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2020            PhD candidate, UNSW Art & Design, Sydney
2013             Master of Fine Art (Painting), National Art School, Sydney
2008            Bachelor of Art (Honours), Curtin University of Technology, Perth

                        Solo Exhibitions

2021            (upcoming) Kronenberg Mais Wright, Sydney
2019            Afternoon, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne
2018            Slanted Mansions, COMA, Sydney
2018            Future Relics, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne
2017            Arcades, Galerie pompom, Sydney
2015            Oltre la Vista, Galerie pompom, Sydney
2014            Stranger At Home, Archive Space, Sydney
2013            Screen Memory, MOP Projects, Sydney
2013            Sin Rastros (Without A Trace), Residencia Corazon, Buenos Aires, Argentina

                        Group Exhibitions

2020           (upcoming June), Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne
2019            Tongue on tongue / nos salives dans ton oreille, curated by Prologue, Galerie Allen,                          Paris, France
2019            Sumer Gallery at Spring 1883, The Establishment, Sydney
2019            The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
2018            Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize (Emerging), curated by Nike Savvas, NAS Gallery,                       Sydney
2018            Pulp Fiction, curated by Ron Adams, Galerie pompom, Sydney
2017            Paper Cuts, curated by Kristian Day, Tripp Gallery, London, UK
2017            Young Moderns, Lewers House Gallery, Penrith Regional Gallery, Penrith
2017            Master of Three Worlds, COMA, Sydney
2016            Auckland Art Fair, Galerie pompom, The Cloud, Auckland
2016            NEW16, curated by Annika Kristensen, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art,                                Melbourne
2016            Interiors/Exteriors, Grace Cossington Smith Gallery, Sydney
2015            NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging), curated by Alexie Glass-Kantor and Talia                            Linz, Artspace, Sydney
2015            Right Here, Right Now, curated by Michael Do, Penrith Regional Gallery and Lewers                         Bequest, Penrith
2015            Roman Remains, curated by Cathy Lomax, Transition Gallery, London, UK
2015            Facade, curated by Sophia Kouyoumdjian and Liz Chang, Artereal Gallery, Sydney
2015            Sydney Painting Now, Galerie pompom, Sydney
2014            June Mostra, curated by Marco Palmieri, British School at Rome, Italy
2014            Spazi Aperti, Romanian Academy in Rome, Italy
2014            The InterGalactic Image Factory, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney
2013            Stockland, Galerie pompom, Sydney
2013            Emporio Armani National Art School Postgraduate Exhibition, National Art School,                            Sydney
2013            Small Works, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane
2012            Think Twice, Gallery Eight, Sydney
2012            Kaleidoscope, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Gallery, Venice, Italy
2009            Better History, Seven Eleven Gallery, New York, US
2009            Curtin Degree Show, Department of Art, Curtin University of Technology, Perth
2006            Transience, curated by Ric Spencer, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of                                Western Australia
2004            Art in Bloom, Art Gallery of Western Australia
2002            Year 12 Perspectives, Art Gallery of Western Australia


2019            Arts Projects for Individuals Grant, Australia Council
2019            Finalist, The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
2019            Finalist, Sir John Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
2019            Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery, QLD
2018            Art Incubator Grant Recipient
2018            Finalst, Geelong Contemporary Art Prize, Geelong Gallery, VIC
2018            Studio Residency, C.A.P. Studio, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2018            One Year Studio Residency, Waverley Artists Studios, Sydney
2017            One Year Studio Residency, Artspace, Sydney
2015            Finalist, NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging), Sydney
2014            Studio Residency, Parramatta Artists Studios, NSW
2014            Finalist, Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, Sydney
2014            Finalist, Macquarie Group Emerging Artist Prize, Sydney
2014            Finalist, The Substation Contemporary Art Prize, Victoria
2014            ArtStart Grant, Australia Council
2014            National Art School studio residency, British School at Rome, Italy
2013            Artist in Residence, Residencia Corazon, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2012             Postgraduate Residency, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy
2008            Artflight Grant, Department of Culture and the Arts
2007             Finalist, Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, Sydney

                        Teaching Appointments

2019-20       Casual Lecturer, Painting, National Art School, Sydney
2019-20       Casual Tutor, Art Processes and Architecture, University of Sydney, School of                                   Architecture
2016-19        Casual Academic, Painting, UNSW Art & Design, Sydney
2016-18        Casual Artist Educator, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia


