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CONTACT
 

gabbylooworks@gmail.com
Feel free to contact me about commissions, questions about my art, or Belonging collaborations. 

 

EDUCATION

 

2017 - 2014 Bachelor of Design: Fine Arts Major at The University of Western Australia 

2013 Mercedes College High School                                                            

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
 

2018 WA Youth Awards: Mission Australia Cultural Endeavours Award Finalist

2017 UWA Bali Studio: Highly Commended Student


2015 Organ Donation and Transplant Foundation of WA New Life Art and Photography Exhibition 1st prize      
                                        

2014 SCSA Certificate of Distinction - Visual Arts Stage 3A/B
 

2013 NGA (National Gallery of Australia) National Summer Arts Scholarship Recipient              
            

2013 Mercedes College Art Exhibition Creative Achievement Award       

2013 Mercedes College Certificate of Honour - Visual Arts Stage 3A/B  
 

2012 Mercedes College Certificate of Honour - ​Visual Arts Stage 2A/B 

WORK & VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE


Present - January 2014 
Independent Artist and Community Arts Facilitator

Present - February 2017
Curator and Workshop Coordinator of 
Belonging

Present - August 2018

James Sykes Battye Creative Fellowship at SLWA: Imagined Migrant Futures with Steven James Finch

Present - 2017
Headspace Armadale CaLD Youth Reference Group

Present - 2016 
Gallery Assistant of Paper Mountain

 

2018 - 2017
Deadline Arts Committee Member
 

June 2017 - September 2016
Art Gallery of Western Australia:
Project Intern for the 'Contemporary Australian Glass: Tom Malone Prize 2003-2017' publication. 


April 2017 - December 2016
Front of House Manager of Paper Mountain

2016 Mercedes College Art Exhibition Judge

2016 Success Arts Gallery Assistant 


                                                                           

 

MENTORSHIPS, RESIDENCIES & WORKSHOPS
 

2019 In Visible Ink: Hacking the Archive Workshop with Museum of Freedom & Tolerance WA
and State Library of Western Australia James Sykes Battye 2018/19 fellows Steven Finch and Ethan Blue. 

2018 Headspace Armadale Art Workshops
 

2018 Zine workshops with Edmund Rice Centre WA Moorditj Koolangka (Indigenous Children’s Outreach)

2018 Noongar Six Seasons Workshops with Edmund Rice Centre WA and Girrawheen Highschool
 

2018 Portrait of Taiwan in Perth: Women’s Cultural Exchange Workshop Assistant          
          

2018 Corridors College Midland comics and book making workshops 
                                                                              
2018 Midland Junction Arts Centre comics and illustration workshops   
                                                                     
2018 The Banksia Project: Mentor program recipient         
                                                            
2018 Subiaco Theatre Festival: Artist in Residence          
 

2018 Midland Junction Arts Centre: Artist in Residence                                                                 

 

2017 Express Media Tracks: Graphic narratives workshop 


 

GROUP ART EXHIBITIONS, EVENTS & PROJECTS

Present - 2018 City of Swan HyperVision Live Painting Art Battles   
 

Present - 2016 Kickstart Sketchbook Project, Touring Exhibition 

2018 Inner Atmospheres Exhibition at Perth Comics Art Festival 


2018 Supanova Comic Con & Gaming Selected guest                 

2018 Haxä House Showcase                                                                                         

2018 Community Arts Network WA: Fast Art Talks                                                                                             

 

2017 Camp Doogs: '5th Congress of the Doogs Comintern 2017 - Our Greatest Failures'.
A community art project that advocates self-care and mental wellbeing.

2017 24 Hour Comic Day Perth 2017 - Prompted at ALVA Hub

2017 Tonerpalooza II Zine Fair at State Library of Victoria

2017 For We Love Exhibition at Paper Mountain 

2017 - 2015 City of Nedlands: Youth Art Awards

 

2017 Minnawarra Art Awards

2017 John Fawcett Foundation Exhibition at Cullity Gallery

2017 True Blue Exhibition at Beyond Skate

2016 City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award

2016 Negotiating Space at the Chart and Map Shop

 

2016 City of Swan HyperVision Exhibition 

2016 Hidden Mountain Improvised Music and Art   

2016 Humandog Exhibition         

2016 KickstARTISTS Exhibition         

2016 - 2015 Churchlands Highschool Community Art Exhibition

2016 Rotunda Media does Miami Vice at The Bird 

2016 FORM: A Dot on The Run Exhibition    

2016 RAW Showcase: Perth Presents Futures  
                                                                                
2015 UWA’s Science Union: Art Auction for Relay for Life  
     
2015 Quarry Health Centre for Under 25’s Exhibition      

2015 Organ Donation and Transplant Foundation of WA New Life Art and Photography Exhibition        
   
2015 I am Me, We are Us at UWA’s Artlaab                    

                                                                                   

PUBLICATIONS & WRITING EXPERIENCE
 

2019 The Suburban Review Illustration

2019 Liminal Magazine - Comic Sans Anthology

2018
 Djed Press Illustration

2018 VHS Tracking Zine Illustration and Writing                                                                       


2018 - 2016 Voiceworks Magazine Illustration

2017 - 2015 Pelican Magazine Illustration and Reviews   

2017 Circuit: Outcome Unknown at Spectrum Project Space
 

2017 Featured in University of Western Australia's Course Guide 2018


2017 Damsel Magazine Illustrations

2016 The Lifted Brow Magazine Illustration

2016 Editor of Big White Cloud Zine 


2016 Rotunda Media Zine Illustration and Reviews 

 
2016 Express Media: Buzzcuts Reviews 

 

2016 - 2015 Trove Magazine Illustrations
                                                                                
 

 

CERTIFICATES


2018 Youth Mental Health First Aid Australia Certificate

                                                                                   

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