David Eastwood

1975 Born in Sydney, Australia. Currently lives and works in Sydney.



Education


2013-present PhD candidate, UNSW Art & Design


1997–99 Master of Fine Arts, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales

1993–96 Bachelor of Fine Arts with First Class Honours & University Medal,

College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales



Solo Exhibitions


2016 The Atemporal Mirror, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

2013 Pseudo Studio, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

2011 Decoy Décor, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

2011 Showroom, Australian Institute of Architects, Sydney

2009 Ulterior/Interior, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

2007 Mise en scéne, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

2005 Marks, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

2003 Split, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

2001 Crumple, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

1999 Tilt, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

1999 COFAspace, Sydney



Selected Group Exhibitions


2016

Small World | Small Wonders, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

Wall to Wall, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney


2015

Salon, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

Well Red, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

Drawing Now, ADspace, Sydney


2014

Monochrome, Sheffer Gallery, Sydney

For Lease: Reinterpreting Place, Breezeblock, Sydney

The Democracy of Drawing, AirSpace Projects, Sydney

Face 2 Face, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

(Small) Gems, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney


2013

Presence and Absence, Wollongong Art Gallery, Wollongong

Drawing Now, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

The Carpentry of Speculative Things, Alaska Projects, Sydney

Speculative Spaces, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney


2012

Height x Width, Sheffer Gallery, Sydney

Cut & Paste, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

Redlands Westpac Art Prize, National Art School Gallery, Sydney


2011

Paper Trail, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney


2010

Kedumba Drawing Award, Kedumba Gallery, Wentworth Falls, NSW

Untitled, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

Metro Art Award, Metro Gallery, Melbourne

Still Life Treasures, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney


2009

Small is the New Big, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney


2008

Drawcard, The National Art School Gallery, Sydney

Metro 5 Art Award, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne & Benalla Regional Art Gallery, Victoria

The Young Ones, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney


2007

Metro 5 Art Award, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne & Benalla Regional Art Gallery, Victoria

Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, Adelaide Perry Gallery, Croydon, Sydney

Hazelhurst Art Award: Art on Paper, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, NSW

Christmas Show, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney


2006

Praxis, Kudos Gallery, Sydney

Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, Adelaide Perry Gallery, Croydon, Sydney

Swan Hill Print and Drawing Acquisitive Awards, Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery, Victoria

Visions of a Municipality 2: The Second Exhibition of Lane Cove’s Art Treasures, Lane Cove Council, Sydney

ABN AMRO Emerging Artist Award, ABN AMRO Tower, Sydney

Three, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

Shelf Life, The Delmar Gallery, Ashfield, Sydney


2005

Praxis, Kudos Gallery, Sydney

Hazelhurst Art Award: Art on Paper, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, NSW

Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Robert Jacks Drawing Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria

The Year in Art, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney

The Alumni Prize, Kudos Gallery, Sydney

From the Stockroom, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney


2004

Willoughby City Art Prize, Willoughby Civic Centre, Sydney

Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, Brett Whiteley Studio, Sydney


2003

Praxis, Kudos Gallery, Sydney

Destination Drawing, COFA Exhibition Space, Sydney

Redlands Westpac Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

Still Life, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

The Year in Art, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney


2002

Paris Days, The UNSW Studio in Paris, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney


2001

Praxis, Kudos Gallery, Sydney

Preview, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

Alumni on Paper, Kudos Gallery, Sydney

Context, Kudos Gallery, Sydney & Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle, NSW

Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, Brett Whiteley Studio, Sydney


2000

The First Show of the Last Year of the Millennium, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

Praxis, Kudos Gallery, Sydney

The Postcard Show, Linden Arts Centre and Gallery, Melbourne

An Appointment with Reality, Sir Hermann Black Gallery, Sydney

Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award, Lane Cove Council Cove Room, Sydney & Atrium Gallery, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney

The Art of Drawing, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney

Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, Brett Whiteley Studio, Sydney

Selected Works by Gallery Artists, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney


1999

50th Anniversary Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney

The King’s School Art Prize, The King’s School, Sydney

Willoughby City Art Prize, Willoughby Civic Centre, Sydney

MFA Graduates, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney


1998

Uncommon Masters, COFAspace, Sydney

Willoughby City Art Prize, Willoughby Civic Centre, Sydney

Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award, Lane Cove Council Cove Room, Sydney


1997

Six Recent Graduates, Crawford Gallery, Sydney

Jenny Birt Award, College of Fine Arts, Sydney

Hatched: Healthway National Graduate Show, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth, WA

UNSW Union Art Competition, University of New South Wales, Sydney

National Tertiary Art Prize, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle, NSW

Royal Over-Seas League 14th Annual Open Exhibition, Over-Seas House, London and Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland


1996

Salon des Refusés, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney

Eight is Enough, College of Fine Arts Gallery, Sydney

New Portraiture, College of Fine Arts Gallery, Sydney

Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award, Lane Cove Council Cove Room, Sydney & Atrium Gallery, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney



