Naomie Sunner

Education

2006- Masters of Fine Arts (by Research), Victorian College of the Arts
2002 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours), Victorian College of the Arts
1995-08 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Photography), Victorian College of the Arts

Solo Exhibitions

2009 Instructional Guide to Femininity, Jenny Port Gallery, Melbourne
2007 I want something exciting to happen...., Jenny Port Gallery, Melbourne
2006 Give up Today..., Billboard Space (Alfred Cres&St Georges Rd) 1/6-30/6
2006 Give up Today..., Billboard Space (Punt Rd Rail Bridge) 1/7-30/11
2006 Give up Today.., Red Gallery 13/6-1/7
2005 Code Purple, Red Gallery 6/9-24/9
2005 Midsumma 96F, 96 Flinders St 20/1-16/2
2004 Post-nature, Tram Stops (Spencer & Lonsdale St, Spencer & Bourke St, Spencer & Collins St)
15/11-2/1/05
2004 Spare Parts, Linden Gallery, St Kilda, 3/7-14/8
2003 Untitled, Billboard Space (Smith & Gertrude St), Fitzroy 1/7-31/8
2003 Untitled, Billboard Space(472 Church St), Richmond 1/9-30/9
2003 Post-nature, Red Gallery, North Fitzroy 26/3-13/4
2001 There used to be a creek just near here, Platform 2, Flinders Street Subway 1/10-1/11
2001 Yarra Walk, Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong 4/9-26/9

Selected Group Exhibitions

2007 Inaugural Exhibition, Jenny Port Gallery, Melbourne
2007 Shifting Ground - Midsumma Festival, Red Gallery
2006 New Acquisitions, LaTrobe University Art Gallery, Glenn College
2006 Ex[posed] Photographic Images of the Body, LaTrobe University Art Gellery, Glenn College
2005 SEX adultshop.com Erotic Art Award, Breadbox Gallery, Perth
2005 Albury Photographic Purchase Award, Albury Regional Art Gallery
2005 Kodak Autumn Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography
2005 Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery
2005 Talking points, Glenn College, LaTrobe University
2004 Site + Vision: La Trobe University Art Collection, Bundoora Homestead
2004 Genetics Exhibition, Horti Hall
2003 Artholes Group Show, Artholes Gallery
2003 Darebin La Trobe Acquisitive Art Prize, Bundoora Homestead
2003 Postcard Show, Linden Gallery, St Kilda
2003 Summer Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy
2003 Graduate Exhibition, Dickerson Gallery, Richmond
2002 Graduate Exhibition 2002, Victorian College of the Arts
2002 Athaneum Club Honours Prize, Athaneum Club
2002 Proud, VCA Gallery, Southbank
2002 The Honours Show, VCA Student Gallery, Southbank
2002 Summer Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy
2001 Albury Photographic Purchase Award, Albury Regional Art Gallery
2001 Moonee Valley Federation Award, Moonee Valley Clock Tower
2001 She, Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong
2001 Postcard Show, Linden Gallery, St Kilda
2000 River Mouth, Footscray Community Arts Centre, Footscray
1999 Relating to Nature, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne University
1999 Wild Places, The Jackman Gallery, St Kilda
1998 Graduate Exhibition 1998, Victorian College of the Arts, Southbank
1998 13 VCA Photography Graduate Exhibition, SPAN Galleries, Melbourne
1998 Unwrapped Again, ROAR Studios, Fitzroy

Publications

2007 Backhouse, Megan, Around the Galleries, The Age, A2, 10/2/2007, pg. 22
2007 Backhouse, Megan, Box Office: Galleries, The Age Melbourne Magazine, Issue #27, 01/2007, pg. 69
2006 Jenkinson, Louisa, Naomie Sunner, un Magazine, Issue 6, Summer 2005-6, pg. 24-25
2005 Nelson, Robert, Radical Surgery The Age, 16/9/2005, pg. 15
2005 Artists Profiles, Art Almanac, 09/2005
2005 Watch out for CODE PURPLE, MX, 2/9/2005, pg. 18
2003 Zurr, I & Catts, O. Food for thoughts about the future. Experimenta House of Tomorrow, Mesh # 16, 09/2003, pg. 77 & 78
2003 Enviro Guide to Melbourne and the VCA, Orient Express 2003, 01/ 2003, pg.23-25 & cover.
2001 Sunner, Naomie Janina Green; Gratitude: Scooping up the moon at Plum Creek, Photofile #63-Built, 08/2001, pg. 59
2001 Sunner, Naomie; Fielding, Kate & Vincent, Eve (Eds), Cover Your Tracks, Melbourne: Express Media, 2001, pg. 72-76
2001 Nelson, Robert. Turning a lens on Australia, Saturday Age, 1/9/2001, pg. 18
2001 Smith, Lou & Sevil, Tom. There used to be a creek just near here, Platform Artists Group The Paper, 30/11-13/12/2001, pg. 7

Awards

2006 Margaret Lawrence Social Justice Award, Victorian College of the Arts
2006 Cultural Activities Grant, Victorian College of the Arts Student Union
2006 Jim Marks Scholarship, Victorian College of the Arts
2006 City of Yarra, Arts and Cultural Development Grant
2003 Darebin La Trobe Acquisitive Art Prize, Best Work by an Emerging Artist
2003 Pat Corrigan Artists Grant
2003 City of Yarra, Arts and Cultural Development Grant
2002 Theodor Urbach Encouragement Award
2001 Highly Commended-Moonee Valley Federation Award
2000 Parks Victoria, Community Grant for exhibition of River Mouth

Curatorships

2000 River Mouth Footscray Community Arts Centre, Footscray

Residencies

2006 Bundanon Trust North Nowra, NSW, 4/1-29/1
2004-05 St Vincent's Hospital Fitzroy, 1/7-30/6
2000 Bundanon Trust North Nowra, NSW, 27/8-6/10

Collections

St Vincents Hospital
La Trobe University
Monash Medical Centre
Bundanon Trust
Parks Victoria
Various private collections