Kenzee Patterson Biography


1984

Born Sydney, Australia

EDUCATION

2005      
Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours Class 1), Sydney College of the Arts (SCA), University of Sydney.

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2018

MFA exhibition, HDR Examination Exhibition, SCA Galleries, Sydney

2017
Kenzee Patterson and Mitchel Cumming, # A dolphin in bronze / A dolphin out of bronze #, Knulp Sydney and Artistic Bokeh, Vienna

2016
A tree branches, so does a river, Lismore Regional Gallery
Constant Negative, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney

2014
Kenzee Patterson - &c, Bus Projects, Melbourne
rta, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney

2013
The World is Flat - Vincent O'Connor and Kenzee Patterson, Breezeblock, Sydney

2012
Not only biologically sound and environmentally safe, but also socially and aesthetically acceptable, SLOT Gallery, Sydney

2011
The Camden Valley Way, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney

2010      
Prospect Hill, Blacktown Arts Centre
Old Toll Plaza, MOP, Chippendale, Sydney

2009      
o.n.o, firstdraft, Surry Hills, Sydney

2008      
Keys Cut, Locksmith Project Space, Alexandria, Sydney (with Samuel Villalobos)
Focus, Chalk Horse, Surry Hills, Sydney

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Rock, Paper, Scissors, Delmar Gallery, Trinity Grammar School, Sydney

Jack's Reloaded: Material as Memory, Melbourne Design Week, Jack's Magazine, Maribyrnong, Melbourne, VIC

ENTER, Lyon Housemuseum, Melbourne, VIC

2017
A working model of the world, The Sheila C. Johnson Design Centre, Parsons School of Design, The New School, New York
Birmingham Street Studios Take Over The Old Clare Hotel, The Old Clare Hotel, Sydney
A working model of the world, UNSW Galleries, Sydney
Intrinsic Properties/Inherent Vice, Belconnen Arts Centre, Canberra, curated by Holly Williams
An elegy to apertures, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, curated by Isobel Parker Philip
Formally Yours, The Operative, Sydney
Creative Accounting (touring) Western Plains Cultural Centre, New South Wales; Museum of the Riverina, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales

2016
Contour 556, Lake Burley Griffin Foreshore, Canberra
SPRING 1883, Room 224, Hotel Windsor, Melbourne
Creative Accounting, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Sydney; Manningham Art Gallery, Victoria; UQ Art Museum, Queensland

2015
Right Here Right Now, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest, Sydney, Australia

2014
Different Strokes, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney
Bergie Seltzer, Firstdraft, Sydney
For Lease: Re-interpreting Place, Breezeblock, Sydney
Nocturnal Windows, Gregory Jewellers, Sydney

2013
Book of Flowers, 55 Sydenham Rd, Sydney
Never Eat Soggy Weet-Bix, TCB art Inc. Melbourne

2012
The Churchie National Emerging Art Exhibition, Griffith University Art Gallery, Queensland

2011
Hidden Definition, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne
Creative Accounting, UTS Gallery, Sydney

2010      
Helen Lempriere Travelling Art Scholarship Exhibition, Artspace, Sydney
Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Exhibition, Woollahra Council Chambers, Sydney
RBS Emerging Artists Award Exhibition, RBS Tower, Sydney
Robert Kinmont, Kenzee Patterson, Charlie Sofo, Ronnie van Hout, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney
No Right Turn, Penrith Regional Gallery, Sydney
Bizarre members of a fabulous clan, No Vacancy, Melbourne

2009      
Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship Exhibition, SCA, Sydney

2008      
Bent Western, Blacktown Arts Centre

2007      
Underscore, Juno Gallery, Berlin

2006      
The IRIS Award, Perth Centre for Photography
Antipodes, Point Éphémère, Paris
700IS Reindeerland Experimental film and video festival, Egilsstadir, Iceland
Work in Progress, Blacktown Arts Centre
Overt Compensation: Reloaded, The Depot Gallery, Sydney