Awards and Residencies


2014

Studio Residency (2 months), Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris


2013

University Postgraduate Award, University of New South Wales

UNSW Research Excellence Award


2010

Kedumba Drawing Award


2008-09

Visual Arts Board Skills and Arts Development Grant: Paris Studio Residency (3 months), Australia Council Studio, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris


2003

Viewers’ Choice Award, Redlands Westpac Art Prize


2001

Commended, Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship


2000

Winner, Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award


1998

Willoughby City Art Prize People’s Choice Award

Highly Commended, Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award

Studio residency (3 months), UNSW Studio, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris


1997–99

Australian Postgraduate Award (Scholarship)


1997

University Medal, University of New South Wales

First Prize, UNSW Union Art Competition



Academic Positions


2014–ongoing: Lecturer and Convenor, Painting, UNSW Art & Design (formerly COFA), Sydney


2011–2013: Associate Head of Painting, College of Fine Arts, UNSW, Sydney


1999–present: Lecturer, Drawing/Painting, College of Fine Arts, UNSW, Sydney


2003–2009: Lecturer, Painting (sessional), National Art School, Sydney



Curatorial Projects


Speculative Spaces, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney, 2–26 March 2013.

Speculative Spaces examined the spatial and pictorial investigations of artists working with dioramas and maquettes, fabricated at tabletop scale and subsequently mediated through imaging techniques such as drawing, painting, photography, video, or a combination of these. The exhibition was curated for Robin Gibson Gallery as part of Art Month Sydney 2013.



Collections


College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales


International Drawing Research Institute Archive, University of New South Wales


Kedumba Collection of Contemporary Australian Drawings


Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award Collection, Lane Cove Council



Bibliography


Anderson, Patricia, ‘City in Everyone’s Image,’ The Weekend Australian, August 23–24, 2003, Review p21.


Burke, Justin, ‘The Studio as Subject,’ The Australian, September 19, 2013, p14.


Carsley, Gary, David Eastwood: Mise en scéne, exhibition catalogue, 2007.


Edwards, A.J., ‘David Eastwood: Pseudo Studio,’ Art Almanac, October 2013, pp44-45.


Fitzgerald, Michael, ‘Open Gallery: Pseudo Studio,’ The Sydney Morning Herald, October 19-20, 2013, Spectrum p12.


Fortescue, Elizabeth, ‘Still-life master lives on in miniature model,’ The Daily Telegraph, October 11, 2013, p87.


Frost, Andrew, ‘Pleasure and Paint,’ The Sydney Morning Herald, November 5, 2010, Metro p14.


Frost, Joe, ‘David Eastwood,’ Artist Profile, issue 8, 2009, pp66–69.


Gibson, Prue, ‘Draped, folded and concealed,’ Australian Art Review, Issue 23, May – July 2010, pp62–63.


Grant, Ian, David Eastwood: Decoy Décor, exhibition catalogue, 2011.


Low, Lenny Ann, ‘Rust For Life,’ The Sydney Morning Herald, Weekend Edition, November 17–18, 2001, Metropolitan p13.


McDonald, John, A Guide to Australian Art and Galleries, Zhu Junbo, Shanghai, 2010, p196.


Schwartzkoff, Louise, ‘Open Gallery,’ The Sydney Morning Herald, November 14–15, 2009, Spectrum p18.



Authored Publications


Eastwood, D. 2017, ‘The Studio as Cloud,’ in Cloud and Molecular Aesthetics, Leonardo/ISAST, San Francisco, pp64–71.


Eastwood, D. & Thomas, P. 2016, ‘Disruptive Agents: Transdisciplinary and Posthumous Manifestations of the Studio,’ in Ubiquity: The Journal of Pervasive Media, Volume 4, Issue 1 & 2, pp3-21.


Eastwood, D. 2016, ‘Open Studio,’ in Make or Break: A live art project by Connie Anthes & Rebecca Gallo, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney, pp19–23.


Eastwood, D, 2014, 'Contaminated Immersion and Thomas Demand: The Dailies', in Interference Strategies, Leonardo/ISAST, San Francisco, pp36–49.

http://www.leoalmanac.org/volume20-no2-interference-strategies/


Eastwood, D, 2014, 'The Function of the Posthumous Studio', refereed paper, ACUADS Conference 2013, Locations of Practice, Sites for Creativity: From the Studio to the Cloud, University of New South Wales, University of Sydney, National Art School.

http://acuads.com.au/conference/article/the-function-of-the-posthumous-studio/


Eastwood, D, 2013, ‘Speculative Spaces’, Artist Profile, Issue 22, pp142–143.


Eastwood, D, 2012, ‘Contaminated Immersion: Art and the Space Between,’ in Su Baker, Paul Thomas and Andrew Varano (eds), Interference as a Strategy for Art: The Second International Conference on Transdisciplinary Imaging at the Intersections Between Art, Science and Culture: Conference Proceedings, Transdisciplinary Imaging Conference, Sydney, pp119–128.

http://blogs.unsw.edu.au/tiic/2012-transdisciplinary-imaging-conference-proceedings/