Adam John Cullen
b. 1985, Yass, NSW
Lives and works in Melbourne
adamjohn.cullen@gmail.com

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Gertrude Contemporary Glasshouse, Melbourne - dissolve
2016 Alaska Projects, Sydney - Bapaume Street
2015 Alaska Projects, Sydney - Burnout
2014 TCB art Inc, Melbourne – Settle
2013 West Space, Melbourne – Lumped together
2012 Firstdraft, Sydney – Used
2011 Rearview, Melbourne – Cluster
2011 TCB art Inc, Melbourne – Goblin w/Grant Nimmo

Group Exhibitions

2017 Museum of Contemporary Art - Primavera. Curated by Sophia Kouyoumdjian
2017 Assembly Point - Paraphrase. Curated by Amelia Winata
2017 Alaska Projects - Darklands. Curated by Sebastian Goldspink
2016 Gertrude Contemporary - Studio Artist Exhibition
2016 Craft Victoria - The Ceremonial
2016 Honeymoon Suite - Floating Ground
2016 Aperto, Montpellier, France - TCB Art Inc board exchange
2015 Shepparton Art Museum, Sidney Myer Australian Ceramic Award
2015 Sydney Contemporary, work exhibited with Alaska Projects
2015 BACC, Brighton, biannual emerging artist exhibition
2015 House show - Kia Ora (Organised by Adam J Cullen)
2014 Rearview - Threats from the bride’s former lover
2013 Stockroom, Kyenton – dark matter, dark energy
2012 Platform - Blendin’
2010 West Space - Morlocks, Mole people

Residences

2018 Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, (In association with AsiaLink, Melbourne University) Taipei, Taiwan
2018 Hill End Artist Residency, (Bathurst Regional Art Gallery)
2016 -2018 Gertrude Contemporary Studio Artist, Fitzroy, Australia
2016 Aperto, TCB Art Inc. board exchange. Montpellier, France
2012 KUNCI Cultural Studies Center. Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Shortlisted Prizes

2015 Shepparton Art Museum, Sidney Myer Australian Ceramic Award
2014 Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award
2014 Sydney Art Month, Emerging Artist Award
2013 Substation Contemporary Art prize

Collections

Shepparton Art Museum
Deakin University
Private collections across Australia, Canada and the USA

Selected Bibliography

Paris Lettau, Art Collector, Issue 83. 2018. Pg 68-71.
Melissa Loughnan, Australiana to Zeitgeist: An A-Z of Contemporary Australian Art, Thames and Hudson (Australia), Melbourne, 2017.
Ashley Crawford, ‘The Craft of Ceremony’, Ceremonial, exh. cat., Craft Victoria, Melbourne, 2016.
Rebecca Coates, 2015 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Art Award, exh. cat., Shepparton Art Museum, Shepparton, 2015.
Dan Rule, ‘Shortlist announced for Shepparton Art Museum's Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award’, The Age, 9 April 2015.
Claire Anna Watson, ‘Singed Beards and Burnt Down Buildings’, Light the Blue Touchpaper and Retire, exh. cat., The Gallery at Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre, Melbourne, 2015.

Other

TCB Art Inc. board member
Assistant Collection Manager, National Gallery of Victoria
Assistant Curator, season of excellence, VCAA

Education

Fine Art Honours, Monash University (2008)