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© 2019 Rebecca Westlund

Association Memberships

National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA)

Education

 

Writing Poetry, Griffith University via Open Universities Online, 2018

Master of Arts (Art in the Public Space), RMIT, Victoria, 2017 - 2018

Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts Immersion), Edith Cowan University, Western Australia, 2013 - 2016

 

Certificate III in Design Fundamentals, Central TAFE, Western Australia, 2004

Arts Employment

Senior Art Supplies, VIC, 2018 - ongoing. 

 

Art Team Leader. Colosoul Group Inc., Western Australia, Jan - July 2015.

    >Colosoul Magazine Art Editor

    >Gallery Director at The Colosoul Basement Gallery

 

Life Drawing Tutor. Foxy Hen's Parties, Western Australia, 2015 - 2016.

 

Children's Art Tutor. Studio 2, Townsville, Queensland, 2011 - 2012.

 

Public Practice

 

2018

 

   "Birdsong" Melbourne Metro Tunnel Commission, A'Beckett Urban Square, Melbourne, Victoria, March-Ongoing.

2017

   "The Proverbial Bird" Immerse Festival, Knox Community Art Center, Victoria, November - February (2018).

   "Seasonal Garden" Collaborative Project for New Academic Street, RMIT University, Victoria, September -

   October.

2016

   "ECOART Biodiversity Sculpture Walk" With Nelia Small Community Enhancement Reference Group, Nelia,

   Queensland, Permanent Work. 

   "The Red List (Extinct)" Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia, March.

   "Displaced" ArtsHum Graduate Show, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, November - December.

2015

   "The Red List (Extinct)" GOMBOC Annual Sculpture Survey, GOMBOC Sculpture Park, Western Australia, June.

Exhibitions

2018

   

   Affinity for the Bird (Solo exhibition), Montsalvat, Eltham, Victoria, 13th Dec - 6th January 2019.

   Story of the Raven (Joint show with Tammy Chatfield), Alternating Current Art Space, Melbourne, Victoria, June.

   Knox Art Show, Knox Community Arts Center, Bayswater, Victoria, March.

2017

   

   Between The Sheets: Artists Books, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, Victoria, June - July.

   Museum of Lost Public Notices, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria, May - June.  

   Between The Sheets: Artists Books, Gallery Central, Perth, Western Australia, March.

2016

   ArtsHum Graduate Show, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, November - December.  

   Arts 101 (Fundraiser), Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, August.

      

2015

 

   Transit Lounge, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, November - December.

   [Un]Framed [Un]Limited (Fundraiser), Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, October.

   Fold, Impact 9 World Printmaking Conference, Hangzhou, China, September.

 

   Impressions/Corrosions, Spectrum Project Space Cabinet (Solo), Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western 

   Australia, September.

 

   The 4.115 Exhibition, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, July - August.

   The Materials Murmur, Spectrum Project Space Gallery, Perth, Western Australia, June.

 

   Nurture Nepal (Fundraiser), The Basement Gallery, Perth, Western Australia, May.

 

   Lights Out Art Festival Pop Up Exhibition (Fundraiser), Fremantle, Western Australia, April.

 

   Between The Sheets: Artists Books, Gallery Central, Perth, Western Australia, March.

 

   The Basement Gallery Launch, Perth, Western Australia, February.

 

2014

 

   Flourish, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, December.

 

Awards/ Grants

Southern Gulf Community Capacity Incentive Grant

   >ECO-Art Biodiversity Sculpture Walk in conjunction with NSCERG. Nelia, Queensland, July 2016.

 

The New Colombo Scholarship

   >A two week internship in design and cultural studies at the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology  

   (Print college), Shanghai, China, September 2015.