ARLO MOUNTFORD

 

Born 1978, United Kingdom. Arrived Australia 1983
Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia

Education

2002 Bachelor of Fine Art, Sculpture, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne
1998 Diploma of Fine Art, Western Australian College of Art, Design and Multimedia

 

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Ode, Bus Projects, Collingwood VIC
2014 Galaxy Express, Sutton Gallery, Fitzroy VIC
2013 The Copse Part 1, Sutton Project Space, Fitzroy VIC
2012 The Folly: Arlo Mountford, Dubbo Regional Gallery, Dubbo NSW
2011 The Vanishing Point of History, LUMA | La Trobe University Museum of Art, Melbourne
2010 Animated Video Art, Shepparton Regional Gallery, Shepparton Victoria Australia
2009 The Hacienda Must be Built, The Art Centre Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  The Folly, Centre of Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy, Melbourne
  The Folly, Grantpirrie, Redfern, Sydney
  The Folly, Dubbo Regional Gallery, Dubbo NSW
2008 Return to Form: NDINAVIA, Conical Gallery, Fitzroy, Melbourne
2007 The Flux of the Matter, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy, Melbourne
2006 Return to Point, Conical Gallery, Fitzroy, Melbourne
2005 Universal Language – alternate reality, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy Melbourne
  Requiem to the Negativist spectacle, West Space, Anthony St, Melbourne
2004 Museum Divides and Confused Encounters, Studio 12, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces
  Proposition (Meets the Unfathomable – Bergwerk 5), Bus Gallery Sound Room, Melbourne
2003 Arbitrary Interrupt, Bus Gallery Sound Room, Melbourne
  Ramp for S/Elective Viewing, Studio 12 Project Space, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces

 

Group Exhibitions

2014 Four Escapes, SUB12, Substation, Newport, VIC
2013 Walking the Line, Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Fed Square, Melbourne
  Timing (or what is the secret to good comedy),West Space, Bourke St, Melbourne
2012 The Social Life of Things, Monash University Museum of Art, Caulfield, Victoria
  Forever Young: 30 Years of the Heide Collection, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen, Melbourne
  Voices of Art 3, Voiceless, Paddington NSW
  Panarama, Casula Powerhouse, Casula NSW
2011 (re)vision, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Booragul, NSW
  Hong Kong International Art Fair 2011, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
  Unguided Tours, Anne Landa Award, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney Australia
  Grantpirrie Editions: Suite One, Darlinghurst, Sydney Australia
  Movements, Project Space/Spare Room, RMIT University, Melbourne Australia

New Acquisitions in Context, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Australia
  21st Century: Art in the First Decade, Queensland Art Gallery: Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
2010 NEW010, Australian Centre of Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne
  Change, Monash University Museum of Art, Caulfield, Victoria
  Melbourne Art Fair 2010, Project Room CCP, Melbourne
  Crawl2: Three Moves, Seventh Gallery Melbourne and Boxcopy Brisbane, Australia
  Hong Kong International Art Fair, Grantpirrie, Hong Kong
2008 Contemporary Australia: Optimism, Queensland Art Gallery: Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
  Selection of Recent Acquisitions, Monash University Museum of Art, Clayton, Victoria
  Best of Discovery, ShContemporary 2008, Asia Pacific Contemporary Art Fair, Shanghai, China
  Order and dissent: works from the Heide collection, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen, Melbourne
2007 Loop: New Australia Video Art, NETS Touring Exhibition across regional galleries of Victoria (2007-2009)
  Too Near, Too Far, C/O Careof Gallery, Milan, Italy
2006 Imagine…the creativity shaping our culture, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen, Melbourne
  The Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art 2006: 21st Century Modern, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
  Move on Asia, Clash & Network, Animation & Single Channel Video Art Fest, touring Korea, Japan & Australia
2005 More boring video art, Vuspace, Victoria University Gallery, Melbourne
  Murder in the Museum, Cover DVD of Runway Magazine
  20 Year studio program, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy, Melbourne
  Portable Model Of…, Touring: Plimsoll Gallery, Tasmanian School of Art, Hobart and Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell, Victoria
  International Video Ate, Phatspace, Darlinghurst, Sydney
2004 Studio Artists, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy, Melbourne
  VideoLoveHateVideo, Touring: Phatspace, Darlinghurst, Sydney, and Arts Aporia, Osaka, Japan
2003 Studio Artists, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces
  Unsigned Artists 2003, Niagara Gallery, Richmond, Melbourne

 

Other

2015 Completed Commission for the Australian War Memorial, Canberra
2013 Recipient of Australia Council Mid Career/New Work Grant
2010 Recipient of Australia Council Tokyo Residency
2009 Recipient of Arts Victoria Touring Grant
2008 Guest Lecturer/Residency at The Frank Mohr Institute, Groningen, The Netherlands
  Guest Lecturer at Monash University Museum of Art, Clayton, Monash University, East Caulfield, and Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell, Victoria, Australia
  Recipient of Australia Council New Work Funding
2007 Winner ABN AMRO Emerging Artist Award
2006 Recipient of Australia Council New Work Funding
  Recipient of Arts Victoria Arts Development Funding
2005 Selekta, Co-curator of group show at West Space, Fitzroy, Melbourne
  West Space Artist Run Initiative Board Member
2004 Slide Curator, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Fitzroy, Melbourne
  Nextwave Forums, Sampled Sources, Guest Speaker, Melbourne
2002 Winner of ANZ Award, Proud Exhibition, VCA Gallery, Melbourne

 

Collections

National Gallery of Victoria
MCA - Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Queensland Art Gallery
Heide Museum of Modern Art
Monash University Museum of Art
Dubbo Regional Gallery
The Michael Buxton Contemporary Australian Art Collection
The Briar Art Trust Collection
ABN Amro Collection, Sydney
Private Collections, Australia