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Neon Parc acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung and Bunurong Boon Wurrung as the Traditional Owners and sovereign custodians of the Country on which we operate. We pay our deepest respects to their Elders past and present. Always was, always will be Aboriginal land.

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Born 1984 Boorloo/Perth, Western Australia. Lives and works in Naarm/Melbourne, Australia.

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Teelah George, 'Sky Piece, falling (Melbourne, Perth)', 2020-2021. Linen, thread, bronze, 276 x 309 cm, 58 cm, bronze element 234 x 178 x 7.5 cm.

Selected works (28)

Exhibitions (1)

Curriculum vitae (PDF)

Recent Solo exhibitions

2022
‘The Rose has Teeth in the Mouth of the Beast’, Laree Payne Gallery, Hamilton, New Zealand
2019 
‘The Weight’, Neon Parc, VIC
2018 
‘A soft gap’, Gallery 9, Sydney, NSW
2017 
‘Lovers’ Ponytails’, Orexart, Auckland, NZ
2016 
‘Yellowing’, Feltspace, SA
‘The Changing of the Valves’, Schoolhouse Studios, VIC
‘Sleazy Vignette’, Rubicon ARI, VIC
2015 
‘Face Vase and Rag Painting’, Bus Projects, Melbourne, VIC
‘Between the objects to be fastened’, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
2014 
‘Daily exercise’, PICA studio 1, Perth, WA
‘Use to stop doors from rattling in frames’, Venn Gallery, Perth, WA
2013 
‘Meatworks Men’s Qrtrs’, OK Gallery, Northbridge, WA

Selected group exhibitions

2023 
‘Frozen Blood’, Neon Parc, Melbourne
‘Melbourne Now’, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Neon Parc at Sydney Contemporary
2022
‘Pliable Planes’, University of New South Wales Gallery, Sydney and touring venues
2021
‘Love in Bright Landscapes’, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth
2020 
‘House Arrest’, Neon Parc, VIC
2019 
‘Here and Now: Material Culture’, LWAG, WA
Ritual, There is, WA
2018 
‘No Second Thoughts’, Lawrence Wilson Gallery, WA
‘Sydney Contemporary’, Gallery 9, NSW
‘Melbourne Art Fair’, Neon Parc, VIC
2017 
‘Groupie’, Sullivan + Strumpf, NSW
‘Paint17’, Artereal Gallery, NSW
‘Spring 1883’, Neon Parc, The Establishment Hotel, NSW
‘Primavera 2017: Young Australian Artists’, Museum of Contemporary Art, NSW
‘Ramsay Art Prize exhibition’, AGSA, SA
‘Artist Profile: Australasian Painters 2007 – 2017’, NSW
‘Our Studio Selves’, Artspace, NSW
‘Anna Calder-Teelah Geroge-Fiona Schoer’, CAVES, VIC
‘Project 17: Radical Immanence’, Anna Pappas Gallery, VIC
2016 
‘Methods for making eye contact’, First Draft, NSW
‘New Strokes’, Gallery 9, NSW
‘All-Seeing Eyes by the Beige Garden Bed’, Pet Projects, WA
2015 
‘Epic Narratives’, PICA, Perth, WA
‘Getting Things Done’, Fontanelle Gallery, Adelaide, SA
2014 
‘Horizon: Exploring the west coast with The Clipperton Project’, Fremantle Arts Centre, Perth, WA
‘Summer Show’, Venn Gallery, Perth, WA
‘WIN/WIN’, Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide, SA
‘Will to Keep’, 107 projects / Archive Space, Sydney, NSW
‘Painting is dead; long live painting’, Melody Smith Gallery, Perth, WA
‘Thematic Mapping’, MOANA Project Space, Perth, WA

Awards

2017
Finalist, The Ramsay Art Prize AGSA, SA
2016
Finalist, John Stringer Prize, WA
2015
Finalist, Bankwest Invitation Art Prize, WA
Winner non-acquisitive prize, FAC Print Award, WA
Finalist, Biennial Guirguis New Art Prize, Post Office Gallery, Ballarat, VIC
2014
Overall winner, City of Joondalup Invitation Art Award, WA
Finalist, Town of Victoria Park Art Awards, WA
Finalist, Rick Amor Drawing Prize, VIC
2013
Semi Finalist, Doug Moran Portrait Prize, NSW
Finalist, Fremantle Print Awards, WA

Residencies

2015 
Artsource Artspace Residency, Sydney, NSW
2014 
PICA AIR Program, Perth, WA
2013 
AIR Program, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, WA

Collections

  • Artbank
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
  • University of Western Australia
  • Art Gallery of Western Australia
  • Cruthers Collection of Womens
  • Art City of Joondalup Collection
  • Art Gallery of WA
  • Macquarie Bank Collection
  • National Gallery of Australia

Selected Bibliography

  • Gemma Weston ‘Teelah George’, Primavera Catalogue, 2017.
  • Kylie Maslen, ‘Hang me up on a wall –invisible illness reflections and the Ramsay Art Prize’, Fineprint Issue #12, 2017.
  • Briony Dawes, ‘What next’, Art Collector, Jul-Sep Issue, 2017.
  • Ted Snell, Artist Profile Feature, Issue 35 IMPRINT magazine, Feature cover artist, March 2016.
  • Ted Snell, ‘Artist to Watch’, SCOOP Homes and Art, Summer 2015.
  • Lauren Rogers, ‘Progressive Printmaking’, IMPRINT Vol 50 #4 2015.
  • Sarah McNeil, ‘Banner’s final flutter’, Post Newspaper, Sep 26th 2015.
  • Gemma Weston ‘Getting Things Done’ Broadsheet,015.
  • Maura Edmond, ‘Interview, Face Vase and Rag Painting,’ PRIMER, 7, 2015.
  • Glenn Barkley ‘Teelah George Shannon Lyons Clare Peake’ Win Win catalogue, 2014.
  • Sarah Werkmeister ’Preview: Win Win’ Art Guide, September-October 2014.
  • Gemma Weston ‘Teelah George’ Use to stop doors from rattling in frames Catalogue 2014.
  • Jasmin Stephens / Elli Walsh ‘Platform’ ARTAND, May 2014
  • Sarah McNeill, ‘Artist re-creates obscured memories’ Post 2013
  • Kate Mullen, ‘A Navigation of Negative Space’ Thematic Mapping Catalogue, 2013 
  • Laetitia Wilson, ‘Unease on the brink of doom’, West Australian, 2013
  • Christina Chau, ‘Teelah George: Meatworks Mens Qrtrs’, The Ugliest Man Competition Catalogue 2013.