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Juz Kitson Biography

Juz Kitson was born in Sydney in 1987.  She studied ceramics at the National Art School, Sydney and graduated with First Class Honours in 2009.  Kitson has exhibited regularly since 2005 in solo and group exhibitions throughout Australia.  She recently participated a National Art School Residency for Emerging Artists from NSW, supported by Arts NSW, at the Tshingua University Academy of the Arts, Beijing. 

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In 2011 Kitson received the RBS Emerging Artist Award, Royal Bank of Scotland.  In 2010 she was awarded the Bundanon Residency, Arthur Boyd Trust, NSW.  Juz Kitson’s work is held in the permanent collection of the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Hobart, Tasmania and in private collections in Australia, Germany and the United Kingdom.  

Juz Kitson was born in Sydney in 1987.  She studied ceramics at the National Art School, Sydney and graduated with First Class Honours in 2009.  Kitson has exhibited regularly since 2005 in solo and group exhibitions throughout Australia.  She recently participated a National Art School Residency for Emerging Artists from NSW, supported by Arts NSW, at the Tshingua University Academy of the Arts, Beijing. 

In 2011 Kitson received the RBS Emerging Artist Award, Royal Bank of Scotland.  In 2010 she was awarded the Bundanon Residency, Arthur Boyd Trust, NSW.  Juz Kitson’s work is held in the permanent collection of the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Hobart, Tasmania and in private collections in Australia, Germany and the United Kingdom.  

Juz Kitson In Ocula Magazine

Great Expectations: Emerging Australian Art Ocula Feature Great Expectations: Emerging Australian Art By Stella Rosa McDonald, Sydney

In literary criticism, the term Bildungsroman refers to a coming of age novel. The protagonist learns a lesson, undergoes a transformation and grows up. They are stories where sentiment conflicts with authority, and we love them because they question our foundations and because we were all kids, once. ‘Emerging’ is the art...

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Juz Kitson In Related Press

Review: 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art Related Press Review: 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art 15 March 2016, The Sydney Morning Herald

Adelaide has thrown down the gauntlet for this year's Sydney Biennale with a show that sparkles like a revolving disco ball. I can't recall an exhibition of contemporary Australian art which has opened with more positive energy than the 2016 Adelaide Biennial: Magic Object. It's a tour-de-force for the undervalued Australian...

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