CV

LIANG XIA LUSCOMBE

Born 1987, Melbourne, Australia
lluscombe@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2018 MFA Candidate in Painting, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2010 Bachelor of Arts, with Honours (Visual) First Class, Canberra School of Art, The Australian National University

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

A tall painter, Yarra Flats Park,  Melbourne, a Salon Gallery project
Table Talk, Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, Brisbane

2014

Sailors Three, Sutton Project Space, Melbourne

2013

Non in Casa, 157 Blyth Street, Melbourne

2012

Bauhaus Fisher Price, TCB art inc. Melbourne

2011

String Strung Out, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne

2010

Limp Liquidation, Platform ARI, Sample Space, Melbourne, curated by Patrice Sharkey

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

The verandah archibald, the verandah couch, Melbourne
Affect and Exchange, KINGS ARI, Melbourne (in collaboration with Sean Dockray), curated by Benison Kilby
Support material, soft furnishings, RMIT Project Space, Melbourne

2015

Gong-bath Mountain at Wellness and Wild, Brunswick Sculpture Center, Melbourne
Gertrude Studios 2015, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne
FOOT-NOTES Примечания, in collaboration with Lisa Radford & Fayen d’Evie (3-Ply) Main Program of the 3rd Ural Industrial Biennial, Yekatarinburg, Russia, curated by Biljana Ciric
Some of them got the first look, KINGS ARI, Melbourne, curated by Jack Brown
Object Lessons 1: Painting, Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of Western Australia, curated by Gemma Weston
Che Cosa!, Wollongong Art Gallery, Wollongong, curated by David Capra
Liang Luscombe, SLIDE, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, curated by Fayen d’Evie

2014

3-Ply Remote Residency, Good Press Gallery, Glasgow, curated by Fayen d’Evie
Re-raising Consciousness, TCB artinc, Melbourne. Curated by Fayen d’Evie, Harriet Morgan & Katherine Hattam
No fond return of love, I.C.A.N., Sydney
Medium, Moana Project Space, Perth, curated by Gemma Weston
Dear Masato, all at once, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne, curated by Lisa Radford
Interrupted Expenditure, RM, Auckland

2013

brimming dissolution, buoyant expenditure, Dog Park, Christchurch
Synonyms for Sincerity, Alaska Projects, Sydney
Please be quiet, The British School at Rome, Rome
Spazi Aperti, The Romanian Academy, Rome
Group Exhibition: Artwork Documentation, Studio 6 Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, curated by Dave Homewood
Signature Style, Craft Victoria, Melbourne, collaboration with Dan Bell, curated by Nella Themalios and Kim Brockett
Navel Gazing, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne, curated by Brooke Babington and Melissa Loughnan

2012

Ménage a Trois, XYZ Gallery, Tokyo
Fresh Paint Sutton Project Space, Melbourne
Rhythm and Pulse, Stockroom, Kyeton

2011

2 x 4, M16 Artspace, Canberra
Impossible Objects, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne, curated by Helen Hughes and Melissa Loughnan
House me in a geometric quality, Platform ARI, Melbourne, curated by Patrice Sharkey

2010

HP 2010, Foyer Gallery ANU, Canberra
This Way Up, ANU School of Art Gallery, Canberra
Let x = x, Rearview, Melbourne, curated by Geoff Newton
Cytoarchitecture, Techno Park Studios, Melbourne
Joint Flux Pus, Canberra Contemporary Art Space Manuka, Canberra
Slo Mo Demo, TCB art inc., Melbourne

EXHIBITIONS CURATED

2016

The trouble with remuneration, West Space, Melbourne (co-curated with Patrice Sharkey)
 
2015

Factory Fetish, West Space, Melbourne (co-curated with Joshua Simon)

2014

The Museum is the Region, the Region is the Museum, The Living Museum of the West, Melbourne (co-curated with Danny Lacy and Patrice Sharkey)
Why not walk backward?, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne (co-curated with Brooke Babington)

2013

The Knock-off Show, Slopes, Melbourne (co-curated with Brooke Babington)
FX, Centre of Contemporary Photography, Melbourne (co-curated with Patrice Sharkey)

2012

No reasonable offer refused, Westspace, Melbourne (co-curated with Patrice Sharkey)

2011

Hidden Definition, Sutton Project Space, Melbourne (co-curated with Patrice Sharkey)
The Zero Dollar Show, The West Wing, Melbourne
Slip, Slop, Tatt, Cottesloe Beach, Perth (co-curated with Daniel Bourke)

2009

Inter2change, Belconnen Bus Interchange, Canberra
Friday On My Wall, Project Space, Australian National University, Canberra

SELECTED AWARD, PRIZES AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016
Dame Joan Sutherland Fund Grant, American Australian Association
Teaching Assistantship, Painting and Printmaking Department, Virginia Commonwealth University
Australia Council, New Work Grant

2015

Banyule Art Grant, City of Banyule
Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant
Lou Hubbard: Dead Still Standing, [West Space publication], Editor

2014 – 2016

Program Curator, West Space, Melbourne
Un Magazine Advisory Committee Member

2014

DAS Super Paper Guest Editor, Issue 31 (co-edited with Brooke Babington and Pip Wallis)

2013

Emerging Curator Program, Gertrude Contemporary and Next Wave
Australia Council Studio, British School at Rome
JUMP Mentorship recipient, Australia Council, mentored by Angela Brennan

2012

Un Magazine Sub Editor, Issues 6.1 & 6.2

2012-14

Lecturer of Professional Practices, Drawing & History of Design, Department of Visual Arts and Department of Graphic Design, Swinburne Institute of Technology, Melbourne

2011

PICA Studio Residency, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth

2011-14

TCB artinc. Committee member, TCB artinc, Melbourne

2010

ArtStart Grant, awarded by the Australia Council
Writer in Residence, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Dan Rule, ‘In the galleries, Liang Luscombe: Sailors Three’ in The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, 7 November 2014, http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/in-the-galleries-20141107-11ga9x.html
Соковнина Ника, Liang Luscombe: Mobile Space in Berlogos, 24 September 2015, http://berlogos.ru/interview/lian-laskomb-prostranstvo-dolzhno-byt-podvizhnym/#

Maura Edmond, Liang Luscombe | Sailers Three @ Sutton Projects, Primer, 31 October 2014, http://primermag.net/art/2014/10/liang-luscombe-sailors-three-sutton-projects

Kyla McFarlane, Critic’s choice, Art Collector, Issue 68, April 2014, p154.

Georgina Criddle and Angela Brennan, Non in Casa, Melbourne: Liang Luscombe, 2014.

Kim Brockett and Nella Themalios, Signature Style, Craft Victoria, 2013 [exhibition catalogue].

Lisa Radford, Beam me up Scotty (1): eulogy for a leader, Stamm, March 2013, http://www.stamm.com.au/beam-me-up-scotty/.

Ménage a Trois, TCB art inc., XYZ Collective and Enjoy Gallery, 2013[exhibition catalogue].

The British School at Rome, Fine Arts 2012-2013, British School at Rome, 2013 [exhibition catalogue],

Brooke Babington, Don’t go changing, 2012, TCB artinc, 2013 [exhibition catalogue].

Yolande Norris, This Way Up: romancing the paint, Art Monthly Australia, Issue 241, July 2011, p33 – 36.

Patrice Sharkey, House me in a geometric quality, 2011[exhibition essay].

Melissa Loughan, What makes art, art?, 11 February 2011 http://oystermag.com/what-makes-art-art.

 

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