Artist Information – Anne Graham b. 1949
Anne Graham is an artist and an academic. Known principally for her public artworks and sculptural installations, Anne Graham’s work focuses on ideas of performance and community interaction. She has exhibited in Adelaide, Brisbane and Melbourne festivals, the Biennale of Sydney, Perspect and in many curated exhibitions nationally and internationally.
In 2000 Anne Graham completed ‘Passage’ a major permanent public artwork for the City of Sydney. She has created major public artworks for the Tweed River Regional Gallery., Newcastle City Council, the Australian National University and the Art Front Gallery in Japan. She has worked extensively in japan exhibiting in three Echigo Tsumari Triennials and producing public artworks in Tachikawa, Iwadeyama and Tokamachi. In 2010 and 2011 she completed a residency at Australia House, Echigo Tsumari, Japan in collaboration with TAMA Art University and the Australian Embassy in Tokyo. She returned to Japan in July 2012 to complete a short residency and exhibition in Nigata, in November 2012 she exhibited in Hong Kong and received the Woolmark Award for creativity. In June 2014 she completed a residency at the Kulturcentrum, Konsthallen, Sandviken, Sweden that culminated in a solo exhibition. She has recently undertaken a residency for the Katoomba Cultural Centre that will culminate in an exhibition in June 2015. Later in 2015 she took up a three-month residency for the Power Institute of Fine Art, Sydney University, at the Cite in Paris.