About

Leonie Connellan is an Australian visual artist and illustrator living in Dublin, Ireland. She exhibits her work internationally and is now taking on illustration commissions and projects. Contact Leonie here.

  indexerrorparallaxrefraction , Mission To Seafarers Norla Dome Gallery, Docklands, Melbourne, Australia. 2013.

indexerrorparallaxrefraction, Mission To Seafarers Norla Dome Gallery, Docklands, Melbourne, Australia. 2013.

Education

  • 2010-11 Master of Fine Art (Printmaking),RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2006-08 Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art (Printmaking), RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
  • 1997-99 Bachelor of Arts in Advertising, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016 Between Two Worlds, Maroondah Access Gallery, Ringwood, Australia
  • 2015 Maroondah Art Trail, Urban Life Café, Ringwood and The Village Food Store, Heathmont, Australia
  • 2014 The Poetics of Spacetime, D11@Docklands, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2013 indexerrorparallaxrefraction, Mission to Seafarers Norla Dome, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2007 28, The Lounge, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2004 Ngay Ka Kardu Lurruth Ngala, CUB Malthouse Samuel Gallery, Southbank, Australia
  Between Two Worlds , Maroondah Access Gallery, Maroondah Federation Estate, Ringwood, Australia. 2016.

Between Two Worlds, Maroondah Access Gallery, Maroondah Federation Estate, Ringwood, Australia. 2016.

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2018 Artonomy, The MART Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
  • 2017 Great Authors, Queenscliffe Literary Festival, Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop, Queenscliff, Australia
  • 2016 Creatures, Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop, Queenscliff, Australia
  • 2016 Lettered, Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop, Queenscliff, Australia
  • 2015 Mayoral Art Prize, Maroondah Gallery, Ringwood, Australia
  • 2015 Silk Cut Award, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Glen Eira, Australia
  • 2015 Ahhhh Space, Merri Creek Studio, Thornbury, Australia
  • 2014 Thanks for all the fish, D11@Docklands, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2014 Mayoral Art Prize, Maroondah Art Gallery, Ringwood, Australia
  • 2014 Fremantle Print Prize, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA, Australia
  • 2014 Flanagan Art Prize, St Patrick’s College, Ballarat, Australia
  • 2014 ACMD Art in Science, Science in Art, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2014 Creature, Off The Kerb, Collingwood, Australia
  • 2014 The End, Quadrant Gallery, Hawthorn, Australia
  • 2014 The Fold, D11@Docklands, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2014 Gone; not begotten, D11@Docklands, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2013 Bah Humbug, D11@Docklands, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2013 Pozible Pop-Up, Fort Delta, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2013 Seeing Stars, Yarra Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2013 Supporters' Show, D11@Docklands, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2012 BAZE, Hand Held Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2012 print - stitch - staple, Centrehouse Gallery, Lane Cove, Sydney, Australia
  • 2012 What Are Words Worth Anyway?, NONO Gallery, North Melbourne, Australia
  • 2012 Transgression, Off The Kerb, Collingwood, Australia
  • 2012 Melbourne Art Fair, RMIT University stand, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2012 It's not you, it's me, Eckersley’s Open Space Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2011 RMIT MFA Graduate Exhibition, Gossard Project Space, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2011 Transformation, Box Hill Community Arts Centre, Box Hill, Australia
  • 2011 Stop Press!, Carbon Black Gallery, Prahran, Australia
  • 2011 Space and the City, Eckersley’s Open Space Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2011 The Seven Visible Signs of Ageing, Eckersley’s Open Space Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2011 Elemental Matters: Artist’s Imagine Chemistry, Chemical Heritage Foundation, PA, USA
  • 2010 Exchange, RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2010 New, Used and Abused, Loft Gallery, Abbotsford, Australia
  • 2009 black and white (shades of grey), Pigment Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2009 Lots of people have what you have, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne University, Australia
  • 2008 Ordered by Chance, First Site, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2008 Girls Boys Machines, Capitol Theatre, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2007 Periodic Table Printmaking Project, Element: Xenon
  • 2007 Water, Water Everywhere…, Box Hill Community Arts Centre, Box Hill, Australia
  • 2007, '06 One Plus Two, Horse Bazaar, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2005 Celebration, Box Hill Community Arts Centre, Box Hill, Australia
  • 2004 Women’s Intuition, Royal Melbourne Women’s Hospital, Carlton, Australia
  • 2004 Allowance, Preston Creative Living Centre, Preston, Australia
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Awards

  • 2015 Finalist, Silk Cut Award, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Australia
  • 2014 Finalist, Fremantle Print Prize, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA, Australia
  • 2014 Finalist, Flanagan Art Prize, St Patrick’s College Ballarat, Australia
  • 2014 Finalist, ACMD Art In Science Prize, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia
  • 2013 Finalist, SKA Seeing Stars Art Prize, Australia
  • 2012 Shortlisted, 61st Blake Prize, Australia
  • 2011 Winner, RMIT Master of Fine Art Melbourne Etching Supplies Prize, Australia
  • 2005, 07, 11 Finalist, Biennial Art Competition, Box Hill Community Arts Centre, Box Hill, Australia

Collections

  • State Library of Victoria Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • University of Melbourne Baillieu Library, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Tyler School of Art Printmaking Department Philadelphia, USA
  • RMIT University Printmaking Department Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Curtin University WA, Australia
  • National Art School Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Etsy Labs Brooklyn, New York, USA
  • Loreto College Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
  • OLSH Thamarrurr Regional School Wadeye, Northern Territory, Australia
  • Private collections in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, UK and USA
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Curation

  • 2014 Thanks for all the fish, co-curator, D11@Docklands, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2014 The Fold, D11@Docklands, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2011 The Seven Visible Signs of Ageing, co-curator, Coalesce ARI, Melbourne, Australia

Talks

  • 2017 MART Studio Critique, August, Dublin, Ireland
  • 2013 Where is the artist's place in the digital world?, Pozible Pop-Up exhibition, Fort Delta Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2013 Once Upon A Spacetime: the exploration of science and story, Impact8 Printmaking Conference, Dundee, Scotland
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Articles & features

  • 8.2012 What Are Words Worth Anyway?syn.org.au
  • 11.2011 RMIT MFA Graduate Exhibition, Graduate Exhibition Catalogue, RMIT University
  • 06.2009 Un Magazine, Issue 3.1, page 79, "Lots of people have what you have", Justine Grace
  • 11.2008 Ordered by Chance, Graduate Exhibition Catalogue, RMIT University
  • 2008 Hal Leonard Student Piano Library, cover art, "Getting to Grade Three", "Getting to Grade Four" and "Getting to Grade Five"             
  • 2005 Get Creative magazine, Vol. 1 Issue 10, page 33
  • 28.06.2004 Moreland Leader, "Outback Town Inspires", Kate Kyriacou 

Writing

  • 2017-18 HeadStuff contributor
  • 2014 Materiality magazine, ‘Surface’, Pinknantucket Press
  • 2013 Crank magazine, Issue 1