ARTIST PROFILE – MIIK GREEN
Miik Green is a visual artist and researcher living and working in Perth. He is an associate editor for two international art journals, published author and the current chair of Artsource. As a recipient of an Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship, Green was recently awarded a doctorate in arts practice through Curtin University of Technology.

Green draws his inspiration from the microscopic aspects of nature, and is currently involved in cross-disciplinary artistic collaborations that integrate the fields of science, mathematics and physics. He is interested in equilibrium, opposing force and material resistance in arts practice.

His works are held in collections such as Artbank (VIC, NSW and WA), Macquarie University, Edith Cowan University, BHP Billiton, Royal Perth Hospital, The Horn Collection, Crown Casino, and in private collections interstate and overseas. Green is represented by Linton & Kay Contemporary in WA.

 

BIOGRAPHY
2015 PhD, Curtin University (Doctor of Philosophy, Art). Associate editor of The International Journal of New Media, Technology, and the Arts. Associate editor of The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts. Artsource board member (chair)

2014 Curtin University, PhD Candidate. CIT (WA) sessional staff, visual art

2011 Curtin University, Bachelor of Arts (Hons, 1st Class)

2002 Edith Cowan University, Bachelor of Visual Arts, Painting

2000 WA School of Art and Design, Advanced Diploma of Industrial Design

1978 Born Perth, Western Australia

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 POET BLOOD/ARTIST SWEAT, Linton & Kay Contemporary (WA)

2014 LIMBO, Flinders Lane Gallery (VIC)

2013 SPILLOVER, Linton & Kay Contemporary (WA), New work, Stella Downer Fine Art (NSW)

2011 Sexy Blobs, Linton & Kay Contemporary (WA)

2010 New work Stella Downer Fine Art (NSW)

2008 New work, Stella Downer Fine Art (NSW), Happy Mistakes, Gallery East, (WA)

2006 Sex Cells, Gallery East (WA)

2004 Sensual By Nature, Gallery East (WA), Sensuality and the Sublime, Dianne Tanzer (VIC)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 CROSSGRAIN Linton and Kay (WA)

2014 BETA BLOCKER, John Curtin Gallery, Cossack Art Prize: invited artist (WA), SEDIMENTATION, Linton and Kay (WA) Victoria Park Art Award (WA)

2013 Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition, York (UK), Hazelhurst Award (NSW), St Hilda’s Art Fair (WA), St John of God Hospital Art Prize (WA) Guildford Grammar Exhibition (WA)

2012 Celebrate, Linton & Kay Contemporary (WA) Form, Process, Materiality, Oats Factory (WA)

2011 BigDiverse, Cultural Centre, Kalamunda (WA) Unnatural Phenomena, John Curtin Gallery (WA)
2010 Melbourne Art Fair (VIC) Sculpture Survey 2010, Gomboc Gallery (WA) Sculpture show, Bassendean council (WA) SXS Cottesloe (WA) Sculpture Survey, Painting Show LK Galleries (WA)

2009 Paint, Stella Downer Fine Art (NSW), Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe (WA) SXS, Bondi (NSW)

2008 Closet Circus, Bunbury Regional Gallery (WA) New Works, Melbourne Art Fair (VIC), YAWA Awards (WA), Artitude 2008 (WA)

2007 Great Little Christmas Show, Gallery East (WA), Pulse 2, Hellfire Gallery Esperance (WA)
2006 Melbourne Art Fair (VIC) Miniatures, Gallery East (WA)
2005 Sexy Fungus, Stella Downer Fine Art (NSW)

2003 Finely Grated, The Church Gallery (WA), New Works New Faces, Perth Galleries (WA)

2002 64 Degrees, Edith Cowan University (WA)

2000 Conception, West Australian Museum (WA)

 

COLLECTIONS:
Artbank (VIC, NSW and WA), City of Joondalup, Macquarie University, Edith Cowan University, Royal Perth Hospital, BHP Billiton, Galerie Dusseldorf, Turner Galleries, The Horn Collection, Crown Casino, Private collections interstate and overseas

 

COMMISSIONS/GRANTS/PRIZES:

