Daniel McKewen

 

Education

     2013

Doctor of Philosophy (Visual Arts), Queensland University of Technology

     2006

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) Honours, QUT


Solo Exhibitions

     2018

Paper Empire, Bus Projects, Melbourne

     2016

Strange Loops, Firstdraft, Sydney

     2014

Spectral Value, Milani Gallery, Brisbane 

     2012

Faces of Vanity Fair, QUT Public Art Billboard, Brisbane

Distance, IMA@Ksubi, Brisbane

The Art of Being a Fan, The Block, QUT, Brisbane

     2011

Portraits, Metro Arts, Brisbane

     2010

Top Ten Box Office Blockbusters of All Time in Dollars, Metro Arts, Brisbane 2007 – BETA, Boxcopy ARI, Brisbane


Selected Group Exhibitions

     2016-18

Creative Accounting, Touring exhibition, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, NSW; Manningham Art Gallery, VIC; Albury Library Museum, NSW; UQ Art Museum, QLD; Western Plains Cultural Centre, NSW; Museum of the Riverina, NSW; Moree Plains Gallery, NSW

     2017

Less than: Art and Reductionism, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

     2016

Big Cheese (presented as part of Dark Mofo), Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart

Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown

The R&M McGivern Prize, ArtSpace at REALM, Ringwood

Neo-Normal (John Fries Award), University of New South Wales Galleries, Sydney

     2015

Resistance, Screengrab International Media Arts Award, Pinnacles Gallery, Townsville
Text, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane
Two Party State, Channels Video art festival, Melbourne
The Churchie national emerging art prize, Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane
Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery

     2014

The List, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown
John Fries Memorial Prize, UNSW Galleries, Sydney
The Substation Contemporary Art Prize, The Substation, Newport 
The Churchie national emerging art prize, Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane
You Imagine What You Desire, 19th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney
NEW14, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

     2013

Talk Show (after the break), Kudos gallery, Melbourne
With Open Arms, Blindside ARI, Melbourne
Bazinga!, Starkwhite Gallery, Auckland
Peripheral Visions: Contemporary art from Australia, Garis & Hahn Gallery, New York
The Social, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown

     2012

Gold Coast Art Prize 2012, Gold Coast Arts Centre, Gold Coast

Greatest Hits Volume Three, IMA, Brisbane

SafARI Art Festival, The Rocks Popup, Sydney

     2011

Peeping Toms, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

Grid North, The Block, QUT Precincts, Brisbane, (with Boxcopy)

The Knowledge, Post Museum, Singapore, (with Boxcopy)

     2010

Semiotics @ Play, Downtown Cool Media Festival, Tokyo

Structural Integrity, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne, (with Boxcopy)

Some absolute beauties, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne, (with Boxcopy) 2008 – Perfection, Metro Arts, Brisbane

     2008

The Light in Winter, Federation Square, Melbourne

Great Expectations, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne

The Vernacular Terrain, Songzhuang Art Museum, Beijing

     2007

Greatest Hits/Previously Unreleased Tracks, IMA, Brisbane

Fresh Cut, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

     2007 – 06

International Digital Art, Beijing Film Academy, Beijing


Awards & Prizes

     2015

Arts Project Grant, Australia Council for the Arts, Recipient

Screengrab International Media Arts Award, Finalist
Sunshine Coast New Media Art Award, Finalist
Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award, Finalist
The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, Finalist

     2014

John Fries Memorial Prize, Finalist
The Substation Contemporary Art Prize, Finalist
The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, Finalist

     2013

New Work Grant, Australia Council for the Arts, Recipient

     2012

Recipient: QANTAS Encouragement of Contemporary Art award Recipient – QUT Postgraduate Research Award Scholarship

Finalist: SOYA QANTAS Award - Visual Arts

Kick Off commission, Metricon Stadium, Gold Coast

QUT Public Art Billboard, QUT Kelvin Grove


Collections

QUT Art Museum, Brisbane 

Rockhampton Art Gallery, Rockhampton

Artbank Collection

Private Collections