Fergus Binns

Fergus Binns

Born 1980, Lismore NSW, Australia. Lives and works in Melbourne.

Education

2000-2002 Bachelor of Fine Art(painting) at Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

1999 Art, Design and Photography Program Elwood College, Elwood.

Past

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 

To the right music, the Diamond Will Orbit The Moth :-)Long Division Gallery (Schoolhouse Studios), Collingwood

2015

Possibly etc, TCB art inc, Melbourne

2014

Spinifex Songs, Watch This Space, Alice Springs

Rarities, Scarities, Ruins and Ripe Fruit, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne

2012

Ali Baba Squinting and The Watership Windband, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne

2011

Toy Paintings, Uplands Gallery, Melbourne

2010

Toy Paintings, Chalkhorse Gallery, Sydney

2009

In A Heartbeat (Minnie Expressions of a Distant Airshow), Inflight, Hobart

2008

Missing Bushwalkers On Found Landscapes, Uplands Gallery, Prahran

Work From Garage, Chalkhorse, Sydney

2007

The Wilderness, Uplands Gallery, Prahran

Fergus Binns, Chalk Horse, Sydney

2005

Fergus Binns, Uplands Gallery, Melbourne

2004

Paintings, TCB art inc, Melbourne

2003

Galerie Vege, TCB art inc, Melbourne

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

Can’t Look, Can’t Look Away, curated by Amelia Winata, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick

Bus Projects Editions, Bus Projects, Collingwood

Lots Of Nudes, LON Gallery, Collingwood

Re-visioning Histories, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, Bundoora

West Space 2016 Fundraiser, West Space, Melbourne

In Concert, Gertrude Glasshouse, Collingwood

Be The Person Your Dog Thinks You Are, LON Gallery, Collingwood

Elastic Field, Strange Neighbour, Fitzroy

2015

TCB Fundraiser, TCB art inc, Melbourne

Groupgrope, Incidents Above A Bar, The Alderman, Brunswick

2014

Faux Museum, C3 Contemporary Artspace, Abbotsford

Martin Kippenberger, Neon Parc, Melbourne

Loose Canon, Artbank Gallery, Sydney

FIN, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne

2013

Moreland Summer Show, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick

Synergism, Rudder Exchange Visual Arts Mentor Partnerships exhibtion, The Front, Docklands

Gertrude Studios 2013, Gertrude Contemporary, Fitzroy

Sub12, The Substation, Newport

DECLINE, curated by Harriet Morgan, Top Shelf Gallery, Melbourne

Like Mike, curated by Jan Duffy and Geoff Newton, Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, St Kilda

Guirguis New Art Prize, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat

2012

Gertrude Studios 2012, Gertrude Contemporary, Fitzroy

On The Y-Axis: Considering Vertical Perspective, curated by Venita Poblocki, First Draft, Sydney

2011

Impossible Objects, Utopian Slumps, Melbourne

Thank you for the days: My Teenage Years, curated by Djon Mundine, Lismore Regional Gallery

2010

Dot Dot Dot, Lismore Regional Gallery, Lismore

Dot Dot Dot, Pelaton, Sydney

2009

Problem Solving: Espress Yourself,  Uplands Gallery,  Prahran

2008

Home, Lismore Regional Gallery, Lismore

Revolving Doors: an exhibition in memory of Blair Trethowan, Uplands Gallery, Melbourne

Man Depicting Masculinity, Penrith Regional Gallery, Penrith

Group Show, Mori Gallery, Sydney

2006

Primavera 2006, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Big in Japan, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan

Single Currency, VCA Gallery, Melbourne

2004

Real. Not Real, 5 Kent Street, Henley Beach, Adelaide

2003

Unsigned Artists (in association with Pav Modern), Niagara Galleries, Melbourne

2002

Fallout, VCA Gallery, Melbourne

Line Up, Mansour Gallery, Melbourne

AWARDS AND PRIZES

2008 Metro 5 Award

2003 Matthew Teleskivi, Memorial Sculpture Prize

TCB 2003 VCA Graduate Award

COLLECTIONS

Artbank, Sydney MCA, Epworth Hospital Collection and various private collections in Australia and over seas