2015 iPREP Award (Edit Cowan University) Touring Exhibition for BETA BLOCKER (Art On The Move)

2014 Artflight for Limbo solo show (VIC)

2013 Greg Combie: Humanities Research Award, Curtin University, Aesthetica Art Prize, shortlist

2012 APA Scholarship recipient (WA), Shortlist – New sculptural works, Claremont (WA)
2011 Shortlist – New sculptures, City of Stirling (WA) Public Commission – BHP Billiton Building (WA) Grant – John Curtin Gallery with Chris Malajczuk ‘Unnatural Phenomena’ Public commission

2010 Public Commission – Coolbinia Primary School (WA) Artflight for NSW solo show (WA) Art Commission (shortlist), Churchlands Senior High School (WA)

2009 Sculpture by the Sea Scholarship Prize

2008 Artflight (WA), YAWA award (WA)

2005 Untitled sculptures for Arccon Architects (WA), Artflight (WA)

 

ARTICLES/ESSAYS/PRESS

Laetitia Wilson Chance a Fine Thing in Visual Chemistry (review) The West Australian May 2015

Shana James MIIK GREEN AT LINTON AND KAY review of POET BLOOD/ARTIST SWEAT May 2015 http://shanajames.com/blog/2015/05/25/miik-green-at-linton-and-kay-interesting-talk/

Merrick Belyea Essay for CROSSGRAIN Exhibition catalogue May 2015http://www.miikgreen.com/2015/07/merrick-belyea-essay-for-crossgrain/

Joanna Robertson Artist Highlight Sculpture at Bathers, Feb 2015 http://www.sculptureatbathers.com/news-2/2015/2/12/artist-highlight-miik-green

Darren Jorgensen Essay for BETA BLOCKER, Exhibition catalogue Nov 2014

Jessica Rule Collectors edition The West Australian Habitat Liftout Aug 2014

Jo Carmichael Miik Green, Chemical Reactions studio interview Aug 2013 http://www.styleandfocus.com.au/homes/miik-green-chemical-reactions/

Lucinda Coleman Behind The Scenes Review of SPILLOVER exhibition Aug 2013 http://www.remnantdance.com.au/connect/lucis-bloga-lucid-look-at-life/215-behind-the-

Kil Youngwa Art and Science Jungle Magazine, Korea http://bit.ly/12mXK8R, Feb 2013

Kristy Symonds NUCLEAR SPILL STE Magazine, Sunday Times, Feb 2013

Merrick Belyea Essay for SPILLOVER Exhibition catalogue, Feb 2013

Dale Donley Celebrating Excellence Aesthetica Magazine, Feb 2013

Darren Jorgensen Our Best Public Art The West Australian, Feb 2013

Maria Hørmann Art and Science: It’s in the Details Denmark http://ow.ly/hz5Ce Jan 2013

Marcelo Palacios Works to keep you in suspension The Guardian, October 2011

Stephen Bevis Seducing Senses The West Australian, June 2011

Will Russell Happy Mistakes a Leaning Experience The Guardian Express, April 2008

Pip Christmass Labours of Love and Kisses The West Australian, April 2008

Ric Spencer Sexy little world in slick shape The West Australian, June 2006

Pip Christmass Rooms With a View The West Australian, May 2006

Jay Hanna The Art of Sensual Sculpture STM Magazine, May 2006

John Murphy Sensual Side of Art Post Newspaper May 2006

Melissa Smith Sensuality and the Sublime Exhibition The Echo, May 2004

John Murphy First Solo Outing for Rising Talent Art Scene, August 2004

Sonja Pavich Solo, Shiny and New Echo Newspaper, July 2004

Anna Kesson Sensuality The University of WA Magazine, May 2004

Simon Considine Grate futures The West Australian, May 2003

Melissa Smith Paris calls young sculpting artist The West Australian, April 2003

Ron Banks Smooth operator in sensuality and space The West Australian, March 2003

Judith McGrath New Faces www.artseeninwa.com March 2003

 

RESEARCH – SPECIFIC INFORMATION PUBLICATIONS:

Green, Miik. 2015. ‘Syzygy and the Cyclic Nature of Arts Practice’ International Journal Arts Theory and History, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp.19-27. Illinois: Common Ground Publishing

Green, Miik. 2015. ‘Chaos, Order and Disequilibrium’ The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp.13-23. Illinois: Common Ground Publishing

Green, Miik. 2014. ‘Disquiet in Arts Practice: Resistance, Conflict and Antagonism’ Cactaceae Journal. Perth: Benchpress.

