Julian Aubrey Smith
Born in Melbourne, Australia

Education:

2014 — Master of Fine Arts, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne
2003 — RMIT University, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)


Solo Exhibitions:

2014 — N + n, TCB Art Inc. Melbourne
2013 — Mere Real Things, C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne
2012 — Contents, West Space, Melbourne
2010 — An Indefensible Curiosity, Twenty by Thirty Gallery, Melbourne
2010 — Physeter Fable, C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2015 — Linden Art Prize 2015, Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
2014 — VCA Masters Exhibition, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
2014 — Faux Museum, C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne
2014 — Substation Contemporary Art Prize, The Substation, Melbourne
2014 — West Space 2014, Annual Fundraiser, West Space, Melbourne
2013 — Rick Amor Self Portrait Prize, M0ntsalvat, Melbourne
2013 — Luminescence, The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne
2013 — West Space 2013, Annual Fundraiser, West Space, Melbourne
2012 — West Space 2012, Annual Fundraiser, West Space, Melbourne
2012 — Metro Art Award 2012, Metro Gallery, Melbourne
2011 — You’re Welcome, ASRC Art Fundraiser, MARS Gallery, Melbourne
2011 — West Space 2011, Annual Fundraiser, West Space, Melbourne
2011 — Agendo Exhibition and Award, St Heliers Street Gallery, Melbourne
2009 — James Farrell Self-Portrait Prize, Castlemaine Gallery, Castlemaine
2009 — Metro Art Award, Metro Gallery, Melbourne
2007 — Fictions, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne
2007 — Dominique Segan Drawing Prize, Old Gaol, Castlemaine
2006 — Art 23, London Affordable Art Fair, London
2003 — The Graduate Show, Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne
2003 — Self Portrait Competition, Artholes Gallery, Melbourne
2003 — Four Point Perspective, Artists’ Commune, Hong Kong


Awards:

2014 — Recipient of the Nino Sanciolo Prize
2014 — Shortlisted, Substation Contemporary Art Award, The Substation, Melbourne
2013 — Australian Postgraduate Award, Master of Fine Arts, VCA, University of Melbourne
2012 — New Work Grant (early career), Australia Council for the Arts
2012 — Shortlisted, Metro Art Award 2012, Metro Gallery, Melbourne
2011 — Shortlisted, Agendo Exhibition and Award, St Heliers Street Gallery, Melbourne
2009 — Shortlisted, James Farrell Self Portrait Prize, Castlemaine Gallery, Castlemaine
2009 — Shortlisted, Metro Art Award 09, Metro Gallery, Melbourne
2007 — Shortlisted, Dominique Segan Drawing Prize, Old Gaol, Castlemaine


Publications:

Atkinson, Julia. ‘An Indefensible Curiosity’, Studio Home Blog, June 21, 2012
Rule, Dan. Around the Galleries, The Saturday Age, Life and Style, February 4, 2012