Patricia Piccinini is one of Australia’s most distinguished artists. She has exhibited nationally and internationally for over two decades.Read More
In 2003 Piccinini represented Australia at the Venice Biennale. A major solo exhibition, Patricia Piccinini: Relativity, was recently held at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth (May – August 2010) and in 2011 a retrospective of Piccinini’s work is planned for the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. Other solo exhibitions include: Hug: Recent Work by Patricia Piccinini at the Des Moines Art Centre, Iowa and the Frye Art Museum, Seattle, and In Another Life, at the City Gallery, Wellington in 2005.
Piccinini has been included in numerous group exhibitions and international biennales such as The Biennale of Sydney (2002) The Liverpool Biennale (2002), Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum, New York (2007) and Transformation, MOT, Tokyo, (2010). Piccinini’s work is held in all Australian state galleries as well as important private collections nationally and internationally.
Patricia Piccinini has been represented by Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery since 1999.
Text courtesy Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery.
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