Joanne Makas

Born Sydney Australia

Education

2017 - 2018   Master of Fine Art, National Art School, Sydney

2010 - 2013      Bachelor of Fine Art, Honours (Painting) National Art School, Sydney

Exhibitions

2018

Upcoming - Awkwardly Nothing, STACKS Project Space, Sydney

National Art School Postgraduate ExhibitionSydney

Material Explorations, STACKS Project Space, Sydney

Paint18, Artereal Gallery, Sydney

The Other Art Fair, Sydney

Unbounded, performanceShredding, STACKS Project Space, Sydney

FERRET 5, Articulate Project Space, Sydney

Synesthésies, Maison de Heidelberg, Montpellier, France

Crisp and Flow, École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Montpellier, France

2017

Interplay, Library Stairwell Gallery, National Art School, Sydney

Home Alone, Floating Goose Gallery, Adelaid

2016

Figuring/Grounding, STACKS Projetcs, Sydney

Memory Catchers, Airspace Projects, Sydney

Potentially Painting, STACKS Projects, Sydney

2015

f generation: feminism, art, progressions, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne

+1, STACKS Projects, Sydney

FERAL, Articulate Project Space, Sydney

Smallworks art prize, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne

 2014     

Impossibility of Desire, Galleryeight, Sydney

Topologies of Sexual Difference 2014, the seventh meeting of the Luce Irigaray Circle, RMIT, Melbourne

 2013     

Emporio Armani National Art School Postgraduate Exhibition, Darlinghurst

14 Painters, Stairwell Library Gallery, National Art School, Sydney

Drunken Luster, Artsite Gallery, Sydney

The Space Between, Stairwell Library Gallery, National Art School, Sydney

Saatchi and Saatchi, Sydney

2012       

National Art School Graduate Exhibition, Darlinghurst

Grid Night Cowboy, National Art School, Sydney

 2011       

Landscape Show, National Art School, Sydney

Awards

2017

Finalist, The Galleries Emerging Artist Award, Sydney

Finalist, Hazlehurst Art On Paper Award, Sydney

2015

Finalist, Mosman Art Prize, Sydney

Finalist, Flanagan art Prize, Ballarat

Finalist, The City of Ryde Women’s Art Prize, Sydney

2012 

Winner, Chroma Painting award, National Art School, Sydney

Professional Experience

2015 - Current

Managing Director STACKS Projects, ARI, Potts Point, Sydney

Related Experience

 2014         

Teaching Internship, National Art School February Drawing Week

2013         

Teaching Internship, National Art School February Drawing Week

2012 

Gallery Internship, National Art School, Sydney