Michaloudis, Ioannis and Miik Green. 2013. Dialogue with the Brown Cloud: A Virtual Conversation. Yokohama: IEEE. ISBN: 978-1-4799-2245-1.

Green, Miik and Brad Ladyman. 2012. Heartland: The Story of a Sculpture. Perth: GEON Print Media, ISBN: 978-0-646-58475-1.

Michaloudis, Ioannis and Miik Green. 2012. Sky Cloning Project: Working With the Ethereal Beauty of the Space Nanomaterial, Silica Aerogel. Beijing: Tsinghua University. ISBN: 978-7-112-14828-8.

 Michaloudis, Ioannis and Miik Green. 2012. Art And Science research On The Ethereal Nanomaterial Silica Aerogel, For Sustainable Urban Design. France: Universite de Lorraine/ENSIC. ISBN: 978-2-905267-86-3.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS:

Green, Miik. 2014. “Tilted Yeezus: Arts Practice, Richard Serra, Kanye West” Paper presented at GEOcritical: AAANZ Conference, University of Tasmania, Launceston 5 – 8th December 2014. http://aaanz.info/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/ShortProgram_FIN.pdf.

 Green, Miik. 2014. “Syzygy: Arts Practice and Interdisciplinarity” Paper presented at the Ninth International Conference on the Arts in Society, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy 25 – 27th June 2014. http://artsinsociety.com/the-conference-2014/program-and-events/schedule-of-sessions.

Green, Miik. 2013. “Chaos, Order and Arts Practice” Paper presented at the Eighth International Conference on the Arts in Society, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary 24 – 26th June 2013. http://artsinsociety.com/_uploads/Arts_Program.pdf.

 Green, Miik. 2013. “Uncommon Frontiers: Resistance and Equilibrium in Arts Practice” Paper presented at Interdiscipline: AAANZ Conference, Victoria College of the Arts, Melbourne Australia 7 – 9th December 2013. http://aaanz.info/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/AAANZ_webversion2.pdf.

 Green, Miik. 2013. “Syzygy, Arts Practice” Paper presented at Cultural Studies Symposium, Swinburne University, Melbourne Australia 3rd December 2013. https://doingculturalstudies.wordpress.com/2013/12/09/doing-cultural-studies-a-summary-3/.

 

CREATIVE WORKS:  

Green, Miik and Chad Peacock. 2014: shifting states: mikros kosmos, video projection 6:04 mins.

Green, Miik with Lucinda Coleman, Johannes Luebbers, Katie Chown and Charity Ng, 2014: Untitled7 (performance). For InConversation, Spectrum gallery, Edith Cowan University, 9th October 2014.

 Green, Miik and Brad Ladyman. 2013: Untitled 312 (sculptural installation) rolled and brushed aluminium tubing, 4 x 5 x 15m. Completed February 2013, Esperance Residential College, Esperance, WA.

 Green, Miik and Brad Ladyman. 2012. BHP Orange213 (three-ton suspended sculpture) rolled aluminium tubing, auto paint, 10 x 9 x 8m. Installed March 2012, BHP Billiton foyer, 125 St Georges Tce, Perth, WA.                 

 

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

 Green, Miik, 2015. Exhibition catalogue for POET BLOOD/ARTIST SWEAT. Perth: Discus.

Adams, Lyndall, Renée Newman-Storen & Christopher Kueh, 2014. InConversation catalogue. Perth: Pilpel Print.

Green, Miik, 2013. Exhibition catalogue for SPILLOVER. Perth: Bicubic. ISBN: 978-0-646-90132-9.

 

Further info available at http://www.miikgreen.com

 

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