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SAFARI LEE

Born Box Hill, Victoria, Australia
Lives
Sydney, NSW, Australia

EDUCATION
2016-2018 (current) Bachelor Visual Arts, University of Sydney, Sydney College of the Arts NSW
2008-2010 Certificate III (Apprenticeship) in Jewellery Manufacture, NSW TAFE, Enmore Design Centre NSW

PRIZES & AWARDS
2017 Zelda Stedman Young Artist Scholarship
2016 Jerome de Costa & Dorothy Downes Memorial Scholarship
2016 People's Choice Award (4D) for Passing Through. Verge Awards, Verge Gallery, Darlington NSW

RESIDENCIES
2009-2010 Glebe Artist Studios, Glebe NSW

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 An Unhealthy Dose of Self-loathing, Dedspace Gallery, Lilyfield NSW

CURATED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Art Acts MCA ArtBar, Curated by Julie Rrap, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney NSW
2017 Eden Unearthed, Eden Gardens, Macquarie Park NSW (Finalist. Awarded Stipend)
2016 Art of Protest, Factory 49, Marrickville NSW
2016 Save SCA, Verge Gallery, Darlington NSW
2016 Verge Festival, Verge Gallery, Darlington NSW (Finalist in 2D and 4D categories)
2014 Soulstice Fashion Show, The Rocks, NSW
2012 SkateArt, Polymorph Gallery, Enmore NSW

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALS โ€“ OFFICIAL SELECTION FINALIST
2017 Play Time, Erotic and Bizarre Art Film Festival, Alicante Spain
2015 Home Kinks, Perv International Short Film Festival, Marrickville NSW

COMMISSIONS and COLLECTIONS
2014 Soulstice Fashion Show, The Rocks, NSW - Jewellery and Object Catwalk Collection
2013 Lemmy Kilmister (Motorhead) - Trinity Skull Ring

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017 Eden Unearthed Blog, Onwards & Upwards, by Safari Lee
https://edengardensblog.wordpress.com/2017/07/26/onwards-and-upwards-by-safari-lee
2014 Subversive Femme Blog: 'Diamond Rings', http://www.subversivefemme.com/2014_05_01_archive.html
2012 Bound Magazine: 'Rock'n'Roll Jewellery', Page 22-23
2009 Penelope Benton, Slit Magazine: 'Sindy Ray', Milk edition, Page 8-9
2008 Sydney 9to5 Magazine: Cover and 'Festival Fashion', 15 June, Page 1, 2-7

PUBLICATIONS
2006 Safari Lee, Slit Magazine: Tattoo. Page 12-13
2002 Safari Lee, BOX โ€“ babes on x-terms, Sydney NSW, self-published

PANEL APPEARANCES/ ARTIST TALKS
2017 Horticultural Media Association launch of National Garden Week, Sydney NSW
2017 Artist Talk for Eden Unearthed, Eden Gardens, NSW
2015 Chez Chez La Femme's Porn and Feminism, The Golden Age Cinema, NSW

RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT
2017 ABC Radio National. Voice Actor
2011 Studio 2017 Waterloo NSW - Jeweller
2005- current. Safari Lee Jewellery and Metalware. Newtown NSW - Jeweller/Designer

 

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