Guy Louden

Guy Louden is an Australian artist and curator living in Walyalup Fremantle and born in Toronto. He has founded and managed experimental galleries and curated major (and minor) exhibitions. His artwork has been exhibited in Australian cities, regions, and online.

Louden was educated at University of Sydney, University of Manchester, and University of Western Australia. He has postgraduate qualifications in History of Art and in Art Curating.

Louden joined Perth artist-run gallery Moana in 2014, in 2016 co-founded experimental gallery Success, and in 2020 co-founded Private Island gallery. During this time he curated independent exhibitions, including for the Perth Festival.

He began by making art in 2017 and has since exhibited widely including at Firstdraft, Bus Projects, Sawtooth, and Fremantle Arts Centre. In 2020 he was exhibited at the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane as part of the Churchie National Emerging Art Prize.

Louden has worked as an art install technician, notably at Carriageworks, Sydney and at Fremantle Arts Centre. He has also worked in remote Aboriginal-owned art centres. He is now assistant curator at Goolugatup Heathcote.

Date: March 25, 2022
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