17th July – 28th Sept 2008

NOW & THEN
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Laura Deakin

Born - 1979, Kew, Australia.
Resident - Munich, GERMANY


Education & Related Activity
2004 – present - Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich - Contemporary Jewellery, Prof. Otto Künzli
2004 -‘Certificate of German’ (84%), ‘Middle Levels in German’ (86%) Geothe Institute, Munich
2003 - Honours Degree - Fine Arts, Monash University, Prof. Marian Hosking
2000-02 - Bachelor of Applied Arts - Metals & Jewellery, Monash University, Prof. Marian Hosking
2002 - South Korea/ Australia exchange - Kookmin University, Seoul.
1998-99 - Diploma of Visual Arts -Photography & Sculpture, RMIT Tafe


Selected Group Exhibitions
2007 - BKV Prize for Young Craftspeople, Bavarian Arts Organisation, Munich
- Contemporary Wearables ’03, Toowoomba Art Gallery, Toowoomba, Australia
- Ich Weiss Wo Du Wohnst – Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich
- Tatort 5 - Bloody Mary - Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2006 - Connect - Gallery Funaki, Melbourne, Australia
- Tatort 4 - Mark your Territory - Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
- Lass’ den Sonnenschein Herin - Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich, Germany
2005 - Tatort 3 - Tatort-Tatwort - Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
- Silver Schools - Legnica Art Gallery, Legnica, Poland
- Aufgebockt - Akademie Gallery, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich, Germany
2004 - Talente 2004 - Internationale Handwerksmesse (IHM), Munich, Germany
- Graduate Metals 9 - First Site Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2003 - Fresh! 2003 - Craft Victoria Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
- A life in the day of… - Otto Künzli Workshop, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney, Australia
- Contemporary Wearables ’03 - Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, Australia
- Drawing - Marking the Terrain - Monash Faculty Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
- Texture; ring exhibition - Link Space Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2002 - Fresh! 2002 - Craft Victoria Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
- Shoe-Box Project - Cube Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
1999 - Nocturnes - First Site Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Awards & Grants Received
2007 - BKV Prize for Young Craftspeople
- Australia Council - New & Emerging Artist Grant
2005 - Danner Prize - Something very small
2004 - Australia Council - New & Emerging Artist Grant
- Arts Victoria - Export and Touring Grant

Collections
2007 - Pinakotech der Moderne (Museum of Modern Art), Munich
- Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2005 - Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Publications
2007 - Tatort 5 – Bloody Mary #56 June-July, P. 6
- Contemporary Wearables, Edition 10, P. 49
2006 - Mark your Territory, Gallery Marzee # 50 May-July 2006, P. 7
2005 - Tatort-Tatwort, Gallery Marzee # 44 June-July 2005, P. 6
2004 - Monument Magazine – Architecture & Design, Edition 62, P. 72 & 73
- Talente Catalogue 2004, IHM
2003 - A life in the Day of…, First Edition, P.15 &16

Artists taking part in Power & Politics are: Ruudt Peters; Laura Deakin; Inger Larsen; Silke Spitzer;
Anti-War Medals
by Susanne Matsche; Emily Bullock; Susanne Osborn.
Power & Politics Antique pieces. Other themes: Memento Mori; Sentiment & Sex; The Lighter Side.