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Lauren Black

Born — Ballarat, Victoria, 1971

Solo Exhibitions

2017/18 A Complex Beauty, The Art Gallery of Ballarat

2017/18 Memento Mori, Art medicine and the body, The Art Gallery of Ballarat, Victoria

2017 Memento Mori: Art medicine and the body, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, TAS

2015 Memento Mori: Art medicine and the body, Allport Gallery and Museum of Fine Arts, TAS

2011 Splendidus muscorum,  Allport Gallery and Museum of Fine Arts, TAS

2009 A Precarious Flowering, Rimbun Dahan, KL, Malaysia

2006 Tasmanian Flora, Australian National Botanical Gardens, ACT

2004 Flowers Fronds and Foliage, Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens 


Group Exhibitions

2017/18 Romancing the Skull , Art Gallery of Ballarat

2017 Pro-cession – Moonah Arts Centre, Tasmania

2016 

  • Botanica, Sydney Botanical Gardens, NSW
  • Drawn into the Unknown, Schoolhouse Gallery, Rosny Arts Centre, Tasmania
  • Procession, Moonah Arts Centre, Tasmania
  • Navigating the internal landscape: an artistic interpretation of disease,  Academy Gallery, University of Tasmania, Inveresk.

2012 Capturing Flora, Ballarat Art Gallery, VIC

2011 The Eternal Order in Nature, RBG Melbourne, VIC

2010 Mossmaniana, Morris Miller Library, UTAS

2008 Shifting Boundaries, Rimbun Dahan, Malaysia

2007 Tasmanian Living Artists Week, Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Tas

          Fruits of our Labour, Royal Botanic Gardens of Sydney, NSW.

2006 Transplanted to Tasmania. Allport Gallery and Museum of Fine Arts, TAS

2006 Mountain Magic- the women, art and flora of Mount Wellington. State Library of Tasmania

2005Flora Tasmanica, a collaboration with Les Blakebrough. Plimsoll gallery, University of Tasmania

2004/2013 Margaret Flockton Award, Red Box Gallery, Sydney, NSW. 

2003 The Nature of Islands, (Ten Days on the Island) Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, TAS


Residencies and Awards

2017/18 Churchill Fellowship – UK, France and Italy

2017 HBA Museum of Anatomy and Pathology- artist in residence

2014 Penaga visual arts residency, Penang, Malaysia

2008 Rimbun Dahan, one year visual arts, residency, Malaysia

2005 Asialink residency, Sri Lanka

2004 Inaugural Margaret Flockton Award, Winner


Publications/Catalogue essays

2017 Native: Art and design with Australian Plants, Thames and Hudsen

2016 Drawn into the unknown – a collection of artists writing on process

2015 Memento Mori catalogue, essay by Peter Timms

2013 Art Monthly, Front cover

2012 Capturing Flora, Ballarat Art Gallery

2011 Splendidus muscorum catalogue, essay by Peter Timms

2010 A Precarious Flowering catalogue, essay by Dr Simon Cooper

2005 Tasmanian Flora: Limited edition portfolio

2005 Les Blakebrough: Ceramics, Craftsman House 

2004 Tasmanian Streambank Plants, DPIWE, TAS


Collections

HRH Crown Prince and Princess of Denmark

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, TAS

Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, TAS

University of Tasmania Fine Art Collection

R A Rodda Museum of Pathology, UTAS

National Library of Australia, ACT

Royal Botanic Gardens Library, Melbourne, VIC

Ballarat Art Gallery, VIC

Rimbun Dahan, Malaysia

Private collections Australia, Malaysia