Turnstile, a project by artist David Wills — — Copyright 2019

Education & Exhibitions

Doctor of Philosophy, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University, 2010
Graduate Teaching Program (with Merit), The Australian National University 2005
Bachelor of Arts (Visual) Honours (First Class), School of Art, Australian National University 2003
Bachelor of Fine Arts, National Art School, Sydney 2002
20th Century Art and Visual Culture, University of Sydney 199

Awards, Grants & scholarships
First Prize, Articulate Art Prize, 2013
ArtStart, Australia Council, 2012
New Work Project Funding, Australia Council, 2011
SEED Funding, University of Newcastle, 2011
Short-listed: John Hunter Hospital Art Commission, Newcastle, 2011
P4 Pilot Project Funding, Performance Space/PICA/Australia Council, 2010
Vice-Chancellor’s Higher Degree Research Travel Grant, ANU, 2008
artsACT Project Grant for Push Your Buttons group exhibition, 2007
artsACT Quick Response Travel Grant for Moya Dyring Residency, 2006
Graduate Materials Award, ANU School of Art, 2005
Australian National University PhD Scholarship, Faculty of Arts, ANU, 2004
National Association for the Visual Arts, NSW?Artists Marketing Scheme, 2003
Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation, Australian National University, 2003
Emerging Artists Support Scheme, Canberra Grammar School Exhibition Award, 2003
Short-listed: St Vincent’s Public Hospital Mural Competition, Sydney, 2003
The L&P Maxwell Optical Industries Award, 2002

Solo Exhibitions
That’s Just a Nun with a Bag of Oranges, PERI Photography Centre Turku, Finland 2014
De Giraffe Reisde in een Rugzak/The Giraffe Travelled in a Backpack, SBK Dordrecht, Netherlands 2013
B3, Foto/space, Newcastle 2013
Blink, Toos Neger, Dordrecht 2012
There are too many things in the cupboard, ANU School of Art Gallery, Canberra 2009
Libidinal Cement, Loose Projects, Sydney 2007
Work in Progress, Photospace, Canberra 2005
Output, Photospace, Canberra 2005
B3, Canberra Grammar School Gallery, Canberra 2004
Bootlegs, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Manuka 2004
Bird fancier, First Draft, Surry Hills 2003
What we have lived through, Gallery East, Clovelly 2001
Extort, Desaran Gallery, Darlinghurst 1998

Installations & Events
Photo Grab, Photographic Centre Peri, Turku, Finland 2014
Guest Who, DCR Den Haag, The Netherlands 2014
The Daily Beagle, Open Studio, Newcastle 2013
Tip Top, King St, Newcastle 2012
Midweek Social, Performance Space, Carriageworks, Sydney 2010
Five or free, ANU School of Art Gallery, Canberra 2009
Midweek Social, National Art School Gallery, Sydney 2008
Five or free, ANU School of Art Gallery, Canberra 2009

Group Exhibitions  
Articulate Art Prize, Create 2308, Newcastle 2013
Cross Process, University of Newcastle, Newcastle 2013
Four Feet, Fiskars Village, Finland 2012
Wearables As Media, Koo Ming Kown Exhibition Gallery, Hong Kong, 2011
Lurker, Clickspace, Newcastle 2011
Art Mart, University of Newcastle, Newcastle 2011
Liveworks at Carriage Works, Sydney 2010
Underground to Aboveground - Part II, NG Art Gallery, Sydney 2009
Fraser Studios Project, Studio Open Day, Sydney 2009
National Photography Portrait Prize 2009, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra.
Touring to: Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery; Redland Art Gallery; Noosa Regional Gallery; Gladstone Regional Gallery; and QUT Art Museum, 2009
Drawcard, National Art School Gallery, Sydney 2009
Next, ANU School of Art, Canberra 2009
Annual Art Auction, Canberra Arts Patrons Organisation (CAPO), Canberra 2008
Surface Light, Vivid National Photography Festival, Canberra 2008
Parade: Manufacturing Selves, Vivid National Photography Festival, Canberra 2008
Suburban Zeitgeist, Vivid National Photography Festival, Canberra 2008
Salad Days, National Art School Gallery, Sydney 2008
Shifting Perspectives, Craft ACT, Canberra 2007
Push Your Buttons, Foyer Gallery + The Hive, Canberra 2007
He Said She Said, Kudos Gallery, Sydney 2007
Ensembles (II), Cité International des Arts, Paris 2006
Drawcard, Cell Block Gallery, Sydney 2005
CCAS Drawing Prize, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra 2005
Urban Melbourne, Photospace, Canberra 2005
Kodak Autumn Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne 2005
Phoenix Prize for Spiritual Art, School of Art Gallery, Canberra 2005
Studio 54, CAPO’s Art Auction, Canberra 2004
Hatched 2004, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), Perth
130º 2003 Graduating Students Exhibition, ANU School of Art, Canberra
Faces of Hope, Amnesty International, Womad, Adelaide 2003
Faces of Hope, Amnesty International, Customs House, Sydney 2002
Members Show, Gallery 4A, Haymarket 2002
The Degree Show, National Art School, East Sydney 2002
Freedom, The Kirk, Surry Hills 2002
Proximity, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Camperdown 2002
Discipline 02, Cell Block Gallery, East Sydney 2002
Nikon Summer Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne 2002

David Wills

Editorial & Media Work