
Deluge Rotations, Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne

2015
Breach, Galeri Soemardja, Institue of Technology Indonesia
Foresight, Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne

2014
Sub-surface, FiveWalls Projects

2013
Stages of Descent, Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide
Warning, MOANA project space, Perth
Vertex vortex, Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne

2012
Synthetic Surge, Beam Contemporary Art Space
Synthetic Animated Realities, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne

2011
Sequential Cartographic drawings. Stage 1., Blindside gallery, Melbourne
Sequential Cartographic drawings. Stage 2., C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne
Sequential Cartographic drawings. Stage 3.,  Platform Public Contemporary Art Space

2010
Drawn to motion, Red Gallery, Melbourne

2003
Undulation, PB Gallery, Swinburne University
Building, Canberra Contemporary Art Space

2000
Frame, Honours Gallery RMIT University

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015
New Dimensions, Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide
Keith and Elizabeeth Murdoch Scholarship, Margaret Lawrence Gallery (VCA)
Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery
City of Hobart Art Prize, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery
Specific Gravity, MOANA Project Space, Perth
Synthetica, NETS - Regional touring exhibit

2014
Vertigo, Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA), Taiwan, POSCO Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Surge, Plymouth College of Art, England
Perceptions of Space, Glen Eira City Council Gallery
Tools of the Trade, Wandering Room Queensland
Walking the Line, Drawing Exhibition, Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide

2013
Simulated Space, One Church Street London
Down to the Line: an exhibition of drawing Bett Gallery, Tas

2012
"Final Countdown", Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne
"Synecdoches", MOANA project space, Perth
NotFair – Satellite Art Fair “Primal Mutation” 24hr Art, NT Centre for Contemporary Art
“Primal Mutation” ThousandPoundBend, Melbourne
Paul Guest Drawing prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
Kedumba Drawing Award, Kedumba Gallery, New South Wales
“Dark nature” C3 Contemporary Art Space
New Drawing 2012, Subject Matter Art Space

2011
The Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
The 2011 Banyule Award for works on paper, Banyule Arts Space

2003     
“Electric funeral” Australian Centre for the Moving Image

1999       
“Fin” 200 Gertrude Street

1998       
“Contingency” Span Galleries

“Monkey Play” Tenement Gallery

Awards

2016
Finalist - Paul Guest Prize for Drawing, Bendigo Art Gallery

2015
Forthcoming - residency ITB Institut Teknologi Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
Finalist - Keith and Elizabeth Murdoch Scholarship
Finalist - Hazelhurst Art on paper award
Finalist - City of Hobart Art Prize

2014
Finalist - Paul Guest Prize for Drawing, Bendigo Art Gallery
Recipient - Stuart BlackTravelling Scholarship
Recipient - Artist Project Grant
Finalist - Linden Art Prize

2013
Winner - Athenaeum Award
Finalist - Hutchins Art Prize
Finalist - Substation Conttemporary Art Prize

2012
Winner – Howard Arkley Award, Notfair Art Fair
Finalist – Paul Guest Prize for Drawing, Bendigo Art Gallery

2011
Finalist – The Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Finalist – Banyule works on paper award, Banyule Arts Space

Professional Experience
Currently holding position of Unit Coordinator and lecturer of Bachelor of Interactive Entertainment with majors in Animation and Games Design. Simon has also accumulated extensive experience as a 3D visualisation artist for a range of international clientele and production and post-production experience in film and television in Australia and Canada.

Simon Finn

stages of descent


Medium:
Charcoal on paper

Dimensions:
70 x 85 cm

Simon Finn

synthetic surge


Medium:
Charcoal on paper

Dimensions:
85 x 150 cm

Simon Finn

black flag static (angle 1)


Medium:
Charcoal on paper

Dimensions:
70 x 100 cm

Simon Finn

steady state expiration


Medium:
Charcoal on paper

Dimensions:
90 x 138 cm

$5,000

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