ARTIST INFORMATION

  • Name: Ethan Kristy
  • Preferred Pronouns: They 
  • ARTivist: A hybrid of an Activist & Artist.

EDUCATION

2 0 1 9 +  H O N O U R S [ Photography ] – Graduated First Class [ HD1 ] – RMIT University.

2 0 1 6 to  2 0 1 9 +  B A of  F I N E  A R T S [ ESP ] – Graduated with Distintion [ GPA 3.5 ] – RMIT University.

EXHIBITIONS 

 : : 2 0 1 9

Mar to Dec  H O N O U R S [ Photography ] – “Multiplicities of PRIDE”

Research Project “Multiplicities of PRIDE”, a Queer Practice-Led Research project that uses New 3D Technologies to interrogate NORMativity.  For further info visit >> Research Project Website >> pride.ethankristy.com

: : 2 0 1 8

Nov  [ Exhibition ] RESPECT: A Queer Affair.

Jun  [ Exhibition ] 2018 Pride Art Exhibition: Somewhere over the Rainbow.

Jan  [ Virtual Exhibition ] QueerTECH.io.

: : 2 0 1 7

Nov  [ Exhibition ] RESPECT: A Queer Affair.

Oct [ Exhibition ]  BLOOM: The Art of Becoming.

Aug [ Solo Exhibition ] MAN CUNT: A trans story.

Jun [ Exhibition ] MEN ON MEN Art Competition.

PREVIOUS YEARS

2014 + Tropical Fruits Kiss — Group show – Lismore Show Grounds, NSW

2012 + SLPA ArtSpace 2012 – Group show -Tap Gallery, Darlinghurst NSW

2011 + SLPA ArtSpace 2011 – Group show – Tap Gallery, Darlinghurst NSW

2011 + Queer Beards Project – Group show – Pop Up Gallery, Newtown NSW

2010 + SLPA Artspace 2010 – Group show – Tap Gallery, Darlinghurst NSW

2009 + Still Fierce Exhibit – Group show – Serial Space, Chippendale NSW

2009 + Bear Essentials Art Space – Group show – The Flinders. Taylor square NSW

AWARDS + PRIZES

2015 + Academic Excellence Award | Achieving 6.75 GPA in the Academic Year | Southern Cross University.

2014 + 1st Prize | National Diversity Photographic Competition | Southern Cross University.

HIGHLIGHTS

Jun 2018 + Study Tour | Paris & Berlin | RMIT University.

Nov 2017 + Study Tour | New York | RMIT University.

Jun 2017 + Short Course  | Mobile Robotics | RMIT University.

Aug 2015 + Short Course | Robotic vision |  Queensland University of Technology.

Oct 2015 + Short Course | Sexing the Canvas | Melbourne University.

Aug 2015 + Communication Assistant Internship | 6 months | Arts Northern Rivers NSW.

2014 – 2015 + 1st year BA of Visual Arts | GPA 6.75 | Southern Cross University.

2014 – 2015 + President | Visual Arts Student Club | Southern Cross University.

2013 – 2015 + Member | “Voice” | Accessible Arts NSW | Peer support group for artist’s with disability.

PUBLICATIONS

Queer Arts Prize Coffee Book – To be released.

Exhibition Essay – By Charlotte St Clair Wilson, Director, Cage me a Peacock [ READ HERE ]

Dirty Queer Magazine – 2011 – Issue #2 – “t is for the Team”

Dirty Queer Magazine – 2012 – Issue #4 – “Queers in Wonderland”

Dude Magazine – 2011 – Issue#1

Dude Magazine – 2013 – Issue#3

ARTIST ASSOCIATIONS

  • ANAT – Australian Network for Art and Technology
  • NAVA – Member (since 2014)
  • ArtsHub Australia
  • Accessible Arts North Coast.

PROJECTS / VOLUNTEER

Online Accessible Arts Advisor for Accessible Arts (NSW) since 2018. www.aarts.net.au
QAA - logo - clear COMING SOON – The founder of a new online initiative showcasing Queer (LGBTIQ) Emerging & Professional Artists, Performers, Writers and Creatives from around Australia.www.queerartsaustralia.com
grunt-logox400 NATIONAL HEALTH CAMPAIGN – “Grunt”. Lead Graghic Designer, Web Designer & Developer for the campaign. Producing logo, posters and 20 pp booklet with also Website Development and Web Design of the online resource. www.grunt.org.au
2014 to 2015 – President of Southern Cross University Visual Arts Club – Lismore Campus.
Feb to Aug 2016 – Communication Assistant internship for 6 months, 2 days a week at Arts Northern Rivers Northern Rivers. www.artsnorthernrivers.com.au