Artist CV

Born on the Gold Coast, 22nd August 1993
Currently lives in Southport, Queensland, Australia

SOLO Exhibitions:

2014 'Gutter Gold: something from nothing' Tweed River Regional Art Gallery

Exhibitions / Awards:

2011 Queensland Regional Art Awards, TAFTA Textile Prize.
2010 Queensland Regional Art Awards, Viewers Choice Award.
2010 1st place, Brisbane Textile Art Festival 'The Art of Recycling'
2010 National Gallery of Australia - Summer Art Scholarship 1 of 16 artists selected nationwide.
2010 AICA Scholarship, highly commended.
2009 Creative Generation Awards for excellence in The Visual Arts, shortlisted.
2009 Border Art Prize - Gold Coast Art Gallery
2009 Emmanuel College Inaugural Art Award, 3D section, 1st place
2008 Gold Coast Show, open sculpture category, highly commended.
2006 Gold Coast Show, ceramic category, 2nd prize.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2013 Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award
2013 Exhibited 'Migratory' - a collaborative sculpture created during Southport Primary School residency at the Gold Coast Arts Festival
2011 Anthea Polson Art '8 Days Before Christmas' - Represented artist's show
2011/2012 Queensland Regional Art Awards 'Connections' touring exhibition
2011 Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award.
2010 Queensland Regional Art Awards 'Our Place' touring exhibition.
2010 Border Art Prize - Tweed River Regional Art Gallery
2010 Brisbane Textile Art Festival 'The Art of Recycling'


2010 'Behind the Door' collaborative installation with Hiromi Tango at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA)


2014 Artist in residence at A.B Paterson College, working with year 11 art students
2013 Artist in residence at Southport State Primary School, working with students from grade 4,5,6 and 7 to create sculptures from recycled materials.
2010 Flying Arts Young Artist Residency 'Artiz'

Workshops / Presentations:

2013 Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award, Artist talk, guest
2013 Taught sculpture workshops at the Gold Coast Arts festival
2010 Workshop convenor and stallholder at Bring On Spring Gold Coast Arts Festival
2010 Assisted with NAIDOC week art program at Southport High School

Media / Articles:

2014 Article, Gold Coast Bulletin (Gold Coast Eye Magazine), Street Art
2011 Flying Arts, Artwork images used for Artiz brochure and advertising
2010 Article, Gold Coast Sun, A Future in Art
2010 Article, Gold Coast Bulletin, Adrienne Paints Bright Picture


2013 GCCC Rapid Response Cultural Development Grant
2010 GCCC Rapid Response Cultural Development Grant


Tweed River Regional Art Gallery, Murwillumbah N.S.W.
Anthea Polson Art, Main Beach Q.L.D.
Barebones Art Space, Bangalow N.S.W.

© Adrienne Kenafake 2015