Bio - Lara Scolari Gallery

Lara Scolari

  • Born: Sydney, Australia, 1972
  • Lives and works in Balmain, Sydney, Australia

Education

  • Master of Cross-disciplinary Art and Design UNSW Art & Design (MCDArtDes)
  • Diploma of Fine Arts
  • Post Graduate Visual Arts Residency (Selective) – Western Institute of TAFE
  • Diploma of Arts Administration
  • Certificate III Ceramics

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017 Contemporary Noir, Art2Muse, Double Bay, New South Wales
  • 2016 COOL LUXE, The Corner Store Gallery, Orange, New South Wales
  • 2016 Contemporary Luxe, Art2Muse Gallery, Double Bay, New South Wales
  • 2016 Hunters Hill Art Gallery, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
    2016 MONO2, Lara Scolari Gallery, Balmain, New South Wales
    2015  Mono, Lara Scolari Gallery, Balmain, New South Wales
    2015  Art2Muse Gallery, Double Bay, New South Wales
    2015  Grand Opening Exhibition, Lara Scolari Gallery, Balmain, New South Wales
    2015 Moree Art Gallery, Moree, New South Wales
    2014/15  Hunters Hill Art Gallery, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
    2014  Depot II Gallery, Danks St, Waterloo, New South Wales
    2012  Lazy River Estate Winery, Dubbo, New South Wales
    2011  LUDO, Orange Regional Gallery, Orange, New South Wales
    2010  Occulo, Jayes Gallery, Molong, New South Wales
    2010  Fairview Art Space, Mudgee, New South Wales
    2009  Latent, Dubbo Regional Gallery – The Armati Bequest, Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, NSW
    2009  Lazy River Estate Winery, Dubbo, New South Wales

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

  • Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Paddington, New South Wales
  • Fenton & Fenton, Prahran, Victoria
  • Art2Muse Gallery, Double Bay, New South Wales
  • Selected Finalist, Hunters Hill Art Prize, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
  • Paper Pear Gallery, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales

2016

  • Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Paddington, New South Wales
  • Fenton & Fenton, Prahran, Victoria
  • Art2Muse Gallery, Double Bay, New South Wales
  • Paper Pear Gallery, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
    The Corner Store Gallery, Orange, New South Wales
  • Martine Gallery, Nothbridge, New South Wales
    Hunters Hill Art Gallery, Hunters Hill, New South Wales

2015

  • Tusk Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Art2Muse, Double Bay, New South Wales
  • Selected Finalist, Moreton Bay Art Awards, Strathpine, Queensland
  • Selected Finalist, Hunters Hill Art Prize, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
  • Hunters Hill Art Gallery, Resident Artists Exhibition, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
  • Twist Gallery, Alexandria, New South Wales
  • Martine Gallery, Northbridge, New South Wales

2014

  • Tusk Gallery, South Yarra, Victoria
  • Selected Finalist Mosman Art Prize, Mosman, New South Wales
  • Kenthurst Galleries, Kenthurst, New South Wales
  • SOHO Galleries, Woolloomooloo, New South Wales
  • NG Gallery, ART NOW, Chippendale Creative Precinct, New South Wales
  • Hunters Hill Art Gallery, Resident Artist Exhibition, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
  • Hunters Hill Art Gallery, Resident Artist Exhibition, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
  • Wenona Alumni Art Show, Milsons Point, New South Wales
  • Balmain Art Gallery, Balmain, New South Wales
  • Brisbane Modern Art Gallery, Fortitude Valley, Queensland
  • Nexus Gallery, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Paper Pear Art Gallery, Wagga Waga, New South Wales
  • Jayes Gallery, Molong, New South Wales
  • Panoply Art Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Art2Muse, Double Bay, New South Wales
  • Hunters Hill Art Gallery, Balmain Pop Up, Balmain, New South Wales2013
    A Decade of Stories – Artist in Residence Exhibition, Ashfield, New South Wales
    Tracks, Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, New South Wales
    2012 Blake Prize Directors Cut Exhibition
    2012
    Salerno Gallery, Glebe, New South Wales
    Calleen Art Award Finalist, Corwa Art Gallery, Cowra, New South Wales
    Shimmer on the Bay, St Josephs College Exhibition, Walsh Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
    I Love Art Exhibition, St Augustines School, Narromine, New South Wales
    Fresh Arts, Dubbo Theatre and Convention Centre, Dubbo, New South Wales
    2011
    Finalist Calleen Acquisition Prize, Cowra Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
    Paper Pear Gallery, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
    Hill Gallery, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
    Alchemy, Jayes Gallery, Molong, New South Wales
    Art Unlimited Prize, Dunedoo, New South Wales
    Fresh Paint, Red Door Gallery, Dubbo, New South Wales
    2010
    Michael Reid Gallery, Murrurundi, New South Wales
    St Josephs Art Show, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
    Newport Artworks, Newport Beach, New South Wales
    Hill Gallery, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
    Jayes Gallery, Molong, New South Wales
    Finalist Calleen Acquisition Prize, Cowra Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
    Around The World, Fresh Arts Group Show, Macquarie Regional Library, Dubbo, New South Wales
    2009
    Finalist Morton Bay Art Awards, Strathpine, Queensland
    Fresh Meat, Fresh Arts Group Show, Chop Art Shop, Milthorpe, New South Wales
    Fairview Art Space, Mudgee, New South Wales
    Jayes Gallery, Molong, New South Wales
    Percy Street Gallery, Wellington, New South Wales
    Wood for the Trees Fresh Arts Group Show, Dubbo, New South Wales
    Winner Into the Drip Art Prize, Fairview Artspace, Mudgee, New South Wales
    2008
    Bowerhouse, Western Institute of TAFE, Dubbo, New South Wales
    Fairview Artspace, Mudgee, New South Wales
    Finalist Art Unlimited Prize, Dunedoo, New South Wales
    Fresh Arts 08, Dubbo Regional Gallery – The Armaty Bequest, New South Wales
    Finalist Calleen Acquisition Prize, Cowra Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
    2007
    Expose, Western Institute of TAFE, Dubbo, New South Wales
    Fresh off the Plains, Canowindra Art Gallery, New South Wales
    2006
    Visible, Western Institute of TAFE, Dubbi, New South Wales
    Fresh & Fruity, The Art Gallery Coonabarabranm New South Wales
    Fresh & Fruity, Dubbo Regional Gallery, New South Wales
    A Fresh Look, Dundullimal Homestead, Dubbo New South Wales
    Rigi Dige, Western Institute of TAFE, Dubbo, New South Wales
    2005
    Upstarts, Western Institute of TAFE, Dubbo, New South Wales
    Save the Sumartran Tiger, Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo, New South Wales

Residences

2015 Gallery Lane Cove, Lane Cove, New South Wales
2014/15Hunters Hill Art Gallery, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
2013 Artist in Residence, Ashfield Council, Pratten Park, Ashfield, New South Wales
2008 Western Institute of TAFE, Dubbo Campus, New South Wales
2006 Fresh Arts Residency, Dundullimal Homestead, Dubbo, New South Wales

Associated Bodies

NAVA (National Association for the Visual Arts), Member
Orana Arts, Member
Fresh Arts, Member
Viscopy, Member

Artist Run Initiative’s

2015 – Current, Lara Scolari Gallery, Balmain, NSW – Gallery Director & Principal
2014 – Current,  Hunters Hill Art Gallery, Hunters Hill, NSW – Director

Employment within Cultural Sector

2007 – 2013 Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, New South Wales  (Arts Administration, Exhibition Installation & Education Officer)