Lottie Consalvo Biography

Born 1985, Victoria, Australia

EDUCATION
2009         Engineering (Fabrication and Welding), Victoria University, Melbourne, VIC
2007         Gold and Silver Smithing, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC
2006         Bachelor of Business Entrepreneurship, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2022         ‘No access but from the Sky’, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
2021         ‘When I look carefully / I see the nazuna blooming / By the hedge!’, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2019         ‘The Aerial View of An Anthem’, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2019         ‘Clayton Utz’, Art Projects (partnership with 333), Melbourne, VIC
2019         ‘Somewhere Else’, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Maitland, NSW
2019         ‘I Tried To Make A Horizon For You’, Casula Powerhouse, Casula, NSW
2018         ‘In The Remembering’, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, VIC
2017         ‘in silence’, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2016         ‘Momentary Alters’, NKN Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
2016         ‘Mid-fall’, Alaska Projects, Sydney, NSW
2014         ‘Everything reminds me of you’, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2014         ‘Public memories’, Conductors Project, Sydney, NSW
2012         ‘The Life Exchange’, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2011         ‘And all around is Desert’, Damien Minton Gallery Annex, Sydney, NSW

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2022         ‘Together We Are Less Alone’, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2022         ‘Sydney Contemporary’ (represented by Dominik Mersch Gallery), Sydney, NSW
2022         ‘An Anthology of the Wind’, Multi-Arts Pavilion, Lake Macquarie, NSW
2021         ‘The Work of Art’, ArtBank (curated by Sabrina Baker and Anja Loughhead), Sydney, NSW
2021         ‘Unthinkable Fields’, ANCA (curated by Eloise Kirk), Canberra, ACT
2020         ‘Sydney Contemporary’ (represented by Dominik Mersch Gallery), Sydney, NSW
2020         ‘Secret Garden’, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2019         ‘Poetic of the Line’, UNSW Art and Design (curated by Tim Marvin), Sydney, NSW
2019         ‘Sydney Contemporary’ (represented by Dominik Mersch Gallery), Sydney, NSW
2019         ‘Auckland Art Fair’ (represented by Dominik Mersch Gallery), Auckland, New Zealand
2019         ‘From The Mudbrick House’, Newcastle University Gallery, Newcastle
2018         ‘Sydney Contemporary’ (represented by Dominik Mersch Gallery), Sydney, NSW
2018         ‘Video Contemporary’ at Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney, NSW
2018         ‘Melbourne Art Fair’ (represented by Dominik Mersch Gallery), Melbourne, VIC
2018         ‘Auckland Art Fair’ (represented by Dominik Mersch Gallery), Auckland, New Zealand
2017         ‘Realising Mother’, Kudos Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2017         ‘Into Abstraction II’, Macquarie University Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2015         ‘Paris/Hunter’, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Booragul, NSW
2014         ‘Wild Side: The Animal in Art’, Lake Macquarie Art Gallery and Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, NSW
2014         ‘Until I am there I will be here’, The Lock-Up, Newcastle, NSW
2013         ‘Mono No Aware’, Linden Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
2013         ‘Sound and Fury’, Art Not Apart, Canberra, ACT
2012         ‘Collectors Choice’, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW
2012         ‘Traces,’ Leipzig Art Fair, Germany
2012         ’31 Pillows’, Damien Minton Gallery Annex, Sydney, NSW
2012         ‘Five Bells’, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2012         Kurz und Wichtig, Leipzig, Germany
2012         ‘Australian Exhibition’, Australian Embassy, Berlin, Germany
2010         ‘A Perfect Day to Chase Tornadoes (White)’, Kunstquartier Bethanien Studio 1Berlin, Berlin, Germany

