brendan lee

Exhibitions and Awards 

brendan lee 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015 The Great Divide Wallflower Photographic, Mildura
2014 The Great Divide (Preview), MARS, Melbourne
2013 RevHeads. The Front, Docklands Melbourne
2012 One of the Blokes: Survey show. Latrobe University Museum of Art, Melbourne
Bogan Proof Fences, The Substation, Melbourne
2011 Australia Days, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
2010 Proving Ground, Benalla Art Gallery, Benalla Beautiful Badlands, Michael Koro Gallery
2009 The Sentimental Blokes, Jenny Port Gallery, Melbourne Great Southern Land, The Academy Gallery, Launceston
2008 Standing on the Outside Looking in, Shifted, Melbourne
2007 Save Braybrook, Footscray Community Arts Centre, Melbourne
Between a Rock, Bendigo Art Gallery
2006 Two Birds with One Stone, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Anthology, Crossley & Scott, Melbourne
2005 Shootin' from the Hip, Perth Institute for Contemporary Art
Role Model, Crossley & Scott, Melbourne
Takin' a Shot, Institute for Modern Art, Brisbane
2004 Takin' a Shot, Downtown, Adelaide Shootin' from the Hip, Crossley & Scott. Melbourne
Shootin' from the Hip (photographic version, The Farm, Brisbane ...Matter of Time, Performance Space, Sydney
2003 ...Matter of Time, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne
Death is a Matter of Time, Screen, Canberra Contemporary Art Spaces, Canberra
2002 ...Numbers Up, BUS Gallery, Melbourne
2001 Cut to the Chase, First Floor Gallery. Melbourne
Vault of the third kind, Slide, Gertrude Contemporary Artspace, Melbourne
Anger, TCB. Melbourne
Apprehension of Immediate Danger, Westspace, Melbourne
2000 Syntax 7, Centre for Contemporary Photography. Melbourne
Syntax 3.0, Artbox, Sherman Galleries, Sydney

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020 Proving Ground, Geelong International Film Festival, Geelong, Australia
The Great Divide, MELBOURNE CENTRAL ART LOOP, Curated by MARS, Melbourne
Between a Rock, In Your Dreams I Am A Landscape , Gandusio Theatre, Square Valdibora Croatia
2017 Two Birds with One Stone, SOMETHING'S TRYING TO TELL US SOME THINGS, 5 Walls, Footscray
The Great Divid,   Wallflower Photographic, Mildura
2015 Between a Rock, In your dreams I am a landscape, Ateliersi, Bologna, Italy
Anthology, Terra Australis. Gallery Pavlova, Berlin
Out of Character, Decade:Ten years of Trocadero, Trocadero Art Space, Footscray, Victoria
2014 RevHeads, Make Believe it's Nothing, Melbourne Art Rooms, Port Melbourne
2013 Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourn The Sentimental Blokes
Construction, Incinerator Arts Complex, Moonee Ponds
Mixed Messages Does it Matter, Kings ARI, Melbourne
2012 Bogan Proof Fences, Substation Contemporary Art Prize, Melbourne
2011 Australia Days (1988) Mildura Palimpsest Biennale #8
Anthology, Me Here Now, Ateneo Art Gallery, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines
2010 Anthology, The Outsider curated by Michael Brennan, Trocadero Art Space Footscray
Two Birds with One Stone, Sub12, Newport Substation
2009 Tyre Kickers, Session, Trocadero Art Space, Footscray
Two Birds with One Stone (abridged) Palimpsest Festival, Wentworth Goal NSW
Proving Ground, Figuring Landscapes curated by Catherine Elwes, Tate Modern London
2008 Between a Rock (photographs) Team Australia, curated by Veronica Tello, Carlton Hotel, Melbourne
Shootin' from the Hip, The Mirror Stage, Lanitis Foundation, Limassol, Cyprus
Beautiful Badlands, World One Minutes, Today Art Museum Beijing
Proving Ground, Between a Rock, Neo Goth: Back in Black, University of Queensland art museum
Out of the Blue, Australian Gothic: Video Art Now Curated by Dr Shaun Wilson, PICA
Beautiful Badlands, The Vernacular Terrain, Faculty Gallery, Monash University, Melbourne
To Catch a Thief, Don't Steal Tricks, Revolving Doors, Uplands, Melbourne
Badlands, After-Cinema, curated by Shaun Wilson, Director's Lounge, Berlin
2007 Proving Ground, VideoBrasil, Sao Paulo
Out of the Blue, Post-Cinema, curated by Shaun Wilson, RMIT Project Space, Melbourne
Beautiful Badlands, Out of the Blue, ZAIM Art Space Yokohama, Japan
Out of the Blue, Figuratively Speaking, curated by Simone Jones, The Block, Brisbane
Proving Ground, NEW07, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
Out of the Blue, Australian Video Art, curated by Kate Murphy, Four Gallery, Dublin
2006 Plain Crash, SynCity, curated by Mark Titmarsh, ACP, Sydney
Out of the Blue, Art Vs Hollywood curated by Joanna Callaghan, London
The Patriot Act, 18th St Art Complex, Santa Monica, Los Angeles
Shootin' from the Hip, Plane Crash, Role Model, Out of the Blue ARCO, Spain
2005 Shootin' from the Hip, Making a Scene part II, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
Shootin' from the Hip, A Short Ride in a Fast Machine, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces,

Selected Awards and Grants

2014 Public Art Commission, City of Maribyrnong, West Footscray Library
2013 OZCO Mid Career New Work Grant 2012 Substation Award, Best from the West
2011 Arts Victoria Arts Development Grant
2007 Footscray Community Art Centre, DIY project
2004 Australia Council Los Angeles Studio
2002 City of Melbourne projects grant

Selected Curatorial  

2015 Turn Up Your Radio, Trocadero Art Space, Footscray, Victoria
2009 AUSTRALIA? With Kristian Haggblom, Mildura Art Centre, Victoria
2003 VIDEOLA, 30 Years of Australian Video Art, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
PROJEKT#NEXT WAVE, SpaceMent, Melbourne
P# Contemporary Australian Video Art. The Physics Room. Christchurch. New Zealand
outTAKEout, Kings artist - run space Melbourne
ENTERTAINMENT, Phatspace, Sydney
ART + FILM, with Natasha Bullock, Centre for Contemporary Photography Melbourne
Royal Rumble, with Frank Guarino. Kings Artist – Run Space.
1997 Tivoli Gallery Program co-ordinator, RMIT, Melbourne