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< Noah Spivak

BIOGRAPHY

Noah Spivak studied at the Cooper Union School of Art, New York and received a Bachelor of Fine Art in photography from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver in 2015. He soon after migrated to Melbourne where he has been exhibiting and gaining a following since. The artist’s compulsive urge to collect – objects, relationships, meaning – is used to explore the small phenomena of the reality we inhabit. Spivak has exhibited both nationally and internationally.

CV

Born in 1993, Vancouver, Canada

Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.

EDUCATION

2011 – 2015 BFA, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, CAN

AUG – Dec 2013 Cooper Union School of Art, New York, New York

AWARDS

2021 Winner: Emerging Artist Award, FortyFive Downstairs, Aus

2021 (shortlisted) WhiteWall Art Prize, WhiteWall Art Projects, Aus

2021 (shortlisted) Tatiara Art Prize, Walkway Gallery, Aus

GRANTS

2021 Quick Response Grant, City of Melbourne

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022 Rubicon, We Keep Growing…, Melbourne, AUS

2022 Red Gallery, (in)finite visions, Melbourne, AUS

2021 Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Chasing Daylight, Melbourne, AUS

2021 Red Gallery, Finite Visions, Melbourne, AUS

2021 Gallery Gallery, The Body We Share, Melbourne, AUS

2021 Gaffa Gallery, I’m Ok (and other lies I tell myself), Sydney, AUS

2021 Gallery Lane Cove, Warm In The Dark, Sydney, AUS

2020 Trocadero ArtSpace, Weeping Lake, Melbourne, AUS

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2022 Counihan Gallery, Leftovers of a Ghost, Melb, AUS

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022 Akbank Sanat, The Waste Land, Instanbul, TUR

2021 Brunswick St Gallery, O UT, Melbourne, AUS

2021 Kafka Gallery, After School Special, Vancouver, CAN

2021 RED Gallery, Rock, Paper, Scissors, Melb, AUS

2020 MONA FOMA, Image_Object, Launceston, AUS

2020 Brunswick St Gallery, O UT, Melbourne, AUS

COLLECTIONS

2021 Justin Art House Museum (JAHM), Melbourne, AUS

2020 Estonian Consulate, Hobart, AUS

PUBLICATIONS

2022 Upcoming: “5 Artists to Watch in 2022”, VOGUE Living, AUS

2021 “Ones To Watch” 30th Issue, ART/EDIT, AUS

2021 Issue 9, 4pg Artist Spotlight, Al-Tiba9 Contemporary Art Magazine, ES

2021 “Best of the Week”, Art Connect Magazine (digital feature)

2021 Issue 5, ARTHOLE Magazine, UK

2020 Noah Spivak, self published

STATEMENT

Spivak’s current processes collaborate with the alchemical world, creating temporal artworks that express a deep adoration, and understanding, for the materials used. His fascination with the invisible and obsession for process-led experimentation culminate in a body of work that explores how we experience visual art and the subconscious decisions we make leading up to this moment.