Jemima Wyman


Jemima Wyman


2005 - 2007 MFA at California Institute of Arts – Los Angeles

2001 Honours (first class) at Queensland University of Technology- Brisbane

1995 - 1997 Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts at QUT- Brisbane

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014  (forthcoming) Pattern Bandits, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

2013  Effacing Power, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles

2012  Piecing Together Core Concerns, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

2010  The Will to Deceive, Milani Gallery, Brisbane

2009  The Declaration of Resemblance and Fluid Insurgents, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

2008 Combat Drag: Lessons in Unlimited Expansion,  Milani Gallery, Brisbane

Putting on, Steven Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles

More Jungle then Paradise – IMA @TCB,  Brisbane

2007 The Difficult Word Is Born At Last, A402 Gallery, CalArts,  Los Angeles

2006 No Nonsense: Great Shapes: a survey of past and recent video works by Jemima Wyman,  The Block @ QUT,  Brisbane (+ CamLab)

Whak’emall,  507 Rose, Los Angeles

Off Their Heads! Bellas Milani Gallery,  Brisbane

2005 Catastrophe Theory: Earthquake Girl and other Stories, Bellas Milani Gallery, Brisbane

2004 Minnie Peep, 18th St Arts Centre, Los Angeles

2003 See- Saw, The Farm,  Brisbane 

2002 Chroming, Bellas Gallery, Brisbane


Selected Group Exhibitions

2013  Direct Democracy, Monash University Museum of Art

Chockablock, University Art Museum, Long Beach

2012  The Unexpected Guest, Liverpool Biennial FACT, Liverpool (cat.)

Feminage, Cross Art Projects, Sydney

Panorama, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney (cat.)

2011  Inner Voices, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan (cat.)

New Psychedelia, University of Queensland Museum, Brisbane (cat.)

The Open Day Book Exhibition, LACE, Los Angeles (cat.)

2010  THE BEAUTY OF DISTANCE: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age, Sydney

Biennale Cockatoo Island, Sydney (cat.) 2009 GPS, Cypress Collage Art Gallery, Los Angeles

Total Nowhere Emotional Expansion, Brisbane Powerhouse No Other One Is, Threewalls, Chicago (CamLab) 

2010  Feminism Never Happened, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

2009  The Declaration of Resemblance and Fluid Insurgents, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

2008 The Art Resort, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane

Pap Spears,  Karen 19, Gold Coast

2007 The Collective Body, Galerie Califia, Czech Republic (CamLab)

Powder Room, Track 16, Los Angeles

Exquisite Acts and Everyday Rebellions, CalArts, Los Angeles (CamLab)

The Juice is Loose,  507Rose,  Los Angeles

Too Check Effect, 4000, Chicago (+ CamLab)

2006 Seeing is Believing, Gatov Gallery West (CSU), Long Beach, California (+ CamLab)

2006 Contemporary Commonwealth, Australian Centre for Moving Image, Melbourne

Someone Shows Something to Someone, CCAS, Canberra

Rectangular Ghost, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

2005 Primavera, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (cat.)

Twofold, Westbeth Gallery Kozuka, Nagoya, Japan (cat.)

2005 Prime, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

Not Worried,  Raid Projects, Los Angeles

2004 Talking about Abstraction, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney (cat.)

2003 Colour, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

2002 Unit 197, Gamma Space , Melbourne (cat.)

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

2001 QUT Alumni Exhibition , QUT Art Museum, Brisbane

Virtually Furniture, Brisbane Powerhouse

2000 Next Gen, Metro Arts, Brisbane (cat.)

(painting), Monash University Gallery, Melbourne (cat.)

1999 Colourfield, Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane

1998 Griller Girls, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane

Fragility, Smith & Stoneley on Stratton, Brisbane



2012 Australia Council Grant, New Work Grant (Mid-Career)

2011 Arts Queensland, Career Development Grant

2010 QANTAS Foundation Art Award, Australia

Elam International Residency, University of Auckland , New Zealand 2009 Threewalls Summer Residency, Chicago (CamLab)

2006 California Institute of Arts Scholarship, Los Angeles

2005 Creative Sparks Grant – Brisbane City Council & Arts Qld

2004 The Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship

Los Angeles Studio Residency - Australia Council for the Arts

2001 Graduate Award (Honours) - Software Engineering Aust.

2000 Melville Haysom Scholarship - Queensland Art Gallery


Selected Live Performances and screenings

2012  Embodied, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (CamLab)

Engagement Party, MOCA, Los Angeles (CamLab)
Social Clothing Experiments, The Getty Centre, Los Angeles