2020            Art Collector Magazine, Issue 91: ‘Collectors Love - Mason Kimber’: Sharne Wolff
2019            Floorr Magazine, Issue 20: ‘Mason Kimber’: Simek Shropshire
2019            Broadsheet Sydney, 14th March: ‘Creative Couples: Mariam Arcilla and Mason                                  Kimber’: Pilar Mitchell
2019            VAULT Magazine, Issue 25: ‘Artefacts’: Mason Kimber
2018            The Design Files, 19th September: ‘Preserving Relics Of Personal Histories’: Sally                            Tabart
2018            Ex. Cat, September: ‘Slanted Mansions’: Mariam Arcilla
2017            The Sydney Morning Herald, 17th March: ‘Why you need to see...Mason Kimber':                              Katie Milton
2016            Art Collector – Auckland Art Fair Special Edition, May: ‘Mason Kimber': Camilla                                 Wagstaff
2016            NEW16 Ex. Cat, April: ‘Painting Ruins – Ruined paintings (Acts of art in the frame of                         cinema and architecture)': Dr Sam Spurr
2016            The Guardian, 11th March: ‘NEW16 Review – artists’ processes are put under the                             microscope‘: Toby Fehily
2015            Art Guide Australia, 17th April: ‘Mason Kimber‘: Steve Dow
2015            The Art Life, 6th April: ‘Oltre la Vista‘: Sharne Wolff
2015            Ex. Cat, April: ‘Oltre la Vista’: Nick Tobias
2015            Habitus Living, 30th March: ‘Artist Q+A: Mason Kimber
2015            Buro 24/7 Australia, 24th March: ‘When in Rome: Mason Kimber’s Fresco                                         Perspective‘
2015            Art Collector Magazine, Issue 71 Jan-Mar 2015, pp 108-109: ‘Debutantes‘: Kate                               Britton
2014            Arty Magazine, Issue 34 – Rome: ‘Fresco/Abstraction’
2014            ArtsHub, 20th March: ‘Rome Residency Awarded to NAS Graduate’: Gina Fairley
2014            Ex. Cat, March: ‘Stranger at Home’: David Greenhalgh
2014            The Art Life, 7th February: ‘The InterGalactic Image Factory’: Sharne Wolff
2013            The Sydney Morning Herald, 9-10 November: ‘Screen Memory’ – Open Gallery:                                Michael Fitzgerald
2013            Broadsheet Sydney, 22nd October: ‘Mason Kimber’s Screen Memory’: Sam Preston
2013            Ex. Cat, October: ‘Screen Memory’: Dr Ian Grieg
2008            Insite Magazine, Winter Edition:‘Time Traveller’: Fiona Adolph
2008            The West Australian, 27th February:‘Defining Young Careers’: Gail Robinson


                      Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
                      Artbank Australia
                      Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

Mason Kimber (b 1985, Perth, Australia) is a Sydney-based visual artist whose work explores the connections between architecture and memory. His practice encompasses painting, sculptural reliefs, collage and installation. By reworking images and casts of architectural fragments into new compositions, Kimber investigates the way physical facades and surfaces become triggers – and also vessels – for feelings of embodiment and recollection.

Selected projects include: Tongue on tongue / nos salives dans ton oreille, Galerie Allen, Paris (2019), Afternoon, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne, (2019), Slanted Mansions, COMA, Sydney (2018), Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize, NAS Gallery, Sydney (2018), Arcades, Galerie pompom, Sydney (2017), and NEW16, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2016).

Kimber holds a Master of Fine Art (painting) from the National Art School, Sydney, and has been a finalist in numerous Australian art prizes, including the Sulman Prize, Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, Sunshine Coast Art Prize and NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging). He has been awarded studio residencies at the British School at Rome, Italy, Parramatta Artists Studios and Artspace, Sydney and is a current artist in residence at Shirlow Street Studios, Sydney.  His work is held in the collections of Artbank and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.

Kimber is a lecturer in Painting at the National Art School, Sydney and a tutor in Art Processes & Architecture at the University of Sydney, School of Architecture. He is currently a PhD candidate at UNSW Art & Design, Sydney.

Mason Kimber is represented by Kronenberg Mais Wright in Sydney and Sophie Gannon Gallery in Melbourne.