Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro Biography

Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro have been collaborating as artists for over a decade, in which time they have been awarded numerous international studio residencies, scholarships and travel grants. The nomadic lifestyle the artists lead has become the foundation of their work, both conceptually and in terms of the materials they use. Travel, packing and unpacking, accumulation, storage and freight have been a critical part of their lives and these experiences continually inform their practice as artists.

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Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro’s installation Life Span was part of the Australian representation at the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009. In 2012 the Museum of Contemporary Art held a major survey show, which toured to the University of Queensland Art Museum. Other recent solo exhibitions include Are we there Yet? at the Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC (2011), PREMS at La bf15, Lyon (2009), The Paper Trail at the Art Gallery of New South Wales (2007), flatpack at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (2006) and The Cordial Home Project, Artspace Sydney (2003). Healy and Cordeiro’s work has been included in numerous group exhibitions in Australia, Belgium, China, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, Taiwan the United Kingdom and the United States. Their works are held in several important public collections including The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, The Art Gallery of South Australia and The University of Queensland Art Museum.

Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro Featured Artworks

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Gashadokoro by Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro contemporary artwork sculpture
Claire Healy and Sean CordeiroGashadokoro, 2020Kiowa utility helicopter fuselage fairing, acrylic gouache, polyester cord
180 x 115 x 20 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Contact Gallery
Gojo-ohashi by Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro contemporary artwork sculpture
Claire Healy and Sean CordeiroGojo-ohashi, 2020panel of Iroquois aircraft, acrylic gouache, polyester cord
170 x 68 x 10 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Contact Gallery
Shoki by Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro contemporary artwork sculpture
Claire Healy and Sean CordeiroShoki, 2020Iroquois aircraft panel, acrylic gouache, polyester cord
130 x 145 x 10 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Contact Gallery
Fukusuke by Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro contemporary artwork sculpture
Claire Healy and Sean CordeiroFukusuke, 2020Kiowa helicopter fuselage doors, acrylic gouache, polyester line
140 x 210 x 20 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Contact Gallery
Daruma by Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro contemporary artwork sculpture
Claire Healy and Sean CordeiroDaruma, 2020Kiowa FWD helicopter shell assembly, acrylic gouache, polyester line
157 x 125 x 14 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Contact Gallery
Koinobori by Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro contemporary artwork sculpture
Claire Healy and Sean CordeiroKoinobori, 2020intake cowling, acrylic gouache, polyester cord
210 x 85 x 50 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Contact Gallery
Sumito Zaibatsu by Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro contemporary artwork sculpture
Claire Healy and Sean CordeiroSumito Zaibatsu, 2020Iroquois aircraft panels, acrylic gouache, jute, tape
130 x 165 x 10 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Contact Gallery
Kintaro by Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro contemporary artwork sculpture
Claire Healy and Sean CordeiroKintaro, 2020Kiowa FWD helicopter shell assembly, acrylic gouache, cotton sash cord, tape
157 x 125 x 14 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Contact Gallery

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