Education

2003-06   Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting), Victorian College of the Arts

2001-02    Diploma of Visual Art, RMIT Tafe

Solo Exhibitions

2019          Shanghai Communiqué, C3 Art Space, Melbourne

2017          Perception Management, Bus Projects, Melbourne

                    Prima Facie, Schoolhouse Studios, Melbourne

2010          Rock & A Hard Place, Blindside, Melbourne

2010          Unknown Pleasures, Trocadero, Melbourne

2009         Hard & Fast, SeventhGallery, Melbourne

Group/Collaborative Exhibitions

2016          I'm Genuinely Lost. Give me guidance, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne

2014         The Eternal, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne, with Tully Moore

2013         Channel G, West Space, Melbourne

2012         Operation Margarine, West Space, Melbourne, with Corinna Berndt

2011          Untitled Project (Concrete Boat), West Space, Melbourne, with Ross Coulter & Alex Ippoliti

2012         Crystal Palms, Substation, Melbourne

2008        Fuck Your Heroes, WestSpace, Melbourne

                  Calamitous, Sentinel Gallery, Brooklyn, New York City

2007        L’equillibrio sulla merda, TCB Art Inc, Melbourne, with Kate Robertson

                  Me and the Boys, VictoriaParkGallery, Melbourne

                  Melbourne Operatic, TeTuhi, Auckland (curated by Rosemary Forde)

                  Obscura, TCB Art Inc, Melbourne

2006       Thinning Distance, Spectrum Project Space, Perth

                  Draw Four, Viewing Space, Melbourne

                 VCA Graduate Exhibition, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne 


Bibliography

Colless, Edward, Fuck Your Heroes, Exhibition Catalogue, 2008

Dwyer, Michael, Imagine that, The Age, 5/01/2007

Awards

Maude Glover Fleay Award, VCA Painting, 2006

Nino Sanciolo Scholarship Award finalist, 2006

 Collections

State Library of Victoria

Private Collections


Contact michael.ciavarella@gmail.com