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Ruth McConchie Curriculum Vitae

Education:

2014 Master of Arts (Research), Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane 

2008 Bachelor of Fine Arts- Honours (Visual Arts), Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane 

2007 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art), Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

Solo Exhibitions
2013 Moonlighting; second circulation at The State Savings Bank- PromoSeven Building, Brisbane
2013 Chattel Shelter; hyssop in The Helter-Skelter- The Sue Benner Theatre, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2012 Chokehold: Chopshop: Poppycock: Hammerlock: Hamhock - Level, Brisbane.
2012 Standard Oil Company; He has prickles on his face - Boxcopy, Brisbane.
2010 Cuckold Culottes; the certainty of Cynosure - No Frills* ARI, Metro Arts, Brisbane.
2009 The howl of a big hot jug of General- Purpose milk- Metro Arts, Brisbane.

Group Exhibitions:
2015 Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize- National Art School Gallery, Sydney
2014 Institutional Capture- Otherfilm, Boggo Road Gaol, Brisbane.
2014 A KITTEN DROWNING IN A WELL- 55 Sydenham Road, Sydney.
2014 CTRL+SHIFT+SPACE- Inhouse ARI, Brisbane.
2014 BEAF 2014- Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts, Brisbane.
2013 Fresh Cut: Part II- Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.
2012 Commonwealth - cross-city collaboration with Danielle Clej and inbetweenspaces, 2012 Next Wave Festival, Melbourne and Brisbane.
2011 It's Between You and Me- performance with Danielle Clej and inbetweenspaces, Scratch #9 presented by La Boite Scratch and Genevieve Trace, La Boite, Kelvin Grove.
2010 At the time of atmospheric precipitates – exhibition is not function - collaborative exhibition with Danielle Clej, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne
2009 Home Loan- Curated by Sarah Byrne and Kieran Swann, Queen Victoria Building, Brisbane.
2009 In all wholeness, Ali Bahali knows the cause of your disorders and the purpose behind all things: a collective meditation on the order of stuff - collaborative work with Danielle Clej and Sarah Byrne, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney.
2009 Personal belongings not art- duo exhibition with Danielle Clej, Accidentally Annie Street Space, Brisbane.
2009 Recession Art+Other Strategies- Curated by inbetweenspaces, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, collaborative work with Sarah Byrne, Danielle Clej, Luke Jaaniste, T.P. Kerr, Alice Lang, Ross Manning, Ernesto Love, Claire Robertson, Stephen Russell, David Spooner and Elizabeth Willing.
2009 Revenge of the RSK- group exhibition curated by No Frills*, The Hangar, Brisbane.
2008 Agathism: playing with logical fallacies- duo exhibition with Danielle Clej, 189 Kelvin Grove Rd, Kelvin Grove.
2008 RSKII: BFA Visual Arts Honours Graduate Exhibition- The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

2008 Fresher Cunts- inbetweenspaces, 678 Ann St, Fortitude Valley.

2008 Big Sign- duo exhibition with Sarah Byrne, H-Block Gallery, QUT Kelvin Grove.

2007 iTouch- Metro Arts Galleries, Brisbane. 

2007 Viewfinder- Metro Arts Galleries, Brisbane.

2007 Ramstag Scholarship Kids: BFA (Visual Arts) Graduate Exhibition- The Block and H-Block, QUT Kelvin Grove.

Awards
2013 Melville Haysom Memorial Art Scholarship

Reviews:
Heffernan, Tara, 'Ruth McConchie: Moonlighting: Second Circulation', Eyeline, 2014, No. 81, Pg 89.
Van Helten, Seanna, ‘Into The White’, Rave Magazine, 12-18 January, 2010, Iss 923, Pg 41
Williamson, Jade, ‘Pure and Obscure: unveiling the collection of Ruth McConchie’, brisbanedialogues, 24 October, 2009, http://jacinaleong.com/brisbanedialogues/52-2/.

Curatorship:
2012 Adverse Collaborations- The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct, inbetweenspaces, Brisbane.
2012 Commonwealth- cross-city collaboration with Danielle Clej, Ruth McConchie and inbetweenspaces, 2012 Next Wave Festival, Melbourne and Brisbane.
2011 Fresher 2011- Teneriffe, Brisbane
2010-2011 Metro Arts Artist-Run Initiative- inbetweenspaces, Brisbane
2010 Fresher Cunts- Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.
2009-2010 Constellations:international contemporary art- inbetweenspaces, Brisbane
2009 takingUPspace: Timothy P. Kerr and Timothy Woodward, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2009 takingUPspace: inbetweenspaces, !Metro Arts, Brisbane
2009 Recession Art+Other Strategies- Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.
2009 Fresher Cunts- Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.
2008 Agathism: Playing with logical fallacies- Kelvin Grove, Brisbane.

Panels:
2013 Crude Tools, Feeble Actions Panel discussion- Metro Arts Galleries, Metro Arts, Brisbane.
2012 Adverse Collaborations Panel discussion- The Glasshouse, QUT Creative Industries Precinct, Brisbane.
2010 No Forum*- Danielle Clej/ Ruth McConchie/ Kathleen Connellan- No Frills*, Brisbane.

Publications:
2009 QUT artist page, Eyeline (70) p. 15
2008 QUT artist page, Eyeline (66) p. 14