MOLLY STEPHENSON

b. 1997

Email: m.rose.stephenson@gmail.com

Website: www.mollystephenson.com

 

EDUCATION:

2020-2021 Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours), Monash University, Melbourne, VIC (present)

2017-2019 Bachelor of Fine Art (Visual Art), Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, VIC

UPCOMING:

2020 BLINDSIDE-BSIDE, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne, VIC (4th-11th November) with Caitlin Royce

2021 Alternating Current Art Space, Windsor, Melbourne, VIC, (23rd April-15th May 2021) with Iona Mackenzie 

2020 Neon Parlour 

 

SELECTED SOLO:

2020 The Boudoir Laboratory, Intermission Gallery, Melbourne, VIC 

2020 Conscious Systems, SEVENTH Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC 

2019 DIRTY WITCHES IN A POST APOCALYPTIC WORLD, BlackCat Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC 

SELECTED GROUP:

2020 METAMORPH, No Vacancy Gallery, Melbourne, VIC

2020 Volume IV; The Delirious Org, curated by Molly Stephenson and Iona Mackenzie, Quivering in Quarantine, VIC

2019 Inaugural Du Rietz, Gympie Regional Gallery, Gympie, QLD

2019 FiX 003, curated by Skye Baker, Buxton Contemporary, Melbourne, VIC

2019 SEVENTH Alumni Fundraiser, SEVENTH Gallery, Melbourne, VIC

2019 Small Works, Brunswick Street Gallery, Brunswick, VIC

PRESS: 

2020 Stephenson, Molly. "Orchestrating Instability: Diffusing dualisms, anthropological binaries and phantasmic fetishes." Tesserae Press, 2020, USA

2020 Solo___Show, Chapter 5: Behind the Times, curated by Abby Lloyd and Alyssa Davis Gallery, New York, USA

2020 Thornton-Smith, Madeleine. "Lockets: Framing the Past." The Journal of Australian Ceramics, 2020

2020 Stephenson, Molly. "My gift to you." Heart of Hearts Press 01: DISRUPT, 2020, Birraranga/Melbourne & Boorloo/Perth

2020 Stephenson, Molly. "Turba philosophorum." Emerging Writer's Program SEVENTH Gallery, Melbourne, VIC

2020 Stephenson, Molly. "Eyeball." Neptune: COVID-19 Collective Dream Journal, Research project by Manisha Anjali, Melbourne, VIC

2020 Zaia, Patrick. "The Splayed Rectum of Reality." Emerging Writers Program SEVENTH Gallery, Melbourne, VIC

PROGRAMS:

2020 KINGS Emerging Writer's Program Workshops: Giles Fielke and Chi Tran, KINGS Artist-Run, Oct 2020

2020 Concentric Curriculum 'Abyss Lessons: Vortextual Thinking amidst the Ecological Turn' with Chantelle Mitchell and Jaxon Waterhouse,

Bus Projects, Collingwood, VIC

2020 Draw In: Round 2, created and run by Kari Lee McInneny-McRae and Brigit Ryan, Melbourne, VIC

2020 Emerging Writer's Program, SEVENTH Gallery, Melbourne, VIC

AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS:

2020 Quick Response Art Grant, Melbourne City Council, Melbourne, VIC

2019 National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) Women's Association Award, Melbourne, VIC

2019 Individual Creative Grant, City of Boroondara, Melbourne, VIC

2019 John Vickery Scholarship, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, VIC

PROFESSIONAL RELATED EXPERIENCE:

2020 Founder/Co-curator of Quivering in Quarantine Online Exhibition (present)

2020 Studio Assistant/Intern with Zoë Bastin (present) 

2020 Gallery Assistant, No Vacancy Gallery, Melbourne, VIC (frozen due to COVID-19)

2019 Fair Assistant, Affordable Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, VIC

2018 Curator, Proud, VCA ArtSpace, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, VIC

2018 Volunteer, Open Day Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, Student Guide and Disciple Support,

2018 The Octagon and The Stables, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, VIC

2017 Volunteer- Seventh Gallery (present)

2017 Student Representative D&PM, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne VIC

2016 Internship, Di$count Universe, Collingwood, Melbourne VIC