Daisy Watkins-Harvey (b. 1986) holds a Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) from RMIT and the School of the Art Institute Chicago. She was a Van Lier Fellow for Drawing and Printmaking at the New York Foundation for the Arts, a scholarship recipient of the Summer Studio Program at Virginia Commonwealth University (USA), and an artist in residence at The Banff Centre (Canada) and the Leipzig International Art Programme (Germany). Her work is held by ARTBANK and various private collections. Daisy lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.  

EDUCATION

2009  BFA Honours, RMIT University, Melbourne
2008  Bachelor of Fine Art (Photography), RMIT University, Melbourne
2007  International Exchange Program, School of the Art Institute Chicago, USA

AWARDS // GRANTS // RESIDENCIES

2020  Summer Studio Program, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA (upcoming)
2019  Artist Residency, Leipzig International Art Programme, Germany
2018  Program Scholarship, Summer Studio Program, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
2015  Darebin Art Prize, Finalist, Bundura Homestead Art Centre, Melbourne
2015  Board of Directors, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne
2013  Artist Residency with Our Literal Speed, The Banff Centre, Canada
2012  Van Lier Fellowship for Drawing and Printmaking, New York Foundation for the Arts
2012  ArtStart Emerging Artist Grant, Australian Council for the Arts
2011  Toyota Emerging Artists Prize, Shortlisted Finalist
2010  Picture This 10’ Acquisitive Prize, Winner
2009  National Youth Self Portrait Prize 09, Shortlisted Finalist
2009  RMIT Union Arts Grant 2007 RMIT Travel Grant

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018  Boundary Behaviour, Irene Rose, Melbourne
2017  Me they shall feel while I am able to stand, BUS Projects, Melbourne
2015  Just Give Me Something / Just Give Me One Thing, Kings ARI
2013  Baywatch Snow, The Resolute Parka, Banff, Canada
2010  Anchored, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne
2008  City, Reconstructed, First Site Gallery, Melbourne

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018  Women and Witchcraft, St Heliers Gallery, Melbourne (upcoming)    
2018  PROSOPAGNOSIA, Tristian Koenig, Melbourne     
2018  A Liminal Space, Collingwood Arts Precinct, Melbourne
2018  I can breed no more, Chamber Presents, Melbourne
2015  Darebin Art Prize, Bundura Homestead Art Centre, Melbourne
2015  The Resolute Parka: The First Winter, Havana Biennale, Cuba
2011  Toyota Emerging Artists Prize, Toyota Corporate Gallery, Melbourne
2010  Picture This 10’, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne
2009  Four Attempts At Disguise, RMIT Faculty Gallery, Melbourne
2009  National Youth Self Portrait Prize 09, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
2008  I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness, BSG, Melbourne
2006  Hysteria, Kerala Gallery, Melbourne

PUBLICATIONS

2018  ‘Words, Lines’ (Designer & Assistant Editor), monograph of the artist Peter Davidson (supported by Arts Victoria)
2017  ‘Nohardattacks’ (Designer & Assistant Editor), monograph of the artist Lane Cormick
2017 ‘Postcards from the edge’ (Contributor), comissioned by CHART Collective
2016  ‘EGGS’ (Editor), photo book by Jordan Marani launched at NGV Art Book Fair
2015 The Resolute Parka: The First Winter (Contributor), launched at Van Couver Art Book Fair

PRESS

2017 ‘Postcards from the edge’, The Drawing Room, Radio National 26/07/17.  
2015  ‘In The Galleries’ - Dan Rule. The Age Newspaper, 27/06/15.
2009  ‘And here’s looking at you, kid’ - Yuko Narushima. The Age Newspaper, 24/07/09.
2009  ‘Jumpstart’ - Helena Bezzina. Published in Portrait, Issue 32, Winter.