Born 1986 Hobart
lives and works Melbourne
 

Education

2012 University of Tasmania: Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours-First Class)
2006-09 University of Tasmania: Combined degree: Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts
 
 

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Out Of Sight  Colville Gallery, Hobart
Destination Strange, Arcade, Melbourne
2016 There is no Other,  Colville Gallery, Hobart
2014 Hyper Paradise, Rubicon, Melbourne
2008 The Horse of Perception, Entrepot Gallery, Hobart (TAS)
 

Awards

2016 Finalist Bruny Island Art Prize
2014 RSG Open Art Prize highly commended   
Hornsby Art Prize, highly commended
2013 Artery Professional Practice Award
 

Finalist Shows

2016 The Bruny Island Art Prize, Alonnah Exhibition Hall, Bruny Island, Tasmania
RACT Portraiture Prize, Long Gallery, Sawtooth, Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmanian
The Fleurieu Food and Wine Art Prize, McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Visitors Centre, South Australia
Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize, BACC Gallery, Victoria
2015 RACT Portraiture Prize, Long Gallery, Sawtooth, Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmanian
Agendo Art Prize, St Heliers Gallery, Melbourne
Lloyd Rees Art Prize, Colville Gallery, Hobart
Moreton Bay Region Art Awards, Pine Rivers Gallery, Queensland
2014 Hornsby Art Prize, Wallarobba Arts and Culture Centre, New South Wales 
RACT Portraiture Prize, Long Gallery, Sawtooth, Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmanian
Moreton Bay Region Art Awards, Pine Rivers Gallery, Queensland
2013 RACT Portraiture Prize, Long Gallery, Sawtooth, Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmanian
2009 Burchalls Tertiary Art Prize, NEW Gallery, Launceston
2007 Accommodation Services Art Prize, University of Tasmania, Hobart
 
 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Contemporary Artworks, West End Art Space (in conjunction with Colville Gallery), Melbourne
Beneath Brunswick, Soma Artspace, Melbourne
2016 11th Annual Gallery Artists Exhibition, Colville Gallery, Hobart
Hound in the Hunt: Optical Aids in Art, Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Tasmania
2015 Young Moderns II, Colville Gallery, Hobart
Long Weekend, Trocadero, Melbourne (upcoming May)
10th Annual Gallery Artists Exhibition Colville Gallery, Hobart
Mad Minute Rubicon, Melbourne
Moreland Summer Show, Science FrictionCounihan Gallery, Melbourne
2014 9th Annual Gallery Artists Exhibition, Colville Gallery, Hobart
Constance Goes Postal, Constance ARI. Hobart
Moreland Summer Show, Speak Out, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne 
PAINT, Ruffian Gallery, Melbourne
Small Works, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne 
RSG Open Art Prize, Ragland Street Gallery, Melbourne  
Blueprint, Brunswick Art Space, Melbourne
Domestos, Tinning St Presents, Melbourne 
Young Moderns, Colville Gallery, Hobart
Entry, Brunswick Art Space, Melbourne
2013 8th Annual Gallery Artists Exhibition, Colville Gallery, Hobart 
40x40, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne  
Moreland Summer Show, Current Tendencies, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne 
Click, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne 
Selected works from Owls Are so Passé, Hobart Airport, Colville Gallery, Hobart
2012 Honours & MFAD Exhibition, Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart
2010 The City of Joondaulp Community Art Exhibition, Perth
Mixed Tape, Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
2010-09 Selected works exhibited at Cube Art & Design, Hobart
2009 Future Legends Graduate Exhibition, University of Tasmania, Hobart 
Rainy Days, Cube Art & Design, Hobart 
Petite Painting Prize, University of Tasmania, Hobart 
Primed, University of Tasmania FAG Exhibition, Hobart
2008 Petite Painting Prize, University of Tasmania, Hobart

Residencies

2017-16 Artist in resident, Hound in the Hunt: Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Tasmania
2016

Mountain Seas AIR, Flinders Island, Tasmania (upcoming May)
Ne Na Contemporary Art Space AIR, Chang Mai, Thailand (Upcoming August)

Coordination/Curation

2017 Brunswick Studio Walk (co-coordinator), Melbourne
2016 Landmarks Art Walk (in conjunction with the Counihan Gallery) (co-coordinator), Melbourne
University of Chiang Mai, guest lecturer, Multidisciplinary Department
Brunswick Studio Walk (co-coordinator), Melbourne
2015 Long Weekend, Trocadero, Melbourne
Vision Australia Leadership Summit (artistic director), Melbourne
Studio 23a Open Studio (co-coordinator), Melbourne
2014 Blueprint, Brunswick Art Space, Melbourne
Studio 23a Open Studio (co-coordinator), Melbourne
 

Publications /Broadcasts

Mark Holsworth, Black Mark, Melbourne Art and Culture Cretic, Brunswick Studio Walk 2017,
https://melbourneartcritic.com/2017/02/27/brunswick-studio- walk-2017/ February 27, 2017,
Hannah Francis, The Age, Behind the scenes with Melbourne’s Makers, February 23, 2017 p.10
Moreland Leader, Studio Walk, February 20, 2017, p.5
Mark Holsworth, Black Mark, Melbourne Art and Culture Cretic, Brunswick Studio Walk,
http://melbourneartcritic.com/2016/02/29/brunswick-studio- walk/, February 29, 2016,
Peter Reynolds, The Moreland Leader, Studio Walk to Delight, February 1, 2016 p.11
RACT Portraiture Prize catalogue, Tasmanian Regional Arts, 2015 p.20
Erik Yvon, Hyper Paradise, http://erik-yvon.com/hyper- paradise-by- josh-simpson/, Nov, 2014
RACT Portraiture Prize catalogue, Tasmanian Regional Arts, 2014 p.24
Bridget Hickey and Elissa Ritson, artist’s interview, Plain Air Edge Radio, February 27, 2014
RACT Portraiture Prize catalogue, Tasmanian Regional Arts, 2013 p.20
Clyde Selby, The Mercury Sunday Magazine, Gallery Watch, September 14, 2013, p. 22-23
Journeys, RACT Roadside Magazine, Who is the Emerging Face of Tasmanian Art, August -September, 2013, p.27
Honours and Masters of Fine Art catalogue, Tasmanian School of Art, 2012, p.24 -25
Future Legends, Tasmanian School of Art 2009 Graduate Exhibition, p.67