Curriculum Vitae

Beki Davies  (+61) 0415822851

Education

  2020                  Undertaking Honours Year at Southern Cross University

  2019                   Graduated Bachelor of Art and Design at Southern Cross University

  2017                   Graduated Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts, Lismore TAFE

  2016                   Graduated Diploma of Visual arts, Lismore TAFE

Awards and Scholarships

  2019                 Awarded an Artist Residency at 'The Pickers Hut' in the Huon Valley, Tasmania

  2019                 Lismore Regional Gallery Graduate Prize

  2019                 The Kaske Award, third year Academic Prize

  2019                 Southern Cross University, School of Arts and Social Science, overseas program to Barcelona

  2018                 Academic Excellence Award, Southern Cross University

  2018                 The Kaske Award, second year Academic Prize

  2018                 Innovate/Situate Design Prize - winning team.  In conjunction with Southern Cross University, Live Ideas and Lismore Quad

  2018                 TAFE Excellence Award for Advanced Diploma of Visual Art

Solo Exhibitions

  2020                 (upcoming)  Liminal, Lismore Regional Gallery, Lismore NSW

  2020                 44 KNOTS : SSW, Southern Cross University Learning Centre

  2018                   She, solo exhibition at Muse Contemporary Gallery

Group Exhibitions

  2019                  Northern Ink, Macleay Valley Community Gallery, Gladstone NSW

  2019                   /kri⍘k/, Pleasure Lab exhibition space Southern Cross University

  2018                   Grounded, collaborative exhibition with Jan Levy, Muse Contemporary Gallery

  2017                   Outpost Exhibition, Create Lismore in conjunction with Artstate

  2017                   Beyond, Creative Industries graduation show, Lismore TAFE

  2017                   Coraki Art Prize

  2017                   Tursa Art Prize, Lismore (Winner of Category)

  2017                   Spring Arts Extravaganza, Nimbin School of Arts

  2017                   Muse Launch - Group Show, Muse Contemporary Gallery           

  2017                    Caldera Art Exhibition, Permanent Gallery at Murwillumbah Info Centre

  2016                   Untethered, TAFE Graduation exhibition

  2016                   Autumn Arts Festival, Nimbin Art Gallery

  2016                   Eat the Street, Lismore, Live Painting, Back Alley Gallery

  2015                   Confluence, End of year TAFE exhibition

  2015                   Fastplant/ No Comply, Kontraband Studios Toowoomba

  2015                   Street Level, Lismore Art Space

     

Professional Practice

  2020                  Casual Gallery Staff at Lismore Regional Gallery

  2019                   Two Week Artist Residency At 'The Pickers Hut', Glaziers Bay, Tasmania

  2019                   Six-week Ceramic workshop, Guest Facilitator at RED Inc. (Realising Every Dream)

  2019                   Commissioned by Our Kids Charity to paint entrance mural at the new pediatric ward of Lismore base hospital.

  2019                   Guest Lecturer for Ceramics Demonstration at Southern Cross University

  2018                   Live Painting with the Back Alley Gallery crew as Part of the Reel Abrupt Film Festival silent art auction

  2018                   Participated in a live painting jam for Wonderbabes event, in conjunction with Byron Writers festival, The                                                            Back Alley Gallery and Lismore Quadrangle                   

  2018                   Guest Lecturer for Professional Practice Unit at Southern Cross University

  2018                   Commissioned to design album cover-art for - Jex Lopez and the Gravediggers debut album, Playing Dead.

  2017                   Commissioned to Design Cover of Novella titled ‘Who is Chris?’ For Gold Coast Production Company        

  2017                    Live Painting with the Back Alley Gallery crew as Part of the Reel Abrupt Film Festival silent art auction

  2017                   Commissioned by Our Kids Charity to Paint Two murals at the new paediatric ward of Lismore base hospital        

  2017 - 2018        Curator and Co-Director of Muse Contemporary Gallery, Lismore NSW 

  2017                   Facilitated Workshop as a volunteer, at R.E.D Inc. (realising every dream) disability support service. Lismore NSW

  2017                   Art in The Park, volunteer, 100 Wonder Place in conjunction with Lismore Regional Gallery

  2016                   Live Painting and Art Auction as part of Big Girls Blouse, event in conjunction with international women’s week

  2016                   Facilitated several illustration workshops in conjunction with Lismore Art Space and WORK-SHOP

  2016                   Rockstar for a Day, Volunteer, in conjunction with Lismore Regional Gallery               

  2016 - 2017        Lismore Regional Gallery, volunteer, Lismore NSW

  2012 - 2016         Nimbin Tattoo Studio, tattoo artist and Shop Manager. Nimbin NSW

  2008 - 2012         Nimbin ink, tattoo artist.  Nimbin NSW

  2004 - 2007        Satisfaction Tattoo, tattoo apprentice. Gold Coast

 

References

 

                       Stephen Garrett, course co-ordinater for Bachelor of Art and Design, Southern Cross University

                       stephen.garrett@scu.edu.au

                   

                       Darren Bryant, Lecturer, Head of Printmaking, Southern Cross University

                        darren.bryant@scu.edu.au

                        

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