Acme Studios — Sadie Chandler

Supporting Artists since 1972

Sadie Chandler

Australia Council for the Arts Residency

Sadie Chandler is an Australian artist living and working in Melbourne. Using painting and installation, Sadie interrogates the history and limitations of painting itself. She makes wallpapers, paintings and objects based on iconic images and objects from the media and museums: pin-up girls, portraiture and landscape images. She is compelled by these images, but also trapped by them – aware of the impossibility of forgetting this visual history to start afresh.

Recent solo exhibitions include: House Bound, Occasional Space, Melbourne (2020); Wall Drawing #32, Shepparton Art Museum (2018); Factorywork, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne (2017); Bloom, MOP Projects, Sydney (2004); Bodywork, The Studio, Sydney Opera House (2003); Sadie Chandler, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Adelaide (1998).

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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