Lisa Sammut is a Sydney/Canberra based artist working in sculpture, video and installation. Recent solo exhibitions include HIGH LOOM, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (2019), a monumental echo, Firstdraft (2018), tapestries for galaxies, Verge Gallery (2017), for the time being, Bus Projects (2016) and every now and then, Firstdraft (2015). Lisa has participated in numerous group shows including Other Suns, Fremantle Arts Centre (2019), All the parts I like about you, Artspace Ideas Platform (2018), From where we stand, Artbank (2018), Conscious Process, Artbank (2018), World Material, Darren Knight Gallery (2017), As if light could be translated, Firstdraft (2015), Specific Gravity, Moana Project Space (2015), Forever is an optimistic view, Archive_ (2015) & Material Rites, MOP Projects (2013). In 2016, Lisa received the Churchie Emerging Art Sam Whiteley Memorial Commendation Prize as well as a Sainsbury Sculpture Grant to undertake an intensive woodcarving course at the Geisler-Moroder Schnitz und Bildhauerschule in Tirol, Austria in 2017. In 2018, Lisa was a finalist in the John Fries Award, a resident at Parramatta Artist Studios and completed her MFA by Research at UNSW Art & Design. In 2019, Lisa will undertake a series of residencies in Iceland and France. Her work is held in numerous collections including Artbank, PricewaterhouseCoopers and 10 Group as well as private collections in Australia & Germany. Lisa was a founding co-director at Archive_ ARI (2013-2015).
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