PERFORMANCES
2021         ‘Sometimes I Hear Trees Falling’, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2018         ‘In the Remembering’, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, VIC
2015         ‘Desires’ – a year long performance of living out desires
2014         ‘I mouthed I love you’, Lake Macquarie City Gallery, Booragul, NSW
2014         ‘Until distance passes’, Tiny Stadiums Festival, Sydney, NSW
2014         ‘Near your sorrow’, The Lock-Up, Newcastle, NSW
2014         ‘It’s too early to love you’, ALASKA Projects, Sydney, NSW
2014         ‘Public memories’, Conductors Project, Sydney, NSW
2013         ‘Compartmentalise’ – a year long performance living with minimal possessions
2013         ‘Do you love me’, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2012         ‘Steer a steady ship’, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2011         ‘The weight of the physical mind’, Leipzig International Art Program (LIA), Spinnerei Leipzig, Germany
2011         ‘Happiness is an extreme emotion’, 12hour public performance, Berlin, Germany
2011         ‘Black feet’, Leipzig International Art Program (LIA), Spinnerei Leipzig, Germany
2011         ‘Beyond these walls’, Engels, Berlin, Germany

COLLECTIONS
Artbank
The University of Newcastle Art Gallery
Stevenson Collection NZ
Allens Collection
Warner Music Australia
Macquarie University
Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery

AWARDS
2020         Paddington Art Prize – Finalist         
2017         Cossack Art Award – Invited Artist and Finalist
2017         Calleen Art Prize – Finalist
2014         Fisher’s Ghost Award – Finalist (Photography and Open Prize)

RESIDENCIES
2023         DESA, Bali, Indonesia
2015         Marina Abramović Artists’ Residency Program – presented by Kaldor Public Art Projects (Project #30)
2013         Lake Macquarie City Gallery, in conjunction with Christo – John Kaldor Family Collection Artist Rooms
2012         Titjikala Art Centre, NT
2012         Freestone Print Studio, Gippsland, VIC
2012         Familia Mojo Family Orphanage, Nairobi, Kenya
2011         Leipzig International Art Program (LIA), Germanyl

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2018
In the Remembering – Art Almanac by Melissa Pesa

2017
Black magic, exploring Lottie Consalvo’s dark world – D*hub – https://www.dhub.org/black-magic-exploring-lottie-consalvos-dark-world/

2016
Maintaining the Manifesto – Runway by Amelia Wallin  http://runway.org.au/maintaining-the-manifesto/

2015
Imitation games: Marina Abramovic, ABC documentary series
Forecast: Lottie Consalvo – Vault Magazine by Rebecca Gallo
Lottie Consalvo Up close and personal – Newcastle Herald http://www.theherald.com.au/story/3079491/lottie-consalvo-up-close-and-personal
The art of self
-incarceration, RealTime Feb-Mar 2015 http://www.realtimearts.net/article/125/11856

2014
Pushing boundaries, Newcastle Herald, November 29
Performance art, ABC radio
Artist profile, Lottie Consalvo & James Drinkwater, Design Satellite http://www.designsatellite.com.au/artist-profiles/artist-profile-lottie-consalvo-james-drinkwater/
Mini
mal living, rejecting excess and finding clarity with Lottie Consalvo, Concrete Playground http://concreteplayground.com/melbourne/arts-entertainment/art/minimal-living-rejecting-excess-and-finding-clarity-with-lottie-consalvo/

2013
‘Lottie Consalvo’s Insecure Act at Damien Minton’ – Blourin Artinfo International edition, December 20

2012
‘See Artist Lottie Consalvo Endure Water Torture For Art’s Sake’ – Blourin Artinfo International edition, October 8
‘Australian Artist recreates water torture’ – SBS World News, October 8
‘The art of torture’- Sydney Morning Herald/The Age/Canberra Times/WA Today/ Brisbane Times, October 6

2011
‘Berlin, We didn’t just go there for a hair cut’ National Art School, Sydney: Speaker for presentation, March 23
‘Berlin’ Fine Arts Department, Newcastle Tafe: Speaker for presentation, March 25
Spectrum, Sydney Morning Herald March 19
‘City of Freedom’ The Australian Financial Review, March 17
The Art Gallery Society of NSW: Speaker for 2day talk March 16,17
‘EXHIBITION’  Sydney Morning Herald, March
‘Buzz of Berlin returns to show fruits of bohemian living’ Sydney Morning Herald, March

2010
‘Facetten’ The daily magazine, Beriln, November
Nelou TV exhibition, Berlin

2009
Herald Sun, August
MX newspaper Melbourne,  July


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