Anita Holtsclaw - Curriculum Vitae



2014                         Doctor of Philosophy, Queensland University of Technology.

2006                        Bachelor of Fine Arts (First Class Honours), Queensland University of Technology.


Selected Solo Exhibitions

                                                        2014                         searching, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia.

                                refractions (one night collaborative performance), Metro Arts, Brisbane Australia.

                                         2013-14                     Fresh Cut: The Waves, IMA, Brisbane, Australia.

                                         2013                          palaces, The Block, Brisbane, Australia.

                                              silver palace, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

                           2012                          across the sea, Bus Projects, Melbourne, Australia

                                              across the sea, Metro Arts Brisbane, Australia.

                                         2011                          A, Level ARI, Brisbane, Australia.

                                         2007                         The Grove, Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, Brisbane, Australia.

                                        2006                         QUT Art Museum Entry Screen, Brisbane Australia.


Selected Group Exhibitions


2015                          GOMA Q: Contemporary Queensland Art, Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), Brisbane, Australia.

2014                          QUT Visual Art Showcase, The Block, Brisbane, Australia

                                  We Need to Act, LEVEL Collaborative Picnic, Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), Brisbane.

                                  This is Not The Work, LEVEL Collaboration The Block, Brisbane, Australia.

2013                          We Need To Talk, LEVEL Collaborative Picnic, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.

                                                Totes Over It [Q]ARI collaborative project, Sydney Contemporary, Sydney.

                                  [Q]ARI collaborative project, Griffith University Gallery, Brisbane.

                                  Offsite: Matinee, Current Projects/Boxcopy Weekender, Brisbane, Australia.

                                                 Minute, ABTEILUNG FÜR ALLES ANDERE, Berlin, Germany.

                            2012                          54 International Young Artists Fair, Beijing, China

                                                Going South, Screen Space, Melbourne, Australia

                                  Video Easy, part of three projects, Leo Castelli Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

                                  Rubes (Boxcopy Collaborative project), Felt Space, Adelaide, Australia.

                                           2011                          Split, Level ARI, Brisbane, Australia.

                                 1769-1782 (Boxcopy Collaborative project), My Own Private Neon Oasis, Brisbane, Australia.

                                 Grid North (Boxcopy Collaborative project), The Block, Brisbane, Australia.

                                         2008                          The Art Resort, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane, Australia.

                                                Perfection, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia.

             2007                          Film Flam, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, Australia

                                The Christmas Special, Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, Brisbane, Australia.

                                               I Want To Believe, TCB Centre, Brisbane, Australia.

                                Home Improvement, Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space, Brisbane, Australia.

                                       2006                          International Digital Art Awards, Beijing, China. 

                                2006: Honors Visual Arts Graduates, The Block, Brisbane, Australia.

                                             Transmute, Creative Industries Precinct, Brisbane Australia


Selected Awards and Residencies        

                                                  2014                        Winner Inaugural QUT Visual Art Showcase Award

                               Nominated, Outstanding Thesis Award, QUT

                               Metro Arts Artist in Residence

2013                       Highly Commended, Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards (SOYA)

2008                      Australian Post-Graduate Award



Professional Practice


                                                       2007-Present           Sessional Academic, Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

                                         2013- Present           Co-director LEVEL ARI, Brisbane.

                                         2012-2015                 Public Programs Assistant, Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA)

                                         2011                           Gallery Manager, Boxcopy ARI, Brisbane.

                                         2007                          Founding Co-director of Boxcopy ARI, Brisbane.


Selected Curatorial Projects


                                       2015                          LEVEL, We Need To Listen Forum, QUT, Brisbane

                         2014                          LEVEL, This Is Not The Work, The Block, Brisbane.

                                             LEVEL, We Need To Act Forum, QUT, Brisbane




2014                           Co-Authored Paper, She’s Done Alright for a Girl: Strategies for Teaching Women Artists,                     The Australian Council  of University Art and Design Schools (ACUADS) peer-reviewed publication.


Conference Papers on Creative Research


2015                          Embodied Identity: Masquerade, Mimicry and Mimesis in Performative New Media Art Practice, Art       Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ), Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane.

To See and Be Seen: Cinematic constructions of Gender and Spectatorship in Palaces, Film and History Association of Australia and New Zealand (FHAANZ), Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane.

2014                           LEVEL Collaborative Paper This Is Not The Work, Contemporary Art and Feminism: Curating Feminism, Sydney College of the Arts Sydney.

To See and Be Seen: Cinematic constructions of Gender and Spectatorship in Contemporary Screen-Based Art, Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ), University of Tasmania, Launceston.

2012                           Constructs of the Female Self in Contemporary Screen Based Art, The London Film and Media Conference, University of London, London, UK.