Acme Studios — Colin Reaney

Supporting Artists since 1972

Colin Reaney

Australia Council for the Arts Residency

Colin Reaney is an Australian artist and educator. His creative practice is motivated by an interest in belonging and movement, and the contradiction between home and travel – despite a sense that the two are mutually constitutive.

Before taking up the position of Associate Professor of Sculpture at American University in Dubai, Colin held positions at The College of Fine Arts & Design, University of Sharjah, UAE (2006–2009); the Visual & Performing Arts Academic Group, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (1998–2006); the sculpture studio at the University of Southern Queensland (1989–95); the Academy of the Arts at the Queensland University of Technology Brisbane (1996–98) and Grith University Gold Coast Campus. He has been a guest lecturer and external assessor in universities across Australia, Europe, the USA and the Asia Pacific region.

Colin's selected exhibitions include: Roz MacAllan Gallery, Brisbane (1987, 1990, 1999); Museum of Contemporary Art, Brisbane (1988, 1992); Artsite, Brisbane (1991); Queensland Craft Council Gallery, Brisbane (1992); El Museo National Palaciode Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba (1995); Australian Embassy Gallery, Paris, France (1995); Artspace, Grith University (1996); Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane (1997); Carnegie Gallery, Hobart (1998); Singapore Art Museum, Singapore (1999); Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006); The Red Gate Gallery, Beijing (2002); The Art Gallery NIE/NTU, Singapore (2004); Al Kahf Gallery, Bethlehem, Palestine (2008); College of Fine Arts Gallery, University of Sharjah, UAE (2008, 2009); and Virginia Commonwealth University, Doha, Qatar (2009).

Australia Council for the Arts

Since 1992, the Australia Council for the Arts has partnered with Acme to provide London work/live residency opportunities for Australian visual artists. These residencies are located at Acme's Fire Station in Poplar, E14. Application and selection is undertaken directly by the Australia Council for the Arts.

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