Calling all little collectors and lovers of treasured keep sakes. Make your own treasure box to keep your favourite small objects safe for the future, with contemporary artist Victoria Reichelt. Victoria is an artist who likes to make paintings of objects so we can remember them forever, even when we don’t use them anymore.
Every Little ArtLab involves dress ups and a musical procession, followed by a making activity with a leading artist.
Presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts
About the artist:
Victoria has been working as a professional artist since 2006 after graduating with a Doctor of Visual Arts from the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University. For over two decades, she has focused on a creative practice which predominantly involves the medium of painting. She has exhibited at several national and international art fairs including Sydney Contemporary, Melbourne Art Fair, Art Stage Singapore, Art London, Korea International Art Fair and twice at Art Basel Hong Kong.
She has been short-listed for several major art prizes including the Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, the Geelong Contemporary Painting Prize and in 2013 she won the Sulman Art Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts and at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) in Brisbane.
She has been awarded an Australia Council New Work Grant and the Linden Innovators Award from the Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, and was a member of the Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council from 2011 – 2014. Several arts publications have written about her work, including recent cover features in Art Collector and Art Almanac. Victoria is represented by the Dianne Tanzer Gallery in Melbourne, VIC and Jan Murphy Gallery in Brisbane, Qld.