Artist CV

 

Ellen Yeong Gyeong Son
Currently lives in Singapore and Melbourne, Australia
135ellenygs@gmail.com | @ellenygson


Education

2017                           BFA Honours Victorian College of the Arts, Australia, Melbourne (First Class Hons)
2016                           BFA, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia, Melbourne
2013                           Singapore American School, Singapore

 

Working Experience

2017 - Present            Project Coordinator Assistant, Black Cat Gallery, Australia, Melbourne
2016 - 2017                 Administrator, Melbourne Artists: Emerging, Australia, Melbourne
                                   Co-Founder & Education Officer, Exhibitionists, Victorian College of the Arts,
                                   Australia, Melbourne
                                   Art Handler, Deutcher and Heckett, Australia, Melbourne
2014 - 2016                Graphic Contributor, Farrago, Australia, Melbourne
2013                           Art instructor, Little Picasso Art School, Singapore (Drawing, Painting, Sculpture)
2012                           Teacher’s Assistant, Korean Private Art Institution, Singapore (Drawing)

 

Awards/Grants/Fellowships

2018 Nominated Finalist: Fringe Festival 2018 Best Art Category Award
2017                           Immerse 2017 The Best Young Artist Award, Australia, Knox
                                   National Gallery of Victoria Women’s Association Award
2016                           Chapman & Bailey Award, Australia, Melbourne
2015                           Melbourne Global Scholars Award, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia,
                                   Melbourne
2013                           2013 Best Photographer Award, Singapore American School, Singapore


Solo Exhibitions

2019                            “Yeot Sh*t”, “Chilli Jot Chilli”, “Uncle, Auntie, Mate, 나는?”, KINGS FLASHnights,
                                     KINGS Artist-Run-Initiative, Australia, Melbourne (April)
2018                             Between You and I, KINGS Artist-Run-Initiative, Australia, Melbourne
2017                             回 , SEVENTH Gallery, Australia, Melbourne  


Group Exhibitions

2018                           Depth of Simplicity, Mapping Melbourne Festival, Australia, Melbourne
Omnipresent Uncertainty, Tacit Studio Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
                                   Colliding Borders: Multiple Senses of Belonging, Fringe Festival, Australia, Melbourne
                                    Glimmer, Red Gallery, Australia, Melbourne
                                    New Perspectives, Crowther Contemporary, Australia, Melbourne
                                    Breach, Project Space George Paton Gallery, Australia, Melbourne
2017                            Transience, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia, Melbourne
                                    CUT & PASTE, Red Gallery, Australia, Melbourne
2016                             Australian Landscape Painting, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia, Melbourne
                                    Wall Space, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia, Melbourne
                                    None of us are in here, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia, Melbourne
                                   Venice Intense, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia, Melbourne
2015                            Half Way There, Melbourne City Library, Australia, Melbourne
                                   Showdown, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia, Melbourne
                                   Within/Without, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia, Melbourne
                                   Wallspace, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia, Melbourne
                                   WOR(L)DS, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia, Melbourne
                                   PROUD, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Australia, Melbourne
2014                            Dandelion, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia, Melbourne
                                   Drawing and Printmaking Exhibition, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia,
                                   Melbourne
                                   SMOTHER, The Liberty Social, Australia, Melbourne
                                   PROUD, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Australia, Melbourne
2013                           2013 Art Exchange: Manila, International School of Manila, The Philippines
                                   2013 Film Night Festival, Singapore American School, Singapore
                                    In Favor By Us: Fundraising Auction, Singapore Art Gallery, Singapore
2012                            Volkswagen SAS Joint Art Auction, Volkswagen, Singapore

 

Curatorial Exhibitions

2019 Femina Extravaganza, Black Cat Gallery, Melbourne, Australia (January)
2016                           None of us are in here, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia, co-curated with                                             Emanuel Rodrigeuz and César R. Girón
2014                           Dandelion, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia, co-curated with Yumemi Hiraki                                      and April Kim
                                   SMOTHER, The Liberty Social, Australia
2013                           2013 Art Exchange: Manila, International School of Manila, co-curated with Sarah  
                                   Choo, Rachael Hyde, Jonathan Chan, and Claudia Vesga


Collections

2013                           Singapore American School, Singapore
                                   Private collection, Singapore
2012                           Private collection, United States, NY