2010  Outside the Box, Bongout Gallery, Berlin
The Fish Bowl, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand

Whak’emall, San Pablo Arts District, Oakland

Short Play , Thousand Pound Bend, Melbourne 2009 Ben Russell: Burns, Chicago (CamLab)

2008  Drift, Volta, New York
No News is News No Better, Exchange Rate, Los Angeles (CamLab)

Swoon Soon Suit, Silver Platter, Los Angeles (CamLab)
Gentle Extended Performance, Anarchist Bookfair, Los Angeles (CamLab) From Brain to Labia and Back Again, REDCAT, Los Angeles (CamLab) 

2007 4th Monkey Town Semiennial – Monkey Town – New York

Genre Trouble – Mandrake / Armory – Los Angeles (CamLab)

Our Mark Their Mark – CalArts – Los Angeles (CamLab)

Ladyfest07 – Verdenskulturcentret –Copenhagen (CamLab)

Pillow Talk Foreplay with Blue Skies and Scissors-29025Eveningside#5 (CamLab)

Greatest Hits and Previously Unreleased Tracks – IMA - Brisbane

2006 You/Me (Puppet Cabaret) - CalArts – Los Angeles

[PAM] Cinema-scope program - Scope Miami - Miami

Chromophonozone - Don’t Tell Mama - Brisbane

Cat Theory – Director’s Lounge - Berlin

2005 Video works 2001-2003 - artLA - Los Angeles

2004 Love it or Leave! - Dangerous Curve - Los Angeles

Video Works 2000-2004 - Project Artaud - San Francisco

Homegirl - 18th St Arts Center - Los Angeles

2003 Body Double - (Participant Prime Two event) Qld Art Gallery


Selected References

Mallouk, Elyse. Engagement Party: Social Practice at MOCA 2008-2012, 2013, pp. 203-220 (CamLab) with writing by Melinda Guillen (CamLab

Ziherl, V. ‘Techniques of the Skin,’ Inner Voices, 2011

Baum,G., Gluck,M. & Johnson,A. ‘Arts & Power,’ Angelino Magazine, December 2011, pp.72-73.

Kim, S. ‘Looking Back/ Looking Forward,’ Frieze Magazine, Issue 136 Jan-Feb 2011, p. 90.

Dick, L. ‘Jemima Wyman: Incognito’, Eyeline, Issue 69, 2009, pp. 29-33.

King, S S. Santa Fe Summer Preview, Art in America, No.6: June/July, 2007

Stratton, S. CamLab, artUS, Issue18: May – June, pg44, 2007

Mackinlay, D. Someone Shows Something to Someone, Art and Australia, Vol. 44 no.3, pg 444, 2007

Mayer, A. Jemima Wyman: Whak’emall, Eyeline, Issue 61: Spring, pg 55, 2006

Mackinlay, D. Under the City’s Skin, RealTime, Issue 75: Oct-Nov, pg 7, 2006

Fitzgerald, M. Finding Their Inner Spring, Time Magazine(Aus.),pp 70 – 72 October 3rd,2005

Jackson, B. A Sensorial Abstraction, Eyeline, Issue 57: Winter,pp. 22-26, 2005

Butler, R. Smart Art, Australian Art Collector, Issue 33: July – Sept pg 128, 2005

Stevens, G. Video National//Queensland, Photofile, Issue 74: Winter,2005

Flash Art News. 2005 Samstag Scholarships, Flash Art, Issue No.240, Jan – Feb, 2005

Brand, S. You know what they say, UN. Magazine, Issue 2, pp.55-56, 2004

Butler, R. Surface Tension Australian Art Collector, Issue 21 July – Sept, pg 144 2002

Webb, M. ‘The Body, The Imago, and The Intermezzo’ Eyeline,no.45 Autum/Winterpg 32-35(& cover), 2001

Kubler,A. ‘(You make me feel) mighty real ’ Art Monthly, no. 130 June 2000


 Selected Collections

University of Queensland Art Museum Q

ueensland University of Technology

21st Century Museum of Art, Japan

Kulrilpa Collection Group

Queensland Teachers Union

National Gallery of Australia

Art Bank