Lives and works in Victoria, Australia

EDUCATION
Master of Contemporary Art, (first class honours), Victorian College of Arts
Bachelor of Built Environment, (with distinction), Queensland University of Technology
Bachelor of Visual Art, Queensland University of Technology

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS
2021      spatial deconstruction #25 (perceptual vortex), Footscray Community Arts Centre, Footscray, Melbourne
2021      spatial deconstruction #23 (resilience), City Square, Melbourne for the Metro Tunnel creative program
2020      spatial deconstruction #24 (wrapper), Richmond Town Hall, Melbourne
2020      spatial deconstruction #22 (rainbow shelter), Burnett Lane, Brisbane
2020      William Jolly Bridge projection, multichromatic synaesthesia, Brisbane 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019       composites, dianne tanzer gallery, Melbourne
2018       doppel symmetrie, ADHOC, Bochum, Germany
2017       trace patterns, PALMER, Sydney
2015       chrominance, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne
2015       chromo-spatial, CHASM, Brooklyn, New York
2014       threshold, five walls projects, Footscray, Melbourne
2013       transposition, pieces of eight, Melbourne
2012       shedding skin, Frankston Arts Centre, Mornington Peninsula
2011       viscerality, Kunstraum Tapir Gallery, Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany
2011       shedding skin, 45 Downstairs, Melbourne, Victoria
2009       memory space, Kick, Northcote, Melbourne, Victoria
2007       twofold,Kick, Northcote, Melbourne, Victoria
2005       unseen, Fox Galleries, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021       Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Woollahra Gallery, Redleaf, Sydney(forthcoming)
2021       Footscray Art Prize, Footscray Community Arts Centre, Footscray, Melbourne
2021       Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize, Bayside Gallery, Brighton, Melbourne
2020       Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Sunshine Coast
2020       FIVE TEN TWENTY TWENTY, five walls, Footscray
2019       NEW WOMAN, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane
2019       Nillumbik Contemporary Art Prize, Montsalvat, Melbourne
2018       support structure, Latrobe Art Institute, Bendigo
2018       Deakin Contemporary Small Sculpture Award, Deakin University Art Gallery, Burwood
2018       WAVE, BSA project space, Byron School of Art, Mullumbimby
2017       9X5NOW,ART150 Historical Exhibition, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, VCA, Melbourne
2017       Mixed tape, PALMER projects, Sydney
2016       Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Woollahra Council Chambers, Sydney
2016       Linden Art Prize, Linden New Art, St Kilda, Melbourne
2015       VCA masters exhibition, Victorian College of the Arts, St Kilda Rd
2015       faux fair,c3 artspace, The Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford
2015       colour imperative, Rubicon ARI, North Melbourne, Victoria
2014       marvel,the windsor prize, Hotel Windsor, Melbourne
2014       no werk, trocadero artspace, Footscray, Melbourne
2014       parking lot, VCA gallery, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria
2013       the hills are alive, Paradise Hills Gallery, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
2013       artmonth emerging artists finalists exhibition, Depot two, Sydney, New South Wales
2012       from paradise, James Makin Gallery, Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria
2012       studio club, Paradise Hills Gallery, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
2011       the space between, Neuk├Âlln, Berlin, Germany

SITE SPECIFIC INSTALLATIONS + COMMISSIONS
2019       spatial deconstruction #21 (portals), Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane
2019       spatial deconstruction #20 (barn intervention), Montsalvat, Melbourne
2018       insitu painting #01,(composites),THIS IS NO FANTASY, Melbourne
2018       spatial deconstruction #19,  (inversion), Latrobe Art Institute, Bendigo
2018       spatial deconstruction #18, (doppel symmetrie), adhocraum, Bochum, Germany
2018       spatial deconstruction #17, (wave), BSA project space, Byron Bay 
2017       spatial deconstruction #16, (truncated geometry), PALMER, Sydney
2016       spatial deconstruction #15, (gemstone with fireplace), LINDEN New Art, Sydney
2015       spatial deconstruction #13 and #14, (hood and spectrum), 'beyond painting', VCA
2015       spatial deconstruction #12, (warped apex), Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne
2015       spatial deconstruction #11, (prismatic), CHASM, Brooklyn, New York
2014       spatial deconstruction #10, (collision), Five Walls Projects, Footscray, Melbourne
2014       spatial deconstruction #09, (marvel intervention), Hotel Windsor, Melbourne
2014       spatial deconstruction #08, (the alter), 17 Wills st, Art Deco Building, Melbourne CBD
2014       spatial deconstruction #07, (rainbow), VCA open day, VCA, Melbourne
2014       spatial deconstruction #06 (equilateral), VCA Gallery, Melbourne
2014       spatial deconstruction #05, (cube), Black Hole, VCA, Melbourne
2014       spatial deconstruction #04, (vortex), VCA project space, VCA, Melbourne
2014       spatial deconstruction #03, (window), VCA studio, VCA, Melbourne
2014       spatial deconstruction #02, (pendant), Bracks corridor, VCA, Melbourne
2014       spatial deconstruction #01, (prism), the Cage, VCA, Melbourne
2014       private painting commission, Artesian Investments
2013       installation, pieces of eight facade, Russell Place, Melbourne
2013       private painting commission, domestic space
2012       private painting commission, domestic space

