Laura Carthew

Based in Melbourne, Australia

Education

2011, Bachelor of Fine Art (First Class Honours), Monash University, Caulfield Campus
2008–2010, Bachelor of Visual Art, Monash University, Caulfield Campus

Solo Exhibitions

2017, The clouds have died, Studio Two @ Five Walls Projects as part of Sweet FA, Footscray, VIC
2016, Immortal flower, MARS Gallery, Prahran, VIC
2016, boat fire screen, Richmond Library, VIC
2014, You can be a leaf of the rose garden, Manningham Art Gallery, Doncaster, VIC
2014, Selected works, Chin Chin Wall of Art, Melbourne, VIC
2013, My heart is a rose garden, Trocadero Art Space, Footscray, VIC 
2012, Hero on the horse, Platform Contemporary Art Spaces, Degraves St Subway, Melbourne, VIC
2012, Circling Absence, Seventh Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC
2011, Living Memorial, Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Abbotsford, VIC

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017, Sweet FA, Trocadero Arcade, Footscray, VIC
2016, The SUBSTATION Contemporary Art Prize, The Substation, Newport, VIC
2016, Video Stage, Art Stage Singapore, Singapore
2015, Floating Grounds,
The Ferry Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
2014, Channels Presents: My heart is a rose garden, Roundabout Projections, Preston, VIC
2014, PLAY ME, Project Q.U.A.D, Southbank, VIC
2014, Slip, Anna Pappas Gallery, Prahran, VIC
2013, Angkor Photo Festival, (Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive), Siem Reap, Cambodia
2013, Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopaedic Palace): Melbourne Offsite for the 55th Venice Biennale, Platform Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne, VIC
2013, Tokyo Art Book Fair (Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive), Tokyo, Japan 
2013, Obscura Festival (Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive), Penang, Malaysia
2013, Agendo, St Heliers Gallery, Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, VIC 
2013, TIME AND TIDE - living and surviving in the 21st Century, Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Port Melbourne, VIC
2013, Bound Apart: Photography & Publishing, Rae and Bennett Gallery, North Fitzroy, VIC 
2012, Locus of Control, Nellie Castan Gallery, South Yarra, VIC  
2011, (DIS)-ARRAY, Light Projects, Northcote, VIC
2011, the mind of itself and the world, Light Projects, Northcote, VIC
2011, Books…beyond words – evolution, East Gippsland Art Gallery, Bairnsdale, VIC
2010, Reproduction, LINKSPACE Student Gallery, Caulfield, VIC
2010, Memory and Mortality, RUNTSPACE Student Gallery, Caulfield, VIC

Awards/Scholarships/Grants

2017, Due West Festival, Creative Victoria
2017, Arts and Culture, Maribyrnong City Council
2014, The Ian Potter Cultural Trust, The Ian Potter Foundation
2014, Creative Individuals Career Fund, Copyright Agency Limited
2013, Creative Young Stars Program, Australian Government
2013, Artist Encouragement Grant, Rotary Club of Melbourne
2012, Artstart Grant, Australia Council for the Arts
2011, National Gallery of Victoria Trustees Award
2011, Nomination for HATCHED 12’, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
2011, Monash Jubilee Honours Scholarship
2010, Nomination for HATCHED 11’, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
2010, Rossdale Paper Prize, Acquisitive
2009, Monash Abroad Travel Grant

Mentorships

2014, Yeondoo Jung, Mito City, Japan & Seoul, South Korea

Publications/Reviews

Miller, Benjamin. Artists join forces for Sweet FA, Star Weekly, August 22nd, 2017.

Ian Potter Cultural Trust on Laura Carthew, June 2nd, 2016.

Stranger, Lucy. Laura Carthew / Immortal flower, Artist Profile, May 30th 2016

Keogh, Therese. Someone once told me that the secrets of the Universe are hidden in triangulation. (Melbourne: independently published 2016) p1-2. Printed in conjunction with the exhibition, Immortal flower, MARS Gallery, Prahran, 4th – 25th June 2016.

Art Stage Singapore 2016 opens its sixth edition with The Southeast Asia Forum and launches Catalyst

Connellan, Nick. Play Me, Broadsheet, July 10th 2014

Marjoram, Amy. Play Me, Art Guide Australia, July 7th 2014

Rule, Dan. Spectrum: In the galleries, The Age, May 10th 2013, p.7

Rainforth, Dylan. Venice to the Degraves underpass, The Age, August 14th 2013, p.46

Spinning Around - Artist captivated by whirling dervish display, Maribyrnong Leader, August 6th 2013, p.15

Trocadero Art Space hosts ‘My heart is a rose garden’, Beat Magazine, 31st July 2013 

Fehily, T. Trocadero July Openings

Lam. N & Carthew. L. Gathering, Circling, Dwelling: Laura Carthew, as part of ‘The Curious Other’

A photo finish, The Age – March 13, 2013

Seward, A. Fêted as part of ‘The Platform Archive Project,’_ (Melbourne: independently published, 2012)
Printed in conjunction with the exhibition, ‘Hero on the horse’ as part of The Platform Archive Project, Platform Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne, July – November, 2012

Your weekend: In the galleries, The Age – February 18, 2012

A conversation with Sarah Gordon, Ocular Guest Curator

Shanti Fenner, B (ed); Living Memorial and Ocean Event: Two new video works– Leela Schauble on Laura Carthew as part of ‘Together where we inhabit,’ (Melbourne: independently published, 2012), p 11-12.

Shanti Fenner, B (ed); the mind of itself and the world, (Melbourne: independently published, 2011), p. 1-108.
Printed in conjunction with the exhibition, the mind of itself and the world, Light Projects, Northcote, 15th August – 4th September, 2011

Writings

Carthew, L. Diary Excerpts 2013 as part of ‘Friends of Faux Romance Newsletter’, Issue 1.13, ed. Tess Healy, (Melbourne: independently published, 2013), p.3.

Carthew, L. Monumental Documents as part of ‘The Platform Archive Project,’ (Melbourne: independently published, 2012)
Printed in conjunction with the exhibition series, The Platform Archive Project, Platform Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne, July – November, 2012

Carthew, L (ed); The Studio as part of ‘Fine Art Honours Yearbook,’ (Melbourne: independently published, 2011), p.6-7.

Shanti Fenner, B (ed); Bells Swamp Periphery Walk­– Laura Carthew on Therese Keogh as part of ‘Together where we inhabit,’ (Melbourne: independently published, 2012), p 13-14.