Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship

2015 Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Travelling Art Scholarship Winner, Julian Day, Installation view, Wh

Julian Day, Installation view, White Noise, 2015, Studies in Unison, 2014-15. Photograph: Kristina Shapranova

The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Award supports an SCA graduate to continue the development of their practice through international travel. The $28,000 prize is awarded on the basis of an application and visual assessment by a panel of judges. Drawing from the wealth of talent from recent graduates, the Fauvette exhibition has cemented a strong reputation for quality in contemporary art. The recipients and finalists include some of the most prominent contemporary artists in Sydney.

Past recipients: Julian Day (2015), Jonny Niesche (2014), Vicky Browne (2013), Mark Shorter (2012), Alana Hunt (2011), Justene Williams (2010), Kenzee Patterson (2009), Will French (2008), Rachel Scott (2007), Jess MacNeil (2006), Huseyin Sami (2005), Judith Duquemin (2004) and Juliana Bartulin (2003).

Past finalists include: Bonita Bub, Lucas Davidson, Nick Dorey, Clare Milledge, Matthew Hopkins, Emily Hunt, Biljana Jancic, Tony Schwensen, Rowan Conroy, Jan Howlin, Helen Pynor, Tony Schwensen, Marley Dawson, Helen Mok, Stefan Popescu, Leigh Rigozzi, Suzan Liu, Lara O’Reilly, Kenzee Patterson and Teo Treloar.

2016 FAUVETTE LOUREIRO FINALISTS

Bonita Bub

Bonita Bub is a Sydney-based sculptor who works across art and architecture. She completed a Master of Visual Arts at SCA in 2012 and has studied in the Heimo Zobernig Class at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna.

She has exhibited widely across Sydney including solo exhibitions at Knulp, First Draft, The Commercial and more recently exhibiting in "Lean Cuisine" curated by Hany Armanious at Minerva. She has been a resident at Artspace and the recipient of an Australian Postgraduate Award and Australia Council Artstart grant.

 
Bonita Bub, Hilux: Making Industrial Objects for Macbook Users, powdercoated steel, plywood and webbing (approx. 150cm x 15cm x 200cm) SCA Galleries installation image. Photography by Jek Maurer

Bonita Bub, Hilux
Making Industrial Objects for Macbook Users, powdercoated steel, plywood and webbing (approx. 150cm x 15cm x 200cm) SCA Galleries installation image. Photography by Jek Maurer

André Hemer

André Hemer’s practice pursues a new mode of representation in painting, whereby image and form are transferred back and forth between materialised and de-materialised states.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions include Luis De Jesus (Los Angeles), Yavuz Gallery (Singapore) and Tristian Koenig (Melbourne). In 2014 he was included in the Thames & Hudson publication ‘100 Painters of Tomorrow’ and in 2011 won the National Contemporary Art Award hosted by the Waikato Museum, New Zealand. He is currently based in Vienna, Austria.

André Hemer, New Representation Part III, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland. Photography by Tobias Kraus

André Hemer, New Representation Part III, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland. Photography by Tobias Kraus

Emily Hunt

Emily Hunt works across etching, watercolour, plaster sculpture and ceramics. She has a deep interest in the history and aesthetics of German Renaissance engravings and woodcuts. Her work is a reaction against a prevailing moral order in contemporary culture.

She completed a Master of Visual Arts at SCA in 2012 and undertook exchange at Sint-Lucas Beeldende Kunst in Ghent, Belgium. She was the recipient of a 2015 Marten Bequest Traveling Scholarship for painting and was selected for Primavera 2014: Young Australian Artists at the Museum of Contemporary Art. She has participated in numerous overseas residencies, exhibiting throughout Australia and in Berlin, Germany. She was a recipient of an Australian Postgraduate Award and Australia Council New Work grant.

Emily Hunt, Das schwerste gewicht, (detail) 2015, watercolour and collage on paper, framed, glazed stoneware, 111.00 x 82.00 x 23.00 cm, 
(photo credit: Ho Hai Tran)

Emily Hunt, Das schwerste gewicht, (detail) 2015, watercolour and collage on paper, framed, glazed stoneware, 111.00 x 82.00 x 23.00 cm, (photo credit: Ho Hai Tran)

Biljana Jancic

Biljana Jancic completed her Bachelor of Visual Arts in 2007 and PhD in 2013 at Sydney College of the Arts. For the past decade Jancic has been exhibiting in galleries in Australia and internationally. Solo exhibitions include Through Space, 55 Sydenham Rd Marrickville NSW 2204 AU, 2014; Contra, First Draft, 2014, and; Opposed, The Lock-Up Cultural Centre, Newcastle, 2013. Group Shows include An Imprecise Science, Artspace, 2015; Kaleidorama, Stills Gallery, 2015; Conquest of Space, COFA Galleries, 2014 and; I Want to Change the World, Ucity Art Museum of GAFA, Guangzhou, China, 2014. Jancic’s art making practice is supported by her critical writing and curatorial practice.

Biljana Jancic, Script, 2015
PVC pipe, water
Underbelly Arts Festival, Cockatoo Island 
Image credit: David Varga

Biljana Jancic, Script, 2015 PVC pipe, water Underbelly Arts Festival, Cockatoo Island Image credit: David Varga

 

Clare Milledge

Clare Milledge produces total environment installations that are process-based and porous. Her installations feature and elaborate upon her glass paintings and act as stages or sites for performance, textiles, wall paintings, costumes and sculptures.

Milledge completed her PhD at SCA in 2012. Her exhibition history includes solo exhibitions at Gertrude Contemporary (2014), and the Australian Experimental Art Foundation (2012). Recently she was included in the exhibition Dämmerschlaf with Nick Dorey and Mikala Dwyer, curated by Alexie Glass-Kantor and Talia Linz and in the Adelaide Biennial: Magic Object, curated by Lisa Slade (both 2016). Upcoming projects include Erewhon, curated by Vikki McInnes, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne (2016) and a performance work for Tori WrÃ¥nes at the Nasjonalmuseet in Oslo (2017).

Clare Milledge, Dämmerschlaf (installation detail), Artspace Sydney 2016
Photo by Zan Wimberley

Clare Milledge, Dämmerschlaf (installation detail), Artspace Sydney 2016 Photo by Zan Wimberley