Biography

1982

Born in Maitland, New South Wales, Australia

1999

Diploma of Fine Arts, Hunter Institute of Technology, Newcastle, Australia (-'01)

2002

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting Major, National Art School, Sydney, Australia (-'04)


Grants/Awards/Residencies

2003

Winner of the Australian Children's Health and Welfare Painting Award

2004

William Fletcher Trust Painting Grant, Sydney, Australia

Winner of the Art on the Rocks Young Artist Award, Sydney, Australia

Finalist Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, Australia

Winner of the National Art School Painting Award, Sydney, Australia

Reg Richardson Travelling Art Scholarship, Australia

2005

Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship, Cauz Group, Australia

Artist in Residence for the film Jindabyne–Australian Film Commission

Studio Residency Award, La Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

National Art School Studio Residency, Paris

La Cité Internationale des Arts, Studio Residency, Paris

2006

Finalist Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, Australia

2008

Portia Geach National Portrait Prize, Highly Commended, Sydney, Australia

Leipzig International Art Programme Residency (LIA), The Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany

Winner of the Fleurieu Biennale Landscape Water Prize, South Australia

2009

Winsor and Newton/Artist Profile, On this Island, New Zealand Artist Grant

2010

Art Cologne Young Artist Open Space Booth Award, Cologne, Germany

2011

Art in Progress Residency, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Germany

2012

AWIPEV Koldewey Station Artist Residency, Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard

Art in Progress Residency, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Germanyd

Expedition Art and Science, Arctic residency and fellowship, German Polar Institute, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Germany


Solo exhibitions

2006

Placement Europe, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2007

From Leipzig to Mallorca, Tres Temps Galeria, Mallorca, Spain

From the Studio Spinnerei, Leipzig, Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2010

Art Cologne, Open Space with Galerie EIGEN + ART, Cologne, Germany

Mankind, Nature, Myth, ANDO GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan

2011

Beneath These Clouded Skies, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst, Germany

2012

Expedition Kunst-Wissenschaft, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst, Germany

Drawn into the Light, ANDO GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan

Expedition Art and Science, Alfred Wegener Institute für Polar und Meeresforschung, Bremerhaven, Germany

2015

A Time of Plenty, Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin, Germany

2016

Countenance of the Sky, ANDO GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan


Group exhibitions

2004

Art on the Rocks, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, Sydney, Australia

Degree Show, National Art School, Sydney, Australia

2005

New Talent, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2006

Salon des Refusés, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, Australia

The Year in Art, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2007

The Year in Art, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2008

Leipzig International Art Programme at Cavanacor Gallery, Cavanacor Gallery, Ireland

Australian Painting-Shonah Trescott and Euan MacLeod, Leipzig International Art Programme, Leipzig, Germany

Portia Geach Memorial Award, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Leipzig/Travnik Partner Stadt Exhibition
, Cultural Centre of Travnik, Bosnia

2009

Hab und Gut, Kunsthalle Rostock, Germany

Labor, Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin, Germany

Leipzig Calling, New York Academy of Art, USA

2010

Labor, Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin, Germany

2011

Art Cologne, with Galerie EIGEN + ART, Cologne, Germany

2012

Art Cologne, with Galerie EIGEN + ART, Cologne, Germany

2013

Ken Nakazawa, Titus Schade, Luise Schröder, Kristina Schuldt, Alexander Tinei, Shonah Trescott, Mirjam Völker, Galerie EIGEN + ART, Leipzig, Germany

Missing Link, Momentum Worldwide, Berlin, Germany

on paper, EIGEN + ART Lab, Berlin, Germany

2014

Das flüssige Element. Seestücke des 17. Und 21. Jahrhundert, Kunstmuseum Ahrenshoop, Ostseebad Ahrenshoop, Germany

2015

Drawn into the light, Shonah Trescott & Osvaldo Budet, Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Gallery Weekend Berlin, Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin, Germany

Puerto Rican Institute of Culture Triennale, Puerto Rico

2016

Plastic Obsession, Umweltbundesamt Dessau, Germany