Bio

 

Saffron Newey
Born 1973, Melbourne

 

Represented

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Saffron is a Fine Art PhD candidate at RMIT, Melbourne and is represented by
Jan Manton Art
1/93 Fortescue Street
Spring Hill, Queensland 4000 Australia
www.janmantonart.com

Artists page: 
www.janmantonart.com/saffron-newey

 

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Education

 

2014-current

Candidate PhD Fine Art. APA Scholarship recipient, RMIT

2013

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, AIET

2012

Master of Fine Art [Research], Monash University 

1995

Bachelor of Fine Art [Honours], Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016

The Immediate Past, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane
Picturesque, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick

2014

Sullied Sublime [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms

2012

Overprocessed, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms

2010

Serious Moonlight, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms 

2008

Background, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms

2007

Recent Paintings, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms

2003

Two Rooms, Linden – St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Art, St Kilda 

2000

The Fast and Slow, Chapel off Chapel Gallery, Prahran

1998

Six Easy Pieces, Westspace, Footscray

1997

Room 11, Carlisle Lodge Motel, St Kilda

 

Selected Group Exhibitions Since 2004

2016

The Ordinary Instant, The Gallery at Bayside Community Art Centre

2015

Science Friction Moreland Summer Exhibition, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick 

2014

Autumn Salon, Switchback Gallery, Federation University, Churchill
Artists Books, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms

2013

Bay of Fires Art Prize, St Helens, TAS
Muswellbrook Contemporary Art Prize Muswellbrok, NSW 2013
On a wing and a prayer, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms 

2012

Paper Nights, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms

2011

New Romantics, Gippsland Centre for Art, Sale
New Romantics, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms 

2010

Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, Newport 

2009

Paddington Art Prize, Menzies Art Brands Gallery, Kensington, NSW

2007

A0, The Narrows at Pelaton Gallery, Chippendale, NSW 

2006

One Square Foot, [MARS] Melbourne Art Rooms
Making the Familiar Strange, ZOO, Port Melbourne
Reunion, West Space, Melbourne
The Narrows Launch, The Narrows, Melbourne
Translations, Switchback Gallery, Monash University
Dark Matter, In collaboration with The Spatial Research Group, Art & Design Faculty Gallery, Monash University

2005

Neue Romantics, MARS Gallery, Port Melbourne
A4 Art Westspace, Melbourne
The New Breed, Dickerson Gallery, Richmond

2004

A4 Art, Westspace, Melbourne

 

Grants and Awards

2016

Finalist, John Leslie Art Prize, Gippsland Regional Gallery, Sale VIC

2015

RMIT School of Art HDR Candidate Research Fund Grant. Travel funding for conference in Italy

2014

Australian Postgraduate Award, 3 year Fine Art PhD Scholarship

2013

Finalist Bay of Fires Art Prize, St Helens, TAS
Finalist Muswellbrook Contemporary Art Prize Muswellbrok, NSW

2012

Certificate of Recognition, Outstanding Sessional Teaching Award, School of Art, RMIT 

2010

Finalist, John Leslie Art Prize, Gippsland Regional Gallery, Sale VIC
Finalist, Norvill Art Prize, Murrurundi, NSW
Finalist Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize

2009

Finalist Paddington Art Prize, Menzies Art Brands Gallery, Kensington NSW 

2006

Creative Work Grant, Monash University 

2005

3 IDEA awards for The Spatial Research Group, Monash University

 

Collections

Victoria University

Art Bank

The Public Office, West Melbourne 

Westspace, Melbourne

Melbourne Art Rooms (MARS) 

Various private collections

 

Publications/Reviews

2016

Radio interview on The Art Show with Alex McCullock
alexmccullochart.com.au/the-arts-show-27-may-2016-jeremy-kibel-and-saffron-newey

2014

Sullied Sublime review, “This week in Melbourne”, Ravencontemporary.com.au

2012

Overprocessed catalogue essay by Pru Gibson

2011

New Romantics; Darkness and Light in Australian Art by Simon Gregg, Australian Scholarly Publishing 

2010

Serious Moonlight catalogue essay by Melissa Miles

2010

Around the Galleries review by Dan Rule, The Age, A2 

2008

Night Light review by Ashley Crawford, The Age, A2

2005

Shifts of Pride and Perspective review by Robert Nelson The Age, Metro