2005      
Design Festa, Tokyo
What The World Needs Now IV, Phatspace Gallery, Sydney
Meat Meet, The Butcher Shop Gallery, Sydney
Satellite of Love: I Like to Watch Things on TV, Phatspace Gallery, Sydney, and Bus Gallery, Melbourne

2004      
Fatigue Performance Evenings, Knot Gallery, Sydney
Utility: Function?, SCA Gallery, Sydney
L’Ovest, firstdraft, Surry Hills, Sydney

2003      
Play it Again Sam, Phatspace Gallery, Sydney
De-Coding (Sub) Cultures, Blacktown Arts Centre, Blacktown

PROJECTS

2007- Present

Founding Director, Locksmith Project Space, Alexandria, Sydney

2008- Present

Founding Editor, Locksmith Project, serial published by Locksmith Project Space

2004      

Curator, L’Ovest, firstdraft, Surry Hills, Sydney

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2009
Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship, SCA, University of Sydney
Marketing Grant for NSW Artists, National Association for the Visual Arts

2007      
RUN_WAY Young and Emerging Professional Development Initiative, Australia Council for the Arts Inter-Arts Office
Professional Development Travel Grant, Australian Network for Art and Technology
Marketing Grant for NSW Artists, National Association for the Visual Arts

2006      
Short-listed for the IRIS Award, Perth Centre for Photography

2005      
Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Exchange Scholarship, SCA, University of Sydney
The Dyason Bequest, The Art Gallery of New South Wales

RESIDENCIES

2010

Visual Arts Studio Residency Program, Blacktown Arts Centre       

2007      

Transit Lounge Residency, Josetti Höfe, Berlin

2006      

International Exchange Program, L’École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris

BIBLIOGRAPHY

de Almeida, P, Review, Art Monthly, No.243, September 2011

Antipodes, exhibition catalogue, École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris, 2006

Dean, Christopher, The Revenge of the West, essay accompanying the exhibition L’Ovest, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney, June 2004.

Duke, Sydney: Hunt & Welch, i. 2, July 2007, pp. 60-61.

De-Coding (Sub) Cultures: An Exploration of New Media Arts in Western Sydney, exhibition catalogue, Blacktown Arts Centre 2003, pp. 20-21.

exhibition catalogue, Bus Gallery, Melbourne, June 2005

Fraser, Marita, Spatial Interventions or how I learned to stop worrying and just love the space, runway, i. 12, Summer 2008-09, pp. 19-21

Gibb, Susan, Framing the Australian Ugliness: A Reflection on the work of Kenzee Patterson, Das Super Paper, Issue 28, September 2013

Hartigan, Patrick, A Working Model of the World, The Saturday Paper, 1 July 2017

Judd, Craig, Bent Western, Sydney, Art Monthly Australia, i. 211, July 2008, pp. 35-38.

Locksmith Project, i. 1, June 2009, pp. 56-58.

Melick, T. & Ruhle, I. Career change?, un Magazine – issue 4.1, pp. 34-37

Miles, Melissa, Reviews, eyeline, n. 58 Spring 2005, p. 45.

Millner, Jacqueline, Satellite of Love (I like to watch things on tv), in Satellite of Love

Routledge, Elise, Still running: Sydney ARIs, un.magazine, i. 2.2, November 2008, pp. 28-29

Runway, Surry Hills: The Invisible Inc., i. 7, May 2006, pp. 24-25

Runway, Surry Hills: The Invisible Inc., i. 6, October 2005, pp. 60-65

Schulte-Fischedick, Valeria, Utopia lounge, Art & Australia, v. 45, n. 1 Spring 2007, pp. 46-47

Sturrock, Will, Kenzee’s World, Das SUPERPAPER, i. 8, 2009, pp. 5-10

Wolifson, Chloe, Constant Negative, ArtAsiaPacific, July 2016, http://www.artasiapacific.com/Magazine/WebExclusives/ConstantNegative

Zeichner, Eleanor, On Loops, catalogue essay, Constant Negative, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, 2016

COLLECTIONS

Artbank, Australia

Private collections

http://www.kenzeepatterson.com