Artists Profile – Kylie Banyard

Kylie is a multidisciplinary artist and educator. Banyard’s artistic practice investigates alternate models for living and learning. Her artistic practice is grounded in painting and intersects with photography, video, sculpture and immersive architectural spaces. She has been the recipient of several competitive artist’s residencies, such as: The Cité International des Arts Paris, France, the Firstdraft Emerging Studio Residency Program, Sydney and the Historic Hill End Artists residency (forthcoming). She has received competitive funding from Arts NSW and the National Association for the Visual Arts, as well as a Start-up Research Grant from La Trobe University and postgraduate research grants, such as the Australian Postgraduate Award from the University of NSW and the COFA, UNSW Travel Grant. She was a recent finalist in the inaugural Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize and winner of the National Tertiary Art Prize and The Basil and Muriel Art’s Scholarship, Art Gallery of NSW. She holds a PhD in Fine Arts from the University of NSW and is a Lecturer of Visual Art at La Trobe University. She has over eight years undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience at Australia’s leading Art and Design Colleges.  Her work is held in numerous public and private collections including Artbank, Australia.

Image: Kylie Banyard, Community, 2018 Watercolour and cyanotype on paper 38.2 x 30.2 cm