AWARDS/ PRIZES/ RESIDENCIES
2021       recipient, Footscray Art Prize
2021       finalist, Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize
2021       finalist, Bayside Acquisitive Award
2020       finalist, Sunshine Coast Art prize
2019       finalist, Nillumbik Contemporary Art Prize
2018       recipient, Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant
2018       finalist, Deakin Contemporary Small Sculpture Award
2016       recipient, Linden Art Prize, Linden New Art
2016       recipient, Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Viewer's Choice Award
2015       recipient, Fiona Myer Award for excellence, VCA, University of Melbourne
2015       recipient, NAVA Australian Artists Grant
2014       recipient, Jim Marks Postgraduate Scholarship, VCA, University of Melbourne
2014       recipient, faculty grant, VCA, University of Melbourne
2014       finalist, the Windsor Prize, VCA, Hotel Windsor
2013       finalist, artmonth Sydney emerging artist 20/20 program, (NAB artist award)
2011       takt kunstprojektstraum residency, Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany
2011-15 Paradise Hills studios, Richmond - resident artist

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY/ PUBLIC PROGRAMS
Gina Fairley, ' On gender, pay and public art', Visual ArtsHub, March 22 2021
Brown, Phil, Women Rule at the Museum of Brisbane, Courier Mail, Sept 13, 2019
Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant Interview with Emma Coulter, The Coronet #11, Sept 2019
Museum of Brisbane Online Interview, Artist Profile:Emma Coulter, Sept 03, 2019
Holt, Jack, Exhibition Celebrates Brisbane Female Artists, The Source, Sept 12, 2019
Sheridan Hart, A new look at the women who shaped Brisbane's art scene, artguide Australia, Sept 10, 2019
Art Forum, guest speaker, marketing on a shoe string budget, Linden New Art, May 2019
Wilson, Emma-Kate, 'Emma Coulter', Ocula, January, 2019
Blouin art info, Emma Coulter's Composites, October, 2018
Art Collector, Emma Coulter: Composites, online, October, 2018
Jane Llewllyn, '50 Things Collectors Need to Know 2017', Art Collector, #79 Jan 2017, p150-1
Brent Hallard, 'All things possible: Emma Coulter', Visual Discrepancies, Painters Table Magazine, Feb 22 2017
Joel Meares, 'Visual Art: trace patterns', Spectrum, Sydney Morning Herald, February 18 2017
Elle Murrell, 'Trace Patterns', The Design Files, February 16, 2017
Meet the artists: Linden Art Prize, Public talk, Linden New Art, April 17 2016
Artbites: Linden Art Prize 2016, videography, April, 2016
Gina Fairley,'Women are the winners', Visual Artshub, November 09 2016
Maura Edmond, 'Emma Coulter, Chrominance', Primer, May 2015
Alex McCulloch,'chrominance', Interview,The Arts show, May 05 2015
Freya Herring,'Art News: Best in shows: Space Invader', Vogue Living, May/June 2015
Tess Ritchie,'Top Ten forces and faces 2015, Emma Coulter', DQ Magazine, Issue 57, 2015
Alex McCulloch, 'threshold',Interview,The Arts show, September 15 2014
Tess Ritchie, 'Site specific art: Emma Coulter', Habitus living, July 28 2014
Lisa Omagari, 'Emma Coulter', Artsfrontline, The Brag, August 14 2013
Penny Modra,'Shedding Skin', Melbourne M Magazine, The Age,  April 29 2011