Teelah George

Teelah George’s practice incorporates painting, drawing, printmaking and installation. Drawing on historical records and visual art, George has an ongoing interest in material culture, using found materials, as well as collections and archives as a point of departure in her practice.

Solo exhibitions of her work include Lovers’ ponytails, Orexart, Auckland (2017); Slug Phase, Rubicon ARI, Melbourne (2016); Face Vase and Rag Painting, Bus Projects, Melbourne (2015); Between the objects to be fastened, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne (2015); Daily exercise, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Studio 1, Perth (2014); Use to stop doors from rattling in frames, Venn Gallery, Perth (2014); and Meatworks Mens Qrtrs, OK Gallery, Northbridge, Perth (2013).

Selected group exhibitions include Primavera 2017: Young Australian Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney (2017); Our Studio Selves, Artspace, Sydney (2017); Methods for Making Eye Contact, Firstdraft, Sydney (2016); Epic Narratives, Perth Institute for Contemporary Arts, Perth (2015); Getting Things Done, Fontanelle Gallery, Adelaide (2015); Horizon: Exploring the west coast with The Clipperton Project, Fremantle Arts Centre, Perth (2014); Will to Keep, 107 Projects, Sydney and Archive Space, Sydney (2014); and Thematic Mapping, MOANA Project Space, Perth (2013).

George’s work is held in a number of public collections, including Artbank, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art, University of Western Australia Perth; and City of Joondalup Collection, Perth.

Bio from MCA, Photo courtesy of artist.

Date: June 25, 2020
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