Jack Stahel’s practice incorporates introspective processes of drawing and collecting within an installation framework, and can be briefly described as both pragmatic and pseudoscientific, foreign yet familiar, and an informative bunch of nonsense. Imaginary Science is his fabricated field of research, and involves various creative examinations of how the human brain thinks about itself.

Jack Stahel - Sydney, 1988.

-  Email: jack@stahel.com.au       -  Instagram: @jackstahel

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ARTIST CV:

Education:

BFA (Hons 1), College of Fine Arts, Sydney -2012.

MFA (Research), College of Fine Arts, Sydney -2015

 

Solo Shows:

2015 - The Diagrammatic Organ, MOP Projects, Chippendale

2015 - Imaginary Science, Kudos Gallery, Paddington

2014 - I Just Work Here, Archive Space, Newtown 

2011- Organism, Kudos Gallery, Paddington

 

Group Shows:

2017 - Seeing Science, Grace Cossington Smith Gallery, Wahroonga

2016 - Just Draw, Bathurst Regional Gallery, Bathurst

2016 - Ex Libris Display: Strange Tools, Fischer Library, Sydney University

2016 - Just Draw, Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle

2014 - Tim Olsen Drawing Prize, Kudos Gallery, Paddington

2014 - Will to Keep, 107 Projects, Redfern

2014 - Democracy of Drawing, Airspace, Marrickville

2013 - Material Rites, MOP Projects, Chippendale

2013 - Emerging Sydney Contemporary Showcase, Varieté Gallery, Guadalajara-Mexico

2013 - Hong Kong Graphic Art Fiesta, JC Creative Arts Centre, Hong Kong

2013 - Art Works, Underbelly Experimental Arts Festival, Cockatoo Island

2013 - Tim Olsen Drawing Prize, Kudos Gallery, Paddington

2013 - Hatched: National Graduate Exhibition, - Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth

2012 - Honours Graduation Exhibit, College of Fine Arts, Paddington

2012 - Tim Olsen Drawing Prize, Kudos Gallery, Paddington

2012 – Blacktown Art Prize, Blacktown Arts Centre, Blacktown

2012 - Honours Halfway Mark, Cofaspace, Paddington

2011 - Stuff, Kaleidoscope Gallery, Waterloo

2011 - In the Woods, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne

2011 - In the Woods, ESP Gallery, Marrickville

2011 - Autumn Arts Festival, Botanic Gardens, Sydney

2011 - Folk It, PSH Gallery, Rozelle 

2010 – Cofa Annual Grad Show, Carriageworks, Eveleigh

2010 – Oxford Arts Drawing Prize, CofaSpace, Paddington

2010 – Kudos Annual Emerging Artist Awards, Kudos Gallery, Paddington

2010 – Glebe Art Prize, Glebe Town Hall, Glebe

2010 – Artbound: Australian Bookbinders Artist Books, Gallery Red, Glebe

 

Prizes and Awards:

2013 - Australian Postgraduate Award

2012 - Taylor Square Clinic Honours Studio Excellence - Winner

2012 - Tim Olsen Drawing Prize - Winner

2012 - Gallery Barry Keldoulis Award - Winner

2010 - Kudos Annual Emerging Artist and Design Awards - Artist Winner