BIO

Julianne Piko is a multidisciplinary artist, graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) in the School of Creative Arts with majors in both 2 and 3 Dimensional art. After many years working as a designer and creative director across various disciplines, Julianne has opened her creative studio in North East Victoria. It is here that she explores materials and theories of deep time and ritual on an intimate scale - of mementos and small shrines, of coveted objects.


Mediums and processes are explored through curiosity and deep driving into the potential of shape, form and texture. The work itself becomes a relic symbolic of the artist's conversation with both materials and ideas. Taking cues from brutalist architecture, physics, anthropology and Lo-TEK Julianne assembles unexpected and opposing materials into neo-ritual assemblages fit for the end of the Anthropocene.

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EDUCATION 

BACHELOR OF CREATIVE ARTS
VICTORIAN COLLEGE OF THE ARTS / THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

POSTGRADUATE DIP. GRAPHIC DESIGN & COMMUNICATIONS
RMIT UNIVERSITY

SOLO EXHIBITION

2022
FAMILIAR STRANGE, MAMA - MURRAY ART MUSEUM ALBURY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2001

THIS WAY COMES, THE STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA

2000
SPRING, LA TROBE ART GALLERY, BUNDOORA

AWARDS/GRANTS/RESIDENCIES

 

2022
SUSAN MOOREHEAD MEMORIAL AWARD, MAMA ART FOUNDATION

2022

REGIONAL FUTURES PARTICIPATING ARTIST, REGIONAL ARTS NSW

 

2021

ART>WORK RESIDENCY, MURRAY ARTS

2020

CREATIVE BUSHFIRE RECOVERY, REGIONAL ARTS VICTORIA

2000

YOUNG ARTIST AWARD, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY / BANYULE CITY COUNCIL

PRESS

2022

JULIANNE PIKO ON HER FAMILIAR STRANGE EXHIBITION, ABC RADIO INTERVIEW

2000

YOUNG ARTISTS, ART STREAMS

2000

BEST OF THE BEST, THE HEIDELBERGER

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

 

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL, WORKING WITH SWISS ARTIST UGO RONDINONE ON SHADOW OF FALLING STARS

 

HEIDI, MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, EXHIBITION INSTALLATIONS & CURATORIAL SUPPORT

ROYAL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, MURAL ARTIST

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CREATIVE DIRECTOR, COMMON STATE

CREATIVE PRODUCER, JANE AGENCY

PANELS

2006-2011

NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION WARRIGAL, JUDGE ALL CATEGORIES

COURSES & SELF-INITIATED LEARNING

DESIGN KIT: THE COURSE FOR HUMAN-CENTRED DESIGN, IDEO

INTERIOR & EXHIBITION DESIGN, RMIT UNIVERSITY

CIRCULAR DESIGN: WASTE MASTERCLASS COURSE, KATIE TREGGIDEN UK

BIODESIGN CHALLENGE, GENSPACE, NEW YORK


BIOSYMBIOSIS - 9TH INTERNATIONAL ALVAR AALTO DESIGN SEMINAR
FINLAND (ONLINE MEMBER)

 

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