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Artist Curriculum Vitae

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Ian Williams

Academic Pathway


2019         Doctor of Philosophy (Fine Art) (Ongoing)                  

                 Curtin University, Perth, WA

2018         Bachelor of Fine Art (First Class Honours)
                 Curtin University, Perth, WA
2011         Advanced Diploma of Visual Art                   
                 Central Institute of Technology, Perth, WA

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2023          Gamepiece Moore Contemporary, Perth 

2019         Painting the Unreal Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury

2019         The Life Around Midland Junction Arts Centre, Midland (with Ellen Norrish)
2019         Still Bytes The Lobby, Swanbourne
2017         Deadspace Turner Galleries, Northbridge (with Nathan Brooker)
2015         Mind Games Shopfront Gallery (CIT), Northbridge (with David Ledger)
2015         Open World Free Range Gallery, Perth

Selected Group Exhibitions

2023          Augmented Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney

2021          Painting 2 Gallery Central, Perth

2020          Hyper Leisure Moore Contemporary, Perth 

2020          Painting the Screen Nyisztor Studio, Perth 

2020          Refracted Reality (PICA Salon), Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts 

2019          Abstracted Flux Gallery, Perth (curated by Sandra Murray)

2019         Rottnest Foundation Holmes a Court Gallery, West Perth
2018         November | Ides, November Art Space, Fremantle
2018         Royal Perth Art Prize (Finalist) Wilkinson Art Gallery, Claremont ​(curated by Sandra Murray)
2017         1717 Painting/Not Painting Galerie Pompom, Sydney (curated by George Adams)
2017         Aim to Please Another Project Space, Perth (curated by Alex Maciver)
2016         Steal Linton & Kay Galleries, Perth (curated by Anna Sabadini)
2015         Plastic  MOP Projects, Sydney (curated by Anna Louise Richardson)
2015         Bankwest Art Prize (Finalist) Bankwest Art Gallery, Perth (curated by Sandra Murray)
2015         Macquarie Group Emerging Artist Prize Macquarie Bank, Sydney (curated by Felicity Fenner) 
2015         First Look Buratti Fine Art, Subiaco
2015         Lightbox Perth Cultural Centre Screen (Fringe World), Northbridge
2014         Darlington Arts Festival Darlington Hall, Darlington
2014         Watch This Space Mundaring Arts Centre, Mundaring
2013         Floorplan 202 Kurb Gallery, Northbridge
2012         Into the Mountain Paper Mountain, Northbridge
2012         Hatched National Graduate Show Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Northbridge
2011         SWAP Outskirts Festival, Showcase Gallery (CIT), Northbridge
2011         Scratching the Surface Shopfront Gallery (CIT), Northbridge
2011         Drawn Oats Factory (Melody Smith Gallery), Perth
2011         Porridge Oats Factory (Melody Smith Gallery), Perth
2010         Better City, Better Life Zhejiang Library, Hangzhou, China
2010         Better City, Better Life (Winner) Council House, Perth
2010         Traces Showcase Gallery (CIT), Northbridge

Public Art

2012         Rose Window Central Institute of Technology, Northbridge


2019         Vice Chancellor's List (Honours) Curtin University

2018         Curtin Art Studio Award (Honours) Curtin University
2013         Head of School’s Commendation Curtin University
2013         Curtin Art Studio Award Curtin University
2012         Outstanding Portfolio Award Central Institute of Technology
2011         Peter Blaxell Emerging Artist Award Central Institute of Technology
2011         Artsource Industry Award
2010         Better City, Better Life Council House, Perth (Winner)

Permanent Collections

• Artbank
​• Curtin University 
• Central Institute of Technology
​• University of Western Australia
• Town of Victoria Park 

• St John of God 



2016                  ‘Undiscovered’ Issue 76, Leigh Robb, Art Collector

2016                  ‘Artist to Watch’ Issue 48, Ted Snell, Scoop Homes & Art

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